Time Travel

Explore Downtown Venice On a Historic Walking Tour

Discover the buildings and streets that make up Venice's history through these mile-long guided strolls.

08/19/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Fun Run

Join the 2020 Kids' Summer Beach Runs Until July 29

Sarasota County's popular program has gone remote, so kids and families can run on their own time.

07/22/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Just for Kids

Summer Camps Are Still Happening, But Some of Them Will Be Online-Only

Keep your kids busy this summer with these fun virtual and in-person summer camps.

05/13/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Dawn of the Dead

It's Not Too Late For Kids To Join World's Largest Zombie Movie

A local family has partnered with the Sarasota Film Festival to create an online experience for kids stuck at home.

04/23/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Happy New Year!

Your Guide to Celebrating New Year's Eve in Sarasota

The best spots for fireworks, Champagne toasts and midnight smooches.

12/26/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Weekly Planner

A Hello Kitty Food Truck, a Beer Festival and More of This Week's Top Food and Drink Events

Also on the menu: an ugly sweater bar crawl and a celebration of seafood and music.

12/11/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Reality Check

We Tried It: An Hour in Virtual Reality

Exploring the ethereal world of virtual reality at Escape Reality, a V.R. bar and retro arcade

12/10/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Step Right Up

Mr. Swindle's Peculiarium and Drink-Ory Garden Returns to the Sarasota Fairgrounds

It's a spectacle of curiosity and wonder.

11/26/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

How Bazaar

Sarasota's Independent Arts and Crafts Fair Serves Up Unique Gift Ideas

The Atomic Holiday Bazaar returns for its 14th season at the Municipal Auditorium.

11/25/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Climb aboard

New Treehouse-Themed Playground at Pioneer Park Unveiled

After a suspicious fire torched the old playground, a new state-of-the-art playground has taken its place.

10/02/2019 By Olivia Epstein

A whole new world

The Bishop's New 'Backyard Universe' Opens Oct. 1

The new space is intended to offer a fun, hands-on experience that encourages children to interact with science.

09/26/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Glow up

Water Lantern Festival Comes to Sarasota Next Month

The event will allow guests to release a personalized floating lantern at Nathan Benderson Park.

09/17/2019 By Olivia Epstein

Air-Conditioned Exploration

We Tried It: City Sightseeing By Trolley

Discover Sarasota Tours offers trolley tours in the heart of the city for all tastes and interests.

08/13/2019 By Olivia Letts

Summertime sadness

How to Survive a Breakup, Sarasota Style

You might get through the five stages of post-breakup blues quicker if you follow our suggestions.

08/05/2019 By Olivia Letts

Save the date

Four Great Sarasota Dates

Whether it's your first date or your 100th, let us spice up your love life with some fun date suggestions.

08/02/2019 By Hanna Powers

Some Like It Hot

We Tried It: Latin Dancing at The Venue

Do I have what it takes to become a salsa queen?

07/18/2019 By Olivia Letts

COCKTAIL HOUR

Here's What Might Happen at a Transform 2045 Meeting

Our twenty-something writer attended one of Transform 2045's millennial meet ups. Here's what she also learned about its long-range transportation plan.

07/12/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Shell Yeah

Free MarineMax Classes Help Women Boaters Feel More Confident on the Water

The quarterly, small-group classes are taught by U.S. Coast Guard captains.

07/11/2019 By Hanna Powers

Hi-Tech

Mote Marine Offers a New Virtual Reality Experience for Guests

Leave your land legs at the door to enjoy an escape from reality at Mote Marine.

07/08/2019 By Olivia Letts

Nerdy Fun

Sarasota County Public Libraries Host Traveling Planetarium

Catch unique starlit shows at Sarasota libraries throughout the summer.

06/24/2019 By Olivia Letts