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Old 06-07-2013, 11:06 AM
Location: Sarasota/ Bradenton - University Pkwy area
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For those looking for things to do this weekend, there are a few events going on in and around Sarasota, including:

Friday, June 7th

Bradenton Marauders baseball game, McKechnie Field -- Happy Hour by Pier 22 restaurant includes first 500 hot dogs free, drink specials, 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Game starts at 6:30 pm.

Live from Downtown Sarasota It's Friday Night -- 6 - 9 pm, live music and entertainment, Palm Ave & Main at Five Points Park.

Lakewood Ranch Music on Main -- 6 - 9 pm, live music, fun things for the kids, food/beer/wine sales, proceeds to benefit the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy group.

Nik Wallenda, the high wire walker, will hold a book signing at 7 pm at the Barnes & Noble on south Tamiami Trail. By the way, you can see Nik practice for his upcoming wire walk across the Grand Canyon most days out at the Benderson Park in Sarasota.

Saturday, June 8th

Mote Marine in Sarasota is holding their World Ocean Day Festival, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, admission is free for the festival after paying for admission to Mote Marine.

Bradenton's Village of the ARts is hosting Art in Bloom Art Walk on Saturday and Sunday. Art displays by 25 galleries, music and food available.

One of the more popular arts & crafts fair is the St. Armands Craft Festival, on St. Armands Circle, 10 am - 5 pm. Pottery, paintings, ceramics, glassware and jewelry all on display and for sale.

Saturday evening 5 - 9 pm is the Bridge Street Night Market at Bradenton Beach. Food from area restaurants, gourmet desserts, live music, arts & crafts.

Have fun!
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