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ONGOING

Vero Beach Museum of Art - AI Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold, thru Dec. 15; L’Affichomania: The Art of French Posters exhibit thru Jan. 12. 772-231-0707

Vero Beach Theatre Guild: Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot, thru Dec. 1.  772-562-8300

NOVEMBER

November 21 to 24
St. Helen’s Harvest Festival on the grounds of the Jackie Robinson Training Complex, culminating the Centennial Celebration of St. Helen’s Church, with festival food, hand-crafted gifts, midway rides and games, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thurs; 5 to 11 p.m. Fri; Noon to 11 p.m. Sat; Noon to 6 p.m. Sun.  Free admission & parking. 772-567-5457

November 22 to 24
Riverside Theatre’s Winter Wonderful-themed Festival of Trees Sat. & Sun. ($10 adults; $5 children 12 & under) throughout the entire campus to benefit its Education Programs, with Festival Forest, Santa’s Village, Ice Skating ($3 skate rental), Holiday Vendor Booths and A Charlie Brown Christmas performances by RT students. Also, 6 p.m. Fri. Festival Gala & Motown Christmas Concert ($125 to $175), 4 p.m. Sat. Festival Family Night, 9 a.m. and Noon Sun. Dine with Santa ($22 adults $18 children).  772-231-6990

November 23
5K Event to benefit Girls on the Run of the TC, 8:30 a.m. at Indian River Charter High School. $25 includes shirt and refreshments. 772-202-3776

November 23
Vero Vino Wine & Food Festival hosted by Unity Church, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Heritage Center to benefit the Education Foundation of IRC, with wine, beer, hors d’oeuvres, live music and auctions.  $50.  Verovinofestival.com

November 23
Cinema de la Mer, a super-secret white party to benefit Vero Beach Wine and Film Festival, 5 p.m. with location revealed after ticket purchase.  vbwff.com

November 23 & 24
36th annual Vero Beach Fall Boat Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat.; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun. at Riverside Park, featuring local boat dealers and suppliers on all variety of watercraft.  Free. 772-562-7922

November 24
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents A Grand Night of Opera, with sopranos Mary Anne Kruger and Amy Cofield, 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. 855-252-7276

November 25
Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration, 7 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Vero Beach, with shared voices of Thanksgiving representing Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu and other faith traditions as well as a rich musical tapestry from a combined choir. Free will offering to benefit the Food Pantry of IRC. 772-532-8292

November 28
Thanksgiving Day Trot Against Poverty, 7:15 a.m. children’s 1/4 race, 7:30 a.m. 5K at Riverside Park followed by sweet potato pancake breakfast and awards to benefit United Against Poverty. trotagainstpoverty.org

November 29
Christmas in Downtown hosted by Main Street Vero Beach, 6 to 9 p.m. along 14th Avenue, with children’s activities at the Heritage Center and Santa’s arrival during the band break.  Free. 772-643-6782

November 30
Vero Beach Book Center Open House with Santa, 11 a.m. with refreshments and children’s activities.  Free.

November 30
Stouthouse Fall Fundraiser, 5 p.m. at the Stouthouse studio and artists’ residency, with hors d’oeuvres, martinis and jazz guitarist Maurice Secacca. $75.  772-589-8826

DECEMBER

December 3
Atlantic Classical Orchestra’s Cheers to 30 Years Benefit Concert, 4:30 p.m. at Orchid Island Beach Club, with violinist Sirena Huang accompanied by pianist Lindsay Garriston, followed by cocktail reception.  $125.  772-460-0851

December 5 to 7
Riverside Theatre for Kids presents Frozen Jr. on the Stark Stage.  $10. 772-231-6990

December 6
Love Docs Teddy Bears, Blankets & Bananas collection event, 2 to 7 p.m. at Waldo’s Restaurant, to be donated to Save the Chimps Sanctuary. 

December 6
Celtic Angels Christmas Concert, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. performances at the Emerson Center, with the Celtic Knight Dancers featuring Patrick O’Mahoney of Riverdance, and The Trinity Band Ensemble of Dublin. $39 & $49.  772-778-5249

December 6
Light Up Night, 5:30 to 8 p.m. presented by Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce, featuring a stroll to 50-plus businesses offering discounts and holiday cheer. Free. 772-589-5969

December 6
HALO’s Fur Ball, a Gala for Pet People, 7 p.m. at Cobalt at Vero Beach Hotel, with dinner, live entertainment and auctions to benefit HALO No-Kill Shelter.  $150.  772-589-7297

December 6 & 7
M&M Classic hosted by Mike & Meg Hickey at The Boulevard Tennis Club to benefit Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation. $50/ player; $100/doubles team entry.   772-778-4200

December 6 to 8
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents a Guild on the Go Holiday Show – Puttin’ on the Ritz.  $15. 772-562-8300

December 7
65th annual Christmas Tree Lane Holiday Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, with new & nearly new items, a showcase of local artists’ works, and a bake sale.

December 7
Vero Beach Art Club Art Trail, a self-guided tour of 10 VBAC member studios, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at multiple locations. $15 & $25.  772-231-0303 

December 7
Meet Santa and Mrs. Clause, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Schacht Groves, with pony rides, inflatables and family-friendly activities.  Free. 772-562-5858

December 7
35th Annual Vero Beach Christmas Parade hosted by Oceanside Business Association, with decorated floats gliding down Ocean Drive, preceded at 5:15 p.m. by Run Vero Race Series Candy Cane 3K.

December 7
A Night of Wonders Winter Gala to benefit Hibiscus Children’s Center, 6 p.m. at the Moorings Yacht & Country Club, with auctions, gourmet dinner and dancing.  $250.  772-299-6011 x 313

December 8
Holidays at the Museum, 1 to 4 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art, with family-friendly activities and studio projects, mini exhibit tours, local youth group performances and refreshments.  Free.  772-231-0707

December 8
Christmas Wish List, performed by Vero Beach Rec. Dept. Aerial Antics Youth Circus and Leisure Square gymnasts, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC.  $8 adults; $7 children/seniors.  772-567-2144

December 8
Concert featuring the legacy of Brazilian musician Olga Praguer Coelho,’ 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, with soprano Elena Mindlina, guitarist Miguel Bonachea, pianist Jacob Craig and harpist Gretchen Cover. $10 donation suggested. 772-562-9088

December 8
‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ Christmas Concert Celebration, 7 p.m. at Vero Beach of Vero Beach, with members of Vero Beach Choral Society, Tapestry Brass Quintet, pianists Rochelle Sallee and Jacob Craig, CCVB ensembles and guest musicians. Free will offering. 772-469-2310

December 9
Friends of the Library Fashion Show, 11 a.m. at Main IRC Library, with apparel and accessories from the Library Friends Gift Shop; 25 percent discount post-show.  $5 donation. 772-226-3080 ext. 4550

December 9
Signature Chefs Auction to benefit March of Dimes, 6 p.m. at Quail Valley River Club, with culinary fare by area chefs, entertainment and auctions to help improve the health of mothers and babies. $200.  561-290-0905

December 11
Pearls for Hope Christmas Luncheon to benefit Hope for Families Center, 12 Noon at Bent Pine Golf Club, with pearl expert guest speaker and jewelry shopping.  $75.  772-567-5537

December 11 to 22
Holiday Nights of Lights, 6 to 8 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden with holiday lights and decorations, vintage band organ, Santa and, beginning Dec. 19, a multi-layered model train display.  Standard admission.  772-794-0601

December 12 to 15
Sebastian River High School Prism Concerts, featuring concert, jazz and steel pan bands, choral program, color guard and 280+ member Marching Sharks, 7 p.m. Thurs., Fri. & Sat.; 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun., to benefit the school’s music program.  772-564-4387

December 14
Once Upon an Orchestra Children’s Music Series, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden, music paired with storytelling, crafts and an instrument petting zoo.  772-794-0601

December 14 
Tea Up for the Nutcracker, 12 Noon at Oak Harbor Club to benefit Ballet Vero Beach outreach programs, with a luncheon, fashion show, visits with Santa, auctions and family-friendly activities. Adults $75; children $25 & $50. 772-905-2651

December 14
Santa Toy Drive Paddle Parade, 4 p.m. (3 p.m. setup) at McWilliam Boat Ramp hosted by Paddles by the Sea; with costumed participants asked to contribute unwrapped toys for all ages to benefit Homeless Children’s Foundation. BYO or rent craft. 772-444-7871

December 14
Wreaths and Wine, 5:30 p.m. at Dasie Bridgewater Hope Center, with wine & hors d’oeuvres and an auction of beautifully decorated wreaths and other items to benefit after-school educational programs.  $75.  772-589-3535

December 14 & 15
Treasure Coast Chorale, joined by other community choirs, the Messiah Festival Orchestra and world class soloists presents the 50th annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah, 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Free; $10 donation appreciated. 772-231-3498

December 15
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker and a New Orleans Christmas, 3 p.m. at St. Edward’s Waxlax Center for Performing Arts. 855-252-7276

December 21
LaPorte Farms Cowboy Christmas, 4 to 8 p.m. at LaPorte Farms in Roseland, with light displays, mechanical bull, pony rides, critter visits and activities, with Santa’s 6 p.m. arrival on horseback. $1 donation requested.

December 22
Run Run Santa 1-Mile, 7:30 a.m. from Pocahontas Park, with ALL participants running in provided Santa suits.  321-412-1830

December 27
Live from Vero Beach presents Classics Album Live’s The Beatles-Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 7 p.m. at the Emerson Center. $30 to $95. 800-595-4849

December 27 to 29
Holiday Nights of Lights, 6 to 8 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden, with holiday lights and decorations, vintage band organ and multi-layered model train display.  Standard admission.  772-794-0601

December 30 & 31
Ballet Vero Beach presents the original production, Nutcracker on the Indian River, an Indian River Lagoon-centric version on the original ballet, 8 p.m. Mon., 2 p.m. Tues. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 772-905-2651

JANUARY

January 1
Run Vero Race Series Resolution Run 5K, 10 a.m. from Vero Beach Museum of Art and returning for post-race festivities.  772-643-7010

January 3 & 4
Riverside Theatre for Kids presents Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. on the Waxlax Stage.  $10. 772-231-6990

January 5
HALO’s Chase Your Tail 5K Run/Walk, 7:30 a.m. from Sebastian Community Center and along the Indian River to benefit HALO No-Kill Rescue.  772-589-7297

January 5
Space Coast Symphony Orchestra presents Stars Sing Broadway, 3 p.m. at St. Edward’s Waxlax Center for Performing Arts. 855-252-7276

January 7 to 26
Riverside Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie” on the Stark Stage.  772-231-6990

January 6 to 26
Watch the creation of a new ‘Stickwork’ sculpture by artist Patrick Dougherty at McKee Botanical Garden (except Jan. 18 & 19).  Standard admission. 772-794-0601

January 11
Live from Vero Beach presents We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters remembered, 7 p.m. at the Emerson Center. $30 to $95. 800-595-4849

January 11
Mangroves and Moonlight Benefit Gala, 5:30 p.m. at Environmental Learning Center, with buffet, entertainment and auctions to support ELC programs. $250. 772-589-5050

January 8 to 18
Quail Valley Charity Events, 5K Walk/Run 8 a.m. Sat 1/11; Gourmet Wine Dinner, 6 p.m. Mon 1/13; Bridge, Tennis, Mah Jong and Golf Tournaments 1/8 to 1/18; and Grand Gala 6 p.m. Sat 1/18.  772-794-8700

January 12
Vero Beach Opera presents the Rossini opera, The Barber of Seville, 3 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. 772-569-6993

January 14 to March 3
King of the Hill Tennis Tournaments to benefit Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy, 6 p.m. Tuesdays: 40s & 50s Divisions Jan. 14 to Feb. 4 at the Boulevard Tennis Club; Open Division Feb. 11 to March 3 at the Moorings Yacht and Country Club. 772-492-3933

January 15 to 26
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents the hilarious comedic romp, Always a Bridesmaid, directed by Art Pingree.  772-562-8300

January 16
Live from Vero Beach presents Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, 7 p.m. at the Emerson Center. $30 to $95. 800-595-4849

January 16 to 10
Fellsmere Frogleg Festival, 4 to 11 p.m. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., with vendors, live entertainment, rides and famed frog leg and gator tail dinners.  Free admission.

January 17
Indian River Symphonic Association presents London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring pianist Khatia Buniatishvili, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of VB.  772-778-1070

January 17 & 18
Ballet Vero Beach pays tribute with world premieres by BVB founders Ballet Master Camilo Rodriguez, and Artistic Director Adam Schnell, 8 p.m. Fri.; 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Sat. at Vero Beach High School PAC.  772-905-2651

January 17 to 19
Art by the Sea Fine Arts & Crafts Show, with works by Vero Beach Art Club and Vero Beach Museum of Art members, 5 p.m. Fri. opening reception, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. & to 4 p.m. Sun. at VBMA.  Free. 772-231-0303

January 18
Lustgarten Pancreatic Research Walk, 8:30 a.m. registration/9:30 a.m. walk at Riverside Park to benefit Lustgarten Foundation; 100 percent goes to pancreatic cancer research. lustgarten.org

January 18
TC Jazz Society presents the Eddie Metz Trio, 12:30 p.m. at the Vero Beach Yacht Club, with proceeds benefitting the Jazz Scholarship Fund.  772-234-4600

January 18 & 19
Sebastian Riverfront Fine Art & Music Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. & to 4 p.m. Sun. along the Indian River Lagoon by Riverview Park. Sebastianartshow.com

January 20
Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series, 4 and 6 p.m. on the Stark Stage, simulcast in Waxlax, featuring Gen. John Kelly, former Secretary of Homeland Security and White House Chief of Staff.  772-231-6990

January 21 to February 9
Riverside Theatre presents “The 39 Steps,” a hilarious Hitchcock who-done-it with a dash of Monty Python, on the Waxlax Stage.  772-231-6990

January 22
Live from Vero Beach presents Ticket to the Moon: A trip through the music of Electric Light Orchestra, 7 p.m. at Vero Beach High School PAC. $15 to $95. 800-595-4849

January 24
Indian River Symphonic Association presents the Siberian State Symphony Orchestra, featuring pianist Paul Laul, 7:30 p.m. at Community Church of VB.  772-778-1070

January 25
Indian River County Regional Science & Engineering Fair hosted by Education Foundation of IRC at Gifford Middle School. 772-564-0034

January 25
Transforming Landscapes for a Sustainable Future Conference, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Emerson Center hosted by Pelican Island Audubon, with learned speakers, native plant sales and informational booths.  $25 advance; $35 at door.  pelicanislandaudubon.org

January 25
Ship to Shore Cruise Party, 5:30 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club, to benefit Gifford Youth Achievement Center educational programs, with cocktails, dinner, dancing and entertainment.  772-794-1005

January 26
Atlantic Classical Orchestra and Vero Beach Museum of Art Chamber Music Series present Impressions and Expressions, featuring Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp, 3 p.m. at VBMA. 772-231-0707 x 136

January 29
Live from Vero Beach presents Herman’s Hermits’ Peter Noone, 7 p.m. at the Emerson Center to help promote VNA & Hospice Foundation. $40 to $125. 800-595-4849

January 31
Stories of Gratitude Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. at Quail Valley River Club to benefit Haiti Partners.  772-539-8521

January 31
VBMA Gala 2020: A little night music, 6 p.m. at Vero Beach Museum of Art featuring Broadway singer/actor Michael Amante, with cocktails, performance and dinner.  $750 to $1,000.  772-231-0707

January 31 to February 2
Vero Beach Theatre Guild’s Reader’s Theatre Apron Series presents Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge. $15. 772-562-8300