Thursday, January 4, 2018 / by Carl Gentile
Location: Paradise Park, South Florida Fairgrounds
Starts on: Jan 12, 2018 at 12:00 AM
Ends on: Jan 28, 2018 at 12:00 AM
Event Url: http://www.southfloridafair.com
Since 1912 each January, over a half million visitors enjoy 17 fun filled days at the South Florida Fair, one of Florida’s oldest and largest community events. Fairgoers are entertained by first class stage shows, national concert performances, sensational midway rides, unique shopping and the best of fair food.
2. Homecoming Dance to Benefit Rescue Dogs
Location: Abacoa Golf Club
105 Barbados Drive, Jupiter, FL, 33458
Jan 05, 2018 06:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Put on a fancy dress, your favorite shoes and come dance the night away to help rescue abandoned and neglected dogs.
G Girl Productions is hosting the 2018 Glitz and Glamour Homecoming Dance on Friday, January 5.
Don’t worry about asking someone to be your date – that can be your fur-baby. Yes, your dog is your date to this dance. An instructor will be on hand to assist anyone with two (or four) left feet.
Tickets are $75, and includes dinner, dancing and the famous Dog Perignon champagne.
All the money raised through ticket sales will benefit Canine Rescue, a North Augusta, South Carolina group working to rescue dogs from shelters, puppy mills and other poor conditions. They then work to get the dogs adopted into loving homes.
There will be a runway fashion show, where a Homecoming King, Queen, Prince and Princess will be named. Cocktail hour starts at 6:30 p.m. with the buffet opening at 7:30 p.m.
G Girl Productions promotes couture pet fashion shows and gala events in an effort to support the needs of animal welfare groups. Pet fashion is a multi-billion dollar market as pets have become bona fide family members. Many of those owners search for resources for the very best in clothing items for their fur babies. G Girl Productions connects clients with companies and designers that produce quality clothing. G Girl Productions has been involved in the pet fashion industry in both South Florida and New York for 10 years with the business becoming an LLC in 2013.
3. Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair
Location: 825 S Dixie Hwy & Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL
Starts on: Jan 11, 2018 at 05:00 PM
Ends on: Jan 15, 2018 at 06:00 PM
HOURS & LOCATION
Fair Hours: Opening Night VIP Preview Thursday, January 11th: 5PM – 9PM. General Fair Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 12th -14th: 11 AM – 7 PM. Monday, January 15th: 11AM – 6 PM
$25 one-day pass. $55 multi-day pass. Students 12-18 & Seniors 62+ $15. VIP Preview Benefit: $150. For further information or tickets, please call 1.800.376.5850, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.artpbfair.com
The Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, presented by Art Miami and sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach, will return for its second edition!
The fair will open on Thursday evening with an exclusive VIP Preview at 5:00pm benefiting The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, The Joe Namath Neurological Research Center and the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. The Fair is sponsored by Christie’s International Real Estate, “The Official Luxury Real Estate sponsor of Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary,” and together with its international affiliates, will host an elegant booth at the main entrance of the fair, showcasing luxury residential property offerings from around the world.
As the newest addition to the prestigious Art Miami Group which just celebrated its 28th year, Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary brings a world-class art fair to Palm Beach. The fair, which curates and offers the best investment quality works from the 20th and 21st centuries, will take place in the intimate and modern setting of a 65,000-square-foot clear span pavilion centrally located between CityPlace and the luxurious Hilton West Palm Beach.
Collectors, art connoisseurs and art world luminaries alike will have the opportunity to acquire investment quality Blue Chip, Modern and Contemporary, and Post-War works from more than 50 top international galleries over the five days of the fair during Martin Luther King holiday weekend. These premier galleries will come from as far as Japan, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Venezuela. Participating galleries have previously been featured in numerous prominent international fairs including TEFAF in Maastricht and New York, The Armory Show, Masterpiece London, Art Miami, Expo Chicago, and many others.
4. Knock & Roll Wheelchair Rugby Tournament
Location: CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex Gym
2728 Lake Worth Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33461
Starts on: Jan 12, 2018 at 09:00 AM
Ends on: Jan 14, 2018 at 07:30 PM
Event Url: http://www.pbcparks.com
Come out and support local wheelchair rugby team, the South Florida Rattlers as they take on teams from Tampa, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Tennessee, Alabama and New Hampshire.
5. Jupiter Craft Brewers Festival
Location: Roger Dean Stadium
4751 Main St, Jupiter, FL 33458, Florida
Jan 27, 2018 at 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
There’s no better way to experience the ever-growing world of craft brewing. Guests will sample and savor brews from some of South Florida’s as well as the nation’s finest breweries. With paid admission and proper identification (stating you are 21 years of age or older) guests will enjoy unlimited samples of the brews. All this while listening to some of the best local entertainment around!?
Please note: No strollers, backpacks or dogs allowed, and only paying patrons over the age of 21 will be admitted.
In the past 11 years, the festival has come a long way. Thank you all for your support and great energy throughout. We will once again be having Craftoberfest - where craft beer meets Octoberfest!
6. Twilight in Paradise
Location: Jonathan’s Landing
16823 Captain Kirle Dr, Jupiter, FL 33477
Jan 20, 2018 at 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
The Loxahatchee Guild recently announced plans for their 34th Annual Fundraising Gala “Twilight in Paradise” to be held on Saturday evening, January 20th, 2018 from 6 p.m to 10 p.m. at Jonathan’s Landing in Jupiter, FL. Event Co-Chairs, Susan Leikin and Cindy Wester are planning a lovely, elegant, beach-like coastal theme affair with cocktails, dinner, entertainment and a silent auction.
For tickets or more information email email@example.com.
The Loxahatchee Guild is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, all volunteer organization dedicated to promoting, protecting and preserving local history since 1981 based in the Jupiter & Tequesta area. The Guild’s fundraising efforts and private/public partnerships with the Town of Jupiter, the Village of Tequesta, Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation and local businesses have enabled historic preservation projects such as the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, Tindall Pioneer House, Dubois Pioneer House, 1913 FEC Train Depot & has recently committed to preserving The Pineapple House at Dubois Park.
7. 2018 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®
Location: Meyer Amphitheatre
105 Evernia Street , West Palm Beach, FL, 33401
Jan 27, 2018 at 06:30 AM to 12:00 AM
Event Url: http://www.komensouthflorida.org/race
The date has been set and on Saturday, January 27, 2018, downtown West Palm Beach will once again be awash with pink. The 2018 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® will welcome thousands of breast cancer supporters, survivors and their loved ones to join together at the Meyer Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, FL for the 27th annual Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure.
Runners, walkers, corporate and community teams and individuals of all ages are welcome to join the celebration that is so much more than a 5K, and show why they are committed to be More Than Pink™, a movement that highlights the people who act, donate and get involved to help Komen achieve its Bold Goal to reduce the nation’s 40,000 cancer deaths by 50% by 2026.
The Race for the Cure® is one of the largest movements across the country and raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. The event celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.
The race site opens at 5:30 a.m. with registration at Palm Beach Post Centennial Park, followed by activities throughout the morning, including:
7:30 a.m. Women’s 5K USATF Run (3.1 miles)
8:15 a.m. Men’s 5K USATF Run (3.1 miles)
9:00 a.m. Team 5K Walk (3.1 miles)
9:15 a.m. 5K Walk (3.1 miles)
9:30 a.m. Kids Run (ages 6-12)
9:45 a.m. Tots Run (ages 5 and under)
10:00 a.m. 1-mile Fun Walk at Post Park / Runner’s Ceremony/Awards Ceremony / Entertainment at Meyer Amphitheatre
10:30 a.m. Survivor Recognition Ceremony at Meyer Amphitheater