“The Wedding Singer”
When: Oct. 25-Nov. 10
Where: Susan B. Katz Theater of the Performing Arts, 17195 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines
What: The musical comedy is based on the popular 1998 romantic-comedy movie starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.
Spirits of Stranahan House Halloween Ghost Tours
When: Oct. 25 & 31 & Nov. 1, 7 p.m.
Where: Historic Stranahan House Museum, 335 S.E. Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale
What: Victorian mourners guide this annual tour of the spirits and secrets of Fort Lauderdale’s oldest home.
When: Oct. 25, 8 p.m.
Where: Hard Rock Live, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood
What: One of pop’s biggest groups perform their multiple Top 10 and Top 40 hits at the opening of Hard Rock Live, the new 225,000-square-foot facility at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood.
Tradewinds Park Fall Festival
When: Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Tradewinds Park, 3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek
What: Fall activities, such as hayrides, steam-train rides, pony rides, face painting, bounce houses and arts and crafts, offer fun for the whole family. Entertainment and food trucks keep the party hopping along with farm and barn tours and experiences with farm animals.
Art in the Park
When: Oct. 26-27; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 26; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 27
Where: Liberty Tree Park, 7421 NW Fifth St., Plantation
What: The 53rd annual event, hosted by the Plantation Junior Woman’s Club, invites families to enjoy live music, food vendors, craft beer and wine, a kids’ corner and more family fun—all accompanying a juried fine arts and craft show. The free fundraiser raises money for local organizations.
Lynn Philharmonia No. 2
When: Oct. 26-27
Where: Wold Performing Arts Center, 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton
What: Guillermo Figueroa leads the philharmonia in Rachmaninoff’s “Piano Concerto No. 3” and Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique.”
When: Oct. 26, 6 p.m.
Where: Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale
What: The museum’s gala features a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions and dinner and dancing. The black-tie affair benefits the museum’s programs and community outreach.
Miami City Ballet
When: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 27, 2 p.m.
Where: Broward Center
What: The company’s season opener features Balanchine’s favorite ballet, “Stravinsky Violin Concerto,” “Mercuric Tidings” with choreography by the late Paul Taylor and music by Schubert; and Balanchine’s “Slaughter on Tenth Avenue,” set in a 1930s speakeasy to the music of Richard Rodgers.
When: Oct. 27-July 5
Where: NSU Art Museum, One E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
What: The contemporary works by artists such as Tracey Emin, Kenny Scharf, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Eugene Brands, Frances Trombly and Andy Warhol range from the mid-20th century to today. The works engage the viewer’s emotions through archetypal symbols, cartoon characters, music and dance, often portraying both the sorrow and happiness of the human condition.