Cultural Calendar Oct 22-29


Performances & Events

Riverside Theatre presents ~ The Comedy Zone: October 22 & 23

Headliner Carl Guerra with Opening act Mariza Brussolo

The Comedy Zone: October 29  & 30

Headliner Danny Johnson with Opening act Marcus Crespo

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

October 22:Stone Clones performs classic Rolling Stones hits

October 23: British Invasion Band performs oldie UK bands

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

Yesterday at Cocoa Beach by Mark San Souci

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

The Cultural Council of Indian River County, in partnership with the Vero Beach Museum of Art, announces a very special Art In Public Places exhibit.

Member artists were invited to submit artwork in the style of folk art to complement the museum’s current exhibit, American Perspective: Stories from the American Folk Art Collection, October 2 – January 2, 2022. Works of canvas, clay, basketry, wood, textile, resin are among the media used in this eclectic and creative collection from our local artists. The exhibit will be on display in the Patten Gallery in the Education wing October  27 – November 28. Please check the VBMA website for gallery hours. Visit:

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

Impressions of Light ExhibitArt at The Emerson Gallery.  On view October 29 – January  6.  Local photographers exhibit. Gallery hours: Monday – Friday, 10 – 3 pm. Art at the Emerson Gallery, 1590 27th Ave., Vero Beach

Downtown Friday on October 29, 6 – 9pm.  Live music, vendor booths, food trucks along 14th Avenue in Historic Downtown Vero Beach. Free to the public!

Silent Film and Organ Concert with Andrew R. Galuska on October 29, 7 – 9pm.  The Community Church of Vero Beach features an organ performance along side a selected silent film, including the score from the film and improvisation. A great addition to any Halloween weekend. 1826 32nd Ave, Vero Beach.

Treasure Coast Symphony Orchestra Spooktacular Concert on October 29, 7 – 9pm.  Under the direction of Matthew Karram, a spookatcular concert of music for the whole family. Prior to the concert, kids are invited to “TRUNK or TREAT” in the church parking lot. Costumes are welcomed and encouraged!  St John of the Cross Catholic Church, 7550 26th Street, Vero Beach 

Portal by Carol Staub

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. 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.

2nd Annual Halloween Car Parade. October 30, 9:30 – 11am.  Participate in the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department’s Halloween Car Parade. Wear your costumes and decorate your car or a float and meet in the Riverside Theater parking lot at 9:30 a.m. on Oct 30th.  The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. driving east on Beachland Blvd. to Sexton Plaza where free goody bags for participants ages 0 – 17 and prizes for best decorated vehicles.  Visit the recreation page at for parade application and flyer.

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.  Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak, Vero Beach

Vero Beach Art Club offers Art in the Park on October 31, 10am – 4pm.

Humiston Park, 3000 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach 

A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery ~ The Best of the Best

On view through 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. Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm; Sunday, Noon – 4pm

Vero Beach Museum of Art

American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection

In partnership with the Art Bridges Foundation

Outer Row Jumper Carousel Horse

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. 

The Galleries at First Pres -Fall Art Installment

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.

All in the Family 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


Elizabeth Taylor by Judy Burgarella

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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