Florida travel calendar for January

Check out festivals and events in January across the state.

This list is organized by region.

Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)

Through Jan. 1: Salvador Dali-BIBLIA SACRA: Dali & His Bible Art Exhibition, Winter Park. Baterbys Art Gallery offers this first-time exhibit to benefit the Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute. The exhibiting artworks constitute Dali’s 105 lithographs and ther artist’s largest suite of prints. Complementing the display of Dali’s depictions of verses and events in the Bible will be the 296-page hardcover book, BIBLIA SACRA. Tickets range $5 - $50. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Baterbys Art Gallery, 6848 Stapoint Court. baterbys.com

Through Jan. 1: Space Coast Light Fest, Melbourne. This annual event is a holiday themed drive-through featuring shimmering lights and dazzling animated displays drawing more than 15,000 vehicles each year. 6:30-10 p.m. Car $15, Walkers, Hayride $5. 2 and under free, 2500 Parkway Drive. 321-576-7556. spacecoastlightfest.com

Through Jan. 2: A December to Remember, Daytona Beach. Enjoy numerous family friendly activities throughout the holiday season with visits from Santa, a craft village, tribute bands and even a pet weekend. At the Daytona Beach Bandshell, 70 Boardwalk. daytonabeach.com

Through Jan. 6: Universal Orlando holiday events. Orlando. Universal has expanded its holiday celebrations for 2017 to more days than ever before. New for this year will be Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which will feature themed decorations and lighting, holiday-themed food and performances by the Frog Choir and Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees. At night, projection mapping and lighting will wrap Hogwarts castle. Back for 2017 is the Holiday Parade featuring Macy's with more than a dozen balloons and 15 floats with characters from films like "Despicable Me," "Madagascar" and "Shrek" as well as Santa Claus. Also returning is Grinchmas at Seuss Landing with the “Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular” and extra-cose breakfast with the Grinch and friends. Back in concert will be Mannheim Steamroller on on Nov. 18, 19, 25, 26 and Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17. On-site hotels will each have holiday-themed activities as well. UniversalOrlando.com/holidays

Through Jan. 7: ICE! at Gaylord Palms Resort, Kissimmee. With more than two million pounds of carved ice, ICE! is back. Kept at 9 degrees Fahrenheit, you'll see hand-carved ice sculptures, ice slides, live ice carving and a celebration of holidays from various cultures. Check website for prices. Gaylord Palms, 6000 W. Osceola Parkway. 407-586-4423. christmasatgaylordpalms.com

Through Jan. 8: The Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens Holiday Home Tour, Lake Wales. Bok Tower Gardens is ready for the holidays! The Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens Holiday Home Tour showcases the 20-room Mediterranean-style mansion at Pinewood Estate. Central Florida designers transform the 1930s winter retreat into a glittering holiday showcase for the event. Holiday Home Tour hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Events include a family holiday hunt, symphony performances, food and talks with authors Heather McPherson, Pam Brandon and Katie Farmand. Advance tickets are $25/adults; $10/children ages 5-12. Children under 5 free. 1151 Tower Boulevard. boktowergardens.org/christmas

Jan. 1: Citrus Bowl. The seventh-oldest collegiate bowl game in the country, the Citrus Bowl began as the Tangerine Bowl in 1947. 407-423-2476. floridacitrussports.com

Jan. 3-7: Walt Disney World Marathon and Walt Disney World Half Marathon, Lake Buena Vista. Thousands of participants are expected for the annual event that charts a course through Magic Kingdom, Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot. The two races are the climax of a whole weekend of fitness fun that also features Disney's Health and Fitness Expo in The Milk House at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex. Registration prices vary. 407-939-4786. rundisney.com

Jan. 5-14: Mecum Auction and Collector Car Show, Kissimmee. Gates open daily at 7:30 a.m. Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; $20, children 12 and under are free; mecum.com

Jan. 6: First Saturday Jam, Barberville. On the first Saturday each month visit the Pioneer Settlement for entertainment and fun for the entire family. Includes informal music jams, free workshops, a chili cook-off, yard sale. 386-749-2959. pioneersettlement.org

Jan. 6: Oviedo Farmers Market, Oviedo. The Oviedo Historical Society, will celebrate its 6th Anniversary this year with the monthly farmer’s market at The Lawton House. Browse among vendors selling fresh eggs, breads, honey, beef, jams, jellies, soaps, pickles, baked goods, spices. Held each first Saturday of every month (except July). 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Oviedo Farmers Market at The Lawton House, 200 West Broadway Street. oviedohistoricalsociety.com

Jan. 6: Houdini's Hidden Theater, Kissimmee. With only 35 seats, you will see classic and modern magic performed the way it was meant to be, up close and magical. Located in a secret room inside the Mandolin's restaurant at the Radisson Resort, 2900 Parkway Boulevard, Kissimmee, Florida 34747. Celebration parking behind the hotel. If gate is down just push the buzzer to enter. 8-9 p.m. $26.62. 863-307-9400. houdinistheater.com

Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27: Winter Music Series at the Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards, Clermont. Each January, Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards is the hot spot for live music, winery tours and wine tastings. The winery is located west of downtown Orlando, on a 127-acre estate in gently rolling countryside. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. 800-768-9463. lakeridgewinery.com

Jan. 6-7: Dade's Battle Re-enactment & Trade Fair, Bushnell. Often called a massacre, the battle that sparked the Second Seminole War definitively gave first blood to the Seminoles. This annual re-enactment takes history buffs back in time to the Indian ambush of U.S. Major Francis Langhorne Dade and his troops in 1835, a battle that only three of his 107 men survived. Florida may be a vacation destination for many now, but for a weekend, the Dade Battlefield Society provides a glimpse into the hard road that led us here with its Civil War-era encampment and demonstrations. From 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 7-8 (with battles at 2 p.m.). Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603. $5 adults, free ages 6 and younger. 352-793-4781. dadebattlefield.com

Jan. 12-15: Otronicon, Orlando. Otronicon is the premiere technology event that you can’t afford to miss. Discover how we will live, learn, work and play in the years to come through video games, simulation and other technology — most of which is made here in Orlando. Features larger-than-life video game experiences, state-of-the-art medical and military simulators, workshops taught by industry pros and so much more. Friday-Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Science Night Live Saturday 8 -11:30 p.m. $20.95 daily for adults, $18.95 daily for students/seniors, $14.95 ages 3-11, free 2 and under. Science Night Live extra. At Orlando Science Center, 777 East Princeton Street. 407-514-2000. otronicon.org

Jan. 13: Dirt Day #2 - Four Seasons of Family Fun 2018 Series, Lakeland. Polk County Master Gardeners will present four fun, activity-filled workshops for kids in K - 5th grade. The workshops will highlight Central Florida's native plants and the conservation of Central Florida pristine habitats. Free. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Circle B Bar Reserve, 4399 Winter Lake Road. polknature.com

Jan. 13-14: Central Florida Scottish Highland Games, Winter Springs. Traditional Scottish sporting events take the field for a day of history, culture and excitement. Also included are drum and bagpipe competitions, highland dancing, sheepdog demonstrations, archery competitions and Scottish singers. At Central Winds Park. flascot.com

Jan. 17-20: Florida Flywheelers 31st Annual Antique Engine & Tractor "Swamp Meet." 7000 Avon Park Cutoff Road, Fort Meade. 863-285-9121. floridaflywheelers.org

Jan. 18-20: World Quilt Florida, Orlando. Handmade treasures are on display at this annual event at the Orange County Convention Center featuring the World Quilt Competition, workshops and lectures and more. 9800 International Drive. quiltfest.com

Jan. 18-21: Yeehaw Music Festival, Yeehaw Junction. This festival presents pickin' and foot-stompin' music at Yeehaw Junction. The music fest also features arts, crafts and carnival fare. bluegrassfestivalguide.com/yeehaw.htm

Jan. 18-21: Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival, Fellsmere. This festival has been serving up frog leg dinners to hungry festival goers for years. In addition to frog legs and gator tail, the festival features a lineup of activities including live entertainment, a midway, crafters, pony rides and helicopter rides. 22 South Orange St. 772-571-0250. froglegfestival.com

Jan. 20: Art Walk, Sanford. Central Florida's only monthly juried art show. With exhibits and music at participating venues. 6-9 p.m. Downtown Sanford, First Street, Sanford, FL, 32771. Free. 407-323-2774. sanfordartwalk.com

Jan. 20: Cruisin' Downtown DeLand Classic Car Show, DeLand. Every 3rd Saturday of the month (Except November). East Indiana Avenue in Downtown DeLand. Classic cars & rods line East Indiana Avenue in Downtown DeLand. Live DJ, giveaways, shopping & dining. 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Free. 386-738-0649. mainstreetdeland.org

Jan. 20-21: Brooksville Raid Re-enactment, Brooksville. Annual Civil War re-enactment. Camps open at 9 am. Battle re-enactments, artillery demonstrations, entertainment, food, vendors. Tour the “authentic” Confederate and Union camps and enjoy the Grand Review on Sunday. Bring your chair and your camera. Sand Hill Scout Reservation. 352-799-0129. brooksvilleraidreenactment.com

Jan. 20-28: Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities, Orlando/Eatonville. This festival highlights the life and works of one of America's most celebrated collectors and interpreters of Southern rural African-American culture through theatrical performances, educational programs and a juried art show. The annual event takes place in various locations throughout Orlando and Eatonville, the nation's oldest incorporated African-American municipality. Prices vary by activity. 407-647-3307. zorafestival.org

Jan. 24-29: Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival, Titusville. The 2017 Festival is located at: Eastern Florida State College - Titusville Campus (Brevard Community College) 1311 North US1 Titusville, Florida 32796. Featuring classroom presentations, keynote speakers, field trips and more. 321-268-5224. spacecoastbirdingandwildlifefestival.org

Jan. 26-28: Images, a Festival of the Arts, New Smyrna Beach. This 42nd annual event is an outdoor art show honoring artistic excellence, offering more than $70,000 in prize and patrons' monies. Free and open to the public. 386-423-4733. Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. imagesartfestival.org

Jan. 27-28: Blue Spring Manatee Festival, Orange City. Two-day festival featuring manatee viewing from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Valentine Park on W. French Ave. off Hwy 17-92 in Orange City. Central Florida Zoo presentations and animal ambassadors, arts and crafts, dancing, walk-on-water balls, food, face painting, shows and rides, sand sculpting and entertainment. Cost: $8 per person, children 4-10 $2, children 3 and under free. themanateefestival.com

Jan. 27-28: Rolex 24 at Daytona, Daytona Beach. The Rolex 24 isn’t just a race – it’s 24 hours to explore, experience and expect the unexpected. Live every second to the fullest and celebrate the power and prestige of North America’s premier sports car event. daytonainternationalspeedway.com

Jan. 28: NFL Pro Bowl. The NFL will celebrate its brightest stars of today and tomorrow with Pro Bowl week festivities in 2018 in Orlando. 407-423-2476. floridacitrussports.com

Tampa Bay-Sarasota (including Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota, Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Palmetto, Tarpon Springs and Homosassa)

Jan. 6: Annual Epiphany celebration, Tarpon Springs. The event features services at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral and such highlights as a procession including bands, choir, school children dressed in traditional Greek costumes as well as a dove bearer bearing a white dove; blessing of the waters and dive for the Epiphany cross in the bayou, and an Epiphany Glendi with Greek food, music and dances on Jan. 6. Free. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral is at 36 North Pinellas Ave. St. Nicholas Community Center where the Epiphany Glendi takes place is at 348 North Pinellas Ave. epiphanycity.org

Jan. 6-7: Sunshine City Antiques and Collectibles Show, Venice. This nationally recognized show features nearly 100 exhibitors of antique furniture, art, pottery, jewelry, silver, toys and glass. The event also features a two-day Antiques Appraisal Fair, held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. sunshinecityantiqueshow.com

Jan. 6-7: Coquina Beach Winterfest Arts & Crafts Show, Bradenton Beach. Right on Gulf Of Mexico Drive north of Longboat Key. 2650 Gulf Drive, South. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. sunsetboulevardpromotions.com

Jan. 7: Elvis Ultimate Birthday Bash, Clearwater. Back by popular demand, the top two "Elvises" return with one show. Scot Bruce as the young Elvis and Mike Albert as the Las Vegas Elvis along with the Big "E" Band offer a rockin' birthday party celebration of America's first rock 'n' roll icon, on Sunday, which is one day early of The King's Jan. 8 birthday. This performance sells out every year. Tickets range from $18 to $35 (limited number of VIP seats are $35 each) $195 for all 13 performances. The Ruth Eckerd Hall is at 1111 McMullen Booth Road. rutheckerdhall.com

Jan. 11-20: Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Tampa. The days of cultural events provide educational philanthropic and community-based diversity to the Tampa Bay Community. TBBHF features local and nationally known speakers musicians artists poets and craftspeople. The Festival always encompasses the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The highlight of the Festival is the free 2-day Heritage Street Festival at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in downtown Tampa. tampablackheritage.org

Jan. 11-21: Manatee County Fair, Palmetto. Showcase for the best of Manatee County. Includes exhibits and vendors, livestock shows and auctions, competitions, a midway, a variety of entertainment and great fair food. At Manatee County Fairgrounds. Ticket prices vary. 941-722-8951. manateecountyfair.com

Jan. 12-14: Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show, Sarasota. Dealers from across America will offer an outstanding variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals, and beads for show and sale. Municipal Auditorium. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5. 801 N. Tamiami Trail (Hwy. 41). frankcoxproductions.com

Jan. 13: Celebrity Auto Festival, Tampa. See all kinds vehicles from classic to modern muscle cars, TV & Movie tribute cars, Hot Rods and Custom vehicles. Open to all makes and models, motorcycles, trucks, exotics and especially TV & Movie vehicles of all types. Free for spectators includes shopping and refreshments. Guests can vote on their favorites. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Show Car Judging, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Trophy Award Ceremony at 2 p.m. Big Top Flea Market, 9250 E Fowler Ave. 813-352-0039. celebrityautofest.com

Jan. 13: Gasparilla Ball, Tampa. This is a pirate-themed fundraiser aboard The American Victory Ship. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Tampa, this event benefits numerous local non-profits. VIP’s board at 6 p.m. and “stowaways” board at 7 p.m. Music by The Black Moneys and cash bar until 11 p.m. Tickets are $75 for stowaways and $125 for VIP’s. 813-223-3394. rotarycluboftampa.org

Jan. 13: Second Saturdays In The Park, St. Petersburg. This event features some of the area’s best groups, and will also host to some of the best Food Trucks in the area. There will also be a vendor fair, with all types of Multi Cultural Vendors for a unique shopping experience. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 350 2nd Ave N. Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 Tickets range from $25 to $300, and are available at eventbrite.com

Jan. 13-14: Sunshine Music Festival, St. Petersburg. All-day music festival at Vinoy Park on Saturday and Mizner Park on Sunday. Ticket prices vary. sunshinemusicfestival.com

Jan. 13-14 Sarasota Winter Fine Arts Festival, Sarasota. Artists showcase their creations during this sixth annual event. Browse artwork such as painting, photography, metalwork, jewelry and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free. 801 Gulf Stream. 941-487-8061. paragonartevents.com

Jan. 13-15: Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Art and Craft Festival, Tarpon Springs. Fine art, fine craft, food, music. Free admission. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday. 352-344-0657. tnteventsinc.com

Jan. 19-21: Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show, St. Petersburg. Dealers from across America will offer an outstanding variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals, and beads for show and sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. . $5. The Coliseum Ballroom, 535 4th Avenue N. frankcoxproductions.com

Jan. 20-21: Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, Sarasota. This 3rd annual event features food, drink and live music including on-site fresh ingredient preparation including grouper, mahi-mahi, stone crabs, oysters, shrimp, soft-shell crabs and more. Admission and parking are free. Musical acts will include R&B, rock, soul, jazz and Caribbean. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. VIP tent admission is $50. Selby Five Points Park, 1 Central Ave. paragonartevents.com

Jan. 20: Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza, Tampa. This alcohol-free, family-friendly event ushers in and celebrates the return of Gasparilla Season in Tampa Bay with parade, beads and a “piratechnic” pirate ship battle. It is followed by the Gasparilla Pirate Parade with the Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla. gasparillapiratefest.com

Jan. 20: East-West Shrine Game, St. Petersburg. The East-West Shrine Game is the oldest college all-star game in the country and features the finest athletes in the U.S. and Canada. Tickets are $15. At Tropicana Field. 813-281-8686. shrinegame.com

Jan. 27: Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival, Tampa. The festival reminiscent of Mardi Gras has been going on in Tampa since 1904. The event pays homage to a Spanish pirate named Jose Gaspar, who sailed off the west coast of Florida in the 18th and 19th centuries. City leaders back in 1904 decided to adopt Gaspar for their own street festival to be on the scale of New Orelans' Fat Tuesday. The crux of the early festival that continues today is pirates, namely high society members in pirate outfits, capturing the city. While they initially invaded on horseback, the yearly invasion soon came by sea, and now each year Ye Mystic Krewe invades aboard the Jose Gasparilla pirate ship, flanked by hundreds of more modern boats, sailing into Hillsborough Bay to downtown Tampa where they ceremoniously seize the key to the city from the mayor. The invasion then gives way to the Invasion Brunch at the Tampa Convention Center, a parade with nearly 100 floats down Bayshore Boulevard rife with bead throwing as well as the daylong Pirate Fest Street Festival on Ashley Street in downtown Tampa. The invasion, parade and festival are all free. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with the sailing invasion running from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The parade runs from 2-5:30 p.m. and the street festival into the night. Parking will be difficult to navigate. Expect to pay at least $20 or more to park in the sundry downtown garages. In years past, many people have taken advantage of park and ride services from Raymond James Stadium or parking in Ybor City and taking public transportation to the festivities. gasparillapiratefest.com

Jan. 25-28: Community Fair, Winter Haven. Free family friendly fair benefits Hope Kid, Inc. Thursday and Friday at 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 12 p.m. The first-ever pioneer cooking competition at the community fair will happen January 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eagle Lake, 600 E 5th St., Eagle Lake. winterhavenchamber.com/events

Jan. 27: Rollin' On The River Casino Night, Palmetto. Hosted by We Care Manatee, a local nonprofit facilitating free medical care for people in need. Located at Riverview, a beautiful setting right on the river. Enjoy a buffet dinner, cocktails, and music by a special surprise guest. Roll the dice, bid on silent and live auction items. Cocktail attire. Tickets $175 per person, Premier Tables (8) $1500 per table, Sponsorships $1,750- $10,000 available. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Riverhouse, 1001 Riverside Dr. 941-755-3952 ext.2 wecaremanatee.org

Jan. 27: Kumquat Festival, Dade City. Ready for some old fashioned Florida fun? Dade City features the annual Kumquat Festival in its historic downtown. The fest offers family-friendly entertainment, arts and crafts and all manner of kumquat treats. Admission is free. Event hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, visit .dadecitychamber.org

Southwest Florida (including Naples, Fort Myers, Venice, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda)

January 7 – 8: Bi-Annual Estero Fine Arts Show, Estero. The 19th Bi-Annual Estero Fine Arts Show features the work of artists from 30 states and Canada. Glass, clay, wood, fiber, jewelry, sculpture, painting, photography, and metal will be on display. A youth art competition also takes place throughout the weekend. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. The festival is at the Miromar Outlets, 10800 Corkscrew Road. www.hotworks.org

January 6 - 7: Downtown Naples New Year’s Art Fair, Naples. The 22nd Annual Downtown Naples New Year’s, where historic Fifth Avenue South is cordoned off so visitors may browse in booths showcasing original art in a wide variety of media. Event hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is free. For details, visit www.artswfl.com

January 6 – 7 and January 13 - 14: Medieval Faire, Fort Myers. This annual event includes jousting, a human chess match, entertainment, live sword fighting, children's games and rides, medieval clothing, period food and beverages, artisans, jugglers, magicians, and other live entertainment on seven stages. At Lakes Regional Park, 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers. 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. daily. Admission is $15 for everyone age 12 and up, $5 for children 5 to 11 and children under 5 are free.  Free on-site parking with paid admission. 239-369-6881. www.medieval-faire.com

January 13 - 14: Florida's Creative Coast Weekend, Pine Island. On the second weekend each month November-April, Pine Island businesses offer themed artistic events. Galleries and shops are open extended hours on Friday, many offering special openings. Take a cooking class, or listen to live music. Other special events and workshops are planned at individual shops on Saturday and Sunday. www.floridascreativecoast.org

January 13 - 14: Cape Coral Festival of the Arts, Cape Coral. This is the 33rd annual street festival, attracting 85,000 people each year with 300 juried artisan booths and entertainment. Artists and craftspeople will be located on both sides of the median down the center of Cape Coral Parkway from Cape Coral Street to Vincennes. There will be plenty of food, activities for the kids, and fun for people of all ages. Live music is continuous from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, but the party continues up and down the street at local businesses on Saturday night. Free. 239-699-7942. www.capecoralfestival.com

Jan. 13-14, Feb. 10-11, March 3-4: Bonita Springs National Art Festival, Bonita Springs. This is the 41st annual outdoor exhibition featuring more than 200 nationally and internationally acclaimed artists working in a variety of media. More than 200 national and international artists applied to exhibit and sell their works in paintings, glass, jewelry, clay works, photography, sculpture and more. Food and beverages will be available. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 239-495-8989 www.artinusa.com/bonita

January 13-14: 21st Annual Sullivan Street Craft Festival, Punta Gorda. Outdoor show featuring some 150 crafters, who offer affordable original works. 331 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. Free. www.artfestival.com/Festivals

January 20: Project HELP's 21st Annual Chocolate Extravaganza, Naples. This 21st annual festival includes cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, candies and other decadent treats donated by dozens of restaurants, bakeries, chefs and caterers are donating. The evening includes hors d'oeuvres, wine, soft drinks and auctions. This year's theme is “Rockin Through the Decades” costumes optional.  6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Hodges University, White Community Room, 2655 Northbrooke Drive, Naples, FL 34119. Tickets $95, available at Eventbrite.com

January 27 – 28: ClamJam of Southwest Florida Seafood & Music Festival, Cape Coral.  This is a family event that offers Kids Games and Rides, 2 full days of Live Music, Fishing Seminars with Captain Terry Fisher from Fish Face Charters and other seminars. Fresh local seafood, right-off-the-boats. Fresh squeezed lemonade, boiled peanuts, coffee and hot chocolate, CW Fudge Factory’s flavored popcorn, candies and homemade fudge, homemade ice cream, sorbet, frozen yogurt, root beer or orange ice cream floats, as well as art and craft vendors. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets at the Gate: $10, Advance Sale Tickets $8, Kids 12 and under free, free onsite parking. 2101 Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, Florida 33991 www.ClamJamSWFL.com

January 28: Florida Challenge Half-Marathon & 5K Trail Runs, Lithia. Alafia River State Park 14326 South County Road 39, Lithia, Florida 33547(SE Hillsborough) on race day the park will open at 7:00 a.m. (there is a $4 fee to enter the park) (Pick up race packets on race day) This race features t-shirts, custom awards, DJ music, post-race feast and water stops. $29-$46 TampaRaces.com

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