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Tuesday, November 12, 2019


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.



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.


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.