SAVE THE DATE!
The Cultural Council of Indian River County presents Summerfest 2015 on August 6th at Christ by the Sea United Methodist Church, 3755 Hwy. A1A in Vero Beach beginning at 7:30 pm. Musicians from Symphony of the Americas will be joined by the Arpeggione Chamber Orchestra of Austria for this concert. Works to be performed are W. A. Mozart ‘s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; David Popper’s El Fentanze for Cello and String Orchestra; Jules Massenet’s Meditation from Thais; Victor Herbert’s Serenade for Strings, Op. 12; Antonio Vivaldi’s L’ Estro Armonico Op. 3 No. 1, RV 549; Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2; Johann Strauss’s Annen-Polka; and Jacques Offenbach’s Can Can from Orpheus in the Underworld. After the concert, guests are invited to a toast with the musicians. Thank you to our Media Partner, Indian River Press Journal/TCPalm.com, for their support of this magnificent concert. For tickets, Adults $35, Students $15, call 772-770-4857 or visit http://www.cultural-council.org/Summerfest.html.
1715 Fleet Commemoration week events
Several events this week will commemorate the 300th Anniversary of the Loss of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet.. Take a 1715 History Bus Tour on Thursday, July 30th, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm with stops at wreck sites, the McLarty Treasure Museum, and the Mel Fisher Treasure Museum for $55 per person. (Call 772-770-5060 Ext. 5 to reserve.) At the Main Library on Friday, July 31st, hear speakers: Capt. Carl Fismer, Treasure Diving on the 1715 Fleet (10 to 11 am); Last known Interview of the Real Eight Corporation Members on March 15, 1997 (11 am to Noon); and Capt. Bonnie Schubert, The Gold Pelican of the 1715 Fleet (1 to 2 pm); and Capt. John Brandon Recovery of Historical Shipwrecks off the Treasure Coast (2:30 to 4:00 pm). There are ongoing art and artifact displays as well as live music. Visit http://www.irclibrary.org/genealogy/
Dance Space registration is now open online for the fall semester for both adults and children. Choose from Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Tap, or Contemporary styles of dance. Visit DanceSpaceVero.com for details, times, and to register. Registration will also be accepted at the studio, 499 22nd Place in Vero Beach on Monday, August 10th and Tuesday, August 11th from 5 to 7 pm.
Garden and Biosphere Tour of Northern Cuba
The Environmental Learning Center in coordination with The Florida Keys TREE Institute present a tour of the gardens & biospheres of Northern Cuba scheduled for March 17 – 25, 2016 for 9 days/8 nights departing/returning Miami on private jet charter. Explore Vinales Valley, Pinar del Rio, Zapata & Havana. For details and itinerary, visit discoverelc.org.
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Thursday, July 30
Friday, July 31
Saturday, August 1
JUST FOR KIDS
Recommended for ages 2 to 10, iRascals KIDS performances will be held at the Riverside Childrens Theatre on July 31st and August 1st at 1:30 pm and 4 pm. The Students of the iRascals KIDS Camp will showcase kid friendly music hits of pop and Broadway songs! Tickets are $12 for adults & $6 for students and are available at RiversideTheatre.com.