What's On Suncoast

What’s On Suncoast? 3.4 – 3.11

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for things around the area this week of March 4 -11, 2022!

52nd Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts

On Suncoast Art

52nd Annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts
1001 N Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

For half a century, artists and art lovers from all parts of the country migrated annually to the Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, where the country’s most accomplished artists and rising stars vie for the $15,000 Raymond James Best of Show Award and an additional $72,000 in prize money.

The March 2022 Festival will showcase artists and their work to include ceramic, digital, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor, and wood. This event will also feature the works of local young artists and a weekend full of live entertainment.

Saturday, March 5: 9am – 6pm
Sunday, March 6: 10am – 5pm

Fav's On Suncoast

Fav’s Italian Cucina

Fav’s Italian Cucina
421 12th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205

Known for its traditional approach to Italian cooking, Fav’s Italian Cucina – co-owned by brother and sister Michael and Maria Favasuli – has been a long-time downtown Bradenton favorite. Fav’s is still making fresh-made bread, pizza dough, sauces, and entrees.

Ask about our Nightly Dinner Specials & Catering!

Mon – Saturday 11 AM – 8 PM
Sunday: Closed

Bradenton Public Market

Bradenton Public Market

Bradenton Public Market
406 12th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205

The Market activates Old Main Street to provide a place for the community to come together and enjoy fresh produce, local art, and music. From October through May, 9 am–2 pm, the Downtown Bradenton Public Market hosts more than 40 vendors who offer locally grown produce, the work of local artists and craftspeople, live music, interactive experiences, and more. Parking is free on weekends, and dogs on leashes are welcome. The organization also hosts Mainly Art, where local artists and craftspeople display and sell their creations. Come on out this weekend to support local vendors, and enjoy the amazing Suncoast weather!

Venice On Suncoast

The Venice Ale House

The Venice Ale House
775 U.S. 41 Bypass South Venice, FL 34285

Deb, Bob, and Scott dreamed of opening a restaurant/bar together that would honor all Military Branches, Firefighters, Police Officers, and First Responders. They wanted to create a restaurant with great food, an amazing beer selection, but most importantly a place where friends and family could share a good laugh and have the ultimate dining experience.  Located in Gulf Coast Plaza. Offering authentic Greek Food, American comfort food, Handmade desserts, Full Bar 23 domestic and craft beers, Wines Happy hour 11-6 Monday thru Friday. Great Fun Great Food, Great Service. Come by and visit today!

Southeastern Guide Dogs Walkathon

Walkathon On Suncoast

Southeastern Guide Dogs Walkathon
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

Bring your family, dogs, your friends, and bring your friends’ dogs to the Suncoast Walkathon at Nathan Benderson Park on March 5, 2022. This free, family-friendly event includes a 3K walk and a Waggin’ Tails Festival with music, food, vendors, and an exciting raffle drawing. Walkathon is Southeastern Guide Dogs’ largest fundraiser of the year. Proceeds help the organization breed, raise, train, and match our amazing dogs with people with vision loss, veterans with disabilities, and children with significant challenges such as vision loss or the loss of a parent in the military. Gates will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 5 and the walking gets underway at 10 a.m. See you there!

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