Today's best bets: Dec. 2

November 30, 2012 

Twentieth Annual Sarasota Craft Show: Robarts Arena, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota

The 20th Annual Sarasota Craft Show will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2. The show will feature jewelry, ceramics, wearable art, wood, leather, metal, painting, glass, sculptures, mixed media, photography and more. Admission: $9 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. Children ages 9 and younger are admitted free. Weekend pass: $12. Information: 941-954-2496.

Annual Holiday Skating Ice Show "My Favorite Things": Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex, 5309 29th St. E., Ellenton

The Southwest Florida Figure Skating Club and Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex present their annual holiday skating Ice Show "My Favorite Things," 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2. The show will feature beginning skaters, adults, competitive skaters and international and Olympic skaters. Tickets: $15 adults, $13 seniors ages 60 and older and children ages 10 and younger. Information: 800-967-8167 or visit

"Entre Nous" 35th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes: multiple locations

Entre Nous will host its 35th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2 featuring four of Bradenton's finest homes decorated for the holidays. The public will be able to shop local vendors selling affordable items at all homes. Canned goods will be collected at each home on the tour for the Food Bank of Manatee. Tickets: $12 advance, $15 at the door. Information: 941-748-8579 or visit

Holiday Classics Movie Series: Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St., Tampa

The Tampa Theatre will deck its historic halls with a month long celebration of holiday films that highlight the season and include the following: "The Muppet Christmas Carol, 3 p.m. Dec. 2, "White Christmas, 3 p.m. Dec. 9, "Miracle on 34th Street, 3 p.m. Dec. 16, "It's A Wonderful Life," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22, and 3 p.m. Dec. 23. Guest can experience beloved holiday favorites on the big screen and sing along to Christmas carols. Tickets: $9 adults, $7 children, seniors, militar.Tickets: $35 adults, $26 children. Information: 813-274-8981 or visit

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