Sarasota Realtors Robert and Valerie Orr
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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 some of the events to take in during the month of August: August 1st-2nd Florida State Dance Sport Championship.Exciting experience! Please call for schedule of events and ticket prices. Ritz Carlton Hotel 1111 Ritz Carlton Drive Sarasota, Fl. 34236 941-753-7940 for further information Dance Championship Website August 1st-31st "Along the Rainbow River" Art Exhibit. Sarasota artist Tom Stephens' love of the Florida outdoors can be seen in his beautiful paintings displaying tropical colors and textures. The paintings will be displayed amongst beautiful live plants. Both the plants and paintings will be available for sale. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 811 S. Palm Avenue Sarasota, Florida 941-366-5731 for information Selby Gardens Website August 7th 6-9 pm "Music on Main". Lakewood Ranch. Free event. Come and enjoy live music and a great time! Bring a chair. Dogs welcome but must be on leash. No coolers. 8131 Lakewood Main Street Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202 Main Street Lakewood Ranch August 7th 6-9 pm "Live From Downtown-It's Friday Night".Main Street at Five Points Park and Palm Avenue, downtown Sarasota. Live music, street performances, dining venues. Shop, dine and enjoy everything downtown Sarasota has to offer. August 8th 7 am-1 pm 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. 1420 State Street Sarasota, Fl. 34236 August 10th-15th "Shark Days at Mote". All day. "Sharktastic" fun and education for the whole family. Call for info. Mote Marine Aquarium 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway Sarasota, Florida 941-388-4441 for information Mote Marine Aquarium and Laboratory Website August 14th 6-9 pm "Live from Downtown-It's Friday Night".Downtown at Burns Square. Live music, street performances, dining venues. Shop, dine and enjoy everything downtown Sarasota has to offer. August 15th 7 am-1 pm 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. 1420 State Street Sarasota, Fl. 34236 August 21st 6-9 pm "Live from Downtown-It's Friday Night" Downtown at Towles Court. Live music, street performances, dining venues. Shop, dine and enjoy everything downtown Sarasota has to offer. August 21st 5 pm. "Friday Fest" featuring the music of "Yesterdayze". High energy show featuring all your favorite music from the 60's. Free Show. Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Florida 34236 941-953-3368 for information Van Wezel website August 21st-23rd 10 am - 4 pm Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show.Held in a beautiful Art Deco style auditorium. Admission $4 Sarasota Municipal Auditorium 801 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Florida 941-954-4165 for information Auditorium website August 22nd 7 am-1 pm 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. 1420 State Street Sarasota, Fl. 34236 August 22nd. Stand Up Paddle Board Race. Nathan Benderson Park World Class Rowing and Aquatic Sports Center 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle Sarasota, Florida 34235 941-358-7275 for information Benderson Park website August 28th 6-9 pm "Live from Downtown-It's Friday Night!" Rosemary District and Historic Downtown Village. Live music, street performances, dining venues. Shop, dine and enjoy everything downtown Sarasota has to offer. August 29th 7 am-1 pm 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. 1420 State Street Sarasota, Fl. 34236 August 29th 10 am - 1 pm "Back to School Splash Bash"Annual Event. Great fun! Come and enjoy one last go of water slides, music and fun. Splash Bash is an event that will cool you down FAST! Many sponsor booths will be on hand offering watermelon and lemonade. This is a FREE event. Lakewood Ranch YMCA 5100 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard Lakewood Ranch, Fl. 34202