Georgia on My Mind: This tribute to Ray Charles features an all-star lineup which includes Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, Shelly Berg, Frost School of Music's Henry Mancini Institute Big Band and the Miami Mass Choir. 8 p.m. Friday, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, $25-$150, arshtcenter.org.
English Beat: The band that took a 25-year hiatus is back together again. Their "Special Beat Service" sound combines pop with reggae and ska vibes. 8 p.m. Friday, Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, $26, cultureroom.net.
Ramble Festival: The 74th Annual Ramble Festival – a garden tradition – features an array of activities as well as antiques and collectibles, rare books, tropical plants, a green design and furniture show, tea service, and delicious food. 9:30 a.m. Friday, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, $12-$25, 305-667-1651, fairchildgarden.org.
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival: Opening with the musical comedy "Lucky Stiff," introduced by special guest, comedic actor Jason Alexander. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, $35, 954-525-3456, fliff.com. After the film and audience Q&A, take a short stroll to the party at Cyn, 111 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale.
Bruce Bruce: The popular host of BET's "Comic View" and "Coming to the Stage" has left the small screen for small supporting roles in big screen productions. Here, he returns to his stand-up roots. 8 and 10:45 p.m. Friday, Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach, $25, $35, palmbeach.improv.com.