VeroNews.com 32963 Homepage
ADVERTISING
32963 CALENDAR

Want to purchase reprints of your favorite 32963 or VeroNews.com photos?

Copies of Vero Beach 32963 can be obtained at the following locations:

OCEANSIDE

Our office HQ: (located at 4855 North A1A)
1. Corey's Pharmacy
2. 7-Eleven

(South A1A)
3. Major Real Estate Offices

MAINLAND

1. Vero Beach Book
Center

2. Classic Car Wash
3. Divine Animal
Hospital
4. Sunshine Furniture

5. Many Medical
Offices

 


ONGOING

Vero Beach Museum of Art – The View out of His Window (and in his Mind’s Eye): Photographs by Jeffery Becton thru May 7.

McKee Botanical Garden - Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks by artist Sean Kenney thru May 7.

Riverside Theatre - Chicago on the Stark Stage thru Jan. 22.  772-231-6990

 

JANUARY

January 12
Performance by the folk duo Hungrytown, 6 p.m. at Indian River County Main Library.  Free. 772-70-5060

January 12
Florida Humanities Series presents author/journalist Lynn Waddell on Fringe Florida: The Unusual Subcultures of the Sunshine State, 7 p.m. at The Emerson Center.  Free.  772-778-5249

January 12
Indian River Symphonic Association presents Prague Philharmonia, featuring violinist Sarah Chang, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach.  772-778-1070

January 12 – 22
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents the hilarious comedy Cash on Delivery.  772-562-8300

January 13
Concerts in the Park featuring Ladies of Soul & the LOS Band, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Riverview Park presented by Sebastian Chamber of Commerce. 772- 589-5969

January 13
Environmental Learning Center Gala, Vintage Cuba, Circa 1951, 6 p.m. at Orchid Island Beach Club. $200; VIP $400.  772-589-5050

January 14
Quail Valley Charities Week 5K & 1-Mile Walk/Run, 7:30 a.m. 1-Mile Kids; 8 a.m. 5K Walk/Run at Quail Valley River Club. 772-492-2033

January 14
Emerson Center Celebrated Speakers Series presents retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA Director on How Terrorism Changes the Game: Lessons for Tomorrow, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Emerson Center, with VIP reception at 5:15 p.m. 772-778-5249

January 14
Vero Beach High School Philharmonic Orchestra joined by special guests presents A Night in Vienna, 7 p.m. at VBHS Performing Arts Center.  $30 - $50.  772-564-5537

January 14
Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park Night Sounds concert series features Four Shillings Short, 7 p.m. at Coconut Point pavilions.  Standard park entry fee.  321-984-4852

January 14 to May 21
Vero Beach Museum of Art presents Larry Kagan Object/Shadow.  772-231-0707

January 15
Atlantic Classical Orchestra and Vero Beach Museum of Art Chamber Music Series present Beethoven and Mozart, 3 p.m. at VBMA. 772-231-0707 x 136

January 16 – 21
Quail Valley Charities Week: Gourmet Wine & Guest Chef Dinner, 6 p.m. at River Club Jan. 16; Men’s and Ladies Tennis Tournaments Jan. 18 – 21 at River Club; Charities Cup Golf Tournament at Golf Club Jan. 20 & 21; and Grand Gala, 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at River Club, all to benefit Quail Valley Charities. 772-492-2020

January 17 to February 5
Riverside Theatre presents An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf on the Waxlax Stage.  772-231-6990

January 17 – February 21
King of the Hill Tennis Tournament, 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Moorings Yacht and Country Club to benefit Youth Guidance, with professional tennis players from Indian River and surrounding counties competing. $8.  772-770-5040

January 18
Diamonds in the Rough Dinner, 6 p.m. at Riomar Country Club to benefit Camp Haven, a transitional men’s shelter for homeless men and veterans.  772-999-3625

January 18
Sebastian Area Historical Society presents A Timeline Presentation: The Flagler System-Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway, presented by FL East Coast Railway Director "Caboose" Mikey Starck, 7 p.m. at North Indian River County Library.  Free. 772 202-7488.

January 19
Live From Vero Beach presents Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  772-778-5249

January 19 to 22
The Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival on grounds of historic Fellsmere School, featuring food, hundreds of vendor booths, music and rides, 4 to 11 p.m. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sat., and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun. Free admission.

January 20 & 21
Ballet Vero Beach presents Composers and Choreographers, featuring In Which Cio-Cio San Goes with Pinkerton, Ophelia, and Anything You Can Do, 8 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 772-905-2651

January 20 – 22
Art by the Sea presented by Vero Beach Art Club, a juried art show and sale featuring 200+ artists at Vero Beach Museum of Art, 5 to 8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. to VBAC college scholarships.  Donations appreciated.

January 21
Bark in the Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park to benefit Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, with two- and four-legged activities, demonstrations, vendors and family fun to benefit the shelter. Free. 772-388-3826

January 21 & 22
Sebastian Riverfront Fine Art & Music Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Riverview Park, with 100+ professional artists, craftsmen and musicians showcasing their talents. Sebastianartshow.com.

January 23
Have a Heart Play Bridge for the Children, 9 a.m. at Vero Beach Country Club, with Duplicate, Party and Men’s Swiss Tournament bridge to benefit Children's Home Society of Florida's Transitional Living Program/Youth Transition Center. $80 includes lunch. 772-344-4020, X 224

January 23
Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. features economist Arthur Brooks, president of American Enterprise Institute.  772-231-6990

January 23
St. Edward’s School invites prospective college students to learn about the admission process from representatives of Princeton, University of Virginia, Drew and University of North Florida, 7 p.m. at STEDs Waxlax PAC.  Free and open to the public; no RSVP required. 772-231-4136

January 25
95th annual Chamber Awards Dinner, 6 p.m. at Vero Beach Country Club. $55.  772-567-3491 ext. 110

January 26
Keep Indian River Beautiful Environmental Awards Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Oak Harbor Club, honoring individuals, businesses and organizations for initiatives in recycling, litter removal and beautification. $10.  772-226-7738

January 26
Love of Literacy Author Series presents US Army Col. Danny McKnight, author of ‘Streets of Mogadishu: Leadership at its Best, Political Correctness at its Worst’ on leadership skills in the 21st Century, 6:30 p.m. at John’s Island West Clubhouse to benefit Literacy Services of IRC.  $100. 772-778-2223

January 27
Concerts in the Park featuring Crocked Creek, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Riverview Park presented by Sebastian Chamber of Commerce. 772- 589-5969

January 27
Vero Beach Museum of Art Gala 2017: The Triple Crown, begins 6 p.m. with mint juleps and champagne followed by dinner and armchair horseracing, and dancing to Dixieland Jazz. $550.  772-231-0707

January 27
Live From Vero Beach presents folk-rock guitarist Al Stewart, joined by Dave Nachmanoff, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  772-778-5249

January 27
Indian River Symphonic Association presents National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine featuring pianist Alexei Grynyuk performing Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach.  772-778-1070

January 28
Golf Outing hosted by St. Baldrick’s Foundation volunteers, Ray’s of Hope and the Eagles Nest, 8 a.m. at Sebastian Golf Course to raise money for childhood cancer research. $75 registration includes lunch.   772-633-4452

January 28
Stained Glass Crawl, a tour mapped by Christie Garst of local stained glass window sites and the Conrad Pickel Studio, 9 a.m. from Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. Free.

January 28
Polo with a Purpose hosted by BG Vero Beach Polo Club, 6 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club to benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and honoring Drs. Leonardo Mandina and Michaela Scott, with cocktails, dinner, auction and dancing.  $350.  772-999-3709

January 28 to June 4
Vero Beach Museum of Art presents Deborah Butterfield: Horses. 772-231-0707

January 29
Community Concert Series Organ Recital featuring Jonathan Moyer, associate professor of organ at Oberlin College & Conservatory, 4 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach. Free will offering. 772-562-3633

January 29
Ready, Set, Glow 5K Run/Walk, 6 p.m. at Indian River Charter High School.  772-569-0919

January 30
Vero Beach Museum of Art International Lecture Series presents travel author Bill Bryson on Wanderlust & Journeys Through Life, 4:30 p.m. at VBMA with reception following. 772-231-0707

January 31 to February 19
Riverside Theatre presents Noel Coward’s Private Lives on the Stark Stage.  772-231-6990

FEBRUARY

February 2
Community Concert Series presents the Gustavus Choir conducted by Gregory J. Aune, 7 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach. Free will offering. 772-562-3633

February 3
Love Your Lagoon Gala Dinner, 6 p.m. under the stars at FAU Harbor Branch to support Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation’s Indian River Lagoon observatory research and outreach efforts. $200. 772-466-9876 x100

February 4
25th Indian River Regional Science and Engineering Fair presented by Education Foundation of Indian River County at Gifford Middle School. 772-564-0034

February 4
Working Waterfront Mullet Fry, Noon to 2 p.m. at Fisherman’s Landing in Sebastian to benefit Indian River County Historical Society.  $10.  772-778-3435

February 4
Emerson Center Celebrated Speakers Series presents best-selling author Stephen Dubner on A Freakonomics Perspective: What I don’t know Should Worry Me, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Emerson Center, with VIP reception at 5:15 p.m. 772-778-5249

February 4
Passport to Wine & Dine: Taste of Italy, 6 p.m. at Bent Pine Golf Club, a special pairing of culinary delights and wine, auction items, DJ and dancing to benefit Hibiscus Children’s Center.  $85.  772-299-6011 X 313

February 4
Denim and Diamonds fundraiser at Vero Beach Country Club, with music, dinner and auctions to benefit Special Equestrians of the Treasure Coast. 772-532-3299

February 4
An Evening of Puccini presented by Vero Beach Opera, featuring Philadelphia’s Academy of Vocal Arts’ rising stars, 7 p.m. at Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center.  772-564-5537

February 4 & 5
Gardenfest! Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park hosted by Garden Club of IRC, with 85 vendors offering plants, furniture, lighting and garden accessories, Ask the Experts, raffles and children’s activities.  Free. 772-567-4602

February 6
Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. features Bob Woodward, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and Washington Post associate editor.  772-231-6990

February 6 & 7
Starfest Luncheon at Quail Valley River Club featuring motivational speaker Allison Massari.  $175. 772-567-3202

February 9
Live From Vero Beach presents Martin & Lewis Comedy Duo: A Musical Comedy Cabaret, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  772-778-5249

February 10
Concerts in the Park featuring Z Street Speakeasy Band, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Riverview Park presented by Sebastian Chamber of Commerce. 772- 589-5969

February 10
Blood, Sweat & Beers Food and Beer Pairing at Walking Tree Brewery to benefit Sunrise Rotary Club charities. $65.  772-569-5533

February 10 & 11
Judged Quilt Show hosted by Sunbonnet Sue Quilters Guild of Vero Beach at the Indian River County Fairgrounds, with quilts on display and demo's each day. $10. 772-257-6967

February 11
Runners Depot Run Vero Race Series Cupcake 2-Mile, 8 a.m. from AW Young Park, with cupcake stop at 1 mile and post-race festivities.  772-643-7010

February 11
Rods and Customs Motor Car Exhibition, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden, featuring 40 spectacular cars.  Standard admission. 772-794-0601

February 11
Ocean Treasures & Sea Glass Symposium, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge Barrier Island Center featuring authors Richard LaMotte, Dawn and Blair Witherington, judged found object competition, artists, food trucks and raffle. 321-723-3556

February 11
Asbury Short Film Concert, 1:30 and 7 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art, with reception.  $20. 772-231-0707

February 11
Music, Memories & Mouthwatering Morsels, 6 p.m. at Saint Edward’s Waxlax Center for the Performing Arts to benefit IRC Mental Health Association, featuring a presentation by musician and author Jimmy Wayne, followed by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.  $150; students $35. 772-569-9788

February 11
Valentine Ball: Fire & Ice, Feel the Sizzle, to benefit United Against Poverty, 6:30 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club, with cocktails, silent and live auction, dinner and dancing to Miami’s Pangea.  $250.  772-778-3977

February 11
Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park Night Sounds concert series features SIRSY, 7 p.m. at Coconut Point pavilions.  Standard park entry fee.  321-984-4852

February 12
Fundraising ‘Wedding Shower’ for pups Sadie and Jack, 2 p.m. at Marsh Landing to benefit For the Love of Paws Senior Pet Sanctuary and Paws Pet Food Pantry, caring for pets of senior citizens who can no longer care for them. 772-539-2417 ext. 101

February 12
Piano Quintet Concert, with other selections by international musicians, 3 p.m. at Christ by the Sea. 772-231-1661

February 13
Riverside Theatre Supper Club starring Brian d’Arcy James. 772-231-6990

February 13
Pro-Am Golf and Croquet Tournament at Riomar Country Club to benefit the Senior Resource Association.

February 13
Vero Beach Museum of Art International Lecture Series presents Susan Fisher Sterling, Director, National Museum of Women in the Arts, on Women Artists: The Naked Truth, 4:30 p.m. at VBMA with reception following.  772-231-0707

February 13
Indian River Symphonic Association presents Bamberg Symphony featuring soloist Ray Chen performing featuring Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in D minor, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach.  772-778-1070

February 16
Concerts in the Park, 5 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art featuring Don Bestor.  $10 & 12.   772-231-0707

February 16
Live From Vero Beach presents Rocket Man: Elton John tribute, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  772-778-5249

February 16
Atlantic Classical Orchestra conducted by David Amado presents A Night at the Opera, with Palm Beach Opera young artists, 6:40 p.m. lecture; 7:30 p.m. concert at St. Edward’s School’s Waxlax PAC. 772-460-0850

February 17
Ballet Vero Beach Spring Interpretive Dance Series Performance, choreographed in collaboration with Vero Beach Museum of Art exhibitions, 7 p.m. at VBMA followed by reception.  772-231-0707

February 18
Florida Craft Brew and Wing Fest hosted by Sunrise Rotary Vero Beach on Royal Palm Pointe, with 150 craft beers ($35 tasting bracelet), 19 competitors vying for Best Wings in Vero and four bands on two stages to support Rotary projects. 

February 20
Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. features James Balog, acclaimed environmental photographer and founder of Earth Vision Institute.  772-231-6990

February 20
Indian River Symphonic Association presents Brevard Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert, Hooray for Hollywood conducted by Christopher Confessore, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach.  772-778-1070

February 22
Live From Vero Beach presents Judy Collins: A Love Letter to Stephen Sondheim, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  772-778-5249

February 23
Martinis and Mixed-Media, 5 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art to create your own masterpiece with instruction by artist Christina Thomas. $60. 772-231-0707 ext. 111

February 24
Concerts in the Park featuring Relayer, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Riverview Park presented by Sebastian Chamber of Commerce. 772- 589-5969

February 24
St. Baldrick’s Cure Kids Cancer Gala and Auction, 6:30 p.m. at Bent Pine Country Club with dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions to raise money for St. Baldrick’s Foundation toward childhood cancer research.  $65. 772-633-4452

February 25
Gator Gallop 5K Trail Run/Walk, 7:30 a.m. along Lagoon Greenway to benefit Indian River Land Trust.  772-794-0701

February 25
Emerson Center Celebrated Speakers Series presents best-selling author Michael Pollan on America’s Food Chain: How it Broke…How it Can Be Fixed, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Emerson Center, with VIP reception at 5:15 p.m. 772-778-5249

February 25 & 26
Shrimpfest and Craft Brew Hullaballoo, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. on grounds of Historic School House in Fellsmere, with Florida shrimp, craft and homebrews, vendors and activities to benefit Rotary Club of Sebastian and Fellsmere Exchange Club community programs. Free admission.

February 26
Sunrunners 10K Run/Walk, 7 a.m. from South Beach Park.  772-778-9797

February 26
Holocaust survivor and author Marian Blumenthal Lazan will discuss the book she co-wrote with another survivor, ‘Four Perfect Pebbles, A Holocaust Story’, 2 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom.  Free, but reservations requested. 772-569-4700

February 26
Atlantic Classical Orchestra and Vero Beach Museum of Art Chamber Music Series present Fascinating Rhythm, 3 p.m. at VBMA. 772-231-0707 x 136

February 27
Vero Beach Museum of Art International Lecture Series presents ‘The Paint Detective’ Patrick Baty, a specialist in historic buildings decoration, 4:30 p.m. at VBMA with reception following. 772-231-0707

February 27
Mardi Gras Celebration, 6 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club to benefit We Care Foundation of Indian River, with culinary tour of New Orleans, live entertainment and casino games and silent auction.  $200.  772-562-0123