Things To Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 16-22

Outdoor Yoga at The Ringling, a national exhibit opens at Art Center Sarasota and more.

07/16/2020 By Ilene Denton

Stop and Smell the Roses

The Ringling Museum Rose Garden Gets a Makeover

Its first since 2004, says curator Kai Sacco, who explains why.

04/28/2020 By Ilene Denton

Call of the Wild

Selby Gardens, Ringling Museum Are Offering Online Garden Tours

The experts bring the great outdoors to you.

04/08/2020 By Ilene Denton

The Artists' Way

The Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous

For decades, visual artists have lived, worked and dreamed in Sarasota. The legacy they’ve left us is irreplaceable.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Sneak Preview

'Tis the Season for Holiday Home Tours

Coming up: The Entre Nous Holiday Tour of Homes and Deck the Halls at the Ca d’Zan.

11/26/2019 By Ilene Denton

Flashback

Flashback: At Sea With the Ringlings

Ringling used to take potential financial investors on pleasure cruises along Sarasota Bay.

10/01/2019 By Ilene Denton

Preview

The Ringling's Art of Performance Showcases International Artists

Different forms of dance and music take to the stage beginning in October.

06/28/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: June 20-26

Free outdoor concert at the Van Wezel, summer solstice yoga at the Ringling and more.

06/20/2019 By Ilene Denton

World tour

Three-Day Ringling Festival Celebrates the Culture of India

A Journey Through India includes a Bollywood dance festival, live music from a sitar master, lectures on Indian culture, a market with food and artisan goods and more.

04/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Sneak Preview

The Ringling Hosts Blossoms Garden Party April 13

The soiree celebrates the legacy of Mable Ringling’s rose garden.

04/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

Preview

The Ringling Opens Two New Shows Focused on Contemporary Art

One combines modern work from the museum's collections with gifts from private collectors; the other is a solo debut.

03/15/2019 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: March 7-13

Last chance to catch Circus Sarasota, An Evening with Judy Collins and more.

03/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Gardening ABC’s

Ringling Museum Bayfront Gardens Workshops Set for January and February

Learn to fertilize the environmentally right way on Jan. 12; growing roses in Florida on Feb. 9.

01/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Dec. 6-12

Holiday Boat Parade of Lights, Brian Wilson’s Christmas show at the Van Wezel and more.

12/06/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Japanese Woodblock Prints On View at The Ringling

The pieces at the museum's center for Asian art date from the post World War II era.

11/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 18-24

Hunsader Pumpkin Festival continues, Kenny G returns to the Van Wezel and lots more.

10/18/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 9-15

A free outdoor movie at Benderson Park, Rob Schneider at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre, drumming at the Ringling Museum and more.

08/09/2018 By Ilene Denton

Circus Sarasota

The Lavish Life and Forgotten Legacy of John Ringling North

The story of the other circus king.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 22-28

Midori, Ballet Hispánico, Toni Dove, Spring Training starts and more.

02/22/2018 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Feb. 1-7

Balletboyz at the Van Wezel, a water circus in Ellenton, Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits and more.

02/01/2018 By Ilene Denton