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The famous Norton Museum of Art is excited to be open and welcoming guest back. This year, the museum is celebrating its 80th Anniversary and in the beginning of February held a virtual celebration to celebrate the milestone.

The Norton Museum of Art was founded in 1941 by Ralph H. Norton and his wife Elizabeth. Norton was an industrialist in Chicago who was head of the Acme Steel Company. The idea of the museum came about because the two used to collect art and items to decorate their homes.

The couple spent a lot of time in Palm Beach County and when they were semi-retired in 1935, the Norton’s not knowing what to do with their massive art collection decided to create their own museum in West Palm Beach. Construction for the gallery and the School

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The 31st Annual Downtown Stuart Art Festival will be taking place this weekend. Osceola Street in Downtown Stuart will be transformed into a spectacular art festival. Gallery style booths will line the street and be filled with fine art and homemade goods available for purchase.

Stuart is home to more than 70 gift shops, clothing stores, and restaurants in the downtown area that will be open during the art festival for locals and visitors to enjoy the small town.  For the past 34 years, the festival has established itself to be one of the main art fairs in Martin County.

The Stuart Art Festival Details:

When: Saturday, February 27th and Sunday, February 28th

Time:  10 am to 5 pm.

Tickets: Admission is free and visitors who wish to attend

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Shark Wake Park 561 is located at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach. Shark Wake Park located at 1440 Eshleman Trail and is more than fun on the water.  Safe waters, no sharks! The waterpark is some of the best family-friendly cable water sports parks and aqua parks in the world.  In 2019, the waterpark unveiled its location in West Palm Beach.  Shark Wake Park 561 is one of the largest floating playgrounds on the East Coast. Anything you can do behind a boat; you can do at the cable park.

Jump, dive and splash into your next family-friendly adventure on our Obstacle Island. If you ever wanted to wakeboard, learn here. The huge floating playground is full of monkey bars, climbing towers, slides and more! There is no better place for kids to play, or

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If you are an art lover, you will rejoice. There is a new art festival coming to town, Affair of the Arts. It will take place in Boynton Beach on the north side of the Boynton Beach Mall, 801 North Congress Avenue.

The Affair of the Arts will take the place April 9 - 11, 2021 and will bring art lovers together for a socially distanced event. Attendees will enjoy the varied art and handcrafted items from many of the same vendors from the former Delray Affair. Shop all your favorite Delray Affair artisans at the Affair of the Arts offering everything from fine art to funky home décor. A beer and wine garden will also be on premises to maintain a festive atmosphere.

To encourage social distancing, the new set-up in Boynton will give guests a

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a unique program that allows the public to adopt a sea turtle from their sea turtle research and rehabilitation center. The adoption program helps benefit further research and continuous care for the injured, sick, and endangered sea turtles housed in Juno Beach.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help protect marine life and help to promote ocean conservation. If an injured sea turtle is found, the center rescues the sea turtle and brings it to their rehabilitation center for treatment and diagnosis before being released back into the ocean.

The beaches in our area are popular every March through October during the Sea Turtle Nesting Season. Along

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Rock'n Riverwalk in downtown Stuart is a signature concert series presented every Sunday by Stuart Main Street and the Historic Stuart Downtown Business Association.  These two non-profit organizations can host the event at no charge to the public thanks to generous sponsors, attendee donations in addition to live music events that benefit Rock'n Riverwalk.

In 2000, Rock'n Riverwalk began as the Lunchbox Concert Series each Friday afternoon from October through June. Over time, the event's popularity grew, and the downtown traffic grew. The event was renamed Riverwalk Jazz Series and moved to Sundays. As popularity increased, they expanded from jazz to all genres of music and once again the event was renamed Rock’n Riverwalk.

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Downtown Abacoa in Jupiter hosts their weekly Open-Air Dining event every Friday and Saturday night. Dine along Town Center Drive with one of the several restaurants for a perfect dinner under the stars.

The Open-Air Weekend Dining event began last year, and it became very popular among the restaurant goers. Local restaurants move their tables outside and onto the street for a night a great food and live music.  The dining event is every Friday and Saturday night beginning at 4 pm to 10 pm.

Restaurants located within the Downtown Abacoa area include Aquazure Restaurant and Bar, Bahama Bucks, Freshii, Brick and Barrel Gastro Pub, Crux Coffee Roaster, Civil Society Brewing Company, Copacabana, Costello’s Trattoria, Das Beer Garden, Hokkaido Hibachi

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Downtown Palm Beach Gardens hosts a weekly outdoor concert on Friday and Saturday nights. The concerts are free to attend and feature a diverse lineup of local and regional bands playing all the popular hits.

The concerts take place in the Center Court of the outdoor shopping and lifestyle center. The bands every type of music ranging from rock, pop, country, jazz, blues, oldies, and everything in between. The concerts begin at 6 pm.

Before or after the free concert, stop by one of the restaurants and grab something to eat. Restaurants located within Downtown Palm Beach Gardens include Avocado Cantina, The Cheesecake Factory, Fro Yotopia, Grimaldi’s Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria, Le Bouchon, Sloan’s Ice Cream, Texas de Brazil, Voodoo Bayou, and The Yard

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The "Sailfish Capital of the World" has lived up to its name again this year!  Stuart was named to the 2021 "Best Winter Fishing Destinations" nationwide, according to the blog FishingBooker. It was the only Florida city to make the list. FishingBooker is an online marketplace for booking yacht charters for recreational fishing.

The website hyped Stuart's sailfish season, saying people from all over the country should flock to the city during the winter season to test their fishing skills.  The reason Stuart is unique to other places on this coast is that the Gulf Stream comes very close to shore here and can be reached within 10 miles. For anglers, that means that you have a chance of reeling in a Sailfish on a four- or five-hour fishing trip! In

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Harbourside Place in Jupiter is hosting their reoccurring Classic Car Show this weekend. Dozens of classic and antique cars will be rolling into Jupiter this Saturday.

Come and check out some of the world’s most unique cars at the Classic Car Show. The Classic Car Show happens once a month on the last Saturday of the month along the waterfront. The car show is hosted by South East Classics. The show is currently accepting cars to be entered into the show, however pre-registration is required due to space.

Harbourside Place is Jupiter’s premier destination for entertainment, shopping, boating, luxury hotel accommodations, dining, and more. The outdoor lifestyle venue host events several times a week.

Classic Car Show Details:

When: Saturday,

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