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5 fun things to do this weekend in South Florida (March 9 - 11)

5 fun things to do this weekend in South Florida (March 9 - 11)
Posted at 10:53 AM, Mar 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-11 20:19:06-04

From Spring Training to festivals, there is a lot to do in the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast this weekend.

1) The Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center's ArtFest by the Sea - Juno Beach

What is it?
A free art festival!  Three decades ago, a few dozen booths selling stylish art from local artists were displayed along A1A in Juno Beach. This March, the iconic artistic event known as ArtFest by the Sea celebrates its 30th anniversary with 300 national and international artists in a stunning showcase of art across all mediums.

The Deets
Saturday, March 10 - Sunday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Alternate A1A in Juno Beach
Navigate there by using this address: 14200 U.S. Hwy 1

2) Spring Training - West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Port St. Lucie

Friday, March 9
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Houston Astros - FitTeam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
Miami Marlins vs. Boston Red Sox - Roger Dean Stadium

Saturday, March 10
Washington Nationals vs. Houston Astros - FitTeam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Marlins - Roger Dean Stadium

Sunday, March 11
St. Louis Cardinals vs Washington Nationals - FitTeam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
Miami Marlins vs New York Yankees - Roger Dean Stadium
Houston Astros vs New York Mets - First Data Field

3) Florida Renaissance Festival - Deerfield Beach

What is it?
Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 26th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival. Over 100 Artisans selling their wares, over 100 performers to entertain, Kid's Kingdom, entertainment, food and drink fit for a king! 

The Deets
Saturday & Sundays from 10 a.m. to Sunset through March 25.
Quiet Waters Park
401 South Powerline Road
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Tickets: Adults $25, Kids 6 - 11 are $12, Kids 5 and under are free

4) Chili Cook-Off - Stuart

What is it?
Chili and beer competition, plus vendors, bike wash, and pet adoptions.

The Deets
Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson
Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.
4967 S.E. Federal Highway
Stuart, Florida 34997

5) Steve Martin and Martin Short - Fort Lauderdale

What is it?
Expect non-stop laughs from the hilarious duo of Steve Martin and Martin Short in 'An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Lives' that includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. Martin and Short will also feature the Grammy-winning bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. Proceeds from this performance support the education and enrichment programs of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

The Deets
Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Tickets start at $69

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