Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 19-25

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, a bhangra dance party at The Ringling, free admission to area museums and more.

11:32am By Ilene Denton

Sneak Preview

Historical Trolley Tours, Midcentury Modern Home Tours and More

A look at upcoming home-related events.

9:04am By Ilene Denton

Glow up

Water Lantern Festival Comes to Sarasota Next Month

The event will allow guests to release a personalized floating lantern at Nathan Benderson Park.

09/17/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 12-18

A Venice Oktoberfest, Payne Park yoga festival and more.

09/12/2019 By Ilene Denton

Slime time

'Slime Blowout' Coming to Sarasota Next Month

The convention will feature several "VIP Slimers," plus an ASMR film festival.

09/11/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Weekend Planner

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

Passerine at the Blue Rooster, $7 Saturdays at Mote Aquarium and more.

09/05/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 29-Sept. 4

A musical tribute to Frankie Valli, Labor Day savings at Sarasota Jungle Gardens and more.

08/29/2019 By Ilene Denton

Preview

The Van Wezel's 50th Anniversary Season Is a Mix of Familiar Favorites and Local Premieres

Pop singers, comedians, and yes, naked magicians are taking the hall stage.

08/26/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 22-28

A classic movie at the Opera House, live music at the Blue Rooster and Fogartyville, and more.

08/22/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 15-21

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, flutist Robert Mirabal and more.

08/15/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 8-14

Mote’s Fins and Fun Family festival, Woodstock Revival party at the downtown farmers market and more.

08/08/2019 By Ilene Denton

Practical magic

Sarasota Paranormal Investigators Seek Answers

Brittany Ann and her team are not your average paranormalists.

08/07/2019 By Olivia Letts

It's On

Watch Three Painters Face Off in Artistic Combat at Art Ovation

Summer Skirmish is a friendly competition inspired by last January's popular Sarasota Art Battle .

08/05/2019 By Olivia Letts

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Aug. 1-7

Last chance to catch the Summer Circus Spectacular and more.

08/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Ready to Listen?

New Music New College Season Preview

A mix of new and returning artists highlights the 2019-20 schedule.

08/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Peek

Animated Film Time Spy Takes on Some Big Topics at The Ringling's Center for Asian Art

The film by Chinese artist Sun Xun deals with history, the environment and, of course, time.

08/01/2019 By Kay Kipling

Bite squad

Shark Days Return to Mote Marine

Mote scientist Robert Hueter tells us why it's actually a good sign to see sharks swimming in the Gulf.

07/31/2019 By Hanna Powers

Preview

GuitarSarasota Plans Wide-Ranging 2019-20 Season

Guitarists from around the world perform works by Bach, Scarlatti and more.

07/31/2019 By Kay Kipling

Walking With Ghosts

A Conversation With Poet Diana Khoi Nguyen

"Grief was an unpredictable, tricky thing I found myself in as I was trying to understand and make sense of my brother’s passing."

07/31/2019 By Olivia Letts

Weekly Planner

Swiss Dishes, a Musical Brunch and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: painting at Lucky's Market and a sauce-making class at Publix.

07/31/2019 By Hanna Powers