THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28
FRIDAY & SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29 & 30
DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS
Main Street Vero Beach presents Christmas in Downtown – Downtown Friday on November 27 from 6 to 9 pm at 14th Avenue & 21 Street. Celebrate the holidays with food & drink, vendor booths, live music by rockers, Anderson Council, and fun for the whole family! Make sure to visit the Heritage Center during the band break to meet with Santa Claus!
On Saturday, November 30 from 10 am to 4 pm, visit the shops downtown for Shop Small Saturday and get a head start on your holiday shopping while supporting our local businesses!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Ballet Vero Parents & Friends presents Vero Classical Ballet performing The Nutcracker on Saturday November 30 at 2 pm and 7 pm at the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center. Included are guest artists from the Orlando Ballet, Anna Ciriano and Thomas Holdsworth as well as Eric Smith, former NFL receiver. For tickets ($11-$22) visit http://www.veroclassicalballet.com/tickets/
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30 & DECEMBER 1
The Vero Beach Museum of Art offers Free Admission Saturday on November 30 from 10 am to 4:30 pm. Drop by the Gift Shop at the front entrance for creative gift ideas for young and old. Museum Store Sunday is on December 1.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1
Visit Unity Spiritual Center, 950 43rd Avenue in Vero Beach this Sunday, December 1 at 5:00 pm for a wonderfully uplifting yet relaxing Labyrinth Walk combined with Guided Meditation. Facilitated by Leslie Haatvedt, PhD and offered on a love offering basis.
Enjoy free admission to “Double Feature: Contemporary Icons” featuring pop artworks by husband & wife artists Jim & Candice Ceravolo at the Backus Museum in Fort Pierce on Sunday, December 1.
Attend St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 475 43 Avenue in Vero Beach on Sunday, December 1 for Choral Evensong at 4 pm.
GET YOUR TICKETS FOR ART TRAIL!
Once again, the Vero Beach Art Club has a fine selection of artists who will open their studios to the public for Art Trail, on Saturday, December 7. This self-guided tour will take you to 9 studios featuring 11 artists. Participating artists are Joan Earnhart, Rae Marie Crisel, Peggy Thomas, Judy Rixom, Emily Palmer, Susan Gancher, John Wartman, Rosemary Cotnoir, Dorinda Walker, Sherry & Chuck Haaland, Merana Cadorette and Indian River Clay artists Maria Sparsis, Jim Cohoe, Myrna Renkert & Karen “Keko” Ekonomou. Advance tickets (until 4 pm on Friday) for adults are $25 and $15 for students. Tickets are available online at VeroBeachArtClub.org/art-trail, at the Art Club Office or at the Artists Guild Gallery, Gallery 14 and Cultural Council of Indian River County. On the day of the Art Trail, tickets may be purchased at any studio for $30 per adult or $15 per student. For more information, call 772-231-0303.
CONTEMPORARY ICONS AT BACKUS MUSEUM
The Backus Museum in Fort Pierce presents an exhibition of the works of husband-and-wife artists, Jim and Candice Ceravolo. Double Feature: Contemporary Icons. Ceravolo (Jim) explores much-loved themes of pop culture and the silver screen including celebrities, cowboys, spacemen and more in richly-layered images that speak to the past and the future. Candice CMC indulges in large-scale portraits of famous idols, using intricate photo mosaics of a certain dunkable pastry to sweeten the deal. The exhibit will be on view through December 2. The Members Opening Reception will be held on Friday, December 6 from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m., free for Museum Members, or $20 for non-members. The reception will also feature the members-only Holiday Sale Preview in the Museum Store.