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 23– Saturday, March 30, 2019
Saturday, March 23
A Taste of Mixon’s
Mixon Farms 2525 27th St. E. Bradenton, FL 34208
If you’ve never been to Mixon’s (or it’s been a long time) this is your perfect opportunity! This happens twice a year. When you get there, you receive a passport that you take around the store. Whenever you sample one of the goodies at the various stations, you’ll have your passport stamped. The completed passports go into a box and drawings are held at 3pm to win prizes. There’s lots to see …and taste at Mixon’s!
More information on the website.
Sunday, March 24
Holi, Festival of Colors!
India Artisans 1899 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL 34236
This festival (Holi) is celebrated every spring in India. India Artisans recommends that you come to this event dressed in white! You will dance to the Bollywood beat and smear colors on people! This is FREE and open to everyone. The schedule includes Indian Classical Dance, Fashion Show, Yoga, Interactive Dandia. There will be food vendors and others, including Henna Tattoo by Kamrun Nahar.
More info on event here. More info on India Artisans here.
Tuesday, March 26
Manatee County Spring Break Junior Ranger Day Camps
9:30am – 1pm today & tomorrow
De Soto National Memorial 8300 DeSoto Memorial Hwy, Bradenton, FL 34209
For kids 6-10. You need to reserve a spot for your child to learn all about the water cycle and ecosystems. He/she will need to bring a bathing suit! Use email (email@example.com) or phone (941-792-0458) to reserve your spot!
More info on event here. More info on De Soto National Memorial.
Wednesday, March 27
Damon Fowler & Greg Poulos – Acoustic Show
The Bradenton Women’s Club 1705 Manatee Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
Advance tickets are $15 for show only, $25 for show and All-You-Can-Eat Italian buffet. ($20 & $30 at the door). These are two of the best guitarists in the area and their voices are magic! This is hosted by Hump Day Blues Buffet and is sure to be a great time!
Tickets at EventBrite More info on Hump Day Blues Buffet More info on event here
Saturday, March 30
Peace River Revival ft. JJ Grey and Mofro
Punta Gorda, FL
Noon – 10pm
Laishley Park, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
There will be Food Trucks and Vendors to serve you. The music will be phenomenal! JJ Grey & Mofro, Keller Willimas’ Petty Grass, DonnaThe Buffalo, Cat Ridgeway and the Tourist, and more! Come on down to Peace River and groove with friends
More info on event here. More on Laishley Park here.
Photos courtesy of the above events’ FB pages.