What does Amazin Kreskin, a Fall Craft Fair and a 31st Annual Oktoberfest have in common?

What do a world famous mind reader, Folk Festival, and 31st Annual Oktoberfest have in common?  There are all taking place on Florida’s beautiful Space Coast this weekend along with a whole slew of other events!  

Happenings on Florida’s Space Coast this weekend!

The Amazing Kreskin To take place on Saturday, October 18 at the University’s Clemente Center, 150 University Blvd., in Melbourne, the evening will begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m., a sit-down dinner, and several presentations, an anniversary proclamation, and an art auction by artist Derek Gores. The dinner is open to the public and tickets are $65 or $100 per couple. To attend this great event featuring the world’s most famous mind reader, please call 321.647.7190. 

Boo at the Zoo Join the Brevard Zoo, 8225 N. Wickham Rd. in Viera, for its annual Halloween event Boo at the Zoo which rins every night Friday through Sunday, Oct. 17-19 and 24-26. Enjoy treat stations, games, crafts, haunted trail, mystery maze and more. The Amazing Kreskin will entertain dinner guests at Florida Technology’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner.

Opinions: Political Cartoons Exhibit Pat Oliphant, Doug MacGregor, and Don Adams have used humor and line to comment on the political issues of contemporary society. Since the advent of newspapers, political satire in the form of cartoons have made their mark on the political landscape. Brevard Museum of Art, 1463 Highland Avenue in Melbourne. 321-242-0737.  Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Admission: Adults $5; seniors $3; children and students with I.D. $2; free for Museum members. Free admission on Thursdays.*  

Folk Festival Downtown Cocoa Village Several bands are lined up for a one-day Folk Festival at Cafe Unique Amish Deli, 607 Florida Avenue in Cocoa. The bands lined up to perform include Janet Reedy, Mark Jacobs, Surf Road Project, Almost NormAL, and One Street Over. Admission is free! For more information, please call 321.543.2022 or visit www.uniquecreationscourtyard.com.  

The Passion of Dracula Classic Dracula legend set in the English countryside in 1911 where several village girls have died under mysterious circumstances. Dr. Seward presides over a nearby mental hospital and the locality has acquired a new resident, Count Dracula! A trio of doctors, a young reporter and a stouthearted English lord battle the Count for possession of the lovely heroine. Showtimes: Fridays & Saturdays: 8:00 p.m. Sundays: 2:00 p.m. For tickets call the Box Office at 321.723.6935 or visit Melbourne Civic Theatre’s official website.   

Fall Craft Fair Downtown Cocoa Village Downtown Cocoa Village’s Fall Craft Fair draws thousands of patrons annually to this event which features hundreds of artisans. Call (321) 631-9075 or email for more information.  

Classic Albums Live Series – Led Zeppelin’s “1” Classic Albums Live Concert Series presents five classic rock albums each performed live by a hand picked cast of musicians & vocalists specific for each performance. This performance will pay tribute to Classic Albums Live Series – Led Zeppelin’s ‘1’album.  To purchase tickets, call 321.242.2219. The King Center is located at 3865 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne, Florida, on the Melbourne Campus of Brevard Community College.  
 
Junior Ranger Program – Canaveral National Seashore Guided Beach Discovery Walk with a ranger, along with other activities that will allow visitors to complete Canaveral National Seashore’s Junior Ranger Program.  Please bring water, sunscreen and dress for a day at the beach. (Gloves are recommended for the cleanup element of the program). The walk will last 1 hour.  
 
11th Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade   The 11th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Festivities will include a banquet, art show, and parade. For more information, please call (321) 253-0363 or go to: www.fprhcc.org
 
 American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk will take place in the lot between World Market and Rave Motion Pictures at the Avenues Viera. To register call 321.433.3109 or email the event organizer! 

 

 

 

 For a full list of events this weekend visit www.space-coast.com/calendar!

 

 

 

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