Archive for the ‘Coming Events’ Category


Urban Reef Sarasota

November 6, 2009

Grand opening ceremonies for one of Sarasota’s newest restaurants will be November 12th. The new restaurant, Urban Reef is located at 1888 Main Street in downtown Sarasota.


Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival

October 26, 2009

My wife Opal and daughters attended the 18th Annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Festival this weekend. If you are looking for “Old Time American Fun” you need not look any further than the Pumpkin Festival. The annual festival has something for everyone in the family. You will enjoy circus acts, petting zoo, a giant corn field maze, magic shows, frog jumping contest, rock climbing wall, pumpkin canon, craft show, pioneer village, hayrides, live music, food and much more. Click here for more information about the festival.


Vern Buchanan Town Hall Meeting

September 8, 2009

Congressman Vern Buchanan will be holding a town meeting to discuss the economy and health care on Friday, September 11th at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.  The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m.


Bill Clinton in Sarasota

September 8, 2009

Bill clinton is scheduled to be here in Sarasota on September 30th to speak at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall as part of the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall lecture series.  For more information visit,


Suncoast Off Shore Grand Prix

May 29, 2009

This year the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival will celebrates its 25th anniversary. The races held in Sarasota’s one of the longest running race venues in the country. During the last the races and related events have raised over 14 million dollars for the benefit of the mentally and physically handicapped. Proceeds this year will benefit the Suncoast Foundation for the Handicapped. This year’s festival events will begin June 27 and run thru July 5th. For more information visit


Mahindra Dealership in Sarasota

May 13, 2009

Soon an Indian automotive dealership will open on Clark Road next door to the Land Rover Dealership. The new automotive dealership from India is known as Mahindra Motors. The company which is a maker of trucks and SUVs enjoy an 85 percent market share in India. The company hopes that their economical diesel powered vehicles will be hit here in the US. Sarasota will be home to the first US dealership. The company hopes to open hundreds more in the near future.


Florida Winefest, Sarasota

April 22, 2009

If you are looking for something to do this weekend you might consider taking part in the 19th Annual Florida Winefest & Auction.  Activities will include food and wine sampling, an auction dinner and dance, seminars and a brunch on Sunday.  Events are scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Most of the activities will be taking place at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota. 

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