VERO BEACH - In one of the most exciting shows to play the Emerson Center, singer Joan Osborne brings her trio to Vero Beach on Feb. 6.
VERO BEACH - The First Presbyterian Church will present a concert by the Gainesville Brass Quintet on Sun., Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary. The event is free to the community, though a $10 donation is suggested.
MONDAY, JANUARY 27
SATURDAY, JANUARY 18
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11
VERO BEACH - Ticket to the Moon, a tribute to Electric Light Orchestra, will play the Vero Beach High School Performing Arts Center on Wed., Jan. 22, at 7 p.m.
SEBASTIAN - Tom Petty died in 2017, but his music that sold over 80 million records is kept alive by tribute acts around the country. One of the best is the Fort Lauderdale-based The Petty Hearts, a nationally-touring ensemble playing a free show at Earl’s Hideaway in Sebastian on Sat., Jan.…
VERO BEACH - The 7th annual Bark in the Park, presented by the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, takes place in Riverside Park in Vero Beach on Sat., Jan. 11, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
SEBASTIAN - Ghost Town Blues Band is a Memphis-based band that combines contemporary blues with funk and rock jams. Fresh off a headlining gig at the Montreal Jazz Festival, GTBB will play a free show at Earl’s Hideaway in Sebastian on Sun., Jan. 5, from 2-6 p.m.
VERO BEACH - The Environmental Learning Center signature annual benefit, Mangroves & Moonlight, will be held on Sat., Jan. 11, from 5-9 p.m. The event will take place throughout the ELC’s scenic 64-acre campus along the Indian River Lagoon.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28
VERO BEACH - Celebrate the holiday season at Riverside Theatre’s Howl at the Moon Kiss 2019 Goodbye Party. Howl is a non-stop live music request show with pianos, drums and more.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21
VERO BEACH - Tickets are on sale for Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Riverside Theatre, Jan. 7-26.
VERO BEACH - You can count on one hand the number of albums that changed the direction of rock and roll. Every rock fan in the world would agree that near the top of that list is The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
VERO BEACH - Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge is offering free wildlife tours. Hometown News spoke with Chuck McGinness, one of the volunteers giving the tours, to get a sense of what visitors can expect.
VERO BEACH - The Environmental Learning Center presents a fascinating exhibit of black and white Florida nature photography by the legendary Clyde Butcher, Dec. 15-Feb. 28.
VERO BEACH - McKee Botanical Garden has doubled the number of nights it will feature its Holiday Nights of Lights this year. The festivities run now through Dec. 22, and Dec. 27-29, nightly from 6-8 p.m.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
SEBASTIAN - The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will play a basketball game at Sebastian River High School on Sat., Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6 THROUGH SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
VERO BEACH - Gallery 14 in Vero Beach will close the year with an ambitious show, “Strokes of Genius: An Artists’ Invitational.”
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22 THROUGH SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14
SEBASTIAN - Tickets are on sale for the 26th annual Sebastian River High School Prism concert Dec. 12-15. Prism is the bands’ biggest fundraiser, providing most of the money needed for the program’s annual budget.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 THROUGH SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17
VERO BEACH – The Environmental Learning Center on Wabasso Island is hosting a not-so-spooky, two-night Half Haunted Halloween.
VERO BEACH - BeatleBeat, a popular Beatles tribute act from Orlando, will perform a free show on Sat. Oct. 26 at the Vero Beach Centennial Celebration finale in Pocahontas Park.
VERO BEACH – Golf Carts of Vero Beach has launched a new, free transportation service for visitors attending First Friday Gallery Strolls.
VERO BEACH – The yearlong celebration of the Vero Beach Centennial comes to a close Sat., Oct. 26 with a big parade through town and lots of other events.
NOW UNTIL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 THROUGH SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
VERO BEACH - The year-long Vero Beach Centennial celebration is approaching its Oct. 26 finale, but several fun events remain before then.
TREASURE COAST - National Wildlife Refuge Week is Oct. 13-19, and there are lots of events at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero Beach and Nathaniel P. Reed National Wildlife Refuge in Hobe Sound.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 THROUGH SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
VERO BEACH – The Countryside Family Farms Fall Festival, formerly called the Countryside Corn Maze, runs Oct. 5-Nov. 10, Saturdays and Sundays only, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Big Brothers, Big Sisters will hold their 10th annual Chocolate Champagne & Chefs event on Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m., at Quail Valley River Club in Vero Beach.
VERO BEACH - Riverside Theatre for Kids will tackle the serious subject of segregation with the 2016 play Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Running Oct. 3-5, the play features young actors from around the country.
VERO BEACH - The work of four Treasure Coast artists is on display at The Emerson Center through Oct. 31. The Art at The Emerson series invites Treasure Coast artists to display original works of art for two months throughout the year.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
FRIDAY, SEPT. 20 - SATURDAY, SEPT. 21
TREASURE COAST - Museum Day is an annual nationwide celebration hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions will provide free entry on Sat., Sept. 21 to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket downloaded from the Smithsonian website.
TREASURE COAST – Hops Against Hunger, a popular hunger-fighting partnership of area breweries, bars, and Treasure Coast Food Bank, will expand from Vero Beach to St. Lucie and Martin Counties this year.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 THROUGH SATURDAY, SEPT. 21
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9 - 10
SEBASTIAN - Earl’s Hideaway in Sebastian will host two fun, very different classic rock bands on Sat., Aug. 31. First up in the afternoon is south Florida’s SolParty Band. Then, central Florida favorites Crashrocket take the stage at night.
VERO BEACH - Waldo's Beach Bar and Grill at the Driftwood Resort is the place to be on the Sunday before Labor Day.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23