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Posted: 2012 Oct 26 - 00:34

Custom Cars & Kandy

A Cruisin' Gold event has been scheduled for Melbourne for Halloween.

Custom Cars & Kandy will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, right behind the County Line Saloon, I-95 and U.S. Highway 192.

Bring your kids to the car meet for custom cars and free candy given out by all participants.

Participants (for the car display) are asked to bring at least five bags of candy to pass out to the kids.

This event is free to the community and its participants.

Dress up and decorate your vehicles.

For more information, call Chris Taylor at (731) 444-0792 or email cumberland91@yahoo.com.

'Another Night To Remember'

A classic and modern Broadway review fundraiser, "Another Night to Remember," will be Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 2030 N. Highway A1A, Indialantic.

Tickets cost $10 each, with group discounts for groups of 10 or more. Call for details. Tickets at the door cost $15.

Proceeds go to New Beginnings Ministry, a halfway house for women just coming out of prison, and Shekinah Productions.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.spctheater.com.

'A Night of Haunted Elegance' benefit gala

The Jess Parrish Medical Foundation has announced the law firm of GrayRobinson, P.A. as the presenting sponsor for this year's "A Night of Haunted Elegance" benefit gala on Friday, Oct. 26, from 8 p.m. to midnight at La Cita Country Club in Titusville.

Proceeds from the gala will benefit The Children's Center and cancer care programs at Parrish Medical Center.

Guests attending this year's costume ball will experience a night full of spooks and surprises, and those dressed in a formal costume will have a chance to win $1,000 in the costume contest.

While guests are indulging in delicious delights, they will also experience a ghostly waltz from Titusville's Downtown Dance Studio and the mysterious magic of Todd Bogue.

The "La Cita Legend" sets the tone for this year's gala. The legend is told of a plantation property in Titusville, Florida that is passed down through family generations and ends in the hands of the last heir, a woman. The mistress of the mansion always flaunted her good fortune, throwing lavish parties, until the entire family and staff suffer a mysterious death. Now, she refuses to accept her fate to cross to the other side, so she continues to host elaborate parties night after night and keeps her staff trapped in this world.

This night, Oct. 26, guests are invited to her All Hallow's Eve gala where one guest will break the mistress' spell and free the staff forever.

General admission tickets to the ball may be purchased for $100 per person. Additional sponsorships are available starting at $350. Space is limited.

Register online at www.parrishmedfoundation.com/register or call Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at (321) 269-4066.

Unwritten Law at Sports Page

Unwritten Law is coming to Sports Page in Satellite Beach on Friday, Oct. 26.

Doors will be open at 9 p.m. for this all ages show.

Unwritten Law is an American rock band formed in 1990 in Poway, Calif., and is currently recording for Suburban Noize Records. They have released seven full-length studio albums and have toured internationally, including performances on the Warped Tour. They are notable for their singles "Seein' Red" and "Save Me (Wake Up Call)," both of which entered the Top 5 in the U.S. Modern Rock charts. Their sixth studio album, Swan, was released March 29, 2011.

Tickets are $13 in advance and $17 day of show.

Sports Page is located at 220 Highway A1A, Satellite Beach.

Call Deuterman Productions at (321) 508-5141 for tickets and more information on this and any upcoming events.

Visit www.deutermanproductions.com for more information.

Hearts Out To Haiti Fundraiser

Hearts Out To Haiti, is going to have a first-ever 5K Run/Walk called the Schoolhouse Run, on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Ryckman Park in Melbourne Beach, starting at 7:30 a.m.

The Hearts Out To Haiti mission focuses on education and "Adopt a Teacher." That is why it is called the "Schoolhouse 5KRun/Walk."

For more information, contact Wanda Cordelli at (321) 777-0158 or Eddie Struttmann at heartsouttohaiti@hnj.org.

Sports Card Show

The Knights of Columbus of Rockledge will present a Sports Card Show Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3435 S. Fiske Blvd., Rockledge.

There will be 30-40 tables, featuring vintage sports cards to brand new releases, boxes, singles, sets, supplies and more.

For more information, call (321) 544-0749 or visit www.facebook.com/rockledgesportscardshow.

Craft Fair and Kids Spooktacular

Brevard County Parks and Recreation is hosting a Craft Fair and Kids Spooktacular event Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Viera Regional Community Center.

Crafters may obtain applications at the Viera Regional Community Center, 2300 Fran Jamieson Way, Viera. Eight-foot by 8-foot vendor spaces cost $31.80 and include a 5-foot table. All spaces are indoors. Payment for table space must be made by Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Bring your children to the Craft Fair and enjoy the Kids Spooktacular.

The fee of $2 per child includes take home crafts, bouncy houses, snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn games, an costume event at 11 a.m. and more.

Adults are free with paid admission of child. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

All activities are conducted and supervised by Brevard County Parks and Recreation staff at the Viera Regional Community Center.

For more information, call (321) 433-4891.

Flutes & Friends and Mark Nathan

The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary will present Flutes & Friends and Mark Nathan 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 444 Columbia Blvd., Titusville.

This event features musicians playing wooden flutes and a singer/songwriter performing.

For more information, call (321) 264-5185 or visit www.eelbrevard.com.

Concert for breast cancer research

Space Coast Life is sponsoring a concert to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Hear a virtual orchestra, featuring Seth Rye, an international musical phenomenon who has entertained audiences throughout the world for more than 30 years.

The concert will be at Fletchers Music Center, 1513 W. New Haven Ave., West Melbourne.

Show times are 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Donations will be accepted.

Call Nancy at (321) 951-0604 for reservations.

Melbourne Community Orchestra Halloween

The Melbourne Community Orchestra will present "Trick or Treat on MCO Street," a family concert, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Scott Center Auditorium at Holy Trinity, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne, west of U.S. Highway 1, off the Pineda Causeway.

The concert is free.

Call (321) 952-9949 for more information.

Crab Smash and Oyster Bash Low Country Boil

This event is presented by the Space Coast Chapter of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and benefits the local high school's Pro Start Culinary Program.

It will take place Saturday, Oct. 27, from 3-7 p.m. at Kiwanis Island Park, 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road, Merritt Island.

The menu will be: raw oysters, steamed Indian river blue crabs, Cape Canaveral brown shrimp, Mosquito Lagoon clams, sausage, corn on the cob, cole slaw, lobster rolls and key lime pie, with beer, wine, sodas, tea and water.

The children's menu will be: hot dog sliders, potato chips and cookies.

The cost is $35 for adults and $5 for children.

Adult meals include food and one drink.

Activities will include: live local music with Ash Reeder and Connie playing guitar, mandolin, fiddle Cajun squeezebox and steel drums. The music includes Cajun, Caribbean, bluegrass, country rock and pop.

There will be kayaking on Sykes Creek Games include corn hole and horseshoes.

Night Sounds concert series

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Sebastian Inlet State Park will host the Night Sounds concert series 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.

Hosted by the Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, the concert will showcase recording artist Grant Livingston from South Florida.

Grant Livingston plays original and classic folk music that is relentlessly positive, with an off-beat sense of humor.

He weaves his love of Florida, the environment and history, with a dash of social commentary through his songs.

The concert will take place at the pavilions on Coconut Point, located on the south side of Sebastian Inlet.

Sebastian Inlet State Park is at 9700 S. Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach.

The concert is free with regular park entry fees.

For more information about Grant Livingston, visit www.grantlivingston.com.

For concert information, call (321) 984-4852 or visit www.floridastateparks.org/sebastianinlet.

Jazz concert is 'By Special Request'

The Space Coast Jazz Orchestra will present "By Special Request" in Indialantic on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 2030 N. Highway A1A, Indialantic.

An affiliate of the Space Coast Symphony, the critically acclaimed jazz orchestra will perform a playlist of audience favorites compiled from online and written surveys.

The concert brings audience engagement to a new level with featured music from Basie, Ellington, Miller, Dorsey, Monk, Rich, Davis, Kenton, Parker and more.

Advanced tickets cost $20 and are available through the orchestra website at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org or at several ticket outlets, including Ace Hardware stores in Indialantic, Cocoa Beach and Satellite Beach, Blue Sky Insurance in Cocoa Village, Tropical Realty of Suntree, Art Expressions in downtown Eau Gallie, A Floral Affair in Merritt Island and Palm Bay Hearing Aid Center.

The cost for tickets at the door will be $25 per person.

The concert is free for those younger than 18.

More information about the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concerts, ticket sales, venues, directions and sponsorship opportunities is available at www.SpaceCoastSymphony.org by calling toll free (855) 252-7276.

Halloween Masquerade Ball

Club Esteem presents the Halloween Masquerade Ball Saturday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. to midnight at 1101 River Road, Melbourne Beach. (Park along Ocean Avenue and in the Melbourne Beach Public Library parking lot.)

The event will feature an open bar, a live band (Blue Stone Circle), a feast by Matt's Casbah, dancing and costumes.

Cost is $100 per person pre-ordered.

All proceeds benefit Club Esteem.

For tickets or more information, visit www.clubesteem.com or call (321) 409-8942.

Comedy night at Groucho's

Two comedians, Marvin Lee and Darren Moore will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Groucho's Comedy Club at Club 52, 1100 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.

Cost is $12 per person.

For more information, call (321) 259-9800.

CBHS's Jazz Band to perform

The Central Brevard Humane Society's Jazz Band will perform at the Super Flea & Farmers Market, 4835 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Melbourne, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28.

The band will perform a mix of jazz and blues music and will also take requests.

The event will also showcase some of the Humane Society's shelter dogs.

All donations raised will help the unwanted and abandoned pets of Brevard County.

For more information, call (321) 636-3343 or visit www.crittersavers.com.

'Flutes and Slippers' fall concert

The Space Coast Flute Orchestra and the Space Coast Ballet Company will present a concert of ballet, music and dance at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Suntree United Methodist Church, 7400 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.

Some of the lovely, well-known pieces you will hear dance accompaniment are "Flower Duet" by Delibes, "Dance of the Young Maidens" and "Sabre Dance" by A. Khachaturian, "Ancient Airs and Dances Suite 1" by Ottorino Respighi, and "Dance of the Hours" by A. Pochiellli.

The Flute Orchestra will also perform "Allegretto Grazioso" by Antonin Dvorak and some beautiful contemporary pieces, called Art Gallery Miniatures.

Space Coast Flute orchestra has 40 members and is one of the largest regularly-rehearsed flute orchestras in the world with contra bass, bass, altos, C flutes and piccolo.

For more information, visit www.scfo.org or call (321) 385-SCFO (7236).

Musical tribute in Melbourne

The Space Coast Flute Orchestra and dancers from the Space Coast Ballet will perform a musical tribute to the life of Pat Harbach, called "Flutes and Slippers," Sunday, Oct. 28, at 3 p.m. at the Suntree United Methodist Church, 7400 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne.

This is a free concert. Tickets are not required, but donations are accepted.

The Space Coast Flute orchestra has 40 members and is one of the largest regularly rehearsed flute orchestras in the world, with contra bass, bass, altos, C flutes and piccolos.

Director Nancy Clew is the founder of both the Space Coast Flute Orchestra and the International Flute orchestra.

For more information, visit www.scfo.org, www.spacecoastballet.com, or call (321) 385-SCFO (7236).

Halloween In The Village

The city of Cocoa Leisure Services is hosting its Fourth Annual Halloween In The Village 4-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in Historic Cocoa Village and Riverfront Park.

Children may visit merchants for treats and enjoy family activities and entertainment in the park.

There will be a "spooktacular" pet costume contest and a kid's costume contest.

The movie, "Where the Wild Things Are," will play on the big screen at 7:15 p.m.

To participate in all of the children's activities, including the Eerie Tours of the Porcher House, First Robotics Haunted House, River City Ghost Tours, bounce houses, slides, a hay ride, pumpkin decorating and more, there will be at $5 activity band fee.

Trick or treating, stage entertainment, costume contests and the movie are free.

For more information, call (321) 639-3500 or visit www.cocoafl.org.

Garden Party with Music in the Park

Celebrate survivorship and thank the community with a Garden Party With Music in the Park Friday, Nov. 2, from 5-9 p.m. at Riverfront Park, 434 Delannoy Ave., Cocoa Village.

Music will be provided by local physician-led bands, and there will be food. Bring your own blanket. The event is free.

The event is brought to you by the Cancer Care Centers of Brevard Foundation.

For more information, email mfiol@cccfoundationinc.org or call (321) 426-5145.

Holiday Gift Concert

The Space Coast Pops Orchestra will present its 27th Annual Holiday Gift Concert at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Merritt Island First Baptist Church, on S.R. 520 and Courtenay Parkway.

The concert is a gift to the public, and the public may respond by bringing a gift of canned or dry provisions to be delivered to the Central Brevard Sharing Center. A financial donation to the POPS also would be appreciated.

Guest conductor Clair Christy returns with a program of music that carries the special touch of his selections. It includes both spiritual and patriotic selections and marches, plus classic classical numbers from Broadway and Hollywood and some for the holidays.

Featured performers include singers Sally and Clay Hart, formerly with the Lawrence Welk TV Show.

Also performing will be Brevard County icons Joan Taddie, super drama teacher and vocalist, and Mark Nelson, renowned conductor of instrumental music and professional vocalist.

Admission is free, but tickets are required and are available at the usual locations.

Call (321) 632-7445 for more ticket information.

The event is sponsored, in part, by the American Federation of Musicians, and Local 389 in Orlando, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, Brevard Cultural Alliance, Merritt Island First Baptist Church and individual donors.

'Second Sunday in the Park'

The guest for the "Second Sunday in the Park" series at St. John's Park in Old Eau Gallie will be the Dixie Highway Blue Grass Band on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. Bring a chair, a blanket and a picnic if you wish. With rain, the event can be moved inside.

For more information, visit www.stjohnsmlb.org or call (321) 777-0168.

Different Worlds Band to play at Space Coast State Fair

Different Worlds Band will play the Space Coast State Fair on Saturday, Nov. 17, on the Coors Light Main Stage, from 3-6 p.m.

Different Worlds is a band made from many influences. They have members that range in age from late 20s to "seasoned."

These hand-picked musicians come from backgrounds in gospel, blues, soul, rock, reggae, and "blue eyed soul."

Their differences in generation, music and upbringing are formidable; however, Different Worlds Band brings these cultural gaps together to bring a fresh new approach to their most common denominator ... the music.

Different Worlds Band are quickly becoming an area favorite in local clubs and venues, performing and array of rock and soul.

They bring unique energy and vocal harmonies to each selection, with a reverence to the artists that brought these songs to life.

These selections include classics from Eric Clapton to Marvin Gaye, Rare Earth to the Temptations and The Four Tops.

This fresh new sound is really just a return to some of the best music recorded from some of music's greatest artists.

They will take you on journeys through the Stax Recording Era out of Memphis, to the psychedelic street of the '70s; then off you go to the Motor City of Detroit for a trip down Motown Boulevard.

Different Worlds is most definitely one of the "must see" acts coming to the State Fair this year.

The Space Coast State Fair will be held at Space Coast Stadium. The concert is free to the public.

For more information, contact Kenny Michaels at (321) 759-4435 or visit www.differentworldsband.com.

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