FRIDAY, APRIL 12
McCartney Mania Up Close and Personal: A benefit for family meals at Sunrise Theater Black Box at 7 p.m. Special performance in the intimate setting of the Sunrise Black Box. McCartney Mania showcases some of Paul McCartney's greatest hits from his different groups. The band strives to recreate the unique sensation that his music brings when played live and on-stage. Starring Jack Maravell and featuring the Fort Pierce Jazz/ Blues Society Horn Section. Special guest artist is Scott Benge. Tickets are available at www.sunrisetickets.com.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13
St. Lucie Tropical Jazz, a popular Latin jazz big band, will perform live at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center's Tropical Nights from 8 p.m. to midnight. The group blends rhythmic Latin styles and musical traditions with jazz harmonies and a variety of Afro-Caribbean rhythms. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the door. There will be a full liquor cash bar and snacks.
THURSDAY, APRIL 18
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Bingo Team will host Bingo Italian Night on April 18. $10 includes dinner, salad and a dessert and a free small Bingo card. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m., Bingo at 6:30 p.m. St. Luke's Parish Hall, corner Cove A1A, 5150 S.E. Railway Ave., Stuart. Call (772) 286-5455 for reservations.
TUESDAY, APRIL 23
The City of Port St. Lucie will hold a free workshop for new businesses that will focus what is needed to start a business in the city and ensure it is properly licensed, permitted and insured. The seminar will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in Building "B" at City Hall, 121 S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard. Seating is limited, so preregistration is recommended. Call (772) 344-4238 or email email@example.com for more details.
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
Plants in the Park - A multi-club plant sale sponsored by the Garden Club of Fort Pierce in Glidden Park, 911 Parkway Drive, Fort Pierce from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include plant sales by 12 nonprofit clubs and societies, in addition to the Garden Club of Fort Pierce, to benefit a variety of community projects. Experts will be available to answer questions about African violets, bromeliads, Florida native plants, orchids, rare fruits, palms, bee keeping and related garden interests. It will be an excellent opportunity to get knowledgeable help with care of cold weather damaged plants.
Groucho's Comedy Club presents Matthew David Stanley at Port St. Lucie Civic Center at 8:30 p.m. Doors open 7:30 pm with full liquor cash bar. This show is not suitable for minors due to adult humor. Tickets in advance $15/ preferred up-front seating, $12/ general admission; $15 at the door. Call (772) 807-4499 for tickets
SATURDAY, APRIL 27 - SUNDAY, APRIL 28
Historic Downtown Stuart welcomes the 16th annual Downtown Stuart Craft Fair on April 27th and 28th. Osceola Street will be closed to traffic from St. Lucie to Haney Circle and down to Denver to provide festival-goers with the best possible experience. The fair will feature the finest crafters in the country. Partial proceeds from the festival benefit the Stuart Main Street Program. Admission is free and open to the public.
SUNDAY, APRIL 28
Martin County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner: Florida CFO Jeff Atwater will be the keynote speaker at the Martin County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner. The Dinner will also include video remarks by Senator Marco Rubio. It will be held at Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart beginning with cocktails at 5 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person. RSVP by April 22. Ticket purchase at Martin County Headquarters, 1111 S.E. Federal Highway, Suite 134, Stuart. For more information, call (772) 286-0615 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets will be available online soon at www.martingop.org
FRIDAY, APRIL 12
Cobb's Landing, 200 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Alex Kash, 6-10 p.m. (772) 460-9014.
Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, Reggae by Rainfall, 8 p.m. - midnight. (772) 334-1130.
Crawdaddy's, 1949 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Call for performers. 8 p.m.-midnight. (772) 225-3444.
Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mike Denne. (772) 429-5303
Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort Tiki Bar, 555 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island, (772) 225-3700.
Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Port Salerno. Robbie Bullard, 8 p.m. (772) 872-7288.
The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, live music 5-9 p.m. (772) 461-0880.
Rinelli's Yellow Tail. Live music, 101 Second Street, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474
Tradewinds Restaurant & Lounge, Captain Ron, 6:30-9:30 p.m. (772) 621-0822.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13
Bogey's & Stogey's, 1032 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Call for performers. (772) 337-7778.
Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach, Reggae by Rainfall, 8 p.m. to midnight. (772) 334-1130.
Crawdaddy's, 1949 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Call for performers, 7:30-11:30 p.m. (772) 225-3444.
Courtyard Marriot in Jensen Beach, 10978 S Ocean Drive, Jensen Beach. Capt. Ron will be poolside from 4-8 p.m. (772) 229-1000
Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Saturdays, 2-5 p.m. The Jazz Band. (772) 429-5303.
Kings Head Pub, 2838 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. Call for performers. (772) 340-1223.
Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Port Salerno. Jason Montero, 8 p.m. (772) 872-7288.
The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, live music 5-9 p.m. (772) 461-0880.
Rinelli's Yellow Tail. Live music 101 Second Street, Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.
SUNDAY, APRIL 14
Cobb's Landing, 200 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Matrix, 4-8 p.m. (772) 460-9014.
Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Reggae by Rainfall, 4-8 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
Harborcove Bar and Grill, 1930 Harbortown Drive in the Harbortown Marina. Sundays, 4-8, Dr. Papachubby. (772) 429-5303.
Manatee Island Bar & Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Port Salerno. Floridian Band at the Tiki Bar, 3 p.m. (772) 872-7288.
MONDAY, APRIL 15
Rinelli's Yellow Tail: Trivia nights at 7 p.m. 101 Second St., Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.
TUESDAY, APRIL 16
Applebee's is hosting Family Fun Nite with AJ the DJ from 5-8 p.m. with face painting, bingo, trivia, games, music and prizes. Burger specials and kids eat free. 3373S.E. Federal Highway, Stuart. (772) 223-6477.
Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Trivia, 7-9 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
Cowboys' BBQ & Steak Co. 2902 S.E. Gran Parkway, Stuart, Capt. Ron from 8-11 p.m. (772) 287-8100.
King's Head Pub, 2838 SW Port St. Lucie Blvd. Hypnotist Rich Alexander.8- 9 p.m. Free admission. Call (772) 340-1223.
Original Coconut Bar, open mic with Rich from 9 p.m.-midnight. 4787 S.E. Dixie Highway, Stuart. (772) 219-1945.
The Original Tiki Bar & Restaurant, 2 Ave. A, Fort Pierce, Dynamic Entertainment Trivia at 7 p.m. (772) 461-0880.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17
Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Crab racing, 6-9 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort Tiki Bar, 555 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Hutchinson Island. Call (772) 225-3700.
Mickey Finn's Comedy Night, 269 Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. 8 p.m., no cover. (772) 873-5522 for reservations.
Rinelli's Yellow Tail, free wine tasting 6-7:30 p.m. Exclusive "on-premise" wines available. Dinner for two and a select bottle of wine, $35. 101 Second St., Fort Pierce. (772) 466-5474.
Thirsty Turtle, 2825 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m. (772) 344-7774.
THURSDAY, APRIL 18
Archie's Seabreeze, 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, jazz and steak night every Thursday, 7-10 p.m. (772) 460-3888.
Conchy Joe's Seafood, 3945 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. Reggae by Rainfall, 7-10 p.m. Ladies night, 6-10 p.m. (772) 334-1130.
Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House, 140 N.E. Indian River Drive, Jensen Beach. (772) 781-5236.
Dresa, Asian fusion, U.S.1 and Kanner Highway, Stuart. Capt. Ron will perform from 7:30-10:30 p.m. (772) 288-6262.
Rinelli's Yellow Tail, Bike Night in downtown Fort Pierce. 6-9 p.m. Music, Prizes, 50/50 Vendors. (772) 466-5474.
Thirsty Turtle, 2825 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, Davee Bryan, 7:45-11 p.m.
VFW Post 4194, 2464 S.E. Veteran's Ave., Stuart. Live Big Band, dancing and snacks at intermission. $5 admission. Door prize. Call (772) 220-0144.
Community Green Market, every Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Locally grown vegetables, lots of vendors, music, hot food, pet-friendly. For more information, call (772) 345-3797.
Green Market and Food Co-Op at Orange Avenue at the Intercoastal in Fort Pierce. There will be fresh produce, honey, all natural meats, vegan, veggie, raw and gluten-free food truck. Live music. For more information, call (772) 465-5658 or email email@example.com.
Music fest with entertainment, food, beer, wine, car show, arts, crafts and kids' activities at Gazebo Park in downtown Stuart, 6 to 11 p.m. the third Friday of the month. Lawn chairs are recommended. Coolers are not permitted; no entry with food or drink.
The Mansion at Tuckahoe, located at IndianRiverSide Park, Jensen Beach, will host free tours on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. History is covered from the time of occupancy by Native Americans, the Leach family in residence and the 36 year period of two educational facilities. Docent guided tours are at 10 and 11 a.m. and it is requested visitors arrive on time in order to understand the complete history.
Treasure Coast Eagles No. 3582 have ongoing events. Every day, bar bingo, from 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays, ladies night from 7 -11 p.m. Free pool play, 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays, bingo 6:30-11 p.m., 12 games, final game pot is $300. Thursdays, Texas Hold-em 7-11 p.m. Buy in is $20. Free pool play, 7-11 p.m. - Fridays, open mic jam with Shawn, 7-11 p.m. - Everyone welcome. Men's night - 7-11 p.m. Saturdays, karaoke by D-3 with Ariel and Steve, 7-11 p.m. Sundays, karaoke by D-3 with Ariel and Steve, 7-11 p.m. - Treasure Coast Eagles No. 3582 is located at 510 S. U.S. 1, No. 3, Fort Pierce. After 9 p.m. must be 21. For more information, call (772) 461-2750.
Jazz Society events: Tuesday, jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre, 117 S. Second St., Fort Pierce, from 7-10 p.m. $5 cover. Full bar available. Every other Wednesday evening, jazz jams at the gardens, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $3 cover. Wine and beer available. 2410 Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Saturday mornings, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Jazz market in downtown Fort Pierce along the Indian River waterfront.
Karaoke nites hosted by the Karaoke Kops at The Lyric's Flagler Center on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 6 and 10 p.m. Come sing with the Karaoke Kops (Stripling Entertainment). Choose from many karaoke songs including top 40, oldies, classic rock, Broadway to country. Perform in front of a video projection screen so the audience can see and sing along. Take part in singing, dancing or cheering for performers, while enjoying drink specials from the full bar. There will be prizes. The Flagler Center is located at 59 S.W. Flagler Ave., Stuart. For more information, call (772) 286-7827.
Jammin' Jensen takes place every Thursday from 6-9 p.m., weather permitting, at downtown Jensen Beach. There's food, music and vendors. For more information, call (772) 334-3444.
Retro Swing -- Lindy Hop -- West Coast Swing dance party is from 7:30-11 p.m. every Saturday at South Florida Swing Dance Productions, 881 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., in Jensen Beach. $7 admission. For information, call (772) 334-2112.
Big Band music, snacks, prizes at the VFW Hall, 2464 Veterans Ave., Stuart, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Public welcome. Cost $5. For more information, call (772) 220-0144.
Commodores Singles Club. Dance to live music from the 1940s, '50s and '60s, from 7:30-10 p.m. every Sunday at the American Legion Hall, 3195 Savannah Road in Jensen Beach. Different band each week. Dress code prohibits beachwear, blue jeans or sneakers. Dress casual with men having a shirt with collar. There is no smoking and there is a bar. Free coffee, tea and refreshments are served. Donation is $5 for members and $8 for nonmembers. Call (772) 236-9449 or visit www.britetreasures.com/commodore.htm for more information.
Senior activity center in the Stuart area offers entertainment and activities for seniors. For more information, contact Zee Carter, onsite manager at the Log Cabin Senior Center in Langford Park, 2369 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach or call (772) 334-2926.
Jazz & Blues Society presents jazz jams at the Sunrise Black Box Theatre in downtown Fort Pierce every other Tuesday from 7-10 p.m. Winter schedule runs from October-May 31, every Tuesday from 7-10 p.m.
Jensen Beach Art League has a monthly fine art show from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach along Indian River Drive. Shows take place the second Sunday of every month through April.
American Legion Post 40: 810 South U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, every Sunday night from 6-10 p.m.
AMVETS Post 19, 2024 S. Federal Highway, Fort Pierce, every Friday night from 5-9 p.m. with Michael and Terri's request line music. (772) 626-1049.
Applebee's, 4898 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, and 3373 S.E. Federal Highway, Stuart. Every Friday in Fort Pierce from 8 p.m.-midnight and every Friday in Stuart from 9 p.m.-midnight. In Fort Pierce, call (772) 460-1444. In Stuart, call (772) 223-6477.
Archies: 401 S. Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce, every Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m. (772) 461-3352.
Bogey's and Stogey's: 1032 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie, (772) 337-7778. Karaoke by Dennis 9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday.
Boozgeois Saloon: 720 S. U.S. 1, Fort Pierce, Karaoke with Chris 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. (772) 466-4255.
Charlie's Bar & Grill: 950 S.E. Indian St., Stuart, karaoke Sunday and Monday. (772) 288-4326.
Jensen Beach Bowl Lane 21: 2303 N.E. Dixie Highway, Jensen Beach, karaoke with Karaoke Larry Friday and Saturday 8 p.m.-midnight. Call (772) 225-2695.
Jilly's Grille: The Ramada Inn, 1200 Southeast U.S. 1, Stuart. Karaoke with Permanent Affair 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (772) 287-6917.
Oasis Café: 6208 South East U.S. 1, Stuart, Outlaw Karaoke 9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Tuesday. (772) 220-1565.
Pineapple Republic Grill, 1897 N.E. Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Hi-Note Karaoke 7-11 p.m. (772) 934-6891.
Pop-a-Top Tavern: 802 S.W. Bayshore Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Outlaw Karaoke 7:30-11:30 p.m. Wednesday. (772) 879-9188.
Rebar karaoke madness: Thursday nights, from 9 p.m. - midnight. 8283 S. U.S. 1, Port St. Lucie. Call (772) 340-7777
Seasick Sam's: 8589 S. Federal Highway, Port St. Lucie, Outlaw Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight, Wednesday. (772) 340-1177.
St. Lucie Inn: 2107 N. Old Dixie Highway, Fort Pierce, Dan the Man Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday. (772) 464-1326.
The Wave Bar and Lounge: 1628 S. Federal Highway, Stuart. Open mic, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (772) 287-0018.
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