Top 10 Don’t miss events


The inaugural Artists & Charities Hand in Hand Fine Arts Show will debut at the Palm Beach County Convention Center Nov. 2-3. The show is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  About 100 artists will be featured and 20 percent of all art sales will be donated to the participating charities, Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation, Armory Art Center and Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League.

The 2019 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl’s Great Chefs Tailgate Showcase & College Spirit Night will return on Nov. 5 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel. Benefiting Spirit of Giving Annual Holiday Gift Drive, the culinary event features dinner-by-the-bite from local restaurants. Rep your college colors.

The Alzheimer’s Association will host its “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” on Nov. 10 at Mizner Park. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 8:30 a.m. It is free to walk, but donations are suggested.

The Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic presented by Chase Private Client is set for Nov. 22-24. Celebrities scheduled to play in the 30th nnual event include Chris Noth, Carson Kressley, Jon Lovitz, David Cook, Hélio Castroneves, Shawn Hatosy, Tate Donovan, Jamie McShane and Maeve Quinlan. The Classic kicks off with a Friday morning Pro-Am, followed by the Classic Cocktail Party that evening. Saturday begins with celebrity tennis at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, followed by a gala that evening at the Boca Resort. Guests will enjoy dinner, dancing, and a live and silent auction. Musical entertainment provided byBarry Gibb. Tickets range in price from $20 to $900. Purchase tickets online at or call 561-394-2400.

The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is kicking off its 2020 Annual Campaign  with its eighth annual season kickoff event“Live Your Passion” on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at B’nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. The festivities will start at 6 p.m. with cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and connections among colleagues. The program begins at 7 p.m., featuring Jesse Itzler, former rapper, extreme endurance athlete, best-selling author, entrepreneur and co-founder of Marquis Jet, as well as David Moore, Chairman and CEO of Moore Holdings, Chair of the Board of UJA Federation of New York, Atlanta Hawks Co-owner, and professional stand-Up comedian. The event costs $95 per person in addition to a minimum household contribution of $500 to the 2020 Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Annual Campaign.

Pride & Prosecco, a literary themed event featuring cocktails and shopping returns to the Delray Beach Public Library from 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 7. Eat by the bite and shop from 15 vendors while supporting the library. Tickets $65 per person or $100 for 2 tickets.

Head to Delray’s Arts Garage for the First Annual Mighty Maxgiving with Max Weinberg’s Jukebox for two shows on Nov. 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. Max Weinberg, the rhythmic force propelling The E Street Band for 43 years, invites the audience to create, in real time, the set list he and his four-piece group will play that night.

Connected Warriors will hold its “Stars of Honor Gala” at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the Boca Raton Marriott. The event will celebrate 10 years of “helping the world feel better-one breath at a time.” The event’s honoree is Dr. Ira J. Gelb. Tickets cost $250 per person.

Catch the Commodores at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Nov. 9. The Grammy Award winners will perform in The Pavilion at 8 p.m. One of the greatest Motown and R&B and funk groups of all time, The Commodores (Walter “Clyde” Orange, James Dean “JD” Nicholas, and William “WAK” King) have influenced artists young and old and in all genres with their classic songs. The Commodores formed after meeting as freshmen at Tuskegee University in 1968. They tour with their five-piece band known as the “Mean Machine.” Tickets priced at $30/$40/$50 per person.

Family Promise of South Palm Beach County is hosting its annual Friends of the Family Gala from 6-10 p.m. on Nov. 14 at The Addison. The nonprofit provides temporary shelter, meals and counseling for homeless children and their parents. Annually, Family Promise helps approximately 15 families (60+ children/parents) get back on their feet again and no longer living in their car, sleeping on the streets or couch surfing. The event raises about 30 percent of their budget for the year. The evening begins with a cocktail hour/hors d’oeuvres followed by a three-course dinner. Tickets cost $188 per person.