8 Things To Do In Martin And St. Lucie Counties This Summer


National Honey

Bee Day 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.comhanihoneycompany.com)

Wine Dining

Experience an evening filled with food and wine from the Castellani Winery in Tuscany at LouRonzo’s Italian Fusion’s wine dinners taking place this summer. Taste the four-course menu of perfectly paired dishes and wines on July 12, Aug. 16 and Sept. 3. ($65; louronzositalianfusion.com)

Sea Turtle Walks

Learn about sea turtle biology and conservation from Florida Oceanographic Society on its nighttime sea turtle walks on Monday and Wednesday nights from now until Aug. 1. The presentation will be followed by the opportunity, if nature cooperates, to observe the nesting behavior of a loggerhead sea turtle. ($12; floridaocean.org)

5k Run, Walk & Roll

Join other racers at First Data Field/BARWIS Performance Center for the second annual Barwis 5K Run, Walk & Roll, benefiting the First Step Foundation on Sept. 29. (Tickets from $30; barwis.com)

Whiskey of the Month

Join other whiskey aficionados at Total Wine’s Whiskey of the Month at Vista Plaza in Stuart on Sept. 6. Explore offerings from the world’s best distillers and master blenders, including hard-to-find single malts, Irish whiskey, bourbon and more. ($20; totalwine.com)

Fourth of July Favorites

City of Stuart Fourth of July Celebration

Enjoy activities in downtown Stuart and then watch fireworks as they launch from a barge over the St. Lucie River. (free; discovermartin.com)

Fort Pierce Fourth of July Blow Out on the Water

Watch downtown fireworks at the Causeway Cove Marina on the water, and enjoy live music, food trucks, vendors and craft beer. ($10; causewaycove.com)

Port St. Lucie Freedomfest

Celebrate our nation at Freedomfest at the Civic Center at 2 p.m. with live bands, food and refreshments, games and arts and crafts vendors. The event culminates with a large, dramatic fireworks display at 9 p.m. (free; cityofpsl.com)

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