Basel isn’t the only art game in South Florida. Founded by Palm Beach gallerist Sarah Gavlak, her second annual New Wave Art Wknd takes place December 6-8. Proceeds from this year’s private tours and lavish lunches and dinners at collectors’ homes, including Amy Phelan’s incredible abode, will go toward establishing an artist residency for immigrants in West Palm Beach.
340 Royal Poinciana Way; 561.833.0583; gavlakgallery.com. newwaveartwknd.com
Daniel Boulud and truffle season are a match made in heaven. The famous French chef celebrates the 10th anniversary of his annual truffle dinner on December 13 at Café Boulud in Palm Beach. Following a champagne reception, diners sit down for six courses such as black truffle and game consommé with Madeira cream, and turbot with white truffles and Hakurei turnips.
301 Australian Avenue; 561.655.6060; cafeboulud.com
Lights, Tinsel, Action!
’Tis the season for holiday-festooned boat parades, and several communities are hosting festivities on December 7. Martin County’s big procession begins at Jensen Beach Causeway at 6 p.m., and ends at the Twisted Tuna, where winners will be announced. The 25th annual Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade collects toy donations for the Marine Toys for Tots Program and Little Smiles nonprofits.
772.692.7599; discovermartin.com. thepalmbeaches.com
It seems like South Floridians can’t get enough of luxury and exotic car shows. Case in point is Palm Beach Concours on December 8, which marks the first time Worth Avenue is closing to automobile traffic for an event in its century-long existence. Collectors can register rides for a fee, while fans can view more than 100 cars priced up to $3 million at the complimentary display.