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The Norton Museum of Art was founded in 1941 by Ralph H Norton and his wife Elizabeth. Norton was an industrialist in Chicago who headed the Acme Steel Company. The museum came about because him and his wife used to collect items and art to decorate their home.

The couple retired in 1935 and began spending more time in Palm Beach County. Not knowing what to do with their giant art collection and sculptures they decided to create their own museum in West Palm Beach. Construction began on the Norton Gallery and the School of Art in 1940 in West Palm Beach and opened a year later to the public in February of 1941.

Today, the museum’s permanent collection consists of more than 7,600 works in five cultural departments, European, Chinese, American, Contemporary

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Nestled in a small shopping plaza on the pristine, white sand beaches of Singer Island with souvenir shops, sandwich shops and restaurants is Santana Cigars, 2527 Beach Court, Singer Island.  Santana Cigars is an artisan cigar shop. The intimate cigar bar however they don't sell liquor but offer an artisan cigar experience worth trying.

Owned by Jesi and Fidel Santana, 5th generation cigar rollers, the store sells only the cigars they make in the Dominican Republic. Fidel is a knowledgeable “master cigar roller” who has been involved since the age of 9.  Santana family's many cigar projects, ranging from Florida, Las Vegas, the DR and even Massachusetts.  It isn’t very large, and unlike other cigar bars, it doesn’t have oversized leather chairs,

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Worth Avenue is considered Palm Beach Island’s most iconic street. The famous street is known for high-end shopping and premier dining at some of the best shops and restaurants. Worth Avenue welcomes you at the Palm Beach Clock Tower on the Atlantic Ocean and is one of the most beautiful shopping streets in the country.

Low story buildings line the palm tree lined street where dozens of famous shops and restaurants are located. The buildings and architecture are a Spanish influence, designed by Addison Mizner in the 1920’s. Mizner incorporated little Vias, Courtyards and Esplanades that feature boutiques and cafes just off Worth Avenue.

During the winter months, The Worth Avenue Association host several events a week including Guided Walking History Tours

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The Society of the Four Arts was founded in 1936 and the main goal of the society was to offer quality cultural programming to the growing community of Palm Beach.

Every year, the Society of the Four Arts features cultural programs, art exhibits, concerts, notable speakers, films and much more. The Four Arts is located on Royal Palm Way and has beautiful sculptures, two libraries, a state-of-the-art educational facility, a botanical garden and plenty of calendar events throughout the property’s four buildings.

Each of the four buildings houses different things. The Esther B. O’Keeffe Gallery Building was designed by the famous architect Addison Mizner and is home to the art exhibits and top of the line auditorium used for guest speakers, concerts and

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The Annual Midnight Sun Festival celebrating Finnish culture will be held in Bryant Park in Lake Worth March 1 – 3, 2019.  The entire family can enjoy live music, a taste of some delicious Finnish food, and lots of fun!

There will be top musical performers from Finland as well as local bands, a wide variety of fabulous food from Finland as well as other countries, including freshly baked Finnish coffee bread, pastries and, of course, coffee and beer! There will even be a traditional Finnish Wife-Carrying Contest!

The kids will enjoy pony rides, a bounce house, rock climbing wall, face-painting, and much more!

Pete Parkkonen, rock superstar and top 3 finalist in Finland's Idol, will be headlining this year’s festival and performing every day

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Head to CityPlace this weekend to celebrate Asian culture.

There will be traditional Asian dance, music, food, martial arts, performances, tea ceremony, and much more. This is the perfect event for the whole family.

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Friday, February 22

5:00 – 6 :00 PM: Dance performances

6:00-6:30 PM: Music

6:30-7:30 PM: Dance performances

7:30-8:00 PM: Music

8:00-9:00 PM: Dance performances

9:00-9:30 PM: 1. Introduction of Chinese painting and meditative practices to this art. Artwork will be auctioned off. Proceeds go to Parkland Victim Foundation. | 2. Chinese music accompanying Chinese ink painting.

Saturday, February 23

5:00 – 6 :00 PM: Dance performances

6:00-6:30 PM: Break / music


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If you live in South Florida and are looking for somewhere to go to happy hour, you might just want to head to Clematis Street. Not only does the area have tons of bars and clubs but it also has some delicious restaurants to satisfy any late-night craving.  Here are a few of our favorites:

Roxy’s Pub
309 Clematis St, West Palm Beach
(561) 296-7699
Daily from 4-7 p.m.
Enjoy half-price appetizers and $1 off all drinks daily from 4-7 p.m.

Kapow! Noodle Bar
519 Clematis St, West Palm Beach
(561) 246-3827
Mon-Fri from 4-7 p.m.

Rocco’s Tacos
214 Clematis St, West Palm Beach
(561) 650-1001
Daily from 4-7 p.m.
Enjoy $7 bar bites and $2 off all drinks at the bar.

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The Morikami Museum And Japanese Gardens In Delray Beach is a hidden gem in South Florida. The museum is a 16-acre park of renowned Japanese gardens with world-class bonsai displays, galleries of historical and contemporary Asian art, family activities, signature Japanese festivals, museum store and lakeside Asian café.

For those of you who haven’t been, this Saturday is a perfrect time to go as the museum is hosting a Sado demonstration where you can observe Japanese sado, an ever-changing demonstration rich in seasonal subtleties. Your involvement in the true spirit of sado — harmony (wa), reverence (kei), purity (sei), tranquility (jaku) — along with a sip of green tea and a sweet will help you bring a calm perspective into your busy life.

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On a summers night, what could be more romantic than a breathtaking sunset and a stroll through a peaceful garden with someone you love? Partake in something new this weekend, try the Sushi and Stroll Summer Walks at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is having a cultural event this Friday, July 12, 2018 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.   They welcome guests to take part in the occasional chance to stroll the gardens at sunset during their Sushi & Stroll evening.

Visit the 6 distinct Japanese inspired gardens within the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.  Make the special evening complete and enjoy the finest Japanese sake, Pan-Asian cuisine, food trucks and ice-cold beer.

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Music at the Mansion is a live music event held at the Tuckahoe Mansion in Jensen Beach twice a year. 

The concert is at the Tuckahoe Amphitheater, which is in the backyard of the public Tuckahoe Mansion overlooking the blue Indian River Lagoon. Aside from live music, there are food and drink vendors, activities for the kids, dancing, partying and an all-around good time.

The first Music at the Mansion will be held on Sunday, June 3rd featuring the Big Pine Band and the second event of the year will be on Sunday, December 2nd featuring the Sierra Band. The upcoming music festival this weekend will be held from 4-7 p.m. and the Big Pine Band is a local jam band performing southern rock.

About the Mansion:

The Tuckahoe Mansion is a historic

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