Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 15-21

The Music Man opens Asolo Rep’s season, Venice Blues Fest and more.

9:50am By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 8-14

Sandcastles on Siesta Beach, the Medieval Fair continues and more.

11/08/2018 By Ilene Denton

Sand Sport

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Brings Friendly Competition to a Childhood Pastime

The 2018 Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival is less "fun in the sun" and more "blood, sweat and tears."

11/08/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Extra stuffing

This Week's Best Food and Drink Events

From medieval pub crawls to funky fermentation, there are plenty of stops on the way to Flavor Town this week.

11/07/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Row Your Boat

Magic Boat Relaunch: Where Did the Magic Go?

After a summer of scheduled maintenance, Historic Spanish Point has relaunched the Magic for tours along Little Sarasota Bay.

11/07/2018 By Jonathan Goodman

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Nov. 1-7

Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen at the Van Wezel, Cine-World Festival begins, a free Wild About Nature family fest and more.

11/01/2018 By Ilene Denton

Halloweekend

This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Ready for a shriek filled with scary good food, craft fear and much morgue?

10/30/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Season Preview

Here's What's Coming to Sarasota in 2018-2019

Carol Burnett! The Lion King! Jerry Lee Lewis! Gaugin at Selby Gardens! And much, much more.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Mod World

This Year's Sarasota MOD Weekend Celebrates Architect Paul Rudolph

Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger headlines this year’s Sarasota MOD Weekend.

10/29/2018 Edited by Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Oct. 25-31

Selby Gardens Spooktacular, season openers at the Opera and Ballet, and more.

10/25/2018 By Ilene Denton

Best of Sarasota 2019

Vote for the Best of Sarasota 2019!

As Sarasota Magazine gets ready to celebrate the city’s best food, drink, shops, entertainment and more, here's your chance to weigh in.

10/25/2018

Ghoulish Go-Tos

Your Guide to Halloween 2018

So we've got palm trees and 80-degree weather—you can still fully embrace the Halloween spirit thanks to these fun events.

10/18/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 18-24

Hunsader Pumpkin Festival continues, Kenny G returns to the Van Wezel and lots more.

10/18/2018 By Ilene Denton

Honorable Mention

The Arts and Cultural Alliance Celebrates Those Working Behind the Scenes

On Oct. 22, the Arts and Cultural Alliance will celebrate those bringing arts and entertainment to everyone’s weekend calendar.

10/11/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 11-17

Eddie Izzard at the Van Wezel, Selby Gardens' Orchid Show and lots more.

10/11/2018 By Ilene Denton

Oktoberfest

A Taste of UTC, Oktoberfest And More Local Dining Events

Including a Caribbean Evening Under the Stars and the 19th annual Firehouse Chili Cookoff.

10/10/2018 By Ashley Cooper

Weekend Planner

Your Top 4 Things to Do: Oct. 4-10

Sarasota Orchestra’s free family concert, Sō Percussion at New College and more.

10/04/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe opens its season, a Modern Works Festival at Urbanite and more.

09/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Fabulous Independent Film Festival Back on the Big Screen

The 2018 Fabulous Independent Film Festival will screen a roster of some of the year's best LGBT films this weekend.

09/27/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Fine dining

Girls' Night Out, a Beer Garden Bazaar, Oktoberfest and More Local Dining Events

There's no shortage of fun food events to hit up this week.

09/26/2018 By Ashley Cooper