December 2016

There are 11 blog entries for December 2016.


Taking place every Sunday in Jupiter is the Green and Artisan Market. An amazing farmers market brimming with homemade goods, artisan products, hand picked, locally grown fruits and vegetables, delicious dishes and incredible flowers. 

The Juptier Green and Artisan Market is known for its unique location and unique assortment of food and products. It takes place under the Indiantown Road Bridge and winds its way near Harbouside Place. Overlooking the water and with live music flowing through the air, the green market is a great destination for a relaxed Sunday afternoon with family or friends. 

“Visit the Jupiter Green Market for a unique line up of vendors displaying a wide assortment of produce, specialty foods, baked goods, women's accessories, home,

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Calling all kids who love to help animals, the Junior Vet Lab Program offered at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is for you! This fun and interactive program takes place at the Loggerhead Marine Life Center in Juno Beach, and aims to educate kids 12 years of age and under about the science behind rehabilitating and releasing turtles back into their natural habitat. 

The program is made super fun with “Dr. Logger,” one of the educated volunteers at Loggerhead, leads the program. The program happens daily for about 30 minutes and walks the kids through the center talking about everyone from rescue to release. The day starts with a role-played phone call to Dr. Logger over the walkie talkie with the kids, asking them to come to the beach to help an

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Just because we live in sunny, South Florida doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a snowy holiday! Every night in West Palm Beach, City Place turns into a winter wonderland with a beautiful snowfall.  

This has been a beautiful tradition put on by City Place for years and it sure draws a crowd. Each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening at 6 pm and 7pm the snow will begin cascading down onto the plaza. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday the snowfall will take place at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. 

Almost 3 feet of snow floats down at each hourly snowfall, which is, even more snowfall than what falls on Central Park in New York. City Place uses a special MagicSnow technology that creates incredibly real snow, never producing two identical snowflakes. 

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Today is the last day to experience wonder and incredible beauty at the Festival of Trees! This incredible display of art and Christmas spirit is one you must experience at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. Two whole acres of the gardens are transformed into a winter wonderland. The trees are dazzling with millions of little lights and stunning professional decorations. 

The Festival of Trees is celebrating its 10th year this holiday season. The event will feature an impressive light show, illuminated sculptures in the garden and even the pond will be decorated. For the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, this festival is the most important event of the year. It has been the most successful fundraising event for the foundation and is crucial to continuing on

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Have you ever wanted to see a manatee in its natural environment? This is your chance! The Mangroves and Manatees tours at the Jupiter Outdoor Center get you up close and personal with the gentle giants that populate our warm Floridian waters. 

Take an adventure with your friends and family by exploring the mangrove islands throughout the Intracoastal Waterways of Jupiter. The tours take you throughout these mangrove islands to spot the sweet manatees swimming below the surface. Depending on the tide and weather the tours take place at different locations and times of day. You may find yourself exploring around the Jupiter Lighthouse, near the Indiantown Bridge, off of Jupiter Island or even Pelican Island. So, even if you’ve done this tour before you

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Taking place every second Saturday of the month in West Palm Beach is a guided tour through the Historical Northwood Village. This guided tour takes guests on an educational journey of the historic art district in Northwood Village. It is a walking tour that lasts about an hour and a half. 

The knowledgeable and passionate tour guides, begin the tour with an introduction on the rich history of Northwood Village. Once the story begins, adventure awaits. You will travel by foot with a group of friendly and fervent art and history lovers into the heart of the village. Northwood Village has transformed over the years into a vibrant art scene with a great blend of galleries, bars, restaurants and boutiques. 

The art you will see on these tours ranges

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The annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the incredible Flagler Museum is taking place this Sunday from 3 to 5pm. 

This magical, holiday event features stunning performances of the piano, the organ and an incredible caroling choir. The carolers will be singing holiday classics in the courtyard while the tree is being lit. Seasonal dishes and cocktails will be served to all. Even Santa Claus will be present, greeting the little ones and taking Christmas list requests. The annual Christmas tree lighting at the Flagler Museum is one for the record books, so bring your family and friends for some holiday cheer. 

The tree lighting will take place this Sunday from 3 to 5pm at Flagler Museum, 1 Whitehall Way, Palm Beach, Fl. For more information please

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Wednesday, December 7th, the highly acclaimed jazz show, American Big Band is coming to the Crest Theatre at Old School Square in Delray Beach. The beloved band will be playing their holiday rendition of Home for the Holidays. 

American Big Band is an 11-piece ensemble along with 6 singers and dancers that will surely blow your mind. Their performance is filled with heart, soul and holiday spirit. The energy and majesty of American Big Band’s performance is only made better by amazing Christmas inspired décor. You won’t want to miss this!

American Big Band will be performing at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square on Wednesday, December 7th, at 2pm and 8pm. Ticket prices begin at $32. For more information, please visit: www.oldschoolsquare.com 

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Tonight, bring your family and friends out to Lake Worth for the annual tree lighting ceremony. Its time for joy and holiday cheer when the Christmas trees begin to shine and this event is perfect for people of all ages!

The Lake Worth Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony will go on from 6pm to 10 pm at the Cultural Plaza, 414 Lake Avenue. The event will be filled with festive holiday events and cheer. There will be amazing carolers throughout the event, live performances by the Downtown Dance group; you can take photos with Santa, get your face painted and more. There will also be a variety of food and drink vendors offering their best holiday inspired dishes and drinks. 

With an abundance of fun activities and events, Christmas caroling and delicious

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The weather is cooling down in sunny, south Florida just in time for some holiday cheer. Still much different from the rest of the nation we are still enjoying warm sun with a nice mild temperature, which to Floridians is considered “winter time.” With the holiday break around the corner for kids here are some fun activities to try while the ocean waters might be too chilly for a dip: 

1. Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf 

Another great idea for a kid’s night (or day) out on the town is mini golf and there isn’t a better one than Lighthouse Cove Adventure Golf. Found in the heart of Jupiter, this fun mini golf course features big fountains, caves, dolphins and ships to work around while you’re golfing with the kids and family. They also serve food,

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