Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 13-19

Water park fun, two longtime attractions that are open for business, and more.

08/13/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Eliza Webb Helped to Establish a Thriving Business and Winter Resort in 19th-Century Sarasota

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

08/10/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Aug. 6-12

The Players celebrate 90 years, two art exhibits open, a charity trunk show and more.

08/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Neighborhood Guide

The Players Still Plans Move to Lakewood Ranch

Its big new home will be in the Waterside Place town center.

08/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Arts Update

More Schedule Changes as Sarasota Opera Adapts to COVID-19

The fall season now has some cancellations and possible outdoor concerts.

08/04/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

The Sarasota Ballet's Fall Season Will Be Streamed

The first three programs of the season will be filmed, rather than taking place in theaters with patrons, due to COVID-19.

08/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Newspaperwoman Rose Wilson Fought for Children, Sarasota County and Women's Right to Vote

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

08/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Exploring the New

New Unscripted Series Offers Peeks into the Artistic Process

The series presented by the Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Van Wezel Foundation kicked off last night.

07/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Moments of Joy

Crossing the Ringling Bridge Remains a View to a Thrill

Seeing our city from the span never fails to please.

07/31/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 30-Aug. 6

Downtown’s Farmers Market reopens, fishing for fun and a good cause, a suffragist talk, and more.

07/30/2020 By Kay Kipling

Moments of Joy

A Daily Flower Show Boosts Spirits in a Difficult Time

The colors and shapes of a host of blooms fill my yard.

07/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Pioneer Mary Jane Wyatt Whitaker Braved the Wild and Helped Found a Dynasty

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

07/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Suffragist Project

FST Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in August

Talks with women leaders and a centennial celebration highlight this historic moment.

07/24/2020 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 23-29

Water sports at Nathan Benderson Park, the finale of Asolo Rep’s "Making Musicals," talks with artists and authors, and more.

07/23/2020 By Kay Kipling

Update

Florida Studio Theatre Winter Season to Open in 2021

Concerns about the COVID-19 crisis are pushing back the company's usual production schedule.

07/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Marie Selby Shared Her Love of the Outdoors with Generations Through Her Botanical Gardens

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

07/20/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Sisters Katherine and Daisy McClellan Built a Modern Neighborhood Back in 1916

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

07/13/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Mable Ringling Left a Legacy Beyond the Art Museum That Bears Her Name

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

07/06/2020 By Kay Kipling

Top Events

What to Do This Week in Sarasota: July 2-8

Fireworks on the Lake, Choral Artists present “American Fanfare,” The Planetarium at Bishop reopens, and more.

07/02/2020 By Kay Kipling

The Future Was Female

Dr. Eugenie Clark Dove Deep Into Science and Founded Mote Marine Laboratory

Sarasota's world-famous "Shark Lady" spent much of her life underwater, also writing and teaching about fascinating sea life.

06/29/2020 By Kay Kipling