Check out the scary “scythed chariot” and the rest of the 60 handcrafted replicas of Leonardo da Vinci’s military, flying, nautical and hydraulic machines at the recently opened "Da Vinci Machines." The exhibition will be bringing visitors to the Bradenton Municipal Auditorium for the next five months. Read more about the exhibition and original 'Renaissance man' Da Vinci, whose inventions, many of which existed only as sketches in his time, formed the foundation of many machines we use today.
Bradenton Municipal Auditorium, 1005 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15.95 adults, $13.95 seniors and military, $11.95 children age 1-14, family pack for up to five people, $50; bradentongulfislands.com/DaVinci;discoverdavinci.com.