Top 5 things to do this weekend


1. BE BLOWN AWAY

Chris Botti,

Kravis Center, Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall

This mesmerizing trumpet player, with a passion for evocative melodies, reigns as one of the world’s largest-selling jazz instrumentalists. His “Impressions” album, which features artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Vince Gill and David Foster, won a Grammy Award in 2013, adding to his stack of accolades.

The performance is 8 p.m. Saturday. 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $25. Information: www.kravis.org

2. NOW HEAR THIS

Panic! At The Disco,

BB&T Center

Enjoy these Las Vegas rockers as they close out their “Death of a Bachelor” tour supporting their album of the same name.

The show is 7 p.m. Saturday. 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Tickets start at $35. Information: www.thebbtcenter.com

3. LAUGH IT UP

Judy Gold,

Mizner Park Cultural Center

Known for work on television, film and off-Broadway, this Emmy-award winning comedian and actress has been described as “fiercely funny” and was twice nominated for “Funniest Female Stand-Up” at The American Comedy Awards.

The show is 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Tickets start at $35. Information: www.miznerparkculturalcenter.com

4. LET’S RIDE

Bicycles and Beer,

Tequesta Brewing Co.

Need to burn off a few calories? Fancy a good ride with great people? Like beer? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions then this is the event for you. Meet up at the brewery, stop at Oceana Coffee for fuel, mountain bike through Jonathan Dickinson and then it’s back to TBC for the finest brew around.

The event is 9 p.m. Sunday. 287 U.S. 1, Tequesta. Information: www.tequestabrewing.com

5. HAVE A BLAST

The French Horn Collective,

Arts Garage

Led by Parisian musician, multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer and songwriter Vincent Raffard, this diverse group consists of highly talented musicians from a myriad of musical backgrounds. Playing guitar, violin, double bass, clarinet and vocals the band blasts out an eclectic mix of gypsy jazz, swing and modern french music

The show is 7 p.m. Sunday. 94 NE Second St., Delray Beach. Tickets start at $30. Information: http://artsgarage.org



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