The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Vol. 10 No. 24 - March 17, 2010


Tour of Homes features Island living

Various styles of Island living will be showcased during the Community Center’s 17th Annual Anna Maria Island Tour of Homes on Saturday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Homes include Susan Lee, 320 63rd St., Holmes Beach; Jim and Maura Kelly, 540 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach; Greg and Pat Shorten, 542 67th St., Holmes Beach; Bill and Kathy Cook, 527 70th St., Holmes Beach; and Erik Abrahamson, 857 North Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

Tickets for the tour are $20 per person. They will be traded in at tour homes for the official Tour of Homes Program

There will be a boutique, offering original arts and crafts and culinary delights, at the home of the Shortens.

For a $10 donation, wine tasting and delicious bites will take place at the Waterfront restaurant, 111 South Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, from 3 to 5 p.m.

A beautiful handmade quilt, with and Island theme "Wish You Were Here," will be raffled on the day of the tour. Quilt tickets are $1 per each or $5 for six.

For more information, call the Anna Maria Island Community Center at 941-778-1908, ext. 1908, or log into

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