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Ribfest becomes free, relocates

BBQ and music festival makes Bradenton debut Friday through Sunday…. Read more »

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Old Miakka Hootenanny

The Old Miakka Schoolhouse’s only fundraiser returns this weekend, celebrating 101 years of the historic building with live music, great food, living history and more…. Read more »

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Rolling Renegades

Sarasota’s own roller derby team will host its final bout of the season, against The ACR Hunnies. There will be beer, wine and snacks for… Read more »

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Hispanic Heritage Festival

A new celebration of Hispanic and Latino culture put on by Church of the Redeemer, this block party will feature a lineup of several Latino… Read more »

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Taste of Manatee

Dozens of restaurants and plenty of live music, including Sam Woolf…. Read more »

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Poop fossil exhibition coming to South Florida Museum

World’s largest fossilized poop collection being unveiled at South Florida Museum… Read more »

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Family Fun: Solomon's Castle reopens

The magnificent, magical home of Howard Solomon…. Read more »

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Family Fun: Museum Day Live!

Local history, art and more as attractions open their doors…. Read more »

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Beach Lacrosse Fest

Beach volleyball? Sure. Beach lacrosse? This weekend you can have a chance to see some of the best and brightest professional and collegiate lacrosse players… Read more »


Family Fun: Young Eagles

One way for kids to learn a love of flying…. Read more »

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Sarasota/Manatee Heart Walk

Over a thousand people are expected to turn out for Saturday morning’s Heart Walk at Nathan Benderson Park, all to support the efforts of the… Read more »

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Up With People

Touring the world to celebrate their 50th anniversary, the peppy multinational singing group performs in Venice (one of only 12 stops in the U.S.) in… Read more »

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Family Fun: Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

Playing 18 in the summer heat…. Read more »

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Play: Bradenton Riverwalk at sunset

Riverfront park welcomes skateboarders, cyclists and strollers. … Read more »

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Family Friendly Events, Sep. 3-9

FAMILY GAME DAY All ages are invited for Lego-building, board and card games, puzzles, and more. Light refreshments will be available. Free. No registration required…. Read more »

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Englewood Pioneer Days

Englewood’s annual big party begins Saturday with the hilariously entertaining challenge of the Cardboard Boat Races (at 9 a.m. in Indian Mound Park) and a… Read more »

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Family Fun: $6 Saturdays at Mote Marine

An inexpensive and educational reminder of the wonder and oddity of the deep…. Read more »

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Englewood Pioneer Days

The lead-up to the 59th celebration of Englewood features a chalkfest on Dearborn Street from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; a “Shipwrecked” dance party featuring a… Read more »

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Historic Downtown Village

Sarasota’s Historic Downtown Village will host artist demonstrations, tea samplings, intuitive readings, food vendors, and more, as well as complimentary hors d’ouevres, wine and live… Read more »

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ReptiDay Sarasota

ReptiDay Sarasota┬áslithers back into town this Saturday. Never been to a reptile show before? Skip Peel, an event coordinator for Repticon, which puts on two-… Read more »

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