- 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: Sarasota Yacht Club Summer Camp
Children of the Sarasota Yacht Club learned to sail during a morning summer camp session July 11. The two-week sessions also include activities like trips to the beach, swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding.
PHOTO GALLERY: Face Autism Skate Party
Face Autism Inc. held a skate party for families Saturday, July 11, at Stardust Skate Center. Families were able to rent skates and skate for two hours for free thanks to the Sarasota-based nonprofit founded by Colleen Buccieri. The Manasota roller-derby team, the Rolling Renegades, helped children skate. The team has skated with Face Autism families for more than a year. "They're great kids," says teammate Shylynn "Tess Tickles" Gamble.
PHOTO GALLERY: Sun 'n Sea Cottages Cornhole Tournament
The Romanach and Casella families compete in a cornhole tournament July 12, at Sun ‘n Sea Cottages. The families have been vacationing on Longboat Key for over 14 years and six years ago, decided to organize and play in a cornhole tournament during their stay.
PHOTO GALLERY: Dig the Beach
Siesta Key Beach transformed into a volleyball haven for the 2014 Dig the Beach Volleyball Series Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13. Professional and amateur volleyball players ages 10 years and up will compete in the day two-day tournament.