Best bets: Nov. 18

November 18, 2012 


Sarasota Film Society 2012 Cine-World Film Festival: multiple locations

Sarasota Film Society has announced the schedule of films for its 23rd annual Cine-World Film Festival is ongoing through Nov. 18, featuring a wide range of quality films from all over the globe, including movies from the USA, Israel, Germany, Australia, South Korea, France, the United Kingdom, Chile, Brazil and more. The line up includes "Quartet," "Silver Linings Playbook," "The Fitzgerald Family," "Christmas," "Head Games," and "Amour." Screenings will be held at Burns Court Cinemas, 506 Burns Lane, Sarasota, and special screenings at Lakewood Ranch Cinemas, 10715 Rodeo Dr. No. 8, Lakewood Ranch. Tickets: $8.50 members, $11 nonmembers. Multiple film passes are available. Information:

Holiday Pottery Sale: ArtCenter Manatee, 209 Ninth St. W., Bradenton

Talented potters are offering great deals for that discerning shopper at ArtCenter Manatee's first annual Holiday Pottery Sale 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18. Come early for the best selection of unique pieces created by 10 of the best potters in the community. All proceeds benefit the ArtCenter Pottery Department. Information: 941-746-2862 or visit

Mixon Harvest Festival: Mixon Fruit Farms, 2525 27th St. E., Bradenton

Mixon Harvest Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 18, featuring more than 70 arts and crafts booths, food vendors, family fun activities, live music and more. Admission and parking are free. Information: 941-748-5829 or visit

2012 Sarasota Medieval Fair: Sarasota County Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota

The 2012 Sarasota Medieval Fair will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 18 featuring the majesty and madness of knights, jesters, minstrels, belly dancers, wenches, and sword swingers. Watch the full contact joust and human combat chess tournaments, ride rides and play games, feast on turkey legs and hearty ales form the English pubs and enjoy Celtic music and the new artisan marketplace with over 100 shops, food, and snack booths, and step into adventure with this year's "Irish vs. Irish, Battle of Glenn Mama" theme. Tickets: $16.95 adults, $14.95 seniors/students/active military, $8.95 children, children ages 4 and younger are admitted free. Information: 1-888-303-3247 or visit

Annual Ponies under the Mustang and Ford Show: Main Street, Lakewood Ranch

The Mustang Club of West Central Florida will hold its Annual Ponies under the Mustang and Ford Show 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18 featuring Mustang and Ford enthusiasts from throughout the region competing for awards. There will be outstanding examples of restored and preserved older and newer Mustangs and a prize drawing. Part of the proceeds will benefit TideWell Hospice and Southeastern Guide Dogs. The event is free and open to the public. Information: 941-704-4474 or visit

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