FRIDAY, DEC. 21

• Parent's Night Out: 6-9:30 p.m., Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast, 1707 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Parents can drop kids off at the museum for a night of dinner, drinks, popcorn, a movie, and time to explore the museum. Meant for ages 4-12. $15 for members; $20 for non-members; $10 for siblings. Space is limited, register early to secure a spot. Call the museum at (772) 225-7575, Ext. 208 to register.

SATURDAY, DEC. 22

• Open house: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Treasure Coast Model Railroad Club, 273 S.W. Becker Road, Port St. Lucie. The Club will have open house for the public to see model trains operating through miniature towns, rail yards and countryside. Family-friendly. There is no admission charge, but donations are appreciated. There will be more open house dates on Friday, Dec. 28 and Saturday, Dec. 29. For more information, visit www.tcmrr.org.

• Howl at the Moon: 5 p.m. start time, Delaplane Preserve, 6084 S.W. Gaines Ave., Stuart (accessed from Gaines Avenue and southwest Linden Street). Stroll through a beautiful park at twilight, watching the sunset and the full moon rising within minutes. This will be a comfortable guided quarter-mile hike through the park, which has native plant communities and wetlands, as well as the gopher tortoise. Hikers of all ages welcome for a mix of history, environmental education and fun. Participants should bring flashlights, water, insect repellent, and wear closed-toe shoes. Registration is not required. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit www.martin.fl.us/EcoRestoration.

SUNDAY, DEC. 23

• Winter Solstice Drum Circle: Fifth annual event welcomes the return of the sun with drummers, dancers, hoopers, poi spinners, the spiritually minded and spectators. Experience an authentic Native American ceremony honoring the Mother Earth and Father Sky and learn about the significance of the WInter Solstice. 7-9 p.m., Savannas Preserve State Park, 2541 S.E. Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Extra drums will be available for those who don't have one; please bring drums, shakers, tambourines, etc., if you have them. Also please bring a chair suited to outside seating and drumming. Park entrance fee is waived due to $5 cover; children under age 12 admitted free, children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult 21+. Family friendly community event. Bring your own drinks, no alcohol, no drugs. Donations are appreciated. For more information, visit www.friendsofsavannas.org.

THURSDAY, DEC. 27

• Story Time in the Gallery: 10-11 a.m., last Thursday of the month, Court House Cultural Center Gallery, 80 E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. An art-themed story time geared toward families of preschool children. On the last Thursday of every month, families are invited into the galleries of the Court House Cultural Center to listen to stories that celebrate the arts! Free and open to the public, no reservations required. For more information, visit martinarts.org.

FRIDAY, DEC. 28 — SATURDAY, DEC. 29

• Open house: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days, Treasure Coast Model Railroad Club, 273 S.W. Becker Road, Port St. Lucie. The Club will have open house for the public to see model trains operating through miniature towns, rail yards and countryside. Family-friendly. There is no admission charge, but donations are appreciated. For more information, visit www.tcmrr.org.

THURSDAY, JAN. 3

• Riverwalk By Night with Donna the Buffalo: 7-10 p.m., downtown Stuart Riverwalk. Doors open at 6 p.m.; all ages welcome. Tickets start at $22 for festival standing. For more information and more upcoming shows, visit earthtonespresents.com

FRIDAY, JAN. 4

• BookMania! Book Club: Discuss "Moloka'i" by Alan Brennert 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 are available now 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, JAN. 5

• McCartney Mania & the Academy Orchestra in concert: Two performances, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., The Lyric Theatre, 59 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. Featuring White Album hits and an assortment of all-time favorite Beatles music. For tickets or more information, call the box office at (772) 286-7827 or visit lyrictheatre.com. For more information about the symphony, visit www.treasurecoastyouthsymphony.com.

• Hike Through History: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter. Join staff on a two-mile trek through the 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area discovering a history shaped by nature. Program is open to adults and children. Children must be at least age 5; ages 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 18 years old. Prepare with hiker’s footwear, active wear, a hat, and a full water bottle or canteen; the tour is weather dependent. Hike meets at the Museum’s flag pole. Admission is free but space is limited. RSVP online at www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar

SATURDAY, JAN. 5 — SUNDAY, JAN. 20

• 'Twelve Angry Men:' An adaptation by Sherman L. Sergel of the television movie by Reginald Rose will be presented by A.C.T. Studio, Cedar Pointe Plaza, 2399 S.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart, from Jan. 5-20. Welcome to the jury room. A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father and it looks like an open-and-shut case, until one of the jurors begins challenging the others. Tempers get short and arguments grow heated. Their final verdict and how they reach it provide an electrifying and thought-provoking experience. This classic explodes like twelve sticks of dynamite in one of the finest, most powerful dramas of all-time. 2005 Tony nominee for Best Revival of a Play. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are $25. For tickets and information, call (772) 932-8880 or visit actstudiotheatre.com.

SUNDAY, JAN. 6

• Sunday Morning Beach Walk: 8:30-10 a.m., Stuart Beach, 889 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Take a guided walk on the Stuart beachfront with Florida Oceanographic’s education staff and volunteers to learn about beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography. Register in advance: call (772) 225-0505 or visit FloridaOcean.org.

• Music at the Mansion: Free music series in the amphitheater at The Mansion at Tuckahoe, Indian RiverSide Park, 1707 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Enjoy live music from The Nouveaux Honkies, plus food and beverages, children's activities and more, from 3-6 p.m. Free. For more information and the band schedule, visit www.facebook.com/MyMCParks

SUNDAY, JAN. 6 — TUESDAY, JAN. 8

• Auditions for 'Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical:' Open auditions will be held at the Barn Theatre in Stuart at 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. (Sign in at 6:30 p.m.) The show dates are March 7-24. The Barn Theatre welcomes all newcomers and no shows are pre-cast. For more information, visit www.barn-theatre.com

TUESDAY, JAN. 8

• House of Refuge Lecture Series: Deborah Delucco presents "The Life and History of the DuBois House" 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, JAN. 9

• House of Refuge Lecture Series: Deborah Delucco presents "The Life and History of the DuBois House" 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.

THURSDAY, JAN. 10

• Curators & Cocktails: "The Chevrolet Corvette — America's Sports Car," 5:30-7:30 p.m., Elliott Museum, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Stuart. Join Elliott Museum Associate Car Curator John Giltinan as he presents interesting, in-depth topics about automotive history. A display of rare and vintage cars relating to the topic will complement the presentation; enjoy fine wines, beers and hors d'oeuvres while chatting with other car aficionados. $35 per lecture. Seating is limited. RSVP by calling (772) 225-1961 or emailing RSVP@elliottmuseum.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/

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.

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