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Old 02-09-2017, 07:43 PM
 
Location: Sarasota/ Bradenton - University Pkwy area
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There's a lot going on in the Sarasota - Bradenton - Venice area, including the following events this weekend:


FRIDAY


Free Moonlight Movie -- Zootopia will be shown at Nathan Benderson Park after sunset. Drinks & snacks for purchase.

Free Music Friday Night -- Venice's Centennial Park at the gazebo, bring lawn chairs, 7 - 9 pm.

Steve Martin & Martin Short perform at the Van Wezel -- 8 pm. Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: Sarasota, Florida




FRIDAY - SUNDAY


Greek Glendi Festival -- at the grounds of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 7671 N. Lockwood (north of University Pkwy). Greek dancing, food, arts & crafts, etc. Fri & Sat 11 am - 9 pm, Sun noon - 8 pm.
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Festival GLENDI, 7671 Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota


SATURDAY

Sarasota Farmers Market -- downtown at Lemon & Main, 7 am - 1 pm.

Central Sarasota Farmers Market -- corner Proctor & Beneva, 8 am - 1 pm.

Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market -- produce, arts & crafts, etc on Coquina Beach, 8 am - 3 pm.

Scrub Jay 5K & 10K Runs -- at Oscar Scherer State Park. Runs start at 8 & 8:15 am.

Sarasota Reptile & Exotic Animal Show -- all things reptile. Potter Building at Sarasota county fairgrounds, 10 am - 5 pm. $10/adults, $5 ages 5-12.

Dave Chappelle performs at the Van Wezel -- 7 & 10 pm shows. Comedian, actor.
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: Sarasota, Florida



SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Maxine Barritt Park Valentine's Arts & Crafts Show, Venice -- 10 am - 4:30 pm.

Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts -- on Main Street, 10 am - 5 pm.

Vintage & Collectibles Fair -- Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 10 am - 4 pm. $3/adult, ages 12 & under get in free.

Holmes Beach Arts & Crafts Festival -- Holmes Beach City Hall field on Anna Maria Island. Sat 10 am - 5 pm, Sun 10 am - 4 pm.



SUNDAY

Bridge Street Market --great farmers market option on Anna Maria Island, 10 am - 3 pm

Siesta Key Farmers Market -- Siesta Village Plaza, 8 am - 2 pm

Siesta Key Drum Circle -- just before sunset at Siesta Key public beach, everyone welcome.

Sarasota's Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Team performs their water ski show at 2 pm. Behind Mote Marine at 1602 Ken Thompson Pkwy.

Polo Match -- at the Sarasota Polo Club in Lakewood Ranch. Every Sunday thru April 9th. Gates open at 10 am, match starts at 1 pm. Info at: Sarasota Polo Club

Venice Firefighters Benevolent Annual Chicken BBQ Fundraiser -- at the Moose Lodge, 111 N. Auburn Rd, 11 am - 6 pm. Meals $4 - $10. Live music, family fun.



Feb 9th - Feb 20th

Florida State Fair in Tampa. Info at: Florida State Fair



Feb 10th - March 5th

Circus Sarasota -- at the Big Top, University Town Center Drive, Sarasota. Tickets $15 - $55. Info at The Circus Arts Conservatory | Sarasota



UPCOMING EVENT WORTH MENTIONING

Siesta Key Village Valentine Stroll -- Feb 14th, 5 - 8 pm. Live music, free candy kisses at participating vendors with red or pink balloons on display.



Have a great weekend. Enjoy!
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