37th Annual Melbourne Art Festival is this Saturday and Sunday in Wickham Park
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard Cultural Alliance gives their best bets on entertainment and events on the Space Coast.
■ April 22-24: Central Brevard Art Association’s Fine Art Show and Sale
Central Brevard Art Association presents a Fine Art Show and Sale at the Cocoa Central Public Library showcasing the unique talents of local artists. Dozens of artists will display and sell a variety of original fine art and prints, photography, jewelry, silks, clay, wood, sculpture, mixed media and much more! For more info, click here.
■ April 22 & 24: Indialantic Chamber Singers present Two British Invasion Concerts this Weekend
Indialantic Chamber Singers presents two concerts this weekend featuring music from The Beatles, royal weddings and coronations. The Friday evening concert is at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Palm Bay and the Sunday afternoon concert is at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Indialantic. Admission is free. For more info, click here.
■ April 22: Four80East at the King Center
Four80East is a Toronto-based electro-jazz duo that’s all about the groove. Drawing from their diverse musical influences, Rob DeBoer and Tony Grace have created a signature sound that combines electronic production with live instrumentation. Four80East is a mainstay on contemporary jazz radio, with eight studio albums and a double live album to their credit. For more info, click here.
■ April 23 & 24: Melbourne Art Festival at Wickham Park
The 37th Annual Melbourne Art Festival is this Saturday and Sunday in Wickham Park in Melbourne. The festival will feature over 220 artists, live music, free activities for kids, a student art competition, Flamingo 5K run, diverse food and beverage options, free admission and plenty of free parking. For more info, click here.
■ April 23: Party for the Planet at Brevard Zoo
Celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo! Learn all about Saving Animals from Extinction (SAFE) species, sea turtle conservation, lagoon restoration and more through fun games, crafts and hands-on activities! Included with general Zoo admission. For more info, click here.
■ April 23: Sow the Seeds Sidewalk Sale in Historic Cocoa Village
Celebrate Earth Day weekend by shopping at your local homegrown village. Sow the Seeds of Savings in unique shops and sit back and enjoy some food and drink at the many pubs, wine bars and dining establishments. There will be live entertainment and chances to win great prizes. Kid and pet friendly. For more info, click here.
■ April 23: Space Coast Symphony Coast to Coast Concert at Eau Gallie High School
Travel coast to coast with Space Coast Symphony Orchestra in a gripping program that celebrates the beauty, power, and mystery of nature. SCSO Principal Trombonist Alexis Regazzi is featured in the virtuosic showpiece, Blue Bells of Scotland. The rousing program features two world premieres, from composers R. Michael Daugherty and Christopher Marshall, and sopranos Mary Anne Kruger and Amy Cofield return to the stage. For more info, click here.
■ April 23: Il Divo Greatest Hits Tour at the King Center
Following the tragic passing of Il Divo’s Carlos Marin, the remaining members of the multi-national group – America’s David Miller, France’s Sebastien Izambard and Switzerland’s Urs Buhler – proceed with their tour in tribute to Marin. The tour includes special guest Mexican American baritone Steven LaBrie. Il Divo is the most commercially successful classical crossover group in international music history. For more info, click here.
■ April 23: Chris Standring at the King Center in the Studio Theatre
Guitarist, composer, and arranger Chris Standring is one of the most prolific and successful artists on the contemporary jazz scene. With 13 Billboard Top 10 singles and 6 singles that reached number one on the chart, Jazz Monthly has said of Standring, “One of contemporary jazz’s most dynamic and in-demand guitarists, Standring’s sensual chill, ambient soul and retro-groove pop jazz is fashioned around his trademark hip-swaying guitar.” For more info, click here.
■ April 24: Vendor Market at Field Manor
Field Manor’s Vendor Market will feature local Brevard artists, jewelers, and Florida plants, all on the shores of the Indian River Lagoon on Merritt Island. Proceeds will help support education initiatives of Field Manor, a nonprofit 19th century historic homestead. For more info, click here.
■ April 27 & 28: Come Dance with Me Concert presented by Melbourne Community Orchestra at Melbourne Auditorium
If you have enjoyed the antics of the quick-witted Bugs Bunny, then the Melbourne Community Orchestra has the perfect concert for you: Come Dance With Me. The pair of concerts will feature world famous dance tunes that have been used in one or more of Warner Brothers’ animated Looney Tunes or Merrie Melodies films. Come Dance With Me concerts are at Melbourne Auditorium. Admission is free, with no tickets required. For more info, click here.
■ Thru April 24: A Chorus Line at Titusville Playhouse
Winner of nine Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, this land-mark work has electrified audiences around the world. Casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete and for seventeen dancers, this audition is the chance or a lifetime. You won’t want to miss this singular sensation! For more info, click here.
■ Thru April 24: Cash on Delivery at Melbourne Civic Theatre
Get ready for a fast-paced British farce! A con artist has duped the welfare authorities for years by claiming every type of benefit for the innumerable people he claims live at his address. He is sent scrambling when welfare investigators show up and he is forced to prove all of his boarders are, in fact, real. A hilarious comedy full of mistaken identities, slamming doors, and a con that spirals out of control! For more info, click here.
■ Thru June: Dreamland Miniature Golf & More Pop Up Event
Dreamland Mini-Golf features two 18-hole art-infused golf courses inside the former Foosaner Art Museum in the Eau Gallie Arts District. This three month pop up event is produced by Derek Gores Gallery. In addition to mini golf, Dreamland includes the Selfie Museum, The Projection Experience by Illuminated Paths and a Dreamland Gift Shop. Open Thursday through Sunday each week. For more info, click here.
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