What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 12/1-12/8

What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 12/1-12/8

Every week we hope to entice you to go out and do something fun in the area. Maybe you’ll see something you never thought you’d try but, now you think you might! This area of Florida is filled with interesting things to do and see and experience. Get out there and do it!



This week of Saturday, December 1 – Saturday, December 8, 2018

1st Annual Toy Run in Bradenton, FL


Saturday, December 1

Bradenton, FL

1st Annual Toy Run


Starts at Bradenton Elks Lodge #1511 2511 75th St. W. Bradenton, FL 34209 and ends at The Swordfish Grill & Tiki 4628 119th St. W. Cortez, Fl 34215

This is open to bikes, cars, trucks, etc.! Cost is 1 new toy ($10+ value) that will go to kids in Port St. Joe which was hit by Hurricane Michael earlier this year.

For more event info Click here

For more Elks info Click here







Walk Through Bethlehem at Somoset First Baptist Church in Bradenton, FLSunday, December 2

Bradenton, FL

Walk Through Bethlehem 2018


Samoset First Baptist Church 3200 15th St. E. Bradenton, FL 34208

Free! Family friendly adventure back in time to the night Jesus was born. Live drama! Each tour takes about 35 minutes to walk through

For more info click here


The Venice Concert Band will perform The Gift of Music in Venice, FLMonday, December 3

Venice, FL

“The Gift of Music”


Venice Performing Arts Center 1 Indian Ave building 5, Venice, FL 34285

This concert by the Venice Concert Band will get you in the Holiday Spirit with beautiful music led by Mr. Bob Miller. Featured soloist Soprano Kira Gaillard will sing and there will be a new arrangement of the “Ukrainian Bell Carol”. Get your ticket online

Ticket info Click here

Band info Click here


Sledding With Santa is at Lakewood Ranch, FLFriday, December 7

Lakewood Ranch, FL

Sledding with Santa


Lakewood Ranch Branch YMCA-Manatee YMCA 5100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Bradenton, FL 34211

This is a free event for the whole family. They will have hot chocolate, treats and there will be arts and crafts, and Santa! And the wonder of sledding on real snow!

Event info:Click here

YMCA info:Click here     






Beyond the Spectrum's 7th Annual Sensory Wonderland at RiverLife Church in Bradenton, FL


Saturday, December 8

Bradenton, Fl

Beyond the Spectrum’s 7th Annual Sensory Wonderland


RiverLife Church 1012 57th St. E. Bradenton, FL 34208

This is a sensory-friendly event for the whole family! Santa, arts and crafts, Music Therapy, café for parents, quiet area to relax.

More info on their FB page

RiverLife Church info: Click here







Photos courtesy of the above events’ FB pages.


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