Some highlights of what’s going on this weekend in Brevard County. Check out the calendar for more details on these events or to find other happening events!
NEW! — 2012 Brevard Zoo – Viera – Summer Nights Info Here! — NEW!
1st Annual BBQ & Blues
@ Cocoa Village
Friday & Saturday
Live music, BBQ competitions, hanging with friends and the best part…you don’t have to clean up the backyard afterwards!
@ Cocoa Village Playhouse
Saturday: 2pm & 7:30pm
Evan Goldman has six weeks to go before he turns 13, and after an idyllic childhood in New York City, he’s just been uprooted and brought to Appleton, Indiana with his mother. He has one mission: get all the cool kids in school to come to his Bar Mitzvah, or else spend the rest of his academic career banished to the land of the Geeks.
The Importance of Being Ernest
@ Melbourne Civic Theatre
Young Londoner Jack Worthing and his good mate Algernon find themselves in a quandary. Their fiancees have learned they are engaged to the same man. A glorious rendition of mistaken identity, this classic Oscar Wilde farce is sure to entertain even the earnest audience.
Friday June 10, 2011
Live at The Avenue
@ The Avenue, Viera
6pm – 9pm
Relax in Central Park with your blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the weather and live music. I stopped by a few weeks ago and this place was definitely Happening! I tried to snap some pics but it was too dark, you’ll have to check it out for yourself!
Friday Fest Family Street Party
@ Historic Downtown Melbourne
6pm – 10pm
A Friday night party for the whole family! Live entertainment, food, crafts, cars, children activities, rock climbing wall and much more.
Admission and parking are free, some activities charge a fee.
Parents Night Out
@ McLarty Park Community Center, Rockledge
7pm – 11pm
$10 1st child, $8 each additional child
Saturday June 11, 2011
Race Day in Palm Bay
@ Rotary Action Park, Palm Bay
$28 for 5k/$35 for 10k
John Matthews Memorial Golf Tournament
@ Savannah’s Golf Course, Merritt Island
Shotgun Start: 8am
Cost to play: $55
To honor the memory of John Mathews and raise money to send the BCSO basketball team to New York City to compete in the 2011 World Police & Fire Games in John’s honor.
Crafts In The Park
@ The Avenue Viera
10am – 12pm
The children from Viera are invited out to make their own masterpiece for Father’s Day.
Grand Wine Tasting
@ World Market, Viera
1pm – 5pm
Grand wine tasting and food pairing.
“World Sea Turtle Day” Party!
@ Barrier Island Sanctuary, Melbourne Beach
1pm – 3pm
Enjoy light refreshments while celebrating Dr. Archie Carr’s birthday and his sea turtle research and conservation efforts. Bring a blank t-shirt and create your own sea turtle shirt!
2011 Manatees Beer Fest
@ Space Coast Stadium, Viera
4pm – 8pm
$25 per person
Live music and unlimited samplings of over 50 brews from various breweries!
Brevard Zoo: Summer Saturday Nights
@ Brevard Zoo, Viera
5pm – 9pm
$5 admission/Free for Zoo members
Brevard Zoo is staying open until 9pm each Saturday in June and July.
9th Annual Tracey Bagwell Caribbean Island Party
@ Radisson Resort, Cape Canaveral
6pm – 10pm
$60 per person/$100 per couple
To honor the memory of Tracey Bagwell, “a former caseworker for the Department of Children and Families who had a passion for helping youth in foster care and a love of all things Caribbean”, and raise money for the Tracey Bagwell Foundation.
@ Palm Bay Community Center: 1502 Port Malabar Blvd. NE
8pm – Midnight
Free event to encourage youth to choose positive ways to spend their time.
Sunday June 12, 2011
@ Tradewinds Restaurant at Duran Golf Club, Viera
10am – 2pm
Reservations: 321-504-7776 x2
Full brunch buffet, made-to-order omelet station and Three Olives bloody mary and mimosa bar!
@ Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill, Cape Canaveral
10am – 1pm
Enjoy complimentary mimosas and live reggae music during your brunch!