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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 23-29

Last chance to catch Selby Gardens’ Orchid Show, a mammoth Venice holiday parade and more. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

11/20/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 16-22

Elvin Bishop headlines the Venice Blues Fest, powerboat racing in Englewood and more.

11/16/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 10 Events: Nov. 9-15

Evita at the Asolo Rep, Once at FST, the Chalk Festival returns to Venice and much, much more.

11/09/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Events: Nov. 2-8

InspireSarasota! outdoor arts festival, Taste of Manatee, the Sarasota opera season opens with "La Traviata," and more.

11/02/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Sarasota Ballet opens its season with "The Secret Garden," Fright Night on St. Armands and more.

10/26/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 19-25

Fall Garden Music concerts kick off at Selby Gardens, RIAF continues at The Ringling and more.

10/18/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 12-18

Willie Nelson at the Van Wezel, RIAF returns to The Ringling, the Selby Gardens Orchid Show opens and more.

10/11/2017 By Ilene Denton

Trick-or-Treat

Your Guide to Halloween in Sarasota 2017

Ghost tours, trick-or-treating, and other spooky events taking place throughout the month of October in Sarasota. (We'll keep this list updated through Halloween.)

10/10/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Oct. 5-11

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s "In the Heights;" Beer, Bands and BBQ; FST Children’s Theatre and more.

10/05/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

The World Rowing Championships continue with a Sunset on the Bay party at the Van Wezel and lots, lots more.

09/28/2017 By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

CineBistro to Screen Met Opera Live in HD Broadcasts Starting Oct. 7

Ten Metropolitan Opera productions will air live, with additional taped rebroadcasts.

09/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

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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