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What’s On Suncoast? 9.24 – 10.1


The Suncoast Post asks, “What’s On, Suncoast?” Here are some ideas for things around the area this week of September 24, 2021 – October 1, 2021!

The Twig on Suncoast

The Twig’s 5th Annual Online Auction

The Twig’s 5th Annual Online Auction
Online

The TWIG provides an upscale boutique where children in foster care can shop and forget about their cares, at least for a little while. Everything in the store reflects the latest fashion trends in new or “like new” condition, all provided free of charge to children in foster care. Our store has dressing rooms and sizes for everyone from babies to teens. Please browse, bid, and give generously to this very worthy cause. Our community’s children in the foster system will have memories of their experience and how special The Twig made them feel for a lifetime!

Please check out the Fund-a-Need section of the auction to donate and help us clothe The Twig Kids!!

The Twig Cares Online Auction begins at 6:00 pm on September 23rd, 2021, and ends precisely at 6:00 pm on Sunday, September 26th, 2021. Please join us for The Twig Online Auction Kick-Off Party on Thursday, September 23rd, 5:30-7:30. You will be able to view the awesome auction items and make your first bids! Refreshments will be served. You will be able to pick up your items on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 from 4-6 pm at The Twig – Venice.

Boba Tea

Funky Fresh Boba Tea Co.

Funky Fresh Boba Tea Co.
265 S Tamiami Trail Nokomis, FL 34275

Think you know Boba Tea? Or maybe you are just looking for a new refreshing drink alternative. Funky Fresh Boba Tea Co. is definitely a stop you need to add to your list of unique places here on the Suncoast. They have a wide variety of delicious boba concoctions, milk teas, cold-brew, nitro coffees, and hyppo pops make from funky, fresh ingredients that are sure to make your mouth sit up and take notice. They are open from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Whether you just need a pick-me-up during the workday or something to fuel your weekend, give them a try next time you are in Nokomis.

Farmers Market On Suncoast

Venice Farmers Market

Venice Farmers Market
401 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL – Venice City Hall

Fall might be here and things are a bit slower but it is the perfect time to remember the Venice Farmers Market this Saturday. Vendors offer produce, fresh baked goods including bread, pies, bagels and pretzels, wild-caught seafood, Florida-grown mushrooms, boutique cheeses, locally roasted coffee, kettle corn, hand-crafted soap, essential oils, nursery plants, and fresh-cut flowers. In addition, local artists will be attending the market offering award-winning photography, unique clay art and jewelry, hand-designed clothing for children and adults, and more. The Farmers Market is located on W. Venice Avenue between Harbor Drive and Avenue des Parques, located between City Hall and the Hecksher Park tennis courts. April – September market hours are 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

On Suncoast

Table Talk SRQ Boardgame Cafe

Table Talk SRQ Boardgame Cafe
3999 Cortez Road West, Bradenton

Table Talk is SRQ’s first and only board game café! They are your new destination to Eat, Play or Eat and Play. The menu was designed to balance flavor while remaining board game friendly. Offerings include croissant sandwiches, salads, flatbread pizzas & tacos. Just feeling snacky? Check out the spinach dip, warm pretzels, or a sweet bowl of M&Ms. Wash all that down with an adult beverage or one of their specialty drinks and stay as long as you like. The $5 unlimited game pass includes access to over 550 board games from the classics to new releases. Come play an old favorite or let them teach you something new! If you are short on time or if Board Games aren’t your thing, that’s okay too. Stop by enjoy any of the menu items or get them to go. ​Open Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and again Tuesday night for late-night gamers from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Book Fair On Suncoast

Bazaar Book Fair

Bazaar Book Fair
The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime, 821 Apricot Avenue, Sarasota

Love to read? Want to support local Florida authors? This event is for you! Meet over a dozen writers with published books for sale. Participating authors include Vicki Chelf, Ann, and Alan Votta, Rena Koontz, Lucia Barrett, Kate Costigan, David Marks, Hannah Bagnall, Christina Westott, Karen Hamilton, Simone Knego, Tara September, Darlien Simos, Barbara Knight, Teresa Michael, Carolyn Angiolillo, Betty Mann McQueen, Mary Katherin Wainwright, and Martha Reed. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, 2021. The Bazaar is a large indoor warehouse and does allow for great social distancing as you meet the authors.

Photos from the above business website or Facebook pages.

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