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Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.
Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival returns
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
The Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival returns to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Oct. 24 outdoors on the river side lawn of the Ford Estate and Florida SouthWestern … Find out how to read more online.
Haunting on the Harbor Halloween Festival is a must-do
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Gear up for a great time at the 5th Annual Smuggler’s Haunting on the Harbor Halloween Festival and Haunted House as City Marketplace in downtown Punta Gorda transforms into an … Find out how to read more online.
Sun Fiesta is summer’s ‘last hurrah’ in Venice
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
For four decades, Sun Fiesta has been the biggest party of the year for Venice residents, especially the year-round residents. Sponsored by Women’s Sertoma since 1994, the 41st incarnation of … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Oct 22 2014 11:49AM
PUNTA GORDA Music in the Park With its numerous attractions, Punta Gorda is fast becoming the place to be when visiting the Sunshine State. Now, in addition to the fishing, … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Oct 22 2014 11:50AM
PUNTA GORDA The Tales of Indian Spring Cemetery Walking Tour Charlotte County Community Services invites you to enter The Tales of Indian Spring Cemetery: A Historical Walking Tour Saturday, Oct. … Find out how to read more online.
Musica Eclectica plays Latin beats with touches of jazz, rock, and blues
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Guitarist Bryan Spainhower and percussionist Max Kelly have perfected Musica Eclectica, a blend of very danceable world music. Locally they're known as Combo Vimana, performing instrumentals in popular dance clubs … Find out how to read more online.
Hearty appetites wanted for Big Brothers Big Sisters event
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
A culinary treat is in store for local residents who attend Englewood’s upcoming Big Brothers Big Sisters “Chefs Cooking For Kids” charity event. The 5th annual event will be held … Find out how to read more online.
Historic Spanish Point to host Victorian funerals
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Often the site of weddings at Historic Spanish Point, Mary’s Chapel will be the site of a more sombre occasion Friday evening, Oct. 31. Located adjacent to a pioneer graveyard, … Find out how to read more online.
Mingle with the masters at Art Center Sarasota
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
If you have wondered how artists do what they do, Art Center Sarasota has the perfect event for you. The center will present “An Evening in Paris,” featuring 10 teams … Find out how to read more online.
The work-life balancing act
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Work-life balance, or “having it all,” is much sought after by corporate Americans. Many find work to be the polar opposite of living life — family, friends, fun, whatever it … Find out how to read more online.
Don’t miss Grandma Lee at Visani
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Grandma Lee has been a comedy jewel at Visani since 2006. Thanks to the highly rated NBC show “America’s Got Talent,” Grandma Lee is now a household name. You may … Find out how to read more online.
John Ski’s House of Breakfast & Lunch — food, fun, family
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
John Ski has been in the restaurant business most of his life, and at John Ski’s House of Breakfast & Lunch, it shows. John’s mixture of excellent, freshly prepared food … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM

Wed  Oct 22 2014 11:50AM
OPENING THIS WEEK 23 Blast Runtime: 1 hr. 38 min. | Rated PG-13 | For some teen drinking When high school football star Travis Freeman (Mark Hapka) is suddenly stricken … Find out how to read more online.
Kids Komedy Club season begins at Florida Studio Theatre
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Sarasota’s Florida Studio Theatre is well-known for the professional shows staged year-round in its many venues with three buildings on Palm Avenue and First Street. While those shows generally keep … Find out how to read more online.
Patriot Self Storage's Jill Luke at Panera Bread
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
It’s hard to believe Jill Luke, area manager of Patriot Self Storage locations in North Port, has only lived in the area since 2009. Formerly from Michigan, she was living … Find out how to read more online.
Take a walk on the haunted side
Wed  Oct 22 2014 08:00AM
Should you seek ghostly doings closer to home, rather than underwater in Key West or in Florida’s theme parks, there is plenty to investigate on your own in Southwest Florida. … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.


Lemon Bay presents ‘Ladies in Retirement’
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Theater-goers who enjoy variety will be pleased to find a mystery/drama opening at the Lemon Bay Playhouse on Wednesday, Oct. 22, and running through Nov. 9. “Ladies in Retirement,” by Edward … Find out how to read more online.
is taking place in Cape Coral
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Auf geht’s! It is once again that time of year — mid October is here and Southwest Florida is looking forward to the largest party of the year — the … Find out how to read more online.
Fall for the Arts Fest is here
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Celebrate the beginning of fall and kick off the 2014-15 season of the arts with your family and friends at the Alliance for the Arts on Saturday, Oct. 18, from … Find out how to read more online.
Fall Events
Thu  Oct 16 2014 11:28AM
PUNTA GORDA 5th Annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch Get ready to welcome fall. Christ Community United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them this weekend at their 5th Annual … Find out how to read more online.
Shrimpotober Fest is here
Fri  Oct 17 2014 03:13PM
The Rotary Club of Placida presents Shrimptober Fest this weekend. This event will take place on the grounds of The Fishery Restaurant off Placida Road in Placida. There will be … Find out how to read more online.
‘We’re gonna need a bigger roaster’
Fri  Oct 17 2014 06:23PM
W ayne and Valerie Mercer get up at 4:30 every morning. No wonder they like coffee so much, you say? It’s WAY more than that. Slipping into an Arcadian drawl … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Oct 16 2014 11:29AM
PUNTA GORDA Complimentary Wine and Cheese reception Please welcome Beth Ann Morrison from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, … Find out how to read more online.
Raising funds in style
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
The Friends of the North Port Library (the FOL) is constantly being challenged. All year long volunteers keep busy operating the Friends' used book store and sponsoring free children's, teen, … Find out how to read more online.
‘Fly-in’ for breakfast at Buchan Airport
Wed  Oct 8 2014 08:00AM
One day a year, Buchan Airport becomes the most happening place in Englewood to eat quiche and see vintage airplanes. In its eighth year, the annual Buchan Airport Fly-in Breakfast … Find out how to read more online.
Party in Venice this month
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
October is Sun Fiesta month in Venice. When this party began in 1973, it was a celebration of the end of summer and the eminent arrival of seasonal visitors. Many … Find out how to read more online.
Arcadia scarecrows line the streets for fall
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Downtown Arcadia is all decked out for fall, inviting you to come experience this charming, historic city. The downtown sidewalks are decorated with more than 25 scarecrows created by area … Find out how to read more online.
FST improv ‘Out of Bounds Match-up’ is back
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
It’s that time again to laugh out loud and stretch those funny bones. Back by popular demand, FST Improv returns on Saturday, Oct. 18, and runs through Jan. 3, 2015, … Find out how to read more online.
Gear up for the ‘Green Pumpkin’ tour
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
People for Trees, Inc., a nonprofit native tree advocacy group, will have their annual “Tour de North Port” on Sunday, Oct. 26. “It’s the Green Pumpkin!” will feature a number … Find out how to read more online.
Marjorie Benson of Friendly Floors at Opus Restaurant
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Since she took over the reins of Friendly Floors more than 20 years ago, Marjorie Benson not only wanted to be the best flooring company in Charlotte County, but she … Find out how to read more online.
Uptown Express a one-way ticket down memory lane
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Tommy DeSantis, founder of the Doo-Wop and oldies group Uptown Express, said music has been in his blood all his life. “Doo-Wop was the music of my time,” DeSantis said. … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Oct 16 2014 11:29AM
OPENING THIS WEEK The Best of Me Runtime: 1 hr. 58 min. | Rated PG-13 | For violence, brief strong language, some drug content and sexuality A pair of former … Find out how to read more online.
The Soda Fountain lets you relive the good ol’ days
Wed  Oct 15 2014 02:54PM
Throughout history, the soda fountain has served as a place to catch up on all the local news, enjoy time with friends and family and savor a delightful array of … Find out how to read more online.
‘Ah! Thentic’ Italian pizzas and more at Marco's in Englewood
Wed  Oct 15 2014 08:00AM
Terry and Dianne Burkholder invited pizza lovers to fill their plates with as many free pizza slices as they could hold prior to the official opening of Marco's Pizza in … Find out how to read more online.
‘The Rocky Horror Show’ returns to Venice Theatre
Wed  Oct 8 2014 08:00AM
Venice Theatre’s next Cabaret is a return of the wildly popular cult classic Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show. This campy, crazy, rock and roll tribute to the classic horror … Find out how to read more online.


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