When: Jan. 25-May 25
Where: Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale
What: Interactive displays give visitors a chance to see how fossils are discovered. The exhibit also features animatronic dinosaurs, artifacts and replicas.
Madame Butterfly pictured
When: Jan. 30-Feb. 1
Where: Broward Center
What: Florida Grand Opera performs Puccini’s tragic masterpiece following the romance of American Naval officer Pinkerton and geisha Cio-Cio-San in 1890s Japan. His ensuing betrayal changes both their lives in a haunting story of sacrifice, love and tradition.
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom
When: Jan. 31, 8 p.m.
Where: Arts Garage
What: This musical featuring traditional and original gospel songs tells the true story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, who was jailed nine times before her 15th birthday and was the youngest person to walk in the Voting Rights March of 1965.
Museum of Art Festival
When: Feb. 1-2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton
What: The juried art festival attracts more than 40,000 art collectors and viewers each year. View work from around 165 artists who display work in a variety of mediums.