What’s going on this week-end?

There are too many things to choose from on a list of things to do on Florida’s Space Coast this week-end. From ABATE’s annual bike night to a four day festival on Cocoa Beach to a sizzling Caribbean festival featuring calypso and reggae bands!  Here’s a sampling of other things going on this week-end:

Cocoa Village Friday Fun Fest                                                                                                             May 23, 2008
Cocoa Village Friday Fun Fest will be held in Cocoa Riverfront Park, 401 River Edge Blvd. in Cocoa, with food, drinks, vendors and children’s activities. Call (321) 631-9075 or e-mail for more information. Admission is free!


City of Titusville Farmer’s Market

May 23, 2008
Every Friday, you will find fresh baked goods, gourmet breads, farm fresh produce, jams and jellies. The farmer’s market is located on the corner of Broad Street and US 1 North, across from Baldwin Plaza, downtown Titusville. For more information, please call (321)917-0721.


‘May Flowers Ball’ Melbourne Swingtime Dance

May 23, 2008
The Melbourne Municipal Band’s ‘May Flowers Ball’ Melbourne Swingtime Dancewill be held at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Boulevard in Melbourne. Tickets are $5.00 each when purchased in advance or $6.00 at the door. Attendees may bring food and drink (no alcohol) for their enjoyment.


Bill Keller Live at Groucho’s Comedy Club

May 23, 2008 – May 24, 2008
Writer and comic for the Jay Leno Show, Bill Keller will perform with Johnny Mac at Groucho’s Comedy Club, 785 S. Babcock St., in Melbourne, on May 23 & 24 at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $12. For more information go to the club’s website.


4th Annual Allie Cat Benefit

May 23, 2008
The 4th Annual Allie Cat Benefit Motorcycle Ride will begin at 5:00 p.m. from Murdock’s Bistro & Char Bar, 600 Brevard Ave. in Cocoa. The cost per rider is $20. Passengers are free. For more information, please call (321)631.5571


Bike Night – ABATE Independence Chapter

May 23, 2008
ABATE-Independence Chapter presents Bike Night from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. There will be designated motorcycle parking with 50/50, special drink prices, food and live entertainment. People riding motorcycles receive free admission. For more information, please call (321) 726-0146.


Kayak Eco Tour sponsored by Brevard Zoo

May 24, 2008
The Brevard Zoo is hosting a four hour kayak eco tour at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.. The cost is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. Price includes: lunch, bottled water, and a snack. For more information please call (321) 254 9453, ext. 219.


Free Memorial Day Week-end at The Valiant Air Command

May 24, 2008 – May 26, 2008
Free admission for all military active or retired (ID required) to The Valiant Air Command, 6600 Tico Road in Titusville. Also, all Brevard county residents will be admitted free with ID.


Mr. Ira Sullivan ‘ THE LIVING LEGEND ‘

May 24, 2008
Heidi’s Jazz Club, 7 N. Orlando Ave. Cocoa Beach, will host Mr. Ira Sullivan ‘ THE LIVING LEGEND ‘. This is a late birthday celebration for Ira, so please come out and enjoy his incredible performance, which will start at 8:30 p.m. $15 cover charge. Heidi’s features live music every Wednesday through Sunday with featured performers on selected Friday and Saturday evenings and Heidi’s Open Jam Session every Sunday evening starting at 7 PM. For more information about Heidi’s call (321) 783-4559 or go to www.heidisjazzclub.com.


10th Annual Caribbean Jamboree

May 24, 2008 – May 25, 2008
Hosted by the The Brevard Caribbean American Sports & Cultural Association, the 10th Annual Caribbean Jamboree will be held at the Palm Bay Regional Park, Malabar Rd. in Palm Bay. This event will include live performances by bands featuring reggae, calypso and more! There will also be several sporting activities, crafts, booths and kid’s games. Caribbean food and drinks will be available. For more information, please call(321)728-2558 or see their official website: http://www.bcasca.com


19th Annual Beachfest & Beach Sports Championships

May 24, 2008 – May 26, 2008
Beach Fest will feature free concerts and military beach competitions all taking place at Cocoa Beach Pier, the home of East Coast surfing. 401 Meade Ave., Cocoa Beach. For schedule of events click here.


Wine Tasting – Eurolatin Market

May 24, 2008
Join Eurolatin Market for complimentary wine tasting from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Eurolatin Market is located at 3345 N Courtenay Pkwy, Suite 107 in Merritt Island. For more information, call 321.452.7884 or go to www.euro-latinmarket.com. For more information (or to register for these events) visit our webpage http://www.euro-latin-market.com


Jazz at the Panthereum

May 25, 2008
Come enjoy an afternoon of live Jazz music at Florida Institute of Technology’s Panthereum Amphitheatre adjacent to Panther Plaza, 150 University Blvd. in Melbourne. Don’t forget your your own chair or blanket!


City of Cocoa Memorial Day Observance

May 26, 2008
The City of Cocoa will celebrate Memorial Day at 2:00 p.m. in Riverfront Park, 430 Delannoy Ave., Cocoa.


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