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Space Coast Art Festival at The Avenue Viera Set this weekend
Former BOSTON lead singer Fran Cosmo will perform in concert at the 36th Annual Space Coast State Fair on November 19
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Love all the great BOSTON songs? A bit of Boston is coming to the Space Coast this fall.
Fran Cosmo, former lead singer of famous classic rock band BOSTON and his band, will perform all of these BOSTON great hits at the Space Coast State Fair on Saturday, November 18 at 8 p.m. The doors of the fair are open from 1 p.m. to midnight.
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Concert tickets are just $30 and include fair admission, unlimited rides on the Midway State Fair, and all other shows inside the fair: The Monster Truck Show, The Wolves of The World Show, Chain Saw Art Shows, Spooky Halloween Theater Shows by Queen B Entertainment, Weeweewee Racing Pig Shows, The Amazing Plant Guy, The Parakeet Encounter, Petting Zoos and more.
October 12 and 13: Gallimaufry concert with Swingtime from the Melbourne Municipal Band
The Melbourne Municipal Band’s Swingtime presents two concerts featuring a pleasant medley of big band favourites. If you love Swingin’ Big Band music, this is the place to be with a mix of new tunes and chart-topping classics. Their new Concert Cafe series gives you plenty to listen to – and room for rumba! For more information, click here.
October 13-15: Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival
The Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival (MIFF) 2022 celebrates its 24th annual film festival from October 13-15 at Premiere Theatres, Oaks 10 in Melbourne. MIFF will once again present a collection of independently produced shorts in the United States and around the world, but will stay true to its roots and screen many shorts produced in Florida. For more information, click here.
October 13 & 14: Chicago at the King Center
After 25 years, CHICAGO is still the only musical with everything that makes the Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal story of fame, fortune and all that jazz, with one breathtaking song after another and the most amazing dance you’ve ever seen. . No wonder CHICAGO has received 6 Tony Awards®, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations. For more information, click here.
October 14 & 15: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Live at Surfside Playhouse
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a film based on a musical made in the early 1970s. The original musical was a comedy comedy poking fun at all the horrifying science fiction and “B” films of the 1940s, 50s and 60s : a variety of weird and naughty things happen to a nice Middle American couple (Brad & Janet). They stumble upon an annual convention of aliens and depravity, sing, dance and eventually, a mutiny ensues! For more information, click here.
October 14-30: jekyll and hyde at the Henegar Center
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon Jekyll & Hyde. An evocative story of two men – one, a doctor, passionate and romantic; the other, a terrifying madman. A dedicated scientist is determined to find a chemical breakthrough that can solve some of mankind’s toughest medical dilemmas and unleash his inner demons. For more information, click here.
October 15: Bluegrass at Brevard: Stompin’ in the Swamp
Join the Lawndale Historical Museum at F. Burton Smith Regional Park in Cocoa for a full day of live bluegrass music in Brevard from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music with on-site vendors offering food and drink. Enjoy music and fun, rain or shine! For more information, click here.
October 15: Viva Brevard Festival
The 2022 Viva Brevard Festival and Trade Expo takes place at Fred Poppe Regional Park in Palm Bay on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. A burst of excitement is guaranteed to those who go out and enjoy. This event, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, will feature live music, great food, a kids’ zone, exhibitors and lots of fun. For more information, click here.
October 15 and 16: Space Coast Art Festival at Avenue Viera
The 57e The annual Space Coast art festival takes place on Saturday and Sunday on Viera Avenue. Jury artists will exhibit in this outdoor art exhibit, one of the best exhibits in the Southeast, which attracts outstanding master artists from across the United States and beyond. For more information, click here.
October 15 & 16: Boo at Brevard Zoo
This family favorite Halloween activity is back! Visit every Saturday and Sunday in October for Halloween fun! Trick or treat at treat stations, enjoy Halloween-themed decorations, take advantage of photo opportunities, listen to spooky music, attend special shows, meet costumed characters, participate in activities, visit your favorite zoo animals and more! The sessions will take place at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Costumes are encouraged! For more information, click here.
October 15 and 16: Fall Arts and Crafts Festival in Historic Cocoa Village
The Fall Arts and Crafts Fair takes place in historic Cocoa Village this Saturday and Sunday featuring over 200 unique artists and artisans. Offering fantastic street food and shows all over the grounds. Free entry for all and kid & pet friendly. For more information, click here.
October 15: Viera Harvest Festival
It’s the annual fall harvest festival in Viera! This family-friendly event will feature traditional vendors and exhibitors, music, children’s activities and food trucks. For photos and videos from last year’s event, visit http://vieracommunityinstitute.com/harvest-fest/. Information will also be shared on the Viera Community Institute Facebook page. For more information, click here.
October 15: Brevard Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Song & Dance Concert at the King Center
BSO kicks off its 2022-2023 season on Saturday with an opening night program that will have you toe tapping and humming. The concert will feature popular Bizet favorites Falla, Copland and Puccini, as well as a guest appearance from the Brevard Community Chorus singing music by Brahms. For more information, click here.
October 15: Space Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra presents Legends Concert
Frank Wosar conducts the Space Coast Symphony Jazz Orchestra in an incredible tribute to two of jazz’s most important figures, Stan Kenton and Maynard Ferguson. Kenton was known for his big booming horn sections – it was the original “wall of sound” long before Phil Spector developed a similar concept in pop and rock. The concert will feature an expanded big band and will also pay tribute to trumpet player and composer Maynard Ferguson. For more information, click here.
October 15 only: Fat at Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse
With an additional show on Saturday nights only, Grease celebrates Rydell High’s class of 1959 in all their duck-tailed, bobby-soxed, bubble-gum glory. Chief ‘greaser’ Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski relive the romance of their ‘Summer Nights’ as the rest of the gang sings and dances through songs reminiscent of the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley. For more information, click here.
Until October 16: Evil Dead the Musical at Titusville Playhouse
Evil Dead the Musical features all the elements of cult classic films, diabolical death, evil death 2and army of darkness and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest and bloodiest theatrical experiences ever. Five students travel to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally release an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s pure comedy from start to finish. For more information, click here.
Until November 13: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at the Melbourne Civic Theater
A shocking new take on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror. In the misty streets of Victorian London, Henry Jekyll’s experiments with exotic “powders and tinctures” gave birth to his other self, Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins that Jekyll is too civilized to understand. Both sides face off in a deadly game of cat and mouse to determine who will be master and who will be his slave. For more information, click here.
October 16: YES at the King Center
Following the death of Alan White in May, Alan’s good friend, drummer Jay Schellen, joins YES for this tour, alongside Steve Howe (guitars and backing vocals), Geoff Downes (keyboards), Jon Davison (vocals) and Billy Sherwood (bass guitar and backing vocals). The “Close to the Edge” show will feature a full production and high definition video wall directed by Andy Clark and featuring the artwork of Roger Dean. For more information, click here.
October 20: Navigating the world of immersive technology with Annie Eaton at Groundswell Startups
Groundswell Startups presents a special event on October 20 on Navigating the World of Immersive Technology with Futurus CEO Annie Eaton. Discover the differences between augmented reality and virtual reality, their capabilities and limitations, examine how Futurus got started as a technology company, and explore the pillars of leadership that are integral to an innovative work environment. For more information, click here.