• Bruce Katz Band: Bruce Katz is a renowned Hammond B-3 keyboardist (Allman Bros., Gregg Allman) and 2019 multiple Blues Music Awards nominee, is coming to Montgomery to perform at Earl's Hideaway Lounge located at 1405 Indian River Dr in Sebastian on Sunday, March 10 from 2-6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (772) 589-5700 or visit


• Paul Ryan at Riverside: The Riverside Theater will host Paul Ryan, 54th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, as a part of their Distringuished Lecture Series. He pill present "Policy Insight Gleaned from Two Decades in Congress" on Monday, March 11 at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tickets $125. For more information, call (772) 231-6990 or visit


• ShrimpFest & Craft Brew Hullabaloo: Fourth Annual ShrimpFest & Craft Brew Hullabaloo! Three days of Shrimp, Craft Brews, Live Music, Vendors and Kids' Events! Free Entry & Free Parking. Our Shrimp Cook-off has local restaurants and food trucks competing for the coveted "Fourth Annual Golden Shrimp Award" for the best shrimp recipe. Complimenting the shrimp will be local Florida craft brews which you can enjoy while listing to live music. March 15th is our pre-St. Paddy's day party from 3 - 9 p.m., celebrate St. Paddy's day, Florida style. On Saturday, March 16th, food, beer, wine and music flow from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. with a special Motorcycle Show & Ride-in from noon to 5 p.m. and a Florida Craft Beer Tasting from 1 - 4 p.m. ($35). Sunday, March 17th, the festivities start again at 10 a.m. and a car show from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Funds raised go to youth activities and prevention of child abuse. This event is a joint effort of the Rotary Club of Sebastian and Exchange Club of Fellsmere and is sponsored by the City of Sebastian. Funds raised help support youth sports activities, the prevention of child abuse and other youth oriented efforts. This event will be held at Riverview Park, Sebastian. For more information, visit


• Airport Heritage Day: On Saturday, March 16, from 12 - 4 p.m. the Vero Beach Regional Airport with celebrate Airport Heritage Day with experimental aircraft exhibits, flight simulator and featuring Piper Aircraft, FlightSafety Academy, Paris Air, Corporate Air, Sun Aviation, Treasure Coast Seaplanes and much more. Admission and parking are free of cost. For more information, call (772) 978-4930 or visit


• Sebastian during WWII: The Sebastian Area Historical Society is proud to present "Sebastian During World War II”, presented by Ruth Stanbridge, Indian River County Historian at the North Indian River County Library, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. The Sebastian area, including the Sebastian Inlet, were under threat from World powers and everyday life in Sebastian changed dramatically. This presentation will beheld at the North Indian River County Library at 1001 Sebastian Blvd. (CR 512) at Roseland Road in Sebastian and is open to the public. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. This event is not sponsored by the North Indian River County Library. Come join us as we hear about this time in history that will never be forgotten. For more information, call 772 581-1380.


• Rising Stars in Opera: The Vero Beach Opera House presents "Rising Stars" concert on Friday, March 22 at the Vero Beach High School Preforming Arts Center, located at Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center, 1707 16th Street in Vero Beach. Ticket costs are between $30-$50. For more information, call 772-569-6993 or visit


• Irish Culture with St. Sebastian: The St Sebastian Church and the Ancient Order of Hibernians is sponsoring an Irish Cultural event on Saturday, March 23. The event will take place at St. Sebastian's R.C. Church Hall located at 13075 US Highway 1 in Sebastian and will feature Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones. Tickets are $25 and includes food. For more information, call (772) 480-0875.


• Vero Beach Easter Egg Hunt: The 59th Annual Easter Egg Hunt presented by the City of Vero Beach Recreation Department will be held Saturday, April 13 at Mulligan's Beach House Bar and Grill, located at 1025 Beachland Boulevard in Vero Beach. The hunting starts at 10:00 a.m. This is a free event and is for ages 0-9. Every participant gets a prize. This Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by Mulligan's Beach House and will be behind Mulligan's on the beach for ages 4-9 and up on the grass for ages 0-3. For more information, call 770-6500 or 772-567-2144 or visit and click on Recreation.


• Night Sounds at Sebastian Inlet: St. Johns Wood is a five-piece band that transports you back to the music of the 1960’s British invasion. This is the music that helped define a generation; it includes The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, The Zombies, The Animals, David Bowie, Eric Clapton and many more. Enjoy the music that is etched into the golden history of Roll ‘n’ Roll. The concert will take place at the pavilions on Coconut Point, located on the south side of Sebastian Inlet. The concert is free with regular park entry fees. This event will be held at Sebastian Inlet State Park, 14257 North A1A, Vero Beach, 6 - 9 p.m. For more information about St. Johns Wood visit


• The Vero Vino Wine & Food Festival: Present the 2nd annual "Have Pianos Will Duel" concert June 29th at 6pm. Some of Indian River's brightest high school music students will attend an intense workshop in the morning and perform a full jazz concert with a vocalist that evening. Mr. Jacob Craig, Music Director at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, will facilitate the workshop toteach the fundamentals of formulating a professional quality ensemble while maximizing an aesthetic experience with limited rehearsal".* The "Have Pianos Will Duel" concert is to be held on June 29 at Unity Spiritual Center from 6pm-8pm...950 43rd Ave. in Vero Beach. Doors open at 5:15pm with wine and refreshments available. It is free and open to the public with a suggested donation of $10. Space is limited and last year was standing room only, so RSVP at {772} 538-1181.


•Sewing Club Meets: The Florida Sewing Sew-Ciety [FSS] is a non-profit organization that welcomes all sewists - garment construction, quilters, home decor - with a focus on skill building and hands-on sewing at all levels: novice to experienced. The Vero Beach Chapter meets the third Monday of every month, year-round, at the St. Augustine Episcopal Church located at 475 43rd Avenue in Vero Beach at 9:30 a.m Join them to share and learn through our educational programs. The love of sewing is our common thread! For more information, contact Maryann at or Susan at 772-567-6595 for further information.

• Craft Club of Sebastian: Artists and crafters from Brevard, Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties are welcome. Meets September through April on the third Thursday of each month from 2-3 p.m. at the North Indian River County Library on County Road 512 in Sebastian. For more information, visit

• Third Thursday dances: 7-10 p.m. on the third Thursday each month, all year, at Vero's Heritage Center, 2140 14th Ave. Sponsored by USA Dance. General fee is $10 per person. Singles, couples, all levels of dance ability welcome, with dressy/casual attire. Different popular ballroom dance style and theme each month. Group class with a professional instructor starts at 7 p.m.; social dancing follows. For more information, visit

• Sebastian Area Historical Museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the area with exhibits and artifacts from the Ais Indians, Pelican Island, Clothing, Family Life, Quilts, Fishing, Agriculture, and Early Transportation. The museum is located at 1235 Main Street, City Hall Complex, Sebastian and is open Tuesday thru Thursday and the 1st. and 3rd Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free and the reference library is open by appointment. Call (772) 581-1380.

• Sunset Saturday night cruises: Oceanside Business Association of Vero Beach’s sunset Saturday cruises on the second Saturday of the month located on the corner of Ocean Drive and Dahlia Lane. For more information, visit

• Indian River Civic Association and the Florida Irish-American Society are conducting a food drive to benefit a local Veteran’s Group Home. Every Wednesday at noon the Irish Club, located at 1314 20th Street in Vero Beach, invites the public for a home-made lunch and dessert while listening to the big band sound of a local senior musical group. All ages are invited, and the cost is $7, no reservation required. Please bring a non-perishable food item. Every month the IRCA distributes this food, along with fresh meat to the veterans. For more information, call (772) 913-1196 or (772) 569-1460.

• Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge: Call the refuge at (772) 562-3909, Ext. 275, or visit

• Italian-American War Veterans, Post No. 3 and Women’s Auxiliary, located at 2500 15th Ave., Vero Beach, holds business meetings at 7 p.m., on the second Wednesday of each month. Social meetings are held at 6 p.m., on the fourth Wednesday of the month. New members welcome. For information, call (772) 231-5673 or (772) 770-2558.

• Vero Beach Railroad Station in downtown Vero Beach was originally built in 1903. It is on the National Register of Historic Places, and is open Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., and Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Visitors can tour the exhibit center and get a glimpse of local history from prehistoric times through World War II. There is a model train display that offers panoramic views of historical sites in Indian River County. The railroad station is located at 2336 14th Ave., Vero Beach. For more information, call (772) 778-3435.

• Indian River County Historical Society preserves the artifacts, sites and structures related to Indian River County heritage and offers maps and directions to sites of historic interest throughout the county. The society is housed in a 1903 Vero Beach Train Station, located at 2336 14th Ave., Vero Beach, and is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call (772) 778-3435.

• The Heritage Bluegrass Band performs every Tuesday night, from 7:30-10 p.m. There is no admission charge and donations are appreciated. Light refreshments are available. The Heritage Center is located at 2140 14th Ave., Vero Beach.

• Guided kayak tours: Visitors paddle along the Indian River Lagoon and enjoy nature at its tropical best. Experience the thrill of close encounters with dolphins, manatees and exotic birds. The guide is a master naturalist and U.S. Coast Guard captain. Cost is $47 each for a 2-1/2 hour tour. Reservations are required. Space is limited to 12 participants. For more information call (772) 234-3436.

• Indian River Citrus Museum tells the story and preserves the artifacts, photographs and memorabilia of the pioneers who established the most distinguished citrus fruit in the world. Open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., in the Heritage Center, 2140 14th Ave., Vero Beach. For more information call (772) 770-2263.

• McKee Botanical Garden is an 18-acre botanical garden listed on the National Register of Historic Places and endorsed by the Garden Conservancy. This Florida hammock offers a diverse botanical collection, as well as several restored architectural treasures, the hall of giants and Spanish kitchen. Self-guided tours are available Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. It is closed Mondays and major holidays. Admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for children. It is located at 350 U.S. 1, Vero Beach. It also has a gift shop, library and café. For more information, call (772) 794-0601 or

• McLarty Treasure Museum features treasures discovered from ancient Spanish ships wrecked in 1715, off of Indian River County’s coast. Open seven days a week from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $1 for ages 6 and older. Located at 13180 A1A, Vero Beach, north of County Road 510. For more information, call (772) 589-2147.

• Environmental Learning Center: An elevated boardwalk creates a trail through a mangrove forest, butterfly garden, native plant garden, wet labs and more. Also there are canoe tours, workshops and other activities. It’s open daily, with one-hour tours offered throughout the week. There is no admission charge. Visitors can also see the Florida cracker-style home of poet Laura Riding Jackson on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The center is located at 255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach, south of the Wabasso Bridge. For more information call (772) 589-5050 or visit

• ORCA: Enjoy the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, 350 acres along the Indian River Lagoon in southern Indian River County. The trail system takes you through a variety of distinct natural communities. A canopy of live oaks, orchids, wild coffee bushes, mangrove wetlands and wildlife are part of the experience. There is a bird watching observation platform and tower and the “awesome pine,” the largest slash pine tree in the world. Park is open daily from dawn to dusk, with weekly and monthly guided nature walks. There is no admission charge. For more information, call (772) 778-7200, Ext. 173.

• St. Sebastian River buffer preserve: Hiking, jogging, walking and nature study are permitted throughout the preserve, except in areas posted as closed or restricted. Access point is off County Road 512, just west of Sebastian Middle School. The preserve is open for daily use only, except for overnight camping by permit. Horseback riding is allowed on Wednesday. Contact the preserve office to make camping reservations and obtain a permit at (321) 953-5004.

• Environmental viewing area gives a close-up view of manatees and other wildlife during the winter months. Limited parking is available; see signage. It is west of the Vero Beach Municipal Power Plant on Indian River Boulevard, near the 17th Street Bridge, in Vero Beach.


• Artists Guild Gallery, 1974 14th Ave., Vero Beach. Call (772) 299-1234 or visit

• The Gallery at Windsor, 10680 Belvedere Square, Vero Beach. By appointment only. (772) 388-4071.

• Gallery 14, 1911 14th Ave., Vero Beach. (772) 562-5525.

• The Laughing Dog Gallery, 2910 Cardinal Drive, Vero Beach. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (772) 234-6711

• Tiger Lily Art Studios and Gallery, 1903 14th Ave., Vero Beach. (772) 778-3443.

• Vero Beach Museum of Art features exhibitions of international, national and state importance are shown throughout the year in four galleries. The museum also houses a gift shop store and is the largest teaching museum school in Florida. It is located at 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. For more information, call (772) 231-0707


• Capt. Hiram’s Resort, 1580 U.S. 1, Sebastian. For a look at the full entertainment lineup, visit (772) 589-4345

• Earl’s Hideaway Lounge and Tiki Bar, 1405 Indian River Drive, Sebastian. Live Delta Blues music Tuesday nights by Ernie Southern. (772) 589-5700, (772) 388-2597 or

• J.J. Manning’s Irish Pub, Wednesday night, wine and bingo night at 7 p.m.; Thursday, pub quiz night at 7 p.m. 740 S. Fleming St., Sebastian. (772) 589-1238.

• Kelley’s Irish Pub, 484 21st St., B, Vero Beach, Friday night sing-along in the piano bar. (772) 567-3838.

• Kilted Mermaid, 1937 Old Dixie Highway Vero Beach. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday, open mic jam session; Thursday, trivia with Jason; Friday, live music; Saturday, live music. Call (772) 569-5533.

• Long Branch Saloon, 2199 Seventh Ave., Vero Beach. (772) 569-4075.

• Marsh Landing, 44 N. Broadway St., Fellsmere: Bluegrass jam every Thursday night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call for other entertainment schedules. (772) 571-8622.

• Riverside Cafe, 1 Beachland Blvd., Vero Beach, Live entertainment. (772) 234-5550.

• Tropical Inn Resort LGBT Brevard's Premier Gay & Lesbian Resort. Friday’s female impersonator show; $15 includes two drinks. Seating starts at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9 p.m. Call for reservations. Saturday’s Tiki Bar Poolside 2-10 p.m. Live performances and DJ JAM Masters. Sunday’s, tiki bar poolside noon-10 p.m. T-dance, 4-8 p.m. Live performances and DJ JAM Master. The resort is located at 4700 Dixie Highway N.E. Palm Bay. For more information, call (321) 951-0350.

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