Latin art is the subject of a sweeping exhibition series whose first phase opens at the Norton Museum of Art on October 4. “The Body Says, I Am a Fiesta: The Figure in Latin American Art” begins in the 1930s and includes works by Ana Mendieta to Diego Rivera as well as Félix González-Torres’ signature candy installation.
1450 South Dixie Highway; 561.268.0500; norton.org
The West coast’s Tampa Bay Brewing Company is crossing the Sunshine State to Stuart’s Café Martier @Post Office Arcade for a multi-course, beer tasting dinner on October 8. After learning about the brewery’s history, guests will tuck into beer-steamed P.E.I mussels, Gulf shrimp with Spanish rice and pumpkin-drizzled caramel cheesecake.
23 SW Osceola Street; 772.600.5025; cafemartier.com
There’s never a bad time of year to stay at the Breakers Palm Beach. The palatial property sweetens the invitation with its “Escape to Paradise” package through December 15—including Thanksgiving weekend. Guests receive extras like complimentary breakfast, fitness center access and group exercise classes. Inquire about October’s spa special, the Sunshine spa ritual, too.
One South County Road; 561.655.6611; thebreakers.com
More than pumpkin lattes and Halloween decorations, fall is all about festivals. Jupiter gets into the seasonal spirit with its version at the Plaza Down Under on the Riverwalk (below the Indiantown Road bridge) on October 5. The afternoon’s Day of the Dead theme features a mariachi band and Mexican folk dancers.
25 South Coastal Way; jupiter.fl.us