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Vero Beach Museum of Art: Changing Nature: A New Vision, Photographs by James Balog thru Dec. 31 and Picasso, Matisse & Friends: Drawings from a Private Collection thru Jan. 8. 772-231-0707

Riverside Theatre: Butterflies are Free on the Stark Stage thru Nov. 13. Weekly Friday &. Saturday Comedy Zone and Live on the Loop concerts.  772-231-6990 or RiversideTheatre.com

A. E. Backus Museum and Gallery: Best of the Best Fine Art Exhibition thru Nov. 18. BackusMuseum.org

First Friday Gallery Strolls in Downtown Vero Beach Arts District, monthly from 5 to 8 p.m.

NOVEMBER

November 3
Samaritan Center’s 30th annual Soup Bowl fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Heritage Center, with 1,200 soup bowls crafted by local potters ($15 per bowl) and quart containers of cold soup-to-go. ($15 per container). 772-770-3039

November 3
Vero Beach High School Performing Arts present its Fall Jazz Band Concert, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC. 772-564-5537

November 4
Vero Beach Film Festival White Party, 6 p.m. at Historic Dodgertown, with white-clad guests bringing picnic suppers and competing for best tablescape. Wine & entertainment provided. $100. VBFilmFest.org

November 4 to 6
Sebastian Clambake, 2 to 9 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. at Riverview Park, with seafood and clams galore to benefit local nonprofit capital projects. SebastianClambake.net

November 4 to 27
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents the musical, Musical Chairs. VeroBeachTheatreGuild.com or 772-562-8300

November 5
18th Annual Navy SEAL Museum Muster 5K Beach Challenge, 8 a.m. start for runners and walkers.  navysealmuseum.org

November 5
Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of VB, with appearance by sportscar racer, Terry Borcheller, to raise funds for various local groups and organizations. Free; $5 donation appreciated. 772-226-7911

November 5
Pineapple Party, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Hallstrom House & Farmstead hosted by the IRC Historical Society, with food, entertainment, crafts, activities and pineapple plants. Free admission. 772-778-3435

November 5
Gifford Youth Orchestra 19th annual Concert, 12 Noon at First Baptist Church Family Life Center, with violin, piano and voice students, followed by reception. Free; donations appreciated. GYOTigers.org

November 5
Beachside Bonfire Fest, 5 to 9 p.m. to benefit the Veterans Memorial Island Sanctuary World War II Tribute project, with drink/food specials and entertainment at Waldo’s Rockabilly Night, Costa d’ Este Beach Resort & Spa’s Latin Night, Mulligan's Beach House’s Authentic Campfire Experience, The Boiler’s Under the Sea Party, and Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa’s USA Beach Party.

November 6
Walk-a-Thon for Military/Veteran Suicide Awareness, 9 a.m. at Riverside Park, hosted by American Gold Star Mothers of IRC to benefit Dogs for Life, Next Generation Veterans of IRC and Mental Health Association of IRC. IRCGoldStarMoms.org

November 6
Treasure Coast Chorale presents Shall We Dance, recognizing dance songs through the ages, 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Free; donations appreciated. 772-231-3498

November 8
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, and Schumann, 7 p.m. at Community Church of VB, with violinist Paul Huang, violist Matthew Lipman, and cellist David Finckel. $35. CCOVB.org or 772-778-1070

November 8
Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Fall Symphonic Band Concert, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC. 772-564-5537

November 9 & 10
American Theatre Guild presents “Stomp” at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayAtTheKingCenter.com or 321-242-2219.

November 10
Indian River Land Trust annual Benefit Dinner, 6 p.m. at Rock City Gardens, with cocktails, dinner, live entertainment and auctions. $250. 772-794-0701or irlt.org.

November 11
Veterans Day Commemoration, 8:30 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Island Sanctuary hosted by Veterans Council of IRC. 

November 12
Tactical 10K and 2 Mile, 7 a.m. at South Beach Park to benefit the Vero Beach Police Department Foundation. RunSignUp.com

November 12
Walk to Remember, 7:30 a.m. registration opens for 9 a.m. walk at Riverside Park to benefit the Alzheimer & Parkinson Assoc. of Indian River County.  AlzPark.org or 772-563-0505

November 12
Yard Sale, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Garden Club of IRC, with plants, home goods and other items. 772-567-4602

November 12
We Golf Fore Habitat, 11 a.m. at BigShots Golf to benefit IR Habitat for Humanity Scholarship Program, with golf, raffles, prizes and buffet lunch. $75. 772-562-9860 ext. 220 or IRCHabitat.org.

November 12
Gospel Concert to benefit Feed the Lambs, 12 Noon at First Presbyterian Church, featuring Cynthia Poitier, Sister Kay Wright, Pastor Maya Miller and the JC7 Music Group. $25. 772-404-9955

November 12
An Evening at the Boulevard hosted by Counter Culture to benefit St. Francis Manor, 5 p.m. at Tennis Club, with heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, tennis exhibition and music. $100. 772-562-8575

November 12
US Marine Corps 247th Birthday Ball presented by Indian River Detachment, 5:30 p.m. at Pointe West Golf Club. $60. 772-234-1512

November 12
Shell’ebration to benefit Coastal Connections, with drinks, appetizers and awards ceremony, 5:30 p.m. at a Moorings beachside residence. $150.  Coastal-Connections.org

November 12 & 13
Vero Beach Arts & Crafts Expo, Holiday Edition, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at IRC Fairgrounds. Free admission.

November 14
Nourishing Our Souls with Ashley Campbell on her father Glen’s journey with dementia, Noon at Quail Valley River Club to benefit Senior Resource Association. 772-569-0760 x 119

November 14
Bromeliad Auction to benefit Indian River Bromeliad Society, 7 p.m. at the Garden Club of IRC. Free admission. 772-713-6007

November 15
National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon recognizing 15 Honored Leaders, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Vero Beach Theatre Guild hosted by Assoc. of Fundraising Professionals, IR Chapter. $75.

November 15
SRIRC Career and Technical Education Showcase & Entrepreneur Event, 6 to 8 p.m. at Storm Grove Middle School. IndianRiverSchools.org

November 16
Impact 100 of Indian River County 15th Anniversary Kickoff Brunch, 10 a.m. at Oak Harbor Club, featuring a panel of charter/founding members.  Impact100IR.com

November 17
Riverside Theatre Friends’ Fall Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., with luncheon in Orchid Lobby followed by Encores, a 50th Anniversary musical retrospective, on the Stark Stage. $300.  772-231-6990 or RiversideTheatre.com

November 17
CCA Florida Treasure Coast Banquet & Auction, 6 p.m. at IRC Intergenerational Center to support Florida’s marine resources, with open bar, 14 Bones dinner and auctions. 772-473-8475 or 772-216-3890

November 17 to 20
St. Helen’s Harvest Festival at Jackie Robinson Training Complex, with rides, carney food and games, and vendors, 5 to 9:30 p.m. Thurs., 5 to 11 p.m. Fri., Noon to 11 p.m. Sat. Noon to 6 p.m. Sun. 772-567-5457

November 18
Vero Beach Pipes and Drums fundraising concert, 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Free; $10 donation appreciated. VeroBeachPipesAndDrums.org.

November 19 & 20
Vero Beach Boat Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. at Riverside Park.

November 20
Capt. Hiram’s River Challenge Sprint Triathlon, 7 a.m. from the Sandbar, with 400 meter swim, 19 kilometer bike ride and 5 kilometer run to raise awareness of perils facing Indian River Lagoon. RunSignUp.com

November 24
Thanksgiving Day Trot Against Poverty 5K for runners and walkers of all ages, 7 a.m. at Riverside Park to benefit United Against Poverty, with kids race and free sweet potato pancake breakfast. TrotAgainstPoverty.org

November 27
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents We Gather Together, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC.  SpaceCoastSymphony.org

DECEMBER

December 1 to 3
WinterGreen Night Lights at the Environmental Learning Center, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with canoe trips through illuminated mangroves ($15), s’mores ($5 per double packet) by a bonfire, holiday music and craft activities.  $10 general admission. Discoverelc.org

December 2
Light Up Night, 5:30 to 8 p.m. sponsored by the Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce, with participating businesses offering refreshments, holiday décor and activities. SebastianChamber.com

December 2 & 3
Riverside Theatre for Kids presents Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer JR. on the Stark Stage. 772-231-6990 or RiversideTheatre.com

December 3
Glass Blowing demonstration by artists from the Duncan McClellan Gallery, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outdoors at Vero Beach Museum of Art, featuring detailed glassblowing techniques from their mobile hot shop. Free. VBMuseum.org

December 3
Vero Beach Christmas Parade hosted by Sunrise Rotary Club of Vero Beach, 6 p.m. along Ocean Drive, with live coverage on Facebook, and donations to TC Food Pantry collected at Riverside Park.  VeroBeachChristmasParade.org

December 3
Jake Owen Flamingo Jam, joined by Tracy Lawrence, Travis Denning and Randy Owen at Corporate Air Hangar to benefit the Jake Owen Foundation. JakeOwenFoundation.org

December 3
Candlelight Ball to benefit Hibiscus Children’s Center, 6 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club, with cocktails, dinner and dancing. $250. 772-299-6011 x 313

December 4
Winter Bazaar at Walking Tree Brewery, with art and handmade goods by local independent artisans. WalkingTreeBrewery.com

December 4
Fire & Ice themed Holidays at the Museum, 1 to 4 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art, with docent led tours and children’s activities.  Free. VBMuseum.org

December 4
Enchanted Christmas Ball themed Aerial Antics Youth Circus performance sponsored by COVB Recreation Dept., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC.  $8 adults; $7 children/seniors. 772-770-3775 or COVB.org.

December 4
Vero Beach Choral Society’s holiday-themed Winter Concert, followed by Vivaldi’s Gloria, with the VBHS Choir and First Presbyterian Youth Symphonic Orchestra, 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Free; $10 donation suggested. 305-797-7177

December 7
Home Court Advantage Gala, 6 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Club to benefit Crossover Mission. $175. 772-257-5400

December 8 to 10
WinterGreen Night Lights at the Environmental Learning Center, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with canoe trips through illuminated mangroves ($15), s’mores ($5 per double packet) by a bonfire, holiday music and craft activities.  $10 general admission. Discoverelc.org

December 9
Masquerade Fur Ball to benefit H.A.L.O. Rescue, 7 p.m. (6:30 p.m. VIP) at Cobalt, with dinner, entertainment, auction and rescue animals. $250.  HaloRescueFl.org

December 9 to 11
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents Love, Loss & What I Wore, a stage reading in the Studio Theatre. VeroBeachTheatreGuild.com or 772-562-8300

December 10
An Afternoon of Music with IR Charter High School Show Choir Volare, Noon at Vero Beach Yacht Club to benefit Kiwanis Club projects serving children and families. $50 includes lunch. VeroKiwanis.com

December 3
Sebastian BrewFest, Noon to 4 at Riverview Park hosted by Sebastian Rotary (must be 21+).  $35. SebastianBrewfest.com

December 10
Candy Cane 3K, 5:15 p.m. from South Beach Park, 6 p.m. free kids race and 6:15 p.m. awards RunVero.com

December 10
City of Sebastian Christmas Parade, 6:30 p.m. along Indian River Drive, from Main Street to Riverview Park, followed by visits with Santa. 

December 13 & 14
Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Winter Holiday Concert, 7 p.m. at VBHS PAC. 772-564-5537

December 15 to 17
Magic of McKee Festival of Lights, 6 to 8 p.m., with outdoor holiday displays, entertainment, thousands of lights and daily holiday-themed crafts and games. General admission rates. McKeeGarden.org or 772-794-0601

December 16 & 17
Art After Dark, a digital outdoor art exhibition, 6 to 8 p.m. presented by Vero Beach Museum of Art.  Free.  Food trucks and cash bar on site. VBMuseum.org

December 16 to 18
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents Love, Loss & What I Wore, a stage reading in the Studio Theatre. VeroBeachTheatreGuild.com or 772-562-8300

December 17
Run Run Santa 1-Mile Vero Beach, 7:30 a.m. at Pocahontas Park, with participants walking/running down the road in Florida-style Santa suits (supplied). runsignup.com

December 17
Breakfast with Santa, 8 to 11 a.m. at the Women’s Club of Vero Beach, with breakfast, photo with Santa, and crafts for children. $15 adults; $10 children. 772-205-2259

December 17
Cowboy Christmas, 4 to 8 p.m. at LaPorte Farms, with Santa arriving by horseback at 6 p.m., vendors, smores by the fire, and Christmas with the critters. $2 donation. LaPorteFarms.com

December 20 to 23
Magic of McKee Festival of Lights, 6 to 8 p.m., with outdoor holiday displays, entertainment, thousands of lights and daily holiday-themed crafts and games. General admission rates. McKeeGarden.org or 772-794-0601

December 28 to 30
Magic of McKee Festival of Lights, 6 to 8 p.m., with outdoor holiday displays, entertainment, thousands of lights and daily holiday-themed crafts and games. General admission rates. McKeeGarden.org or 772-794-0601

December 29 to 31
Ballet Vero Beach presents the original production, Nutcracker on the Indian River, 7:30 p.m. Fri. and 2 p.m. Sat. at Vero Beach High School PAC, $10 to $75. Hour-long Accessible/Family Friendly performance 7:30 p.m. Thurs., $10. Balletverobeach.org or 772-905-2651