- Thursday February 14, 2013
- 6:00pm - 8:30pm
- Art Center Sarasota
- Dottie Baker and Joan Diehl
- Group Hosting:
- Manasota Weavers Guild, Venetian Society of Basketweavers, Surface Design Guild-Sarasota and Florida West Coast Bead Society
- Group Benefiting:
- Sierra Club and Host Groups
- Joan Diehl
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- Ticket Price:
- $10.00 Donation Suggested
FABulous Art Boutique' opening reception, on Valentine's evening, will benefit the Manasota Sierra Club, with funds raised directed to educational nature outings for children (ICO). You'll enjoy delectable appetizers and award winning Mazzocco wine from Sonoma, California as you browse among one of a kind jewelry, hand wovens, handbags, scarves, baskets, decorative items and so much more. Meet the artists, all members of either the Manasota Weavers Guild, the Venetian Society of Basketweavers, the Surface Design Guild Sarasota or the Florida West Coast Bead Society. Donation suggested: $10.00 Show Hours: Thursday, February 14 6:30 - 8 PM Opening Reception Event Benefiting Sierra Club Donation: $10.00 Friday, February 15 10 AM - 4 PM FREE ADMISSION Saturday, February 16 10 AM - 4 PM FREE ADMISSION Sunday, February 17 11 AM - 3 PM FREE ADMISSION
PHOTO GALLERY: Arts at the Ranch Fine Art Festival
Main Street at Lakewood Ranch transformed into an art gallery March 15-16, as art enthusiasts came together at the 14th Art at the Ranch Fine Art Festival. Attendees met regional, national and international award-winning artists, and shopped for photographs, paintings, sculptures and other artwork over the weekend.
PHOTO GALLERY: Irish Celtic Festival
East County residents converged for a green, white and orange kind-of day March 15. The Lakewood Ranch Communities Activities Corp. (CAC) hosted its fourth Celtic Irish Festival, for individuals wanting to get in touch with their inner-Irish. Kilts and Irish dancers filled the grounds of the Central Park, as dogs in Irish-themed outfits and their owners, who sported matching attire in most cases, paraded around the venue. The day kicked off with a 5K run, followed by the Lucky Dog Parade and various other entertainment peppered throughout the day.
PHOTO GALLERY: B.D. Gullett Elementary Walk-a-thon
B.D. Gullett Elementary students ran for more than just spending an hour outside of the classroom March 14. The walkers, joggers and runners raised dollars for their school’s technology and other resource needs. Their two-weeks worth of efforts commenced with the schools Walk-a-thon. Incentives for the students to raise as much money as possible, included an Amazon Kindle Fire, bounce house parties for classes, and the grand prize — watching school faculty members ride around on scooters, with dyed hair.
Commission to discuss St. Armands event moratorium
On Monday, the Sarasota City Commission will discuss the possible extension of a moratorium on special events in St. Armands Circle Park during the height of tourist season.