Sunday, November 18, 2018

Festivals

Festival provides hurricane, red tide assistance

CORTEZ – This year’s 7th Annual Cortez Stone Crab and Music Festival is about more than good food, good music and good times -...
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Rain doesn’t stop artsHOP

BRADENTON BEACH – The artsHOP celebration got off to an inauspicious start when rain started to fall a few hours before it began on...

Stone Crab Festival coming Nov. 10-11

CORTEZ – Get ready to snap up some crabs at the 7th Annual Cortez Stone Crab and Music Festival in the historic fishing village...
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Crowds come out for Bayfest

ANNA MARIA – Despite a serious problem with red tide this summer, the Island’s first festival of the season was a success as residents...
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Bayfest on track

HOLMES BEACH – Vendors are still calling the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce about the upcoming 18th Annual Bayfest celebration, in spite of...

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...
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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...