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What To Do In Boca, Fort Lauderdale In January 2017

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons 

Head to the Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino as the legendary Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons return for a two-day concert. Choose from show times on Jan. 27 and 28, and plan to sing along to classics like “Big Girls Don’t Cry.” (Tickets from $40; seminolehardrockhollywood.com

A Night at the Races

Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach will host the Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Jan. 28 where the world’s richest thoroughbred horses will compete. Plus, guests can enjoy a night of music, entertainment, food, fashion and more. (Tickets from $100; pegasusworldcup.com

Art on the Water

Interact with art in a new way at Art Fort Lauderdale from Jan. 12 to 15 when water taxis and yachts will transport attendees to exclusive exhibitions and performances along the Intracoastal. Local and international galleries of paintings, illustrations, sculptures, films, installations and more will be on display during the four-day art fair. (Free; artftlauderdale.com)

Light Read

The Palm Beach Poetry Festival returns to South Florida from Jan. 16 to 21 at Old School Square. Former U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Simic will be the guest poet, and attendees can enjoy a number of craft talks, readings and panel discussions. (Prices vary; palmbeachpoetryfestival.org)

Lou Villano Live

Relive the great hits “Diana,” “Lonely Boy” and “My Hometown” at The Hits of Paul Anka with Lou Villano on Jan. 29 at the Boca Black Box. Special guest David LaFame as Bobby Darin will join on stage for the matinee show. (Tickets from $20;

Art Enthusiasts Welcome 

A weekend of art awaits in downtown Boca as HotWorks presents the 8th Annual Boca Raton Fine Art Show from Jan. 28 to 29. View more than 175 artists’ works, find a painting or sculpture to take home and meet the artists themselves. (Free; hotworks.org/bocaratonfineartshow/)

A South Florida Tradition

Start off the new year with a new  piece of art from the 29th Annual Las Olas Art Fair Part I from Jan. 7 to 8. The nationally recognized show will feature more than 150 works on display. (Free; artfestival.com