Local Events

March 25, 2020

The Scoop with Saylor - April Edition

How to have fun while being at home! 

While most of us are having to adapt to isolation in this time. It doesn’t have to be boring! Let’s take a few pointers from “Tangled” star Rapunzel, who has an entire song about how she spends her days alone in ...

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Feb. 18, 2020

The Scoop with Saylor - March Edition

Sarasota Spring Fine Art Festival - March 7th - 8th 2020

Are you an art collector, seek art for your home or office, or merely wish to support the arts? If so, join us for the 7th Annual Sarasota Spring Fine Art Festival in downtown Sarasota. The event is located in JD ...

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Dec. 20, 2019

The Scoop with Saylor - January Edition



Welcome to the New Year! Check out some of these amazing events happening near you for the month of January!


Sarasota Fine Art Festival

(January 11th-12th, 2020)

This palette of spectacular creations includes works in painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, glass, ceramics, fiber and wearable art, mixed-media, woodworking ...

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Nov. 29, 2019

The Scoop with Saylor - December Edition

We hope you enjoy all the amazing events happening throughout December

Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival - December 6th-8th, 2019


Come share in the festivities of the 4th Annual Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival. Come and enjoy fresh seafood and outstanding live musical performances. Hosted by Sarasota County ...

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Oct. 23, 2019

The Scoop with Saylor - November Edition

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We hope to see you at these amazing events happening throughout November!

Sarasota Country Music Festival November 1st - 3rd in Sarasota, FL.

The Sarasota Country Music Festival will feature live music, arts/crafts, special attractions & TONS of food!


Friday, November 1: Dr. Dave Band ...

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Sept. 27, 2019

The Scoop with Saylor - October

Here are some of the awesome events happening October throughout Manatee and Sarasota Counties! 


31ST Annual Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Fest

Stroll under the shade of large oak trees to see local vendors in the craft show with their one of a kind crafts. The Pumpkin Fest runs every ...

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March 25, 2019

Visit Grove for the Food & Drink, Stay for the Atmosphere

Grove was a vision of Hugh Miller, owner of Pier 22, and Greg Campbell, executive chef and director of operations for Pier 22. Austin, manager of the restaurant, is here with me today to talk about what this one-of-a-kind establishment has to offer.


As a restaurant, Grove is very ...

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Aug. 31, 2016

Top 10 Golf Courses in Sarasota & Manatee Counties

Between Manatee and Sarasota Counties, there are literally dozens of courses for the golf connoisseur to choose from. Here, we have compiled a list of the top 10, and a little bit of information on each.

#10 Boca Royale Golf & Country Club, Englewood- This 18-hole course was designed by ...

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Aug. 31, 2016

Arbor Grande- New Community in Lakewood Ranch

Arbor Grande- Lakewood Ranch's newest community

Arbor Grande- Lakewood Ranch Florida 34211

Arbor Grande is the newest entry into the Master Planned Community of Lakewood Ranch. Located of White Eagle Boulevard Arbor Grande is being built by CalAtlantic Homes, which is a company formed when builders Ryland and Standard Pacific joined forces to compete with some ...

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July 23, 2016

Manatee County Food Bank In Critical Need

The Food Bank of Manatee County today launched a campaign urging local businesses, clubs, civic organizations and residents to help fill its shelves with food for the needy.

The Food Bank distributes food to more than 100 local food pantries, churches and soup kitchens in the area. In January, it ...

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