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Cheap Thrills, June 13-19

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Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez. (Photo by Carla Varisco-Williams)

SCF Venice Faculty Art Exhibition — Friday through Sept. 11. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Venice will host a Faculty Art Exhibition in the library lobby at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 300. The exhibit showcases a wide range of artworks produced by SCF full-time and adjunct instructors. Open to the public. Library hours are 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Friday. 752-5225; scf.edu.

Club Scene — 7-11 p.m. Friday (June 14). Community Youth Development and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County present “Club Scene” for teens in grades 6-8. Teens can dance to a DJ, play in the game room or hang out with their friends. Refreshments will be served. Lee Wetherington Club, 3100 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. 366-7940.

United Feline Organization — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday (June 15). The UFO’s final show of the 2012-2013 season at South Venice Community Center, 720 Alligator Drive, Venice. Judges will award ribbons along with Best Cat, Best Kitten, and Best Household Pet awards. $3. Children under 12, accompanied by an adult, are free. unitedfelineorganization.net.

21st annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (June 15-16). Along Miami Avenue. Free. (561) 746-6615; artfestival.com.

Florida Maritime Museum — Open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. All of human history can be traced back to water. Explore Florida's rich maritime heritage from pre-Columbian settlements to the modern era. Music on the Stage Porch is held every second Saturday each month, from noon to 4 p.m. Bring an instrument. The museum is nestled in a 1912 Schoolhouse on nearly 4 acres of land in the historic fishing village of Cortez. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. 4415 119th St. W. 708-6120; manateeclerk.com/historical/MaritimeMuseum.aspx.

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