Best of Sarasota Party and 35th Anniversary Celebration
Tickets are on sale now for the best black-and-white party of the season—Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota Party—Tuesday, April 22 at Selby Gardens. This year's event is a special celebration of Sarasota Magazine's 35th Anniversary. Taste the best local food and drinks, mingle and be surprised and entertained by the winners and finalists of our annual readers' poll. A portion of the event proceeds benefits Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. For tickets visit SarasotaMagazine35.EventBrite.com. For sponsorship opportunities call (941) 487-1109.
Sarasota Film Festival
April 4 -13
Experience dozens of artistic films and star-studded events at Sarasota’s annual week-long celebration of filmmaking. Plan your festival at sarasotafilmfestival.com.
Join us at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ 33rd annual Orchid Ball, Birds in Paradise. Guests donning black ties and feathered finery will enjoy live music and inspired cuisine by Michael’s On East on the lush, beautiful great lawn. Proceeds benefit Selby Gardens’ conservation, botanical research and education programs. For tickets, call (941) 366-5731 ext. 229 or visit selby.org.
Cattle Baron's Ball
Let’s Give Cancer the Boot at the 13th annual Cattle Baron’s Ball at the Hyatt Regency, Sarasota. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For information and tickets, call (941) 328-3760.
Sarasota Open Tennis Tournament
Some of the top names in professional tennis come to the annual Sarasota Open Tennis Tournament, which returns for its seventh year to the Tennis Gardens at the Longboat Key Club and Resort. For tickets and information, visit sarasotaopen.org.