Weekend Filled To Brim on Florida’s Space Coast

There’s something interesting going on on Florida’s Space Coast.  And this weekend’s no exception with two famous crooner’s in town, a special Valentine’s Paddle Boat Cruise, Surfet Surfing Festival, and 13th Annual India Fest, which always attracts thousands.

To get a taste of what’s cooking this week-end read on!

‘The Real Thing’
Melbourne Civic Theater, the oldest theatre group on Florida’s Space Coast presents the play ‘The Real Thing’.

Romance is in the Air…in Downtown Titusville

Bring your special someone to Downtown Historic Titusville February 13-14th for a weekend of love-related activities and discounts.There will be horse and carriage rides leaving from SpaceViewPark, a dating game contest, and Lovers Lane area.

Melbourne Mainstreet’s Friday Fest
Historic Downtown Melbourne’s monthly family friendly street party enters its second decade of providing residents and visitors from throughout Brevard and surrounding counties with four non-stop hours of great music and dancing in the streets from 6-10 p.m. Visitors can stroll the streets and enjoy over 60 art, craft and business vendors, food vendors a beer and wine station, and the popular Kid’s Zone. Most downtown shops remain open for FRIDAY FEST, as do the finest collection of restaurants and nightspots in Brevard County.

The Pink Floyd Experience

The PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE is much more than just a flawless re-creation of the legendary songs that spanned decades in their appeal. It’s up close and personal, a celebration of the music, themes and innovation the great band brought to fans around the world. You must see this truly unforgettable dynamic re-interpretation!

The Surfet Saltwater Sweetheart Board Fest
Benefiting the Boarding For Breast Cancer Foundation, the Surfet Saltwater Sweetheart Board Fest will be hosted by Coconuts on the Beach on Saturday, February 14. The event will feature girls and women’s pro divisions as well as amateur. Other events for this weekend long festival include a registration party Friday, February 13 at Coconuts and a Girls Free Skate Session featuring Lea Taylor and DJ on Saturday at 6p.m.

Saturday, February 14, 2009
Catching Made Easy “On the Water”
During these Catching Made Easy ‘On the Water’ Fishing Seminars, Captain Rodney Smith, discusses in great detail where, when and how to catch fish year-round along the Indian and Banana River Lagoons while practicing conservational methods. Reservations are required

Sunset & Moonlight Valentine’s Couples Cruise
Celebrate Valentine’s Day together onboard the Indian River Queen.The cruise will depart from CocoaVillageMarina located at 90 Delannoy Ave. in Cocoa. Boarding begins at 6:00 pm.

India Fest
In the past 13 years, thousands of people, who have attended India Fest, have enjoyed and experienced the rich heritage, traditions, music and foods of India. Monies raised at this event are used to support local charities and to assist in disaster recovery both at the national and international levels.

Johnny Mathis
On the most romantic day of the year, the Maxwell C. King Center, 3865 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne, celebrates Valentine’s day with one of the most romantic crooners of our time! Johnny Mathis has been entertaining for over 50 years with his signature style, lush vocals, instrumental ballads and haunting melodies.  

Sunday, February 16, 2009
“An Evening With The Arts”
The Central Brevard Art Association will host “An Evening With The Arts” at the Unitarian Center, Friendship Rd. in Suntree, as a fundraiser to benefit CBAA’s Youth Scholarship program. Enjoy music by Dic Doc Duo and others, refreshments, and silent auctions. 

Julio Englesias
Grammy Award Winner Julio Iglesias has mesmerized audiences around the world with his smooth, romantic, sultry voice. Un canto a Galicia, Manuela and El amor are just a few of the nostalgic songs of emotion and passion this artist has delivered from his heart. Come spend an evening with the most successful Latin singer of the century for one night only at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Rd. in Melbourne!

*FundraiserPackage includes VIP seating (first 100 seats in the theatre closest to the stage) and pre-show dinner. Call (321) 242-2219 for ticketing details.

Annie Leibovitz: Women
Noted American portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz has captured the images of our celebrity hungry culture. Her sensitive portrayals of actors, artists, celebrities, and of everyday women reveal a close collaboration between the photographer and the subject; showing the true personalities behind the public persona. This traveling exhibition was made possible by The Women’s Museum: An Institute for the Future, Dallas, Texas.

 

For a full schedule of events visit www.space-coast.com/calendar.cfm

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