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Your Top 8 Things to Do: Feb. 21-27

Spring training opens, the Italian Feast & Carnival spices up Venice, Sarah McLachlan returns to the Van Wezel and much more.

02/21/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 14-20

Seal and Stomp at the Van Wezel, Baltimore Orioles Springfest and much more.

02/14/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 10 Things to Do: Feb. 7-13

Patti LaBelle and Michael Bolton at the Van Wezel, “Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise” exhibit opens at Selby Gardens and much more.

02/07/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

Travis Tritt at the Van Wezel, “Knights” exhibit opens at the Ringling Museum and more.

01/31/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 9 Things to Do: Jan. 24-30

Jerry Lee Lewis, Gladys Knight, FST’s gripping new production, an Art Battle and more.

01/24/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 17-23

Pilobolus returns to the Van Wezel, Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven and more.

01/17/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Jan. 10-16

The Righteous Brothers and Air Supply at the Van Wezel; "La La Land" in concert; A Doll’s House, Part 2 at the Asolo Rep and lots more.

01/10/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 3-9

Jay Leno, Itzhak Perlman, Something Rotten! and more.

01/03/2019 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Dec. 27-Jan. 2

Sailor Circus Big Top Holidays, "On Your Feet!" at the Van Wezel and more.

12/27/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Dec. 20-26

Lights in Bloom opens at Selby Gardens, last chance to see "The Music Man" at Asolo Rep and more.

12/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 5 Things to Do: Dec. 13-19

A night of klezmer with Itzhak Perlman, WBTT’s "Black Nativity" and more.

12/13/2018 By Ilene Denton

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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

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Your Top 7 Things to Do: Nov. 29-Dec. 5

The big, big downtown Sarasota holiday parade and more.

11/29/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Nov. 22-28

Last chance for the Orchid Show at Selby Gardens, the mammoth Downtown Venice Holiday Parade and more.

11/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 9 Things to Do: Nov. 1-7

Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen at the Van Wezel, Cine-World Festival begins, a free Wild About Nature family fest and more.

11/01/2018 By Ilene Denton

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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

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Your Top 8 Things to Do: Oct. 11-17

Eddie Izzard at the Van Wezel, Selby Gardens' Orchid Show and lots more.

10/11/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 6 Things to Do: Sept. 20-26

Jerry Seinfeld at the Van Wezel, Laura Benanti at the Opera House, a Historic Spanish Point Ghost Tour and more.

09/20/2018 By Ilene Denton

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Your Top 4 Things to Do: Sept. 13-19

Van Wezel Friday Fest, $7 Saturdays at Mote and more.

09/13/2018 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces More of the Coming Season

In addition to its Broadway, dance and classical seasons, the hall offers plenty of song, thrills and comedy.

08/27/2018 By Kay Kipling