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elcome back “season!” It’s finally winter on the Treasure Coast. While the current situation with COVID-19 continues to affect area arts organizations, attractions and businesses, things are still happening and our temperate weather during these next few months will surely make your leisure time more enjoyable. In this issue we are pleased to feature new contributor Thomas Miller of Treasure Coast Foodies to our pages. Thomas is a well-known restaurant reviewer and food critic who will offer an in-depth customer experience in each issue. Speaking of customer experience, Vero Beach Outlets has created some new ways to please shoppers in search of a little “retail therapy.” We have also expanded our area attractions, beach, and newcomers’ guides to include beautiful Jensen Beach in Martin County. So, wherever you go and whatever you do, be sure to take an Almanac with you! Thanks so much for reading and supporting our advertisers.

Kim Piston

Table of Contents Treasure Coast Foodies Review ������������� 4 Fresh Catch Recipe................................ 7 Knee Injuries & Treatment ����������������� 10 Moons and Fishing Calendar �������������� 19 Indian River Citrus Label Tour ����������� 22 Winter Fishing Report......................... 26 Ballet Vero Dances On........................ 28 Joy of Shopping................................... 30 Wildlife Guide.................................... 32 Go Birding!......................................... 34

Beach Hopping Guide......................... 36 Newcomers' Guide.............................. 38 Area Attractions.................................. 40 Beach Safety........................................ 43 Area Maps........................................... 44 Festival Guide..................................... 52 Fun All Month.................................... 55 Events Calendar.................................. 56 Local Golf Courses.............................. 59 Tide Chart.......................................... 60

On the Cover: Vero Beach Outlets Contributors: Heather Stapleton, Charlie Connor, Thomas Miller Publisher Kim Piston

Art Director Jennifer McFarland

Sales Kim Piston

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Treasure Coast Foodies Review By Thomas Miller, The Foodie Guy


l Sid Taqueria in Vero Beach has been the “Taco” of the town since they opened in August 2019. They still had a lot of renovation to do, so I waited until that was completed to pay them an official visit. Chef Timm has been with the company for well over a year now and this was one of his first major projects with Countryside Citrus after being brought on board. Vero has been lacking good Mexican food choices, so I was happy to have another option. So, do the tacos live up to the hype? Keep reading to find out! Located on Ocean Drive in Vero’s beachside shopping district, they are centrally located, less than a block south of Sexton Plaza. There is only street parking available, so in peak times such as lunch or in season, it can be hard to find a spot to park. There are outside tables and some counter seats inside, so if they are busy, you may have to take your food to go. The inside has been almost completely renovated and looks great! The old truck set into the wall is where you pick up your order through the passenger side window. On the day I visited, it was at 2:00 pm and they still had very consistent traffic coming through for tacos and ice cream. Now let’s dive right in and see what this place has to offer and what I had to eat!

Guacamole and Corn Chips

When they brought this to me, the first thing I noticed was that the corn chips were freshly made and smelled much like Frito Lay corn chips. These are made specifically for El Sid in small batches by a Mexican family located in LaBelle. They are delicious as is the guacamole. It had a rough chop and everything was fresh.

Shrimp Cocktail

This is a unique way to serve Shrimp Cocktail that I’ve not seen before. When they first brought it out, I thought it was soup, but upon stirring it up I discovered plenty of shrimp. It’s served cold with a side of crackers. The “cocktail” sauce had tons of flavor with no heat. The shrimp were fresh and delicious!


Served on corn tortillas, they are made with seasoned steak, carnitas, shaved cabbage, sliced radish, onions, cilantro,



cojita cheese, a slice of jalapeno, and a lime wedge. The menu description says feta cheese, but it seemed more like cojita to me by how it crumbled and tasted. The corn tortillas held together really well, the meat was seasoned to perfection, and I loved the shaved cabbage. All in all, a great taco!

While they are known for their orange ice cream, did you know that they also have Key Lime Pie available? This is one of my absolute favorite desserts so I had to get a slice. It’s creamy, not too sweet, and just the right amount of key lime juice to “tweak the cheeks”! In Conclusion: I’ve eaten my fair share of tacos over the years, and these are some of the best I’ve found in Vero. Each order is freshly prepared, so there might be a short wait, but it’s well worth it. I did try a sample of their new lime margaritas and can promise that these will be oh so refreshing on a hot summer day! If you love tacos as much as we do here at Treasure Coast Foodies, then stop by and check these guys out, we know you won’t be disappointed! El Sid Taqueria 3300 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach, FL www.elsid.com

Key Lime Pie

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Common Knee Injuries and Treatment Clay Greeson, MD Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital Orthopaedic Surgeon


hether you’re a professional athlete or just playing a game of pick up in the backyard, it’s important to know how to prevent knee injuries. But, if you do get injured, you need to know the treatment options available to you. What are some common knee sports injuries for any age group? Injuries can be as complex as a knee dislocation with multiple torn ligaments, or as common as a meniscus tear. These injuries can occur at any age and to the recreational or professional athlete. What are some tips to prevent these types of injuries? We encourage all athletes to remain active and conditioned. A daily regimen of exercise will help keep your joints flexible and muscles strong. Stretching before activity is also essential in preventing injuries. To be safe, it’s critical to have realistic expectations and train for your sport. What are treatment options for these injuries? Mild arthritis and degenerative meniscus tears may be treated using rest, ice and compression or maybe antiinflammatory medication. However, if a patient has an acute injury with a swollen, painful knee or instability during activity, the injury may require surgery to reconstruct the ligament or the cartilage. Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital provides a wide range of minimally invasive treatment options if reconstructive surgery is needed.

Injuries can occur at any age and be as complex as a knee dislocation with multiple torn ligaments, or as common as a meniscus tear. I have knee arthritis and I am having recurrent pain and swelling, which limits my daily exercise regimen and ability to play golf. There are many treatment options for moderate to severe arthritis including cartilage restoration procedures, as well as partial and total knee replacement. We provide a comprehensive array of options for knee osteoarthritis and can help customize a personal plan to meet each patient’s activity and lifestyle goals. To make an appointment with Dr. Greeson, call 772-794-1444. For more information about orthopaedic services available at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, visit ccirh.org/ortho.



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Treasure Coast Living


armony Reserve is Vero Beach’s premier 55+ active adult community. Inspired by the charm and tradition of "Old Florida," this 122-acre property offers resort style living and beautifully appointed floor plans, consisting of villas and singlefamily homes by Holiday Builders and Maronda Homes. But the jewel of Harmony Reserve is the spectacular 13 thousand square foot clubhouse. Featuring the latest in technology and amenities, this clubhouse received the 2018 Industry Appreciation Award from the Indian River Chamber of Commerce Economic Development, and the community won the 2019 award for new commercial construction. In the gathering room, residents enjoy the spacious bar, fireplace, and library as well as a big screen for movie and sports viewing. Harmony’s clubhouse also has a unique teaching kitchen and art studio that features cameras and displays for easy-to-follow lessons. The fitness facility includes a spacious state-of-the-art equipped gym as well as a gleaming mirrored movement studio where weekly classes in tai chi,

Harmony Reserve Features Award-winning Clubhouse and Community

yoga, barre and more are offered. The full calendar of events and classes also includes water aerobics, card games, and movie matinees. A virtual 3D tour of the spectacular clubhouse is available on the recently updated website, www.harmonyreserve.com. Outside, the multi-functional oasis pool and heated spa are complete with a covered lounge area, fireplace, grills, and outdoor kitchen. Other outdoor amenities include eight pickleball courts (4 of which are lighted courts) and two bocce courts, which are also lighted for evening play. For those looking to enjoy active living in an amenity-rich community, Harmony Reserve is a must-see. The community will consist of four phases and 413 homes upon completion and is currently selling phase three homes. There are still some phase 2 spec homes available, providing convenient movein ready options during the season. Located at 5980 33rd St in Vero Beach, Harmony Reserve is conveniently situated in the heart of Vero’s western shopping district and is just a few miles from Interstate 95.



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Full Moons Risings December 29

Cold Moon

Full 10:28 PM • Moonrise 5:18 PM

January 28

Wolf Moon

Full 2:16 PM • Moonrise 6:00 PM

February 27

Snow Moon

Full 3:17 AM • Moonrise 6:55 PM

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

Best Fishing Days December 14-29 January 13-28 February 11-27

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Indian River Citrus Label Driving Tour By Heather Stapleton


rom the 1920s to the ‘50s, citrus labels were printed on lithographs and cheaply pasted on the ends of wooden shipping crates. The point of the labels was to distinguish one grove’s product from another, all while catching the eye of potential buyers in dimly lit, cold auction houses in northern cities. The more colorful the better – tropical waters, swaying palm trees and bathing beauties helped, too! When citrus companies switched to cardboard, there was no longer a need for labels. Packers just printed directly on to the cardboard. Today, authentic labels have become collectors’ items with some of the rarest fetching unbelievable sums. Capitalizing on the interest in the crate labels, the nonprofit Vero Heritage, Inc. is excited to announce the “Vero Heritage Citrus Label Tour,” modeled after what has been successfully done in Polk and Manatee Counties. This exciting “art in public places” tour explores the historic marketing portion

of citrus though artistic labels that once adorned the wooden shipping crates. Each carefully selected citrus label displayed will represent the history of the land, the family or the site in relation to the Indian River Citrus District. It is a unique way to celebrate the heritage and get people engaged or re-engaged with world-famous Indian River Citrus. To date, the private nonprofit has unveiled three signs. Indian River Exchange Packers funded a sign just outside the Indian River Citrus Museum featuring “Flo.” The bathing beauty evolves from a brunette in a one-piece bathing suit to a blonde in a bikini. “It’s fun watching how Flo changes through the years,” Executive Director Heather Stapleton said. There are also signs at the Indian River Chamber of Commerce and the Indian River Historical Society’s Train Station Museum. With funding from the Tourism Development Council of Indian River County and private



donors, Vero Heritage will install 1012 outdoor signs within the city of Vero Beach and Indian River County. The developing driving tour is a way to expand the Indian River Citrus museum’s educational reach and to give the museum a presence throughout the entire county. Each sign will also have a QR code linking to the museum’s website for more information. Vero Heritage will be working with the

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Indian River County Historical Society to create a companion video detailing the history of packing labels. Vero Heritage, Inc is the private nonprofit that stewards the Vero Heritage Center and operates the Indian River Citrus Museum. The “micro museum,” as Stapleton refers to it, now welcomes almost 5,000 guests annually, up remarkably from 1,275 guests in 2014.




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Winter Fishing Forecast


hat a strange year 2020 has been. I could never imagine what this year turn into. COVID and elections have affected everything in our lives, and we are just hoping things will be better in 2021. It has been a good year for fishing despite what is happening around us. The next few months should be awesome fishing. Snook season closes December 15th, but many anglers will still play catch and release with them. Fishing around bridges, docks and inlets can bring great action with snook hanging around the deeper waters of the river. Trout, redfish and snook will be targets throughout the winter. Trout will tend to hang around the deeper cuts of the river. Move off to three to six feet of water for trout. Live shrimp on popping corks or DOA Deadly Combos will work the best for them. Redfish can be found around local docks during the winter months and a live shrimp or DOA Shrimp can entice them into striking. Don't forget about the deeper cuts along the mangroves for redfish and snook

this winter. If we have mild weather, they will be feeding in the shallows. Pompano are already arriving in the area and are providing great fishing action on the beaches. Spanish mackerel and bluefish will continue to hang out in their favorite haunts of the river. Drum and sheepshead are arriving early again this year. Fish around docks, channel edges or bridges for these tasty fish. Jacks and ladyfish will be plentiful for anglers wanting fast action. There is always a great variety of fish to target on any given day in any kind of weather conditions, which here in Florida, are usually pleasant this time of year. Remember, fishing is not just another hobby....it's an ADVENTURE! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Captain Charlie Conner

www.fishtalescharter.com captaincharlie@fishtalescharter.com 772-284-3852

Hunter caught the biggest fish of the day with this nice black drum. He lost another one a few minutes later.



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Ballet Vero Dances On

espite challenges arising from the global pandemic, Ballet Vero Beach promises to deliver a full season of professional dance. In December, the company streams an outdoor film of the second act of its celebrated Nutcracker on the Indian River for free! Artistic Director/CEO Adam Schnell says that the rest of the season will go on as close to planned as possible whether in person, through additional film releases, or in a hybrid model. With three exhilarating programs planned, audiences won't want to miss a moment. Program 1 “Ballet: Bold and Beautiful” features the debut of The Sleeping Princess, an abridged version of one of the hallmarks of the classical repertoire: The Sleeping Beauty. The Sleeping Princess will take audiences on a fairy tale journey like no other, replete with

colorful characters, astounding visuals, and classic choreography. Program 2, “Composer’s Notebook: The Music of Antonio Vivaldi”, the second incarnation of the company's Composer’s Notebook series features the music of prolific and popular composer Antonio Vivaldi. Program 3, “Chamber Music: Sweeping Dance”, proves that small scores can lead to sweeping dances and will feature a world premiere by Camilo A. Rodriguez set to Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B Flat Major. Additionally, the 2020-2021 Season features the debut of an Accessible Series and a Family Friendly Series. Both initiatives will continue to assist Ballet Vero Beach in becoming the most enmeshed and accessible arts organization around. For the latest on all things Ballet Vero Beach, visit www.balletverobeach.org.



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The Joy of Shopping


here was a time when you could meet up with friends or family and go to “the mall.” Shopping was more than just shopping— it was a glorious day of entertainment. You could stroll through store after store, bask in the shine and sparkle, soaking up the glitz and glamour of it all. You could have a proper lunch and then get a coffee from your favorite barista. While some big cities still have bustling malls and outlets, in too many places around the country, they’re all but dwindling relics of a past that was simpler and, without a doubt, more joyful. Yet, even with the long shadow cast by online shopping over the future of brick-and-mortar retail, a recent survey by First Insight, an industry leader in customer predictive analytics, reported that 71 percent of shoppers surveyed spent more while shopping instore than online. It’s a curious finding that validates the concept of “retail therapy.” The real-world retail environment offers a distinct sensory experience that cannot be replaced by the click of a mouse. Consumers can feel a product, enjoy the social experience, and engage in

a more immersive customer journey, stimulating all those happy and positive brain chemicals, which makes purchasing decisions more gratifying. Nevertheless, we have seen a decline in our shopping malls here on the Treasure Coast. Both of our indoor malls have seen erosion, but we still have our Vero Beach Outlets. What a time to be an outdoor ‘mall-esque’ shopping destination. At a moment when so many are uncomfortable in indoor spaces, outlet malls offer an appealing alternative, especially here in sunny Florida. Located just a few miles from downtown Vero Beach, the shopping center encompasses nearly 340,000 square feet of retail space with a robust array of leading fashion and accessory retailers and is continuing to grow. There are more than 40 retailers offering everything from shoes and swimsuits to handbags and home décor. The management team at Vero Beach Outlets continually looks for ways to enhance the shopping experience. In the past, they have brought in cool food trucks, hosted runway fashion shows, and even presented a mini wine and film festival. Most recently, they built a sleek new Guest Services Center. Utilizing

Adidas Out Ann Taylor Factory • Bea Carters Babies and Kids • Casual Male XL • Chico Coach Outlet • Columbia Factory Store • Crocs • Dooney Famous Footwear Outlet • Francesca’s • Gap Factory • J.Crew Factory L'eggs | Hanes | Bali | Playtex Outlet Store • Loft Outlet • Michael K Rack Room Shoes • Reebok • RH Outlet • Samsonite Tommy Hilfiger • Van Heusen



a centrally located vacant store, they built out space where shoppers can relax in style. The center features plenty of seating, a big-screen television, a kidsized area, and, most delightfully, a free Nespresso bar. The beautifully appointed center offers shoppers a place to sit down, relax, and enjoy a flavored coffee or cappuccino, and even free cookies. Vero Beach Outlets has always offered golf cart shuttles that circulate the property continuously to help shoppers get around (although you could easily log more than ten thousand steps if you walked it) but this holiday season they introduced a new and more charming form of transportation. Every Saturday between November 28th and December 19th visitors can enjoy free horse-drawn carriage rides, complete with Clydesdales adorned with sleighbells and vintage style carriages, between 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM. Hopefully, this becomes a seasonal tradition at the outlets because it sure beats waiting in line to see Santa… behind plexiglass. There has never been a better time to embrace the concept of “when the going gets tough, the tough go shopping.” If we are to learn anything from the events of the past year, it’s how easily so many things we take for granted in life can speedily slip through our fingers. If those feel-good moments are getting fewer and further between, why not try a little retail therapy on for size?

Store alls Outlet • Calvin Klein o’s Outlet • The Children’s Place • Clarks Outlet y & Bourke Factory Store • Design Within Reach Outlet • Jockey • Kay Jewelers Outlet • Lane Bryant Outlet • Lee | Wrangler Kors Outlet • Nike Factory Store • Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store • SAS • Skechers (new) • Sunglass Hut • Swim Mart n • Williams-Sonoma Outlet


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Wildlife Guide Manatees

Manatees, often called sea cows, are peaceful, lumbering ocean creatures that are always a treat to see. These gentle giants are vegetarians and love warm water. Manatees are protected and need our care for survival. Look but don’t touch. Never feed or approach them. Boaters must take extra care. The most common cause of injury to manatees comes from boat propellers. When fishing, reel in your line when a manatee is near. Find out more about these wonderful creatures at the The Manatee Observation & Education Center in Fort Pierce and enjoy their observation area. Round Island Park in Vero Beach and Sebastian Inlet State Park in Sebastian are also great places to spot manatees.


Florida is home to several species of dolphins, and the most common is the bottlenose dolphin. Adults are typically six to 12 feet and their young may be less than a foot long. Dolphins give live birth in the spring and summer months and it is not uncommon to see the babies swimming closely alongside their mothers in the Indian River Lagoon. Dolphin calves nurse for up to 24 months and usually stay with their mothers for an average of three years. Dolphins live both inshore and offshore so they can be observed almost anywhere along the beach and the Indian River Lagoon but there are an estimated 300 resident bottlenose dolphins that live in the lagoon year-round. It is always a thrill to see them frolicking and fishing in our waters.

Sea Turtles

The Treasure Coast and surrounding beaches make up the largest and most significant sea turtle nesting sites in the country. Leatherback turtles are the first to arrive in early spring with Loggerheads following in April through July, and green turtles in late May through October. Sea turtles lay and bury their eggs on our beaches at night. After about two months, the hatchlings, as a group, make their way to the water’s edge following the light of the moon. Various groups offer beach walks to safely and legally observe nesting turtles. During hatchling season, the public can attend “turtle digs” where hatched nests are examined and documented by local experts. Sea turtles are protected and some are endangered so it is illegal to harass or interfere in any way with nests, nesting turtles or hatchlings. Turn off all beach facing lights during hatchling season so the little ones don’t get disoriented as they make their way to the ocean. Never approach a nesting female and please, leave nothing on the beach except your footprints.




warm climate and lush landscape is home to an abundance of wildlife that you won’t

want to miss.

On land and in the water, you’ll be amazed at what you can observe in a single day Treasure Coast. Learn more about some of the fascinating creatures that call Vero Beach, Sebastian and Fort Pierce home! on the

Florida Panthers

Florida panthers are large, light brown cats with a white muzzle, belly and chest. Their tails, ears and snout have black markings. While they are a unique subspecies of Puma concolor (also known as mountain lion, cougar, or puma), you’ll know the Florida Panther by its unique crooked tale and patch of fur on its back. Although most panthers are found south of Lake Okeechobee, they have been documented throughout the state. Florida Panthers are critically endangered and are the last of their subspecies still surviving in the eastern United States. Today there are less than 200 left in the wild. If you see a Florida panther, keep your distance and don’t harass, but be sure to report the sighting to 1-888-404-FWCC.


Are you one of the many that happened to catch the viral photo of the bobcat dragging a shark out of the surf in Vero Beach in 2015? Bobcats are alive and well on the Treasure Coast and widely distributed throughout Florida in deep forest, swamps, and hammock land. The bobcat is about twice the size of a domestic cat and has long legs, large paws and a short, or bobbed, tail. Bobcat sightings are often mistaken for panthers as they are the only other predatory “big cats” native to Florida. Though they are abundant, bobcats are stealthy and secretive so catching a glimpse of these beautiful animals is a rare gift.


Florida is famous for many things, not the least of which is an abundant American Alligator population. Alligator observation opportunities are some of the most sought after experiences by visitors and residents alike. Treasure Coast populations reside mostly in fresh bodies of water and marsh areas, and the safest way to see them is with a licensed tour operator. We respect and appreciate our alligators. They are an important part of the Florida’s environment and play a valuable role in the ecology of our wetlands. Alligators are apex predators that help keep other aquatic animal populations in balance, so coexistence is essential. But they are dangerous animals and, while serious injuries to humans are rare, it is wise to use extreme caution in their presence. Never approach or feed an alligator under any circumstances. Swim only in designated areas and be sure to keep pets on a leash around fresh and brackish waters.

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Treasure Coast Birding Guide



lorida's Treasure Coast is home to a multitude of bird species and part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. Birding is fun! Use this handy checklist to learn about and keep track of birds that you are certain to see while exploring the area.

Roseate Spoonbill

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Sometimes mistaken for a flamingo, this gregarious wading bird is easily recognized for its bright pink plumage and big spoon shaped bill. There is a growing population of these beauties on the Treasure Coast due to rising water levels in the Everglades. Best seen around inland freshwater wetlands.

Snail Kite

This medium-sized bird of prey feeds almost exclusively on apple snails and, in the U.S., is found only in Florida. The species is locally endangered due to prolonged drought which affects its primary food source. Lucky observers may get a glimpse at inland marshlands and lakes.

Wood Stork

This hefty wading bird sports a football shaped body, scaly featherless head and long curved bill that are dead giveaways to its Jurassic ancestry. Their plumage is mostly white with black tail and wing feathers. They roost in trees and hang out around brackish wetlands, ponds and lakes.

Great Blue Heron

The largest of the North American Herons. At an average of four feet tall with a wingspan of around six feet, they are magnificent to see in flight. Named for their blue-gray plumage they have yellow bills and black head feathers. They adapt to both salt and freshwater environments and are abundant along the Indian River Lagoon.



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Sandhill Crane

Florida is home to two species of these enormous cranes which stand around four feet tall. The Greater visits from the north in the winter and the Lesser is a year-round resident. Almost always seen in pairs, they are gray in color with dark red crowns. Residents stick mostly around freshwater ponds and lakes.


These large raptors can look like juvenile bald eagles with their white bellies and variegated brown underwings. They are actually a hawk found around salt water and feed primarily on fish which can commonly be seen clutched in their talons. Their nests are big stick structures often built on poles, channel markers and dead trees over open water.

Great Egret

This is the snow-white version of the Great Blue Heron. Other than color they’re nearly identical size and habitat and can observed in many of the same places. Some smaller birds can be mistaken for the Snowy Egret, but their yellow bills and black feet make them identifiable.

White Pelican

These migratory, all white pelicans, are twice the size of their brown cousins and breathtaking to behold. They are often referred to as the “original snowbirds” for their snow-white color and seasonal arrivals and departures. See them in large groups along the lagoon waterfront in Sebastian.

For More Information About Birding and Local Wildlife We Recommend: Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail: A guide to the network of 510 premier wildlife viewing sites across the state of Florida. www.floridabirdingtrail.com Audubon: Whether you're a beginner looking through your first pair of binoculars or an experienced birder in search of identification tips, it’s all there. www.audubon.org Pelican Island Audubon Society: A local organization providing classes, field trips and educational programs. www.pelicanislandaudubon.org Pelican Island Preservation Society: Another local organization dedicated to the preservation of Pelican Island, the nation’s first National Wildlife Refuge. www.firstrefuge.org

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Beaches Of The Treasure Coast Plan your perfect beach day on the Treasure Coast.

Sebastian Inlet State Park 9700 S. Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, 32951 World-class surfing and fishing, multiple piers and two museums

Sea Grape Trail 3802 S. Hwy A1A, VB, 32963 Secluded and peaceful • Also considered a treasure hunting hot spot

Ambersands Beach Park 12566 N. Hwy A1A, VB, 32963 Part of Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge Significant sea turtle nesting area

Turtle Trail Beach Access 8102 N. Hwy A1A,VB, 32963 Quiet and natural, feels like a private beach Popular for sunbathers and shell hunters

Treasure Shores Park 11300 N. Hwy A1A, VB, 32963 Known for beautiful sand dunes and pirate ship playground

Tracking Station Park 11300 North A1A, VB, 32963 Surfing hot spot, wide flat beaches and Vero’s most photographed pier

Golden Sands Park 10350 N. Hwy A1A, VB, 32963 Wide long stretches of natural beach, nesting sea turtles

Jaycee Park 5205 Ocean Dr., VB, 32963 A great family beach • Boardwalk, covered pavilions and large picnic park with a playground

Wabasso Beach 1808 Wabasso Beach Rd, VB, 32963 A favorite for surfers, plus a near-shore reef and Spanish shipwreck attracting snorkelers and treasure hunters

Sexton Plaza 1050 Beachland Blvd, VB, 32963 Beautiful sunrises and lots of action • Located in the heart of Vero’s shopping and dining district Humiston Park Ocean Drive & Easter Lily Lane, VB, 32963 Great for kids with a large modern playground, shopping and dining and boardwalk

City Key: Fort Pierce: FP, Vero Beach: VB, Jensen Beach: JB



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Beaches listed from North to South

South Beach Park 1704 Ocean Dr, VB, 32963 Wide flat expansive beaches with volley ball courts • Restroom pavilion has drink vending machines Round Island 2200 S. Hwy A1A, VB, 32963 Features an oceanside and lagoon side park with excellent manatee viewing opportunities

Frederick Douglass Beach Park 3800 S Ocean Dr, FP 34949 Horseback riding tours

Avalon State Park N. Hwy A1A, FP, 34949 (1.7 miles South of Round Island) Unique undeveloped stretch of natural beach with excellent surf fishing • Nesting area for Leatherback turtles

Dollman Park Beach 9200 South Ocean Drive, JB 34957 143-acres of secluded sand, surf, and great fishing

Pepper Park Beach 3302 N. SR A1A, FP, 34949 Roomy beach with near-shore reefs perfect for snorkeling • Located in front of the UDT Navy Seal Museum. Ft. Pierce Inlet State Park 905 Shorewinds Dr, FP, 34949 Fully loaded beach park includes hiking trails, observation tower and sparkling turquoise waters Jaycee Park Melaleuca Dr, FP, FL 34949 Popular lagoon side park with tons of amenities, volleyball, splash pad & pavilions with electricity South Beach 900 Atlantic 1 Avenue, FP 34949 Popular wide flat beach

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Walton Rocks 6700 S Ocean Dr, JB, FL 34957 The only off-leash dog friendly beach Waveland Beach 10350 S. Ocean Dr., JB 34957 Hotels, shops & dining within walking distance Jensen Beach Park 4191 NE Ocean Blvd, JB, FL 34957 Rich in amenities, one of the most popular surfing spots in Florida Jensen Beach Causeway Park NE Causeway Blvd, JB, FL 34957 Under the Jensen causeway, a favorite lagoon side spot for boating & fishing


Newcomers' Guide To The Treasure Coast

City Hall 1053 20th Place, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 978-5151 • www.covb.org Hospital Indian River Medical Center 1000 36th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 567-4311 www.indianrivermedicalcenter.com Utilities Water/Sewer, Indian River County Utilities 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 226-1845 • www.ircutilities.com Electric Florida Power & Light (321) 723-7795 • www.fpl.com Department. of Motor Vehicles 1800 27th St. Bldg. B, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 388-6034 • www.flhsmv.gov Schools Indian River County School District 6500 57th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32967 (772) 564-3000 • www.indianriverschools.org Police Indian River County Sheriff 4055 41st Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 569-6700 • www.ircsheriff.org Vero Beach Police Department 1055 20th Street Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 978-4600 • www.vbpd.org Library 1600 21st Street, Vero Beach, FL (772) 770-5060 • www.irclibrary.org Vero Beach Visitor’s Center 1216 21st Street Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 567-3491

City Hall 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 589-5330 • www.cityofsebastian.org Hospital Sebastian River Medical Center 13695 U.S. Hwy. 1, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 589-3186 www.sebastianrivermedical.org Utilities Water/Sewer, Indian River County Utilities 11604 US Hwy. 1, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 226-1845 • www.ircutilities.com Electric Florida Power & Light • (321) 723-7795 www.fpl.com Department of Motor Vehicles 11610 US Hwy. 1, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 388-6034 • www.flhsmv.gov Schools Indian River County School District 6500 57th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32967 (772) 564-3000 • www.indianriverschools.org Police Indian River County Sheriff 4055 41st Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32960 (772) 569-6700 • www.ircsheriff.org Sebastian Police Department 1201 Main Street, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 589-5233 • www.sebastianpd.org Library 1001 Sebastian Blvd, Sebastian, FL (772) 589-1355 • www.irclibrary.org Sebastian Visitor’s Center 700 Main Street, Sebastian, FL 32958 (772) 589-5969



City Hall 100 N U.S. Hwy. 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (772) 467-3000 • www.cityoffortpierce.com Hospital Lawnwood Regional Medical Center 1700 S 23rd Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (772) 461-4000 • www.lawnwoodmed.com Utilities Fort Pierce Utilities Authority 206 S. 6th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (772) 466-1600 • www.fpua.com Electric Florida Power & Light (321) 723-7795 • www.fpl.com Department of Motor Vehicles 2300 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34982 (772) 462-1650 Schools Street Lucie County Public Schools 501 NW University Blvd, PSL, FL 34986 (772) 429-3600 • www.stlucie.k12.fl.us Police Street Lucie County Sheriff 4700 W Midway Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34981 (772) 462-7300 • www.stluciesheriff.com Fort Pierce Police Department 920 S. U.S. Hwy. 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (772) 467-6800 • www.fppd.org Library 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce, FL (772) 462-1615 stlucieco.gov/departments-services/a-z/library Fort Pierce Visitor’s Center 482 N Indian River Dr, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (772) 468-9152

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City Hall 100 E. Ocean Blvd, Stuart FL 34994 (772) 288-5576 • www.martinclerk.com Hospital Cleveland Clinic Martin North 200 WE Hospital Avenue, Stuart, FL 34994 (772) 287-5200 • www.martinhealth.org Utilities Martin County Utilities 2378 S.E. Ocean Blvd, Stuart FL (772) 221-1434 Electric Florida Power & Light (772) 287-5400 • www.fpl.com Department of Motor Vehicles 3485 Willoughby Road, Stuart, FL (772) 288-5600 • www.taxcol.martin.fl.us Schools Martin County Schools 1939 SE Federal Highway, Stuart, FL 34994 (772) 219-1200 • www.martinschools.org Police Martin County Sheriff 800 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL 34994 (772) 220-7000 • www.mcsofl.org Library Hoke Library 1150 NW Jack Williams Way, Jensen Beach, Florida 34957 (772) 463-2870 www.martin.fl.us/hoke-library Jensen Beach Visitor’s Center 1960 NE Jensen Beach Blvd. Jensen Beach, Florida 34957 (772) 334-3444


Area Attractions ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER Nature center and walking trail on Wabasso Island, west of Wabasso bridge & south of 510. 255 Live Oak Drive, VB, 772-589-5050

PELICAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE 5 miles of self guided nature trails with boardwalk & observation tower. Hwy A1A. 4055 Wildlife Way, VB, 772-562-3909

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

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

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

SEBASTIAN FISHING MUSEUM History of fishing industry & the Indian River Lagoon. South entrance to Sebastian Inlet State Park. 9700 South A1A Melbourne Beach, 772-589-9659

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

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

MCKEE BOTANICAL GARDEN An 18 acre subtropical garden offering diverse botanicals and several restored architectural treasures. 350 US Highway 1, VB 772-794-0601

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

MEL FISHER TREASURE MUSEUM Shipwreck artifacts & treasures from the Atocha & the 1715 Fleet. Gift shop on site. 1322 U.S.1, SEB. 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. 3001 Riverside Park Drive , VB, 772-231-0707

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

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Area Attractions SAVANNAS RECREATION AREA Covering 550 acres, canoeing, camping and kayaking here is educational and fun! 1400 East Midway Road, FP 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., PSL, 772-785-5833

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUMMER CRUSH VINEYARD AND WINERY The area’s only working vineyard. Live Music Sunday afternoons. Open Tues - Sun. 4200 Johnston Road, FP, 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, FP 772-595-5845

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

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

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Area Attractions HALLSTROM PLANETARIUM AT IRSC State-of-the-art multimedia & effects. View the heavens from the comfort of reclining armchairs. 3209 Virginia Ave. FP, 772-462-4750

FLORIDA OCEANOGRAPHIC COASTAL CENTER 57-acre marine life nature center with interactive exhibits, game fish lagoon, stingray feeding and more. 890 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, 772-225-0505

SAVANNAS PRESERVE STATE PARK The largest ecologically intact stretch of freshwater marsh in Southeast FL. 2541 SE Walton Rd, PSL, 772-398-2779

ELLIOTT MUSEUM A variety of collections, including vintage cars, baseball artifacts, artwork, Americana & more. 825 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, 772-225-1961

INDIAN RIVERSIDE PARK Premier family destination with splash pad, picnic pavilions, fishing pier, beach & more. 1707 NE Indian River Dr, JB, 772-463-3201

THE HOUSE OF REFUGE MUSEUM Martin County’s oldest structure lets visitors step back in time to the turn of the century. 301 SE Macarthur Blvd, Stuart, 772-225-1875

U.S. SAILING CENTER Sailing lessons, regattas, events & more for all ages. 1955 NE Indian River Drive, JB, 772-334-8085

ROAD TO VICTORY MILITARY MUSEUM Small museum open select days featuring military artifacts & vehicles in a WWII barracks. 319 E Stypmann Blvd, Stuart, 772-334-2990

JENSEN BEACH CAUSEWAY STATE PARK Boat launch, fishing, picnic pavilions & beach under the scenic Jensen causeway bridge. 2004 NE Causeway Blvd, JB, 772-288-5690

THE LYRIC THEATRE Historic theatre in vibrant downtown Stuart offers live shows, concerts, cinema & arts education. 59 SW Flagler Ave. Stuart, 772-286-7827

THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE TREASURE COAST Offers kids & families tons of hands-on play & interactive activities both indoors and out. 1707 NE Indian River Dr, JB, 772-225-7575

THE BARN THEATRE Long-standing community theatre featuring plays, musical theatre, and artist tribute performances. 2400 E Ocean Blvd. Stuart, 772-287-4884

City Key: Port St. Lucie: PSL, Fort Pierce: FP, Jensen Beach: JB

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ANNUAL January Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival

The World's Largest Downtown Fellsmere froglegfestival.com

Sebastian Fine Art & Music Festival

Unique Blend of Art & Music Riverview Park, Sebastian sebastianartshow.com

February Florida Craft Brew & Wing Fest

GUIDE March Shrimp Fest & Craft Brew Hullabaloo 3 Days of Seafood & Fun Riverview Park, Sebastian shrimpfestfl.com

Hibiscus Festival

Pageantry, Crafts & Music Downtown Vero Beach mainstreetverobeach.org

Firefighters Fair

Spectacular Rides, Livestock, Music Indian River County Fairgrounds firefightersfair.org

Pelican Island Wildlife Festival

A Top Florida Beerfest Royal Palm Pointe, Vero Beach floridacraftbrewandwingfest.com

Celebrates the Nation's First Refuge Riverview Park, Sebastian firstrefuge.org


Under The Oaks Art Show

Gardener's Delight Riverside Park, Vero Beach gardenclubofirc.org

Juried Fine Arts & Crafts Riverside Park, Vero Beach verobeachartclub.org

St. Lucie County Fair

Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival

Carnival, Rides, Rodeo, Music St. Lucie County Fairgrounds, Equestrian and Event Center, PSL stluciecountyfair.org

Camping, Glamping & Music Sunshine Grove, Okeechobee okeechobeefest.com

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Fort Pierce Oyster Festival

Waterfront Seafood Celebration Veterans Memorial Park, Fort Pierce fortpierceoysterfest.com

May May Pops

Pure Broadway Magic Indian River County Fairgrounds Vero Beach irhf.org/may-pops

June Vero Beach Wine & Film Festival


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Award-Winning Entertainment Various locations around Vero Beach vbwff.com

Annual Waterlily Celebration

Brimming with Beauty McKee Botanical Gardens, Vero Beach mckeegarden.org

October Indian River Lagoon Science Festival

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Live Music


Live in the Loop Outdoor Concert

Gallery Stroll

Live Music

Art Walk

Jazz Jams

Museum Studios

Fri. & Sat. at Riverside Theatre, VB, 6:30 pm, riversidetheatre.com/free-outside-concerts Sat. & Sun. at Summer Crush Vineyard and Winery, FP, 1 - 5 pm, summercrushwine.com Every other Weds., Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, jazzsociety.org

The Jazz Market

Sat. in Downtown FP, 8 am - 1 pm, jazzsociety.org

Free Concert in the Park

2nd and 4th Fri. of the month, Riverview Park, SEB, 5:30 pm, sebastianchamber.com

1st Friday of the month, Downtown VB, 5 - 8 pm, mainstreetverobeach.org/gallery-stroll/ 3rd Friday of the month in downtown FP, 5 - 8 pm, facebook.com/ArtWalkFP Saturdays at the Vero Beach Museum of Art (all ages), 10 am - 1 pm, vbmuseum.org

Art Talk

Wednesdays at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, 12 pm, vbmuseum.org

Environmental Events Critter Crunch and Munch

Markets Green Market

Weds. at Marina Square in FP, 12 - 6 pm, facebook.com/wednesdaygreenmarket

Fort Pierce Farmers Market

Sat. at Oxbow Eco-Center, 3 pm, stlucieco.gov/departments-services/a-z/oxbow-eco-center/calendar-of-events

Ocean Science Lecture Series

Weds., Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, 4 pm & 7 pm, fau.edu/hboi/community/osls.php

Sat., Marina Square in FP, 8 am - noon, fortpiercefarmersmarket.com

Vero Beach Farmers Market

Sat. at Humiston Park in VB, 8 am - noon, verobeachoba.com

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Tours fau.edu/hboi/community/immersiontours.php Immersion Tours

Weds., 10:30 am - 12 pm

Street Fairs & Food

IR Lagoon Research Boat Tour

Friday Fest

1st Fri. of each month, Marina Square in FP, 5:30 - 9 pm, mainstreetfortpierce.org

Sunset Saturday

1st Sat. of the month on Ocean Drive in VB, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, verobeachoba.com

Food Trucks

Sat. at the Vero Beach Outlets, 11am - 6 pm, verobeachoutlets.com

Fri., 10:30 am - 12 pm

Ocean Exploration Tour 2nd Thurs., 10:30 am - 12 pm

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

3rd Thurs. of the month, Smithsonian Marine Station, FP, 2 pm, naturalhistory.si.edu/research/ smithsonian-marine-station/events-calendar

Marine Science in the Morning

Downtown Friday

Weds. (dates vary), 9 am, St. Lucie County Aquarium, FP, naturalhistory.si.edu/research/smithsonian-marine-station/events-calendar

Jammin Jensen

Manatee Center Guided Kayak Tours

Last Fri. of each month in downtown VB, 6 - 9 pm, mainstreetverobeach.org Thursdays in downtown Jensen Beach, 6-9:30 pm, jensenbeachflorida.info

Sat. at FP Inlet State Park, 10:30 am manateeeducationcenter.org

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

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Events Calendar

All area codes are 772 unless otherwise noted As with all events during this time, the following may be subject to postponement or cancellation. Please double check with venues and organizers.

December 2020 1-19

Complimentary Horse and Carriage Rides, Saturdays, Vero Beach Outlets, VB, 770-6097 1-23 Holidays at McKee, McKee Botanical Gardens, VB, 794-0601 1-31 Avery to Warhol, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 1-31 Garden of Lights, Fri & Sat, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, FP 464-4672 1-31 Chul Hyun Ahn: New Light, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 1-31 Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO Bricks, McKee Botanical Gardens, VB, 794-0601 4-13 Death of a Salesman, Vero Beach Theatre Guild, VB, 562-8300 5 Vero Beach “REVERSE” Christmas Parade, 6-8PM, Aviation Drive & Airport Blvd, VB, vbchristmasparade.com 5 True Crew presents: Rudolph The Blue Nosed Reindeer's Farewell to 2020, 4:30PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 6 Holidays at the Museum, 1-4pm or 10am-4pm, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 8 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Professional Jam LIVE In The Black Box, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 8 Taste of Jensen, 5:30-8PM, Downtown Jensen Beach, JB, 334-3444 10-12 Magical Mangrove Holiday Event, 6-9PM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 11 Virtual Lunch and Learn, 12PM, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266 12 Delights of December Propagation Center Plant and Gift Shop Sale, 9AM1PM, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, PSL, 337-1959 12 Story Time with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, 5-8PM, LaPorte Farms, SEB, 633-0813


Youth Homemade Holiday Market, 10AM-2PM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 12 Recycled Plastic Flower Making Workshop, 11AM-12PM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 13 Song Circle and Folk Jam, 3-4:30PM, Savannas Preserve State Park, PSL, 398-2779 14 Vero Beach High School Outdoor Holiday Concert at the Citrus Bowl, VB, 564-5537 17-19 Magical Mangrove Holiday Event, 6-9PM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 19 Doo Wop Guys Christmas Party, 1-4PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 19 A Jimmy Buffet Christmas, 5:30-9PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 19 Cowboy Christmas, 3-8PM, LaPorte Farms, SEB, 633-0813 19 Eco Evenings: Restoring the IRL at the Fort Pierce Yacht Club, 6:30-8:30PM, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266 22 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society & Pro Jazz Jams Presents FDO Big Band Night LIVE In The Black Box, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 30 Ballet Vero Beach in Nutcracker on the Indian River, 7:30 PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537 30 Full Moon Forest Therapy Walk, 5:307:30PM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 31 Ballet Vero Beach in Nutcracker for All, 11AM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537 31 Ballet Vero Beach in Nutcracker on the Indian River, 2 PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537

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



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Garden of Lights, Fridays & Saturdays, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, FP 464-4672 1-3 Avery to Warhol, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 1-31 Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO Bricks, McKee Botanical Gardens, VB, 794-0601 2-3 Art Show in The Gardens, 9AM-4PM, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, PSL, 337-1959 9-10 Jensen Beach Fine Art & Craft Show, 10AM-5PM, Downtown Jensen Beach, JB, 334-3444 10 Song Circle and Folk Jam, 3-4:30PM, Savannas Preserve State Park, PSL, 398-2779 1-31 Chul Hyun Ahn: New Light, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 12 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Professional Jam LIVE In The Black Box, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 13-24 Over the Tavern, Vero Beach Theatre Guild, VB, 562-8300 15 Ballet Vero Beach in Ballet: Bold and Beautiful, 7:30PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537 15 Arbor Day at The Gardens, 11AM, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, PSL, 337-1959 16 Ballet Vero Beach in Ballet: Bold and Beautiful, 2PM & 7:30PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537 16 Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis - Rockin' Birthday Bash, 7:30PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 16 Special Needs Western Hoedown & Drumming Circle, 5-8PM, LaPorte Farms, SEB, 633-0813


Treasure Coast Jazz Society Salute To Benny Goodman, The Vero Beach Yacht Club, VB, 234-4600 16 Eco Evenings: Harmful Algae Blooms at the Fort Pierce Yacht Club, 6:308:30PM, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266 17 Ballet Vero Beach in The Sleeping Princess, 2PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537 17 Atlantic Classical Orchestra Chamber Music Series, Game of Pairs, 3PM, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 21 Evening With The Stars - Las Vegas Impersonators The Edwards Twins With Special Guest Johnny T, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 21-24 Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival, Old School Complex, Fellsmere, 571-0250 22 Sinbad: An Evening of Comedy, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 23-31 Poetry of Nature, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 26 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Professional Jam LIVE In The Black Box, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 27 Chris Botti, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 29 Marshall Tucker Band - Southern Rockin’ Roundup, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 29 Comedy legends Artie Fletcher & Jimmie "JJ" Walker, 5:30-8:30pm, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500

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

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February 2021 1-28

Chul Hyun Ahn: New Light, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 1-28 Poetry of Nature, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 1-28 Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO Bricks, McKee Botanical Gardens, VB, 794-0601 2 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Professional Jam LIVE In The Black Box, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 3 Friends! The Musical Parody, 7:30PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 4 Brothers Again: The Music of the Allman Brothers, 7PM, The Emerson Center, VB, 800-595-4849 6 Vero Beach Art Club’s Art Trail, Various Artist's Studios, VB, 231-0303 7 Atlantic Classical Orchestra Chamber Music Series, American Landscapes, 3PM, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 9 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Professional Jam LIVE In The Black Box, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 10-21 Almost, Maine, Vero Beach Theatre Guild, VB, 562-8300 11 The Rocket Man Show, Tribute to Elton John, 7PM, The Emerson Center, VB, 800-595-4849 13 Rodney Carrington Live, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 13 Treasure Coast Jazz Society Eddie Metz Trio, The Vero Beach Yacht Club, VB, 234-4600 13-14 Botanica Garden Festival Plant Sale, 9AM-4PM, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, PSL, 337-1959 14 Song Circle and Folk Jam, 3-4:30PM, Savannas Preserve State Park, PSL, 398-2779 16 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Professional Jam LIVE In The Black Box, 7PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775


Classic Albums Live, Performing The Eagles Greatest Hits, 7PM, The Emerson Center, VB, 800-595-4849 20 MHA Rocks - Surf’s Up, Mental Health Association at Oak Harbor Clubhouse, VB, 569-9788 20 Florida Craftbrew & Wingfest, Royal Palm Pointe, VB, 538-3066 20 ABBA Mania: The Original from London's West End, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 20 Eco Evenings: Florida Water Stories at the Fort Pierce Yacht Club, 6:308:30PM, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266 21 The Greatest Love of All, 7:30PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 24 Fashion Meets Art, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 25 Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, 7PM, Emerson Center, VB, 800-595-4849 26 Ballet Vero Beach in Composer’s Notebook: The Music of Antonio Vivaldi, 7:30PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537 26 The Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute Experience, 5:30-8:30PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 26-28 St Lucie County Fair, 15601 West Midway Rd, FP, 464-2910 27 Ballet Vero Beach in Composer’s Notebook: The Music of Antonio Vivaldi, 2PM & 7:30PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537 27 Sawyer Brown, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 28 Ballet Vero Beach in Composer’s Notebook: The Music of Antonio Vivaldi, 2PM, VBHS Performing Arts Center, VB, 564-5537

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



Local Golf Courses Sebastian

Sebastian Municipal Course (Public) 101 Brush Foot Dr, SEB 589-6801 John’s Island Club West 5804 87th St, SEB 589-8199 Barefoot Bay Golf Course 1225 Barefoot Blvd, BB 664-3174

Vero Beach

The Windsor Club Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club Johns Island Club North RedStick Golf Club Sandridge Golf Club (Public)

Quail Valley Golf Club Bent Pine Golf Club Hawks Nest Golf Club

3125 Windsor Blvd 1 Beachside Dr, VB 3 Johns Island Dr, VB 8350 58th Ave, VB 5300 73rd St, VB

388-5050 388-2350 231-1700 231-6426 770-5000

6545 Pinnacle Dr, VB 299-0093 6001 Clubhouse Dr, VB 567-6838 6005 Old Dixie Hwy, VB 569-9402

Grand Harbor Golf & Beach Club 985 Club Terrace, VB 778-9200 Vero Beach Country Club 800 30th St, VB 567-3320 Moorings Yacht & Country Club 100 Harbour Drive, VB 231-1004 Indian River Club 800 Carolina Circle SW, VB 569-5066 Riomar Country Club 2100 Club Dr, VB 231-6426 Vista Plantation Course (Public) 48 Plantation Dr, VB 569-2223 Indian River Club 800 Carolina Cir SW, VB 569-5066 Pointe West Country Club 7500 14th Lane, VB 770-3401

Fort Pierce

Indian Hills Country Club 1600 S 3rd St, FP Indian Pines Golf Club 5700 Indian Pines Blvd, FP Gator Trace Golf & Country Club 4302 Gator Trace Dr, FP Fairwinds Golf Course (Public) 4400 Fairwinds Dr, FP

461-9620 464-7018 464-0407 462-4653

All area codes are 772

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Tidal Data Source: Fort Pierce Inlet, South Jetty


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 8:35 8:37 1:59 2:27 9:16 9:17 2:35 3:04 9:57 10:00 3:14 3:44 10:41 10:46 3:55 4:29 11:27 11:38 4:42 5:19 12:17 5:37 6:17 12:37 1:11 6:39 7:19 1:42 2:08 7:45 8:22 2:48 3:07 8:51 9:22 3:53 4:06 9:53 10:19 4:53 5:03 10:51 11:13 5:50 5:58 11:45 6:44 6:51 12:05 12:38 7:35 7:42 12:57 1:29 8:25 8:33 1:48 2:19 9:14 9:23 2:38 3:10

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 9:38 9:44 2:56 3:27 10:21 10:31 3:40 4:12 11:04 11:23 4:27 5:00 11:51 5:19 5:54 12:19 12:41 6:17 6:52 1:20 1:36 7:20 7:54 2:25 2:36 8:26 8:56 3:32 3:39 9:31 9:57 4:36 4:42 10:32 10:55 5:36 5:42 11:29 11:51 6:32 6:37 12:24 7:23 7:30 12:44 1:15 8:12 8:19 1:35 2:05 8:57 9:07 2:24 2:53 9:41 9:53 3:11 3:41 10:23 10:39 3:58 4:28

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

High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 10:41 11:07 4:12 4:40 11:26 5:03 5:31 12:02 12:15 5:58 6:28 1:01 1:10 6:59 7:30 2:05 2:13 8:05 8:35 3:14 3:21 9:13 9:41 4:22 4:29 10:17 10:43 5:25 5:32 11:17 11:40 6:20 6:28 12:12 7:10 7:19 12:33 1:02 7:54 8:05 1:22 1:49 8:35 8:48 2:08 2:33 9:14 9:30 2:51 3:15 9:50 10:10 3:32 3:55

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

JANUARY 2021 Day 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31



Day 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 10:03 10:13 3:29 4:01 10:51 11:05 4:20 4:54 11:39 11:57 5:14 5:49 12:27 6:09 6:46 12:52 1:16 7:06 7:42 1:49 2:07 8:05 8:36 2:47 2:58 9:01 9:27 3:43 3:48 9:53 10:14 4:35 4:38 10:42 10:58 5:23 5:25 11:26 11:40 6:08 6:10 12:08 6:52 6:53 12:20 12:48 7:34 7:36 12:58 1:27 8:15 8:18 1:37 2:06 8:57 8:59 2:16 2:46

High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 11:03 11:24 4:45 5:14 11:44 5:32 6:02 12:11 12:25 6:21 6:50 1:00 1:09 7:13 7:41 1:53 1:57 8:08 8:33 2:50 2:51 9:03 9:26 3:48 3:48 9:58 10:16 4:45 4:44 10:48 11:04 5:37 5:37 11:35 11:49 6:25 6:26 12:20 7:10 7:13 12:33 1:02 7:53 7:58 1:15 1:44 8:35 8:44 1:57 2:25 9:16 9:30 2:41 3:08 9:58 10:17 3:25 3:53

High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 10:26 10:49 4:13 4:35 11:01 11:30 4:53 5:14 11:37 5:34 5:56 12:13 12:17 6:19 6:42 1:01 1:03 7:09 7:34 1:57 1:57 8:07 8:32 3:00 3:01 9:09 9:32 4:04 4:06 10:08 10:27 5:03 5:06 11:01 11:19 5:55 6:01 11:50 6:42 6:51 12:07 12:35 7:26 7:39 12:52 1:19 8:08 8:25 1:37 2:02 8:50 9:12 2:22 2:46


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