Fairs, festivals & more
Art After 5
Enjoy Art After 5 exploring the Museum of Art’s permanent and special exhibition galleries and the Circus Museum. Ca’ d’Zan is not open for viewing during Art After 5, except on select dates in November and December. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. $10. 941-359-5700 or ringling.org. 5-8 p.m. Thursdays.
St. Joseph Catholic School Carnival Spectacular
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Enjoy food, games, rides by Dreamland Amusements and lots of family fun activities and a Kids Zone at the 2016 St. Joseph Catholic School Carnival Spectacular. Live music by various local bands. Admission is free. Prices for rides, games and food vary. Wristbands: $20-$60. Family Fun Package: $145. 3100 26th St. W., Bradenton, sjscarnival.org. 5-8 p.m. Nov. 10, 2-9:30 p.m. Nov. 11, noon-10 p.m. Nov. 12, noon-7 p.m. Nov. 13.
The 10th annual Anna Maria Island artsHOP will include a variety of fun, educational and interactive events such as art walks in all three island cities Nov. 11, 13, and 18 showcasing dozens of island galleries and shops, special exhibits, the concert “Symphony on the Sand” Nov. 12 featuring the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra, two other additional outdoor concerts on Coquina Beach Nov. 11 and 13, the Island Players production of “Murderers” performing Nov. 10-20, and Sandblast, a sand sculpture competition Nov. 19 and sand sculpture clinics Nov. 17 and 18, and much more. Anna Maria Island, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach. For a detailed schedule and information: culturalconnections.info.
Sarasota Medieval Fair
The Sarasota Medieval Fair includes bawdy humor, a children’s realm that will be home to story times, costume dress-up and a play area, and live jousting, which is always a centerpiece of these anachronistic events, and lots of food (turkey legs are a perennial favorite) and alcoholic beverages and will be available. Nov. 12-13, 19-20, Sarasota Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets: $17.95 adults, $15.95 students, seniors, military, $8.95 children 5-12. Season pass $52.95. Information: 888-303-3247, sarasotamedievalfair.com.
‘Hello Dali!’ Standard Flower Show
The Manatee River Garden Club will be holding its annual Standard Flower Show featuring designs, horticultural displays, and artistic crafts reflecting the unique artist, Salvador Dali. There will be a section with photography exhibits, jewelry pieces, and an inspirational Youth Educational Exhibit by Lincoln Memorial Middle School’s Urban Ag and FFA Garden project student participant,s and a plant sale and boutique. 3120 First Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-870-2259 or manateerivergardenclub.com. 1-4 p.m. Nov. 11 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12.
Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival
The 2016 Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival will feature sand sculpting lessons, a quick sand speed sculpting competition, an amateur competition, children’s activity area with science and crafts, and an array of food and beverage vendors. Live music will be provided Ari and the Alibis, Gypsy Star, Tropical Ave, The Big Bamboo Band, The Black Honkeys, Democracy, Billy Lyon Band and Kettle of Fish. $5-$20. Siesta Key Beach, Sarasota, 941-349-3800 or siestakeycrystalclassic.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 11-15.
Festa Italiana Lakewood Ranch
Come celebrate the culture of Italy with food, drinks, Tarantella dancers, bocce ball, exotic Italian cars, crafts, face painting and Las Vegas entertainer, Jimmy Mazz. Greenbrook Adventure Park, 13400 Adventure Place, Lakewood Ranch. lwrac.com/festa-italiana. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 12.
Annual Christmas Market
The Kirkwood and Palma Sola Presbyterian Churches invites the public to come and sip warm cider while you view 20 booths with gift choices at the 21st annual Christmas Market featuring handmade jewelry, scarves, specialty sporting equipment, gift bags, ornaments and handmade soap. There will be a Cookie Room and The Boy Scout Troop 181 will run a grilling booth outside. The Manatee Sunrise Kiwanis Foundation Book Bus will be parked outside to give free books to all children in attendance. Admission is free. Kirkwood Church, 6101 Cortez Road, Bradenton, 941-794-6229. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 12.
Florida SunCoast Orchids Open House Sale
Choose from thousands of orchids, including cattleyas, brassavola, broughtonia, hybrids, encyclia species and hybrids, eppicatts, dendrobiums, vandas, phalaenopsis and cymbidiums. 8211 Verna Bethany Road, Myakka City, 941-322-8777 or floridasuncoastorchids.com. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 12.
Annual Suncoast Food and Wine Fest
The Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch will host the 15th annual Suncoast Food and Wine Fest featuring more than 300 American and international wines and food servings from more than 35 of the area’s finest restaurants. There will be live musical entertainment, a silent auction, a beer tasting garden and cooking demonstrations. $80, $150 VIP. Sarasota Polo Grounds, 8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota, 941-358-2068. 1-4 p.m. Nov. 12.
Art and a Movie
In Art and a Movie “The Golden Child,” Eddie Murphy plays a detective to find a Buddhist mystic. There will be a post-screening discussion led by a Ringling staff member. $5, free for members. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, 941-359-5700 or ringling.org. 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12.
Ruskin Arts and Craft Festival
The seventh annual Arts and Crafts Festival will feature 35 vendors of quality arts and crafts offering wearable art, jewelry, gourds, glass art, wood crafts, ceramics, quilts and more. Admission is free. Riverside Club, 2550 Pier Dr., Ruskin. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 12.
Annual St. Armands Art Festival
The 28th annual St. Armands Art Festival will feature more than 175 artists and craftsmen offering original artwork including oils, watercolors, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Admission is free. St. Armands Circle, Sarasota. artfestival.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 12-13.
Florida Railroad Museum: Von Kessinger’s Express, a WWII Re-enactment
A World War II re-enactment of a train escape with Gen. Von Kessinger on board hoping to evade the French resistance, and U.S. and British troops. There will be Allied and German camps, equipment exhibits, vehicles and weapon displays, demonstrations and exciting battle re-enactments. $14-$18, veterans ride free. Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St. E., Parrish, 941-776-0906 or frrm.org. 11 a.m. Nov. 12, 2 p.m. Nov. 12, noon Nov. 13.
Beach Market at Coquina Beach
Stroll the Beach Market and find local artists, arts and crafts, jewelry, fresh produce, plants, apparel, pottery, purses, collectibles, pet products, health and beauty items and more. The Anna Maria Island String Band will be performing 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2650 Gulf Dr. S., Bradenton Beach, 941-518-4431. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, November through July.
A Tribute to America’s Veterans
The Military Officer’s Association of America, Sarasota Chapter invites the public to bring the entire family and join them in a Tribute to America’s Veterans featuring a Las Vegas Bob Hope impersonator in a two-hour performance, recalling the music, entertainers, and celebrities who traveled overseas to produce shows for American servicemen and women during World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the Gulf Wars. $20-$25. Riverview Performing Arts Center, One Ram Way, Sarasota, 3 p.m. Nov. 13 or Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. thepopsorchestra.com or starsandstripescelebration.com.
Lakewood Ranch Tour of Homes
Experience Lakewood Ranch’s annual Tour of Homes featuring more than 50 stunning model homes. Pick up a Tour of Homes guide at 6220 University Parkway or 11506 Rangeland Parkway, both in Lakewood Ranch. lwrtourofhomes.com. Through Nov. 20.
Sunsets at Selby’s Secret Garden
Walk the gardens with a cocktail in hand, listening to music and enjoy the botanical allure of one of Sarasota’s most romantic date destinations Wednesdays through Nov. 23. $40 members, $50 visitors. Price includes complementary on-site parking, lite bites, beer, wine, and a signature cocktail. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota, 941-366-5731 or selby.org. 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 23.
American Legion Post 24
Bingo. Public welcome. 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton, 941-794-3489. 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays and 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays.
Casa Loma Mobile Home Park Clubhouse
Bingo. Licensed food vendor available. 105 52nd Ave. E., Bradenton, 941-761-7788. 6 p.m., doors 4:30 p.m.Wednesdays.
Bingo. 819 49th Ave. Terr. W., Bradenton, 941-739-5365. 6:15 p.m., doors 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays (doors lock at 6 p.m.).
Bingo. Free snacks at half time. 1201 50th Plaza W., Bradenton, 941-758-1160. 7 p.m., doors 6 p.m., Mondays.
Bingo. Tidevue Estates Clubhouse, 4214 11th St. Ct. E., Ellenton, 941-722-2557. 6 p.m., doors 4 p.m. Fridays through April 28.
Whispering Palms Mobile Home Park
Bingo. Snacks available. 1219 51st Ave. E., Bradenton, 941-755-1557. 6 p.m., doors 4:30 p.m. Sundays.
Dancing, featuring music by Ernie. $5. Recreation Center, 6919 26th St. W., Bradenton, 941-753-0313. 10 a.m.-noon Fridays.
Bella Danza Dance and Ballroom
Friday beginner group lessons 6 p.m., Latin class 7 p.m., dance social 8-9:30 p.m. Additional classes are offered. 5917 Manatee Ave. W., Suite 305, Bradenton. $10. 941-465-1031 or belladanzaballroom.com.
Bradenton Woman’s Club
Dance, featuring live music, is open to the public. Singles are welcome. BYOB, sodas available. Smoke-free facility. Proceeds will benefit renovation of the clubhouse, built in 1921. 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. $10. 941-773-0177 or bradentonwomansclub.com. 8-11 p.m., lessons 7-8 p.m. Fridays.
West Coast Woman’s Club of Manatee County
Let’s Dance!, a monthly social dance with optional dance lessons at no additional charge. Music will be provided by Ellsworth and Company. Light snacks will be provided. Water and sodas are available for purchase. BYOB. H2U, 6670 Cortez Road, Bradenton. $8. 941-447-8238. 7-10 p.m. Nov. 12.
Downtown Bradenton Farmers Market
The Bradenton Farmers Market features more than 30 vendors offering locally grown fruits, vegetables, plants, organic products, prepared foods, work of local artists and craftspeople and the Rainbow Kitchen featuring food demonstrations and tastings. “Farm City Week,” celebrating Youth in Agriculture is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12. A Kids’ Corner will be every first Saturday of the month. Old Main Street, Bradenton, 941-840-0017 or bradentonfarmersmarket.com. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays October-May.
Central Sarasota Farmers Market
The Central Sarasota Farmers Market features locally grown fresh produce, local artisan products, live music, and a variety of food vendors. Florida House Learning Center, 4454 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota, 941-677-0078 or centralsarasotafarmersmarket.com. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.
Phillippi Farmhouse Market
The Phillippi Farmhouse Market features locally grown produce, organic fruits and vegetables, food trucks, local artisans, plants and live music each week. Free tours of the Edson Keith Mansion at 10 a.m. Leashed dogs are welcome. Edson Keith Mansion, 5500 S. Tamiami Trial, Sarasota, 941-316-1309 or scgov.net. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5-April 26.
Sarasota Farmers Market
Fresh produce, plants, coffee, crafts, food and more. Lemon Avenue at the intersection of Main Street, Sarasota, 941-951-2656. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.
American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24
Lunch is served 11-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11-4 p.m. Saturdays. Dinner, varied menu, 5-7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays. Bingo 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays. Ladies Auxiliary sponsored Bingo 1-3 p.m., wings-and-things 5-7 p.m., karaoke with Franky Allen 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Dancing and live music 7-10 p.m. Fridays. Foxhole Lounge: hot dogs, pretzels and pizza 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Sundays. Breakfast 8-11:30 a.m., dancing and live music by Bob Dewart Band with Eddie Tobin on piano 2-5 p.m. Sundays; $6. Smoke free. The public is welcome. 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton, 941-794-3489 or americanlegionpost24.com.
American Legion Post 312
Queen of Hearts drawing, 7 p.m. Monday; bar poker, 6 p.m. Wednesday; Wings and strings, 6-9 p.m. first and third Thursday; dinner 5-7 p.m. and music 6-10 p.m. Fridays; music 2-6 p.m. Saturdays; and $6 all-you-can-eat breakfast 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Sundays. 1610 67th Ave. E., Oneco, 941-758-6616.
American Legion Post 325
Tacos and dart tournament, Tuesdays. Karaoke, 7-10 p.m. Fridays. Music, 2-5 p.m. Saturdays. Feather Your Nest 1-3 p.m., hot dogs, Sundays. 3420 U.S. 301, Ellenton, 941-981-3819.
AmVets Post 301
Sunday bar bingo and wings 5-7 p.m. Open daily at 10 a.m. 2443 U.S. 301 N., Ellenton, 941-722-0393.
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18
Enjoy dinner with music starting at 5:30 p.m. Fridays. Bar Bingo 1-4 p.m. Saturdays. Karaoke 7-10 p.m. third Sunday each month. Service office hours 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. 111 63rd Ave. E., Bradenton, 941-755-5425.
Fraternal Order of Eagles Chapter 3171
Breakfast, 8:30-11 a.m., Feather Your Nest 2-5 p.m., “Party in the Pavilion” with music 4-7 p.m. Sundays; breakfast $7. Tacos and more 4-7 p.m., bar poker 5-7 p.m. Mondays. Various mini meals $5, 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays. A weekly varied menu dinner is served 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Fun night 5-7:30 p.m., music 6-9 p.m., Thursdays. Family fish fry 5-7 p.m., Feather Your Nest 7-9 p.m., Fridays; Fish $7, Steak $10. Bar Poker 3-5 p.m. Saturdays. 5831 15th St. E., Bradenton, 941-756-2113.
Marine Corps League Desoto Detachment 588
All past and present military personnel and their guests are welcome to the Bunker Bar for fellowship, camaraderie, entertainment, and refreshments. Bar hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Sunday. 5225 26th St. W., Bradenton, 941-301-4598.
North Manatee American Legion Post 309
Lunch is served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Sundays. Bingo, 4-7 p.m. Thursdays. Bar poker, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fridays. Feather your nest 1-3 p.m. Saturdays. 2419 Bayshore Road, Palmetto, 941-722-8689.
VFW Post 2488
Lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Fridays. Karaoke with Bob Dunn, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Fish fry, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays. 810 Sixth St. W., Palmetto, 941-722-9588.
VFW Post 9226
All-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11 a.m. every first and third Sunday of the month, Bar poker at 4:30 p.m. Sundays; $1 hotdogs. Ladies Auxiliary Feather Your Nest, 4:30-6:30 p.m., progressive jackpot, Mondays; $1 hot dogs. Queen of Hearts, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; $1 hot dogs. The public is welcome. 3511 12th St. E., Ellenton, 941-729-8535.
VFW Palma Sola Post 10141
Breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, bar poker 4 p.m. Sundays. Monday night dinner, 5-7 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, brats 4-6:30 p.m., bingo 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. The public is welcome to all dinners and events. 5105 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-794-6394.
America Recycles Day at SandBlast 2016
The America Recycles Day at Sandblast 2016 is an amateur sand sculpture competition pairing youth teams with local business sponsors to raise funds to support Keep Manatee Beautiful’s programs and events. Teams and the public are invited to free clinics put on by Team Sandtastic 5-6 p.m. Nov. 17-18, and participating in the sandsculpting competition beginning at 8 a.m. Nov. 19. Sandsculptures will stay in place for the public to view until Dec. 12. On the beach at Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, 941-795-8272 or manateebeautiful.com. Nov. 17-19.
Ghost Spirit and Orb Walks
Bunker Hill Vineyard will host “Spirit and Orb Walks.” Guests must arrive by 7 p.m. for a 30-minute indoctrination and discussion of the night’s walk and activities. Guests are asked to bring cameras with a night flash, EVP recorders, EMF recorders, digital temperature recorders, and extra batteries. The “Spirit & Orb Walks” will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. and will last until approximately 9:30 p.m. Reservations are required and are limited to those 18 years of age or older. Bunker Hill Vineyards and Winery, 8905 Bunker Hill Road, Duette. $10. 941-776-0418 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 7 p.m. Nov. 19.
Leisure Lakes will offer an all-you-can-eat-breakfast with pancakes, sausages, orange juice, and coffee. There will be ceramics, music and crafts. Donation: $5. Leisure Lake, 2900 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto, 941-723-2468. 8-11 a.m. Nov. 19.
More than 80 of the nation’s top contemporary craft artists will be at the Florida CraftArt’s 19th annual CraftArt Festival. The two-day festival kicks off the holiday shopping season and will feature nationally established and emerging fine crafts artists with handsome works in clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, paper and mixed media. There will be artist demonstrations, food trucks, craft beers and wine. Admission is free. Area of Central Avenue and Fifth Street, St. Petersburg, 727-821-7391 or floridacraftart.org. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 20.
Ringling by the Bay
Watch the sunset at the Ringling’s Bolger Campiello and enjoy dancing to live music by The Boneshakers. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Limited seating is available. Admission is included with Art after 5, free for members. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, 941-359-5700 or ringling.org/events. 5-8 p.m. Nov. 21.
Main Street Live
The Main Street Merchant’s Association will host Main Street Live featuring live music by Whiskey Blind. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Main Street, Bradenton, 941-896-8860. 6-10 p.m. Nov. 23.
Sahib Shrine Feztival of Trees 2016
The Sahib Shrine “Feztival of Trees 2016,” a weekend Christmas extravaganza, will feature prize drawings for over 30 prelit, fully decorated Christmas trees, a silent auction, a children’s Fishing Game, photos with Santa, a Secret Santa Shoppe, and a holiday craft fair. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission: $2. Children ages 12 and younger are admitted free. Sahib Shrine Center, 600 N. Beneva Road, Sarasota, 207-754-8992 or feztivaloftreessahibshrine.com. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 25-26, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 27.
Saturday Night Rocks
Del Couch Music Education Foundation and Drug-Free Manatee will host “Saturday Night Rocks,” a monthly teen-only event with live music, pizza, and fun. The goals of the event is to provide a safe place for teens to support their favorite local musicians. The monthly concerts will feature musicians from the Foundation. The event is free for all teens aged 14 and up. Bradenton Woman’s Club, 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-545-4379. 7-10 p.m. Nov. 26.
Magic as Entertainment ‘The Dream Team’
Magicians Chandler and Lar, the “Dream Team,” will offer an evening of amazing magic and mind illusions designed to create astonishing moments for all in attendance. $15. Sunny Shores Comunity Center, corner of 115th Street West and 38th Avenue West, Bradenton, 941-720-1803. 7 p.m. Nov. 26.
Elks Lodge annual Shopping Extravaganza
The Elks Lodge will host the third annual Shopping Extravaganza providing shoppers with a large choice of holiday items from over vendors and crafters. There will be a silent auction and food and drink specials will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public. 2511 75th St. W., Bradenton, 941-704-2394. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 26.
Wild West Train Robbery
The Florida Railroad Museum will offer an interactive Wild West train ride with the U.S. Marshall Service who will try to prevent an attempted train robbery by the Hole in the Head Gang. $12-$16. 12210 83rd St. E., Parrish, 941-776-0906 or frrm.org. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nov. 26-27.
Carmike Cinema Royal Palm 20
TCM presents the following classic movies: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” 2 p.m. Nov. 27, 7 p.m. Nov. 30. “From Here to Eternity,” 2 p.m. Dec. 11, 7 p.m. Dec. 14. $7.50-$18. The Metropolitan Opera line-up is: “L’Amour de Loin,” Dec. 10, encore performance Dec. 21. “Nabucco,” Jan. 7, encore performance Jan. 11. Unless otherwise noted, all performances are at 12:55 p.m., all encore performances are 6:30 p.m. $7.50-$18. The Bolshoi Ballet in HD line-up: “The Bright Stream,” Nov. 6. “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 18. “The Sleeping Beaty,” Jan. 22. “Swan Lake,” Feb. 5. “A Contemporary Evening,” March 19. “A Hero of our Time,” April 9. All Bolshoi Ballet tickets are $14-$16. Carmike Cinema Royal Palm 20, 2507 53rd Ave. E., Bradenton, carmike.com.
Music on Main
Main Street at Lakewood Ranch will host a Music on Main concert featuring music by Robin and the Retros. Beer, wine and food sales will benefit Family Promise of Sarasota. Bring chairs and blankets. There will be rides and activities for kids. No coolers allowed. Dogs on short leashes are permitted. Admission is free. 941-907-9243 or lakewoodranch.com/mainstreet. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 2.
Village of the Arts monthly art walk
Stroll Bradenton’s acclaimed artist colony featuring 30 galleries, studios, bakeries, healing arts, specialty shops, all nestled in colorful 1920 cottages, and three five-star restaurants serving delectable foods. This weekend will highlight the Day of the Dead, featuring shrines and altars throughout the community and a special shrine dedicated to David Bowie Village of the Arts, 1113 12th St. W., Bradenton, villageofthearts.com. 6-9:30 p.m. June 3 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2-3.
St. Petersburg Holiday of the Arts
Explore and purchase extraordinary original handmade artwork at the third annual St. Petersburg Holiday of the Arts transforming South Straub Park into an outdoor gallery of original and handmade art created by local, regional and national artisans offering paintings, sculptures, jewelry, glass, ceramics, fiber and wearable art, photography, digital art, mixed-media, metalwork, woodworking in a diversity of styles and materials within each art medium. Admission and parking are free. 198 Bayshore Dr. NE., St. Petersburg, 941-487-8061 or paragonevents.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 18.
Enjoy live music and art in the Museum of Art Courtyard. This event features an eclectic mix of local and regional bands. Up-and-coming artists will be displaying their work in the Museum of Art Courtyard. Select galleries will be open until 11 p.m. $15, free for college students with valid ID. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, 941-359-5700 or ringling.org. 8 p.m. Feb. 2.