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Saturday, March 10, 2018


53rd Charity Antiques Sale & Vintage Market

10:00 AM $50 in advance/$60 at the door on Friday. Sat-Sun: tickets are $7 Bradenton Area Convention Center

All proceeds benefit Manatee County nonprofit organizations that support the well-being of local children.


Key Chorale Chamber Singers Present “French Impressions”

4:00 PM $25 Holley Hall

French Impressions

Sarasota Orchestra Presents the Best of Broadway

2:30 PM and 8:00 PM Sarasota Orchestra

Part of Sarasota Orchestra's Pop series.

38th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival: "A World of Jazz"

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM Riverview Performing Arts Center

Jazz clarinetist Ken Peplowski is music director for this nationally acclaimed four-day jazz party.


Palmetto Heritage Festival

10:00 AM Free Admission Palmetto Historial Park & Manatee County Agricultural Museum

Palmetto Heritage Festival


Sarasota Opera Presents Tiefland

7:30 PM Sarasota Opera House

This opera by Eugen d'Albert is one of only two productions performed in the U.S. in a century.

Special Events

2017-2018 Historic Downtown Trolley Tours

10:00 AM $30 Crocker Memorial Church

Trolley Tours around downtown Sarasota by the Historical Society of Sarasota County.

Jane Seymour Exhibition

1:00 PM Chasen Galleries

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Jane Seymour and experience her extraordinary art.


FST presents "Native Gardens"

3:00 PM Florida Studio Theatre

Florida Studio Theatre presents this comedy about good fences and not-so-good neighbors.

Asolo Rep presents "Shakespeare in Love"

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM Asolo Rep Theatre

Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman’s brilliant seven-time Academy Award-winning film, including Best Picture, bursts to life on the Asolo Rep stage.

"The Rehearsal"

8:00 PM FSU Center for the Performing Arts

An FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training production of the Jean JAnouilh play.

"Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill"

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM Westcoast Black Theatre

Melba Moore stars as Billie Holiday in this Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe production

"Northside Hollow"

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM General Admission: $18; Students: $5 with a valid I.D. Urbanite Theatre

Presented by the Urbanite Theatre.

"Bullets Over Broadway"

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM Players Centre for Performing Arts

Woody Allen's adaptation concludes March 11.

Visual Art

Alfred Eisenstaedt: Defining Moments

10:00 AM Ringling Museum

The Ringling Museum presents an exhibit of works by the great American photojournalist Alfred Eisenstaedt.

Ordinary and Extraordinary – An Architecture of Heightened Awareness Exhibit

10:00 AM Free. Center for Architecture

Get an unprecedented look at the design process and the power of innovative ideas, especially those that have changed the conversation and execution of design

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Upcoming Exhibitions

10:00 AM Adult $25, Child 6-17 $5 John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Featuring the exhibition Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

5th Annual Sarasota Spring Fine Art Festival

10:00 AM Free Admission Downtown Sarasota

A "boutique" fine art festival of approximately 130 of Florida's and America's fine artisans in downtown Sarasota.