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 31 – Saturday, September 7, 2019
Saturday, August 31
The Elixir Tea House 1926 Hillview St. Sarasota, FL 34239
The Tea House is featuring Paul Elliott who has been performing his folksy music at their open mics recently. He performs originals as well as covers and is sure to please. The Elixir Tea House has a huge assortment of teas as well as pastries, sandwiches and salads. They also have Elixir Open Mic every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm.
Elixir Teahouse FB More info on event here
Sunday, September 1
11th Annual Downtown Venice Labor Day Weekend Craft Festival
401 Venice Ave. W. Venice, FL 34285
This is a 2 day festival: Saturday 8/31 and today. Right downtown so you can stroll and check out the cool stores and restaurants. There will also be a Green Market with live plants, gourmet spices, etc. A great way to shop for unique gifts of jewelry, stained glass, metal works, and so much more.
American Craft Endeavors FB Venice Main Street FB More info on event here
Monday, September 2
Tuesday, September 3
Labor Day Beach Clean Up!
Englewood Beach 2100 N Beach Rd. Englewood, FL 34223
Bring a bucket, picker and some gloves and help clean up the beach – you know it’ll be messy from the Labor Day Weekend! There will be a prize for the one who collects the most!
Englewood Beach FB GTCTeam1 FB More info on event here
Friday, September 6
Artwalk: Seriously, September
Village of the Arts, Bradenton FL
Tonight, and Saturday 11am-4pm. This is a great time to check out the art district. There are unique galleries, food, music, opening receptions for new shows, special guests – all a part of Artwalk! Village of the Arts has an Artwalk every month on the first Friday night and Saturday afternoon.
Village of the Arts FB More info on event here
Saturday, September 7
All-New All-Ages Micro Wrestling at Robarts Arena!
Sarasota County Fairgrounds & Robarts Arena 3000 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34237
Tickets start at $15. This is a WWE type event with all wrestlers under five feet tall! Wrestling matches will be nonstop action. They advertise Two Single Matches (finding the toughest Micro Wrestlers), Micro Brawl (up-close and personal Micro action), and Micro Royal Rumble (only one Micro wrestler will leave as champion)!
Tickets Online here. Midget Wrestling FB Sarasota Fair FB More info on event here
Photos from events FB pages.