Woodstock Days, Winestock, Groovestock top things to do this weekend with live music
Here are the best events in Stuart, Jensen Beach, Port Salerno, Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach and Sebastian.
Get ready for a groovy weekend on the Treasure Coast. Some of the best events and things to do in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. Here’s What To Do in 772.
The Beach 2 Beach 5K starts at 7 p.m. Friday at Stuart Beach, 825 N.E. Ocean Blvd. Parking is available at the finish line at Jensen Sea Turtle Beach, 4191 N.E. Ocean Blvd. Transportation shuttles are available until 6:35 p.m. Walkers and strollers are welcome but should use the sidewalk. Awards begin at 8 p.m. or when most of the runners have finished. The cost is $40 each. For more information, go to facebook.com/beach2beach5k.
The Surfrider Foundation Treasure Coast Chapter’s Beach Cleanup at Jensen Sea Turtle Beach is 6-8 p.m. Friday at 4191 N.E. Ocean Blvd. Buckets for trash pickup are provided, as well as drinks. Bring bug spray. Play volleyball with other volunteers after the cleanup. For more information, go to facebook.com/surfridertreasurecoast.
The seventh annual Treasure Coast Bonito Blast is this weekend at Pirate’s Cove Resort & Marina, 4307 S.E. Bayview St., Port Salerno. The captain’s meeting starts at 6 p.m. Friday. The weigh-in on the dock is noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, followed by the awards party at 5 p.m. The event includes $2,500 in prize money, dinners, live music, auction items and a raffle for a paddleboard. Raffle entry is $5 per ticket, or $20 for 5 tickets, and benefits the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. Registration is $125-$150, but anglers younger than 12 fish for free. For more information, go to treasurecoastbonitoblast.com.
Woodstock Days, celebrating the music festival’s 50th anniversary, are this weekend at Terra Fermata Tiki Bar, 26 S.E. Sixth St., Stuart. It features songs from Woodstock and that era, including Carlos Santana, Jimi Hendrix, Sly and the Family Stone, Joe Cocker, The Who, Janis Joplin and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Live music starts at 7 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 each day. Ages 21 and older only. For more information, call 772-286-5252 or go to facebook.com/terrafermata.
The Wave 92.7 Country Throwdown kicks off with preliminary rounds starting at 8 p.m. Saturday at Manatee Island Bar and Grill, 4817 S.E. Dixie Highway, Port Salerno. It continues Sept. 5 at Manatee Island’s location in Fort Pierce. The top 12 contestants from preliminary rounds move to the final round Sept. 21. For more information, go to facebook.com/wave927.
Elements of the Elliott Museum’s Summer of 1969 exhibit featuring the Woodstock Art & Music Festival, Apollo 11 walking on the moon, our Vietnam veterans, and the New York Mets Worlds Series win. The exhibit opens Thursday July 11 through September
Elements of the Elliott Museum’s Summer of 1969 exhibit featuring the Woodstock Art & Music Festival, Apollo 11 walking on the moon, our Vietnam veterans, and the New York Mets Worlds Series win. The exhibit opens Thursday July 11 through September 29. (Photo: ERIC HASERT/TCPALM)
St. Lucie County
The Operation Kidsafe Safety Event is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bev Smith Toyota, 3350 U.S. 1, Fort Pierce. The event includes local first responders, a cookout, face painting and free backpacks while supplies last. Admission is free. For more information, call 772-464-8440 or go to bevsmithtoyota.com.
The Inshore Fishing Tournament to benefit Mission 22, which fights veteran suicide, has its weigh-in at 2 p.m. Saturday at Little Jim Bait & Tackle, 601 N. Causeway, Fort Pierce. The cost is $100 per boat. For more information, call 772-801-1530 or go to mission22.com.
The Italian American Club of the Treasure Coast’s Tombola Night, or Italian Bingo Night, is 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the local Disabled American Veterans chapter, 1150 S.W. California Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The cost, which includes dinner and dessert, is $12 for club members and $15 for guests. To get tickets, call 772-361-8603 or go to italianamericanclubtc.com.
Winestock: A Day of Peace, Music and Wine is 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Summer Crush Vineyard & Winery, 4200 Johnston Road, Fort Pierce. Enjoy live music, wear hippie clothes and eat at a Taco Dive food truck. Proceeds benefit Angels of Hope. For more information, call 772-460-0500 or go to summercrushwine.com.
Indian River County
The Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce’s ninth annual Grill Out Night is 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday. The community-wide open house event with a 1960s theme features businesses staying open late with sales, activities, prizes and refreshments. To see a map of participating businesses, go to sebastianchamber.com.
The Coastal Cleanup at South Beach Park is 9-11 a.m. Saturday at 1706 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach. Meet under the pavilion by the beach access. Supplies are provided. For more information, go to facebook.com/coastalconnectionsinc.
Pareidolia Brewing Company’s Groovestock is 5-9 p.m. Saturday at 712 Cleveland St., Sebastian. More than a dozen musicians perform classic songs from Woodstock on an outdoor stage. Bring chairs. Plus, there are food and drink specials at the brewery. Admission is free, but donations are accepted for musicians. For more information, call 772-571-5693 or go to facebook.com/pareidoliabrewing.
The Modern-Day Pinup Magazine Release Party with The Parisian Hostess starts at 6 p.m. Saturday at American Icon Brewery, 1133 19th Place, Vero Beach. The party includes classic cars and pinup girls. Dress up in 1940s or ‘50s attire and walk the red carpet for photo opportunities. Admission is free. For more information, go to facebook.com/theparisianhostess.
Laurie K. Blandford is TCPalm’s entertainment reporter and columnist dedicated to finding the best things to do on the Treasure Coast. Read her weekly column, Laurie’s Stories, on TCPalm.com. Follow her on Twitter at @TCPalmLaurie or Facebook at faceboook.com/TCPalmLaurie.