The cast was there. The audience was there. And so was a curious squirrel. Just as the curtain was about to go up on the Manatee Players’ production of “Hello, Dolly!” Sept. 27, a squirrel shorted out the electrical
connections to the air-conditioning at the Riverfront Theater.
But despite the heat, the show did go on. And although the onstage temperature topped 100 degrees with the lighting, the show proceeded almost as usual.
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30 Fresh Market on Main
9 Early Fall Gently Used Book Sale
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
17 Women's Council of Realtors Fashion Show
27 Health & Wellness Expo
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
PHOTO GALLERY: Back to School Splash Bash
Hundreds of families donned their swimsuits Aug. 23 and headed to the Lakewood Ranch YMCA for Lakewood Ranch Community Activities' annual Back to School Splash Bash event.
PHOTO GALLERY: Grand opening of Everglades University solar energy teaching lab
Everglades University showcased its new outdoor solar energy teaching lab to the public Aug. 21 at the lab's grand opening.
PHOTO GALLERY: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Awareness Kickoff
To inform attendees of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, slated for October, event Chairwoman Vanessa Baugh and members of the American Cancer Society hosted an awareness kickoff event Aug. 21, at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing. Attendees decked in pink boas, T-shirts, pants and shoes snacked on pink icing-topped cupcakes while listening to Baugh give a presentation on the disease.