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Happy almost weekend again, what plans do you have? Finalizing your back-to-school requirements or are you thinking of adding a new fur baby to the family? Well, depending on what you like to do or where you are in life, we’ve got something for everyone.

Here are a few of our picks for things to do this weekend in Sarasota!

Friday, August 19 • 6 PM – 9 PM

LIVE MUSIC | Frankie Lombardi

Origin Craft Beer & Pizza Café – UTC, 8193 Tourist Center Drive, Bradenton, FL 

Live music with Frankie Lombardi at 6 pm. Get there early. The patio fills up quickly!

Saturday, August 20 • 10 AM – 3 PM

3rd Saturday Limelight Market – Support Local!

The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime, 821 Apricot Avenue Sarasota, FL

Pop Up Market Saturday, August 20 from 10-3 pm. Live music by Sean Adam Walsh

August guests include:
TenderHeart Charities Dog Rescue
Myakka’s Gold Apiary
The Wonderful Earth
The Tie Dye Nerds
– Wicked Gypsy
– With Love
Burton’s BouTiki Shop

Saturday, August 20 • 10 AM – 2 PM

Back to School Bash

Music Compound, 1751 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, FL 

Back to School Bash at Music Compound – Free and fun for the whole family

Live Music, Tours, Demos, Food Truck, Bounce House

Attendees that register for programs will have the registration fee ($30) waived.

Saturday, August 20 • 1 PM

Taco & Tequila Crawl: Sarasota

 Raffurty’s Bar, 1888 Main St, Sarasota, FL

The End of Summer Taco & Tequila Crawl is back on August 20th! Come stroll through Sarasota eating tacos, and enjoying an exclusive margarita, tequila, and some of their beer specials. Let’s taco about a party!!

General Crawl Ticket:

🌮 3 Tacos, Discounted specials at every stop (Margs, Beer, and Tequila), Taco & Tequila Crawl Crawl Map, and The best bars and restaurants in downtown Sarasota.

VIP Crawl Ticket:

🌮 Signature Taco Crawl T-Shirt (NEW DESIGN), 4 Signature Tacos, 1 Welcome tequila shot, 1 Hour early registration, Discounted specials at every stop (Margs, Beer, and Tequila), Taco & Tequila Map, The best bars and restaurants in downtown Sarasota.

Participating Stops:

🌮 Raffurty: Registration bar

🌮 The Office Bar

🌮 Pizza N’ Brew

🌮 Evies Tavern

🌮 Molly’s Pub

🌮 Smokin’ Joes

Sunday, August 21 • 7 PM

Clean Comedy for a Cause

Westside Christian Church, 3604 15th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 

Clean Comedy for a Cause does shows to raise money for local nonprofits. We are pleased to partner with Our Father’s House for this show. A HUGE percentage of ticket sales will go to their wonderful cause.

Headliner – Scott Novotny

Scott worked at Dudley Rigg’s Brave New Workshop as an actor/writer/ improvisationist for three years, Owned and operated The Comedy Cabaret, Minnesota’s first full-time comedy club for five years, and performed in over 100 different comedy clubs including The Comedy Store, Funny Bones, Knuckleheads, Funny Business and Yuk Yuk’s up in Canada. Opened in concert for such notables as Weird Al Yankovic, Smothers Brothers, Jay Leno, Penn and Teller, Pee Wee Herman, Wynonna, REO Speedwagon, Tonic-Sol-Fa, B.B King, Davy Jones of the Monkees, Gary Puckett, Brenda Lee, Humble Pie, Morey Amsterdam, and Jerry Mathers (“the Beaver”)

Featuring – Sheena Reagan

Host – Drew Schlatter

Featuring – Tim Boyd

Special Guest – Dave Coker

The Cause – Our Father’s HouseLEAVING A LEGACY WHILE STANDING IN THE GAP FOR SINGLE MOMS AND CHILDREN AS THEY MOVE FROM TESTIMONY TO TRIUMPH. Our Ministry and its’ guiding principles are based on Christian-based values, as revealed as truths in the Bible, that reflect and exude the Love of Jesus Christ, and the Heart of The Father. We believe there is a place for every single mom and their children, a place of community and family, where they will be wrapped in His love and His Promises. Join us every Friday 5:30 pm-8:00 pm. Dinner, Fellowship, and Child Care provided.


Tickets for Clean Comedy for a Cause can be booked here.

Let us know what you’re up to this weekend in Sarasota, we’d love to hear from you! Do you have any hip happenings to share with us? We would love to hear… email me at [email protected].

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