The Florida Arts & Dance Company will present the much-loved holiday classic of “The Nutcracker” from December 14 to 16 at The Lyric Theatre. A shortened presentation will be offered Sunday for those who are sensory-sensitive or for those wanting to introduce young children to the theater. (Ticket prices vary; fladance.org/events)
Can't-miss events happening in November.
Head to Kai-Kai Farm on Oct. 4 for Young Professionals of Martin County’s “Mix & Mingle” to taste appetizers prepared on-site by chef Rachel Osborne.
Celebrate National Honey Bee Day on Aug. 18 by heading to Gruwell Apiary Honey and More for natural honey products, or check out Hani Honey Company to get the lowdown on beekeeping and shop bee goods like wax candles. (buzzzonin.com; hanihoneycompany.com)
Six can't-miss events.
Join the St. Lucie Mets on April 29 for a day of food, fun and baseball at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie for “Family Day.”
Get ready for four days of live performances during the annual Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, taking place March 1 to 4 at Sunshine Grove.
Break out your grass skirt and get ready to party Polynesian-style with United Way’s Tikis on the Terrace presented by All About Achieving Learning Centers.
Head to the Sunrise Theatre in historic downtown Fort Pierce on Jan.
Stuart Magazine set out to find the best hot chocolate on the Treasure Coast. The winner?
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Experience international foods, music and entertainment this month.
Join coach Ray Fanali and the helping hands of Future Six as they host “For The Love Of Surfing” on July 8 at Stuart Beach.
For family fun and a chance to win up to $5,000 in cash and prizes, register for the fourth annual Kingfish, Dolphin & Wahoo Fishing Tournament benefiting the Advocates for the Rights of the Challenged of Martin County on June 17. Weigh-ins and registration are located at Twisted Tuna from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($200/before May 30, $250/after; arcmc.org)
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