Wednesday, March 20
Starting at 7 p.m., Big Top Brewing is hosting Beer Bingo. This hour-long game of fun is free for anyone who purchases beer, with the chance for the night's winner to take home a gift card, swag or free beer. Smokin Momma Lora's BBQ Mobile will be there to serve up delicious food.
Wednesday, March 20
Southern Steer Butcher Sarasota is hosting its weekly meal prep class. On the menu for this week is St. Patti's Corned Beef and Brussel Sprouts, Asian BBQ Beef Brisket and Honey Garlic Turkey Burgers. Starting at 7:30 p.m., each attendee leaves with 10 meals that can feed 4-5 people. It's all for one all-inclusive price and can be purchased here.
Thursday, March 21
If you're a fan of the bee tours given by the Sarasota Honey Company, then this Urban Chicken Keeping 101 class is right up your alley. Starting at 6 p.m., learn everything from setting up a chicken coop to picking out a chicken breed. Every attendee will leave with the knowledge to start their own urban chicken coop, and start sourcing eggs from their own back yard. Register here.
Saturday, March 23
From plant-based empanadas to fermented concoctions, the Sarasota Farmers Market is the perfect opportunity to enjoy locally sourced food. Starting at 7 a.m. every Saturday, grab a seasonal coffee from Java Dog or pick up produce from Wordens Farm.
Sunday, March 24
The only thing better than a traditional beer garden is one with live music. Starting at 2 p.m., the Reserve is hosting a Wine & Beer Garden with music courtesy of the Lovely Vines. It's a Sunday afternoon filled with good times and great brew. Purchase tickets online here.
Sunday, May 5
Although it may be weeks away, tickets for this food and wine festival will be sold out by the end of this week! The Forks & Corks Tasting will take place at the Ringling Museum of Art starting at 12 p.m. This is an experience that can't be seen at your favorite wine cellar as the festival features international wine vendors from across the world. Find more information here.