Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Holiday

Fireworks to bring in the New Year

The Beach House restaurant at 200 Gulf Drive N. in Bradenton Beach will again be the site for the Chiles Group’s annual New Year’s...

Take a New Year’s dip at Shamrock Shiver

BRADENTON BEACH - The 11th Annual Shamrock Shiver Charity Plunge, a local fundraiser for at-risk children, will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at...
Bradenton Beach Christmas on Bridge Street Winning boat

Holiday celebrations on Bridge Street

BRADENTON BEACH – The celebration spotlight Saturday night was on Bridge Street as merchants opened their stores, offering snacks and drinks to shoppers and...
Holiday of Treasures Two Scoops

Holiday of Treasures beats the rain

ANNA MARIA – The rain and windy weather held off just long enough for the Anna Maria Holiday of Treasures Open House to take...
Anna Maria holiday carol singers

Community gathers for holiday carols in the park

ANNA MARIA – The city hosted a weather-modified Holiday Carols in the Park event on Friday, Dec. 14. Despite the threat of rain, nearly 100...
Christmas for Kids

Deserving kids celebrate on the beach

ANNA MARIA – The weather on Wednesday, Dec. 12 was perfect for the Lawton Chiles Christmas for Kids. It was sunny and just cool...
Anna Maria Holiday of Treasures elf

Holiday of Treasures Open House is Friday

ANNA MARIA – As part of the Holiday of Treasures Open House, Anna Maria merchants invite folks to stroll through the city and enjoy...

Celebrate Christmas on Bridge Street

BRADENTON BEACH – The Bridge Street Merchants will host their annual Christmas on Bridge Street holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 4-6:30 p.m. The holiday...
AMICCO chorus orchestra

AMICCO performs holiday music

Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra’s first concert of the 2018-2019 season, “An Island Christmas,” opened with seasonal selections chosen to put everyone...
chamber tree lighting music

Crowds celebrate in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – It was a celebration of community and the start of the holiday season as residents and visitors alike gathered for the...

Christmas parade spreads joy

The 2018 Anna Maria Island Christmas parade spread peace, joy, friendship and fun all over the Island this morning! After the parade, families followed Santa's...
lester day santa dance

Holiday fun abounds at the Center’s Lester Day

ANNA MARIA – Despite the Florida heat, The Center of Anna Maria Island was transformed Dec. 1 into a winter wonderland for the 17th...
bethlehem walk joseph mary

Bethlehem Walk draws a crowd

ANNA MARIA – The cool temperature Sunday evening was perfect for a walk around the block, and that’s what a group of worshippers did...
Christmas on Bridge Street

Christmas on Bridge Street nears

BRADENTON BEACH – Sponsored by the Bridge Street Merchants and the Anna Maria Island Sun, the annual Christmas on Bridge Street holiday celebration will...
Bradenton Beach Boat Parade

Holiday boat parade sets sail

BRADENTON BEACH – Bradenton Beach Marina president Mike Bazzy invites boaters to participate in the inaugural Bradenton Beach Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec....