Sponsored by the Italian American Club of Venice, this four-day party goes down at Venice Municipal Airport. You'll find a huge range of cuisine, plus live music, comedians, magicians, carnival rides and more. Admission is free, but parking is $5. Find details online.
Saturday, Feb. 22
Every Saturday, the staff at Papa's Meat Market in Venice fires up the grill outside and prepares, burgers, sausages and chicken, feta and spinach patties. Grab lunch, then peruse the market inside and pick up something for dinner.
Sunday, Feb. 23
Instructors from High Vibe Studio will lead a 60-minute yoga session at the rooftop bar of the Bradenton Oak & Stone location. As part of the cooldown, you'll receive a mimosa. Registration is $15. This week's event is already full, but you can add your name to the waitlist online, in case a spot opens up. You'll automatically be registered for next month's session, too.
Monday, Feb. 24
Flynn's on Venice Ave is hosting a four-course wine dinner showcasing pours from Napa Valley's Broman Cellars. Dishes include seafood cakes, lamb "lollipops," beef Wellington and a pear crumble. The dinner costs $80. Call (941) 488-2200 to reserve a space.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
Intrigued by the trend of pressure cookers taking over kitchen counters, but nervous you might accidentally hurt yourself? This class is for you. Led by Maria Portelos-Rometo, a family and consumer sciences agent with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, the two-hour lesson will cover how pressure cookers work, how to use them safely and what to make in them. Online registration is $15.