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    Oct. 27, 2018 – Howl’ween Pet Parade (10 a.m. Registration; 10:30 a.m. Pet Parade) at the Bradenton Farmers Market

    Every Saturday, from Oct. through May, 9am–2pm, on Old Main Street in Downtown Bradenton (400 12th St. W. Bradenton, FL 34205). The Bradenton Farmers’ Market is a place where the community meets each week to enjoy fresh produce, local art, upbeat music, demonstrations by local chefs, and family activities. Parking is free on weekends, and dogs […]

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    Tuesdays with Morrie October 10-27

    Manatee Performing Arts Center – Bradenton Kiwanis Theatre, 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, USA map  Tuesdays With Morrie is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie’s appearance on a television news program […]

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    Bradenton Farmer’s Market Re-Opens for Season Sat Oct 5th

    The market sets up every Saturday on Old Main Street, just north of Manatee Avenue from the first weekend in October to the last week in May. Old Main Street is a tree-lined retail district of cafes and restaurants running three blocks north from Manatee Avenue to the Manatee River, where it meets the Bradenton […]

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    Grey Gardens Manatee Performing Arts Center Sept 5-22

    Based on the 1975 documentary film of the same name, Grey Gardens The Musical is a tragic, frequently funny, and utterly unforgettable musical about two “staunch” and legendary American women: Edith Bouvier Beale, and her grown daughter, Edie. Grey Gardens begins at the grand 1941 engagement party of stunning and spirited “Little Edie” Beale to […]

  • Starting August 8th West Side Story

    Manatee Performing Arts Center – Stone Hall, 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, USA  From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents’ book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein […]

  • July 13th Sophisticated Lady: Natalie Cole

    Manatee Performing Arts Center – Stone Hall, 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, USA map  Cole’s career spanned decades and genres, from R&B to pop. Her greatest success was “Unforgettable… with Love,” made popular by her father, which sold over seven million copies. In this concert, Katt Hefner pays musical homage to Cole and her music. […]

  • Independence Day Buffet & Fireworks On The Manatee River

    PIER 22 Restaurant • Patio • Catering, 1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, USA map In a patriotic salute to the red, white and starry blue, PIER 22 celebrates America with an Independence Day pig roast and buffet, plus the rockets’ red glare with premium waterside viewing during the July 4th fireworks show on the Manatee […]

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    DeSoto Grand Parade – April 27, 2019

    About the Grand Parade With over 150 entries, the De Soto Grand Parade is one of the largest and oldest parades in Southwest Florida. Tens of thousands of people will line the streets of Bradenton to view the illuminated floats and catch a glimpse of our new Hernando DeSoto, Captain of Crewe and their newly […]

  • Shirley Valentine February 28 – March 17 It’s been 31 years since Willy Russell introduced audiences to Shirley Valentine, the put-upon Liverpool housewife who rediscovers her zest for life on a surreptitious holiday in Greece. Even in 2019 it remains a fiercely sharp story and we know that Jan Wallace will bring to life this desperately likeable heroine. We promise it will be a good, solid night of entertainment…and a perfect tale about what it’s like to be alive.

    Shirley Valentine thru March 17th

    Shirley Valentine February 28 – March 17 It’s been 31 years since Willy Russell introduced audiences to Shirley Valentine, the put-upon Liverpool housewife who rediscovers her zest for life on a surreptitious holiday in Greece. Even in 2019 it remains a fiercely sharp story and we know that Jan Wallace will bring to life this […]