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May


La boheme - Opera Film
Sun. May. 20
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of Puccini's most beloved opera "La bohème", performed at the Royal Opera House in London. It is love at first sight when Rodolfo and Mimì meet, and what ensues is a passionate, timeless, and moving story. They live contentedly in their small apartment, but their idyllic lifestyle is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. Royal Opera Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts a superb young cast starring Australian soprano Nicole Car as Mimì and American tenor Michael Fabiano as Rodolfo. Location: Sarasota Opera House
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3321 or 941.328.1300
Venice Brew Bash VII
Sat. May. 26
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sample over 60 different craft and import brews. This event is the perfect opportunity for beer aficionados, beer lovers or just the casual beer drinker. Representatives from the breweries will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. There will be beer on tap for sale and food vendors. Tickets are required upon entry to the event. Prices are $35 in advance and $45 at the door for beer samplers. $5 for designated drivers and all other visitors.
Location: Venice Community Center, Venice
Information: venicebrewbash.com or 860.375.4073
Anna Bolena - Opera Film
Sun. May. 27
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Anna Bolena", performed at the Vienna State Opera. England, 1536. A political and religious upheaval has been caused by Henry VIII when he gets rid of his first wife to marry Anne Boleyn. But the new Queen is unable to give her King a male heir. As Anne is driven mad by Henry’s infidelity, you’ll hear one of opera’s greatest mad scenes in the voice of one of the greatest sopranos of today, Anna Netrebko.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3330 or 941.328.1300

 

June


Twelfth Night - Theater Film
Sun. Jun. 3
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night", performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on Olivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister...
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3334 or 941.328.1300
The Wizard of Oz
Thu. Jun. 7
7:30 PM
Classic Movies at the Opera House presents "The Wizard of Oz" (1939). A tornado whisks young Kansas native Dorothy and her dog Toto away to the magical land of Oz, where they befriend a Scarecrow, a Tin Man and a Cowardly Lion on their journey to confront the Wicked Witch of the West and visit the wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3483 or 941.328.1300
Eugene Onegin - Opera Film
Sun. Jun. 10
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Eugene Onegin", performed at the Salzburg Festival. On a Russian country estate, awkward, inexperienced young Tatyana is seized by a sudden passion for the handsome, blasé new neighbor Eugene Onegin. She writes him a love letter, but he makes it clear to her that he is not interested. Later, Tatyana‘s sister flirts with Onegin, her fiancé challenges him to a duel and is killed by Onegin. Years later, Onegin returns, finds that Tatyana has married an aged prince, and tries to win her back. Opera in 3 acts by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Sung in Russian. Tchaikovsky is best known for his symphonic scores and ballets such as the "Nutcracker", "Swan Lake", and "Sleeping Beauty". Yet his operas also occupy a place of honor in his oeuvre, and two of them, "Eugene Onegin" and "The Queen of Spades", both based on novels by Pushkin, are among his very finest works. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3339 or 941.328.1300
Lohengrin - Opera Film
Sun. Jun. 17
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Lohengrin", performed at the Dresdem State Opera. Starring in their premiere Wagnerian roles, Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala, alongside the Staatskapelle Dresden and conducted by Christian Thielemann, were met with standing ovations from audiences, and an equally warm acclaim from critics: “Pure bliss! Never ending applause!” —Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Opera and Libretto by Richard Wagner in three acts. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3340 or 941.328.1300
All About Eve
Thu. Jun. 21
7:30 PM
Classic Movies at the Opera House presents "All About Eve" (1950). A story of theatrical ambition, deception, and hypocrisy. The legendary Bette Davis, in her greatest role, plays a powerful, aging actress, at the apex of her career, who does battle with a calculating newcomer.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3494 or 941.328.1300
Alices Adventures in Wonderland - Ballet Film
Sun. Jun. 24
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland", performed at the Royal Ballet in London. The original cast takes to the screen in this madcap adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s story. Exuding a girlish charm, Alice, danced by British Principal Lauren Cuthbertson, is joined by a host of familiar characters including the jittery White Rabbit, the eccentric, tap-dancing Mad Hatter, the enigmatic Caterpillar and the ferocious Queen of Hearts. Tumble down the rabbit hole with The Royal Ballet with Christopher Wheeldon’s exciting Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Ballet in 3 acts. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was the first full ballet created for the Royal Ballet since 1995 and premiered in 2011 with sold-out performances. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3341 or 941.328.1300

 

July


La gazza ladra - Opera Film
Sun. Jul. 1
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "La gazza ladra", performed at Teatro alla Scala, Milan. The story of the servant Ninetta, unjustly accused of theft. Opera in 2 acts by Gioachino Rossini. Sung in Italian. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3342 or 941.328.1300
Gone with the Wind
Thu. Jul. 5
7:30 PM
Classic Movies at the Opera House presents "Gone with the Wind" (1939). A Civil War epic about life in the South before, during and after the war centers on a spoiled young woman and her obsession with a man in love with someone else. The film won eight Oscars.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3484 or 941.328.1300
Tosca - Opera Film
Sun. Jul. 8
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Tosca", performed at the Royal Opera House in London. Set in Rome, the story follows painter Mario Cavaradossi who is captured and sentenced to death by Scarpia, the sadistic Chief of Police. Mario’s life can be saved and his freedom granted providing, his lover, Tosca, gives herself to Scarpia. This production is conducted by Dan Ettinger and stars the Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka as Tosca. Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja sings the role of Cavaradossi, alongside Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley, singing the role of Scarpia. Melodramma in 3 acts by Giacomo Puccini. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3343 or 941.328.1300
Andrea Chnier - Opera Film
Sun. Jul. 15
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Andrea Chénier", performed at the the Teatro alla Scala, Milan. A story of liberty and love set during the French revolution. An opera in 4 acts by Umberto Giordano. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3344 or 941.328.1300
AJC'S 2018 Summer Lunch & Learn Series
Wed. Jul. 18
11:30 AM
Julie Rayman, AJC’s Director of Political Outreach The Growing Need for a Global Jewish Advocacy Agenda. How can American Jews influence how other countries view Israel, anti-Semitism, and the pursuit of human rights? Only $28 Per Lecture – Includes Luncheon! Reservations Required.
Location: Michael's on East
Information: 941.365.4955
King Creole
Thu. Jul. 19
7:30 PM
Classic Movies at the Opera House presents "King Creole" (1958). Elvis Presley as a singer mixed up with gangsters. Carolyn Jones, Dolores Hart, Dean Jagger, Walther Matthau.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3485 or 941.328.1300
Swan Lake - Ballet Film
Sun. Jul. 22
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Swan Lake", performed at the Royal Ballet in London. Swan Lake has had a special role in the repertory of The Royal Ballet since 1934. This Season The Royal Ballet created a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in collaboration with his long-term designer John Macfarlane. Ballet in 4 acts by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. Additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and Frederick Ashton. Music by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3345 or 941.328.1300
Gala des etoiles - Ballet Film
Sun. Jul. 29
1:30 PM
HD at the Opera House presents a film viewing of "Gala des etoiles", performed at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan. Continuing the tradition of the Grand Gala at La Scala, an opportunity to quench your thirst for ballet, for spectacle and for highest quality entertainment. On stage there will be the most beloved ballets, virtuoso performances, the most spoken-about names and the new stars to be discovered. All this is Gala des Etoiles, a tribute to ballet-loving audiences through its protagonists. Please note this is a film viewing of a recorded performance.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=3346 or 941.328.1300

 

August


AJC'S 2018 Summer Lunch & Learn Series
Wed. Aug. 15
11:30 AM
Annette Klein, Consul General of Germany Clément Leclerc, Consul General of France Confronting Extremism and Anti-Semitism in Europe An in-depth discussion of the rise of hatred in Europe and the efforts being taken to reverse this trend. Only $28 Per Lecture – Includes Luncheon! Reservations Required.
Location: Michael's on East
Information: 941.365.4955

 

October


A Slow Fade: Art by Gary Morgan
Oct 12 - Dec 12 All Day
?Though fourteen artworks utilizing various styles and techniques, artist Gary Morgan explores the effects of Alzheimer's and dementia on individuals and their loved ones. From the Artist Statement: "This is an exhibition about dementia in its many different forms. I hope you feel empathy for everyone associated with the disease and, most of all, gain a new understanding of the ever increasing challenges created by dementia. This event is free and open to the public.
Location: Selby Public Library Rotunda, 1331 1st Street
Information: 941.861.1100
The Barber of Seville
Fri. Oct. 26
7:30 PM
The Sarasota Opera presents "The Barber of Seville" by Gioacchino Rossini. Dr. Bartolo plans to marry his ward Rosina, but she has other plans for her future. Figaro, the barber, comes to the rescue and assists Rosina in sneaking, scheming and plotting to marry her beloved Lindoro—secretly, the rich Count Almaviva.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=3131 or 941.328.1300
The Barber of Seville
Sun. Oct. 28
1:30 PM
The Sarasota Opera presents "The Barber of Seville" by Gioacchino Rossini. Dr. Bartolo plans to marry his ward Rosina, but she has other plans for her future. Figaro, the barber, comes to the rescue and assists Rosina in sneaking, scheming and plotting to marry her beloved Lindoro—secretly, the rich Count Almaviva.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=3131 or 941.328.1300
The Barber of Seville
Wed. Oct. 31
7:30 PM
The Sarasota Opera presents "The Barber of Seville" by Gioacchino Rossini. Dr. Bartolo plans to marry his ward Rosina, but she has other plans for her future. Figaro, the barber, comes to the rescue and assists Rosina in sneaking, scheming and plotting to marry her beloved Lindoro—secretly, the rich Count Almaviva.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=3131 or 941.328.1300

 

November


"The Little Sweep" by Benjamin Britten
Sat. Nov. 3
12:30 PM
Sarasota Youth Opera will present a revival of our acclaimed production of Britten’s charming opera— "The Little Sweep". A group of children, with the help of a kind nursery maid, work to free a young chimney sweep apprentice from his cruel master. This enchanting work, which was written to introduce young people to opera, will be sure to delight children and adults alike.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300
"The Little Sweep" by Benjamin Britten
Sun. Nov. 4
5:30 PM
Sarasota Youth Opera will present a revival of our acclaimed production of Britten’s charming opera— "The Little Sweep". A group of children, with the help of a kind nursery maid, work to free a young chimney sweep apprentice from his cruel master. This enchanting work, which was written to introduce young people to opera, will be sure to delight children and adults alike.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300
The Barber of Seville
Tue. Nov. 6
7:30 PM
The Sarasota Opera presents "The Barber of Seville" by Gioacchino Rossini. Dr. Bartolo plans to marry his ward Rosina, but she has other plans for her future. Figaro, the barber, comes to the rescue and assists Rosina in sneaking, scheming and plotting to marry her beloved Lindoro—secretly, the rich Count Almaviva.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=3131 or 941.328.1300
The Barber of Seville
Thu. Nov. 8
7:30 PM
The Sarasota Opera presents "The Barber of Seville" by Gioacchino Rossini. Dr. Bartolo plans to marry his ward Rosina, but she has other plans for her future. Figaro, the barber, comes to the rescue and assists Rosina in sneaking, scheming and plotting to marry her beloved Lindoro—secretly, the rich Count Almaviva.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=3131 or 941.328.1300
The Barber of Seville
Sun. Nov. 11
1:30 PM
The Sarasota Opera presents "The Barber of Seville" by Gioacchino Rossini. Dr. Bartolo plans to marry his ward Rosina, but she has other plans for her future. Figaro, the barber, comes to the rescue and assists Rosina in sneaking, scheming and plotting to marry her beloved Lindoro—secretly, the rich Count Almaviva.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: tickets.sarasotaopera.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=3131 or 941.328.1300

 

December


Native Plant Sale
Sun. Dec. 2
1:30 PM
Tom Heitzman (Sweet Bay Nursery) will bring a truck of native plants to sell, along with info on where to plant and how much sun and water each plant needs. $5 donation
Location: Sarasota Audubon Society Nature Center, 999 Center Road
Information: www.sarasotaaudubon.org

 

February


"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini
Sat. Feb. 9
7:30 PM
In exile, Prince Calaf wanders the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand – if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300
"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini
Tue. Feb. 12
7:30 PM
In exile, Prince Calaf wanders the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand – if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300
"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini
Thu. Feb. 14
7:30 PM
In exile, Prince Calaf wanders the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand – if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300
"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini
Sun. Feb. 17
1:30 PM
In exile, Prince Calaf wanders the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand – if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300
"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini
Wed. Feb. 20
7:30 PM
In exile, Prince Calaf wanders the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand – if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300

 

March


"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini
Sun. Mar. 3
1:30 PM
In exile, Prince Calaf wanders the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand – if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300
"Turandot" by Giacomo Puccini
Fri. Mar. 8
7:30 PM
In exile, Prince Calaf wanders the Chinese Imperial Palace, where any man seeking the love of Princess Turandot must answer three riddles. If they succeed, the reward will be the princess’ hand – if they fail, execution. After a glimpse of Turandot’s fabled beauty, Calaf declares his intention of meeting the challenge and winning the Princess’ heart.
Location: Sarasota Opera House
Information: www.sarasotaopera.org/ or 941.328.1300

 

 

 

Recurring Events

Handz-on Family Program
Every Sunday
1:00-3:00 PM
Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to bring their favorite adult to the Ringling Museum for Handz-On!  Guided by creative Museum educators, families will explore the galleries, enjoy family-friendly activities, and make fabulous works of art
Location:  John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Information:  To reserve your space, call Janine Packard, Education Specialist at 941-359-5700 ex 1-3703, or email jpackard@ringling.org   www.ringling.org
Palm Singles
Every Monday
6:00 PM
Over 50's singles group meets for dinner at 6 pm followed by a program. We also offer a full monthly calendar of events. This is a great time to come out and make new friends.
Location:  Church of the Palms 3224 Bee Ridge Road
Information:  For dinner reservation call Dotty, 941.924.7430
Meet The Sky
First Monday of the Month from Jan - Sep
Dusk
Join Eve Plews and other sky observers as we explore the infinite night sky. See constellations, stars and planets through telescope provided. Weather permitting. Free for all ages!
Location:  Siesta Key Beach Pavilion
Information:  941.952.1200
Free Yoga On Siesta Beach
Every Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat
9:00 AM
Bring your own mat and water to the Siesta Beach Main Entrance. Taught by Avananda (with over 35 years of teaching experience in Hawaii and around the world. If your  coming for the first time it would be good to call.
Location:  Siesta Beach
Information:  941-320-6693 or email yogaonsiesatabeach@yahoo.com hathayogalesson.com
Sarasota African Violet Society
Every 3rd Tuesday  except June, July, August
10:00 AM - Noon
Learn and share America's favorite and most recognized house plant,including monthly workshops.
Location:  First Baptist Church 265 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey
Information:  941.343.0976
Art on the Boardwalk
Every Tuesday, Feb. & March
Noon - Dusk
This exhibit is a juried, weekly event showcasing the fine art and quality craftsmanship of approximately 30 outstanding local and regional artists.
Location:  The Boat Yard Village, 1508 Stickney Pt Rd
Information:  941.539.7972
Edson Keith Mansion Historic Tours
Wednesdays through April 27, 2016 10:00 AM
Tour this Italian Renaissance Mansion, built in 1916. Docents will take guests through the house, recounting its history, its occupants and the early days of the Sarasota Community. Donations gratefully accepted.
Location:  Phillippi Estate Park 5500 S. Trail
Information:  941.316.1309 or www.farmhousemarket.org
MOMS Club of Sarasota North
Every 1st Wednesday
10:00 AM
We discuss club business and activities planned for the month while children play or make a craft. You and your children are WELCOME to join us.
Location:  St. James United Methodist, 2049 N. Honore Ave.
Information:  941.306.3649 or momsclubofsarasotanorth.com
Mommy and Me at Mote
Every Thursday
9:50 AM
Ocean education for small fry! Kids ages 2-5 and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed games, songs, stories, crafts, role plays, and guided visits to the Mote exhibits. Pre-registration is required. Meet at the Aquarium Entrance.
Location:  Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Information:  www.mote.org/mommyandme
Preschool Storytime
Every Thursday
10:00 & 11:15 AM
For ages 3 and up. Read-aloud stories, music, films, finger games, and community guests.
Location:  Selby Public Library, 1331 First St.
Information:  941.316.1181
Not-Two-Young Storytime
Every Thursday
10:00 AM & 11:15 AM
For 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Read-aloud stories, music, films, finger games, and community guests.
Location:  Selby Public Library, 1331 First St.
Information:  941.316.1181
Sarasota Shell Club
2nd Thrusday of the Month, Sep - Apr
7:00 PM
Meetings include:  Guest speaker, raffle, door prizes,business meeting, refreshments, and a whole lot of shell talk. Don't miss the fun.  Everyone Welcome.
Location:  Waldemere Fire Station, 2nd Floor
Information:  sarasotashellclub@hotmail.com
Positively Speaking Toastmasters
Every Friday
6:00 PM
Do something different on Friday nights by challenging your mind and having loads of fun with a great group of people. Guests are always welcome.
Location:  Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 5900 N. Lockwood Ridge Road
Information:  941.685.1614 or posspeaking.freetoasthost.org
Live from Downtown it's Friday Night!
Every Friday
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Friday night downtown has never been better, featuring a different downtown Sarasota neighborhood each week. Every month a new theme to showcase and celebrate Sarasota's unique seasons and holidays.
Location:  1st Friday Palm Ave, Main St, 1st St & Whole Foods
2nd Friday Burns Square (South Pineapple)
3rd Friday Towles Court (Adams & Washington)
4th Friday Rosemary District (Fruitville & Central)
Information: 
Sarasota Farmers Market
Every Saturday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Every Saturday, rain or shine, the Downtown Farmers' Market is is a potpourri of fresh produce, food, flowers and plants, fine artisanship, friends and fun. It has become a community happening - a gathering place for people to bring families, friends and even dogs to peruse the displays of garden-fresh produce and unique craft products.
Location:  Main St. and Lemon Ave
Information:  www.sarasotafarmersmarket.org
Mommy and Me at Mote
Every Saturday
9:50 AM
Ocean education for small fry! Kids ages 2-5 and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed games, songs, stories, crafts, role plays, and guided visits to the Mote exhibits. Pre-registration is required. Meet at the Aquarium Entrance at 9:50 AM.
Location:  Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Information:  www.mote.org/mommyandme