Welcome back to the third part of our series on making the most of rainy days in Martin County, Florida. As the weather takes a wet turn, fear not, for we have lined up another batch of five fantastic indoor activities that will keep you entertained and excited. From engaging with the arts to indulging in some retail therapy, there’s something for everyone in Martin County on a rainy day.
Catch a Community Theatre Performance
When raindrops fall, the curtains rise at the A.C.T. Studio Theatre. Prepare to be captivated by talented local actors as they deliver powerful performances on stage. From gripping dramas to toe-tapping musicals, this intimate theater in Stuart offers a range of entertaining shows that will leave you in awe. Another phenomenal local venue is the Barn Theatre. The 169-seat community theatre typically presents five main stage productions, and a Showcase Series of one-act plays held between main stage productions. The Barn is Martin County’s oldest non-profit community theatre. Experience the magic of live performances and immerse yourself in the world of theater right here in Martin County.
Explore the Hobe Sound Nature Center
Rainy days provide the perfect opportunity to explore the wonders of the Hobe Sound Nature Center without worrying about the weather. This educational haven is packed with interactive displays and exhibits, giving you an up-close encounter with the area’s diverse ecosystems and wildlife. Engage with passionate naturalists who will share fascinating insights into the local flora and fauna. You’ll even have the opportunity to get up-close and personal with some resident critters! The Hobe Sound Nature Center is not just a place to escape the rain but a chance to deepen your connection with nature. And make sure to come back when the rainclouds clear to experience their outdoor programming, beautiful nature trails, and more!
Shop ’til You Drop at the Treasure Coast Square Mall
Gray skies won’t dampen your shopping spirit at the Treasure Coast Square Mall. This expansive retail paradise is home to a wide array of stores, ranging from well-known brands and department stores to locally-owned specialty shops. Treat yourself to a shopping spree, browse the latest trends, and find unique souvenirs to take home. When hunger strikes, the mall’s dining options have you covered. You can also stroll over to Regal Cinemas to catch the latest blockbuster movie. Spend a delightful rainy day indulging in retail therapy at this vibrant shopping destination.
Spend the Day at Madd Hatcher’s
Seeking a thrilling indoor adventure? If so, consider channeling your inner lumberjack. Madd Hatcher’s Axe Throwing Lounge is the place to be. Rainy days offer the perfect chance to challenge your pals to a friendly axe-throwing competition. With expert instructors guiding you, you’ll learn the art of axe throwing – and you may even experience the rush of hitting a bull’s eye. Veteran owned and operated, Madd Hatcher’s is the premier axe-throwing lounge on the Treasure Coast. You can find it tucked away in Stuart, right over the Roosevelt Bridge. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can also call ahead to make a reservation.
Go Bowling at Jensen Beach Bowl or Stuart Bowl
Strike out boredom on rainy days by heading to Jensen Beach Bowl or Stuart Bowl Lanes & Lounge for some classic bowling fun. These modern alleys offer a great atmosphere to enjoy with friends and loved ones. Lace up those bowling shoes and aim for the perfect score as you compete in friendly games. Both venues also offer delicious snacks and beverages, so you can plan to spend a few hours having a blast while dodging the rain. You can even hit the arcade at Jensen Beach Bowl for more games and thrills. The whole group will enjoy an afternoon of good old-fashioned family fun.
Haven’t read the first two parts of our series yet? Check them out here: