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, August 17 – Saturday, August 24, 2019
Saturday, August 17
Classic Movie: “Godfather” (1972)
500 Tallevast Rd. Sarasota, FL 34243
The Sarasota Film Festival is hosting this classic movie starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino and Diane Keaton. Introduced by Gus Mollasis with a Q&A to follow. There are snacks beverages, and Film Festival merch. available. Tickets are $10 ($5 for members).
Tickets Online here. My SFF FB More info on event here
Sunday, August 18
Kids Rock Concert
Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse 19 East Rd. Sarasota, FL 34250
Twinkle and Rock Soul Radio are having a benefit concert for Mothers Helping Mothers. This is a kid-friendly event with a silent auction to raise money for the charity. And Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse is a great place to eat! Come out and dance like no one’s watching!
Moms Helping Moms FB Twinkle & RockSoulRadio FB More info on event here
Wednesday, August 21
Charlotte County Out of the Darkness Walk
Punta Gorda, FL
Laishley Park Marina 120 Laishley Ct. Punta Gorda, FL 33950
“Connect With Others And Save Lives”. Come together with others to raise awareness for suicide prevention with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Southwest Florida Chapter. Please register online and join us for the opening ceremony at 9am. We’ll start the walk at 9:30am.
Register here. afspfl southwest FB More info on event here
Friday, August 23
An Evening with Have Gun, Will Travel
The Blue Rooster 1525 4th St. Sarasota, FL 34236
Have Gun, Will Travel is from Bradenton. They have a new album out – “Strange Chemistry” that is awesome! Come listen to this fabulous band and eat at one of the coolest places in town!
Have Gun, Will Travel FB Blue Rooster FB More info on event here
Saturday, August 24
Arts in August
Punta Gorda, FL
Fishermen’s Village 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Free Admission. Free Parking. This is the 3rd annual Arts in August. Prepare to enjoy yourself as you walk through Fisherman’s Village. The artists from the Visual arts Center will be lined up along the way with unique creations and live demonstrations. You can browse, shop and eat!
VAC PuntaGorda FB Fishermens Village FB More info on event here
Photos from events FB pages.