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January 18 - 21 -- Fellsmere Frog Leg Festival
SR 512 & Broadway - Fellsmere, FL(561) 571-0008 Sample a staple of the Early Floridians who were known as "Crackers". Full dinners feature Frog Legs & hush puppies! Held at the Fellsmere City Complex at the intersection of State Road 512 and Broadway. For more information, call (561) 571-0008.
January 12 - 27 -- "Rumors" at Titusville Playhouse
A comedy by Neil Simon. Rumors illustrates what happens when people rely on hearsay to get ahead.
Performance dates are January 12, 13, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27 at 8pm and January 21 at 2pm.
Ticket prices are $13 for orchestra; $11 for balcony. Seniors and students are eligible for a $2 discount.
Emma Parrish Theatre, 301 Julia St., Titusville: 268-1125.
January 18 -- Space Shuttle Launch Scheduled
STS-98 - Atlantis - Crew of 5 - 11 days duration. ISS seventh flight (5A)/U.S. Laboratory
Launch: 2:44am. Landing - January 28 at 11:15pm. Launches subject to change. Click here for latest schedules.
January 19 - 21 -- Winter Nationals Remote Control Boat Race
7:30am -- Windover Way (near I-95). Free admission for spectators.
This is one of the largest r/c boat races in the country: over 300 boats (nitro and gasoline powered); speeds range from 35 mph to 98mph. Information: Brian Watts: 321-217-4588; BWATTS1@cfl.rr.com
January 29 & 30 -- Auditions for "Damn Yankees"
7:00pm -- Titusville Playhouse. The Musical of the Great American Pastime. Emma Parrish Theatre, 301 Julia St., Titusville: 268-3711.
February 3 -- "All you need is Love" - Benefit for Hospice of St. Francis
6:30pm -- the BCC-Titusville Campus Gymnatorium becomes a romantic night club. Gourmet food sampling & luscious deserts (provided by area restaurants, chefs and caterers) Entertainment Review - Show/Dance Band - "Exclusive" Silent Auction Items - Additional surprises! Benefactors, Sponsors, Corporate Table, Donation information: 269-4240 or 269-2613.
February 3 -- Snow Fest - North Area Brevard County Parks & Recreation
Fox Lake Park 10 tons of snow. Fun and games for children, food. Vendors contact Betty at: 321-264-5105.
February 15 -- Space Shuttle Launch ScheduledUnder Review
STS-102 - Discovery - Crew of 7 - 11 days duration. ISS eighth flight (5A.1)/Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module and crew exchange Launch: 4:24pm. Landing - February 26. Launches subject to change. Click here for latest schedules.
February 16 - 18 -- "Beauty and the Beast" - by Rising Stars Theatre
Call for times. Titusville Playhouse, 301 Julia Street, Box Office: (321) 268-1125
"The classic story of a repulsive Beast who inhabits a strange and magical castle, and of the beautiful girl. ... "
February 24 -- Festival at Orlando Wetlands Park
8:00am - 3:00pm -- Near Ft. Christmas Park. Sponsored by the City of Orlando & Orange Audubon Society. Birding, Native Plant and Wilderness Hikes. Live wild animals. Demonstrations. Interactive displays. Refreshment Booths, Face Painting, Exhibitors, Door Prizes, Environmental Speakers.
February 24 & 25 -- Wildlife Photography Seminar with Dr. Leonard Lee Rue III & Len Rue, Jr.
Learn the secrets and skills of wildlife photography from America's most published wildlife photographer.
Saturday: 9-5 Seminar; Sunday: morning and evening Field Shoots. Visit the webiste for details.
February 16 - 18 -- 9th Annual Jumbalaya Jam
At BCC Melbourne campus off Wickham Road - Melbourne, FL 32940 (321) 633-4028 Jammin' music, ragin' Cajun food and fantastic rides. Sample Cajun foods like Crawfish and Gumbo while enjoying authentic Cajun music during this three day festival at Wickham Park Pavillion - Melbourne Contact: Karen Bunch
February 17 - 18 -- 35th Annual Grant Seafood Festival
10 miles South of Melbourne on US 1; follow signs to festival grounds. - Grant, FL 32949 (321) 723-8687 The Southeast's largest and longest-running seafood fest is held at the Grant Community Center. Dinners consist of fresh fish, hushpuppies, coleslaw and baked beans while "a la carte" items include shrimp, deviled crab, corn on the cob, oysters, scallops and many delicious favorites. Over 100 crafters will also display their works. Continuous entertainment. 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., both days. Free admission and free parking.
February 23 - 25 -- 5th Annual Splash Bash
The Cove of Port Canaveral - Cape Canaveral, FL 32920(321) 868-5090 Fifth Annual Splash Bash Weekend at Port Canaveral. It's a fun-filled weekend for the entire familly. Extreme sports competition, fishing tournament, Port Run, climbing wall and BMX bicycle competitions, live music, great food, games, children's rides. Also a large Boat Show. For more information, call (321)868-5090.
February 24 -- Mardi Gras 2001
Adjacent to SR 520, between US 1 and the Indian River - Cocoa, FL 32922 (321) 639-7551 (800) 749-3247 The spirit of Mardi Gras in Cocoa Village comes alive Feb. 24, 2001! The traditional bead-flinging parade and hoppin' street party will be bigger than ever. Huge crowds will gather in the streets and the newly completed waterfront park donning their masks and an assortment of costumes in hopes of retrieving trinkets, doubloons, and beads thrown from the floats by the Krewe members, as the parade proceeds through the streets of the Village. For more information, call (321) 633-4028 or 632-9075.
March 1 - 31 -- Spring Training
West of I-95 at Exits #73 and #74 - Melbourne, FL 32940 (321) 633-9200 Come to Space Coast Stadium to cheer on your favorite team as they warm up for the new season. Home to the Florida Marlins, our stadium will host all the big names and some new ones who hope to make it in the Big Leagues. Enjoy a sunny afternoon while you watch America's pastime in an intimate setting. For more information, call (321) 633-9200 or 633-4487.
March 2 - 4 --Annual Greek Festival
5965 Wickham Rd - Melbourne, FL 32940 (321) 254-1045 St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, off Wickham Road in Melbourne.
March 3 -4 -- Spring Craft Fair
Adjacent to SR 520, between US 1 and the Indian River - Cocoa, FL 32923
(321) 631-9075 Come see the latest in handmade crafts in this annual show on the quaint streets of Historic Downtown Cocoa Village. For more information, call (321) 631-9075.
March 9 - 11 -- Warbird Air Show
Sponsored by the Valiant Air Command Museum. For information, call: 321-268-1941 or eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
March 11 -- Pelican Island Wildlife Festival
10:00am - 4:00pm -- 98th Anniversary of Pelican Island, Riverview Park, Sebastian. Sponsored by the Pelican Island Preservation Society. Join us in the family fun celebration of America's first National Wildlife Refuge For information or booth rentals and vendor rates, please call Ilka at (561) 589-3687.
March 16 - 31 -- "Damn Yankees" at Titusville Playhouse
The Musical of the Great American Pastime. Emma Parrish Theatre, 301 Julia St., Titusville: 268-1125.
19 -- Brevard County Schools - Middle School Parent Conference
March 26 & 27 -- Auditions for "Out of Order"
7:00pm -- Titusville Playhouse. A farce by Ray Cooney. Emma Parrish Theatre, 301 Julia St., Titusville: 268-3711.
March 9 - 11 -- 24th Annual Valiant Air Command Air Show
Just West of US 1, or South of SR 405 - Titusville, FL 32780 (321) 268-1941 Featuring aircraft from World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and select modern military aircraft. Flightline passes available. Held at Space Coast Regional Airport, Titusville. For more information, call (321) 268-1941.
March 17 -- St. Patrick's Day Street Party
Adjacent to SR 520, between US 1 and the Indian River - Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 633-4028 Enjoy authentic Irish food, drink and entertainment on the quaint streets of Historic Downtown Cocoa Village. For more information, call (321) 633-4028.
March 23 - 25 -- Seafest 2001
North Side of Port Canaveral off SR 401 - Port Canaveral, FL 32920 (321) 459-2200 Annual Seafood Festival held near Cruise Terminal #5,on the North side of Port Canaveral. Featuring carnival rides and concerts by local and national bands. For more information call the Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce at (321) 459-2200.
March 29 - April 8 -- The Official Brevard County Fair
Off I-95 at Exit #70 - Palm Bay, FL 32905 (321) 633-4028 Carnival Midway and rides, 4-H contests, petting zoo and big-name entertainment. Held at the Palm Bay Campus of Brevard Community College, at Exit #70. For more information, call (321) 633-4028.
April 1 -- Italian Festa
625 E Hibiscus Blvd - Melbourne, FL 32901 (321) 768-1560 Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Italy at the Melbourne Auditorium during this special event. For more information, call (321) 768-1560.
April 1 --Ron Jon/Duke Boyd 37th Annual Easter Surfing Festival
East end of SR 520 on the beach - Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321) 452-4145 Professional and amateur surf contest, bikini contest, local entertainment, food and vendor village at Shepard Park, East end of SR 520 in Cocoa Beach. For more information, call (321) 452-4145.
April 7 - 15 - Very Special Arts Festival
5 miles West of I-95 on SR 520 - Cocoa, FL 32922 (321) 690-6817 Annual arts festival held at F. Burton Smith Park - Cocoa For more information, call the Brevard Cultural Alliance at (321) 690-6817.
April 1 - Brevard's Children's Festival
Adjacent to SR 520 between US 1 and the Indian River - Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 634-3520 An event designed with the kids in mind, held at Taylor Park in Historic Downtown Cocoa Village. Sponsored by the Child Care Association of Brevard.
April 20 - 22 -- "Alice in Wonderland" - by Rising Stars Theatre
Call for times. Titusville Playhouse, 301 Julia Street, Box Office: (321) 268-1125 "The journey of Alice through the mirror to the land of bizarre characters. ... "
April 21 -- Earth Day Celebration in the Enchanted Forest
Family Fun Day celebrating Earth Day 2001. Children's Crafts and games. Nature and environmental exhibits and information. Live animal demonstrations. Nature crafts and T-shirts for sale. Learn about our ecosystems, geology, flora and fauna with the experts.
April 25 - 29 -- Indian River Festival
Sand Point Park. Sponsored by the Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce.
April 25 - 29 - 26th Annual Indian River Festival
Near the intersection of US 1 and SR 406 in Downtown - Titusville, FL 32780
(321) 267-3036 Featuring a hilarious River Raft Race with homemade rafts cruising (and sometimes sinking) in the Indian River. Carnival rides, car show, bikini contest, food & drinks and arts & crafts show. Held at Sandpoint Park in Downtown Titusville. For more information, call (321) 267-3036.
April 28 - 29 - 17th Annual Melbourne Art Festival
Just off US 1 at Strawbridge Ave - Melbourne, FL 32902 (321) 722-1964 A juried art show held on the streets of Downtown Melbourne. Evening activities include the "Flamingo Fling" costume parade, live bands and food vendors. For more information, call (321) 722-1964.
May 1 - Oct 1 -- Sea Turtle Nesting Season
Space Coast Beaches Take a guided "turtle walk" with an experienced ranger to witness a female Sea Turtle making her nest and laying eggs in this annual ritual. It is NOT recommended that you do this on your own without experience. These huge air-breathing reptiles return to the same stretch of beach where they were born to continue the lineage of their species. For more information contact the Sea Turtle Preservation Society at (321) 676-1701.
May 5 -- Founders Day Art & Craft Show
Ryckman Park off Ocean Ave - Melbourne Beach, FL 32951 (321) 724-5860 Annual event celebrates the founding of the Space Coast's oldest incorporated Beach City. Held at Ryckman Park on Ocean Avenue in Melbourne Beach. For more information, call the Town Hall at (321) 724-5860.
May 11 - 26 -- "Out of Order" at Titusville Playhouse
A farce by Ray Cooney. Emma Parrish Theatre, 301 Julia St., Titusville: 268-1125.
May 19 -- Space Shuttle Launch Scheduled
STS-100 - Endeavour - Crew TBD - 11 days duration. Payload: ISS eighth flight (6A)/Raffaello Multi-Purpose Logistics Module. Launches subject to change. Click here for latest schedules.
May 18 - 20 -- American Digital Arts Festival
625 E. New Haven Ave. - Melbourne, FL 32901 (321) 253-5866 Highlighting all forms of computer generated artworks. Held at the Henegar Center for the Arts, Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 253-5866.
May 27 -- The Art of Harleys
Off Wickham Road in Melbourne - Melbourne, FL 32935 (321) 690-6817 Art festival featuring artwork on Harley Davidson motorcycles. A fun tatoo contest rounds out the eay. Be sure to join in the raffle drawing for a New Harley Motorcycle to be given away! Held at the Wickham Park Pavillion in Melbourne. For more information, call (321) 690-6817.
June 2 -3 -- Summer Twilight Craft Fair
Adjacent to SR 520, between US 1 and the Indian River - Cocoa, FL 32922 (321) 631-9075 See the latest in handmade crafts from local artisans in this show held on the streets of Historic Downtown Cocoa Village. For more information, call (321) 631-9075.
July 28 - Annual Teen Fest
Kiwanis Island Park off SR 520 - Merritt Island, FL 32952 (321) 633-2046 Music, games and contests for Teenagers only! A Drug- Alcohol- and Tobacco-Free Event. Held at Kiwanis Island Park, Merritt Island, just East of the Merritt Square Mall on SR 520. For more information, call (321) 633-2046.
August 18 - 19 -- Annual Fais Das-Dos Cajun Festival & Craft Show
5 miles West of I-95 off SR 520 - Cocoa, FL 32924 (321) 632-7445 Celebrate the Cajun lifestyle at this event held at F. Burton Smith Park,in Cocoa. For more information, call (321) 632-7445.
August 18-- Caribbean Festival
1000 Jersey Ln. NE - Palm Bay, FL 32909 Held at the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour in Palm Bay. For more information, call (321) 723-8032.
September 1 - 3 -- Mike Erdman Toyota / NKE Pro-Am Surf Festival
1/2 mile north of SR 520 off A1A at Meade Ave - Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(800) 927-9659 Professional and amateurs take to the waves in this annual event held at the Cocoa Beach Pier. In addition to the surf action there will be a bikini contest, local entertainment, food and drink. This festival benefits the National Kidney Foundation and is one of the largest fundraisers of it