WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

 

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Truman Waterfront Market — 3-7 p.m. Aug. 19, Aug. 26, Sept. 2, Truman Waterfront Park, Key West. 305-731-3385.

Fee Free Day — Aug. 25, Everglades and Dry Tortuga National Parks. Celebrate the National Park Service’s birthday. Entry fees, normally $15 to $30 are waived all day. www.nps.gov/ever/ or www.drytortugas.com.

Womenfest 2021 — Sept. 1-5. A 5-day celebration for lesbians, transwomen, and allies age 21 and older to celebrate women with pool parties, dance parties, dinners, and more at various locations. www.gaykeywestfl.com/womenfest/

12th Annual Brewfest — Sept. 2-6, on South Beach, in front of the Southernmost Beach Café, 1405 Duval St., Key West. Beer pairing dinners, beer brunches, pool parties, brewmaster talks. The signature event, the 2021 Key West BrewFest Tasting Festival, is Saturday Sept. 4. Tickets are VIP, $100, includes early admission from 3-5 p.m. General admission, $40, from 5-8 p.m. www.keywestbrewfest.com.

Market on the Green — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 4 and the first Saturday of the month, Sunset Green Event Lawn, 3820 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. Artisan market. More dates: Oct. 9, Nov. 6. www.keywestchamber.org/community-events.

Robert James Sales S.L.A.M. Celebrity Tournament — Sept. 10-12, Key West. www.redbone.org.

ONGOING

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure — Through Sept. 15, Flagler Station Museum, 902 Caroline St., Key West. Guided by your smart phone, find well-known and overlooked sites throughout the city. About 2.2 miles, with 18 challenges. Takes about 2-3 hours to complete. $30-$44. www.eventbrite.com; www.UrbanAdventureQuest.com.

The 6th Sense Haunted Tour of Key West — 9-11 p.m. through Aug. 31, Aqua Bar and Nightclub, 711 Duval St., Key West. Paranormal investigators lead a search for hauntings using special equipment. $17.99–$25. www.eventbrite.com.

Classical guitar by Mateo — 5-7 p.m. Fridays, The Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St., Key West. Part of the Key West International Guitar Festival. 305-294-2661; www.mateoguitar.com.

CFK Swim Around Key West — Select days through Sept. 5, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A 12.5-mile endurance swim around the island of Key West, organized by the College of the Florida Keys. www.swimaroundkeywest.org.

Sunset Pier — Music and more. 0 Duval St., Key West. Info: 305-296-7701.

LOOKING AHEAD

Southernmost Marathon — Oct. 7-9. 954-213-6699.

All American BBQ Cook Off — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. October 9, in the Key Plaza Shopping Center. Proceeds benefit

VFW Post 3911 and Navy League Key West. 305-296-7511. www.facebook.com/ All-American-BBQ-Cook-Off

Fantasy Fest — Oct. 20-31. 305-295-9112.

The 38th Annual Headress Ball — Oct. 28. 305-294-4603.

LOCAL VENUES

Coffee Butler Amphitheater — 35 E. Quay Road, Key West. 305-985-0433; www.thekeywestamp.com

¦ Rebelution — Sept. 19. With Steel Pulse, Kabaka Pyramid, DJ Mackle and Keznamdi

¦ Brett Eldredge — Oct. 2. With Morgan Evans.

¦ ZZ TOP — Nov. 6.

¦ Tedeschi Trucks Band — Nov. 14.

¦ The Temptations — Dec. 11.

Comedy Key West — 218 Whitehead St., Unit 5, Key West. 305-985-7370; www.comedykeywest.com

¦ Matt Bergman — Aug. 19-21.

¦ Rob Little — Aug. 26-28.

¦ Rodney Badger’s Dirty Laundry Comedy Tour — Aug. 29.

¦ Jackie Monahan — Sept. 2-4.

¦ Steve Gillespie — Sept. 9-11.

Special events:

¦ Paint ‘N Chug — 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23 and 30. Hosted by local artist Lance Berry.

¦ The MadHouse Open Mic — 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 and 31. Comedy, music, variety, and impropriety. Performers of all stripes welcome. Free, but reservations recommended. Performers should email comedykeywest@gmail.com.

Key West Theater — 512 Eaton St., Key West. Social-distancing measures currently in place. All performances subject to change. Call before you attend. 305-985-0433; www.thekeywesttheater.com.

Live From Moray Bay Vaugh Scribner & Host Mattasher — Aug. 19.

Paula Poundstone — Aug. 21.

Comedy Coven: Kathy Gilmour, Gwen Filosa & Amanda Anderson — Aug. 25.

Coffee Butler and Friends — Aug. 29.

Carl Palmer — Sept. 7.

Passafire with Of Good Nature — Sept. 26.

Acoustic Alchemy — Oct. 5.

La Te Da — 1125 Duval St., 305-296-6706; lateda.com

Tea Dance — 4 p.m. Sunday.

Cabaret — $33.

¦ Randy Roberts — 9 p.m. Aug. 19-21, 24, 26-28.

Piano Bar — No cover.

¦ 3Sum — Aug. 19-21, 26-28.

¦ The Fabulous Spectrelles — Aug. 17-18, 24-25, Aug. 31, and Sept. 1.

Two Friends Patio Restaurant — 512 Front St., Key West. Outdoor dining with live music throughout the day. Rotating performers include Shanty Hounds, Big Daddy Rich, Ericson Holt, Alfonse, Myles Mancuso, Joel Nelson, Bobby Enloe and Jonathan Williams. 305-296-3124; www.twofriends.com.

GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS

Flagler Station Historeum — At the historic Key West Seaport, 901 Caroline St., Key West. 305-293-8716; www.flaglerstation.net.

The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 82100 Overseas Highway, MM 82, on the property of the Islander Resort. Learn about Keys’ history. www.keysdiscovery.com.

¦ Last chance: “On Fly in the Salt” — American Saltwater Fly Fishing from the Surf to the Flats

— On display through early September.

Key West Art Center — Gallery space also offer classes. 301 Front St., Key West. Info: 305-294-1241 or www.keywestartcenter.com.

The Studios of Key West — 533

Eaton St., Key West. Regular gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Private tours to couples and small

groups. www.tskw.org; 305-296-0458.

Exhibitions:

¦ The Smallest Parade in the Universe — Oct. 7-28.

Classes and workshops:

¦ Online and in-person classes are offered in painting and drawing, writing, music, performance and movement, and other disciplines. See website for complete information.

Key West Tropical Forest Botanical Garden — 5210 College Road on

Stock Island. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 305-296-1504; www.keywest.garden.

¦ Hatha Yoga — 10-11:15 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday on the Lakeside Terrace. 10 classes for $125. Drop-in rate: $15, which includes admission to the garden.

¦ Garden Guardians — Volunteers who help maintain and restore the garden meet from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Saturday. No commitment is needed except for your enthusiasm.

¦ Native Plant Sale — 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 21 and the third Saturday of the month. More dates: Sept. 18. ¦

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