1. The Norton Museum of Art — Reopens to the public on Friday, Nov. 20, with new health and safety procedures, timed-ticket reservations, and free admission for West Palm Beach residents on Saturdays. Museum hours will be from noon to 7 p.m. Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The restaurant is open for limited takeaway and quick-service food and beverage, with socially-distanced seating available in the restaurant and outdoors. The Norton is at 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-832-5196; www.norton.org. For information about reopening strategies and restrictions, visit www.norton.org/visit/hours-admission.

On display:

  • Rudin Prize for Emerging Photographers — Through Dec. 6
  • Robert Rauschenberg: Five Decades from the Whitney’s Collection — Through Dec. 13.

2. Lights 4 Hope 2020 Holiday Light Show — This drive-through holiday lights show at Okeeheelee Park kicks off Nov. 20 and runs through Dec. 27. Showtimes are 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturdays, 6-9 p.m. Sundays, weather permitting, Nov. 20-22 and 27-29 and Dec. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Lights 4 Hope which will use the money to provide holiday gifts and decorations to children in local hospitals and families in need. $12 for cars and trucks, $20-$30 for vans and buses. In Okeeheelee Park near Pooch Pines Dog Park, 7715 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-571-5721; Lights4Hope.org.

3. Masquerade: A Physically-Distanced 10 Minute PlayFest — Through Nov. 21, Fern Street Theatre, 500 Fern St., West Palm Beach. PBA Theatre presents a special evening of theatre for small, physically distanced groups which will rotate between three stages to experience six 10-minute plays. $7. pba.edu; 561-803-2970.

4. Visit with Santa at The Gardens Mall — Beginning Saturday, Nov. 21 in the Grand Court for socially distanced photos with the man in red. Reserve your time at WhereIsSanta.com then stay on Santa’s good side by following the health and safety guidelines: maintain social distance, wear face masks, and be patient during the enhanced cleaning between visits. (Info: www.cherryhillprograms.com/CovidGuidelines). Santa will be available until Dec. 24. The Gardens Mall is at 3101 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. www.thegardensmall.com/safety-first/.

5. “Collected Stories” — Opens at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens Nov. 21 and runs through April 3. The exhibition highlights more than 100 works drawn from the museum’s permanent collection and featured in five vignettes, or mini-exhibitions. The Morikami is at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other areas open include the Rojien Japanese Garden, Bonsai Exhibit, Cornell Café (with limited services), and the museum store (with limited capacity). Garden paths will be one-way only. Masks required inside the museum building. No cash transactions. Programming and classes have resumed. $15 adults, $13 age 65+, $11 college students, $9 age 6-17, free for age 5 and younger. 561-495-0233; morikami.org.

6. The Junior League of the Palm Beaches — The service organization hosts its 12th annual Deck the Palms Boutique Market outdoors at the Palm Beach Outlets, 1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 21. Jewelry, decor, men’s and women’s apparel, children’s goods, artisanal foods. Two special events are planned:

7. A Friday Night Kick-off Reception — 5-9 p.m. Nov. 20. Live band, VIP lounge, two drink tickets, and a swag bag and a sneak-peek shopping op. Age 21 and older. $5 cash at the door. The VIP access ticket is $35.

8. The all-ages Princess and Pirate Experience — 9-10 a.m. Nov. 21, includes a cast of magical characters performing live on-stage with physically distanced breakfast options and craft activities included. Includes one drink ticket per adult. $30. Advance purchase is required. www.JLPB.org/ Deck-the-Palms

9. Concerts at Old School Square — In its new socially distanced pod setup at the Pavilion feature pods of four seats are separated by fencing to keep fans safe. Patrons must purchase the full pod online and use a cashless phone app for food and beverage with servers during the show. Doors open at 7 p.m. at Old School Square, 51 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. www.oldschoolsquare.org.

  • The Wildfire Band performs an eclectic mix of classic rock, R&B, country fusion, to innovative jazz-rock at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20.
  • Garrett “G Love” Dutton of G Love & Special Sauce perform a blend of delta blues, hip hop, funk, rock ’n’ roll and jazz at 8 p.m. Nov. 24.
  • Turnstiles: The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band — Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m.

10. “Good People” — The uplifting holiday story takes the stage Dec. 3-5 and Dec. 10-12 at the Palm Beach Institute for Entertainment Arts, 115 U.S. 1, North Palm Beach. Directed by Avery Sommers. $25. Reservations required. 561-743-9955; www.pbinstituteforentertainmentarts.com

11. Rosemary Square’s Wishing Tree — Special holiday lights shows and nightly snowfalls take place at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. until Dec. 31, except Thanksgiving. The open-air shopping, dining and entertainment mecca’s magical 32-foot-tall Wishing Tree is illuminated with 100,000 sparkling LED lights. Socially-distanced neighborhood activities are planned including edible wreath-making classes by the Garden Shoppe, a mistletoe photo trail, ugly sweater brunch, pet photos with Santa and a chance to create lasting photo memories of 2020 with Santa Claus under the Wishing Tree with no-contact visits through Dec 24 by reservation only. rosemarysquarewpb.com.


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