Sarasota Area Christmas 2017

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Sarasota Christmas Events 2017 Even though it may be a chilly 50 degrees for our Christmas season, we still do celebrate Christmas in the Sunshine State. When I first moved to South Florida it was hard to get into the Christmas spirit with no snow and decorated palm trees. However, the longer I live down … Continued

Thanksgiving Dinner in Sarasota & Bradenton 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner in Bradenton

Thanksgiving Dinner in Sarasota & Bradenton Did you know that the first Thanksgiving in America lasted three days? If that were the case today, I guarantee you my pants would not fit after day 3! But seriously, the first Thanksgiving was a three-day celebration to which they shared their gratefulness for a successful first harvest … Continued

22 Fun Things to Do in Bradenton

Things to do in Bradenton

Looking for something to do in Bradenton?  If you are already here, you know about the beautiful waterways around the city between Tampa and Sarasota.  As well as the vast boating activities you can enjoy with over a 20-mile waterway stretch between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Aside from Bradenton’s fabulous beaches what else … Continued

Labor Day Sarasota & Bradenton Events-2017

Labor day events in Sarasota

Did you know that Labor Day became a national holiday in 1894?  The first organized parade dates back a little earlier to New York City in 1882. The parade had such a following that the practice of celebrating workers spread all across the country and that is how it became a federal holiday.  Today, we … Continued

Sarasota Fireworks and July 4th events-Updated 2017

Sarasota Fireworks

July 4th Weekend Events in Sarasota and Bradenton  The month of July heats up here in the Sarasota/Bradenton area with plenty to do.  And the 4th of July weekend in Sarasota and Bradenton is HOT!  You won’t run out of things to do, the problem will be deciding which event to go to.  Good thing, … Continued

Memorial Day Events in the Sarasota Area

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Updated for 2017-Memorial Day events in Sarasota & Bradenton Area   May is the month that we remember the fallen heroes and our members of the armed forces who have so bravely fought for our freedom that we all enjoy today. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Federal law declaring this day “Memorial Day” … Continued

14 Fun Things to Do for Easter in Sarasota & Bradenton

Things to do for Easter in Sarasota and Bradenton

  Things to do for Easter in Sarasota and Bradenton Area With the 2017 Easter weekend just around the corner on April 16th, it’s time for us all to figure out what exactly we’re going to spend the day doing.  We’ve put together a list of things to do for Easter in Sarasota, Siesta Key … Continued

Easter Brunch in Sarasota and Bradenton 2017

Easter Brunch in Sarasota 2017

Places to Go for Easter Brunch in Sarasota, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch Table of Contents: Easter Brunch in Sarasota Easter Brunch in Bradenton & Lakewood Ranch Homes for Sale in Bradenton With the Easter Holiday being just around the corner – on Sunday, April 16, 2017 – it’s time to make plans for where to … Continued

Dog Friendly Restaurants in Sarasota and Bradenton

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Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Sarasota/Bradenton Area Table of Contents: Sarasota Restaurants Bradenton Restaurants Pet Friendly Condos for Sale in Sarasota   UPDATED For 2017 You can definitely say that Sarasota and Bradenton are dog-friendly cities!  Now, you don’t have to leave your four-legged friend behind to get a great meal. Your best friend is welcome at … Continued

Top 18 Things to Do in Sarasota for Christmas 2016

Things to do for Christmas in Sarasota

See Updated Article for 2017 Christmas in Sarasota See:  Top 26 Things to Do in Sarasota Are you looking for things to do this holiday season in the Sarasota and Bradenton area? I hear many people say it just doesn’t feel like Christmas among the palm trees. True, it is a little warmer on Anna Maria … Continued