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Upcoming Community Events

Key West FL / June 17 -  December 31
Pencil Me In: The Sketches of Mario Sanchez Exhibition 
Key West Art & Historical Society welcomes the public to the Bryan Gallery at the Custom House Museum located at 281 Front Street for "Pencil Me In: The Sketches of Mario Sanchez. The exhibit lauds the celebrated Cuban-American folk artist's sketches done on brown paper bags, a process Sanchez used to guide the layout of his famed bas-relief woodcarvings.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Key West Art & Historical Society, Custom House Museum 305-295-6616 

Key Largo FL / August 20 - September 23  
Coral Spawning Night Dives
Each year, corals spawn around the full moons of August and September. The exact spawning dates are unknown but these planned dives offer an opportunity to see this amazing spectacle of nature. Contact Amoray Dive Resort for departure times and prices. Dive dates are as follows: Aug. 20, Aug. 26, Sept. 17, Sept. 23. Contact: 305-451-3595

Key West FL / September 16 - October 16
WineDine KeyWest
Cuisine connoisseurs can enjoy multicourse prix fixe meals at as many as 30 Key West restaurants during WineDine KeyWest, billed as the island's first restaurant month. Restaurants include casual waterfront spots, trendy bistros, eateries specializing in fresh Florida Keys seafood and award-winning gourmet emporiums. Diners can register free online to take part in the month-long moveable feast.

Key West FL / September 29
Key West Theater presents: David Cook
After winning the Idol crown in season 7, Cook went on to sell over 1 million copies of his self-titled debut album and set out on a yearlong nationwide tour in support of his multiple hit singles. Show time 8PM. Event is ages 21 and over.
Contact: 305-985-04Key West FL / June 17 -
December 31
Pencil Me In: The Sketches of Mario Sanchez Exhibition 
Key West Art & Historical Society welcomes the public to the Bryan Gallery at the Custom House Museum located at 281 Front Street for "Pencil Me In: The Sketches of Mario Sanchez. The exhibit lauds the celebrated Cuban-American folk artist's sketches done on brown paper bags, aprocess Sanchez used to guide the layout of his famed bas-relief woodcarvings.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Key West Art & Historical Society, Custom House Museum 305-295-6616 

Key Largo FL / August 20 - September 23
Coral Spawning Night Dives
Each year, corals spawn around the full moons of August and September. The exact spawning dates are unknown but these planned dives offer an opportunity to see this amazing spectacle of nature. Contact Amoray Dive Resort for departure times and prices. Dive dates are as follows: Aug. 20, Aug. 26, Sept. 17, Sept. 23. Contact: 305-451-3595

Key West FL / September 16 - October 16
WineDine KeyWest
Cuisine connoisseurs can enjoy multicourse prix fixe meals at as many as 30 Key West restaurants during WineDine KeyWest, billed as the island's first restaurant month. Restaurants include casual waterfront spots, trendy bistros, eateries specializing in fresh Florida Keys seafood and award-winning gourmet emporiums. Diners can register free online to take part in the month-long moveable feast.

Key West FL / October 6 - 9
SoMo Marathon & Half Marathon
Presented by Pat Croce's Rum Barrel, this event is one of a kind! Imagine running through the southernmost island in the United States while enjoying a break from the ordinary. The Southernmost Marathon & Half promises just that- 26.2 or 13.1 miles of ocean and gulf views, as well as iconic Key West landmarks. A full weekend of events include the race and a Sunday Paddle Board race for the Special Olympics of Monroe County.
Contact: 305-766-5284
Email: liz@somomarathon.com

Key Largo FL / October 7 - 9
Fifth Annual Downtown Key Largo Songfest
A host of elite Nashville songwriters are to liven up three Key Largo stages during this Columbus Day weekend festival that features music in genres including jazz, blues, rock and roll, country and contemporary pop. In addition, music lovers can enjoy the stories behind yesterday's favorites and today's popular hits.
Contact: Robert DiGiorgio 305-619-0172
Email: downtownkeylargo@gmail.com

Key West FL / October 8
Key West Theater Presents: Edwin McCain
Edwin McCain's voice is everywhere. At any given moment, a radio station is playing one of his songs. An American Idol hopeful is belting out "I'll Be." A newlywed couple is dancing to "I Could Not Ask for More." McCain's innate ability to write and perform songs that somehow every listener claims as their own has made him one of the most enduring and downright likable entertainers of our generation. Show starts at 8 p.m.

Key West FL / October 9
Key West Theater presents: David Wilcox
David Wilcox is a brilliant song writer, a great singer, and one of the hottest guitar players in the world. With the release of David's new CD, "Boy In The Boat" his music has come full circle. It's a daring mix of diverse roots influences coupled with his remarkable style. The result? Something not only original but steeped in the raw funky tradition his fans have come to know and love. Tough but soulful; cool but passionate - the music keeps growing without losing its fiery edge.

Marathon FL / October 9
Marathon's Fall Harvest at Crane Point Museum
From 4-7 p.m., enjoy some old fashioned harvest-time fun to bring in the fall season! Hay rides, trail mazes, face painting, crafts for kids, cheeseburgers, chili dogs, apple cider, caramel apples, baked goods & live music. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children, free for ages 4 and under.
Contact: 305-393-9501

Key Largo FL / September 29 - October 2
REEF Fest
Join Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in a celebration of marine conservation. Morning activities include ocean adventures of kayaking, snorkeling and diving, all alongside marine life experts. Afternoons feature free seminars from renowned experts in topics like Marine Mammals, Shark Behavior, Deep Sea Exploration and Emerging Ocean Issues. Evenings boast food, drinks and fun with friends old and new. All events are open to the public.
Contact: 305-852-0030
Email: reefhq@reef.org

Florida Keys October Newsletter