The Scouted Calendar: August 2018

Did you blink? It’s true, the last gasp of summer is upon us. Get the most out of these waning carefree days by filling them with music, golf, art and so much more. We sussed out some of the best happenings across the country so you can get out there and live it up.  

DENVER, COLORADO

Honey Exhibit at MCA Denver — Through August 26th: We’re always interested in checking new works by artists we love, and this striking exhibit by Denver-based photographer (and TSG Denver photographer) Kristen Hatgi Sink is no exception. In her Honey exhibit Sink has created a series of videos featuring the exhibition’s namestake dripping and pouring over composed objects and human subjects. This evocative series truly needs to experienced, so catch it before it ends this month.

Two Rivers & The SHORE, NEW JERSEY

Annual Fluke Tagging Trip — August 11th:  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience a unique fishing experience. Launching from Atlantic Highlands Municipal Marina, Jeff Demet, the American Littoral Society’s fish tagging director, will lead guests on a day of fishing and tagging in New Jersey’s waters. Experienced taggers and novices alike are all encouraged to join. Tickets are $75 per angler and include boat ticket, all tackle, bait, and tags.

MIAMI, FLORIDA

Biscayne Bay Lighthouse Cruise — August 11th: See Biscayne National Park in a new light when you take a Biscayne Bay Lighthouse Cruise. Departing from The Deering Estate, this four hour park rangerguided tour will journey through Biscayne Bay to see the iconic Cape Florida, Fowey Rocks and Boca Chita lighthouses, while learning about the history that surrounds them. Possible wildlife experiences include dolphins, sea turtles and abundant shore birds. Cost per person is $70, plus tax & fee.

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY

The Woodland Art Fair — August 18-19th: Revel in a weekend of art during the Lexington Art League’s annual art fair held inside the Woodland Park Grounds. Over 200 artists will showcase their works while guests revel in live music, Kentucky food, beer gardens and family-centric art engagement activities. Admission is free.

JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING

4th Annual Million Pound Party — August 23rd: Bring the whole family out for a pig roast cook-off between four Jackson Hole top chefs. Taste each signature pork and enjoy fun activities, silent auction and live music from Boulder, Colorado’s Monocle Band. Tickets $15 for adults, free for children 12 and under.

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Songwriters and Symphony Under the Stars — August 24 – 25th: Delight in lovely summer evenings at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens as famous songwriters perform their chart-topping hits written for today’s biggest stars. Drinks and food available for purchase by local favorite, Edley’s Bar-B-Que. Tickets are $55.

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA

Summer Opera Nights — August 24th: Come out for the second to last night of Palm Beach Opera’s summer series. Hosted in West Palm Beach’s Warehouse District at Elizabeth Avenue Station, the August 26 theme is “Behind the Scenes in Opera.” You’ll be treated to an evening of singing, drinks, games and food trucks. Tickets are $10 for adults (and include a complimentary drink ticket), $5 for students, and free for children 12 and under.

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

Enchanted Evening Gala — August 25th: Join Friends of Children’s Hospital for a magical evening full of dancing, delicious food, live music and a silent auction at Mississippi’s Museum of Art. All proceeds to benefit Friends of Children’s Hospital. Tickets are $100 and $60 for adults 35 and younger.

ASHEVILLE , NORTH CAROLINA

Outdoor Classic at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove — August 27th – 28th: Join No Barriers Warriors, a wonderful organization with programs for veterans with disabilities, for two days including wonderful cuisine, 8-hole golf scramble, hiking and tennis. Held at Arden, North Carolina’s beautiful Cliffs at Walnut Cove, the weekend kicks off with cocktails and an inspirational gala dinner featuring U.S. Army soldier, motivational speaker and No Barriers Ambassador Noah Galloway. The event sells out every year, so register early.