Don’t miss events

  1. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will showcase the “Building a Legacy: Gifts from Mary Griggs Burke Collection” through Sept. 17. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the museum, the collection shows recent gifts of Japanese Art from longtime friend and patron of Morikami, Mary Griggs Burke. She personally selected and loaned masterworks from her collection to the museum’s inaugural exhibit of the newly constructed galleries in 1993. In homage to her and Jackson Burke, the museum will showcase more than 60 works of art including paintings, prints, ceramics and textiles.
  2. The Lynn Philharmonia opens its 25th season under the direction of Maestro Guillermo Figueroa on Sept. 23 performing Haydn: Symphony No. 88 in G Major, Sortomme: Violin Concerto, Elmar Oliveira, violin and Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from Swan Lake. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Another performance will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday. Both take place at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center. Tickets cost $50 for box, $40 for orchestra, $35 for mezzanine.
  3.  See if your favorite restaurant is participating in Flavor Palm Beach this month. From Sept. 1-30 enjoy price fixe lunch and dinner menus from participating restaurants from Boca Raton to Jupiter. More than 50 restaurants will partake with three-course lunches at $20 per person and dinners ranging from $30-$45 per person. Try restaurants you’ve heard so much about without breaking the bank. Visit for more information.
  4. Boca’s Brazilian Beat is back for the sixth year on Sept. 9. The free event takes place from 6 to 11 p.m. at Mizner Park Amphitheater. Headlining the event is Latin Grammy winning singer Vanessa da Mata. Batuke Samba Funk is opening for da Mata.
  5. Enjoy craft brews at the Palm Beach Zoo at Brew at the Zoo on Sept. 16. Check out the animals while sampling beer from several dozen local breweries. Advance ticket purchase is required.
  6. Head to Fusion Art & Fashion Gallery in downtown West Palm Beach to check out the new gallery and exhibit, Sublime Chaos: a journey rom realism to abstraction. West Palm Beach artist Deborah Biegeleisen’s paintings will be on display at the gallery. A portion of the proceeds from all sales from this exhibition will be donated to Soroptimist International of the Palm Beaches. For more information, please visit
  7. Toasts, Tastes and Trolleys returns on Sept. 15 from 6 to 11 p.m. Beginning and ending at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, guests will enjoy their first cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the resort before boarding a trolley to experience signature food and cocktails at a variety of downtown locations. Trolleys will then return guests to the Boca Raton Reosrt & Club where the evening will conclude with dessert, dancing, and a cash bar. Tickets cost $125, which is a donation to the Boca Raton Historical Society. Trolley stops include Domus Restaurant & Lounge, Ouzo Bay Greek Kouzina, Truluck’s Seafood Steak Crab House and others. Attire is tropical casual. For more information, call 561-395-6766 x301 or
  8. The 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s returns to Mizner Park on Sunday, Sept. 17. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. A ceremony begins at 8 a.m. and the two mile walk starts at 8:30 a.m.
  9. The 4th Annual Bartender’s Battle benefitting the Unicorn Children’s Foundation is back on Sept. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Farmer’s Table. The event raises awareness for Neurodiversity, children and young adults who think, learn and communicate differently. Tickets: $30 in advance or $40 at the door.
  10. White House correspondent and CNN contributor April Ryan will be at Florida Atlantic University on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. as part of a panel discussing “Fake News and the Modern Presidency.” Ryan’s visit to FAU is part of the University’s fifth annual Robert J. Bailyn Symposium on the First Amendment which takes place each year to commemorate Constitution Day. The event will take place in FAU’s University Theatre on the FAU Boca Raton campus. Free parking is available in Garage II. A book signing will follow the lecture and books will be for sale at the event. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at or by calling 561-297-6124. Other panelists include Rick Christie, editorial page editor at the Palm Beach Post; Frank Cerabino, metro columnist at the Palm Beach Post: Rosemary O’Hara, editorial page editor at the Sun Sentinel, and Tom O’Hara, former managing editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.