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
Saturday, February 23
Le March Bohemien
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.
Sunday, February 24
Pirate Baseball Opening Day – Miami, at Darwin Brewing Company
Darwin Brewing Company and Taproom 803 17th Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
Monday, February 25
Make Art Happy Hour
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
Thursday, February 28
Florida’s Freedom Seekers & the Underground Railroad
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
Saturday, 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.