Cultural Calendar October 8-15


Performances & Events

Riverside Theatre presents ~ The Comedy Zone: October 8 & 9

Headliner Darren “DS” Sanders with Opening act Sheena Reagan

Riverside Theatre presents Live in the Loop ~ Outdoor Dining with Live Music!

October 8:Souljam performs classic rock

October 9: The Jacks Band performs classic hits

Open Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30pm-9pm

Sunset Saturday Night

October 9, 6 – 9pm, Ocean Drive at Humiston Park

Free Concert Series in Vero Beach. Musical evenings that are fun for the entire community! Attendees bring lawn chairs, socialize, and dance the night away! Ocean Drive is closed to vehicles between Dahlia and Camila Lane in front of Humiston Park. Food and art vendors, in addition to adult beverages will be on site during the concert. 

October 11, 5:30 – 7:30pm, The Heritage Center in Vero Beach

Stephen Moore

American Security Council Foundation (ASCF) presents well known Economist, Stephen Moore. Stephen Moore, senior economic contributor for FreedomWorks. He writes for the Washington Examiner and is a member of the WSJ editorial board. He previously served as president for the Club for Growth, chief economist at the Heritage Foundation, and President Trump economic advisor.  You won’t want to miss the unveiling of his new book and the opportunity to purchase a signed copy!  “Is America Still the Global Tech Leader and what about the Microchips?”

VBHS Performing Arts Department offers Orchestral Spooktacular

October 19, 7pm

Livestream Available on (VBHS Performing Arts Center)

Tickets available through 


Box Office 772-564-5537

Gallery 14 Opens the New Season featuring

Pelicans by Edgardo Abello

Oil and Water: Edgardo Abello & Then and Now: Mixed Media by Carol Staub

On View through October 29, Meet the Artists Reception October 1, 5-8pm

Located at 1911 14th Avenue in the Downtown, Historic Arts District of Vero Beach. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10 – 5 and Saturday 10 – 4.

Indian River Bird and Nature Art Juried Show

On View through October 30 at ELC.  The Annual IR Bird and Nature Art show benefiting the Pelican Island Conservation Society.  Over 100 pieces of Bird and Nature art to support and bring attention to the National Wildlife Refuge Week Oct 11-17. Find tours to fit everyone’s interest Shorebirds – Oct 11 Migratory Birds – Oct 12 Beginning Birding for Kids – Oct 13 Owl Hoot – Oct 14 Lecture on Bird Photography – Oct 15 Slide show of Birds at the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge – Oct 16, after the Artists Reception & Awards Presentation. Vero Beach Outlets Sunset Cocktail Cruise Oct 9 & 13 ELC’s Native Plant Walks Oct 13 & 20

Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak, Vero Beach

Dolphin watch cruise

Vero Beach Theatre Guild Season 64 presents

Just in time for Halloween and under the direction of Alex Martinez will be Bram Stoker’s classic thriller Dracula play runs through October 17.The Vero Beach Theatre Guild is poised to debut the world premiere production of Bram Stoker’s classic thriller Dracula, adapted for the stage and directed by Vero local Alex Martinez. This is the first time the Guild has presented a premiere production since Frankenstein; a Love Story by another Vero resident Bill Prado and debuted in 1985.

Art Club Annex and Gallery Art Exhibit  ~ “Some of This, Some of That”

On view through October 15, Open Tuesday through Friday, 11 – 3pm. Art Club Annex and Gallery, 1903 14th Avenue, Vero Beach 

The Galleries at First Pres – Fall Art Installment

Gallery Reception on October 17.

First Pres feature a wide variety of works by local artists, on rotation throughout the year. The Galleries are located throughout the campus of First Presbyterian Church, 520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach; they are open for viewing from 12pm to 3pm Monday through Thursday, and on Sunday mornings between church services.

Waterfalls Reflections by Ella Chabot

Art in Public Places Program sponsored by the Cultural Council of Indian River County at the Intergenerational Recreation Center

Vacation Doings and Destinations ~ Member Exhibit

On View through October 26

Pour Your Heart Out ~ Art at the Emerson Gallery

On View through October 28. Local artists showcasing acrylic pour art. Featuring the artwork of: Judy Caldwell, Iris Peters, Sara Alfaro, Cindy Mochel, Julie Ann Hewitt & Mary Partou

Art at the Emerson Gallery, 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach

Cypress Swamp Aglow by Barbara Landry

Art in Public Places Program sponsored by the Cultural Council of Indian River County at Indian River County Courthouse

On view through December 9.

Solo Exhibit – Barbara Landry


African Ark Woman by Gwen McNenney

Art in Public Places Program sponsored by the Cultural Council of Indian River County at the IRC Administration Buildings A & B, 1801 27th St., Vero Beach. Portraits and People ~ Member Exhibit

On View through January 5

On the Edge of the Ocean by Fran San Miguel

Artists Guild Gallery is a fine-art gallery featuring original art by local artist-owners. Diverse styles and mediums are represented, and the art is changed, and rotated on a monthly basis. Classes are offered in oil, watercolor, acrylics, pastels, and drawing.  Located: 1974 14th Avenue, Vero Beach

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 11am – 3pm

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