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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

JUNE

June 6 to 9
Vero Beach Wine + Film Festival, with film screenings Noon to 9 p.m. Thurs., 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fri. & Sat. and 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sun. at venues around town. Special events: Craft Brews + Winning Wines Vintner Dinner 6:30 p.m. Thurs. at Costa d’Este; Devour VB Chefs & Shorts 6 p.m. Thurs. at VB Hotel & Spa; Cinema Uncorked Opening Night Bash 6 p.m. Fri. at Riverside Theatre; Hollywood + Wine Grand Tasting 4:30 p.m. Sat. at Riverside Park; Dining with Directors 6:30 p.m. Sat. at American Icon Brewery; Studio 54 After Party 8 p.m. Sat. at CrossFit; Sip See Savor Gospel Brunch 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sun. at American Icon Brewery; and Fete Finale Fest Wrap Party 3 p.m. Sun. at Riverside Park.  Wbwff.com

June 7
Treasure Coast Wind Ensemble, comprised of band directors, music teachers, freelance and student musicians from the Space Coast, Treasure Coast and Palm Beach areas and directed by Colbert Page Howell, presents Psalms and Songs, 7 p.m. at the Vero Beach High School PAC,  showcasing quality band compositions.  Free; donations appreciated. 772-564-5413  

June 8
United Way Citrus Golf Tournament, 7:15 a.m. at the Moorings at Hawk’s Nest, followed by lunch. $150. 772-567-8900 x 112

June 8
Clay Shoot, 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:45 a.m. shotgun start at Quail Creek Plantation to benefit CASTLE child abuse prevention programs, with continental breakfast and lunch included. $100.  772-465-6011

June 8
Indian River County 4H Foundation Casino Night fundraiser, 6 p.m. at Richardson Center at IRSC, with authentic casino games and poker, open bar, hors d’oeuvres and DJ to benefit IRC 4-H Youth.  $60. 772- 770-5030

June 8
OBA Sunset Saturday Concert Series, 6:30 p.m. on Ocean Drive at Humiston Park featuring Cinda & The Studio Guys. Free; BYO lawn chairs. 

June 8
Tropical Night Luau to benefit Youth Guidance Mentoring and Activities, 7 p.m. at Oak Harbor Club, with dancing to Gypsy Lane Band, tropical buffet, drinks and auctions. $130. 772-492-3933

June 8
Travelling performance by the Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan 2019, 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom, with songs in Hebrew and English by Israeli members of the International Scouting Movement, followed by refreshments with the visiting delegation. $10. 772-569-4700

June 9
Doctoral Send-Off Concert honoring Jacob Craig, 4 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, with members of the Chancel Choir, Youth Orchestra and Handbells, joined by ACTS Choir, Silver Tones and Vero Beach Pipes and Drums.  Free; donations appreciated. 772-562-9088

June 10
Centennial Luncheon hosted by IRC Chamber of Commerce and City of VB Centennial to celebrate legacy business leaders Alma Lee Loy, Sam Block Sid Banack and Bob Brackett, 11:45 a.m.  at Vero Beach Country Club. $45.  772-567-3491

June 15
15th annual Waterlily Celebration, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McKee Botanical Garden, with 80+ varieties of water lilies, repotting demonstrations, sales, plant experts and results of waterlily photo contest.  Standard admission.  772-794-0601

June 15
Community Barbecue and Fish Fry, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Martin Luther King Park in Gifford to benefit the Gifford Youth Orchestra Scholarship Fund, with BBQ ribs, chicken and fried fish sandwiches, Kona Ice, and music by DJ Mighty Mike Baisden.  772-213-3007

June 16
Space Coast Symphony presents Disney & Broadway, 3 p.m. at Community Church, including hits such as Funny Girl, Evita, Chicago, Showboat, Fiddler on the Roof and Mamma Mia, plus Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Lion King and Pocahontas.  855-252-7276

June 21 & 22
Riverside Theatre presents Shrek, The Musical Jr., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Fri.; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sat.  $10.  772-231-6990

June 21 & 22
Free Shake, Rattle & Rock n’ Roll Party and Classic Cruise-In Car Show of classic and collectible cars (all years/models welcome; no registration fee), 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Riverside Theatre Loop with outdoor Doo-Wop concerts Fri. by Johnny & the Blaze, and Sat. by Doo-Wop City, 50’s style food and drink specials.  Inside, at Waxlax, 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Rock n’ Roll-themed Howl at the Moon. $12 to $22.  772-231-6990

June 22
Centennial Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Indian River Fairgrounds hosted by Vietnam Veterans of IRC to support veterans’ assistance programs and housing, featuring cars from the Treasure Coast and beyond.  Free admission.  772-299-6225

June 22
Paige Beast Feast to benefit Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the River House, with assorted wild game, hamburgers and hotdogs, and entertainment. Bring side dish, salad or dessert to share, and your own choice of beverage.  Free; donations appreciated.

June 22 & 23
Florida Fish and Wildlife’s Sebastian Lionfish Fest at Capt. Hiram’s to benefit Coastal Connections, with anglers competing to harvest the most, smallest and largest fish, followed by Sunday’s Feast on the Beast Cook-off, 12 p.m. vendors/music and 1 to 3:30 p.m. cook-off, with chefs competing for tastiest dish. $13 to $50. sebastianlionfishfest.com

June 28
Night of Nations themed Downtown Friday Street Party, 6 to 9 p.m. along 14th Avenue with street vendors selling clothing and merchandise from different countries, dance/music from around the world and, inside the Heritage Center, a Taste of the World Food Court.  772-299-1383

June 29
Burgers & Brews Festival to benefit United Against Poverty, with Best Burger in Indian River County competition among local restaurant chefs at 1 p.m. along 14th Avenue ($25 to sample up to five sliders, two beverages and one ‘People’s Choice’ vote) plus celebrity dunk tank, 4:15 p.m. apple pie eating contest, 4:30 p.m. VBPD K-9 Demo, and live performances until 9 p.m.  unitedagainstpoverty.org

June 29
Space Coast Symphony Wind Orchestra presents Sea to Shining Sea, a free patriotic concert, 2 p.m. at Emerson Center with rousing salutes to the U. S. Armed Forces, and a piece by Omar Thomas to honor victims of the June, 2015 terrorist attack on Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C.  855-252-7276

June 29
Have Pianos will Duel concert, 6 p.m. at Unity Spiritual Center presented by Vero Vino Wine and Food Festival and featuring gifted local students performing jazz and American Standards.  Free; $10 donation appreciated.  772-538-1181

June 29 & 30
Vero Pride 2019: Studio 54, 7 p.m. Sat. at the Heritage Center, conveying a message of acceptance and belonging to LGBTQ+ community with disco dancing to music of the 1970’s and the famed nightclub Studio 54, drag performances and go-go dancers, NY street concessions and open bar. $45 to $54.   Sunday Funday Beach Party at Heaton’s Reef at Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with music, beach games and discounted food/drinks for Saturday night ticketholders. Free.  veropride.com

JULY

July 4
Sebastian July 4 activities begin with 5K Fundraiser to benefit Substance Awareness Center, 7 a.m. start from Riverview Park in Sebastian, followed by City of Sebastian’s 47th Annual 4th of July Parade which begins 8:30 a.m. at the Sebastian Community Center on Jackson St., proceeds East on Davis Street and South of Indian River Drive to Riverview Park, for festivities including live entertainment, food, craft booths and vendors, and fireworks at dusk. 

July 4
Fourth of July Centennial Celebration, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. with bands starting at 5 p.m. along with children’s play area, art vendors, dance contests, a variety of games and food trucks, culminating with fireworks. Verobeach100.org

July 5 & 6
Riverside Theatre Howl at the Moon Music Request Party, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with free Vegas Nights Casino Gambling, 6 to 10 p.m. in the lobby to benefit Riverside educational programming.   772-231-6990

July 10, 12 and 14
Vero Beach International Music Festival performances by students and world-class faculty of the Mike Block String Camp at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach.  Mikeblockstringcamp.com

July 10 to 28
Vero Beach Theatre Guild presents the award-winning Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot, and directed by Michael Naffziger.  772-562-8300

July 12 & 13
Par-Tee and Golf Tournament to benefit the Live Like Cole Foundation begins 6 p.m. Fri. with a Par-Tee featuring hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner and auctions at the Moorings Yacht and Country Club. On Saturday, the fourth annual Golf Tournament at the Moorings Hawk’s Nest Golf Club starts with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start followed by awards luncheon.  Par-Tee tickets $125. Single golf $250 includes two Par-Tee tickets.  772-907-5940

July 13
Star Party, 7 to 10 p.m. at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, with docent-led tours of Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibit, space-themed art activities in the studios and multi-sensory activities in the Art Zone, photo ops and gazing at the moon with members of Treasure Coast Astronomy Club. BYO lawn chairs/blankets. Pre-registration recommended.  772-231-0707

July 13 & 14
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with free Vegas Nights Casino Gambling, 6 to 10 p.m. in the lobby to benefit Riverside educational programming.   772-231-6990

July 14
Space Coast Symphony presents Motown: The Grove that Changed America, 3 p.m. at Emerson Center  855-252-7276

July 26 & 27
Riverside Theatre Comedy Zone, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m., with free Vegas Nights Casino Gambling, 6 to 10 p.m. in the lobby to benefit Riverside educational programming.   772-231-6990

July 27
LaPorte Farms Back to School Family Fun Day, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at LaPorte Farms in Roseland, with child finger printing, face painting, Home Depot kids’ workshop, children’s activities, vendors, giveaways and visits with farm animals.  772-633-0813

AUGUST

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; $25 Sat.fundraiser.  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 local premier of Gerald Arpino’s “Light Rain,” 8 p.m. at Riverside Theatre.  772-905-2651

August 10
Paddle Dash hosted by Keep Indian River Beautiful and Paddles by the Sea, 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 KIRB.  KeepIndianRiverBeautiful.org

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