Feeling a touch of spring fever? Take to the highway- and the waterways- for some fun happenings in Culture City this April.

2018 Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open April 14th – 22nd

2018 is the “11th” year anniversary of the Sarasota Open

Host Location:
Laurel Oak Country Club
2700 Gary Player Blvd
Sarasota, Florida 34240

Sarasota Film Festival April 13th-22nd

Held annually, the Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 200 films screened each year including features, documentaries shorts and kid-friendly picks. Learn more at sarasotafilmfestival.com.

Art In The Dark April 14th

Experience art in a whole new light at the Art in the Dark event at Michael’s On East to benefit the Lighthouse of Manasota. Lighthouse of Manasota is the only nationally accredited, private, nonprofit agency providing rehabilitation training to blind and visually impaired individuals of all ages residing in a five-county region. Visit lighthouseofmanasota.org for more information.

Blossoms and Brunch April 28th

Share the legacy of Mable’s beloved rose garden while you enjoy a beautiful brunch surrounded by blooming roses. Blossoms & Brunch will begin with a mimosa reception complete with entertainment and a silent auction. A seated brunch will begin at 11:30 am. Following brunch, return to the rose garden to discover a variety of sweets at our dessert buffet. Visit ringling.org for more information.

Firefly Gala April 21st

Experience the sparkling night of Firefly Gala with incredible auctions and delectable dining. Marvel at the full stage and light production at this intimate, private concert. Help children and families create good beginnings that last a lifetime. Enjoy cocktails and a spectacular silent auction on the lawn followed by dinner and a concert featuring Jason Derulo. Dancing at the After Party will feature DJ Jeffery Michales of J2 Events. Fireflygala.org