What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 12/14 – 12/21

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, so get out there and do it!


What’s On This week of Saturday, December 14, – Saturday, December 21, 2019


Sarasota Cuban Ballet Nutcracker featuring the Venice SymphonySaturday, December 14

Sarasota Cuban Ballet Nutcracker featuring the Venice Symphony

Venice, FL


Venice Performing Arts Center 1 Indian Ave. Venice FL 34285

This production will be shown twice today, 2pm and 7pm, and tomorrow at 2pm. Director Ariel Serrano and Maestro Joseph Caulkins come together to bring you this holiday classic, with brand new scenery designed by Steve Rubin. This is sure to please!
Tickets Online here.     Sarasota Cuban Ballet School FB     Venice Performing Arts Center FB     More info on event here!


An Old Florida Christmas at Manatee Village Historical ParkSunday, December 15

An Old Florida Christmas

Bradenton, FL


Manatee Village Historical Park 1404 Manatee Ave. E. Bradenton, FL 34208

Tickets are $5 (cash) at the door (children 12 and under are FREE). You’ll want to bring extra cash to buy food and craft items from vendors. You’ll see beautifully decorated buildings, listen to live music and shop from local artisans.
Manatee Village FB    More info on event here!


Mellow Mushroom Sarasota has Star Wars Themed TriviaThursday, December 19

Star Wars Themed Trivia

Sarasota, FL


Mellow Mushroom Sarasota 6727 S. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34231

The new Star Wars film is coming out soon and you can test your Star Wars knowledge at this fun event! The food and service are great, so you’ll enjoy eating and drinking while you play! Grab some friends and come on out. Seating is limited so make sure you reserve a spot (call 941.388.7504).
Reserve online.   Mellow Mushroom Sarasota FB   More info on event here!


2019 The Jingle 5K on Lakewood Main StreetFriday, December 20

2019 The Jingle 5K

Bradenton, FL


Lakewood Ranch Main Street 8100 Lakewood Main St. Bradenton, FL 34202

You will be supplied jingle bells and laces to wear on your run! Then you’ll hear festive, holiday music while you run! When you finish there will be wonderful live music, food and adult beverages. This run benefits the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Auxiliary’s Nursing and Health Careers’ Scholarship Program.
Tickets Online here.    Lakewood Ranch Main St. FB    Fit2Time FB   More info on event here!


5th Annual Winter Solstice Sun Run 2019 starts in Fort Pierce, FLSaturday, December 21

5th Annual Winter Solstice Sun Run 2019

Starts in Fort Pierce, FL

7:07am – 5:41pm

Rhumcay Beach Resort and Island Grill 119 S. Ocean Dr. Fort Pierce, FL 34949

Motorcycle/Poker Run! Starts at sunrise in Fort Pierce and ends at sunset at Anna Maria Island Beach Café 4000 Gulf Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217. Prizes for best and low hand. Donation of $5/hand, limit 2 per vehicle with all the proceeds going to the local community food shelf.
Monkey Bus FB    More info on event here!

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