The Lifestyle List: August 1-4

Thursday, August 1

Iyanla Vanzant

When: Aug. 1, 8 p.m.

Where: Broward Center

What: New York Times best-selling author, life coach and spiritual leader presents an interactive event with the humor, love and straight-talk that made her an Emmy Award-winning personality on show “Iyanla Fix My Life.” Her show celebrates the 25th anniversary of her book “Acts of Faith.”



Friday, August 2


When: Aug 2-4

Where: West Boca Performing Arts Theater, 12811 Glades Road, Boca Raton

What: Lighting Bold Productions performs the iconic musical that celebrated the hippie culture of the late 1960s with songs that later became anthems of the anti-Vietnam War peace movement.



The Symphonia Swings

When: Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Mizner Amphitheater

What: The orchestra transports audiences back the swing era as part of Boca Raton’s Summer in the City series.



Saturday, August 3

Preacher Lawson

When: Aug. 3, 8 p.m.

Where: Lauderhill Performing Arts Center, 3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill

What: The “America’s Got Talent” finalist brings his anecdotal, slapstick stand-up comedy back to his native Florida.



The Big Buck Music Festival

When: Aug. 3, 5 p.m.

Where: Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW Second St., Deerfield Beach

What: Deerfield Beach hosts an afternoon filled with music, food and beverage and a kids zone for family fun.



Watermelon Party

When: Aug. 3, 4-9 p.m.

Where: Tarpon River Brewing

What: Celebrate Tarpon River Brewing’s newly-released Wit-R-Melon beer with a Watermelon Party this Saturday afternoon. Guests can enjoy Wit-R-Melon slushies, a watermelon inspired menu, and watermelon-themed activities like watermelon carving, a watermelon toss and watermelon face painting. The event is free and open to all ages. Live music will be performed by DJ Blue, Lonewolf and Josh Diaz & The Bonfires.



Back to School Bashes

When: Aug. 3, 6 p.m. (Brimstone) and 7 p.m. (Beach House)

Where: Brimstone Woodfire Grill and Beach House Pompano

What: Join Brimstone Woodfire Grill and Beach House Pompano in saying good-bye to the summer season with Back to School Bashes this Saturday night! Brimstone Woodfire Grill is hosting a Back to School Luau with live music and drink specials. Beach House Pompano is hosting a Back to School 80’s Party with DJ Misha, oversized games and drink specials.

Brimstone Info

Beach House Info


Sunday, August 4

Que BBQ Pop-Up featured image

When: Sunday, Aug. 4

Where: Legends Tavern and Grille – Lighthouse Point

What: Guests can enjoy a unique experience this Sunday at Legends Tavern and Grille as the location transforms its menu to incorporate hearty dishes from Que BBQ Company. Menu items will include Jalepeno Heaters, a Char-“QUE”-terie Board with cured/smoked millionaire bacon and pork belly burnt ends and a 16-hour Smoked Beef Brisket.


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