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PHOTO GALLERY: Open House at Centre Shops

PHOTO GALLERY: Open House at Centre Shops

December 11, 2011

Live music trailed from the doors of Kitchens by Kerrie, where realtors from a few doors down, guests and other Centre Shops owners and workers drank wine and snacked on appetizers from the Lazy Lobster on Thursday, Dec. 8. A handful of stores down was a shop recently settled into it’s new location, Steff’s Stuff, who was serving Sangria and appetizers. Exit Art Gallery had trays of food catered from Harry’s Continental Kitchens. Attendees between stores socialized while snacking on popcorn provided by The Longboat Key Education Center. There was no shortage of food - or fun – at the Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key Chamber of Commerce Event: Open House at the Centre Shops.

PHOTO GALLERY: L'Ambiance Holiday Luncheon

PHOTO GALLERY: L'Ambiance Holiday Luncheon

December 11, 2011

What started as a combined effort of L’Ambiance resident’s donations, turned into a charity luncheon four years ago. They have selected different charities over the years, and this is the first year Children’s Guardian Fund was selected. L’Ambiance collected sweatshirts and hoodies to be donated to the children with the fund who are removed from their homes and put in a safe place.

PHOTO GALLERY: Docent Luncheon

PHOTO GALLERY: Docent Luncheon

December 11, 2011

It’s not the case that the Longboat Key Historical Society Docent say, "thanks." The board of directors treated the docents to a lunch at Lazy Lobster on Thursday, Dec. 8 to show appreciation for all they do.

PHOTO GALLERY: Wine Tasting

PHOTO GALLERY: Wine Tasting

December 11, 2011

The weather outside was frightful but the people at Harry’s Continental Kitchen’s wine tasting were still delightful on Wednesday, Dec. 7; even though it is the first time the event has ever witnessed rain. The cold and rainy day knocked over the live entertainment Howie Banfield’s tent and forced the crowd under two tents. But, attendees were in good spirits. Five dollars of every attendee’s entrance fee profited the Longboat Key Historical Society. And since they had no place to go, let it rain, let it rain, let it rain.

PHOTO GALLERY: Observer Challenge Cocktail Party

PHOTO GALLERY: Observer Challenge Cocktail Party

December 9, 2011

Those participating in the annual Observer Challenge this weekend attended a cocktail party, Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Key Garden Club's Candy Cane Lane

PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Key Garden Club's Candy Cane Lane

December 9, 2011

The Longboat Key Garden Club members got together Thursday, Dec. 8 at All Angels by the Sea to celebrate the holidays with a buffet dinner and a 50/50 raffle.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sea Gals and Style Show

PHOTO GALLERY: Sea Gals and Style Show

December 8, 2011

The Sea Gals have never hosted over 100 people for their holiday luncheon, but this year, they had 150. The Sea Gals and the Style show combined forces for a Florentine fantasy luncheon and informal fashion show featuring evening dresses from L boutique. Bird Key Yacht Club member Annette Lloyd designed jewelry for the models that accompanied the dresses. Interior designer Karen Jones gave a lecture on Florence design during dessert.

PHOTO GALLERY: Men Who Cook

PHOTO GALLERY: Men Who Cook

December 8, 2011

It wasn't just Men Who Cook at the kick-off party for the Asolo Repertory Theatre event on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Longboat Key Club Tennis Gardens. There were also men who pretend to cook, or so says their wives, and women who eat, too. The second-annual event presented by Beverly Bartner, Molly Schechter and Margaret Wise will feature business and community men cooking up a storm of their favorite recipes and will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

PHOTO GALLERY: Scott Pike and Friends

PHOTO GALLERY: Scott Pike and Friends

December 8, 2011

One hallway on the Plymouth Harbor mezzanine is lined with portraits and seascapes on one side of the wall and hosts political sculptures on the other. Down the crowded hallway to the left, there’s a nude painting that everyone keeps talking about – in a good way. And to her right sits a statue made from recycled computer and electronic parts. People at the Scott Pike and Friends art show on Tuesday, Dec. 6 are socializing with glasses of wine and light snacks as they view the artwork.

PHOTO GALLERY: Frosty Frolic

PHOTO GALLERY: Frosty Frolic

December 8, 2011

Women from the Women's Golf Association dressed as snowwomen on the golf course at Longboat Key Club and Resort Harborside on Tuesday, Dec. 6, for their annual Frosty Frolic. The get-together celebrates the season with a game of golf followed by brunch prepared by the chefs at Longboat Key Club. Each woman brought an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.



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