Things to Do in Brevard County This Weekend: 05/17 to 05/19

Friday


Thunder on Cocoa Beach Block Party

Meet the racers and enjoy Friday Fest while strolling through the speed boats that will be racing later this weekend. Come on down to Main street from 5pm to 10pm.

Sunset Beach Yoga

Friday Night Beach Yoga is at the Washington Ave Beach access next to Cherie Down Park in Cape Canaveral, FL every Friday night beginning April 5th.

This class is donation based and is perfect for all levels including both experienced and first-time yogis.

Beach yoga offers several unique benefits. The salty air is purifying for the body and is especially beneficial for the skin and lungs. Asana (posture) practice in the sand offers an added challenge to balance yet also a unique opportunity to massage the feet. Practicing where the sea meets the land also makes managing our monkey minds a little less daunting of a task!!

Saturday


Sebastian Inlet State Park Concert: Penny Creek Band

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Sebastian Inlet State Park will hold the next show in the Night Sounds concert series on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Hosted by the Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, the concert will showcase recording artist

the Penny Creek.Band. The Penny Creek Band plays heart-felt, hard driving bluegrass music. Combining traditional bluegrass, vintage country, fresh originals material, tons of energy and excitement. The Penny Creek Band provide smooth harmonies, heavy rhythm, and dynamic instrumentation. Their music delivers tons of variety that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats while tapping their toes.

The concert will take place at the pavilions on Coconut Point, located on the south side of Sebastian Inlet. The concert is free with regular park entry fees.

Downtown Melbourne Farmers Market at Riverview Park & Vegan Event

Farmers Market & vegan event. Featuring fresh produce, local fresh foods & food trucks including vegan items.

Thunder on Cocoa Beach

Saturday is a fun filled day of events for speedboat lovers. Check out this itinerary below for the schedule of events…

11am-5pm - Vendor Village/Dry Pitts Open - Power Boats and Race Teams at Port Canaveral in front of the Exploration Tower

10- 4pm - Wet Hot Pit’s in the Water w/ VIP Viewing

1pm – 4pm - Race the Racers RC BOAT RACING ---Tower pond

4pm - 6pm - Freedom Fighter Program & Live Music

4:30pm - Autograph Session with the Racers

6pm-10pm - VIP Party/ Meet the Racers – Rising Tide Port Canaveral

Sunday


Thunder on Cocoa Beach

9am-4pm - Launching @ Blue Points Marina

9am-4pm - Power Boats in Dry Pits: Race Village Flounder Dr.

10am – 4pm - VIP Hospitality Tent @ Lori Wilson (Beach Side)

11am - Start of Race

5pm-10pm - Official After Burner Party at Mambos w/ Islanders Band @ International Palms Resort Cocoa Beach

7pm - Awards Presentation- Dry Pits by Cape Canaveral Tower

Brewery Tours at Playalinda Brewing Company - Brix Project

Playalinda Brewery - Brix Project in Titusville is now offering weekly brewery tours. Join their team at 2 p.m. every Saturday and learn about the brewery and craftmanship. When the tour is complete, grab a bite to eat with a brew and enjoy a great time.

Rockledge Gardens Fairy Garden Festival

Fairies will be visiting Rockledge Gardens again this year… this time for two days! Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is FREE but there are fees associated with specific activities, read below for all the details and links to sign up for make-n-take workshops!

Activities include:

Fairy Garden Scavenger Hunt ALL DAY BOTH DAYS! Find all the hidden fairy gardens at Rockledge Gardens and win a 4-inch plant to take home!

Food Trucks! 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  both days.

Meet & Greet with Tinkerbelle! 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. both days

Face-painting! 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. both days ($5 per face)

Fairy Photo Booth! Get a FREE digital photo of your children dressed in their fairy best from Lady Blue Photography by Nerissa Johnson (Saturday only)

Fairy/Adventure Garden Make-n-Take for Kids! Make a miniature home for tiny fairies or a diorama for dinosaurs! You are only limited by your imagination. $10 in advance online or $15 at the door, includes colorful plastic container, soil, plants, and decorative rock. Show up anytime during festival hours to make your garden. Purchase early bird tickets on Eventbrite.

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