Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Sept. 21-27

World Rowing Championship opening ceremonies, a Venice beach party, the Sarasota Orchestra season begins and more.

09/21/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 14-20

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, the Sarasota Opera’s Taste of Downtown and more.

09/12/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 7-13

Tony Bennett at the Van Wezel, Young Guns of Country and more.

09/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Free Family Day with Selby Gardens, Florida Studio Theatre and Sarasota Opera; Mote’s full moon kayak trip and more.

08/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 24-30

Reggae at the Van Wezel, a chalk fest in Englewood, Singin’ in the Rain and more.

08/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 17-23

The Greatest Show on Earth screens at the Opera House, a Woodstock Revival at the Sarasota Farmers Market and more.

08/17/2017 By Ilene Denton

Here Comes the Sun

Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in Sarasota

On Aug. 21 the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years will occur.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 10-16

Classic Country Cabaret, the Y’s annual back-to-school Splash Bash and more.

08/10/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 3-9

A Dog Days Theatre opening, a back-to-school bash at Jungle Gardens and more.

08/03/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 27-Aug. 2

The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School performs, Art After Five at The Ringling and more.

07/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: July 20-26

Snooty’s Birthday Bash at the South Florida Museum, Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, the Bradentucky Bombers and more.

07/20/2017 By Ilene Denton

The Beast Within

Sensational Spirited Contenders Compete to Star as Sea Cow Snooty

In a quest to achieve lasting glory and fame, three contestants auditioned this week for the role of Snooty the Manatee.

07/18/2017 By Rick Morgan

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 13-19

SoulRCoaster plays Selby Gardens, the Improv Festival returns to FST and more.

07/13/2017 By Ilene Denton

Lionfish Safari

This Weekend's Lionfish Derby Combines Hunting and Environmental Conservation

Mote is hosting a derby this weekend to help clean our reefs of this invasive species.

07/07/2017 By Rick Morgan

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 6-12

Splashin’ Saturday, a summer art market at the Englewood Art Center and more.

07/06/2017 By Ilene Denton

Don't be a Hammerhead

Mote's Shark Days: Get to Know Our Ocean's Misunderstood Predators

Mote's weeklong program of fun events seeks to educate the public and stress conservation efforts.

06/29/2017 By Rick Morgan

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: June 29-July 5

Fourth of July fireworks, the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix, Kevin Nealon at McCurdy’s and more.

06/29/2017 By Ilene Denton

Sky Candy

Great Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebrate the Holiday Weekend

Here are some events to kick-off the holiday weekend and the best places watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July.

06/28/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 22-28

Diana Ross returns to the Van Wezel, Shark Days at Mote, a new exhibit at The Ringling and more.

06/22/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: June 15-21

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, a Circus Sarasota send-off, Father’s Day at Oscar Scherer State Park and more.

06/15/2017 By Ilene Denton