A Murder Mystery, Ventriloquist and Workman Warriors, Oh My!

Its going to be a quirky weekend on Florida’s Space Coast due to a variety of eclectic offerings for both visitors and residents alike.  From a murder mystery with an especially long name to a “America’s hippest ventriloquist” should pretty much quench anyone’s appetite for something outside the box!  Of course, the weather is guaranteed to be great so get out their and enjoy it and allow us to help you out with our list of TOP TEN THINGS TO DO this weekend on Florida’s Space Coast!

10. Friday Night Climb at On the Edge Rock Climbing Gym
Every Friday, On the Edge Rock Climbing Gym will be discounting their usual day pass admission to only $10 all summer long. To learn more

9. Magic Fun Day
Treat the kids to a fun day of magic courtesy of Magic Dove Magic Shop! Every first Saturday of the month, Magic Dove opens their doors to the public with a Magic Fun Day! Expect free magical entertainment, face painting, animal balloons, free popcorn and more!To learn more

8. Pine Island Paddle
Grab your oars! Pine Island will host a public Paddle guided by Space Coast Kayaking. Kayakers will paddle through a deep water canal frequented by manatees and out to the Indian River Lagoon.  You’ll then hike in to the Sams House and Cabin, then hike back to the Lagoon and paddle back up to the start. Reservations required. To RSVP or learn more!

7. Youth Eco Summit: Brevard Zoo
The Brevard Zoo Teen Program is hosting a Youth ECO Summit to educate and encourage youth of Brevard County to work to conserve the environment that surrounds them! Youth ages 11 to 18 will have the opportunity to meet others their own age that share the same interests, and aspire to preserve the environment! To learn more

6. JAZZ FRIDAY: Foosaner Art Museum Every first friday of the month, the Foosaner Art Museum hosts their popular Jazz Friday.  This weekend enjoy live music from Rich Abrams. This local favorite is free for Museum Members, $10 for non-members. To learn more 

5. You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown The Musical
The Surfside Players continues their four-week run of YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN THE MUSICAL this weekend. Two new songs, Beethoven Day and My New Philosophy, have been added to the twelve wonderful numbers of the musical’s original book. To learn more

4.Workman Warriors 5-K Race 
Run wild this weekend in the Workman Warriors 5-K! Sponsored by the Sentinels of Freedom, the Workman’s 5K race is run on a natural-terrain course through Wickham Park in Melbourne, Florida. Proceeds from the race benefit Sentinels of Freedoms programs, which help those in the military both active and retired. To learn more

3. Friday Fest: City of Cape Canaveral
Every first Friday of the month, the City of Cape Canaveral treats its residents and visitors to a lollapalooza of fun! Held in Manatee Park (701 Thurm Boulevard) from 6-10pm, the event is family friendly so expect children’s activities, live entertainment, food and fun! To learn more

2. Peter Hefty & Justin w/ Juggler Barry John 
  Billed as America’s hippest ventriloquist, Peter Hefty is bringing his hilarious one and a half men act to Groucho’s Comedy Club, 1100 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne, FL. His set will also include the cruise industry’s favorite juggler Barry John. Click for showtimes 

1. The Farndale Avenue Housing EstateTownswomen Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery
Calling all sleuths! This is the last weekend to catch the Titusville Playhouse’s production of The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery.  This is a farce of epic proportions which revolves around five characters or guild members who put on a very amateur production of a murder mystery, Murder at Checkmate Manor To learn more or buy tickets

For other ways to perk up your weekend on Florida’s Space Coast, take a look at our Calendar of Events at www.visitspacecoast.com/calendar!

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