Real Estate and Community News in the Sarasota/Bradenton Area 

Jan. 27, 2022

Events Happening This Weekend | January 29th & 30th

SATURDAY, January 29th, 5:00 pm | PINELLAS Taco Fest |6340 126th Ave N Largo

Taco everything!! Food Trucks, pepper eating contest, taco competition, amateur salsa and hot sauce competition, vendors, & LIVE MUSIC!

 

SATURDAY,  January 29th  at 10:00 am | 19th Annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival

St. Armand’s Circle will once again come alive with gallery-style booths filled with every medium of fine art during the 19th Annual St. Armand’s Circle Art Festival. The popular free, outdoor event takes place along South Boulevard of Presidents and inside St. Armand’s Circle. National and local artists are set to display their fine works in a prestigious show encompassing life-sized sculpture, fine jewelry, striking works of art and hand-crafted apparel and decor. Whether your passions run to sparkling jewels and one of a kind paintings; exquisitely crafted glasswork or an art deco sculpture, you are sure to find it during the free, two-day event. 

 

SATURDAY, January 29th | GASPARILLA in Tampa, Channelside 

 

Ahoy Mateys! Come join us at the Westin Tampa Bay for a front-seat view of the pirate invasion and watch the cannons fire during the 12th Annual Gasparilla Extravaganza! You can expect amazing food, an open bar, live music, cigar rollers, a dedicated room of fun activities for the kiddos and so much more!

 

SUNDAY, January 30th  at 12:30 pm | Beer YOGA

Join us for BEER YOGA outside at Big Top Brewing Co, in the beer garden. $10/ Yoga + 1 beer (+$1 for cider, wine, etc) Approachable for ALL levels!! **TUESDAYS 6-7 pm & SUNDAYS 12:30-1:30 PM ** *BYOM: Bring Your Own Mat & any props you desire. Enjoy your (1 included) tasty Big Top Beer before, after, or during class. If you choose to have it during class, we will use it! Be prepared to raise your beer to the sky in Triangle Pose or maybe take a sip as you balance in Dancer Pose. Every class Tara offers a fun yoga routine designed to provide a well-balanced practice. Modifications are always offered to make asanas more approachable or more challenging for a student at any level

 

SUNDAY, January 30th from 2 pm - 5 pm| BLUES & BREWS with Damon Fowler | Big Top Brewing 975 Cattlemen Rd 

 

Blues & Brews every Sunday with RJ Howson & Friends. Lineup changes weekly!!

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Jan. 20, 2022

Events Happening THIS WEEKEND! January 21st -23rd

SATURDAY, January 22nd, 7:30 pm- 9:30 pm| Pete Henry & Mary Siman Live | The Reserve Retreat 1322 North Tamiami Trail

Join Big Cat Habitat for our Fox Yoga fundraising event in collaboration with instructor Erika Cain! This is a unique interactive animal experience with gentle yoga weaved into the adventure. Erika will guide you through a yoga flow in our intimate encounter area, while Stormy and Miko, two silver foxes, freely play and connect with you. Allow yourself to be transformed by this exclusive experience as you become immersed in the outdoor environment and powerful energy of the foxes. This alignment-based class synchronizes breath with movement for you to deepen the mind-body connection and tune into your spirit animal. Practice is for most levels, giving you the opportunity to be gentle on your body.

 

SATURDAY,  January 22nd  at 12:00 pm | Siesta Key Rum Tours | Drum Circle Distilling 2212 Industrial Blvd. 

The tour is free and lasts about 45 to 60 minutes. The first 20 minutes or so will give you a short history of the company, an overview of some of the big awards that our small company has won, and an explanation of what makes our rums taste so good. During this introduction, you will have a guided tasting of our rums at each group's table. After that, we will explain the rum-making process from mashing and fermentation to distillation. This will be followed by a discussion of barrel aging. The tour's final topic will be bottling room equipment to see how Siesta Key rum is put into bottles. 

 

SUNDAY, January 23rd at 1:00 pm | Sunday Polo at the Sarasota Polo Club | 8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota, FL 23420

Fieldside general admission tailgating, reserved tailgating, reserved midfield premium seating, or VIP midfield boxes are available for Sunday Polo. Bars on-site for drink purchases. Children 12 and under are free, (general admission tailgating). Join thousands of fans for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, wagon rides, food, drinks, and divot-stomping. Dress comfortably and for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on the grass. Well-socialized dogs are welcome on a leash.

 

 SUNDAY, January 23rd  at 12:30 pm | Beer YOGA

Join us for BEER YOGA outside at Big Top Brewing Co, in the beer garden. $10/ Yoga + 1 beer (+$1 for cider, wine, etc) Approachable for ALL levels!! **TUESDAYS 6-7 pm & SUNDAYS 12:30-1:30 PM ** *BYOM: Bring Your Own Mat & any props you desire. Enjoy your (1 included) tasty Big Top Beer before, after, or during class. If you choose to have it during class, we will use it! Be prepared to raise your beer to the sky in Triangle Pose or maybe take a sip as you balance in Dancer Pose. Every class Tara offers a fun yoga routine designed to provide a well-balanced practice. Modifications are always offered to make asanas more approachable or more challenging for a student at any level

 

SUNDAY, January 23rd from 2 pm - 5 pm| BLUES & BREWS with Damon Fowler | Big Top Brewing 975 Cattlemen Rd 

 

Blues & Brews every Sunday with RJ Howson & Friends. Lineup changes weekly!!

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Jan. 13, 2022

Events Happening This Weekend! January 14th-16th

SATURDAY, January 15th at 8:45 am - 10:00 am | FOX YOGA | Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary | 7101 Palmer Boulevard 

Join Big Cat Habitat for our Fox Yoga fundraising event in collaboration with instructor Erika Cain! This is a unique interactive animal experience with gentle yoga weaved into the adventure. Erika will guide you through a yoga flow in our intimate encounter area, while Stormy and Miko, two silver foxes, freely play and connect with you. Allow yourself to be transformed by this exclusive experience as you become immersed in the outdoor environment and powerful energy of the foxes. This alignment-based class synchronizes breath with movement for you to deepen the mind-body connection and tune into your spirit animal. Practice is for most levels, giving you the opportunity to be gentle on your body.

 

SATURDAY, January 15th at 10:30 pm to 11:45 am | LEMUR YOGA | Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary | 7101 Palmer Boulevard 

Join Big Cat Habitat for our Lemur Yoga fundraising event, in collaboration with instructor Erika Cain! This is a unique interactive animal experience with gentle yoga weaved into the adventure. Erika will guide you through a yoga flow in our intimate encounter area, while our two beautiful Ruffed Lemurs, Marley and Ziggy, freely leap around and connect with you. Allow yourself to be transformed by this exclusive experience as you become immersed in the outdoor environment and powerful energy of the lemurs. This alignment-based class synchronizes breath with movement for you to deepen the mind-body connection and tune into your spirit animal. Practice is for most levels, giving you the opportunity to be gentle on your body

 

SATURDAY, January 15th  at 10:00 am | Sarasota Fine Art Show | Philippi Estate Park 5500 South Tamiami Trail 

The event features 50 to 95 quality professional fine art and fine craft artists with all disciplines for sale – paintings, clay, glass, sculpture, fiber, wood, jewelry, and more – all juried by art professionals. All work is original and personally handmade by the artist who is present at the show. Great food and music add to the ambiance of this beautiful show.

COVID safety precautions in place such as the art show are held 100% outdoors, extra super-wide aisles for social distancing, all booths are minimum 6’ apart, face coverings recommended, etc.

 

 

SATURDAY,  January 15th at 12:00 pm | 3rd Annual Sarasota Beer & Burger Festival | The Mall at University Town Center | 140 University Town Center Drive

Join us for the 3rd Annual Sarasota Beer & Burger Festival and the Sarasota Winter Carnival at The Mall at University Town Center on Jan 15th. The BEST Traveling Beer & Burger Festival in Central Florida is back in Sarasota again and we could not be more excited for our 3rd year at University Town Center. This family-friendly, live, in-person event includes at least a dozen Burger Artisans, Craft Brewers with in-person sampling, and 4 live music performances, plus sponsored giveaways, shop local market, and a 5-day Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Full Carnival by Dreamland Amusements.

 

 

SUNDAY, January 16th AT 1:00 pm | Sunday Polo at the Sarasota Polo Club | 8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota, FL 23420

 

Fieldside general admission tailgating, reserved tailgating, reserved midfield premium seating, or VIP midfield boxes are available for Sunday Polo. Bars on-site for drink purchases. Children 12 and under are free, (general admission tailgating). Join thousands of fans for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, wagon rides, food, drinks, and divot-stomping. Dress comfortably and for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on the grass. Well-socialized dogs are welcome on a leash.

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Dec. 30, 2021

Events Happening this New Years Weekend 2021!!

 

FRIDAY, December 31st at 3:00 pm at the John’s Pass Bell Tower for Final Friday | John’s Pass Boardwalk & Shopping Village!

Live music from More is More and an NYE Toast as we celebrate the New Year!!

 

FRIDAY, December 31st at 10:00 pm to 4:00 pm | New Year Celebration | Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park | 1101 W Sligh Ave

Come enjoy contests, giveaways, and special appearances by Manny T. and Flora Panther in their party gear! The all-day festivities do not require reservations and are included with your daily admission or membership to the zoo. 

 

FRIDAY, December 31st 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Holiday Lights in the Gardens | Florida Botanical Gardens

Each year this amazing light display is visited by over 100,000 guests from near and far! The gardens will sparkle with over 1 million lights and vibrate laser lights. The admission is a suggested $10.00 per person over the age of 13. 

 

SATURDAY,  January 1st at 7:30 am | Cars and Coffee on Cattlemen

All Cars/trucks/vehicles welcome. Come hang out, have a coffee, and some doughnuts. This is a very relaxed event with no judgment. Just car enthusiasts gathering to appreciate the car culture. No burnouts, No Drama. Kid-Friendly

 

SUNDAY, January 2nd AT 1:00 pm | Sunday Polo at the Sarasota Polo Club | 8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota, FL 23420

 

Fieldside general admission tailgating, reserved tailgating, reserved midfield premium seating, or VIP midfield boxes are available for Sunday Polo. Bars on-site for drink purchases. Children 12 and under are free, (general admission tailgating). Join thousands of fans for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, wagon rides, food, drinks, and divot-stomping. Dress comfortably and for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on the grass. Well-socialized dogs are welcome on a leash.

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Dec. 22, 2021

Whats Happening This Weekend! December 24th to 26th

 

SATURDAY, December 25th till December 31st Dusk till 10 pm | Christmas Lights in the Park | 18050 US-301 Wimauma 33598

Load up the car for a great evening! The Light Show is EVERY night through Dec 31st. Lights and Music are dusks to 9 on Sunday - Thursday, and dusk to 10 PM Friday & Saturday. The Holiday Market is every Friday and Saturday, with hot foods, crafts, and activities for the kids. Stop by Jen's Market tent for Kids Crafting (free). Take pics in the Mickey Mouse display or North Pole display. Enjoy the thousands of dazzling lights in the park! A cash donation or canned food is appreciated to support local charities.

 

SUNDAY, December 26th from AT 6:00 pm | Christmas Spectacular at The Hollow | 826 S Moon Dr. Venice, FL 34292

There will be S’mores, hot drinks, and live music!!

 

SUNDAY, December 26th AT 1:00 pm | Sunday Polo at the Sarasota Polo Club | 8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota, FL 23420

Fieldside general admission tailgating, reserved tailgating, reserved midfield premium seating, or VIP midfield boxes are available for Sunday Polo. Bars on-site for drink purchases. Children 12 and under are free, (general admission tailgating). Join thousands of fans for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, wagon rides, food, drinks, and divot-stomping. Dress comfortably and for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on the grass. Well-socialized dogs are welcome on a leash.

 

SUNDAY, December 26th at 12:00 pm-5:00 pm | Brunch N’ Vibez | Oasis Restaurant 1525 Fourth Street Sarasota, FL 34236

All new Brunch Vibez and Day Party. **Champagne Bottle Service for larger parties who purchase bottomless mimosas** General Admission $20 in advance

 

 

SUNDAY, December 26th at 4:30 pm | Sunday Sunset Slow Flow Beach Yoga in St Pete Beach! | 22nd Ave in Pass-A-Grille 2107 Gulf Way St. Pete Beach FL 33706 

**This is a Donation-Based Class( not free). Please register in advance. Dig your toes into the sand, shake off the weight of the day, and enjoy the serene ocean ambiance at sunset. This rejuvenating, non-traditional 75 min workout provides a combination of restorative vinyasa yoga and gentle core power exercise focusing on strength, balance, and flexibility. Our goal is to offer classes that promote weight loss, wellness, and overall healthy habits. Vinyasa yoga classes will be offered EVERY SUNDAY EVENING at 22nd Ave in Pass-A-Grille (please check the calendar for class times).

 

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Dec. 16, 2021

Events Happening This Weekend December 16th through December 19th

 

THURSDAY, December 16th from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Holiday Night Market at The Green at UTC

Join us every third Thursday of the month for the UTC Night Market. This month’s outdoor market event is bringing all the festive feels with an electric live music performance by NoFilter Band, seasonal slips and sweets, and 40+ local vendors offering fresh produce, handcrafted goods, jewelry, and more.  Shop, sip, and stroll under the holiday lights from 5-9 pm in the West District at UTC.

 

FRIDAY, December 17th from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Circus on The Ranch Presents 2nd Annual Christmas Show! 9855 Wauchula Road, Myakka City 34251

Be amazed by our professionals and students performing under dazzling lights and thrilling Christmas showcases featuring the circus and equestrian arts. The weekend of the 11th and 12th is our vendor weekend! Shop local vendor crafts and goods, and OPEN BAR!

 

 

FRIDAY, December 17th | Gardens Aglow at Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens at 5827 Riverside Drive, Punta Gorda, 33982 

See the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens in a whole new light! Acres of gardens decorated with a spectacle of holiday lights! 

 

FRIDAY, December 17th from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm at Hunsader Farms Country Christmas 5500 County Road 675 E Bradenton FL 34211

Join for the 2021 Country Christmas! Parking is FREE & Admission is $12. Kids 5 and under are FREE. Go for the hayrides, train rides, petting zoo, Santa, campfires, and more!!

 

SUNDAY, December 19th AT 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm | OPENING DAY AT THE SARASOTA POLO CLUB

This is presented by North-South Wealth Management | Sunday Polo matches are open to the public every Sunday at 1 pm beginning December 19th, 2021 through April 24th, 2022. Gates open at 10 am. Join thousands of fans for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, wagon rides, food, drinks, and divot-stomping. Dress comfortably and for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on the grass. Well-socialized dogs are welcome on leash.

 

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Dec. 9, 2021

Events Happening this Weekend!

 

 

SATURDAY DECEMBER 11TH 5:00 PM-11:00 PM | Raffurty’s 1888 Main St CHECK-IN 5PM-7 PM

Join us for the 6th Annual Ugly Sweater Crawl! Get that Goodwill sweater, find those tacky holiday pants, and get ready to jingle bell ROCK on Dec. 11th, 2021. Bar Partners: Rafferty's, The Office, Evie’s, Gator Club, Smokin’ Joes

 

SATURDAY, December 11th from 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM Audubon Adventures: “Birds Take Flight!”

This is a family-friendly, FREE event for elementary-aged students and their families. It is from 9-11 am on a Saturday of each month starting in November. Join environmental educators and naturalists to learn more about Florida habitats, plants, and animals. Register for this program to save your spot! This program is sponsored by Manatee Audubon. Each child age 5 and up needs a ticket. Please list any siblings under the age of 5 in the comment section.***If you are unable to attend please cancel through Eventbrite so that the space can be opened for someone else. This adventure will take place at the Celery Fields, we will meet at the Sarasota Audubon Nature Center.

 

SATURDAY, December 11th 7:00 PM- 9:00 PM | The Reserve Retreat 1322 North Tamiami Trail

Consisting of Chris Kottke on trumpet, John Wheatley on tenor sax, Jim Lemli on guitar, Don Colladay on bass, and Pete Szujewski on drums, the SRQuintet is committed to exploring the music of the jazz canon. Playing everything from songbook standards to bebop classics, blue note gems, Bossa Nova favorites, and new original tunes, the quintet is a can't-miss feature of the Sarasota jazz scene. Tickets $5 on Eventbrite; $10 at door.

 

SATURDAY December 11th from 8:00AM-10:00AM | 

Ford’s Garage 295 North Cattlemen Road 

Start your engines and head to UTC on the second Saturday of every month for Sarasota Cars and Coffee. This monthly auto event features the area's most diverse gathering of automotive enthusiasts. Explore hundreds of amazing cars on display and enjoy live music, free coffee, and plenty of brunch options around UTC. A suggested cash donation of $10 for show cars was collected at the entrance to benefit a different charity each month.

Powered by Suncoast Motorsports, Sarasota Cars and Coffee takes place in the West District at UTC near the new Ford's Garage. The event is open to spectators and all makes, models and vintages are welcome. Parking is first come first serve. No advance registration is required.

 

SATURDAY, December 11th, 12:00 PM -2:30 PM | The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime 821 Apricot Avenue 

 

Join us at the Bazaar on Apricot and Lime to learn how to create beautiful Suncatchers inspired by the salty air and beauty of Southern Florida! You will learn basic wire working and color design. Featuring driftwood collected at Gulf Coast beaches and up-cycled beads from vintage jewelry, these Suncatchers make a great gift for yourself or the artsy friend in your circle. $35 includes all materials, but feel free to bring your own jewelry to add to your design!

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Dec. 2, 2021

EVENTS Happening This Weekend! December 3rd - 5th

FRIDAY - SUNDAY, December 3rd to December 5th | BRADENTON BLUES FESTIVAL | 1611 9TH Street West 

The 10th anniversary of the Bradenton Blues Festival Weekend, presented by BMO Harris Bank, will be held at LECOM Park on Friday, Dec. 3, and Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, with an outstanding lineup of talented blues musicians on the big stage. In addition to amazing music, you can purchase local craft beer and wine, delicious food, and cool festival merchandise. The Weeknd wraps up with a tasty and soulful Bradenton Blues Brunch prepared by award-winning Chef Paul Mattison on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. Come and experience the blues in Bradenton!

 

FRIDAY, December 3rd at 7:30 PM VAN WEZEL PERFORMING ARTS HALL | ALLMAN FAMILY FESTIVAL | 777 N TAMIAMI TRAIL, SARASOTA, FL 

 

SUNDAY, December 5th 11 AM-6 PM SIESTA BEACH SEAFOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL | Siesta Key Beach 948 Beach Rd Sarasota, FL

The event is a unique blending of food, music, and visual entertainment affording attendees a potpourri of delectable seafood creations and delicious drinks prepared by the top restaurants in Siesta Key and Sarasota. Combined with the mouth-watering foods will be outstanding musical performances by local and regional musicians in a diversity of genres from rock-and-roll, jazz, calypso, steel pan, R&B, and Caribbean sounds.  Also part of the event is a marketplace of arts, crafts, and fine products. Admission is $5, children 12 and younger are free. 

 

SUNDAY, December 5th 11 am-5 pm | PAYNE PARK 2010 Adams Ln, Sarasota, FL 

Come see how easy it is to find healthy plant-based foods in the Sarasota, Florida area. Find local sources of eco-friendly and cruelty-free products. Learn about the science behind the benefits of a plant-based diet. Featuring expert speakers, cooking demos, vendors, and animal rescues – with entertainment and activities for the whole family!

 

SATURDAY, December 4th 9 AM-12:30 PM SARASOTA FARMERS MARKET | N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL

 

They will have winter performances while you explore the market to see some wonderful vendors! Come see all these local small businesses from 9 am-12:30 pm

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Nov. 25, 2021

What's Happening This Thanksgiving Weekend 2021!

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 27TH at 10:00 am- November 28th 5:00 pm | 2021 Shopapalooza Festival | Vinoy Park 701 Bayshore Drive Northeast

Admission is FREE and open to the public!! Registration is not necessary, but if you DO register, you will be entered into a free drawing for a $500 shopping spree! There will be one winner for 'Palooza Part 1 (Saturday, Nov 27, 2021) and one for 'Palooza Part 2 (Sunday, Nov 28, 2021). Please check in to the LocalShops1 Info Booth each day to see if you've won! LocalShops1 is excited to bring the 11th annual Shopapalooza Festival to downtown St. Petersburg. Join us at the beautiful waterfront Vinoy Park for the best and biggest celebration of local artists, crafters, makers, and small businesses. 

 

Timely Treasures Gift & Craft Fair | Saturday November 27th, 9am-2 pm | 1210 W Del Webb Blvd

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. will be hosting a Gift & Craft Fair on Saturday, November 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the church’s Life Enrichment Center. There will be over 40 vendors with one-of-a-kind handcrafted treasures including jewelry, stained glass, holiday decorations, artwork, doll clothing, cards, wood crafts, towels, ceramics, and much more. The Ladies Friendship Circle will also be selling their amazing baked goods and lunch will be served in the “Crafterteria”. Avoid the crowded malls on the holiday weekend and come support local crafters and artists!

 

 

Sunday Sunset Slow Flow Beach Yoga in St Pete Beach | 22nd Ave in Pass-A-Grille 2107 Gulf Way 

**This is a DONATION-BASED Class (not free). Please register in advance (select "Donation") - LOVE EXCHANGE: $10-$20 is suggested**

Dig your toes into the sand, shake off the weight of the day, and enjoy the serene ocean ambiance at sunset. This rejuvenating, non-traditional 75 min workout provides a combination of restorative vinyasa yoga and gentle core power exercise focusing on strength, balance, and flexibility. Our goal is to offer classes that promote weight loss, wellness, and overall healthy habits.

 

Gingerbread Houses brought to you by Publix Aprons Cooking School at University Walk | 2875 University Parkway

This class allows you and your children (up to three kids) to decorate your own gingerbread house. One adult is required for each family group; children should be at least 4 years old. We'll provide the materials, you bring your creativity and holiday spirit! Adults: 18 years or older. Kids: 4 years or older. The class is approximately 2 to 2.5 hours.

 

Brunch N Vibez by D-Lone | November 28th, 2021 12 pm-5 pm | 1525 Fourth Street Sarasota Fl 

 

**All NEW Brunch Vibez and Day Party**Downtown SRQ @ Oasis Restaurant 12 pm to 5 pm- Unlimited Brunch and Bottomless Mimosas Available 12 pm to 3 pm. Champagne Bottle Service for all bottomless mimosa purchases. Table reservations must arrive by 2 pm otherwise reservations may be canceled. General Admission $10 in advance (*Does NOT guarantee seating*) Admission included with Table Reservation (Unlimited brunch & bottomless mimosas are purchased separately. Served 12 pm-3 pm. Must arrive by 2 pm or table reservation may be canceled)

 

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Nov. 18, 2021

Santas Coming to UTC This Weekend!!

 

  

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 20TH FROM 4:30PM-10PM | 5TH ANNUAL Santa’s Grand Arrival Celebration! Cattlemen Rd. Between The Mall at UTC and the West District at UTC!!

Kick off the holiday season with a magical parade where Santa arrives in Sarasota with a fun filled parade. Then light up the UTC district, followed by the first Festival of Lights Show of the Season and end with a Spectacular Fireworks show!! 

This event will feature a holiday lights show, fireworks show, holiday themed characters, holiday parade with floats, live music and so much more!

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 20TH at 5:00pm | TAMPA BAY HOLIDAY MARKET | 535 4TH Avenue North St.Petersburg, FL 33701 The Tampa Bay Holiday Market & Expo is a 2 day event being held from November 20 to November 21, 2021 at the Coliseum-Downtown St. Petersburg.There will be goodies and treats, gifts large and small, something and everything for one and all! Tampa Bay Holiday Market will have various kinds of chocolates, candles, jewelry, handbags, garments, holiday gifts and decorative items. Lots of different exhibitors to help you get your shopping done! The first 250 each day will receive a fun holiday ornament, and be entered into a drawing for a 43" TV! (*No purchase necessary, must be 18 or older to be entered. Drawing will occur at 1pm each day, and you must be present at the event to win!*) Produced and hosted by the Tampa Bay Times. Free parking and Free admission. See you there!

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21ST 8:00am- 3:00pm 2021 PONIES UNDER THE PALMS

Main Street at Lakewood Ranch 8155 Lakewood Main Street Bradenton FL 34202

Welcome to the 29th Annual Ponies Under the Palms Car Show. This charity event is open to all years, makes, and models of FORD POWERED cars and trucks. This will be an independent, outside judged car show. Class awards will be presented in the following categories: Mustang 64 1/2 - 73, 74 - 78, 79 - 93, 94 - 04, 05 - 11, 12 - 14, 15 - current, Specialty Mustang - All Years (Roush, Boss 302, Saleen, etc), Trucks, and Non-Mustang (FORD POWERED). Pre-registration is $25.00. All online registrations will be subject to a $2.62 processing fee. Day of show registration is $30.00. No refunds will be given. This show is rain or shine. All proceeds go towards taking Stock in Children and Southeastern Guide Dogs.

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21TST at 2:30 PM | ON THE ROAD with SO: Parks and Partners Concert at GT Bray Amphitheater | 2811 51st Street West Bradenton FL 34202

On the Road with SO: Parks & Partners features the Sarasota Brass Quintet performing your favorite chamber music pieces in the beautiful outdoor setting of G.T. Bray Park Amphitheater. We encourage you to bring a chair or outdoor blanket, sunscreen, bug spray, and something cool to drink (non-alcoholic beverages, only). Capacity will be limited to 200 attendees within the designated concert area. Parking is limited near the Amphitheater but is available throughout the park. Please plan accordingly.

Sarasota Orchestra encourages audience members to follow CDC guidelines for outdoor events to maximize safety at these public concerts. We recommend wearing a mask at outdoor concerts if you cannot physically distance at least six feet apart from people who aren’t in your household.

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 21ST from 2 pm- 4 pm: JAZZ ON THE WATER - THE LeBarge Cruise

2 Marina Plaza Sarasota, FL 34236

 

Come join THE JAZZ CLUB OF SARASOTA aboard LeBarge, a Sarasota landmark for over 30 years. The casual laid-back atmosphere is enhanced by the tropical décor and yes, the palm trees are real. Let the mermaids lead the way through the tranquil waters of Sarasota Bay while you listen to the exciting music of "Just The Two Of Us" with Annie Addington and Jamil Ghattas.

 

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