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The holidays are right around the corner, and this Thursday, November 26th is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving for many, traditionally revolves around family, friends, and delicious food. This Thanksgiving might be a little different than the previous years for many but here are some interesting facts and trivia about Thanksgiving.
- The first Thanksgiving is commonly considered to be in 1621 and Thanksgiving lasts three days. The event lasted three days because the settlers’ first corn harvest proved to be successful, Governor Bradford reportedly invited the Plymouth Colonists’ Native American allies to come and enjoy.
- Thanksgiving became an annual holiday under Abraham Lincoln. In 1863. Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November to be
Its official, The South Florida Fair recently announced its dates for the annual 2021 South Florida Fair. The South Florida Fair is one of the most anticipated events in Palm Beach County and next year the fair will be back and better than ever.
The South Florida Fair Officials announced that the annual event will be held on January 15th through January 31st, 2021. The fair is set to include all the typical entertainment, rides, fair foods, games, and much more. Most of the entertainment for the fair will be outdoors and will follow the current CDC guidelines and protocols for everyone’s health and safety.
The theme for the 2021 fair is “An Earthly A-Fair”, and Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd of every year and April 22nd 2020, was the 50th…
Jupiter’s Downtown Abacoa is hosting their Open-Air Outdoor Dining event three times this week. Dine along Town Center Drive in Jupiter at one of several restaurants located throughout Downtown Abacoa.
The Open-Air Dining event will include live music and open-air dining in the streets this fall in Jupiter. Several restaurants are planning on moving their tables outside three times this holiday weekend for the event. Normally the event happens on Friday and Saturday nights but this week, restaurants are adding tomorrow onto the list.
Open Air Dining Weekends Details:
When: Wednesday, November 25th, Friday, November 27th, and Saturday, November 28th
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Location: Town Center Drive, Jupiter
Restaurants located within the…
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Palm Beach Island. The Flagler Museum has transformed into a Christmas wonderland as part of their annual holiday tradition, Christmas at Whitehall.
During the holiday season, the first floor of Whitehall, also known as The Flagler Museum, is decorated in traditional Gilded Age holiday decorations. The main focal point of the holiday décor is the large 16-foot Christmas tree in the Grand Hall, filled with Gilded Age style ornaments and colored lights. The exterior and front gates of the grand estate are decorated with holiday wreathes and lights.
The Museum staff began decorating for the holiday season in early November and the decorations will be on full display as part of the new Visitor Experience…
Christmas cheer is coming early this year to Grandview Public Market in West Palm Beach. Beginning November 24, 2020 a yuletide pop-up bar known as “Miracle” at DeathorGloryBar.com will be open through the end of the year. Visitors will be sharing in an array of merriment inspired cocktails, including a Christmas Cosmo and Santa’s Pants. Ugly Christmas sweaters, tacky ornaments, and raunchy inflatable reindeers set the mood and an evening deserving of a second glance at the naughty or nice list will be required! Now through Dec. 31, Death or Glory will be transformed into a Christmas party palace, decked out in plastic Santa’s and cheesy holiday movies, a snow machines and mischievous reindeer.
Drinks will be served in festive glassware that…
While dining at home surrounded by family may be ideal for most people on Thanksgiving Day, sometimes it's nice to avoid cooking and dishes all together while enjoying a gourmet meal cooked by a chef at one of the many wonderful restaurants in Palm Beach County. From Jupiter to Delray Beach, here are some restaurants pulling out all the stops for those who choose to dine out on the town.
Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa
At Jupiter Beach Resort, savor the holiday at Sinclairs Ocean Grill. The dining room and outdoor terrace will be serving Thanksgiving a la carte with holiday specials adding to their regular menu for both lunch and dinner. Sip on a selection from the extensive wine list, and dine on gourmet dishes while overlooking the Atlantic…
Picking a favorite cookie seems like a nearly impossible task, but somehow every state in the US has managed to have a different cookie listed as their state’s top cookie. Some remain loyal to the original chocolate chip cookie and sugar cookie while other states prefer a nontraditional cookie.
Floridians have chosen their favorite cookie to serve at holidays is the Key Lime Pie cookie or the Key Lime Pie sandwich cookies filled with a tangy cream. The cookies are a soft buttery graham cookie with a key lime-flavored icing on top or cream in the middle.
Key Lime Pie Cookie Recipe
Graham Cookie: 1 Cup of unsalted butter (room temperature), 1 ½ cup of brown sugar, 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract, 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs, 1…
Waterfront on the Ocean at Juno Beach is a luxurious oceanfront condominium community,located at 800 Ocean Drive, Juno Beach. This is where the wide white sand beaches and tranquil blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean just happen to be the resident’s back yard. Waterfront on the Ocean is one of Juno Beach’s premiere elegant oceanfront condominiums located in Northern Palm Beach County offering sunrise as well as sunset views.
Privacy is key and state of art security system and key controlled access elevators are in place for individual homeowners. Waterfront on the Ocean in Juno Beach is landscaped in lush tropical palm trees and exotic shrubs. It features a spacious private heated swimming pool, whirlpool spa, and air-conditioned cabanas. Relaxing at…
Thanksgiving gatherings in South Florida may be different than in other parts of the United States just in part due to the glorious weather! Bright skies, pleasant climate, and cool breezes are easy justifications to stay out of the kitchen and go outside with visiting family and friends.
Make time for a round of golf at one of the many signature golf courses in the Jupiter area. Have a smashing tennis match or leisurely day at the beach with guests by simplifying the Thanksgiving menu just a smidge. Merely prepare some things in advance. While the turkey is roasting away in the oven, nibble on a couple of The Food Network elegant light bites and reminisce on all the over all the things for which you are grateful.
Hummus Cucumber Rolls…