“BooMobile” Halloween Tour for Kids

Discover Sarasota Tours is offering a special Halloween tour for children: the “BooMobile”.

Shore & Kayak Fishing

Try A Fly... If you’ve never tried a fly rod, the early morning beach is a good place to figure out how it’s done.

Tickets now on sale for Venice Theatre's upcoming music productions

Venice Theatre invites you to join them for some of the best music on Florida’s west coast this season.

Venice Musicale Returns

Venice Musicale, the oldest continuing music organization in Venice, begins its 72nd season in October.

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Presents “Stars Ascending”

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota opens its 28th season, “Stars Ascending”, on Sunday, October 1, 4pm, with a concert in the new Sunday Best series presented at First Presbyterian Church, 2050 Oak Street, Sarasota.

Farlow’s Receive Ian Grant

Farlow’s on the Water recently received a $20,000 grant from the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) for Hurricane Ian repairs.

September Herons of the Month

Let's join Vineland Elementary School in congratulating the September Herons of the Month.

LBHS presents “Matilda the Musical”

Lemon Bay High School Theatre Troupe 0257 begins its 2023-24 season with Roald Dahl’s “Matilda the Musical”, coming to the Lemon Bay Performing Arts Center Thursday through Saturday, December 14-16.

Notable Neighbors

How many of us ever actually get to fulfill our childhood dreams? Did Alice stay forever in Wonderland? Did Dorothy find peaceful bliss in the Land of Oz? Of course not, though we can imagine that they might have, like the heroines in fairy tales, lived happily ever after in …

Farlow’s on the Water Celebrates 20 Years

Farlow’s on the Water may be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, but it didn’t take 20 years for the popular restaurant to become the number one dining destination in Englewood.

Sarasota County Solid Waste named recycling Program of the Year

Sarasota County Solid Waste was named Program of the Year by Resource Recycling, Inc.

Don't Miss The Third Annual Mullet Fest

Hancock Grills, a local grill company, is hosting its Third Annual Mullet Fest on Saturday, November 4, 10am to 10pm, at Pioneer Plaza

“We Share the Same Sky" Holocaust Exhibit

“We Share the Same Sky”, based on the award-winning podcast & book of the same title, opens Saturday, September 30 at the Florida Holocaust Museum

Lights at Spooky Point Returns To Spanish Point

Lights at Spooky Point, the Selby Garden’s Halloween-themed light show, returns for a second season at the Historic Spanish Point campus.

Crews Banking to unify as Crews Bank & Trust

Crews Banking, known for its hometown banks, and deeply rooted in a rich history of community focus and family ownership, is gearing up for unification under the name Crews Bank & Trust on Monday, September 25.

Key Chorale presents “Tango”

The first concert of the season for Key Chorale, the Suncoast’s premier symphonic chorus, is “Tango” on Saturday, September 23, 4pm at Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota.

Lemon Bay High School Athletes of the Month & Sportsmanship Award Winners

On behalf of the Lemon Bay High School Athletic Department, a big congratulations to the LBHS August, 2023 winners of Athlete of the Month, Lillyann Abbott and Landon Spanninger, and the winner of the Sportsmanship Award, Peyton Mason.

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Welcome Home Veterans Celebration at Punta Gorda Airport on October 10

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, October 10 and be a part of the Welcome Home Veterans celebration at the Punta Gorda Airport when the SW Florida Honor Flight returns home from Washington, DC.