Events

3rd Annual Florida Turkey Trot ensues despite COVID-19

Runners and Families attend the Florida Turkey Trot run at Nathan Benderson Park, participating in the annual event's festivities.

All Faiths Food Bank hosts turkey distribution effort on Nov. 7

Blake Medical Center hosts Crush the Crisis Opioid Take Back Day on Oct. 24

Thunder by the Bay on as scheduled

How to check wait times at early voting sites in Sarasota County

Tampa Bay Rays set to take on L.A. Dodgers in World Series

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa hosts blood drive for OneBlood

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Lakewood Ranch will gain a Winn-Dixie store in November

Sarasota Police Department to partner with state organizations to take part in White Cane Day demonstration

Over 20 restaurants participate in Sarasota-Manatee Originals' Set the Bar Cocktail Week

Hunsader Farms Kicks Off Its 29th Annual Pumpkin Festival

South County Regional Park Pool Closing Early Oct. 14

The Venice Police Department will participate in Drug Take Back Day

Amazon Prime Day is expected to be the #1 shopping day in Quarter 4

Prime Day is Amazon’s annual sale event exclusively for Prime members. It features two days of special savings on thousands of items across all product categories. Amazon confirmed on September 27 that Prime Day will be held on Oct. 13-14, 2020. The deals will go live starting at midnight PDT.

Largest off-road park in Florida to open this weekend in Punta Gorda

The grand opening of Sandlot Off-Road Adventure Park opens Oct. 9. The park is formerly known as Florida Tracks and Trails and will reopen under different ownership.

Manatee County Historical Records Library Celebrates Family History Month

October is Family History Month and during the week of October 12 – 17, 2020, from 9:00 am – noon, the Manatee County Historical Records Library is presenting special appointments that focus on local genealogy and historical research.

Sarasota Art Museum Expands Inclusion Efforts Through ‘Pay What You Can’ Day at Sarasota Art Museum and Hiring of Visitor Experience Associates

he Sarasota Art Museum of Ringling College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the re-launching of the monthly Pay What You Can (PWYC) day at the Sarasota Art Museum. The museum will also begin hiring multilingual Visitor Experience Associates (VEAs) to enhance diversity and inclusion training.

  Ringling hosts family-friendly summer circus

St. Armand's Seafood and Music Festival Postponed

Evening Under the Stars at SCF's Venice campus

  'Fashion Funds the Cure' returns to the Suncoast

Hot air balloon festival coming to Sarasota

Going over the Edge: Community members rappel for a cause

Farmer's Market to Open in Rosemary District

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB)- The Rosemary District is opening it's very own farmer's market starting this Thursday, February 22nd.

Manatee County fair kicks off on Thursday

The 102nd Annual Manatee County Fair kicks off today at 6 p.m. at the Fairgrounds in Bradenton.

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office prepares for 'Shop With a Cop' event

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is preparing for the 13th annual "Shop with a Cop" event on Wednesday, December 6th.

Arts and Crafts show returns to Englewood Sports Complex

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - The 6th annual Arts and Crafts show is returning to Englewood Sports Complex on December 9th.

Local law enforcement unite to hand out thanksgiving meals

Several law enforcement departments gathered at Lincoln Middle School in Palmetto for the inaugural Sylvester Bellamy thanksgiving drive today.

Deadline for early registration to annual beach run approaching

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - The annual Sandy Claws Beach Run is fast approaching for its 41st year on Siesta Beach. The run will take place Saturday, December 9.

Clydesdale's are coming to Lakewood Ranch

SARASOTA, FL. (WWSB) - Gold Coast Eagle, a Budweiser wholesaler here in Lakewood Ranch, has won the Ambassador of Excellence Award!

Nancy Arambasick - An Amazing Suncoast Woman

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Nancy Arambasick is an Amazing Suncoast Woman. You would never guess the vivacious Director of Volunteers at Doctors Hospital has had to overcome great challenges in her life.

Postponed First Brass concerts rescheduled

The First Brass has rescheduled BrassFest 2017 after Hurricane Irma postponed last weekend's scheduled concerts. The group, made up of local musicians will perform at the following times and locations:

Bradenton Veterinary Hospital to host ice cream event

MANATEE Co., FL (WWSB) -- Bradenton Veterinary Hospital is inviting the public - "young and old, two-legged and four-legged" - to visit B's Cool Treats Ice Cream Truck in their parking lot for free ice cream.

City of North Port seeking vendors for Freedom Festival

SARASOTA Co., FL (WWSB) -- The City of North Port is seeking food, business and merchandise vendors for the 14th annual Freedom Festival.

DaVinci's Faire & BarCamp , the Sarasota-Bradenton Technology, Business & Community Conference

BRADENTON-SARASOTA, Fla. – DaVinci’s Faire & BarCamp 2017 is being held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Manatee Technical College with a large emphasis on STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This year's community event remains free and seeks to bring people of all ages together. They plan to showcase a full spectrum of innovation and technology experiences ranging from tech talks, drones, robotics, engineering displays, board games, and a Kinect room by Microsoft showcasing the technology via existing games and future possibilities. A popular feature is returning called the Quick Pitch contest, an activity that grooms local entrepreneurs, small business, and startup founders with the help of Manasota SCORE.