Thursday, September 17 thru Wednesday, September 23
Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys.
Key West Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Walk on White Gallery Walk, 6 PM
Exhibitions and receptions at galleries and shops along White St, including Artists @ the Armory, Stone Soup Gallery and hIPSO facto at the Coffee Mill Dance Studio.
What a Drag! Opening Reception, 6 PM
A zoomed-in view of Key West’s famed drag queens and the men who embody them. The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 305-295-6616. kwahs.org
Fridays and Wednesdays
Salsa and Salsa Rueda too Dance Class, 7 PM
All levels, drop in class, no partner needed (Wed at 8 PM). Paradise Health and Fitness Dance Studio, 1706 N Roosevelt Blvd. 305-296-6348. Lucy@DanceKeyWest.com
New! Learn to dance the Foxtrot, 7:30 PM
Dance Factory, 906C Kennedy Dr. 305-304-8184. dancefactorykeywest.com 7 week session.
Key West Country Western Dancers, 7:30 PM
Texas 2-step, swing, waltz, cha cha. Free line dance lessons. Bourbon Street Pub, 724 Duval St. 724-333-4137.
Social Dancing – Ballroom and Latin, 7 PM
No partner needed/singles welcome. Dance Factory, 906C Kennedy Dr. 305-3048184. dancefactorykeywest.com
FESTIVALS AND FUNDRAISERS
Key West Art & Historical Society – Bingo at the Green Parrot, 7 PM
Proceeds benefit our upcoming exhibit, ‘Bars, Brews & Blues – A History of Carousing in Key West.’ The Green Parrot, 601 Whitehead St. 305-295-6616. kwahs.org
At the Tropic Cinema
Sunday – 72 Hour Film Challenge (3rd screening), 8 PM
Tuesday – Globe on Screen Series: The Duchess of Malfi, 6:30 PM
416 Eaton St. 877-761-3456. tropiccinema.com
KIDS CLASSES / WORKSHOPS
Kid’s Discovery Saturday: Aquarious Adventure, 10 AM
Try on a diving helmet and pretend you are an ocean explorer. Virtual visit Aquarius Undersea Laboratory at Conch Reef.
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 35 E. Quay Rd, Truman Waterfront. 305-809-4750. floridakeys.noaa.gov
TSKW – Woodrow White’s Artist Talk, 6 PM
Discusses his paintings. The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St. 305-296-0458. tskw.org
Tuesdays in September
The WPA Works Project Administration in Key West, 2 PM
History of Key West as seen through the eyes of Florida’s most important native artist Cuban American Folk Artist Mario Sanchez.
Gallery on Greene, 606 Greene St. 305-294-1669. galleryongreene.com
MUSEUMS, HISTORY and NATURE
Plant Sale at the Key West Botanical Garden, 10 AM
Choose from over 150 plants and species of butterfly and bird attracting plants. 5210 College Rd. 305-296-1504. kwbgs.org
Tennessee Williams Key West Exhibit, 10 AM
Extensive collection of photographs, first edition plays and books, rare newspaper and magazine articles, videos and other artifacts. 513 Truman Ave. 305-842-1666. twkw.org
Stefano on the Mandolino, 6 PM
Salute! On the Beach, 1000 Atlantic Blvd. email@example.com
In the Cabaret in the Gardens, 5 PM
Thurs: John Benson, Fri and Sat: Michael Robinson, Featuring Eric Haley, Sun: Will Johnson. The Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St. 305-294-2661. gardenshotel.com
Nightly Jazz – Tavern N’ Town
Marriot Beachside, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd. 305-296-8100.
Thurs/Tues: Carmen Rodriguez and Michael Thomas, Fri/Wed: Mike Emerson, Sat: Bobby Nesbitt, Sun/Wed: Rob DiStasi, Mon: Michael Thomas.
Middle Keys Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS and EXHIBITIONS
Daily in September
Foul Art Exhibit, 10 AM-6PM
Gallery members celebrated the rooster in various mediums. Artists in Paradise Gallery, Winn-Dixie Shopping Plaza, Big Pine Key. 305-872-1828. artistsinparadise.com
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
The Art Studio in Marathon – Classes and workshops: Pottery, Clay, Glass, Painting, Sculpture and more. 12535 Overseas Hwy, Oceanside. 305-289-9013. keysartstudio.com
Theo and Ganine’s Dance Center
American and International styles, wedding dance, swing, salsa. Beginner’s welcome, no partner required. Ballroom and Latin Dance Instruction. 5800 Overseas Hwy., Suite 40, Marathon. 305-766-3428. keysdancecenter.com
FESTIVALS AND FUNDRAISERS
Concerts With a Conscience: Music and Imagination, 2 PM
Members of the Keys Chamber Orchestra present a concert for children of all ages to benefit the Sorbelli Family. Featuring Violinist James Gaskill. Dallas McDonald Senior Center, 380 Key Deer Blvd., Big Pine Key. 908-294-5941. sorbelli.com
Upper Keys Happenings
ARTIST RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Morada Way Arts & Cultural District Art Walk, 6 PM
Featuring art, food, drink and music. Galleries include: Redbone Gallery, Gallery Morada, Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery and Morada Way Clay. MM 81.5, Islamorada. 305-664-9100. moradaway.org
Mondays-Fridays (thru September 25)
Marie Carney Exhibit, 9 AM-5 PM
Featuring fine original scratchboard art inspired by the ocean. Ocean Sotheby’s Gallery, 81888 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 305-712-8888. oceansir.com
Daily thru September
Whimsical Waterful Reef Photography, 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Glenn and Nadine’s extensive collection of reef photography. Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, Islamorada, MM 82, 305-664-3571. lobstertrapart.com
MUSEUMS, HISTORY and NATURE
Hurricane Donna Lecture, 6:30 PM
Matecumbe Historical Trust, at the Island Community Church, MM 83.2 bay. 305-393-0940.
Keys History and Discover Presents: 75 Years of FKEC: The Genesis, 6 PM
MM 82, Islamorada (located on the property of the Islander Resort). 305-922-2237. keysdiscovery.com
Jam/Open Mic with Dave Feder and Friends, 9 PM
oo-tray Restaurant, 80939 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 305-922-2027.
Dave Feder’s Jazz Trio, 6 PM
Smuggler’s Cove Resort and Marina, 85500 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, bayside. 305-664-5564