Things to do

Treasure Coast History Festival

Stroll though history at the Treasure Coast History Festival in downtown Fort Pierce Saturday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hear tales of master landscape artist A.E “Bean” Backus and learn about the ancient Ais Indians who lived here. See historical re-enactors, go on a ghost tour, try the historical trolley rides, enjoy rustic crafts and visit the Old Florida Authors Alley. If you want, enjoy an old-fashioned genuine Summerlin family fish fry for $12. For more information, call 466.3346. Presented by Indian River Magazine, Inc.

ALL DATES AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CALL BEFORE ATTENDING.

Jan. 4 – Feb. 23, 2020

CONTINUING

Art Gallery Exhibit – Civic Center Gallery, 807.4488

RECURRING

Every Saturday
• Square Dancing – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie, 6 p.m. 631.2184
• Wood Carver’s Workshop – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 8 a.m. to noon. 359.8565
• Treasure Coast Model Railroad Club – Clubhouse at 273 Becker Road. Ever-changing layout with trains in action, open for public viewing, free, 10 a.m. to noon. Best to call first. 621.9636

Third Saturday
• Community Garage Sale – Minsky Gym, Darwin Boulevard, Port St. Lucie, 8 a.m. to noon. 344.4142
• New Tradition Market – The Landing, Tradition. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Every Sunday
St. Lucie Green Market in St. Lucie West – Parking lot near Bob Evans Restaurant, 1855 S.W. Fountainview Blvd., 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. 954.290.4559

Fourth Sunday
One-Stop Garage Sale – Port St. Lucie Civic Center garage, 9:30-1:30 p.m. September through April. 344.4142

Every Monday
Line Dancing – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 370.1732

Every Tuesday
Wood Carver’s Workshop – Walton Road Community Center, Port St. Lucie. 8 a.m. to noon. 359.8565

Second Tuesdays
Dancing with the Big Band – The Ambassadors of Swing, Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 7 p.m. 807.4488

First Wednesday
Pretty Princess Tea Party – Community Center, ages 1 and up. Monthly except for July. Meet a new princess each month. Featuring singing, dancing, dress-up, pretend tea party. $3 per child older than 12 months; $1 per adult. 10-11:30 a.m. 807.4488

Second and Fourth Wednesday
Jazz Jam Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 337.1959

Second Thursday
River Nights – Tranquil evening overlooking the St. Lucie River. Enjoy the fire, live musical entertainment, cash
bar, food available for purchase. It’s free and all ages are welcome. Westmoreland Park, 2140 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., 5:30-8:30 p.m. 878.2277. October through April.

Second Friday
Coffee with PSL City Council – Port St. Lucie Community Center, 8:30 a.m. 871.5219

JANUARY 2020

Wednesday, Jan. 1
NEW YEAR’S DAY

Saturday, Jan. 4
• Home Show – Home improvement projects will benefit from a trip to this show. See the latest in home and garden products, talk to experts and ask questions. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 407.4488
• Art Show in the Gardens – Enjoy fine arts and crafts from the Treasure Coast and beyond at Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 337.1959

Sunday, Jan. 5
• Art Show in the Gardens – Fine arts and crafts from the Treasure Coast and beyond. Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, Westmoreland, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 337.1959
• Home Show – The civic center in Port St. Lucie will be filled with everything you need for your home improvement projects. See and ask questions about the latest in home and garden products. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 407.4488

Wednesday, Jan. 8
• Special Needs Fun-n-Fit – The program includes arts and crafts, basketball, pickle ball, yoga and fun in the game room. Ages 15 and older. Port St. Lucie Civic Center. 10-11:30 a.m. 807.4499

Saturday, Jan. 11
• Treasure Coast History Festival – Before Port St. Lucie existed, there was Fort Pierce, the sole city in St. Lucie County. Incorporated in 1905, it has a fascinating history. If you’ve ever wondered about the past, this history festival is for you. Presented by Indian River Magazine, you can learn about the very first residents — the Ais Indians, take a trolley tour, hear stories of the famous landscape painter A.E. “Bean” Backus, and much more. Plus, there are tickets for sale for an old-Floridian fish fry by the well-known Summerlin family. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 466.3346
• Nautical Flea Market – The Port St. Lucie Anglers Club again hosts this popular event at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 337.1959

Friday, Jan. 17
• Flower Show – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. Enjoy exquisitely beautiful flowers in a spectacular show at the gardens. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 337.1959
• Arbor Day and Tree Planting Ceremony – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 337.1959
• Youth Pizza Jam – Games, contests, pizza. Minsky Gym. 6-9 p.m. Parents must register their children by 6 p.m. 344.4142

Saturday, Jan. 18
Flower Show – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. Enjoy exquisitely beautiful flowers in a spectacular show at the gardens. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 337.1959

Sunday, Jan. 19
Flower Show – Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens. Enjoy exquisitely beautiful flowers in a spectacular show at the gardens. Noon to 4 p.m. 337.1959

Thursday, Jan. 23
The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce.
8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, Jan. 24
The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce.
8 p.m. 465.0366

Saturday, Jan. 25
• A Tribute to Elvis – David Morin as Elvis in the Ruby Ballroom of the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Tickets: $30 or $40. 807.4499
• The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce.
8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, Jan. 26
The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce. At
2 p.m. 465.0366

Thursday, Jan. 30
The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce.
8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, Jan. 31
The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce.
8 p.m. 465.0366

FEBRUARY

Saturday, Feb. 1
• Styx – The legendary band plays at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Opens at 6 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Enjoy songs from their latest album, The Mission, and a retrospective of their hit songs. Tickets: 800.514.3849
• Astronomy Day and Night – Outstanding chance for adults and kids to see the stars through telescopes. Treasure Coast Astronomical Society hosts the event outside of the Hallstrom Planetarium, Indian River State College Fort Pierce campus. 3-9 p.m. 462.4750.
• The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce. 8 p.m. 465.0366
• Bonfire and Hayride – McCarty Ranch Preserve. Petting zoo, pony rides, horseback rides, face painting, bounce house, fishing tournament, live music and more. This is a great family event. 3-7 p.m. 878.2277

Sunday, Feb. 2
The Bare Truth – A hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce. 2 p.m. 465.0366

Thursday, Feb. 6
• Quilt Show – See beautiful handmade quilts. Free art show, basket auction, vendors. Proceeds to Southeast Florida Honor Flight for veterans. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 807.4488
• The Bare Truth – a hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce. 8 p.m. 465.0366

Friday, Feb. 7
• Daddy-Daughter Valentine Dance – Take your special girls ages 2 to 12 out for a special evening. Dancing, entertainment, goodie bag, photo booth. $11.50 per person. Preregistration required. PSL Community Center. 7-9 p.m. 878.2277
• The Bare Truth – a hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce. 8 p.m. 465.0366
• Quilt Show – See beautiful handmade quilts. Free art show, basket auction, vendors. Proceeds to Southeast Florida Honor Flight for veterans. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 807.4488

Saturday, Feb. 8
• Quilt Show – See beautiful handmade quilts. Free art show, basket auction, vendors. Proceeds to Southeast Florida Honor Flight for veterans. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 807.4488
• The Bare Truth – a hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce. 8 p.m. 465.0366

Sunday, Feb. 9
The Bare Truth – a hilarious comedy as senior parents try to escape their children. Pineapple Playhouse, south Fort Pierce. 2 p.m. 465.0366

Wednesday, Feb. 12
• Port St. Lucie Community Band Concert – From Broadway with Love. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 7-9 p.m. 807.4488
• Special Needs Fun-n-Fit – The program includes arts and crafts, basketball, pickle ball, yoga and fun in the game room. Activities can be adjusted. Ages 15 and older. Port St. Lucie Civic Center. 10-11:30 a.m. 807.4499
• Special Needs Valentine Dance – Dress your best and join the special needs community for a fun-filled evening with refreshments. Ages 15 and older. $5 per person. 6-8 p.m. Port St. Lucie Community Center. 878.2277

Thursday, Feb. 13 – Friday, Feb. 14
Indian River Lagoon Symposium – Presentations and posters on the theme “Reassessing Indian River Lagoon Biodiversity” at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Fort Pierce. Details at indianriverlagoon.org

Saturday, Feb. 15
Treasure Coast Winter Home Show – Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 145 exhibitors. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 807.4488

Sunday, Feb. 16
Treasure Coast Winter Home Show – Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 145 exhibitors. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 807.4488

Friday, Feb. 21
Youth Pizza Jam – Games, contests, pizza. Minsky Gym. 6-9 p.m. Parents must register their children by 6 p.m. 344.4142

Sunday, Feb. 23
Motown in Motion – Tribute to The Temptations and The Four Tops. Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 6-10 p.m. 807.4488

COMING UP

The St. Lucie County Fair – Starts Feb. 28 and ends March 8. If you’ve never been to a county fair, this is a great one to start with. It has all the old-fashioned traditional events and an outstanding midway filled with rides and games. Kids will enjoy the petting zoo and seeing large and small animals up close. There are sections for men’s and women’s crafts, one for school displays, plenty of entertainment and more. Visit stluciecountyfair.org for all the details and photos too.

Port St. Lucie Magazine is not responsible for errors, omissions or schedule changes. Please check with the facility before attending any event.

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