Real Estate and Community News in the Sarasota/Bradenton Area 

June 10, 2021

19th Annual St. Armands Circle

The 19th Annual St. Armands Circle Craft Festival in Sarasota is upon us! This event is from 10 AM-4 PM. Every year along our beautiful coast, over 175 artisans and craft persons participating in this fun event. This event is open and FREE to the public. For more information, please visit www.ArtFestival.com or contact info@ArtFestival.com! St. Armands Circle Park
1 St. Armands Cir
SarasotaFlorida 34236

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June 3, 2021

Top 5 Things That Are Happening This Weekend! JUNE 4TH -JUNE 6TH

Exotic Birds | Bird Sound Effects Library | asoundeffect.com

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH | 10 AM-5 PM St. Armands Circle Park| 1 St. Armands Cir

Indulge your boating fantasies! Come explore the many options available in today's world of boating. Whether a first-timer or an experienced boater, land lover, or sea love 

 

SATURDAY JUNE 5TH | 7 PM-10 PM | Nicky’s Bistro| 49 S Palm Ave 

Dust off those dancing shoes and come enjoy live music every Saturday at Nicky's on Palm Ave., downtown Sarasota! Classic Cocktails. Great-Tasting Food. Live Jazz Music Makes for a Solid Weekend.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH | 7 PM -10 PM | Big Top Brewing Company, Porter Way 

Enjoy Live Dr. Dave Band at Big Top Brewing! 7 pm

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH LIVE MUSIC EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT | 6 PM-9 PM | Irish 31 Sarasota | 3750 S Tamiami Trail 

Enjoy Live Music every Saturday night! Go to https://irish31.com/sarasota/ to see who's playing when!

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH | 9 AM-4 PM | 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, 34237

 

GA is $5.00

Also finches to macaws you can get insight to get the best bird for you! If you just need to stock up for your feathered friend we have lots of toys, different types of feed and lots of treats, and cages. Sponsored by Lin Enterprises Inc & Independent's Choice Feed

 

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May 27, 2021

Top 5 Things That Are Happening This Weekend! MAY 28TH-30TH

Reggae Music Block Party | Visit Sarasota

Friday, May 28th | Live Music at Riviera Dunes Dockside| 102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto

Dr. Dave Band at Riviera Dunes Dockside at Riviera Dunes Dockside Social Bar and Grill, 102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221, Palmetto, the United States on Fri May 28 2021 at 06:30 pm to 10:00 pm

 

Saturday, May 30th Bradenton Farmers Market| 1005 1st Ave W

Join us every Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm in beautiful Downtown Bradenton for the Bradenton Farmers Market! With over 40+ vendors, the offerings range from fresh food and farm goods to.

 

Saturday, May 29th Silverback LIVE at BIG TOP BREWING Porter Way, Sarasota FL 

Silverback will be performing live under the Big Top on Saturday, May 29th at 7:00 pm!

 

Sunday, May 30th Osfest Reggae Block Party @The Gator Club 1490 Main Street

Join us Memorial Weekend, Sunday, May 30 for our 5th annual Reggae Music Block Party to honor the late great musician Oswald Caines of Democracy Reggae Band. This event will be held downtown Sarasota at Lemon Ave and Main Street right in front of the Gator Club. There will be plenty of food, drinks, more live bands, and DJs, Kid activities, raffles, and much more. You can also listen to a live Band and DJs on the inside of The Gator Club. This is a Reggae Music Takeover. (Entertainment will be announced soon). In the past few years, we have had over 5000 attendees throughout the day. It's a great time for the entire family! Tickets are only $15 in advance for ages 12 and up, $20 at the gate.

 

Sunday, May 30th, Live Music at Swordfish Grill 4628 119th St W 12 pm-4 pm

 

Tim Chandler is singing live this Sunday!

 

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May 20, 2021

Top 5 things That are Happening This WEEKEND! MAY 21ST-MAY23RD

 

FRIDAY MAY 21ST 4PM- MAY 23RD 10PM

Time to get back outdoors and enjoy a weekend of pure relaxation full of great food and wonderful live music. May 21-23, 2021 in JD Hamel Park – the 6th Annual SarasotaSeafood & Music Festival

 

SATURDAY MAY 22 | Grindstone Syndicate LIVE at Ferg's Sports Bar

Grindstone Syndicate LIVE at Ferg's Sports Bar at Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill, 1320 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg, United States on Sat May 22 2021 at 02:00 pm

 

SATURDAY MAY 22ND 7:00 pm 10 pm

Location: 3 Keys Brewing & Eatery, 2505 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton, United States 

Live Music w/ Chris Warner

 

SATURDAY MAY 15TH, Casey Key Drum Circle | Nokomis Public Beach, 115 S Casey Key Rd, Nokomis, FL

Free event takes place year-round on Nokomis Public Beach Saturday and Wednesday evenings near sunset. Encounter the rhythmic beats, amateur belly dancing, children playing, and spectacular sunsets

 

SUNDAY MAY 23RD, Siesta Key Drum Circle | Siesta Key Beach, 948 Beach Rd, Sarasota 

 

Bring your drums and your rhythm, and enjoy the sunset and this community drum circle with an eclectic crowd of participants, spectators, and belly dancing. This free event takes place every Sunday evening before sunset.

 

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May 13, 2021

Top 5 Things That Are Happening This Weekend! May 14th-16th

FRIDAY MAY 14TH | Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 

Classic Albums LIVE: Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of The Moon

Tickets: $32-$72 | Classic Albums LIVE returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Friday, May 14 for a limited-capacity performance on the main stage! The group will bring Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon to life on stage—note for note, cut for cut.“Twenty million people bought this album—first on vinyl, then cassette, then cd, then one day it was on our phones. We’ve lived life alongside this album. Dark Side of the Moon came out in 1973. It was everywhere. The album cover prism was drawn on countless school binders. We started paying attention to the sound of cash registers, having a good stereo system was a thing,” says Craig Martin, Founder of Classic Albums LIVE.

 

FRIDAY MAY 14TH, Bri Rivera at Marina Jacks from 6 pm-10 pm

Bri Rivera is a performing musician and vocalist in Sarasota Florida. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Bri was brought up in a musical family. At age 9 she learned to play the cuatro from her grandfather. By age twelve she began to play the guitar and had her first band at 15. Now in the states for 9 years, she has become a standout in the local music scene.

 

SATURDAY MAY 15TH, Yoga on Siesta Beach

Start your day with energy and joy on the most beautiful beach in the world and participate in a yoga class. Each Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. All fitness levels.

 

SATURDAY MAY 15TH, Casey Key Drum Circle | Nokomis Public Beach, 115 S Casey Key Rd, Nokomis, FL

The free event takes place year-round on Nokomis Public Beach Saturday and Wednesday evenings near sunset. Encounter the rhythmic beats, amateur belly dancing, children playing, and spectacular sunsets

 

SUNDAY MAY 16TH, Siesta Key Drum Circle | Siesta Key Beach, 948 Beach Rd, Sarasota 

Bring your drums and your rhythm, and enjoy the sunset and this community drum circle with an eclectic crowd of participants, spectators, and belly dancing. This free event takes place every Sunday evening before sunset. 



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May 10, 2021

Take a TOUR Up the Sarasota/Bradenton Coast

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May 6, 2021

What's Happening This Mother's Day Weekend 2021?!?

 

FRIDAY MAY 7TH - COQUINA BEACH MARKET from 10 AM to 4PM: 2650 Gulf Dr. S 

Up to 180 Vendors. Shop along the Recreational Pathway, Eats, and Drinks at Coquina Cafe, Beach time on Coquina Beach ending with a Gulf sunset.

 

AGL ART MARKETPLACE: Adobe Graffiti Lounge, 1302 13th Ave W, 6 PM-10 PM 

We bring together Art Vendors and art patrons; Artists and community members; Healers and humans! Come join us in the Village Of The Arts for a fantastic monthly event at Adobe Graffiti Lounge Kava Bar!

In addition to this session, some of our vendors will also be there Saturday, May 8th, 11 am-4 pm.

Check back here to see a list of Confirmed Vendors as the event gets closer, but usually, we have lots of forms of art such as:

Jewelry, painting, crystals, drawings, pottery, massage, Tarot, music, New Age tools like smudges and essential oil, energy work and crystals, vegan food, feel-good drinks, and more!Adobe Graffiti Lounge, 1302 13th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205

 

The 23rd ANNUAL SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL: 323 Central Ave - April 30th thru May 9th

For over two decades, The Sarasota Film Festival has been dedicated to showcasing the best in local and international cinema. The 23rd Annual Sarasota Film Festival will be both virtual and in-person this year, with screenings, events, celebrities, and more! The box office opens Thursday, April 15th. The Sarasota Film Festival is a staple in Sarasota and the film community, drawing over 50,000 patrons, who gather to celebrate the best in cinema. Over the last two decades, the festival has screened groundbreaking films, documentaries, and shorts that deliver key messages to audiences, as well as engaging them in conversations with actors, filmmakers, and industry professionals.



SUNDAY MAY 9TH 4-7PM: Sarasota JAZZ FESTIVAL at Nathan Benderson Park 

5851 Nathan Benderson Park Circle, Sarasota FL

FREE Outdoor Jazz Concert with Three Local Bands. TICKETS REQUIRED. All Tickets are FREE. Must be obtained in advance. NO Tickets at Door

 

SUNDAY MAY 9TH: BAIN BEAKLEY LIVE at Marina Jacks 5 pm-9 pm

 

Tampa-born, Sarasota-based singer/guitarist Bain Beakley has learned to interweave his technical, vocal, instrumental, and songwriting skills as both a touring musician and local stalwart on the Sarasota area live music scene.

 

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May 3, 2021

South Florida Fair is Coming This May!

SOUTH FLORIDA FAIR – There are no national touring acts this year due to Covid, but there is still plenty of fun to be had. It will feature all of the rides that fairgoers have come to count on, including the Midway Sky Eye, the largest traveling Ferris wheel in North America. Also returning are the always popular ice skating show, racing pigs, and giant sand sculpture. All the buildings will be open for the usual shopping with vendors and arts & crafts and displays of live birds, bees, and butterflies. The live entertainment includes top local and regional bands and strolling musicians. There will be livestock shows, too, and plenty of yummy fair food. Masks are required.

When: May 7-23

Where: Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds, West Palm Beach

Web: www.southfloridafair.com

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April 29, 2021

Top 5 Things That Are Happening This Weekend! April 30th-May 2nd!

 

Fri, Apr 30, 11:30 PM – Sun, May 2, 9:30 AM

Indian River County Fairgrounds & Expo Center

7955 58th Ave, Vero Beach, FL

Treasure Coast Seafood Festival - Vero Beach at Indian River Fairgrounds -

 

Sat, May 1, 2 PM – Sun, May 2, 12 AM

5801 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, FL

Food Trucks, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Live Music, Classic Car Display, Beer, Wine & More

 

Charlotte - Lightsaber Pub Crawl - $15,000 COSTUME CONTEST - May 1, 2021

Pre-Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl & Fiesta

Sat, May 1, 3:00 – 11:30 PM

 

Soho Saloon

410 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL

Kick off this year's Cinco De Mayo Weekend with an awesome fiesta on Saturday! Grab your best sombrero and your friends. As we will have Downtown & South Tampa bars ready for a fun day of Taco's!

 

Sun, May 2, 10 AM – Mon, May 3, 5 PM

New York,New York Pizza

1512 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL

 

Dessert festival! Dessert festival March 2021 (undated) 3.2 miles east Buy desserts from 22 vendors and enjoy a view of Manhattan from the outdoor deck at Dessert Goals at Sound

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April 26, 2021

Have you Seen the Sarasota Art Museum ? GO FOR FREE!

Sarasota Art Museum - Ringling College of Art & Design 

Museum Free Day Every Last Sunday of EACH MONTH!

Bring your friends and family to explore new art and thought-provoking exhibitions! You are able to see the exhibits online as well. The Museum includes the new Bistro, Shop, and Museum Grounds. Currently the Janaina Tschape; Between the Sky and the Water is the current exhibition and ends on May 2, 2021. There are plenty of exhibits to look at which can be viewed online. One of the next exhibits coming up is Xaviera Simmons from May 2021 till November 2022. The Bistro is open daily from 9am- 3pm and

Saturday and Sunday Brunch. 

 

While the shop is open daily from 10am- 5pm and Sunday from 11am- 5pm.

 

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