Author Archives: Pat Ditton

About Pat Ditton

As a real estate professional in Sarasota, FL, I have in depth local knowledge and can provide you with the information you need on home buying, home selling, financing and owning real estate in Sarasota, FL. RE/MAX ALLIANCE GROUP provides a wide range of real estate services and utilizes the most current technology, processes and systems to assist you with all of your home buying and home selling needs. Whether you are new to the market or an experienced investor, I have the expertise, proven track record, and resources to help you achieve your real estate goals.

21st Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival

By | February 2, 2016

Siesta Key Craft Festival Poster

The 21st annual Siesta Key Craft Festival is happening this weekend, February 6th & 7th from 10am-5pm. Eclectic displays of original crafts, functional art and unique affordable gift items will be on display and for sale along Ocean Boulevard and Beach Road. This event features some of the finest crafters in the country including many … Read More! »

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Classic Antique Car Show

By | January 14, 2016

Classic Car Show

Don’t miss a day of browsing the Classic Antique Cars and shopping and dining at St. Armands Circle this Saturday January 16th from 10am to 4pm. The show inlcudes all model years from 1900 to 1991 and provides you with the opportunity to view great classic antique automobiles in a beautiful, relaxing setting. Trophies will be … Read More! »

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New Year’s Eve at the Beach

By | December 19, 2015

New Years 2016

The Beach House Restaurant on Anna Maria Island will host their Annual New Year’s Eve Party and Fireworks Show starting at 8pm. Guests are invited to celebrate in style either indoors or on the deck or by reservation in the South Pavilion overlooking the Gulf. The world-class fireworks show launches from the restaurant’s south beach. … Read More! »

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“The New Deal” at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

By | December 1, 2015

Craig Ferguson

“The New Deal” comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, December 1st at 8:00pm. One of Britain’s leading comedians and former television host, Craig Freguson will bring his tour to Sarasota. After writing feature films, starring in TV shows, and hosting the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, he has taken to the … Read More! »

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Ringling International Arts Festival

By | October 13, 2015

For four extraordinary days in October (the 15th through the 18th), artists and audiences from across America and around the world come together at The Ringling to experience the phenomenon that is RIAF! Hailed for its “progressive program that would rival anything in New York or London” (TimeOut London), the Ringling International Arts Festival is … Read More! »

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Beer, Bands & BBQ This Weekend

By | October 1, 2015

Beer, Bands, and BBQ will take place this Saturday from 1-8pm. The event is presented by Music Compound that will feature local bands, beer, and BBQ inspired dishes at the Polo Grounds in Lakewood Ranch. Featured bands are Matthew Facciolla Band, Stonefish, Jah Movement, License to Chill, Passerine, and Southback Sound. Macaroni Kid will be presenting the … Read More! »

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Celebration of Brewing

By | September 15, 2015

Morton’s Gourmet Market will host their annual ‘Celebration of Brewing’ on Saturday, September 19th, from 4:00-6:30 p.m. Beer aficionados can spend a relaxing afternoon sampling over 50 craft beers, hard-to-find imports and ciders from around the world. Multiple beer vendors and brewers will be pouring and helping you to discover a new favorite, and Morton’s … Read More! »

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Stride in Style Luncheon and Fashion Show

By | August 1, 2015

On August 13th at 11:30am, InStride Therapy Inc. invites you to come out and relax with your friends in your best western dress at their “Stride in Style” luncheon. Sip champagne and dine on great food provided by fete CATERING & BALLROOM AT POLO GRILL while watching a fashion show sponsored by Redneck Outpost. They … Read More! »

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Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

By | July 28, 2015

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ 40th Anniversary Celebration is kicking off with a great surprise. Selby Gardens is officially dedicating a new, permanent exhibition about the life and times of Marie Selby, which will be located in her former residence at the Gardens. The exhibit features rare, vintage photography, a renovation of the home’s first-floor interior … Read More! »

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Sarasota Farmer’s Market 5th Annual Shrimp & Lobster Festival

By | June 25, 2015

This Saturday (June 27th) the Sarasota Farmer’s Market vendors will be serving Lobster rolls, Shrimp, and Maine lobster dinners from 9am til 2pm. Other delights include lobster crepes, homemade crab cakes, burgers on the grill, and more. Dining will be under a 100 ft. tent located in the First Church parking lot on State Street. … Read More! »

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