Cultural Calendar November 4-11


The Friends of the North Indian River County Library will hold the Annual Meeting to elect officers for 2020 on Monday, November 4th, at 1 p.m, in the meeting room.  All members and prospective members are invited to attend.  A light lunch will be provided.     For more information call (772) 589-1355 visit

Jacqueline Jacobs

The American Association of University Women, Vero Beach presents the 35th Season of Book Review Breakfasts always FREE and open to the public, on Monday, November 4th, from 9:30 to 11 am at the Richardson Center, IRSC Campus, Vero Beach. A continental breakfast will be offered. Dr. Jacueline Jacobs, Professor and United Way and LRJ Foundation board member will review The Tenth Muse: A Novel by Catherine Chung.


The Center for Spiritual Care, 1550 24 Street in Vero Beach is hosting a workshop with Joy Caffrey, Archetypes, Intuition and Wisdom on Saturday, November 9 from 10 am to 1:30 pm.  Nurture yourself with meditation, insight and creative work to explore the meaning of archetypes and how they work with your intuition and inner wisdom.  Snacks will be provided.  Bring a bag lunch.  The cost is $45 in advance, $60 at the door.  Register at


Attend an art talk at the Center for Spiritual Care, 1550 24 Street in Vero Beach, on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:30 pm with Ellen Fischer, Tim Sanchez and emerging abstract artist, Ian Maguire who is currently exhibiting his artwork through November 30.

Find creative gifts and more at the Museum Store Holiday Open House today (November 6) at the Vero Beach Museum of Art from 10 am to 4:30 pm.  Gift wrapping is available too!


The J.M. Stringer Gallery, 3465 Ocean Drive in Vero Beach begins its season with a new exhibit including artworks by Salmagundi Award Winners including John Traynor and Claudia Seymour through November 30.  Opening Receptions will be on Thursday, November 7 from 4 – 8 pm; Friday, November 8 from 11 am – 6 pm and on Saturday, November 9 from 11 am – 6 pm.



Howl a the Moon Experience: Pick the songs to dine, dance and sing along to with 3 talented musicians: Julie Legner, Ken Gustafson and Special Guest Drummer from 7:30 to 10:30 pm on November 8 & 9  Side Seats: $12  and  Table Seating: $16-$22.  Visit

Live in the Loop Outdoor Concerts: Enjoy live music from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm with Big Coque  (Classic Rock) on Friday and the Samantha Russell Band (Kick’n Country, Classic Rock and Pop Cover Band) on Saturday.

Beehive: The 60’s Musical through November 17.

Backstage Access Q & A Seminars for Beehive will be held from 10 am to Noon on November 7.  Tuition is $75.  Visit for details.


By Glen Botallico

Glen Bottalico’s new exhibition space, Bottalico Gallery, 933 7th Avenue in Vero Beach, is having a Grand Opening and Open House on Saturday, November 9 from 11 am to 4 pm.  On view will be paintings and accessories by Glen (at right), stunning handmade jewelry & clothing by Christina Cornell and paintings  by Jemal Hayes.  Enjoy refreshments and meet the artists.

The Oceanside Business Association presents Sunset Saturday Night on Saturday, November 9 from 6 to 9 pm on Ocean Drive in Vero Beach at Humiston Park.  The guest band this month is the East Harbor Band performing outside under the stars. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase.  No coolers, please.  Admission is free.

Vintage: The Band

Sebastian Inlet State Park’s Night Sounds Concert Series features the classic rock band, Vintage from 7 to 9 pm on Saturday, November 9.  As one of the most popular and hardest working bands in Brevard county, Vintage bring energy and passion while playing their own takes on music spanning the last 50 years.  The concert is free with regular park entry fees.


The Vero Beach Choral Society will perform “Songs of Glory Great” including works by Handel, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Perry and more on Sunday, November 10 at 4 pm at Community Church of Vero Beach.  Tickets are $20 at the door; $5 for students.

The Vero Beach Art Club’s juried member show, Art in the Park will be held on Sunday, November 10 from 10 am to 4 pm at Humiston Park. Original works of art on view include Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Pastel paintings along with Collage Wall Art, Photography and Digital Art, Sculpture/Glass Works/Wood/ Ceramics, and Jewelry.  Free.


Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with Lift Off! an event featuring a private movie screening and Q & A with Apollo engineers on Wednesday, November 13 from 4 to 6:30 pm at the Majestic Theatre, 940 14th Ln #4733 in Vero Beach.  The event will benefit the Laura Riding Jackson Foundation.  There will be a private screening of the documentary film When We Were Apollo;  a live panel discussion and Q&A with engineers who worked on Apollo; and Vero Beach author Martha Lemasters will lead the panel discussion and be autographing copies of her memoir, The Step.  Tickets are $100 and may be purchased by calling (772) 234-8500.  Following the movie, participants are encouraged to dine at Carrabbas where the owner will provide a portion of the proceeds to LRJF. The dinner is optional and not included in the ticket price.


The Pelican Island Audubon Society’s meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 6 pm at the North Indian River County Library.  The topic is Insects & Birds with Lawrence Reeves, Ph.D., University of Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory.  Free.



Make your reservations today to attend events for the Cultural Council’s  House of Art, Culture & Design to be held from November 14-17.  The Designer Showhouse & Garden Exhibition is held on Friday November 15 & Saturday November 16  from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday November 17 from Noon to 5pm ($25 per person)  For location, parking information and tickets,  visit

The special events listed below will take place at the Environmental learning Center, 255 Live Oak Dr. at the SW corner of the Wabasso Bridge.  If you attend any of these events, your admission to the Designer Showhouse on the day of your choice is free.

Big Band Gala  will be held on Thursday November 14 from 6 to 9 pm for $150 per person.  This is an opening night gala with a buffet dinner and dancing to the big band sounds of the Jordan Thomas Odyssey. Cocktail Attire.  Come early for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  from 4pm – 6pm. Celebrate the opening of the Designer Showhouse & Garden Exhibition with this preview event.  Trolleys will transport you to and from the Environmental Learning Center and the property.

An Evening at the Cabaret will be held on Friday, November 15 from 6pm – 9pm  for $75 per person.  This is a perfect date night with cocktails, food and a cabaret performance. You can preview the Designer Showhouse & Garden Exhibition before the evening begins. Trolleys will transport you to and from the Environmental Learning Center and the property.

Style with an In Style Luncheon will be held on  Saturday November 16 from 12pm – 2pm for  $125 per person .  This is a fashion show with a runway show and luncheon.

Mimosas & Mahjong Brunch 

will be held on Sunday, November 17  from 12pm – 3pm  for $50 per person.  Enjoy an afternoon of strategy and fun with mimosas and brunch.

Event Package All four special events include the Designer Showhouse & Garden Exhibition for  $350 per person.  Reserve now at

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