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What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 10/26 – 11/2

What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 10/26 – 11/2

| Laura Bell Adams |

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 10/26 – 11/02/2019

Black Diamon Burlesque ShowSaturday, October 26

Black Diamond Burlesque’s Halloween Show

Lakewood Ranch, FL


Grove Restaurant – Patio – Ballroom 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Presenting an adult burlesque show – “Ghost Stories: Things that go Bump & Grind in the Night”. Cash bar and pre-show dinner discounts provided by Grove Restaurant. Should be a howling good time!
Tickets Online here.     GROVE DINING FB      Black Diamond Burlesque FB      More info on event here!




Tropiflora Fall Plant FestivalSunday, October 27

Tropiflora Fall Plant Festival

Sarasota, FL


3530 Tallevast Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243

This is the last of a 3-day event (Fri & Sat 8am-5pm). Family friendly with free admission, coffee and doughnuts. The main vendor is Wonderful Water Lilies where you can choose from tropical water lilies, bog plants, fertilizer and more.
Wonderful Waterlilies FB    More info on event here!


WASTED! Film ShowingTuesday, October 29

WASTED! Film Showing and Expert Panel with Transition Sarasota

Sarasota, FL


Grand Living at Lakewood Ranch 7230 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34240

Learn how tackling food waste can be delicious instead of depressing. You will screen the movie “Wasted!” and have a discussion after with a panel of experts.
Tickets Online here.    More info on event here!


Halloween Candle MakingWednesday, October 30

Halloween Candle Making

Cortez, Fl


The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum 4415 119th St. W. Cortez, FL 34215

Register to be a part of this fun class! It’s beginning candle making to learn basic skills like layering, adding fragrance and color, and different types of wax to use. You’ll take home 3 candles: a Halloween votive candle, A candle in a Halloween mug, and a candy corn colored candle. Be sure to register and pre-pay!
Register and pay online here.    Florida Folk School FB    More info on event here!


Halloween Costume ContestThursday, October 31

Swordfish Grill Halloween Costume Contest

Cortez, FL


Swordfish Grill & Tiki 4628 110th St. W. Cortez, FL 34215

Join the staff at the Swordfish for this fun event! Wear your ghoulest costume and be prepared to party with some spooky Halloween drinks. There will be prizes!!!  Make sure you sign up before 7pm to be considered for the Costume Contest.
Swordfish Grill and Tiki FB     More info on event here!


Sarasota Country Music FestivalFriday, November 1

Sarasota Country Music Festival

Sarasota, FL


JD Hamel Park Main St & Gulfstream Ave. Sarasota FL 34236

This is a 3-day festival (Sat. 11am-10pm, Sun. 11am-6pm). This is the first downtown Sarasota Country Music Festival! There will be great live music, arts/crafts and special attractions. Great for the whole family! Featuring the best BBQ in all sorts of styles! Today’s music is Dr. Dave Band, Billy Rice Band, and Soul Circus Cowboys!
More info on event here! 


Florida International Air ShowSaturday, November 2

2019 Florida International Air Show Is Coming!

Punta Gorda, FL


Punta Gorda Airport 28000 Airport Road A-1, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

This is a 3-day event (Fri. 5-9pm, Sun. 9am-5pm). Get your tickets and come on down to see the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds (Sat. & Sun.). There are several performances scheduled throughout each day that are sure to please the whole family!
Tickets and performance schedule.   Florida Air Show FB    More info on event here!


Photos from events’ FB pages and Sande Caplin & Associates.

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