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Ongoing Vero Beach Museum of Art - Carol Brown Goldberg: Recent Works, and Kinetic Sculpture: The Poetics of Movement thru Jan. 4; and Restoring the Spirit: Celebrating Haitian Art thru Feb. 1.


DECEMBER 2014

December 5
First Friday Gallery Stroll, 5 to 8 p.m., opening night receptions at galleries along 14th Avenue in downtown Vero Beach. Free.  480-0491

December 5
Holiday Fest at Royal Palm Pointe, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., to fund Royal Palm Fountain, with food, entertainment, beer garden, children’s activities, Santa and Christmas boat parade.  567-2144

December 5 & 6
Riverside Theatre C
omedy Zone with Kevin Lee and Carmen Morales, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. Free live music outside; optional food and bar service.  $16 & 18.  231-6990

December 6
Christmas Tree Lane Bazaar 60th Anniversary, with Christmas Boutique, Artisans’ Gallery, Cookies-by-the-Pound and more to benefit local charities, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Vero. Free. 562-9088.

December 6
The Art Trail, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. hosted by Vero Beach Art Club, an independent tour of 10 local artists’ studios and home studios. $25.  231-0303

December 6
Family Holiday Fest to benefit Literacy Services of Indian River County, , 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park with entertainment, real snow, pictures with Santa, children’s crafts and activities, bounce houses and silent auctions. $5 per child for activities; otherwise free.  778-2223

December 6
American Security Council Foundation Heroes Appreciation Festival featuring The Band Perry, plus JT Hodges, and Newton & Thomas  at Historic Dodgertown Holman Stadium to benefit US Navy UDT/SEAL Trident House and scholarships.  Gates open 3 p.m. Tickets $35 - $100; parking $10 & $15.  800-514-3849

December 6
Winter Green Night Lights, 4 to 8 p.m. at festively illuminated Environmental Learning Center, with canoe paddles, StoryWalk trail, children’s activities, Christmas carolers and Santa. $5; ELC members and children 12 & under free.  589-5050 x103

December 6
Oceanside Business Association Christmas & Winter Holidays Parade, 5:30 p.m. along Ocean Drive, preceded by Candy Cane 3K Run/Walk, 5:15 p.m. at Humiston Park. Race registration, call 569-7364.

December 6
Dazzling Masquerade Ball, 6:30 p.m. at The Mooring Club to benefit Hibiscus Children’s Center, with cocktails, gourmet dinner, live music and entertainment, and auctions. Black-tie; masks mandatory. $250.  299-6011 x 313 

December 7
Holidays at the Museum, 1 to 4 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art, with entertainment, refreshments, hands-on art projects, and the arrival of Santa at 2 p.m.  Free.  231-0707

December 7
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents A Holiday Concert, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, featuring familiar holiday selections and a visit from Santa. Free.   855-252-7276.

December 7 – January 4
Indian River Photo Club juried 2014 Photographic Print Exhibit on display at Vero Beach Museum of Art Studio Gallery. 231-2727 

December 8
Veterans Day Tour to benefit Vero Heritage Inc., with Navy veteran Rebecca Rickey and historians Pam Cooper and Janie Gould on sites used in Vero for military purposes during WWII, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., bus departure from Heritage Center; lunch at CJ Cannons.  $55 (lunch not included).  770-2263

December 10
Atlantic Classical Orchestra 25th Anniversary Celebration featuring benefit performance by pianist Lindsay Garritson and cellist Ashley Garritson of works from the Romantic era, followed by cocktail reception, 4:30 p.m. at Orchid Island Beach Club. $125.  772-460-0850

December 11
Emerson Center Florida Humanities Series offers A Joyful Holiday Concert with the Avenue D Choir, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  Free; no tickets required.  778-5249

December 11 – 14
The Nutcracker: In Swing Time! at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  231-6990

December 12 & 13
Star of Wonder Holiday Show at the Indian River State College Hallstrom Planetarium at Ft. Pierce Campus, a recreation of the skies as they appeared 2,000 years ago as Wise Men followed a mysterious star, Fri. at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sat. at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.  $3. 

December 13
St. Lucia Celebration and Tree Lighting, 3 to 6 p.m. at Hallstrom House hosted by Indian River County Historical Society. Admission: canned goods for food bank.  778-3435

December 13
Christmas Concert and Dinner, 5:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church hosted by Indian River Charitable Association to benefit veterans in need, with music by members of Indian River Charter HS chorus, a brass ensemble fry Sebastian River HS and other school children. $25. 589-2497

December 14
Art in the Park, works by Vero Beach Art Club members, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Humiston Park. 231-0303

December 14
Indialantic Chamber Singers Celebrate the Season, joined by Atlantic Children’s Chorale, Atlantic Ringers and Tapestry Brass Quintet, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach.  Free will offering.  321-426-0306

December 18
Winter Wonderland Christmas Dinner Dance hosted by USA Dance, 7 p.m. at Heritage Center to benefit The Source, with live music, dancing, Italian Dinner and grand raffle.  $10 dance; $15 dinner & dance; nonperishable food items encouraged. 770-9684

December 20
Christmas Dreams, presented by Vero Beach Recreation Department Aerial Antics Youth Circus performers, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center.  Adults $7; children/seniors $6.  567-2144

December 20 & 21
Eco-Film Migrations, tracking reindeer and other migratory animals across the globe, 2 p.m. at Barrier Island Center at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge.  Free.  321-723-3556

December 20 & 21
Treasure Coast Chorale, community choirs, world-class soloists and the Messiah Festival Orchestra offer First Baptist’s 45th annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah, 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church.  Free will offering.  567-4341

December 20 – 22
Holidays at McKee, 6 to 8 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden with decorative lights, holiday music, a model train display and Santa.  Standard admission. 794-0601

December 26 & 27
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone with Frank Delpizzo and Ray Haber, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. Free live music outside; optional food and bar service.  $16 & 18.  231-6990

December 27
Dune-to-Lagoon Guided Hike with Master Naturalist Jay Barnhart, 1 p.m. from Barrier Island Center at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge.  Free. 321-723-3556

December 27 – 29
Nights of Lights, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden, with luminaria-lit pathways, special lighting, and model train display.  Standard admission. 794-0601

December 29 – 31
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, musical at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  231-6990


JANUARY 2015

January 2
First Friday Gallery Stroll, 5 to 8 p.m., opening night receptions at galleries along 14th Avenue in downtown Vero Beach. Free.  480-0491

January 2 – 4
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  231-6990

January 4
Art in the Park, works by Vero Beach Art Club members, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Humiston Park. 231-0303

January 4
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents Out of this World: Part Deux, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, will ‘beam up’ concertgoers with famed science fiction film works.  855-252-7276.

January 5
AAUW Book Review Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. at Indian River State College Richardson Center, with Tiffany McCurdy reviewing There Will be Lies, by Nick Lake.  Free.  257-5703.

January 6
Survivors: Love and Obsession in the Art World, 5-part film studies course, Tuesdays at 1:30 or 7:30 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art.  231-0707

January 8 – 11
Vero Beach Museum of Art Antiques Show and Sale.  Thursday 5:30 p.m. Cocktails and Appraisals Preview Party, $150; Show Friday thru Sunday, $10 with unlimited re-entry.  231-0707

January 9 & 10
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone with comedians TBA, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. Free live music outside; optional food and bar service.  $16 & $18.  231-6990

January 10
Auditions for Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. for ages 7 and up, 10 a.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  234-8052

January 10
Saturdays with Seuss, parent/child drama and music program, 10 a.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  $12 per child. 234-8052

January 10 – 11
Frog and Toad Kids, a Schoolsical Production, 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  231-6990

January 13 – February 1
Riverside Theatre presents Crazy for You, with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin on the Stark Stage.  231-6990

January 14
Atlantic Classical Orchestra and Maestro Stewart Robertson present Opening Night Masterworks, 7:30 p.m. at Waxlax Center for Performing Arts at St. Edward’s School (6:40 p.m. lecture): Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro Overture, Kodaly’s Dances from Galanta, Mahler’s Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 and Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with pianist Stanislav Khristenko.  $50-$60; students $5. 772-460-0850

January 14 - 16
Seminar with Michael Verde on Masterworks of American Literature, 10 a.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art.  $135 members; $155 non- members.  231-0707

January 15
Indian River Symphonic Association presents conductor and violinist Pinchas Zuckerman and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, performing Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute, Beethoven Violin Concerto and Dvorak Symphony No. 8 in G Major, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach. $90.  778-1070

January 15 - 25
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents the rollicking comedy Whose Wives Are They Anyway? , directed by Art Pingree.  562-8300

January 16 – April 12
McKee Botanical Garden presents Nature Connects, a LEGO Brick Exhibition by NY artist Sean Kenney, featuring 27 individual sculptures created using more than half a million LEGO bricks. 794-0601

January 16 & 17
Ballet Vero Beach at Sixes and Sevens features three different ballets: Go for Barocco, Valse Fantaisie and the world premiere of Finch Concerto, Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center.  $10-$50.  905-2651

January 17
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 dog parade, Disc-Connected K9’s Frisbee dogs, Sheriff’s K-9 demos, lure and agility courses, food and children’s activities.  Donations appreciated.  388-3826

January 17
Emerson Center’s Celebrated Speaker’s Series presents retired Army General and former CIA Director David Petraeus, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., with 5:15 p.m. VIP reception, at the Emerson Center.  $70 & $80.  778-5249

January 18
Art in the Park, works by Vero Beach Art Club members, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Humiston Park. 231-0303

January 18
Atlantic Classical Orchestra and Vero Beach Museum of Art Chamber Music Series present French Music for Flute, Viola and Harp, 3 p.m. at VBMA. $30 members; $40 nonmembers. 772-460-0850

January 19
Riverside Theatre Supper Club presents Tony Award-winning Broadway performer Sutton Foster, 6:30 p.m. on Waxlax Stage. $325.  231-6990

January 21
Indian River Land Trust walking tour of Bee Gum Point along Atlantic Flyway, 9 a.m. easy but extensive walk on sandy trail. Free; no reservation required. 794-0701

January 22
Warm Nights, Cool Music in the Park, 5 to 7 p.m., rain or shine at Vero Beach Museum of Art, featuring Ed Shanaphy.  Food and drink available for purchase.  $10 members; $12 nonmembers. 231-0707

January 23
Indian River Symphonic Association presents National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, with conductor Enrique Batiz and violinist Dalia Kuznecovaite performing Granados, Three Spanish Dances, Ponce Violin Concerto, Brahms Symphony No. 3 in F Major, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of Vero Beach. $65.  778-1070

January 23 – 25
Art by the Sea, judged show and sale of works by members of Vero Beach Art Club and Vero Beach Museum of Art.  Fri. 5 p.m. opening reception; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and 4 p.m. Sun.  Free. 231-0303

January 24
Saturdays with Seuss, parent/child drama and music program, 10 a.m. at Riverside Children’s Theatre.  $12 per child. 234-8052

January 24
Indian River Land Trust walking tour of Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail, one mile south of Wabasso Causeway, 1 p.m. loop thru scrub habitat, oak and mangrove forests to lagoon pier. Free; no reservation required. 794-0701

January 24
AAUW presents Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty, with award-winning actress Elaine Bromka portraying First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  $25 & $30.  778-5249

January 24
Exhibition opening at Vero Beach Museum of Art - Howard Ben Tré: New Sculpture, thru May 17, and Environmental Photography, thru May 24.  231-0707

January 25
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents An American Journey, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, featuring works by four American composers – Gershwin, Daugherty, Williams and Hanson.  855-252-7276.

January 26
Riverside Theatre’s Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Vice President Dick Cheney and daughter Liz Cheney, 4 and 6 p.m. on Stark Stage; simulcast on Waxlax Stage.  231-6990

January 27 – February 8
Riverside Theatre presents Underneath the Lintel, a compelling and touching adventure, on the Waxlax Stage.  231-6990

January 29
Emerson Center Florida Humanities Series presents Old Vero Ice Age archaeologist Andrew Hemmings, on Ice Age Pleistocene peoples in Florida, 7 p.m. at Emerson Center.  Free; no tickets required.  778-5249

January 29
Opera Studies program, covering six Rossini operas, Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, presented by the Museum and Vero Beach Opera.  $50 - $70.  231-0707

January 30
Seminar with Judy Pittenger on The Great War, 9 a.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art.  $100 members; $120 nonmembers, includes lunch.  231-0707

January 31
Rotary Club Vero Beach Oceanside Wild Game Fest, 4 to 8 p.m. at ranch of Jimbo Carroll, with buffet of assorted wild game and tamer fare, live music by Crooked Creek Band, dancing, games, competitions and auctions. $35; $45 at door (children under 12 free).

January 31
Carnevale de Venezia Grand Gala 2015, 6 p.m., with cocktails, dinner and dancing to benefit Vero Beach Museum of Art. Black-tie/masks encouraged.  $550.  231-0707

January 31 & February 1
Gardenfest! Nature’s Finest Marketplace at Riverside Park, hosted by Garden Club of Indian River County.  567-4602