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ONGOING

Vero Beach Museum of Art - Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition thru Sept. 29; AI Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold, thru Dec. 15. 772-231-0707

Turtle Walks at Sebastian Inlet State Park and Archie Carr National Wildlife refuge, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. through July 31.  fsispturtlewalk.org or seaturtlewalks.org

AUGUST

August 1
Mental Health Association’s 60th Anniversary Celebration, with Open House from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Walk-In and Drop-In Centers (free), followed by 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Par-Tee at BigShots Golf, with 1-hour of play, contests and refreshments. $50 pp/team ticketing with tee-box $400/6 or $500/8.  772-569-9788

August 1 to 3
45th Aerial Antics Youth Circus Centennial Style, 7 p.m. at St. Edward’s School PAC presented by City of members of Vero Beach Recreation Dept. gymnastics and performing arts programs and summer camps, ages 3 to 31, plus a special matinee fundraiser 2 p.m. Sat. featuring year-round Aerial Antics performers. $8 adults/ $7 children & seniors; Sat. afternoon fundraiser $25.  772-567-2144

August 2 & 3
Ballet Vero Beach and Riverside Theatre culminate the Riverside Dance Festival with a presentation by Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami featuring the Vero debut of Gerald Arpino’s “Light Rain,” 8 p.m. on Riverside’s Stark Stage. $10 to $75.  772-231-6990

August 3
RT Star’s Back to School Party, in partnership with Education Foundation of IRC, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Theatre, with campus-wide performances for and by kids, including by winners of Vero Beach Centennial Poetry Contest, and interactive displays to get children ready for school; and 2 p.m. Riverside Dance Festival performance on Stark Stage by students instructed by members of Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami. Free. 772-231-6990

August 3
Global Latch On, 10 a.m. at Riverview Park in Sebastian, hosted by IRC Healthy Start Coalition, WIC IRC and Florida Health IRC in recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, with all babies ‘latched on’ to their mothers at 10:30 a.m. included in the state, country and world count. 

August 9 & 10
Riverside Theatre Howl at the Moon, 7:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m., with Cheeseburgers in Paradise Jimmy Buffet-style Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6 p.m.  772-231-6990

August 10
Paddle Dash, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. from the marina at Riverside Cafe for beginners through advanced to raise awareness of Lagoon Friendly Lawn program and funds for Keep Indian River Beautiful.  772-226-7738 or KeepIndianRiverBeautiful.org

August 10
Veterans Salute Barbecue, 1 to 3 p.m. at Christ Church Vero Beach, a free BBQ lunch with patriotic entertainment and a keynote address by St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church Pastor Dave Newhart, a USAF veteran, for all veterans and their families.  772-696-2160

August 11
Cultural Council of IRC presents the Summerfest Chamber Orchestra, 3 p.m. at Christ by the Sea, featuring musicians from Symphony of the Americas and European orchestras on the final stop of their concert tour of the Americas.  $35. 772-770-4857

August 16
Football Classic between Vero Beach and Sebastian River High Schools, this year at SRHS Stark Stadium, to benefit Scholarship Foundation of Indian River County, with pre-game Wilkes 14 Bones BBQ Dinner fundraiser, 5:30 p.m. before kickoff at 7 p.m.  BBQ tickets, with free parking in special area, tented end-zone seating and half-time snacks, $50. 772-569-9869

August 16
Grill Out Night hosted by Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at member businesses along U.S. 1 and surrounding area.  Free.  772-589-5969

August 17
Crossover Mission Back to School Basketball Exhibition Games, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Gifford Youth Achievement Center Gymnasium, with several youth games culminating in featured game between members of Crossover adult team vs. IRC Sheriff’s Dept. team, and presentation of annual Crossover Unity Award.  772-257-5400

August 16 & 17
Riverside Theatre Howl at the Moon, 7:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m., with Cheeseburgers in Paradise Jimmy Buffet-style Live on the Loop free entertainment at 6 p.m.  772-231-6990

August 18
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with Central Florida Vocal Arts and Opera del Sol, presents the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta The Mikado, 3 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach.  855-252-7276

August 23
End of Summer Luau, 6 p.m. at Heaton’s Reef at Vero Beach Hotel, with buffet cookout and live entertainment.  $40 adults; $25 children 12 & under.  772-231-5666

August 24
Free Leisure Square Day, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. hosted by Vero Beach Recreation Dept., with use of the pool and exercise facility, yoga class, Aerial Antics performers, basketball clinic and other entertainment and activities, free hotdogs and refreshments, and an ice cream social.  Verobeach100.org

August 24 & 25
Chamber Works concert with Space Coast Symphony Orchestra sextet and quartet performing Brahms’ String Quartet No. 2 and Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence, 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 855-252-7276

August 27
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kick-off event, 5:30 p.m. at Heritage Center to gear up teams for the American Cancer Society’s Oct. 12 MSABC Walk at Riverside Park.  772-562-2272

August 28
Walk To Remember Kickoff Party, 4 to 6 p.m. at Regency Park to gear up teams for the Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of IRC’s Nov. 9 Walk to Remember at Riverside Park. 772-563-0505

SEPTEMBER

September 1
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents Dance Mix: From Tango to Tarantella, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 855-252-7276

September 14
Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk, 7:30 a.m. at Riverside Park, to honor the heroics of FDNY firefighter Stephen Siller and other Sept. 11, 2001 first responders and support current first responders and military members through the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. tunnel2towers.org

September 14
Sebastian Inlet State Park Night Sounds Concert Series presents Vintage, 7 p.m. at Coconut Point pavilions. Free with park entry. 772-388-2750

September 15
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents i Caliente, music from and inspired by Latin America, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 855-252-7276

September 18 to 29
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents Ron Clark’s comedy, A Bench in the Sun, directed by Julie Glattfelt.  772-562-8300

September 20 to 22
Pirate & Caribbean Festival at Riverside Park hosted by Vero Beach Chamber of Commerce, with Caribbean food, family-friendly pirate-themed festivities and entertainment, 2 to 6:30 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. Free; $2 ‘buck-n-ear’ appreciated.  verobeachpiratefest.com

September 21
Starry Night at GYAC to benefit Gifford Youth Achievement Center educational programs, 6 p.m. at GYAC with hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dancing to the Lovers of Sound Band.  $60. 772-794-1005

September 28
Anniversary Classic Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m. at Moorings Hawk’s Nest Golf Club to benefit Treasure Coast Community Health.  $130.  772-571-1986

September 28
Tri County Lines in the Lagoon Fishing Tournament, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by awards dinner at Capt. Hiram’s Resort to benefit Ocean Research & Conservation Assoc. and Coastal Conservation Assoc. of FL.  $30 registration.  ianglertournament.com or 772-360-4572

OCTOBER

October 4 to 6
Vero Beach Theatre Guild’s Reader’s Theatre Apron Series presents Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. $15. 772-562-8300

October 5
United Way Day of Caring, a massive one-day volunteer event begins with 8 a.m. free kick-off breakfast at the VBHS Citrus Bowl at Billy Livings Field followed by teams spreading out throughout the county to work on community projects. 772-567-8900

October 5
Black & White Masquerade Centennial Ball, 6 pm at Vero Beach Country Club to benefit charities supported by Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation, with cocktails, dinner, entertainment by Bobby Owen Band and auctions.  $100.  772-532-8758

October 5 & 6
Autumn in the Park Arts and Crafts Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park to benefit Treasure Coast Pilot Club scholarships and charitable endeavors.  Free.

October 6
HALO Howls for Fall Festival and 2020 Furst Responders Rescue Calendar Reveal, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Indian River Shores Public Safety Dept., with music, hay rides, apple bobbing, a haunted house, food and a costume contest for 2- and 4-legged ‘kids’.  772-589-7297

October 6
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents Big Band Fever, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 855-252-7276

October 12
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, 7 a.m. registration begins; 9 a.m. walk from Riverside Park to benefit the American Cancer Society.  772-562-2272

October 12
Blessing of the Fleet, 3 to 8 p.m. hosted by Vero Beach Yacht Club and City Marina, also celebrating City of Vero Beach Centennial, with 4 p.m. blessing followed by BBQ at Yacht Club for participants. 772-231-2211

October 13
River Rat Recycle Regatta, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Capt. Hiram’s Resort hosted by Walking Tree Brewery and Capt. Hiram’s, with live music 2 to 6 p.m., encouraging awareness through boat race featuring 100 percent recycled floatables to benefit Sea A Difference, Captains for Clean Water, Youth Sailing Foundation and IPA for the Waterways.  $100/4-member team.  772-388-8588

October 13
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents acclaimed pianist Frederick Voorn Chamber Concert, 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Free.  855-252-7276

October 19
Howl-o-Ween Dog Costume Pawrade & Pet Expo to benefit Dogs for Life service dog training for veterans, begins 2 p.m. at DFL Off-Leash Dog Park, with Sheriff’s K-9 Demo at 3 p.m. and Pawrade at 4 p.m.  Free.  772-567-8969

October 19 to January 12
Vero Beach Museum of Art presents L’Affichomania: The Art of French Posters exhibit. 772-231-0707

October 20
Great Duck Derby to benefit Treasure Coast Community Health Foundation, Noon at Capt. Hiram’s Sandbar, with 5,000 ‘adopted’ rubber ducks racing to the finish line for cash prizes. Free event; $5/adopted duck.  Thegreatduckderby.com

October 20
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents Chills and Thrills, a family friendly program of Halloween music, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 855-252-7276

October 24
Concerts in the Park featuring Don Soledad, 5 to 7 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art. BYO chair.$10 & $12. 772-231-0707

October 26
Vero Beach Centennial Finale Celebration, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. all along 14th Avenue in Downtown Vero Beach, with 10 a.m. parade followed by historic displays, food & drink, live entertainment and performances, children’s activities and family fun.  Verobeach100.org

October 28
Chocolate, Champagne & Chefs to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters, 6 p.m. at Quail Valley River Club, honoring Dale and Matilde Sorensen, with auctions, gourmet dinner and decadent chocolate desserts by local chefs. $200.  772-770-6000

October 29 to November 17
Riverside Theatre presents the exuberant 60’s musical, “Beehive,” showcasing 40+ classic chart-toppers of the era on the Stark Stage.  772-231-6990

NOVEMBER

November 1 to May 31
McKee Botanical Garden Ocean Sole Exhibition, featuring 40 colorful and whimsical hand-crafted marine species sculptures made from recycled flip-flops created by Kenyan Ocean Sole artisans, along with a new creation by “Stickman” Patrick Dougherty.  772-794-0601

November 2
Beachside Bonfire Fest II, 5 to 9 p.m. on beaches by Waldo’s Costa d’Este, Mulligans and Vero Beach Hotel to wrap up Centennial with bonfires and entertainment.

November 2
Sunshine Kids Gala, 6 p.m. at Point West Country Club to benefit Sunshine Physical Therapy Clinic, with buffet, auctions and entertainment.  $85.  772-562-6877

November 3
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents Musicians are Superheroes, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 855-252-7276

November 3
Treasure Coast Chorale presents What a Wonderful Life, a potpourri for the Thanksgiving season, 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Free; $10 donation appreciated. 772-231-3498

November 4
Pro-Am Golf Tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC, 9 a.m. shotgun start at John’s Island West Country Club.  $600 pp.  772-299-7449

November 4
Hope for Families Center annual Fundraising Dinner, 6 p.m. at the Moorings Yacht & Country Club. 772-567-5537 x 326

November 8 to 10
Sebastian Clambake at Riverview Park in Sebastian, with seafood booths, live bands, vendor booths and Kid’s Zone to benefit local youth-based charities.  sebastianclambake.com

November 9
Walk to Remember, registration begins 7:30 a.m.; walk at 9 a.m. from Riverside Park to benefit local programs and services of Alzheimer & Parkinson Assoc. of IRC.  772-563-0505

November 11
Golf tournaments at Bent Pine to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC:  Nine & Shine Ladies Tournament, 9 a.m. shotgun start, $225 pp and Amateur Tournament, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at Bent Pine Country Club, $350 pp.  772-299-7449

November 13 to December 1
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents Lerner and Loewe’s Broadway smash, Camelot, directed by Alex Martinez.  772-562-8300