What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 12/28 – 1/4

What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 12/28 – 1/4

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?




Robinson Preserve Light Festival in Bradenton, FLSaturday, December 28

Robinson Preserve Light Festival

Bradenton, FL


Robinson Preserve 10299 9th Ave NW, Bradenton, FL 34209

This was rescheduled from the Winter Solstice. Join others for an evening of reflection and contemplation. There will be a candlelit trail for this night and also a time to observe the lights. Cost is $5 cash and you can pre-register for a Lantern Kit ($20) at aedan.stockdale@mymanatee.org
Robinson Preserve FB     More info on event here!



Chanukah at EllentonSunday, December 29

Chanukah at Ellenton

Ellenton, FL


Ellenton Premium Outlets 5461 Factory Shops Blvd Ellenton, FL 34222

You are invited to a public Menorah lighting! There will be a magic show, raffles, music, latkes, dinner and Chanukah Art. The event is free, the food comes at a nominal cost.
RSVP here!    Chabad of Bradenton FB    More info on event here!



Decades Rewind – New Year’s Eve at Venice Performing Arts CenterTuesday, December 31

Decades Rewind – New Year’s Eve

Venice, FL

2-3:30pm and 7-8:30pm

Venice Performing Arts Center 1 Indian Ave. Venice, FL 34285

This show is so much fun! Music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s in the matinee show and 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s at the evening show. Complete with costume changes and great video and light show! $25-$60.
Tickets Online here.   Venice Performing Arts Center FB   Decades Rewind FB   More info on event here!


Happy New Year from The Sarasota Post!Wednesday, January 1

Happy New Year!








Nature Night at the NEST: Telescopes 101Thursday, January 2

Nature Night at the NEST: Telescopes 101

Bradenton, FL


Mosaic Center for Nature, Exploration, Science, and Technology 840 99th St NW, Bradenton FL 34209

Ed McDonough will help you understand the mystery of telescope shapes, designs, and jargon. This program is for any age. Reservations are required as there is limited space. Email sarah.denison@mymanatee.org to let us know how many are coming.
Robinson Preserve FB   More info on event here!



Robin and the Retros return to Clancy’s!Friday, January 3

Robin and the Retros return to Clancy’s!

Bradenton, FL


Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub 6218 Cortez Rd. W Bradenton, FL 34210

Great music from the 60’s to today to listen and dance to! Plus great eats and drinks from Clancy’s! Come out and enjoy!
ROBIN and the Retros FB    Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub FB    More info on event here!


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