Celebrate the Life and Artistry of Millard Wells
with Morada Way Arts & Cultural District
The Keys History & Discovery Foundation
& MARC House
Millard Wells (1921-2012)
Artist, Storyteller, Character
Millard’s infectious smile
and trademark red bandana
were always a welcome sight
throughout this island community.
Join us for a series of events inspired by the contributions of
Millard Wells to Islamorada & the Florida Keys!
Thursday, June 19
Kickoff Millard Wells Days at the Third Thursday Artwalk from 6 to 9 PM.
Dawn your Red Bandanna, enjoy the celebration with friends and family of Millard.
Register here for the Millard Wells Look-a-Like contest and other activities!
7 PM toast sponsored by Chef Michael’s.
All Look-a-Like Contenders will meet at
Following the Toast — Millard Wells Contenders, Family and Friends will march along the Old Highway
The first round of judging will take place by the Courtyard next to Gallery Morada, at the entrance to Morada Way.
Following the March, all our welcome to enjoy the ArtWalk. Visit Galleries, restaurants and meet artists and community members inspired by Millard Wells!
Friday, June 20
During the day on Friday, join us for a morning of activities for kids!
Pass along the stories to those who never knew Millard.
Activities include painting with water colors, a kids look-a-like contest, visiting the Millard Wells exhibit at the Keys History & Discovery Center and Storytelling by friends and family of Millard.
Register here to sign up for Millard Kids Day activities.
Friday Night, June 20, 7 PM
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve hear it a thousand times.
“Millard is in the Yard”
Everyone has a story, and you’re invited to tell yours.
Open Mic Storytelling on Tiki Beach
All Are Welcome! Morada Bay will set up their bar. Register here for a wrist band that will give you 20% off your order placed at the bar at Morada Bay. Please let us know if you’d like to tell a story in advance, no pre-registration necessary but this will help us plan the evening of fun! When you register for “Millard is in the Yard,”
just check the box that let’s us know if you have a story to tell!
Saturday, June 21
The Red Kerchief Reception
Join us at the Keys History & Discovery Center
Explore the Millard Wells Collection of Masterpieces.
Cash Bar and Heavy Hors D’oeuvres
Morada Way Arts & Cultural District will honor an artist and citizen of the Year!
Tickets: $30 in advance/ $35 at the door
Sunday, June 22
Closing Breakfast at the Islamorada Moose
This is an informal breakfast that starts at 8:30 AM
Let’s celebrate these four days in style!
Thank you for keeping the memory of
Millard Wells close to our hearts!
To learn more about Millard Wells visit:
For more information about Millard Wells Days
or call (305) 923-8097