Sarasota Events And Happenings For September 2018

Dated: 08/29/2018

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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 Apollo 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 just some of the events to take in during the month of  September:

September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 7am-1pm, Downtown 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

September 6th, 7:30 pm, "Classic Movies at the Opera" features "Sabrina", a film starring Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. Tickets $10.Sarasota Opera House61 N. Pineapple Ave.Sarasota, FL 34236(941) 328-1300

September 7th, 6-9pm, “Music on Main".  Free event. There are food and drink vendors. Come and enjoy live music for a great time on charming Main Street in Lakewood Ranch! Bring a chair. Dogs welcome but must be on leash. No coolers.8131 Lakewood Main Street Lakewood Ranch, Florida 34202

September 14th, 5-9pm, "Friday Fest at the Van Wezel", featuring Dr. Dave Band. Enjoy this FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT, the last of this season's series, featuring live music. A great place to watch the beautiful Florida sunset! Blankets and lawn chairs welcome, but no outside food, beverages or coolers. Food and beverage vendors will be present.Van Wezel Performing Arts Center 777 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, Florida 34236   Call 941-953-3368 for information

September 14, 15 & 16, Friday 10 am - 7 pm, Saturday 10 am - 7 pm & Sunday 10 am - 6 pm, "Sarasota Bradenton Fall Home Show". Whether it's a minor renovation or a major remodel, get inspired and motivated at this event! Robarts Arena at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds 3000 Ringling Blvd.Sarasota, Florida 34237 Home Show website

September 15th,“Sidewalk Astronomy”.   Telescopes will be set up to view the stars. Free and open to the public. Starts at sunset and ends around 10 pm. (weather-permitting). This month's Sidewalk Astronomy location is Celery Fields/Sarasota Audubon.6893 Palmer Blvd.Sarasota, FL 34240

September 15th, 1 pm, "A Taste of Downtown Sarasota".   Celebrating its 5th year, favorite downtown Sarasota restaurants will be showcasing their tasty dishes paired with fine wines and assorted beers. Proceeds from this event benefit the Sarasota Youth Opera, who will perform during the event. Tickets are $75.Sarasota Opera House 61 N. Pineapple Ave.Sarasota, FL 34236(941) 328-1300 Sarasota Opera House Website

September 21st, 7:30 pm. "Laura Benanti". An intimate evening with this Tony award winning actress who will perform songs from her career and share stories and experiences. She starred in many performances including The Wedding Singer and The Sound of Music, as well as having roles in many television shows. Ticketed Event.Sarasota Opera House 61 N. Pineapple Ave.Sarasota, FL 34236(941) 328-1300 Sarasota Opera House Website

September 22nd, all day 10 a.m.-5 p.m., "Museum Day".   Free admission to the Museum of Art and Circus Museum at The Ringling!   Explore the galleries featuring paintings and sculptures by Old Masters, participate in a scavenger hunt through the Circus Museum, and enjoy the grounds and Play space all together! A great day of family fun!The Ringling 5401 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, Florida 34243 Ringling Website

September 30th, 2pm, “Ski-A-Rees Water Skiing Show”.   Enjoy this free water ski show! 1602 Ken Thompson Pkwy Sarasota, FL 34236

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