Cultural Calendar November 16-23


Performances & Events

ELC offers Full Moon Forest Therapy Walk November 16, 8 – 10pm

A moonlight forest therapy walk on ELC’s Wabasso Island Campus located in the heart of the Indian River Lagoon in Vero Beach! This slow-paced and easy walk will help you unwind and tap into all of your senses for a truly immersive nature experience. Pre-registration is required.

Vero Heritage Center Reveals New Collection! Ribbon Cutting, November 17, 9am 2140 14th Ave, Vero Beach

Vero Heritage is excited to announce that thanks to a grant from the Indian River County Tourist Development Council, it is expanding and enhancing the authentic citrus label collection on permanent exhibit inside the museum. The collection focuses exclusively on labels used throughout the Indian River District.

Riverside Theatre presents ~ The Comedy Zone: November 19 & 20

Headliner BT with Opening act Johnny B

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

November 19 :Dave and the Wave performs Classic Rock, Motown, R&B, Smooth Jazz and more

November 20 : Vince Love & the Soul Cats performs Blues & Motown hits

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

Riverside Theatre for Kids presents the musical holiday classic Elf JR. November 19-21, on the Stark Stage. 

Friday, November 19 @ 5pm Saturday, November 20 @ 1pm & 5pm Sunday, November 21 @ 1pm

Elf JR. is based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf and features songs by Tony Award-nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin. The cast includes: Katie Hufstetler (Santa Claus), Kailin Simmons (Buddy), Timothy Cicco (Walter Hobbs), Brieyana Miranda (Emily Hobbs), Jackson Collontrelle (Michael Hobbs), Sasha Martell (Mrs. Greenway), and Lauren Chesley (Jovie). 

The ensemble cast includes: Laila Asha, Addison Blum, Gabriel Conley, Isabella Curulla, Josslyn Haddad, Lilia Hayes, Sebastian Holbrook, Aliyah Kirven, Navah Kirven, Kira Kimes, Elena Kunkle, Patrick Manning, Rylan McLaughlin, Carlee Miranda, Angel Owen, Adam Raynard, Brayden Rojas, Hannah Royals, Keira Taylor, Jenna Wickre, Sabrina Zambrano

The addition to Director Quillinan, the creative team includes: Deborah Quillinan (Music Director), Katherine Eppink (Choreographer), Emily Luongo (Scenic Designer), Anna Hillbery (Costume Designer), William Gibbons-Brown (Lighting Designer), Ryan Gravett (Sound Designer) and Amy Bowman (Stage Manager). 

Tickets can be purchased by calling 772-231-6990 or online at

Riverside Theatre presents Festival of Trees November 20 & 21, 10am – 5pm

Encompassing the entire Riverside Theatre campus, the Festival will include the forest of glittering trees at the Children’s Theatre, Hall of Wreaths, Community Song Stage, Santa’s Village in the Live in The Loop area, a Christmas Shoppe, a Winter Gardens area in front of the Children’s Theatre, children’s activities and more to benefit Riverside Theatre Scholarship program. A Family Night party on the Saturday evening of the Festival will showcase holiday performances, hot chocolate, a synthetic ice skating rink, and gifts for the family. Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Dr., Vero Beach

Vero Beach Theatre Guild Season 64 presents Tony Award winner Sleuth Performances run through November 21

This clever whodunit is directed by Beth McKenzie-Shestak.

This immensely popular cat-and-mouse thriller pits master crime writer Andrew Wyke against a young rival for his wife’s affections. Revenge is devised and murders plotted as the two plan the ultimate whodunnit. With twists, turns, and a surprise or two, Sleuth has proven itself to be a favorite of this most popular genre. Winner of the 1971 Tony Award for Best Play. 

Christ By The Sea United Methodist Church offers Classical Guitar & Piano Concert November 21, 3 – 5pm

Classical guitarist Miguel Bonachea and pianist Marcos Flores will delight our ears with this unique instrumental combination including the newly composed “Guerra del Tiempo” masterpiece by iconic composer Leo Brouwer. Also enjoy colorful and exciting Spanish and Tango music. Christ By The Sea United Methodist Church 3755 Hwy A1A, Vero Beach

Unity Spiritual Center offers Thanksgiving Inspirational Concert November 21, 4 – 5pm

Unity Artist Series presents its ‘Thanksgiving Inspirational Concert’ featuring vocalist and pianist Dolores Mark at the Unity Spiritual Center. This will be a fundraising event; all proceeds will be donated to the Gifford Youth Orchestra to benefit their fabulous learning curriculum. Dolores has sung In Rome for Pope Benedict and in Medjugorje to overflowing crowds. Enjoy an evening filled with songs of inspiration, romance, and the language of love. Unity Spiritual Center, 950 43rd Avenue, Vero Beach 

Art Works of Vero Gobble Up Some Art November 22 & 23, Come create art in one of several one hour classes. Art Works of Vero, 2036 14th Ave #106, Vero Beach Call: 772-559-5230

Show A Change by Christine Peloquin

Gallery 14

Facing Truth: Work by Christine Peloquin & Visions of a Song : Mixed Media by Anita Prentice

On View through November 26

Gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10 – 5 and Saturday 10 – 4.

Art Club Annex and Gallery Art Exhibit

“Another Beautiful Day”

On View through November 26. Open Tuesday – Friday, 11 – 3pm

Art Club Annex and Gallery, 1903 14th Avenue, Vero Beach 

Patty Wright and Linda Drake present Be Careful What You Wish For

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 Contemporary Folk Art ~ Member Exhibit

On View through November 28. 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, On View through January 2. 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. There is no admission fee to view the AIPP exhibit in the Patten Community Gallery.

Please check the VBMA website for gallery hours. Visit:

Joshua McMiller

Joshua McMiller’s Dynamic Florals Illuminate Center during November

Joshua McMiller debuts on the Vero Beach art scene with his show of new paintings through November 30 at the Center for Spiritual Care. The exhibition, entitled “Revelations of Nature” captures the intensity of color and energy radiated by the plant life around us.  

Center for Spiritual Care, 1550 24th St, Vero Beach

Nature-inspired Artist Series

The Environmental Learning Center presents the Nature-inspired Artist Series. Artwork will be on exhibit during the months of November and December in both galleries. Stop by during business hours (Monday-Friday 8-5pm Saturday-Sunday 8-4pm) to view the nature-inspired work of Trish Brannon and Sandra Johnson. General admission is required. Environmental Learning Center, 255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach

Sea Horses 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, “Freestyle”

Outer Row Jumper Carousel Horse

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, 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. 

Cardi-B by Tara Rovani

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

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

The Climb Wood by Steve Reid

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

Mixed Media ~ Member Exhibit

Feature the work of: Steve Reid,  Sheila McAvoy, Yvonne Steere, Judy Burgarella, Gail Jaffe, Mark San Souci, Richard Gillmor, Tara Rovani,  Gwenn McNenney & Ella Chabot. On View through January 26

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.

This Old House by Dawn Mill

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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