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The Sarasota Farmers Market Is Hosting a T-Shirt and Tote Bag Design Contest

The winner will receive a $100 gift card and a bundle of market goodies.

02/26/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Lights Up

Sneak Peek: Selby Gardens' 2020 Lights in Bloom

The annual attraction kicks off Dec. 12.

12/07/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Hermitage Artist Retreat Artful Lobster 2020

The annual outdoor celebration was held on the retreat campus on Manasota Key.

11/16/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Local Public Relations Association Presents Virtual 'State of the Media' Events

The weeklong event will feature 30-45-minute conversations with local media representatives, including Sarasota magazine editor-in-chief Susan Burns.

10/07/2020 By Staff

This Is Awesome, Baby!

Dick Vitale Gala Breaks Records, Reaching $5 Million Fundraising Goal

Vitale's V Foundation is on track to raise $7 million for pediatric cancer this year.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Return to vendor

The Sarasota Farmers Market Is Back. Here's How Things Are Going.

Since the market reopened on Aug. 1, customers have flocked to downtown Sarasota to get their hands on food from local vendors.

08/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

From the Editor

From the Editor: Giving in the Age of COVID-19

Susan Burns on why philanthropy is more important than ever.

04/01/2020 By Susan Burns

Public Health

2020 Sarasota Film Festival Cancelled

SFF officials said they will look to reschedule the event at a time "when the public can safely attend large-scale events."

03/13/2020 By Megan McDonald


Jewish Film Festival

The opening night of the 11th annual festival brought together film fans and supporters of the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

03/12/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota 'Up The Tempo'

The annual fund-raising gala for Artist Series Concerts featured cocktails, dinner, a live auction and, of course, music.

03/12/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Teen Court Scholarship Awards Dinner

The annual Teen Court of Sarasota dinner at Michael's On East honored area teens.

03/11/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Asolo Repertory Theatre Gala 2020: A Bollywood Ball

The evening at the Ritz-Carlton offered music from a five-piece Indian band, dance from Shivali Bhammer, songs from Navin Kundra, and more.

03/09/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Planned Parenthood Dinner 2020

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida welcomed hundreds to its annual fund raiser at the Sarasota Sailor Circus Arena, which was decked out in hot pink for the occasion.

03/09/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Easterseals Abilities Shining Luncheon 2020

Easterseals students from age 5 to teen shared the skills they've accomplished thanks to the caring physical therapists at Easterseals.

03/05/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Goodwill Manasota Mardi Gras 2020

The event marked its 15th anniversary with lively Dixieland music and New Orleans cuisine.

03/02/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Glasser Schoenbaum Gala

The Glasser/Schoenbaum Center celebrated 30 years of serving nonprofits at its Believe gala at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

03/02/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Paws on the Catwalk 2020

An emphasis on art drove this annual luncheon this year, with music and painting part of the mix.

03/02/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Harvest House Home Again Luncheon

The luncheon benefits more than 1,000 families, unaccompanied youth, veterans and adult men and women aided by supportive housing.

02/27/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


Florida Studio Theatre Dangerous Ladies Shindig

The theater's annual fund raiser supports the artists, projects and programs of its year-long Suffragist Project.

02/25/2020 Photography by Lori Sax


CAN Red Ribbon Gala 2020

CAN Community Health programs related to HIV awareness and prevention benefit from the evening at the Ritz.

02/24/2020 Photography by Lori Sax