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, April 20– Saturday April 27, 2019
Saturday, April 20
FoMCAS First Annual Casino Night
Manatee Performing Arts Center 502 Third Avenue W. Bradenton FL 34205
This is a fun way to raise funds for the homeless animals in Manatee County! Buy your tickets now ($75) for this gala event. There will be eating, drinking, auctions, raffles, and a poker tournament! And a bonus – helping raise funds for emergency medical treatment for shelter animals in our area!
More info on Friends of Manatee County Animal Services More info on event here
Sunday, April 21 Happy Easter Suncoast!
Easter Sunrise Service at Manatee Public Beach
Holmes Beach, FL
Manatee Public Beach 4000 State Road 64 and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL
Sponsored by The Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island. The Island’s churches provide the service at sunrise. You will need a chair or blanket to sit on the beach. Check the weather forecast! You can park at the beach or take the trolley which starts at 6am. The Anna Maria Island Beach Café will open at 6am. What a beautiful way to celebrate Easter! Photo by Jack Elka Photography
More info on event here
Thursday, April 25
Line Dance with Pam Wingo
Joyland 5520 14th St. W. Bradenton, FL 34207
Pam Wingo is a United Country Western Dance Competition world champion line dancer. She charges $10 and it will be a great time! Joyland invites you to stay after for Ladies Night (9pm-2am) after the lesson. Looks like a great time to me!
More info on venue here. More info on event here
Friday, April 26
Suncoast Boat Show 2019
10am-Apr. 28 at 6pm
Suncoast Boat Show #2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34236
This is their 37th Annual Show where folks can come see and compare hundreds of boats. Cruisers, Runabouts, Bowriders, Sportfishers, Center Consoles, Motor Yachts, Inflatables, etc. Also, vendors, food, drinks and music. Come down to shop or just to dream! Tickets are $15. Click here for tickets.
More info on event here
Saturday, April 27
30th Annual Earth Day Festival
Oscar Scherer State Park 1843 S. Tamiami Trl, Osprey, FL 34229
This is a great way to celebrate! There will be a speaker series “Protecting Our Species” plus exhibitors, vendors, and live music! A juried photo contest, kids’ activities and tram tours and more! Come out to the beautiful park and celebrate Earth Day! Free Entry!
Friends of Oscar Scherer Park FB Page More info on event here
Photos courtesy of the above events’ FB pages and Jack Elka Photography.