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, June 15– Saturday, June 22, 2019
Saturday, June 15
Downtown Venice Craft Festival
220 Miami Ave. W. Venice, FL 34285
Booths and more booths filled with all kinds of art! Stained glass, photography, personalized products and so much more. There will be a Green Market where you will find handmade soaps, sauces, and even orchids. This is a 2-day event so, if you can’t come today, come tomorrow!
More info on event here American Craft Endeavors info Venice Main Street info
Sunday, June 16
Garden Music Series – Ari and the Alibis
Selby Gardens 900 S. Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Free with general admission ticket to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Ari and the Alibis is a great band that performs many originals. They are a Jazz Funk band that is so fun to watch and tap your toes to. And you get to see the beauty of Selby Garden, too!
Selby Gardens info More info on event here Ari and the Alibis info
Tuesday, June 18
Build an Oyster Reef at Perico Preserve
11700 Manatee Ave. W. Bradenton, Fl 34209
Sarasota Bay Estuary Program and Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department would like your help to bag oyster shell and help build a reef at Perico Preserve. This reef will help provide habitat for wildlife. Even though this work is very tough, it will be very rewarding! It is suggested you be over 12 years old and students can earn community service hours. Registration is required.
Register here. Sarasota Bay Estuary Program info Manatee Parks Natural.Resources info More info on event here
Wednesday, June 19
Bad A Comedy Showcase Show Ten: Double Digits!
The Bad A Café 312 12the St. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
Hosted by Trevor Posts Comedy and The Bad A Café this show will keep you laughing! The show is free, and the Café has a full bar and food menu. You don’t see Shepherd’s Pie, Momma’s Meatloaf, and All Day Breakfast very often. No smoking inside.
Trevor Posts Comedy info Bad A Cafe Bradenton info More info on event here
Saturday, June 22
Antiques, Arts and Craft Fair
Mixon Farms 2525 27th St. E. Bradenton, FL 34208
Photos from events FB pages.