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

Our physical world is created out of the chemical elements, from hydrogen to platinum to arsenic. For this exhibition, each of the selected artists created a new work influenced by an element from the periodic table. Inspirations came from anything relating to that element, whether it is a play on the name, its color or the products made from it. Both representational and abstract works were welcomed. The artists were also asked to move quilting beyond the usual materials of fabric and thread...

Karen Rips, Road Trip
Ruth Funk Center

Now in its sixth year, A View Within is the result of a collaborative project by contemporary artists Paula Chung and Karen Rips. The artists’ fascination with the human body, as revealed through advances in medical imagery, is the primary inspiration for this exhibition of tapestries. A View Within was originally driven by individual images as they became available. However, the success of this project has resulted in more body images being made available, allowing the artists to visually...

This event showcases 2-days of world class blues music and the best BBQers in Florida and the southeast competing for over $9000 in cash prizes and the coolest trophies you will find anywhere! Pro Circuit & Auxiliary competitions which include People’s Choice, Best Sauce and Best Dessert. This weekend equals fun for everyone with a Friday night bash, Friday night Pub Crawl through the Village, BBQ vendors, merchandise vendors, a kids zone, People’s Choice Competition and, of course, 2...

Ray Turner's Population
Foosaner Art Museum

Ray Turner’s Population is an evolving, community-engaged traveling exhibition comprised of a series of painted portraits that invite the viewer to contemplate notions of both collective and individual identity. The exhibition features over 180 portraits from around the nation and 15 portraits from our Space Coast community. Exhibition sponsored in memory of Judy Roach. For more information visit

Florida Wildlife Hospital Hosts Spring Baby Shower

May 12, 2016

Spring is baby season at the Florida Wildlife Hospital and Sanctuary, and the volunteers at the hospital believe all babies need love. The Florida Wildlife Hospital is hosting its 10th annual spring baby shower on May 14 at Palm Shores Town Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is invited to witness the release of a patient. There will be live owls, food, prizes, crafts for children and the Brevard County Sheriff’s pet adoption unit. The nonprofit organization's mission is to help care for...