6 Things To Know: Local Events To Attend And A New Book To Read

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6 Things To Know: Local Events To Attend And A New Book To Read

OKEECHOBEE MUSIC FESTIVAL

Get ready for four days of live performances during the annual Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, taking place March 1 to 4 at Sunshine Grove. This year’s lineup includes headliners Arcade Fire, Bassnectar, Halsey and Travis Scott. Plus, don’t miss out on additional happenings, like PoWow featuring Snoop Dogg, and special guests, along with yoga, wellness and camping. (Ticket prices vary; okeechobeefest.com)

NEW READ

Port St. Lucie-based bestselling author Bette Lee Crosby will release her 18th book, The Summer of New Beginnings, on March 27. The novel invites readers into the lives of the Magnolia Grove sisters and is available on Amazon. ($14.95; amazon.com)

MARATHON OF THE TREASURE COAST

Time to lace up those sneakers. The Marathon of the Treasure Coast, a Boston-qualifying marathon designed for racers of all levels, returns March 4. The 26.2-mile race will begin at Memorial Park in Stuart and continue with scenic views of Jensen Beach, Hutchinson Island and Sewall’s Point. (Ticket prices vary; treasurecoastmarathon.com

SANDY SHOES SEAFOOD & BREW

Taking place at Indian River Veterans Memorial Park on March 24, the Sandy Shoes Seafood & Brew festival promises a day of seafood and craft brews, a chowder competition, cooking demonstrations, a citrus squeeze off competition and more. (Tickets from $35; mainstreetfortpierce.org)

ST. PADDY’S FUN

Paint the town green this St. Patrick’s Day with a pub crawl around the Treasure Coast. Busses will transport participants on March 17 to local bars, including The Original Tiki Bar, Archies Seabreeze, Bluewater Beach Grill and Sean Ryan Pub for festival drink specials all night. (Tickets from $45;eventbrite.com)

ST. PATRICK’S DAY SAIL

Choose from three different time slots on March 17 to experience an afternoon of setting sail on the St. Lucie River. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Cruise will include brews, Schooner Snacks and Irish music. (Tickets from $20; treasurecoastsailingadventures.com)

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