What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 3/2– 3/9

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

Classic Movie: "White Heat"(1949) showing at SFF Cinematheque in Sarasota, FLSaturday, March 2

Classic Movie: “White Heat” (1949)

Sarasota, FL


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 







Fruitville Grove Berry Fest at Fruitville Grove Farm Market in Sarasota, FLSunday, March 3

Fruitville Grove Berry Fest

Sarasota, FL


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




Music Of Bob Dylan Concert In Port Charlotte at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, Inc. in Port Charlotte, FLTuesday, 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



Pinecone Quilting Series at The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez, FLThursday, March 7

Pinecone Quilting Series

Cortez, FL


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



"Springfest" Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Festival at Anna Maria Island Art League in Holmes Beach, FLSaturday, 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.


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