Friday, August 16

• Beach Boy tickets on sale: The Beach Boys will preform in February 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the King Center, located at 3865 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne and tickets, which start at $48.50 will go on sale on Friday, August 16. The Beach Boys are led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, who, along with Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher, Christian Love, Brian Eichenberger, Randy Leago and Scott Totten continue the legacy of the iconic American band. They have continued to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that marked their explosive debut over 50 years ago. In 2013, their Capitol Records release, Sounds of Summer (RIAA certified triple platinum with over three million in sales and climbing), and its companion The Warmth of the Sun marked a resurgence in Beach Boys interest that again rocked the world. For more information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to www.kingcenter.com.

Saturday, August 17

• Tango for Tails: On Saturday, August 17, join The Animal Sanctuary (TAS), a nonprofit, volunteer organization, for Tango for Tails in Cocoa Village. Hosted by Tails at the Barkery and From Olives and Grapes, this event will help raise much needed funds for the animals TAS rescues and the building of Brevard County’s first no-kill, no cage, animal sanctuary. The majority of animals who come to TAS have medical conditions resulting from neglect or abuse, some have behavioral and emotional issues, some arrive as strays, suffering from illness and injury, and all are in need of love and attention, which TAS is happy to provide. Enjoy an evening of Fine Dining (your choice of a delicious four-course meal) and a special Argentine Tango Show Presentation by Ramiz & Natalya from The Orlando Tango Club. Tickets are $50.00 per person in advance; $60.00 day of event. Tickets are available at Tails at the Barkery; From Olives and Grapes (Cocoa Village and Melbourne locations); or on-line at www.FromOlivesandGrapes.com

• National Honey Bee Day Festival: On August, 17 the Brevard Backyard Beekeepers will be buzzing with activity at the UF/IFAS Brevard County Center in Cocoa from 9:00 am to 2:00 p.m. to celebrate National Honey Bee Day. The event is free to the public and is aimed to heighten awareness and appreciation for honey bees and to provide educational information about the global importance of pollinating insects. The event will feature demonstrations and lectures by Expert Beekeepers and Master Gardeners. Taste honey samples, look inside a bee hive, talk to expert beekeepers and try on a beekeepers suit. Kids can participate in a Spelling Bee for great prizes. Come dressed like a bee to help celebrate the day. Plenty of local honey, hive products and local crafts will be available for purchase. Music, food, children’s games and activities will be on hand to celebrate everything honey bees. For more information, call Valorie Ryan 321 759-5111, email brevard.backyard.bees@gmail.com or visit www.brevardbackyardbeekeepers.com

• The Mikado: The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, an unstaged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved operetta, will be preformed on Saturday, August 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Scott Center for the Performing Arts , located at 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in Melbourne. Tickets are $25 advance ticket ($30 at door) and free for attendees 18 & under or w/student ID. For more information, call 855-252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org.

Sunday, August 18

• Adagio Sax Quartet Concert: The Adagio Sax Quartet (ASQ) presents a concert of popular classical composers on Sunday, August 18 at 3:00 p.m. at the Brevard Central Library, 308 Forrest Ave. Cocoa, FL 32922. The concert is free; a $10 donation is suggested. ASQ is considered among the area’s pre-eminent sax quartets. The Adagio Sax Quartet, a small ensemble of the Melbourne Municipal Band, plays classical, pop, rags, songs from the Great American Songbook. For more information about the quartet and its availability, contact Dave Hutson at asq@melbournemunicipalband.

• The Mikado: The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, an unstaged production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved operetta, will be preformed on Sunday, August 18 at 7:00 p.m. at Scott Center for the Performing Arts , located at 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in Melbourne. Tickets are $25 advance ticket ($30 at door) and free for attendees 18 & under or w/student ID. For more information, call 855-252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org.

• The Bachelor tickets on sale: On Friday, August 23, tickets for "The Bachelor" presented by the King Center will go one sale for the May 9 show. The most successful reality romance series in the history of television is coming to your hometown. The Bachelor Live On Stage Official Tour guarantees all the drama, the gossip and the romance of your favorite TV show in one delightful evening for the ultimate fan party. Previous Bachelor and Bachelorette favorites will serve as your hosts, as one eligible hometown Bachelor is introduced to local ladies from the audience for a chance at love. The show will take place on May 9, at 8 p.m. at the King Center, located at 3865 N Wickham Road in Melbourne. Tickets start at $48.50. For more information and purchases, call (321) 242-2219 or go to www.kingcenter.com.

• Riverside Summer Hymn Sing: Riverside Presbyterian Church, located at in Cocoa Beach will host its third summer hymn sing event on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 3:30 p.m. Summer Community Hymn Sing events, Deacon Mason Gibson will act as Praise Leader. Participants can expect a list of hymns such as "Will The Circle Be Unbroken," "Fairest Lord Jesus," "Love Lifted Me," "I Saw the Light" and many more. This is the third of four Summer Community Hymn Sing events, with the final "sing" of 2019 scheduled for September 15. Riverside Presbyterian Church in Cocoa Beach has acquired the apt nickname The Music Church in recent years, and is located at 3400 N. Atlantic Avenue (A1A). The event is free and open to the public with no ticket required. For more information, call 321-525-7825 or visit visit www.RiversidePres.org

Saturday, August 24

• The Cutting Edge of Palette Knife: On Saturday, August 24, the North Brevard Art League will host "The Cutting Edge of Palette Knife, Painting with Linda Krupp". The studio, located at 1421 Draa Road in Titusville will host the event from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The cost is $65 with attendees own paint, and $70 for paint provided by Linda. All other materials are provided, experience in oil painting in expected for attendees. Deadline for registration is Aug. 23, by 5 p.m. To register or more information, contact Linda Krupp at 321-269-5805 or email ljean1302@gmail.com

• Tchaikovsky and Brahms concert: The Space Coast Symphony Chamber Orchestra presents "Tchaikovsky & Brahms", a string sextet and quartet play the masters. The concert will take place on Saturday, August 24 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cocoa Beach Community Church, located at 126 S Atlantic Avenue in Cocoa Beach. The concert is free, but a suggested donation $10 is encouraged. For more information, call 855-252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org

• Nova Baroque: Vivaldi's Venice: Musicians will be dressed and perform music from the Baroque period of music. The performance will take place at Suntree United Methodist Church, located at 7400 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne at 7 p.m. by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. Tickets for the event are $25. For more information, 321-242-2024 or visit www.brevardsymphonyorchestra.com

Sunday, August 25

• Thrills and Trills: Advent Lutheran Church Concert Series will present "Thrills & Trills" , a pipe organ concert by Adam Brakel. The concert will take place at 3:00 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, located at 7550 North Wickham Road in Suntree. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 321-426-9378 or visit www.AdventBrevard.org

Saturday, August 31

•Dance Mix: From Tango to Tarantella: On Saturday, August 31, the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra will present "Dance Mix: From Tango to Tarantella", a dancing event with a variety of dances from around the globe. The event will take place at the Scott Center for the Performing Arts, located at 5625 Holy Trinity Drive in Melbourne at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 advance ticket ($30 at door) and free for 18 & under or w/student ID. For more information and tickets, call 855-252-7276 or visit www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org

Saturday, September 7

• Bark and Brews Festival: The 9th Bark Brew Fest presented by Tails at the Barkery and the Dirty Oar Beer Company on Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Dirty Oar Beer Company, located at 329 King Street from 5-7 p.m. in Cocoa Village. It’s College Football Season! Show support for your favorite team, bring your canine companion, sip your favorite libation, enjoy delicious food from Soul X Hibachi, and join us for an evening of fun, including raffle baskets and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds to benefit Great Dane Love – A Central Florida Rescue, Inc. All pets must be on a leash (or in appropriate carriers) and have current vaccinations and county tags for the safety of our animals and friends. All donations are Tax Deductible and greatly appreciated. For more information, call (321) 301-4306.

Saturday, Sept. 14

• Housing for Homeless 30th Anniversary: Housing for Homeless 30th Anniversary Gala will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14 Housing for Homeless is 501 (c) (3) non-profit and has been helping Brevard County Veterans and the homeless with support services and safe housing solutions that enables them to move from our care to their own affordable housing. Please come out and enjoy a night of music, dancing, and silent auctions on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. at the Indian River Colony Club, located at 1936 Freedom Drive in Melbourne. Cost per ticket is $80. For RSVPs and more information, contact Starlene Fitchpatrick at 321-636-0166, email starlene@housingforhomeless or visit www.housingforhomeless

• Sebastian Night Sound concert: The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Sebastian Inlet State Park will hold the Night Sounds concert series on Saturday, Sept. 14 Hosted by the Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, the concert will showcase Vintage. Vintage started out impressing people young and old with their musicianship and musical tastes because of their young age. Now, after playing extensively in the Central Florida area for over 10 years, they impress on their talent and entertainment alone. As one of the most popular and hardest working bands in Brevard county, Vintage bring energy and passion while playing their own takes on music spanning the last 50 years. Come see Vintage and you will leave with a smile on your face guaranteed! The concert will take place at the pavilions on Coconut Point, located on the south side of Sebastian Inlet. The concert is free with regular park entry fees. The concert will take place at Sebastian Inlet State Park, located at 14251 North A1A

Vero Beach. For more information about concert please call 772-388-2750 or visit www.floridastateparks.org/park/Sebastian-Inlet. or www.vintagetheband.com.

Upcoming Events

•Taste of the Coast: The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce (CBRCC) is hosting the 6th Annual Taste of the Coast event on Friday, September 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Cocoa Beach Country Club, located at 5000 Tom Warriner Boulevard in Cocoa Beach. Residents and area guests will have the opportunity to sample foods from a variety of both well-known establishments and newcomers to the Space Coast. General admission is $20.00 per person in advance and $25.00 at the door and includes sampling of all food and beverages offered. Additional beverages are available for purchase. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.cocoabeachchamber.com.

• Classic Albums Live 2019: Classic Albums Live 2019 Summer Concert Series package holders may renew from Oct. 13 to Nov. 19. New series package holders may subscribe from Dec. 7 to May 11. Individual concerts go on sale Friday, Jan. 11 at noon. Series packages are $156 and $186, including fees. Individual concert tickets are $31.75 and $40.75, including fees. Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live, on stage - note for note, cut for cut. Founded in 2003 by Craig Martin, Classic Albums Live has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live without all the gimmickry and cheesy impersonations. Relying only on the music, using what Martin refers to as 'the world's best musicians,' Classic Albums Live has defined itself as a mainstay in Performing Arts Centers across North America. For more information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to www.kingcenter.com.

• Salute to the Vocalist: A free concert by Swingtime on Wednesday and Thursday, October 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. (pre-show at 6:30 by the New Horizons Band) Let us take you back in time to the Big Band Era when each band had its own vocalists or vocal group. This concert celebrates the Big Band vocalists like Frank Sinatra, Tex Beneke and the Modernaires, Ray Eberle and the Pied Pipers. The concert will take place at the Melbourne Auditorium, located at 625 E. Hibiscus Boulevard in Melbourne. Admission is free. Tickets not required. For more information, call 724-0555, email: info@melbournemunicipalband.org, or visit www.melbournemunicipalband.org

• Sock Hop Dance: The Sock Hop, a dance with music by the Rock and Roll Revue will take place from 7- 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Melbourne Auditorium. Dance to music of the 50s and 60s provided by a 12-piece combo with a male vocalist and a Doo-Wop trio. The Melbourne Auditorium is located at 625 E. Hibiscus Boulevard in Melbourne All seats are $12. Reserved seats may be purchased online at our website, melbournemunicipalband.org. General Admission (non-reserved) seats may be purchased at our ticket outlets: Marion Music in Palm Bay, Brass and Reed Music Center in Merritt Island, Guitar Haven in Indian Harbour Beach, Ocean Sports World in Cocoa Beach, Genesis Boutique in Melbourne, Bold Cup Coffee in Viera, and Jan’s You-Frame-It in Cocoa Village. Outlets accept cash or checks only. A limited number of General Admission tickets will also be available at the door the night of the dance. For more information, call 321-339-7705, email auxiliary@melbournemunicipalband.org, or visit www.melbournemunicipalband.org

• Wizards of Winter: The Wizards of Winter will preform that the Melbourne Auditorium on Thursday, November 14 at 8 p.m. The Melbourne Auditorium is located at 625 E Hibiscus Boulevard in Melbourne. The Wizards of Winter is a holiday rock event for the whole family. Featuring former members of classic rock bands such as: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Irish Tenors, Rainbow, Blu Oyster Cult, Alice Cooper Band and others, this is a show that you don’t want to miss. All seats require reservation. Tickets start at $49. For more information and ticket purchases, visit www.etix.com or www.elkoconcerts.com.

• Straight No Chaser at King Center: A Cappella group, Straight No Chaser has emerged as a phenomenon with a massive fanbase, numerous national TV appearances and proven success with CD releases. They have just announced plans for another epic U.S. concert tour, “The Open Bar Tour.” The tour will make a stop at the King Center, located at 3865 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 10 at noon. Tickets start at $34.50, including fees. For more information, call (321) 242-2219 or go to www.kingcenter.com.

• 5th Annual HGF Family Day: Enjoy a fun-filled day in celebration of National Growth Awareness Week at the Kennedy Space Center, located at Space Commerce Way in Merritt Island from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-25 per person. Learn about childhood growth disorders, bully prevention, meet/greet & photo with an astronaut. Plus! catered lunch, and a tour of the Kennedy Space Center. All ages welcome. Limited spots are available. This event is hosted by the Human Growth Foundation. For more information and registration, visit www.HGFFamilyDay.net.

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