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2020 Summer Sunday Reggae Series Featured Artist: Mark Longenecker

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Wedding Trends We Love

The opportunities are endless when it comes to planning your perfect wedding. From decorations to dinner to dessert there are so many ways to celebrate your special day.

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Why You Should Choose a Full-Service Venue

When you get engaged one of the first big items to cross off your planning checklist is the venue. There are many factors that go into choosing the location for your big day such as budget, theme, and what’s included at the venue.

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Capt Hirams Resort Caters to Corporate

 At Capt Hirams Resort, we believe you should work hard but play harder. Host your upcoming corporate events in style at our waterfront resort and you’ll have access to multi-purpose facilities, an experienced catering team, and even some fun after the work is done. Your meetings will be anything but mundane when you stay with the Captain! To get connected with the team at Capt Hirams Resort and start planning your corporate event click here!

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5 Unforgettable Wedding Weekend Memories

Casie Shimansky

You’ve now (hopefully) read all about Get Married, Go Bald and about how we chose Captain Hiram’s as our wedding venueand even all about our wedding day. But Capt Hirams Resort is so much more than just an event venue, and the location for one of the best days of our life took place – to us, Capt Hirams Resort has become a home away from home. And we’ve got the scrapbook to prove it. 

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Our Wedding Day at Capt Hirams Resort

Casie Shimansky

When I dared to daydream about what our wedding weekend would look like – the memories we made and shared at Capt Hirams Resort, were exactly what I had envisioned.

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Capt Hirams Resort Announces 2020 Crush Calendar Recipients

We are pleased to present the selected organizations for 2020. We have some returning recipients as well as some new additions.

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Choosing Capt Hirams as Our Wedding Venue

Casie Shimansky

Choosing a wedding venue isn’t easy. In fact, the very moment the excitement of being newly engaged fades, the reality of having to plan a wedding hits. The venue is one of the first mountains to climb and book.

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SEBASTIAN BACH ANNOUNCES 2ND LEG OF 1st album “SKID ROW” 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Bach to perform first album SKID ROW ALBUM in its entirety!

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Crushin' It: Shop With a Cop

The Sebastian Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” program was the Crush Calendar recipient for July 2019. Shop with a Cop is annual event that takes place at the Sebastian Walmart. Members of different law enforcement agencies volunteer their time to give the children of the community a memorable Christmas celebration.

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Crushin' It: Habitat for Humanity

Indian River Habitat for Humanity was the Crush Calendar recipient in June 2019. The Indian River chapter of Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1991 and since then have impacted the lives of over 750 families. They perform new home construction, repairs, and neighborhood improvements along the Treasure Coast.

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What's the Scoop?

Scoops Two Drink Top Shelf bar is one of the best places at the resort to watch live music, sip on cocktails, and enjoy the island style atmosphere. We sat down with Capt Hiram’s President, Will Collins, to learn more about the history of the bar and how it got its name.

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Another “SICK” Mural has popped up at Capt Hirams Resort

Nick Fisher, also known as “Sick Fisher” is an artist from Sebastian, Florida who travels all over the United States painting murals, sculptures, and sometimes entire buildings. He just finished painting a mural here at Capt Hirams Resort right outside the Adventure Center and near the entrance to the Sandbar Beach Club. While he was here, we got to sit down and chat with him about his career, travels, and influences.

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Long Live the Dive Bar

On July 7th, also known as National Dive Bar Day, Garth Brooks announced his seven stop Dive Bar Tour inspired by his new single featuring Blake Shelton, appropriately titled “Dive Bar”. Brooks often expresses his appreciation for the good, old fashioned dive bar.

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Blackfins Riverfront Grill 2019 Lionfish Recipe

Zoe McNeely

The Sebastian Lionfish Fest Returns to Capt. Hirams Resort!

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Fun Times on the Sebastian River

There are endless things to discover in the Sebastian River Area! Let us help plan to your escape to paradise.

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A Day of Remembrance: Memorial Day 2019

A Letter from our President

Spending Memorial Day remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms, including our own namesake Sergeant Hiram Collins.

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Capt Hiram's Presents the 2019 Summer Sunday Reggae Series Lineup

Zoe McNeely

Sebastian, Fla. – April 20, 2019 – Capt. Hiram’s Resort is excited to announce the lineup for the 2nd Annual Summer Sunday Reggae Series. The concert series is thirteen weeks long and takes place every Sunday from June 2 until August 25 at Capt.

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Capt. Hiram’s Introduces 2019 Featured Artist: Eddie Branson

We sat down with Eddie Branson, our 2019 featured artist for the Summer Sunday Reggae Series...

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Get Married, Go Bald

One Shavee’s Journey to Get Married, Go Bald at Captain Hiram’s

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High Hopes.

Donna Johnson was born and raised in East Gulf, West Virginia. She joined the US Air Force when she was 18 years old. I ask her what motivated her to enlist.

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A SAFE LANDING.

Richard “Dick” Crawford was born in Rochester, New York, went to high school in Cincinnati and was studying at Purdue, when, at age 18, he joined the US Army Air Corps.

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THE VALUE OF FREEDOM.

Sam Hamilton was born in Shanghai, China and lived the first 9 years of his life there. 

“My dad worked for National City Bank of New York – Far Eastern Division, and so that is why were in China,” he says. “Then the Japanese took over China and we got out of there.”

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WHEN WAR IS JUST FIVE MILES AHEAD.

Elyice Monahan was born and raised in Jericho, Vermont. I ask her why she joined the Army as a nurse.

“I was about to graduate from three years of nursing training, and I lived very close to a Calvary post, so it was a part of my life.” 

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Lifelong Patriot.

Clarence “Korky” Korker was born in New Canaan, Connecticut and grew up on the Long Island Sound in Darien and Westport. He enlisted in the Navy when he was just 17 years old. I ask him why he joined.

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Veterans Descend Upon Capt. Hirams!

It is a beautiful, blue sky day as I arrive at Capt. Hiram’s to meet the Veterans at the Space Coast Honor Flight (SCHF) luncheon. Right out front are officers Donald Hart and Jason Gillette of the Sebastian Police Department, who are there each month to make sure Veterans get across the street and into the luncheon safely.

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Are You a Badfish Too?

Sublime was one of the most influential bands on the 1990s, but tragically, the bands rise to fame was halted when lead singer, Bradley Nowell, died in 1996.

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Adventure Awaits

Some people like to spend their vacations laying by the pool and enjoying cold drinks while soaking up the sun.

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White Pelican Watch

One of the most popular characters in Pixar’s Finding Nemo is Nigel the brown pelican. 

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December: Music for All Tastes

During your visit to Captain Hiram’s in the month of December, you should plan to take in some of the
amazing live music that will be featured. 

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Drink Up!

No matter your drink of choice, Captain Hiram’s has you covered.

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Cruising on the King

During your stay at Capt. Hiram’s Resort, you are sure to enjoy the incredible beauty of the Indian River.

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Hallstrom Farmstead

Indian River County has a rich history, and you can experience some of that history at the Hallstrom Farmstead.

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Mulligan's Skim Jam

On September 3, 2017, Shore Lb. will be presenting the 10th annual Mulligan’s Skim Jam which is the world’s largest 1 day Pro/Am Skim Board Contest.

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One Sweet Museum

Indian River Citrus is famous throughout Florida and the entire United States.

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Have A Few Laughs at the Comedy Zone

This summer, plan a visit to the Comedy Zone at the Riverside Theatre for a night of drinks, laughs and lots of fun. 

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Meet your favorite authors at the Vero Beach Book Center

One of the best things about visiting a new city is finding unique, independent book stores to explore in the hopes of finding a hidden treasure of two.

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Catch a Concert

On most weekends throughout the year, the Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach offers free outdoor concerts featuring bands from a variety of genres.

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Make Your Escape

You have exactly one hour to collect all the necessary clues, solve the mystery, and escape with your party from one of the scenarios at Escape Room Entertainment.

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Take Aim at Fun

If you are looking for a vacation adventure that is a bit outside the traditional route, you may want to visit the Indian River County Public Shooting Range.

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Shop Until You Drop

The holidays are finally over, so now is the perfect time to treat yourself to a shopping trip to the Vero Beach Outlets.

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