FRIDAY, JAN 11 - SUNDAY, JAN. 13

• 45th Stuart Boat Show: The largest boat show on Florida’s Treasure Coast featuring over 200 local, national and international exhibitors displaying hundreds of boats in-water and on land. Many boat brands are represented at the show, including the latest models of motor yachts, cruisers, center consoles, speedboats, sport fishing boats, and pontoons ranging in size from 12 feet to over 80 feet in length. Additional exhibits include the latest in personal watercraft, marine electronics, outboard and inboard engines, safety equipment, accessories, boat lifts, fishing gear, nautical clothing and jewelry, as well as financing and insurance companies. Plenty of seminars, music, delicious food and drinks add to the festivities. This event will be held at: Friday, January 11: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday January 12: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, January 13: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; 54-290 N. Dixie Hwy., Stuart. The show spans 1/4 mile of Old Dixie Hwy. and three marinas at the foot of the Roosevelt Bridge in beautiful downtown Stuart. Free parking, water taxi and shuttle service available at select downtown Stuart sites. For more information on the Stuart Boat Show, visit stuartboatshow.com.

FRIDAY, JAN. 11

• McCarthy Mania: The Kane Concert Series continues with McCartney Mania -- a live tribute band dedicated to the music and legacy of one of the greatest songwriters and performers of our time, Sir Paul McCartney, a reigning force in popular music for over 50 years. Spanning the years from Beatle Paul to Sir Paul, McCartney Mania performs the classic hits “All My Loving” and “I Saw Her Standing There” as well as iconic orchestral works such as ”Eleanor Rigby” plus “Band on the Run” and “Live and Let Die,” immortalized by McCartney’s band, Wings. This event will be held at Council on Aging of Martin County, Inc. at the Kane Center, 900 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, at 7 p.m. For more information or to reserve a ticket, visit https://www.kanecenter.org/mccartney-mania?fbclid=IwAR2JAEvPxKRtwbZ3LuiHr0amfe_3wNcm7mtR2tfyjB97-77zdFjfhoPqyDM.

• 'All That Jazz' Casino Night: Benefit for Hibiscus Children's Center. 6 p.m., Mariner Sands Country Club, Stuart. Enjoy a 1920s theme with great casino prizes, along with dancing to the sounds of Uptown Classic, with a special performance by Jessica Santana. Tickets are $250 per person. For more information, call (772) 334-9311, Ext. 404, or visit HibiscusChildrensCenter.org.

• Health & Wealth Trade Show: Join the Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce for our annual Health & Wealth Trade Show to help get your body & budget in shape for the new year! This free show which is open to the public will feature live demonstrations and an array of health and wealth professionals will be on hand to answer your questions and educate on the latest products and services available in the Treasure Coast area. Guests will learn how to solve those New Year’s Resolutions issues by meeting with professionals in health care, fitness, beauty, wellness, investing, financial advisors, banking, elder care, senior living facilities, insurance, and many other businesses as well. This event will be held at Treasure Coast Square Mall, 3174 NW Federal Hwy., Jensen Beach, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, visit business.stuartmartinchamber.org/events/details/2019-health-wealth-show-3373.

SATURDAY, JAN. 12

• Jensen Beach Fine Art & Craft Show: This show kicks off the festival season for 2019 and is considered to be one of the most authentic fine art & craft shows in the region. Only 125 artists are selected to participate in this unique show. All items for sale are original works of fine art and craft and attributed solely to the displaying artist. This event will be held at Downtown Jensen Beach, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, call Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce, (772) 334-3444.

• Morningside Library Welcomes “Christopher Robin”: See what happens when Christopher Robin grows up as the Morningside Branch Library presents “Disney’s Christopher Robin” as part of its Movie Matinee at 2 p.m. Featuring Ewan McGregor and Hayley Atwell, this live-action film follows a working-class family man, Christopher Robin, as he encounters his childhood friend, Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life. This film is rated PG with a running time of 104 minutes. This event will be held at 2410 SE Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie. For more information about Morningside Library events, call 772-337-5632 or visit www.stlucieco.gov/Library.

• Lakeside Stroll: A Walk for Hope and Healing: A 1.2 mile walk around the lake at Tradition in remembrance of loved ones, with activities for adults and children. This event will be held at Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian St, Stuart., 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. For more information, call (772) 403-4500.

SUNDAY, JAN. 13

• Stuart Green Market: The Stuart Green Market takes places every Sunday in Downtown Stuart at City Hall Parking Lot, 121 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

• Rockwell & Wyeth: The Great American Storytellers: Fred Dixon will discuss how Rockwell painted the qualities one would like to see society return to with a sense of whimsy. Wyeth was accused of being a hopelessly sentimental painter of rural scenes but Fred will argue critics never understood his work. Examine these two great storytellers on Sunday, January 13 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Blake Library, 2401 SE Monterey Road, Stuart. For more information, visit https://www.martin.fl.us/Libraries.

MONDAY, JAN. 14

• The Lyric Theatre presents: Arlo Guthrie: Arlo Guthrie is back in the ‘Alice’s Restaurant Back by Popular Demand Tour', for a two-day concert series. Concert is at 7 p.m. It was Woody Guthrie’s dream to have enough kids to form a family band that would travel the country. Guthrie’s son Arlo has fulfilled at least part of the dream with his Alice’s Restaurant tour, featuring his daughter, Sarah Lee Guthrie. The tour will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the film Alice’s Restaurant, starring Guthrie and directed by Arthur Penn.The Lyric Theatre is located at 59 S.W. Flagler Avenue in Stuart. For more information and tickets, call (772) 286-7827.

• Lunch on the Fly with John Nelson: Join John Nelson, photographer and President of Audubon of Martin County, at the Elliott Museum on Monday, January 14 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. for a lunch and lecture on "John Audubon: His Life and Works." Talks are held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with an optional lunch served afterward where participants can chat with John and other bird enthusiasts. For more information, visit https://elliottmuseum.org/.

TUESDAY, JAN 15

• All-Talent Tuesday: Notes Music Room of Stuart hosts an exceptional Open Mic every Tuesday eve. Sign-up begins at 6:30 with first act promptly at 7. Come perform or just watch and be entertained! Free parking in rear of Notes building. Beer and Wine Specials all night long. This event will be held at Notes Music Room, 872 S Colorado, Stuart. For more information, visit discovermartin.com/event/all-talent-tuesdays.

• The Lyric Theatre presents: Arlo Guthrie: Arlo Guthrie is back in the ‘Alice’s Restaurant Back by Popular Demand Tour'. Concert is at 7 p.m. It was Woody Guthrie’s dream to have enough kids to form a family band that would travel the country. Guthrie’s son Arlo has fulfilled at least part of the dream with his Alice’s Restaurant tour, featuring his daughter, Sarah Lee Guthrie. The tour will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the film Alice’s Restaurant, starring Guthrie and directed by Arthur Penn.The Lyric Theatre is located at 59 S.W. Flagler Avenue in Stuart. For more information and tickets, call (772) 286-7827.

• Lighthouse Lectures: 'The View From The Top,' 6 p.m., Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Take a unique look at Jupiter history through the perspective of photos taken from the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse from the 1870s through today. Presentation by LRHS Historian Josh Liller. RSVP required online: www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16

• Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Check website for start times, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Climb to the top and take in the sunset views and witness the Jupiter Light turning on to illuminate the night sky, weather permitting. Visitors get an inside look at the nuts & bolts of a working lighthouse watchroom. Tour time is approximately 75 minutes. $20 per person, $15 for Lighthouse members. Tickets required, available online. Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse and accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/

• Masterworks I — 'Romance & Revolution:' The Atlantic Classical Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m., Eissey Campus Theatre, 11051 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens. Featuring Paterson's “Dark Mountains,” Grieg's “Piano Concerto,” and Beethoven's “Symphony No. 3 (Eroica).” For ticket information, call the ACO office at (772) 460-0850 or visit https://atlanticclassicalorchestra.com/2019-masterworks-2/.

THURSDAY, JAN. 17

• The Lyric Theatre presents: National Geographic Live: Ocean Soul with photographer Brian Skerry: Voyage across the oceans with one of National Geographic’s most seasoned photographers and discover a vast, hidden world beneath the waves. Using his camera to communicate, Brian Skerry has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater telling the oceans’ stories. His images celebrate the mystery of the depths and offer portraits of creatures so intimate they sometimes appear to have been shot in a studio. Skerry dives eight months of the year, often in extreme conditions beneath Arctic ice or in predator-infested waters, and has even lived at the bottom of the sea to get close to his subjects. On stage, Skerry is a passionate spokesman for the oceans he loves to photograph. The event begins at 7 p.m. The Lyric Theatre is located at 59 S.W. Flagler Avenue in Stuart. For more information and tickets, call (772) 286-7827.

• Oyster Shell Bagging: Attention oyster volunteers! Join us for an oyster shell bagging at 9 a.m. at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and help bag oyster shells that will eventually be deployed into the Indian River Lagoon for restoration. Please wear closed-toe shoes, appropriate clothing and bring a reusable water bottle. Gloves provided. Participants not wearing closed toe shoes will not be allowed to participate for liability/safety reasons. Minimum age for this event is 5 years old. Participants under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants 15-18 years old must be signed in by a parent/guardian. For more information or to RSVP for this event, visit https://www.floridaocean.org/event/detail/pid/38/id/889/instance/20190117#.XC5ePFxKgdU, or contact Rosemary Badger at (772) 225-0505 ext. 109.

THURSDAY, JAN. 17 - SATURDAY, FEB. 2

• The Barn Theatre Neil Simons' 'Plaza Suite': Hilarity abounds in this portrait of three couples successively occupying a suite at the Plaza. A suburban couple take the suite while their house is being painted and it turns out to be the one in which they honeymooned 23 (or was it 24?) years before and was yesterday the anniversary, or is it today?

This wry tale of marriage in tatters is followed by the exploits of a Hollywood producer who, after three marriages, is looking for fresh fields. He calls a childhood sweetheart, now a suburban housewife, for a little sexual diversion. Over the years she has idolized him from afar and is now more than the match he bargained for.

This event will be held Thursday through Saturday, January 17th through February 2nd, at 8 p.m., and Sundays, January 20, January 27, and February 3rd, 2019 at 2 p.m. The Barn will add Saturday matinees as needed. Be sure to join us on opening night for a pre-show wine and cheese party. For tickets, call (772) 287-4884 or visit The Barns website at www.barn-theatre.com. Call the box office for group and student discounts.

FRIDAY, JAN. 18

• Night Explorers: 6-8 p.m., Hobe Sound Nature Center, 13640 U.S. 1, Hobe Sound. Join the Nature Center for some nighttime stargazing at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. Following a brief classroom orientation, naturalist Kim Mohlenhoff will lead the group outside along the nature trail to look at the nighttime sky through telescopes. Learn about wildlife at night and how artificial lighting impacts some plants and animals at night. (If weather conditions are not conducive to viewing planets, stars, and constellations, the program will be limited to classroom activities only.) Free, all ages welcome. Reservations are required. Call the Nature Center at (772) 546 -2067.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19

• Night at the Aquarium: Cadette and Senior Girl Scouts, come join us at the River Center for a Night at the Aquarium! This program is for girls interested in earning their Night Owl (Cadettes) or Naturalist Sky (Seniors) badge. Activities include: Investigating the night sky - stars, telescopes and planets; Learning about the science of the skies - climate change, pollution: sky, air and light. Investigate solutions; Explore the night and tour the aquarium after dark; Explore nature at night; Enjoy a campfire circle with S'mores, folklore and mythology. Please wear closed-toe shoes and bring a refillable water bottle. Girls will receive a T-shirt and their badge. No tagalongs please. This event will be held at 805 N US Highway 1, Jupiter, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Participation is $12 per girl. For more information contact customercare@gssef.org.

• Arbor Day Plant Sale and Tree Giveaway: Our new native plant sale is happening side-by-side with the annual tree giveaway at the Martin County Fairgrounds. Natives plants include flowering favorites. Sale starts at 9:00 a.m. We've linked arms with the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Martin County Master Gardeners for a celebration of Arbor Day. Want one of those free trees? Beginning at 9am and starting every half hour, attend a session on how to plant and care for your tree with Jennifer Pelham, Urban Horticulture Extension Agent and the Master Gardeners. Then claim your choice of a free,1-gallon, potted Magnolia or Slash Pine. First come, first served for trees. At the Martin County Fairgrounds, 2616 SE Dixie Hwy, Stuart.

• Family Adventure Days: Fishing 101 for Kids, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Enjoy a morning filled with story-telling, crafts, demonstrations, and activities to learn to fish, with the help of fishingcommunity.org. Equipment will be provided. At noon there will be a seaside picnic lunch (bring your own, plus a picnic blanket and sunscreen). Admission is free for children ages 18 and under, and $10 per adult. Tickets are required and will be available Dec. 15 at jupiterlighthouse.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19 - SUNDAY, JAN. 20

• Sebastian Riverfront Fine Arts and Music Festival: This festival began with the 75th anniversary in the City of Sebastian in 1999. Featuring a juried art show in Riverview Park and a breathtaking view of the Indian River Lagoon, the Art Festival attracts over 20,000 residents and visitors. More than 100 local professional artists and craftsmen along with musicians will be on hand showcasing their talents beside many area restaurants serving the best local food, beer, and wines. This event will be held at Riverview Park, 600 U.S. Hwy 1, Sebastian, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.sebastianartshow.com.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20

• HSTC Sips for Seniors: Join HSTC at The Crafted Keg every 3rd Sunday of the Month for a dog-gone good 'Yappy Hour' from 1 - 3 p.m. Awesome half price pints, mobile dog adoptions and tons of furry fun! For every pint sold, the Crafted Keg will donate a $1 to Humane Society of the Treasure Coast to help support its Senior Adoption Program. Dogs welcomed but must be on a leash, accompanied by owner, vaccinated and well socialized. This event will be held at The Crafted Keg, 55 Colorado Ave, Stuart, 1 3 p.m. For more information, call (772) 600-8218

MONDAY, JAN. 21

• Lighthouse Moonrise Tour: 5:15 p.m., Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Enjoy a spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the Lighthouse, weather permitting. Tour time is approximately 75 minutes. $25 per person, $20 for Lighthouse members. Tickets required, available online. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse. For more information, visit www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar.

• Beach Cleanup: The Florida Oceanographic Society will be hosting a beach cleanup at Stuart Beach, 825 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, at 10 a.m. For more information and to RSVP for this event, visit https://www.floridaocean.org/event/detail/pid/38/id/891/instance/20190121#.XC5do1xKgdU.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

• Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Check website for start times, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Climb to the top and take in the sunset views and witness the Jupiter Light turning on to illuminate the night sky, weather permitting. Visitors get an inside look at the nuts & bolts of a working lighthouse watchroom. Tour time is approximately 75 minutes. $20 per person, $15 for Lighthouse members. Tickets required, available online. Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse and accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/

THURSDAY, JAN. 24

• Wine Design & Skin Refine Event: Join us for a fun evening of wine glass painting, and skin education! Tickets are available at www.secure-booker.com/candace/ShopOnline/Product/9284851/Wine-Design-Skin-Refine. This event will be held at Skin Serenity Spa, 740 Colorado Ave, Stuart, 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit the link addressed above.

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

• Community Movie Nights: Hosted by Martin County Parks & Recreation, 6-9 p.m., Lamar Howard Park, 2895 S.E. Fairmont Street, Stuart. Movie is 'The Incredibles 2.' Enjoy two hours under the stars with friends and family, watching a movie on a 20-foot tall screen. Free; bring blankets and chairs to enjoy a night at the movies. Food will be available for free from the Martin County Sheriff's Office grill team while supplies last. For more information or the future schedule, visit www.martin.fl.us/PRDEvents.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

• PORT SALERNO SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: Join us and nearly 40,000 of our closest friends for an exciting day of Live Music, Arts & Crafts Vendors, a Kid’s Fun Zone, Mermaids, Pirates and the Very Best Seafood on the Treasure Coast. What makes our seafood festival so unique? They serve the freshest seafood and locally caught fish when possible and the majority of it is prepared by Port Salerno’s fishermen and their families, friends and many dedicated volunteers. This event will be held at Port Solerno, Stuart, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with most food served from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.portsalernoseafoodfestival.org/.

THROUGH SUNDAY, JAN. 27

• Florida Watercolor Society's 2018 Traveling Show: The Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart, hosts the FWS Traveling Show in its first stop, featuring more than half of the works shown in the FWS 47th annual exhibition in Bradenton. Exhibit will be on display Nov. 8 through Jan. 27. Exhibition is included in regular admission; Museum member admission is free. For more information, call (772) 225-1961 or visit https://elliottmuseum.org/events.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

• Dinner by Chef Clay Conley: James Beard Award Nominee and Chef/Owner of Buccan, Clay Conley returns to craft an out of this world gourmet feast. 4 Courses and Appetizers. Wine provided and served by Gourmet Galaxy. Dessert served with Award-Winning Oceana Coffee. Come early for a guided stroll of our beautiful piece of paradise Earth. 3:30 p.m. Farm Tour, 5:30 p.m. Dinner. This event will be held at Kai-Kai Farm, 8006 SW Kanner Hwy, Indiantown. This a community dining event. Please email admin@kaikaivegetables if you have any seating requests or would like to sit with a certain party.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

• Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Check website for start times, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Climb to the top and take in the sunset views and witness the Jupiter Light turning on to illuminate the night sky, weather permitting. Visitors get an inside look at the nuts & bolts of a working lighthouse watchroom. Tour time is approximately 75 minutes. $20 per person, $15 for Lighthouse members. Tickets required, available online. Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse and accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar.

• Seagrass Survey: Attention seagrass volunteers! Join us for our monthly survey of natural seagrass populations at 10AM at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and help us document short and long-term trends in seagrass health in the Indian River Lagoon. Be prepared to get wet and please bring closed-toe shoes, mask, snorkel (and weight belt if you have one), appropriate water gear and a change of clothes! Ideally, volunteers will have experience snorkeling and comfortable working underwater as we swim and snorkel up to 6ft. Participants not wearing closed toe shoes will not be allowed to participate for liability/safety reasons. Participants 15-18 years old must be signed in by a parent/guardian. For more information or to RSVP for this event, visit https://www.floridaocean.org/event/detail/pid/38/id/888/instance/20190130#.XC5fDFxKgdU, or contact Dr. Katie Tiling at (772) 225-0505 ext. 120.

THURSDAY, JAN. 31

• Hearts for Hope Luncheon: 20th annual benefit for House of Hope will be hosted at Piper's Landing, 4001 S.W. Mapp Road, Palm CIty. Enjoy an afternoon of scrumptious food, complimentary mimosas, raffle baskets, a pop-up House of Hope thrift boutique, and an exclusive accessory bar. Proceeds support services for more than 5,500 people monthly — one-third of which are children — with nutritious food, clothing, financial assistance, and case management to achieve greater stability. Tickets are $125; additional sponsorships are available. For more information, visit www.hohmartin.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 2 - SUNDAY FEB. 3

• 18th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts: Hobe Sound will once again welcome the nation's top artists and skilled craft artisans during the 18th Annual Hobe Sound Festival of the Arts. The free, outdoor event features hundreds of gallery-style booths filled with every medium of fine art lining Dixie Highway from Bridge Road to Venus Street. Comprised of both a fully juried art fair and a vetted craft fair, the popular event hosts more than 250 artists and craft artisans on site each day from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Residents and visitors are invited to stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and more from the artists who are on site to discuss their inspirations and processes for each hand-made work. This event will be held at 11954 SE Dixie Highway in Hobe Sound, Saturday: 10 a.m. and Sunday, 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/18th-annual-hobe-sound-festival-of-the-arts-tickets-53996699582?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.

FRIDAY, FEB. 1

• BookMania! Book Club: Discuss "Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain at 11 a.m., Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. Celebrate 25 years of BookMania! by reading three titles by authors scheduled to appear at the event (which will be held on March 2, 2019). Extended checkout copies of each title are available in advance (starting at the previous book club meeting) at the Blake Library on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (772) 288-5702 or visit www.library.martin.fl.us.

TUESDAY, FEB. 12

• House of Refuge Lecture Series: 7 p.m., 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Stuart. Located on the north side of the Ft. Pierce Inlet, this property was the birthplace and training grounds of the U.S. Navy Frogmen, today’s Navy Seals. Its shores were used by as many as 140,000 personnel who were stationed in the area to train for the DDay invasion of Europe. Spanning the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River Lagoon, Ft. Pierce Inlet State Park includes eight unique biological eco systems and offers public access for sunbathers, divers, snorkelers, surfers, canoers, kayakers, boaters, and fishermen. For tickets or more information, call (772) 225-1875 or visit HouseOfRefugeFl.org.

• Special Valentines Concert: The Treasure Coast Flute Choir: Lindsay and Al Hager, Directors. Flutes of all sizes and shapes assemble for a memorable and rare opportunity to hear a choir of flutes perform a variety of music. 80 Southeast Ocean Boulevard, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 287-6676.

THROUGH THURSDAY, FEB. 14

• 'Serendipity in Ecoart' exhibit: Showcasing the creative process of the Ripple Project and a retrospective of Ripple's lead artist, Lucy Keshavarz, at the Court House Cultural Center, 80 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Exhibit is on display Nov. 30 through Feb. 14. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.martinarts.org.

FRIDAY, FEB. 15

• Night Explorers: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hobe Sound Nature Center, 13640 U.S. 1, Hobe Sound. Join the Nature Center for some nighttime stargazing at the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. Following a brief classroom orientation, naturalist Kim Mohlenhoff will lead the group outside along the nature trail to look at the nighttime sky through telescopes. Learn about wildlife at night and how artificial lighting impacts some plants and animals at night. (If weather conditions are not conducive to viewing planets, stars, and constellations, the program will be limited to classroom activities only.) Free, all ages welcome. Reservations are required. Call the Nature Center at (772) 546 -2067.

TUESDAY, FEB. 19

• Lighthouse Lectures: 'Trapper Nelson,' 6 p.m., Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way, Jupiter. Join LRHS Historian Josh Liller to learn about the colorful life and mysterious death of Vince “Trapper” Nelson. Perhaps Jupiter’s most legendary character, his camp on the Loxahatchee River made for a popular tourist attraction in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Seating is limited. RSVP required online: www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar

THURSDAY, FEB 21

• Apollo School's Speaker Series: 7 - 8 p.m., 9141 S.E. Apollo Street, Hobe Sound. Perhaps best known for designing the helipad and boat dock at "Mar-a-Lago," architect Rick Gonzalez will share his passion for historic preservation and a vision for the restoration of the old Stuart High School. For more information, visit www.apolloschool.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

• BookMania! Book Club: Discuss "Finding Jake" by Bryan Reardon at 11 a.m., Blake Library, 2351 S.E. Monterey Road, Stuart. Celebrate 25 years of BookMania! by reading three titles by authors scheduled to appear at the event (which will be held on March 2, 2019). Extended checkout copies of each title are available in advance (starting at the previous book club meeting) at the Blake Library on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (772) 288-5702 or visit www.library.martin.fl.us.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

• BookMania!: 25th annual event, featuring 14 authors and panel discussions, will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Jensen Beach High School. For participating authors and schedule, visit www.martin.fl.us/all-about-bookmania

THURSDAY, MARCH. 10

• Starstruck GALA 'We Are Family! Celebrating the Past. Building the Future': Celebrate 19 years of beautiful memories, lifelong friendships and excellence in Arts Education at StarStruck’s GALA "We Are Family ~ Celebrating the Past. Building the Future". Prepare to be dazzled by this dynamic musical revue starring a staggeringly talented cast of StarStruck students, alumni and families, past and present, as they share their talents and stories of how StarStruck has impacted their lives. Hosted by the incomparable Peter Jones, tickling the ivories, live on stage! Don’t miss this memorable night that is sure to leave you StarStruck! This event will be held at 2101 S Kanner Hwy., Stuart, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/269616527029319.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

• House of Refuge Lecture Series: Eric Ault presents "Florida Fish and Wildlife Fisheries Research" at 10 a.m., House of Refuge Museum, 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Stuart. Season tickets are $50 (for all four Tuesday morning or Wednesday evening lectures); individual tickets are available for $15, space permitting, the week before the lecture. For more information, call (772) 225-1875 or visit houseofrefugefl.org.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

• House of Refuge Lecture Series: Eric Ault presents "Florida Fish and Wildlife Fisheries Research" at 7 p.m., House of Refuge Museum, 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Stuart. Season tickets are $50 (for all four Tuesday morning or Wednesday evening lectures); individual tickets are available for $15, space permitting, the week before the lecture. For more information, call (772) 225-1875 or visit houseofrefugefl.org.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 13 — SUNDAY, APRIL 14

• Downtown Stuart Craft Fair: Over the years, this festival has grown to one of the spring's most anticipated festivals in Martin County, just north of Palm Beach County in Stuart. This outdoor craft show is set up along Osceola Street in Downtown Stuart's historic waterfront area. This event brings together some of the best crafters in the nation with paintings, wooden sculptures, ceramics, one-of-a-kind jewelry, handmade baskets and much more. An expansive green market compliments the weekend with plants, delicious dips, and homemade soaps. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Free admission. This event will be held at 26 SW Osceola St. in Stuart. For more information, visit www.artfestival.com/festivals/stuart-craft-fair.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

• Bunfest 2019: Southeast Bunfest is a one day event dedicated to Rabbits and Guinea Pigs and the people that love them, hosted by the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast. The purpose behind ‘Bunfest’ is to raise awareness and educate the public on proper critter care. Bunfest is a great event for critter owners, animal enthusiasts or even family considering to adopt a rabbit or guinea pig. This event will be held at Kane Center, 900 SE Salerno Rd., Stuart, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Enjoy a fun filled day of educational seminars, activities, vendors and more. For more information, visit www.southeastbunfest.org.

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