Events

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

An Evening at the Observatory will offer the rare opportunity to witness the transit of Venus across the face of the Sun.  This special evening takes place Tuesday, June 5th, 6 p.m. at Florida Tech on the rooftop F.W. Olin Observatory.

Jazz Friday at the Foosaner Art Museum features Matt Heister Friday, June 1 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Matt is the popular host of Freedom in the Groove, broadcast Mondays from 10 p.m. till midnight on WFIT, 89.5 FM.
Jazz Friday coincides with the Foosaner Art Museum’s opening reception for Florida Artists From The Permanent Collection which runs June 1 – July 8. Enjoy live jazz with Matt Heister as you view the new exhibit. Matt will be joined by musicians Casey Dodd, Steven Frieder and Richard Dexler.

Join Fifth Avenue Art Gallery on Friday, June 1st when they showcase the success of Barbara Burkhardt, the gallery’s 2011 Winner of 100% Pure Florida. The Exhibit Opening is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. during EGAD’s First Friday Art Walk.

The 7th annual Memorial Day Tribute takes place at Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village on Monday, May 28. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12 p.m.

In conjunction with the upcoming "Florida In Fabric: Wish You Were Here!" juried quilt show, the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts will present Yvonne Porcella: Quilt Selections 1986 - 2012.

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