The 9th annual St. Boniface Global Gift Fair was held Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 14, at St. Boniface Church. The fair featured Fair Trade items which were handcrafted by artisans from all over the world.
Dozens of residents ready for fresh produce were waiting in line as the Lakewood Ranch Farmers Market opened for the 2010 season Nov. 13. The market features fresh fruits and vegetables, live music, refreshments and a myriad of other products. The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays, through April 9, 2011.
From inflatable obstacle courses and carnival games to performances and plenty of treats, Tara Elementary School students and families enjoyed a day of fun at the school's Fall Festival Nov. 13. The event also featured an auction for baskets created by classes at Tara.
Save Our Seabirds enjoyed its second birthday party Saturday, Nov. 13. The party, 'Just Desserts,' was sponsored by the Sarasota Bay Parrot Head Club and included music by Jim Morris and Sunny Jim White.
The Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Foundation held its sixth annual walkathon Saturday, Nov. 13. The walk started at J.D. Hamel Park, in Sarasota, with a few quick speakers, including Sarasota Mayor Kelly Kirschner.
Thousands ate, drank and were merry at the ninth annual Suncoast Food & Wine Fest Nov. 13 at the Sarasota Polo Club. The event featured more than 300 American and international wines as well as food from more than 35 area restaurants.