5+ fun things to do this weekend in the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast (Nov 17 - 19)

Looking for fun and interesting things to do this weekend?  Here are 5+ things to consider

1) Craft Draft Bites - Wellington

What is it?
During this 3 day event, there will be over 100 craft spirits that are local as well as from around the world, craft food, arts & crafts vendors and live entertainment all day long.  Plus craft spirit seminars, Mixology competitions, and samplings, plus live local and national music performances. All the proceeds from alcohol and seminar sales will go to support Animal Rescue Force of South Florida.  

The Deets
Wellington Amphitheater
Tickets start at $10 in advance or $15 at the gate (plus taxes and fees)
Friday, November 17 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, November 18 from noon to 10 p.m.
Sunday, November 19 from noon to 6 p.m.

2) Home and Design Show - West Palm Beach

What is it?
The new and exciting Home and Design show at the Palm Beach Convention Center, downtown CityPlace. Featuring Alison Victoria, HGTV & DIY Network's Interior Designer & Host of Kitchen Crashers. Get up close and personal with Alison Victoria at her live demonstration
Saturday and Sunday noon and 2 pm with question and answer sessions after.

The Deets
Palm Beach Convention Center
November 17th - 19th
Friday noon - 7 pm • Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. • Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

3) Stuart Seafood Festival

What is it?
Two days of fresh seafood, live music, nautical vendors, family rides and entertainment.  $1,000 cornhole tournament.

The Deets
Memorial Park
Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday, November 19 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10 at the gate or $8 in advance (kids 12 and under are free)
Free parking

4) Sculpture in Motion - West Palm Beach

What is it?
Experience the history and design of more than a dozen one-of-a-kind, classic pre- and post-war automobiles in this "dream car" exhibition. During the evening, Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens will be transformed into a unique outdoor showroom for a special cocktail reception with a more intimate viewing of the cars. 

The Deets
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
2051 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach
Saturday, November 18
Curated tours – 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. ($25 for adults, $15 for ANSG members and $8 for children)
Vintage Cars and Classic Cocktails – 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. ($250 per person)

5) Soothing Santa - Wellington

What is it?
Santa welcomes children of all ages and abilities! These soothing and sensory-friendly events for children with special needs allows families to experience a time-honored tradition with Santa at The Ice Palace in partnership with the Mountaineers School of Autism.

The Deets
Please call (561) 932-3938 to reserve your spot. Space is limited.
Saturday, November 18, 9 - 11 a.m. 

6) Santa's Arrival Dance Party - Palm Beach Gardens

What is it?
The Gardens Mall welcomes Santa.  Grand Court (Lower Level, Outside Macy's). It’s a jolly jig you can’t miss. For admission to the event, please bring one unwrapped toy per family, which will be donated to the Salvation Army.

The Deets
The Gardens Mall
Grand Court (lower level outside of Macy's)
Friday, November 17 starting at 6 pm
Santa arrives at 6:30 p.m.
Pictures with Santa start at 7 p.m.
RSVP to the Information Desk in-person or by phone, 561.775.7750.

7) 35th Annual Kids Fishing Tournament - Port St. Lucie

What is it?
Children 5 to 14 years old are invited to participate.  Youth 5 to 9 years old will register at 7:30 a.m. and they fish from 8 - 9 a.m. Youth ages 10 to 14 years old will register at 9 am and fish from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Trophies will be awarded in each division. Kids will need to bring their own fishing pole and tackle, and, should bring single hook lures only. This event is FREE to all participants. 

The Deets
P.A.L. Building at Rotary Park, 2101 SE Tiffany Ave.
Saturday, November 18
If you plan to participate and need more information, please contact Michael Villanti, Recreation Specialist, at (772) 344-4234 

8) Miami City Ballet performs Jewels - West Palm Beach

What is it?
Miami City Ballet opens its 2017/18 season with a 50th Anniversary celebration of George Balanchine’s sparkling Jewels. Inspired by precious gems - emeralds, rubies, and diamonds. Each of its three parts showcases different music and styles of ballet: “Emeralds,” with music by Fauré, evokes the dreamy romanticism of French ballet and is Balanchine at his most romantic and lyrical; “Rubies,” set to music by Stravinsky, conjures the vibrancy, wit and exuberance of the American Jazz Age; and “Diamonds,” with music by Tchaikovsky, reflects the classic grandeur of 19th-century Russian ballet at its imperial height.

The Deets
Kravis Center
Friday, November 17 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 18 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 19 at 1 p.m.
Tickets start at $25 plus taxes and fees.

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