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, January 19 – Saturday, January 26, 2019
Saturday, January 19
Punta Gorda, FL
331 Sullivan St. Punta Gorda, FL 33950
This will be going all weekend. A chance to meet crafters from all over and shop their unique creations. The festival takes place on the Peace River and Gulf of Mexico making for a beautiful area to see this unique craft fair.
Click here for more info
Sunday, January 20
Robinson Preserve Nature Tour
1704 99th St. NW, Bradenton, FL 34209
A Florida Master Gardener will conduct a tour of Robinson Preserve. You will learn about Florida’s native plants and animals. You will need to have good walking shoes, water, and a hat plus sunscreen is recommended. This is free but limited so call the Extension Master Gardeners at (941) 722-4524 ext. 1819 or 1820 to register. There are two more Tours scheduled: 2/17 and 3/17.
ManateeCoExtension info Event info
Monday, January 21
Monthly Drum Circle
125 N. Jackson Rd. Venice, FL 34292
Unity of Venice presents their monthly drum circle: now through May. All ages are welcome, and they suggest you bring a chair, water and bug spray along with your drum, shaker, etc. They have a few extra if you don’t have one. A Love Donation is greatly appreciated. Unity of Venice info
Friday, January 25
Englewood Seafood & Music Festival
300 Dearborn St. Englewood, FL 34223
This festival is today (4-10pm), tomorrow (11am-10pm) and Sunday (11am-6pm)
Features live music and all kinds of seafood. There’s a beer garden and arts & crafts vendors plus, a beautiful area to enjoy the outdoors! All ages are welcome. General Admission is free. Click here for more info
Saturday, January 26
Art Battle Sarasota
Selby Public Library 1331 1st. St., Sarasota, FL 34236
You can be a participant or part of the audience! This is a competitive painting show where as the artists are working, the patrons are walking around checking it out and voting on their favorites! Then there’s a silent auction for the artwork and the audience member who wins the auction takes it home!
Photos courtesy of the above events’ FB pages.