Event Calendar Previous Next Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Charity National Philanthropy Day Luncheon 2019 11:30 AM $75 Michael's On East The Association of Fundraising Professionals will host the annual luncheon to celebrate the generosity of philanthropists who are being honored by area nonprofits. American Jewish Committee's 2019 Civic Achievement Award Dinner 6:00 PM Start at $275 Michael's On East The American Jewish Committee presents its 2019 Civic Achievement Award to Rod Hershberger. Opera Rigoletto 7:30 PM Sarasota Opera House One of Verdi’s greatest works returns to Sarasota Opera. Readings & Lectures Conversations at the Crocker: Three Women Who Shaped Sarasota History 7:00 PM Free for HSOSC members; $10 for nonmembers Crocker Memorial Church The Historical Society of Sarasota County presents a program about three women who shaped Sarasota History: Bertha Palmer, Mable Ringling and Marie Selby. New College Lecture Series: "Can You Dig It: Sea Turtle Research and Conservation at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort" 5:30 PM $15 Mildred Sainer Pavilion The New College of Florida lecture series presents a talk by Rachel Smith, conservation programs manager at Disney’s Animals, Science, and Environment. Theater FSU Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training presents "Antigone" 7:30 PM Start at $16 Cook Theatre at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts FSU Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training presents Antigone. "Bright Star" 8:00 PM Florida Studio Theatre Florida Studio Theatre opens its mainstage season with the uplifting, five-time Tony-nominated musical. Visual Art Tour du Monde 10:00 AM Free with museum admission John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art The Ringling Museum presents an exhibition in the Circus Museum of selected posters that advertised living attractions.