Check out this video showing scenes from the 2014 Chalk Fest in Venice, FL:
Last weekend of the Sarasota Medieval Fair!
King Otto I the Great of the Germans welcomes one and all to three weekends of exciting tournaments, scrumptious feasts, & pure family fun at this year’s Sarasota Medieval Fair! Join us at the Ringling Woods behind the Sarasota Fairgrounds on Nov. 8-9, 15-16 & 22-23, 2014.
Click on the following link to see a spectacular gallery of the Siesta Key Classic in painted lights: http://galleries.heraldtribune.com/default.aspx?id=369145#/0
Check out this YouTube video showing scenes from the 2014 Siesta Key Crystal Classic:
Journey into the Wild Frontier Exhibit
(running through January 21st, 2015)
Journey into the Wild Frontier; Venice Area Early Settlers and Industries. Explore southwest Florida frontier life from 1867-1921
Venice Museum and Archives, 351 Nassau St. S, 486-2487; Mon-Tues-Wed.: 10am-4pm. Admission: Donations accepted.
Experience the Ice Palace at UTC Mall
November 6th, 2014 – December 24th, 2014
Enjoy a Frozen Ice Palace experience at The Mall at University Town Center. The palace will feature characters from the Disney Movie, Frozen, and art of Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven. Interactive globes will showcase scenes from the film, and pictures with Santa will also be available.
Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition
November 14th, 2014 – November 18th, 2014
This November 14th-18th, twenty-four of the premier master sand sculptors from all over the world will be competing for 1st place on the #1 beach. This event was named as a finalist in Sarasota Magazine’s Best of 2014 and for good reason. The five-day art event will include: Master sand sculptors competing, all day viewing Friday through Tuesday; over 50 vendors Friday through Monday; live entertainment through Sunday starting Friday at noon; and an amateur sand sculptor contest on Saturday.
Sarasota Chalk Festival, Venice
November 14th, 2014 – November 17th, 2014
Venice Municipal Airport – 900 Airport Ave. E. Venice, FL 34285
Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission: Donation.
Sarasota Chalk Festival founder Denise Kowal, confirms acceptance to compete for a Guinness Book World Record by creating the largest anamorphic (3D) pavement art during the 2014 Sarasota Chalk Festival at its new location after six successful seasons in Sarasota. Julie Kirk, renowned artist and author of “Sidewalk Canvas: Chalk Pavement Art at Your Feet”, the first book published about street painting as an art form, will lead the team to create the largest underwater scene of extinct and endangered species during the 2014 Sarasota Chalk Festival. The Guinness Book 3D installation will take place at the Venice Municipal Airport Festival Grounds. It will open to the public on November 14, when visitors will have the opportunity to enter the painting and have their photo taken as a part of the scene between Nov. 14-17.
Check out this YouTube video about the Village Cafe Siesta Key:
Here’s a link to the cafe’s website: http://www.villagecafeonsiesta.com/