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Winter Opera Festival February 11 - March 25, 2012

Carmen

Georges Bizet

Lucia

di Lammermoor Gaetano Donizetti

Otello

Giuseppe Verdi

Vanessa

Samuel Barber “…one of the finest venues for opera in America” -Musical America

61 N. Pineapple Avenue • Sarasota, FL 34236 • (941) 328-1300

www.sarasotaopera.org

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Sarasota Opera Sarasota Opera is one of the finest opera companies worldwide. The Winter Repertory Season, Feb. 11 – March 25, 2012, will feature Bizet’s fiery Carmen, Donizetti’s tragic Lucia di Lammermoor, Verdi’s masterpiece Othello and Samuel Barber’s intensely beautiful Vanessa.  Information can be found at SarasotaOpera.org or by calling our box office at 941-328-1300. 

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Morean Arts Center A visit to the Hot Shop is an adventure into art, where you can watch local artisans create magnificent glass pieces before your eyes. All glass that is created here is signed by the individual artist and is available for purchase in the gift shop—perfect for that unique holiday gift!

GIVE THE GIFT OF GLASS Looking for something unique to give this year? Visit our two stores for a wide selection of art inspired gifts. There is a gift to fit every price range.

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MoreanArtsCenter.org Glass Studio & Hot Shop Store 719 Central Avenue Downtown St. Petersburg

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Florida Craftsmen Give Florida, Buy Florida, By Florida. Expect to be dazzled by an amazing collection of handcrafted one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your holiday list—including you! 501 Central Ave. in downtown St Petersburg. Visit FloridaCraftsmen.net for Extended Holiday Hours.

Total Wine Now there are two Total Wine and More Superstores in Orlando; the NEW Millenia Plaza store at 4625 Millenia Plaza Way, next to Dick’s, and Total Wine & More in Colonial Plaza, 2712 E. Colonial Drive. To find great wine and spirits values at the Total Wine & More near you, visit TotalWine.com.

Ruth Eckerd Hall Memphis, winner of four Tony Awards (including Best Musical) premieres in Tampa Bay Feb. 8-12 at Ruth Eckerd Hall. This Broadway show bursts with explosive dancing, irresistible music and the tale of forbidden love between a white radio DJ and a black club singer waiting for her big break.

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at Florida Craftsmen Expect to be dazzled by an amazing collection of handcrafted one of a

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Please join us for a festive Opening Reception filled with holiday music & cheer. Friday, November 4th • 5:30-8:30pm Florida Craftsmen A statewide non-profit organization for fine craft art

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Gulfport Merchants Unique shops and boutiques, one of the best dining hubs in Tampa Bay, locally made art work and crafts, live entertainment and lively events—that’s Gulfport. Fun and funky, “Old Florida,” charming, artsy, progressive and welcoming to all—that’s Gulfport. Visit GulfportMA.com. “Our village is your village!”

Happy Feet The Perfect Gift for that person who has everything is our signature sandal, the Kenkoh Massage sandal, which we started selling in 1985. It is a gift that will massage, energize, eliminate pain, and rejuvenate anyone. You may even want to treat yourself to a pair. Visit one of our nine locations or HappyFeet.com.

TooJay’s This year, TooJay’s introduces mail order along with traditional gift cards. Now you can send TooJay’s signature delights to family and friends afar through TooJays.com/MailOrder. We’re also available to cater. Call the location nearest you or the Corporate Catering Department at 561-659-9011 Ext. 560 for more information.

Join Us for Christmas Eve Candlelight Mass 8pm Sunday Mass 10:30pm

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Art & History Museum of Maitland Looking for the perfect gift but not sure what to get? Visit the Museum Store at the Art & History Museums—Maitland! Our store celebrates and supports the work of local artists and craftspeople. We provide guests with a boutique shopping experience where they can discover one-of-a-kind artwork and unique art-inspired retail items.

The Wine Barn Veuve Clicuot NV Brut Champagne—Our Price: $35.99! Compare to $55+ elsewhere. Come check out our amazing holiday arrivals; talk to our chefs for food and wine pairing ideas; or have us design a beautiful gift basket. We have free local delivery and the best wines at the lowest prices!

WOOF Gang Bakery At WGB Orlando, we pride ourselves on nutritional knowledge as well as exceptional service. Grooming has allowed us to accommodate all of your pet’s needs. Treats, toys, chews… we have it all. We strive for excellence in our community. Visit us in the Fresh Market Plaza by Stonewood Inn or online at WolfGangBakery.com. 407-292-9663.

Quality Products That Enhance The Health & Happiness Of Your Pet LOCATED IN THE FRESH MARKET PLAZA Open 7 Days • (407) 292-WOOF (9663) 5024 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando 32819

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231 W. Packwood Ave. • maitland, FL • www.artandhistory.org • 407.539.2181

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Evolution Auto Your car is an extension of who you are and an investment that deserves White Glove treatment. Come to Evolution Auto’s Car Spa, where your vehicle can be pampered—from a car wash designed to leave it sparkling clean to a staff dedicated to taking care of the details. Visit EvolutionAuto.com.

Ten Thousand Villages Ten Thousand Villages is an exceptional source for unique handmade jewelry, home décor, textiles and personal accessories representing the diverse cultures of the world. Product sales help pay for food, education, healthcare and housing for artisans in Africa, Asia and Latin America who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed.

Blue Man Group This holiday, send that friend, neighbor, or awkward co-worker to experience Blue Man Group, a curiously captivating mash-up of unique live music, unexpected humor, and lots of paint. Want to go with 15 folks or more? Get group discounts by calling 407-224-3313 or emailing  bluemangroup@universalorlando.com. That’s one sweet holiday treat, performing live at Universal Orlando® Resort

with joy & purpose The cut metal dove bears an olive branch, a hope for harmony in a turbulent world. Jean-Marie Colin carries on a Haitian artistic tradition. Peace Dove Haiti, $34

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Bark Avenue Bakery Bark Avenue Dog Bakery offers all natural human grade and great tasting gourmet dog treats in dozens of flavors and shapes using carob, peanut butter and yogurt. All dog treats are baked daily and ready to ship, including hypoallergenic and diabetic dog treats. Visit 7728 W. Sand Lake Rd., call 407-345-9999 or visit BarkAvenueBakery.

Raphsodic Bakery Raphsodic Bakery strives to make delicious and delectable desserts for people with all dietary restrictions and allergen needs. We make our baked goods from scratch daily within our in-house kitchen and put love in every bite. Raphsodic specializes in beautiful wedding, anniversary and special occasion desserts, cakes, catering and events.

Sam Flax Orlando’s most enjoyable shopping destination has a brand new location with almost double the space. Sam Flax Orlando’s new location is at 1800 E. Colonial Dr. Supporting a local business while shopping for the holidays has never been easier or more fun.

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Send TooJay’s signature delights anywhere in the USA. Only $1995 to most locations east of the Mississippi!

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Give the gift of good taste and buy online today at www.toojays.com. Gift Cards are also available for sale at all of our locations.

Catering Orlando Colonial Marketplaza Southwest Orlando The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips Altamonte Springs Palm Springs Shopping Center Lake Mary Lake Mary Centre Ocoee Shoppes of Ocoee East Orlando Waterford Lakes Town Center Tampa Bay Street at International Plaza Clearwater Countryside Mall Sarasota Westfield Southgate

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RAPHSODIC BAKERY U R B A N PA S T R Y A R T H O U S E

Allergy and special diet conscious: We work hard to ensure that everyone, no matter their allergies or diet needs, can enjoy sweet treats. We are: Egg free Dairy free Honey free

We make items that are intended to be: Gluten free* Soy free* Corn free*

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Central Florida’s Finest Gourmet Dog Bakery!SM

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Fine Gifts & Accessories Premium Dog Food Visit our open kitchen and smell the difference!SM Holiday Gift Certificates Available • Open Daily 7728 West Sand Lake Road Orlando, Florida 32819 • 407-345-9999

Treats Baked Fresh Daily on Premises!

*Please note that we do use these ingredients in our facility and while we strive to maintain exceptional standards, cross-contamination may occur and can be beyond our control. Those with allergies should always notify staff and consume our products at their own risk.

RAPSHODIC.COM • (407) 704-8615 710 N. Mills Ave Orlando, FL 32803

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Avalon Bring the Magic and the Meaning back to the Holiday Season with gifts for the Body, Mind and Spirit at Avalon, Orlando’s Beloved Metaphysical Store. From old world crafts to New Age inspiration, hand-picked gemstone jewelry, books, candles and crystals are just part of the treasure trove of delights awaiting your senses! Gift Cards also available.

Premier Adult Factory Outlet Not sure what to get your special someone? Whether you want to be Naughty or Nice, we have gifts that will surely keep your chestnuts out of the fire. Gift cards and stocking stuffers available. Be sure to join our Customer Loyalty Program for extra savings.

Black Chapel Tattoos Looking for a Holiday gift for that special someone? This year, give them something they will cherish forever—a new tattoo from Central Florida’s #1 Studio, Black Chapel Tattoo! The Black Chapel offers custom, hand-painted canvas gift certificates. Buy American, support your local economy and give the gift of art!

Hippy Holidays Sale & Psychic Faire

Craft Vendors, Henna, Massage, Dancing, Entertainment, Charity Raffle

December 10th, 2011

In Store: Everything On Sale • Psychic Faire 11AM – 7PM Outside: Peaceful People Craft Vendors Market 11AM – 5PM

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1211 Hillcrest St. • 407.895.7439. • www.AvalonBeyond.com

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