Around Lakewood Ranch & Sarasota
Dates to Remember:
Father’s Day: June 18
Check out our Father’s Day Gift Guide for some great gift ideas for the special men in your life!
June 2 : Music on Main
6p @ Lakewood Main Street in Lakewood Ranch
June 10: Storytelling at the Ranch Presented by the Players Center for Performing Arts
“Dinosaurs Before Dark”
10:00a @ Sarasota Polo Field Club House
Join characters Jack and Annie from The Magic Tree house series as they read some of their favorite stories!
Experience the story through a live performance by Jack and Annie themselves, fun activities and a book to take home for your own collection!
$15 pp including book / $10 pp without book
Reserve your spot: www.theplayers.org/movies/storytelling-theatre-at-the-ranch/
June 1 – June 14: Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week
The annual, two-week culinary celebration is a great way to work your way through a myriad of great restaurants throughout Sarasota County.
It will be the biggest year ever, with more than 70 participating restaurants, each offering multicourse menus $16 for lunch and $32.
For a list of participating restaurants visit http://www.savorsarasota.com/
June 8 – June 24: Sarasota Music Festival
The Sarasota Music Festival is a combination of youthful promise and talent that carries a reputation as one of the finest classical-music events in the nation.
Festivities include artist showcases, Friday Festivals, Saturday Symphonies and “Rising Stars” chamber performances. The event is hosted and run by the Sarasota Orchestra.
For the schedule of events visit https://sarasotaorchestra.org/festival/concerts
June 10 – June 11: 16th Annual St. Armands Craft Festival
10a – 4p @ St. Armands Circle
The popular, outdoor craft festival offers a chance for residents to peruse and shop for practical and whimsical works of quality,
handmade art while enjoying the beautiful Florida weather.
June 13 – July 31: IncrediBello!
Show times vary @ Ringling Museum
This summer promises to be a hair-raising event when Feld Entertainment brings Bello Nock back to the Sarasota stage.
Bello, the world-renowned, gravity-defying comedic daredevil with the unmistakable foot-high hair,
returns to his hometown to engage audiences with his lovable personality, trademark humor and playful antics.
June 16: Friday Fest
5p – 8p @ Van Wezel Bayside Lawn
The FREE outdoor summertime concert series is back! Bring your blankets or lawn chairs, take in the music and the sunset,
and enjoy food and beverage from local vendors. Friday Fest takes place “rain or shine” (inclement weather will move the event indoors.)
June 17: The Great Father’s Day 5K Race
8a @ Siesta Key Beach
Registration & Information: http://www.active.com/sarasota-fl/running/distance-running-races/the-great-father-s-day-race-5k-run-walk-sarasota-2017?int=
June 18: Father’s Day Burgers, Brunch & Beyond
10am @ Louie’s Modern & Libby’s Cafe+Bar
June 23: Diane Ross
8p @ Van Wezel
For pricing & tickets, visit www.tickets.com
June 25: Car Show at Main Street in Lakewood Ranch
To register your car: $20 at the door
Free general admission
June 29: Grand Prix Festival Kick-Off Party
6p @ Michael’s on the Bay at Selby Gardens
June 30: Boats on Main (Sarasota Power Boat Grand Prix)
6p – 11p @ Main Street in Downtown Sarasota
Meet the race teams up close! Powerboats displayed throughout downtown – A great photo opportunity for the entire family!
June 30: Kevin Nealon – Comedian
7p & 9:30p @ McCurdy’s Comedy Theater