Sunday, December 16, 2018

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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...

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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...

Holiday events taking shape

BRADENTON BEACH – The Bridge Street Merchants are finalizing their plans for the annual Christmas on Bridge Street holiday celebration taking place this year...
symphony on the sand 2017

Symphony on the Sand nears

BRADENTON BEACH - On Saturday, Nov. 10, the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra (AMICCO) will be seated under a giant tent to...
haunted manatee county book

New book sheds light on the local paranormal

You might find her a little creepy or kooky, maybe a bit mysterious or spooky, but one title it’s hard to deny Liz Reed...
symphony on the sand 2017

Symphony on the Sand preparations underway

BRADENTON BEACH – Tickets are on sale for the Sixth Annual Symphony on the Sand concert and gourmet food event at Coquina Beach on...
Montana Modderman musician

Local singer sets sights on Nashville

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Local musician Montana Modderman’s first single, “Didn’t Mean To,” is out now and the 21-year-old is ready to take her...
Fourth of July hot dog contest

How many hot dogs can you eat?

CORTEZ – The Swordfish Grill will host its Fifth Annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Given...
NEST at Robinson Preserve

Nature activities for the family

NEST nature days begin The new Mosaic Center for Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology will open its doors for an afternoon of exploration on Friday,...
Southeast High band

Going green for St. Patrick’s Day

Thanks to Sean Murphy, the 20th Annual Beach Bistro St. Patrick’s Day Parade was arguably the best one yet. The luck of the Irish descended...
St. Patrick's Day Parade 2017

St. Paddy’s parade on Sunday

HOLMES BEACH - The Beach Bistro’s 20th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will happen on Sunday, March 18 at 4 p.m. Those wanting to participate...
Heritage Day

History comes to life at Heritage Day

ANNA MARIA – Chilly Saturday morning temperatures didn’t keep anyone away from this year’s Heritage Day celebrations at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society...

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,...