- 5/25/2013 7:00 PM LeBarge Benefit Cruise for Oklahoma Tornado Victims
Tickets go on sale at 6:30 p.m., cash only. Please call for reservations. 941-366-6116 All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the victims of the tornado in Oklahoma. What better way to end your day than with a breathtaking sunset, relaxing aboard our floating tropical island, and enjoying the sun setting as it slowly sinks into the Gulf […]
- 5/26/2013 3:00 PM The 7th Annual Jacobite Band Memorial Day Show
The show includes The First Brass and featuring Sharon Scott...
- 5/26/2013 5:00 PM Memorial Day "Tribute to Heroes" Parade, Lakewood Ranch
The Memorial Day "Tribute to Heroes Parade" takes place on Lakewood Ranch Main Street from 5 to 9 p.m. Come out to pay honor to those heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country's freedom. The event will kick off with speeches and acknowledgments from the stage. Festivities will include face painting, balloon artists, music, grilled […]
- 5/27/2013 10:00 AM Memorial Day Ceremony, Venice
The Venice Memorial Day ceremony, hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8118, will begin at 10 a.m. at Patriots Park, at the northern junction of Business 41 and Bypass 41. The guest speaker will be Randy Smith, who, as a 17-year-old Marine, pulled down the flag at the American Embassy in Saigon on April 29, 1975. He left on one of the last […]
- 5/27/2013 10:00 AM Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, Downtown Sarasota
This year's Memorial Day Parade is set to begin at 10 a.m. at Main Street and Osprey Avenue in downtown Sarasota. Marching units will include veterans' service organizations, law enforcement agencies, fire departments and their color guards, civic organizations, high school bands, Reserve Officer Training Corps members and veterans with […]
- 5/27/2013 11:00 AM 2nd Annual Myakka River Blues Festival, Venice
Featuring six bands....
- 5/27/2013 11:00 AM Free Po Boys for Veteran's!
What better way to honor our veterans than with a delicious New Orleans Po Boy from Duval's New World Cafe? Duval's is offering FREE PO BOYS to veterans during lunch from 11:00am - 4:00pm. Limit 2 po boys per person, offer valid for veterans and active military with military ID or proof of service, dine in only. ...
- 5/31/2013 6:00 PM "Meet the Artists" at Art Uptown Gallery
Art Uptown Gallery presents "Meet the Artists" where you can meet the featured window artists of the week. This week painter, Deborah Brestel, and sculpture artist, Dana Clark, will be available at the gallery from 6-9pm to meet all visitors and answer any questions they may have about their artwork. ...
- 6/14/2013 10:30 AM Guest Reader: Deborah Chadwick
Using a deck of regular playing cards, Deborah is able to communicate to her guides and angels, quickly receiving very specific information....
- 6/16/2013 10:00 AM The Feast for Father's!
#1 Dad's Buffet & The Feast for Father's! All you can eat brunch buffet available from 10:00am - 2:30pm followed by The Feast for Father's, a create your own Surf & Turf three course dinner! Pair a juicy Filet Mignon with your choice of Shrimp, Scallops or Lobster Tail starting at $39.95. The Feast for Father's start at 4:30pm and ends at […]
- 6/21/2013 5:00 PM Friday Fest at Van Wezel - Yesterdayze
The music from the decade that was the '60's impacted society like no other before or since. It remains in play today from radio to television advertising, and has never come and gone like so many other trends in modern music. It has certainly had a lasting influence on all of us- the musicians who... read more lived it, and loved it...and still […]
- 6/23/2013 2:00 PM More Than A Feeling The Players Theatre
A sensational evening of the songs from the 70's that touched your soul. This musical tribute takes the audience on a journey from "Let It Be" to "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" to "Close to you"... just a few of the songs of this era that are engrained into our hearts and souls. Tickets: $18 ...
- 6/23/2013 7:00 PM Nik Wallenda Grand Canyon Walk, Hometown Viewing and Street Party
Fundraising event supporting Circus Sarasota, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and celebrating Nik Wallenda as he walks across the Grand Canyon on a high wire, live on television. The street party is free and open to the public and is a sponsored collaboration between Mattison's and Circus Sarasota. On Lemon Avenue between Main Street and […]
- 6/27/2013 11:30 AM Ambassadors' Guild Summer Salon Luncheon
Deli lunch & fashion show. Speaker: Dr. Michael Mullan, CEO of Roskamp Institute, on "Researching the Aging Brain." Proceeds benefit Designing Women Boutique's mission, providing grants to Sarasota's arts and human services organizations. ...
- 7/04/2013 4:00 PM "Gloria Musicae Celebrates America"
Sarasota's acclaimed Gloria Musicae Singers continues its tribute to American composers with a July 4th concert featuring the Florida premiere of Alan Gershwin's "Gettysburg Anthem," July 4, 4 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Avenue, Sarasota. The concert will also feature songs by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and […]
- 7/04/2013 6:00 PM Independence Day Celebration, Downtown Sarasota
A musical concert with brass, drums, bagpipes, vocalists and dancers. Begins at 6 p.m. and goes until fireworks begin. Cellphones and calling cards will be collected for soldiers. There will be food and beverages for sale. Location: On Gulfstream Avenue, in front of Church of the Redeemer. ...
- 7/04/2013 6:00 PM Tropical Fourth of July Celebration
Selby Gardens is the best place to celebrate this Fourth of July. Come enjoy the natural wonders of the botanical gardens, the laid back island sounds of Impulse and the explosive beauty of the bayfront fireworks. The celebration kicks off at 6 pm and it's fun for the whole family. There will be activities and entertainment for kids of all ages […]
- 7/04/2013 7:00 PM "The Underpants," Florida Studio Theatre
Some lives are shaped by tragedy, some by art, and others by underpants falling down in public. This play spins the farcical tale of five lives reborn from one accidental act of indecency. ...
- 7/05/2013 5:00 PM Parade of Boats & Block Party, Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix
Boat parade on Main Street begins at U.S. 301 (North Washington Boulevard) and ends at Gulfstream Avenue. Parade Grand Marshal: Edgar Hansen, of "Deadliest Catch." "Boats By The Bay" Downtown Block Party, 5 p.m. to midnight, at Main Street and Lemon Avenue. Vendors, food, race boats on display after the parade. Live entertainment by Kettle […]
- 7/07/2013 11:00 AM Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Boat Races, Lido Beach
Festival boat races off Lido Beach, between New Pass and Big Pass. Two Heats, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., subject to change. Streaming Coverage: Superboat.com Presented by: Super Boat International Productions Inc. VIP Race Viewing On Lido Beach $50 to include a parking pass - plus service charge All ticket sales benefit Suncoast Charities […]
Event information courtesy of Sarasota Visitors and Convention Bureau.