Plan your weekend: 7 best fun things to do in Brevard for May 24 through 30 (2024)

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1. Space Coast Symphony Orchestra’s 15th anniversary concerts

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Space Coast Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 15th anniversary with a gala concert at The Scott Center at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, 5625 Holy Trinity Drive, Melbourne, on Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. The program features works by Tchaikovsky, Marquez and Marshall, along with a world premiere from SCSO favorite, Kevin Wilt. A second concert will take place at Vero Beach High School, 1707 16th Street, on Sunday, May 26 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door or free for ages 18 and younger or with a college ID. Call 855-252-7276 or visit

2. Shemekia Copeland at the King Center

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Award-winning blues singer Shemekia Copeland will perform at the King Center’s Studio Theater, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, on Sunday, May 26 at 7 p.m. Copeland is known for the fearlessness, honesty and humor of her music. Tickets start at $42.50. Visit or call 321-242-2219.

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3. Cars Under the Stars movie: ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’

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“The Super Mario Bros. Movie” (PG) will be shown at Wickham Park pavilion, 2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, on Friday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the movie from the comfort of your car, with audio available through car stereo and external speakers. Admission is free. Visit

4. Food Truck Friday in Rockledge

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The City of Rockledge hosts Food Truck Friday at Rockledge City Hall, 1600 Huntington Lane, on Friday, May 24 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. A food truck list will be released one week prior to the event. Admission is free. Call 321-221-7540 or visit

5. Temari Ball workshop on Merritt Island

Learn to make Temari Balls at the next meeting of the Space Coast Weavers & Fiber Artists at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 25, at Merritt Island Public Library, 1195 N. Courtenay Parkway. Temari, which means handball, is a Chinese craft introduced to Japan in the 7th century. Today, they are used as decorative pieces, Christmas ornaments, and jewelry. Members will bring examples of completed Temari balls and explain what materials and patterns they used to complete their ball. Meetings are free and open to the public. Call 321-266-1610.

6. Live theater across Brevard

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  • ‘The Bodyguard’: The show is playing at the Henegar Center, 625 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne, through May 26. In this musical, a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard is hired to protect a superstar. Each expects to be in charge, but neither expects to fall in love. Tickets start at $37. Call 321-723-8698 or visit
  • ‘Menopause, the Musical’: The show is on stage at Titusville Playhouse, 301 Julia Street, through May 26. This hilarious musical parody set to tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s follows four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats and more. Tickets start at $29. Call 321-268-1125 or visit
  • ‘Nuts’: The play is on stage at Melbourne Civic Theatre, 817 E. Strawbridge Ave., through June 23. This scorching courtroom drama follows a call girl's court hearing to determine her competency to stand trial for murder. Tickets are $35. Call 321-723-6935 or visit
  • ‘Xanadu’: The show is at Titusville Playhouse’s Shuler Stage, 316 S. Palm Ave., through May 26. In this musical based on the 1980 movie, a Greek muse inspires love, laughter and the world's first roller disco in this '80s glitter explosion. Tickets are $35. Call 321-268-1125 or visit

Muses, magic and '80s nostalgia:Xanadu's neon lights will shine at Titusville Playhouse

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7. NKF Bicycle Bar Tour from Port Canaveral to Cocoa Beach

Madhatter Promotions will host the annual NKF Bicycle Bar Tour of Hope from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 25, to support the National Kidney Foundation of Florida. You will enjoy a drink at each of eight stops, but you will burn off those extra calories on the 9.5-mile bike tour from Cape Canaveral to Cocoa Beach. Tickets are $25 each in advance or $35 at the event. The tour starts at FishLips Waterfront, 610 Glen Cheek Drive, Cape Canaveral, followed by La Cantina, Tiny Tavern, Sandbar Sports Grill, Cocoa Beach Fish Camp Grill, Slide Inn, Ellie Mae’s and Carib Brewery. Call 321-543-1346 or visit

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