Come observe honey bees and taste local raw honey from 2 to 2:45 p.m. on August 16 during a free tour at the Sarasota Honey Company. Guests will learn about beekeeping in Florida, agriculture, benefits of the hive and more. Groups of 10 or larger are encouraged to call in advance as seating is limited. For more information or reservation call (941) 726-8755 or click here.
Celebrate National Honey Bee Day at The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime, located at 821 Apricot Ave., during the store's new hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first 50 guests will receive a "thank you for bee-ing here" chapstick. Participants will also receive free samples from Bee Blessed Honey, complimentary bumble margaritas at noon and a coloring contest with prizes. There will also be live music from 12-2 p.m. For more information call (941) 343-2712 or click here.
Designing Daughters will raise money for local charities at The Westin on Saturday, August 18, by offering yoga, raffle prizes, wellness vendors and a rooftop buffet brunch. Festivities start at 9 a.m. and the yoga class, led by HotYoga4You SRQ, begins at 10 a.m in the ballroom on the sixth floor of The Westin. A brunch ticket with yoga is $45; tickets purchased in advance will receive a free raffle ticket. Purchase tickets here or buy additional raffle tickets at the event.
Enjoy local craft beer, live music, and local food trucks at JDub's on Saturday, featuring Smokin Momma Lora's BBQ, Mobile Funky Fusion, BulGoGi Sarasota, The Surly Mermaid Food Truck, Smokin Bowls, Above the Grain, Vanchetta Food Truck, Fillaburger, and Tropical Crepes & Waffles Food Truck. There will also be live music from The Divebombers at 6 p.m.
Through Sept. 3
Founded in 1956, Englewood Pioneer Days is a two-month celebration filled with family-friendly events. The 62nd annual fest will feature food, a chalk festival, a photo contest, car shows, cardboard boat races, Little Miss & Mr. Englewood Pageant and more. Click here for a full list of events.