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EGAD BEGINS NEW YEAR WITH SEVERAL NEW BOARD MEMBERS Beginning new three year terms on the EGAD Board is George Alexander (Ace Hardware), Teresa Beard (Clevens Face and Body Specialists), Tina Murray (Foosaner Art Museum/FIT), Tom Richards (Richard Appraisals), Andrew Roman (Roman Bros.), Gwyneth Shick (Victoria Landing) and Brian Stephens (Dean Mead). Continuing board members are President Derek Gores, Vice [...]

By |October 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments


EGAD is about to get very busy and it's all great stuff you won't want to miss. September belongs to Space Coast Pride as they host their annual Festival and Parade on Saturday, September 24, from noon-7 pm. The day starts with the festival along Highland Avenue and entertainment in the band shell and inside [...]

By |September 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments


EGAD Main Street, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization registered with the IRS and holds an annual Board of Directors election every October. Board members now serve three year terms so, at this election, some members will continue serving their term and some will be elected to open seats created by three board members whose [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What does it mean to be an “arts district?”

Does it mean we don't need or want "other" business? Heck, no! Eau Gallie was a real, functioning city beginning in 1860, established by all kinds of interesting people who did amazing things. In 1969, multiple townships surrounding Melbourne were considered for annexation, but only Eau Gallie (overwhelmingly) voted to join Melbourne. The focus shifted [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|Art, Main Street|0 Comments

The final weeks of 2015

For what might appear to be a sleepy little town you drive through on your way to work at different destinations in Melbourne and beyond, EGAD is the little engine that could. Tomorrow night EGAD will host a holiday tree lighting like never before. The extremely talented  Ann Petrosky, her daughter Sara Russo, and their [...]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sliding into New Year’s

Get ready for the greatest art show on Highland Avenue! It's happening Friday-Saturday, November 21-22, from 10am-5pm on both days. This juried show consists of Florida artisans who both exhibit their "art" and demonstrate how they "work." Happening since 1996 and the brainchild of beloved neighbor and merchant, Link Johnsten, this year's show is dedicated [...]

By |November 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking the Basel Bus to Art Basel Miami Beach

For the third year, EGAD is hosting the Basel Bus, a luxury motor coach that is bound for South Beach Miami to experience Art Basel Miami, the best fine arts show in the country. Art Basel lasts for a week with internationally acclaimed artists exhibiting and celebrities and wannabees descending upon South Beach to make the [...]

By |November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy New Year to EGAD

No, you haven't been asleep for three months. Like many organizations, our fiscal year begins anew on October 1 of each year. That means last year's budget, activities, and even board of directors has been reset like a clock. Two board members stepped off--Mary Bonhomme and  Tom Powers--and we welcomed two new directors--Mitch Varnes and [...]

By |October 8th, 2015|Creative, Main Street, News|0 Comments

What A Week We’re Having!

Remember that last blog about how busy we get in the autumn? Whether it's that cold snap that makes the sugar maples gorgeous (oops, wrong state), or the snap of the football to the quarterback, or the anticipated snaps from the Drag Queens that will no doubt be at Saturday's Space Coast Pride Festival and [...]

By |September 25th, 2015|Main Street, News|0 Comments

Falling for Autumn

Is there anybody who doesn't like Fall? Those born and raised here can actually feel a difference in the air by the first of October. Others who came from "up north" are thinking "mmmm, not so much." There is something about autumn in any part of the country that makes people excited and get busy [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|Creative, Main Street, News|0 Comments