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FALL 2018



St. Lucie County Aquarium

Spend the first Tuesday of the month enjoying St. Lucie County Aquarium’s Smithsonian Exhibit of saltwater marine life in a living native habitat. This is the once-a-month free admission day. For details, call 462.3474.

ALL DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CALL BEFORE ATTENDING.

CONTINUING
• All Year: Art Gallery Exhibit: Civic Center, Port St. Lucie, 807.4488
• Through Sunday, Sept. 30 First Response – photographs by Rusty Wiles. Backus Museum and Gallery, Fort Pierce. 465.0630
• Through Oct. 7: The Dixie Swim Club – Barn Theatre, Stuart. Thursday-Sunday each week. 287.4884
• Through Nov. 4: Elliott Museum, Stuart – Sweet! Edible art show. Vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice Award. 225.1961
• Through January 13: 150 years of Painting and Sculpture from the permanent collection – Schumann Gallery, Stark Gallery, Vero Beach Museum of Art. 231.0707

RECURRING

Every Saturday
• Farmers Market and Jazz Market Arts and Crafts – Melody Lane, downtown Fort Pierce. Farmers Market 8 a.m. to noon; Jazz Market 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live jazz at the gazebo, November through April. 940.1145
• Behind the Scenes Tours – St. Lucie County Aquarium, Fort Pierce, 2 p.m. 462.3474
• Farmers Market Oceanside – Humiston Park, Vero Beach, 8:30-11:45 a.m. 321.4145
• Square Dancing – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie, 6 p.m. 631.2184
• Sunset Saturday Nights – In front of Humiston Park, Vero Beach, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a chair. 532.7983
• Wood Carver’s Workshop – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 8 a.m. to noon. 359.8565
• Treasure Coast Model Railroad Club – Clubhouse at 273 Becker Road. Ever-changing layout with trains in action, open for public viewing, free, 10 a.m. to noon. Best to call first. 621.9636

Second Saturday
• Vintage Market and Green Market – 14th Avenue and 20th Street, Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 643.6782

Third Saturday
• Community Garage Sale – Minsky Gym, Darwin Boulevard, Port St. Lucie, 8 a.m. to noon. 344.4142
• Spoil Island Splash – Environmental Learning Center, Vero Beach. Starting in November. Pontoon boat will take passengers to a spoil island for shells, to wade, watch wildlife. Wear closed toe water shoes and bring a snack and water. Must reserve space. For available dates and times, call 589.5050 Fourth Saturday
• Canoe Trips with Naturalist Guide – Environmental Learning Center, Vero Beach. 589.5050 to reserve.

Every Sunday
• Stuart Green Market – City Hall parking lot, Flagler Street, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 233.0297
• Rockin’ Riverwalk – Downtown Stuart, live outdoor waterfront concerts, 1-4 p.m. 288.1010
• Tradition Green Market – The Landing shopping center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (except July) in the Tradition community, western Port St. Lucie. 359.1462

First Sunday
• Music at the Mansion – Jensen Beach. The Mansion at Tuckahoe in Indian RiverSide Park. Bring lawn chairs. Live music, food and beverages for sale, activities for kids. 288.5690

Second Sunday
• Indian RiverSide Park Art Show – Jensen Beach Art League, January-April, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 486.5240

Fourth Sunday
• One-Stop Garage Sale – Port St. Lucie Civic Center’s garage, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 344.4142

Various Sundays
• Art in the Park – Humiston Park Ocean Side, Vero Beach, hosted by the Vero Beach Art Club. Dates: Oct. 21, Nov. 18, Dec. 16, Jan. 13, Feb. 17 and 24, March 24. April 14. No shows May through September. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 228.4995

Every Monday
• Line Dancing – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 370.1732

Every Tuesday
• Farm to Fork – Green market at Treasure Coast Research Park, Fort Pierce, 3-6 p.m. 467.3107
• Jazz Jam by Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society – Sunrise Black Box Theatre, 7-10 p.m. Starts November 7. 460.5299
• Wood Carver’s Workshop – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 8 a.m. to noon. 359.8565

Every Tuesday-Saturday
• Feeding Frenzy Tour – St. Lucie County Aquarium Smithsonian Exhibit. Learn what the aquarium’s daily menu is and what makes our ecosystems so unique. For all ages, free with paid admission, 10:30 a.m. 465.3271

Every Tuesday-Sunday
• Snack Time Tour – St. Lucie County Aquarium Smithsonian Exhibit. Watch as some of the marine creatures get a special snack, learn who gets the snack and learn about the dynamic model ecosystems they call home. 2:30 p.m. 465.3271

Every Other Tuesday
• Live Jazz – Sunrise Theatre Black Box Theatre, 7-10 p.m. 460.5299

First Tuesday
• St. Lucie County Aquarium’s Smithsonian Exhibit of saltwater marine life in living native habitat – This is the once-a-month free admission day. 462.3474

Second Tuesday
• Sunset Concerts at the Gallery – Martin Courthouse Cultural Center October through May. 5:30 p.m. 287.6676

Every Wednesday
• Immersion Tour of Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute – North of Fort Pierce. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Limited to 12 people. Reservations required: 242.2293.
• Green Market and Food Co-op – Marina Square, Fort Pierce, 12-6 p.m. 971.8480
• Guided Tour of History Exhibits – Elliott Museum, Stuart, 11 a.m., meet at front desk. 225.1961
• Volunteer Gardening Day – Heathcote Botanical Gardens, Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to noon. 464.4672

First and Third Wednesday
• Tour of Tuckahoe Mansion – Indian RiverSide Park, Jensen Beach. Former home of Coca Cola heiress Anne Bates Leach. 10 and 11 a.m. September through April. In May, tours are every Wednesday. 463.3201 to reserve.

Second and Fourth Wednesday
• Jazz Jam Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 6:30- 9:30 p.m. 337.1959

Select Wednesdays
• Indian River Lagoon Research Tour – via 30-passenger pontoon boat, January-April, hosted by Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute – North of Fort Pierce. 10 a.m. to noon. For dates and reservations: 242.2293.

Every Thursday
• Bike Night – Fort Pierce Marina area, 6-9 p.m. 466.3880
• Jammin’ Jensen – downtown Jensen Beach, 6-9:30 p.m. 334.3444
• Auto Gallery and Garage Tour – Elliott Museum, Stuart. Front desk, 11 a.m. 225.1961
• Line Dancing – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 370.1732

Second Thursday
• River Nights – Westmoreland Park, 2140 SE Westmoreland Boulevard, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tranquil evening overlooking the St. Lucie River. Enjoy the fire, live musical entertainment, cash bar, food available for purchase. Free; all ages welcome. 878.2277. November through April.

Third Thursday
• Dancing – Heritage Center, Vero Beach, 7-10 p.m. 770.2263
• Book Club – McKee Botanical Garden, Vero Beach, 11 a.m. Ends in April. 794.0601
• Behind the Scenes Tour of Smithsonian Research Station – South Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, 2 p.m. Registration requirediederick@si.edu

Every Thursday and Friday
• Pelican Island Pontoon Boat Trip – Environmental Learning Center, Wabasso. 1 and 3:30 p.m. Thursday, 1 p.m. on Friday. Beginning Dec. 27 there may be daily trips. To reserve a seat and to check the schedule, be sure to call 589.5050

First Friday
• FridayFest – Downtown Fort Pierce, 5:30- 9 p.m. Call for rain date. 466.3880
• First Friday Gallery Strolls – Old downtown Vero Beach, 5-8 p.m. 643.6782

Second Friday
• Coffee with PSL City Council – Port St. Lucie Community Center, 8:30 a.m. 871.5219

Third Friday
• Coffee with Mayor of Fort Pierce – Fort Pierce Yacht Club, Veterans Memorial Park, 8 a.m. 466.3880
• MusicFest – downtown Stuart at the gazebo in the park. East Ocean Boulevard, across from the courthouse. Live music, beer, wine, food, kids’ activities. Bring lawn chairs. 781.8522
• Free Friday Concert – Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 6-9 p.m. 807.4488

Fourth Friday
• Coffee with St. Lucie County Commission Chairman – SLCTV studio, Room 101, County Administration Building, Fort Pierce. 8:30 a.m. 462.1400

Last Friday
• Downtown Friday –14th Avenue between 20th and 21st streets, Vero Beach, 5:30-8:30 or 9 p.m. 643.6782
• Classic Car Show – Fort Pierce. Second Street, Orange Avenue, Avenue A. 6-9 p.m. 465.4888

Friday and Saturday Comedy Zone comedians, Howl at the Moon live music, Live in the Loop outdoor concerts – Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach. Visit www.riversidetheatre.com for schedules and the details of these three events.

OCTOBER
Thursday, Oct. 4
• All Things 3D – In connection with Indian River Lagoon Science Festival, Paula A. Lewis branch library, Port St. Lucie. Learn how 3D printing works, design using Tinkercad, and watch 3D print live. Space for 30 people, all ages. 6-7 p.m. 871.5470

Friday, Oct. 5
• Oktoberfest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Experience a celebration of German culture and food under the big tent. Enjoy the bratwurst-eating contest, stein-holding competition, beer garden, bounce houses and other fun activities. 5-10 p.m. 878.2277
• Junk in the Trunk – Community Trunk Sale, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Creating Garden Treasures from Household Items with Master Gardener Dale Galiano, 10-11 a.m. 337.1959
• Outlaugh Hunger – Sunrise Black Box Theatre, Fort Pierce. Presented by Treasure Coast Food Bank, 7 p.m. 461.4775
• Community Appreciation Day at McKee Botanical Garden – Walk the grounds of this beautiful garden in Vero Beach for only $1 today. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 794.0601

Saturday, Oct. 6 – Sunday, January 6
• Made in Germany: Art since 1980 from the Rubell Family Collection – Titelman Gallery, Holmes Gallery, Vero Beach Museum of Art. 231.0707

Saturday, Oct. 6
• Oktoberfest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. The celebration of German culture and food continues under the big tent. Enjoy the bratwurst-eating contest, stein-holding competition, beer garden, bounce houses and other fun activities. 2-10 p.m. 878.2277
• Harvest Festival – Tradition Square, community of Tradition in western Port St. Lucie. www.twistedribbons.org for details.
• Southbend Neighborhood Cleanup Day – Meet at Jessica Clinton Park, 3200 Southbend Blvd., 8-10 a.m. 871.5103
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• Touch a Truck – Indian River County Fairgrounds. Kids get the chance to be around and explore large trucks, farm equipment and service vehicles of all sizes. Also, indoor games and activities. Food trucks. Family ticket $15. Individual ticket $5. Children 3 and under: free. Hosted by Kindergarten Readiness Collaborative. 617.4350
• Community Appreciation Day at McKee Botanical Garden – Walk the grounds of this beautiful garden in Vero Beach for only $1 today. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 794.0601
• Frightful Coding – Morningside branch library, Port St. Lucie. In conjunction with Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. 2:30 p.m. Create spooktacular creations using Scratch coding. Space for 30 kids grades K-5. 337.5632
• Autumn in the Park – Riverside Park, Vero Beach. Arts and crafts, food under the trees in the park. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 562.4935

Sunday, Oct. 7
• Treasure Coast Expo – Port St. Lucie Civic center. Exhibits, vendors, food trucks. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 807.4488
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 3 p.m. 932.8880
• Autumn in the Park – Riverside Park, Vero Beach. Arts and crafts, food under the trees in the park. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 562.4935

Tuesday, Oct. 9
• Jazz Jam - Jazz and Blues Society, Sunrise Theatre, Black Box, Fort Pierce. 7-10 p.m. 460.5299
• Piper Aircraft Tour – Vero Beach, Piper Drive. In conjunction with Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. Ten people over the age of 8 for each tour. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets required: 537.4361

Wednesday, Oct. 10
• Special Needs Dance – Port St. Lucie Community Center. Halloween theme, for ages 15 and up, $5 fee. 6-8 p.m. 878.2277

Friday, Oct. 12
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo, three weekends. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• Labyrinth – Lyric Theatre, Stuart. Movie rated PG, directed by Jim Henson. 4 and 8 p.m. 286.7827
• Indian River Bird and Nature Art Show – Sebastian River Art Club, 1245 Main Street, Sebastian. Juried art show hosted by Pelican Island Preservation Society. See www.firstrefuge.org for schedule of events during three-day show. Plein Air painting is Friday. 494.6306

Saturday, Oct. 13-Friday, Nov. 16
• The Best of the Best – A.E. Backus Museum, Fort Pierce. Juried exhibition in four categories – oil and acrylic, watercolor, varied techniques, and three-dimensional. Opening reception Oct. 13, from 5-8 p.m. 465.0630

Saturday, Oct. 13
• Indian River Bird and Nature Art Show – Sebastian River Art Club, 1245 Main Street, Sebastian. Juried art show hosted by Pelican Island Preservation Society. See www.firstrefuge.org for schedule of events during three-day show. Plein Air painting is Friday. 494.6306
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• Indian River Bird and Nature Art Show – Sebastian River Art Club, 1245 Main Street, Sebastian. Juried art show hosted by Pelican Island Preservation Society. See www.firstrefuge.org for schedule of events during three-day show. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 494.6306
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo, three weekends. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• Selwyn Birchwood– Lyric Theatre, Stuart. Movie rated PG, directed by Jim Henson. 7 p.m. 286.7827
• Comedy Corner: Mia Jackson, Viet Huynh – Sunrise Black Box Theatre, Fort Pierce, 8:30 p.m. 461.4884
• Autumn Craft Fair – First Presbyterian Church of PSL, a variety of crafts including yard art, wall hangings, shell art, jewelry, paintings, holiday wreaths and decorations. Breakfast and lunch available. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 335.8900
• Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival – Indian River County Fairgrounds. Seafood, marine bargains, boating supplies, nautical hardware, clothing and shoes, electronics, gifts, marine antiques, fishing gear, new and used boats, marine arts and crafts, nautical decor, marine arts and crafts, live bands, craft beer. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 954.205.7813
• Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day – Public Works Department, 450 SW Thornhill Drive. 8 a.m. to noon. Call Georgette Beck for information on what can be dropped off. 871.5103
• Save the Chimps Member Day – Save the Chimps Sanctuary, Fort Pierce. Register now for guided tour of the 150-acre sanctuary for rescued chimps. $50 per person. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 429.0403
• Fall Family Festival – Fernhill Memorial Gardens, 1501 S. Kanner Highway, Stuart. Hay rides, scavenger hunt, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin decorating, carnival rides, face painting, silent auction. Food available. Benefits Operation 300, host of adventure camps for kids whose fathers died in military service. 283.6246
• Great Halloween Costume Swap – Indian River County Main Library, 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach. Donate a gently used costume by Oct. 10 and receive a swap ticket to use at the event. 1-3 p.m. One costume per ticket. 3-4 p.m. One costume per person in attendance, no ticket needed. 226.3080 ext. 4550 or 770.5060 ext. 4121.
• Master Gardener Plant Sale – Master Gardeners Office, 8400 Picos Road, Suite 101, Fort Pierce.

Sunday, Oct. 14
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 2 p.m. 932.8880
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo, three weekends. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• The Great Duck Derby – Sebastian. 5,000 rubber ducks will race to shore at Capt. Hiram’s to benefit Treasure Coast Community Health. Cash prizes for first, second or third. Duck launch at 2 p.m. To adopt your duck, go to www.TheGreatDuckDerby.com. For more information use contact form on website.
• Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival – Indian River County Fairgrounds. Seafood, marine bargains, boating supplies, nautical hardware, clothing and shoes, electronics, gifts, marine antiques, fishing gear, new and used boats, marine arts and crafts, nautical decor, marine arts and crafts, live bands, craft beer. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 954.205.7813
• Indian River Bird and Nature Art Show – Sebastian River Art Club, 1245 Main Street, Sebastian. Juried art show hosted by Pelican Island Preservation Society. See www.firstrefuge.org for schedule of events during three-day show. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 494.6306

Thursday, Oct. 18
• Treasure Coast College Fair – PSL Civic Center, 6-8 p.m., juniors and seniors from St. Lucie and Martin counties. 429.7565
• That’s Entertainment – McAlpin Theatre, Indian River State College, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Suds and Science – Walking Tree Brewery, Vero Beach. In conjunction with Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. There’s a lot of science in brewing beer. Learn how it’s done during this free tour at 6 p.m. Must be 21 or older.

Friday, Oct. 19
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo, three weekends. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• That’s Entertainment – McAlpin Theatre, Indian River State College, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Jewel of the Heavens – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 6 and 7:30 p.m. 800.220.9915

Saturday, Oct. 20
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo, three weekends. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• Garden Festival at Heathcote – Fort Pierce. Visit the 31st annual festival and find garden art and garden plants, helpful demonstrations, supplies, children’s activities, refreshments, entertainment, and of course the beautiful gardens that make up Heathcote. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 464.4672
• That’s Entertainment – McAlpin Theatre, Indian River State College, 2 and 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Kids Space – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 11 a.m. 800.220.9915
• Jewel of the Heavens – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 1 and 2:30 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Stuart Craft Festival – Osceola Street, downtown Stuart. 100 crafters from around Florida plus a green market. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 813.962.0388
• Nicholas Sparks presents Every Breath – Vero Beach Book Center, 392 21st Street, Vero Beach. 1-4 p.m. Tickets available now in the store or call 569.2050.
• Contraption Faction – Hurston Library Branch, Fort Pierce. In conjunction with Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. Kids in grades 4 and up get a hands-on exploration of technology. For 20 children ages 8 and older. 2 p.m. 462.2154
• Hour of Code – Port St. Lucie Branch Library. In conjunction with Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. Minecraft-themed basic coding skills using code to take Alex or Steve on an adventure. For 10 kids, kindergarten through fifth grade at 3 p.m. 871.5450
• Devour Downtown – Main Street Vero Beach tour of restaurants. $60 per person. 4-7 p.m. 643.6782

Sunday, Oct. 21
• The Velocity of Autumn – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 3 p.m. 932.8880
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo, three weekends. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• Garden Festival at Heathcote – Fort Pierce. Visit the 31st annual festival and find garden art and garden plants, helpful demonstrations, supplies, children’s activities, refreshments, entertainment, and of course the beautiful gardens that make up Heathcote. Talk with expert master gardeners, and visit the bee keepers association and the woodturners guild at their booths. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 464.4672
• Jazz Jam – Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center – Space Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra, wide variety of jazz styles. Free for those age 18 and under. 855.252.7276
• Equine (Horse) Rescue Festival – ERAF Community Center, 6450 SW Martin Highway, Palm City. Barn Tours, pony rides, kids’ activities, live music and more. All proceeds benefit rescue horses. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 220.0150
• Stuart Craft Festival – Osceola Street, downtown Stuart. 100 crafters from around Florida plus a green market. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 813.962.0388

Tuesday, Oct. 23
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre, rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 7:30 p.m. 231.5860

Wednesday, Oct. 24
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre, rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 and 7:30 p.m. 231.5860
• Ghosts of Fort Pierce Past – the wildly popular tours return to downtown Fort Pierce. Details of the tours and tour times to be announced. Main Street Fort Pierce: 466.3880

Thursday, Oct. 25 – Thursday, Nov. 1
• Centennial Soup Bowl Exhibit – Vero Beach Museum of Art.

Thursday, Oct. 25
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre, rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 7:30 p.m. 231.5860
• Ghosts of Fort Pierce Past – the wildly popular tours return to downtown Fort Pierce. Details of the tours and tour times to be announced. Main Street Fort Pierce: 466.3880

Friday, Oct. 26
• Fall Fun Fest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Three days of fall fun begin today with a midway carnival, games, food booths, arts and crafts and much more from 5-10 p.m. 878.2277
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• Jewel of the Heavens – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 6 and 7:30 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre, rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 8 p.m. 231.5860
• Half-Haunted Halloween – Environmental Learning Center, Vero Beach. Costumes optional. Canoe through mangrove tunnels, play games, hear not-so-spooky sounds, Halloween crafts, touch thank and more. Bring a snack and beverage. 5-8 p.m. 589.5050
• Downtown Friday – Historical downtown of Vero Beach. Street party with food, music, dancing, much more. 6-9 p.m. 643.6782

Saturday, Oct. 27 – Sunday, Nov. 4
• Senior Games – Martin County Parks and Recreation Department. Thirteen sporting events at various locations and dates in Martin and St. Lucie counties. Athletes compete in five-year increment age brackets. Top five in each bracket can participate in the state championship games in Clearwater. Among the sports are: golf, tennis, pickleball, swimming, table tennis, basketball, bowling, cycling, track and field. Register through Oct. 27. Call 221.1419

Saturday, Oct. 27
• Fall Fun Fest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Enjoy a costume contest and trick or treating today with a midway carnival, food booths, arts and crafts and much more. Costumes judged on creativity and originality, with prizes awarded for each age group. Noon to 10 p.m. 878.2277
• Jewel of the Heavens – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 1 and 2:30 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Kids Space – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 11 a.m. 800.220.9915
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre, rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 and 8 p.m. 231.5860
• Hobgoblins on Main Street – Stuart Riverwalk Stage. Costume parade and family festival, 1-4 p.m. 286.2848
• Fall Fest – Citrus Grove Community Park, Palm City. Presented by the Palm City Chamber of Commerce. Live entertainment, arts and crafts, food, car show and cruise, children’s area, community and business booths. 286.8121
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• Indian River Lagoon Science Festival – Veterans Memorial Park River Walk, Fort Pierce. Features hands-on activities from exhibitors across the Treasure Coast. Stage performances, procession of the species, raffles and much more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.irlsciencefest.org
• Centennial Chili Challenge – Riverside Park, Vero Beach. 4-9 p.m. 494.6306
• Countryside Centennial Corn Maze – Family-friendly activities at 6325 81st Street, Vero Beach. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 494.6306
• Burying of New Time Capsule and Flag Ceremony – Driftwood, Ocean Drive, Vero Beach. Includes musical performance and a showing of antique cars. Noon-1 p.m. 494.6306

Sunday, Oct. 28
• Fall Fun Fest – Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Continues today with a midway carnival, food booths, arts and crafts and much more from 2-6 p.m. 878.2277
• BOO at the ZOO – Brevard Zoo. More than 30 treat stations, haunted house (8 and up), BooChoo Train, costume contest, games. 5:30 p.m. Zoo animals not available in the evening. 321.254.9453
• Indian River Lagoon Science Festival – Veterans Memorial Park, Fort Pierce. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 p.m. 231.5860
• Countryside Centennial Corn Maze – Family-friendly activities at 6325 81st Street, Vero Beach. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 494.6306

Tuesday, Oct. 30
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666

Wednesday, Oct. 31
Halloween
• “BOO”tanical Halloween – At Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. Costume party and trick or treat ramble and hay rides in the gardens. 5-7:30 p.m. 337.1959
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 2 and 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 and 7:30 p.m. 231.5860
• Haunted History and Freaky Fishes – Explore the St. Lucie County Aquarium after dark, followed by a trick or treating stroll through the spooky Museum Pointe Park and end your night at the St. Lucie County Regional History Center. 6-8 p.m. 465.3271

NOVEMBER

Thursday, Nov. 1

• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 7:30 p.m. 231.5860

Friday, Nov. 2

• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 8 p.m. 231.5860
• Vanessa Collier Blues Band - Sunrise Black Box Theatre, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 461.4884
• Stuart Air Show – Nighttime aerobatic show and fireworks at Witham Field. 5-9 p.m. 781.4882
• The Vero Garden Club’s Holiday Ornament Sale – Available at businesses throughout November and December in Indian River County. Ornaments feature local historical sites. List of businesses at www.gardentclubofirc.orgorg

Saturday, Nov. 3

• Treasure Coast Home Show – PSL Civic Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.tchomeexpo.com 486.4969
• Free Heart Screening – For students ages 5-20. St. Lucie County Health Department, 5150 NW Milner Drive, Port St. Lucie. Appointments every 15 minutes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register online at www.jessicaclinton.org 215.1912
• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 2 and 8 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre, rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 and 8 p.m. 231.5860
• Stuart Air Show – Thrilling aerobatic shows and ground displays of aircraft and vehicles at Witham Field. Noon: WW II battle reenactment and weapons demo. Visit StuartAirshow.com for a look at the powerful, and colorful aircraft, including the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the AV-8B Harrier that will perform. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 781.4882
• Navy SEAL Museum Muster – North Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce. Exciting live Navy SEAL tactical demonstration and canine demonstration. Bring the whole family for an unforgettable experience. Live music, food trucks, kids’ fun zone. 1 p.m. Medal of Honor ceremony. See www.navysealmuseum.org 595.5845
• Sebastian Clam Bake – Fresh seafood, historic re-enactments, kids zone, entertainment, Clammer Jam, some of the area’s best bands, demonstrations, vendors, draft beer, craft beer, and non-alcoholic drinks. The Sebastian Clambake Foundation dedicates the proceeds to non-profit organization capital projects and program grants. Admission is free; tickets are sold for food and t-shirts. Friday: 2-9 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Veterans Parade – 14th Avenue to 19th Street, Vero Beach. 10-11:30 a.m.
• Gifford Youth Orchestra – 15th Anniversary Concert, Gifford Community Center, 2 p.m. 213.3007

Sunday, Nov. 4

• Stuart Air Show – Thrilling aerobatic shows and ground displays of aircraft and vehicles at Witham Field. Noon: WW II battle reenactment and weapons demo. Visit StuartAirshow.com for a look at the powerful and colorful aircraft, including the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the AV-8B Harrier that will perform this weekend. 5-9 p.m. 781.4882
• Treasure Coast Home Show – PSL Civic Center, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.tchomeexpo.com 486.4969
• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 2 p.m. 465.0366
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 3 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 2 p.m. 287.4884
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 2 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre, rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 p.m. 231.5860
• When You Wish Upon a Star: Treasure Coast Chorale – First Baptist Church of Vero Beach, 4 p.m. 231.3498
• Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day – Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Club Scrub’s Camp Murphy. Free family biking day and BBQ. Guided trail ride for all ages, pump track and skills area, free BBQ lunch, drinks and snacks. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details: 722.8320

Monday, Nov. 5

• Holiday Open House – Vero Beach Museum of Art store. Free gift wrapping, light refreshments. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 231.0707 ext. 129

Tuesday, Nov. 6
ELECTION DAY

• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 7:30 p.m. 231.5860
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300

Wednesday, Nov. 7

• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 2 and 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 and 7:30 p.m. 231.5860
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300
• Ballet Vero Beach Florida Debut of Konverjdans – Vero Beach Museum of Art Leonhardt Auditorium, 7-8:30 p.m. 905.2651

Thursday, Nov. 8 – Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019

• Celebrating the Best of the Best in Watercolor – Elliott Museum, Stuart. The Florida Watercolor Society’s 2018 Traveling Show. Artists’ reception Thursday, Nov. 15, 5:30- 7:30 p.m. 225.1961

Thursday, Nov. 8

• River Nights – Westmoreland Park next to Botanical Gardens, Port St. Lucie. Enjoy a peaceful evening overlooking the St. Lucie River. Enjoy the fire, live musical entertainment, and there will be a cash bar and food available for purchase. 878.2277
• Art Gallery Unveiling – PSL Civic Center, reception 6-8 p.m. 807.4488
• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 7:30 p.m. 231.5860
• Dominick Farinacci Quartet- Sunrise Black Box Theatre, Fort Pierce, 7 p.m. 461.4884
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Harvey – McAlpin Theatre, Indian River State College, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300

Friday, Nov. 9

• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Donnie Darko – Lyric Theatre, Stuart. R-rated cult classic movie, 4 and 8 p.m. 286.7867
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Harvey – McAlpin Theatre, Indian River State College, 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Jewel of the Heavens – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 6 and 9 p.m. 800.220.9915
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300

Saturday, Nov. 10

• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• Blessing of the Fleet – Vero Beach Yacht Club, City Marina invites boaters from Vero and surrounding communities to participate in expanded Blessing of the Fleet. The community may watch from the Merrill Barber Bridge as the boats form a parade from the basin north of the bridge to the city marina where they receive the blessing at the fuel dock. Vessels usually spread flowers or petals on the water. Each boat will be announced and a cannon fired to recognize the boat and crew. 3-8 p.m. 494.6306
• TC Brew Fest – Tradition Square, with over 300 beers from more than 50 breweries. Live music. $35 for all who are sampling beer. Free for everyone else. Food trucks, wine, live music, games. Family friendly. All proceeds will benefit Operation 300, Molly’s House, and Snook and GameFish Foundation. Beerfests.comm
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 2 and 8 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Harvey – McAlpin Theatre, Indian River State College, 2 and 7 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Kids Space – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 11 a.m. 800.220.9915
• Jewel of the Heavens – Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College, 1 and 2:30 p.m. 800.220.9915
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 and 8 p.m. 231.5860
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 2 p.m. 562.8300
• Tree Dedication – 19th Street between 17th and 20th avenues. Ten trees will be planted, one for each of Vero’s decades. Following the dedication will be historical walking tours of the cultural village area. 10 a.m. 494.6306
• Veterans Day Ceremony – Memorial Island, Riverside Park, Vero Beach, 9 a.m. 567.2144
• Party at the Pineapple Plantation – Hallstrom House, 1723 Old Dixie Highway, Vero Beach. Barbecue, historical education, tours, live music, art demonstrations, crafts and vendors, children’s activities. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 713.3242

Sunday, Nov. 11
Veterans Day

• Veterans Day Memorial Service – Veterans Memorial Park, Port St. Lucie. A moving tribute will be hosted by the United Veterans of Port St. Lucie. Please bring lawn chairs as seating is limited. 10 a.m. 878.2277
• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, F ort Pierce, 2 p.m. 465.0366
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 3 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 3 p.m. 287.4884
• Songs of Home – Vero Beach Choral Society at Community Church of Vero Beach. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Large turnout expected; buy tickets early. 4-6 p.m. 228.1070
• Steel Magnolias – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 2 p.m. 800.445.1666
• Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Riverside Theatre rockin’ revue, Vero Beach, 2 p.m. 231.5860
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 2p.m. 562.8300

Tuesday, Nov. 13

• Santa’s Calling – Santa will call Port St. Lucie kids ages 2-8 Dec. 18 and 20 from 6-8 p.m. Parents can pick up forms at Community Center, Civic Center, Minsky Gym and City Hall starting Tuesday, Nov. 13. Turn in forms at community center by Dec. 7 if you want your child to be called.
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300

Wednesday, Nov. 14

• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300

Thursday, Nov. 15

• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300
• St. Helen’s Harvest Festival – Historical Dodgertown, Vero Beach. In conjunction with Vero Beach 100th anniversary celebrations. Midway with games, rides, fair food, free parking. 5-9:30 p.m. 587.5457

Friday, Nov. 16 – Sunday, Nov. 18

• Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival – 30th anniversary with a “homegrown” theme focusing on the pineapple, a symbol of welcome and part of the area’s early history when pineapples were a money-making crop. Expect the pineapple to be featured in food, beverages and contests. The event showcases local artists and musicians. The carnival will be back, along with Bahamian crafts and the colorful Junkanoo parade. Friday: 6-10:30 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. 334-3444

Friday, Nov. 16

• Free Friday Concert – PSL Civic Center. Band to be announced. 6-9 p.m. 807.4488
• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Never Stop Believin’ – Tribute to Journey presented by Artists for Multiple Sclerosis, Lyric Theatre, Stuart, 8 p.m. 286.7827
• Rachel Bay Jones: Something Beautiful – Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter. 8 and 10:30 p.m.
• Festival of Trees Gala – Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, featuring A Swingin’ Christmas Concert with Michael Andrews. Starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Children’s Theatre with silent auction, food stations in the outdoor loop at 6:30 p.m., concert on Stark Stage at 8 p.m., dessert and champagne in the orchid lobby at 9:30 p.m.
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. 562.8300
• St. Helen’s Harvest Festival – Historical Dodgertown, Vero Beach. In conjunction with Vero Beach 100th anniversary celebrations. Midway with games, rides, fair food, free parking. 5-11 p.m. 587.5457

Saturday, Nov. 17

• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 8 p.m. 465.0366
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 8 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 8 p.m. 287.4884
• Thunder From Down Under – Lyric Theatre, Stuart. 6 and 8:30 p.m. 286.7827
• Festival of Trees – Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach. Festival Forest of decorated trees, vendors of holiday decor and much more, gingerbread village with large and small creations. Santa’s Village with the Candy Cane Cafe, arts and crafts, games, a synthetic ice-skating rink and Santa. Grand Festival Hall with performances. Breakfast with Santa at 9 a.m. (reservations required, call 231.6990 for tickets).
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 2 p.m. 562.8300
• Vero Vino – Heritage Center, 14th Avenue, Vero Beach. Wine tasting, entertainment, silent auction to benefit Boys and Girls Club and Angel’s Birthdays. 4-6 p.m. 494.6306
• Beachside Bonfire Fest – South Beach, Vero Beach. Shuttles run from Riverside Park parking lots. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. 587.5457
• St. Helen’s Harvest Festival – Historical Dodgertown, Vero Beach. In conjunction with Vero Beach 100th anniversary celebrations. Midway with games, rides, fair food, free parking. Noon to 11 p.m. 587.5457
• Art by the River – Riverview Park, hosted by Sebastian River Art Club, Sebastian, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 321-9477
• Downtown Friday – Historical downtown of Vero Beach. Street party with food, music, dancing, much more. 6-9 p.m. 643.6782
• In Search of the Southeastern Beach Mouse and Other Rare Wildlife in Your Yard – Environmental Learning Center, Wabasso. A talk by Sandra Sneckenberger, biologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 11 a.m. 589.5050
• Devour Downtown – Main Street Vero Beach tour of restaurants. $60 per person. 4-7 p.m. 643.6782

Sunday, Nov. 18

• My Three Angels – Pineapple Playhouse, Fort Pierce, 2 p.m. 465.0366
• Proof – A.C.T. Studio Theatre, Cedar Pointe Plaza, Stuart, 3 p.m. 932.8880
• The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – Barn Theatre, Stuart, musical, 2p.m. 287.4884
• Waterside Blues – Jazz at Melody Square, Fort Pierce. Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society, Dave Scott, 1-5 p.m. 452.5299
• Chinese Warriors of Peking – Lyric Theatre, Stuart. 4 and 7 p.m. 286.7827
• Festival of Trees – Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach. Festival Forest of decorated trees, vendors of holiday decor and much more, gingerbread village with large and small creations. Santa’s Village with the Candy Cane Cafe, arts and crafts, games, a synthetic ice-skating rink and Santa. Grand Festival Hall with performances. Breakfast with Santa at 9 a.m. (reservations required, call 231.6990 for tickets). For more information, see www.riversidetheatre.com in the special events section.
• The Game’s Afoot – Vero Beach Theatre Guild, 2 p.m. 562.8300
• Family Seining in the Seagrasses – Seagrass beds in the Indian River Lagoon right outside of the St. Lucie County Aquarium, Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. Must wear clothes that can get wet and water shoes with heel straps. 9-10:30 a.m. 465.3271
• St. Helen’s Harvest Festival – Historical Dodgertown, Vero Beach. In conjunction with Vero Beach 100th anniversary celebrations. Midway with games, rides, fair food, free parking. Noon to 6 p.m. 587.5457
• Six Monster Piano Concert – Christ by the Sea United Methodist Church, Vero Beach. Six pianists, 60 fingers on six grand pianos. 7 p.m. 231.1661


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