Top 5 things to do on Saturday


The Charlie Daniels Band with The Marshall Tucker Band,

Pompano Beach Amphitheatre

One of The Amp’s most popular concerts last year, these two titans of country music are back and ready to give South Florida a heaping helping of classics including “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” “Simple Man,” “Heard It in a Love Song,” “Can’t You See” and many more.

The show is 7 p.m. Saturday. 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach. Tickets start at $25. Information:


An Evening Under the Stars,

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

See the most amazing light show ever created at this stargazing event featuring high-tech telescopes, a barbecue dinner, campfire, s’mores and more.

The event is 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 16450 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound. Adult members $20, adult nonmembers $25, child member $12, child nonmember $14. Information:


2017 Armory Faculty and Student Showcase,

Armory Art Center

The annual juried shows are the center’s biggest exhibitions of the year. Among the works, an eclectic array of two- and three-dimensional artwork by students enrolled in four- or eight-week classes from 2016 to 2017 will be on display.

The exhibits run Saturday through April 14. Greenfield and East Galleries, Montgomery Hall, 811 Park Place, West Palm Beach. Free. Information:; 561-832-1776.


The Valerie Tyson Band,

Sunset Lounge

Presented by the Sunset Lounge Music Series, The Valerie Tyson Band will pack the dance floor with Top 40 hits, smooth jazz, soulful R&B classics, essential rock melodies, and even popular reggae tunes.

The performance is 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. 609 Eighth St., West Palm Beach. $10. Information:


“Side by Side,”

FAU, Lifelong Learning Society Auditorium

Presented by The Choral Society of the Palm Beaches, don’t miss soprano Lisa Vroman and baritone Mark Sanders as they sing the music of Steven Sondheim.

Shows are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter. $25, students $10. Information:

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