Vero Beach Air show- Up, Up, and Away! The Air Show returns after a 16-year hiatus and is expected to draw large crowds of aviation enthusiasts this weekend. The line-up includes the "GEICO Skytypers," who will fly vintage WWII war birds and will perform for the first time at the Vero Beach airport (3400 Cherokee Dr., Vero Beach). The GEICO Skytypers air show team fly six WWII-vintage aircraft, coming from all directions and filling the sky to provide spectators a unique viewing experience while showcasing the tactics and maneuvers utilized in training during WWII. Their inaugural appearance in Vero Beach will be the first time people from the area can view the GEICO Skytypers’ giant billboards in the sky. During skytyping missions the pilots fly 250 feet apart in a wide “line-abreast” formation. The team “types” dot-matrix-style messages that are approximately 1,000 feet tall and can be viewed from up to 15 miles in any direction and span up to eight miles in length. Each skytyped letter is generated in approximately four seconds, which is 17 times faster than the more traditional skywriting method. And for those who want to "lay-low," there will be a concession stand, a car show, and moon bounces for kids. $16; Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
West Palm Beach GreenMarket- What comes around every October? You guessed it! The 19th season of the popular West Palm Beach GreenMarket (200 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach) kicks off this weekend, with a record number of vendors and a decadent, "Taste of the GreenMarket" food sampling event. The opening day event will feature free food samples from participating vendors, a shaded eating area, and a special orchestra performance. Mimosas are also available for purchase. This year's market will feature 105 vendors, 23 of which are new this season. Free; Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Enigma Haunt- Are you ready to get "spooked" this weekend? If so, then you need to head to Enigma Haunt (21069 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton) for their opening weekend! Opening night is Friday night. Enigma Haunt is a fear-driven attraction that caters to all senses. As patrons warily wander through 14,000 square feet of dark twists and turns, hearing screams and other terrifying noises, they will enter themed-scare rooms. Lurking inside are more than 40 actors eager to put fear in everyone’s step, leading those who dare enter screaming towards an exit, or a claustrophobic chamber that only leads to more haunted rooms. The family owned and run attraction features 40+ actors, professional special effects makeup artists, state of the art special effects, sounds and smells to help make the experience as real as possible. Enigma Haunt caters to all ages although it may be too intense for children under 12. $20; Friday - Sunday 7:30 p.m.
Glow and Go 5k- It's simply too hot to run in a 5k during the day in October. So why not run one at night? The first ever, "Glow and Go," run is coming to Veteran's Memorial Park(300 SE Ocean Blvd & Georgia Ave, Stuart) this weekend! the 5k race will start with a sunset start time along with glow sticks and blinking lights for a fun and festive atmosphere. Organizers say the run will benefit the families of fallen soldiers through Moustache March for the Military and Operation 300. Walkers, Runners, and Strollers are welcome. After the race, enjoy food, drinks, music, and free glow in the dark souvenirs. $35 ; Saturday 6 p.m. Registration closes: Fri, Oct 4 @ 8:59 PM
Food Truck Invasion- The trucks are making their way up 95. The first ever food truck invasion will be invading Tequesta this weekend. Come out to Constitution Park(399 Seabrook Road, Tequesta) for the Food Truck Invasion & Concert in the Park on the First Friday of each month. Get ready to try some of the best gourmet food on wheels. It's essentially an outdoor picnic where food trucks of different origins, cuisine and menus prepare food that is cooked to order. It’s not fast food and a bunch of these trucks are run by chefs. There are a great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods and sweet treats to choose from. Be sure to bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic on the lawn. The whole family is welcome and encouraged to attend since this is a family friendly atmosphere. Featured trucks include Food Island, Miami Press, Taco Fresh, and more. Free; Friday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
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