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’m excited about this issue because it is a ref lection of pre-pandemic life returning ever so gradually to our wonderful Treasure Coast. A year ago, the discussion around restaurants and dining out was dramatically different but this year we are delighted to be able to bring you the savory story of Treasure Coast Foodie, Thomas Miller, our area’s most prominent food blogger. It is also our most distinct pleasure to be able to share a preview of what our area performing arts venues have planned for their long-awaited return to the stage. We also have some great tips to plan your perfect beach day as the weather heats up, plus a new installment of Treasure Coast Trivia that makes learning about our area fun and entertaining. Finally, we are pleased to announce our expansion into the bustling seaside town of Jensen where the Almanac is becoming available in new locations all the time, including the Jensen Beach Visitor’s Center. We wish you all a happy, less stressful, and much healthier summer! Thank you for reading and supporting our advertisers.

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Table of Contents Meet the Treasure Coast Foodie ������������ 4 Performing Arts Returns...................... 10 The Perfect Beach Day........................ 14 Treasure Coast Trivia........................... 16 Fresh Catch Recipe.............................. 17 Spring Fishing Report.......................... 20 Moons and Fishing Calendar �������������� 23 Hurricane Season................................ 24 Wildlife Guide.................................... 30 Go Birding!......................................... 32

Beach Hopping Guide......................... 34 Newcomers' Guide.............................. 36 Area Attractions.................................. 38 Beach Safety........................................ 41 Area Maps........................................... 42 Festival Guide..................................... 52 Local Golf Courses.............................. 54 Fun All Month.................................... 55 Events Calendar.................................. 56 Tide Chart.......................................... 60

On the Cover: Thomas Miller, The Treasure Coast Foodie Contributors: Charlie Connor, Thomas Miller, NOAA Publisher Kim Piston

Art Director Jennifer McFarland

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Hungry?

By Kim Piston

Meet the Treasure Coast Foodie!

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ntil a few years ago, those in search of just the right dining experience on the Treasure Coast were relegated to what I unaffectionately refer to as the "Yelpification" of the industry. Weeding through crowdsourced opinions probably isn't the most efficient way to evaluate a new dining prospect these days, especially if you’re a “foodie.” But if you think local food blogging is a casual endeavor, then you haven’t met Thomas Miller, aka “The Foodie Guy.” He’s been a professional food blogger for six years in our area and I first knew him as The Vero Beach Foodie. His reviews originally focused on Vero Beach restaurants but by last year his website and social media pages revealed that he had expanded his footprint and his blog was now gaining regional prominence as The Treasure Coast Foodie & Savor Club. "I decided that it was too narrow of a market and at some point, I would run out of new restaurants to review, so I rebranded to The Treasure Coast Foodie in spring of 2020. This opened me up to a much larger

area and so many more restaurants to write about" he said. We met up for a Q&A session while he was "on the job" for a review of a little Indian restaurant in Fort Pierce. Thomas arrived with some cool gadgets that produce the photos and videos that populate his blog and will make you instantly hungry. I was surprised that his equipment was so nimble and minimalist considering the quality of his photos. He explained that he shoots with a Galaxy Note 20 Ultra using a selfie flash for extra light when needed and though he is no stranger to professional cameras, he compares using those for social media and website photos to driving a Ferrari in a GoCart Race. He was well-organized, methodical, and incredibly professional. We were presented with an enormous amount of food which raised two questions in my mind: Is he really going to eat all of this and how is he going to keep track of everything? Of course, he doesn't eat everything presented, often opting to take the leftovers home but his documentation process is

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remarkable. His first order of business was to listen intently as the owner described each dish as he made notes on the menu. Then he photographed each dish individually, and then all together, diligently checking the lighting and taking more notes. As he worked through this meticulously organized process, he commented that he is accustomed to seldom eating a hot meal during a review. Not surprising. I was already captivated, and we hadn’t even eaten yet! As we began sampling the various offerings, he was quick to recognize the nuanced flavors that would likely evade my considerably less sophisticated palate. He identified numerous seasonings with startling accuracy, no small task, particularly with Indian cuisine, but he took care to communicate with the owner and ask questions throughout. More notetaking ensued. And though we were in conversation the entire time, Thomas never missed a step in his routine. The whole experience left me with a feeling of privilege as well as a surprising discovery in my not-so-short life to date; I like Indian food! I’m not a picky eater but Thomas has a gift for talking (and writing) about all things culinary in a way that makes you want to try everything, whether it is still hot or not. To date, Thomas Miller has reviewed more than 250 local restaurants and gourmet markets. As a Google Maps

Local Guide, he has submitted over 2,500 photos that have been viewed over 36 million times. His foodie tribe is over 25,000 on the Treasure Coast and his Foodie Meetups & Chef's Table Dining Experience events are considered some of the Top Culinary experiences in the area. The Savor Club offers members exclusive deals and discounts with local establishments and invitations to special dining experiences including occasional “Restaurant Review Dining Experiences” where members can join him as I did, go behind the lens with him, and taste the same dishes they see in his reviews. The next time you find yourself contemplating where to eat check out TreasureCoastFoodie.com or on Facebook or Instagram @thetreasurecoastfoodie. If you’re a restaurant owner and would like your establishment reviewed by The Treasure Coast Foodie contact Thomas on his website or social media.

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Get to know The TC Foodie ITA: Have you always been a foodie? Miller: I've always enjoyed good food, but only over the past 10 years has food been more important to me than ever before. When I was a kid, I wanted to be a chef, but discovered how long the hours are and low the pay is, so I went into Healthcare Information Technology, but never forgot about my love of food. I got into blogging because it allowed me to keep the day job and still blog on the side. When the opportunity presented itself, I quit my job so I could pursue my dream full time. I love discovering the creativity of the local chefs and trying new things.

ITA: What do you most enjoy about your job/business? Miller: Meeting the passionate owners behind the dishes and the stories of how they got started, and of course all the food that goes along with the job! ITA: You're very methodical in your approach to conducting a review. How did you develop the process? Miller: I consider myself to be very organized and I just developed my process over time. After conducting over 250+ reviews, it's just second nature anymore. When I go into a restaurant for a review, I'm there to work, and I take that work very seriously. I want to do my very best to highlight the owners, the restaurant, and the food they serve. ITA: What are the things you take into consideration other than the dishes themselves while conducting a review? Miller: Getting to know the owners, what type of atmosphere is it, basically just soaking up the entire experience so I can try to convey that to my readers.

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ITA: What was the last thing you tried ITA: Do you cook at home? If so, what for the very first time? is your go-to dish, and have you ever had any cooking disasters? Miller: Wow, tough question since I've eaten so many different foods over the Miller: Yes, and I believe that is what years, but I'll say Birria Tacos. I've only makes me a better food blogger. BBQ is seen them in videos, but I just found a my go-to when I get a chance to cook at place in Vero that serves them. The tortilla home. Brisket is the Mount Everest of is dipped in a consume, grilled, then meat BBQ meats since it takes so long to cook and cheese are added and folded over like and is difficult to get right. I figured I a quesadilla. You then dip them in the would learn the hardest one to cook first, consume when you eat them. They are all then the rest should come much easier. My the rage on social media! first few were terrible, just like elastic and I couldn't eat it. Over time, with practice ITA: Your bio says you're particular and patience I finally got it right. I've even about your butter. Tell me about that. developed my own special brisket rub! Miller: I've tried all the different kinds of ITA: If you could fuse different categories butter I can find locally, and I keep going of cuisines to come up with a great dish, back to my favorite, President Butter. what would they be? It's the sweetest, creamiest, and saltiest butter I've ever eaten, and it's just so darn Miller: Caribbean, Cuban, and BBQ. delicious! I love all the great flavors and textures associated with these three cuisine types. ITA: Do have a favorite spice or herb? ITA: Is there a particular review that Miller: I love rotisserie chicken seasoning. stands out in your mind? I find it to be very versatile. I even sprinkle it on my cottage cheese! Miller: It happened quite a few years ago when I was first ITA: Is there getting started. I had anything you won't a chance to review eat? a local bakery and it was one of the Miller: Broccoli. most over-the-top Most of my readers experiences I've ever know that I HATE had. The baker made broccoli! five different tiered The only way I cakes with over 120 would consider servings for us to try. eating it is if it was There were only five thoroughly cooked people at the tasting, and covered with a so of course, we all sauce. I just don't went home with a like the texture or major sugar rush! flavor of it. It's my kryptonite!

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Save The Dates for Performing Arts

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he lost season of 2020-2021 on our stages is finally coming to an end and our Treasure Coast Performing Arts community is getting ready to raise the curtains! Get out your calendars and read on. The Vero Beach Theatre Guild heads into Season 64 beginning July 14 with the opening of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest directed by Michael D. Naffziger. The Broadway Tony Award winner will continue to run through July 25. We’re not sure if that was on purpose but it seems appropriate at this time. Up next, and just in time for Halloween and under the direction of Alex Martinez will be Bram Stoker’s classic thriller Dracula playing October 6 - 17 followed by another Tony Award winner, Sleuth. This clever whodunit, directed by Alex Kantor, runs November 10 - 21. Riverside Theatre has not yet announced its 2022 lineup, but the rest of the calendar year will feature Comedy Zones and Live in the Loop performances almost every weekend through December. The always merry and bright Festival of Trees is set to take place in November. Also at Riverside,

Ballet Vero returns to its pursuit to bring the best of dance back with konverjdans. This unique troupe from New York City represents the pinnacle of contemporary ballet, artistic collaboration, and forward-thinking dance making. Performances will feature the company alongside Ballet Vero Beach’s resident professional dancers. Sunrise Theatre will present Bruce In The USA Friday, July 23. Much more than just another tribute, this high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E St. Band show. Then on Friday, August 27, the Sunrise stage tips its hat to Freddie with Great Britain’s most explosive rock ‘n’ roll tribute show, One Night of Queen. In case you can’t make it or you just can’t get enough of Queen, The Lyric Theatre in Stuart will also present the new, improved touring concert, Mercury, as its season opener on October 10. The Barn Theatre in Stuart will present Legally Blonde, The Musical directed by Ben Earman opening July 15 through

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August 1, and then bring on The Full Monty, directed by Jim Doctor which runs September 16 through October 3. The Atlantic Classical Orchestra will begin season subscription sales this July for their long-awaited and previously much-anticipated 2021 Masterworks season which will feature

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a stellar opening with Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. The performances, beginning in January of 2022, will also include Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony. The ACO Masterworks performances take place each month, January through April, in Vero Beach at The Community Church, and at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart.

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Treasure Coast Trivia

The hot summer months draw people to Florida’s sparkling coastal waters. Marine life in our area is both abundant and fascinating. Challenge your knowledge of our resident wildlife. 1. Which is the most common dolphin found along the Treasure Coast? A. Atlantic Spotted Dolphin B. Spinner Dolphin C. Bottle-nosed Dolphin D. Clymene Dolphin

6. How many species of stingrays occur in the Indian River Lagoon? A. Ten B. Three C. Five D. None

2. There are three species of Manatees. Our Florida manatees are a sub-species of which? A. Amazonian B. West Indian C. West African

7. Of the three species of sea turtles that nest along the Treasure Coast, which is the only carnivore? A. Loggerhead B. Leatherback C. Green

3. The Indian River Lagoon is one 8. Which of the following about of the Atlantic Coast’s most manatees is true? significant nurseries for this shark. A. They evolved from the same A. Spinner Shark species as elephants B. Blacktip Shark B. They can walk on land C. Bull Shark C. They are herbivores D. Lemon Shark D. They live in salt and fresh water environments 4. The Portuguese Man-of-War is a E. All of the above type of jellyfish. A. True 9. Of the many non-native species B. False of fish in Florida waters, which is considered the most invasive? 5. Which is the most commonly seen A. Snakehead whale species along the Treasure B. Peacock Bass Coast? C. Lionfish A. Humpback Whale D. Asian Grass Carp B. Finback Whale Answers C. Sperm Whale D. North Atlantic Right Whale Did you get them all? Find out the answers and the stories behind them at www.insidetrackalmanac.com!

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Spring Fishing Report By Captain Charlie Conner

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ummer has arrived on the Treasure Coast. Expect hot days ahead! It is a time to get out early or late in the day and avoid the afternoon heat. Winds will be calmer and water temperatures will be in the mid-eighties to the nineties most days throughout the summer. June is always one of my favorite months to enjoy the fishing in the area. Look for snook in deeper water like bridges, inlets, and sea walls. Live bait or DOA Terror Eyz are great ways to fish for snook. Don’t forget that the season is closed, so handle the fish carefully and get them released quickly. Night fishing will also be one of the best times to snook fish. Look for tarpon along the beaches, inlets and channels. Live and cut bait or DOA Terror Eyz are some of the popular choices for tarpon.

Snook, redfish, trout, and tarpon will be the big targets in early summer. Redfish will be hanging around mangroves, grass flats and docks. DOA shrimp or CAL shad tails are the perfect lures to target reds. Most of the redfish will be slot sized fish. Trout will be feeding on the grass flats both early and late in the day. The DOA Deadly Combo is a great way to search out the sea trout on the flats. Top water lures are the best choices for trout at first light and switching to DOA paddle tails once the sun rises high. Bridges will be producing snapper, drum, and sheepshead during July. Live or dead shrimp will be hard for them to resist. There will be larger snapper in the river around structure and along channel edges. Watch the tides and fish the slower sides of them for best results. Whiting will continue

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to be in the surf with the occasional bluefish and Spanish mackerel. Watch for the glass minnow schools to flood into the river and you will find lots of action surrounding these small baitfish! Jacks, Spanish mackerel, and bonito are a few of the fish that love to feast on the glass minnows. I like channel edges for a variety of species as the water temps get into the upper eighties. Incoming tides will bring in cooler water and that’s a good time to fish! Try Harbor Branch, Queen’s Cove and Bear Point for some good action. Lobster season will be the most anticipated event in August. Look for afternoon thunderstorms and plan your fishing for early mornings or late evenings for best results. Enjoy summertime fishing and remember, as always, fishing is not just another hobby……it’s an ADVENTURE! Good Fishing, Captain Charlie Conner

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Full Moons Risings June 24 Strawberry Moon

Full 7:39 PM • Moonrise 8:38 PM

July 24

Buck Moon

Full 3:36 AM PM • Moonrise 8:21 PM

August 22

Sturgeon Moon

Full 1:01 PM • Moonrise 8:26 PM

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

Best Fishing Days Best Fishing Days June 10 - 24 July 9 - 23 August 8 - 22

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Hurricane Season 2021

OAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a belownormal season. However, experts do not anticipate the historic level of storm activity seen in 2020. For 2021, a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 3 to 5 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher) is expected. NOAA provides these ranges with a 70% confidence. The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30. “Now is the time for communities along the coastline as well as inland to get prepared for the dangers that hurricanes can bring,” said Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. “The experts at NOAA

are poised to deliver life-saving early warnings and forecasts to communities, which will also help minimize the economic impacts of storms.” The official season began on June 1, and this is the time to start early preparations and planning while things are quiet. Start stocking up on needed supplies and have a plan for emergencies and power outages. This is also the best time for homeowners to get a jump on maintenance by taking care items that can be problematic in a storm such as gutter cleaning and tree trimming. As the summer heats up, the possibility for more intense storms follows. Florida experiences most of its strongest storms between September and November. Visit FEMA’s Ready.gov to be prepared for the start of hurricane season and the National Hurricane Center’s website at hurricanes.gov throughout the season to stay current on watches and warnings.

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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.

Dolphins

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.

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Florida’s

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.

Bobcats

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.

Alligators

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

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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

Snail Kite

Wood Stork

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. 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.

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.

Osprey

Florida Scrub-Jay

These large raptors can look like juvenile bald eagles with their white bellies and variegated brown underwings. They're 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. Endangered, it’s the only species of bird endemic to the state of Florida. There are only about 4,000 individuals left due to habitat loss. Scrub-jays exist in unique patches of Florida scrub that have been destroyed by development. Scrub-jays are cooperative breeders, meaning offspring receive care from their parents and other group members.

Magnificent Frigate Bird

These enormous seabirds have forked tails and soar effortlessly, rarely flapping their wings. They are distinguished as winged pirates for their feeding behavior. Instead of diving for fish, they skim the surface and grab prey but they also practice “kleptoparasitism,” meaning that they steal prey from other birds mid-flight!

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival The World's Largest Downtown Fellsmere froglegfestival.com

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

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

February Florida Craft Brew & Wing Fest A Top Florida Beerfest Royal Palm Pointe, Vero Beach floridacraftbrewandwingfest.com Gardenfest Gardener's Delight Riverside Park, Vero Beach gardenclubofirc.org St. Lucie County Fair Carnival, Rides, Rodeo, Music St. Lucie County Fairgrounds, Equestrian and Event Center, PSL stluciecountyfair.org

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 Celebrates the Nation's First Refuge Riverview Park, Sebastian firstrefuge.org Under The Oaks Art Show Juried Fine Arts & Crafts Riverside Park, Vero Beach verobeachartclub.org Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival Camping, Glamping & Music Sunshine Grove, Okeechobee okeechobeefest.com

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October

Grant Seafood Festival Best of Florida Seafood 4580 1st St, Grant grantseafoodfestival.com

April 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 Award-Winning Entertainment Various locations around Vero Beach vbwff.com Annual Waterlily Celebration Brimming with Beauty McKee Botanical Gardens, Vero Beach mckeegarden.org

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Indian River Lagoon Science Festival Fascinating Fun for All Veterans Memorial Park, Fort Pierce irlsciencefest.org

November Sebastian Clambake Clams, Music & History Riverview Park, Sebastian sebastianclambake.com Muster & Music Festival Tactical Demonstrations & Music National Navy SEAL Museum, Fort Pierce navysealmuseum.org Stuart Air Show Thrilling performances and historical displays Witham Field, Stuart stuartairshow.com Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival Authentic street festival celebrating pineapple heritage Downtown Jensen Beach Facebook.com/pineapplefestival

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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

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Fun All Month

On the Treasure Coast

Live Music

Arts

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

Markets Green Market

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

Fort Pierce Farmers Market

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

Street Fairs & Food 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

Downtown Friday

Last Fri. of each month in downtown VB, 6 - 9 pm, mainstreetverobeach.org

Jammin Jensen

Thursdays in downtown Jensen Beach, 6-9:30 pm, jensenbeachflorida.info

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

Meet & Greet at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Saturdays at 10:30 am, Refuge experts on-site provide insights and answers about our Nation’s first wildlife refuge. Firstrefuge.org

Critter Crunch and Munch

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

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Tours fau.edu/hboi/community/immersiontours.php Immersion Tours Weds., 10:30 am - 12 pm IR Lagoon Research Boat Tour 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, 2 pm, Smithsonian Marine Station, FP, naturalhistory.si.edu

Marine Science in the Morning

Weds. (dates vary), 9 am, St. Lucie County Aquarium, FP, naturalhistory.si.edu

Manatee Center Guided Kayak Tours Sat. at FP Inlet State Park, 10:30 am manateeeducationcenter.org

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Events Calendar June 2021 1-30

VBMA Glass Works, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 1-30 A Tribute to Christo and JeanneClaude: Selections from the Tom Golden Collection, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 1-17 Through the Eye of the Camera exhibition, Backus Museum, FP, 465-0630 2 Dianna Rostad presents “You Belong Here Now,” 6PM, Vero Beach Book Center, VB, 569-2050 2 Hairpeace, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 3-30 Portfolios: Jane Lawton Baldridge, A Sea Story Girl Exhibit, Elliott Museum, Stuart, 225-1961 3-5 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Riverside Theatre, VB, 231-6990 4 Dance Academy of Stuart Presents An Evening of Classic Ballet, 5:30PM, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 4 Night at the Museum, 5:30PM, Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast, JB, 225-7575 4 Minglewood, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 5 Youth Entrepreneurs Market, 10AM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 5 Grace Place 4th Annual Recital... Limitless, 1PM, 4:30PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 5 Rainfall Reggae Band, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 6 Johnny & The Blaze, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 7 Mindful Meditation Classes, 9AM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050

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Guided Kayak Tour, 9AM, St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park, Stuart, Andrew. Flanner@FloridaDEP.gov 10-12 A Midsummer Night's Dream (Comedy), McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre, 7:30PM, 2PM, McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre, FP, 462-4750 11 Lunch & Learn, Ocean Science for a Better World, 12PM, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266 11 Dance Academy of Stuart Presents "It's Showtime!" 5:30PM, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 12 Swamp Dawg, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 12 British Invasion Band, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 12 True Crew presents: Takin' It Back - 15 Year Anniversary Gala, 4PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 12 Taste of the Tropics Plant & Craft Sale, 9AM, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, PSL, 337-1959 12 Unforgettable Experience with Joseph LoBrutto III, 2PM, Elliott Museum, Stuart, 225-1961 12 Friendly Fire Celebration, 10AM, Savannas Preserve State Park, PSL, Kelsey.Doyle@FloridaDEP.gov 12 Fishing for Futures, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266 13 Pink Floyd Tribute Band, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 13 Mrs. P's Dance & Acrobatic Studios Presents: The 14th Annual Dance Showcase 2021, 4PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 13 Folk Jam and Song Circle, 4PM, Savannas Preserve State Park, PSL, Kelsey.Doyle@FloridaDEP.gov

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

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Mindful Meditation Classes, 9AM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 18 Mystery Night at the Museum, 5PM, Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast, JB, 225-7575 18 Anja Conklin, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 19 Music Festival with Mark Chesnut, Indian River Fairgrounds, VB, countryinferno.com 19 16th Annual Waterlily Celebration, 8:30AM, McKee Botanical Gardens, VB, 794-0601 19 Chicken Derby Race, 10AM, LaPorte Farms, SEB, 633-0813 19 Ford & Mustang Show with Bottersweet Band, 12PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 19 Fishing Seminar, 2PM, Sebastian Inlet State Park, Melbourne, Adrienne. Finegan@FloridaDEP.org 19 The Great American Summer Festival and Mullet-Off, 4PM, Tradition Town Square, PSL, 348-3805 20 Tom Jackson Duo, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 20-21 Summer Solstice Drum Circle, 7PM, Savannas Preserve State Park, PSL, Kelsey.Doyle@FloridaDEP.gov 20 The Wonderful World of Broadway, 3PM, Space Coast Symphony Orchestra at Community Church of Vero Beach, VB, (855)252-7276 21 Mindful Meditation Classes, 9AM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 22 Dianna Rostad presents “AJ Tata presents Chasing The Lion,” 6PM, Vero Beach Book Center, VB, 569-2050 25 Mat Manning, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693

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Bach's Children Music School presents 5 Lovely Evenings of Chamber Music, 5PM, Gazebo Park, Stuart, 485-8820 Appreciation Night at Clover Park, 5:30PM, Clover Park, PSL, 873-6312 Disney's Frozen Kids, Riverside Theatre, VB, 231-6990 Burgers and Brews, 1-8PM, 14th Ave at 21st St, VB, 770-0740 Southern Vine Band, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 Showdown on the Green, at Gator Trace Golf Club, 8:30AM, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, FP 464-4672 Let Freedom Ring, 2PM, Space Coast Symphony Orchestra at The Emerson Center, VB, (855)252-7276 Burnt Biscuit, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 Mindful Meditation Classes, 9AM, Environmental Learning, Center, VB, 589-5050 Guided Sunset Kayak Tour, 3:30PM, St. Lucie Inlet Preserve State Park, Stuart, Andrew.Flanner@FloridaDEP.gov

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VBMA Glass Works, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 A Tribute to Christo and JeanneClaude: Selections from the Tom Golden Collection, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 Portfolios: Jane Lawton Baldridge, A Sea Story Girl Exhibit, Elliott Museum, Stuart, 225-1961 Love Alive: The Ultimate Heart Tribute, 8PM, Tradition Town Hall Event Center, PSL, 409-4587 Led Zepplin Tribute, 1PM, 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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Sebastian Freedom Festival Parade, 8:30AM, Riverview Park, SEB 3 Sebastian Freedom Festival, 10AM10PM, Riverview Park, SEB 3 Thomas Bowmen Band, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 4 The String Assassins, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 4 4th of July Ultimate Experience, 9AM, Midflorida Credit Union Event Center, PSL, 871-5225 6 Perfectly Frank with Dave DeLuca, 6PM, Brackett Library, VB, 400-6335 6 Dianna Rostad presents “Kristin Harmel presents "The Forest of Vanishing Stars," 6PM, Vero Beach Book Center, VB, 569-2050 7 Night at the Museum, 5:30PM, Children's Museum of the Treasure Coast, JB, 225-7575 9 Children's Special Guest Series: Magician David Berardi, 10AM,, Brackett Library, VB, 400-6335 9 Lunch & Learn, Florida Scrub Jays, 12PM, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266 9 Drum Circle, 6PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 11 The Latitudes, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 11 Comedian Dustin Sims, 7PM, Tradition Town Hall Event Center, PSL, 409-4587 13 Interactive Family Movie Night, 5:30PM,, Brackett Library, VB, 400-6335 14-25 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Vero Beach Theatre Guild, VB, 562-8300

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Children's Special Guest Series: Dodad's Lab Science Show, 10AM, Brackett Library, VB, 400-6335 17 Motown & Soul with April French, 1PM, Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, FP, 460-0500 17 Fishing Seminar, 2PM, Sebastian Inlet State Park, Melbourne, Adrienne. Finegan@FloridaDEP.org 17 Treasure Coast Kids Expo, 10AM4PM, Midflorida Credit Union Event Center, PSL, 871-5225 23 Bruce In The USA, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 23 Drum Circle, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 23-24 Puffs, Riverside Theatre, VB, 231-6990 24 Sal 'The Voice' Valentinetti, 6PM, Tradition Town Hall Event Center, PSL, 409-4587 15-31 Legally Blonde, 8PM, The Barn Theatre, Stuart, 287-4884 26-31 Riverside Dance Festival, Riverside Theatre, VB, 231-6990 27 1715 Fleet History and Treasure Hunting with Jim Wilson, 6PM, Brackett Library, VB, 400-6335 30 Bach's Children Music School presents 5 Lovely Evenings of Chamber Music, 5PM, Gazebo Park, Stuart, 485-8820 30 Florida Fish & Wildlife Presentation, 10AM, Brackett Library, VB, 400-6335 31 6th Annual Back to School Family Fun Day, 11AM, LaPorte Farms, SEB, 633-0813 31 Taylor Rich, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693

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

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VBMA Glass Works, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 A Tribute to Christo and JeanneClaude: Selections from the Tom Golden Collection, Vero Beach Museum of Art, VB, 231-0707 Portfolios: Jane Lawton Baldridge, A Sea Story Girl Exhibit, Elliott Museum, Stuart, 225-1961 Riverside Dance Festival, Riverside Theatre, VB, 231-6990 Legally Blonde, 8PM, The Barn Theatre, Stuart, 287-4884 Lunch & Learn, Mangroves: Connecting Land and Sea, 12PM, Manatee Observation and Education Center, FP, 429-6266

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13 Beartoe, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 20 Lunch & Learn Microplastics, 11:45AM, Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Public Works Facility, PSL, 873-6312 21 Fishing Seminar, 2PM, Sebastian Inlet State Park, Melbourne, Adrienne. Finegan@FloridaDEP.org 21 Aerouant, 6:30PM, Pareidolia Brewing Company, SEB, 571-5693 27 One Night of Queen Performed by Gary Mullen & The Works, 8PM, Sunrise Theatre, FP, 461-4775 27 Bach's Children Music School presents 5 Lovely Evenings of Chamber Music, 5PM, Gazebo Park, Stuart, 485-8820

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JUNE 2021

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

High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 1:42 2:05 7:56 8:20 2:38 3:07 8:57 9:21 3:33 4:09 9:54 10:18 4:26 5:06 10:46 11:11 5:16 5:57 11:33 11:59 6:02 6:43 12:16 12:16 6:45 7:25 12:43 12:56 7:26 8:05 1:24 1:35 8:06 8:45 2:04 2:13 8:46 9:24 2:41 2:50 9:25 10:04 3:19 3:26 10:05 10:44 3:56 4:04 10:47 11:26 4:34 4:43 11:30 5:15 5:25 12:08 12:17 6:00 6:13

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 1:57 2:30 8:20 8:42 2:45 3:26 9:13 9:38 3:35 4:22 10:04 10:31 4:25 5:15 10:52 11:21 5:15 6:05 11:38 6:04 6:52 12:08 12:22 6:51 7:37 12:52 1:05 7:37 8:20 1:34 1:45 8:21 9:01 2:15 2:25 9:03 9:42 2:54 3:04 9:46 10:23 3:33 3:43 10:29 11:03 4:13 4:24 11:14 11:44 4:54 5:07 12:01 5:38 5:54 12:26 12:52 6:26 6:47 1:11 1:47 7:19 7:44

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 2:42 3:33 9:17 9:47 3:34 4:30 10:09 10:40 4:29 5:26 11:00 11:32 5:26 6:19 11:49 6:19 7:07 12:20 12:35 7:09 7:52 1:05 1:18 7:56 8:35 1:47 2:00 8:41 9:16 2:28 2:41 9:25 9:56 3:08 3:22 10:10 10:36 3:48 4:04 10:55 11:17 4:30 4:48 11:43 5:14 5:36 12:00 12:34 6:02 6:27 12:46 1:29 6:55 7:25 1:38 2:30 7:54 8:28 2:36 3:36 8:58 9:35

Day 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

JULY 2021

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AUGUST 2021

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High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 12:52 1:08 6:50 7:07 1:39 2:06 7:45 8:07 2:30 3:08 8:43 9:11 3:25 4:12 9:43 10:14 4:23 5:16 10:41 11:14 5:23 6:17 11:38 6:22 7:15 12:12 12:33 7:20 8:10 1:07 1:28 8:15 9:02 2:01 2:22 9:10 9:54 2:54 3:15 10:03 10:44 3:47 4:08 10:55 11:33 4:41 5:01 11:48 5:35 5:55 12:21 12:41 6:30 6:50 1:09 1:35 7:25 7:46 High AM High PM Low AM Low PM 2:01 2:47 8:16 8:47 2:56 3:52 9:17 9:51 3:57 4:57 10:19 10:54 5:02 6:01 11:19 11:54 6:05 7:00 12:18 7:06 7:56 12:52 1:14 8:03 8:47 1:46 2:08 8:56 9:35 2:39 3:00 9:47 10:21 3:30 3:50 10:36 11:06 4:20 4:39 11:24 11:48 5:09 5:28 12:11 5:57 6:17 12:30 12:58 6:45 7:06 1:12 1:47 7:34 7:58 1:56 2:38 8:25 8:52

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