Need some fun before Thanksgiving? Here's our guide to South Florida happenings for the weekend of Nov. 16-18

 

Throughout the Weekend and the Month

Fun throughout the month of November

 

“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

  • When: Through Nov. 25
  • Where: Broward Center, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Slow Burn Theatre Co. performs the Broadway musical about an East German transgender woman’s ups and downs in music and love.
  • Info: browardcenter.org

 

MOvember at The Diplomat

  • When: Through November
  • Where: The Hotel Bar at the Diplomat Beach Resort
  • What: The bar’s new Morgarita (pictured above), features premium tequila, fresh lime juice, orange liqueur and simple syrup. A percentage of each Mogarita will be donated to the Movember Foundation.
  • Info: The Hotel Bar

 

Bonus: Thanksgiving Dinner

  • If you’re looking for a place to indulge in delectable holiday desserts and turkey dinners with all the trimmings, see our Thanksgiving dinner roundup here.

Friday, November 16

Don’t leave yourself without some entertainment.

 

Fall Exhibition & Holiday Art Sale

  • When: 7-9 p.m.
  • Where: Studio 18 in the Pines, 1101 Poinciana Drive, Pembroke Pines
  • What: Enjoy the opening of the studio’s fall exhibit and pick up gift items in a sale that runs through Jan. 9.
  • Info: ppines.com/285/Studio18

 

Laser Fridays at Frost

  • When: 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • Where: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St.
  • What: This month’s show includes The Beatles, Stranger Things, EDM, Pink Floyd and more. Don’t forget the beer garden and lounge by Constellation Culinary Group, which will offer a selection of curated beers and snacks available for purchase.
  • Info: frostmuseum.org

 

Thelma Houston

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St.
  • What: The Grammy winner of “Don’t Leave Me This Way” fame performs a tribute to Aretha Franklin and raises donations to fight pancreatic cancer.
  • Info: casinococo.com

 

 

Saturday, November 17

Fests, parties and water.

 

Grease Lightning Party

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Brimstone Woodfire Grill, Pembroke Pines
  • What: Guests can enjoy food and drink specials and are encouraged to dress like a T-Bird or Pink Lady with the best-dressed couple winning a prize at the end of the night.
  • Info: Brimstone Woodfire Grill

 

2018 Rip It Fort Lauderdale Grand Prix

  • When: 10 a.m.
  • Where: Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • What: The conclusion to the P1 AquaX US series features jet ski racing, plus beach games, food and drink.
  • Info: More info here.

 

Detox, Retox

  • When: 10 a.m.
  • Where: Tap 42, Boca Raton
  • What: Tap 42 partners with Yoga Joint Studios to host a free 60-minute yoga session and enjoy $5 off brunch and a complimentary Hazy Daze beer. Guests are required to bring their own mat and hand towel.
  • Info: RSVP at Tap 42’s event page on Facebook.

 

Holiday Craft Show and Green Fair

  • When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Road, Davie
  • What: Explore local crafts with more than 100 vendors, entertainment, demonstrations food and crafts.
  • Info: davie-fl.gov

Sunday, November 18

Delve into the memories.

 

Stephen Stills and Judy Collins

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Broward Center
  • What: The 1970s singer-songwriters invite their fans to celebrate their 50-year friendship, uniting on stage for the first time and performing the folk rock that has united them and their fans.
  • Info: browardcenter.org

 

“Envisioning Miracles”

  • When: Nov. 18-Jan. 3; opening reception, Nov. 18, 3-5 p.m.
  • Where: Levis JCC Sandler Center, 21050 95th Avenue S., Boca Raton
  • What: Professional female artists are juried in through the national organization and then become active in their local chapter of the NAWA-FL.
  • Info: levisjcc.org

 

Photo by MagicalPhotos.com / Mitchell Zachs

  • Miami Book Fair
  • When: Through Nov. 18
  • Where: Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami
  • What: The 35th annual Miami Book Fair brings more than 500 authors from around the world to speak to readers and sign autographs including Michael Ondaatje and Pete Souza.
  • Info: miamibookfair.com