What’s On in Bradenton, Punta Gorda,Osprey,Sarasota and Parrish, FL this Week, February 29 – March 7, 2020?

What’s On in Bradenton, Punta Gorda,Osprey,Sarasota and Parrish, FL this Week, February 29 – March 7, 2020?

This week’s calendar has live music, art, food and a chance to help others here on the Suncoast. I’m sure you’ll find something fun to do!

Week of February 29 – March 7, 2020

 

Family Packing Party for the Troops, Leap Year Event at  Manasota Operation Troop Support in Bradenton, FLSaturday, February 29

Family Packing Party for the Troops, Leap Year Event

Bradenton, FL

9am

Manasota Operation Troop Support 4301 32nd St. W. Ste. C20, Bradenton, FL 34205

Show your appreciation for our troops! This is for the whole family to do. You can bring your own things to put in the box like cookies, letters, artwork, socks. There will also be art and letter writing tables set up to make it there. This is a wonderful way to let the troops know that they are not forgotten and are so appreciated.
Manasota Operation Troop Support FB     More info on event here!

 

 

Taste of Punta Gorda and Beyond at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda, FLSunday, March 1

Taste of Punta Gorda and Beyond

Punta Gorda, FL

11am-5pm

Laishley Park 120 Laishley Ct. Punta Gorda, FL 33950

This is the 13th Annual Taste of Punta Gorda and Beyond. There are 32 plus restaurants from the area serving samples of their signature dishes. There will be a kid’s zone, a Silent Auction and a Rotary Village to educate folks on what this area’s clubs are doing. Musical entertainment will be happening all day with the BoogieMen and others.
Tickets Online here.    Taste of Punta Gorda FB    More info on event here!

 

Artist’s Reception – Deborah Pierce Bonnell, Bay Preserve at Osprey, FLWednesday, March 4

Artist’s Reception – Deborah Pierce Bonnell

Osprey, FL

5:30-7:30pm

Bay Preserve at Osprey 400 Palmetto Ave. Osprey, FL 34229

Hosted by Conservation Foundation, this reception is for the very talented Deborah Pierce Bonnell. Her exhibit is called ‘Reflecting on Florida’ where her work will be displayed for any to see. She paints oil on canvas, encaustic on panel, pastel, watercolor and printmaking. This will be a delight for your eyes. You need to RSVP even though there is no cost.
RSVP here!    Conservation Foundation website    More info on event here!

 

Full Moon Concert Series: Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones at Myakka River State Park, Sarasota, FLFriday, March 6

Full Moon Concert Series: Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

Sarasota, FL

7-10pm

Myakka River State Park 13208 State Road 72, Sarasota FL 34241

One of my favorite local bands – Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones will rock your night! They play traditional blues, West Coast and Texas swing and early 50’s rock, plus their own originals. There will be food and beverages available for CASH ONLY, please.
Tickets Online here.    Myakka River State Park FB    More info on event here!

 

Parrish Heritage Day Parade & Chili Cook OffSaturday, March 7

Parrish Heritage Day Parade & Chili Cook Off

Parrish, FL

10:30am-4pm

1210 83rd St. E., Parrish Fl 34219

Come out and watch a parade and then enjoy the Parrish Chili Cook Off at the Florida Railroad Museum. Bring a big pot of chili or just a chair to listen to the live music. There will be local food and other vendors, too. Park at the Parrish United Methodist Church 12180 US 301, Parrish FL and take the bus to the event. Tickets are $10
Tickets Online here.    Florida Railroad Museum FB    More info on event here!

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