December Calendar

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Wick Theatre

Annie

Nov. 29-Dec. 23

The Wick Theatre is proud to present Annie, starring Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Struthers as Miss Hannigan. Fun for the entire family, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit features a terrific score and tells the heartwarming tale of Little Orphan Annie, who stole the heart of a lonely millionaire.

Tickets: $75-$85

Old School Square

GreenlaneFree Friday Concerts 

Friday, 7:30 p.m.; free admission; weather permitting; bring lawn chairs, and bring the family, but no pets or outside food and beverage. Food and beverages available for purchase.

12/7        Jaded – Aerosmith Tribute

12/14     Big City Dogs – Classic Rock and Blues

12/21     Higher Ground – Top 40

12/28     Solid Brass – Great Horn bands from the 70’s

Holiday Carousel

through Jan. 1

Old School Square Park

Monday-Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 1-9 p.m.; school holiday break, 1-9 p.m.

Rides are $3

The Holiday Carousel is fun for all ages and anchors a holiday wonderland of activities in the Old School Square Park.

3rd Annual Carols by Candlelight

Dec. 1

Pavilion

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $20 (General Admission – bring a chair); $50 (Premium – includes reserved seating area); $100 (VIP – includes lounge area with bar, 3 drink tickets, complimentary bites and reserved seating area).

Get into the holiday spirit with this new community tradition! Banyan Creek Elementary, Pine Crest Middle Choir and The Ebony Chorale of the Palm Beaches will open the festivities, followed by headliners Orleans and appearances by Special Guests! The event culminates with the lighting of candles throughout the audience. Proceeds benefit Old School Square educational programming.

3rd Annual Empty Bowls

Dec. 2

Old School Square Park

Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; $25 in Advance; $30 at Gate

Empty Bowls is national grassroots 1-day event that raises money for local hunger relief. This unique event invites the public to “eat simply, so others can simply eat.” Old School Bakery has provided rustic breads and local chefs have donated their signature soups. Guests will share in a simple meal of bread, soup, and water. Each will receive a hand-crafted bowl to take home as a powerful reminder of all the empty bowls in the community. All proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit the Palm Beach County Food Bank to fight hunger in our community.

3rd Annual Beyond Art Basel

Dec. 5

Cornell Art Museum

Wednesday, 7 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; $10 Admission | Free for Old School Square Members

We’re celebrating Art Week by bringing the excitement of the art fairs up to Delray Beach! Artists, gallerists, and art collectors from all over the world will be in South Florida for art week, many of whom work with the Cornell Art Museum. The Tech Effect exhibition will be on view, and many of our Tech Effect artists are showing at the Miami art fairs. We’ll have about 5 Tech Effect artists attending to discuss their work with guests in a cocktail party atmosphere, with music, cash bar, and light bites! Guests will meet artists, see performance art, and enjoy the exhibition!

Open House

Dec. 15

Creative Arts School

Saturday, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm.; FREE

Come MEET our Instructors an discover the exciting 2018-2019 Fall/Winter class offerings.  Art, Photography, Digital Imaging, Writing, and Youth classes available.

Forever Styx

Dec. 15

Pavilion

Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $75 (VIP includes exclusive lounge, 3 drink tickets, reserved seating); $40 (Premium includes reserved seating area); $20 (General Admission, bring a chair)

FOREVER STYX entertains and amazes with classic recreations of the greatest hits from the iconic American Rock Band STYX.

Christmas with the New York Tenors Presented by Stellar Entertainment

Dec. 18

Crest Theatre

Tuesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $57/$47

The joyful sights and sounds of New York are all wrapped in the season’s best show, Christmas with the New York Tenors! Combining the vocal talents of Andy Coony, Daniel Rodriguez, and Christopher Macchio this performance is sure to inspire and entertain audiences of all ages!

Winter Craft Beer Garden Presented by Delray Beach Craft Beer Fest

Dec. 22

100ft Christmas Tree at Old School Square Park

Saturday, 5-10pm.; $5 drink tickets, $15 Branded Beer Stein with complimentary first pour

Enjoy some holiday cheer with beer! This one-night beer garden will feature local craft seasonal favorites, full bar, games, raffles and a LIVE Holiday DJ!

Classic Albums Live: The Beatles

Dec. 29

Pavilion

Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $75 (VIP includes exclusive lounge, 3 drink tickets, reserved seating); $40 (Premium includes reserved seating area); $20 (General Admission, bring a chair)

Presented by MusicWorks and Old School Square, Classic Albums Live is a new concert series that takes classic albums and performs them live, on stage – note for note, cut for cut – using the world’s greatest musicians. Performing The Beatles last recorded album, “Abbey Road.” This is NOT a local tribute band.

Delray Beach Playhouse

Messages in Harmony: The Story and Song of Peter, Paul and Mary

Feelin’ Groovy Series

Dec. 5

Wednesday, 2 p.m.

Tickets $25 (adult); $15 (students); $20 (groups)

Peter, Paul and Mary were brought together by their promoter Albert Grossman in 1961, and with their rich harmonies became one of the most influential social justice groups of the 60’s folk revival.

I Laughed, I Cried, I Forgot Where I Parked

Interactive Studio Theatre Series

Dec. 7

Friday, 2 p.m.

Tickets $25 (adult); $15 (students); $20 (groups)

Leo and Sadie were strolling the aisles of Costco, when each of them stopped for a delicious sample.  They each reached for the same Ritz cracker, looked up, and saw a spark of recognition in each other’s eyes: Could this be the same sweetheart I went to prom with nearly 60 years ago?

Everything’s Coming Up “Gypsy!” – The Birth of a Classic American Musical

Musical Memories Series

Dec. 10-20

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Thursday (12/13), 2 p.m. and Thursday (12/20), 2 & 8 p.m.

Tickets $35 (adults); $15 (students); $25 (groups)

When Arthur Laurents was asked to adapt Gypsy Rose Lee’s autobiography into a musical, he declined.  But when he explored Gypsy’s early life, he discovered the story of her mother, a woman who had become a real-life “backstage” legend in her efforts to make her daughter a star.

“An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas” — starring EVAN TYRONE MARTIN

Artists Lounge Live Series

Dec. 27 &

Thursday, 8 p.m.; Friday, 2 & 8 p.m.

Make the holidays extra special with this unforgettable show.  Chicago leading man Evan Tyrone Martin (JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, DREAMGIRLS, SIDE SHOW) warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of musical legend Nat King Cole.

Simply Streisand

Dec. 29 & 30

Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

“The next best thing to seeing Streisand herself” is how the New York Post described Carla DelVillaggio.

New Year’s Eve “Fever”

Dec. 31

Monday, 2 p.m.; Tickets $75 (VIP) and $50 (Regular)

Monday, 8 p.m.; tickets $100 (VIP) and $75 (Regular)

Musical theatre celebrities, JILL and RICH SWITZER (hosts of The Morning Lounge on Legends radio/100.3 FM) will perform a very special tribute to Peggy Lee, in word and song, with a full five-piece band.

Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music

Guest Pianist: Alessandro Deljavan

Dec. 1

7:30 p.m.

Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Superstar pianist Alessandro Deljavan has been astonishing audiences for more than two decades. Acknowledgements began at the age of nine when he won the prestigious Concours Musical de France.

Tickets: $20

Phoenix Bassoon Quartet

Dec. 6

7:30 p.m.

Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Since its inception as an academic project in the School of Music of the Universidad de Costa Rica in 1993, the Phoenix Bassoon Quartet has become one of Costa Rica’s most notable chamber music groups. This ensemble has highlighted unknown repertoire, particularly Costa Rican and Latin American works, ranging from baroque (colonial) to classical and traditional music.

Tickets: $20

Preparatory School of Music Fall Recital

Dec. 8

10 a.m.

Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Students of all ages and levels from Lynn’s preparatory program share their accomplishments in voice, piano and a variety of other instruments.

Tickets: FREE

5th annual Lynn Chamber Music Competition Final Round

Dec. 8

7:30 p.m.

Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Lynn’s chamber music program has gained national recognition through its partnership with the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York, which presents the winning group of our annual Chamber Music Competition in a New York debut recital at the Kosciuszko Foundation.

Tickets: FREE

16th annual Gingerbread Holiday Concert

Dec. 9

3 p.m.

Boca Raton Resort and Club

This concert attracts parents, grandparents and kids of all ages to enjoy holiday classics performed by the Lynn Philharmonia. The annual event raises scholarship funds for the conservatory’s deserving and talented student musicians from all over the world.

Tickets: $35, general admission

Women’s National Book Association

Dec. 12

6:30 p.m.

Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Ave.

Food, wine,  gifts, a raffle with fabulous prizes to benefit the Florida Library Assn. Disaster Relief Fund for libraries affected by the hurricane. and lots of fun. Cost, $10.

For more information: membership.wnbasofla@gmail.com.

Arts Garage

Christmas Classics with Chino Nunez y La Parranda

Dec. 1, 8-10 p.m.

Caroling Latin Style

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Enjoy a Christmas-themed show featuring American and Latin holiday classics infused with Latin rhythms.

Julius Sanna Band – Around the World for the Holidays

Dec. 2, 7-p.m.

Jazz and World Beat

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $40

The Julius Sanna Band ushers in the Holidays this season with a delightful global tour of music.

Selwyn Birchwood

Dec. 7, 8-10 p.m.

Blues

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $40

With his fiery guitar and lap steel playing, his trailblazing, instantly memorable songs and gritty, unvarnished vocals, Selwyn Birchwood is among the most extraordinary young stars in the blues.

Diane Marino Quartet

Dec. 8, 8-10 p.m.

Jazz, American Songbook, Brazilian & Latin Jazz

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

In her over 35 year career, Diane has performed Great American Song Book, Traditional jazz, Latin and Brazilian jazz to captivated audiences in jazz venues, performing arts centers and festivals

Motown in Motion

Dec. 9, 7-9 p.m.

Motown

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Motown in Motion pays tribute to “The Temptations” and “The Four Tops” and features four very talented singers and dancers. Larry Johnson, the lead singer, has performed and still is playing with many of the originals. Michael White, Gary Samms and Greg Woods, all accomplished in their own right, complete this exciting and entertaining group.

Drew Tucker and the New Standard

Dec. 14, 8-10 p.m.

Jazz Fusion

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $40