By PAM HARBAUGH
Shake up all that tryptophan-induced haze by heading to some stimulating cultural offerings. You’ve got live theater, exhibits and music to enjoy.
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Theater:MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS runs through Dec. 4 at the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse The musical performs 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $16 to $24. Cocoa Village Playhouse is at 300 Brevard Ave., Cocoa. Call 321-636-5050 or click onto their ad.
MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: The Musical runs through Dec. 18 at Titusville Playhouse. It performs 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Titusville Playhouse is at 301 Julia St., Titusville. Tickets are $20 to $28. Call 321-268-1125 or click onto their ad.
AN EVENING WITH DAVID CROSBY & FRIENDS begins 8 p.m. Saturday at the King Center. Tickets start at $58.50. The King Center is at 3865 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne. Call 321-242-2219, click here or click onto their ad and navigate.HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB remains busy serving up great music and great food. Tonight’s it’s Steve Kirsner and Friends 5 to 8 p.m., Ron Teixeira Trio performs after that tonight. The Trio also performs Saturday night — and they are just so excellent. Sunday the community is invited to join the Trio for a jam session. You cannot go wrong at this place. Heidi’s Jazz Club is at 7 N. Orlando Blvd., Cocoa Beach. Call 321-783-4559 or visit HeidsJazzClub.com.
Exhibits:RADIANT MESSENGER: Drawings by China Marks runs through Jan. 7, 2017 at Florida Tech’s Foosaner Art Museum. Read about the exhibit by clicking here. The museum also has LIGHT UP THE ARTS is an exhibit commemorating the 40th anniversary celebration of Preston Studios running through Dec. 31 Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Free admission. The Foosaner Art Museum is at 1463 Highland Ave., Melbourne. Visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org, call 321-674-8916 or click onto their ad.
TRANSFORMERS: RE-CONTEXTUALIZING OUR MATERIAL CULTURE runs through Dec. 17 at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts is on the campus of Florida Institute of Technology, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne. To read more about it, click here. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. Call 321-674-8313, click here or click onto their ad.
THE FIFTH AVENUE ART GALLERY has opened its annual Holiday Craft Show, which runs through Jan. 7, 2017 and is a great spot to pick up unusual gifts for the holidays. The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is at 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, Florida. Gallery hours during this exhibit will run 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Call 321-259-8261, visit FifthAvenueArtGallery.com or click onto their ad.
AQUA EDITIONS is a new Derek Gores Gallery project combining artists and interior designers/decorators. Read more about that by clicking here. Derek Gores gallery is at 587 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Melbourne. Call 321-258-2119 or visit DerekGores.com/gallery.