Privateers Pirate Invasion

Privateers Pirate Invasion Ad copyShiver 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

Visiting during Independence Day or during Christmas?  Don’t miss the Privateers parade they host all along Anna Maria Island!

Bradenton – 3rd Annual Manatee Miles Walk-A-Thon

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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!

Robinson Preserve
99th Street Northwest and 17th Avenue Northwest
Bradenton, FL 34209

Anna Maria Island Community Center Parrot Head Party! 2013

Anna Maria Island Community Center

Sorry, the 2013 Parrot Head party was the first and last of it’s kind.  Visit here for more information on Anna Maria Island Community Center events.

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.

Anna Maria Island Community Center
407 Magnolia Avenue, Anna Maria City
(941)778-1908

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!

Holmes Beach – Islander Promise Day

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.

The Anna Maria Island Beach Café and The Islander are presenting the Valentine’s Day event “Islander Promise Day” at Manatee Public Beach.

Islander Promise Day is an event to bring you and your loved one together to share vows, make new commitments, start anew, and to show how much you care for one another.

Couples are invited to marry, commit or recommit in a mass ceremony set to take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe at the Manatee Public Beach.

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Sarasota Exotic Car Fest at St Armand Circle

Sarasota Exotic Car FestSt 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.

Sarasota Exotic Car Fest
St. Armand’s Circle
300 Madison Drive #201
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941)724-9996

Be sure to sign up for our Island Real Estate Newsletter which provides real time events and festivals for your Anna Maria Island vacation.

Sarasota’s Selby Library 3rd Annual Looking Into The Crystal Ball

selby libraryThe 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.

Want more information on Anna Maria Island Library’s.  Visit our information page on our Holmes Beach Library as well as our Bradenton Beach Library.  Don’t forget about the Bradenton Mainland library as well close to the South Florida Museum.

Selby Library Friends Bookstore
1331 First Street
Sarasota, FL
(941)861-1140

Anna Maria Murder Mystery Play

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Who Dunn It??  Find out at the Anna Maria Island Community Center on Saturday, November 3, 2012.  The Community center presents the Anna Maria Murder Mystery play.

This annual fundraising dinner gets the audience involved in the Anna Maria murder mystery.

Follow the plot of the wealthy manor owner who’s death could be on the hands of any of his guests.

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Anna Maria Island Community Center Hosts Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Murder Mystery Dinner TheaterThe 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.

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Fundraiser For Youth Programs On Anna Maria Island

 

Wild West Style Fundraiser on Anna Maria Island

On Saturday The Anna Maria Island Community Center hosted a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater as a fundraiser for their youth programs at the center.  Local Anna Maria Island businesses and town folk showed up in their Wild West gear for an evening of Western style fun.  Continue reading Fundraiser For Youth Programs On Anna Maria Island

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater This Saturday On Anna Maria Island

 

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Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

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.

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