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, September 21 – Saturday, September 28, 2019
Saturday, September 21
Classic Movie: “The Big Sleep” (1946)
SFF Cinematheque Location 500 Tallevast Rd. Sarasota, FL 34243
Bogie and Bacall! Come watch this classic film noir with Humphrey Bogart as private investigator Philip Marlowe with an introduction by Gus Mollasis of “At the Movies with Gus Mollasis” and a Q&A to follow. There will be snacks, beverages and Film Festival merchandise available for purchase. Get your tickets online or at the door.
Tickets Online here. At The Movies with Gus Mollasis FB My SFF FB More info on event here!
Sunday, September 22
Mozart and More
Sarasota Orchestra 709 N. Tamiami Trl. Sarasota, FL 34236
This program features various quintets. Serenata is one of a very few chamber music works that combines the trumpet with string and wind instruments. Come and enjoy this beautiful music to enhance your Sunday.
Tickets Online here. Sarasota Orchestra FB More info on event here!
Wednesday, September 25
Turtle Watch Wednesday
Holmes Beach, FL
Hurricane Hanks 5346 Gulf Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
It’s time again for Turtle Watch Wednesday! A Paradise Realty is offering the first 75 guests a free drink ticket! And Hurricane Hanks is offering 50% discounts on appetizers as well as donating $1 for every food and drink sold at the event! A fun time with a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and specially designed T-shirts ($20 donation), and you’ll be helping Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch!
Island Turtle Watch FB More info on event here!
Thursday, September 26
Throwback to the 50’s!
Punta Gorda, FL
Fishermen’s Village 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Free admission. Free parking. Come dressed in your favorite 50’s attire and dance to live music by Nick Dattilo and the Legends Band! Also, Boomers (5-piece band) and CJ & Dori playing live music from back in the day!
Fishermens Village FB More info on event here!
Friday, September 27
Edible Gardening Basics
UF IFAS Extension Sarasota County Twin Lakes Park, Green Building, 6700 Clark Rd. Sarasota, FL 34241
Vegetables can be grown almost year-round here in Florida. This free class will teach you some edible gardening basics. All levels of gardeners can benefit from this class by Master Gardener Volunteer Dennis. Register early and save your seat!
Register here. UF Sarasota Ext FB More info on event here!
Saturday, September 28
Bowling fundraiser for The Lotus Center for Autism
Port Charlotte, FL
Bowland Port Charlotte 3192 Harbor Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33952
What a great idea! Bowling to help this fabulous non-profit, special needs school in Englewood. $25/person gets you 2 hours of bowling and shoe rental. There will also be raffles and 50/50 to win! If you don’t want to bowl, but still would like to help, they would be happy to accept donated items for the raffles!
Bowland FB More info on event here!
Photos from events’ FB pages.