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Get Your Shop on at These Local Events

Featuring Handpicked SRQ, Home Resource's big sale, the Rosemary Indie Market and more.

02/16/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

V-Day 2018

Your Guide to Valentine's Day in Sarasota

Enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day at these local restaurants.

02/08/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Shop to it

Earth Fare Arrives

Checking out Lakewood Ranch's newest grocery store.

02/06/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

A Honeybee Tour, an Organic Wine Tasting and More Local Dining Events

Including South Gate Village's monthly "Sip and Stroll" and JDub's Craft Beer Festival.

02/06/2018 Photography by Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

Sarasota Wing Fest at JDub's, a Jazz Brunch at Louies Modern, and Other Local Dining Events

Including a decadent music and chocolate event at Booker High School, First Friday at Retrobaked, and a wine tasting at Michael's Wine Cellar.

01/31/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Preview

SaraSolo Festival Returns for Fourth Season

Solo artists take center stage for this annual festival.

01/25/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

Wine Dinners at Salute, Element and More Local Dining Events

Including a Willamette Valley wine dinner at Pier 22, the sixth annual Tasting Under the Tent at Butcher's Block and a casual wine tasting at Michael's Wine Cellar.

01/24/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Time Travel

Four Generations of Local Women Collaborate on New Book

"Everybody has a story in them. Everybody has something they can either teach or something they can tell."

01/10/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

A Farm to Fork Dinner at Phillippi State Park, Sunday Funday at Louies Modern and More Local Dining Events

Including Richard's fifth annual Health Expo, the grand opening of Peterbrooke Chocolatier and local artist Billy Lyon performing at JDubs Brewery.

01/03/2018 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

Miracle on Palm Ave, A Feast of Fishes, and Other Local Dining Events

Including Storytelling with Santa and the Christmas Fairy at the Powel Crosley estate, an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and Food Drive at Evie's on Main Street, and the opportunity for kids to meet Santa at The Market at Lakewood Ranch.

12/20/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

C'est La Vie's 20th Anniversary Celebration, a Gingerbread House Workshop and Other Local Dining Events

Including the Manatee River Boat Parade and Christmas market at The Lucky Frog.

12/06/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Shop Local

Lakewood Ranch Farmers Market Opens Today

The market will feature culinary demonstrations, mini fitness classes, live music, and more.

12/06/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

The Siesta Key Seafood and Music Festival, Retrobaked Holiday Artwalk and Other Local Dining Events

Including the November Chef Series at Clasico, a wine dinner at Boca Sarasota and a screening of the film Wasted at Owen's Fish Camp.

11/29/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

A Black Friday Brunch at Louies Modern, the Third Annual Snow Crab Festival and More Local Dining Events

Including a movie night at Mandeville Beer Garden and the 941 Food Truck Rally.

11/22/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

It's Getting Hot in Here

98 Degrees Will Perform at the Van Wezel During Its Christmas Tour

Celebrating their 20th anniversary with a second Christmas album and holiday tour.

11/16/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

A Plant-Based Thanksgiving Cooking Class, Cocktails with Designer Camilyn Beth, and Other Local Dining Events

Plus, the sixth annual Multicultural Festival and the Sarasota Garden Club's 90th anniversary.

11/15/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Thanksgiving 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving in Sarasota 2017

Don't feel like preparing a Thanksgiving feast at home this year? Here's your guide to local restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner.

11/14/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Weekly Planner

Suncoast Food & Wine Fest, Cortez Stone Crab Festival and Other Local Dining Events

Including a kombucha-making class, high tea at Latte Luna and a white truffle menu at Cafe Amici.

11/08/2017 By Stephanie Isaac

Bivalve Bliss

Atlantic Beer & Oyster Opens on State Street

A modern seafood shack is opening on State Street in downtown Sarasota.

11/01/2017 By Stephanie Isaac