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What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 12/7 – 12/14

What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 12/7 – 12/14

| 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, so get out there and do it!



What’s On This week of Saturday, December 7, – Saturday, December 14, 2019



Twinkle and Rock Soul Radio are playing at TT's in Punta Gorda, FLSaturday, December 7

Twinkle Rock Soul Radio

Punta Gorda, FL


TT’s (The Tiki) Bar on Charlotte Harbor 33 Tamiami Trl Punta Gorda, FL 33950

A fun night of Twinkle! I absolutely love this band and I think you will, too! This band will have you up and dancing (or at least tapping your toes!). A wonderful Rock and Roll band doing originals as well as amazing covers. Right on the water and a great menu!
The Tiki Bar FB    Twinkle & RockSoulRadio    More info on event here!



The Brown Bag Brass Band playing at Birdrock Taco Shack in Bradenton, FLSunday, December 8

Hillbilly-Gospel Brunch Christmas Edition

Bradenton, FL


Birdrock Taco Shack 1004 10th Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205

The Brown Bag Brass Band will play their New Orleans style music. There’s a $10 cover which you can reserve by calling (941) 545-9966. The Birdrock Taco Shack has great Mexican food and a great atmosphere! Come on down and enjoy live music!
Brown Bag Brass Band FB   Birdrock Taco Shack FB   More info on event here!



Dr. Angela Collins will teach at Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez, FLWednesday, December 11

Lecture: Tales of Reef Fish Behavior after Catch and Release

Cortez, FL


Florida Maritime Museum 4415 119th St. W. Cortez, FL 34215

Have you ever wondered what happens to that fish after you have caught and released it back into the wild? Dr. Angela Collins, a Florida native, will give information on the tracking of Grouper that are caught and released around the Tampa Bay region. Admission is free but you must register.
Register online here.   Florida Maritime Museum FB    More info on event here!



Walk through a live nativity at Bayside Community Church in Bradenton, FLThursday, December 12

Night of Wonder

Bradenton, FL


Bayside Community Church 15800 SR 64 Bradenton, FL 34212

This will also happen tomorrow night as well, at the same time. You can come anytime between 6:30 and 9:30pm. (Exclusive entry for families with wheelchairs/special needs between 6:30 and 7pm) This wonderful live nativity is for you to walk through. You’ll see actors, live animals and hear the Christmas story. Afterwards enjoy Christmas cookies, hot chocolate, a light show and photo with Santa.
Bayside Church FB    More info on event here!



Atomic Holiday Bazaar at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium in Sarasota, FLSaturday, December 14

Atomic Holiday Bazaar 2019

Sarasota, FL


Sarasota Municipal Auditorium 801 N Tamiami Trl Sarasota, FL 34236

This is an eclectic group of small business crafters and artists. They have strange and delightful items for you to see and buy. This is a 2 day event (today and tomorrow) and there are 3 locations: The Municipal Auditorium ($5/adults. 12 & under free), The Bay Front Room (free admission) and The Street Fair (free admission).
Sarasota Municipal Auditorium FB    More info on event here!

Photos from events’ FB or website pages.

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