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 10 – Saturday August 17, 2019
Saturday, August 10
4th Annual Tikifest
Punta Gorda, FL
Fishermen’s Village 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Come on out and enjoy live music, vendors, food and fun activities. There will be face painting, Limbo games and you can get your picture taken with International Mermaid Faith Lynn. Besides great live music by Sunny Jim White, JP’s Island Duo, Tiki Tom and LA Daniels, you can enjoy watching the Waikiki Hula Dancers!
Fishermens Village FB More info on event here
Sunday, August 11
Crowley Museum & Nature Center 16405 Myakka Rd. Sarasota, FL 34240
So, what’s the deal with Kombucha? Come find out from The Ferment Lady. She’ll guide you through the home brewing process and you will take home a culture to start brewing at home. Preregister for $35/student which includes the class, scoby and free admission to CMNC for the student on the day of class.
Preregister here. Crowley FB The Ferment Lady FB City of Sarasota Parks and Rec FB More info on event here
Wednesday, August 14
Bob’s Birthday Bash
Swordfish Grill and Tiki 4628 119th St. W. Cortez, FL 34215
The more the merrier for Bob Slicker’s Birthday Bash! He would like you to bring LEGOS to give to The Blessing Bags Project Breakfast with Santa Event. There will be food and drink specials AND T.C. playing out at the Tiki! Come on down!
The Blessing Bags Project FB Swordfish Grill and Tiki FB More info on event here
Thursday, August 15
Venice Wine Walk
Venice MainStreet Inc. 101 W. Venice Ave. Ste 23 Venice, FL 34285
Purchase a $10 wristband and stroll the avenues in Downtown Venice. The wristband can be purchased online or at Venice Wine and Coffee and at the Kiosk in Centennial Park the day of. There will be wines featured from all over the world.
Tickets Online here. Venice Main Street FB More info on event here
Friday, August 16
Rock the Docks with Trevor Bystrom
Seafood Shack 4110 127th St. W. Cortez, FL 34215
You can come by land or boat and listen to the incredibly talented Trevor Bystrom play his world music. First come first serve seating under the Pavilion. Come out and enjoy the view!
Trevor Bystrom Music FB Cortez Seafood Shack FB More info on event here
Photos from events FB pages.