Wheel of Fortune LIVE!

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

WHEEL OF FORTUNE LIVE! brings America’s Game® to your hometown! One of the greatest game shows of all time has been adapted into a stage show to give more fans access and more chances to win. Guests can audition to go on stage and feel like they stepped into the game show itself. The live stage Read More >

$25 – $60

Lights in Bloom®2023

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 900 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL, United States

December 8-10, 12-23, 26-30, 2023; and January 1-3, 2024 Early Entry: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. General Entry: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Lights in Bloom® features more than two million lights illuminating the gardens and walkways of our Downtown Sarasota campus. This award-winning holiday light show will return to Selby Gardens this December! Visit the Lights in Bloom® website to Read More >

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FST Improv Presents Resolution Rewind

Florida Studio Theatre - Bowne's Lab 1265 1st Street, Sarasota, FL, FL, United States

Before going to watch the Pineapple Drop, join FST Improv for the best games, sketches, and more of 2023! Our cast has put together a lineup of the audience's favorite games of the year to provide you with a comedic retrospective. Be ready to shout out your highlights of the last year and join us Read More >

$15

Lights in Bloom®2023

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 900 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL, United States

December 8-10, 12-23, 26-30, 2023; and January 1-3, 2024 Early Entry: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. General Entry: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Lights in Bloom® features more than two million lights illuminating the gardens and walkways of our Downtown Sarasota campus. This award-winning holiday light show will return to Selby Gardens this December! Visit the Lights in Bloom® website to Read More >

Mote-ivational Mondays – “Fifty shades of gray sharks: New hope to save species in the family Carcharhinidae”

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL, United States

Mote's Science Lecture Series Every January, Mote hosts its Science Lecture Series featuring Mote scientists who share their world-class research on Monday evenings. Each lecture takes place from 6 –7:30 p.m. in the Wave Center on the main aquarium campus (doors open at 5 p.m.) and includes a live presentation and a Q&A session. Lectures Read More >

$15

Mote-ivational Mondays – “Turning the tide: Research to monitor, measure, and mitigate Florida red tides”

WAVE Center at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL, United States

Mote's Science Lecture Series Every January, Mote hosts its Science Lecture Series featuring Mote scientists who share their world-class research on Monday evenings. Each lecture takes place from 6 –7:30 p.m. in the Wave Center on the main aquarium campus (doors open at 5 p.m.) and includes a live presentation and a Q&A session. Lectures Read More >

$5 – $15

Coffee with a Scientist

Friends of Boca Grande 131 1st St W, Boca Grande

Have a little science with your morning coffee! Join us for our "Coffee With A Scientist" series, a free public event held Tuesdays in Boca Grande and hosted by Mote Marine Laboratory. Hear from Mote's scientists as they share with you the latest in their groundbreaking research and their plans for the future with a Read More >

Plein Air Watercolor Painting With Fran Mangino

Villa Serena Inn 7014 Willow St, Sarasota

Plein Air Watercolor Painting for Beginners at the landmark Villa Serena Inn with Fran Mangino Painting in the open captures the essence and character of a place and tells a compelling story. It is what excites a viewer when he or she relates to the subject. This introductory workshop is designed to help develop your Read More >

$140.

Mote-ivational Mondays – “Not your average fish tale! Exploring sustainability through fisheries ecology and stock enhancement science”

WAVE Center at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL, United States

Mote's Science Lecture Series Every January, Mote hosts its Science Lecture Series featuring Mote scientists who share their world-class research on Monday evenings. Each lecture takes place from 6 –7:30 p.m. in the Wave Center on the main aquarium campus (doors open at 5 p.m.) and includes a live presentation and a Q&A session. Lectures Read More >

$15

Playing with Pastels

Arts Advocates Gallery 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Playing with Pastels January 27, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Arts Advocates Gallery, The Crossings at Siesta Key, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239 Registration ($45) is required at ArtsAdvocates.org, plus an additional $10 paid to instructor on day of class. This workshop with Cosette Kosiba is for anyone interested in pastels, whether for the first time Read More >

$55