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, May 11– Saturday May 18, 2019
Saturday, May 11
2nd Annual Autism Awareness Festival
The Haven 4405 Desoto Rd. Sarasota, FL 34235
This festival is to benefit high schoolers with special needs who attend The Haven Academy. Vendors, food trucks, local bands, live entertainment from Circus Sarasota, and so much more! There will be a midway with all your favorite festival games. General Admission: $10. VIP Tickets: $50. Tickets Online here. More info on event here
Sunday, May 12
Treat Mom Like A Princess!
Bradenton Beach, FL
Bradenton Beach Marina 402 Church Ave. Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
Take Mom on a 90-minute cruise! The music and the beautiful views will make her day special. Boarding begins at 10:30am with Mom’s complimentary cocktail and family photos. Adults $30, Seniors/Military $25, Children $20. Reserve your seat for this wonderful way to celebrate the Mom in your life! Bradenton Beach Marina Tickets Online here. More info on event here
Wednesday, May 15
Open Session Drawing and Painting on Wednesdays
Southern Atelier 7226 21st St. E. Sarasota, FL 34243
The session is monitored, but no instruction is provided. There will be a live model posing and the emphasis is on the portrait. Bring your drawing materials, paints and canvas. Or, you can purchase what you need there. Come in early because they start right at 4pm. The fee is $15. This is a great way to practice your skills! More info on event here The Southern Atelier
Thursday, May 16
Archaeology Talk: Local Treasures-The Archaeology of Warm Mineral & Little Salt Springs
Port Charlotte, FL
Wintergarden Presbyterian Church 18305 Wintergarden Ave. Port Charlotte, FL 33948
This talk features Steven Koski who is a specialist in underwater prehistoric sites. He will talk about the findings from the Indians of both springs who were there more than 6,000 years ago. This is a free event.
More info on event here Charlotte Harbor Anthropological Society
Saturday, May 18
Nancy Franklin Flippin’ Mullet Open Charity Golf Tournament
Pinebrook Ironwood Golf Club 4260 Ironwood Cir. Bradenton, FL 34209
This tournament is in Honor of Nancy Franklin and is to benefit The Blessing Bags Project which helps the homeless in our area. Registration ($80/golfer) includes: 18 holes of golf, cart fee, goodie bag, lunch & Flippn’ Fun at Flippin’ Mullet Sports Bar at Swordfish Grill & Tiki. If you’re not a golfer, but still want to help, come for the lunch! ($25) Reserve your spot by calling Greg (941-447-5287) or Kat (941-525-0673) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pinebrook Ironwood Golf Club More info on event here
Photos courtesy of events FB page or website.