Local Events

Things to do: Jan. 15-21



South Florida Museum Film Fridays: 201 10th St. W., Bradenton

The museum's new film series "Great Minds" are documentaries highlighting an array of brilliant figures in the fields of arts and sciences and explore the contributions, insights, discoveries and complexities of some of the greatest thinkers, artists and minds of our time. The scheduled films in the series are "Jane's Journey," Jan. 16; "Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts, Jan. 23; "Transcendent Man," Jan. 30; "Sketches of Frank Gehry," Feb. 6; "The Loving Story," Feb. 13; "Tim's Vermeer," Feb. 20; "I Have Never Forgotten You," Feb. 27; "Bobby Fischer Against the World," March 6; "Searching for Sugar Man," March 13; "10 Questions for the Dalai Lama," March 20. All show times are 6 p.m. Paid reservations are required. Tickets: $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Information: 941-746-4131, ext. 17 or southfloridamuseum.org

The Dave and Daphne Variety Show: Woods Hall, 8200 Nancy Lane, Ellenton

Terra Siesta Mobile Home Park will host the Dave and Daphne Variety Show Jan. 15 with doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show will feature Dave and Daphne performing country and a variety of other music genres. Tickets; $12. Information: 802-272-3122.

"Live from downtown, it's Friday Night": Towles Court, Sarasota

"Live from downtown, it's Friday Night" will be 6-9 p.m. Jan. 16 and every third Friday of the month featuring live performances by Sarasota's premier entertainers and performing arts organizations and enjoy shopping at a unique mix of boutiques, galleries, and salons. Businesses will be open with extended hours. Admission is free. Information: 941-366-7040 or DSAsarasota.com.

Sarasota Winter Art and Antiques Show and Sale: Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

The Sarasota Winter Art and Antiques Show and Sale will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 16-17 and noon-5 p.m. Jan. 18 featuring selected local, regional and national dealers presenting a wide range of quality antique furniture, paintings, silver, bronzes, porcelain, crystal, antique and estate jewelry, pottery, prints, watches, rare books, vintage clothing and accessories, and much more. Admission: $8, good for return entry all weekend. Information: 941-954-4165 or dolphinfairs.com.

Ghost Spirit and Orb Walks: Bunker Hill Vineyards and Winery, 8905 Bunker Hill Road, Duette

Bunker Hill Vineyard will host "Spirit and Orb Walks" 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17. Guests are asked to bring cameras with a night flash, EVP recorders, EMF recorders, digital temperature recorders, and extra batteries. Guests must arrive by 6 p.m. for a 30 minute indoctrination and discussion of the night's walk and activities. The "Spirit & Orb Walks" will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and will last until 8 p.m. Good, closed toes, walking shoes, long pants and a jacket are encouraged. Since these walks will take place at night on both level and non-level ground, participants should be in good physical shape. Cost: $10. Reservations are required and are limited to a maximum of 25 adults, 18 years of age or older. Information: 941-776-0418 or bunkerhillvine@aol.com.

"Mainly Art" arts and craft show: Main Street, Bradenton

Realize Bradenton will host its monthly art, craft and antiques bazaar "Mainly Art," 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 17 and every third Saturday of the month. This free event will feature art, craft and antiques vendors, "Art Of" demonstrations 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and live music. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Dogs on leashes are welcome. Information: 840-0017 or visit www.realizebradenton.com.

Monster Jam: Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa

Monster Jam, the world's premier monster truck series, makes its return with two shows, 7 p.m. Jan. 17 and Feb. 7. This popular annual event will feature 32 monster trucks and 16 different truck teams at each show competing in side-by-racing and the fan-favorite freestyle competition. Gates open at 5 p.m., followed by opening ceremonies. Tickets: $26 and up. Information: Monsterjam.com.

Sarasota Collectible Postcard Show: Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota

The 14th annual Sarasota Collectible Postcard Show will be 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 17 featuring postcard dealers from all over the United States to buy, sell and trade older, 1960s and earlier, collectible postcards and paper ephemera items. Admission: $3. Information: 941-952-9251.

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast: Leisure Lakes, 2900 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto

Leisure Lakes will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast 8-11 a.m. Jan. 17 featuring pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. There will be music and crafts for sale. Information: 941-723-2468.

Annual rummage and consignment sale: The Bradenton Woman's Club, 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton

The Bradenton Woman's Club will host their annual rummage and consignment sale 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 17 featuring costume jewelry, good clean clothing, pots, pans, linens, household goods, electronics, art work, purses and shoes, sports and exercise equipment, small appliances, outdoor furniture, plants, books and more. Information: 941-962-4720.

Gulf Coast Dollhouse Miniatures Festival: Ramada Marina Hotel, 7150 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

The Gulf Coast Dollhouse Miniatures Festival, a show and sale, will begin with a preview 5-8 p.m. Jan. 17 and show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 18 featuring craftsmen from the United States, France, Brazil and Canada with miniature structures from HO to 1 inch scale, dollhouse furnishings and accessories, antique and collectible miniatures, dollhouse dolls, fine art, pottery and stitchery, all in miniature and all for sale. The Saturday evening preview is $18 and includes weekend admission, early sales, refreshments and a cash bar. Regular admission on Sunday is $7 adults, $4 children ages 12 and younger. Information: 941-371-3193 or mollycromwell.com.

Sailor Circus Academy and Windjammers Unlimited: The Circus Arts Conservatory, 2075 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota

Sailor Circus Academy and Windjammers Unlimited will present a community benefit concert with a free music and circus arts show 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at Sailor Circus Arena. Windjammers Unlimited, a group of over 150 musicians from all over the United States, live and study the music of the circus as a hobby and then perform their music for the public, and members of Sailor Circus Academy will perform for an hour following the concert. The free tickets are available at 941-366-0156 or at the box office. Walk-in seating is permitted based on availability. Information: circusarts.org.

Beach market at Coquina: Bradenton Beach

Come and stroll the beach market at Coquina 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 11 featuring fresh produce, arts and crafts, jewelry, local artists, apparel, pottery, purses, collectibles, health and beauty items and much more. Special music this week will be provided by Larry Wilhelm. Donations of non-perishable food and clothing for those in need are welcome. The market is stroller, walker and wheelchair accessible, dogs are not allowed. Information: 941-518-4431.

Totally '80s Classic Movie Series: Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin Street, Tampa

Tampa's historic movie palace will kick off the new year with the "Totally 80s" Classic Movie series, the movies that shaped a generation. The schedule: "Footloose" Jan. 18, "Better Off Dead" Jan. 25, "Blade Runner" Feb. 1, "Airplane!" Feb. 8, "Top Gun" Feb. 15, "The Breakfast Club" Feb. 22. All movie times are 3 p.m. Tickets: $1 adults, $8 members. Information: 813-274-8981 or tampatheatre.org.

Bridge Street Market: Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach

The Bridge Street Market will run Sundays through April 26, except for Easter Sunday. Market hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The market offers area produce and plant vendors, arts and craft vendors, funky beach style gifts, jewelry, clothing, home decor, food, fun and more. The market also offers monthly food challenges to raise money for local charities. Market organizers are now taking applications from interested vendors. Vendors are to contact Melissa Enders at melissaenders76@gmail.com or download an application at bridgestreetmerchants.com.

MLK National Day of Service, MLK Idol 2014: 1720 26th Ave. E., Bradenton

The Sarasota-Bradenton Kappa Alpha Psi Project Guide Right Inc. invites the public to their MLK National Day of Service, MLK Idol 2015, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 19 celebrating some of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s most famous speeches. Food and beverages will be served. Parking is at 1515 26th Ave. E. Shuttles will be provided for transportation. Information: 941-704-6746.

Trash and Treasure Sale: Harmony Hall, Lakes section of Colony Cove, 7615 Lakeshore Dr., Ellenton

The Harmony Hall Hobby Club will host its annual Trash and Treasure Sale 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 20. Information: 941-201-2623.


American Legion Post 24: 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton

Bingo, 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays and 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Public welcome. Information: 941-794-3489.

Bradenton Moose: 310 44th Ave. E., Bradenton

Bingo, 6 p.m., doors open 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: 941-773-6541.

Bradenton Tropical Palms: 2310 14th St. W., Bradenton

Progressive jackpot, 20-game pack, Bonanza, and speedy. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., play 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-747-6121

Casa Loma Mobile Home Park Clubhouse: 105 52nd Ave. E., Bradenton

Bingo, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Licensed food vendor available. Information: 941-761-7788.

Fairlane Acres: 819 49th Ave. Terr. W., Bradenton

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., doors open 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: 941-739-5365.

Holy Cross Church: 505 26th St. W., Palmetto

Bingo, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Doors open 4:30 p.m. Food served 4:30-6 p.m. Information: 941-779-3494.

Tidevue Estates Mobile Home Park Clubhouse: 4214 11th St. Ct. E. (off U.S. 301 N.), Ellenton

Bingo, doors open 4 p.m., games start at 6 p.m. Fridays Oct.-April. Information: 941-722-2557.


Adult Singles Dance Club: YMCA, 1075 S. Euclid Ave., Sarasota (corner of Bahia Vista Street)

Dance with live bands plus a DJ, 7:30-10:30 p.m. every Saturday. Admission: $10. Open to the public. Complimentary snacks. Information: 941-756-8303 or 941-807-2226.

Bayshore Gardens Dance: Bayshore Gardens Recreation Center, 6919 26th St. W., Bradenton

Friday morning dances are 10 a.m.-noon. Cost $4 a person. The public is invited. Information: 941-753-0313.

Bella Danza Dance and Ballroom: 5917 Manatee Ave. W., Suite 305, Bradenton

Friday beginner group lessons 6 p.m. Cost: $10. Friday advanced group lessons 7 p.m. Cost: $10. Friday social dance with complimentary beverage and snacks, 8-9:30 p.m. Cost: $10. Afternoon ballroom dances are 2 p.m. Tuesdays. Cost: $10. Dance Fusion for children 6 p.m. Thursdays; Cost: $5. Dance Information: Dwayne Biggs at 941-465-1031.

Bradenton Tropical Palms: 2310 14th St. W., Bradenton

Dance to the Oldies with music from the 50s, 60s and Doo Wop provided by Del & Gary 7-10 p.m. Jan. 16. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $5 a person. BYOB. Line dance classes with instructor Pete Garza 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Cost: $2 a person. Information: 941-747-6121.

Bradenton Woman's Club: 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton

Dance to live music 8-11 p.m. Fridays. Cost is $8. Lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. Open to the public. Singles are welcome. BYOB, sodas available. Smoke-free facility. Proceeds will benefit renovation of the clubhouse, built in 1921. Information: 941-773-0177 or bradentonwomansclub.com.

Irish Ceili and Set Dancing: Sandpiper Mobile Resort, 2601 Gulf Dr. N., Bradenton Beach

The Anna Maria Irish Ceili dancers will begin their winter dancing 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays Jan. 7-March 25. All dancers, from beginners to advanced, are welcome to attend. Information; 941-779-1416 or 941-778-1554.

Sara Dance Center: 5000 Fruitville Road, Sarasota

Ballroom dancing lessons 7-8 p.m. and general dancing 8-10 p.m. Mondays. No partners necessary. Admission: $8 members, $10 nonmembers. Singles dance information, call Stephen at 941-587-3365 or Michelle at 941-812-7311, for all other schedules, call 941-685-7026 or saradancecenter.com.

West Coast Woman's Club of Manatee County: H2U, 6670 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Let's Dance!, a monthly social dance, will be 7-10 p.m. Feb. 14 and every second Saturday of each month. Dance lessons are 6:15-7 p.m. 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. Cost: $8. Information: Kelly Helm at 941-447-8238.


Downtown Bradenton Farmers Market: Old Main St., Bradenton

The Bradenton Farmers Market will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through May, featuring more than 30 vendors offering locally grown fruits, vegetables, plants, organic products, prepared foods, and the work of local artists and craftspeople. New additions "Chef at the Market," highlighting local chefs are every second Saturday, and "Foodies at the Market," featuring residents who love to cook are every fourth Saturday. Dave Shiplett of Soma Creekside is the Chef at the Market on Jan. 10. Featured resident foodie will be Jeremy Piper, Realize Bradenton and Sara Piper, Manatee County Schools. Jan. 24. Information: 941-840-0017 or visit bradentonfarmersmarket.com.

Central Sarasota Farmers Market: Sarasota County Technical Institute, 4748 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota

The Central Sarasota Farmers Market will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, featuring locally grown fresh produce, local artisan products, live music, and a variety of food vendors. Information: 941-677-0078 or centralsarasota


Ellenton Sunday Market: 5309 29th St. E., Ellenton

The Ellenton Sunday Market is 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays through May featuring fresh fruit and vegetables, local honey, arts and craft vendors and more. Information: 941-256-4794.

Phillippi Farmhouse Market: 5500 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

The Phillippi Farmhouse Market will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays through April featuring fruits and vegetables from local groves and farms including herbs, plants, cut flowers, prepared foods, seafood, ice cream, kettle corn, barbecue and multiple organic products. Local arts and craftsmen will be selling soaps and essential oils, organic treat for pets, fabric fantasies, books and much more. The midweek market runs through April. Information: 941-366-1323 or visit farmhousemarket.org.

Sarasota farmers market: Lemon Avenue at the intersection of Main Street, Sarasota

Fresh produce, plants, coffee, crafts, food and more are available 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-951-2656.


American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24: 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton

Lunch is served 11-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Dinner, varied menu, 5-7 p.m., and Queen of Hearts 8 p.m., Mondays. Hamburgers 5-7 p.m., Bingo 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays. Ladies Auxiliary sponsored Bingo 1-3 p.m., meatball sandwiches and chili 5-8 p.m., karaoke with Franky Allen 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Dinner with new menu selections 5-7 p.m. Fridays. Dancing and live music 7-10 p.m. Saturdays. Foxhole Lounge: hot dogs and Sloppy Joes 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays. Breakfast 8-11:30 a.m., dancing and live music by Bob Dewart Band with Eddie Tobin on piano 2-5 p.m. Sundays; Cost: $5 members, $5 nonmembers. Smoke free. The public is welcome. Information: 941-794-3489 or americanlegionpost24.com.

American Legion Post 312: 1610 67th Ave. E., Oneco

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. Information: 941-758-6616.

American Legion Post 325: 3420 U.S. 301, Ellenton

Feather Your Nest 1 p.m., hamburgers 2-4 p.m. Sundays. Queen of Hearts, 7 p.m. Mondays. Hot dogs on Wednesdays. Information: 941-981-3819.

AmVets Post 301: 2443 U.S. 301 N., Ellenton

Sunday bar bingo and wings 5-7 p.m. Open daily at 10 a.m. Back arcade open daily. Information: 941-722-0393.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18: 111 63rd Ave. E., Bradenton

Enjoy music 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays. Karaoke first Saturday of every month. Bar Bingo 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-755-5425.

Fraternal Order of Eagles Chapter 3171: 5831 15th St. E., Bradenton

All-you-can-eat 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 $6. Tacos and more 4-7 p.m., bar poker 5-7 p.m. Mondays. Wings and more, 4-7 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. Information: 941-756-2113.

Marine Corps League Desoto Detachment 588: 5225 26th St. W., Bradenton

All past and present military personnel and their guests are welcome to the Bunker Bar for fellowship, camaraderie, entertainment, and refreshments. Bar hours: 2-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Information: 941-301-4598.

North Manatee American Legion Post 309: 2419 Bayshore Road, Palmetto

Bingo, 4 p.m. Thursdays. Soft-tip darts 8 p.m. Thursdays. Feather your nest 1-3 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-722-8689.

VFW Post 2488: 810 Sixth St. W., Palmetto

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. Information: 941-722-9588.

VFW Post 9226: 3511 12th St. E., Ellenton

Euchre, 6 p.m. Thursdays. Fish Fry, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays. All-you-can-eat breakfast 8-11 a.m., bar poker 4:30 p.m., Sundays. Ladies Auxiliary Feather Your Nest, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays. Queen of Hearts, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-729-8535.

VFW Palma Sola Post 10141: 5105 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton

An evening with Elvis, featuring Billy Lindsey 7-10 p.m. Jan. 17. Lunch served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Sunday breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon. Monday night dinner, 5-7 p.m. Bingo 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. The public is welcome to all dinners and events. Information: 941-794-6394.


Music in the Park: The Riverwalk, Mosaic Amphitheater, Bradenton

Realize Bradenton invites the public to enjoy free concerts and support our local music scene at the monthly "Music in the Park" 6-9 p.m. Jan. 23 featuring singer-songwriter music by Lady and Gentleman 6-6:45 p.m., Jen and Ray 7-7:45 p.m., and Lesa Silvermore 8-9 p.m. The public is encouraged to participate in between acts with Spoken Word to allow language to thrill and can bring their poems or wing it, artist's choice. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Information: 941-621-6471 or realizebradenton.com.

Professional Bull Riders Tour: Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr., Tampa

The Professional Bull Riders return to Tampa 7 p.m. Jan. 24 featuring 30 volatile bulls for one night of bone crushing action as they challenge elite bull riders of the PBR Touring Pro Division. Tickets: $10-$75. Information: 813-301-6500 or amalie.arenatampa.com.

Motorworks Brewing First Birthday Celebration: 1014 Ninth St. W., Bradenton

Motorworks Brewing will host a first birthday celebration starting 1 p.m. Jan. 24 featuring a special release of a carrot cake inspired first Birthday beer. Live music by Whiskey Blind at 7 p.m. in the Beer Garden. Information 941-567-6218.

South Service and Hobby Club of Colony Cove: Harbor Circle at Driftwood Drive, Ellenton

The South Service and Hobby Club of Colony Cove will host their Annual Bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 25 featuring hand-made crafts, gifts, jewelry, baked goods, handmade Cancer bracelets, coffee and several lunch choices. There will be a raffle and several outside vendors. Profits from the sale of Cancer bracelets will benefit residents needing help in fighting cancer. Information: 941-722-7874.

"Live from downtown, it's Friday Night": Palm Avenue Main and First streets, Sarasota

"Live from downtown, it's Friday Night" will be 6-9 p.m. Feb. 6 and every first Friday of the month featuring live performances by Sarasota's premier entertainers and performing arts organizations and enjoy shopping at a unique mix of boutiques, galleries and salons. Businesses will be open with extended hours. Admission is free. Information: 941-366-7040 or DSAsarasota.com.

Music on Main: Main Street, Lakewood Ranch

Main Street at Lakewood Ranch will host a Music on Main concert 6-9 p.m. Feb. 6 featuring live music by . Beer, wine and food sales will benefit a local non-profit organization. Bring chairs and blankets. No coolers allowed. Dogs on short leashes are permitted. Admission is free. Information: 941-907-9243 or visit lakewoodranch.com/mainstreet.

Downtown Sarasota First Friday Art Walk: various locations, Sarasota

The Downtown Sarasota First Friday Art Walk will be 6 p.m. Feb. 6 featuring businesses, shops and eateries, decorated to welcome the holidays, and will stay open late as live music fills the streets. Attendees can shop, stroll and celebrate as they stroll through the businesses and along the downtown sidewalks enjoying dancing, refreshments and special offers. Proceeds will benefit Selby Gardens. Information: 941-366-5731.

Village of the Arts art walks: Village of the Arts, 1113 12th St. W., Bradenton

Enjoy an art walk through Bradenton's acclaimed artist colony 6-9:30 p.m. Feb. 6 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 7. Take a stroll in the cool of the evening among 30 galleries, all nestled in colorful 1920 cottages and transformed into many different countries, and three five-star restaurants serving delectable foods of various lands. Information: villageofthearts.com.

Sail Pavilion "Brews and Bites": 333 S. Franklin St., Tampa

Sail Pavilion will be hosting a monthly Brews and Bites Food Truck Rally 6-10 p.m. Feb. 13 and every second Friday of the month. There will be live entertainment by local musicians, specialty cocktails, craft beers and multiple food trucks offering something for every taste bud. Information: 813-373-1193.

"Live from downtown, it's Friday Night": Burns Square, Sarasota

"Live from downtown, it's Friday Night" will be 6-9 p.m. Jan. 9 and every second Friday of the month featuring live performances by Sarasota's premier entertainers and performing arts organizations and enjoy shopping at a unique mix of boutiques, galleries and salons. Businesses will be open with extended hours. Admission is free. Information: 941-366-7040 or DSAsarasota.com.

Second Saturday ArtWalk: various locations, St. Petersburg

Be the first to see new affordable works of art at the first Second Artwalk of the year as galleries, artist studios, and some museums will be open 5-9 p.m. Jan. 10. The Waterfront Arts District, Central Arts District, the Edge District, Grand Central District, and the Warehouse Arts District become one arts destination. Free ArtWalk trolleys encompass these districts. Information: 727-518-5142.

Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market: Coquina Beach, Anna Maria

The Anna Maria Island Privateers will hold a Thieves Market 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 14 featuring various vendors offering fruit, vegetables, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, yard sale items and much more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Information: 315-529-6507 or amiprivateers.com.

All-you-can-eat country breakfast: Shepherd Church of the Brethren, 6323 13th St. Ct. E., Bradenton

The Shepherd Church of the Brethren is hosting an All-you-can-eat country breakfast 8-10:30 a.m. Feb. 14 featuring pancakes, waffles, ham, grits, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage gravy, biscuits, coffee and orange juice. Cost: $5 adults, $2 children ages 6-10. Information: 941-752-7966 or 941-758-0988.

Main Street Live!: Old Main Street, between Manatee and Third avenues, Bradenton

Ringing in the new year the Old Main Street Merchants Association will host downtown's most popular street party "Main Street Live!" 5 p.m.-midnight Feb. 19 featuring vendors and live music by . Admission is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Information: 941-518-4997.