Opera @ The Waterfront in West Palm Beach!

Palm Beach Opera has organized this special performance free to the public starting at 2:00pm tomorrow, December 13th. More than 100 musicians will come together to present an afternoon of live opera in a free concert at the Meyer Amphitheatre on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway.

Bring a blanket and picnic basket and enjoy opera’s most recognizable arias and ensembles performed by the combined forces of international opera singers James Valenti and Michael Chioldi, the Palm Beach Opera Young Artists, Orchestra, and Chorus for an unforgettable afternoon of music.

Spectators can buy VIP tickets for $ 25 which includes a tent for beer, hot dogs, cotton candy, and MORE before the concert.

There is plenty of parking nearby so you’ll be able to find a spot easily. In addition to the parking lots and garages that are marked, there is also street parking along many of the streets surrounding the Meyer Amphitheatre.

Have Fun!

Posted in Local Events & Happenings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Flagler Museum Opens Café des Beaux-Arts for the Season

Starting today through April 4th, each afternoon the Flagler Museum offers a Gilded Age style lunch featuring an array of delicacies and refreshments reminiscent of the elegance of the Gilded Age. Visitors enjoy a selection of gourmet tea sandwiches, traditional scones, and sweets complemented by the Flagler Museum’s own Whitehall Special Blend™ Tea, and served on exquisite Whitehall Collection™ china.

Café des Beaux-Arts is located inside the beautiful Flagler Kenan Pavilion. Designed in the style of a nineteenth-century Beaux-Arts railway palace, the Pavilion provides guests with spectacular panoramic views of scenic Lake Worth and the West Palm Beach skyline. Henry Flagler’s private Railcar No. 91 completes the sophisticated Gilded Age ambiance.

Tuesday – Saturday 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m / Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

$22 for Members, $40 for non-members

Advance purchase recommended. All prices include Museum Admission, tax & gratuity.

Call (561) 655-2833 x 27 or click here to purchase tickets online.

Posted in Local Events & Happenings | Tagged | Leave a comment

Palm Beach Area Restaurants Serving for Thanksgiving

Thank goodness there are restaurants open on Thanksgiving because not everybody wants to cook and cleanup.  If you’re one of those people, then here are some tips for restaurants tomorrow:

Avocado Grill – 125 Datura St.
Thanksgiving dinner with a healthy twist. Chef/owner Julien Gremaud has created a special three-course, prix fixe menu that includes a choice of traditional offerings (turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green beans) or a healthier style feast (turkey, quinoa, braised kale, roasted tomatoes, green beans and sweet potatoes). For dessert, have the Lime Ginger Crème Brûlée, Passion Fruit Tiramisu and more. Serving from 3 – 9 p.m. Cost is $38 per person. For more information, please call (561) 623-0822 or visit www.AvocadoGrillWPB.com

PISTACHE French Bistro – 101 N. Clematis St.
The three-course traditional holiday dinner will serve for starters Onion Soup Gratinee, Burgundy Escargots, Maytag Blue Cheese Salad, and Wild Mushroom Risotto. Entrées will include Heritage farm roast turkey with chestnut brioche stuffing, cauliflower-Brussels sprouts hash, sweet potato puree and more. And finish with choices ranging from apple pie with spiced honey sauce to pumpkin pie with fresh whipped cream. Serving from 3 p.m. Cost is $45 per person ($19 for kids), plus tax and tip. For more information, please call (561) 833-5090 or visit www.PistacheWPB.com

Taboo on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach is offering a 3 course menu for $ 37.  Open from 11:30am. 561-835-3500

Happy Thanksgiving to All!

Posted in Palm Beach Island, West Palm Beach - Clematis Street District | Tagged | Leave a comment

West Palm Beach “Sandi Land” Holiday Tree Lighting

Master Artists will sculpt 35′ tall Sandi, the World’s ONLY 600-ton Sand Tree, from November 24  to December 1st on the Great Lawn, West Palm Beach Waterfront.  Holiday Highlights:

DEC 4       Holiday Tree Lighting

DEC 4-31  Sandi, the Giant Holiday Sand Tree & Sand Sculptures

DEC 5-30  Peppermint Putt-Putt 9-Hole Mini Golf

DEC 5-30  SnowieVille

DEC 18     Clematis by Night Circus “Built to Amaze!”

For more information:  561/822.1515 or www.wpb.org/events

Posted in Local Events & Happenings | Tagged , | Leave a comment