For some it flew by too fast, for others it couldn't make an exit fast enough. Whether you wax nostalgic or can't wait for what's ahead, Old Palm residents rang in 2017 in style. There was no better place to celebrate on New Year's Eve than at the Club at Old Palm, where family, friends and neighbors enjoyed a special evening of dining and dancing featuring one of south Florida's most in-demand bands, The Headliners. On New Year's Day, Chef Jason Soule and his team served a fabulous brunch buffet at the Club from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The first of January ushers in a full slate of social activity as we work our way towards the trifecta of charity balls: the Red Cross Ball on February 4 at Mar-a-Lago, the Heart Ball on February 14 at The Breakers, and Everything's Coming Up Roses Ball at Trump National in Jupiter on February 25.
When not enjoying fine Old Palm Golf Club experiences on the championship Old Palm golf course or at the Club, you may relish some of the fun happening in and around Palm Beach Gardens this January. The Palm Beach Polo season opens January 1 at the International Polo Club in Wellington. Be sure to catch brunch, stomp some divots and enjoy the new venues this season, which runs until April 23.
The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden are hosting a Farm to Table Benefit at Swank Farm in Loxahatchee on January 8, where local celebrity chefs will whip up a delightful menu using fresh local produce and products. For oenophiles, The Palm Beach Wine Auction benefitting the Kravis Center's art-education program is the place to be on January 12 at Mar-a-Lago Club.
If art is your passion, grab tickets for the ArtPalmBeach Festival, running January 19-22 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach. Now in its twentieth year, the Festival showcases contemporary art of the 20th and 21st centuries across mediums including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photography and more from approximately 70 international galleries. Visit www.nextlevelfairs.com/artpalmbeach/ for event and ticket information.
Have a happy and healthy 2017!