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Where to Go • What to Do • Events Calendar • Maps • Tide Charts • Attractions


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his summer will sizzle with more than just the Florida heat so get ready to have some fun! From biking to boating, stargazing to fishing and more, you will be sure to find something in this issue to enhance your summer fun. Read about a new bike trail in Sebastian and a state-of-the-art marina in Fort Pierce. Check out our Family Fun Guide plus entertaining ways to beat the heat for fans of the great indoors. Turtles are nesting in record numbers on Treasure Coast beaches and now is the time to learn about how we can all do our part to protect them. Lobster season is here, and we’ve got a recipe that will knock your flip-flops off! Don’t miss the article on the meteor shower of the year and the best way to see it. However you choose to enjoy the next few months, stay hydrated, slather on the sunscreen and go get your summer sizzle on!

Table of Contents Waldo's Legacy.................................4 Rail Bike Path................................12 Family Fun Guide..........................22 Saving Sea Turtles...........................26 Causeway Cove Marina..................33 Beat the Heat.................................34 Tide Chart......................................36 Fishing Calendar............................37 Full Moon Risings..........................37 Publisher Kim Piston

Editor Kerry Firth

Kim Piston

Perseids Meteor Shower..................41 Fishing Forecast..............................44 Lobster Mac and Cheese ���������������45 Barefoot Beach Ball........................46 Dining Guide.................................47 Area Attractions.............................48 Maps..............................................50 Calendar of Events.........................58 Advertiser Index.............................64 Art Director Jennifer McFarland

Sales Kim Piston

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The Legacy of the Driftwood Inn & Resort and Waldo’s Restaurant

n 1913 a young plow salesman from Indiana by the name of Waldo Sexton came to town and fell in love with the tropical paradise he encountered. He invested all of his $500 savings as a 10 percent down payment on two parcels: 100 feet of oceanfront property and 160 acres on 12th Street. He spent the next few years developing, farming and raising a family. In 1933 a hurricane blew down his barn and the legend of Waldo Sexton began. Waldo salvaged wood from the destroyed barn and hauled it over to his beachfront property where he began to build a four-room cottage as a weekend retreat. Carpenters were hired to build the structure solely from Waldo’s verbal instructions. Fortunately, they understood Waldo’s eccentric ways and understood his vision. His creation was

referred to as the Breezeway because it was built with two rooms on the first floor separated by a 25-foot wideopen area with a direct view of the ocean. The second floor added four more rooms and a combination kitchendining area directly over the “Breezeway” which connected all the rooms. Handcrafted furnishings built from driftwood that washed ashore from a nearby shipwreck as well as mahogany, cherry and walnut from North Carolina adorned the rooms. The building was completed in 1935 and generated a great deal of attention, so Waldo’s wife, Elsebeth put up a ‘for rent” sign in the window. With no bellboys, keys or room service the unique charm of the Driftwood Inn quickly drew visitors from around the world. Business was booming and in

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Vacation Stay-Cation at the Driftwood Inn and Resort Dedicated to preservation, Waldo’s carefree spirit and eclectic collection of artifacts are still what the Driftwood resort is all about. There are a variety of room types including 1 & 2 bedroom villas with full or partial kitchens, oceanfront suites, studio suites, even a few hotel rooms, with suite rates beginning at $130.00 a night. 1937 a second wing was added which brought the capacity to 14 rooms. After WW2, tourism became big business, and in 1947 Waldo acquired an additional 100 feet of property to the north. $500 bought all the War Surplus cottages at the Army Demolition Camp, and they were moved the four miles to the north edge of the property and finished with cypress paneling and oak flooring. With additional rooms to rent, the existing dining room was inadequate. A new twostory structure was built to house the dining room and four guest rooms on the second floor. The entrance to the new dining area, now the home of Waldo’s restaurant, brought visitors through massive wooden doors with tile inlay. Three immense “outrigger” timbers support the 2nd-floor porches. Guests dined family style at a 25 ft. long solid mahogany table. Waldo’s eccentric tastes are seen all over the Driftwood property with additional buildings built from old barn wood, demolished houses and anywhere he could salvage wood. He collected oddities from around the world and furnished the rooms with chairs from presidents, bishops, and swindlers. He loved bells and couldn’t pass one up when he saw one at auction. There was really no rhyme or reason to his collection. He just loved finding treasure in someone else’s junk. The Sexton family sold the property to timeshare developers in 1979. They took great pride in maintaining the charm and character of the original Driftwood and it remains the gem of Vero Beach. The Driftwood Inn was named to the Registry of Historic Places in 1994.

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Waldo’s Restaurant Legacy of Philanthropy Lee Olsen “It’s more than the last of the great American hangouts”

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aldo’s Restaurant is known within the community just as much for its generosity as it is for the great food, fun times and the magnificent view of athe Atlantic Ocean. As General Manager of Waldo’s for 11 years, Lee Olsen hosts a plethora of non-profit and school

fundraisers. The list of groups Olsen has supported includes Youth Guidance, The Source, Camp Haven, Love Doctor’s Charities, Save the Chimps, Marine Corp Toys for Tots, IRC American Red Cross, Lauren’s Way, Healthy Start Coalition of IRC and the Vero Beach Lifeguard Association. Head of the helm for 30 years at the Driftwood Resort is Jeanne Radlet, General Manager, and like Olsen, over the years helped preserve and maintain the legacy of Sexton’s vision. “Even after all the damage we sustained during the hurricanes of ’04, we were acknowledged by the National Trust for Historical Preservation for preserving the integrity of the buildings that Waldo built.” Olsen continues, “Waldo Sexton was a great philanthropist and worked for many good things on behalf of this community. He IS Waldo’s…and we believe it is our duty to continue his good works."

Vero Beach Celebrates 100 Years This October will mark the beginning of The City of Vero Beach’s first 100 years! To kick off the year-long centennial celebration, the city will place their 100 Year Time Capsule at the base of the flagpole standing between Waldo’s and the Driftwood Resort on October 27, 2018. The public is invited! 6

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Working Up Steam on a Rail Bike Path by Thomas Moczydlowski

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etting in great shape can mean following the path of a railroad that once rolled between Sebastian and Fellsmere dating back to 1896 in north Indian River County. Bicyclists, joggers and walkers alike can enjoy the new trail now that its 12-foot wide, gleaming Trans-Florida Central Railroad Trail pedestrian bridge is scheduled to be opened this summer over Interstate 95 as part of 2-mile, $4.6 million greenway project by the Florida Department of Transportation. “It is staggering, absolutely gorgeous,” said Phil Matson, staff director of the Indian River County Metropolitan Planning Organization. “It’s built on what was originally a railroad bed for passenger and freight trains. Now, people will be getting recreation on it.” The old railroad went between Sebastian and Fellsmere from 1896 to 1952 and carried everything from passengers to such freight as lumber, logs, muck, sugarcane, pineapples and other produce. The line connected to

the Florida East Coast Railway enabling cities along the East Coast, as far as New York City, to have Fellsmere citrus and produce within a day or two. The original Fellsmere rail line was dubbed the “dinky line” by the locals. Railroad buffs note that “dinky” was the common name for most short but important railroad lines at the time. The “dinky” rail line is being remembered in a big way. Huge lettering is incorporated into the bridge design for every motorist to see going north and south along I-95. The pedestrian bridge is made to last and stand strong over I-95 as a 325-foot link between the Fellsmere and Sebastian trails, Matson said. The overpass is “bookended” with two welcome and informational buildings on County Road 512. A wooden-styled building with the Kitching Switch Trailhead sign will serve as a welcome center on the eastern side at the North County Aquatic Center. On the west side, a plank-styled welcome center already exists at the Fellsmere Trailhead

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A wooden-styled building with the Kitching Switch Trailhead sign will serve as a welcome center on the eastern side at the North County Aquatic Center.

Tips for trail riding

Cruisers and mountain style bikes with wide tires are best suited for unpaved trails. Think safety first including proper lights and reflective gear and clothing. Source: Orchid Island Bikes and Kayaks

Must haves include helmet, water, snacks, sunscreen and insect repellent. Equip your bike with a kit for flat tire repair which includes a pump, spare tube and tire lever. Volume 23 • Issue 3

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Preserve, Matson said. In total, 17 miles can be traversed, and parking is available at existing park lands and public parking areas along the trail. There is hope in the bicycling community it could lead to more awareness, safety and recreational opportunities for bicyclists and walkers throughout the Treasure Coast. “The new bike trail is a great enhancement to the riding community,” said Malcolm Allen, owner of Orchid Island Bikes and Kayaks. Allen also serves on the board of directors for Bike Walk Indian River

County Inc. The group is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) coalition of community volunteers whose mission is to promote safe bicycling and walking as transportation and recreation for a healthier, more vibrant and connected Indian River County. “Bike Walk Indian River County is working hard to improve the county’s bike and pedestrian infrastructure,” Allen said. “This is a great step and the start of a beautiful trail that could lead to larger trail system throughout the area. Maybe even along Indian River County canals.”

Fellsmere Rail History • The standard gauge Fellsmere Railroad was completed in 1919 with 60-pound rail to replace the old Sebastian & Cincinnatus narrow-gauge railroad built in 1896 between Sebastian and Fellsmere. • The Fellsmere Farms Co. used the 10-milelong railroad from September 1910 until May 1, 1911, for carrying logs to the Florida East Coast Railway in Sebastian and for transporting supplies, materials, equipment and heavy machinery used for excavating drainage canals to Fellsmere. • The railroad officially opened to the public on May 1, 1911 and ran four passenger trains daily with only two on Sunday to and from Sebastian and Fellsmere.

• On Jan. 23, 1913, the 12-by-32-foot Fellsmere Depot was opened for service with Edward Nelson Fell, the founder of Fellsmere, purchasing the first ticket. The depot was built on the south side of the main line north of the intersection of Broadway and South Carolina Avenue. • By April 1915, the railroad was extended another 6 miles west of Fellsmere to Broadmoor (a now nonexistent town). • On June 2, 1924, The Trans-Florida Central Railroad (dubbed the “Dinky Line”) took over railroad operations. • On Nov. 30, 1952, the railroad officially ceased operations after 42 years of service.

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y l i Fam e d i u G Fu n

Summertime on the Treasure Coast offers lots of opportunities families to take a break from the sun or get out of the rain with kidfriendly destinations and activities. Here are some area favorites!

Kidz Art Shops Get creative at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Art workshops for youngsters include a themed gallery tour followed by art-making in the studios. Drop in anytime between 10 am and 1pm. Best for ages 4-11 and their families. It’s free for members and only $2 per non-member child. Held on most last Saturdays of the month. verobeachmuseum.org

Vero Bowl Manatee Education Center In Fort Pierce, learn about manatees and other wild animals through handson exhibits and informational displays that are both fun and educational for the whole family. Other activities include boat tours and kayak adventures. manateeeducationcenter.org

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What better way to cool off, escape the rain or just get the kids out of the sun for a bit than bowling with the family? Vero Bowl is a great place to have fun times with family and friends at prices that won’t break the family budget. verobowl.com

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St. Lucie County Aquarium

A 5,000-square-foot facility that features more than 8,000 gallons of marine life. The Aquarium's six aquarium displays and touch tank accurately reflect the habitats typically found in the Indian River Lagoon and a living model of an Atlantic coral reef ecosystem on display for the public. The aquarium also offers free admission on the first Tuesday of each month. sms.si.edu/smee

Environmental Learning Center

Just north of Vero Beach at the Wabasso Bridge. Go on a treetop hike through the 64-acre island campus. Explore the Imagination Station and dip curious fingers into the indoor touch tank or take a canoe or pontoon boat tour through the mangroves. discoverelc.org

Free Movies Enjoy free movies on the big screen indoors and out at Vero Beach’s Heritage Center and Citrus Museum. July’s movie, Beauty and the Beast includes a themed party with hands on activities and live characters. Summer movies are held indoors. veroheritage.org

Navy Seal Museum The National Navy SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce is home to an unusual collection of artifacts and exhibits. Explore patrol boats, helicopters, special operations craft and more. Test your skill, agility, and strength against the toughest and most rigorous obstacles on the new outdoor obstacle course. navysealmuseum.org

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Travel Options Continue to Expand at VRB

lite Airways now offers nonstop flights between Vero Beach Regional Airport and Portland, Maine, expanding the Maine-based company’s vacation destinations. Elite started Sunday flights from the Portland International Jetport to Vero Beach Regional Airport on May 6, 2018 and added a Thursday flight in

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early June. Fares for the new route start at just $199 each way. Elite serves 11 airports in Maine, North Carolina, New York, Florida and the Bahamas with scheduled flights. For more information about the nonstop jet flights, schedules and ticketing visit EliteAirways.com or call 877-393-2510.

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The Seas Need Sea Turtles

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s turtle nesting season swings existence is integral to both marine and into full gear during the summer dune ecosystems. months, there is a great deal of attention paid to these ancient voyagers of the sea. Sea turtles have been roaming the world’s oceans for over 100 million years yet today they are struggling to survive. Of the seven species, six are either threatened or endangered. How do 100 million years of survival skills and instinct suddenly fail? Baby Loggerhead Ecosystem Regulators The health of the marine system is rooted in seagrass beds. Green sea turtles are herbivores that graze on seagrass. Without this constant cropping, the grass beds become overgrown and begin to decompose at their roots which obstructs currents, shades the bottom and creates Green Sea Turtle a ripe environment for the growth of Human interference in the forms of mold, algae, and fungi which negatively pollution, hunting, and irresponsible impact otherwise healthy waters. fishing practices are the main reasons why sea turtles are in trouble. Sadly, they drown in fishing nets and gear, consume plastics that look like jellyfish and are still over-harvested for their meat and eggs in some parts of the world. Climate change is also a factor. Temperatures during incubation determine the sex of a baby sea turtle. Warmer temperatures have produced an overabundance of Leatherback Sea Turtle females, lowering reproduction rates. The prolific reproduction habits of We love to love sea turtles. They’re sea turtles are exemplary of survival old, mysterious and so spectacular to instincts that have evolved over 100 see in the water and on the beach. But million years, and egg laying rituals they are also a keystone species whose play a vital role in the health of the

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beach and dune systems. Since sand does not efficiently hold nutrients, dunes need help to support the vegetation that prevents erosion. Sea turtles dig three to seven nests during the nesting season and lay an average of 100 eggs in a nest. Not every nest will hatch, nor will every egg in a nest will hatch. Additionally, many hatchlings will not make it out of the nest, but this is nature’s design. These “leftovers” including the shells themselves provide essential nutrients for dune vegetation. There are many other ways in which all seven species of sea turtles affect the health of our oceans. Their diets, migration patterns and reproduction process are all part of a natural balance that is destabilizing at an alarming rate. And though extinction has been a natural part of the evolutionary process for millions of years, never in history have we seen such rapid declines due solely to human interference as we see today.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nest Encouraging Numbers The Treasure Coast has some of the most important nesting beaches in the country for Loggerheads, Greens, and Leatherbacks. Indian River and St. Lucie Counties record an average of 14,000 nests each season and numbers have been on the rise for two out of the three species. Green Sea Turtle nests have

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turned up in record numbers for the last three years and Loggerheads continue to nest in high density particularly along the beaches of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge which provides nesting habitats for nearly a third of nesting Loggerheads in the United States.

Coastal Connections Turtle Digs In August of 2017, Coastal Connections, Inc., a non-profit on a mission to protect our area’s coastal habitats, was formed. Led by Kendra Cope, Indian River County’s Sea Turtle Programs Coordinator, the organization is run by a group of volunteers who think globally and act locally by connecting people to the environment through interactive and educational programs like Vero’s unique “Turtle Digs.” Turtle Digs are evaluations of hatched sea turtle nests that provide valuable insight into the number of eggs and hatch rates of each studied nest. The digs are open to the public and announced almost daily throughout the season. Observers can see the nest site and hatched eggs up close and watch as any late bloomers still present in the nest are released to the ocean. The group is also a promoter of the Turtle Friendly Businesses program in which businesses pledge to follow

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lighting ordinances to reduce hatchling disorientation and commit to providing educational information about sea turtle conservation to their patrons. Do Your Part Programs like these and the people

behind them remind us that we can all contribute to big environmental success stories through the smallest of behaviors. None of it is complicated, yet the collective results can help ensure the survival of these extraordinary animals.

How You Can Help • Never approach a nesting female or hatchling on the beach. • Do not use flashlights on the beach at night; nesting females are easily disturbed. • If you live on the beach, turn out the lights; hatchlings become disoriented by light. • Knock down sandcastles and fill in holes; these impede both females and hatchlings. • Do not leave chairs and umbrellas or any other items on the beach. • Leave the beach better than you found it. Pick up after yourself and others. • Reduce or eliminate use of single-use plastics, especially straws; these are deadly to turtles. • Reduce the use of landscaping chemicals; they wind up in the ocean eventually. • Fish responsibly and recycle your lines. Never leave broken line in the water.

If you see a sick, injured or dead turtle do not try to help. Call FWC’s 24 hour hotline at 888-404-3922.

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Where the Fun Begins

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t’s a fitting tagline for the new marina that opened earlier this year on the sparkling waters of Fort Pierce. Causeway Cove Marina is a brand new state-of-the-art facility with 198 wet slips, 13 mooring balls, 10 recreational vehicle pads and 40 land boat storage spaces. Developed on 43 acres of land and water, the marina welcomes mariners and RV enthusiasts with an array of topnotch amenities and unrivaled views of the Indian River Lagoon. Ideally situated on the northern tip of Hutchinson Island just south of the Fort Pierce Inlet, recreational boaters will love the quick access to the Caribbean-like waters of the lagoon and inlet for island hopping, swimming, snorkeling and wildlife viewing. Anglers will enjoy quick trips out the inlet to world-class offshore and inshore fishing. Causeway Cove is also the only RV resort on saltwater on the Treasure Coast. Ten double-wide concrete RV pads feature full hookups for water, sewer and (20/30/50 amp) electric and are complete with picnic tables and grills. At no extra charge, Wi-Fi and cable are also available. Private restrooms, showers and laundry facilities are located next to the dockmaster’s quarters where there is also a ship’s store.

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All visitors to the marina, whether by water or land, also will delight in exciting events including concerts, barbecues, festivals, fishing tournaments and more. Kayak, paddleboard and bike rentals are available onsite, as well as pontoon boat tours. Personal watercraft and jet boat rentals are also planned this summer,

rounding out a complete offering of land and sea recreation. The marina is also a fantastic events venue with ample parking and green spaces perfect for a variety of special occasions. With space for over 1,600 cars and 5,000 guests, Causeway Cove easily can accommodate weddings reunions, corporate parties, sporting events and more. Surrounded by more than just water, Causeway Cove is the shining gem of the Treasure Coast located minutes from world-class fishing, beautiful beaches, historic downtown, shopping, dining, nightlife, art galleries and more. Check out this impressive new marine facility and see where your fun begins!

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Beat the Heat This Summer July through September are the hottest months in Florida. We’ve gathered some great ways to cool off and enjoy the great indoors on the Treasure Coast.

Theatre Night Out

at 6 pm and shows are at 7:30 and 9:30 pm. www.riversidetheatre.com

Hands-on History

The National Navy SEAL Museum is the only museum dedicated solely to preserving the history of the United States Navy SEALs and their predecessors. The latest exhibit is the new World War II Gallery featuring interactive touchscreen installations, vehicles, and vessels. Learn more about the “Frogmen,” born on the beaches of Fort Pierce where the Navy SEAL Museum stands. To get any closer you would have to enlist! www. navysealmuseum.org

This year the Vero Beach Theatre Guild will start its season early. The Dixie Swim Club, a touching comedy about friendships that last forever, will open on July 10. In September, enjoy the edge-of-your-seat 9/11 conspiracy thriller Yankee Tavern opening on September 11 of course! www. Indoor Star Gazing verobeachtheatreguild.com The next best thing to a planetarium is the latest exhibit at Vero Beach Museum of Free Matinees Why pay for movies when you can Art. Astronomy Photographer of the Year head over to Sunrise Theatre and see them features approximately 50 photographs for free? The smash hit Mamma Mia! is of celestial spectacle chosen from this playing in July followed by the darkly world-wide photo competition. Visitors comic drama, Three Billboards Outside to the exhibition will see images such as Ebbing Missouri. In August, check out The Mercury crossing the sun in Lancashire, Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman UK, the Aurora Borealis reflected on the as the legendary P.T. Barnum. The Sci- sea in Iceland, and a starry sky over the Fi adventure A Wrinkle in Time is also glacier ‘White Stones’ in Argentina. www. showing in August followed by Guillermo vbmuseum.org del Toro’s dark drama, The Shape of Water. Marine Science Immersion All movies are at 3 pm. Visit the website If you’re wild about marine life, put for dates. www.sunrisetheatre.com Florida Atlantic University’s Ocean

Vegas in Vero

Riverside Theatre is back with the everpopular Vegas Nights. Every weekend in July features Las Vegas Style casino night parties with live entertainment inside and outside the theatre. Play a game of blackjack, try your luck at the craps tables or get a lucky hand at poker. Play with the theatre’s funny money then cash in the winnings for a chance at some great prizes! The fun continues with stand-up comedy or a dueling pianos show. Festivities start

Discover Visitor’s Center on your list. Learn about important research through beautiful exhibits and interpretive tours led by a marine scientist. On Wednesdays take an “immersion tour” for a behind the scenes look at their 144-acre waterfront campus while learning about the organization’s history and current research efforts. Select Wednesdays feature fascinating lectures on the most recent discoveries from scientists, engineers and students who made them. www.fau.edu/hboi

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Tidal Data Source: Fort Pierce Inlet, South Jetty

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High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 10:54 11:24 4:45 4:53 11:35 5:23 5:32 12:03 12:18 6:03 6:13 12:43 1:04 6:46 6:59 1:25 1:55 7:33 7:52 2:11 2:51 8:26 8:51 3:03 3:52 9:22 9:52 4:00 4:54 10:20 10:52 5:00 5:55 11:17 11:50 6:01 6:53 12:12 7:00 7:49 12:45 1:07 7:57 8:42 1:40 2:01 8:52 9:33 2:33 2:55 9:47 10:24 3:26 3:48 10:41 11:14 4:20 4:42 11:35 5:15 5:38

Day 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 11:52 5:28 5:42 12:11 12:37 6:09 6:27 12:51 1:26 6:55 7:18 1:36 2:21 7:48 8:17 2:28 3:23 8:48 9:21 3:29 4:28 9:50 10:26 4:35 5:33 10:53 11:28 5:41 6:34 11:53 6:43 7:30 12:26 12:51 7:42 8:23 1:22 1:46 8:37 9:13 2:16 2:39 9:31 10:02 3:08 3:32 10:23 10:50 4:00 4:23 11:14 11:37 4:51 5:16 12:06 5:44 6:09 12:25 12:59 6:37 7:04

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High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 12:22 1:02 6:24 6:52 1:09 1:58 7:19 7:52 2:05 3:02 8:22 9:00 3:10 4:09 9:30 10:08 4:20 5:15 10:37 11:12 5:29 6:16 11:39 6:31 7:11 12:11 12:37 7:29 8:02 1:06 1:31 8:22 8:50 1:58 2:23 9:13 9:37 2:48 3:13 10:02 10:22 3:36 4:02 10:51 11:07 4:24 4:50 11:39 11:52 5:13 5:40 12:27 6:02 6:31 12:39 1:18 6:55 7:26

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High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 12:05 12:30 6:11 6:35 12:56 1:27 7:08 7:33 1:48 2:26 8:06 8:33 2:42 3:26 9:04 9:33 3:38 4:27 10:01 10:31 4:35 5:25 10:55 11:25 5:30 6:18 11:45 6:21 7:05 12:14 12:32 7:07 7:47 1:00 1:16 7:51 8:27 1:43 1:58 8:32 9:05 2:24 2:37 9:12 9:43 3:03 3:14 9:51 10:19 3:40 3:50 10:31 10:56 4:16 4:26 11:11 11:33 4:51 5:03

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Your Fishing Calendar The best days are when the moon is between new and full.

Best Fishing Days July 12-27, 2018 August 11-26, 2018 September 9-24, 2018

Full Moons Risings July 27 Buck Moon Full 4:20PM Moonrise 8:16PM August 26 Sturgeon Moon Full 7:56AM Moonrise 8:12PM September 24 Harvest Moon Full 10:52PM Moonrise 7:22PM Photo Courtesy of J.Kelly Scott Kelly Photo by J. Scott

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Coming Soon to a Sky Near You and debris from Swift-Tuttle’s orbit, which burns up as they enter our atmosphere. Perseid meteoroids are speedy, entering Earth’s atmosphere at around 133,200 miles per hour. Most are the size of grains of sand, and a few may be as big as marbles. Almost none hit the ground, but if they do, then it’s called a meteorite. When one of these particles enters our atmosphere, it compresses the air in front of By Brocken Inaglory - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 it causing it to heat up to more targazers everywhere can look forward than 3,000 degrees. The intense heat to a space spectacle in August. The vaporizes most meteors creating what we Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the recognize as shooting stars. Some of the most popular and visible meteor showers larger particles may splatter, creating an occurring annually. Peak activity will even brighter flash known as a fireball. occur between August 9, and 14 and Although most meteor showers are best optimal viewing conditions are expected viewed in pre-dawn hours, this year’s due to the new moon falling on the night new moon on August 11 will set the stage of the shower’s peak. for particularly dark skies. So if you are The Perseids are mostly visible in the looking to make a nighttime outing around Northern hemisphere and are so named the celestial event, the Environmental because of the point from which they Learning Center in Wabasso will be one appear to hail, the constellation Perseus. of the best places to see it. The campus During the peak, the rate of meteors is super dark on any night but combined reaches more than 60 per hour. with the new moon; viewing should be The Perseid Meteor Shower happens ideal. when the earth traverses through the Additionally, ELC will host a fun orbit of Comet Swift-Tuttle, the largest presentation about the meteor shower solar system object to pass near Earth, and attendees will also have the chance which happens every 133 years. Sporting to view planets with high powered a nucleus of about 16 miles across, it is telescopes courtesy of the Brevard roughly equal in size to the object that Astronomical Society. The event will take wiped out the dinosaurs! Comet Swift- place on Saturday, August 11 beginning Tuttle was last seen in 1992, but before at 7:30. Guests are encouraged to bring that, it was only seen when it was chairs, blankets, and binoculars to get discovered by American astronomers the most out of this cosmic celebration. Lewis Swift and Horace Tuttle in 1862. For additional information visit www. The Perseid meteor shower is the dust discoverelc.org

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Summer Fishing Forecast by Captain Charlie Conner

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ummer brings hot weather, chances of afternoon rains and lots of great fishing too! Watch out for afternoon thunderstorms in July. Mornings on the river will bring action at first light on top water lures for snook or trout along the flats. They will seek deeper water as the sun rises. It’s a hot, but very productive time around the Treasure Coast. I will be fishing along the mangroves for snook and redfish with DOA shrimp, CAL jerk baits and top water lures, like the DOA Airhead, where the water will be 2-3 feet deep. Trout will move to deeper flats in 2-6 feet of water and will most likely hit pigfish, DOA 2 ¾” shrimp or Deadly Combos. Look for the trout to move to the deeper edges of the flats as the sun warms up the water. Fish the sand holes on the flats! You will find the bigger fish sitting in these holes waiting on the tides to bring the food to them. It has been another banner year for big trout around the area. Redfish will continue to hold up on the flats. Read the water as you move across the flats and look for any activity that might be a school of reds. Gold spoons, soft baits, like DOA shrimp or CAL jerk baits will work best for them. Search along the docks during the day for snook or redfish hanging around there as well. It’s a fantastic time to be fishing! Bridges will produce snapper, drum

and sheepshead throughout July and into August. Live or dead shrimp will be hard for them to resist. Watch the tides and fish the slower sides of them for best results. Whiting will continue to be in the surf with the occasional bluefish and Spanish mackerel. There will be larger snapper in the river around structure and along channel edges. The glass minnows will be flowing into the river in huge schools. Watch for these bait schools and fish the edges for your best action. Areas to fish in the river: Bear Point, Queen's Cove and Round Island. South of Harbor Branch will be a great area to work for trout in the mornings before the sun heats up things. The flats in front of the power plant taper off to 3-5 feet and will be holding trout during the day. Live pigfish are the favorite food for trout this time of year. It’s time to set the traps to feed these hungry fish! Try a DOA TerrorEyz or the DOA PT-7 during the day also for trout. The west shore down there will be good areas to search out redfish. Channel edges will be yielding snapper on structure. Tripletail will be around channel markers and pilings to the south towards Jensen Beach. Stay hydrated and protected from the sun and most of all, have fun out there. Remember, as always, fishing is not just another hobby……it’s an ADVENTURE!

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Truffled Lobster Mac and Cheese

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lorida’s spiny lobster season is just around the corner. Whether you brave the waters and dive for “bugs” or catch them the easy way at the grocery store or fish market, It's time to start thinking about delicious ways to savor them. While some in culinary circles consider mixing cheese with seafood a cardinal sin, many others relish this sinful dish. Enjoy!

Ingredients 1½ pounds of cooked Florida lobster – cut in bite sized chunks 1 pound of elbow macaroni 4 cups of whole milk 1 stick of unsalted butter (6 tablespoons for mixture, 2 for the breadcrumbs) ½ cup of all-purpose flour

12 ounces of Gruyere cheese 8 ounces of extra-sharp cheddar 1 ½ cups fresh breadcrumbs Salt & Pepper Nutmeg Vegetable oil Truffle Oil

Preparation Move the sauce off the heat and add all the cheeses, 1 tablespoon of salt, In a large pot, boil water. Add a table- ½ teaspoon of pepper, and ½ teaspoon spoon of salt and a tablespoon of oil. of nutmeg. When the water comes to a boil, add Place the cooked macaroni and lobthe pasta. ster in the cheesy sauce, stir and add Then, in a saucepan or microwave on 1-2 tablespoons of truffle oil to taste. low heat/power, warm the milk. Pour mixture into large casserole dish. In another large pan, melt 6 tablespoons of butter and add the flour. Coat top of mac and cheese with Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, bread crumbs. stirring with a whisk until it thickens. Bake 30-35 minutes until the sauce is While continuing to whisk, add milk bubbly and topping slightly browned on top. a cup at a time. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

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aldo's Restaurant will once Again host the fun and wacky Barefoot Beach Ball to benefit The Vero Beach Lifeguard Association. The Barefoot Beach Ball will be held the Sunday of Labor Day weekend September 2, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Last year, the sold-out event had guests come dressed in formal attire with a silly spin. Everything from bowties with beach trunks to boas and bikinis were there, with flare! This zany "barefoot black tie" event is fun for the whole family. Guests will be treated to great music, tasty food, beach giveaways, and more. Fun activities are planned to keep the mood merry until sunset when the “hunk dunk” puts the lifeguards in the water. Then, all in attendance will jump in the ocean still dressed in their funky finery. Lifeguards will be manning the waters and great photo opportunities will ensue! Each year, the musicians of the band lead a conga line into the ocean! A new added twist this year will be a poker stroll pub crawl starting at 4pm at Waldos. No poker experience is necessary. Participants in the crawl are encouraged to dress in their wackiest. The crawl will leave Waldos at 4:30 on foot down Ocean Drive and

parade-style to Vero’s favorite beachside bars like Grape and Grind, Orchid Island Brewery and the Bungalow. Crawl goers will then return to Waldos for a reception of free food and music while and some of the Beach Ball’s favorite games: Pin the Whistle on the Lifeguard, pie eating contest and pictures with the mermaids! This is one of the most popular and FREE events of the year. Funds are raised through sponsorship, and food and drink sales, donated in part by Waldo’s Restaurant and Sysco foods, as well as the You Pick It Auction starting at 1pm. Fundraising for VBLA, including the Barefoot Beach Ball, allowed for the restoration of 9-5 protection. Lifeguard staffing was increased, minimizing the rolling closures of protected beaches that occur due to understaffing. There are now ATVs at every tower, so guards can get to those in need, faster. The next vital step is a lifeguard tower at Humiston Beach; one of Vero’s busiest beach areas, serving both tourists and residents. For Sponsorship information please contact 772-778-2832.

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Treasure Coast Eats CRAB E’S EATERY Rustic River Dining Fresh Local Offshore Seafood 1540 Indian River Dr, Sebastian 772-388-2722

NINO’S Family Italian Food New York Style Pizza 1006 Easter Lily Ln 3 Treasure Coast Locations 772-231-9311

AMERICAN ICON BREWERY Fresh, quality craft beer & homemade food. 1133 19th Place, Vero Beach 772-934-4266

CITRUS GRILLHOUSE American Bistro-Style Casual Seaside Restaurant 1050 Easter Lily Ln, Vero Beach 772-234-4114 Re-opening Soon

THEATRE-GO-ROUND DINNER THEATRE Suburban Dining with a Broadway Flair! The area’s only dinner theatre. At The Quilted Giraffe. 500 US Hwy 1 Vero Beach 772-252- 9341

VINCENT'S Fresh, homemade Italian fare vincentsvero.com 510 21st St, Vero Beach 772-569-4333

CAPTAIN HIRAMS RESORT Relaxed Waterfront Dining Bahamian-style Beach Bar 1606 Indian River Dr, Sebastian 1-888-hirams1

WALDO'S Oceanfront dining Live entertainment 3150 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach 772-231-7091

CJ CANNON’S Southern Style Comfort Food Overlooking Airport Runway 3414 Cherokee Dr, Vero Beach 772-567-7727 COUNTRYSIDE CITRUS Florida-themed Treats Juice, Fruits & Ice Cream 3300 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach 772-234-8299

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Area Attractions ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER Nature center and walking trail on Wabasso Island just west of Wabasso bridge & south of 510. 772-589-5050

PELICAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE 5 miles of self guided nature trails with boardwalk & observation tower. Hwy A1A. 772-562-3909

INDIAN RIVER CITRUS MUSEUM Located in the Heritage Center 2140 14th Ave., Vero Beach. 772-770-2263

RIVERSIDE THEATRE Treasure Coast’s Premier theatre showcasing musicals, dramas, comedies and celebrity performances. 3250 Riverside Park Dr. Vero Beach. 772-231-6990

INDIAN RIVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY Exhibition center housed in restored train station dating back to 1903. 2336 14th Ave., Vero Beach. 772-778-3435

SEBASTIAN FISHING MUSEUM History of fishing industry & the Indian River Lagoon. South entrance to Sebastian Inlet State Park. 772-589-9659

McLARTY MUSEUM Displays of items salvaged from the 1715 shipwrecks. 13180 N A1A, Vero Beach. 772-589-2147

SEBASTIAN AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM Local history exhibits, book shop and research facilities. 1235 Main St., Sebastian City Hall Complex. 772-581-1380

MCKEE BOTANICAL GARDEN An 18 acre subtropical garden offering diverse botanicals and several restored architectural treasures. Vero Beach. 772-794-0601

VERO BEACH THEATRE GUILD A live community theatre offering a variety of locally produced shows. 2020 San Juan Ave, Vero Beach. 772-562-8300

MEL FISHER TREASURE MUSEUM Shipwreck artifacts & treasures from the Atocha & the 1715 Fleet. Gift shop on site. 1322 U.S.1, Sebastian. 772-589-9875

VERO BEACH MUSEUM OF ART Accredited art museum and art school offers state and national art exhibitions in four galleries and a sculpture garden. Vero Beach. 772-231-0707

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Area Attractions SAVANNAS RECREATION AREA Covering 550 acres, canoing, camping and kayaking here is educational and fun! 1400 East Midway Road, Fort Pierce. 772-464-7855

OXBOW ECO-CENTER Located on the St. Lucie River, complete with hands-on exhibits, hiking, educational programs, & gift shop. 5400 NE St. James Dr., Port St. Lucie. 772-785-5833

BACKUS GALLERY AND MUSEUM The Nation’s largest exhibit of original paintings by A. E. Backus. 500 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. 772-465-0630

ST. LUCIE COUNTY HISTORY CENTER Displays life from the Spanish ships, Seminole Indians, fishing, agricultural to trains. 414 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. 772-462-1795

HARBOR BRANCH OCEAN DISCOVERY CENTER Interactive exhibits, live animal displays, videos and more! 5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce. 772-242-2293

ST. LUCIE COUNTY AQUARIUM Six living marine ecosystems exhibits. 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. 772-462-FISH

HEATHCOTE BOTANICAL GARDENS A living museum of tropical flowers and foliage, including a Japanese garden. 210 Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. 772-464-4672

SUNRISE THEATRE Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, the Sunrise Theatre cannot be missed. 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce. 772-461-4884

MANATEE OBSERVATION & EDUCATION CENTER Observe the West Indian Manatee on its migratory journey Nov.-June. 480 N. Indian River Dr. Fort Pierce. 772-466-1600 ext. 3333

SUMMER CRUSH VINEYARD AND WINERY The area’s only working vineyard. Live Music every Sunday afternoon. Open Tues - Sun. 4200 Johnston Road, Fort Pierce. 772-460-0500

NATIONAL NAVY SEAL MUSEUM The nation’s only museum devoted entirely to the U.S. Navy Frogmen and Seals. 3300 North A1A, Fort Pierce. 772-595-5845

FORT PIERCE INLET STATE PARK A beautiful half-mile beach great for swimming, snorkeling, surfing, and scuba diving. 905 Shorewinds Drive, Fort Pierce. 772-468-3985

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Calendar of Events

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Every Month Indian River & St. Lucie Counties Daily

Scenic Riverboat Cruises IR Lagoon Boat Tours, 464-4445 River Explorer, 766-2628 River King, 589-5345 Airboat Tours, Marsh Beast, 584-0089 Kayak Tours, Orchid Island Bike & Kayak, VB, 299-1286 Wildlife Boat Tours, Manatee Observation Center, FP, 1:30pm, 429-6266 Touch Tank Encounter, Environmental Learning Center, VB, Tues-Sun, 2-4pm, 589-5050 Feeding Frenzy Tour, Smithsonian at St. Lucie Aquarium, FP, Tues-Sat, 10:30am, 462-3474 Snack Time Tour, Smithsonian at St. Lucie Aquarium, FP, Tues-Sun, 2:30pm, 462-3474 Guided Eco Tours, BGs Surfside Adventures, Sebastian Inlet, 10am, 321-724-2112 Sunset Kayak Tours, BGs Surfside Adventures, Sebastian Inlet, 321-724-2112

Sundays

Qigong with Joane, Wabasso Beach, 8am Sunday Wine Down-Live Music, Summer Crush Vineyard and Winery, FP, 1-5pm, 460-0500 Walk with a Ranger, Sebastian Inlet State Park, SEB, 1-2pm, 388-2750

Mondays

Free Intro to Salsa, 14th Ave Dance Studio, VB, 6pm, 766-0578 Vero Beach Shufflboard Club, Pocahontas Park, 14th Avenue and 21st Street, VB, 9:15-11 AM, 567-8729

Tuesdays

Fin-Tastic Fish Feeding, Manatee Observation Center, FP, 1:30pm, 429-6266 Kayak Tours, Orchid Island Bike & Kayak, VB, 299-1286 Geeks Who Drink, Trivia Night, American Icon Brewery, VB, 8pm, 934-4266

Story time with Miss Patti, Gifford Library, VB 10am, 770-5060

Wednesdays

Green Market, Marina Square, FP, 12-6pm, 978-8480 Smoking Cessation Classes, Scully Welsh Cancer Center, 12pm, 563-4673 Tide Pool Touch Tank, Manatee Observation Center, FP, 1:30pm, 429-6266 Artful Storytime, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 10:30-11:30am, 231-0707 Vero Beach Shufflboard Club, Pocahontas Park, 14th Avenue and 21st Street, VB, 9:15-11 AM, 567-8729 Pontoon Boat Tours, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 589-5050

Thursdays

Meet the Reptiles, Manatee Observation Center, FP, 1:30pm, 429-6266 Kayak Tours, Orchid Island Bike & Kayak, VB, 299-1286 Live Bluegrass Jam, Marsh Landing Restaurant, Fellsmere, 6:30PM - 8:30PM, 772-571-8622

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Live in the Loop Free Outdoor Concerts, Riverside Theatre, VB , 6:30pm, 231-6990 Seahorse Snack Time, Manatee Observation Center, FP, 1:30pm, 429-6266 Story Hour, Vero Beach Book Center, VB, 10:30am, 569-6650 Swingsation’s Friday Night Ballroom Dance @ VBCC, VB, 7pm, 766-0578 Vero Beach Shufflboard Club, Pocahontas Park, 14th Avenue and 21st Street, VB, 9:15-11 AM, 567-8729 DJ Night, American Icon Brewery, VB, 9pm, 934-4266

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Fort Pierce Downtown Farmers Market, Marina Square, FP, 8am-noon, 940-1145

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Every Month Indian River & St. Lucie Counties ​Farmers Market Oceanside Vero Beach, Humiston Park, VB, 8am-noon, 321-4145 Live in the Loop Free Outdoor Concerts, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6:30pm, 231-6990 Fin-Tastic Fish Feeding, Manatee Observation Center, FP, 1:30pm, 429-6266 Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Smithsonian at St. Lucie Aquarium, FP, , 2:00pm, 462-3474 Full Moon Kayak Tours, BGs Surfside Adventures, Sebastian Inlet, 321-724-2112, occasionally available last Friday, too The Jazz Market, Downtown Fort Pierce, 8am1pm, 460-JAZZ Pontoon Boat Tours, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 589-5050

2nd Friday

Heritage Bluegrass, Vero Beach Heritage Center & Citrus Museum, 7pm, 770-2263

4th Thursday

Lunch and Learn Lecture Series, Manatee Observation Center, 12pm, 429-6266

2nd Saturday

Comedy Corner, Sunrise Theatre Black Box, FP, 8:30pm, 461-4775 Main Street Vintage Market, 14th Avenue and 20th Street, VB, 9am-4pm, 643-6782

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Art Babies, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 9:3010:30am, 231-0707 Third Thursday Dances, Heritage Center, VB, 7-10pm, 770-2263

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Story Time & Crafts, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 1-2pm, 589-5050

1st Thursday

Indian River Photo Club Meeting, Vero Beach Community Center , 6:30pm

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Comedy Corner, Sunrise Theatre Black Box, FP, 8:30pm, 461-4775

1st Friday

Cruise-In, Marina Square, FP, 5-9pm, 461-4100 Downtown Friday, Downtown Vero Beach, 6-9pm, 643-6782

Toddler Tours, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 10:30-11:30am, 231-0707 Cork, Canvas and Company, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 6:30-8:30pm, 231-0707 Friday Fest, Marina Square, FP, 5:30-9pm Gallery Stroll, Art District Downtown, VB, 5:30-8:30pm

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Sunset Saturday, Ocean Drive, VB, 5:30-8:30pm Free Admission Saturday, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 589-5050 Story Time & Crafts, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 1-2pm, 589-5050

Free Admission, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 231-0707 Full Moon Kayak Tours, BGs Surfside Adventures, Sebastian Inlet, SEB, 321-724-2112, Occasionally last Friday, too. KidZ ArtShops, VB Museum of Art, VB, 10am-1pm, 231-0707

Mermaid Tales Story Hour, Manatee Observation Center, FP, 11am, 429-6266

Adult Round Robin Tennis, Riverside Racquet Complex, VB, 9:30-11am, 231-4787

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1st Sunday

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July 2018 1-3 Sunset Kayak Tour, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 6:30-9PM, 321-724-2112 1 SUP Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 10-11:30AM, 321-724-2112 1 Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 8:30-9:30AM, 321-724-2112 4 Sebastian’s Freedom Festival, Riverview Park, SEB, 8:30AM-9PM 4 4th of July Family Fun & Fireworks, Riverside Park, VB, All Day, 567-2144 4 4th of July Blow Out on the Water, Causeway Cove Marina, FP, 10:30PM 4 2nd Annual 4th of July Boat Parade, Fort Pierce Yacht Club, FP, 12-1:30PM, 678-1623 6,7 Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos Vegas Nights, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM, 231-6990 6,7 Vegas Nights, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990 7 Meet & Greet Author Alan Wolford, Humiston Park Farmers Market, VB, 8AM, 222-8989, 388-8588 7 Safe Boating Class, Sebastian River Art Club, Sebastian Arts & Senior Center, SEB, 7:30AM-5PM, 633-3658 7 Wine & Blues with Rusty Wright Duo, Summer Crush Winery, FP, 1-5PM, 460-0500 7 The United States Navy Band - The Cruisers, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 3PM, 461-4775 8 Free Movie- Mamma Mia, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 3PM, 461-4775

8 Reggae Series- Fortunate Youth, Capt Hirams Sandbar, SEB, 4PM,388-8588 9 Reggae Series- Sun Dried Vibes, Capt Hirams Sandbar, SEB, 4:30PM, 388-8588 10 Summer Sci-Film Series: WALL-E, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 5:30PM, VB 231-0707 10-22 The Dixie Swim Club, Vero Beach Theatre Guild, VB, 562-8300 11 Vero Beach International Music Festival, McAffee Hall, First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, VB, 7:30PM, 562-9088 13 Vero Beach International Music Festival, McAffee Hall, First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, VB, 7:30PM, 562-9088 13 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 6PM, 461-4775 13, 14 Comedy Zone, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM & 9:30 PM, 231-6990 13,14 Vegas Nights, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990 13 iRascals Pop Performance, Riverside Theatre, VB, 2 & 7 PM, 231-6990 14 National Ice Cream Day, Vero Beach Book Center, VB, 1-3PM, 569-2050 15 6th Anniversary Beach Party, Summer Crush Winery, FP, 460-0500 15 Sinatra Done Differently, Quilted Giraffe, VB, 5:30PM, 252-9341 15 Reggae Series- Zander Waves, Capt Hirams Sandbar, SEB, 2PM, 388-8588 15 SUP Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 10-11:30AM, 321-724-2112

City Key: Port St. Lucie: PSL, Fort Pierce: FP, Vero Beach: VB, Sebastian: SEB

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July 2018 15 Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 8:30-9:30AM, 321-724-2112 15 Johnny Debt Sunday Songs, American Icon Brewery, VB 11AM-2PM, 934-4266 17 Summer Sci-Film Series: In the Shadow of the Moon, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 5:30PM, 231-0707 20 Star Party Family Event, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 7PM, 231-0707 20,21 Once On This Island, Riverside Theatre, VB, 2:30, 5:30, 7PM, 231-6990 20,21 Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM, 231-6990 20,21 Vegas Nights, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990 21 4th Annual Barefoot Beach Ball, Waldo’s Restaurant, VB, 5:30PM-8:30PM, 231-7091 21 Sebastian Christmas in July, Riverview Park, SEB, 10AM-2PM 21 The Pure Zeppelin Experience, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 7:30PM, 461-4775 21 ELC Ecotalks: Coasts & Oceans and Hurricane Formation & Preparedness, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 11AM, 589-5050 22 Free Movie- Three Billboards, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 3PM, 461-4775 22 Southern Vine, Summer Crush Winery, FP, 1-5PM, 460-0500 24 Chow Down Food Trucks Festival, Veterans Memorial Park, FP, 5PM

24 Summer Sci-Film Series: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, VB Museum of Art, 5:30PM, VB, 231-0707 27,28 Full Moon Kayak Tour, BG Surfside Adventures, SEB, 7:30PM, 321-724-2112 27 iRascals Broadway Performance, Riverside Theatre, VB, 2&7 PM, 231-6990 27 Blackbeard the Pirate, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 6PM, 461-4775 27, 28 Vegas Nights, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990 27, 28 Comedy Zone, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM & 9:30 PM, 231-6990 28 Beauty & the Beast, Princess Tea Party, Vero Heritage Center, VB, 2PM, 770-2263 28 Island Therapy Saturday with Stormy & the Treblema, Summer Crush Winery, FP, 1-5PM, 460-0500 28 Back to School Hoedown, LaPorte Farms, SEB, 11AM-2PM, 633-0813 28 Comedy Corner Presents James Yon/ Mike Charette, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 8:30PM, 461-4775 28 Freestyle Summer Fest, Causeway Cove Marina, FP, 8AM-5PM, 207-1408 28 Pajama Party With Miss Michelle, Vero Beach Book Center, VB, 11AM, 569-2050 29 Crush on Collins Company, Summer Crush Winery, FP, 1-5PM, 460-0500 29 SUP Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 10-11:30AM, 321-724-2112 29 Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 8:30-9:30AM, 321-724-2112 30-31 2018 Florida Main Street Conference, Historic Downtown Vero Beach, VB, 643-6782

City Key: Port St. Lucie: PSL, Fort Pierce: FP, Vero Beach: VB, Sebastian: SEB

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August 2018 1 2018 Florida Main Street Conference, Historic Downtown Vero Beach, VB, 643-6782 1-31 Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibit, VB Museum of Art, 10-5, VB, 231-0707 1-31 150 Years of Painting and Sculpture, VB Museum of Art, 10-5, VB, 231-0707 1-31 Post-War Impressions: Printmaking, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 10-5, VB 231-0707 2 Back to School Bash, American Icon Brewery, VB, 934-4266 2-4 It's Time to Inspire, the 44th Annual Aerial Antics Youth Circus, Saint Edward's School, VB, 7-8:30PM, 231-4136 3 Gallery Stroll, American Icon Brewery, VB, 934-4266 3-5 Tax Free Shopping, VB Outlets, VB 3,4 Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM, 231-6990 3,4 CORE Dance, Ballet Vero at Riverside Theatre, VB, 8PM, 905-2651 4 Movie on the Great Lawn, American Icon Brewery, VB, 8:30PM, 934-4266 4 Dance Festival Showcase, Riverside Theatre, VB, 2PM, 231-6990 4 Jerry Garcia Days Between Festival w/ Unlimited Devotion & More, Causeway Cove Marina, FP, 3-11PM, 207-1408 5 Free Movie- The Greatest Showman, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 3PM, 461-4775 8 Pictures from Space: Art & Astronomy, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 10:30AM, VB 231-0707 10,11 Comedy Zone, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM & 9:30 PM, 231-6990

10, 11 Cheeseburgers in Paradise Party, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990 11 Comedy Corner Presents John Ferrentino and Chris Flanagan, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 8:30PM, 461-4775 11 Perseids Meteor Shower Party, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 7:30-10PM, 589-5050 12 Free Movie- Wrinkle In Time, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 3PM, 461-4775 12 Reggae Series- DUB 321, Capt Hirams Sandbar, SEB, 2PM, 388-8588 12 Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 8:30-9:30AM, 321-724-2112 12 SUP Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 10-11:30AM, (321) 724-2112 17 Seller to Cellar Wine Tasting, Vero Heritage Center, VB, 770-2263 17,18 Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM, 231-6990 18 Surf Fishing for Snook, Sebastian Inlet State Park, SEB, 1-3:15PM, (321)984-4852 18 Spoil Island Splash Pontoon Boat Trips, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 589-5050 19 Reggae Series- Lights Out Project, Capt Hirams Sandbar, SEB, 4PM, 388-8588 19 Sinatra Done Differently, Theatre-Go-Round, VB, 252-9341 19 Free Movie- Beauty and the Beast, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 3PM, 461-4775 24,25 Comedy Zone, Riverside Theatre, VB, 7:30PM & 9:30 PM, 231-6990 25 Chow Down Food Trucks, Vero Beach Outlets , VB, 11AM-6PM

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August 2018 25 Full Moon Kayak Tour, BG Surfside Adventures, SEB, 7:30PM, 321-724-2112 26 Dog Day | Humane Society, American Icon Brewery, VB, 934-4266 26 Reggae Series- Top Hill Crew, Capt Hirams Sandbar, SEB 2PM 388-8588 26 SUP Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 10-11:30AM, (321)724-2112

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Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 8:30-9:30AM, (321)724-2112 Free Movie- The Shape of Water, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 3PM, 461-4775 Chow Down Food Trucks Festival, Veterans Memorial Park, FP, 5PM Totally Awesome 80’s Party, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990 Friday Fest After Party, American Icon Brewery, VB, 934-4266

September 2018 1-30 Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibit, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 10-5, VB 231-0707 1-30 150 Years of Painting and Sculpture, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 10-5, VB 231-0707 1-30 Post-War Impressions: Printmaking, Vero Beach Museum of Art, 10-5, VB 231-0707 1 Totally Awesome 80’s Party, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990 1 License Free Fishing Days-Saltwater, FP 8 Tunnel to Towers VB 5K Run & Walk, Riverside Park, VB, 7:30-9:30AM 11-23 Yankee Tavern, Vero Beach Theatre Guild, VB, 562-8300 29 SUP Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 10-11:30AM, (321)724-2112 29 Yoga Class, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 8:30-9:30AM, 321-724-2112 13 An Evening in Paris, Vero Heritage Center, VB, 6-9PM, 770-2263 14,15 Glow Party, Riverside Theatre, VB, 6-9:30PM, 231-6990

15-16 Bridal Show and VIP Tour, Vero Heritage Center, VB, 2PM, 770-2263 15 National Estuaries Day, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 9AM-12PM, 589-5050 15 Spoil Island Splash Pontoon Boat Trips, Environmental Learning Center, VB, 589-5050 15 First Responders Fall Cook-Off, Indian River County Fairgrounds, VB, 4:30-9:30PM, 349-6961 22 Surf Fishing Workshop, Sebastian Inlet State Park, SEB, 1-3:15PM, (321)984-4852 22 Night Sounds Concert: Ladies of Soul, Sebastian Inlet St Park, SEB, 7PM, 388-2750 22 Full Moon Kayak Tour, BG Surfside Adventures, SEB, 7:30PM, 321-724-2112 23 SUP Yoga, BG’s Surfside Adventures, SEB, 10-11:30AM, (321) 724-2112 25 Chow Down Food Trucks Festival, Veterans Memorial Park, FP, 5PM 29 Special Needs Hoedown, Laporte Farms, SEB 6-8pm, 633-0813

City Key: Port St. Lucie: PSL, Fort Pierce: FP, Vero Beach: VB, Sebastian: SEB

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Advertiser Index ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES

MEDICAL Indian River Medical Ctr

Causeway Cove Marina

32

Cultural Council

15

Farmers' Mkt Fort Pierce

15

Jungle Club

35

Leisure Time Boat Club

18

SHOPPING 3

Indian River Medical Ctr BC

REAL ESTATE & LODGING

All Thru The House

Beach Soul Boutique

43 9

Carpet & Tile Warehouse

31

Center Court Tennis

35

Chic and Shore Things

31

CottonWays 31

Marsh Beast Airboat Tours 10

Barbara Foster, Realtor® 38

Countryside Citrus

40

Summer Crush Winery

17

Beach & Beyond Rentals

17

Crab E Bills Seafood Mkt

16

VB Museum of Art

11

Best Western Plus

42

Elizabeth’s Consignments

24

20

The Driftwood Resort

7

Grant Antique Mall

39

11

Eileen Fretz, Remax Assoc.

9

Healthway 15

16

Hampton Inn & Suites

VB Theatre Guild Vero Bowl

Vero Heritage Center

Ocean Real Estate

38 8

DINING IFC

Capt Hirams

24

Blue Ribbon Pet Resort

19

CJ Cannon’s

39

Cell Medic

21

Crab-E's Eatery

21

Solid Waste Management

29

Vero Beach Airport

25

Nino's 40 Vincent's

Sunshine Furniture Vero Beach Outlets

SERVICES American Icon Brewery

Leigh Jewelers

30 IBC 1

Village Vitamin

21

West Bay Trading Co

30

19

Waldo's 7

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