Philanthropy abounds during traditional galas and tony winter events along Florida’s east coast. Whether you’re into golf, art, collector cars, comedy, furry friends, or fine food and wine, there’s always an important charity component to these beloved championships, festivals, shows and more. So, treat yourself to a day or night out while supporting your favorite local nonprofits.
The PGA Players Championship returns to TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach from March 8-13. Along with watching the amazing array of pro golfers, attendees will raise $40 million through its “Chip in For Youth” program. Guess the number of birdies for Birdies for Charity, while Birdies for the Brave benefits military home-front needs.
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Boca Raton Concours D’Elegance
Help the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County by coming out for the 15th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz at the Boca Raton resort from February 25-27. The unique fundraiser features a gala dinner and performance by Howie Mandel before Sunday’s collectible car and motorcycle show including a pre-war Chrysler Imperial.
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amfAR Palm Beach
Known for star-studded affairs, amfAR hosts its inaugural Palm Beach benefit at a private home on March 5. Sly Stallone presents an award to Tommy Hilfiger, while Christina Aguilera and Parson James sing. The night includes a seated dinner and live auction of works by artists like Jose Alvarez, Jack Pierson and Joel Mesler (pictured).
Paws & Claws Gala
Dust off your cowboy hat and boots for the Country Cats & Dogs Paws & Claws Gala for the Treasure Coast Humane Society. The fun evening takes place at Stuart’s Colab Kitchen on March 6. Enjoy farm-to-table fare, swank cocktails and live music while bidding at the interactive silent auction and live auction.
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South Beach Wine & Food Festival
Celebrity chefs will descend here during the South Beach Wine & Food Festival from February 24-27. Make the rounds for tastings, feasts, the tents and talks all for F.I.U.’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Bid on rare bottles, winery tours and glam dinners at the online auction through March 9.
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Kravis Center Gala
We could all use an escape, and who better to make it happen than Steve Martin and Martin Short? Following a cocktail reception, the iconic entertainers are tag-teaming the Kravis Center Gala on March 4. A lavish dinner follows in the ballroom. Make sure to break out your best black-tie attire.