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SARASOTA HAPPENINGS FOR SEPTEMBER, 2014 Sarasota offers its visitors and residents a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. The beautiful beaches, like Siesta Key Beach and Longboat Key Beach, the breathtaking sunsets, amazing flora and wildlife are a perfect backdrop to a day or evening of enjoyment. Take in the open air venues such as the downtown market and informal concerts. Enjoy a volleyball competition on the beach, or cheer from courtside at a championship tennis match on Longboat Key. Or perhaps an evening enjoying a concert at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center then strolling downtown to one of the many fine restaurants to top off your night is more your style. The Sarasota Opera House and the Apolo Repertory Theater continuously delight audiences with spectacular performances. World renowned St. Armands Circle is just over the Ringling Bridge and boasts superb indoor and outdoor dining and shopping venues. There is always something going on! There is truly something for everyone in Sarasota! Here are a few events you can take in during the month of September: Sept. 4, 2014 8-11p.m. "The Ringling Underground". The Ringling. Live music, art and atmosphere! This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional live music. Select galleries will be open until 11:00 pm including the exhibitions Seeing the Unseen, Thomas Chimes, Salvator Rosa and Danny Lyon's Bikeriders. Live music will be provided by:Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun; Supros; Buffalo Wizards. $10 admission. The Ringling 5401 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, Florida 34243 941-359-5700 for information Ringling website Sept. 5, 2014: 6-9 p.m. "Live from Downtown-It's Friday Night!" Live music, street performances, dining venues. Main Street at 5 Points Park and Palm Avenue. Sept. 5, 2014 6-9 p.m. Lakewood Ranch Main Street. "Music on Main". Live music, bring a lawn chair. Dogs allowed, but must be on leash, no coolers allowed. Food vendors available. 8131 Lakewood Main Street Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202 Sept. 6, 2014 7a.m.-1p.m. Sarasota Farmers Market. State Street and N. Lemon Avenue, downtown Sarasota. Local produce, plants, prepared foods, artisans. Enjoy more than 70 vendors! Rain or shine. Sept. 10, 2014 "Sunsets at Selby". Selby Gardens. 6p.m. Themed nights. Featuring craft beer tastings, wine walks, tapas food samples, and entertainment. Members $10, non-members $12, under 11= free. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 811 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota 941-366-5731 for information Selby Gardens Website Sept. 11, 2014 "HD at the Opera House". 7p.m. "Mefistofele". A performance shown on the big screen. Tickets required. Sarasota Opera House 61 N. Pineapple Avenue Sarasota, Florida 34236 941-366-8450 for information Sarasota Opera Website Sept. 13, 2014 "Life's a Beach Triathlon" 7a.m. Lido Beach. Swimming, biking and running. Lido Beach 400 Ben Franklin Parkway Sarasota, Florida Triathlon website Sept. 13, 2014 7a.m.-1p.m. Sarasota Farmers Market. State Street and N. Lemon Avenue, downtown Sarasota. Local produce, plants, prepared foods, artisans. Enjoy more than 70 vendors! Rain or shine. Sept. 14, 2014 1:30p.m. Sarasota Opera House. "Mefistofele". A performance shown on the big screen. Tickets required. Sarasota Opera House 61 N. Pineapple Avenue Sarasota, Florida 34236 941-366-8450 for information Sarasota Opera Website Sept. 19, 2014 6-9p.m. "Live from Downtown-It's Friday Night!" Live music, street performances, dining venues. Towles Court, downtown Sarasota. Sept. 20, 2014 7a.m.-1p.m. Sarasota Farmers Market. State Street and N. Lemon Avenue, downtown Sarasota. Local produce, plants, prepared foods, artisans. Enjoy more than 70 vendors! Rain or shine. Sept. 20, 2014 8:30-9:30a.m. Ringling, Ca'd'Zan, "Yoga on the Terrace". Bring mat, towel, water. FREE. The Ringling 5401 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, Florida 34243 941-359-5700 for information Ringling website Sept. 21, 2014 9a.m.-5p.m. Audition for "Sarasota's Got Talent" Plymouth Harbor Auditorium 700 John Ringling Blvd. Sarasota, Fl. 941-371-4979 for information Sept. 24, 2014 "Sunsets at Selby". Selby Gardens. 6p.m. Themed nights. Featuring craft beer tastings, wine walks, tapas food samples, and entertainment. Members $10, non-members $12, under 11= free. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 811 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota 941-366-5731 for information Selby Gardens Website Sept. 26, 2014 5p.m. Final "Friday Fest at the Van Wezel". "Adrian Ray and his Band". Country Music. Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Florida 34236 941-953-3368 for information Van Wezel Website Sept. 26, 2014 6-9p.m. "Live from Downtown-It's Friday Night!" Live music, street performances, dining venues. Rosemary District and Historic Downtown Village, downtown Sarasota. Sept. 27, 2014 7a.m.-1p.m. Sarasota Farmers Market. State Street and N. Lemon Avenue, downtown Sarasota. Local produce, plants, prepared foods, artisans. Enjoy more than 70 vendors! Rain or shine. Sept. 27, 2014 9a.m.-2p.m. "National Public Lands Day", Oscar Scherer State Park. Food, live music, guided walks, tram tours. FREE ENTRY. Oscar Scherer State Park 1843 S. Tamiami Trail Osprey, Florida 34229 941-483-5956 for information Oscar Scherer Park Website Sept. 27, 2014 4th Annual International Beer Festival. Lakewood Ranch Polo Club. Tickets Required. Various levels of admission. Charitable event. Sarasota Polo Club 8201 Polo Club Ln, Sarasota, FL 34240 Beer Festival Website Sept. 27, 2014 "Sidewalk Astronomy" 7:30-10:00 p.m. Main Street area of Lakewood Ranch. Telescopes will be set up for viewing the stars.