FRIDAY, SEPT. 17 - SUNDAY, SEPT. 19

• Vero Beach Pirate & Caribbean Festival: The Krewe of The Scarlett Fortuna will be invading the shores of Vero Beach's Pirate & Caribbean Festival this September.

"Held under the cool shade canopy of 300 year old oak trees the Vero Beach Pirate and Caribbean Festival will feature various themed vendors, interactive games, contests and activities, treasure hunts, live music, and entertainment for all ages. Beneath these mighty oaks, you can browse the works and wares of some of the finest pirate themed and maritime artists from across the region, as well as that of period correct merchants, nautical, tropical and retail vendors in addition to a great selection of Caribbean foods and tropical beverages. From delicious Seafood to cool refreshing tasty treats, there is something for everyone at the Vero Beach Pirate and Caribbean Festival. " Event Hours:

Friday 2- 6:00 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Festival will take place at Riverside Park, located at 3001 Riverside Park Drive in Vero Beach.

For updated information, view the event website here: https://www.verobeachpiratefest.com/

SATURDAY, SEPT. 18

• River Raft Regatta: Your mission is to be a part of a 4-person team and build a small watercraft, cross your fingers it floats and makes it to the finish line! Each vessel is built from 100% approved recyclable materials and manned by a 4-person team. The floatable creations are required to navigate a water course route without leaving any part or parcel of your creation in the lagoon. All team members cross the finish line with all original contents of your vessel and see if your finish time makes your team the crowned regatta winners! To register, follow the Tickets button link or complete the Team Registration Form and return to United Against Poverty of Indian River 1400 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or email to AZukowski@UnitedAgainstPoverty.org. Registration fees include team entry fee and event towel. Event is $25 per person and $100 for teams. Thank you for taking the first step in supporting United Against Poverty. Together we can make a huge impact in the fight against poverty in our community. United Against Povertys purpose is to inspire and empower people living in poverty to lift themselves and their families to economic self-sufficiency.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 18

• 22nd Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament: Tee up for the Women's Refuge and make a difference this fall! Join us on Saturday, September 18, 2021 @ 1:30 p.m. at Bent Pine Club, 6001 Clubhouse Dr., in Vero Beach. Golf range opens at 12:30 PM with shot gun start at 1:30 PM; Award ceremony immediately following the tournament.

This event will be a scramble format with flight awards for foursome participants. Cost: $150 per player and $575 per foursome.

Virtual participation is also available. Make a difference from any destination around the world and receive full recognition with a registration gift and great prizes included!

• Autumn Jazz Concert: "I Have Piano will Duel" will present its annual workshop and concert on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 4 p.m. Music Director Dr. Jacob Craig, and accomplished trumpeter Paul Mc Call, will guide a quartet of jazz students in the morning sessions .They will then perform a concert that evening. This is the 4th consecutive year of the event. Open to the public. $10 suggested donation. Concert will take place at First Presbyterian Church Vero Beach located at 520 Royal Palm Blvd in Vero Beach.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 25

• Note 4 Note in Barfoot Bay: You've seen them perform with the dance band sensation, Rocket City; you've also seen them perform as solo artists. However, this afternoon, they bring the unique sounds of pure raw soul and a trop-rock/90's vibe all in one package! It's been too long since you have seen your favorite VIP duo, Christine B. and Patrick! They are back! Both vocalists, perform a wide array of the BEST music from the 60's to today's modern hits! Join them, as they perform as, "Note for Note Duo" outside at the Barefoot Bay outdoor stage for an afternoon of fun. Performance will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 2-6 p.m. at the Barefoot Bay Recreation District located at 625 Barefoot Boulevard in Sebastian. For more information, call 772) 664-7020.

• Fall Barn Market 2021: The Real Mission’s Annual Fall Barn Market is quickly approaching and this year were expecting some amazing pickin’s! Enjoy browsing unique finds, like furniture, home décor, appliances, and home goods. Bring the family while you shop!

Join us for amazing deals on high quality items! It’s first come first serve so arrive early! We will also be offering Family Fun including: Face painting, Corn hole, Hot dogs, a Bake Sale, Popcorn and Cotton Candy.

Best of all, 100% of the proceeds go to the Real Mission’s “House of Transfiguration” which is a home for broken women and children in our shared community of Vero Beach. CASH sales only* Event hours are from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. The Real Mission is located at 6025 12th Street in Vero Beach. For more information, call (772) 569-7089.

SATURDAY, OCT. 9 - SUNDAY, OCT. 10

• Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market and Boat Show: The Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market and Boat Show Announces 2021 dates as the 13th annual event is set for October 9-10 at Indian River Fairgrounds in Vero Beach, Florida. For two days, Oct. 9-10 the 139-acre fairgrounds will be transformed into the Treasure Coast's largest nautical "Flea Market." For boat owners, fishermen, divers and anyone with an interest in all things nautical, the Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market is a bargain hunter's dream come true. Private individuals and marine-related businesses sell used marine equipment, marine antiques, new and used boats, fishing tackle, diving gear, marine artwork and other boating related items at unbelievably low prices.

The Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market will be packed with an impressive display of new, used, liquidated and closed out marine and fishing accessories. A wide range of other types of marine products, hardware, electronics, nautical hardware, clothing, shoes and nautical gifts will be on sale. The Indian River Fairgrounds in Vero Beach is located at 7955 58th Ave Vero Beach, Florida. The Nautical Flea Market is easily accessible from I-95 and the Florida Turnpike and there are acres of free parking.

The event gates open to the public at 9:00 am and close at 5:00 pm each day, Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults. Children 12 and under are free.

Visit the Treasure Coast Marine Flea Market website for discount tickets, more information, special hotel rates and specific driving directions: http://www.FLNauticalFleaMarket.com. For vendor information, visit the website or contact Under the Sun Promotions at 954-205-7813 or e-mail: info@FLNauticalFleaMarket.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 23

•Frightening 4K Run/Walk & Virtual: On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Frightening 4K Walk will take place at 6155 College Lane in Vero Beach at 6:15 p.m. Finisher Medals for all participants. Halloween Trick or Treat bags to all finishers and fun Halloween Awards. Food & Beer provided after the race! Random giveaway $500 Gift Card for your Halloween Adventure! For more information, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/VeroBeach/Frightening4K.

THURSDAY, NOV. 25

• 14th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot Against Poverty 5k: Join us for this Thanksgiving Day community tradition featuring 5k sanctioned race (or you can walk), a one-fourth mile kids race, and a free sweet potato pancake breakfast with all the fixings. This is a professionally-timed race for runners, joggers, walkers, and trotters of all ages and abilities. Learn more at www.TrotAgainstPoverty.org! To register, follow the Tickets button link or complete the Team Registration Form and return to United Against Poverty of Indian River 1400 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or email to AZukowski@UnitedAgainstPoverty.org. Tickets are $30.

Thank you for taking the first step in supporting United Against Poverty. Together we can make a huge impact in the fight against poverty in our community.

United Against Povertys purpose is to inspire and empower people living in poverty to lift themselves and their families to economic self-sufficiency.

ONGOING EVENTS

• Vero Beach Farmers Market: The Farmers Market Oceanside Vero Beach is open weekly every Saturday from 8-Noon on Ocean Drive at Humiston Park.

The Market's mission is to provide healthy, fresh foods and horticultural products to the patrons of our market. You will find a great selection of produce, citrus, seafood, fresh breads, pastries, botanicals, locally grown landscape plants, honey, spices, healthy drinks, homemade dog treats and more. Local musicians also perform adding to the friendly atmosphere!

We also wish to encourage our shoppers to visit Vero's unique beachside shopping district and delicious restaurants nearby, many are within walking distance of the market.

The Farmers Market Oceanside is pet-friendly, but all animals must be on a leash at all times.

Learn More at - https://www.verobeachoba.com/farmers-market.

• Twilight Night Shoots are back!: Night shooting on Thursdays is back at the Indian River County Public Shooting Range by popular demand.

The range will be open again from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursdays going forward.

The IRC Shooting Range is located at 10455 102nd Ter in Sebastian.

Questions? - contact Jerry Seldes at (772) 226-3096.

• Capt's Karaoke: Join us at Capt Hiram's Resort for karaoke from Good Times Entertainment! Every Sunday at 6 p.m. on the Tiki Stage. Capt Hiram's Resort is located at 1580 US Highway 1 in Sebastian. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/CaptHiramsResort or call (772) 388-8588.

• Motown Tuesdays: Curtis Hill aka Mr. Motown performs every Tuesday at Cobalt starting at 6 p.m. $5 beers, $8 wines, & $10 martinis. Learn more at https://cobaltrestaurant.com/about or call (772) 469-1060. Cobalt is located at 3500 Ocean Drive in Vero Beach.

• Family Fun at Countryside Family Farms!: Children’s activities, outdoor market, farm attractions for kids including kiddie train, mower-go-round, jump pillow, rat rollers and barnyard ball zone, plus lunch offerings from El Sid Taco Trailer, ice cream, slushies, and more! Hours vary for each week’s special activity, so visit www.CountrysideFamilyFarms.com for all the details!

Countryside Family Farms is located at 6325 81st Street in Vero Beach. Admission is Free. However to access The Jump Pillow, Orange Blossom Express, Rat Rollers, Barnyard Ball Games, Corn Hole, Air Cannon, and Mower-Go-Round purchase a $5 Fun Pass which is good from 10 - 2 p.m.

• First Friday Gallery Stroll - Downtown Vero Beach: Galleries and businesses in historic downtown Vero Beach participate in the First Friday Gallery Stroll held from 5 to 8 p.m. on the first Friday of every month. The stroll takes place along 14th Avenue from 19th Street to 23rd Street and the surrounding area. Both galleries and select businesses exhibit new artwork each month in a lively gallery reception atmosphere.

Learn more at - https://www.mainstreetverobeach.org/gallery-stroll/.

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