Monster Art Show & Contest

Monster Art Show & Contest  –  Selby Public Library
October 20th, 2014 – November 21st, 2014

Create a monster portrait and become a published artist in an ebook on the ISSUU website. Portraits will be on display from October 20th through November 21st in the Selby Public Library Teen Center. Entrants must be between the ages of 13 and 18 and must use a Roylco portrait blank (available at the youth desk of Selby Public Library) or any 8.5 x 11 size medium. This is a juried show and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for qualified entries. All artists will receive a certificate of participation. Entries must be received by October 20th. Call 861-1130 for further information. Entries will be accepted on any day, at any time during library hours at the youth desk.

Frightmares Haunted Houses

Frightmares Haunted Houses
October 16th, 2014 – November 1st, 2014
Admission: Adult admission is $16. (coupons are available)

Sarasota County Fairgrounds
3000 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34237

Frightmares is Florida’s best haunted attraction – and this year it’s double the intensity and double the terror as Frightmares introduces two EXTREME haunted houses at the same location for one low price.

24th Annual Siesta Key Chamber Sandfest Hoedown

24th Annual Siesta Key Chamber Sandfest Hoedown
November 7th from 6:00PM to 10:00PM

For reservations or more info call (941) 349-3800 or visit

24th Annual Siesta Key Chamber Sandfest dinner/dance under the pavillion at Siesta Beach with a spectacular Gulf sunset as a backdrop.

This year features a “Siesta Key Hoedown” theme so join us for some fun, food, music, and boot-scootin’!

Nia Fitness

Nia Fitness on Siesta Key Public Beach
October 14th, 2014 – June 25th, 2015

Hours: 9:00 am to 10;00 am
Admission: Donation based class $12 Suggested Donation/Class cards 10 classes/$100


Nia is a body-mind-spirit fitness program for any age. Practiced barefoot to music, Nia combines martial arts, healing arts and dance to create a workout that is whole body conditioning. Nia is an amazing tool for increasing JOY. For any age and fitness level. Bring water to drink and towel for final stretch.

Sarasota Zombie Pub Crawl

“Sarasota Zombie Quarantine” is Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Tickets on sale now!!!! Zombies are taking over Siesta Key!!!!! The one, the only, the original Sarasota Zombie Crawl comes from its fitful slumber on Friday, Oct. 31! This is a 21+ event so please make sure everyone has proper identification to enter each venue. Please drink responsibly! Dont drinks & drive, stay on the key & please be cordial to everyone! At 6:00pm we will meet at Daiquiri Deck located at 5250 ocean blvd. Dressed in our finest zombie attire. If you are not wanting to do your own makeup we will have professional make up artists working for donations on site for everyone that registers or has a pre-sale ticket. Professional make up wil l be by first come first serve, and we are asking for a minimum $20 donation for that service.  At 9:00pm the zombie festivities will start at Daiquiri Deck. Every zombie will receive a complementary cocktail with their “Passport” and party all the way till 10:30pm At 10:30 pm the zombies will walk over Skob. Every zombie will receive a complementary cocktail & no cover with their “Passport”.  At 12:00am the zombies will walk over Gilligans. Every zombie will receive a complementary cocktail & no cover with their “Passport”. The crawl will finish at Gilligans where we will have a Ca$h costume contest (cash and prizes). We will honor a 1st, 2nd & 3rd Price. Note: Passports will be giving at registration point.  Venues & Times Are Subject To Change So Please Keep In Touch With The Sarasota Zombie Crawl On Facebook. ****Passport Prices**** $40 We encourage everyone to arrive as early as possible & to purchase your passport ahead of time!

2014 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival

Welcome Sisters & Brothers, to the 2014 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival! Held every four years, this exciting international event for breast cancer survivors is run under the auspices of the IBCPC. The 2014 event is the first to happen in the US! Hosted by two Florida BCS teams, The Pink Dragon Ladies® of Tampa and Save Our Sisters® of Miami, are eager to greet you and make your experience in the Sunshine State memorable! We will be continually updating the website to give you the latest information about the racing, workshops, and social events that make the IBCPC events so remarkable for BCS paddlers. We know you are all anxious to hear about the details so you can begin to plan your trip and all the exciting adventures available to you and your teammates!

OCTOBER 24 10am to OCTOBER 26 5:30pm

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