February 2017
  
FEATURED STORY
Meet 8 Local Chefs Cooking Up A Storm On The Treasure Coast
From a catering queen to an internationally inspired cook, these are the rising chefs in our community you ought to know about.
Paint Party with a Purpose
Art Cellar owner and artist Jen Hernandez will lead guests in crafting centerpieces that will benefit Place of Hope’s Sea of Hope Angel Moms Luncheon. 
Feb. 2, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; The Twisted Tuna in Stuart; $25 

Red & White Gala
Building Bridges to Youth's formal fundraiser will include cocktails, dinner, and a silent auction.
Feb. 3, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Kane Center in Stuart; $60

Love Your Lagoon
Celebrate along the Harbor Branch channel with a night of cocktails and dinner under the stars to help raise funds and awareness for issues related to the Indian River Lagoon. 
Feb. 3, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce; $200

Sara Watkins and Liz Longley
Enjoy a night of folk-pop melodies by Sara Watkins and Liz Longley.
Feb. 3, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Terra Fermata in Stuart; $17 (in advance), $20 (day of)

THE FOODIE ISSUE
The February issue takes a look at Stuart's growing craft beer scene, the 8 local chefs you ought to know, and a redesigned home right on the St. Lucie River.


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Chautauqua at Ground Floor Farm
Celebrate education and music at the 2017 Chautauqua Variety Show, featuring music, lectures, demonstrations, performances, games and stories.
Feb. 4, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Ground Floor Farm in Stuart; free

Stix Big Game Tailgate Party
Compete in a cornhole tournament, and watch the big game on the projection screen. This Super Bowl event has something for everyone, plus drink specials. 
Feb. 5, 5 p.m.; Stix Billiard Club in Stuart; $3 cover (21+)

Girl Jerry Grateful Dead Night
Rock out with this seven-piece tribute band for two full sets of Grateful Dead's electric and acoustic beats.
Feb. 5, 6 p.m.; Terra Fermata in Stuart; free

Martin County Bike Night
Join fellow bikers for a night of food trucks, games, bike washes, raffles, and more. 
Feb. 9, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson in Stuart; free

The Mystical Arts of Tibet
Multiphonic singers from Tibet's Drepung Loseling Monastery will perform sacred music and enchanted mask dances.
Feb. 10-11, 7 p.m.; Lyric Theatre in Stuart; $45

Martin County Fair
This weeklong fair returns with a variety of activities such as carnival rides, concerts, the Miss Martin County Fair Pageant, a livestock show, and more. 
Feb. 10-18; Martin County Fairgrounds in Stuart;$10 (GA), $15-$25 (unlimited rides); free on opening night

Serendipity Saturday
Treat yourself to a day of beauty and fun at Boulevard Hair Boutique, with specials including blowouts starting at $25, $10 eyelash applications and complimentary lip touch-ups; a margarita bar; sweet treats and more.
Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Boulevard Hair Boutique in Port St Lucie; Specials vary

Paws and Claws Gala
The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast's fundraiser will include silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner and dancing.
Feb. 11, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart; $275

Oddessey with Souljam Live
Kick back at vegan and vegetarian restaurant Brew.etarian for late-night fun and live music.
Feb. 11, 10 p.m.; Brew.etarian in Stuart; free

ArtsFest 2017
The Arts Council of Martin County's weekend-long art festival will feature a variety of artists, vendors, musical performances, a literary village with a pop-up coffee shop and author meet-and-greets, a Chopped-style competition with local chefs, and food trucks. Stuart painter Chris Kling will be the featured artist at this year's event.
Feb 11-12; Memorial Park in Stuart; $5 (GA), $50 (VIP single-day), $75 (VIP two-day)

Mosaic Workshop
Join Martin Cheek in this two-day workshop at Port Salerno Mosaic Studio for students of all skill levels. 
Feb. 11-12, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Port Salerno Mosaic Studio in Stuart

Sand Killer 357 Challenge
Compete in a three-, five-, or seven-hour endurance race with Club Scrub.
Feb. 12, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound; $40 (per racer), $120 (three-person team)

Writing Workshop
Learn how to express yourself on paper in a fun and creative way. No writing skills necessary.
Feb. 13, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Inner Truth Project, 2190 Reserve Park Trace, Ste. 13, Port St Lucie; $5

Ladies of Soul
Bring your dancing shoes to Manatee Island Bar & Grill for a night of Motown and R&B hits with this seven-piece band.
Feb. 17, 8:30 p.m. to midnight; Manatee Island Bar & Grill in Port Salerno; free

Nirvana Tribute Band Concert
Enjoy a night at Terra Fermata with the Nirvana Tribute band, Heart Shaped Box.
Feb. 17, 8 p.m; Terra Fermata in Stuart; $8 cover, or $13 for guests under 21

Drum Circle & Cook Out
Join the Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park for a campfire cook out and drum circle under the stars led by local musician Michael Moses.
Feb. 18, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound; $10 (members), $15 (non-members) 

Gaelic Storm
Immerse yourself in a night of Celtic sounds blended with country, folk, and rock and roll at the Lyric Theatre. 
Feb. 19, 7 p.m.; Lyric Theatre in Stuart; $42

Spanish Wine & Tapas Tasting
Enjoy a night of sampling tapas and wine at Tack & Jibe, a new nautical-themed eatery in Stuart. Tasting is free, but guests can also enjoy a special tapas board for the night with two complimentary glasses of wine for $25.
Feb. 20, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Tack & Jibe in Stuart; free

Lunafest
This traveling film festival will offer a program of nine short films by, for, and about women.
Feb. 24, 7 p.m.; The Black Box at Sunrise Theatre in Fort Pierce; $25

Boat Show Demo Day at MarineMax
Take your dream boat out for a spin, and browse through a variety of brands such as Sea Ray, Boston, Whaler and more at this weekend event. Schedule personal appointments by calling 772.287.4495 or emailing christy.hellwig@marinemax.com.
Feb. 25-26, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; MarineMax in Stuart; free

Beach2Bar 5K
Race with friends from Stuart Beach across a pair of bridges to Carsons Tavern. Festivities will follow with music, refreshments and awards.
Feb. 25, 4:30 p.m.; Carsons Tavern in Stuart; $25

Sponsored Events:

Paws and Claws Gala
The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast's fundraiser will include silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner and dancing. 
Feb. 11, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart; $275

 

ArtsFest 2017
The Arts Council of Martin County's art festival will feature artists, vendors, musical performances, a literary village, cooking competition and food trucks.
Feb 11-12; Memorial Park in Stuart; $5 (GA), $50-$75 (VIP)

Love Your Lagoon
Celebrate along the Harbor Branch channel with a night of cocktails and dinner under the stars to help raise funds and awareness for issues related to the Indian River Lagoon. 
Feb. 3, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort Pierce; $200

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