What’s On, Suncoast? 11.13 – 11.20

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are a few ideas for things to do around the area this week of November 13-20, 2020!

Suncoast Renaissance Festival

Suncoast Renaissance Festival
Sarasota Fairgrounds, Sarasota, FL

Take a trip back in time to when pirates roamed the waters and pillaged everything in their path. Machetes, whips, and swords were commonplace. The Celtic/Viking warrior, knights on horseback, and knightwings birds of prey were a sight to behold. With a myriad of unique and TOP acts to entertain, amazing food vendors, and so much more, join a cast of characters for this year’s Suncoast Renaissance Festival. This is sure to be a treat for all the senses. Several social distancing and other COVID-19 regulations will be in effect, so take a look at the website before heading back in time for one fun history lesson.

Peace River Seafood

Peace River Seafood
5337 Duncan Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Freshest, tastiest seafood in Punta Gorda is Peace River’s claim, where much of the offering is caught the same day. Steamed blue crab, shrimp, oysters served up in various styles that are sure to tempt any seafood lover’s taste buds. The homecooked, casual dining is sure to have you coming back time and again. If you like what you taste, try taking some fresh offerings home from their market with an expanded line of offerings. Peace River Seafood prides itself on supporting local fishermen. This nationally recognized seafood shack needs to be on every seafood lover’s list of restaurants to sample – we bet you can’t stay away after the first tantalizing visit.

10th Annual Coconut Point Art Festival with Craft Marketplace

10th Annual Coconut Point Art Festival with Craft Marketplace
23106 Fashion Drive, Estero, FL 33928

Looking for one of a kind gifts for this holiday season, or maybe a new piece of artwork to brighten up your home. The 10th Annual Coconut Point Art Festival with Craft Marketplace is What’s On this November in Estero and should be on your calendar for this coming weekend. This amazing 113 store, 25 restaurant setting of Coconut Point will come further alive with artwork by vendors in various mediums. Added, will be a craft marketplace for one of a kind items not to be found anywhere else. Please keep in mind social distancing is being practiced and masks are encouraged for the event. Come out for a day of strolling through some amazing art with the entire family November 14 – 15, 2020.

Hickory Hollow Restaurant & Catering

Hickory Hollow Restaurant & Catering
4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222

Since 1984, this family-owned business has been serving up hearty and filling homecooked dishes. The business’s basis is the tomato-based and Eastern North Carolina influenced barbeque sauce spare ribs, chicken, prime rib, and baby back ribs that the customers continue to gobble up and come back for more. If looking for seafood, this restaurant is What’s On here on the Suncoast with a wide assortment of various options. The platters will include corn fritters, home-cooked vegetables from collard greens, stewed tomatoes all the way to fried okra with something to satisfy a variety of tastebuds. They are also offering their affordable meals to go by ordering online, and if you have a big party to feed, catering is a specialty at Hickory Hollow. The short drive to Ellenton is well worth checking this casual dining gem out!

IMAG History & Science Center

IMAG History & Science Center
2000 Cranford Ave., Ft. Myers, FL 33916

Open Friday 12 – 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Sunday 12 – 5 p.m. for a unique weekend for kids of all ages to engage their minds and bodies. The IMAG History and Science allow visitors to plan space missions in one area. Additionally, display science information on a projected six-foot globe, use interactive sandboxes for learning about watersheds, and so much more. In addition to wonderfully curated exhibits, they have 3D movies regarding various locations, animal specifics, and ecosystems to educate and capture visitors’ imagination. For a day of learning fun for all ages, take the short drive to Ft. Myers!

Photos from above business website or Facebook pages.

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