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Upcoming Area Events:
  • Florida Lobster Season, Key Largo, Florida, August 6, 2014 to March 31, 2015
  • "Harvey" - Marathon Community Theater, Marathon, Florida, January 8-31, 2015
  • 6th Annual Key Largo Stone Crab & Seafood Festival, Key Largo, Florida, January 24-25, 2015
  • Florida Keys Concert Series 2015 - Intersection - FLKCA , Islamorada, Florida, January 27, 2015
  • Outdoor Pops in the Park - That's Entertainment, Key Largo, Florida, January 31, 2015
  • Florida Keys Community Concert Band - That's Entertainment , Islamorada, Florida, January 31, 2015
  • Florida Keys Concert Series 2015 - Alexander String Quartet- FLKCA , Islamorada, Florida, February 3, 2015
  • "Oliver!", Islamorada, Florida, February 6-8, 2015
  • Full Moon Party - Morada Bay Beach Cafe, Key Largo, Florida, February 6, 2015
  • 21st Annual Pigeon Key Art Festival, Pigeon Key, Florida, February 7-8, 2015
  • Ira Sullivan's Inter/Outer Continental Quinetet- ICE , Islamorada, Florida, February 8, 2015
  • Florida Keys Concert Series 2015 - Michael Brown - FLKCA , Islamorada, Florida, February 10, 2015
  • 6th Annual Islamorada Chili Cook Off - Moose Lodge 2151 , Islamorada, Florida, February 14-15, 2015
  • 31st Annual Winter Star Party, Lower Keys, Florida, February 16-22, 2015
  • Florida Keys Concert Series 2015 - An Evening of Opera Highlights - FLKCA , Islamorada, Florida, February 17, 2015
  • Muriel Anderson Acoustic Show - ICE , Key Largo, Florida, February 18, 2015
  • Immerse Yourself - The Ageless Diver, Islamorada, Florida, February 18, 2015
  • Morada Way Arts & Cultural Walk, Islamorada, Florida, February 18, 2015
  • 20th Annual Miami Boat Show Poker Run to Islamorada, Upper Keys, Florida, February 19-22, 2015
  • Immerse Yourself - Risk and Rewards of Modern Treasure Hunting, Islamorada, Florida, February 19, 2015
  • Ocean Life 2014-2015 Series - Literature of the Seas, Islamorada, Florida, February 20, 2015
  • Gigantic Nautical Flea Market - Upper Keys Rotary , Islamorada, Florida, February 21-22, 2015
  • Florida Keys Concert Series 2015 - Anagnoson and Kinton - FLKCA , Islamorada, Florida, February 24, 2015
  • Garden Walk 2015 - Garden Club of the Upper Keys , Upper Keys, Florida, February 27, 2015
  • Islamorada Winter Classic, Key Largo, Florida, February 27, 2015 to March 1, 2015
  • "The Producers" - Marathon Community Theater, Marathon, Florida, March 5, 2015 to April 4, 2015
  • 9th Annual Sombrero Beach Run, Marathon, Florida, March 6-7, 2015
  • Full Moon Party - Morada Bay Beach Cafe, Key Largo, Florida, March 7, 2015
  • Redbone Sunrise/Sunset Celebrity Tarpon Tourney - Benefit for Cystic Fibrosis Research , Upper Keys, Florida, March 17, 2015
  • Immerse Yourself - The HMS Winchester, Islamorada, Florida, March 18, 2015
  • Morada Way Arts & Cultural Walk, Key Largo, Florida, March 19, 2015
  • Ocean Life 2014-2015 Series - Law of the Sea, Islamorada, Florida, March 20, 2015
  • Outdoor Pops-In-The-Park: Viva Florida Concert, Islamorada, Florida, March 21, 2015
  • Redbone Island Walk, Islamorada, Florida, March 21, 2015
  • Florida Keys Community Concert Band - Viva Florida! , Islamorada, Florida, March 21, 2015
  • 18th Anuual Taste of the Islands, Marathon, Florida, March 22, 2015
  • 24th Annual Island Fest at Founders Park , Islamorada, Florida, March 28-29, 2015
  • Immerse Yourself - Man's Relationship With the Sea, Islamorada, Florida, April 15, 2015
  • Morada Way Arts & Cultural Walk, Islamorada, Florida, April 16, 2015
  • 34th Annual Seven Mile Bridge Run, Marathon, Florida, April 18, 2015
  • 21st Annual Bay Jam, Islamorada, Florida, April 19, 2015
  • Outdoor Pops-In-The-Park: Young Musicians Concert, Islamorada, Florida, April 25, 2015

The Art of Milard Wells

Art in the Florida Keys is getting exciting!  Especially in the nearby Morada Way District.  Known for the Thursday Art walks once a month they now proudly open The Art of Milard Wells exhibit at the nearby Keys History & Discovery Center, MM 82 in conjunction with artist Pasta Pantelo.  There has never been a better time to discover what keeps the land lubbers occupied while the oceans lovers play!  We invite you to enjoy our Florida Beachfront Hideaway on your next Florida Keys Art Getaway.  

"More than 50 original watercolors, culled from nearly 30 private collectors, is now on display at the Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada. The June 19 opening of The Art of Millard Wells is in conjunction with Millard Wells Days, June 19-22, hosted by Morada Way Arts & Cultural District and Pasta Pantaleo.

Wells (1921-2012) was a member of the prestigious American Watercolor Society beginning in 1966 and was one of the most prolific watercolor specialists in Florida. He was a founder and past president of the Florida Watercolor Society. He is best remembered locally for this many contributions to the Upper Keys community, particularly through his paintings given as awards in countless fishing tournaments.

In addition to the Wells exhibit, the Keys History & Discovery Center is pleased to unveil its first of many permanent exhibits Legends of the Line. It is a historical perspective of the development of sport fishing in the Upper Keys, including high-profile fishermen like the prolific Zane Grey and baseball’s iconic Ted Williams. Legends of the Line explores, not only the characters that helped develop fishing practices used today, but also the development of a brand new industry tourism.

The exhibit runs Thursday, June 19 through Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Discovery Center in Islamorada, MM 82, located at the Islander Resort, a Guy Harvey Outpost. The exhibit is open Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $12. Admission for seniors is $10 and children 13 and under are free. The exhibit is sponsored by the Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation, a not-for-profit organization formed to develop and operate the Florida Keys History & Discovery Center. For more information, call 305-922-2237 or visit our website at www.keysdiscovery.com." NAPLESNEWS.com

(Learn more about the Art of Milard Wells)

  
 
 
Sunday January 25, 2015