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The Lyric Theater, 59 S.W. Flagler Avenue, is in historic downtown Stuart. The theatre was built in 1926 as a silent movie house and in 1993 it was listed on the Register of Historic Places. The playhouse operated successfully until it closed during the Depression and then sold. Over the ensuing 50+ years, the building was bought and sold over and over and used for many different purposes.   

Friends of the Lyric, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit theatre, providing the community with a “home for the performing arts that entertains, promotes arts education and stimulates the growth of artistic integrity and experience for audiences of all ages”.  The newly renovated 500-seat Lyric offers a variety of productions. This theatre has undergone a

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On the middle of Hutchinson Island, where the beaches are still lined with miles of flowing green Casuarina trees, there's a preserve called Frederick Douglass Memorial Park where you can horseback ride along the shoreline of stunning blue water. 

Every Saturday and Sunday, and on weekdays by reservation, Tours by Horseback holds hour-long tours on Frederick Douglass Beach for just $45 a person.

Make it a romantic date and take your spouse or go with friends to do something different and refreshing. Check out this 30-second video of a group on the tour and see how pristine the beaches are on the 20-mile island.

Find out tour times, contact info and directions on the Tours by Horseback website here.

See homes for sale on Hutchinson Island here. 

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The Treasure Coast Tourism Showcase will be held this Sunday, May 20th at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.

Play tourist in your own town or take the opportunity to see all the things the Treasure Coast has to offer!

You'll discover attractions, staycation packages, restaurants, golf courses, water sports and other activities to do in Vero Beach, St. Lucie and Martin Counties.

More than $5,000 in cash prizes will be given throughout the day as well as a free cruise.

The event is totally free and takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To RSVP and find out more information, click here. 

PSL Civic Center: 9221 SE Civic Center Pl., Port St. Lucie, FL 34952.

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The Hobe Sound Nature Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization, dedicated to promoting an environmental mindfulness in the public. The center was founded in 1973 by and continues to receive major support from the Jupiter Island Garden Club. They conduct environmental education and awareness programs about the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. It is the largest contiguous segment of natural beaches in Southeast Florida.

The Tequesta, Ais, and Jaega native tribes were hunter-gatherers of Jupiter Island and the surrounding area during the 18th century when the Europeans arrived. Hobe Sound’s name derived from the Jaega, or the “Jobe” native people. The diverse array of plants on the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge were used by early

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The Mr. StudFinder Charity Auction is a benefit for Martin County's Habitat for Humanity Women Build program. 

Businessmen from all over the area auction their company's services to raise money for Women Build, females who build homes for those in need. Some things up for bid include a ride in the Goodyear blimp, a sunset cruise, free kite boarding lessons for two, be a Sheriff or Fire Fighter for the day, and a dinner for six in your home prepared by a private chef.

The auction will be held on March 23rd at the brand new Hutchinson Shores Resort on Hutchinson Island in Jensen Beach. The VIP party starts at 5 p.m. and takes place beachside on the pool deck with hors d'ouevres, drinks, and a meet and greet with the "studs." VIP tickets are $125

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TrawlerFest 2018 is more than a boat show passing through Stuart this weekend ending Sunday, March 11, 2018. It features a collection of “new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations”.

What’s a trawler you ask?  Recreational trawlers are pleasure boats which can endure long sea adventures.  It’s a boat with a noble cruising history - seaworthy, extremely safe and comfortable. They are also referred to as trawler yachts or cruisers. 

TrawlerFest 2018 is an experience you simply won't want to miss!  The trawling festival offers vendors and educators the opportunity to join the trawling community.  The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. Learn handy maintenance tips

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The fair is back in Martin County now through February 17th!

The Martin County Fair is actually a 501c3 non-profit organization whose goal is to entertain and promote community traditions, talents, diversity, vision, and agricultural heritage.

It is the largest event in the county attracting more than 70,000 people. The fair has been held for the past 55 years and the money raised goes to improve local facilities, scholarships to students, and programs for Martin County youth.

Entering the fair you'll see many farm animals and livestock and learn about them. Hundreds of vendors display their art, food, and much more. The Fire Department gives demonstrations, you'll pass by magic shows, pageants, dances, pig racing, and live music. If there's

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Take a trip up to Fort Pierce this weekend for the 39th annual Greek Festival!

Enjoy authentic Greek food, imported Greek wine, beer, and other drinks, traditional music and dancing, performances, and much more.

The festival takes place Friday-Sunday, February 9th-11th at the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. It goes from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Sunday.

Some food items include Spanakopita (Greek-style spinach and cheese pie in a crispy filo crust), Soutzoukakia (Greek-style meatballs in seasoned tomato sauce), Dolmades (grape leaves stuffed with ground beef and rice topped with lemon sauce), and of course Gyros. For dessert try one of twenty authentic pastries paired with a cup Greek coffee. 

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The Savannas Preserve State Park is the largest, most conserved remainder of the savannas on Florida's east coast. 

The savannas are a 10-mile stretch of freshwater marshes from Jensen Beach to Fort Pierce. The land is home to many diverse habitats and is an endangered natural system. 

The state park entrance to the savannas includes an Environmental Education Center, hiking trails, and canoe/kayak access points.

The undisturbed area is a favorite for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts with its beautiful scenery, wild flowers, birds, and other animals. Eight miles of trails are often used for biking, hiking, and horesback riding. The most popular activities in the park are fishing, canoeing and kayaking. 

The park offers guided walks

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Hawk's Bluff is a gateway to a hidden world on the Florida east coast. Apart of the Savannas Preserve State Park, Hawk's Bluff is one of three entrances to the park, but definitely the most spectacular. 

The savannas are a 10 mile stretch of low-lying open wetlands from Jensen Beach to Fort Pierce. In these freshwater marshes you can see many different birds, turtles, fish, and even deer. 

Hawk's Bluff is in Jensen Beach atop one of the highest points in the area and just over a mile from the ocean. The trail is a 1.1 mile hike down sand dunes into the wetlands. The end of the trail hikes back up onto another hill that has a stunning view overlooking miles of wetlands. It is a beautiful area that is a secret among locals for its incredible

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