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FRIDAY

Fourth Friday – 5:00 pm | Free
Historic Downtown Village of Sarasota 1861 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL 34236
Come join us this Friday, June 24th, for our monthly Fourth Friday event! There will be live entertainment throughout the Village including local singer Sara Nelms and local acoustic duo Scam Artists. Food trucks and guest vendors will be set up in the parking lot and the Village shops will be offering hors d’oeuvres, wine, art demonstrations, merchandise specials, and more! Enter to win a gift basket full of goodies from the Village merchants! Check the ‘Historic Downtown Village’ Facebook event page for more information on vendors and activities: https://www.facebook.com/events/871325926330355/

Friday Night with South Trail Band & Secret Service – 6:00 pm | $5
The Five O’clock Club 1930 Hillview St. Sarasota, FL 34239
Happy Hour 6-8pm South Trail Band followed at 9:30pm by Secret Service – Hi-energy upbeat Rock and Roll with a touch of diversity!

“Come Fly With Me!” The Sammy Cahn Songbook – 6:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Come fly with me as we travel through the Sammy Cahn Songbook – the most recorded songwriter of the 20th century. Featuring songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Mario Lanza, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford and more. Featuring songs such as Come Fly with Me, Three Coins in the Fountain, High Hopes, and All the Way.

End-of-Season Summer Soiree – 6:00 pm | Free
Palm Avenue Fine Art 10 South Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236
You’re invited to join us for a celebration of fine art, the end of a great season, and the start of another! Spend the evening immersing yourself in music, browsing our latest collection and enjoying a glass of wine with good company! Expect the finest and settle for nothing less…. June 24, 2016 6:00 – 9:00 PM Contact Crystal Barrett 10 South Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236 941-388-7526 info@palmavefineart.com

Friday Night Concert – 7:00 pm | Free
Centennial Park-Venice 200 W. Venice Ave. Venice , FL 34285
Join us in Downtown Venice for our Free Friday Night Concert series at the Gazebo In Centennial Park. 7-9pm

Hetty Feather – 7:00 pm | $18-$62. Families of 4 get 15% off the ticket price. At least 2 people in the group must be 18 or younger.
Asolo Repertory Theatre 5555 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243
Charles Dickens meets Orphan Annie meets the Circus in this smashing new play that took the U.K. by storm. Straight from London’s West End, HETTY FEATHER makes its U.S. Premiere at Asolo Repertory in June. Based on Dame Jacqueline Wilson’s best-selling novel, Hetty is a feisty young 19th century redhead with an indomitable imagination and a zest for adventure. Left at the not-so-tender mercies of the Foundling Hospital as a baby, Hetty’s quest to find her true home takes her from the English countryside to the traveling circus to the mean streets of London, all by way of thrilling aerial and circus feats, live music and spectacular story-telling. A true celebration of the random nature of life, this is a must-see theatrical adventure for all ages. FAMILY PACKAGES ARE AVAILABLE!

Lynn Koplitz – 7:00 pm | $15-$19
McCurdy’s Comedy Theater 1923 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, FL 34236
Lynne is a featured comedian in Jenny McCarthy’s Epix comedy special Dirty, Sexy, Funny as well as a co-host on Jennys SiriusXM Radio show of the same name. She has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Dave Attells Comedy Underground and her special; Comedy Central Presents Lynne Koplitz is currently in rotation.

BBQ and Bands Bonanza – 7:00 pm | Free
Stottlemyer’s Smokehosue 19 East Road Sarasota, FL 34240
Stottlemyers Smokehouse will celebrate one year of its delicious food and fun-loving atmosphere this Friday and Saturday, June 24-25. In an effort to give back to the community who has supported and encouraged them, the Smokehouse family is offering a line- up of live music, drink and food specials, a pig roast, gift raffles, and outdoor games. FRIDAY, JUNE 24: Live music featuring One Night Rodeo, a Bradenton-based band and winner of the Next Great American Country Star joins us from 7 PM to 11 PM. Plus food and drink specials. SATURDAY, JUNE 25: An all-day event with live music starting at noon. Stottlemyer’s will have a pig roast, gift raffles, corn hole, as well as food and drink specials. Our musical lineup includes: – Cort Farris (12-3 PM) – One of the premier Steel Pan players on the East Coast. His music blends the island vibe with Latin, Jazz and other influences. – Gabriel Strange with Pedro Arvalo of Dickey Betts & Great Southern (3-6 PM) – Pedro joined Dickey Betts (founding member of the Allman Brothers) and Great Southern in 2004. His music creates an electrifying melting pot of Rock N Roll, Delta Blues, Country and Latin Flavors. Mike Tozier will join Pedro on lead guitar and lead vocals. Rounding out the trio on drums is Gabriel Strange, who has toured internationally with Devon Allman’s Honeytribe and has also appeared with country artists Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore and Big and Rich. – The Schascle Yochim Band (7-10 PM) – A who’s-who of Florida’s most talented rock musicians: Schascle Yochim, Bain Beakley, Thorson Moore, Michael Hensley, Gregg Voorhees, and Jeffrey Lane Arevalo. This is going to be a jam of unparalleled talent.

Back to the Future – 8:00 pm | $25-$42
Sarasota Opera House 61 N. Pineapple Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236
See the future of classical music with short chamber works performed by the best student ensembles as chosen by the faculty. Beethoven’s serene string quartet, arranged from one of his piano sonatas, sets the stage for greatness, past and future. Fun and jubilant, Reger’s abundant wit is evident in his Serenade for flute, violin, and viola. We jump into the 20th century with another of Robert Levin’s unique Beatles arrangements for chamber ensemble. Our finale is a uniquely stormy work by Faur. Its pulsating rhythm drives forward with an intense energy and momentum.

Relativity – 8:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
In 1902, Albert Einstein had a daughter. Two years later she disappeared, and was never mentioned again. What happened? There is no definitive answer and there are as many theories as there are Einstein scholars. Relativity imagines one theory while exploring the two contradictory Albert Einsteins: the beloved Public Figure, and a stunningly different Private Einstein. NNPN ROLLING WORLD PREMIERE!

Singer/Songwriter Night – 8:00 pm | $10-$12
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center 525 Kumquat Ct. Sarasota, FL 34236
We’ll have 3 singer/songwriters on the bill – Mark Stuart, from Tennessee, whose show consists of storytelling, flashy guitar ‘chops’, and songs that seem to draw from his rock, blues, country, and folk music roots. Will Quinlan, front man for ‘The Diviners’, who writes great songs and sings them in a voice that can be both moving and mesmerizing. (Weekly Planet) and Sarasota’s own, Rick Hardeman, with a unique and varied sound that has captivated audiences on both sides of the county.

“Come Fly With Me!” The Sammy Cahn Songbook – 9:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Come fly with me as we travel through the Sammy Cahn Songbook – the most recorded songwriter of the 20th century. Featuring songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Mario Lanza, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford and more. Featuring songs such as Come Fly with Me, Three Coins in the Fountain, High Hopes, and All the Way.

Lynn Koplitz – 9:30 pm | $15-$19
McCurdy’s Comedy Theater
1923 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, FL 34236
Lynne is a featured comedian in Jenny McCarthy’s Epix comedy special Dirty, Sexy, Funny as well as a co-host on Jenny’s SiriusXM Radio show of the same name. She has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Dave Attells Comedy Underground and her special; Comedy Central Presents Lynne Koplitz is currently in rotation.

Elevate – 10:00 pm | Free
The Starlite Room 1001 Cocoanut Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Beadle Media brings downtown Sarasota 3 new themed nights located on the second level of The Starlite Room. Full of Technicolor lighting, deep sounds, and delicious cocktails. Enjoy our outdoor balcony, drag shows, shot boys, vip bottle service and so much more! Join us every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at The Starlite Room.

 

SATURDAY

Sarasota Farmers Market – 7:00 am | Free
Lemon at Main Street
The Sarasota Farmers Market was established in 1979. The market continues its tradition of serving the community with local produce, plants, prepared foods, and artisans. We currently have a full market that includes 55 vendors and 5,000 square feet of produce and plants. Hours: The market is held every Saturday (rain or shine) 7am to Noon (May through October) 7am to 1pm (November through April)

32nd Annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival – 7:30 am | Free
Downtown Sarasota
2016 OFFICIAL FESTIVAL EVENT SCHEDULE SATURDAY JUNE 25 FESTIVAL GOLF CLASSIC LAUREL OAK COUNTRY CLUB SUNDAY JUNE 26 CAR SHOW LAKEWOOD RANCH MAIN ST. BOAT & PERSONAL WATERCRAFT ‘FUN RUN’ FINZ FINDS ‘A RIDE IN THE PARK’ MOTORCYCLE CHARITY RIDE TUESDAY JUNE 28 GRAND PRIX BY THE SEA FESTIVAL KICKOFF PARTY SARASOTA YACHT CLUB *(Ticketed Event) WEDNESDAY JUNE 29 FLEMING’S STEAKHOUSE ‘FAN FEST’ WITH RACE TEAMS THE FRIENDLIEST CATCH FISHING TOURNAMENT FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN *(Invitation Only – Private Event) THURSDAY-JUNE 30 SPONSOR THANK YOU PARTY – LIDO BEACH RESORT *(Invitation Only – Private Event) FRIDAY-JULY 1 MEET & GREET WHOS IN THE DRIVER SEAT TEAM RECEPTION BOATS ON MAIN DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY*

*Dry Pits Open To The Public Van Wezel Parking Lot SATURDAY JULY 2 P1 SUPERSTOCK AND AQUA X RACES (QUALIFYING) LIDO BEACH POWERBOAT OPEN PRACTICE Lido Beach VIP RACE VIEWING AT THE SANDCASTLE RESORT *Dry Pits Open To The Public Van Wezel Parking Lot *(Ticketed Event) SUNDAY- JULY 3 POWERBOAT RACES – LIDO BEACH P1 SUPERSTOCK AND AQUA X RACES (FINAL ROUND) LIDO BEACH VIP RACE VIEWING AT THE SANDCASTLE RESORT *(Ticketed Event) *Dry Pits Open To The Public Van Wezel Parking Lot RACE TEAM AWARD PRESENTATIONS MONDAY – JULY 4 BAYFRONT FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR INFO/TICKETS: SARASOTAPOWERBOATGRANDPRIX.ORG *Please Note – Event Schedule Subject To Change

Venice Farmers Market – 8:00 am | Free Tampa Avenue West

Every Saturday Morning, local Farmers, Fisherman, Craftsmen, Bakers, Artists and others gather at the Venice Farmer’s Market located in the heart of historic downtown Venice, Florida. It’s a weekly celebration of the best of Venice were you can get fresh seasonal Florida fruits and vegetables direct from the Venice area farms. You can’t find any fresher shrimp or seafood. There’s incredible tasty homemade baked goods, trinkets, crafts, soaps, flowers, plants, locally roasted coffee, and more.

NFA 7v7 National Championship – 8:00 am | Free
IMG Academy Field House 5650 Bollettieri Blvd Bradenton, FL 34210
The NFA 7v7 National Championship is a touch football tournament of the best club high school 7v7 football teams in the country! Teams face off in pool play and a double elimination bracket to become the National Championship of the NFA.

Flea Market – 9:00 am | Free
Farm and Flea Market 5115 SR 776 Venice, FL 34293
THE DOME FLEA MARKET IS A MUST SEE! LOTS OF GREAT SHOPPING AND GREAT PEOPLE! SHOPPING LIKE IT USE TO BE!!

Gluten Free + Healthy Lifestyles Expo – 9:00 am | $10
Sarasota Municipal Auditorium 801 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236
The Gluten Free + Healthy Lifestyles Expo is the best place to learn how to live gluten free and love it! Sample products, get coupons, attend informative classes & demos along with hundreds of people living the gluten free lifestyle. It’s a fun, family- friendly, educational event with over 50 exhibitors and respected guest speakers.

Selby’s Splashing Saturdays – 10:00 am | $0-$19. Members free; gardens’ admission for non-members: $19 adults, $6 ages 4-11, free children under 4
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens 900 S Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236
For six summer Saturdays, Selby Gardens will be the place for fun-themed water activities, water slides and games. Enjoy the cool shade and bay breezes under the banyans and around the lagoon and the waterfall of the Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden.

1927 Historic Train Depot Tours – 10:00 am | Free
1927 Train Depot 303 E Venice Avenue Venice, FL 34285
Free tours of the train depot. To make reservations for 10 or more, call 941-412-0151. www.veniceareahistoricalsociety.org

#post digital and Local 707 – 10:00 am | Free
Art Center Sarasota 707 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Fl 34236
#postdigital – This exhibition, displayed in three galleries, highlights over 25 area artists who are using technology to create their work or are incorporating technology as part of their work. Many of the artist are connected to regional institutions and organizations, including Ringling College of Art & Design, New College of Florida, Suncoast Science/Faulhaber Fab Lab, Pine Vine School and IMG Academy. Local 707 – Art Center Member’s Only Juried All-Media Exhibition. Juried by Jamie Tracy, Department Chair Art, Design & Humanities, State College of Florida

Hetty Feather – 10:30 am | $18-$62. Families of 4 get 15% off the ticket price. At least 2 people in the group must be 18 or younger.
Asolo Repertory Theatre 5555 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243

Charles Dickens meets Orphan Annie meets the Circus in this smashing new play that took the U.K. by storm. Straight from London’s West End, HETTY FEATHER makes its U.S. Premiere at Asolo Repertory in June. Based on Dame Jacqueline Wilson’s best-selling novel, Hetty is a feisty young 19th century redhead with an indomitable imagination and a zest for adventure. Left at the not-so-tender mercies of the Foundling Hospital as a baby, Hetty’s quest to find her true home takes her from the English countryside to the traveling circus to the mean streets of London, all by way of thrilling aerial and circus feats, live music and spectacular story-telling. A true celebration of the random nature of life, this is a must-see theatrical adventure for all ages. FAMILY PACKAGES ARE AVAILABLE!

Kids Rock Manasota – 11:00 am | Free
Lakewood Ranch Main Street 8100 Main Street Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Kick off summer to a spectacular start, Family fun for everyone on June 25th 2016 on Main Street in Downtown Lakewood Ranch FL. Featuring Live Local Rock Bands for kids by kids! The streets will be lined with craft and business vendors along with delectable food vendors from our local area and live entertainment including kid’s shows and performers of all types. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free Face Painting and Free Live Entertainment and Performances all day. No Kids Festival would be complete without the greatest Kids Zone with Rides, Games and Prizes. Support your local community and revel in the family friendly atmosphere from 11am 7pm on June 25th. Visit: www.SpotlightEvents.org for more event information or call 941-219-8410 to speak with our event representative. Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors: Lakewood Ranch Commercial, Downtown Lakewood Ranch, The Lazarus Foundation Inc., NextGen Magazine, Manasota Kids, Early Learning Coalition and Spotlight Amusements. Date: June 25, 2016 Location: 8100 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard, Lakewood Ranch FL 34202 Time: 11am-7pm Estimated Attendance: 5000 Food Vendors: 10 Craft / Business Vendors: 50

Fairy Faire – 11:00 am | $3
The Spirit University 373 Braden Ave. Sarasota, FL 34243
Celebrating the wonders of the natural world, and all the beings that inhabit it. For all ages. Our Psychic Readers will use their intuitive abilities to assist you in making choices and in answers for personal growth. READINGS are 15 minutes, so you have time to sample different reader styles. If you’ve never had a reading, now is the time to give it a try! Only $20. We will also offer HEALINGS with our certified Reiki healers. Healings are also 15 minutes for only $20. For Elfin & Sylvan Folk, Wood Sprites & Faerie Folk, and All you Humans who still Believe in Magic Admission for children is FREE.

Grand Escapes – 11:00 am | Free
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art1288 N. Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art gallery presents Grand Escapes,’ June 3-July 31. The exhibit features landscapes, seascapes and dreamscapes from gallery artists, including Heidi Edwards, Bruce Marsh, Susan Klein, Bill Nichols, Pablo Soria, and Tom Judd. Mark Ormand curated this exhibit. The gallery is at 1288 N. Palm Ave., Sarasota. Gallery hours are Tuesday Saturday, 11 a.m. 5 p.m. Call for Monday hours. For more information about this exhibit, call 941-366-2454 or visit www.allyngallup.com.

Using History Maps in your Genealogy Research – 11:00 am | Free
Chidsey Building 701 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236
A Genealogy program is being offered free/open to the public on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 11 AM at the Chidsey Building located at 701 North Tamiami Trail. Rebecca O’Sullivan from the ‘Florida Public Archaeology Network’ will cover the ways different historical maps can be used in Genealogy research. This event is being hosted by the Friends of the Sarasota County History Center. For a reservation call: (941) 361-2453

Happy Hour at Lono Tiki Bar – 12:00 pm | Free
Bentley’s Boutique Hotel 1660 South Tamiami Trail Osprey, FL 34229
We have Happy Hour every day from 12pm-7pm! Happy Hour includes $2 Bud Light and Miller Light Draft Beers, $3 House Wines, and our Well Mixed Drinks for $3.50!

Beginning Baskets Weaving – 12:00 pm | $50
The Artful Giraffe 1861 Fruitville Rd. Sarasota, FL 34236
Never made a basket or it’s been a long time? Experience the joy of creating something you can use every day. In one afternoon you will weave a 6′ x 12′ market basket with your choice of color accent. Teaching fee $25 & material fee $25. Cost includes all materials & use of tools. Call The Artful Giraffe, 941-388-3700. Classes are small so reserve your spot today. June Special: Register with one or more of your friends and your party will receive a 10% discount on classes & materials. Ages 16 & over.

BBQ and Bands Bonanza – 12:00 pm | Free
Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse 19 East Road Sarasota, FL 34240
Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse will celebrate one year of its delicious food and fun-loving atmosphere this Friday and Saturday, June 24-25. In an effort to give back to the community who has supported and encouraged them, the Smokehouse family is offering a line- up of live music, drink and food specials, a pig roast, gift raffles, and outdoor games. FRIDAY, JUNE 24: Live music featuring One Night Rodeo, a Bradenton-based band and winner of the Next Great American Country Star joins us from 7 PM to 11 PM. Plus food and drink specials. SATURDAY, JUNE 25: An all-day event with live music starting at noon. Stottlemyer’s will have a pig roast, gift raffles, corn hole, as well as food and drink specials. Our musical lineup includes: – Cort Farris (12-3 PM) – One of the premier Steel Pan players on the East Coast. His music blends the island vibe with Latin, Jazz and other influences. – Gabriel Strange with Pedro Arvalo of Dickey Betts & Great Southern (3-6 PM) – Pedro joined Dickey Betts (founding member of the Allman Brothers) and Great Southern in 2004. His music creates an electrifying melting pot of Rock N Roll, Delta Blues, Country and Latin Flavors. Mike Tozier will join Pedro on lead guitar and lead vocals. Rounding out the trio on drums is Gabriel Strange, who has toured internationally with Devon Allman’s Honeytribe and has also appeared with country artists Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore and Big and Rich. – The Schascle Yochim Band (7-10 PM) – A who’s-who of Florida’s most talented rock musicians: Schascle Yochim, Bain Beakley, Thorson Moore, Michael Hensley, Gregg Voorhees, and Jeffrey Lane Arevalo. This is going to be a jam of unparalleled talent.

Relativity – 3:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
In 1902, Albert Einstein had a daughter. Two years later she disappeared, and was never mentioned again. What happened? There is no definitive answer and there are as many theories as there are Einstein scholars. Relativity imagines one theory while exploring the two contradictory Albert Einsteins: the beloved Public Figure, and a stunningly different Private Einstein. NNPN ROLLING WORLD PREMIERE!

Hetty Feather – 3:30 pm | $18-$56. Family packages are available at 800-361-8388.
Asolo Repertory Theatre 5555 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243
U.S. PREMIERE HETTY FEATHER Asolo Repertory Theatre June 2-26Based on the book by Jacqueline Wilson Adapted for the stage by Emma Reeves Directed by Sally Cookson Charles Dickens meets Orphan Annie meets Cirque du Soleil in this smashing new play that has taken the U.K. by storm. Based on Jacqueline Wilson’s best-selling novel, Hetty Feather is a feisty young 19th century redhead with an indomitable imagination and a zest for adventure. Left at the not-so-tender mercies of the Foundling Hospital as a baby, Hetty’s quest to find her true home takes her from the English countryside to the traveling circus to the mean streets of London, all by way of thrilling aerial and circus feats, live music and spectacular story- telling. A true celebration of the random nature of life, this is a must-see theatrical adventure for all ages.

Affordable Pet Vaccination Clinic – 3:30 pm | Free
Bark & Bath 2061 Siesta Drive Sarasota, FL 34239
Low Cost Pet Vaccines at Bark & Bath on Saturday, June 25th from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. No appointments necessary. Yearly Dog Vaccine Package $59.00 and includes Free Physical Exam. Offering all standard vaccines and packages at reduced cost. Flea and Heartworm medication also available. Bark & Bath is located at 2061 Siesta Dr, Sarasota. For more info call 941-312- 5233.

Casey Key: Nokomis Beach Drum Circle – 6:00 pm | Free
Nokomis Public Beach 201 South Casey Key Road Nokomis, FL 34275
The Drum Circle is one of Casey Key’s most unique and celebrated events. On any given Saturday and Wednesday evening one will encounter the rhythmic beats, amateur belly dancing, children playing, and the most amazing sunsets anywhere.

“Come Fly With Me!” The Sammy Cahn Songbook – 6:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Come fly with me as we travel through the Sammy Cahn Songbook – the most recorded songwriter of the 20th century. Featuring songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Mario Lanza, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford and more. Featuring songs such as Come Fly with Me, Three Coins in the Fountain, High Hopes, and All the Way.

Free Sunset Yoga in the Park – 6:30 pm | Free
Daily Eats Sarasota 8491 Cooper Creek Blvd, Ste. 107 Bradenton, FL 34201
Join us on Saturday, June 25 as Daily Eats Sarasota and Fresh Kitchen Sarasota present FREE Sunset Yoga in the Park! BYOM (bring your own mats) and Friends as we work out together before enjoying 10% off food at either restaurant!

Lynn Koplitz – 7:00 pm | $15-$19
McCurdy’s Comedy Theater
1923 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, FL 34236
Lynne is a featured comedian in Jenny McCarthy’s Epix comedy special Dirty, Sexy, Funny as well as a co-host on Jenny’s SiriusXM Radio show of the same name. She has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Dave Attells Comedy Underground and her special; Comedy Central Presents Lynne Koplitz is currently in rotation.

Mozart and Levin – 8:00 pm | $29-$65. Range1: USD 29,Range2: USD 65,
Sarasota Opera House 61 N. Pineapple Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236
Saturday Symphony No modern scholar or musician quite channels Mozart like Festival Artistic Director Robert Levin. Mozarts famous Piano Concerto No. 24 is the perfect finale for our festival season. Known for its character and big forces, this piece has moved audiences with its passion for centuries. Such emotion is an apt companion for Schubert’s Symphony No. 6. You’ll love it’s perfectly constructed splendor. Vivaldis robust concerto opens our concert and is an excellent showcase for our skilled horns and concertmaster. End Time: 10:00 pm. Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Music. Tickets: http://atnd.it/55051-0 evvnt – Single Submission Event Marketing – powered by www.evvnt.com – @evvnt #evvntPlatform

Relativity – 8:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
In 1902, Albert Einstein had a daughter. Two years later she disappeared, and was never mentioned again. What happened? There is no definitive answer and there are as many theories as there are Einstein scholars. Relativity imagines one theory while exploring the two contradictory Albert Einsteins: the beloved Public Figure, and a stunningly different Private Einstein. NNPN ROLLING WORLD PREMIERE!

“Come Fly With Me!” The Sammy Cahn Songbook – 9:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Come fly with me as we travel through the Sammy Cahn Songbook – the most recorded songwriter of the 20th century. Featuring songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Mario Lanza, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford and more. Featuring songs such as Come Fly with Me, Three Coins in the Fountain, High Hopes, and All the Way.

Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio – 9:30 pm | $5
The Five O’clock Club 1930 Hillview St. Sarasota, FL 34239
‘Twinkle is the greatest soul singer I’ve seen in a very long time, and believe me I’ve seen my share of imitators’ -The late Jerry Wexler, legendary producer of Aretha Franklin

Lynn Koplitz – 9:30 pm | $15-$19
McCurdy’s Comedy Theater
1923 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, FL 34236
Lynne is a featured comedian in Jenny McCarthy’s Epix comedy special Dirty, Sexy, Funny as well as a co-host on Jenny’s SiriusXM Radio show of the same name. She has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Dave Attells Comedy Underground and her special; Comedy Central Presents Lynne Koplitz is currently in rotation.

What Happens In Vegas Party – 10:00 pm | $10
The Starlite Room 1001 Cocoanut Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
The Starlite Room is a 3 story New York style brick building that holds up to 500 people and has become a local favorite in Sarasota. We are bringing that Vegas vibe to Fabulous Sarasota Florida with the What Happens In Vegas Party on June 25TH. Come out to The Starlite Room and have a good time with great people. If you’re from out of town and looking for something to do this weekend, this is the place to be. Bring beads and masks, it’s a Vegas Masquerade! ONLY $5 before 11PM.

Saturday nights with Peter Solomon – All Day | Free
Amore By Andrea Restaurant 555 Bay Isles Parkway, Longboat Key
Join us at the lounge for a wonderful evening with Peter Solomon… Call for reservations: (941) 383-1111

 

SUNDAY

NFA 7v7 National Championship – 8:00 am | Free
IMG Academy Field House 5650 Bollettieri Blvd Bradenton, FL 34210
The NFA 7v7 National Championship is a touch football tournament of the best club high school 7v7 football teams in the country! Teams face off in pool play and a double elimination bracket to become the National Championship of the NFA.

32nd Annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Festival – 8:00 am | Free
Downtown Sarasota
2016 OFFICIAL FESTIVAL EVENT SCHEDULE SATURDAY JUNE 25 FESTIVAL GOLF CLASSIC LAUREL OAK COUNTRY CLUB SUNDAY JUNE 26 CAR SHOW LAKEWOOD RANCH MAIN ST. BOAT & PERSONAL WATERCRAFT ‘FUN RUN’ FINZ FINDS ‘A RIDE IN THE PARK’ MOTORCYCLE CHARITY RIDE TUESDAY JUNE 28 GRAND PRIX BY THE SEA FESTIVAL KICKOFF PARTY SARASOTA YACHT CLUB *(Ticketed Event) WEDNESDAY JUNE 29 FLEMING’S STEAKHOUSE ‘FAN FEST’ WITH RACE TEAMS THE FRIENDLIEST CATCH FISHING TOURNAMENT FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN *(Invitation Only – Private Event) THURSDAY-JUNE 30 SPONSOR THANK YOU PARTY – LIDO BEACH RESORT *(Invitation Only – Private Event) FRIDAY-JULY 1 MEET & GREET WHOS IN THE DRIVER SEAT TEAM RECEPTION BOATS ON MAIN DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY* *Dry Pits Open To The Public Van Wezel Parking Lot SATURDAY JULY 2 P1 SUPERSTOCK AND AQUA X RACES (QUALIFYING) LIDO BEACH POWERBOAT OPEN PRACTICE Lido Beach VIP RACE VIEWING AT THE SANDCASTLE RESORT *Dry Pits Open To The Public Van Wezel Parking Lot *(Ticketed Event) SUNDAY- JULY 3 POWERBOAT RACES – LIDO BEACH P1 SUPERSTOCK AND AQUA X RACES (FINAL ROUND) LIDO BEACH VIP RACE VIEWING AT THE SANDCASTLE RESORT *(Ticketed Event) *Dry Pits Open To The Public Van Wezel Parking Lot RACE TEAM AWARD PRESENTATIONS MONDAY – JULY 4 BAYFRONT FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR INFO/TICKETS: SARASOTAPOWERBOATGRANDPRIX.ORG *Please Note – Event Schedule Subject To Change

2016 Sarasota Shark Open Swim Meet – 8:00 am | Free
SELBY AQUATIC CENTER 8301 Potter Park Dr. Sarasota, FL 34238
This Swim Meet is a 50 Meter Long Course swim meet for swimmers age 8-19. There are some age groups that require Time Standards to participate in the meet due to the distances and number of swimmers participating. Swimmers from Costa Rica, Honduras, The Cayman Islands, Colorado, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Florida are participating in this 4-day meet.

Flea Market – 9:00 am | Free
Farm and Flea Market 5115 SR 776 Venice, FL 34293
THE DOME FLEA MARKET IS A MUST SEE! LOTS OF GREAT SHOPPING AND GREAT PEOPLE! SHOPPING LIKE IT USE TO BE!!

Happy Hour at Lono Tiki Bar – 12:00 pm | Free
Bentley’s Boutique Hotel 1660 South Tamiami Trail Osprey, FL 34229
We have Happy Hour every day from 12pm-7pm! Happy Hour includes $2 Bud Light and Miller Light Draft Beers, $3 House Wines, and our Well Mixed Drinks for $3.50!

Hetty Feather – 1:00 pm | $18-$56. Family packages are available at 800-361-8388.
Asolo Repertory Theatre 5555 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243
U.S. PREMIERE HETTY FEATHER Asolo Repertory Theatre June 2-26Based on the book by Jacqueline Wilson Adapted for the stage by Emma Reeves Directed by Sally Cookson Charles Dickens meets Orphan Annie meets Cirque du Soleil in this smashing new play that has taken the U.K. by storm. Based on Jacqueline Wilson’s best-selling novel, Hetty Feather is a feisty young 19th century redhead with an indomitable imagination and a zest for adventure. Left at the not-so-tender mercies of the Foundling Hospital as a baby, Hetty’s quest to find her true home takes her from the English countryside to the traveling circus to the mean streets of London, all by way of thrilling aerial and circus feats, live music and spectacular story- telling. A true celebration of the random nature of life, this is a must-see theatrical adventure for all ages.

“La Cenerentola” By Gioachino Rossini – 1:30 pm | $20
Sarasota Opera House 61 N. Pineapple Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236
The popular operatic take on the Cinderella story is one of Rossini’s funniest operas, but with a serious side to remind us that, on her journey from the servants’ quarters to a princess’ throne, the heroine faces real dangers before she reaches the happy ending. This is a production of the Rome Opera.

“Come Fly With Me!” The Sammy Cahn Songbook – 2:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Come fly with me as we travel through the Sammy Cahn Songbook – the most recorded songwriter of the 20th century. Featuring songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Mario Lanza, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford and more. Featuring songs such as Come Fly with Me, Three Coins in the Fountain, High Hopes, and All the Way.

Relativity – 2:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
In 1902, Albert Einstein had a daughter. Two years later she disappeared, and was never mentioned again. What happened? There is no definitive answer and there are as many theories as there are Einstein scholars. Relativity imagines one theory while exploring the two contradictory Albert Einsteins: the beloved Public Figure, and a stunningly different Private Einstein. NNPN ROLLING WORLD PREMIERE!

Hetty Feather – 5:30 pm | $18-$62. Families of 4 get 15% off the ticket price. At least 2 people in the group must be 18 or younger.
Asolo Repertory Theatre 5555 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34243
Charles Dickens meets Orphan Annie meets the Circus in this smashing new play that took the U.K. by storm. Straight from London’s West End, HETTY FEATHER makes its U.S. Premiere at Asolo Repertory in June. Based on Dame Jacqueline Wilson’s best-selling novel, Hetty is a feisty young 19th century redhead with an indomitable imagination and a zest for adventure. Left at the not-so-tender mercies of the Foundling Hospital as a baby, Hetty’s quest to find her true home takes her from the English countryside to the traveling circus to the mean streets of London, all by way of thrilling aerial and circus feats, live music and spectacular story-telling. A true celebration of the random nature of life, this is a must-see theatrical adventure for all ages. FAMILY PACKAGES ARE AVAILABLE!

Synia Carroll with Billy Marcus – 6:00 pm | Free
The Starlite Room 1001 Cocoanut Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
What better way to spend a Sunday evening than with the enchanting voice of Synia Carroll? The music starts at 6. See you at the Starlite!

Big Kahuna Reunion – 6:00 pm | Free
The Five O’clock Club 1930 Hillview St. Sarasota, FL 34239
We’re ba-ack!!! The Big Kahuna Band will be reuniting for a show at the 5 O’Clock Club on June 26th, 6-9pm. It’s time to party like it’s 2005!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/872952962832431/

Lynn Koplitz – 7:00 pm | $15-$19
McCurdy’s Comedy Theater 1923 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, FL 34236
Lynne is a featured comedian in Jenny McCarthy’s Epix comedy special Dirty, Sexy, Funny as well as a co-host on Jenny’s SiriusXM Radio show of the same name. She has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Dave Attells Comedy Underground and her special; Comedy Central Presents Lynne Koplitz is currently in rotation.

Relativity – 7:00 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
In 1902, Albert Einstein had a daughter. Two years later she disappeared, and was never mentioned again. What happened? There is no definitive answer and there are as many theories as there are Einstein scholars. Relativity imagines one theory while exploring the two contradictory Albert Einsteins: the beloved Public Figure, and a stunningly different Private Einstein. NNPN ROLLING WORLD PREMIERE!

“Come Fly With Me!” The Sammy Cahn Songbook – 7:30 pm | $36-$39
Florida Studio Theatre 1241 North Palm Ave. Sarasota, FL 34236
Come fly with me as we travel through the Sammy Cahn Songbook – the most recorded songwriter of the 20th century. Featuring songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Mario Lanza, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford and more. Featuring songs such as Come Fly with Me, Three Coins in the Fountain, High Hopes, and All the Way.

Groove Fetish – 9:00 pm | Free
The Five O’clock Club 1930 Hillview St. Sarasota, FL 34239
GROOVE FETISH combines driving rhythms, seductive melodies, and incredible solos to create their sound. Top that off with soulful lead vocals and powerful harmonies, and you’ll have the band Groove Fetish www.facebook.com/GrooveFetish/?fref=ts