ARTS AND CULTURAL Events ~ CCIRC
Performances & Events
Riverside Theatre presents ~ The Comedy Zone: October 15 & 16
Headliner Dean Napolitano with Opening act Brent Blakeney
Riverside Theatre presents Live in the Loop ~ Outdoor Dining with Live Music!
October 8:The Joey Tenuto Band performs blues & rock
October 9: Joe Reid and Heartland performs southern & classic rock
Open Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30pm-9pm
Vero Beach Museum of Art
American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection
In partnership with the Art Bridges Foundation
On view through January 2, 2022 in the Holmes and Schumann Galleries
The exhibition includes over 90 American folk art objects, spanning from paintings and pottery, to quilts, needlework, and sculpture. The fascinating artworks span the entirety of our nation’s history, offering first hand testimony to the people, places, and events of our culture.
A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery ~ The Best of the Best
Season Opening Reception October 15, 5:00-8:00 pm
On view October 16 – November 12
The A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery is pleased to announce the works of art that have been accepted to the 2021 Juried Art Exhibition The Best of the Best. A jury panel of three independent judges voted to accept 85 entries out of 243 submissions in four categories: Oil/Acrylics, Watercolor, Varied Techniques, and Three-Dimensional. The Opening Weekend of October 16 & 17 will feature free admission during regular hours to welcome the community to a new season of excitement.
Regular Hours beginning October 16 Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm, Sunday, Noon – 4pm
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.
Choral Evensong and Organ Recital
October 17, 4:30 – 6:00pm
The Choirs of St John of the Cross Catholic Church (Vero Beach) and St Joseph’s Catholic Church (Palm Bay) join forces to present an Evensong Servicer full of choral music, hymns, and chants. The Choral Evensong service begins at 5:00PM with a half hour organ recital prior to the service starting at 4:30PM. St John of the Cross Catholic Church, 7550 26th Street, Vero Beach
VBHS Performing Arts Department offers Orchestral Spooktacular
October 19, 7pm
Livestream Available on YouTube.com (VBHS Performing Arts Center). Tickets available through http://www.IndianRiverSchools.tix.com. Email: VBHStickets@gmail.com. Box Office 772-564-5537
Gallery 14 Opens the New Season featuring
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 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. ELC’s Native Plant Walks – Oct 20
Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak, Vero Beach
Vero Beach Theatre Guild
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 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
Pour Your Heart Out: Art at the Emerson Gallery, 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach
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
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
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