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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

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 8-14

The Sarasota Music Festival opens, summer family beach runs start, Bello Nock premieres his summer circus show at the Historic Asolo Theater and more.

06/07/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: June 1-7

For families, Asolo Rep presents Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; Savor Sarasota kicks off; World Oceans Day at Mote and more.

06/01/2017 By Ilene Denton

Star Circus

Circus Sarasota Heads to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Our hometown troupe headlines this month’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

05/31/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 25-31

Idina Menzel at the Van Wezel, Memorial Day parade and concerts, Myakka River Blues Fest and more.

05/25/2017 By Ilene Denton

Preview

This Summer is IncrediBello! at the Ringling

Daredevil clown Bello Nock returns to his hometown for this summer series.

05/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: May 18-24

Frankie Valli at the Van Wezel, a free Joys of Jazz concert in Venice, a musical tribute to Bob Dylan and more.

05/18/2017 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: May 11-17

Sarasota Orchestra plays at Ed Smith Stadium, the Harvey Milk Festival, Family Day at the Ringling and more.

05/11/2017 By Ilene Denton

Takin' It to the Bleat

Try This: Goat Yoga at Geraldson Community Farm

Who doesn't love goats?

05/10/2017 By Jasmine Respess

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: May 4-10

A world premiere musical at the Asolo Rep, the inaugural Venice Seafood & Music Festival and more.

05/03/2017 By Ilene Denton