Shiver me timbers! Tami here to tell you to get ready for the pirate invasion! November 1-3 is the Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion. The Privateers are a non-profit group organized to support local youth, and they are partnering up with the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, Keep Manatee Beautiful, and Sandblast 2013 to host this event on Coquina Beach. There will be a parade, Pirates’ Ball, an island wide treasure hunt, arts and crafts, vendors, food, drink and live entertainment for landlubbers of all ages! This fundraiser will benefit local businesses as well as compile donations for the kids’ organizations and scholarship funds. Be sure to check it out, or walk the plank!
Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion
Nov 1 (12 pm-5 pm) Nov 2 (10 am-8 pm) Nov 3 (10 am-5 pm)
Coquina Beach, Anna Maria Island
Contact: Anna Maria Island Privateers PO Box 1238 Holmes Beach, Florida 34217
The Robinson Preserve in Bradenton is hosting Manatee county’s 3rd Annual Manatee Miles Walk-A-Thon on Saturday May 11th, 2013. Manatee Miles is a walk-a-thon fundraiser to help benefit United Way of Manatee County. Registration for Manatee Miles is between 7:ooam and 7:50am with the walk starting at 8:00am.
Prior to the walk you can enjoy a free neck and shoulder massage courtesy of Dina Stewart, LMT, or a selection of muffins and fruit courtesy of First Watch Restaurant.
A Chinese Raffle will be held for a donation of $1.00 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5.00. You can enter for a chance to win brunch bucks from First Watch Restaurant, Bradenton Marauders goodies including game tickets, a grand prize 2 night stay at on of Anna Maria Island’s vacation rentals, and more!
99th Street Northwest and 17th Avenue Northwest
Bradenton, FL 34209
The Anna Maria Island Community Center will be hosting a Parrot Head Party. On April 6th from 6:00pm to 10:00pm come to the community center and enjoy the live island tunes of Mike Sales & Dan Mobley. Tickets are $30.00 each and include a “Buffet-themed” buffet with tables of 8 available. No alcohol will be served but you are more than welcome to bring your own! Call (941)778-1908 ext 0 before April 4th to reserve your spot and guarantee good seats. Proceeds benefit Scholarships for Youth Programs at the Anna Maria Island Community Center.
Interested in staying in some Anna Maria vacation rentals close to the Anna Maria Island Community Center? 414 B Magnolia is RIGHT across the street from the community center. 316 B Hardin is on the South side of the Community Center but right across the street as well! We have plenty of other options. Call Island Real Estate for more information on our vacation rentals!
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your love in one of the most romantic features of the island; sunset. What better place is there to spend time with your loved one then the beautiful white sandy beach of Holmes Beach.
St Armand’s Circle Park will be hosting the 12th annual Sarasota Exotic Car Fest! Over 80 Exotic cars will be competing for the “Best in Show” award. See amazing cars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce, Bentley and more all while helping raise money for the Child Protection Center.
The festival starts on February 22nd and continues until the 24th with cars on display from 10:00am- 3:30pm. The James Bond theme will have you feeling like a super-spy as you walk amongst beautiful cars.
The Selby Public Library will be hosting the 3rd annual “Looking Into the Crystal Ball” fundraiser sponsored by Friends of the Selby Public Library. The event will be on January 9th from 7pm to 10pm with over two dozen local restaurants and food vendors providing delicious samples of their specialties. A cash bar will be provided by Libby’s Cafe + Bar. Continuous performances will take place near the library’s signature staircases including singer/performer Jimmy Mazz, the Fred Astaire Ballroom Dancers, belly dancers, musicians, palm readers, intuitive readers, and other specialty acts. Art, wellness and author exhibits will be there plus much more. Past Looking Into the Crystal Ball fundraisers have had over 1500 attendees so get your tickets while they’re hot.
Event proceeds will support the hundreds of free Selby Library activities and events for teens and children. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
The Anna Maria Island Community center hosts their murder mystery dinner theater “Till Death Do Us Part” this Saturday November 19th, 2011 from 6:30pm – 11pm. Tickets are currently on sale for $30.00 each or $200.00 for a table of 8. All of the proceeds will benefit the youth programs at the Anna Maria Island Community Center.
This Saturday November 13TH from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Anna Maria Island Community Center will be hosting a Fundraiser. Tickets for the Murder Mystery Dinner Theater are $30.00 per person or $200.00 for a table of eight; all of the proceeds will benefit the youth programs at the center.