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November 20, 2019 Explore Sarasota’s Celery Fields

Monday, November 18, 2019

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Guided Tour Of Celery Fields. Why is it called Celery Fields? Why is Celery Fields so popular? And just what is that mountain made of? Learn the answers to these questions and more on a guided walk through the site. Participants should be prepared to walk approximately two miles along mostly unpaved and often uneven rocky or grassy surfaces, some of which will be uphill. Register HERE (Search Celery Fields in Location Box). WHAT: Explore Celery Fields WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:30am-11:30am WHERE: Celery Fields Regional Stormwater Facility, 6799 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota, FL, 34240 COST: Free

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November 18, 2019 – April 27, 2020 Bayfront Gardens Tour

Sunday, November 17, 2019

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The Ringling Introduces Gardens Walking Tour. This walking tour will introduce you to interesting botanical specimens on the estate while providing a historic overview of the development of the estate. The Ringling Arboretum has over 2350 trees within the arboretum representing native, exotic, historical, and culturally significant trees. Garden Tours are offered on Mondays at 1:00-2:30 PM. The tour is 90 minutes in length and covers approximately 1 mile. We encourage visitors to bring bottled water, and wear appropriate footwear, preferably closed-toe, sunblock, and hats. Tours are subject to weather conditions WHAT: The Ringling Bayfront Gardens Tour WHEN: Mondays, Nov […]

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November 20, 2019 Bobby Jones Golf Club Workshop

Thursday, November 14, 2019

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Public Workshop Presented by Kimley-Horn and Associates. This workshop will focus on park-related elements of the Bobby Jones Golf Course project. The presentation will highlight alternate concepts with a Q&A session. Presentation boards with plans and program elements will be displayed, with open house format for review and acceptance of additional input WHAT: Bobby Jones Golf Club Workshop WHEN: 11/20/2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM WHERE: Bobby Jones Golf Complex, 1000 Circus Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida 34232

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November 15-16 Brundibár

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Sarasota Youth Opera Presents Historic Children’s Opera. Sarasota Youth Opera presents a revival of their acclaimed production of Brundibár by Hans Krása at 7 pm on Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16, 2019. Originally performed by children at the Theresienstadt concentration camp during WWII, this allegorical tale has three heroes — a sparrow, a cat and a very wise dog — helping two children raise the money needed to save their ailing mother, despite the evil organ grinder Brundibár. The cast of 87 young people is comprised of Sarasota Youth Opera members ranging in age from 8 to 18. […]

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November 7, 2019 Ringling Underground

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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Ringling Underground. Enjoy live music, and art in the Museum of Art Courtyard 8:00pm -11:00pm. This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. Check out up-and-coming artists displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. Select galleries will be open until 11:00pm. Click HERE for more information or to buy tickets (Tickets available at the door) What: Ringling Underground When: November 7, 2019, 8:00-11pm Where: Museum of Art Courtyard Price: $15 / Free for Members & College Students w/ ID

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November 8-10, 2019 Sarasota MOD

Friday, November 1, 2019

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Sarasota Architectural Foundation’s MOD Weekend Returns. Mark your calendars for November 8-10, 2019 — that’s when the sixth annual Sarasota MOD Weekend takes place! This year’s theme is “Sarasota in the Sixties,” and there will be home tours, trolley tours, lectures and much more. Visit sarasotamod.com for details!

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October 31, 2019 Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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A Little Halloween History. 2,000 years ago the Celts celebrated their new year on November 1st, marking the end of summer and the harvest. Following was the beginning of a long, dark, cold winter, a time associated with human death. The Celts believed that on the night before the new year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became one. Believing ghosts of the dead returned to earth, the Celts celebrated Samhain the night of October 31st. In addition to damaging crops and causing trouble, Celts thought that the presence of spirits made it easier for […]

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November 3, 2019 Garden Music Series

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

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Shane Chalke’s Jazz Quartet At Selby Gardens. The Garden Music Series at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens presents an eclectic variety of local and international musical artists who perform music of nearly every style and musical genre, both vocal and instrumental. Recording artist and Jazz Trumpeter Shane Chalke performs nearly 200 shows a year as “Shane Chalke’s BE Jazz” in the “High Country” of western North Carolina and as “Shane Chalkes’ Jazz Trio” in Sarasota. Influenced by Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Gene Ammons, Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard and Dave Brubeck to name a few, Shane is a local Sarasota […]

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November 10, 2019 Bowls Of Hope

Sunday, October 27, 2019

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Soup’s ON! Don’t Let It Get Cold! All Faith Food Bank’s Bowls of Hope returns once again November 10th to Ed Smith Stadium. Each year more than 1,500 guests attend one of the community’s largest and most popular family-friendly events where 40 of our community’s finest restaurants and caterers serve delicious soups, breads, desserts, and more. Guests select beautiful handcrafted bowls to keep, all donated by local potters, artists, and students while enjoying a modest meal as a reminder of the empty bowls they help to fill. Get your tickets by clicking HERE. WHAT: Bowls of Hope Benefiting All Faiths […]

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October 25, 2019 Joseph’s Coat

Friday, October 25, 2019

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The Ringling Presents Joseph’s Coat. Joseph’s Coat Skyspace by James Turrell is a triumph of technology, engineering, and aesthetics. The Skyspace, created by internationally-renowned artist James Turrell, is a gathering place for contemplation, and sustained experience. At sunset, a sophisticated system of LED lights is employed to change the color of the space. In doing so, the artist changes the context in which you view the sky and can radically change your perception of the color of the sky and its spatial relation to you. As you gaze up at the sky through the 24 foot square aperture in the […]

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November 7, 2019 Ringling Underground

Monday, October 21, 2019

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Ringling Underground Returns. Enjoy live music, and art in the Museum of Art Courtyard 8:00pm -11:00pm. This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. Check out up-and-coming artists displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. Select galleries will be open until 11:00pm. Click HERE for more information or to buy tickets (Tickets available at the door) What: Ringling Underground When: November 7, 2019, 8:00-11pm Where: Museum of Art Courtyard Price: $15 / Free for Members & College Students w/ ID

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November 17, 2019 – February 2, 2020 Zodiac LEGO

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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The Ringling To Feature LEGO Exhibit. Zodiac LEGO (2018) is a series of individual works that is constructed of Lego bricksto represent the following animals: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Ram, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. Zodiac LEGO will be on view at The Ringling in the Keith and Linda Monda Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, November 17, 2019–February 2, 2020. The Ringling is the first museum in the United States to show this traveling exhibition. These colorful works are made entirely of small LEGO pieces and demonstrate the artist’s continued interest in the zodiac animal concept. ​ […]

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October 1, 2019 Fiction Writers Meeting

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

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Author Pat McKanic presents “Creating a Mystery”. “Creating a Mystery” is a fun, funny and interactive presentation that takes a step-by-step look at how a mystery thriller comes together. This well-received presentation will resonate with mystery writers and aspiring writers, as well as readers who appreciate a keep you guessing, edge-of-your seat mystery thriller. Pat’s novel, Illusions of Paradise, earned Five Stars from Readers’ Favorite and has earned more than two dozen Five Star reviews from readers on Amazon.com (illusionsofparadise.net) Pat recently launched BookBuzz Media, a division of her public relations and marketing company, Pat McKanic & Associates, that specializes […]

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September 28, 2019 Scotch & Cigars

Sunday, September 15, 2019

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Maduro 41 Hosts: Scotch & Cigars. On Saturday, September 28th, from 5-8pm, join Maduro Cigar and Bar as they host Scotch and Cigars. The event benefits Knights of Columbus. $50 Tickets/Person includes: Featuring Glenrothes Scotch Selections, 3 Blends – Bourbon Cask, Whiskey Makers Cut and 12 Year, paired with 2 fine Premium Cigars plus Heavy Hors D’Oeuvres. Great selection of raffle prizes including a 25 year bottle of scotch!!! Raffle tickets 3 for $5.00 and 8 for $10.00 WHAT: Scotch & Cigars at Maduro 41 WHEN: September 28, 2019, 5-8pm WHERE: Maduro’s Cigar and Bar, Coral Cove Mall, 7386 S. […]

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August 31st – September 1st, 2019 Venice Craft Show

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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11th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Show. The 11th Annual Downtown Venice Craft Festival returns to Florida’s west coast for a 2-day celebration of affordable art and unique crafts. Now is your chance to buy a wide variety of ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, metal works and much more. Their Green Market offers live flora, freshly popped kettle corn, gourmet spices, and sauces. Come meet and visit with some of the nation’s best crafters, as you stroll beautiful Venice. For more information please visit: www.visitvenicefl.org. WHAT: Downtown Venice Craft Show WHEN: August 31 – September 1, 2019, 10am-4pm. WHERE: Downtown Venice, 100 […]

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November 20, 2019 Explore Sarasota's Celery Fields

November 20, 2019 Explore Sarasota's Celery Fields

Guided Tour Of Celery Fields. Why is it called Celery Fields? Why is Celery Fields so popular? A[...]
November 18, 2019 - April 27, 2020 Bayfront Gardens Tour

November 18, 2019 - April 27, 2020 Bayfront Gardens Tour

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November 20, 2019 Bobby Jones Golf Club Workshop

November 20, 2019 Bobby Jones Golf Club Workshop

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November 15-16 Brundibár

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