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, December 29, 2018 – Saturday, January 5, 2019
Saturday, December 29
Lights in Bloom
Selby Gardens 99 S. Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
More than a million lights are around the garden and walkways of Selby Garden for you to enjoy.
Tickets are: $20 Members; $25 Non-Members; Children ages 5-12 $7; Kids under 5 Free. Groups of 25 or more $20 per person.
More info at their website here
Monday, December 31
Main Street Live in Downtown Bradenton
420 12th St. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
There’s music, food trucks and vendors at this celebration. Music is by The Boss Hawg Band with The 301 Traveler’s opening. The street is closed to cars and there’s lots of eating, drinking and dancing! Come on down and bring in the New Year with your friends!
Thursday, January 3
Venice Art Walk
202 Miami Ave. W. Venice, FL 34285
Hosted by SSMDesign-Jewelry Personified and Aura Organic Spa.
Come check out these marvelous local artists! You can take a leisurely stroll in downtown Venice on Miami Ave. W. and enjoy what downtown has to offer.
Friday, January 4
25th Anniversary Celebration at Music on Main
Lakewood Ranch FL
8100 Lakewood Main St. Bradenton, FL 34202
This event is bound to be lots of fun! There will be music by Thomas Wynn & The Believers (FB page here), face painting, caricature artists, life-size games and more!
There’s off-site parking (starting at 5pm ending at 10pm) with a free shuttle service to the festivities from 6901 Professional Pkwy E, Sarasota, FL 34240 and B.D. Gullett Elementary School 12125 44th Ave E. Bradenton, FL 34211
More info here
Saturday, January 5
Memphis Rub Band at Blu Mangrove Grill
102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221
Great place to have dinner and then dance to the Memphis Rub Band. You’ll love them!
Photos courtesy of the above events’ FB pages.