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Wellington Bacon and Bourbon Fest begins March 23 – 25, 2018. Venture out of the usual weekend activities on a culinary journey on the welcoming grounds of the new Wellington Community Center and Amphitheater, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington.  Socialize with friends and enjoy America’s quintessential bourbon and eat excellent bacon inspired dishes.

What is bourbon exactly? Simply put, bourbon is a spirit made from at least 51% corn aged in new charred oak barrels.  It must be bottled at 80% or more and only in the United States of America. The use of the term "bourbon" for the whiskey has been traced to the 1820s, and the term began to be used consistently in Kentucky in the 1870s.  Bourbon may be made anywhere in the United States and is

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Palm Beach County's most unique breweries have teamed up with the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society, 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, in an effort to bring awareness to endangered animals. Sample South Florida's amazing beer from at least 25 local breweries.  On April 07, 2018, Brew at the Zoo 2018, between 5:30PM - 9:00PM, you will have the opportunity to tour the zoo and taste the beers these local area craftsmen have created.

Endangered species are those considered to be at risk of extinction, denotating that there are so few left of their kind that they could disappear from the planet altogether. The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society understands endangered species are threatened by factors such as habitat loss, hunting,

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Tomorrow night Wellington is hosting their first annual Family Fun Night and lakeside boat parade. The event will start at 4:30 pm and runs until 7:30 pm as part of the Village of Lake Wellington Event Series.

The theme for family fun night is Mardi Gras, and the boats will be decorated with décor and lights for the parade to fit this month’s theme. The boats will gather on the west side of Lake Wellington near the Meadowland Cove boat launch before beginning the parade at the end of the night. All boaters are encouraged to participate in the boat parade.

In addition to the boat parade, the Village is hosting a Family Fun Night that will include live music, lawn games, balloon artists, face painting, rows of food trucks and much more. The event is free

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Get ready to try some of the best gourmet food on wheels and enjoy live music in the park.  Food Truck Invasion is heading toward Downtown Lake Worth.  Check out the family friendly event happening the 2nd Mondays every month at the Cultural Plaza, 12165 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach.

Food trucks have evolved beyond the basic hot dog, hamburger or taco street food. The gourmet, catering restaurant on wheels of today include a broad range of culinary delights craved at outdoor, catered events.  Regardless of the setting, people are opting for healthier meal options. The idea that special events make it acceptable to overindulge without consequences is passé. The food trucks options help combine the elements of fun and convenience while serving

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TrawlerFest 2018 is more than a boat show passing through Stuart this weekend ending Sunday, March 11, 2018. It features a collection of “new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations”.

What’s a trawler you ask?  Recreational trawlers are pleasure boats which can endure long sea adventures.  It’s a boat with a noble cruising history - seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable. They are also referred to as trawler yachts or cruisers. 

TrawlerFest 2018 is an experience you simply won't want to miss!  The trawling festival offers vendors and educators the opportunity to join the trawling community.  The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Learn handy maintenance tips

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When in South Florida and looking for something slightly different to do on a Thursday evening, head on over to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton Museum is hosting Art After Dark every Thursday evening between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

With the Norton being open in the evening on Thursday nights, you may visit the galleries, appreciate the exhibits, art workshops, lectures and more.  The evenings have a lively “happy hour” vibe through culture and entertainment.

The museum has a mix of contemporary art and art throughout the ages. It features over 7,000 works, with a concentration in American, European, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art, photography and sculpture gardens.   

The museum will highlight Jean-Michel

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Taking place in Wellington March 23rd to the 25th is a culinary journey that focuses on everything bacon and bourbon. “The Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Fest celebrates the most loved food in the universe – Bacon and the quintessential American liquor, Bourbon,” a statement made by the providers of the festival. 

This delicious and decadent food festival will offer its guests menus focused on bacon and pork that will blow your mind. To accompany the delicious dishes are over 40 varieties of bourbons and whiskeys to taste. Along with tasty pork bites, an insane selection of bourbons and whiskeys to taste, the festival will also offer live music, entertainment, contests, auctions and so much more. 

Tickets to the Wellington Bacon & Bourbon Festival are

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Wellington, a village in Palm Beach County located west of West Palm Beach is known to many for its beautiful parks, inviting neighborhoods, great schools, and all things equestrian.

Wellington is known as the Equestrian Capital of the World and the most popular destination for the equestrian life-style. Wellington is home to the Palm Beach International Polo Club and the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.

Polo is a game played on horseback between two teams, who use mallets to drive a wooden ball down the field to score between two goal-posts against the opposing team. Polo is the oldest of equestrian sports.

The Palm Beach International Polo Season officially starts December 31st and runs until late April. The club was created by the

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Winterfest Wellington is back tomorrow, this year featuring Vanilla Ice! The event takes place at the Wellington Amphitheater from 6- 10 p.m. This is the eighth year the town has put the festival on, but Wellington Chamber of Commerce director, Michela Green, says this is going to be their best year yet!

Winterfest kicks off when officials cut the lights and illuminate a big Christmas tree with hundreds of bulbs. There will be 20 music and dance performances leading up to featured artist Vanilla Ice. Vendors include exhibitors, retailers, food vendors, beer and margarita vendors, pet adoptions, interactive photo booths, and much more. 

One of the coolest parts of Winterfest is Blizzard Beach which is filled with snow! At Blizzard Beach, you can

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In October 2017, Americans purchased homes at the fastest pace in a decade- a 6.2% monthly increase nationally, and a 16% monthly increase in Palm Beach County, according to the Florida Realtors Association.

Why are people buying?

One contributing factor could be the result of the national interest rate on 30-year fixed mortgages continuing to drop. Last week mortgage rates dropped from 3.95% to 3.92% in comparison to 4.03% in 2016 (National Association of Realtors). Historically, lower mortgage rates have helped drive home sales and those looking to refinance the market.

A healthy job market and low national unemployment rate of 4.1% could also be driving people to purchase homes. Palm Beach County currently has a strong economy with areas

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