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Building Sarasota’s Stories

Art Uptown Gallery 1367 Main StreetSarasota,

In conjunction with Sarasota County's Centennial celebration, Marlane Wurzbach's bold and colorful acrylic cityscapes and landscapes will be shown at Art Uptown Gallery this October in an exhibit entitled “Building Sarasota’s Stories." Ms. Wurzbach’s appreciation of Sarasota’s history grows as she works to preserve some of our local architectural treasures on canvas. The exhibit runs ... Read more...

The Ringmaster’s Wife…..Mable Ringling: Her Life and Times

Senior Friendship Centers, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Downtown Sarasota 1888 Brother Geenen Way, SARASOTA, FL

Free Event: Join us for a Sarasota County Centennial Celebration from 9:00am - 12:00pm at Senior Friendship Centers, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Downtown Sarasota. 9:00am - 12:00pm Sun Coast Blood Centers bus will be here for blood donations at your leisure. 9:15 - 9:45am Light refreshments & Meet & Greet former Sarasota Mayors. 9:45 - ... Read more...

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Reflections: A History of Sarasota County

Venice Public Library 300 Nokomis Ave S,, Venice,, FL

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Sarasota County, Venice Heritage is presenting the 2003 movie "Reflections: A History of Sarasota County" at the William H. Jervey, Jr., Venice Public Library, 300 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL 34285,

Free

Suncoast Empire: Bertha Honoré Palmer, Her Family, and the Rise of Sarasota

Selby Public Library 1331 1st St,, Sarasota,, FL

Dr. Frank A. Cassell speaks about his research and his book Suncoast Empire: Bertha Honoré Palmer, Her Family, and the Rise of Sarasota. Bertha (as portrayed by Kathryn Chesley) will mingle with the attendees. Books available for sale and author signing. Open to the public but seating is limited. REGISTER HERE

Free

The Road We Traveled to Sarasota County

Crocker Memorial Church 1260 12th Street, Sarasota, FL

Come meet the people who played a large part in the separation of Sarasota from Manatee County in this presentation of the play, The Road We Traveled to Sarasota County. Meet Mayor A.B.Edwards as he follows the inroads made by Bertha Palmer and subsequently, her family members, along with landowners, J.H. Lord and Owen Burns ... Read more...

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“The Roads We Traveled to Sarasota County”

Venice Public Library 300 Nokomis Ave S,, Venice,, FL

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Sarasota County, Venice Heritage is presenting the 2021 video of the play "The Roads We Traveled to Sarasota County" at the William H. Jervey, Jr., Venice Public Library, 300 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL 34285

Free

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