Cultural Calendar February 7-11

ONGOING

THEATRE-GO-ROUND AT COSTA d’ESTE

Dinner Theatre Cast.

Theatre-Go-Round has moved its Dinner Theatre to Costa d’ Este on Ocean Drive in Vero Beach!  The first show at this wonderful new venue is True Colors of the 80’s  featuring hits such as Karma Chameleon, True Colors, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Flashdance, Heaven is a Place on Earth and many more!  These shows will be held on Sundays, February 10 through March 10.  Cocktails are available on the Bamboo Court prior to the doors opening at 4 pm for dinner with the show starting at 6 pm.  $65 per person includes 3 course gourmet dinner, show ticket, tax and gratuity.  Reservations (only) by calling 772-252-9341.  VisitTheatreGoRoundDinnerTheatre.com for menu and more information.

AT RIVERSIDE THEATRE:

The Last Romance : Through February 24.

Next to Normal: Through February 10.   Visit RiversideTheatre.com

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Friends of the North Indian River County Library will host David DeLuca who will perform Perfectly Frank – The Music of Frank Sinatra on Wednesday, February 6 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the library in Sebastian.  Free.

THURSDAY,  FEBRUARY 7

Join Joe Gramm, The Movie Man, at 1:30 pm on Thursday, February 7 at the North Indian River County Library for Classic Films with a Twist showing a  film about Cole Porter starring Kevin Kline and Ashley Judd followed by a discussion and a Movie Trivia game with prizes for the winners. Popcorn, colas, & waters included. Free.

THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7-9

TheSunbonnet Sue Quilters Guild presents its Quilt Show at the Indian River County Fairgrounds on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 7 through 9 at the Indian River County Fairgrounds from 10 am to 4 pm each day.  Daily admission is $10.00 and a three day ticket is $15.00.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8
Brevard Symphony Conductor Christopher Confessore.

The Indian River Symphonic Association’s Festival of Orchestras presents the Brevard Symphony Orchestra’s Pops Concert, Great Movies – Grand Piano on Friday, February 8 at 7:30 pm at Community Church of Vero Beach. Great Movies, Grand Piano is a fun concert of great movie themes that features the piano including music from The Sting, The Pink Panther, Forrest Gump, Somewhere in Time, Exodus, and Up – the Orchestra will present music from The Lord of the Rings, Superman and more.  Visit IRSymphonic.org for tickets.

Sunrise Rotary Vero Beach is hosting VIP Cheers and Beers for a Healthy Lagoon on Friday, February 8 from 6:30 to 9 pm at the Walking Tree Brewery in Vero Beach.  For tickets ($75): tickets.beerfests.com/event/flcbwf-vip

FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8-10

 The Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents a reading of A Night in the Theatre on Friday, February 8 at 7:30 pm and Saturday & Sunday, February 9 & 10 at 2 pm.  Visit VeroBeachTheatreGuild.com for more information.

SATURDAY,  FEBRUARY 9

10TH ANNUAL MOTOR CAR EXHIBITION AT MCKEE

1984 Corvette

McKee Botanical Garden is celebrating its 10th Annual Motor Car Exhibition on Saturday, February 9 from 10 am to 3 pm featuring Corvette, America’s Sports Car.  McKee Botanical Garden’s annual motor car exhibitions have become a must-see event that draws thousands of car enthusiasts from all over the state of Florida. This year, the show is being held in conjunction with Seward Johnson’s Celebrating the Familiar sculpture exhibition.  Admission is $12 for adults, $11 for seniors (65+), and $8 for children ages 3-12.  McKee members and children under 3 are free.  Visit McKeeGarden.org.

In the Green of Summer by Mary Segal.

The 8th Annual Sebastian Art Studio Tour will be held from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, February 9.  The self-guided tour, visits 10 artists’ studios in and around Sebastian and includes artists creating paintings, wearable art, jewelry, sculpture and collage.   See samples of the artists’ works and download a tour map at www.sebastianartstudiotour.com.  Free.

United Against Poverty will host its 6th Annual Valentine Ball on Saturday, February 9 at Oak Harbor Clubhouse.  Enjoy a cocktail reception with open bar, gourmet dinner and live music as well as a live and silent auction. Complimentary portraits at the Glam Cam booth will capture the evening’s fond memories.  Tickets are $250 per person. For tickets, ontact Staci Barney at 772-770-0740 or e-mail: Gala@UnitedAgainstPoverty.org

The Oceanside Business Association presents the Samantha Russell Band a on Saturday, February 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on Ocean Drive at Humiston Park.  Bring lawn chairs, but please no coolers.  Food & drinks will be available.  Admission is free.

Sebastian Inlet State Park continues its Night Sounds Concert Series on Saturday, February 9 with SIRSY from 7 to 9 pm.  SIRSY’s music is chock full of soul and sincerity, with a touch of sass.  The concert is free with regular park entry fees.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10

The Senior Resource Association will be the recipient of a percentage of the proceeds from an upcoming concert at the Heritage Center on 14th Avenue featuring Musician/Actor Ronny Cox and The Heather Pierson Trio.  The concert will be held on Sunday, February 10 from 5:00 pm to 8:20 pm.  Attendance to this event is by RSVP only by visiting IndianRiverConcerts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, Jr.

AT RIVERSIDE THEATRE:

The Distinguished Lecturer Series: On February 11, Mitch Daniels, Jr., President of Purdue University and former Governor of Indiana, will be the guest lecturer. His topic will be: “Greater Affordability, Accessibility and Accountability in Higher Education.” Cost for individual tickets is $125 for the Stark Mainstage and $85 for the Waxlax simulcast, if available. For more info visit www.RiversideLecturerSeries.com.

UPCOMING

The American Association of University Women will host its Book-Author Luncheon on Saturday, February 16 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Vero Beach County Club, 800 30th Street.  Diane Stuckart, President, FL Mystery Writers of America, will present her recently published book, Fool’s Moon, the first of the Tarot Cat Mysteries.  The cost is $60 per person and includes lunch. Register by February 8th at  https://verobeach-fl.aauw.net.

Educate & Celebrate with Haiti Partners on Thursday, February 21 at Grand Harbor Club in Vero Beach from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.  Enjoy wine, cocktails, and Haitian inspired cuisine along with the sounds of island music while browsing and shopping for beautiful Haitian art and handcrafted items.  A unique selection of live and silent auction items will also be offered.  Tickets are $100 if purchased by February 8th and $125 thereafter. Tickets can be purchased online at https://haitipartners.org/educate2019 or by calling (772) 539-8521.

The Unity Spiritual Center of Vero Beach, 950 43 Avenue presents Valentines Cabaret on Thursday, February 14 at 6 pm.   Experience a zany, funny, interactive theatre with professional performers.  The cost for the show and a 4-course meal is $60 per person.  For reservations go to www.unityofvero.org/coming-up-next or call 772-562-1133.

Karla Bonoff
Jonathan Edwards

MusicWorks, Inc. and Paris Productions brings Live From Vero Beach: Karla Bonoff and Jonathan Edwards to the Emerson Center on Thursday, February 21 at 7 pm.  Both musicians have had a four-decade career.  Karla Bonoff’s hits include All My Life and Someone to Lay Down Beside Me and Jonathan Edwards’ hits are Sunshine (Go Away Today), and Sometimes in the Morning.  For tickets, visit MusicWorksConcerts.com or call the Cultural Council at 772-770-4857.

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