What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 8/17 – 8/24

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


Classic Movie: “Godfather” (1972) hosted by The Sarasota Film FestivalSaturday, August 17

Classic Movie: “Godfather” (1972)

Sarasota, FL


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 





 Kids Rock Concert at Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse in Sarasota with Twinkle and Rock Soul Radio Sunday, August 18

Kids Rock Concert

Sarasota, FL


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




Charlotte County Out of the Darkness Walk at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda, FLWednesday, 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


An Evening with Have Gun, Will Travel at The Blue Rooster in Sarasota, FLFriday, August 23

An Evening with Have Gun, Will Travel

Sarasota, FL


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


Arts in August at Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda, FLSaturday, 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.

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