Live at the Norton! Concert Series on Sundays

The Norton Museum of Art  announced its 14th season of Live!At the Norton concerts.  Performances are at 3 p.m. on Sundays in the Museum Theater, unless otherwise noted.

Since 2002, Live! At the Norton has been a regular feature of the Museum’s programming. The Norton hosts programs by many of the gifted musicians who reside in South Florida, as well as those from outside the region. “We strive to host exciting, diverse programs each year, and this year’s performers offer a rich variety of classical and jazz music,” says Glenn Tomlinson, William Randolph Hearst Curator of Education. “Artists introduce the works they’re performing from the stage so that all audience members can engage more directly with the music and performers. The Museum’s intimate theater offers a wonderful opportunity for this interchange.”

Tickets are $3 for members and $5 for non-members, and are available at the Visitor Services desk on the day of the concert. Theater doors open one hour before show time. Seating is general admission and available on a first-come, first-served basis. This program is made possible in part by the Gayle and Paul Gross Education Endowment Fund.

The 2015-16 series features the following concerts:

The Neil Bacher Quartet / Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015                                                                            Performing original jazz compositions and standards, the Neil Bacher Quartet features Bacher on guitar, Dolph Castellano on piano, Kai Sanchez on bass, and Carlomagno Araya on percussion. Come here why Bacher and his band are in demand on both sides of the Atlantic; their set showcases the individual personalities of each performer, as well as their great synergy as a quartet.

Andrew Sords: Art of the Violin / Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016                                                                             With comments like “utterly radiant” and “exceptionally heartfelt and soulful,” reviewers have hailed Andrew Sords’ artistry with the violin. Along with pianist Eriko Izumida, Sords performs a concert of Romantic favorites, including Brahms’ 3rd Sonata for Violin and Elgar’s Salut d’Amour, as well as Bartók’s Rumanian Folk Dances.

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Moonfest in West Palm Beach – The Biggest Halloween Party in Florida!

Florida’s largest Halloween event, Moonfest, will return to the streets of Downtown West Palm Beach for its 23rd year on Saturday, Oct. 31. Tickets to this popular, unique Halloween street party are now available for purchase for revelers ages 21 and older only. Costumes are encouraged. Ticket prices are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. Pricing for the RIP (VIP) area is $55 in advance and $75 the day of the event, which includes open premium bar, a buffet, early event access and a preferred entrance to Moonfest. For more information visit:

Grandview Gardens B & B is offering a special package for visitors to Moonfest/Halloween, including special “RIP” amenities and an extra transfer to all the action on Clematis.  Click here for more information or call 561-833-9023.

When: Saturday, Oct. 31st from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: 100 – 500 Blocks of Clematis St.
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Summer Fun Nights at the Palm Beach Zoo

Through the end of August, The Palm Beach Zoo is open in the evening every Friday and some Saturdays from 5 – 9 pm.  The “Summer Fun Nights” include special programs each week for children, Food Truck Safaris and live music.

A unique Tropical zoo, the Palm Beach Zoo is home to over 700 animals from around the world including endangered Malayan tigers, fun loving lemurs and fierce jaguars.  Shady paths and a full service cafe featuring organic and locally grown offerings make the Palm Beach Zoo a great place to spend an afternoon or evening.

For more information about the zoo and the evening programs, click here.

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West Palm Beach July 4th Activities

West Palm Beach features one of the largest July 4th Weekend festivals in South Florida. Here is an overview of all the activities:

FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 — BBQ, Brews & Blues 
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Historic Northwest Neighborhood, three blocks north of Clematis on Rosemary. Guests can savor free samples of southern soul food with local craft beer tastings. Also featuring live blues music and much more in a family-friendly outdoor atmosphere. Trolley service will be available from downtown West Palm Beach.

SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015 — 4th on Flagler
5:00 to 11:00 p.m.
West Palm Beach Waterfront
Celebrate Independence Day in paradise at this free, outdoor patriotic celebration!  Residents and visitors of all ages can enjoy the biggest and best fireworks display in South Florida, simulcast on Palm Beach Broadcasting, live entertainment by national recording artists Jacquie Lee and North of Nine, with tons of activities along the spectacular West Palm Beach Waterfront.

Want a VIP experience?  Purchase tickets to Club 4th, the private 21-AND-OVER party in the Lake Pavilion on the Waterfront, complete with food by Ruth’s Chris Steak House and a full beverage service.  Enjoy the 4th in air conditioned comfort and reserve a prime view for the fireworks show. Tickets are $40 and include 2 free drink tickets (nonalcoholic or alcoholic) at the full service bar, Ruth’s Chris Steak House catered service starting at 6:00 p.m., DJ and 97.9 WRMF on-air personalities, air-conditioned facility, indoor restrooms and private firework viewing area. Tickets on sale now:

Glow FORE it Mini Golf Course
– Military Honor Ceremony
– Giant Flag Raising
The Pool presented by WPB Art in Public Places
– Kid’s area with crafts
– Food and drink vendors

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 — War Games
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Meyer Amphitheater, Downtown West Palm Beach
A fun and exciting crossfit-style competition that pits the branches of the Military against each other in a rigorous fitness battle to see who will earn bragging rights.  Guests can also enjoy a military operation vehicle display, kid’s activities and more. Proceeds to benefit the 22 Until None Foundation.

For information and to register, visit

Grandview Gardens is offering a special July 4th weekend package.  For more details, click here.

For more information:  561/822.1515

Map of Downtown Parking


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