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
Saturday, February 15
Classic Movie: “Spartacus” (1960)
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).
Sunday, February 16
USF Wind Ensemble: Tell Me A Story
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.
Monday, 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
Wednesday, February 19
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 email@example.com Cost is $5.
Friday, 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!
Saturday, February 22
PopUp Market at Naughty Monk Brewery
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!
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