Anna Maria Island Area Events This Weekend April 15th 2011

Friday April 15

Anna Maria Island Senior Adventures Group

Annie Silver Community Center

102 23rd Ave Bradenton Beach

Call for schedule (941)-962-8835

Founder’s Day Festival

Holmes Beach City Hall Field

5801 Marina Drive Holmes Beach

5pm – 10 pm live music, arts & crafts, Skate Park, children’s play area, Island food court, and a car show.

Call for more info (941) 761-4766

Rob Satori performs Sinatra

Bayside Banquet Hall

119th Street Cortez

Bar opens at 6pm, show will be from 7pm – 9pm ($25 each)

Concert in the Grove

Mixon Fruit Farms

2525 27th St. E., Bradenton

Live music featuring Shotgun Justice 6 pm – 9pm

Concert and parking are free, food and beverage will be available for purchase

Call for more info (941) 748-5829

Saturday April 16

Founder’s Day Festival

Holmes Beach City Hall Field

5801 Marina Drive Holmes Beach 10 am – 10 pm live music, arts & crafts, Skate Park, children’s play area, and food and beverages will be available for purchase, call for more info (941) 761-4766

Children’s Easter Party ages 1-10

Bradenton Beach Moose Lodge

110 Gulf Drive Bradenton Beach

1 pm – 3 pm Easter baskets, games, and a visit from the Easter Bunny

Abstract Art Symposium

The Studio at Gulf & Pine

10101 Gulf Drive Anna Maria

4 pm – 9 pm

Desoto Landing

Desoto National Memorial Park

8300 Desoto Memorial Highway Bradenton

10 am – 4 pm there will be a re-enactment of Hernando Desoto coming ashore and claiming Florida, featuring a unique weapon demonstrations and information about De Soto’s expedition and the impact on the Native American people. Short kayak tours and activities for kids are available. Call for more info (941) 792-0458

Farmers Market

Old Main Street Downtown Bradenton

9 am – 2 pm

The Farmers Market will be held on Saturdays and you will find locally grown and organic produce, olive oil, bread, fresh fish, organic coffee and tea, arts & crafts vendors, live music and cooking demonstrations, call for more info (941) 840-0017

History and All That Jazz

Palmetto Historical Park

515 10th Ave. W. Palmetto

1 pm – 2:30 pm bring a sack lunch, your lawn chairs, and enjoy a free Jazz Ensemble, and guided tours of the park’s historical buildings.

Sunday April 17

Bridge Street Market

Market lot located at 107-111 Bridge Street Bradenton Beach

10 am – 3 pm Visit your favorite vendors this Sunday at the Bridge Street Market – food, arts, crafts, jewelry, local musicians, and much more.

Naturalist-led 60 minute wagon tours

Robinson Preserve

99th Street North West and 17th Avenue North West Bradenton

Tours at 9 am & 10:30 call for more info (941) 742-5757 ext. 1 to make a reservation.

Adults $3 and $2 for the kids

Master Gardener Tour

Robinson Preserve

99th Street North West and 17th Avenue North West Bradenton

Tours at 9 am – 11 am, call for more info (941) 722-4524

Remember in your quest for the perfect day or activity check out our blog or contact an Anna Maria Island Vacation Rental Specialist at Island Real Estate today, and book your Island Getaway!

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