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Thursday, December 12, 2019


Museum of Consciousness & AWOW Fundraiser Event

5:30 PM $75

The Museum of Consciousness and AWOW project is about to launch! Join us on Thursday, December 12th for a fun filled evening that includes dinner and enterta...


Strings Con Brio

7:00 PM Glenridge Performing Arts Center at Palmer Ranch

The chamber-sized string orchestra performs a repertoire of masterpieces plus contemporary concert music and well-loved classics from Broadway and cinema.


¡Vívelo! by Son Luna y Jóvenes Zapateadores

7:30 PM Historic Asolo Theatre

¡Vívelo! merges different rhythms and dance styles such as folkloric dance, contemporary, Spanish dance and African-inspired movements. Part of The Ringling'...

Readings & Lectures


8:00 AM Sarasota Opera House

A day-long gathering of minds with a focus on science, art, humanity and the fundamental pieces that create the human experience.

Special Events

Deck the Halls at Ca d'Zan

5:00 PM $15 John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

The Ringling Museum's Italian mansion is decorated for the holidays, with extended viewing hours.


Urbanite Theatre presents "The Thanksgiving Play"

8:00 PM Urbanite Theatre

A blistering satire that hilariously dissects political correctness, just in time for the holidays.

"The Sound of Music"

7:30 PM Asolo Rep Theatre

The Asolo Rep opens its season with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical.

The Players Centre presents "Hello, Dolly!"

7:30 PM Start at $18 Players Centre for Performing Arts

The Players Centre presents "Hello, Dolly!"

"Bright Star"

8:00 PM Florida Studio Theatre

Florida Studio Theatre opens its mainstage season with the uplifting, five-time Tony-nominated musical.

"Outlaws & Angels"

7:30 PM Florida Studio Theatre

FST Cabaret presents a musical tribute to the outlaws of country music and the angels who loved them.

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.