Artists’ booths took over Ocean Boulevard in Siesta Key Village for the two-day art and craft festival April 11 to 12.
Sarasota County has started conversations with consulting firm Atkins to vet the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to mine Big Pass to renourish Lido Key.
Weekend events include activities for art lovers and pets with Siesta Fiesta and Celebration of Pets Fest.
TripAdvisor gave the sign to Siesta Key after it won the Traveler's Award for best U.S. beach.
The project will not cause lane closures until May.
The funding goal is $165,000.
Chris Brown and Mike Granthon purchased the property in November.