Surf & Sips
Two blond besties combined their love for ocean sports and strong morning brews in a hybrid business. At Carve Surf & Coffee in Tequesta, surfers of all levels can purchase and rent sustainably made surfboards and accessories while enjoying Panther coffee drinks, Rishi teas and vegan, gluten-free pastries from Importico’s Bakery.
255 South US-1; 561.295.5895; carvesurfandcoffee.com
Chefs dream of truffles in fall, so expect many restaurants to have special menus and dinners devoted to the seasonal delicacy. Sant Ambroeus in Palm Beach features white truffles in signature dishes as a pricey add-on. Shave them atop pizza, pasta, risotto, Dover sole, carpaccio and even tartufo for dessert.
340 Royal Poinciana Way. 561.285.7990; santambroeus.com
Hike + Harvest
Autumnal festivities abound, but here are a couple family-friendly, interactive events that also educate about the region’s history and nature. Palm Beach County hosts a haunted hike in North Jupiter Flatwoods, a 160-acre natural area, on October 25. Reserve here.
The following day marks the Historical Society of Palm Beach County’s annual harvest festival and scarecrow contest.
3377 Church Street; discover.pbcgov.org. 300 North Dixie Highway; 561.832.4164; hspbc.org
As West Palm Beach celebrates a milestone—125 years—its popular GreenMarket is also having a big birthday. The weekly farmer’s market on Saturdays returns for its 25th season from October through April with nearly 100 vendors and live music. Note its temporary, waterfront location along Flagler Drive during the Clematis Streetscape project until December.