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Calendar of Events for the Florida Keys

Event calendar courtesy of fla-keys.com - The Tourism & Development Councel of the Florida Keys

Calendar of Events for January
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January 12 to February 04,  in Marathon
Marathon Community Theater presents: The Hallelujah Girls
January 12 to February 04
From the authors of Golden Girls comes this hilarious and rollicking comedy of six feisty women who have taken over an abandoned church and made it into a day spa. Now, It's the regular Friday meeting place where these women realize their time is precious and if they are going to change their lives and achieve their dreams, they have to get on it now.
Contact: 305-743-0994


January 12 to January 22,  in Key West
Fringe Theater presents: Agnes of God
January 12 to January 22
A novice nun. A dead newborn child. A court-appointed psychiatrist and a mother superior battle for the life of the novice nun, Agnes. Is she gifted in the mysteries of faith or guilty of cold-blooded murder? A psychological war ensues. Performance dates January 12-15 and 19-22, show starts 7 p.m. at The Studios of Key West at 533 Eaton Street.
Contact: 305-731-0581


January 15 to January 20,  in Key West
30th Annual Quantum Key West Race Week 2017
January 15 to January 20
The annual race week challenge features world-class competition and yachting teams from more than 12 countries and 24 American states. More than 100 racing yachts typically compete for class championships in this international regatta. To view the action, fans can book seats on spectator boats ranging from excursion catamarans to historic tall ships or from land at Key West's Atlantic-front restaurants, resorts and beaches.
Email: info@keywestraceweek.com

January 19 to January 21,  in Islamorada
Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament
January 19 to January 21
The Presidential is one of the most prestigious offshore tournaments in the Florida Keys, and is the second leg of the Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship. Anglers compete for beautiful trophies and prizes with sumptuous banquets held at beautiful Cheeca Lodge & Spa.
Email: lthornhill@cheeca.com

January 20 to February 12,  in Key West
Red Barn Theatre presents: Murder for Two
January 20 to February 12
Everyone is suspect...one actor investigates the crime and the other plays all the suspects and the BOTH play the piano. A highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs, it's a perfect blend of music, mayhem, and murder in a witty, winking homage to old fashioned murder mysteries.
Contact: 305-296-9911


January 21 ,  in Key West
Key West Theater presents: Phil Vassar w. Shastina Chiles
January 21
Billboard Country Songwriter Of The Year Phil Vassar continues to churn out incisive, soulful lyrics with infectious melodies. Best known for the chart toppers "In A Real Love" and "Just Another Day In Paradise," Phil Vassar also hit the top ten with "Carlene," "Last Day Of My Life," "American Child," "Six-Pack Summer," "That's When I Love You" and "Love Is A Beautiful Thing." Key West resident Shastina Chiles plays her own solo, as well as duo gigs all over the Florida Keys.
Contact: 305-985-0433
Email: info@thekeywesttheater.com

January 21 to January 22,  in Key West
Key West Kingfish Mayhem
January 21 to January 22
Big fish, big money! Come fish for some of the largest kingfish in Florida Keys waters in this new tournament. Fishing headquartered at Stock Island Marina. First prize could earn $15,000 cash, based on a 50-boat field.
Contact: Jimmy Wickett 954-605-8284
Email: captjimmy@getchasomecharters.com

January 22 ,  in Key West
Performance at St. Paul's presents: The Lopez/Tabor Duo
January 22
Violinist Alfonso Lopez and pianist Michelle Tabor present a varied program that comprises works from Bach and Beethoven to the 19th century Frenchman, Lalo, as well as some sparkling Hispanic compositions. Performance at St. Paul's Church, 401 Duval St. Tickets $20.


January 22 to February 03,  in Key West
Conch Republic Cup, Key West Cuba Race Week
January 22 to February 03
The CRC is a historic race that started in 1997 with direct race to Varadero then expanded to Havana in 1999. The triangle race as it has been coined is a traditional race to Cuba that allows the racer to complete a triangle between KW and two Cuba cities - Varadero and Havana. The CRC is a non-profit organization with the mission to introduce as many of the US sailing community to Cuba as possible as well as revitalize racing in Cuba.
Contact: 305-731-6219
Email: info@conchrepubliccup.org

January 23 to January 30,  in Key West
Kelly McGillis Classic International Flag Football Championship
January 23 to January 30
Women and girls from around the world are to meet on the playing field for hard-fought sporting action. Each year, more than 26 teams from across the United States, Mexico, Central America, Sweden and India participate.
Contact: 305-896-8678
Email: iwffa@iwffa.com

January 24 to January 28,  in Key West
Key-West-to-Cuba Theatrical Exchange
January 24 to January 28
Key West Theater will present a full production of the Cuban play "Eclipse" by renowned Cuban playwright Jazz Vilá in English with Cuban actors, the first theatrical exchange to take place between America and Cuba in more than 50 years. "Eclipse" is a modern retelling of the classic play "Miss Julie" by August Strindberg, which uses the tool of reality television to contemporize the classic work.
Contact: (305) 985-0433


January 24 to February 11,  in Key West
Waterfront Playhouse presents: The Trip to Bountiful
January 24 to February 11
American masterpiece about the universal pull that we all feel for "home." Carrie Watts is an elderly widow, trapped in the tiny Houston apartment of her overprotective son and domineering daughter-in-law, who wants to return to her hometown of Bountiful - one last time before she dies. With pension check in hand, she breaks free. Her journey is filled with humor and tenderness that's both touching and life-affirming.
Contact: 305-294-5015


January 25 to January 29,  in Key West
Key West Food & Wine Festival
January 25 to January 29
Top chefs and restaurateurs display culinary creativity and the Keys' indigenous cuisine in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include the lively "Old Town Uncorked," neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars, winemaker dinner series and a grand tasting.
Contact: 800-474-4319
Email: dolce@dolceeventsandmarketing.com

January 25 to January 26,  in Islamorada
IFC Sailfish Tournament
January 25 to January 26
Presented by the Islamorada Fishing Club, the event is the final leg of the three-pronged Florida Keys Gold Cup Championship series and typically draws a field of up to 30 boat teams of elite sport fishermen. A total cash payout for a full field at the IFC Sailfish Tournament could reach $30,000.


January 26 ,  in Key West
South Florida Symphony presents: Ubermensch
January 26
Featuring violin soloist Tessa Lark, enjoy a Korngold concerto for violin and orchestra. Performance at 7:30 p.m., Florida Keys Community College, Tennessee Williams Theatre


January 27 to January 29,  in Key West
Fish for Jose!
January 27 to January 29
Enjoy music, dinners, guest speakers, live auctions and more during this inaugural celebration of Jose Wejebe and his mission of giving back to the Florida Keys fishing community! This three-day event encourages the local community to take time to do something new and/or share a fishing experience with a friend—something that will help continue to spread Jose Wejebe's mission of giving back. Additionally, both the Foundation and the event help carry on Jose's legacy of making fishing dreams come true through organizations like Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Veterans Recreation Department of the Miami VA Hospital.


January 28 to January 29,  in Key West
32nd Annual Key West Craft Show
January 28 to January 29
Tens of thousands of attendees browse and buy among juried artisans and crafters who gather to display their talents at this popular outdoor festival on lower Whitehead Street in historic Old Town Key West.
Contact: 305-294-1243
Email: kwartctr@earthlink.net

January 28 ,  in Islamorada
Saltwater Sportsman Seminar Series
January 28
Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series provides anglers of all experience levels valuable techniques and tips for fishing. The 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. event is to be staged at the Coral Shores High School's Performing Arts Theater, mile marker 89.9 oceanside. George Poveromo, host of "George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing" on NBC Sports Network and editor-at-large for "Salt Water Sportsman" magazine is to headline the program alongside a series of veteran Florida Keys-based fishing guides. Each seminar location offers chances to win a trip to the Florida Keys!
Contact: 1-800-448-7360


January 28 ,  in Key Largo
Free Outdoor Pops-in-the-Park: Country Western Jamboree
January 28
A free concert held at the Murray Nelson Gov't. & Cultural Center park, mile marker 102 bayside, featuring great music from America. Bring your hat and boots! Special appearance by the Key Players. Performance is outdoors; no chairs provided, bring blankets. Starts at 4 p.m. Admission free for all concerts. Presented by Keys Community Concert Band.
Contact: 305-853-7294
Email: keyscommunityconcertband@yahoo.com

January 29 ,  in Key West
Key West Impromptu Classical Concerts presents: Ashu
January 29
Ashu has cultivated a pioneering career as the first and only full-time concert saxophone soloist. He has established an extraordinary ability to communicate with audiences around the world through his charismatic and emotive performance style. Show starts 4 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St.
Email: kmcvhooper@comcast.net

January 29 ,  in Key West
23rd Annual Key West Master Chefs Classic
January 29
Local restaurants vie for top honors in appetizer, entrée and dessert categories. Attendees sample the culinary treats while judges pick the winners. The show is held from 4-7 p.m. at the Westin Key West Resort & Marina pier. Event proceeds benefit the nonprofit Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens.
Contact: 305-294-9526, ext 25


January 29 ,  in Key West
Key West Theater presents: The Ramble
January 29
Key West musicians come together to perform in this exclusive concert experience: a celebratory night of live music featuring the best talent the southernmost island has to offer. Special guests include Dora Gholson, Carter Brothers, Pete & Wayne and Robert Douglas.
Contact: 305-985-0433
Email: info@thekeywesttheater.com

January 29 ,  in Key West
26th Annual Al Mueller Golf Tournament
January 29
Join the Big Pine & Lower Keys Rotary for the 26th Annual Take Stock in Children (Al Mueller Memorial Classic) golf tournament at the Key West Golf Course. The format is a 4-person team best ball scramble. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. Play starts at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $100 per player. This includes 2 mulligans, 2 red tees and an awards luncheon at the end of the tournament. There will be hole prizes, raffle prizes and 50/50.
Contact: Register (305) 294-5232
Email: wtycoliz@msn.com

Calendar of Events for January
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All events are subject to change. Contact the event coordinators for the most current dates and times.

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