Just For Fun

Captain Curt’s on Siesta Key

By | January 20, 2011

This isn’t your grandfather’s karaoke.  But there is one 80-ish year old dude who regularly brings down the house at Captain Curt’s if you’re lucky enough to catch him on one of the Karaoke nights: (Thurs-Sat).  The scene is more locals and people who really think they can sing (some can really belt one out!) over drunken bachelorettes who “will survive,” though they will always manage to make their appearance eventually.  Sing, clap along, and try to do more “laughing with” than “laughing at.”  Some of the best free entertainment on Siesta Key outside of watching the dance floor at the Beach Club.

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Merry Christmas From Lake Sarasota!

By | December 29, 2010

Diane McDonald's House O' LightsI am proud to admit that I live in the Lake Sarasota subdivision and we do have many families that are involved with helping children and their families throughout this holiday season. There was a wonderful gathering of residents to put on a benefit to adopt a family for Christmas. They had games and events along with auction items to raise fund of $1000.00 for these families. The Golf Frisbee Park was the site that this event took place. I was very proud of my 17 year old son Sean who brought the children together for some extra fun events. The families were picked by Lake View Elementary School nearby.

Come by my home to view the lights. Merry Christmas!

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January 2011 Schedule Of Events

By | December 29, 2010

Happy New Year! Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays is behind us, get out and experience some great events. Here’s just a few of the activities happening in the Sarasota area during the month of January:

Date Event or Activity Location Click Link forMore Information
January Myakka River Bird Naturalist Program (Every day 9am – 1pm) Myakka River State Park Friends of Myakka River State Park
Jan 2nd Drum Circle on Siesta Key(Every Sunday) Siesta Key Siesta Key
Jan 3rd Yoga on the Beach(Every Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat) Siesta Key Yoga Lesson
Jan 4th Phillippi Farmhouse Market(Wednesdays through April) Sarasota Phillippi Farmers Market
Jan 5-6th Siesta Key Beach Snowbirds Fine Arts and Crafts Show Siesta Key Siesta Key Beach
Jan 7-9th Thunder by the Bay Sarasota Motorcycle Festival Sarasota Thunder by the Bay
Jan 8th Sarasota Orchid Society Show & Sale Sarasota Sarasota Orchid Society
Jan 8th Venice January Antiques Show Venice Venice Antique Show
Jan 13th Sarasota Shell Club Monthly Meeting Sarasota Sarasota Shell Club
Jan 13-23rd Manatee County Fair Bradenton Manatee County Fair
Jan 15th Historic Downtown Trolley Tour Sarasota Sarasota Historical Society
Jan 15th Downtown Bradenton Farmers Market Bradenton Bradenton Farmers Market
Jan 15-16th Annual Venice-Nokomis Rotary Art Festival Venice Venice Rotary
Jan 15-16th GWiz Maker Faire Sarasota GWiz
Jan 16th Bill Cosby @ The Van Wezel Sarasota Van Wezel
Jan 16th 24th Annual Circus Ring Hall of Fame Sarasota St. Armands Circle
Jan 17th Ringling School of Art Spring Class Registration Deadline Sarasota Ringling School of Art
Jan 19th Greg Mortenson Town Hall Lecture Sarasota Town Hall
Jan 20th Third Thursday Stroll Downtown Venice Venice Main Street
Jan 22nd Downtown Sarasota Farmers Market(Every Saturday) Sarasota Sarasota Farmers Market
Jan 24th Lecture with JEAN RENOUX: SALVADOR DALÍ Sarasota Art Center Sarasota
Jan 26-27th 13th Annual Lido Key Art at the Beach Lido Key Art at the Beach
Jan 28th Sarasota Native American Indian Festival at Sarasota Fairgrounds Sarasota Sarasota Indian Festival
Jan 28-31st 4th Annual Forks & Corks Sarasota Forks and Corks
Jan 29th Sarasota Highland Games Festival Sarasota Sarasota Fairgrounds
Jan 29th Native Plant Walk at Carlton Reserve Venice Native Plant Society
Ja30th Downtown Sarasota Arts & Crafts Show Sarasota Sarasoa Arts & Crafts Show
Jan30th 8th Annual St. Armands Circle Art Show Sarasota St. Armands Circle

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Holiday Boat Parade Of Lights, Sarasota, Florida 2010

By | December 15, 2010

The 24th Annual Boat Parade Lights is one of many traditions Sarasota has to offer.  We are a sophisticated city with small town heart of gold and this annual event is one that just reminds you of what a fantastic place this really is.  Thousands of spectators set up beach chairs along the route and watched in awe the floating works of art!  In case you were unable to attend (or, for those unfortunate northerners busy digging out of snow drifts), you can click here to see the ‘Sarasota Patch’ video and pictures!

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