Mel Fisher Days

Mel Fisher, Wonderful History

Treasure hunters young and old come celebrate Mel Fisher Days in Key West this weekend.  The most renowned treasure hunter discovered shipwrecked Spanish galleon Nuestra Mel Fisher - Old gold coinsSeñora de Atocha 30 years ago in the Florida Straits. Since then treasure hunter enthusiasts gather in Key West for an annual Mel Fisher Days that includes a treasure hunt on land with a $5,000 cash prize, a Rockin’ Block Party on Duval St. with a free music concert, Pirate Pub Crawl and Ball, Bingo Brunch, Poker, Dock Party, Diver Reunion, Lifetime Achievement Award and more. For more information please visit

South Florida Symphony presents: Chamber Music Series

Mel Fisher - OrchestraEnjoy the last concert of the summer solstice season with Russian Soul, to headline Svetlana Smolina and Friends, performing passionate trios of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Tchaikovsky displayed unusually wide stylistic and emotional range, from salon works to symphonies and operas. Rachmaninoff portrayed one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music. Starts 7 p.m. The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton Street. Contact: Box Office 305-295-7676