SHRIMPFEST & CRAFT BREW HULLABALOO FRIDAY 3/16 - SUNDAY 3/18 RIVERVIEW PARK • SEBASTIAN ShrimpFest & Craft Brew Hullabaloo features FREE entry, parking, live music, exciting kids’ activities and tons of family fun! Pair your fresh, delicious shrimp with the latest beers from some of Florida’s finest craft brewers. Don’t miss our craft beer tasting event Saturday 3/17. Enjoy unlimited samples from more than 20 local breweries! Click HERE to purchase your tickets! Sponsored by Dale Sorensen Real Estate!
GARDEN & ANTIQUE SHOW & SALE FRIDAY 3/16 - SUNDAY 3/18 McKEE BOTANICAL GARDEN 350 US Hwy 1 • VERO BEACH Garden & Antique Show and Sale - Featuring over 30 antique and art purveyors, antique furniture, jewelry, paintings and oriental rugs, as well as outdoor garden benches, fountains, accessories and statuary.
MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION SHAMROCK SHINDIG SATURDAY 3/17 • 7 PM - 10 PM GRAND HARBOR BEACH CLUB 820 37th Place • Vero Beach The Mental Health Association in Indian River County (MHA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing immediate access with no barriers to mental health care. Come support the MHA at Grand Harbor Beach Club and hear local celebrity Dr. Cary Stowe, Vero Beach Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon speak about heart disease and living a heart-healthy lifestyle. Come and enjoy the upscale, Gold-Bar (heavy) Hot and Cold plates paired with local Florida craft beers and wine. Party until 10 PM with live music by The Bobby Owen Band, games, silent auction, raffles plus the Overall and Masters Half-Marathon winners will be recognized. Click HERE to purchase tickets. $150.
VBHS PERFORMING ARTS 25TH ANNUAL RED, WHITE, & BLUE CONCERT SUNDAY 3/18-TUESDAY 3/20 VERO BEACH HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 1707 16th Street • Vero Beach The Patriotic Event of the Year! A 25th Anniversary Spectacular featuring the VBHS Concert, Symphonic and Jazz Bands. Music by American composers will be featured as we look back over 25 years of this concert. $15 General Admission | $6 for Veterans. Click HERE to buy tickets.
VERO'S TOP CHEF FINALE TO BENEFIT THE HOPE FOR FAMILIES CENTER MONDAY 3/19 • 6 PM BENT PINE GOLF CLUB 6001 Clubhouse Drive • Vero Beach Vero Beach's Hope for Families Center provides the tools to empower its residents, helping them identify and resolve their problems, find better jobs and ultimately move into stable living arrangements where they can become contributing members of the community. Come and support them and enjoy fantastic food, silent auctions, and raffles! Seating is limited, please make reservations by March 16. Call 772.567.5537 or go to hopeforfamiliescenter.org to purchase tickets.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE VERO BEACH EASTER PARADE! HOSTED BY DALE SORENSEN REAL ESTATE THURSDAY 3/29 • 4 PM - 8 PM Ocean Drive • Vero Beach Free Children's Activities from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Begin with an Easter Egg Hunt at Humiston Park at 4:30 p.m. (3 age groups including toddlers, 5-7-year-olds and 8-12-year-olds); face painting, the Fairy Hair lady and children's crafts. FREE photos with the Easter Bunny, at the Dale Sorensen Real Estate Kiosk located at 3101 Ocean Drive. The Golf Cart and Bonnets and Bowties parade begins at 6:00 p.m. along Ocean Drive. To register for the golf cart parade, call Golf Carts of Vero Beach at 772-778-2278. To participate in the Bonnets and Bowties Parade (no charge), meet by 5:30 pmat the star at the entrance to Humiston Park. Click the link below for Detailed Information, Sponsorship and Volunteer Opportunities and Parade Registration Paperwork: https://mailchi.mp/sorensenrealestate/save-the-date-for-the-2nd-annual-vero-beach-easter-parade-1163881?e=2048a38c81
CONCERTS IN THE PARK FRIDAY 2/9 • 5:30 PM-8:00 PM RIVERVIEW PARK • Sebastian Enjoy an evening of music on the Indian River Lagoon. Concerts in the Park series features great music and a free raffle during intermission with a chance to win giveaways from the local business community. This weeks band is Professor Pennygoode’s Mighty Flea Circus (5 piece swing, rockabilly, jump blues.) Food and refreshments are for sale from New York Nick’s Hot Dogs, Woody’s BBQ, Louie G’s Italian Ice, and the Lions Club of Sebastian will be selling popcorn. Bring your lawn chair and blanket, and enjoy the local talent and river breezes! Concerts in the Park is brought to you by the Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Sebastian. Sponsored by: Bay Street Pharmacy, Dale Sorensen Real Estate, Hometown News Indian River County, FPL Connect, Oculina Bank, Sebastian River Medical Center, Waste Management - Vero Beach, FL
4TH ANNUAL ART ON THE ISLAND EXHIBIT AND SALE FRIDAY 2/9 • 5 PM - 8 PM SATURDAY 2/10 & SUNDAY 2/11 • 10 AM - 4 PM MARSH ISLAND CLUB 9155 Marsh Island Drive• Vero Beach The newest show in the Vero Beach Art Club's array of exhibitions, Art on the Island offers non-traditional 3D art at an elegant event held at Marsh Island. This show is specific to three dimensional art and was a great success last year. Even 2D artists were challenged to bring pieces which had a three dimensional aspect. The show was such a success the artists have decided to make it an annual event offering sculpture, jewelry, pottery, wood, fiber art, mixed media, glass and two-dimensional with pizzaz! For questions about the event, contact Co-Chairs: Rosemary Polsky-Newman at917.689.5268 or Diana Tokars at email@example.com. Visit our website for more informationwww.VeroBeachArtClub.org.
9TH ANNUAL MOTOR CAR EXHIBITION FEATURING BRITISH CARS SATURDAY 2/10 • 10 AM - 3 PM McKEE BOTANICAL GARDENS 350 US Highway 1 • Vero Beach Forty classic and current British cars will be on display throughout the lush tropical landscape of McKee, ranging from a 1931 Bentley 8 Liter to the latest 710 horsepower 2018 McLaren. Collectors from across the state will be showcasing their cars, including a rarely-seen 1970 Marcos Mantis, 1972 Reliant and 1937 BSA Scout. In addition, there will be a historic 1953 C Type Jaguar, 1954 D Type Jaguar, and a 1958 Tojeiro Jaguar, which is #3 out of four in the world. Custom car enthusiasts will enjoy a recently completed 1950 Jaguar Mark V Saloon powered by a 325 horsepower V8 engine. This year’s car show is being held in conjunction with McKee’s It’s A Jungle Out There! Exhibition featuring 24 hand-crafted metal African sculptures made especially for McKee by the Ark Collective of Kenya. Ranging in size from 3’ to 16’, this amazing exhibit features life-size gorillas, giraffes, elephants, a hippopotamus, a rhinoceros, and many more! See two exhibitions for the price of one! Please follow the signs to overflow parking at the corner of 17th Street and Indian River Boulevard.
UNITED AGAINST POVERTY VALENTINE'S BALL 2018 SATURDAY 2/10 • 6:30 PM - 11 PM OAK HARBOR CLUB 4755 South Harbor Road •Vero Beach Come celebrate love at The Valentine Ball at Oak Harbor Club in Vero Beach. Enjoy live music, dancing, gourmet surf n’turf dinner, unique silent and live auction items featuring one-of-a-kind experiences. Net proceeds benefit United Against Poverty programs that inspire and empower people living in poverty to lift their families to economic self-sufficiency. Tickets are available through sponsorship packages and sold separately. For more information contact Staci at 772.770.0740, visit upirc.org or email Staci Barney,firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $250 per person.
MARDI GRAS AMERICAN ICON STYLE TUESDAY 2/13 • 3 PM - 10 PM AMERICAN ICON BREWERY 1133 19th Place• Vero Beach Come and try the special Mardi Gras menu featuring traditional dishes such as stout gumbo, Po'Boys, cajun pizza, king cake and more! Live entertainment, bead toss, live blues band and best costume contest! Win $100 bar tab!
April was a busy month for island sales. 64 Properties closed on the barrier island. They had an average sales price of $784,935. The highest was $5,000,000 for an oceanfront home in Bermuda Bay and the least expensive was a one bedroom condo in Del Mar for $115,000.
As expected for this time of year, there were fewer sales in December. Thirty two properties sold this month, with a low of $160,000 for a two bedroom oceanfront Co-Op in Ocean Club II and a high of $1,845,000 for a five bedroom, six bath, riverfront, single family home in Seagrove West.
*Please contact me for a complete list of sold properties in any Vero Beach area you choose.*
Nick Churton and Annette Reeve gave a presentation to our Vero Beach agents today on the many updates in our London Office and the multiple marketing techniques they use to present our listings in London and throughout Europe.
Great to see and talk with our friends and colleagues in London.