December 1, 2022

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“Spamilton,” Garden of Lights, Holiday in the Park and more in Palm Beach

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“Spamilton: An American Parody,”

Kravis Center

Created, written, and directed by Gerard Alessandrini, this musical spoof is described as “convulsively funny” in The New York Times. This parody is straight from the mastermind behind the long-running hit “Forbidden Broadway.” 

The shows are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Dec. 5, along with 2 p.m. shows Wednesday, Dec. 4 and Dec. 5. Tickets start at $49. Information:


Garden of Lights,

Mounts Botanical Garden

Discover the magic of Mounts at night as thousands of jewel-toned lights illuminate and amplify the lush tropical foliage, majestic trees, and signature structures along an easy-to-follow route throughout various garden areas.

The event runs 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, Wednesday to Dec. 23. 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Members and children under 5 free, nonmember adults $15, seniors, active military or college students $12, children 6 to 17 $7. Information:

Don't miss Garden of Lights at Mounts Botanical Garden this holiday season as thousands of jewel-toned lights showcase the garden's lush landscape


Holiday Shopping by the Sea,

Palm Beach Shores Community Center

Presented by The Seasiders Group, this event will feature Christmas decor, a bake sale, a gift boutique, handmade cards and crafts, a 50/50 raffle and more. Funds raised will support several local charities.

The event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 4. 90 Edwards Lane, Palm Beach Shores. Information:

4. SEE

“The People Downstairs,”

The Don & Ann Brown Theatre

Presented by Palm Beach Dramaworks, this play by Michael McKeever explores the people who hid Anne Frank and seven others for more than two years during the Holocaust and the complex challenges they faced.

The production runs Dec 3 to 19, with showings Wednesdays through Sundays. 201 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Information: 561-514-4042;

Presented by Palm Beach Dramaworks "The People Downstairs" will run Dec. 3 to 19 at The Don and Ann Brown Theatre in downtown West Palm Beach.


Holiday in the Park,

Samuel J. Ferreri Community Park.

Spend an evening with Santa and enjoy a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, horse and carriage rides, amusements, face painting, arts and crafts, carolers and more.

The event is 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 4. 2905 Jog Road, Greenacres. Free. Information:


Florida’s Funniest Comedians: Mike Rivera and Michael Murillo,

Mizner Park Cultural Center

Rivera has three decades of comedic experience and uses his “teachable moments” to hilarious effect. Murillo uses the skills he’s honed as a seasoned journalist to his stand-up routine.