Friday, February 22, 2019

Entertainment

Dolphin Dash returns to AME

HOLMES BEACH – The Dolphin Dash begins on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 8 a.m. at Anna Maria Elementary School (AME), 4700 Gulf Drive, with a...

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...
American pickers Mike and Frank

‘American Pickers’ to film in Florida

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are returning to Florida in January to film episodes of their popular TV series "American Pickers." “American Pickers"...

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...
AMICCO

Last call for AMICCO Island concerts

The Anna Maria Island Concert Choir and Orchestra (AMICCO) gets in the holiday spirit with its second and last concert on the Island this...