Ringling International Arts Festival
The Ringling International Arts Festival is your chance to explore and embrace the vibrant and exhilarating world of contemporary music, theater, and dance. RIAF 2015 presents seven compelling perspectives on beauty, innovation, and artistry by performers representing the many of varied cultures of Asia.
With affordably priced performances at 2:00, 5:00 and 8:00 PM – all presented in three theaters within walking-distance proximity, you can park the car once and enjoy the entire day. Lunch and dinner are available on-site.
Visit ringling.org/events/series/ringling-international-arts-festival for performance details and tickets.
Elizabeth Smart: Lecture & Reception
The abduction of Elizabeth Smart was one of the most followed child abduction cases of our time. Elizabeth was abducted on June 5, 2002, and her captors controlled her by threatening to kill her and her family if she tried to escape. Come hear Elizabeth Smart's moving story, learn how Selah Freedom is confronting sex trafficking in our own community, and why Designing Women is partnering in this local effort. Visit designingwomenboutique.org for details.
Lilly Pulitzer Fashion Show & Luncheon
This Lilly-themed luncheon and fashion show at the Sarasota Yacht Club benefits the Junior League of Sarasota and includes cocktails, raffle, goody bag and more. Go to jlsarasota.org for your tickets.
Suncoast Food & Wine Festival
A wine and food tasting event like no other! Presented by the Lakewood Ranch Rotary Club. For more information and tickets, go to suncoastfoodandwinefest.com.
Uncorked at Lakewood Ranch
A gourmet food and wine pairing dinner at Michael's On East presented by the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch; for more information and to reserve your table, go to suncoastfoodandwinefest.com.