Bacalao Sports Grill Bar
The Bruno Connection, 6 p.m. today. (J) / Jazz, 6 p.m. Fri. (J) / Tone Zone, 6 p.m. Sat. (R) / George W. Carroll Applesauce Quartet. Every Sunday at 7 p.m., except the added Sunday of anniversary ages during season. The added Sundays will affection Carroll’s 17-piece Sarasota Sunsets. (J) / Metro Connection, 7 p.m. Tues. (J) / Voces Libres, 8 p.m. Wed. (L). 1100 N. Tuttle Ave. 366-0157.
B.C.’s Recovery Room
BC’s Hardcore Ball Jam, 9 p.m. today. / Attainable Mike and friends, 9 p.m. Fri. (O) / Jeff Evans Band, 9 p.m. Sat. (C) Nick, 9 p.m. Tues. / Panama Pete and Manatee Mike, 9 p.m. Wed. (O). 2119 Siesta Drive. 364-8653; bcrecoveryroom.com.
The Beach Club
Kettle of Fish and DJ, 10 p.m. today (R, DJ) / DTs, 5 p.m. Fri. (R) / The Untouchables and DJ Sombrero, 10 p.m. Fri., Sat. (R, DJ) / Marvin, 5 p.m. Sat. (O) / Reggae Sundays with Roadblock, 10 p.m. Sun. (RA) / Dana from Kettle of Fish, 10 p.m. Mon. (R) / The Ensemble, 10 p.m. Tues. (R) / Ladies Night with Ben Hammond and the Key Rats, 10 p.m. Wed. (R, DJ). 5151 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key. 349-6311.
Jay Tinsman, 7-9 p.m. Tues. (I). 5263 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key. 349-9822; theblasecafe.com.
Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. today, Sun. / Koko Ray, 9:30 p.m. Fri. (R) / Fashion Appearance with DJs and alive music, 9:30 p.m. Sat. / DJ Incubus with guests, 9:30 p.m. Mon. (DJ) / DJ Prophet, 9:30 p.m. Tues. (DJ) / Attainable mike, 9 p.m. Wed. (O). 2525 S. Tamiami Trail. 955-0195.
Luigi Toth, 6:30 p.m. today, Fri. 5104 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key. 349-1423.
Caragiulos Italian Restaurant
Mike Markaverich, 5-8 p.m. today-Fri. (J). 69 S. Palm Ave. 951-0866; caragiulos.com.
Cedars Bar & Grill
Karaoke, 8 p.m. Fri. / Chargeless jukebox, 6 p.m. Sat. 2385 12th St. 953-5531.
Open 8 p.m.-2 a.m. 80s Night and Top 40 with DJ Imminent, today (DJ) / Ladies Night with DJ Imminent and DJ Tuesday, Fri. (DJ) / PLUSH with DJ Imminent, Deejay Simplisstick and DJ Rus Deep, Sat. (DJ). 1266 Old Stickney Point Road, Siesta Key. 346-1711; phxtemple.com.
John Rinell, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mon. (I, R) 1500 Stickney Point Road. 925-0300.
Cork and The Canteen Shop
Debbie Keeton and Gary Deary, 7:30 p.m. Tues. (J). St. Armands Circle, 388-2675; corkonthecircle.com.
The Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar
Chris Otto, 3 p.m. Fri. (I) / Rum Jumby’s, 3 p.m. Sat. (RA) / Positivity, 3 p.m. Sun. (RA). 5254 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key. 349-8697, daiquirideck.com.
Ladies Night with Andres Colin, 8:30 p.m. today (L) / Andres Colin, 6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (L) / DJ Kensi & Guests, 10 p.m. Fri. (H) / DJ Shambala and Friends, 10 p.m. Sat. (DJ) / Karaoke with DJ Jay Lee, 10 p.m. Mon. / DJ Secret Squirrel, Sugarpill & Guests, 10 p.m. Wed. (H, RA). 1888 Main St. 365-3722; escasrq.com.
15 South Ristorante Enoteca
and Straight Up Martini Bar
Benny Ribaudo, 7 p.m. today-Sat. (J) / Al Hixon Applesauce Quartet with Katt Hefner, Kenny Drew Jr. and Gary Deary, 7 p.m. today (J) / Mineral Party featuring basal techno music, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sat. (DJ) / Luigi Toth, 7 p.m. Sun., Wed. (J) / Al Hixon Sit In Applesauce Jam with Charlie Prawdzik and Mark Neuenschwander, 6:30 p.m. Mon. (J). 15 S. Boulevard of Presidents, St. Armands Circle. 388-1555; 15southristorante.com.
5 O’Clock Club
Democracy, 10 p.m. today (R) / 421, 5:30 and 10 p.m. (R) / The Boneshakers, 10 p.m. Sat. (R) / American Rock Bandage Bounded Talent Search, 10 p.m. Sun. / Al Fuller’s Blues Jam, 8:45 p.m. Mon. (B) / Cherry Bombs, 10 p.m. Tues. (R) / Three Peace Band, 10 p.m. Wed. (R). 1930 Hillview St. 366-5555; 5oclockclub.net.
Flamenco Lounge at Ceviche
Live flamenco dance, 10 p.m. Fri. / Big Night Out, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Sat. (L, I). Third floor, 1216 Aboriginal St. 952-1036.
Flying Dog Cafe
Main Street Station, 7:30 p.m. Fri. (R). 500 Tallevast Road. 359-9788; theflyingdogcafe.com.
Gecko’s Grill & Pub at the Landings
Ryan Stroh, 7-10 p.m. Fri. (R). 4870 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 923-8896; geckosgrill.com.
Gilligan’s Island Bar & Grill
RPM, 6 p.m. today, Tues. (R) / Acoustic Pete Blues Trio, 2 p.m. Sat. (R) / Roadblock, 3 p.m. Sun. (RA) / 606, 6 p.m. Wed. (R) / Ladies Night with DJs Mike and Jaime, 10 p.m. Wed. 5253 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key. 346-8122; gilligansislandbar.com.
Horse Feathers Grill & Lounge
DJ Grande, 10 p.m. today-Sat. (DJ). 1923 Ringling Blvd. 955-9179; horsefeathersgrill.com.
Kraig Kenning: Evening of Blues, 7:30 p.m. (B) / Bob Vesey, 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (F) / Applesauce Juvenocracy, 5 p.m. Sun. (J) / Paul Duffy Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Tues. (F, J) / Bob Vesey: Ballads & Bodhrans, 7:30 p.m. Wed. (F). 6518 Gateway Ave. 926-1060; irishroversarasota.com.
Kirby’s Bar & Grill
Ghost Town Posse, 9 p.m. Fri. (C). 2460 Stickney Point Road. 922-3777.
Fourteen clandestine karaoke rooms. Food, beer, wine. 4400 S. Tamiami Trail. $5 per hour per person. Reservations: (877) 4KROAKY; kroakys.com.
Two-hour close cruises. Rich McKee, 7 p.m. today, Sat. (R) / Sly McLeod, 7 p.m. Fri. (R) / Howlin’ Bob, 7 p.m. Sun. (R) / Max McCann, 7 p.m. Mon., Wed. (R) / Dan Crawford, 7 p.m. Tues. (I). 2 Marina Place, south of Marina Jack. 366-6116; lebargetropicalcruises.com.
Libby’s Cafe & Bar
Vinyl Spinning, all-embracing music, 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (DJ). 1917 Osprey Ave.. 487-7300; libbyscafebar.com.
Lonjevity Superfood Fusion Cafe
Kitt & Mike Moran Group, 7:30 p.m. today, Friday. (J) / Musicians Showcase, 8 p.m. Sat. 1737 S. Tamiami Trail. 366-3139; lonjevity.net.
Mattison’s City Grille
The Venturas, 7:30 p.m. today (J, B, R) / Eclipse, 8 p.m. Fri., 7 p.m. Wed. (R, B) / Delrays, 8 p.m. Sat. (R) / Andres Colin, apex Sun. (R) / Debbie Keeton Applesauce Group, 7 p.m. Sun. (J) / The Organics, 7 p.m. Mon. (R) / Jennifer Leigh and Her New Digs, 7:30 p.m. Tues. (R) 1 N. Lemon Ave. 330-0440; mattisons.com.
Jennifer Leigh and Her New Digs, 7 p.m. today, 7:30 p.m. Fri. (R) / AJ & The Automatics, 8 p.m. Sat. / Joe Thayer, 7 p.m. Sun.-Tues. (J) / Debbie Keeton Applesauce Quartet, 7-10 p.m. Wed. (J). 7275 S. Tamiami Trail. 921-3400; mattisons.com.
Meadows Apple Pub
Two of a Kind, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (R). 5013 Ringwood Meadow. 342-9135; meadowsvillagepub.com.
Mother’s Musical Bakery
James Gromko, 7 p.m. Fri. (F). $5 / Susan James & The Hooligans, 7 p.m. Sat. (F). 6517 Superior Ave. 924-0102; mothersmusicalbakery.com.
Old Packinghouse Caf
Connie Dillon & Tom Stamper, 7 p.m. today (C) / Al Fuller Band, 7 p.m. Fri. (B) / Bottom Feeders, 7 p.m. Sat. (B) / Attainable mike with Rick Alvis, 7 p.m. Mon. (O) / Randy Tracy’s Trio of Doom, 7 p.m. Tues. (O) / Brother Nate, 7 p.m. Wed. (B). 987 S. Packinghouse Road. 371-9358; oldpackinghouse.net.
Open mike night, 9 p.m. today / Third Society, Muphin Chuckrs, and A Gentlemen Army, 9 p.m. Fri. (R) / Seven Years Past, 9 p.m. Sat. (R) / SOAP, 9 p.m. Tues. (R). 6540 Superior Ave. 924-7782; myspace.com/pastimespub.
Democracy, 9 p.m. Fri. (RA) / Southern Spice, 9 p.m. Sat. (C, R) / Karaoke/DJ Unlimited Sounds, 8 p.m. Sun and 9 p.m. Tues. / Open-Mike Comedy, 8 p.m., and Ladies Nite, 9 p.m.-midnight Wed. 1570 N. Lockwood Ridge Road. 953-6970.
Various artists, 9 p.m. Fri. (R) / DJ Shamrockable, 9 p.m. Sat. (DJ). 2257 Ringling Blvd. 952-1730. myspace.com/theshamrocksarasota.
Siesta Key Oyster Bar
Ben Hammond, 2 p.m. today-Fri. (R) / Acoustic Pete Blues Trio, 7 p.m. today (B) / James Albritton, 8 p.m. Fri. (F, B) / Dana and Thorson, 1 p.m. Sat. (R, B) / Mike Tozier, 8 p.m. Sat. (B,C) / Cort Farris, 2 p.m. Sun. (R) / Chris Otto, 7 p.m. Sun. (R) / Ryan Stroh, 7 p.m. Mon. (R) / Attainable Mic with Noel Harris, 7 p.m. Tues. (O) / alive music, 2 p.m. Wed. / Kettle of Fish, 7 p.m. Wed. (R). 5238 Ocean Blvd. 346-5443.
Steel Can Alley
Pink Lincolns, 8 p.m. Sat. (R) / One Eyed Doll, 8 p.m. Wed. (R) 2645 Mall Drive. 921-6480; myspace.com/theawm.
Sun Garden Cafe
Jay Tinsman, 7-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (I) 210 Avenida Madera, Siesta Key. 346-7170; siestasungarden.com.
Michael Royal, 7-10 p.m. today-Fri. (J). 1991 Main St. 955-4457.
Aqua Restaurant and The Little Wet Bar
Live Applesauce Night/Jam, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wed. (J) / Bruce Tetley, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Fri. (B, I). 576 Blackburn Point Road (by sea, blooming brand 33), Osprey; 918-8041.
Cafe 1660 at the Osprey Inn
Karaoke with Bruce Shelly, 7 p.m. today, 8 p.m. Sat. (O). / Ball Party with Bruce Shelly, 8 p.m. Fri. 1660 S. Tamiami Trail. 966-1693; ospreyinn.net.
’70s night, today / Wizards/Witches, Fri. / Hawaii Nite, Sat. / Bingo, 7 p.m. Sun. / Karaoke, 7 p.m. Mon. (O) / Industry Night, Tues. / Ladies Nite, 7 p.m. Wed. 127 Tampa Ave. E., Venice. 724-2449.
The Crow’s Nest
Darrell Lawhorne, 9 p.m. today. (R) / Bob Comeau, 9 p.m. Fri. (F) / RPM, 9 p.m. Sat. (R). 1968 Tarpon Centermost Drive, Venice. 484-9551; crowsnest-venice.com.
Honoluana Island Grill
Big Daddy, 7 p.m. Fri. (R) / Koko Ray, 7 p.m. Sat. (after Shark’s Tooth Festival) (R) / The Jimi Banks Show, 6 p.m. Tues. (I). 222 Airport Ave. E., Venice. 483-3553; honoluana.com.
The Arrangement Pub
Karaoke Contest with Jim & Deb, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sat. / Wii bowling competition, 2 p.m. Sun. / Ladies Night, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Mon. / Industry Night, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Tues. / Karaoke with Rich & Michelle, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wed. 1195 U.S. 41 Bypass S., Venice. 445-5973.
Sharky’s on the Pier
David Moore, 6 p.m. today, Wed. (I) / The Rogaines, 8 p.m. Fri. (R) / Vine Street Band, 8 p.m. Sat. (R) / The Trinidudes, 6 p.m. Sun. (I) / Josh Helmuth, 6 p.m. Mon. (R) / Mark Northey, 6 p.m. Tues. (I). 1600 Harbor Drive S., Venice. 488-1456; sharkysonthepier.com.
DooWop Denny Rockin Oldies Show, 7-10 p.m. Sat. (R). 1071 N. Tamiami Trail (at Laurel Road), Nokomis. 488-3775.
Snook Anchorage Restaurant
Greg Allen and Friends, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wed. (J). 5000 E. Venice Ave., Venice. 485-7221.
T.J. Carney’s Pub & Grill
Dixie Spirit Applesauce Band, 6:30 p.m. today (J). 231 W. Venice Ave., Venice. 480-9244.
Jilly and the Jammers, 5 p.m. Fri. (B) / Ball acquaint with Jerry Carrier and Jeanie, 7:30 p.m. Fri. / Lil Brian and the Travelers, 9:30 p.m. Fri. (F, R). $10 / Wikked Jester, 9:30 p.m. Sat. (R). $5 / The Roy Sites Band, 4 p.m. Sun. (B) / Strangeways, 8 p.m. Mon. (R) $4.20 / Doug Deming CD Release Party, 7 p.m. Tues. (B) $6; $9 day of appearance / Ladies night with DJ Imminent, 10 p.m. Tues. (DJ) / Blues Jam with The Whodoos, 8 p.m. Wed. (B). 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton. 795-3886; 4aceslounge.com.
Bacalao Sports Grill Bar
George W. Carroll Applesauce Quartet, 7-9 p.m. Wed. (George W. Carroll big band, 7-9 p.m. aftermost Wed. of the month) (J). 6713 14th St., Bradenton. 727-7000.
Cork’s Cigar Bar
Michael Mac Band, 9 p.m. Fri., 7 p.m. Sun. (B) / Colin Donovan, 5 p.m. Mon. / Attainable Jam Night with Mark Skey, 8:30 p.m. Tues. (O) / Karaoke, 8 p.m. Wed. 425 Old Main St., Bradenton. 744-2589; corkscigarbar.com.
The Distillery Tavern
Ladies Night with Three Peace Band, 10 p.m. today. (R) / Bootleg, 10 p.m. Fri. (R) / Basic Rock Outfit, 10 p.m. Sat. (R) / White Trash Wednesday with Git R Dunz, 10 p.m. Wed. (C). 108 44th Ave. E., Bradenton. 739-7845; myspace.com/distillerybradenton.
Ellenton Suds Sports Grill
Deck Party with DJ Tippy, 7 p.m. Fri. (DJ) / The Favorites Karaoke, 4-7 p.m. Tues. 5309 29th St. E., Ellenton. 721-3663; ellentonsudssportsgrill.com
Sly McLeod, 6-10 p.m. today. (R) / Kool Breeze, 7 p.m. Fri. (R) / The Alternators, 7 p.m. Sat. (B). 1200 Aboriginal Ave. W., Bradenton. 748-8087; mattisons.com.
Rasher Tierney’s Irish Pub and Restaurant
Karaoke, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. today, Tues. / Walter McDonough, 7-10 p.m. Fri., Wed. (F) / Glass Onion, 710 p.m. Sat. (R) / Hump Day with DJ Rafferty and Reggae Night, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Wed. 5106 14th St. W., Bradenton. 752-1531; rashertierneys.com.
Tequila Beach Sport Grille
Karaoke with Kellie, 10 p.m. Fri. / Trivia Night, 8 p.m. Tues. 7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. 794-1400; myspace.com/tequilabeachsportgrille.
Dean Johanesen and Joe Matsagos, 9 p.m. Fri. (L). 8235 Cooper Creek Blvd., University Park. 360-3528.
Woody’s River Roo
Taylor & Taylor, 5:30 p.m. today (R) / Caribbean Cowboy, 4 p.m. Fri. (C) / Straight Up, 7 p.m. Fri. (R) / The Alternators, 2 p.m. Sat. (B) / Karaoke, 7 p.m. Sat., 6 p.m. Tues. / The Arch, 1 p.m. Sun. (R) / T Bone, 5 p.m. Sun. (DJ) / DT’s, 6 p.m. Wed. (R). 5717 18th St. E., Ellenton. 722-2391; woodysriverroo.com.
VFW Column 8203
Karaoke, 7-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 4860 Trott Circle. 426-6865
Euphemia Haye’s Haye Loft Lounge
Dean Miller, 7:30 p.m. today, Tues.-Wed. (J) / Eddie Tobin/Ray Biscoglia, 7:30 p.m. Fri. (J) / Dick Reynolds, 7:30 p.m. Sat. (J) / Mike Markaverich, 7:30 p.m. Sun. (J) / Eddie Tobin, 7:30 p.m. Mon. (J). 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive. 383-3633; euphemiahaye.com/HayeLoft.
The Monkey Allowance at The Colony
Debbie Keeton and Gary Deary, 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. (J) / Scotty McFarland, 6 p.m. Sun.-Mon. (J) / Mark Cravens, 6 p.m. Tues.-Sat. (J). 1620 Gulf of Mexico Drive. 383-5558; colonybeachresort.com.
Tiny’s of Longboat
Island Swing, 7-10:30 p.m. Sat. (J). Whitney Beach Plaza, 6852 Gulf of Mexico Drive. 383-3355; 387-7261.
Lake Osprey Apple Cabaret
Callie Chappell, 8 p.m. Sat. (C) $8. 6259 Lake Osprey Apple Drive. 907-9252; 586-9015; srqboxoffice.com; lakeospreyvillage.com.
Polo Grill and Bar
Glass Onion, 8:30 p.m. Fri. (R) / Lounge Cat Duo, 8:30 p.m. Sat. (R) / Tuesday Trivia, 7 p.m. Tues. 10670 Boardwalk Loop. 782-0899; pologrillandbar.com.
Gary Valentine, today-Sat. $15. 23490 Spencer Court, Port Charlotte. 629-9191.
4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton. 795-3886; 4aceslounge.com.
Lil Brian and the Travelers — 9:30 p.m. Fri.
The Roy Sites Bandage — 4 p.m. Sun.
Paul Cebar — April 24
The Tucci Bandage — April 25
The John Henrys — April 28
New Justice — May 2
Nelms-Chavers Bandage — May 3
Scholars Word — May 8
The Lee Boys — May 15
The best alive applesauce club in the United States, with added than 80 concerts and lectures anniversary year. 366-1552; jazzclubsarasota.com.
Jazz at Two (Katt Heffner Group) — 2-4 p.m. Fri. (Bayfront Association Center)
Jazz at Two Sundays (Tom Barrett Trio) — 2-4 p.m. Sun. (Glenridge Performing Arts Center, Sarasota)
Jazz at Two (Johnny Varro Trio) — 2-4 p.m. April 24 (Bayfront Association Center)
Jazz Club Night at University Club (Michael Royal) — 6-10 p.m. April 24 (University Club, Sarasota)
Jazz at Two (Mike Markaverich) — 2-4 p.m. May 1 (Bayfront Association Center)
Jazz on the Baptize (The Katt Hefner Group) — 3-5 p.m. May 3 (LeBarge, Sarasota Bayfront)
6540 Superior Ave., Sarasota. 924-7782; myspace.com/pastimespub.
Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers — April 23
The Pack A.D. — May 15
Bob Log III & Willem Maker — May 24
Ben Prestage/Husky Burnett — May 29
The God Gallows/The Van Orsdels — June 28
Nonprofit accumulation provides a achievement belvedere for musicians and entertainers. For tickets, alarm 362-7632; poptras.org.
Tbone & The Vine Street Bandage — 8 p.m.-midnight Sat. (Sharky’s on the Pier, 1600 Harbor Drive S., Venice. Free)
Chalk Festival — May 2-3, Pineapple Avenue-Burns Square, Sarasota. (Music, book art and achievement art. 9 a.m.-midnight May 2, featuring The Arch Band. 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. May 3, featuring Radio-Free Carmela & The Transmitters. Free)
Armed Forces Day concert — One Night Rodeo and Apparition Town Posse, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. May 16. (Stardust Accident Center, 2571 12th St. Veterans and alive aggressive free.)
Third anniversary Jacobites Canonizing Day Concert — 4-6 p.m. May 25. (Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge Road)
SARASOTA FOLK CLUB
Sailing Squadron concert series. 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota. Attainable mike, 7:15 p.m. Featured concert, 8:30 p.m. Free, but $5 or added donation suggested. 377-9256; sarafolk.org.
Will & Ann Rowland — April 27
Invitational (Roy Schneider, Dennis Brock, Gary Doles) — May 18
Doug Spears — June 29
777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. (800) 826-9303; vanwezel.org.
Tom Jones — 8 p.m. Tues.
Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge/Larry Chance and The Earls/The Shangri-Las — April 22
Chris Botti– April 23
BARBARA B. MANN
8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. (800) 440-7469; bbmannpah.com.
Tom Jones — 7:30 p.m. today
Dick Fox’s Golden Boys: Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Bobby Rydell — April 27
James Taylor — April 28
The Beach Boys — May 3
Celtic Woman — May 27-28
405 Cleveland St., Clearwater (in a collective adventure with Ruth Eckerd Hall). (727) 791-7400; rutheckerdhall.com.
Amos Lee — May 9
3322 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. (813) 987-2855; dallasbull.com.
Bellamy Brothers — 10 p.m. Fri.
Eric Church — May 15
4802 U.S. 301 N. (Florida State Fairgrounds), Tampa. (813) 740-2446; livenation.com.
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Bandage — April 25
Nickelback (w/Seether, Saving Abel) — April 26
Nine Inch Nails/Jane’s Addiction — May 9
No Doubt (w/Paramore) — June 2
Toby Keith — June 26
Kid Rock/Lynyrd Skynyrd — June 27
Rascal Flatts — July 25
Kenny Chesney — Aug. 8
Coldplay (w/Elbow) — Aug. 9
Dave Matthews Bandage — Aug. 12
Def Leppard/Poison/Cheap Trick — Aug. 14
Crue Fest 2 (Mtley Cre, Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, etc.) — Aug. 28
Depeche Mode — Sept. 4
Brad Paisley — Oct. 16
11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero. (239) 948-7825; germainarena.com.
Cirque du Soleil Saltimbanco — July 8-12
16 Added St. N., St. Petersburg. (727) 896-2276; jannuslandingconcerts.com.
Twiztid — 8 p.m. Fri.
Blue October — 8 p.m. Tues.
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic — April 23
Candlebox — April 24
Donna the Buffalo — April 25
Cross Canadian Ragweed — April 26
Katy Perry — April 28
Randy Bachman — April 30
Pennywise (w/Pepper) — May 2
UB40 — May 3
Corey Smith — May 9
Gavin Rossdale — May 18
The Wailers — June 5
Better Than Ezra — June 12
Taking Aback Sunday — June 16
Highway to Hell — June 20
400 Aboriginal St. S., St. Petersburg. (727) 892-5798; mahaffeytheater.com.
Seal — 7:30 p.m. Sun.
Spinal Tap — May 8
Il Divo — June 28
1902 Avenida Republica de Cuba (14th Street), Ybor City, Tampa. (813) 248-9500; statemedia.com.
A Skylit Drive/Dance Gavin Ball — 6:30 p.m. Fri.
Tides of Man — 6 p.m. Sun.
There for Tomorrow — 5 p.m. Sun.
Mae — 7 p.m. Tues.
Farewell — 7:30 p.m. Wed.
Sing It Loud — April 24
Peelander-Z — April 26
Kevin Devine — May 5
El Ten Eleven — May 8
MC Chris — May 9
Eric Hutchinson — May 19
Ryan Cabrera — June 12
RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM
4201 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 282-7297; ticketmaster.com.
U2 — Oct. 9
RUTH ECKERD HALL
1111 N. McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400; rutheckerdhall.com.
Tom Jones — 8 p.m. Fri.
Joe Cocker — 8 p.m. Wed.
REO Speedwagon/Night Ranger — April 25
311 — April 26
James Taylor (sold out) — April 27
Chris Botti — April 28
Queensrche — May 19
Janis Ian — May 21-22
Michael McDonald/Boz Scaggs — July 2
Hippiefest II (The Turtles, Mountain, Felix Cavaliere, Badfinger, Chuck Negron) — Aug. 8
Willie Nelson — Oct. 20
Bonnie Raitt — Oct. 22
ST. PETE TIMES FORUM
401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500; stpetetimesforum.com.
Fleetwood Mac — 8 p.m. Wed.
Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy — May 14-17
Cirque du Soleil Saltimbanco — June 25-July 5
Sandi Patty — Aug. 14
Jonas Brothers — Aug. 18
SugarLand — Sept. 25
Metallica — Oct. 3
910 Skipper Road, Tampa. (813) 971-0666; skipperssmokehouse.com.
The Waybacks — 8 p.m. Fri.
Robert Smith’s 50th Birthday: The WMNF Tribute to The Cure — 6 p.m. Sat.
Tinsley Ellis — April 24
Steve Kimock Crazy Engine — April 26
Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers — May 1
Enter the Haggis — May 8
4th anniversary WMNF Americana Fest — July 11
687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 895-3045; statemedia.com.
The Maine — 6 p.m. Mon.
Ra — 7 p.m. Wed.
Cold — April 23
(hed)p.e. — April 24
Murdok — April 25
Dredg — April 26
The Veronicas — May 1
Gaslight Anthem — May 2
Protest the Hero — May 6
Horrorpops — May 7
Gavin DeGraw — May 8
War — May 15
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. (800) 955-1045; tbpac.org.
Chris Nathan — April 27
Amy Grant — May 11
Patty Larkin — May 18
O.A.R. — Aug. 26
711 N. Franklin St., Tampa. (813) 274-8286; tampatheatre.org.
Ray LaMontagne — April 29
USF SUN DOME
4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 974-3111; gousfbulls.com.
Newsboys — April 25
Kings of Leon — May 8
3333 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 925-3869; mccurdyscomedy.com.
Uncle Dow Thomas — Today-Sun.
Shane Mauss — April 22-26
Carl Faulkenberry — April 29-May 3
Thomas Brown — May 6-10
Michael Winslow — May 14-17
Valerie Storm — May 20-24
Michael Mack — May 27-31, June 3-7
Chippendales, w/host Les McCurdy — June 1
Dale Jones — June 3-7 (Family Night, June 8)
Diane Ford — June 10-14
Tommy Savitt — June 17-21
Rich Guzzi — June 24-28 (Family Night, June 29)
Al Romas — July 1-5
Scott Novotny — July 15-19 (Family Night, July 20)
Jon Reep — July 24-25
Leo DuFour — July 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 5-9
777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. (800) 826-9303; vanwezel.org.
Kathy Griffin — Aug. 14
THE COMEDY ZONE
Visani Restaurant, 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 629-9191; visani.net.
Gary Valentine — April 15-18
Julie Scoggins/Marvin Todd — April 22-25
Open Mic Night — April 28
Barry Friendman/Dennis Ross — April 29-May 2
Jerry Farber/Johnny Parazzo — May 6-10
Diva and the Italian Guy — May 12
Ron Feingold/Rob Neville — May 13-16
Michael Mack/Herbie Gill — May 20-23
Steve Hofstetter/Phil Mazo — May 27-30
BARBARA B. MANN
8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. (800) 440-7469; bbmannpah.com.
Jim Gaffigan — June 5
RUTH ECKERD HALL
1111 N. McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400; rutheckerdhall.com.
Denis Leary — Tues.
Don Rickles/Regis Philbin — April 23
Wanda Sykes — June 4
12938 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197; sidesplitterscomedy.com.
Greg Hahn — Today-Sun.
Maurice Jovan — April 23, 26
Killer Beaz — April 24-25
The Midnight Swinger — April 30-May 3
Mark Klein — May 8-9
Larry Miller — May 15-16
Craig Shoemaker — May 21
Pat Godwin — May 22-24
Christopher Titus — May 29-31
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. (800) 955-1045; tbpac.org.
David Sedaris — Sat.
1600 E. Eighth Ave., Centro Ybor, Tampa. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.
Mitch Fatel — Today-Sun.
Thomas Afar — April 24-25
Sheryl Underwood — May 1-3
Mark Eddie — May 7-9
Charlie Murphy — May 14-17
Tony Rock — May 21-24
Big Cat Abode & Gulf Bank Sanctuary
A safe anchorage for big cats, bears and added animals in need. Training demonstrations Saturdays and Sundays, rain or shine. Gates attainable at 12:30 p.m., demonstrations alpha at 1:30 p.m. $12; $10 for seniors 65 and older; $6 for accouchement 12 and under. 7101 Palmer Blvd. 371-6377; BigCatHabitat.org.
The Children’s Garden
Whimsical garden with sculptures, mazes, charlatan ship, hidden treasures, dress-up room, acting stage, etc. Attainable 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Accouchement beneath 3 free; $5 ages 3-12; $10 ages 13-adults. 1670 10th Way. 330-1711; sarasotachildrensgarden.com.
Crowley Architecture & Attributes Center
Nature trails and a boardwalk action a close-up appearance of bristles accustomed Florida habitats in this 185-acre preserve. Self-guided walks, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sun. (open 7 a.m. Saturdays through April 25). / “Off the Beaten Path,” 10:30 a.m. today. Two-hour bout of less-traveled trails. Reservations required. $15; $5 children; $9 members; chargeless beneath age 5 / Attributes Observation and Tracking, 8 a.m. Sat. Learn how to locate and analyze built-in Florida wildlife. Reservations required. $16; $10 ages 5-12; $9 members; chargeless beneath age 5. / Anniversary meeting, 11 a.m., and picnic, apex Sat. Elect new lath members, followed by activities. Alarm to reserve. / Guided boardwalk tour, 10-11:30 a.m. April 25. One-mile attributes walk. Alarm to reserve. $9; $5 ages 5-12; $2 members; chargeless beneath age 5. Reservations required. / “Half Day Survival School for Kids,” 1 p.m. April 26. For ages 5-12. Meal and bite provided. Prepare to be wet and dirty. Alarm to reserve. $30; chargeless for accouchement accompanying adults. / Accepted admission: $7; $3 ages 5-12; chargeless for beneath age 5 and members. 16405 Myakka Road, 13 afar east of I-75 and Fruitville Road. 322-1000; cmncfl.org.
Historic Spanish Point
Offers guided and self-guided tours of a 30-acre archaeological, actual and ecology architecture amidst on Little Sarasota Bay. Indian mounds, avant-garde barrio and the breadth of Mrs. Potter Palmer with barbecue facilities, attributes trails and an affectation gallery. Pups at the Point, leashed dogs acceptable on architecture grounds, 9 a.m.-noon third Saturday of the month. / Attainable 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. $9; $8 seniors 65 and earlier and Florida residents; $3 ages 6-12; beneath 6 free. 500 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey (visitors centermost at 337 N. Tamiami Trail). 966-5214; historicspanishpoint.org.
Sharks, manatees, sea turtles, sea horses, afraid and more. Two blow exhibits acquiesce accouchement to handle sea creatures and to pet stingrays. Exhibit: “Sea Turtles: Ancient Survivors.” Attainable 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Mote Abyssal Laboratory, west end of Ken Thompson Esplanade (City Island), Sarasota. $17 adults (12 and up); $16 age 65 and up; $12 adolescence ages 4-12; beneath 4 and Mote associates free. 388-4441; mote.org.
Myakka River State Park
Bird walks, barbecue areas, celebrated cabins, camping areas, fishing holes and added booty visitors aback in time to Old Florida. “Myakka Accompany Adventure Series: Born of Fire/No Stranger to Water,” 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Learn about Florida ecosystems. Bring baptize and sun protection; includes ride in auto truck. $10. Alarm to reserve. / Campfire Program, 7:30 p.m. Sat. Free. / “Myakka Accompany Adventure Series: The Added Side of Myakka,” 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wed. Analyze the far alcove of the park. Includes ride in auto truck. Insect repellent, bubbler water, candy and bench cushions recommended. $25. Alarm to reserve. Attainable 8 a.m. to dusk daily. Acceptance is $5 per agent for two to eight people. 13208 S.R. 72 (nine afar east of I-75). 361-6511; myakkariver.org.
Phillippi Estate Park
60-acre esplanade south of city Sarasota. Actual Edson Keith Mansion, playground, gazebo, canoe/kayak launch, trails, fishing piers, more. Attainable daily. 5500 S. Tamiami Trail. 316-1309.
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Acres of breadth and attributes trails with animals accomplish this close esplanade a absolute ambience for comfortable strolls and abundant photo taking. Attainable 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $14 adults; $13 seniors 60 and older; $10 ages 3-12, beneath 3 free. 3701 Bay Shore Road. 355-5305; sarasotajunglegardens.com.
Selby Botanical Gardens
Extensive calm and alfresco breadth specializing in orchids, bromeliads, ferns and added alien flora of the tropics. Association classes attainable in art, horticulture, yoga, photography, more; alarm or arrangement Web armpit for schedule. / Little Sprout’s Club, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tues.: “Bugs & Butterflies.” May 5: “Alphabet Antics.” May 19: “Mud Pies.” Chargeless with admission. / Sarasota Bromeliad Appearance and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 24-26 (exhibition, April 25-26 only). Chargeless with admission. / Mother’s Day Brunch, seatings at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. May 10. Tickets accommodate accepted acceptance and achievement by The Venturas from 1-3 p.m. Reservations required. $45; $35 members; $18 ages 6-12; chargeless age 5 and under. / Attainable 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $17; $6 ages 6 to 11; beneath 6 and associates free. 811 S. Palm Ave. 366-5731, Ext. 236; selby.org.
Around the Bend Attributes Tours
Interpretive attributes walks and acreage trips absorption on the ability and ancestry of Manatee County. Tours: $15, $7 beneath age 16; Wilderness Hike Alternation $20, $10 beneath age 16; alarm for accumulation rates. Reservations required. 794-8773; aroundbend.com.
Emerson Point Park
365-acre canteen on Snead Island in western Palmetto with aged and celebrated sites, trails, more. Attainable 8 a.m. to dusk daily. 5801 17th St. W., Palmetto. 748-4501.
Gamble Abode Plantation
State actual armpit and Confederate memorial. Antebellum acreage home is the oldest architecture on Florida’s west coast. Attainable 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today-Mon. Esplanade attainable until sundown. Guided tours of abode at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and alternate 1-4 p.m. $5; $3 ages 6 to 12. 3708 Patten Ave. (off U.S. 301), Ellenton, west of I-75. 723-4536; floridastateparks.org/gambleplantation.
Hermanns’ Lipizzan Stallions
The Aboriginal Lipizzan Stallions of Austria. Appearance times: 3 p.m. today-Fri., 10 a.m. Sat. Through April. 32755 Singletary Road, Myakka City. Free. 322-1501; hlipizzans.com.
Manatee Apple Actual Park
Explore what activity was like for the aboriginal antecedents of Manatee County with boat-making, turpentine assembly and blacksmithing. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and the added and fourth Sat. of anniversary month. Free. 1404 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton. 749-7165; 741-4075.
Palmetto Actual Park
A one-room schoolhouse, agronomical exhibits, Palmetto’s aboriginal column arrangement and added accommodate a glimpse of what activity was like in the aboriginal 1900s. Attainable 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri. and the aboriginal and third Saturdays of the month. Guided tours available. Free. 515 10th Ave. W., Palmetto. 723-4991.
Restored littoral and wetlands abode in 487-acre preserve. Attainable 8 a.m.-sunset daily. 1704 99th St. N.W., Bradenton. 748-4501, Ext. 4602.
Four characteristic ecosystems, attributes and horseback trails, actual Rye Ancestors Cemetery on 145 acreage northwest of the Lake Manatee Dam. Attainable 8 a.m. to dusk daily. Rye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish. Free. 776-0900.
Busch Breadth Africa
Amusement esplanade and zoo spanning 300 acres, including Jungala. Additionally appearance baptize rides, roller coasters, a exchange and alive entertainment. Hours vary. Florida residents: $67.95; $57.95 ages 3 to 9. 3000 E. Busch Blvd. (S.R. 580), Tampa, 2 afar west of I-75 (Exit 54). (888) 800-5447; buschgardens.com.
Botanical and topiary gardens, Splash Island baptize park, ski shows and electric baiter tours. Opens at 10 a.m. daily; closing varies. Splash Island: $23.95 ages 10-59; $17.95 seniors 60 and earlier and ages 3 to 9, ages 2 and beneath free. Gardens: $12.95; $9.95 for adolescent accouchement and seniors. Both attractions: $29.95; $22.95 for accouchement and seniors. 6000 Cypress Breadth Blvd., Winter Haven. (863) 324-2111; cypressgardens.com.
Old Florida allure appearance added than 150 life-sized replicas of aged creatures, barbecue areas and a deposit dig. Attainable 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. $12.75; $9.75 ages 3-12; $10.75 ages 60 and older. I-4, Exit 17, Plant City. (813) 717-9865; dinoworld.net.
Three-story, glass-domed aquarium appearance alive exhibits of Florida’s ecosystem and amphibian habitats. Children’s baptize esplanade amidst outdoors. Attainable 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $19.95; $16.95 age 60 and older; $14.95 ages 3-12; 2 and beneath free. Eco-Tours (weather permitting): $21.95; $19.95 ages 60 and older; $17.95 ages 3-12; 2 and beneath free. 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 273-4000; flaquarium.org.
Lowry Esplanade Zoo
Komodo dragons, rhinos, giraffes, elephants and hippos are a few of the animals on display. Attainable 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Approved acceptance is $18.95; $17.95 ages 60 and older; $14.50 ages 3 to 11, accouchement 2 and beneath free. River Odyssey Ecotour, $14; $13 ages 60 and older; $10 ages 3 to 11, accouchement 2 and beneath free. Chargeless parking. 1101 W. Sligh Ave. (813) 935-8552; lowryparkzoo.com.
Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
Hands-on activities and alternate exhibits analyze how things assignment in the apple about us. IMAX amphitheater shows films on a massive screen. “Amazing You,” a state-of-the-art, informative, educational, and alternate 13,000-square-foot exhibition. Permanent exhibit. / “Body Worlds & The Story of the Heart,” 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Alarm or go online for tickets: $25.95, $22.45 seniors, $19.95 accouchement (includes MOSI admission, planetarium appearance and IMAX film). Afterwards hours (5-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 6-9 p.m. Sat.-Sun.): $18.95; $16.45 seniors, $14.95 children. / Approved hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $20.95 ages 13-59; $18.95 ages 60 and older; $16.95 ages 2-12; beneath 2 free. Tickets for IMAX Dome Theatre, $7.95, $6.95 and $5.95. 4801 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 987-6000; mosi.org.
Science Centermost of Pinellas
Hands-on abyssal tank, wetland exhibit, a 16th-century American Indian village, planetarium, built-in breed and more. Ongoing exhibits: “The Beastly Room,” home to baby mammals, birds and reptiles. / “African American Scientists & Inventors” highlights atramentous American accurate achievers from bullwork through the present. Planetarium shows, Fridays at 3 p.m. Attainable 1-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. $5. 7701 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg. (727) 384-0027; sciencecenterofpinellas.com.
St. Petersburg’s “oldest active museum” appearance a 100-year-old botanical garden, agronomical programs and more. Attainable 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon-4:30 p.m. Sun. $8; $6 ages 55 and older; $4 ages 2-11. 1825 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg. (727) 551-3100; stpete.org/sunken.
Weeki Wachee Springs
Old Florida allure with alive bogie shows, beastly shows, baiter rides, baptize esplanade and more. Attainable 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. $24.95 adults; $16.95 ages 3 to 10; 2 and beneath free. $3 parking; $10 for buses, RVs and added ample vehicles. 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 596-2062; weekiwachee.com.
59-acre baptize esplanade beyond from SeaWorld. Hours vary. Florida residents: $44.95; $38.95 ages 3 to 9; accouchement 2 and beneath free. $12 parking cars, $15 RVs. 5800 Baptize Play Way, Orlando. (888) 800-5447; aquaticabyseaworld.com.
Theme esplanade provides encounters with Shamu the analgesic whale, dolphins, stingrays, penguins, sharks and more. Attainable 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. $74.95; $64.95 ages 3-9. (Discounts attainable for Florida association and online purchases.) 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando (off I-4). (888) 800-5447; seaworld.com.
Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure
Theme esplanade based on movies with roller coasters, alternate rides and more. Spider-Man and his comic-book pals are in Islands of Adventure. Esplanade opens 9 a.m. daily; closing times vary. $73 per park; $63 ages 3-9. (Online discounts attainable for Florida residents.) 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando (off I-4). (407) 363-8000; universalorlando.com.
Walt Disney World
Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Beastly Kingdom, Disney-MGM Studios and added accomplish Disney Apple one of the best accepted attractions worldwide. Opens at 9 a.m. daily; closing times vary. $75 per park; $63 ages 3-9. (Discounts attainable for Florida residents.) Lake Buena Vista, attainable from U.S. 192 and several exits off I-4, south of Orlando. (407) 824-2222; disneyworld.disney.go.com.
Wet ‘n Wild
Miles of baptize rides. Hours vary. $44.95; $38.95 ages 3-9 and seniors 60 and older; accouchement beneath 3 free. Florida residents, $31 single-day ticket. 6200 International Drive, Orlando (off I-4). (407) 351-1800; wetnwildorlando.com.
“Cocktails at the C d’Zan”
Live entertainment. 6-9 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. Ringling Architecture of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road. Aliment and drinks for sale. $5 cover. No coolers, aliment or chairs. 359-5700, Ext. 5705.
Stories and crafts for ages 2-5. 10-10:30 a.m. Fri. Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave. Free. 918-8969.
2009 Town & Country Relay for Life
Begins at 6 p.m. Fri. Account for American Cancer Society. Incarnation Catholic Church, 2929 Bee Ridge Road. Free. 266-1713; relayforlife.org.
Sahib Shrine Center
Dr. Bill Pinkney’s “The Drifters,” 6 p.m. Fri. $42.50; alarm to reserve. 600 N. Beneva Road. 366-4449.
Film stars Kirk Cameron as a firefighter who takes “The Love Dare” to save his afflicted marriage. 7 p.m. Fri. Meadowland Worship Center, 8893 Fruitville Road. Free. 342-4344.
Sarasota Farmers Market
Fresh produce, food, flowers, plants and bounded artists. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays year-round. Main Street and Lemon Ave. Free. 951-2656; downtownsarasotafarmersmarket.com.
Sarasota Succulent Society
Gardens of attenuate and alien plants, 1938 Depression-era home. Plants attainable for sale. Attainable 9 a.m.-noon the third Saturday of anniversary ages and every Monday. 1310 38th St. Cash or analysis alone for purchases. 924-2703; [email protected]
Taking Steps for Parkinson’s Disease
Scenic airing through downtown. Raises funds for Parkinson Research Foundation. 9 a.m.-noon Sat. J.D. Hamel Park, 2 Marina Plaza. Registration: $10; $15 day of event. (865) 809-7047; parkinsonresearchfoundation.org.
9:30 a.m. Sat., Dog Jog for dogs 26 pounds and up with owners; 10 a.m., Dog Jog for dogs 25 pounds and beneath with owners; 10:30 a.m., Dog Costume Contest; 11 a.m., Best Tricks Contest; 11:30 a.m., Owner/Dog Look-Alike Contest. 17th Street Paw Park, 4570 17th St. Free. 861-5000; parksonline.scgov.net.
Historic Burns Square Artists’ Market
Jewelry, artworks, greeting cards, clothing, toys and added from bounded artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Bend of Pineapple and Laurel streets. Free. 927-6845; artistsmarket.shutterfly.com.
Open Ancestors Studio Saturdays
An afternoon of adroitness and fun for families. Choose from lots of activities. Art drillmaster on duke for guidance. 1-4 p.m. Sat. Art Centermost Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail. $10 per child; adults free. 365-2032.
Wedding vendors, appetizers, mimosas. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Sarasota Classic Car Museum, 5500 N. Tamiami Trail. $7 includes architecture admission. 355-6228; sarasotacarmuseum.org.
Puerto Rican Art & Cultural Festival
Food, beverages, amidst for children, alive music. 1:30-9:30 p.m. Sat. Payne Park, 2050 Adams Lane. Free. 954-4115; scgov.net/paynepark.
Games, wine, candy and prizes. Presented by Accompany of Mote Library. 7-10 p.m. Sat. New Pass Room, Keating Abyssal Education Center, 1599 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota. $10; $15 at the door. 923-6399; [email protected]
“Wild Acclaim Man” adventure screening
Selby Breadth botanist Stig Dalstrm and bounded filmmaker Darryl Saffer chase for the apparition acclaim breed in Florida’s Fakahatchee Strand swamp. Altercation with Dalstrm and Saffer follows screening. 11 a.m. Sun. at Burns Cloister Cinema, 506 Burns Lane; 7:30 p.m. Mon. at Word of Mouth restaurant, 711 S. Osprey Ave. Free. wildorchidman.com.
Benefits Sarasota-Bradenton breadth charities. Registration, 11 a.m. Sun. at Haps Cycle Sales, 2530 17th St. (365-3443). Aboriginal bike out at 11:30 a.m.; aftermost bike in at 3 p.m. Ends at Gold Bank Eagle Distributing, 7051 Wireless Court, Lakewood Ranch. $15 riders; $10 passengers. 302-4044; 809-7433.
Gardens Music Concert Series
Big Z Band, 1-3 p.m. Sun. / The Barry Johnson Quartet, April 26 / The Arch, May 3 / The Venturas, May 10. Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave. Chargeless with approved admission: $17; $6 ages 6-11; $5 guests of members; chargeless 5 and beneath and Breadth members. 366-5731; selby.org.
Sarasota Mandolin Ensemble
2:30 p.m. Sun. Selby Accessible Library, 1331 Aboriginal St. Free. 861-5000; sclibs.net.
Suncoast Applesauce Ambassadors
Includes music by Count Basie and “Royal Garden Blues.” 7:30 p.m. Sun. Payne Esplanade Auditorium, 2100 E. Laurel St., Sarasota. $5. 371-2245.
10:30 a.m. third Monday of the month. “The Gospel,” Mon. / “The Secret Activity of Bees,” May 18 / “Ray,” June 15 / “Guess Who,” July 20 / “Lakeview Terrace,” Aug. 17. Robert L. Taylor Association Complex, 1845 34th St.. Free; $3.50 donation for cafeteria (age 60 and older; alarm to assets by the Friday afore blur day). 556-3262.
Sarasota County Blur and Ball Arrangement mixer
Networking accident for film, TV and media assembly professionals and association members. Guest speakers: Greg Baker, architect of Divine Imagery Visual Arts & Alive Effects Group, and Judson French from the Employ Florida Digital Media Banner Center. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mon. Hyatt Place, 950 University Parkway. Acceptance includes hors d’oeuvres and aperture prizes. $10; $12 at the door. 309-1200; edcsarasotacounty.com/calendar.asp.
“Writers in Films”
“The Whole Wide World,” about Robert E. Howard, architect of Conan the Barbarian, 2 p.m. Tues. / “Mark Twain Tonight!,” 2 p.m. April 24. Selby Accessible Library, 1331 Aboriginal St., Sarasota. Free. 861-5000; sclibs.net.
Treasures of the Ringling Museum
Slide presentations analyze the Flemish, Dutch, German, French, Italian and English paintings in the accumulating of the John and Mable Ringling Architecture of Art. Weekly sessions, 10 a.m.-noon Wed. through June 3 (no chic April 22). The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch, 7333 Scotland Way. $73. 361-6590; ace-sarasota.com.
A alternation of accelerate presentations about the role of Dutch artists such as Rembrandt, Hobbema, Van Gogh, Mondrian and De Kooning from the 17th aeon to the present. Weekly sessions, 2-4 p.m. Wed. through June 3 (no chic April 22). Portable H-1, Sarasota County Technical Institute, 4748 Beneva Road. $73. 361-6590; ace-sarasota.com.
Lecture on Yiddish theater
“From Hester Street to Hollywood: The Yiddish Theatre From Added Avenue to Dusk Boulevard.” Presented by Dr. Arthur Liebman and pianist Joyce Ann Liebman. Fundraiser for Lifelong Learning Academy. 3:30 p.m. Wed. Selby Auditorium, University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee Campus, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail. $10. 359-4296.
Open Car & Barter Show
Live entertainment, bashful auction, 50/50 drawing, aperture prize, aliment and drinks available. Account for All Faiths Aliment Bank. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. (rain date, Sun.). Bring canned-food donations to accept added door-prize tickets. Tervis Tumbler Factory Store, 928 S. Tamiami Trail. Registration: $20. 966-8614.
Get Down Downtown
Food, music, vendors, dance, art and crafts. Presented by the Old Main Street Merchants Association. 5:30-10 p.m. every third Thursday through June. Old Main Street, Bradenton. Free.
Bradenton Courthouse Square Concerts
Bring lunch. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays through May. Applesauce concerts in April allotment of Manatee Applesauce Fest. Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Free. 704-4366; manateejazzfest.com
Walk to Cure Diabetes
5K airing for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Registration, 5 p.m.; walk, 6 p.m. Fri.. Prime Outlets at Ellenton, 5641 Factory Shops Blvd., Ellenton. 723-1150.
Fresh bread, amoebic produce. 8 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays through April. Parking lot of Kustom Shop, 639 Eighth Ave., Palmetto. 592-0854.
Bridge Street Market
Open-air bazaar affairs amoebic and hydroponic produce, plants, bounded artwork, clothing, accessories, gifts, arts and crafts, furniture, antiques, refreshments, aliment and more. Trolley account available. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.; additionally April 25; May 2 and 16; baddest Saturdays through July. 107 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. 518-4431.
Downtown Bradenton Farmers’ Market
Produce, plants and flowers, entertainment, able foods. Applesauce music Saturdays in April as allotment of the Manatee Applesauce Fest. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through May. Old Main Street (12th St. W.), Bradenton. Free. 544-8077; manateejazzfest.com
Arts Brunch & Fashion Show
Buffet meal, bounce and summer fashions, adornment and accessories, art, bashful auction. Proceeds account the Artists Guild of Manatee. 10 a.m.-noon Sat. Bits & Pieces Gallery, bend of 13th Avenue West and 13th Street West, Bradenton. $20; alarm to reserve. 302-1069; villageofthearts.com.
Dakin Dairy Farms
Tour the acreage and chase milk from the cow to the canteen … or the cheese slice. Tours aftermost 45 account to 1 hour. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. Through April. Accumulation tours by appointment, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. $2 access fee; $6 includes accepted acceptance and acreage tour; 2 and adolescent chargeless with adult. 30771 Betts Road, Myakka City. 322-2802; dakindairyfarms.com.
Jazz in the Afternoon
Palmetto High School Applesauce Bandage performs. Bring backyard chairs and lunch. Allotment of Manatee Applesauce Fest. 1-2:30 p.m. Sat. Palmetto Actual Park, 515 10th Ave. W. Free. 723-4991; manateeclerk.com; manateejazzfest.com.
South of the Border
Southwestern gourmet aliment and drink, music, raffles, alive and bashful auctions. Fundraiser allowances Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. 6-11 p.m. Sat. The Loop of Northwest Bradenton, 9652 18th Ave. Circle N.W., Bradenton. $150. 747-4655; 749-0100.
Repticon Manatee/South Tampa Bay
Reptile and amphibian breeders and wholesalers, articles and supplies, educational seminars and exhibits, ancestors activities. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (VIP entry, 9 a.m.) Sat.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Presentations, alternate from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (until 4 p.m. Sat.) Manatee Convention and Civic Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto. $8; $5 ages 5-12; chargeless age 4 and younger. 722-3244; repticon.com/manatee.html.
Part of the Manatee Applesauce Fest. Opening achievement by Manatee High School Applesauce Band. 7 p.m. Sun. Manatee Players, 102 12th St. W., Bradenton. $15. 748-5875; manateeplayers.com; manateejazzfest.com.
Manatee Applesauce Fest: “Playing With the Greats”
Presentation and achievement by John Lamb, who has played with applesauce legends including Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme and Duke Ellington. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tues. South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. $10; $5 architecture members. 746-4131; southfloridamuseum.org; manateejazzfest.com.
Gourmet foods, produce, different cheeses, bakery products, seafood and plants and flowers. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Nov.-April, in the parking breadth amidst the cinemas and the retail aliment on Lakewood Ranch’s Main Street. (727) 461-7674.
Open Mic Night
Open to musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and more. 7-10 p.m. Sat. Monkey Paws Ice Cream & Coffee House, 11161 S.R. 70 E., Unit 103. Free. 727-1591; monkeypaws.com.
Explore the history of American music. 11 a.m.-noon third Thursday of anniversary month. Venice Accessible Library, 300 S. Nokomis Ave. Free. 861-1331.
Gulf Bank Banjo Society
Group marks two decades of arena at Snook Anchorage Restaurant. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays (except holidays) through May. 5000 E. Venice Ave., Venice. 485-7221.
“Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”
A 10-year-old babe (Abigail Breslin) dreams of acceptable a anchorman amidst the Abundant Depression. Based on the appearance from the “American Girl” series. Blur screening in account of National Library Week. Apex today. Venice Accessible Library, 300 S. Nokomis Ave. Free. 861-1331; sclibs.net.
“A Fond Farewell”
Party ceremoniousness Venice Symphony’s backward conductor, Wesley John Schumacher. 3-5 p.m. Sun. Jacaranda Trace, 3600 William Penn Way. Free. 488-1010; thevenicesymphony.org.
The Country Time Singers
Old-time country, folk and aboriginal songs. 5-7 p.m. Tues. Venice Beach, 101 The Esplanade N. 412-3333.
Monthly blur and discussion, featuring movies of Jewish interest. 7 p.m. Tues.; additionally May 19 and June 16. Jewish Centermost of Venice, 600 N. Auburn Road. $5; $3 members. 484-2022.
Friday Night Skate
For kindergarten through fifth grade. Bring your own skates. 6:30-9 Fri. Tringali Park, 3460 N. Access Road. $3. 473-1018.
Plein Air Festival
Artists analysis in at Englewood Art Center, 7:30 a.m. Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., artists accumulate forth Dearborn Street to acrylic in the attainable air. Reception with awards, auction, aliment and alive music, attainable to the public, 7 p.m. ($15). Proceeds account the art center. Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Road, Englewood. 474-5548.
Englewood Farmers’ Market
Featuring locally developed produce. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Olde Englewood Village, Dearborn Street.
Fishermen’s Apple Centermost Stage
Gary Gray, 6-8 p.m. today; 5-9 p.m. Sat.and May 29 / The Top Hats, 5-9 p.m. Fri. Fishermen’s Village, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. Free. 639-0969; fishville.com.
Sun Flea Bazaar & Kidstar
Flea market, aliment cloister and alms austerity abundance with action park. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri.-Sun.; alive entertainment, 12 to 3 p.m. 18505 Paulson Drive, Port Charlotte. 255-3532; kidstarpark.com.
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