What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 7/6 – 7/13

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

Big Ship Music Festival at Charlotte County Fair in Port Charlotte, FLSaturday, 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.

Tickets Online here.   Big Ship Freddie FB    More info on event here

 

 

 

 

Think+Drink/Science: The Legacy of Apollo 11 at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature in Bradenton, FLWednesday, July 10

Think+Drink/Science: The Legacy of Apollo 11

Bradenton, FL

7-9pm

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. 

Tickets Online here.  Bishop Science FL FB  More info on event here

 

Summer Fun Club: Pirate Adventure with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at The Mall at University Town Center – GRAND COURT in Sarasota, FLThursday, July 11

Summer Fun Club: Pirate Adventure with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sarasota, FL

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!

Mall at UTC FB   Tampa Bay Buccaneers FB   More info on event here

 

Beekeeping 101 at Gulf Gate Library in Sarasota, FLFriday, July 12

Beekeeping 101

Sarasota, FL

1-2pm

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.

Register here.   UF Sarasota Ext FB    More info on event here

 

 

Sophisticated Lady: Songbook of Natalie Cole at Manatee Performing Arts Center in Bradenton, FLSaturday, July 13

Sophisticated Lady: Songbook of Natalie Cole

Bradenton, FL

8-10pm

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.

Tickets Online here.  More info on event here

 

Photos from events FB pages.

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