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Top 10: Saddest Christmas songs

Are you having a blue Christmas? Check out this playlist by Ticket staffer Wade Tatangelo. … Read more »


Gypsy Allure

Gypsy Allure returns to the Sarasota Classic Car Museum for a holiday show filled with magic, music and humor. The Mistress of Magic will perform… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured | Sunday 

A Taste of Chanukah

More than food, this massive celebration is a spectacle…. Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured | Friday | Saturday | Sunday 

Snow Fest Sarasota

Correction: This massive celebration is at Payne Park, not Phillippi Park…. Read more »

Family-Friendly | Friday | Saturday | Sunday 

Selby Gardens Lights Up

Selby Gardens will transform into a festive winter wonderland during Lights In Bloom this weekend and next, the grounds adorned with life-sized, garden-themed illuminations and… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Friday | Saturday | Sunday 

Jungle Gardens Lights Up

Sarasota Jungle Gardens’ annual Holiday Lights Spectacular features a myriad of family friendly activities, roasting s’mores and hot dogs, photos with Santa and live entertainment… Read more »


Tasty, Local Gifts

Going to a party and need a host gift? Avoid random wine with these great local gifts…. Read more »


Soundboard, Dec. 18-24

Who’s playing where and when this weekend and beyond … all the way to Christmas Eve… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Featured 

Light It Up: Top Spots For Christmas Lights

Some of the best electrified displays of holiday spirit in the area…. Read more »

Featured | Section | The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: Famous Tavern (updated with video)

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: New downtown gastropub rocks; reflects owner’s passion for cuisine, craft beer, wine and music…. Read more »

Cheap Thrills 

Cheap Thrills, Dec. 18-24

Jazz At Two – 2-4 p.m. Friday (Dec. 19). A swinging holiday Jazz Jam Session hosted by the Jerry Eckert Trio at the Unitarian Universalist… Read more »

Beer Geek 

Beer review: Motorworks Thresher

Bradenton brewery’s barleywine aged in whiskey barrels…. Read more »

Featured | Liquid Love 

Liquid Love: Candy Cane Martini

‘Tis the season, after all…. Read more »

Chef Talk | Cooking | Featured 

Chef Talk: Mark Traugutt of the Founders Golf Club

Famed local chef at Founders Golf Club…. Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News 

Cheap Eats: Sunnyside Cafe

An upscale take on greasy spoon breakfast at the new north Trail cafe…. Read more »

Featured | Music | Section 

93.3 FLZ’s Jingle Ball

Meghan Trainor will be “all about that bass” celebrating her 21st birthday in Tampa…. Read more »

Featured | Section | Sunday 

Black Diamond Burlesque

Sarasoat performance troupe presents Sunday Solstice, a Holiday Extravaganza… Read more »

Family-Friendly | Section | Sunday 

'Frozen' party

Family party based on “Frozen” will include sing-alongs, trivia and a screening of the movie… Read more »

Featured | Saturday 

Greet the Light

It’s a Winter Solstice celebration at The Ringling. … Read more »

Featured | Music | Music News | Music Reviews 

Happy birthday, Dickey Betts!

Dickey Betts on his five most famous songs: interview… Read more »

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