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Wine Tasting at The Reserve

Thursday, Jan. 16

Head to The Reserve for light bites and a unique wine tasting, with unlimited tastings of boutique and small estate bottles. Tickets are $15 and include samples of lite bites from the restaurant's new menu. Purchase a ticket online here.

Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival

Jan. 17-19

The Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival is back for its fifth year with fresh seafood and live music. After you grab a plate and a cocktail, relax to live music with genres from R&B to Caribbean sounds. Meat and vegetarian options are also available. General admission is free.

Taste of St. Armands

Saturday, Jan. 18

The 10th annual Taste of St. Armands is hosted by the St. Armands Circle Association and Wagner Realty. More than 16 local restaurants will be participating, along with outstanding wineries and microbreweries. There will be live music and a silent auction to benefit a local charity. Advanced tickets for the event are $75 and can be purchased here. Tickets are $85 at the door on the day of the event.

Beer & Burger Throw Down

Saturday, Jan. 18

This event offers burgers from more than 10 local restaurants and free samples of craft beer. Live music will be rocking on stage all day, including from a Guns n’ Roses tribute band. The event and parking are free.