Sarasota Events Week Of February 15, 2016
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Sensational Events at Selby Gardens and More!
Everything is coming up roses! Well, make that roses, tulips, lilies and orchids, lots and lots of orchids! With freshness and a renewed feeling in the year, we are ready to be dazzled with exciting events, beautiful shows and gorgeous flowers. This is winter in Florida, folks; no snow and no shivering required because it’s sunny days and blue skies ahead as we roll into spring. Be sure to check out all the great happenings at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens this week. If you haven’t visited the gardens lately, this is an exciting time to see what’s new and in bloom.
Feb. 17 – Mar. 23, Orchid Evenings, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota
Spend an evening strolling the grounds of Selby Gardens and you will not be disappointed. The orchids are in bloom and Sarasota is treated to several rare varieties of orchids at these world-famous botanical gardens. Orchid Evenings run for a five-week stretch, taking advantage of not only the gorgeous colors exploding in the gardens, but also the pleasant temperatures and nice evenings we are enjoying. Your ticket includes a complimentary cocktail and hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will also be available as you enjoy music and orchids in the Conservatory. Tickets are $35 for nonmembers and $25 for members. Please visit http://selby.org/events/event/orchid-evenings/ for more information.
Feb. 18 - 21, 2016 The 29th Annual Venice Italian Feast and Carnival at the Venice Airport.
This yearly Italian Festival takes place over 4 days at the Venice Florida Airport Festival grounds. Enjoy, food, wine, amusement rides, face painting, live music and more. Admission is free, or more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/veniceitalianfeastandcarnival/
Feb. 19 - 21, 2016 Enjoy the Sarasota Exotic Car Festival. Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Bentley, Lotus and more will on display this Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Downtown Sarasota on Main Street (open to the public), Main Street, downtown Sarasota. There's also a Jet Port Reception February 19th and an Exotic Road Rally on February 21st. Visit: www.sarasotaexoticcarfest.com for more info.
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