Looking For Things To Do This Weekend In Sarasota?

Jennifer Flanders
Jennifer Flanders
Published on April 16, 2022

Jenn Flanders with Compass Florida has you covered!!!

We want to be your source for things to do this weekend in Sarasota and the surrounding towns! Do you have an event going on? Let us know what you’re up to by sending us your event so we can feature it on our blog! Just shoot us an email. Here’s a short list of some of our favorite hip happenings this weekend in Sarasota and the surrounding area!

Friday, April 15 • 4 PM – Sunday, April 17 • 7 PM

Coquina Beach Crab & Music Festival

Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island in Bradenton Beach, Florida

Join us on April 15-17, 2022 for the inaugural Coquina Beach Crab & Music Festival. Setup is Friday morning into early afternoon. Gates open and the event begins Friday evening from 4 pm-10 pm, continuing through the weekend with hours on Saturday from 11 am-10 pm and Sunday 11 am-6 pm. For artisans, crafters and vendors, Friday night is optional to be open, also for Saturday evening 6 pm – 10 pm is optional. For more information click here.

Friday, April 8 • 7:30 PM – May 1st

To Kill a Mockingbird

Venice Theater, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice, FL 34285

Adapted by Christopher Sergel from the novel by Harper Lee

The facade of a seemingly peaceful Alabama town begins to crack when a young black man is accused of a terrible crime. Lawyer Atticus Finch defends him in a trial that rocks the community. As told through the eyes of Atticus’ daughter, this hard-hitting work explores prejudice, compassion, and courage. For more information visit the Arts & Cultural Center of Sarasota.

Saturday, April 16 • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Lake Sarasota Easter Egg Hunt

7255 Hand Rd. Sarasota, FL

Hey Lake Sarasota! We are super excited to host our very own community Easter Egg Hunt! Bring your family and your baskets to fill! In addition to the awesome Easter Egg Hunt, you can have your photo taken with the Easter Bunny… then stick around and participate in the arts and crafts activity as well!

Saturday, April 16 • 6 PM

Full Moon Sacred Sound Clearing Meditation

Heart Space Center, 439 Tamiami Trail South, 2nd Floor Suite 208 Venice, FL 34285

Sound waves are associated with deep, meditative, and peaceful states that are highly conducive to healing.

The vibration provides an opening of the heart and a slowed-down respiratory rate, creating therapeutic and restorative conditions for the mind and body.

Release thoughts, stress, and tension while drifting into a half-sleep state of relaxation as you soak in the positive vibration of over 30 different sound bath instruments.

You will be transported into a deeply meditative state of relaxation.

The potential benefits of a sound bath are also highly personalized, with potential benefits such as:

✨ lowered blood pressure

✨ improved cognitive skills

✨ deep relaxation

✨ tension release

✨ creativity increase

✨ slowed breathing

✨ increased focus

✨ heart opening

✨ chakra balancing

And escaping the world to experience Bliss! Sessions are approx. 1 hour, 15 mins. $35 Space Reservations are required – please reserve yours here.

Sunday, April 17 • 1 PM

Woody’s River Roo Presents Trop Rock Junkies

Woody’s River Roo Pub & Grill, 5717 18th St Ellenton, FL

Join the Trop Rock Junkies for a fun afternoon of tropical-themed rock, beach, surf, and oldies. Good fun, good food, good music and a great view on the river.

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

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