Calendars Full of Sporting, Arts and Social Events this Season


The assortment and abundance of large hats dotting the crowd is an impressive sight, but nothing compares to the spectacle of world-renowned polo players taking the field in Wellington each January for the four-month stretch of matches. For the sporting enthusiast, the athleticism of horse International Polo Club Palm Beachand rider on display makes each match remarkable. The season’s events culminate with the prestigious Nespresso USPA U.S. Open in April, where the world’s elite compete for one of polo’s largest prizes.

With ticket prices starting at just $15, many families flock to the fields each weekend, where the children play ball while the adults tailgate nearby. For a more private experience, the luxe Sunday Brunch is held fieldside in the newly built Nespresso Grande Pavilion, providing a perfect place to avoid the crowds without missing any of the excitement.

In the market for a fabulous accessory to complete your Sunday polo ensemble?  Try the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show.  Taking place February 18-21, 2012. The show will attract art connoisseurs, private collectors, fine jewelers, and high-end interior designers from around the globe to The Palm Beaches.

In addition to classic pieces from the most prominent names in art and design, an impressive selection of jewelers will be offering the newest pieces in design and estate jewelry.  One item that would certainly make an outfit is the 29.07-carat Natural Fancy Yellow diamond ring from New Orleans-based M.S. Rau Antiques.  Set in platinum and 18K gold with two step-cut trapezoid diamonds, the piece is priced at $1,285,000.