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, July 6 – Saturday, July 13, 2019
Saturday, July 6
Big Ship Music Festival
Port Charlotte, FL
6pm – midnite
Charlotte County Fair 2333 El Jobean Rd. Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Hosted by Freddie McGregor! This is the first Big Ship Festival and Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffith, Admiral Tibet, Chino, Glen Washington and more are bringing some great music to Port Charlotte. The Code Red Band is backing them up. This is fun! $35 online or $40 at the gate. There will be food and drinks on sale. Gates open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm.
Wednesday, July 10
Think+Drink/Science: The Legacy of Apollo 11
The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature 201 10th W. Bradenton, FL 34205
The speaker is Gary Dahike of NASA, winner of the prestigious “NASA Inspire” award. Grab a glass of beer, wine or a soft drink and learn while in a relaxed and informal space. Mr. Dahike will give a short presentation and then the floor is open for your questions and discussion. Cost is $5 for members, $8 for others. You should register as seating is limited.
Thursday, July 11
Summer Fun Club: Pirate Adventure with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10am – noon
The Mall at University Town Center – GRAND COURT 140 University Town Center Dr. Sarasota, FL 34243
The Mall at UTC will host Summer Fun Club every Thursday until July 25 with a different theme each week. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hosting this week and will have a blow-up obstacle course and QB Challenge! Also, face painting, crafts, pirate characters & more!
Friday, July 12
Gulf Gate Library 7112 Curtiss Ave. Sarasota, FL 34231
This is an introductory class to learn more about how honey is produced. Hosted by UF IFAS Extension Sarasota County. They warn that classes may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, so check to make sure it’s going to be held before you go.
Saturday, July 13
Sophisticated Lady: Songbook of Natalie Cole
Manatee Performing Arts Center 502 Third Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
Kat Heffner will present a tribute to Natalie Cole. She wrote and produced this show and will perform with her daughter, Dana Merriwether, as the younger Natalie. Tickets are available online or you can call the Box office at (941) 748-5875.
Photos from events FB pages.