Events http://wfit.org en Florida Folk Festival, May 23-25 http://wfit.org/post/florida-folk-festival-may-23-25 <p>Throughout the Memorial Day weekend, you can enjoy more than 300 performances that give voice and meaning to Florida's heritage.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.floridastateparks.org/folkfest/" target="_blank">The 62nd Annual Florida Folk Festival</a> takes Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 23 through 25th along the Suwannee River at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs, Florida. One of the "Top 20 Events" in the Southeast, the festival celebrates Florida's land, food and heritage.<br /><br />Performers include JJ Grey and Mofro, Billy Dean, Ben Prestage, Albert Castiglia and dozens more.</p><p>Tune in to <a href="http://wfit.org/programs/folk-bluegrass-more" target="_blank">Bill Stewart's Folk, Bluegrass and More</a> for a chance to win free tickets to the festival!<br /> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:44:45 +0000 WFIT 34801 at http://wfit.org Florida Folk Festival, May 23-25 Earth Day Celebrations Around Brevard http://wfit.org/post/earth-day-celebrations-around-brevard <p></p><p>Earth Day this year is Tuesday, April 22, but Earth Day events are going on throughout the month in Brevard County. Support the environment while also supporting your favorite local causes!</p><p align="center"><strong>April 26 &amp; 27 - <a href="http://www.brevardcounty.us/EELProgram/Areas/BarrierIslandSanctuary">Return to the Amazon and Save the Frogs</a></strong></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:56:51 +0000 WFIT 34294 at http://wfit.org Earth Day Celebrations Around Brevard Bark In The Park To Benefit The Humane Society http://wfit.org/post/bark-park-benefit-humane-society <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Come enjoy an evening at the ballpark with your dog! The Central Brevard Humane Society, in partnership with the Brevard County Manatees, will host Bark in the Park on Thursday, April 24 at the&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Tahoma, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">located at 5800 Stadium Parkway in Viera. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with the game scheduled to start at 6:35 p.m. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:46:29 +0000 WFIT 34004 at http://wfit.org Bark In The Park To Benefit The Humane Society Brevard 2040 Transportation Choices Workshop http://wfit.org/post/brevard-2040-transportation-choices-workshop <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization invites</span><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> you to attend their Brevard 2040 Transportation Choices Workshop&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Wednesday, February 26th,&nbsp; from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm&nbsp;</span><span style Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:12:42 +0000 Drew Lacy 32359 at http://wfit.org Brevard 2040 Transportation Choices Workshop Florida Tech Artist In Residence Christian Tamburr To Perform http://wfit.org/post/florida-tech-artist-residence-christian-tamburr-perform <p>The critically acclaimed <strong>Christian Tamburr Quintet</strong> will be performing in the Gleason Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. This event marks the beginning of Christian's&nbsp; Artist in Residency with the Florida Tech Music Department under the direction of Dr. Jamie Annette Younkin.</p><p>Christian has performed with Dave Brubeck, Clark Terry, James Moody, Bunky Green, Kenny Barron, Benny Green, Milt Hinton, Bucky Pizarelli, Tal Falow, Nicholas Payton, Billy Drummond, Matt Wilson, Eric Marienthal, Marcus Printup, Mark Murphy, Clint Holmes and Rene Marie.</p><p>Over the past 8 years, Christian and his group have performed at some of the most prestigious venues around the world including The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola at Lincoln Center, The Blue Note, Ravinia, The Brubeck Institute, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, The North Sea Jazz Festival and many others venues.</p><p>Christian will be Dave Fries’ special guest on A Taste of Jazz, Monday February 10, 7 p.m.on WFIT. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:39:04 +0000 WFIT 31898 at http://wfit.org Florida Tech Artist In Residence Christian Tamburr To Perform