Discount tickets are on sale from Groupon for Baygrass Bluegrass Festival in Islamorada.
The festival is January 18 at Founders Park.
The deal price is on the link, $12 for two tickets. The value of the deal is up to $24.
The folks at Waterfront Playhouse in Key West offer behind the scenes tours for some of their productions.
Guests mingle with artistic director and technical director and are treated to wine and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $10.
The tours include 6 p.m. December 20 for backstage glimpse of the funny show “Noises Off.” Participation is limited, and reservations are required.
Another tour is in March. Waterfront Playhouse, 312 Wall Street, Key West, 305-294-5015
By Patti Roth
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The Key West Express is selling round-trip tickets for a discount price of $99.
The boat ferries guests from Fort Myers Beach to Key West.
The $99 deal is for round trip tickets to be redeemed in 2015 or 2016. The tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable, and may be used for gifts. Other restrictions and rules may apply. A $3 fee per transaction is additional for purchases online.
The offer is valid until December 24, while supplies last.
The deal saves about $50 on regular adult fares. Other discount prices are offered.
For information, phone 888-539-2628
The art walk festivities in Key West and Islamorada are most Third Thursdays of the month, about 6 p.m.
In Key West, the various art galleries and shops around White Street participate in The Walk On White Gallery Walk most third Thursdays of the month, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Some of the venues offer refreshments and free entertainment.
The Morada Way Arts District in Islamorada offers its art walk festivities most third Thursdays. The events are presented by the Morada Way Arts and Cultural District, between mile marker 81 and mile marker 82, phone 305-664-9100
The free musical events include Winter Wonders December 20 at 4 p.m.
Most of the Pops In The Park events are 4 p.m. at Islamorada Founders Park Amphitheater, mile marker 87.
The show January 31 entitled “That’s Entertainment” is in Key Largo at the Government & Cultural Center Park, mile marker 102.
Information is on a website for The Keys Community Concert Band, 305-451-4530
Water enthusiasts browse among vendors selling snorkel equipment, boats and other nautical items at a free event on Big Pine Key.
The Big Pine Key Nautical Flea Market is a family- friendly event that includes music by local and regional entertainers.
The event is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. January 17 and January 18 at the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce, mile marker 31.
Nautical wares, food and beverages and crafts are available from various vendors. For information, phone 305-872-2411
Restrictions and exceptions may apply.
Waterfront Playhouse is at 312 Wall Street, Key West, 305-294-5015