Events by Day

Multi-Day Events

Anna Maria Island, Florida
Botanical Garden

To collect, study, preserve and exhibit materials relating to the early days on Anna Maria Island, and to provide information to residents and visitors alike of our unique history.

To encourage future generations in the importance of history through education and scholarship.

Sarasota, Florida
Art
Art Center Sarasota is the hub of local culture in all its richness and diversity, and that includes you! We are the sum total of Sarasota's artistic energy. At ACS you can have your vision seen and your voice heard. We welcome artists, art enthusiasts and the entire community.
Cortez, Florida
Historical Society
Working together with other community organizations CVHS has been instrumental in having the community registered as a Historic District on the State and National Register of Historic Places, preserving wetlands, restoration of original Cortez Community School and moving and restoring the 1890 Waterfront "Burton" Store.
Bradenton, Florida
History
To convey to visitors an appreciation of the scope of DeSoto's expedition, the knowledge of the lands and peoples that was gained despite great hardships and the continuing frustration of the explorer's purpose and motives, and the impetus which the hard earned knowledge may have given to the exploration and the eventual settlement of the United States.
Cortez, Florida
Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
All of human history can be traced back to water. Come explore Florida's rich maritime heritage from pre-Columbian settlements to the modern era. FMM is nestled in a beautiful 1912 schoolhouse on almost 4 acres of land in the historic fishing village of Cortez.
Sarasota, Florida
Art, Culture, Library, University
The Galleries located on the campus of Ringling College of Art and Design—which include the William G. & Marie Selby Gallery, Richard & Barbara Basch Gallery, Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. Galleries, Patricia Thompson Gallery, Arland & Sally Christ-Janer Gallery and Crossley Gallery—provide community programming in the form of lectures, forums, panel discussions, and performing arts events.
Sarasota, Florida
Science
Longboat Key, Florida
Art
Longboat Key Center for the Arts and Ringling College of Art and Design merged in April, 2007 to create an exciting array of educational programs, gallery exhibitions, and events that inspire creativity for the people of the Longboat Key community and beyond. We invite you to visit our Center, attend an opening, take a class, and become a contributing member of our artistic community.
Longboat Key, Florida
Culture, General, History, Historical Society
The Historical Society has a large collection of items relating to the history of Longboat Key, including: 1. Bound copies of all weekly newspapers that served Longboat Key; 2.Copies of Keynotes, the annual pamphlet giving names and addresses of all residents; 3. Over 1,000 photographs and maps, some going back to the early 1900's; 4. The bronze plaque from the old New Pass Bridge.
Palmetto, Florida
We are a museum that focuses on the agricultural heritage of Manatee County, FL. We do this through exhibits, tools, equipment, artifacts, photographs, art work, documents, and stories. We feature the primary commodity areas of fruits and vegetables, horticulture, citrus, commercial fishing, and livestock. We also have a Farm Shop & Garage and a barn that houses larger pieces of equipment.
Palmetto, Florida
Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Under the shade of two hundred year old oak trees, explore historic buildings and travel back in time to experience pioneer life in early Southwest Florida.
Sarasota, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden, Science
Experience nature in full bloom at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, a 9-acre tropical oasis on the sparkling shores of Sarasota Bay. Here you will encounter the world's most spectacular living collection of rare tropical plants in open-air and under-glass displays, including more than 6,000 orchids and 3,600 bromeliads in incredible living color.
Sarasota, Florida
Art, Culture
Whimsical and traditional artwork in a garden under the Florida oaks. Sculpture garden next door. 501(c)3 Nonprofit
Sarasota, Florida
Aquarium, Natural History
From its humble beginnings in tiny shed in a small Florida town, Mote Marine Laboratory has expanded to include a 10.5-acre campus in Sarasota, Fla., with field stations and public exhibits in Key West and field stations in Summerland Key and Charlotte Harbor.
Palmetto, Florida
History
The Palmetto Historical Commission is a non profit organization dedicated to the preservation of historic buildings, documents and artifacts. The Palmetto Historical Commission operates the Palmetto Historical Park in partnership with the City of Palmetto and the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court.
Bradenton, Florida
History, Historic House
The purpose of the Powel Crosley Museum is to provide and educational environment in which current and future business leaders might learn and develop the characteristics and skills of those who have demonstrated the spirit of the Entrepreneur.
Bradenton, Florida
Children's, History, Library, Specialized
Railroad Musemum preserving the railroad legacy of West Central Coast of Florida
Bradenton, Florida
Anthropology, Aquarium, Archaeology, Children's, History, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
The South Florida Museum is the largest natural and cultural history museum on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Under that same roof is also the Parker Manatee Aquarium, home to Snooty, thought to be the oldest living manatee in captivity at age 61. With Snooty, are manatees in rehabilitation for US Fish and Wildlife.
Bradenton, Florida
Sarasota, Florida
Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
SARASOTA – Native tribes claimed this land. Explorers sailed the bays. Through the years of Seminole Indian Wars, the coming of the hardy pioneers who fished the waters and cultivated the land, the Crackers who herded the cattle, and the visionaries who built a city unique in its diversity, Sarasota remains a home to be desired; a place of proud heritage.