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Transition Sarasota's Seventh Annual Eat Local Week Underway

Oct 21, 2017 ● By Kevin

Annual celebration of local food and agriculture kicked off Friday, and runs through Oct. 29.

Shows You Can't Miss in 2017-18 in Sarasota

Oct 12, 2017 ● By Kevin

We compiled a list of performing arts venues and groups and their 2017-18 schedules for your reference.

Volunteers Still Needed in SWFL for Irma Relief Efforts

Oct 10, 2017 ● By Kevin

Here's a list of 10 spots around Southwest Florida where you can volunteer in the wake of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Vets2Success Program to Educate and Empower Veterans for Reintegration Into Communities Through Food and Drink

Oct 11, 2017 ● By Kevin

Bryan Jacobs, who lost his brother to veteran suicide, is evolving his 3-year-old Vet2Chef program into a full entrepreneurial endeavor to inspire veterans through food and brew programs.

Everglades Wonder Gardens Sees 100 Volunteers Contribute 600 Hours of Work

Oct 10, 2017 ● By Kevin

Volunteers have made a significant impact on the recovery of the Everglades Wonder Gardens, but the nonprofit organization still needs help.

Aubuchon Homes in the Running for Business Citizenship Award Following 25-year Anniversary Celebration

Oct 10, 2017 ● By Kevin

This year the Horizon Council nominated Aubuchon Homes, which celebrated 25 years in business in August, for the Business Citizenship Award. Winner to be awarded Oct. 12.

Sarasota Pen Women Celebrate 60 Years, Prepare for Achievement Awards Luncheon

Sep 18, 2017 ● By Kevin

Founded in 1957, the Sarasota Branch of the National League of Pen Women have been busy celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2017.

Booker High School Ranks in Top 80 Arts Schools in the Nation

Sep 18, 2017 ● By Kevin

These specific rankings are based on alumni interest in arts majors and colleges, school diversity and class size. Statistics were obtained from the U.S. Department of Education.

Five-mile Segment of the Pinellas Trail Coast-to-Coast Connector Open

Sep 18, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Coast-to-Coast Connector will extend 250 miles from Pinellas County to Brevard County. Pinellas County’s portion is the first completed segment for the Coast-to-Coast Connector.

Irma Relief Updates, Florida Licensing On Wheels Coming to Lee County

Sep 15, 2017 ● By Kevin

Despite Friday's closure, the city will continue to activate local recovery from Hurricane Irma and issue more updates.



  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    12/12/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Painting as Sculpture

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Paintings need not always be smooth and two‐dimensional. Creating a painting with various materia...


  • Painting as Sculpture

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Paintings need not always be smooth and two‐dimensional. Creating a painting with various materia...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    12/12/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/12/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • Fishing Club Holiday Party

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Fishing Club meets monthly through the season and sponsors several group fishi...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • The music from the classic A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring Steinway Artist Jim Martinez and h...


  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    12/17/2017
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    12/17/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Echoes

    12/17/2017
    02:00PM

    Tillie and Samira were born 175 years apart, but their parallel stories eerily mirror one another...


  • Miracle on 34th Street

    12/17/2017
    02:00PM

    Holiday tradition. Based on the movie of the same name, Miracle On 34th Street features a book an...


  • FOODIES & YOGIS: Basil & Back Care

    12/17/2017
    04:00PM — 06:00PM

    Calling all soul seeking, health conscious, cuisine curious peeps! Most bodies & minds need assi...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/17/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/17/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    12/11/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    12/18/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...