Anna Maria Island Things to Do This Weekend April 23-25

No plans this weekend?  We got you covered!

Here are just a few of the many events happening on Anna Maria Island and surrounding area this weekend.  Click on the event link or call the number for more information.


Friday, April 23, 2010

Friends of the South Manatee Library Book Discussion Group
Time: 10:00 am
<!– DEAD LINK Bradenton Courthourse Square Concerts
Time:  11:00 am – 1:00 pm
AARP Safe Drive course at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
Time:  1:00 – 4:00 pm  Information: 941-776-1158. Fee applies.
Bradenton Marauders vs. Fort Meyers Miracle
Time: 7:00 pm

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Bridge Street Market
Time:  9:00 am –  2:00 pm
De Soto Heritage Festival’s 5K Run Down the Parade Route
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 am
Re-enactment of DeSoto’s landing, DeSoto National Memorial, end of 75th Street, Bradenton
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
De Soto Heritage Festival’s Grand Parade
Time: 6:30 pm
DeSoto After Parade Party, Bradenton Municipal Auditorium, 1005 Barcarrota Blvd
Time:  After Parade  ($30 in advance or $35 at the door)
An Affaire to Remember at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.
Time: 5:30 p.m. Information: 941-778-1908. Fee applies.
Downtown Bradenton Farmers Market
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sustainable Spring Shindig
Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Time: 6:30 pm

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Sierra’s Club Myakka River State Park Walk
Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 am
4th Annual Cut-a-Thon for Autism at Nuovo
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

If you attend any of these events, come back to the blog and tell us your experience. Events are courtesy of The Bradenton Times Event Calendar, The Islander Calendar, Anna Maria Island Sun, and other sources.  For complete listings of area events go to the these calendars.  If you have an event you would like listed, send an email to [email protected] for consideration. Sorry no individual business events unless it a cultural or charitable event.