Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix
June 28-July 6
Golf, cars, cards, fireworks, parades and, of course, boats! The Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix comes to Sarasota June 28-July 6, culminating in a Sunday grand prix race. Visit suncoastoffshore.org for details, schedules, costs and registration for those looking to compete.
Intent to Deceive
May 23- Aug. 14
Art lovers: Does the discovery of a fake make it any less of a work of art? Learn about the tangled webs forgers have woven at the thought-provoking Intent to Deceive at the Ringling Museum. This groundbreaking exhibition spotlights some of the world’s most notorious con artists, illuminating their dubious legacies and examining how their talents, charm and audacity beguiled and assaulted the art world for much of the 20th century through the present day. For tickets and information, visit ringling.org.
Baritones Unbound: Celebrating the Uncommon Voice of the Common Man
The Asolo Rep main stage presents Baritones Unbound, a brand-new musical conceived by three-time Tony nominated leading man Marc Kudisch. A trio of some of Broadway’s top baritones takes us on a captivating musical tour of the baritone voice through the ages, ranging from Oklahoma! to Elvis. Call (941) 351-8000 or visit asolorep.org for tickets.
A Taste of Downtown Food & Wine Festival
Menu tastings from more than 20 of your favorite downtown restaurants, plus fine wine pairings by Pangea Wine & Spirits. Proceeds benefit Sarasota Youth Opera. Tickets are $45 per person in advance/$55 per person day of event, and can be purchased at sarasotaopera.org/taste.