Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Festivals

Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival celebrates heritage

Updated Feb. 19, 2018 CORTEZ – When kids are petting horseshoe crabs, people are dancing in flip flops to rock and roll and everyone is...
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Judy the elephant and the St. Paddy’s Day parade

The best thing about having a parade is watching the kids watching the parade. At the Bistro St Paddy’s parade, their faces are bright with...

Stone Crab Festival nets hundreds

Updated Nov. 13, 2017 CORTEZ - The Sixth Annual Cortez Stone Crab Festival netted hundreds of seafood fans on a beautiful fall weekend. Hosted by...
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Cortez celebrates stone crabs

CORTEZ – The beginning of stone crab season is a highly anticipated event to those who crave the colorful claws after they come out...

Spooks and ghouls invade Holmes Beach

The parking lot at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce looked like a nightmare Saturday as ghosts, monsters and some odd creatures gathered...
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Call issued for ‘Seahorses’ artists

The Bridge Street Merchants in Bradenton Beach are issuing a call to artists for the Third Annual Bridge Street Public Art Project, and this...

Time to get crabby

CORTEZ – The Swordfish Grill and Tiki Bar at 4629 119th St. W. hosts its Sixth Annual Cortez Stone Crab Festival on Saturday and...
Bayfest

Bayfest draws crowds, cars

  ANNA MARIA – The festival season got off to a good start on Saturday, Oct. 21 with huge crowds, flashy hot rods and performance...
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Taste the flavors of the Island at Bayfest

ANNA MARIA - It’s time for the 17th annual Bayfest, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 on Pine Avenue, sponsored...
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It’s Bayfest time again

ANNA MARIA – It’s an indication that hurricane season is waning and tourist season is just around the corner. The 17th Annual Bayfest celebration...
Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival food

Seafood fans prepare to feast at Cortez festival

CORTEZ – It's almost time for February's most salty and delicious local event – the 35th Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, set for the...