Springfest, Urban Cowboys. Farmer's Markets. These are a few of the events happening this weekend in Sarasota. Check out our event calendar for details and more weekend things to do! Is your event missing? Add it to our calendar.
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Friday, November 9, 2012
Come one, come all to the Sarasota Medieval Fair at the Sarasota Fairgrounds this weekend.
Every fall in Sarasota, families have the chance to be transported back into history and interact with kings and queens, peasants and farm workers—and it doesn’t even require a time machine. Welcome to the ninth annual Sarasota Medieval Fair, where you can enjoy the games, food, drink, battles and atmosphere of Ireland, from the year 999. “The scenario this year takes place in Ireland, where it’s the Leinster revolt of 999-1000 against the King of Munster, Brian Boru,” said Shannon Bowden, Medieval Fair marketing director. “The festival will prepare you for what will be quite a journey and experience as history reveals itself.” The Medieval Fair, held at the Sarasota Fairgrounds starting Saturday, consists of what is essentially a …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
"Love, Sung in the Key of Aretha" opens Friday while those looking for a volunteer opportunity can join the Tiny Hands Foundation on Saturday.
Correction: The Suncoast Partnership concert that appeared earlier in this column is canceled. The event was inadvertently sent to the press. 1. What you want in your weekend, baby we've got it. Give Love, Sung in the Key of Aretha a little bit of R-E-S-P-E-C-T as the show opens at the Westcoast Black Theatre on Friday night. The original play stars Sarasota's own Teresa Stanley, who has starred in various Broadway plays and national tours. Cost is $28. For more information, visit wbttroupe.org or call 941-366-1505. Show runs through Jan. 16. 2. The Tiny Hands Foundation needs volunteers Saturday morning as the organization tries to deliver baskets to 1,600 families in Sarasota filled with a holiday meal and toys and books. Volunteers can…