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Seven Things To Do In November

Rock Out

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Check out the rock royalty lineup in addition to 13 other bands who will grace the stage during the second annual ROCKFEST ’80s, taking place Nov. 4 to 5 at C.B. Smith Park. There will also be a street art exhibition, food vendors and an on-site hair and makeup salon styling looks reminiscent of the time. (Tickets from $79; rockfest80s.com

Art Show 

Downtown Delray Beach will host the 18th annual Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival from Nov. 25 to 26 on East Atlantic Avenue. Forget Black Friday shopping madness and instead support local artists by finding a creative holiday gift during the juried art show. (free; artfestival.com)

Love Guru 

Think you know everything there is to know about living your best life? Think again. New York Times best-selling author, national radio host and dating expert Matthew Hussey is headed to South Florida for his five-day retreat during which guests will get the lowdown on goal setting, personal drive, self-worth and confidence. The event takes place Nov. 13 to 17 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. ($4,000; matthewhusseyretreat.com)

Sebastian Maniscalco

Life is indeed better with laughter, and what better way to experience it than by taking a seat in the audience at a comedy act? Join Broward Center for the Performing Arts as it welcomes comedian Sebastian Maniscalco to Fort Lauderdale from Nov. 24 to 25 for his “Why Would You Do That?” show.  (Tickets from $60; browardcenter.org)

Men of Style

Time to hit the runway. Watch as 12 men representing different charities dress in stylish fashions from Macy’s and Dillard’s in an effort to raise money and spread awareness during The Galleria’s 11th annual “Men of Style Shopping Night.” Enjoy culinary delights from local restaurants and live entertainment during the Nov. 30 event held at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. (Tickets from $75; galleriamall-fl.com

Tis the season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Start the holiday season in Delray Beach with the 100-foot Christmas tree lighting done by St. Nick himself on Nov. 30 at Old School Square Park. Activities will include ice skating, carousel rides and musical performances at the pavilion. (free; downtowndelraybeach.com) 

A Culinary Affair 

Wine and food lovers, mark Nov. 4 on your calendars for the eighth annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival, “A Culinary Affair,” at Sanborn Square. Chefs will serve tasty cuisine to please the palate while guests sip wine in the elaborately decorated countries and regions inside the Grand Tasting room. There will also be a special section inside for the fourth annual Craft Brew Battle called “A Hoppy Affair.” (Tickets from $100; bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com)