December in Sarasota

By | November 25, 2015

With Thanksgiving behind us the holiday season is in full swing in Sarasota. There are many of activities and events to choose from. Here are just a few: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Dec. 1-31st Holly Days and Mangrove Lights Osprey Historic Spanish Point Dec. 3rd Holiday Nights at Ca’ d’Zan Sarasota Ringling Museum Dec. 4th 37th Annual Holiday Night of Lights Lido … Read More! »

So Much to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

By | November 12, 2015

It looks like it will be a nice Florida fall weekend and there is no shortage of things to do in our town. Here are just a few of the events happening this weekend in and around Sarasota. St. Armands Art Festival – Sat & Sun  St. Armands Circle Collegiate Tennis Tournament at Lakewood Ranch AC – Sat & Sun  Lakewood Ranch Clay Court Classic Chalk Festival in … Read More! »

Downtown Venice Art Fest

By | November 6, 2015

Settled along West Venice Avenue in Historic Downtown Venice, the 28th year of the Venice Art Fest adds to the ambiance of this unique town. More than 150 of the nation’s most notable artists will exhibit their work, ranging in mediums from photography to jewelry, paintings to sculpture, ceramics, glass, mixed media and more during this weekend community festival. Festival patrons and art collectors alike can meet and … Read More! »

Sales Stay Strong in Sarasota Real Estate

By | November 5, 2015

REMAX Sold Sign

Property sales in Sarasota and Manatee counties were somewhat slower in September 2015, but the drop off from August was expected after an unprecedented six month run of record-setting closings. In addition, the start of fall 2015 looks a lot like the same time last year, but with one major exception. Single family home median sale prices in both Sarasota and Manatee counties have risen sharply over last … Read More! »

Mr. CB’s Boat Club in Sarasota

By | November 4, 2015

Mr CBs

I just stumbled upon this great deal and wanted to pass it along… Mr. CB’s Saltwater Outfitters is a clothing store, bait store, all things fishing store, boat rental store and they now have a boat club. Members can join the boat club and get UNLIMITED BOAT RENTALS-Any boat, any time (according to their brochure). They have pontoon boats, center consoles, bay boats, deck boats, and runabout boats … Read More! »

November in Sarasota

By | October 26, 2015

November Cornicopia

With cooler fall temperatures, it’s a great time to get out and enjoy all that the Sarasota area has to offer. Here are just a few of the many events going on around town during November: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Nov. 5th Music at the Point Osprey Historic Spanish Point Nov. 6th Music on Main Lakewood Ranch Lakewood Ranch Main Street Nov. … Read More! »

“Back to Our Roots” at Selby Gardens

By | October 22, 2015

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is featuring the historical exhibit “Back to Our Roots” about its founders during October and November as part of the Gardens’ year-long 40th anniversary celebration. The exhibit pairs stories of the people who built Selby Gardens’ collection of epiphytic plants alongside beautiful displays of the tropical plants like orchids and bromeliads that they researched. “Back to Our Roots” is on display in the Gardens’ … Read More! »

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition

By | October 19, 2015

The Sixth Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic is scheduled for November 13 – 17, 2015 on Siesta Beach. Recently named America’s #1 Beach it has become a favorite of the professional sand sculptors who have competed in the past three years. Citing the beauty and cleanliness of the pristine white sand, sculptors have remarked that their sculptures look almost as if they were “carved in marble.” The Siesta … Read More! »

42nd Annual Sun Fiesta This Weekend

By | October 15, 2015

Sun Fiesta 2015

Spend the day this weekend in Venice at the 42nd Annual Sun Fiesta is sponsored by the Women’s Sertoma Club of Venice. Sun Fiesta is a beloved, fun, community event featuring food booths, beer tent, arts and crafts vendors, free children’s activities, free live entertainment, Miss Sun Fiesta contest, Sun Fiesta Idol contest, parade and bed race. All proceeds are given to local charities and scholarships. Organizers expects about … Read More! »

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 your chance to explore and embrace the vibrant and exhilarating world of contemporary … Read More! »