Pelican Island Preservation Society will host the juried Indian River Bird and Nature Art Show Oct. 12-14. This year the show will be held at the Sebastian River Art Club. There will be a Plein Air paint out on Friday from 9 a.m -3 p.m. at either the SRAC location or at the Pelican Island Refuge.
Winners will be on display to the public from 6-8 p.m. with an artists reception. The show will be open to the public Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 9-4.
On Saturday, a sunset cocktail cruise to Pelican Island Wildlife Refuge will be offered with tour leader “naturalist” Heather Stapleton at 5pm with a cost of $45. At 3:30 p.m. there is a keynote speech about National Refuge week by retired USFWS Missi Hatfield. The cruise and speech are both at Capt. Hiram’s.
For more information see www.firstrefuge.org, Indian River Bird and Nature facebook or call organizer Debbie Avery at 772-494-6306.