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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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When in South Florida and looking for something slightly different to do on a Thursday evening, head on over to the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. The Norton Museum is hosting Art After Dark every Thursday evening between 5:00pm and 9:00pm.

With the Norton being open in the evening on Thursday nights, you may visit the galleries, appreciate the exhibits, art workshops, lectures and more.  The evenings have a lively “happy hour” vibe through culture and entertainment.

The museum has a mix of contemporary art and art throughout the ages. It features over 7,000 works, with a concentration in American, European, and Chinese art as well as in contemporary art, photography and sculpture gardens.   

The museum will highlight Jean-Michel

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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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Every once in a while, locals are lucky enough to see a spectacular sight; Humpback whales breaching the waters of the Atlantic. The mammals, which can grow to be 50 feet long and weigh 40 tons, migrate yearly, traveling from northern Canada and Greenland down to the south Atlantic around the Caribbean for the winter months. That makes now a great time to spot the whales off the coast.

Since they're such large creatures, you'll have a better chance seeing one if you head to deep water. Earlier this week, passengers aboard the Mattanza Charters, based in Pirates Cove Resort and Marina in Port Salerno, went out to the 8-mile reef off Stuart and saw a Humpback having fun in the open ocean. See the video for yourself here. 

If you'd like to

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Skip I-95 traffic and take a plane ride overlooking the gorgeous Florida coast instead. Fly the Whale, a small commercial airline featuring small plane charter flights, is opening up a new service taking customers from Fort Pierce to Tallahassee and soon to the Bahamas. 

Starting January 8th, Fly the Whale will debut flights from the Treasure Coast International Airport on St. Lucie Boulevard. Flights will depart on Mondays at 8 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. On Thursdays flights leave at 3 p.m. and return at 5:30 p.m. The trip from Fort Pierce to Tallahassee will take 1 hour and 42 minutes... as opposed to about 5 and a half hours driving the interstate. If you live in Jupiter, it is over 6 hours to get to Tallahassee, if you wanted to watch the

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The Elliott Museum in Stuart will be presenting a new exhibit called "Art of the Bahamas." The showcase is a collaboration between the Elliott Museum and the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB). 

More than 40 paintings will be on display from the NAGB and local artists. The exhibit celebrates the creative spirit of the Bahamas and the diverse visions the beautiful islands have inspired.

The Art of the Bahamas goes on display December 15 and will be in the museum through February. Viewing times are from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. 

The Elliott Museum has a number of permanent displays including a Baseball Hall, Treasure Coast History, Maritime History, Founder Sterling Elliott History, and the infamous Wheels of Change. The Wheels of Change exhibit

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The 3rd annual Martin County Winterfest is back again! A favorite new tradition for locals is to enjoy a day full of family games and fun at the beautiful Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach followed by a Christmas movie on the lawn.

The event includes arts and crafts, family relay races and other games, bounce houses, dance performances, photos with Santa, real snow, and much more! Food and craft vendors will be set up as well as food trucks. Winterfest is a great time at Indian Riverside Park, a 63-acre park along the Indian River Lagoon. It has great amenities like a mile-long walking path and mangrove boardwalk, a 780-foot fishing pier, an interactive fountain, a beach, 4 picnic pavilions with tables and grills, flower gardens and open

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  The city of Stuart is a unique place on the southeast Florida coast. Its mix of historic and new downtown area, integration of many waterways, and beautiful homes and natural scenery make it a hidden gem in the luxury real estate world. One of the best things about Stuart is that there are always things to do and new places to try. Below is a list of 10 local waterfront dining spots that all have indoor and outdoor seating. If you're thinking about coming to the area, stop at one of these restaurants for a taste of what it's like to live here.    1. Sailor's Return Right under the Roosevelt bridge, this casual elegant restaurant fits its name. Located next to a yacht sales marina, enjoy views of beautiful boats from mega tri-decks to sleek…
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The Florida home of the Scripps Research Institute is located at 130 Scripps Way, Jupiter on the campus of South Florida's Florida Atlantic University Honors College. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organization It is a non-profit biomedical research and education facility.   The main institute is headquartered in San Diego, California.  The Scripps Institute in home to over 3,000 scientists, technicians, graduate students and administrative staff and other staff making it one of the largest non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world.

Scripps Florida focus on basic biomedical research and drug discovery. Researchers using the latest cutting-edge technologies, focus on

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