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August 27, 2017

Inventory Low, Prices Rising

The Sarasota Manatee Association of Realtors reports that in July median prices continue to rise in response to the low inventory of properties for sale and the decreasing number of foreclosed and short sales. Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of REALTORS®, reported that home prices in most metro areas continued their fast ... Read More! »
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August 24, 2017

September in Sarasota

This month marks the beginning of the fall season. Here’s just a sampling of the activities happening in the Sarasota area during the month of September: Date Event or Activity Location Click Link for More Information Sept. 1st Music on Main Lakewood Ranch Main Street Events Sept. 1-24th “Roar! The Music of the 1920s and ... Read More! »
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August 16, 2017

Friday Fest at the Van Wezel

Jah Movement Reggae Band returns to Van Wezel for the FREE outdoor concert series Friday Fest bringing their infectious groove to the bay for the second year in a row on Friday, August 25th. Winners of Creative Loafing’s 2016 ‘Best Local Reggae Band’, Jah Movement feature a glorifying sound where individual talents of each member come ... Read More! »
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March 7, 2016

12th Annual Pioneer Day in Arcadia

The DeSoto County Historical Society will hold their Pioneer Day celebration on Saturday, March 19th from 9am to 3pm at DeSoto Veterans Memorial Park in Arcadia. This event showcases the history and heritage of southwest Florida. There will be demonstrations of old-fashioned skills and crafts, vintage automobiles and antique engines, a hands-on children’s area with ... Read More! »
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March 3, 2016

Movie Night at Nathan Benderson Park

Enjoy a screening of “The Croods,” the first movie night of the Free Family Moonlight Movie series! The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime. Sponsored by The Sarasota Film Festival in partnership with the Nathan Benderson Park and Nathan Benderson ... Read More! »
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March 1, 2016

Downtown Venice Art Festival

Visit historic downtown Venice this weekend for the 15th annual art festival with 150 of the nation’s most talented artists lining the Avenue with a broad spectrum of glass, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, sculptures, delicious food vendors and much more. Afterwards spend time strolling up and down both sides of Venice Avenue and the adjacent streets, ... Read More! »
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February 29, 2016

The Sarasota County Fair

From March 18th through the 27th we will be celebrating the 80th year of the Sarasota County Fair. The 2016 fair features agricultural exhibits, animals, great entertainment on two stages, arts and crafts, comedy shows, music and spectacular rides by Belle City Amusements. This year’s fair will have something for everyone to enjoy! The fair ... Read More! »
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February 27, 2016

Apollonia Mediterranean Grill

We have been talking about dining at Apollonia since it opened at The Shoppes at University Town Center over two years ago and finally got around to it this past week. It took over the restaurant formerly occupied by Urban Flats and it didn’t take too many cosmetic changes to adapt to the space. The ... Read More! »
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February 2, 2016

21st Annual Siesta Key Craft Festival

The 21st annual Siesta Key Craft Festival is happening this weekend, February 6th & 7th from 10am-5pm. Eclectic displays of original crafts, functional art and unique affordable gift items will be on display and for sale along Ocean Boulevard and Beach Road. This event features some of the finest crafters in the country including many ... Read More! »
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January 31, 2016

The Circus is Coming to Sarasota

Circus Sarasota is preparing for their upcoming winter show “Red, White & Bello”. These performances are acclaimed around the globe for world-class artistry and provide great family entertainment that is one of the most fun things to do in Sarasota! Driving south on I-75 at University Parkway you’ll see the Big Top behind the University Town Center Mall. For tickets ... Read More! »
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