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Old 02-27-2020, 10:05 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 MARCH 1

Circus Sarasota -- big performances under the tent that include Nik Wallenda. 33 shows. Located on the SE corner of the parking lot of the University Town Center mall.
Ticket prices $15 - $55, $5 parking (parking $ goes to charity).
Show info at: https://circusarts.org/calendar/circ...20/2020-02-20/


FRIDAY - MARCH 8TH: Plant City
FL Strawberry Festival -- county fair meets strawberries, lots and lots of strawberries. Carnival rides, livestock shows, concerts (including names like Reba McEntire, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rascal Flatts), entertainment.
Info at: Florida Strawberry Festival – 11-day event celebrating the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County



FRIDAY - SUNDAY

DeSoto Food & Music Festival -- live music, food, artisans, vendors, kids zone. Nathan Benderson Park. $10/adults. Fri 5 - 10 pm, Sat 11 am - 10 pm, Sun 12 - 6 pm.
No pets or coolers. Info at: https://www.desotohq.com/food-music-fest

North Port San Pedro Community Festival -- music, carnival rides, food, beer & wine tent, car show Sat 10 am - 2 pm. Free admission. Fri 5:30 - 11 pm, Sat 10 am - 11 pm, Sun 12 - 7 pm. San Pedro Catholic Church, 14380 Tamiami Trail.




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.

Baseball: Baltimore Orioles vs Miami Marlins, Ed Smith Stadium, 1:05 pm.

Exotic Car Festival -- sponsored by the Ferrari Drivers Group, Lakewood Ranch's Main Street, 10 am - 3 pm.

Rubonia Mardi Gras Parade -- parade on 79th St E at noon, activities run 12 - 6 pm at the Rubonia Community Center.

Le Marche Bohemien Market -- advertised as vintage, eclectic & salvaged items for sale. Five Points Park, 10 am - 5 pm.

Gator Club OsFest Reggae Music Block Party -- bands, food, drinks, kids activities. 4 pm - 1 am, 1490 Main St in Sarasota, $5/person ages 6 & up.

Southwest FL Heritage Festival -- agricultural history on display, homesteading skills workshops, pioneer cooking, hayrides, music. $20/carload, cash only. 10 am - 6 pm, Crowley Museum & Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Rd.

Concert Under the Stars -- Oscar Scherer State Park, 7 - 9 pm, bring blankets & chairs. Music, kids activities, beer & wine tent. $10/adult, ages 12 & under $5. Cash only.

Toothpick Bridge Challenge -- University Town Center, 9 am - noon. Competition between groups of Manatee and Sarasota school students.




SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Venice Home Show -- everything for inside & outside your home. Venice Community Center. Sat 10 am - 6 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm.

Sarasota Antiques Show -- 50+ vendors, Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 10 am - 5 pm, adults $8.

Lido Tides Arts & Crafts Show -- runs 10 am - 4:30 pm each day, Lido Pavilion.

Fairy & Gnome House Festival -- kids friendly event. Historic Spanish Point. $12/adults, $5 ages 12 & under.




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/

Dock Yoga at Marina Jacks -- 10 am.

Sarasota Craft Beer Festival -- food trucks, pop-up boutique shopping area, craft beers. 12 - 4 pm, Origin Craft Beer & Pizza Cafe, 1837 Hillview St.




Have a great weekend. Enjoy!
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