It may seem like a quiet Brevard County weekend, but there are still lots of things to do as we make the transition from a rainy June to a sure-to-be-boiling-hot July. Make sure to check out the farmer’s markets and free kids’ movies happening this weekend, then check our list of highlights below. There’s sure to be a great weekend activity for you and your family.
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Happening All Weekend
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Henegar Center, Melbourne
2nd Annual High School Summer Musical Theatre Workshop, performed entirely by local high school students
$13-$18 per ticket
Happening Sat. June 30
USA Junior Olympic Windsurfing Festival
2550 N. Banana River Rd. in Merritt Island
Wind surfing mini-clinic for kids ages 8-17, races, “Build a Mini Boat” event for kids of all ages
Milliken’s Reef Classic Tournament 2012
Milliken’s Reef, Port Canaveral
No minimum number of boats. Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish and Grouper. Captain’s meeting tonight (Fri.) at 6 p.m. at Milliken’s Reef. $2500 grand prize.
$150 to enter. All proceeds to benefit Don Hammond’s Dolphin Tagging research.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
5151 Babcock Street, Palm Bay
Featuring Brevard County sons and daughters of the American Revolution. Fun games and activities all day!
Hurricane Preparedness Seminar
Suntree/Viera Public Library
Channel 13 News presents a program on Hurricane Preparedness
Summer Saturday Nights at Brevard Zoo
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Brevard Zoo, Viera
To beat the summertime heat, the Zoo will extend hours of operation to 9 p.m. all nine Saturdays in June and July.
$5 per person or free for members
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Happening Sun. July 1
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
City Tropics Bistro, Indialantic
Great brunch selection while enjoying live jazz music.
Menu with varied price options.
Family Public Ice Skate
3 p.m. – 5 p.m
Space Coast Iceplex, Rockledge
Public skating for a day of family fun.
$7 admission, $3 skate rental, 3 and under free, 4 & 5 $5 total for admission and skates.
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If you have some free time this weekend, you may also want to consider planning how you’ll spend your 4th of July in Brevard County. There are tons of Independence Day events and fireworks shows happening all over the Space Coast. And don’t forget to sign up for Palette and Palate art classes at Vintage 56 in Rockledge and, if you have pets, do some hurricane season planning!