Private Lives at Riverside Theatre thru February 19. Visit RiversideTheatre.com.
THURSDAY, February 9
Christ Church Vero Beach, in the 9.23 Community Center (behind Outback), is holding a reception for pastel and oil painter, Julie Grm on Thurssday, February 9, at 6:30 pm. Free.
The Hanneke Cassel Trio, with Mike Block (cello, vocals) and Christopher Lewis (guitar) will perform at First Presbyterian Church in Vero Beach on Thursday, February 9 at 7:30. Donations will be accepted for the Mike Block String Camp, as concert admission is free.
The Treasure Coast Navy League Speaker Series continues with Winston E. Scott, Capt, USN (Ret.), Former NASA Astronaut, SVP of Florida Institute of Technology, author and musician will discuss “Reflections from Earth Orbit” on Thursday, February 9 beginning at 5:30 pm at Pointe West Country Club in Vero Beach. Tickets include dinner for $27 per person. Reserve by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and pay at the door.
FRIDAY, February 10
The Sunrise Rotary VIP party, Blood Sweat & Beers, will be held on Friday, February 10 at the Walking Tree Brewery in Vero Beach from 6:30 to 9 pm. Enjoy craft beers paired with food by local restaurants. For tickets ($75) visit FloridaCraftBrewAndWingfest.com.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10 & 11
SUNBONNET SUE QUILT SHOW THIS WEEKEND
On Friday & Saturday, February 10th (9 am – 5 pm) & 11th (9 am – 3 pm), the Sunbonnet Sue Quilters Guild will host its 9 Patch Plus Quilt Show at the Indian River County Fairgrounds. Some of the quilts will be for sale including Red, White & Blue designs to benefit the Veterans Association. There will be vendors of quilt related items, food and drink. Admission is $10 and children under 8 admitted free.
The Vero Beach Art Club presents Art On The Island at the Marsh Island Clubhouse featuring a variety of work of Art Club members from Friday(5-8), Saturday (10-5) and Sunday(10-5) February 10 through 12. Free.
SATURDAY, February 11
MOTORCAR SHOW AT MCKEE BOTANICAL GARDEN
McKee Botanical Garden will host its Eighth Annual Motor Car Exhibition “Rods and Customs” on Saturday, February 11, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. This event is for one day only!. Forty spectacular pre-selected Mod Rods, Street Rods, Hot Rods and Retro Rods will be on display throughout the Garden. At the same time, visitors will enjoy the Nature Connects®: Art With LEGO® Bricks Exhibition on view through May 7. Regular admission fees apply.
The City of Vero Beach Recreation Department is hosting the 14th Annual Mother Daughter Tea Party at the Vero Beach Community Center on February 11th at 2 pm. The Princess-themed party will include crafts, dancing, food and tea, games and prizes. Advanced registration is required at Leisure Square. Cost is $25 per Mother/Daughter pair and $10 each additional family member. Contact Angie Holshouser, (772) 770-3775.
The 6th Annual Sebastian Art Studio Tour will take place on Saturday February 11 from 10 am to 5 pm. The self-guided tour visits seven artists’ studios in and around Sebastian. Maps for this popular event can be downloaded at sebastianartstudiotour.com. Free.
Project Space 1785, 1785 Old Dixie Highway in Vero Beach presents Joshua Powell and Michael Linskey’s Orlando-based rock band, Teleios in concert on Saturday, February 11 at 8 pm. The cover charge is $10 per person. BYOB.
The Vero Beach Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, will be holding a meeting on Saturday, February 11 at 12 noon at The Yellow Dog Cafe in Melbourne. The guest speaker will be owner of the restaurant who has published several books on the culinary arts. Contact Rosemary Brofos at 772-231-4786 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Garden Club of Indian River County, 2526 17th Avenue in Vero Beach presents its 19th Annual Antique and Vintage Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday February 11 and 12 from 10 am to 4 pm.
The Sebastian Inlet State Park hosts its Night Sounds Concert Series with SIRSY (Indie Pop Rock duo) on Saturday, February 11 from 7 to 9 pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to listen under the stars. Regular park entry fees apply.
The Mental Health Association in Indian River County presents Music, Memories & Mouthwatering Morsels – A Journey with country music singer and Walk to Beautiful author, Jimmy Wayne, on Saturday, February 11 at at the Waxlax Center for the Performing Arts on Saint Edwards School’s Campus begining at 6 pm followed by a “Back Stage” Student Meet & Greet and 7 pm Cocktails & Morsels. Tickets: ($150 adults/$35 students) call 772-569-9788.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, February 11 & 12
Arts & Culture in St. Lucie County
The Treasure Coast Woodcarvers will be presenting a woodcarving show at the Polish American Club, 343 NW Prima Vista Blvd. in Port St. Lucie on Feb. 11th and 12th from 10 am to 4 pm. For those wishing to enter into the juried competition, the entry date is Feb. 10th from 1 to 5 pm.. Cost is $5.00 per entry. Woodturning and carving demonstrations and the sale of art and supplies will be available. Admission is $6 with children under 12 free.
SUNDAY, February 12
The Schumann Piano Quintet and other selections will be performed by international musicians Henry Hutchinson, violin; Matt Stott, violin; Viera Borisova, viola; Joachim Bischof, cello; and Marcos Flores, piano. Sunday February 12 at 3 pm at Christ by the Sea United Methodist Church. For tickets ($25 Adults; $10 Student/Child) call 772.231.1661.
The Unity Spiritual Center, 950 43 Avenue in Vero Beach is having a Renewal of Vows/Recommitment Ceremony on Sunday, February 12. Ask your beloved to share your life with you again. Committed couples are welcome to participate. Please invite your family and friends to join you, and to participate if they wish. Call (772) 562-1133 There is not a specific charge for this, but couples may wish to provide a free-will offering.
MONDAY, February 13
The Indian River Symphonic Association presents the Bamberg Symphony – Bavarian State Philharmonic on Monday, February 13 at 7:30 pm at Community Church of Vero Beach. Christoph Eschenbach conducts with the orchestra performing Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture, followed by Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, featuring Ray Chen. The Program will conclude with Beethoven’s Symphony #3. For tickets, visit IRSymphonic.org or call the box office at 772-778-1070.
The Vero Beach Museum of Art presents Women Artists: The Naked Truth by Director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Susan Fisher Sterling, on Monday, February 13 at 4:30 pm. Tickets are ($60/$45) available for simulcast seats in the auditorium. Visit verobeachmuseum.org or call (772) 231-0707 ext. 136 to register.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
Music Works, Inc. presents Live! From Vero Beach Concert, Rocket Man, the No. 1 Elton John Tribute Band to perform at the Emerson Center on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available at the Cultural Council of Indian River County, 772-770-4857, or online at MusicWorksConcerts.com.
The American Association of University Women’s popular annual Book Author Luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 18 at the Vero Beach Country Club beginning at 11 am. New York Times Best-selling author, Lisa Unger, will be the guest speaker. For tickets ($60 includes 1 auction ticket) visit verobeach-fl.aauw.net or at the Cultural Council of Indian River County. Deadline is February 11.