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Supporting The Arts & Arts Councils Everywhere

Volume 6 No. 21 | May 24, 2024

Notes from the Editor:

One more week until the kickoff of hurricane season but our season continues! This is a big weekend for fun and sun but first a time to remember and honor military personnel who gave their lives while serving our country. Do you remember when Memorial Day was called Decoration Day?

From Wikipedia, in case you've forgotten: "The first national observance of Memorial Day occurred on May 30, 1868. ...the holiday was proclaimed by Commander in Chief John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic to honor the Union soldiers who had died in the Civil War."

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Arts Blast on the Air with Willi Miller

May 22, 2024 - Jacob Craig, Director of Music and Arts at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach joins Willi to talk about the church's summer plans for its Youth Chorus, concerts, and how Vero Beach Pipes and Drums got started.

And Suzanne Seides, Director of Marketing and Communications, and Caitlin Swindell, Chief Curator at Vero Beach Museum of Art, join us for a discussion on what's coming up at the museum this summer, including kids' camps and the current exhibit, Rock 'n Roll Billboards on the Sunset Strip. 

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In This Issue

McKee Waterlily Award

Live in the Loop Addition at Riverside Theatre

First Presbyterian Church Jazz Concert

Vero Beach Museum Rock 'N' Roll Billboards

Archaeology Family Fun Day

Brevard Symphony Orchestra Summer Concert Series

Space Coast Symphony's 15th Anniversary Concert

Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin at The Lyric

Comedy at Sunrise Theatre

Melbourne Municipal Band

TWO Calls for Artists!

and MORE!

Scroll down for a load of entries from the Arts Blast online calendar.


FRIDAY, 5/24/24 AND SATURDAY 5/25/24


Something New Coming to the Loop Next Month!

Starting Thursday, June 6th, Live in the Loop will present another evening of FREE music performed by local musicians. Riverside Theatre wants to keep the energy and excitement that patrons bring to its campus by offering Live in the Loop performances on Thursdays. These added dates will feature an eclectic mix of musical performances in jazz, country, and blues by local musicians new to the Live in the Loop stage. Bands play from 5:30pm-8pm each Thursday evening (bands play until 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays). 

Live in the Loop concerts are FREE with no ticket required. 

Thursday, June 6


Funk, Jazz, R&B and other dance favorites.

Thursday, June 13


Country, Blues & Folk Rock.

Thursday, June 20


Jazz and Blues.

Thursday, June 27


Jazz & Swing.

Thursday, July 4


Riverside Theatre Closed for the Fourth of July Holiday.

Jazz Concert at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach

Sunday, May 26 at 4:00 PM.

Get ready, jazz lovers! First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach will host a jazz concert on Sunday, May 26 at 4:00 PM. Long known for its musical outreach, the church at 520 Royal Palm Boulevard will be contributing the talents of its Director of Music, Dr. Jacob Craig to an all-star Jazz Quartet. Craig will perform on jazz piano, with Miami Dade College professor Claudio Osorio on trumpet. The quartet also includes retired Los Angeles percussionist, Tony Miranda, who played with Madonna and Neil Diamond, along with Indian River Charter High School teacher, Dave Mundy on bass. The concert centerpiece is Claude Bolling’s Toot Suite for trumpet and jazz piano. The six-movement piece, premiered by French virtuoso trumpeter Maurice Andre in 1980, is considered an influential work in the trumpet repertoire. Osorio will perform on multiple trumpets, cornet and flugelhorn during the piece. The audience will also be treated to “C Jam Blues” by Duke Ellington, “One Note Samba” by Jobim, and “Misty” by Errol Garner. Admission to the Jazz Quartet concert is free. For more information, call (772) 562-9088.  

Dr. Jacob Craig is eager to display his versatility at the keyboard. The Director of Music and Arts at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach is known to delight churchgoers and crowds alike with his virtuosic skill on piano and organ. He is particularly talented at jazz piano, which he frequently performs during services.

“Our rehearsals have been phenomenal,” said Dr. Craig. “This is the first time we are performing together, but every member is a successful musician in their own right. The audience is going to be wowed by this concert.”

The Jazz Quartet concert is just one of many events sponsored or hosted by First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, known for its musical and artistic outreach to the Central Florida community. 

For a list of upcoming events or for more information about First Presbyterian of Vero Beach, visit

Rock ‘N’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip: Photographs by Robert Landau 

Through September 1, 2024

Be transported to Los Angeles’ celebrated Sunset Strip of the last 1960s and 70s and immerse yourself in rock and roll nostalgia with the summer exhibition Rock ‘N’ Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip: Photographs by Robert Landau.


In those years, the Sunset Strip was the heart and soul of a vibrant music scene – home to record companies, record stores, and legendary nightclubs. Through the lens of his camera, photographer Robert Landau chronicled these pop masterpieces that only lasted a few weeks before being dismantled. White-washed, and pained over with newer images.

The VBMA exhibition comprises 50 photographs; four of which are presented on a monumental scale. Some of the musical artists represented on the billboards include: The Beatles, Donna Summer, The Eagles, John Lennon, Madonna, Queen, Rod Stewart, The Rolling Stones, and many more.

Vero Beach Museum of Art

3001 Riverside Park Drive

Vero Beach 32963

Celebration 15 years of entertaining audiences with music, the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, under the leadership of Conductor and Artistic Director, Aaron T. Collins, will assemble a group of 150 musicians on stage for a powerful program featuring the works of Tchaikovsky, Marquez and Marshall, along with a world premier work from composer Kevin Wilt.

The program will include Christopher Marshall’s “Aue!”, originally commissioned for the orchestra’s 10th Anniversary, Marquez’s “Conga del Fuego” and Wilt’s “Imagined Adventures: March at the West River.

"This has been a whirlwind season for us," said Collins. "We have a terrific anniversary concert planned, although 150 musicians playing Tchaikovsky might just raise the roof.”

This final concert of the season over 100 youth musicians will perform side-by-side their professional SCSO counterparts with composers Christopher Marshall and Kevin Wilt scheduled to be in attendance.


Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Concertgoers 18 years of age or under or with a valid college ID are admitted free.


For more information, call 855-252-7276 or visit

Saturday, May 25th, 7pm

The Scott Center at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy

5625 Holy Trinity Drive Melbourne, FL 32940


Sunday, May 26th, 3pm

Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center

1707 16th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960

Two Calls for Artists!

Call for Artists 

2025 Art for Living Calendar 

 Entries are being accepted for the 2025 Helping People Succeed’s annual Art for Living Calendar fundraising project that benefits the programs and services of our 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. 

 Please note that the emailed submissions will be considered once the application and fee have been received. The deadline for submission is 5:00 pm on Monday, July 8, 2024


• Open to artists in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. 

• Only the artist who created the original work may apply. 

• Please submit in a jpeg format. No frame or glass should be included. 

• Horizontal artwork format only. The actual calendar measures (Paintings may be in proportion at 16” w x 12”h, 24” w x 18” h, etc.) 

• Framed artwork no larger than 48” wide. 

• Final selections are based on quality, format, suitability for reproduction and subject matter. 

• Subject matter should be tropical and/or local scenery (Examples: fish, birds, trees, beaches). Local scenes may include Indian River Lagoon, St. Lucie or Loxahatchee Rivers, covered bridge roads, the Savannas and views of nature or historical sites. 

• Applicants to submit a 300-word biography by email with the jpeg artwork. 

• Artists must be more than 18 years old to submit an entry for the 2025 Art for Living Calendar. 

• A Selection Committee will review the artwork and notify all artists once the selection process is complete. 


• When notified, please bring your original artwork to our office in Jensen Beach to be scanned. 

• Artwork may be framed or unframed. If framed please note that the actual painting showing is what will be scanned for the calendar. 

• You may have your own artwork professionally scanned and sent, via email, to Jeraldine at 

• Original artwork for the calendar to be available for sale by Helping People Succeed from the time of acceptance through December 31, 2024. 20% of the sales will be a contribution to Helping People Succeed. 


• Once the calendars arrive, each artist will sign their page on approximately 100 calendars. This will be a coordinated effort with the staff at Helping People Succeed. 

• Our Pinot & Picasso event will be held on November 23, 2024 at the Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club in Palm City. This will be a formal reception and dinner and the calendar artists will be available that evening to autograph calendars and are invited to display a limited number of art pieces for sale. 

• There may be additional event activity that will require the 2025 Art for Living Calendar Artists to be present. Notice will be given once those activities are known and/or established. 

• Please note that Helping People Succeed will handle all sales and cover all costs of sales, including credit card fees, etc

Call to all Artists- 1 MONTH LEFT TO APPLY 

Presented by the Vero Beach Art Club, presenting top-rated shows  recognized and awarded by Sunshine Magazine — Under the Oaks  (awarded 8th in the nation) and Art by the Sea (awarded 48th in the  nation), as well as Art in the Park on various Sundays at the beachside Humiston Park. 

The 2nd Annual Pointe West Fine Art Festival is a two-day event, set at the  prestigious Pointe West Country Club, Heritage Pavilion, Sat 11/2 & Sun 11/3,  2024This show will include over 50 artist tents laid out in a circular formation, artist demonstrations, music, food vendors, and a classic  car show by Motor City Classic Cars. 

Participation in this show is open to Members and non-members of  the Vero Beach Art Club (VBAC).

How to Apply: Applications are $35/medium, a separate application is  required for each medium. You may exhibit up to 2 mediums per tent or 2  artists per tent. Application is through Juried Art Services: Pointe West Fine Art Festival

Artists supply the 10 x10 white tent, 5 ft. space between tents.

Exhibiting Artists need to be present throughout the day and will be responsible for handling their own sales, and pay FL sales tax. 

NOTE: If you need to rent a tent, rental information will be provided after you've been accepted to the show. 

This show is filling up fast, the deadline to enter is June 7, 2024! Once approved you will be informed of approval soon after 7/15/2024. Payment for any additional tent/display fees, based on your type of participation) is due within 5 business of your notice of approval. 

Categories for Applying: 

  • Acrylic
  • Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Oil
  • Photography, Digital Art
  • Graphics: Patels, Drawing, Collage, Printmaking
  • Pottery/Ceramics
  • Sculpture/Sculputral/Mixed Media
  • Wood
  • Watercolor
  • Fiber

McKee Botanical Garden Waterlily Collection Honored

The International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society awarded the distinction to

McKee Botanical Garden which now joins an elite group of only seven botanical gardens in the world recognized for their excellence in waterlilies and water gardening.

Waterlilies have been celebrated in the pools, ponds and watery mazes of McKee since the garden first opened in 1932. These living collections have astonishing colors, mysterious openings and varied pedal and leaf patterns and sizes and have captivated visitors since McKee reintroduced the collection when the garden re-opened in 2001.

The International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society (IWGS) formed in 1984 as a group of water gardening enthusiasts who wanted to enhance and expand the information available about waterlilies and water gardening. The immediate success of the organization led to spectacular interest and growth and now enables IWGS to host annual symposiums, provide grants and funding and networking opportunities for hybridizers and growers.

McKee has courted recognition by the IWGS for many years, with a determined effort by McKee’s aquatic expert, Nikki Wojtowicz to meet the high standards of the IWGS. Of the 100 plus varieties grown at McKee, 50 were identified in the past as worthy of distinction by the IWGS and this year, 48 of those 50 received Certified Collection of Excellence. McKee’s waterlily collection is now one of only seven in the world with this exceptional distinction

This important recognition highlights McKee Botanical Garden’s commitment to horticultural excellence and its exceptional contributions to the study and display of waterlilies and aquatic plants under McKee’s director of horticulture and research, Andreas Daehnick. Nikki Wojtowicz will continue her education in this specialized field as an attendee of this year’s IWGS Symposium in Reading, UK July 16 – 20.

McKee Botanical Garden’s 19th Annual Waterlily Celebration is Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. In addition to the spectacular and award-winning waterlily display the celebration will feature a photo contest, repotting demonstrations, plant vendors, plein air artists, wire art, wood crafts and handmade baskets. The Garden Café will be open from 8:45 am until 3:00 pm.

McKee Botanical Garden


Archaeology Family Fun Day

Saturday, May 25: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

The Southeast Florida Archaeological Society "SEFAS" is dedicated to the protection, preservation and educating of Florida's archaeological history. Join us for our second annual family fun day. Free & open to all.


Hobe Sound Civic Center

8980 SE Olympus Street | Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Who:  Environmental Learning Center

What: Brown Bag Lunch and Learn- Sharon Tyson talks about “Manatees”

When: Wednesday, May 29, 12-1 PM

Where: Environmental Learning Center 255 Live Oak Drive Vero Beach Florida 32963

Why: To educate and inspire people to take care of the environment. - 772 589 5050

RSVP: RSVP for Wednesday, May 29th Brown Bag Lunch & Learn "Manatees" with Sharon Tyson (

For Lee Ritenour, love for the guitar began when he was 8. By 12, he was serious about playing and his father found him some of the best teachers around. The guitar scene at the time was a master class for the young musician. Great guitar playing was everywhere he turned and he loved them all.

For Ritenour, those early days were only the beginning of a dazzling five-decade career that has seen him as an enfant terrible of ‘70s fusion, a crossover star of the ‘80s pop chart, an honorary exponent of Brazilian jazz, and the fingers behind the ‘90s supergroup, Fourplay. He’s a Grammy Award winner with 16 nominations and a Jazz Society honoree.

Dave Grusin is considered one of the top 10 film scorers of his generation, Grusin is also renowned as a jazz artist and co-founder of the independent record label GRP. He has written over sixty film scores, including The Graduate, Tootsie, The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Firm, Havana, Heaven Can Wait, and On Golden Pond. Having received 8 Academy Award nominations, he won an Oscar in 1988 for The Milagro Bean Field War, featuring guitarist Angel Romero.

May 25 @ 7pm

Winner of 2024 Sherri Shephard Day Time talk show Comedy Contest Women Over 50! Dry Bar Comedy Special, ABC, CTN and more Juanita Lolita’s comedy career began when a coworker signed her up for an open mic night. Within one year she was performing for over 7000 women at a church conference in Atlanta and since then has performed throughout the southeast.

Featuring Dougie Almeida

Hailing from Queens, New York, Dougie Almeida spent most of his adult life as a corporate presenter for one of the largest financial planning firms in the country. His specialty was taking lifeless insurance presentations and transforming them into works of comic art. In his spare time, he fought as an ISKA Heavyweight Muay Thai Kick boxer, retiring at 10-0 and earning the title “Always Dangerous”. So, what do you get when you cross an inventive corporate executive with a retired kick boxer? A stand-up comedian, of course! LIVE at the Black Box May 25, 8 p.m. 

Call 772-461-4775 or visit

Melbourne Municipal Band


Mancini and Friends

June 5 & 6, 6:30 p.m.

Kicking off its summer concert series, the Melbourne Municipal Band presents "Mancini and Friends" at the Melbourne Auditorium.

“Henry Mancini is famous for his incredible list of hits, from The Pink Panther to Moon RiverPeter Gunn and more,” said MMB Conductor Staci Rosbury. “His music has incredible staying power and is still enjoyed by audiences around the world. We’ll also feature the music of Leroy Anderson, Sammy Nestico and others. Prepare to be entertained!”

“Mancini & Friends” is the first of the MMB’s annual summer Not-in-the-Park picnic concerts, which enables the audience to enjoy a picnic dinner and show in air-conditioned comfort. Attendees can bring their own dinner or purchase food on site from City Bistro. No alcoholic beverages may be brought in from outside.


The concerts are FREE and no tickets are required.


For more information, call 321-724-0555 or visit


Melbourne Auditorium

625 E. Hibiscus Blvd.

Melbourne, FL 32901

Brevard Symphony Orchestra’s annual chamber music series returns this summer with three concerts at with three groups of phenomenal BSO musicians and their friends. Concerts take place at the Suntree United Methodist Church. 

Sunshine Time: To Infinity and Beyond

June 15, 2024 at 7:00 pm

Join violinist Amy Xaychaleune and her band for a night of charm and enchantment as they bring Disney and popular hits to life.

Summer Travels with Confetti

July 20, 7:00 pm

The unique trio of “Confetti” will take you on a journey spanning almost 1000 years, with stops in a German Abbey during the High Middle Ages, a champagne salon during La Belle Époque in Paris, and the wilds of modern-day Alaska.

Timeless Classics with the Luminoso Quartet

August 17, 2024 at 7:00 pm

The Luminoso Quartet presents an evening of timeless classics from multiple genres, including Vivaldi’s Four Seasons along with favorites by Joni Mitchell, Simon & Garfunkel, and the Indigo Girls!

Tickets are $25 for each concert online or at the door. Subscribe to all three for $60.

($10 student tickets with valid student ID valid at the door only.)


 Call 321-345-5052 or visit


By Tom Topor

Nuts concerns the defense of Claudia Faith Draper, a high-priced prostitute who has been charged with murdering a client. Claudia maintains her innocence and demands her right to a fair trial. To get that far, however, she must first prove to the presiding judge that, although her life may be unconventional to some, she was and is as sane as anyone in the room.

Melbourne Civic Theatre

817 E. Strawbridge Ave. Melbourne FL

Suitable for mature audiences.

May 17 – June 23

Sweeney Todd

One of the darkest musicals ever written, Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd is the unsettling tale of the Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. When revenge eludes him, Sweeney swears vengeance on the entire human race murdering as many people as possible.

Through May 26

The Barn Theatre

2400 Ocean Blvd. #3312

Stuart, FL 34996

MartinArts Update

Marvin S. Cone 38th Annual High School Juried Art Show Through June 22

Impacting over 1,500 students since 1987, this show recognizes the community’s best visual arts students from Martin County High School, South Fork High School, Jensen Beach High School, Clark Advanced Learning Center, and the Pine School. 

Call for Artists | 3rd Annual Members Showcase

MartinArts invites current, new, and returning member artists to participate in the 3rd Annual Members Showcase. New ways of including performing and literary member artists are a part of the MartinArts plan this year. Works will be exhibited at the Court House Cultural Center, 80 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, July 9 – August 31. Entry deadline June 1

Summer Art Program for Kids

June 3 – 28

Morning Sessions (9am-noon): Ages 6-10 yrs.

Afternoon Sessions (12:30-3:30): Ages 11-15 yrs.

In the two-weeks of the program, kids will explore Space, storytelling and writing in ​addition to learning about master artists from the past.

Using the elements of art and principles of design they will have fun experimenting with two and three-dimensional projects, various forms of printmaking, drawing outside, weaving, air dry clay, origami and painting.


Instructors: Peggy Nolan, BA, M.Ed, M.EdS.,

Lisa Byl and Jackie Bishop, Music Ed.

Central Brevard Art Association Studio

103 Barton, Rockledge, FL

Experience art and environmental discovery at the highly anticipated ‘Our Wondrous Planet Exhibition,’ featuring the traveling showcase ‘World of Away’ Eco-Art Experience, alongside masterpieces by local artists. Explore innovative artworks promoting sustainable living and environmental stewardship.

The exhibit, presented by the Oxbow Eco-Center at St. Lucie County Environmental Learning Center in collaboration with Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, highlights the hidden impacts of material consumption and disposal. These collaborative efforts have resulted in captivating artworks created from reclaimed materials collected during cleanups in St. Lucie County. Through engaging initiatives, the Oxbow Eco-Center aims to inspire sustainable practices and raise awareness about environmental conservation.

The exhibition will be open for viewing on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., through June 27, 2024, at the Art at the Emerson Gallery, at The Emerson Center, 1590 27th Ave, Vero Beach.

“We are delighted to introduce this innovative and impactful exhibition to Vero Beach,” says Dawn Orre, Gallery Director at Art at the Emerson Gallery. “It’s not just about art; it’s about sparking conversations and inspiring positive change for our planet.”

For more information, visit Art at the Emerson Gallery’s website at

Coming Up on the Arts Blast Calendar

Events listed are for the next few weeks. For a complete listing of future events, (click here or go to:

Indian River County


Friday, 5/24/24 and Saturday, 5/25/24 and

Riverside Theatre Will Be Closed Monday & Tuesday.

May 25, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Museum Studios & Sensory-Friendly Day at VeroBeach Museum of Art - FREE ADMISSION SATURDAY

May 26, 3 pm - Space Coast SO 15th Anniversary Celebration at VBHS PAC

May 26, 4pm – Jazz Concert with Dr. Jacob Craig at First Presbyterian Church

May 29, 12pm – Brown Bag Lunch & Learn “Manatees” ay ELC

May 30, 5:30pm – Courtside Cabaret – A GYO Benefit Concert at The Boulevard Tennis Club

May 31-June 1, 6pm & 8pm – Comedy Zone at Riverside Theatre

June 3 – 7, 9am – First Presbyterian Music Camp at First Presbyterian Church

June 3 – July 26 – Summer Art Camp at VBMA

June 6-8, 5:30pm – Live in the Loop at Riverside Theatre

June 7-8, 6pm & 8pm – Comedy Zone at Riverside Theatre

​Through May - Reflections of Nature presented by Orchid Island Art Club - Environmental Learning Center. 

Through June 27 - Eco-Art Experience at Emerson Center

ThroughJune 30 - Spring Art Show at Galleries at First Pres

Through Sept. 1 - Rock 'N' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip: Photographs by Robert Landau at Vero Beach Museum of Art

St. Lucie County

May 25, 8 p.m. - Juanita Lolita at Sunrise Theatre

May 30 - June 2 - The Bard of Broadway at McAlpin Theatre on IRSC

May 31 - Awards Banquet at Pineapple Playhouse

June 7-16 – The Mountain Top at Pineapple Playhouse

June 7-23 - Barefoot in the Park at Treasure Coast Theatre

June 9, 4 pm – A Day with The Crew at Sunrise


Parado: Gina F. Duffy at The Vault Art Gallery

Mondays 10 a.m.-noon Art on the Porch at Cool Beans Brew

Mondays 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Fort Pierce Art Club Members Open Studio at 2nd Street Art, FP

Thursdays 12-1 p.m. - Music in the Garden at Heathcote Botanical Gardens​

Martin County

May 24-25 – Matt Stone as Elvis at A.C.T. Studio Theatre

May 25, 7 p.m. - Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin at Lyric Theatre

May 31 - June 2 - Dance Academy of Stuart at Lyric Theatre

June 5, 7pm – Deana Carter at Lyric

June 7, 7pm - Foreigner Journey Experience at Lyric

June 8, 7pm – Steve Earle – Alone Again at Lyric

June 9, 7pm – Adam Ezra Group at Lyric

Through May 26 - Sweeney Todd at Barn Theatre

​Through May 31 - In Celebration of King Tut at the Elliott


Every Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. - Rock'n Riverwalk​, 300 St. Lucie Ave, Stuart

Every Sunday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Market on Main, Flagler Park, Stuart

Fridays, 2 p.m. - Guided Nature Walks at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Thursdays, 6-9:30 p.m. - Jammin’ Jensen on Jensen Beach Boulevard

Tuesdays at The Elliott: Tim Kyle Carpenter's Open Jam Session

Tuesdays - 4-7 p.m. - Cruising at the Beach – Elliott Museum 


Ballet Vero Beach is looking for energetic and outgoing individuals to help us promote the art of dance as a universal language in our community and beyond.







Ballet Vero Beach Volunteers receive FREE tickets, merchandise, and the opportunity to attend volunteer thank you events.

Brevard County

May 24, 7pm - Disney's 101 Dalmtians Kids at Maltz Jupiter

May 25, 6:30 p.m. Space Coast SO 15th Anniversary Party at Holy Trinity Episcopal in Melbourne

May 26: Shemekia Copeland at King Center

May 26: Sip & Paint with Gina Welds, Urban Prime Marketplace & Restaurant, Viera

May 31 - June 2, Lion King Kids at Cocoa Village Playhouse

June 1, 7:30pm – Special EFX Featuring Minucci, Marienthal, Bromberg, Rowe & Rosenblatt at King Center

June 1, 2pm – Miss Witherspoon – Playread Series at Melbourne Civic Theatre

June 2, 4pm – Kim & Kayla Waters at King Center

June 5-6, 6:30pm – Melbourne Municipal Band at Melbourne Auditorium

June 7-9 – Finding Nemo Jr. at Cocoa Village Playhouse

Through May 26: Menopause the Musical, Titusville Playhouse Mainstage

Through May 26: Xanadu, Titusville Playhouse Shuler Stage

Through May 26 - The Bodyguard at Heneger Center

Through May 30 – The Play Goes Wrong at Cocoa Village Playhouse 

Through June 23, Nuts, Melbourne Civic Theatre, downtown Melbourne

Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. - Art Night at Strawbridge Art League

Palm Beach County

May 24, 7pm – Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Kids at Maltz Jupiter

May 26, 7pm - Kravis Center Dream Awards at Kravis

May 31, 7pm Mark Normand: Ya Don't Say Tour at Kravis

June 1, 8pm – Floyd Nation: Experience Pink Floyd at Kravis

June 4 – Sept. 2 – Space Explorers The Infinite Experience at Kravis

Through June at Old School Square - Emotional Intelligence by Matthew LaPenta

Through July at Old School Square - Central American Modernism

Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. at Cornell Art Museum - Music at the Museum

First Friday Art Walk 6-9 p.m. every month at Cornell Art Museum

Fridays and Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. - Garden Sculpture Tours at the Norton

Thursdays 6-9 p.m. - Clematis by Night

Every Friday, 5-10 p.m. - ART AFTER DARK at the Norton

Beyond the Treasure Coast

May 24, 5pm - Friday Fest - Hot Tonic Orchestra at Van Wezel

May 25 – Instrument Petting Zoo at Henry B. Plant Museum

May 30-June 2 - Fringe Fort Myers 2024 –

June 2, 7:30pm – Celtic Throne at Van Wezel

Through May 26 - Rockwell/Wyeth: Icons of Americana at Polk Museum of Art


Every Saturday 1 p.m. - Saturday Exhibition Highlight Tours at Rollins Museum of Art, Winter Park

Every Friday in June & July – Farmer’s Market at Edison & Ford Estates

Live carillon concerts Thursday - Sunday, 1 & 3 p.m. - Bok Tower Gardens. 

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