What's On Suncoast

What’s On Suncoast? 11.12 – 11.19

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for things around the area this week of November 12, – November 19, 2021!

Sandcastle On Suncoast

Siesta Key Crystal Classic

Siesta Key Crystal Classic
948 Beach Road, Sarasota, FL 34242

Twenty-four artists converge on Siesta Key to compete in an amazing Master Sand Sculpting Competition this coming weekend from November 12 through November 15. The sculptors create a large community carve, eight solo sculptures, and eight team sculptures. On Saturday evening, enjoy the sculptures under colored lights after sunset. The timed competition is judged and the winners are revealed on Sunday afternoon.

Come and vote for your favorite sculpture until Monday at 5 PM by wooden tokens (available for purchase) so you can help determine the Peoples’ Choice award. People’s Choice Award will be announced on Tuesday, November 16, online on our website and our Facebook page.

There are other attractions at this festival: The Learning Curve – sand sculpting lessons and demonstrations are hosted multiple times daily, Fri – Sun; 4 days of live bands under the huge entertainment tent; Quick Sand – an ongoing contest of speed and skill; plus, the Amateur Competition on Saturday. Also, the Barefoot Beach Bar Party Tent is open all 4 days with music and a full bar- no entry fee. Vendor Village surrounding Sand Village features over 70 retail vendors and 6 food trailers which are all open to

The Cottage On Suncoast

The Cottage, Siesta Key

The Cottage, Siesta Key
153 Avenida Messina Sarasota, FL 34242

The Cottage on Siesta Key is a farm-to-fusion restaurant in a tropical setting that offers cuisine and libations inspired from around the world. The Cottage, located in the heart of Siesta Key Village, offers an eclectic dining experience; Inspired by the flavors of the world, fresh local seafood, and progressive cooking techniques. Dine al fresco with two outdoor dining patios! We celebrate “Old Florida Charm” with a modern twist. This is a great option to try if visiting Siesta for either lunch or dinner open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oh, and did we mention the live music daily at The Cottage?

Into The Woods On Suncoast

Into The Woods

Into The Woods
500 CR-675, Bradenton, FL 34211

Jump Encore is thrilled to be expanding our theater program and partnering up with the beautiful Hunsaders Farm to present a production of Into The Woods like never before! Come and join us outdoors at the Hunsaders Farm stage surrounded by gorgeous trees under the stars to go Into The Woods with some of your favorite classic fairytales. Shows are for 1 weekend only, so be sure to grab your tickets now! Food and drinks will be available to purchase from Hunsaders. Seating is General Admission, so be sure to show up early to secure the best seats.

Into The Woods revolves around a childless baker and his wife endeavoring to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly “mother”), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood, and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want. This production is going on from November 11 – 14 at 7 p.m. each night.

The Library

The Library
119 2nd St N Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

George Peabody believed in the power and importance of education in the lives of others. One of his many legacies is the George Peabody Library, an institute he built for and dedicated to, the citizens of Baltimore in 1857. Johns Hopkins was inspired by his close friend George Peabody to use his great wealth for the public good. The collaboration between these men and the institutions they created is the inspiration for our restaurant, located within Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL.

At The Library, the familiar aroma of the coffee, the promise of a delicious meal, and the anticipation of friendly buzz will offer a reprieve from the daily chaos. Join us for morning coffee, weekday lunch and dinner, and weekend brunch! In collaboration with the teams behind Oxford Exchange, Oxford Creative Studio, Oxford Design Studio, and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, The Library Restaurant.

COFFEE BAR: Opens daily at 9:00AM; LUNCH: Monday-Friday | 11:00 AM-3:00PM; BRUNCH:Saturdays & Sundays | 9:00AM-4:00PM; DINNER:Monday-Thursday | 5:30PM-9:00PM & Friday & Saturday | 5:30PM-10:00PM

The 2021 Junior League of Tampa Holiday Gift Market

The 2021 Junior League of Tampa Holiday Gift Market
Florida State Fairgrounds: Expo Hall and Entertainment Hall
4800 US Hwy 301, Tampa, FL 33610

Shopping for a cause has never been better. The 18th annual Holiday Gift Market – Presented by Publix, The Junior League of Tampa’s largest fundraising event, is sure to please! This event provides a unique shopping experience featuring over 200 merchants.  Merchants sell everything from clothing and jewelry to holiday décor, food, and children’s items. The Junior League of Tampa commits 100% of the net proceeds from this event to fund the Junior League’s programs and community projects in the areas of education and child welfare. Come shop Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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