This blog is tourist and resident friendly. I do not list events that have outright entry fees. However, there are strictly Lake Worth events that at times do charge. Such is the Midnight Sun Festival on March 2-4. $5.00 So Much happening in our Vicinity of Lake Worth. Every Thursday/Friday you can check here. My calendar updates and articles posted the past week. 2/23 TASTE of Lake Worth starts 6:30 and yes tickets required. $25 well worth it. Tickets available at Studio 205 Andy’s store.
2/24 Friday LAST Bonfire on the Beach for the season
2/24-25 Lake Worth Street Painting Festival
Lake Worth Street Painting Festival the largest in the East as the other one is in San Diego Calif. Last Year it drew 100,000 thousand people Admission to the Festival is FREE Shuttle from Tri-Rail is FREE and from parking at PB State College another Shuttle also FREE
2/25 8 a..m. – 11a.m.. The $5 breakfast open to the public at the Gray Mockingbird Gardens 2000 n D st. Have your eggs your way, cooked to your specifications, less cheese more mushrooms. you name it they do it. Meet your neighbors there.
2/25 NORTON MUSEUM OF ART Sunday FREE actually Free till the construction is done.
Noon-12:30 PM / Events open with MC, Mr. Trombone / East Courtyard
Noon – 4 PM / Art Activity: Basquiat Community Collab (all ages) / East Courtyard
12:30-1:15 PM / Talk: The First African-American Community in the County / Davis Gallery
Everee Jimerson Clarke, the author of Pleasant City, West Palm Beach, discusses the history of the community and signs copies of her book.
12:30-1:15 PM / Reading: Radiant Child with author Javaka Steptoe / Fisher Program Space
12:30-1:15 PM / Haitian Folklore Dance, Le Nubian Dance, Inc. / East Courtyard
12:30-2 PM / Teen Advisory Squad members discuss art by African-American artists / Galleries
12:30-3:30 PM / Art Activity: Augusta Savage’s Gamin Reimagined (all ages) / Central Courtyard
1:15-1:45 PM / Performance, Black Student Union, Dreyfoos School of the Arts/ East Courtyard
1:30-2:15 PM / Talk: From Bannister to Bearden – African-American Art at the Norton, by Ellen Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Curator of American Art / Davis Gallery
1:45-2:45 PM / Hip-Hop Performance, Eric Biddines, / East Courtyard
2-2:50 PM / Norton Collection Highlights Tour / Meet at the Visitor Services Desk
2:30-3:15 PM / Teen Talk: Issues in Popular Culture, Norton Teen Advisory Squad / Davis Gallery
2:30 PM / Free tickets available for 3:30 performance of Ain’t I a Woman! Limit of four tickets per person while they last / Central Courtyard
3-3:50 PM / Exhibition Tour: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Sculpture / Meet at Visitor Services
3-3:30 PM / Live Music: Tribal Rhythm, Barton Elementary School Students/ East Courtyard
3:30-4:45 PM / Theatrical Performance: Ain’t I a Woman!
The Core Ensemble’s performance features Deltoiya Goodman in the roles of Sojourner Truth, Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter, and Fannie Lou Hamer. / Fisher Program Space / Tickets required, doors open 30 minutes before performance.
3:30-4:30 PM / Drum Circle, Abasi Hanif / East Courtyard
3:30 – 4:45 PM / Art Activity: Exploring African-American Textile Art, Kianga Jinaki / Davis Gallery
4:30 -5 PM / Mr. Trombone closes the program / East Courtyard
Noon-5 PM / Food Trucks
Special thanks to the West Palm Beach (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated; the Palm Beach County Library System, and the Palm Beach County School District.
2/27 Tuesday 11:00 a.m. A very exciting long-anticipated event