Community, music and arts events of relevance to the Space Coast

Turtle Krawl 5k Run/Walk Sep. 12th

Sep 7, 2015

The Turtle Krawl 5k Run/Walk is the largest 5k race in Brevard County. On September 12, 2015, come see what all the hype is about during the second race of the 2015 SCR Runner of the Year series. Participants will receive beautiful Turtle Krawl tech shirts (guaranteed for first 3000 registrants) in addition to several other race day amenities. We award stunning sea turtle-shaped medals to Age Group Winners 5 places deep along with Masters, Grandmasters, Great-Grandmasters, the Top 10 Competitive Walkers and more!

An exhibition of paintings from Merritt Island-based artist Susan Martin will open Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Renee Foosaner Education Center’s Fritz Van Eeden Gallery in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne.

The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology opens Light and Shadow: Contemporary Fiber Art by Hye Shin on Saturday, Sept. 19. The exhibition will be on view through Dec. 12 at the Funk Center on the university’s Melbourne campus.

Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum presents finger-style guitarist Chuck Van Riper from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, in the museum’s Harris Community Auditorium.

Admission is free. Beer, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase.

The Jazz Friday performance is normally held in Foosaner Art Museum but temporarily changed venues as the museum is closed for the installation of a new exhibition.

Jazz Fridays are held the first Friday of each month during the Eau Gallie Arts District’s First Friday Art Walk.

The National Kidney Foundation's 30th Annual Rich Salick Pro Am Surf Festival will hit the beach Labor Day weekend for four days of non-stop surfing competition and FUN! The Rick Salick Pro/Am is hailed as the largest charity surfing event in the country. There are activities abound for surfing enthusiasts as well as the occasional beach go-er, from a Big Island Dinner and surfing clinics to live concerts. Admission is free for the general public!