fbpx

The Lifestyle List

 

Throughout the Month

Fun throughout the month of October

 

ArtHeart Exhibit

  • When: Through Oct. 27
  • Where: Historic Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,
    Pompano Beach
  • What: ArtHeart Artist Group and Ali Cultural Arts collaborate in this exhibit of new and established artists such as Daniel Garcia, Jacalyn Gmoch and Nathalie Hernandez (work pictured right).
  • Info: aliarts.org

 

Seed Plant-based Restaurant Week

  • When: Through Oct. 15
  • Where: Restaurants throughout Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward, including Manna Life Food in Downtown Miami; Planta in Miami Beach; Love Life Café and Plant in Wynwood; Holi Vegan in North Miami Beach; Green Bar and Kitchen in Fort Lauderdale.
  • What: Seed Food & Wine Week hosts the inaugural restaurant week, offering an appetizer, entree and dessert or a prix-fixe meals. $18 lunch and $26 dinner at fast casual concepts and $22 lunch and $36 dinner at fine dining restaurants.
  • Info: seedfoodandwine.com/restaurant-week

 

Florida Biennial

  • When: Through Oct. 21
  • Where: Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood
  • What: The exhibit features work from Florida artists and explores issues of ecology and multicultural identities, presenting a vision for Florida’s cultural climate and its place in a global economy.
  • Info: artandculturecenter.org

 

[tw-divider][/tw-divider]

Friday, October 12

Have a laugh and sing a song.

 

Photo by Jonathan Stewart

Mary Chapin Carpenter

  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Broward Center
  • What: The country star performs the hits that have sold more than 14 million records and earned her a place in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
  • Info: browardcenter.org

 

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

  • When: Oct. 12-Nov. 4
  • Where: Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, 3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill
  • What: The musical version of the 1988 film follows con artists who make a bet to take $50,000 from an heiress.
  • Info: lpacfl.com

 

Photo by Amanda Searle

Eddie Izzard

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
  • What: The comedian—known for his wit, style and roles in film and television—tells the story of his rise to fame.
  • Info: arshtcenter.org

 

Broward Education Foundation 2018 Hall of Fame Awards Breakfast

  • When: Oct. 12, 7:30 a.m.
  • Where: First Baptist Church, Global Grille, 301 E. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: The foundation honors seven community members and Broward County Public Schools alumni who have championed for education and pay tribute to Majorty Stoneman Douglas High School.
  • Info: browardedfoundation.org

 

Friday Night Sound Waves

 

 

[tw-divider][/tw-divider]

Saturday, October 13

Don’t let anyone tell you there’s nothing to do this Saturday.

 

Grovetoberfest

  • When: 6 p.m.
  • Where: Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road, Miami
  • What: Drink to your heart’s content as you sample from more than 500 local craft beers at the largest beer festival in South Florida with live music, games and more.
  • Info: grovetoberfest.com

 

Photo by Chris Cann

The Choir of Man

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Made up of nine men, the singing group combines harmony, live percussion and high-energy dance moves to bring a new spin to pop music, pub tunes, Broadway melodies and classic rock songs.
  • Info: parkerplayhouse.com

 

CultureFest 305

  • When: 2-8 p.m.
  • Where: HistoryMiami Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami
  • What: The museum offers a free day to celebrate Miami’s sights and sounds with dancing, food, art and music. Enjoy crafts, performances, demonstrations, artists and more.
  • Info: historymiami.org

 

United Way of Broward County Mayors’ Gala

  • When: 6 p.m.
  • Where: Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: United Way honors the county’s movers and shakers and benefits its community efforts, specifically youth literacy. The event includes cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner and entertainment.
  • Info: UnitedWayBroward.org/mayorsgala2018

 

Beach Sounds

  • When: Oct. 13; Nov. 17; Dec. 15
  • Where: Deerfield Beach, 149 SE 21st Ave.
  • What: The free concert series invites listeners to bring their chairs and blankets for a night of music on the beach with Sekond Nature, High Tolerance and The Railway Kings.
  • Info: deerfield-beach.com

 

Kevin Hart

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
  • What: The comedian and actor embraces the many sides of his personality and career to split sides.
  • Info: aaarena.com

 

Jim Jefferies

  • When: 8 p.m.
  • Where: Hard Rock Event Center, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood
  • What: The provocative standup comic known for his Comedy Central show makes a local stop in this “Night Talker” tour.
  • Info: seminolehardrockhollywood.com

 

[tw-divider][/tw-divider]

Sunday, October 14

Indulge during National Dessert Day.

 

Save the Boobies: Bras Across The Balcony

  • When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Where: The Balcony, 1309 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
  • What: Every Sunday this month, The Balcony will host its Revitalize Sunday Rooftop Brunch Party: Save the Boobies ? Bras Across The Balcony to raise funds for the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of University of Miami Health System. During the events, $1 from every drink purchased during this event to be donated and additional donations. Pink feather boas are available for a $5 donation and breast cancer fighters and survivors receive a complimentary glass of rose.
  • Info: RSVP to reserve your table by calling The Balcony at (754) 200-6344; facebook.com/events/547187255724065; TheBalconyonLasOlas.com

 

National Dessert Day: The Balcony and Bokamper’s Sports Bar

 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

  • When: 6:30 a.m. Check in/8:30 a.m. Walk
  • Where: FAU Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida
  • What: The annual non-competitive walk organized by a committee of volunteers and the American Cancer Society raises money to further research and support numerous programs and services for breast cancer patients.
  • Info: makingstrideswalk.org/bocadelrayboyntonfl

 

Photo by Gio Alma

Chayanne

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: AmericanAirlines Arena
  • What: The more than 10 million YouTube views for his 2018 single “Di Qué Sientes Tú” are proof that the singer is still delighting fans with the romance that has sold millions of albums.
  • Info: aaarena.com

 

[tw-divider][/tw-divider]

You May Also Like

W Hotel on Fort Lauderdale Beach to Host Post Tortuga Party

The Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale Beach will bring thousands of concertgoers to the area for a weekend of live musical entertainment. The popular event is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with headliners Eric Church (Friday), Shania Twain (Saturday) and Kenny Chesney (Sunday), each performing for more than 25,000 fans. However, the party

Paws Enchanted Masquerade Ball to Benefit the Humane Society of Broward County

The annual PAWS Gala benefiting the Humane Society of Broward County occurs at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale. This year’s theme is the “Enchanted Masquerade Ball,” presented by Spirit Airlines. Chairwomen Alyse Lemstrom and Sheryl Maher and their committee have organized the event with proceeds

Dan Marino Foundation Celebrates Autism Acceptance and Awareness Month

The Dan Marino Foundation in Fort Lauderdale will celebrate the autism community with various initiatives and events during Autism Acceptance & Awareness Month throughout April. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to improving the lives of children, teens, and adults with autism. When Dan and Claire Marino created the nonprofit in 1992, the prevalence of autism

Visit Lauderdale Celebrates Broward’s Cultural Diversity

Did you know Broward County is home to a rich, vibrant tapestry of cultures, with people from more than 170 countries speaking 147 languages living here? This dynamic array of diversity is not only prevalent in every corridor of the county — it’s proudly celebrated in the attractions, festivals, and food the destination offers. And

Other Posts

Jack & Jill Center to Host Team Pouncey Bowl for Change Fundraiser

Jack & Jill Center’s Young Professionals Network will host its annual charity bowling tournament from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, at Manor Lanes in Fort Lauderdale. The Team Pouncey Bowl for Change community event will feature a day of bowling, a live DJ, arcade games, a raffle, a full bar and

Gutenburg Burger Opens at Time Out Market Miami

Gutenburg Burger, a German-American burger concept, recently debuted at Time Out Market Miami, home to chef-inspired events, arts and culture, and live entertainment. Chef Jorge Kauam launched the eatery to honor Germany’s history of high-quality beef and highlight the hamburger’s proclaimed roots in his new menu.  “Our buns are a mix of a brioche and potato

Gulfstream Park Village’s Free Cone Day Returns Next Month

Gulfstream Park Village’s popular Free Cone Day will return on Wednesday, May 17 at Häagen-Dazs. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., guests are invited to enjoy one free mini cone or cup with the ice cream flavor of their choice. Additionally, Gulfstream Park Village Center will transform into a family-friendly village carnival with free entertainment

NAMI Broward to Hold Annual Artful Minds Event in Dania Beach

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Broward County will host the Second Annual “Artful Minds” event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at MAD Arts in Dania Beach, 481 South Federal Highway. The art exhibit showcases the relationship between art and mental health through artwork in various mediums created by artists