MARTIN COUNTY – There is plenty to do in Martin County this weekend starting Friday, March 6. The monthly Creek Walk will take place in the Creek, downtown Stuart’s arts and entertainment district. Participating businesses and venues on and around Colorado Avenue will be hosting open houses featuring visual and performing artists for your entertainments. Drinks and light refreshments will also be available. Be sure to come out to enjoy live music, drink specials, and more.

Also on Friday, March 6, the Hobe Sound Nature Center presents its Night Explorers program, which takes place on the first Friday of every month. Staff member Kim Mohlenhoff will give a short classroom presentation before leading the group on the nature trail to observe the night sky with telescopes. This is a unique opportunity to learn about nocturnal wildlife activities and behaviors. This free program runs from 6 pm until 8 pm and is open to all ages. If the weather is not suitable for viewing, the program will consist of classroom activities. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Nature Center at (772) 546-2067.

The Martin County “Hooked on Books” Flower Show will be held at the IRSC Chastain Campus this Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7. Hosted by the Garden Club of Stuart, this event is free to the public and will feature a wide variety of beautiful floral arrangements and designs. Top entries will be awarded National Garden Clubs Top Division and Section Awards as well as placement ribbons. There will also be creative floral designs including decorated crafts and themed photography.

The “Hooked on Books” Flower Show will be held from 1 pm until 4 p.m. on Friday, March 6 and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 7. For more information, please visit

On Saturday March 7, CareBag will host a car wash fundraiser at the Treasure Coast Square Macy’s on Northwest Federal Highway. CareBag is a nonprofit organization whose mission is “Empowering the homeless and families in need with dignity and proper hygiene,” as stated on their site at CareBag offers access to water and sanitation to those in need with its mobile showers units as well as providing donations of food and clothing. Proceeds from the fundraiser will further benefit families in need on the Treasure Coast, so be sure to come out and bring your two-wheels, four-wheels, or otherwise and support this wonderful cause.

For more information, please call (772) 222-7399.

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