Things to Do
7 Events To Attend In February Around Fort Lauderdale
What to do, see and lust over this season.
Experience a 21st century ballet with modern choreography, music and costume design at Ballets with a Twist’s “Cocktail Hour: The Show” on Feb. 9 at the Crest Theatre in Delray Beach. The pop-infused production is appropriate for all ages. (Tickets from $55; oldschoolsquare.org)
Here ye! Here ye!
Journey back in time at the 26th annual Florida Renaissance Festival beginning Feb. 10 at Quiet Waters Park. For seven theme-filled weekends experience the magic of the Renaissance era through costumed characters, an artisan craft shop and food fit for a royal feast. (Tickets from $12; ren-fest.com)
Tennis by the Sea
Enjoy the beach and one of the top tennis tournaments in the nation during the Delray Beach Open from Feb. 16 to 25. Competing tennis players include Juan Martín del Potro, Milos Raonic and the Bryan brothers doubles team. Be sure to also explore savory food, live music and installations from local artists. (Tickets from $38; yellowtennisball.com)
Strength of a Woman
Award-winning singer and songwriter Mary J. Blige will perform her chart-topping hits on Feb. 19 at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. (Tickets from $45; myhrl.com)
Legendary surf-rock band The Beach Boys will bring fun, fun, fun to South Florida on Feb. 11 at The Center in Coral Springs. The iconic band has sold millions of albums and changed the musical landscape. (Tickets from $63; thecentercs.com)
Boca Raton Concours D’Elegance
Automobile and motorcycle enthusiasts can head to the 12th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance from Feb. 23 to 25 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. The weekend’s festivities include a hangar party, gala dinner, auction, show, and an automobile and motorcycle exhibition with celebrity judges, Jay Leno and Tim Allen. (Tickets from $75; bocacde.com)
Beach Volleyball Major Series
The Beach Volleyball Major Series returns to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park from Feb. 27 to March 4. Olympic and World Champion pairs will battle it out on the sand during the six-day tournament. (Ticket prices vary; beachmajors.com)