Stories written by Alana Perez

Ed Calle highlights jazz finale; ‘Reality’ closes GenNext, Taste returns

Ed Calle highlights jazz finale; ‘Reality’
closes GenNext, Taste returns

Bringing a successful season of Jazz to a close, the South Motors Jazz Series at Pinecrest Gardens will feature Grammy-nominated artist Ed Calle performing a special tribute to the music of George Gershwin and to the greatest saxophone legends throughout the decades. Calle is known for his extraordinary ability to play bebop, Latin and contemporary jazz, and […]

Gardens has fashion, Soiree, jazz, ‘Birdcage’ and chocolate in March

Time to get out your calendar and save the dates for some very special upcoming events at the Gardens that will not only be wonderfully entertaining, but will raise money for two very important causes — public Schools and horticulture restoration/- preservation at Pinecrest Gardens. Fashion in the Gardens, Friday, Feb. 28, 10:30-3 p.m. — […]

Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival coming Jan. 26

One of Florida’s most renowned Shakespeare Companies, The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival, is traveling south to Pinecrest to perform The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged). The Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival, known for the annual Shakespeare by the Sea Festival that draws more than 10,000 visitors to outdoor productions in upstate Jupiter, is taking the show […]

New Year brings renewed excitement at the Gardens

Every year at the Gardens we reflect on all that has happened the year before and make a list of New Year resolutions we honor for the year to come. This coming year, we have five resolutions on our list that we commit to live by and to honor for our valued members, garden visitors […]

Gardens shimmers with holiday lights, festivals, music, movies and more

With so many activities to choose from, you might want to start saving the dates for the amazing range of activities the Gardens has to offer this month. Adults and kids alike, there is something for everyone. LIVE LIKE BELLA NIGHTS OF LIGHTS Dec. 6-8; Dec. 13-15; Dec. 20-Jan. 6; 6-9 p.m. — Join us […]

Masquerade Ball — an evening of glitter, glamour, entertainment

Pinecrest Gardens marks the return of the Masquerade Ball, Saturday, Nov. 23, from 7- 11 p.m., this year celebrating the passion of Brazil’s Carnival complete with Batucada Drums and Samba Dancer! Experience a breath-taking ambience and a magical backdrop for an evening filled with gourmet food, excitement and too many surprises to describe. Enter on […]

Don’t miss big band jazz, Rocky Horror, Howl-O-Ween

MUSIC The South Motors Jazz Series features seven performances at Pinecrest Gardens this season. We welcome The South Florida Jazz Orchestra, Saturday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. featuring jazz vocalist sensation Kate Reid in an evening of swing, song and Big Band favorites. Hailed by Jazziz Magazine as “one hell of a big band,” this […]

Concerts, Jazz, Art ontap at Gardens in 2013-14 season

Pinecrest Gardens has grown to be a unique cultural asset nestled in our thriving and inclusive Village community. Each year Pinecrest Gardens welcomes more than 150,000 visitors and our attendance grows as area residents and visitors discover the natural botanical beauty while visiting to partake in a cornucopia of arts and cultural activities — festivals, […]

Concerts, Jazz, Art ontap at Gardens in 2013-14 season

Pinecrest Gardens has grown to be a unique cultural asset nestled in our thriving and inclusive Village community. Each year Pinecrest Gardens welcomes more than 150,000 visitors and our attendance grows as area residents and visitors discover the natural botanical beauty while visiting to partake in a cornucopia of arts and cultural activities — festivals, […]

10 years and still going strong!

10 years and still going strong!

On March 8, 2003, the Pinecrest Village Council dedicated Pinecrest Gardens and officially opened it to the public as the Village’s newest municipal park. Ten years later, we’ve come a long way, and yes, we have found our way home. With roots deeply embedded in family entertainment (recalling the days of historic Parrot Jungle) we […]

April brings Grammy Award winning artist, Earth Day fest and more

April brings Grammy Award winning artist, Earth Day fest and more

Though our festival and performing arts season is drawing to an end, Apr. is jam-packed with all kinds of wonderful happenings for the entire family. There’s theater, music, workshops, lectures and a whole lot of fun for everyone. Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens presents Marlow Rosado, 2013 Grammy Award winner, Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m. — […]

Egg hunt, chocolate, food festival, jazz, Beethoven and more

It’s March Madness at the Gardens! And when we say madness, doing two full festivals in one month with performing arts and other entertainment every weekend is absolute crazy fun. If you have a membership to the Gardens, entry to all public festivals is free. So if you have not renewed this year or are […]

February brings chili, jazz, art, love and Sousa

Indulge in the Tastes of a Chili Cook-Off; Swoon to the sounds of smooth jazz; see sensational art; hear the melodies of symphonic bands, choirs and Grand Opera and feel the love as Feb. becomes a feast for all senses. February at the Gardens is alive with festivals, special events and all kinds of really […]

Shakespeare, jazz, Fine Arts Fest and so much more

Shakespeare, jazz, Fine Arts Fest and so much more

  If you are so inclined to ring in the New Year with resolutions, then make a promise to yourself to attend more of the exciting events featured at the Gardens this year, a resolution you’ll be sure to keep. This month we have entertainment performances for every taste. We are also introducing new and […]