Celebrate Vero Beach lifestyle with Designer Show House show

VERO BEACH – Brought to you by the Cultural Council of Indian River County, the House of Art, Culture & Design, a four-day Designer Show House, will be held in Riomar’s newest enclave, Old Oak Lane, Nov. 16 – 19.

Local designers will transform a newly built home into a haven of sumptuous décor reflecting and celebrating the Vero Beach lifestyle.  A Boutique House located near the Show House will feature an array of items for sale from local vendors and an elegant Pavilion on the grounds will host several exciting events throughout the weekend.

Parking for the event is in the South Beach Overflow Parking lot where a trolley will transport visitors to and from 845 Old Oak Lane.

The Designer Show House and Boutique House will be open to the public on Friday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 19, 12 – 5 pm.

General admission is $25/person.

In addition to the Designer Show House and Boutique House special events will be held in the Pavilion between the Houses.  Box lunches on Friday and Sunday will be available for purchase and entertainment will fill the Pavilion during the afternoon.

Special events include:

  • Opening Night Gala, Thursday, Nov. 16, 6-9 p.m., is the grand opening of the House of Art, Culture & Design followed by a cocktail reception.  Valet Parking only.  $135/person.
  • “Bubbles Bar” Wine Tasting, Friday Nov. 17, 5-7 pm.  A sparkling twist to a traditional event around a piano bar playing your favorites.  $50/person.
  • Fashion Show and Luncheon, Saturday, Nov. 18, Noon-2 p.m. features a stroll down the catwalk showcasing designer collections from Frances Brewster, Cooper & Co., and Sara Campbell while enjoying a delicious catered luncheon.  $100/person.
  • Sunday, Nov. 19, 3-5 p.m., Tea & Leading Ladies Panel with strong women and strong tea.  Enjoy tea and pastries while enjoying a panel of leading ladies in the arts sharing their secrets on how they learned to “Profit from their Passion.”  $50/person

Tickets for all special events can be purchased online at www.houseofartanddesign.com or in person at the Cultural Council of Indian River County, 2041 14th Avenue and J.M. Stringer Gallery of Fine Art, 3465 Ocean Drive.

Proceeds will go to the multiple programs of the Cultural Council promoting arts and culture in our community. For more information call 772-770-4857.

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