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• Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence Walk Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC) At J.D. Hamil Park Free. Call 365-0208, Ext. 106. • Sarasota Fern Society Show and Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Tickets $6 to $17. Call 366-5731. • Hispanic Latino Festival 6 p.m. at Osprey Ave. and Main St. Free. Call 302-0720.

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• Diva Angels Poker Run Southeastern Guide Dogs 10 a.m. at Peggy’s Corral, Palmetto Tickets $10. Call 378-1663. • Sarasota Fern Society Show and Sale 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Tickets $6 to $17. Call 366-5731.

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• Flip Flops and Fashion Luncheon and Fashion Show Children First 10:45 a.m. at Sharky’s on the Pier, Venice Tickets $40. Call 953-5507, Ext. 122. • ‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry’ Film Series 6 p.m. at South Florida Museum Tickets $8. Call 746-4131, Ext. 11. • We Care Manatee Inc. Wine Tasting We Care Manatee Inc. 6:30 p.m. at Manatee Riverhouse, Palmetto Tickets $65. Call 755-3952, Ext. 6. • An Invitation to Dance with Sarasota Ballet Artistic Director Iain Webb 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $25. Call 360-7399.

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• ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ 7 p.m. at Venice Theatre Runs through Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $10 to $15. Call 488-1115. • ‘Hello Dolly’ 7:30 p.m. at Manatee Players Runs through Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $11 to $25. Call 748-5875. • ‘Anything Goes’ by Cole Porter 7:30 p.m. at Players Theatre Runs through Oct. 4, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12 to $23. Call 365-2494. • ‘The Apple Tree’ 8 p.m. at Venice Theatre Runs through Oct. 18, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $12 to $24. Call 488-1115.

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• Thriller Dance Party Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Fuzión Dance Artists and Whole Foods 7 p.m. at Whole Foods Tickets $10. Call 366-7767.

• Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552.

• ‘Amphitryon’ State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre Runs through Oct. 10, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $5 to $10. Call 752-5252.

• Spotlight On … ‘Paths to Paradise’ 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Tickets $25. Call 358-3180.

• ‘To Clue or Not to Clue’ Take Stock in Children of Sarasota and Glenridge Performing Arts Center 5 p.m. at Glenridge Performing Arts Center Tickets $75. Call 552-5325.

FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training’s “The Mystery Plays” runs through Nov. 15 at Cook Theatre.

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• Opening Night featuring the Florida State University Symphony Orchestra Ringling International Arts Festival 6 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $100. Call 360-7399.

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• Suncoast Wine Festival Kick-Off Party Lakewood Ranch Rotary Club 6:30 p.m. at The Polo Grill Tickets $40. Call 358-2068.

• Fine Arts Society Art Collection and Van Wezel Backstage Tours 10 a.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $5. Call 953-3368.

• Festival Jazz Night Ringling International Arts Festival 10 p.m. at John McKay Visitors Pavilion Free. Call 360-7399.

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• ‘Run For Your Wife’ 6 p.m. at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre Runs through Nov. 27, 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $40. Call 366-5454. • Fall Festival of Music State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $4 to $8. Call 752-5252.

“A Bucketful” by Victoria B. Cooley will be on display through Decemeber at Victoria B. Cooley Studio/Gallery.

still playing ‘Hello Dolly’ at Manatee Players runs through Oct. 11. See Oct. 1 listing. ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ at Venice Theatre runs through Oct. 11. See Oct. 1 listing. ‘The Apple Tree’ at Venice Theatre runs through Oct. 18. See Oct. 1 listing. ‘Anything Goes’ by Cole Porter at Players Theatre runs through Oct. 4. See Oct. 1 listing. ‘Amphitryon’ at David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre runs through Oct. 10. See Oct. 2 listing. ‘Run For Your Wife’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Nov. 27. See Oct. 6 listing.


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• Beauty of Aging Luncheon Pines of Sarasota Noon at Pines of Sarasota Tickets $50. Call 955-6293. • Deganit Shemy & Company ‘Arena’ Ringling International Arts Festival 2 p.m. at Cook Theatre Runs through Oct. 10. Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Peter Brook / C.I.T.C. ‘Love is my Sin’ Ringling International Arts Festival 2 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Runs through Oct. 11. Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Onstage at the Festival Café: Short Scripts Noon, 4 and 6:30 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Call 360-7399. • Ella Hickson ‘Eight’ Ringling International Arts Festival 5:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Runs through Oct. 11. Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Meow Meow ‘Beyond Glamour: The Absinthe Tour’ Ringling International Arts Festival 5:30 p.m. at Mertz Theatre Runs through Oct. 11. Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399.

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• Freedom Awards Banquet Sarasota County Branch, NAACP 6 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Sarasota Tickets $80. Call 724-4205. • ‘London Suite’ 8 p.m. at Island Players Runs through Oct. 18, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $15. Call 778-5755. • Elevator Repair Service ‘The Sun Also Rises’ Ringling International Arts Festival 8 p.m. at Cook Theatre Runs through Oct. 11. Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Compañia María Pagés ‘Flamenco y Poesía’ Ringling International Arts Festival 2 p.m. at Mertz Theatre Runs through Oct. 11. Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Aszure & Artists ‘Busk’ and OtherShore ‘The Snow Falls in the Winter’ Ringling International Arts Festival 8 p.m. at Mertz Theatre Runs through Oct. 10. Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Chamber Music Program A Ringling International Arts Festival 8 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Festival Jazz Night Ringling International Arts Festival 9 p.m. at John McKay Visitors Pavilion Free. Call 360-7399.

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• Spotlight On … ‘Louise Fishman Among the Old Masters’ 9:30 a.m. at Historic Asolo Theater and The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $25. Call 360-7399. • Onstage at the Festival Café: Conversations With … Noon, 4 and 6:30 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Call 360-7399.

• Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552. • Chamber Music Program A Ringling International Arts Festival 5:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Festival Jazz Night Ringling International Arts Festival 9 p.m. at John McKay Visitors Pavilion Free. Call 360-7399.

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• Cardinal Mooney High School Fall Golf Tournament 6 a.m. at The Meadows Country Club Tickets $100 to $150. Call 379-2647. • Swinging with Friends Golf Tournament Senior Friendship Centers Venice 8:30 a.m. at Mission Valley Golf and Country Club Tickets $100. Call 556-3205.

• State of the Arts: A Forum of 21st Century Artistic Achievement 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Free with reservation. Call 360-7399. • St. Armands Art Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Armands Circle Free. Call (954) 472-3755. • Onstage at the Festival Café: FSU Dance Noon, 4 and 6:30 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Call 360-7399. • Asian Cultural FunFest for the Kids Ringling International Arts Festival 1 to 4 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Free with admission. Call 360-7399.

Lindsay Howell and Nicole Kaney at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art’s UnGala Gala in 2008. 6 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Sarasota Tickets $150. Call 756-0690, Ext. 5927. • ‘Hot Dogs Cool Cats Goes Animal House’ Humane Society of Sarasota County 6:30 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $150. Call 955-4131.

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• Journeys to Genius ‘Mozart: Touched by the Gods’ Sarasota Orchestra 8 p.m. at Sarasota Opera House Tickets $25 to $55. Call 953-3434.

• LECOM Student Scholarship Fund Dinner and Auction Gala Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Bradenton

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• Ringling International Arts Festival Brunch 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Treviso Restaurant Tickets $21.95. Call 360-7390.

• ‘Gems of Philanthrophy’ Luncheon Giving Matters, a division of The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southwest Florida Chapter 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $50. Call 921-5410.

• Fine Arts Society Open Meeting 10 a.m. at Bird Key Yacht Club Call 330-0680.

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• Chamber Music Program B Ringling International Arts Festival 11 a.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $10 to $30. Call 360-7399. • Onstage at the Festival Café: Moving Ethos Noon, 4 and 6:30 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Call 360-7399. • Soiree Series featuring Michael Gay, Piano Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Private Home Tickets $40. Call 388-1188.

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• Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Playreaders’ Meeting 10 a.m. to noon at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Free. Call 795-1764. • Sarasota Ballet Association Luncheon Sarasota Ballet 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $27. Call 351-5361.

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• Chamber Soiree ‘With Quartets’ Sarasota Orchestra 5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $24 to $30. Call 953-3434.

• ‘Caught in the Net’ 6 p.m. at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre Runs through Nov. 29, 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $40. Call 366-5454.

• Key to the Cure Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation 6 p.m. at Saks Fifth Avenue Tickets $45. Call 917-1286.

• Watercolors and Wine with Colleen Cassidy-Berns 6 to 8 p.m. at the Art & Photography School, Gift & Framing Gallery of Colleen Cassidy-Berns  Tickets $25. Call 924-1200. • Soiree Series featuring Michael Gay, Piano Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Private Home Tickets $40. Call 388-1188. • Music Faculty Recital: Joyce Valentine, Piano State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota 8 p.m. at David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre Runs through Oct. 10, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $5 to $10. Call 752-5252.

• Cocktails at the Cà d’Zan 6 to 9 p.m. at Cà d’Zan Terrace Tickets $5. Call 359-5700.

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• ‘Le Petit Marché’ Boutique and Bistro Temple Beth Sholom Schools 9:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $30. Call 954-2027.

• Endre Hegedus, World-Renowned Hungarian Concert Pianist Hungarian American Cultural Association, Inc. 7:30 p.m. at Bay Village Auditorium Tickets $20. Call 966-8450. The Sarasota Orchestra includes members from around the world. Birth countries of Orchestra members include: Sweden, Canada, United States, France, Germany, Poland, Korea, Japan, Brazil and Mexico.

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Camp Fish Tales, All Faiths Food Bank, Resurrection House and Habitat For Humanity 1 p.m. at Sarabay Country Club Tickets $135. Call 366-0275. • Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552. • Towles Court Art Walk 6 to 10 p.m. in Towles Court Free. Call 374-1988. • New Stages: ‘Life in the Middle’ Asolo Rep 8 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Runs through Oct. 30. Tickets $10 to $24. Call 351-8000.

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• St. Joseph Catholic School Auction Gala ‘Legends of the Silver Screen’ St. Joseph Catholic School 5:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic School Parrish Center Tickets $100. Call 755-6420.

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• Oktoberfest Golf Classic Sarasota Coalition on Substance Abuse 7 a.m. at Lake Venice Golf Club Tickets $200. Call 377-7736.

• Wine, Women and Shoes Signature Luncheon Forty Carrots Family Center 11 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Tickets $145. Call 365-7716.

• Richard Levin Golf and Tennis Tournament Sarasota-Manatee Jewish Federation 8 a.m. at Laurel Oak Country Club Call 371-4546, Ext. 121.

• Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552. • ‘Doctor Idol’ Battle of the Bands Event Ear Research Foundation 7 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $25. Call 365-0367.

• Downtown Sarasota Art and Craft Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Main Street, Downtown Sarasota Free. Call (954) 472-3755. • Art and Craft Show at Kobernick House 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kobernick House Call 377-0781. • Fuzión Dance Artists Performance ‘Behind the Curtain’ 2 p.m. at Players Theater Tickets $15. Call 365-2494. • Opening Night Dinner and Performance Artist Series of Sarasota 5:30 p.m. at Treviso Restaurant and Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $35 to $75. Call 388-1188.

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• Red Priest — Baroque Quartet ‘Nightmare in Venice’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399.

• Classical Conversation with Conductor Leif Bjaland Sarasota Orchestra Association 10:30 a.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $8. Call 932-3526.

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• ‘Style with a Twist’ 6 p.m. at Florida Studio Theatre Runs through Jan. 1. Tickets $19 to $29. Call 366-9000.

• Red Priest — Baroque Quartet ‘Nightmare in Venice’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399.

• Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Welcome Back Pot-Luck Picnic 5 p.m. at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Tickets $5. Call 351-9010, Ext. 4704.

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• Open Prologue for ‘La Traviata’ Presented by Phyllis Lowitt 7:15 p.m. at Unity Church of Sarasota Tickets $10. Call 926-8702.

• Munchtime Musicales Sarasota Concert Association Noon to 1 p.m. at David Cohen Hall Free. Call 955-0040.

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• ‘Ageless Creativity’ Cabaret Night featuring Lillette Jenkins-Wisner 6 p.m. at Longboat Key Center for the Arts Tickets $20 to $25. Call 383-2345. • Celebration of Hope — Sarasota The Wellness Community of Southwest Florida 6 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $100. Call 921-5539. • ‘The Flight of the Lawn Chair Man’ 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967.

Artist Series of Sarasota presents Spencer Myer Oct. 25 and 27.

• ‘The Flight of the Lawn Chair Man’ 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967.

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• 89th annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce 11:30 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Call 556-4055. • Sarasota Opera Thursdays at Four 4 p.m. at Sarasota Opera Free. Call 366-8450.

• ‘Contact’ Asolo Rep and Sarasota Ballet 8 p.m. at Mertz Theatre Runs through Nov. 22, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $13 to $62. Call 351-8000. • October Jazz Festival with Pepper and Fine Thyme Jazz Club of Sarasota 8 p.m. at Holiday Inn Sarasota-Bradenton Airport Tickets $15 to $20. Call 366-1552.

• Wine, Women and Shoes Private VIP Winemaker Reception Forty Carrots Family Center 5:30 p.m. at Michael’s Wine Cellar By Invitation Only. Call 365-7716. • ‘The Flight of the Lawn Chair Man’ 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967. • Masterworks ‘At Exhibition’ Sarasota Orchestra 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $29 to $73. Call 953-3434. • SCF Chamber Ensembles State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $4 to $8. Call 752-5252.

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still playing ‘The Apple Tree’ at Venice Theatre runs through Oct. 18. See Oct. 1 listing. ‘Run For Your Wife’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Nov. 27. See Oct. 6 listing. ‘London Suite’ at Island Players runs through Oct. 18. See Oct. 8 listing. ‘Caught in the Net’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Nov. 29. See Oct. 13 listing. ‘Life in the Middle’ at Historic Asolo Theater runs through Oct. 30. See Oct. 16 listing. ‘Style with a Twist’ at Florida Studio Theatre runs through Jan. 1. See Oct. 20 listing. ‘Contact’ at Mertz Theatre runs through Nov. 22. See Oct. 23 listing.


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• Sarasota Blues Festival 11 a.m. at Ed Smith Stadium Complex Tickets $20 to $25. Call 954-4101, Ext. 5454.

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• Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild presents ‘Saturdays with the Asolo’ 12:30 p.m. at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Tickets $15. Call 504-4729. • Patricia Snyder Golf Tournament Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation 1 p.m. at Stoneybrook Golf Club Tickets $95. Call 650-3216. • October Jazz Festival with Katt Hefner with Kenny Drew Jr. and John Lamb Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Holiday Inn Sarasota-Bradenton Airport Tickets $10 to $15. Call 366-1552.

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• ‘The Flight of the Lawn Chair Man’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967.

• October Jazz Festival with Benjamin Roberts and Phil Picciotti Jazz Club of Sarasota 10:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn SarasotaBradenton Airport Tickets $25. Call 366-1552.

• G.WIZ Halloween Party for Kids 5:30 to 8 p.m. at G.WIZ Tickets $5. Call 309-4949. • Terra Ceia Bay presents Seafood and Jazz on the Green The Food Bank of Manatee 6 p.m. at Terra Ceia Bay Club Call 749-0100. • ‘A Night of Pink and White’ Red Diamond Foundation and American Cancer Society 6:30 p.m. at Fete Ballroom at The Polo Grill Tickets $200. Call 518-5095. • CANDance Celebrity 2009 Community AIDS Network 6:30 p.m. at Chelsea Center Tickets $200. Call 366-0461. • Falcon Fête St. Stephen’s Episcopal School 6:30 p.m. at Riverhouse, Palmetto Call 746-2121, Ext. 121. • Wine, Women and Shoes Wine Dinners Forty Carrots Family Center At Various Private Homes and Restaurants Tickets $50 to $250. Call 365-7716. • October Jazz Festival with The Dan McMillion Quartet Jazz Club of Sarasota 8 p.m. at Holiday Inn Sarasota-Bradenton Airport Tickets $15 to $20. Call 366-1552.

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• ‘Poe at the Crosley’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Powel Crosley Theatre Runs through Oct. 31. Tickets $10 to $22. Call 722-3244.

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• Curtain Raiser Sarasota Opera 6 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $175. Call 366-8450, Ext. 402. • Spencer Myer, Piano ‘Somewhere in Time’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399.

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• Masterworks ‘At Exhibition’ Sarasota Orchestra 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $29 to $73. Call 953-3434. • G.WIZ Halloween Party for Adults 9 p.m. at G.WIZ Tickets $15. Call 309-4949.

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• A Choice Affair Luncheon Planned Parenthood Noon at Renaissance on 9th, Bradenton Tickets $40. Call 365-3913, Ext. 1105.

• Sarasota Opera Thursdays at Four 4 p.m. at Sarasota Opera Free. Call 366-8450.

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• Ringling College of Art and Design Golf Tournament Noon at The Concession Golf Club Tickets $600. Call 359-7589.

• ‘Nunsense’ 7:30 p.m. at Manatee Players Runs through Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $11 to $25. Call 748-5875.

• Spencer Myer, Piano ‘Somewhere in Time’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399.

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• ‘Red Hot Operetta’ featuring Key Chorale 7:30 p.m. at Players Theatre Runs through Nov. 8, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12 to $23. Call 365-2494. • ‘November’ 8 p.m. at Venice Theatre Runs through Nov. 15, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12 to $24. Call 488-1115.

“Poe at the Crosley” runs Oct. 25 to 31 at Powel Crosley Theatre.

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• Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552.

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• All Saints Day honoring Mary Zabin Sarasota Opera Association 11:30 a.m. at River Wilderness Golf and Country Club Tickets $30. Call 776-2850. • Halloween Costume Dance Anna Maria Island Community Center At Anna Maria Island Community Center Call 778-1908, Ext. 9204. • ‘Party with Poe’ 6:30 p.m. at Powel Crosley Theatre Tickets $65. Call 722-3244.

• ‘Swing, Baby, Swing’ Catholic Charities and Our Mother’s House 6:30 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $125. Call 485-6262.

• Oceanic Evening ‘The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea’ Mote Marine Laboratory 6:30 p.m. at Mote Marine Tickets $250. Call 388-4441, Ext. 305.

• The Traveling Little Black Dress YMCA Foundation of Sarasota 11:30 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Sarasota Tickets $35. Call 951-1336.

• Boyz II Men 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $50. Call 953-3368.

• Zombiefest 9 p.m. at South Florida Museum Tickets $10. Call 746-4131, Ext. 11.

• ‘The Mystery Plays’ FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training 8 p.m. at Cook Theatre Runs through Nov. 15, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $5 to $27. Call 351-8000.

• ‘La Traviata’ 8 p.m. at Sarasota Opera Runs through Nov. 11, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 8 and 8 p.m. Nov. 3, 5 and 11. Tickets $19 to $115. Call 366-8450, Ext. 1.

• Safe Sex: Halloween Bash Planned Parenthood 9 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $75. Call 365-3913, Ext. 1105.

• Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild General Meeting 10 a.m. at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Free. Call 351-9010, Ext. 4704.

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• Sarasota Season of Sculpture Season Five: ‘Organic Lyricism’ At Sarasota Bayfront Runs through May 31. Free. Call 366-7767.

• Old-Fashioned New England Clambake New College Foundation 6 p.m. at New College Bayfront Tickets $125. Call 487-4686.

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• Asolo Rep Starry Night Dinner Series highlighting ‘Contact’ Asolo Repertory Theatre 6:30 p.m. at the home of Margaret and Bill Wise Tickets $200. Call 351-9010, Ext. 4712.

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• Jewel with special guest Meiko 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $30.50 to $60.50. Call 953-3368.

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• Sarasota Opera Thursdays at Four 4 p.m. at Sarasota Opera Free. Call 366-8450.

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• Monday Night Movies at the Ringling ‘Dangerous Beauty’ 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $7. Call 360-7399.

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• Fine Arts Society Art Collection and Van Wezel Backstage Tours 10 a.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $5. Call 953-3368. • ‘The Art of Food: Ten Venetian Table’ 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $75. Call 358-3180.

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• Beauty of Aging Luncheon Pines of Sarasota Noon at Pines of Sarasota Tickets $50. Call 955-6293.

monday • Sarasota Ballet Association Luncheon Sarasota Ballet 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $27. Call 351-5361.

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• ‘Eat, Drink and Be Merry’ Film Series 6 p.m. at South Florida Museum Tickets $8. Call 746-4131, Ext. 11.

still playing ‘Run For Your Wife’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Nov. 27. See Oct. 6 listing. ‘Caught in the Net’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Nov. 29. See Oct. 13 listing. ‘Style with a Twist’ at Florida Studio Theatre runs through Jan. 1. See Oct. 20 listing. ‘Contact’ at Mertz Theatre runs through Nov. 22. See Oct. 23 listing. ‘The Mystery Plays’ at Cook Theatre runs through Nov. 15. See Oct. 28 listing. ‘Nunsense’ at Manatee Players runs through Nov. 15. See Oct. 29 listing. ‘November’ at Venice Theatre runs through Nov. 15. See Oct. 29 listing. ‘Red Hot Operetta’ at Players Theatre runs through Nov. 8. See Oct. 29 listing. ‘La Traviata’ at Sarasota Opera runs through Nov. 11. See Oct. 30 listing. Sarasota Season of Sculpture Season Five: ‘Organic Lyricism’ at Sarasota Bayfront runs through May 31. See Nov. 1 listing.

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• The Ten Tenors Bus Trip 6:30 p.m. at ArtCenter Manatee Tickets $75. Call 746-2862.

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• Spotlight On … ‘Venice in the Age of Canaletto’ 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $25. Call 358-3180. • Fall Gathering Women’s Resource Center of Sarasota County 11 a.m. at Plantation Golf and Country Club Tickets $50. Call 485-9724. • Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552.

• In the Pink — A Taste of New Gate New Gate School At New Gate School, Clark Road Campus Tickets $60. Call 922-4949. • The Ten Tenors 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $55. Call 953-3368. • ‘The Boyfriend’ State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 752-5252.

• Reggae on the Bay Concert 6 to 9 p.m. at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Tickets $15 to $18. Call 366-5731.

“Run For Your Wife” runs through Nov. 27 at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre. See Oct. 6 listing.

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• Hispanic Festival St. Jude Hispanic American Center 10 a.m. at 3930 17th Street Free. Call 341-1000, Ext. 100. • Suncoast Wine Festival Lakewood Ranch Rotary Club 1 p.m. at Polo Grounds Tickets $60. Call 358-2068.

• ‘Make a Mark’ Celebration The Wellness Community of Southwest Florida and Sarasota Youth Sailing Program 6 p.m. at Sarasota Yacht Club Tickets $50. Call 921-5539, Ext. 209. • ‘The Magic of Dance’ Sarasota Ballet 6 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $100. Call 351-5361.

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• ‘Unveiling of the Sculptures’ Sarasota Season of Sculpture and Fuzion Dance Company 3 p.m. at Sarasota Bayfront Free. Call 366-7767. Artist Series of Sarasota presents Rosena Hill Nov. 8 and 10 at Historic Asolo Theater.

• Barefoot Beach Ball Girls Inc. of Sarasota County 5 p.m. at Longboat Key Club and Resort Tickets $100. Call 366-6646, Ext. 207.

• Snooty Ball South Florida Museum 6 p.m. at South Florida Museum Tickets $150. Call 746-4131, Ext. 14. • Sarasota Yacht Club Invitational Regatta The Wellness Community of Southwest Florida and Sarasota Youth Sailing Program At Sarasota Yacht Club Call 350-1089. • Sarasota Chorus of the Keys Performance 7 p.m. at Kirkwood Presbyterian, Bradenton Call 794-5807. • ‘The Boyfriend’ State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 752-5252.

The Glenridge Performing Arts Center Something for Everyone! Oct. 18 - Jazz at 2 (with the Jazz Club) Nov. 4 - Sarasota Jazz Ensemble Nov. 15 - Jazz at 2 (with the Jazz Club) Nov. 18 - An Evening with Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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• Bowls of Hope All Faiths Food Bank 11 a.m. at Philippi Estate Park Tickets $25. Call 379-6333.

• Carlton Fisk and Friends Celebrity Golf Classic Suncoast Foundation for the Handicapped, Inc. 8 a.m. at The Founders Club Call 371-8820, Ext. 1800.

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• Brunch on the Bay University of South Florida SarasotaManatee 11:30 a.m. at Powell Crosley Mansion Call 359-4572. • ‘The Boyfriend’ State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 2 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 752-5252. • ‘Oscar Meets the POPS’ The Sarasota Pops Orchestra 3 p.m. at Church of the Palms Tickets $15 to $20. Call 926-7677. • Carlton Fisk and Friends Celebrity Golf Classic Pre-Tournament Reception Suncoast Foundation for the Handicapped, Inc. 6 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Sarasota Tickets $125. Call 371-8820, Ext. 1800. • Rosena Hill ‘If You Believe’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399.

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• Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Playreaders’ Meeting 10 a.m. at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Free. Call 795-1764.

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• ‘Let the Season Begin’ Children’s Guardian Ad Litem Program 11:45 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $75. Call 861-4875. • Monday Night Movies at the Ringling ‘Othello’ 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $7. Call 360-7399.

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• Rosena Hill ‘If You Believe’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399. • Sarasota Opera Apprentice Artists in Concert 8 p.m. at William E Schmidt Opera Theater Tickets $5. Call 366-8450. • ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ 8 p.m. at Venice Theatre Runs through Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12 to $24. Call 488-1115. Left: “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” runs Nov. 10 to Dec. 6 at Venice Theatre.

‘Run For Your Wife’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Nov. 27. See Oct. 6 listing. ‘Caught in the Net’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Nov. 29. See Oct. 13 listing. ‘Style with a Twist’ at Florida Studio Theatre runs through Jan. 1. See Oct. 20 listing. ‘Contact’ at Mertz Theatre runs through Nov. 22. See Oct. 23 listing. ‘The Mystery Plays’ at Cook Theatre runs through Nov. 15. See Oct. 28 listing. ‘Nunsense’ at Manatee Players runs through Nov. 15. See Oct. 29 listing. ‘November’ at Venice Theatre runs through Nov. 15. See Oct. 29 listing. ‘Red Hot Operetta’ at Players Theatre runs through Nov. 8. See Oct. 29 listing. ‘La Traviata’ at Sarasota Opera runs through Nov. 11. See Oct. 30 listing. Sarasota Season of Sculpture Season Five: ‘Organic Lyricism’ at Sarasota Bayfront runs through May 31. See Nov. 1 listing. ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ at Venice Theatre runs through Dec. 6. See Nov. 10 listing.

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• Munchtime Musicales featuring Michelle Giglio and Dwight Oarr Sarasota Concert Association Noon to 1 p.m. at David Cohen Hall Free. Call 955-0040.

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SEASON • Sarasota Chorus of the Keys Performance 7 p.m. at Pine Shores Presbyterian, Sarasota Call 922-1597.

• 20th anniversary Stone Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort At The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort Call 383-6464, Ext. 2854.

• Spotlight On … Ringling’s Palace on Wheels, the ‘Wisconsin’ Railcar 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $25. Call 358-3180.

• Chamber Soiree ‘In Monuments’ Sarasota Orchestra 5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $24 to $30. Call 953-3434.

• Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552.

• New College New Music presents Living and Dead: The Gettysburg Project 8 p.m. at College Hall, New College of Florida Tickets $12. Call 487-4888.

• Ringling Museum of Art Lecture Series ‘Master of Shadows: The Secret Diplomatic Career of Painter Peter Paul Rubens’ 2 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $15. Call 360-7399.

• 20th anniversary Stone Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort At The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort Call 383-6464, Ext. 2854.

• Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner The Argus Foundation 6:30 p.m. at Chelsea Center Tickets $125. Call 365-4886. • An Invitation to Dance with Sarasota Ballet Artistic Director Iain Webb 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $25. Call 360-7399.

• artsHOP Gallery Walk 5 to 9 p.m. on Anna Maria Island Call 778-9503. • Salsa Steps Catholic Charities 6 p.m. at Michael’s On East Call 714-7829.

• AJC Civic Achievement Award Dinner honoring Caren and Dick Lobo American Jewish Committee 6 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $175. Call 365-4955.

• Miracle Ball Pre-Party All Children’s Hospital Guild SarasotaManatee 6 p.m. at Saks Fifth Avenue Tickets $30. Call 650-0337.

“Aging in America: The Years Ahead” by Ed Kashi runs Oct. 9 to Dec. 3 at Longboat Key Center for the Arts.

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• Bach to Bach Luncheon Key Chorale 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $65. Call 387-8414.

“Park Bench” by David Lieberman will be on display Oct. 2 to Nov. 22 at The Dancing Crane Gallery.

• ‘The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe’ 8 p.m. at Island Players Tickets $15. Call 778-5755.

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• artsHOP Arts and Crafts Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Holmes

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• Saturday Mornings for Kids: Stellaluna 10:30 a.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $7. Call 953-3368. • The Great Gatsby Gala and Auction Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast 6 p.m. at The Venetian River Club Tickets $75. Call 488-4009.

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• artsHOP Arts and Crafts Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Holmes

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• Great Teddy Bear Run Kids by the Sea 10 a.m. at Cooper Creek Blvd. Tickets $10. Call 951-7005. • Sarasota Orchestra Season Opener Brunch Sarasota Orchestra 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $85. Call 487-2742.

• ‘The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe’ 8 p.m. at Island Players Tickets $15. Call 778-5755. • New College New Music presents Living and Dead: The Gettysburg Project 8 p.m. at College Hall, New College of Florida Tickets $12. Call 487-4888. • 20th anniversary Stone Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort At The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort Call 383-6464, Ext. 2854. • New College New Music presents Living and Dead: The Gettysburg Project 3 p.m. at College Hall, New College of Florida Tickets $12. Call 487-4888. • 20th anniversary Stone Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort At The Colony Beach and Tennis Resort Call 383-6464, Ext. 2854. • New Shanghai Circus 6:30 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $30. Call 953-3368.

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• Gathering of the Goddesses Luncheon United Cerebral Palsy 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $95. Call 957-3599. • Monday Night Movies at the Ringling ‘Casanova’ 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $7. Call 360-7399. • Stephen King — Under the Dome 7:30 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $20. Call 953-3368.

• National Philanthropy Day Luncheon The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southwest Florida Chapter 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $40. Call 921-5410. • SCF Orchestra and Wind Ensemble State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $4 to $8. Call 752-5252.

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• Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild General Meeting 10 a.m. at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Free. Call 351-9010, Ext. 4704 • Great Escapes ‘Musical Postcards’ Sarasota Orchestra 5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434. • ‘A Night in New Orleans’ Sarasota Opera Association 6 p.m. at Sarasota Opera House Tickets $75. Call 484-7937.

thursday

19

• High Tea at High Noon Planned Parenthood Noon at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $50. Call 365-3913, Ext. 1105. • Cocktails at the Cà d’Zan 6 to 9 p.m. at Cà d’Zan Terrace Tickets $5. Call 359-5700. • ‘The Brassy Broads of Broadway’ The Jewish Housing Council Foundation 6:30 p.m. at Fête Ballroom at The Polo Grill Tickets $75. Call 377-0781.

• Music • Dance & Theater • Black Tie • Arts, Festivals & Fun

SEASON

• Asolo Rep Starry Night Dinner Series highlighting ‘The Perfume Shop’ Asolo Repertory Theatre 6:30 p.m. at the home of Helen Sosso Tickets $200. Call 351-9010, Ext. 4712. • An Evening with Jackson Browne 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $60. Call 953-3368. • ‘The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ 8 p.m. at Florida Studio Theatre Runs through Jan. 16. Tickets $19 to $34. Call 366-9000. • Great Escapes ‘Musical Postcards’ Sarasota Orchestra 7:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434. • Fall Dance Performance 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967. • ‘FDR’ starring Ed Asner 8 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $25 to $40. Call 360-7399. Sarasota Chorus of the Keys is the 2009 Sunshine District champion chorus.

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friday

20

• Doubles for Diabetes Annual Tennis Classic Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) At Serendipity Call 922-1591, Ext. 292. • Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552. • Towles Court Art Walk 6 to 10 p.m. in Towles Court Free. Call 374-1988. • Great Escapes ‘Musical Postcards’ Sarasota Orchestra

5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434. • Merry Marketplace Preview Party Junior League of Sarasota 6 p.m. at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium Tickets $5. Call 953-5600. • Fall Dance Performance 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967. • The Bacon Brothers 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $50. Call 953-3368. • ‘FDR’ starring Ed Asner 8 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $25 to $40. Call 360-7399.


SEASON

saturday

21

• Doubles for Diabetes Annual Tennis Classic Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) At Serendipity Call 922-1591, Ext. 292. • ‘Mainly Art’ Bradenton Downtown Development Authority 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Old Main Street, Bradenton Free. Call 704-4366. • Merry Marketplace Junior League of Sarasota 10 a.m. at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium Tickets $5. Call 953-5600. • Artful Lobster Hermitage Artist Retreat 11 a.m. at Hermitage Artist Retreat Tickets $100. Call 475-2098. • ‘FDR’ starring Ed Asner 2 and 8 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $25 to $40. Call 360-7399. • Dream Makers Ball Boys and Girls Clubs of Sarasota County 6 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Sarasota Tickets $250. Call 366-3991, Ext. 121. • Think and Drink — ‘Hawaiian Party’ 6 to 10 p.m. at South Florida Museum Tickets $5. Call 746-4131, Ext. 11. • Groovin’ at the Grove Boys and Girls Clubs of Manatee County 7 p.m. at Mangrove Grill, Bradenton Tickets $65. Call 761-2582, Ext. 108. • Fall Dance Performance 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967. • Great Escapes ‘Musical Postcards’ Sarasota Orchestra 5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434.

sunday

22

• Merry Marketplace Junior League of Sarasota Noon at Sarasota Municipal

Auditorium Tickets $5. Call 953-5600.

• Doubles for Diabetes Annual Tennis Classic Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) At Serendipity Call 922-1591, Ext. 292. • Bach to Bach Concert Key Chorale 4:30 p.m. at Sarasota Opera House Tickets $15 to $45. Call 366-8450.

• Music • Dance & Theater • Black Tie • Arts, Festivals & Fun

monday

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• ‘Divas After Dark’ Community AIDS Network 6:30 p.m. at Michael’s On

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• Monday Night Movies at the Ringling ‘Wings of the Dove’ 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $7. Call 360-7399.

friday

27

• ‘Giselle’ Sarasota Ballet 8 p.m. at Sarasota Opera

House Tickets $20 to $75. Call 351-8000.

saturday

28

• ‘Giselle’ Sarasota Ballet 2 and 8 p.m. at Sarasota Opera House Tickets $20 to $75. Call 351-8000. • Sarasota Chorus of the Keys Performance 2 and 7 p.m. at Glenridge Performing Arts Center Call 552-5325. • Dave Koz — Smooth Jazz Christmas 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $30 to $65. Call 953-3368.

sunday

29

• ‘Giselle’ Sarasota Ballet 2 p.m. at Sarasota Opera

House Tickets $20 to $75. Call 351-8000.

• ‘Camelot’ 7 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $60. Call 953-3368. • Soiree Series featuring Mandy Milliot, Cello Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at a private residence Tickets $40. Call 388-1188.

monday

30

• Monday Night Movies at the Ringling ‘Death in Venice’ 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo

Theater Tickets $7. Call 360-7399.

• Irving Berlin’s ‘I Love A Piano’ 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $55. Call 953-3368.

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• Music • Dance & Theater • Black Tie • Arts, Festivals & Fun

tuesday

1

• Fine Arts Society Art Collection and Van Wezel Backstage Tours 10 a.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $5. Call 953-3368.

DECEMBER

SEASON

friday

4

• Spotlight On … ‘That’s Amore: John, Mable and Venice’ 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $25. Call 358-3180.

• Sarasota Ballet Association Holiday Party and Nutcracker Luncheon 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $45. Call 351-5361.

• Sarasota Craft Show 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center Tickets $8. Call 845-355-2400.

• ‘Sister’s Christmas Catechism’ 6 p.m. at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre Runs through Dec. 27, 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and noon Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $43. Call 366-5454.

• Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552. • Festival of Trees, Lights and Holiday Gifts The Florida Center for Child and Family Development 6:30 p.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $175. Call 371-8820, Ext. 1010.

• Soiree Series featuring Mandy Milliot, Cello Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at a private residence Tickets $40. Call 388-1188.

wednesday

2

• Celebrate the Arts Luncheon Fine Arts Society of Sarasota 10:30 a.m. at Chelsea Center Tickets $50. Call 330-0680. • Daydreams and Wishes Fashion Show and Luncheon Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida, Suncoast Sarasota Region 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $100. Call 952-WISH. • Ageless Creativity Jam Session ‘Exit Stage Right’ 5 to 7 p.m. at Longboat Key Center for the Arts Tickets $20 to $35. Call 383-2345. • The Smothers Brothers 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $60. Call 953-3368.

“The Perfume Shop” runs Dec. 4 through April 1 at Mertz Theatre.

thursday

3

• High Hopes Breakfast Mental Health Community Centers 8:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Free. Call 953-3477. • Classical Conversation with Assistant Conductor Dirk Meyer Sarasota Orchestra Association 10:30 a.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $8. Call 932-3526. • Holiday Spendor The U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots 6 to 9 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Ticket $10. Call 359-5700.

still playing ‘Style with a Twist’ at Florida Studio Theatre runs through Jan. 1. See Oct. 20 listing. Sarasota Season of Sculpture Season Five: ‘Organic Lyricism’ at Sarasota Bayfront runs through May 31. See Nov. 1 listing. ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ at Venice Theatre runs through Dec. 6. See Nov. 10 listing. ‘The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ at Florida Studio Theatre runs through Jan. 16. See Nov. 18 listing. ‘Sister’s Christmas Catechism’ at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre runs through Dec. 27. See Dec. 1 listing. ‘Annie’ at Manatee Players runs through Dec. 20. See Dec. 3 listing. ‘The Education of Angels’ at Island Players runs through Dec. 13. See Dec. 3 listing. ‘A Country Christmas Carol’ at Players Theatre runs through Dec. 13. See Dec. 3 listing. ‘The Perfume Shop’ at Mertz Theatre runs through April 1. See Dec. 4 listing. ‘A Christmas Carol’ at David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre runs through Dec. 12. See Dec. 4 listing. ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’ at Venice Theatre runs through Dec. 20. See Dec. 4 listing.

• ‘The Nutcracker’ Sarasota Ballet 7 p.m. at Sarasota Opera House Tickets $20 to $75. Call 351-8000.

• ‘Candy Canes and Carols:’ Christmas with The Florida Voices 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $15. Call 360-7399.

• Lisa Williams: Messages from Beyond 7:30 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $35.50 to $65.50. Call 9533368.

• ‘Annie’ 7:30 p.m. at Manatee Players Runs through Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $11 to $25. Call 748-5875.

• ‘A Christmas Carol’ State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at David S. and Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre Runs through Dec. 12, 8 p.m. Thursday through Monday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $5 to $10. Call 752-5252.

• ‘The Education of Angels’ 8 p.m. at Island Players Runs through Dec. 13, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $15. Call 778-5755.

• ‘The Perfume Shop’ Asolo Rep 8 p.m. at Mertz Theatre Runs through April 1. Tickets $13 to $62. Call 351-8000.

• SCF Jazz Bands 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $4 to $8. Call 752-5252. • ‘A Country Christmas Carol’ 7:30 p.m. at Players Theatre Runs through Dec. 13, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12 to $23. Call 365-2494.

saturday

5

• Sarasota Craft Show 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center Tickets $8. Call (845) 355-2400. • ‘The Nutcracker’ Sarasota Ballet 2 and 7 p.m. at Sarasota Opera House Tickets $20 to $75. Call 351-8000. • Mistletoe Magic

• ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’ 8 p.m. at Venice Theatre Runs through Dec. 20, 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $12 to $24. Call 488-1115. • Masterworks ‘In Fantasy’ Sarasota Orchestra 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $35 to $55. Call 953-3434.

New College Library Association 6 p.m. at Charles Ringling Mansion Call 487-4600. • ‘G.WIZ … the Banyan’s Coming’ G.WIZ and Banyan Theater Company 7 p.m. at G.WIZ Tickets $50. Call 309-4949. • Masterworks ‘In Fantasy’ Sarasota Orchestra 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $35 to $55. Call 953-3434.


SEASON

sunday

6

• Sarasota Craft Show 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center Tickets $8. Call (845) 355-2400. • Big Band Bash with Helios Jazz Orchestra and Latin Roots Jazz Ensemble Jazz Club of Sarasota 1 p.m. at Phillippi Estate Park Tickets $10. Call 366-1552. • Sunday at Neel Series: Ken Loomer Big Band

• Music • Dance & Theater • Black Tie • Arts, Festivals & Fun State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 2 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $25. Call 752-5252. • Masterworks ‘In Fantasy’ Sarasota Orchestra 2:30 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $35 to $55. Call 953-3434. • Susan Powell and Richard White ‘Two Tickets to Broadway’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399.

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• Poinsettia Luncheon Sarasota Opera Association 11 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $45. Call 355-5148. • Susan Powell and Richard White ‘Two Tickets to Broadway’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $30 to $40. Call 360-7399. • Holiday Concert State College of Florida, ManateeSarasota 8 p.m. at Neel Performing Arts Center Tickets $4 to $8. Call 752-5252. “Life of Galileo” runs Dec. 11 through Feb. 17 at Mertz Theatre.

monday

7

• Women’s Day Sarasota-Manatee Jewish Federation 10 a.m. at Bea Friedman Theatre, Sarasota-Manatee Jewish Federation campus Call 371-4546, Ext. 121. • Sarasota Orchestra Association Holiday Luncheon and Fashion Show Sarasota Youth Orchestra 11 a.m. at Michael’s On East Tickets $50. Call 685-0425.

wednesday

9

• Bradenton Opera Guild Holiday Party 6 p.m. at Bradenton Yacht Club Call 792-1028. • ‘Animal Farm’ 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Runs through Dec. 12. Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967. • Linda Eder ‘The Holiday Show’ 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $55. Call 953-3368.

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• Sonata a Due La Musica International Chamber Music Festival 6 p.m. at Charles Ringling House, New College Tickets $150. Call 371-6798. • Monday Night Movies at the Ringling ‘Bread and Tulips’ 7 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $7. Call 360-7399. • Gloria Musicae ‘Glorious Christmas’ 7:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Episcopal Church Tickets $22. Call 360-7399.

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• Music • Dance & Theater • Black Tie • Arts, Festivals & Fun

thursday

10

• ‘Baubles and Bubbles’ Holiday Luncheon Longboat Key Center for the

Arts 11:30 a.m. at Longboat Key Center for the Arts Call 383-2345. • Chamber Soiree ‘In Moonlight’ Sarasota Orchestra 5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $24 to $30. Call 953-3434. • Holiday Swing Big Band Courtyard

friday

11

• Spotlight On … Mable’s Rose Garden 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $25. Call 358-3180. • Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552. • ‘Meet the New Maestro’ featuring Jerry White’s Big Band Venice Symphony 6 p.m. at Plantation Golf and Country Club Tickets $75. Call 488-4360.

saturday

Concert 6 to 9 p.m. at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Tickets $10. Call 358-3180.

12

• ‘Baubles and Bubbles’ Guy’s and Gal’s Night Out Longboat Key Center for the Arts 6 to 9 p.m. at Longboat Key Center for the Arts Call 383-2345. • ‘Avenue Q’ 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $30 to $80. Call 953-3368. • ‘Avenue Q’ 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $30 to $80. Call 953-3368. • ‘Life of Galileo’ Asolo Rep 8 p.m. at Mertz Theatre Runs through Feb. 17. Tickets $13 to $62. Call 351-8000.

• Asolo Rep Starry Night Dinner Series highlighting ‘Searching for Eden’ Asolo Repertory Theatre 6:30 p.m. at the home of Warren and Margot Coville Tickets $200. Call 351-9010, Ext. 4712. • ‘That’s Amore’ — Dean Martin and Friends Holiday Tribute 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $50. Call 953-3368.

13

• 22nd annual Winterfest, Festival of Fine Arts and Fine Crafts 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Holmes Beach City Hall Field Free. Call 778-2099.

More than 150 volunteers contributed in excess of 2,000 hours of their time to help make Marie Selby Botanical Garden’s Lights in Bloom a success.

• Experimenting with Music — Family Concert with Sarasota Orchestra 1 p.m. at G.WIZ Tickets $11 to $13. Call 309-4949.

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• ‘Cine-mental Holiday’ The Sarasota Pops Orchestra 3 p.m. at Church of the Palms Tickets $15 to $20. Call 926-7677. • Fashion Week Dinner and Fashion Show Designing Women Boutique 5:30 p.m. at Designing Women Boutique Tickets $95. Call 371-6798. • Sandi Patty’s Yuletide Celebration 7 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $60. Call 953-3368.

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• Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild Playreaders’ Meeting 10 a.m. at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Free. Call 795-1764.

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• 22nd annual Winterfest, Festival of Fine Arts and Fine Crafts 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Holmes Beach City Hall Field Free. Call 778-2099.

sunday

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Tuesday 9:30 AM Ashton Road Campus 5237 Ashton Road

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• Munchtime Musicales featuring The Weintraub Duo Sarasota Concert Association Noon to 1 p.m. at David Cohen Hall Free. Call 955-0040.

“A Christmas Carol” runs Dec. 18 to 20 at Venice Theatre.

thursday

17

• Cocktails at the Cà d’Zan 6 to 9 p.m. at Cà d’Zan Terrace Tickets $5. Call 359-5700. • Great Escapes ‘All That Glitters’ Sarasota Orchestra 7:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434. • Jazz Concert 7:30 p.m. at Booker High School VPA Theatre Tickets $5 to $15. Call 355-2967.

friday

18

• Jazz at Two Jazz Club of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Bayfront Community Center Tickets $5 to $10. Call 366-1552. • Great Escapes ‘All That Glitters’ Sarasota Orchestra 5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434. • Selby Lights in Bloom 6 to 9 p.m. at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Runs through Dec. 27. Tickets $12 to $15. Call 366-5731. • ‘The Sounds of Christmas’ Artist Series of Sarasota 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $20 to $35. Call 360-7399. • Venice Symphony Holiday Concert 8 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene Tickets $18 to $25. Call 488-1010. • ‘Searching for Eden: The Diaries of Adam and Eve’ 8 p.m. at Mertz Theatre Runs through Feb. 25. Tickets $13 to $62. Call 351-8000. • ‘A Christmas Carol’ 7 p.m. at Venice Theatre Tickets $10 to $15. Call 488-1115. • Great Escapes ‘All That Glitters’ Sarasota Orchestra 5:30 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434. • ‘Dickens at the Crosley’ 7:30 p.m. at Powel Crosley Theatre Runs through Dec. 23. Tickets $10 to $22. Call 722-3244.


saturday

19

• ‘Mainly Art’ Bradenton Downtown Development Authority 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Old Main Street, Bradenton Free. Call 704-4366. • Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild presents ‘Saturdays with the Asolo’ 12:30 p.m. at FSU Center for the Performing Arts Tickets $15. Call 504-4729. • ‘A Christmas Carol’ 2 and 7 p.m. at Venice Theatre Tickets $10 to $15. Call 488-1115. • ‘The Sounds of Christmas’ Artist Series of Sarasota 2 and 7:30 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $20 to $35. Call 360-7399. • Venice Symphony Holiday Concert 4 and 8 p.m. at Church of the Nazarene Tickets $18 to $25. Call 488-1010. • Debutante Ball Sarasota Orchestra Youth Orchestra 7 p.m. at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium Tickets $100 to $200. Call 350-8579. • Great Escapes ‘All That Glitters’ Sarasota Orchestra 8 p.m. at Holley Hall Tickets $29 to $37. Call 953-3434.

sunday

20

• ‘The Sounds of Christmas’ Artist Series of Sarasota 2 p.m. at Historic Asolo Theater Tickets $20 to $35. Call 360-7399. • Sarasota Chorus of the Keys Performance 2 and 7 p.m. at Glenridge Performing Arts Center. Call 552-5325. • ‘A Christmas Carol’ 2 and 7 p.m. at Venice Theatre Tickets $10 to $15. Call 488-1115.

• JFCS Gala ‘Side by Side — Toasting Talented Teams’ Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Sarasota-Manatee 5 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Call 366-2224, Ext. 142.

• Music • Dance & Theater • Black Tie • Arts, Festivals & Fun

sunday

27

• Sarasota Downtown Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Show Humane Society of Sarasota

County 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Five Points Park Free. Call 508-737-0998.

• PAL Sailor Circus Holiday Spectacular 2 and 7 p.m. at PAL Sailor Circus Tickets $10 to $16. Call 361-6350. • The Jason Bishop Show 7 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $35. Call 953-3368.

monday

28

• PAL Sailor Circus Holiday Spectacular 7 p.m. at PAL Sailor Circus Tickets $10 to $16. Call 361-6350.

tuesday

• PAL Sailor Circus Holiday Spectacular 7 p.m. at PAL Sailor Circus Tickets $10 to $16. Call 361-6350. • The Musical Magic of Hayes and Hyman 6 p.m. at Golden Apple Dinner Theatre Runs through Jan. 10, 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and noon Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $43. Call 366-5454.

wednesday

30

• PAL Sailor Circus Holiday Spectacular 7 p.m. at PAL Sailor Circus Tickets $10 to $16. Call 361-6350. • ‘Red, Hot and Blue!’ 8 p.m. at Venice Theatre Tickets $35. Call 488-1115.

• ‘A Christmas Carol’ 7 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $50. Call 953-3368.

thursday

26

• Sarasota Downtown Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Show Humane Society of Sarasota County. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Five Points Park Free. Call 508-737-0998.

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• New Year's Eve Gala The Society Inc. Florida Suncoast Chapter 8 p.m. at Fête Ballroom at the Polo Grill Call 360-1541. • ‘Red, Hot and Blue!’ 8 p.m. at Venice Theatre Tickets $45. Call 488-1115.

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• Moscow Ballet: ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ 7:30 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $40.50 to $102. Call 953-3368.

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• Bowfire — Holiday Heart Strings 8 p.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Tickets $10 to $60. Call 953-3368.

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5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. 7782099. www.islandartleague.org. Open 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Oct. 9 to Nov. 8 — 16th annual faculty

ArtCenter Manatee

209 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. www.artcentermanatee.org. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Friday, Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Through Oct. 9 — “In Your Face” by Alain Huin. Through Oct. 9 —  “Out of Bounds” by Tyrell Waiters. Oct. 13 to Nov. 6 — ‘Urban Dwellers” by Elayn Leopold. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Oct. 13 to Nov. 6 —  “I Am Home.” An art initiative of the Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness presents artwork by local homeless artists. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Nov. 10 to Dec. 4 — “On and Off the Wall.” Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Dec. 8 to Jan. 8 — “3 Dimensions, 3 Ways” by Ferony, Underwood, Kidd. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11.

“Portrait of Claire” by Glenn Harrington will be on display through Nov. 15 at Galleria Silecchia.

“Miss Alena” by Dominic Avant will be on display in October at M Gallery of Fine Art. Dec. 8 to Jan. 8 — “Wild About Color” by Carolyn Ritter and Marge Bennett.

Art Center Sarasota

707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 3652032. www.artsarasota.org. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Oct. 6 to Nov. 7 — “Show Us What You’ve Got.” Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Nov. 14 — “Private Eyes” tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various locations. Nov. 17 to Jan. 9 — 6th annual Florida Open Juried Photography Exhibit. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19.

Artists’ Guild Gallery

5414 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 7786694. Oct. — “Monday Painters and the Plein Air Painters.” Nov. — Featured artist: Patsy Hall. Opening reception 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13. Dec. — Featured artist: Mary Hamilton. Opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4.

Art Uptown Gallery

1367 Main St., Sarasota. 955-5409. www.artuptown.com. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.

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second- and third-place winners of “Small Works.” Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11.

The Clair Mitchell Gallery

1920A Adams Lane, Sarasota. 706-1308. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Nov. 20 to Dec. 8 — “Small Works” group exhibition. Opening reception 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 20. Dec. 11 to 18 — Exclusive exhibit for first-,

Colleen Cassidy-Berns Art School, Gift and Framing Gallery

4613 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 924-1200. Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Dec. 1 — “A Perfect Match” by Colleen Cassidy-Berns.

Dabbert Gallery

76 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. 955-1315. www.dabbertgallery.com. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Oct. 2 to Nov. 30 — 5th anniversary exhibit. Opening reception and celebration 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2.

The Dancing Crane Gallery

1019 10th Ave. W., Bradenton. 744-1333. www.dancing-crane.com. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 6 to 9:30 p.m. first Fridays. Oct. 2 to Nov. 22 — Group show exhibit. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2.

Elizabeth Stevens Gallery

“Renewal” by Carol Carter will be on display through December at State of the Arts Gallery.

1945 Morrill St., Sarasota. 365-4222. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Oct. through Dec. — “Color Coordinated” featuring Marge Bennett and Debbie Dannheisser.

“Home is Where the Heart Is” by Debbie Dannheisser will be on display October through December at Elizabeth Stevens Gallery. Oct. and Nov. — “With Homage to Matisse” by Marge Bennett will be featured at Pastry Art.

G. WIZ

1001 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota. 3094949. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.gwiz.org. Through Dec. 18 — “The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci.”

Galleria Silecchia

12 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. 365-7414.

www.galleriasilecchia.com. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Fridays and by appointment. Oct. 2 to Nov. 15 — Doug Randall, glass artist. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2. Oct. 2 to Nov. 15 — Glenn Harrington, oil painter. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2. Nov. 16 to Dec. 14 — Hiroshi Yamano, glass artist. Nov. 16 to Dec. 14 — Mark Davis, sculptor. Nov. 19 to Jan. 8 — Glenna Goodacre, sculptor. Dec. 4 to Jan. 30 — Joe McFadden, oil painter. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 4. Dec. 4 to Jan. 30 — William Morris, glass master. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 4.

Harmony Gallery at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center

709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 9534252. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and during concerts. Through Oct. 17 — Featured artist: Barrington R. DeMers. Reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Oct. 20 to Nov. 28 — Featured artist: Marge Bennett. Reception 5 to 6:30 p.m.

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Nov. 18 to Dec. 12 — Charlie Barmonde, Martha Kelly and Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson exhibit. Opening reception 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 20. Dec. 16 to Jan. 9 — Gallery artist invitational. Opening reception 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 15.

Nov. 11. Dec. 1 to Jan. 5 — Featured artist: Alice Benjamin Boudreau. Reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16.

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Hearts Desire

1221 12th St. W., Bradenton. 302-1069. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Oct. 2 to Nov. 30 — “The Artful Bettys” exhibit to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Opening reception 6 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 2.

Historic Spanish Point

337 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey. 966-5214. www.historicspanishpoint.org. Nov. 23 to Jan. 3 — Heritage Holidays.

Island Gallery West

5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 7786648. www.islandgallerywest.com. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Nov. — Featured artists: Cecy Richardson and Susan Oberender. Artist reception 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13. Dec. — Featured artists: Debra Ridgedill and Dee Pastorius. Artist reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4.

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. 359-

Laura Avery’s work will be on display Oct. 31 to Nov. 28 at Art Uptown Gallery.

5700. www.ringling.org. Open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week. Through Oct. 10 — “Dangerous Women.” Through Nov. 8 — “Paths to Paradise: The World of Buddhism.” Oct. 7 to 25 — “Louise Fishman: Among the Old Masters.” Oct. 8 to Jan. 10 — “Venice in the Age of Canaletto.” Nov. 7 to June 27 — “Inside the Chinese Scholar’s Studio.” Nov. 10 to March 4 — “New and Wonderful: Inventions and Innovations

Under the Big Top.” Dec. 16 to April 4 — “Gothic Art in the Gilded Age: Medieval Treasures in the Gavet, Vanderbilt and Ringling Collections.”

Katharine Butler Gallery

1943 Morrill St., Sarasota. 955-4546. www.kbutlergallery.com. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Oct. 14 to Nov. 14 — Gallery artist group show. Opening reception 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 16.

6860 Longboat Drive S., Longboat Key. 383-2345. www.lbkca.org. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Oct. 9 to Dec. 3 — “Aging in America: The Years Ahead” by Ed Kashi. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Meet the artist reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Oct. 22 to Nov. 4 — “Celebrating Ageless Creativity.” Meet the artists opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29. VIP reception 5 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Nov. 4 — Ed Kashi lecture 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets $15.

M Gallery of Fine Art

16 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. 954-8774. www.mgalleryoffineart.com. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Oct. — “Light Dancing” by Dominic Avant. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 2. Nov. — “17th Century Mediums as 21st Century Messages” by Russell Gordon. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6. Dec. — “Hope on the Horizon” by Gene Costanza. Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 4.

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Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Oct. 1 to 15 — “Flowers in Bloom” featuring Barbara Simmons. Oct. 16 to 30 — “Movements in Metal” featuring David Gonya. Nov. 1 to 15 — “Café Scenes” featuring Jill Stasium. Dec. 1 to 30 — Holiday showcase.

Selby Gallery at Ringling College of Art and Design

“Paint Your Door” by Cecy Richardson will be on display Nov. 13 to 30 at Anna Maria Island Art League. Dec. 7 to 12 — “Hope on the Horizon” by Gene Costanza Plein Air workshop.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

811 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota. 366-5731. www.selby.org. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Oct. 3 to Nov. 29 — “Visions of Selby: Inspirations from a Botanical Treasury” by Bonnie Gold Bell and David Sun Todd. Opening reception 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 4.

2700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 3597563. www.ringling.edu/selbygallery. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Through Oct. 31 — “Robert Andrew Parker: Artist/Illustrator/Artist.” Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. Director’s tour at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28. Through Oct. 31 — “Yoon Cho: Cultural Adjustments.” Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. Director’s tour at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28. Nov. 6 to Dec. 9 — Annual Ringling College faculty exhibit. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Nov. 6 to Dec. 9 — People and Places Juried Photography Exhibit presented by Sarasota Sister Cities Association. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 6.

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201 10th St. W., Bradenton. 746-4131.

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5670 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota. 378-1234.

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Venice Art Center

“Little Red Wagon” by Victoria B. Cooley. Photos of Clyde Butcher and Jeff Ripple.” Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29.

State College of Florida SarasotaManatee Fine Arts Gallery

5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. 7525225. Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Oct. 2 to Nov. 5 — “The Art of Costume.” Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 2. Nov. 13 to Dec. 17 — “John Hampshire: Expressive Eccentricities.” Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13.

390 Nokomis Ave. S., Venice. 4857136. www.veniceartcenter.com. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through Oct. 8 — “Anything Goes.” Oct. 16 to Nov. 5 — Suncoast Watercolor Society. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16. Nov. 13 to Dec. 5 — Members Only Portrait and Figure Show. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Dec. 11 to Jan. 7 — “Black and White Plus One Color” exhibit. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11.

Victoria B. Cooley Studio/Gallery

1920 Adams Lane, Sarasota. 374-1988. www.BaileyCooley.com. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Oct. through Dec. — “Summer Paintings” by Victoria B. Cooley.

State of the Arts Gallery

1525 State St., Sarasota. 955-2787. www. artsteiner.us. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Oct. through Dec. — “Beyond the Sea: Interpretations of Sun, Wind, Art and Water.” Dec. through Feb. — “Renewal 2010:

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