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Upcoming Local Events

Friday Fest

Date: 
Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Historic Downtown Melbourne

The warm weather has finally arrived and Downtown Melbourne is the place to be! Come on down to Brevard’s longest running Friday night event, Melbourne Friday Fest. This month Melbourne Main Street will be welcoming back The Jazz Cats along with our resident DJs J.A.M. Masters.
Free parking is available in the City Hall parking lot on Strawbridge Avenue and on side streets in and around Downtown.For more information, contact Melbourne Main Street, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, at 321-724-1741 or email melbournefridayfest@gmail.com.

Scribblers of Brevard Writers Gathering

Date: 
Time: 9:30 am – 11:45 am
Location: Eau Gallie Public Library
Price: Free

Scribblers of Brevard is a writers’ club based in Melbourne, Florida, a place where writers can go to read their works and gain encouragement, inspiration and advice from fellow writers. We strive to provide helpful critiques and improve our craft through the sharing of information and experiences. Our members include novices and published authors alike and welcomes anyone who has an interest in writing. We meet every second and fourth Saturday (except for November and December) at the Eau Gallie Public Library on Pineapple Ave. We gather at 9:30 for coffee and socializing and our meeting begins at 10:00 and usually runs until 11:45.

FOOD TRUCK BAZAAR

Date:  
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Eau Gallie Arts District-Main Street
Price: Prices Vary

The Eau Gallie Arts District Main Street (EGAD!) will host Orlando’s The Daily City Food Truck Bazaar on the third Fridays for the rest of 2015.Expect 10 trucks including BBQ, Lobster, Mexican, Asian and more. The Food Truck Bazaar is the original food truck party started in 2011 by Mark Baratelli.The best parking will be on Pineapple Avenue in the large lot located in front of Pineapple House.
Bring the gang and your own chair, if you want to have a seat. Tables will be on Highland Avenue
parking lot courtesy of ReMax Interactive Realty (bring your own chair).

Concert in the Park

Date: 
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Goode Park
Price: FREE

Everybody loves a free concert!
Palm Bay Parks & Recreation is proud to present Concert In The Park, a series of concerts featuring various musical genres.
Concerts are held at Goode Park, 1300 Bianca Dr NE on the third Saturday of the month from 6 to 9pm. Bring your lawn chair and bug repellent.
For more information contact the Palm Bay Community Center 321-952-3443.
 Brevard County Farmers Market
Date: Event occurs every Thursday of every month.
Time: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Wickham Park Horse Stables
Price: Free
Category: Food Special
Brevard County Farmers Market is your ONLY source for locally grown food from local growers. Our weekly market brings veggies in season, pasture raised meats and eggs, fresh milled whole wheat breads, baked goods, plants, heirloom seeds, and a whole lot more!

 

CATS

Date:  through .
Time: Times Vary
Location: Cocoa Village Playhouse
Price: $16-$24

Based on the universally popular poetry of T.S. Eliot, CATS tells the story, in song and dance, of the annual gathering of Jellicle cats at which time one special cat is selected to ascend to the Heaviside layer. A true musical theatre phenomenon, CATS opened at London’s New London Theatre on May 11, 1981 and ran for a record-setting 21 years. CATS’s London success was nearly matched on Broadway where it ran at the Wintergarden Theatre for just over 18 years.Cats is presented through special arrangements with R&H Theatricals

 

31st Annual Chowder Cook-Off with a Twist
31st Chowder Cook-Off Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce
Date: Thursday February 4, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 1- 9241 Charles M Rowland Dr
Price: V.I.P. admission 5pm, $40 in advance, $50 at door General Admission 6 p.m., $20 in advance, $25door.

This event will feature the area’s Best Chefs and Restaurants competing with one another to determine who has the “Best Chowder” and the “Best Twist” on the Space Coast. In addition to sampling the area’s best food, check out the silent auction while enjoying live music.

The exclusive VIP hour offers an opportunity to sample all the Chowders and Twists without the crowd, a complementary drink, exclusive giveaways and more!

 

Penn & Teller

Date: 
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: King Center- Main Stage
Price: $44.50

For 40 years Penn & Teller have defied labels—and at times physics and good taste– by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own very distinct niche in comedy.With sold out runs on Broadway, world tours, Emmy-winning TV specials, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and hundreds of outrageous appearances on everything from Letterman to Fallon, Friends to The Simpsons, Modern Family to Top Chef, comedy’s most enduring team show no signs of slowing down.

 

FrogWatch USA Training Session

Date: 
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Brevard Zoo
Price: $5 per household (up to 4 family members)

Become a FrogWatch USA Program Volunteer as a family! If you can hear frogs and toads calling at home you can monitor your own backyard! FrogWatch trainees will learn how to identify local frog and toad species by their calls as well as learn about amphibian biology and conservation. Help FrogWatch USA protect frogs and toads from your own home!All training materials provided, but paper and pencil may be useful to take notes. Light snacks and refreshment provided also. See website for more details.

Sloth Skedaddle 3k

Date: 
Time: 6:00 am – 8:30 am
Location: Brevard Zoo
Price: Prices Vary

Zip through the Zoo during our tenth annual 3k race organized by the Running Zone Foundation! Participate in one of two races: the ZOOM (for runners who can finish in under 20 minutes) at 7 am or the LESS ZOOM at 7:35 am. A free “kiddie run” follows. Register online and pick up your packet ahead of time at Running Zone or register from 6-6:45 at the Zoo entrance on the day of the race.
All runners will be entered in a drawing for two one-day passes to Walt Disney World and a one-night hotel stay. Participants receive 50% off Zoo admission on the day of the race (race number required).

4th Annual Super Bowl of Trivia

Date: 
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Walkabout Country Club in Mims
Price: $50

The Women’s Center North Guild is proud to announce the 4th Annual Super Bowl of Trivia.The Super Bowl of Trivia is a themed fun and competitive Trivia Challenge. This year’s atmosphere theme is Valentines! The challenge consists of 8 rounds of 10 trivia questions on variety of topics. Dress is casual. Bring your team of eight or request we add you to a team of brainiacs. Teams will compete for the coveted “Trivia Trophy” and of course bragging rights. Prizes will be awarded to the top three placing teams. There will be food, a grand prize chance drawing and multiple silent auction items available for bidding. A fun night of fast thinking and rubbin’ heads as teams compete to be grand champions. Tickets are $50 per person and event sponsorships are available at multiple levels. Reserve your team table today.This charity event raises funds for the Women’s Center, a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization dedicated to changing lives for the better, forever. Hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault occur daily in Brevard County. The Women’s Center is committed to addressing these needs by providing a progressive step towards safe, healthy, self-sufficient lives. Thanks to our volunteers and loyal supporters we are able to provide counseling services, financial assistance, career guidance, job training, transitional housing and victim advocacy now available in North Brevard.
For more information email: womenscenternorthguild@gmail.com visit: WomensCenter.net or call Event Chairwoman at 321-298-5839.

Space Coast Country

Date:  through .
Time: All Day Event
Location: Palm Bay Regional Park
Price: Starting at $69

Space Coast Country Music Festival3 days of great country & southern rock music from legends & 90s classic country to today’s young country.-over 20 bands will take the stage -Featuring country legend – David Allen Coe, southern rock favorites Molly Hatchet & Swamp Da Wamp, great local bands like; Tom Jackson band, Jonathan Richard bands, Buckshot and many more legends and new bands added monthly. Taking place at Palm Bay Regional park, the event will feature camping, tons of food, the first ever “Brevard barbecue Wars” with local restaurants competing for the title of Brevard’s best QUE, and lots of great vendors.TICKET PRICES:
3 day General admission $69.00 for adults (children 12 and under free with paid adult, Gen Adm only)Reserved seats for 3 day $125.00-$150.00VIP $200.00 (first 5 rows includes after parties and one hour kill the keg reception each day)DRY CAMPING PRICES:
Dry RV camping $160.00 per site SECTION C Thursday night – Monday morningCamping includes Thursday night campsite party with acoustic live music, cash bar and food for sale. Showers and bathrooms on site.Camping tickets does NOT include tickets to the event.

Grant Seafood Festival

Date:  through .
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: 4580 1st St. Grant, FL 32949
Price: Prices Vary

Free admission, free parking, over 100 crafters exhibiting, live continuous entertainment, along with a scrumptious menu of succulent seafood makes this a weekend no one wants to miss.What sets this seafood festival apart from others is that it runs through a 100% volunteer effort! All preparation, whether it be on the grounds or with the purchasing, cooking or serving of the various menu items is accomplished by volunteers of the community. We do not have any food vendors on site. All booths are run with volunteers: many booths are made up of family members, often times having several generations working along side one another. It is this complete volunteer effort that makes our festival unique. The total commitment of our community and all our volunteers makes the Grant Seafood Festival a time honored tradition unlike any other. We are proud of our community and our festival is a testament to that fact.

Atlantic Music Presents “Beethoven to Brubeck” Jazz, Ragtime & Classical Piano

Date: 
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Atlantic Music Center, 25 S. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, FL 32904
Price: $27 per adult, $20 per child under 18
Laurent Boukobza (Classical Pianist), Sue Keller (Ragtime Pianist) and Per Danielsson (Jazz Pianist) perform an energetic variety piano show at Atlantic Music Center.

Space Coast Amateur Golf Tournament

Date:  through .
Time: 12:00 am
Location: Duran Golf Club
Price: $125 for two day tournament

Saturday and Sunday March 12 and 13FORMAT: Individual Stroke Play by flights, 36 holes. Gross prizes will be awarded in all flights and Net Prizes in handicap flights…prizes may vary due to flight size. There will be multiple flights,
Including a senior flight 55+ELIGIBILITY: All Amateurs wishing to compete in Net divisions must have an established USGA handicap, attested by the PGA Professional at the Club and accept pairing and starting times as
drawn.ENTRY FEE: 125.00 per player. Entry fee includes, 2 rounds of tournament fees with cart, practice balls prior to play, lunch both days and prizes. Practice rounds will be available starting on March 1, 2016. Please call for practice round rate.DEADLINE: Entries must be postmarked by March 7 2016. No Refunds after this date.FIELD LIMITED-PURSE: A full field will consist of 100 players.  

For a list of cultural events, Click below

http://www.artsbrevard.org/events

 

Melbourne Beach Florida / Brevard County Events And Things To Do

Click on the pinned areas in the map below for great places to visit in the area. The sidebar to the right lists great local restaraunts and attractions all within driving distance of Tuckaway Shores Resort!