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, March 2– Saturday, March 9, 2019
Saturday, March 2
Classic Movie: “White Heat” (1949)
SFF Cinematheque 500 Tallevast Rd. Sarasota, FL 34243
James Cagney stars in this noir classic tale of crime. There are snacks, beverages and Film Festival Merchandise available for purchase. Tickets are $10 ($5 for Members & Students). Buy online or at the door.
More info on event here More info on Sarasota Film Festival
Sunday, March 3
Fruitville Grove Berry Fest
Fruitville Grove Farm Market 7410 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34240
This is a 6 day festival. 3 consecutive weekends. Great stuff for kids: petting zoo, baby farm animals, face painting, mini train ride! And an Easter egg hunt every Saturday at 2pm! A pie eating contest every Sunday at 2pm. And, of course, BERRIES! Some of the activities cost $1 or more and many accept only cash. Admission and parking are FREE!
More info on event here More info on Fruitville Grove Farm Market
Tuesday, March 5
Music Of Bob Dylan Concert In Port Charlotte
Port Charlotte, FL
Cultural Center of Charlotte County, Inc. 2280 Aaron St. Port Charlotte, FL 33952
The music of Bob Dylan will be performed by the groups Passerine and Kettle of Fish. Produced by Steve Arvey who has produced and performed this concert series in St. Petersburg, Venice and Mt. Dora, FL. Tickets are $20 in Advance and $25 day of the show. More info on event here More info on Cultural Center of CC
Thursday, March 7
Pinecone Quilting Series
The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum 4415 119th St. W., Cortez, FL 34215
This is a 3 part class: today and the next 2 Thursdays (3/12 & 3/21).
Learn the basics of designing and building full size quilts. No sewing experience necessary! You need to bring scissors and 3 yards of assorted fabric and will be making a 24inch X 24inch square (a Pine Cone quilt sampler). Price is $35/class, $105 due at registration. Register here! More info on Florida Maritime Museum
Saturday, March 9
“Springfest” Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Festival
Holmes Beach, FL
Today & Tomorrow
Anna Maria Island Art League 5312 Holmes Blvd, Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Many artists come from around the country to participate in this juried show. There will also be live music Saturday with Koko Ray and Karma. There’s a large food court with a variety of food and drink for purchase. A raffle will be held to benefit the League’s Scholarship Fund. Admission and parking are free. If you want to volunteer at the festival contact the League. More info on Island Art League More info on event here
Photos courtesy of the above events’ FB pages.