WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

 

Please send calendar listings to Janis Fontaine at pbnews@floridaweekly.com.

Keys For Serenity — Sept. 17-19, Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. A sobriety conference celebrating recovery featuring speakers plus music and dancing. www.keysforserenity.com.

History of Key West Musicians Festival — 2-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18-19, Smokin’ Tuna Saloon, 4 Charles Street and the 200 block of Duval St., Key West. A two-day event that features Key West musicians and songwriters and benefits a local charity, “Sister Season Fund.” Free, but donations appreciated. www.smokintunasaloon.com.

Live Music with Just George! — Sept.18-25, Hard Rock Cafe, 313 Duval St., Key West. 305-293-0230; www.hardrockcafe.com/location/key-west.

Native plant nursery open — Saturday, Sept. 18, Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Road, Key West. 305-296-1504; www.kwbgs.org.

Fort Taylor Living History Weekend — Sept. 18-19, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, 601 Howard England Way, Key West. 305-292-6713; www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/fort-zachary-taylor-historic-state-park.

Cars & Coffee Key West — 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Sept. 19, Denny’s, 2710 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. Also Oct. 17.

Healthy Kids Running Series Fall 2021 — Sept. 19-Oct. 17, Key West High School, 2100 Flagler Ave., Key West. www.runsignup.com/Race/FL/KeyWest/HealthyKidsRunningSeriesKeyWestFL.

Spayghetti & No Balls Dinner — 6-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, La Trattoria Oceanside, 3593 S. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. Vegetarian option. Benefits the benefit the Clinic Fund of the Florida Keys SPCA. $75. 305-294-4857; www.fkspca.org/ event/spayghetti-no-balls-dinner/.

“Color Me Key West” launch and book-signing — 6-8 p.m. Sept. 30, at the Key West Collective, 720 Caroline St., Key West. Jennifer Potter just finished a 52-page coloring book that showcases local establishments and landmarks from Kino’s sandals to Garrison Bight. Books can be purchased on site, at www.amazon.com and at the Key West Collective, Soul House, Key Lime Pie Bakery, Key West Butterfly, Key West Island Books Blue Heaven, and Books & Books at The Studios of Key West. Crayons and surprises for the little kids. 305-395-1161; www.keywestcollective.com.

Making Strides of Florida Keys 2021 — Saturday, Oct. 2, Florida Keys. The annual Breast Cancer walk returns to raise money and awareness. 800-227-2345. www.secure.acsevents.org.

Southernmost Strides Glow Walk — 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, Truman Waterfront Park, Southard St., Key West. A walk for breast cancer awareness as the sun is setting, followed by a party with music. www.secure.acsevents.org.

Brett Eldredge — Saturday, Oct. 2, Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 35 Quay Road, Key West. www.floridakeys. noaa.gov/eco_ discovery.html.

America’s Boating Course — Oct. 2-3, Key West Sail & Power Squadron, 5205 College Road, Key West. Register now for the safe boating course. 305-294-0096; www.usps.org/localsups/keywest.

All American BBQ Cook Off — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 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

Jason & Spider — Wednesday, Oct. 13, Sunset Green Event Lawn, 3826 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. 305-600-1425; www.thekeyscollection.com/celebrate/.

Green Fairy Fest — Friday through Sunday, Oct 15-17, the Gates Hotel Key West, 3820 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. Four luxury pools with daily pool parties with professional mermaid models, 3D

body painting, a performance by Circ X, dueling deejays on the lawn, a carnival midway experience with rides. www.greenfairyfest.com.

GREENMARKETS

Truman Waterfront Market — 3-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, 23 and 30, Truman Waterfront Park, Key West. 305-731-3385.

Market on the Green — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 9 and the first Saturday of the month, Sunset Green Event Lawn, 3820 N. Roosevelt Blvd., Key West. A local artisan market. www.keywestchamber.org/community events.

ONGOING

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure — Daily at the Sails To Rails Museum at Flagler Station, 901 Caroline St., Key West. Guided by your smartphone, find well-known and overlooked sites throughout the city. $30-$44. www.eventbrite.com; www.UrbanAdventure- Quest.com.

LOOKING AHEAD

Fantasy Fest — Oct. 20-31. 305-295-9112. www.fantasyfest.com.

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.

¦ Pet Masquerade — 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.

¦ 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.

Performers:

¦ Dave Williamson — 8:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 23-25.

¦ Gold Coast Comedy Tour — 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26.

¦ Tony Woods — 8:30 p.m. Thursday Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

Special events:

¦ Paint ‘N Chug — 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20 and 27. Hosted by local artist Lance Berry.

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.

¦ Passafire with Of Good Nature — 8-10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26.

¦ Key West Burlesque: Harriette Potter and the Enchanted Tassel — 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26.

¦ Comedy Coven in The Back Stage Listening Room — Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 4-5.

¦ Acoustic Alchemy — 7-10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 5-6.

¦ Justin Hayward — 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10.

¦ Key West Burlesque: Harriette Potter & the Enchanted Tassel — Oct.

26-29.

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

¦ KT Tunstall — 6-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21. Tickets: $25-$75. www.sunsetpier kttunstall.eventbrite.com.

¦ Zoso | The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience — 6-10 p.m. Wed, Oct. 13.

¦ Coconut Victrola with the Robert Albury Band — 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16.

¦ Badfish a Tribute to Sublime — 6-10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19.

¦ Great American Trainwreck — 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.

¦ That Arena Rock Show — 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.

¦ 20th Annual Living Art Expo — 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29.

The Waterfront Playhouse — 407 Wall St., Key West. 305-394-7445; www.waterfrontplayhouse.org.

¦ The Rocky Horror Show — Oct. 15-30.

¦ Shout! — Nov. 17-20.

¦ Every Brilliant Thing — Nov. 21-29.

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.

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 Sept. 18 and the third Saturday of the month. ¦

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