Weekly Planner

A Cast Iron Cooking Class, a Downton Abbey-Themed Dinner and More of This Week’s Best Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: a night market and food truck rally and a sunset happy hour.

By Rachel Suwak January 29, 2020

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Night Market & Food Truck Rally

Friday, Jan. 31

The Night Market features local artists' crafts and other unique creations, as well as live music from 7 to 11 p.m., while the food truck rally includes food trucks (of course), plus craft beer, wine and cocktails. The event is free and pet- and family-friendly.

Sunset Polo Happy Hour

Friday, Jan. 31

The Sarasota Polo Club is entering its 29th season and celebrating with a sunset happy hour. The event will include tailgating, food, drinks and exciting polo action on a beautifully manicured, 130-acre estate. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.

Downton Abbey Dinner Party

Saturday, Feb. 1

Taste Dining & Travel will host this Downton Abbey-inspired four-course dinner party at Mattison's Forty-One. The evening will start with a glass of bubbly in a candlelit courtyard and dinner will be served in the dining room. Reservations are $100 and can be purchased by emailing [email protected] or by calling (941) 366-7950.

Cast Iron Cooking Class 

Sunday, Feb. 2

Hike it Florida is hosting a cast iron cooking class that teaches students how to make delicious recipes, such as gourmet macaroni and cheese and a three-berry cobbler, as well as how to care for cast iron cooking tools. The class will be hosted outside at Myakka River State Park. The registration limit has been reached, but you can join a waiting list here if any seats become available.

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