Bids for Kids
There seems to be an extraordinary wine tasting every weekend in season. The 13th annual Palm Beach Wine Auction on January 20 benefits arts education programs at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Taking place at Jupiter’s 1000 North restaurant and private club, the posh affair features rare vintages, a five-course feast, live music and over-the-top auction items beyond wine.
Whether an idyllic seaside pastel, Raku Japanese pottery, contemporary jewelry or hand-dyed indigo textiles, the Martin County Open Studio Tour promises something for every collector. Nearly 50 local artisans will welcome guests into their practice to learn about their process and pick up new artworks during the self-guided weekend tour on January 18-19.
Don denim and diamonds for the Visiting Nurse Foundation’s D&D Charity Ball at the Hitchin Post at Rockin H Ranch in Palm City on January 18. Come prepared for line dancing, too. Beerworks Charitable Foundation, whose motto is “Serving More Than Beer,” hosts the family-friendly “Blues, Brews, Bourbon & BBQ” on Saturday afternoon in Stuart’s Flagler Park.
vnaflorida.org. 201 SW Flagler Avenue; beerworks.org
Vegan festivals are taking off in Florida. Following Miami’s Seed Food & Wine Week, Palm Beach VegFest comes to West Palm Beach’s Meyer Amphitheater on January 19. Beyond vegan drinks, bites and food products, the outdoor event offers activities and wellness vendors for ath-leisure attire, skin care, crystals and more. It returns to Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater on March 21.
104 Datura Street; pbvegfest.com