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Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Gala

This year's event featured a Dixieland Jazz theme.

03/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Friendship Around the World Gala

The eighth annual celebration for the Friendship Centers took guests on a journey of discovery about the centers' work.

03/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Cat Depot Gala

The annual evening, held at the Hyatt Regency, featured a Motown revue.

03/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Planned Parenthood Annual Dinner

A soldout crowd of more than 700 guests attended the dinner at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

03/10/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Gala

"Carnival in Venice" was the theme for the evening, which benefits the organization's scholarship and education programs.

03/09/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Asolo Rep Gala

"La Fete de Monte Carlo" was the theme for the evening at the Ritz.

03/06/2017 Photography by Lori Sax

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Gulf Coast Community Foundation "Better Together" Luncheon

Historian David McCullough was the special guest at the luncheon held at the Ritz.

03/03/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Goodwill Manasota Mardi Gras

The Mardi Gras evening included Cajun food, New Orleans-style music and dancing.

03/01/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Florida Studio Theatre Fifties Shindig

The theater celebrated its 43rd season with a retro evening including cocktails, dinner and a show.

02/28/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Mardi Gras Madness

The event at Michael's On East raises money to support Bethesda House, which supports people living with HIV/AIDS.

02/27/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Sarasota Orchestra Gala

"A Little Night Music" was the theme for the evening, held at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

02/22/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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SPARCC Fashion Show

A pop-up fashion boutique and gourmet lunch were also part of the event at the Ritz.

02/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Iconcept 2017

Area artists created wearable outfits from unconventional materials for the Art Center Sarasota event.

02/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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ARC Unconditional Love Gala

Dinner, a live auction and dancing to the Big Z Band filled the evening at Michael's On East Ballroom.

02/20/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Orchid Ball

The ball to benefit Selby Gardens was hosted by Liebe Gamble, Katie Hollingsworth, Ashley Kozel and Emily Stroud.

02/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Van Wezel Foundation Gala

Dinner and a live auction preceded the evening's performance featuring Steve Martin and Martin Short.

02/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

NBC News' Ann Curry was the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon.

02/13/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Palm Ball

The ball marked its 10th anniversary of raising money for the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast.

02/06/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Venice YMCA Gala

A "Diamonds & Pearls" theme celebrated the 30th anniversary of the gala, and the 50th of the Y itself.

02/06/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

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Junior League Legacy Luncheon

Philanthropist Sam Haskell was guest speaker at the 15th annual luncheon, held at Michael's On East.

02/02/2017 Photography by Rebecca Baxter