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Weekend Guide - Suncoast’s Local Events Oct. 6th - 9th

Friday, October 6, 2017   /   by Hunt Brothers Realty

Weekend Guide - Suncoast’s Local Events Oct. 6th - 9th



Hello October! Check out what's hot this weekend on the Suncoast.  

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK 
VILLAGE OF THE ARTS
Downtown Bradenton

From 6pm to 9:30pm

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Visit the Village of the Arts for their vibrant monthly artwalk the first Friday and Saturday of every month. Discover unique galleries, studios, specialty shops, healing arts, food and music during this popular monthly event. Artwalk begins with extended hours Friday night from 6-9:30 and showcases live music, artist receptions and other special activities throughout the evening. Artwalk weekend continues on Saturday 11am-4pm. Parking available in the parking garage at the corner of 12th St. West and 8th Ave West. (Limited street parking is also available throughout the Village.) Download a map and a list of participating artists and merchants atwww.villageofthearts.com/dayplanner/first-friday .
 
FABULOUS IFF
BURNS COURT CINEMA
506 Burns Ln, Sarasota

Starts at 6pm

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The Fabulous Independent Film Festival is gearing up for its seventh edition with a slate of new LGBTQ films and events! Harvey Milk Festival is proud and honored to have added FIFF to its yearly programming. Bringing the community together and staying inspired, Magida Diouri will remain programming the festival for this wonderful event she founded.

LWR MUSIC ON MAIN

MAINSTREET LAKEWOOD RANCH
8100 Lakewood Main St, Lakewood Ranch

From 6pm to 9pm

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Lakewood Ranch Music on Main, a FREE, family friendly concert series and block party open to the public, will benefit the Lakewood Ranch YMCA this Friday, October 6! Volunteers will be serving beer at a beer truck to benefit the Y. The street is lined with food vendors and sponsor booths, as well as rides and activities for kids presented by Grace Community Church. Kim Betts & The Gamble Creek Band will fill the air with County & Southern Rock music and the deejay will play today’s Top 100 hits. Proceeds from the event will benefit local children and families in need through services such as mentoring and leadership, programs for special needs adults, gang prevention, safe places for before/after school and camp, diabetes prevention programs, and other health and wellness services.

 


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 30, 2017

YOGA AT BAYFRONT
SARASOTA BAYFRONT PARK
Marina Jack Trail, Sarasota

From 8am to 9:15am

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Join your favorite yoga studio in Sarasota at First Saturdays YOGA AT BAYFRONT PARK. This month Cara Levitt from CircuSoul Yoga will be teaching a Free yoga class from 8 am to 9:15 am overlooking the water. Location between O'Leary's Tiki Bar and Marina Jacks. Plenty of parking available. Bring you mat and water! Please arrive a few minutes early to get yourself ready on your mat for a beautiful practice lead by Cara.


SARASOTA BRADENTON TRIATHLON FESTIVAL
NATHAN BENDERSON PARK
5851 Nathan Benderson Cir, Sarasota

From October 7 to 8

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Take part in an exciting weekend of racing and watch top international triathletes compete at the first annual Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon Festival on October 7-8. Nathan Benderson Park is the site of this two-day celebration of all things triathlon, with racing opportunities for, age-group, collegiate and elite athletes alike. Registration is now open for the USAT Age Group Draft-Legal Sprint Triathlon World Qualifier and Age Group Non Draft Legal Open Sprint Triathlon. Register today to be a part of one of the nation's largest multi-sport festivals! Visit usatriathlon.org/2017sbtrifest for more information.


2017 MASTER GARDENER PLANT FAIR
UF IFAS EXTENTION MANATEE COUNTY
1303 17th St W. Palmetto

From 8am to 1pm

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Come EARLY for the best selection! Free native seedlings to first 50 customers! Bring your garden cart or wagon and load up! Cash or personal checks ONLY. All proceeds from this event go to the operation and maintenance of the Manatee County Master Gardeners' Educational Gardens and Greenhouse and support the Master Gardener educational and outreach programs.
 
FUERZA PUERTO RICO
MANATEE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
700 Haben Blvd, Palmetto

From 10am to 1pm

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Look at the Flyer to know what is the need and the items we will be collecting. They are looking for volunteers, and items as boxes, plastic papers, pallets. For more info and hours to volunteers message Leniza Vega on Facebook.
 
MBG 3RD ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST
MANDEVILLE BEER GARDEN
428 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota

From 11am to 1am

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Come dressed in your best dirndl or lederhosen and get a free soft pretzel! 11 GERMAN BEERS ON TAP! Available in 16oz pours & Litre Steins! Purchase a stein and take it home! While supplies last (and they go fast)!!


BRADENTON ZINE FEST 2
JERK DOG RECORDS
1119 12th St W, Bradenton

From 12pm to 4pm

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Come celebrate zines and comics with us! Bradenton Zine Fest will be held at Jerk Dog Records in Bradenton's Village of the Arts neighborhood, and will coincide with the October First Saturday Art Walk. This event will be free to table and to attend! 


FRUTIVILLE GROVE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
FRUTIVILLE GROVE
7410 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

From 10am to 5pm

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Fruitville Grove's 29th Annual Pumpkin Festival running every weekend in October! FREE admission! FREE parking! Come out for some Fall family fun with music, food trucks, a rockwall, pumpkin painting, pony rides, face painting, local crafters, hand dipped ice cream, apple cider, and tons of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes!!  Visit the farmer's market for the largest and best selection of pumpkins, gourds, scarecrows, hay bales, and heirloom beauties to make your home ready for Fall. Festival dates: October 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th, 21st & 22nd, 28th & 29th. from 10am - 5pm.
 
BEERS, BANDS, & BBQ
SARASOTA FARM BUREAU FEDERATION
7289 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota

From 12pm to 7pm

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Join the Music Compound for the 3rd annual Beer, Bands & BBQ event hosted by Music Compound! On Saturday, October 7 from noon to 7pm, enjoy a great selection of beers, bands and of course, BBQ!


 
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

SIESTA KEY FARMERS MARKET
SIESTA KEY
5114 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key

From 8am to 1pm

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Siesta Key’s Farmers Market offers delicious Fresh Produce, Greens, Gourmet Mushrooms, Organic Teas & Nuts to name a few. You’ll also find amazing works of art by Local Artists and Local Vendors offering a variety of quality goods such as Handmade Natural Soaps, Sugar Scrubs, Soy Candles, Pottery, Jewelry and Clothing. Come out and grab a bite to eat from some of the fine eateries located in The Village and enjoy life music as you shop at the Farmers Market.
 
AUNTIE ANNE'S 5TH ANNIVERSARY
ELLENTON PREMIUM OUTLETS
5371 Factory Shops Blvd

From 1pm  to 3pm
 
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Come join us this Sunday October 8th from 1-3 p.m. for our 5 year anniversary event!  Country's QYK 99.5 Mark will be joining us in the Manatee court near our store for live call-ins and giveaways! Face painter. 1-1:30 & 2:30-3pm free classic pretzels. Drawing/raffle for $25 gift certificates. The first 5 people at our table @ 2p.m. gets a grab bag of Auntie Anne's merch!
 
18TH ANNUAL MORTON'S FIREHOUSE CHILI COOK-OFF
MORTON'S GOURMET MARKET
1924 S Osprey Ave

From 2pm to 5pm

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The Sarasota Firemen’s Benevolent Fund will host the 18th Annual Morton’s Firehouse Chili Cook-Off, which will be held on Sunday October 8, 2017 from 2pm-5pm. The event will be held on Osprey Avenue between Hyde park street and Hillview Avenue in Sarasota. Fifteen of Sarasota Fire Houses including firehouses from Englewood, North Port and Boca Grande will compete against each other for the title of the “Best Fire House Chili in Sarasota” and for the Best Booth.  Every year all monies raised are donated to the Sarasota Fireman’s benevolent fund, which is a 501-3c non-profit organization. A panel of Celebrity Judges will be on hand to determine the winner. Enclosed is a list of confirmed judges with more to be announced.
 
2017 PORCHFEST SARASOTA
ARLINGTON PARK
2650 Waldemere Street

From 3pm to 8pm

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A grassroots community music festival where front porches become stages and yards become venues. The second annual PorchfesT is here! Stroll around Arlington Park neighborhood and catch 40 different bands on 20 different porches, food vendors, and art vendors. Note: this is an event in Arlington Park neighborhood, not at the park itself. This is a FREE event! Expect a day of relaxed fun, B.Y.O.E. (Bring Your Own Everything). Food will be available for purchase, vendors include: Origin Craft Beer & Pizza Café, Fillaburger, Sarasota Sorbet, Tijuana Flats, and Cakes by Ron. Visit https://www.porchfestsrq.com/f-a-q for Frequently Asked Questions.

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