What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 2/23– 3/2

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, February 23– Saturday, March 2, 2019



Le March Bohemien takes place at Five Points Park in Downtown Sarasota, FL

Saturday, February 23

Le March Bohemien

Sarasota, FL


Five Points Park Downtown Sarasota

Creative and eco-inspired artists will show and sell their wares right in downtown Sarasota. Le March Bohemien, an open-aired event, will have Parisian music playing throughout the day and French singer Michelet performing on the stage. Admission is free. More info on event here.




Pirate Baseball Opening Day - Miami at Darwin Brewing Company in Bradenton, FLSunday, February 24

Pirate Baseball Opening Day – Miami, at Darwin Brewing Company

Bradenton, FL


Darwin Brewing Company and Taproom 803 17th Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205

Great German food from The Schnitzel Trailer being served with a great Brew from Darwin’s. And, of course, we’ll watch some great baseball! More info on event here



Make Art Happy Hour at Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center in Sarasota, FLMonday, February 25

Make Art Happy Hour

Sarasota, FL


Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center 525 Kumquat Ct. Rear, Sarasota, FL 34236

Make abstract pieces of art with acrylic pouring in a relaxed social setting at Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center. There will be snacks, refreshments, beer & wine. Date night or solo – come on out and experience art!
Tickets online here       More info on event here



Florida's Freedom Seekers & the Underground Railroad at Palmetto Public Library in Palmetto, FLThursday, February 28

Florida’s Freedom Seekers & the Underground Railroad

Palmetto, FL


Palmetto Public Library 923 6th St. W. Palmetto, FL 34221

Hosted by Manatee County Public Library, Sherry Svekis with Reflections of Manatee tells about the community of freedom seeker called “Angola”. This community was between the Manatee River and Sarasota Bay. Come hear and see why it is recognized as a National Park Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom site. More info on event here  #BlackHistoryMonth


Annual Heritage Day Festival and Settler's Market on Anna Maria Island, FLSaturday, March 2

Annual Heritage Day Festival and Settler’s Market

Anna Maria Island, FL


Anna Maria Island Historical Society 402 Pine Ave Anna Maria, FL 34217

The Anna Maria Island Historical Society Museum is hosting this Festival. There will be local craftsmen there to show what it was like when early island settlers worked. A Settlers Market will have local produce to sell. There will be music, food and games. Free Admission.  More info on event here



Photos courtesy of the above events’ FB pages.

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