Preliminary auditions for the 5th annual Sarasota’s Got Talent competition – sponsored by Julie Rohr Academy – will take place all day Saturday. All types of talent are welcome: singers, dancers, instrumentalists, comedians, yodelers, contortionists, competitive origami masters, what have you. Finalists will compete Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at Sarasota Military Academy, 801 N. Orange Ave.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Plymouth Harbor Auditorium, 700 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota; 371-4979. Cost to register is $25 for individual acts, $50 for group; categories/age divisions: 12 & under, Teen (13-17), Adult (18 & up) and Group.