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Old 01-23-2020, 09:04 PM
 
Location: Sarasota/ Bradenton - University Pkwy area
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Hi Everyone,

Here's a list of fun things I've found that are going on in the Sarasota - Bradenton - Venice area this weekend:



THRU FEB 8, 2020

The Fence -- largest public photo exhibit in the US. Displayed on the grounds at Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota.



NOW THRU JANUARY 26

Manatee County Fair -- entertainment, carnival rides, fair food, 4-H animals & all the other things you expect from a county fair. 1303 17th St W in Palmetto. $7/adult, Seniors $6, ages 5-12 $5 & ages under 5 get in free.




FRIDAY

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



FRIDAY - SUNDAY

Forks & Corks -- upscale to casual dinners & food samplings, wine tastings, wine making classes. Multiple events.
Info at: https://www.eatlikealocal.com/forksandcorks/

Wings of Freedom Tour -- vintage WWII planes on display and available for walk thru tours. Tours $10/adult, $5 as & under. Venice Municipal Airport. Fri - Sun 9 am - 4:30 pm.

Englewood Seafood & Music Festival -- variety of food vendors, live music. Free admission. Fri 4 - 10 pm, Sat 11am - 10 pm, Sun 11 am - 6 pm. Pioneer Park.

Sarasota Native American Indian Festival -- dancing, food, crafts / pottery / jewelry. Sarasota County Fairgrounds. $10/adult, $5 ages 6 - 12, ages 5 & under get in free. Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm.




SATURDAY

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

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

Bradenton Farmers Market -- on Old Main Street (400 12th St W), 9 am - 2 pm. Veggies, organics, fresh eggs, seafood and more.

Venice Farmers Market -- at the Centennial Park parking lot, 9 am - noon.

Yoga with Tigers -- yoga next to the big cats (who will be safely inside their enclosures). 8:45 am, $40/person, reservations required, Big Cat Habitat, 7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota.

Goat Yoga -- at the Fruitville Grove, 10 am, $30/person, reservations required.

Manatee H.O.G. Chili Cook-Off -- at Rossiters Harley Davidson, 330 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota. 11 am - 2 pm, $5/person for chili tastings, a hot dog & drink.

Sarasota Pride Fest 2020 -- music, beer garden, food trucks, family zone. At J D Hamel Park in downtown Sarasota, 11 am - 4 pm.

TAMPA EVENT: Gasparilla -- adults version of the Gasparilla pirates invasion and parade. Bayshore Drive and Bay to Bay. Events 9 am - 9 pm, parade runs 2 - 5:30 pm.
Info at: https://gasparilla2020.com/2020-gasp...ule-of-events/




SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Downtown Venice Craft Festival -- along Miami Ave, 10 am - 5 pm.

St. Armand's Circle Art Festival -- master craftsman from all over the country converge on St. Armand's Circle for this event. 10 am - 5 pm.




SUNDAY

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

Coquina Beach Market -- at the south end of Coquina Beach, 10 am - 4 pm

Siesta Key Farmers Market -- Siesta Village Plaza, 9 am - 1 pm

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

Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Show -- starts at 2 pm Sunday, 1602 Ken Thompson Parkway (by Mote).

Polo at Lakewood Ranch -- polo matches every Sunday at 1 pm thru April 12, 2020.
Info at: https://www.sarasotapolo.com/

Jewish Food Festival -- food, crafts & jewelry vendors, activities. Temple Sinai, 4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, 10 am - 4 pm, free admission.



Have a great weekend. Enjoy!
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Old 01-26-2020, 06:49 AM
 
Location: Venice, FL
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Thx Sunshine for posting these each week!
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Old 01-26-2020, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Sarasota/ Bradenton - University Pkwy area
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Thx Sunshine for posting these each week!

I appreciate the positive feedback, Beach.
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Old 01-28-2020, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Bradenton/Sarasota FL
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I wish people would actually post photos after attending some of these events to spark additional interests. I stumbled across this when we first moved here and check it every week
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Old 01-28-2020, 11:33 AM
 
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Agree on both points! Thanks for posting these Sunshine!
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