Cultural Calendar

Events Calendar Courtesy of the Cultural Council of Indian River County
FRIDAY & SATURDAY,  AUGUST 17 & 18

AT RIVERSIDE THEATRE THIS WEEKEND

Howl at the Moon Experience-Cheeseburgers in Paradise: with  Rob Volpe & Rhoda Johnson performing from 7:30  to 10 pm with seating at 7:30 and 8:30 pm on August 17 & 18.

Live in the Loop Free outdoor concerts beginning at 6 pm with the Landsharks, a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band on both Friday & Saturday nights.

The  Cheeseburgers in Paradise theme:  Chill-out with ice cold beer, tropical frozen drinks and a variety of fire-grilled cheeseburgers from the bar and grill. Plus spin-wheel prizes and free craft beer samples from Walking Tree Brewery!  Tickets: RiversideTheatre.com.

FRIDAY,  AUGUST 17

SELLER TO CELLAR AT THE HERITAGE CENTER

On Friday August 17, Vero Heritage Inc. welcomes Bob & Bob, hosts of the popular wine TV show, Seller to Cellar. This will be the final reunion of their highly popular show, with a spectacular grand tasting to follow.  Limited VIP entrance, beginning at 5:45 pm, includes a welcome glass of bubbly, seating for the live recording, a guided wine-tasting during the show’s segments, and priority access to the Grand Tasting. VIP admission is $75.  General admission, beginning at 7:15 pm is $50 which allows entry in to the Grand Tasting. Featured in the Grand Tasting will be several distributors offering about 60 wines, plus unique selections from the Seller to Cellar private collection.  Rounding out the festivities, James Broxton and the Essence of Sound band will provide jazz throughout the evening.  Tickets are available at the Heritage Center and can also be purchased on line at Eventbrite.com.

AUGUST ART WALK IN FORT PIERCE

The  August Art Walk in Fort Pierce will be held from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, August 17.  Seriously Mixed Media, 207 Orange Avenue is participating in Sailfish Brewing Company’s 2nd Annual “CANS for a cause” to support the Treasure Coast Food Bank. Bring your canned goods to Seriously Mixed Media anytime during their open hours and to the August 17th ArtWalk. Regular hours are: Tuesday thru Friday, 11 am to 4 pm and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.  Visit SeriouslyMixedMedia.com to see the artists’ diverse artworks.

SATURDAY,  AUGUST 18

NEW SPOIL ISLAND SPLASH AT ELC

Go island hopping for a few hours! Every 3rd Saturday of the month,  (August 18 from 9:30 – 11:30 am) the Environmental Learning Center’s Pontoon Boat, Discover, will take passengers to a spoil island in the lagoon. Explore our spoil island for shells, wade in the waters, watch the wildlife and enjoy the untouched beauty of a small island ecosystem.  ELC will provide noodles for wading and invite passengers to pack a snack for their enjoyment.  Go to DiscoverELC.org to reserve your trip! $30 Adults & Children over 12. $12 Children under 12.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Help send the Vero Beach High School Band To London!

Vero Beach High School Marching Band has been invited by Lord Mayor of London, to march in their New Year’s Day Parade, in London, England. plans to perform in London.  There will be a fundraising event for the band on August 19 at 2:00 P.M. at Vero Beach Veteran’s Inc. 2500 15th Avenue in Vero Beach.  This event is open to the public, with only a $10 donation at the door, which includes a luncheon of BBQ Pork, Chicken, Beef, Cole slaw, Baked Beans, with roll and desert, as well as a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle.  Musical entertainment will be provided by, renowned local musician, Kent Taylor Brown.  For advance tickets, call Winnie Scalley, at 772-532-9087.

SINATRA DONE DIFFERENTLY

The Theatre-Go-Round Dinner Theatre presents Sinatra Done Differently on Sunday, August 19 with doors opening at 4:30 for dinner and the show begins at 6 pm at the Quilted Giraffe Restaurant.  Thirty-two Sinatra hits including  Sentimental Journey, Old Devil Moon,  Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered,  Luck be a Lady Tonight, My Way, My Funny Valentine and The Lady is a Tramp will be performed.  Enjoy a gourmet dinner and the show for $65 per person.  Call the box office at 772-252-9341 for reservations.

FREE SUNDAY MOVIE AT SUNRISE THEATRE

The Sunrise Theatre in Fort Pierce is offering a free Summertime Movie on Sunday, August 19 at 3:00 pm.  Beauty And The Beast, starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evan is this week’s selection.  Tickets are available in person only at the theatre’s box office located at 117 South Second Street, Ft. Pierce, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday to Friday and two hours prior to each movie.  Limit 4 tickets per person.

WRITING THE COLLEGE ESSAY

Learn how to write an outstanding college application essay! Join experienced, local educators for guidance, advice, and feedback on making the most of your college essay on Sunday, August 19 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Laura Riding Jackson Writing Center, 1914 14th Avenue in downtown Vero Beach.  Participants will complete a working essay draft. Register at LauraRidingJackson.com.

 

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