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What’s On Suncoast? 11.24 – 12.3

| Angela Naff |

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for the area this week from November 24 – December 3, 2023!

Gobble Gauntlet on the Suncoast

Gobble Gauntlet

Gobble Gauntlet
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

Join us for the original and premier three-person team event at the Tower at Nathan Benderson Park! We will have a blast, crush some WODs, and find out once again which team is the Gobbler Gauntlet champion!

The GOBBLER GAUNTLETtm is open to all levels of athletes over the age of 18. All athletes are encouraged to familiarize themselves with different fitness domains, more specifically, to have some exposure to CrossFit-style workouts and powerlifting.  The Rx division includes all powerlifting, bodyweight, and gymnastic movements.  NW Fit Games does not program ring muscle-ups in regular competition, however, they have shown up in finals. The Scaled division will include lighter weight and less advanced movements than Rx.  All athletes will be required to sign a waiver.

Hours: November 25, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Habaneros Mexican Restaurant

Habaneros Mexican Restaurant – North Fort Myers 

Habaneros Mexican Restaurant – North Fort Myers
547 Pine Island Rd North Fort Myers, FL 33903

Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day at work or catch up with friends, Habaneros Mexican Restaurant’s Happy Hour is the perfect way to do it. The cozy atmosphere and friendly staff go out of their way to make you feel right at home. The experienced chef uses only the freshest and highest-quality ingredients to create a wide variety of delicious dishes, from classic favorites to new and exciting options. There are many dishes to accommodate dietary restrictions like vegetarian, vegan and even gluten-free. when you are ready for something new in Fort Myers, stop at Habaneros Mexican Restaurant.

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Poinsettia Open House

Orbans Annual Poinsettia Open House

Orbans Annual Poinsettia Open House
9601 9th Ave NW, Bradenton, FL 34209

Get in the holiday spirit with Orban’s 33rd Annual Poinsettia Open House on Saturday, November 25, from 9-3 pm! Do some holiday shopping with local vendors, honey from Pure Florida Honey Company, Geraldson’s Farm produce, and more. In addition to poinsettias, our succulents and annuals will also be available for purchase. Kick off the holiday with some amazing poinsettias and shopping!

Hours: Saturday, November 25, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.



14512 Tamiami Trl, North Port, FL 34287

Whether looking for a hearty breakfast to get your day started here on the Suncoast or just a great draft beer and appetizers to kick off the weekend – Alvaro’s is the place in North Port to visit. All Mexican breakfasts come with refried beans or home fries and are handmade deliciousness to get your day off with a kick! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner specials change up from time to time and can include chicken pot pie to lamb shank options. The amazing menu will satisfy a host of taste preferences and a great ambiance to make everyone feel welcome from the first step in the door. We hope to see you soon!

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Ruskin Seafood Festival

Ruskin Seafood Festival

Ruskin Seafood Festival
5366 Eg Simmons Pkwy, Apollo Beach, FL 33572

This year at the Ruskin Seafood Festival here on the Suncoast, all attendees will be able to celebrate a love for seafood and fun times. Additionally, Gold Coast Greyhound Adoptions will be joining in the fun with some adorable, retired racing greyhounds looking for their forever homes. A full arts and crafts market will also allow you to check off some of that holiday gift-giving in between the other events. The interactive kids area will be open for the younger attendees, and a car show on Sunday. Of course, we have live music with amazing musicians every day of the event and mouth watering seafood and other favorites, along with cold beverages for everyone. Come on out and get in on the fun!

Hours: Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, December 3, 2023 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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