You’ve done the beach and shopped like a Kardashian. Now what? Here is a roundup of events your concierge probably doesn’t know about.
JUNE 1 — WHICH DRAG QUEEN HAS THE BEST TUCK IN DELRAY BEACH?
It’s kind of like South Florida’s very own “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Garage Queens is a pageant-style elimination contest in which on the first Friday of the month 12 female impersonators have a glam throw down until only one remains. It’s BYOW, or bring your own whatever (including food, drinks and even booze). The first faux femme fashion-y fight takes place 8 p.m. June 1 at Arts Garage, 94 NE Second Ave., in Delray Beach. Tickets cost $15-$25. Call 561-450-6357 or go to ArtsGarage.org.
JUNE 2 — AND ALL THAT JAZZ IN FORT LAUDERDALE
It’s hard to believe, but hot South Florida has a cool jazz club. NYSW Jazz Lounge opened in April in a hip and happening neighborhood blossoming around the railroad tracks two blocks west of the Broward County Courthouse in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The Harden Project, a group that mashes up jazz and soul, will groove 8 p.m. June 2 at the lounge, located at 107 SW Sixth St., in Fort Lauderdale. There is no cover. Call 954-765-6141 or go to NYSWJazzLounge.com.
JUNE 3 — IS THIS YOUR HARRY?
Cool crooner Harry Connick Jr. will perform in concert 7 p.m. June 3 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, 1 Seminole Way, in Hollywood. Tickets cost $50-$300. Go to SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com.
JUNE 9 — OR IS THIS YOUR HARRY?
JUNE 9 — ENRIQUE IGLESIAS MIXES IT UP
Enrique Iglesias will be part of the lineup of reggaeton, Latin pop and house-music stars performing during “Mix Live!” 7 p.m. June 9 at AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd, in Miami. Tickets cost $49-$159. Go to AAArena.com.
JUNE 10 — WATCHING THE TONY AWARDS WITH SHOW PEOPLE
Sure, you can watch the Tony Awards by yourself, and that is fine. No judgment. Or you can get into the spirit of things by going to a viewing party being thrown by local theater company Island City Stage at the Pub, a bar that put the “amp” in “camp” in the gay-riffic Wilton Manors neighborhood. During commercial breaks, there will be a sing-alongs, raffles and performances. Curtain goes up at 7 p.m. June 10 at the Pub, 2283 Wilton Drive, in Wilton Manors. There is no cover, but there are VIP tables for four that will include hors d’oeuvres and a bottle of champagne for $100. Call 954-519-2533 or go to IslandCityStage.org.
JUNE 13 — AUDRA MCDONALD MAKES GOOD ON A PROMISE
Due to illness, the star of “The Good Fight” had to cancel a concert appearance at Fort Lauderdale’s Broward Center for the Performing Arts in March. But now, the superstar — who has a record-breaking six Tony Awards — is back, baby, and ready to bring her bevy of Broadway show tunes to her South Florida fans. Alongside her television work in “Private Practice,” “The Good Wife” and the live telecast of “The Sound of Music,” McDonald is best known for her stage successes in “Ragtime,” “The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess,” “A Raisin in the Sun” and “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.” McDonald’s concert starts at 8 p.m. June 13 at the Broward Center, 201 SW Fifth Ave., in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $25-$145. Call 954-462-0222 or go to BrowardCenter.org.
JUNE 13 — “THE INCREDIBLES 2” ON AN INCREDIBLY BIG SCREEN
Sure, you can see “The Incredibles 2” almost anywhere when the animated movie hits cinemas June 13. Or you can catch it on a ginormous screen — Fort Lauderdale’s AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater — for a run through June 21. On opening day at the 6 p.m. screening, a special double feature will include the first “Incredibles” on the IMAX screen for the first time ever. The AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater is located at the Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St. Tickets cost $12 for children ages 2-12 and $15 for adults (the June 13 double feature tickets cost $20). Call 954-713-0930 or go to MODS.org.
JUNE 16 — STYX AND STONEWALLS
Chuck Panozzo, bassist and co-founder of the rock band Styx, will be the grand marshal of the 19th annual Stonewall Pride Parade and Festival June 16 in Wilton Manors. There will be vendors, exhibitors and food trucks starting at 4 p.m. The parade down Wilton Drive will begin at 5 p.m. Live performances will start at about 11 p.m. The event is free. For more information, go to WiltonManorsStonewall.com (particularly for parking tips).
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JUNE 30 — GET THE FLOCK OUT THERE
For no reason whatsoever, a bunch of people decorate swan floats and take them onto the waters off Sebastian Street beach in Fort Lauderdale in a crazy LGBT-friendly good time called FlockFest. Previously, it was an informal, either-you-know-or-you-don’t-know thing held on the Fourth of July weekend. Now, for the fourth FlockFest, there will be a DJ and an inflate-your-swan station (for a donation to the Renand Foundation, which helps at-risk families in Haiti). The free event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 30. Sebastian Beach is Fort Lauderdale’s unofficial gay beach and is located between Sebastian and Castillo streets on A1A. For more information, go to FlockFest.com.