- Friday November 11, 2011
- 12:00pm - 11:00pm
- Siesta Key Village
- Group Hosting:
- Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Daiquiri Deck, Gilligans, Crystal Classic
- Beth Owen Cipielewski
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(Siesta Key, FL) The Block That Roxx will be rockin’ again Nov. 11 to celebrate the Siesta Key Crystal Classic master sandsculpting competition. The Block that Roxx is on Ocean Boulevard in Siesta Village, with festivities at Siesta Key Oyster Bar, Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar and Gilligan’s Island Bar. There will be all-day live entertainment, plus a master sand sculpture demonstration beginning at noon that Friday next to SKOB, and Budweiser and drink specials beginning at 8 p.m. with souvenir cups and T-shirt giveaways. Master sand sculptors from the Crystal Classic will be pitted against each other in a fast-paced competition that will be held at 8 p.m. at Lelu’s next to Gilligan’s. The Crystal Classic begins at Siesta Public Beach, named the #1 beach in the USA, on Thursday, Nov. 10, with massive piles of the famed crystal white sand, and ends Monday, Nov. 14, with incredible sculptures ringing the site. For more information on the event, check www.crystalsand.org.
PHOTO GALLERY: Gullett Elementary's "A Snow White Christmas"
B.D. Gullett Elementary School fifth grade students performed their version of "A Snow White Christmas", Dec. 17. Student actors and actresses performed seven scenes, and choir members sang songs.
PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Harbourettes Holiday Brunch
On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the Longboat Harbourettes enjoyed a holiday brunch and raffle at the Lazy Lobster.
Interstate closure remains in effect
Southbound Interstate 75, around mile marker 184, will remain closed at least until Thursday evening.
PHOTO GALLERY: Embracing Our Differences annual luncheon
Embracing Our Differences held its annual luncheon Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Michael's on East. The event, co-chaired by Carol Buchanan and Dennis and Graci McGillicuddy, celebrated the non-profits impact on the community.