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The Colors of Christmas! 

The Kravis Center

If you are in the Jupiter area, please do not miss the “Colors of Christmas”, featuring five iconic performers, in one wonderful holiday performance at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida.  

Peabo Bryson (“A Whole New World”), Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.  (“Up, Up & Away”, “Aquarius”), Stephanie Mills (“Never Knew Love Like This”), and James Ingram (“Baby Come To Me” & “Just Once”) will share center stage for one night only.  They will perform their classic hits, as well as holiday favorites! The program is sure to fill you with holiday cheer. 

A gospel choir will join the stellar lineup of award winning artists for an unforgettable evening of music that the entire family will enjoy. Tickets start at

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Jupiter Lighthouse

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) a leading provider of information, business services and analytics released its October 2012 report comparing it to October 2011.  It noted home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased on a year over year basis by 6.3 percent.  This change signifies the biggest increase since June of 2006.  It is also the eighth consecutive increase in home prices nationally on a year-by-year basis. www.corelogic.com

Anand Nallathambi, President and CEO of CoreLogic, stated, “We are seeing an ongoing strengthening of the residential housing market. Reduced inventories and improving buyer demand are contributing to stability and growth in home prices which is essential to the long term health of the housing market and the

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Holidays at the Lighthouse

The Jupiter Lighthouse and Museum invites you to get into the holiday spirit at the Light.  They are offering a three day holiday event called “Holidays at the Light” spanning December 7-9, 2012.  Bring the family to the historic red Jupiter lighthouse, standing tall over the green trees and overlooking the scenic Jupiter Inlet and vast Atlantic Ocean. Residents and visitors alike should begin to get into the holiday spirit with the fun filled festivities and glistening nights. www.jupiterlighthouse.org

Friday, December 7th, between 5:30 – 9:30 pm, bring the children out to meet “Surfing Santa” for Family Night.  He is a tropical Santa, with time to chill and take pictures with the little ones. You will enjoy live performances by local holiday choirs

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Quest for Crest- Sailfish Series

There are three legs to the sailfish series beginning at the historic Sailfish Marina on Singer Island and spanning to Key Largo, Florida.  Leg one, named “Operation Sailfish” will be held on December 12-16.  Leg 2, The Sailfish Challenge, boasts its status as the largest sailfish tournament in the country.  Held on February 7-10, the Sailfish Challenge, encompasses a 3-inlet format, and uses the IGFA Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale as home base for the tournament.  As the sailfish push south, the final leg of the tournament is the Jimmy Johnson National Billfish Championship.  It takes place at the Big Chill in Key Largo, FL.  www.jjsbigchill.com  Set for March 6–9, 2012, join Jimmy and other celebrities compete for the National Billfish

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PALM BEACH BOAT PARADE

PALM BEACH BOAT PARADE

The 2012 Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade kicks off the holiday season this Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 6:00p.m with a traveling fireworks display up the Intracoastal Waterway.  The parade will travel 10 miles, from North Palm Beach, south of the North Palm Beach Marina, to the Jupiter Lighthouse, via the Intracoastal Waterway.  The parade begins at 6:00 pm and arrives in Jupiter approximately around 8:00 pm.   The parade benefits U.S. Marines “Toys for Tots” and last year collected more than 18,000 toys for needy children in Palm Beach County.

JUPITER BOAT PARADE

Bring your own chair and enjoy the sounds of the season with holiday entertainment while you relax and watch the decorated boats leisurely float by. The Town of

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Happy Birthday

I WANT TO GO HOME…

PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ONE OF THE LEAST BUSY THANKSGIVING WEEK

Nearly 44 million people in the United States will travel this Thanksgiving week.  If you have tried to plan a summer trip with the family, you have already had a taste of what can be expected.  This holiday, attempting to find seats together and affordable airfare to your destination may prove to be quite challenging! For Thanksgiving and beyond, planes are packed and airfare is up.

Thanksgiving Travel

Travelocity is reporting that the average airfare is $396 round trip – up 9% from last year.  Flying on the most “undesirable days”, the holiday itself, could save you a boatload of money.  Travelocity also reports the reason that bookings are up 50% over last year has to

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition in all parts of our great nation in which we celebrate the 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving prompted by a hearty harvest. Thanksgiving in the United States has been observed on various dates throughout history.  Prior to President Lincoln, Thanksgiving observation varied from state to state.  By the 19th century, the final Thursday in November had become customary for most states.  It was an attempt to foster unity between the Northern and the Southern states.  Sadly, because of the Civil War, some of the Confederate States refused to recognize Lincoln’s suggested “final Thursday of November” to be a nationwide day for Thanksgiving, it did not take effect until the 1870’s.  Then in December of 1941, by

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The Jupiter Inlet

It sounds like a dream come true, a community with breathtaking ocean or river views and genuine small town friendliness. This actually exists in Tequesta, Florida. The Village of Tequesta is a boater’s delight!  Tequesta is known for its scenic and relaxing lifestyle on the water just north of Jupiter.  Across the scenic Jupiter Inlet and graceful Loxahatchee River is the quaint Village of Tequesta.  This is where people have flocked to quietly raise their families, or retire and enjoy life peacefully along the waterways.

Beautiful Canary Palms Overlooking the WaterThe Village of Tequesta is an exceptional waterfront community located along Route 1 in northern Palm Beach County.  Its impressiveness of quaint galleries, shops, boutiques, and bistros make it unique.  It is also home to the

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The Mannheim Steamroller Show

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Get an early start on your holiday mood when Mannheim Steamroller brings its Christmas tour to the Kravis Center for The Performing Arts.  The Mannheim Steamroller signature sound is a blend of classical modern day rock, an acoustic sound and an electronic sound blended for a unique 

sound.  The group is celebrated as an “18th century rock band” and is one of the biggest selling adult contemporary new age music groups of all time.  Mannheim Steamroller has sold over 40 million records, 20 million in the Christmas genre alone! www.manheimsteamroller.com.

Tickets are available at www.kravis.org box office.  Showtimes are scheduled for Wednesday, November 21 at 8:00pm.  Tickets start at $25.00.  The Kravis Center is conveniently located to many

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More than 1600 students a year are touched each year by the ART COUNCIL of MARTIN COUNTY.  They provide a wide variety of programs that benefit the community through the arts.  The Council believes that educating the youth of the community about art is vitally important to their creativity and thusly strengthening their leadership skills and aiding their academic development. 

The ART COUNCIL also teams up with Martin Memorial Hospital and encourages of the advantages of art helping heal hearts, minds, and bodies.  They have assisted Alzheimer’s patients, along with arts therapists, in the adult care program. 

Learn more about the great events taking place this year at The Arts Council of

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