What’s On in Sarasota, Tampa, Palmetto, Punta Gorda, and Bradenton, FL this Week, February 15 - 22, 2020?

What’s On in Sarasota, Tampa, Palmetto, Punta Gorda, and Bradenton, FL this Week, February 15 – 22, 2020?

What a wonderful place to live! So much to do! I’m sure you’ll find something that tickles your fancy on this week’s What’s On? Calendar.

Week of February 15-22, 2020


Classic movie screening at Cinematheque in Sarasota, FLSaturday, February 15

Classic Movie: “Spartacus” (1960)

Sarasota, FL


Cinematheque 500 Tallevast Rd. #105 Sarasota, FL 34243

The late Kirk Douglas starred in this epic movie about a slave revolt from the Roman times. It’s directed by Stanley Kubrick. Gus Mollasis (of At the Movies with Gus Mollasis) will introduce the film and lead the Q&A afterward. There is popcorn and drinks available for purchase. Tickets are $10 ($5 for members/students). 

Tickets Online here.    My SFF FB    More info on event here!


USF Wind Ensemble in Tampa, FLSunday, February 16

USF Wind Ensemble: Tell Me A Story

Tampa, FL


USF Concert Hall 3755 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620

Soprano soloist, Natalie Mallis (USF’s new Director of Choral Activities) joins the USF Wind Ensemble for this performance. You’ll hear Scott McAllister’s “Popcopy”, Jame Syler’s “Storyville” and “Goodnight Moon” just to name a few. Tickets are $5/$10/$15.

Tickets Online here.    USF School of Music FB    More info on event here!


Happy President's Day from The Suncoast PostMonday, February 17

Happy President’s Day

Abraham Lincoln (2.12.1809 – 4.15.1865) President from 1861-1865

George Washington (2.22.1732 – 12.14.1799) President from 1789 to 1797


Tomatomania! in Palmetto, FLWednesday, February 19


Palmetto, FL


UF IFAS Extension Manatee County 1303 17th St. W. Palmetto, FL 34221

Have you thought about growing tomatoes? Learn history and biology, plus growing techniques during this two-hour workshop. You’ll get all the help you need to grow tomatoes in your own back yard. You can get more info by calling Mack Lessig at (941) 722-4524 ext. 1821 or email to mlessig@ufl.edu Cost is $5.

Tickets Online here.    Manatee County Extension FB    More info on event here!


Punta Gorda Seafood & Music FestivalFriday, February 21

Punta Gorda Seafood & Music Festival

Punta Gorda, FL


City Marketplace 115 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

This festival is 3 days: today, Sat. 11am-10pm, and Sun. 11am-6pm.There will be lots of fresh seafood, plenty of beer and other things to drink, interesting vendors, and live music for the whole family to enjoy. Today’s music includes The Billy Rice Band, Free Fallin’ and Fleetwood Max. Admission is FREE!

More info on event here!  


PopUp Market at Naughty Monk Brewery in Bradenton, FLSaturday, February 22

PopUp Market at Naughty Monk Brewery

Bradenton, FL


Naughty Monk Brewery 2507 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Bradenton, FL 34211

If you’ve never been to a PopUp market you are in for a treat! Great vendors – you never know what you’ll see! Of course, there will be wine, beer and food available for purchase. Come enjoy a great time shopping or just check it out!

Who Knew Pop Up Market FB    Naughty Monk Brewery FB   More info on event here!

Photos from events’ FB or website pages and Deposit Photos

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