What's On Suncoast

What’s On Suncoast? 6.17 – 6.24

The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for things around the area this week of June 17 – 24, 2022!

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15th Annual Roboboat

15th Annual Roboboat
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235

RoboBoat is an international student competition. Teams from around the world design autonomous robotic boats to navigate through a challenging course. Aside from demonstrating impressive maritime maneuverability, these student-built boats are designed to tackle tasks that mimic real-world challenges facing the maritime industry. These challenges include coastal surveillance, port security, and other types of oceanographic operations. Come on June 20-25th to see some fierce competition at Nathan Benderson Park.

USS Nemo

USS Nemo

USS Nemo
3745 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL

Savor award-winning cuisine in a unique atmosphere at USS Nemo, voted a top restaurant in Naples, FL, year after year. USS Nemo, a five-time member of the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame and described by the New York Times as “almost worth a trip to Naples in and of itself,” you’ll find the best seafood in Naples and an unforgettable fine dining experience. At Nemo’s, the food is always fresh, and the flavors are incomparably delicious.

Whether you’re out to enjoy lunch or dinner, our seafood and land entrees will take your palate on a journey through distinctive flavors that make each Nemo dish delicious. From appetizers to sweet finales, USS Nemo’s will elevate your appreciation for great food with the best seafood and fine dining in Naples, Florida.

Hours: lunch Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Monday -Thursday 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Friday/Saturday 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Sunday 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Woven: Fiber Arts Now at the Naples Botanical Gardens

Woven On Suncoast

Woven: Fiber Arts Now at the Naples Botanical Gardens
Holley Hall/Sarasota Opera House, 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236

From nature, honoring nature; Five local artists’ works are “woven” together in this synergistic exhibition featuring materials like silk, pine needles, reed, and cotton. Wrap yourself in a never-before-seen celebration of the possibilities of fiber, the beauty of the Garden, and the endless potential of the natural world.

Live Artist Demonstrations

Included with admission, demonstration Saturdays (see the schedule below) will give you an even more in-depth look into the medium of Fiber Art. Whether it’s pine needle basket weaving or Rozome/Batik, you’ll be able to experience the exhibition with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the artists’ process. 

Exhibiting artists will be present from 11 am– 2 pm on the following dates:

June 18: Muffy Clark Gill
June 25: Dusty Holmes

Island Scoops

Island Scoops

Island Scoops
103B Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

All our Locally Made Ice Creams are hand mixed and churned in batch freezers. Our Ice cream and Sorbets are made from quality all-natural ingredients, locally sourcing products whenever possible, and many of our ice cream inclusions are made from scratch in our facility. Our goal at Island Scoops is to continue to provide the best of the best. Locals and vacationers return year after year to enjoy Florida’s best homemade Ice Cream.

Hours: Monday – Thursday 12 pm to 9:00 pm Friday through Sunday 12 pm to 10 pm

2022 Juneteenth Community Festival

Juneteenth On Suncoast

2022 Juneteenth Community Festival
13th Avenue Dream Center, 922 24th Street East, Bradenton, FL 34208

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth is a national holiday celebrating enslaved people’s emancipation throughout the United States.

For more than 150 years, African American communities across the country have observed this holiday. Come out and enjoy this cultural heritage celebration with music, food, shopping, arts, and entertainment. The 2022 Juneteenth Community Festival is a FREE event that will feature the Beatdown Band of Tampa, Fl, as well as other local artists.

Hours: Saturday, June 18, from 11 am to 4 pm

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