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What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 11/9 – 11/16

What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 11/9 – 11/16, Florida Suncoast Happenings!

| 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!

What’s On This Week of Saturday, November 9, – Saturday, November 16, 2019

8th Annual Cortez Stone Crab & Music FestivalSaturday, November 9

8th Annual Cortez Stone Crab & Music Festival

Cortez, FL


4628 119th St. W. Cortez, FL 34215

Lots and lots of Stone Crab and other great eats! Plus, beer and other beverages. And live music! Three stages and 13 bands. There’s parking at the F.I.S.H. Preserve for a donation. The entrance to the Preserve is on Cortez and there will be flags showing where to enter. Each year is better than the last. Come on out!
More info on event here! 




The Fence will be displayed at Benderson Park in Sarasota, FLSunday, November 10

The Fence Sarasota 2019

Sarasota, FL


Nathan Benderson Park 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

The Fence is an opportunity to see incredible photos from photographers from around the world. This year’s Fence has a Gulf Coast Regional Showcase featuring artists from our area. You can see The Fence from now until February 8, 2020 for FREE!
Nathan Benderson Park FB    More info on event here!


Happy Veterans Day from The Sarasota PostMonday, November 11

Happy Veterans Day!

When you see someone in a uniform,
Someone who serves us all,
Doing military duty,
Answering their country’s call,Take a moment to thank them
For protecting what you hold dear;
Tell them you are proud of them;
Make it very clear.Just tap them on the shoulder,
Give a smile, and say,
“Thanks for what you’re doing
To keep us safe in the USA!    ”By Joanna Fuchs




Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Artist, Liz Mandeville, will be at The Woman's Club in Bradenton, FLWednesday, November 13

Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Artist – Liz Mandeville

Bradenton, FL


The Bradenton Woman’s Club 1705 Manatee Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205

Hump Day Blues Buffet is presenting Liz Mandeville – a Chicago Blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist you won’t want to miss. $20 ($25 at the door) gets you the All-You-Can-Eat Italian Buffet starting at 6pm. (BYOB). $15 ($20 at the door) for show only (BYOB).
Tickets Online here.    Bradenton Womans Club FB   More info on event here!


Side Door Comedy club in the Englewood Event Center in Englewood, FLFriday, November 15

Side Door Comedy Club – Nov 15th

Englewood, FL


Englewood Event Center 3069 South McCall Rd. Englewood, FL 34224

Doors open at 6 with a drink special from 6:30-7:30. Full bar and concessions are available for purchase. Comedians Marie Williams, Jeff Lluis and Stephen Netta bring their unique brands of comedy to The Side Door. Come out and enjoy a night of laughter and fun!
Tickets Online here.    More info on event here!



Philippe Cousteau Jr. will speak at The Center of Anna Maria Island, FLSaturday, November 16

Ocean of Hope with Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Anna Maria, FL


The Center of Anna Maria Island 407 Magnolia Ave. Anna Maria, FL 34216

Grandson of Jacques Cousteau, Phillipe will speak about the environment and how we can take action for a sustainable planet. Tickets are $25 (plus a $2.50 service fee) for adult. 12 and under are FREE!
Tickets Online here.    The Center of AMI FB     More info on event here!

Photos from events’ FB pages and Deposit Photos.

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