Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Entertainment

Shamrock Shiver

Shamrock Shiver lives up to its name

BRADENTON BEACH – Ten years ago, a group of Clancy’s Irish Pub customers decided to emulate the polar bear events that saw people plunge...

Art around the Island

Making something beautiful The Island Branch Library’s Quilting Club meets at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 28, at 5701 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach. It’s...
Fireworks

New Year’s fireworks at Beach House

BRADENTON BEACH - Once again, the Beach House restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive, will ring in the New Year with a fireworks show, weather permitting,...
Manatee County Library Sunshine For Your Mind

Library events this week

Thriller discussed The Island Branch Library Book Club meets at 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, on Thursday, Dec. 21 from 10:15-11:15 a.m. They will discuss...
Wienermobile

Wienermobile drivers relish the attention

HOLMES BEACH – In these days of conspicuous consumption, a standout vehicle is a must, and one of the most outstanding sets of wheels...

Entertainment

Clubs Needles and hooks The Island Branch Library Knit and Crochet Club meets at 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 2-4 p.m....

Entertainment

Art A call to artists The Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, is asking for submissions to its “Past to Present” photography...
Winterfest

Entertainment

Art Winterfest The 30th Annual Winterfest Festival of Fine Arts and Fine Crafts will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 9 and 10, from 10...
Christmas tree lighting

Christmas tree lighting and outdoor movie too

BRADENTON BEACH – On Saturday, Nov. 25, the Bridge Street Merchants will host its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The holiday celebration will take place...
butterfly

Entertainment this week

Clubs Professional women meet The Together Anna Maria Island Chapter of S.W.A.T. (Successful Women Aligning Together) is holding its November networking meeting and lunch on Thursday,...

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...

It’s artsHOP time

Every year, Anna Maria Island’s arts community comes together to present artsHOP, a celebration of the arts, and this year, the big event is...
stone crab

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...
Sean Murphy

Election Day

It is election time on our island. We should be grateful that there are good and honest people running and that our island elections...