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Weekend Adventures: July 26-28, 2013


BRADENTON – Live music, a big antiques, arts and craft fair and nature photography are all offered this weekend. Eat Here in downtown Sarasota will host back-to-back musical performances Friday and Saturday night, with five piece improv jazz band Bird Tribe performing on Friday and blues songstress Twinkle performing on Saturday. Casual and serious photographer enthusiasts alike have the chance to capture scrub jays in the wild at Duette Preserve. If you'd rather go shopping for household treasures on Saturday

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Keyboardist Matthew Frost of Bird Tribe

morning, Mixon Fruit Farms will hold a Summer Antiques, Arts and Crafts Fair. Prepare to get rocked, grab your camera and sense of adventure, and get ready to go treasure hunting: it's time for a Weekend Adventure!

If improvisational jazz and funk music sounds exciting to you, Bird Tribe Jaz Funk Band will be offering it for three hours straight on Friday night on Main Street Sarasota. 

Bird Tribe Jaz Funk Band is a five-piece improvisational jazz group. The line-up includes keyboardist Matthew Frost and the drummer and bassist from Dickey Betts & Great Southern. 

Live at Eat Here Sarasota on Main: Bird Tribe!

July 26, 2013

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Eat Here Sarasota

1888 Main Street


After seeing Bird Tribe on Friday, come back and see the performer that Ray Charles called as being the “best blues singer in America.” The Rock and Blues songstress Twinkle plays every Saturday night from 8-

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Blues singer Twinkle

10:30 p.m. at the rooftop bar at Eat Here Sarasota.

Live at Eat Here Sarasota on Main: Twinkle!

July 27, 2013

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Eat Here Sarasota

1888 Main Street


At Duette Preserve, participants will be traveling by covered wagon to the best areas in the preserve to photograph scrub jays. As participants will be moving in areas that do not have trails and have heavy brush cover, this program is only recommended for those photographers with a sense of adventure. Program suitable for participants age 13 and older. Reservations are required. Please call 941-742-5757 ext. 9.

Shutter Stroll: Scrub Jay Safari

July 27, 2013

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Duette Preserve

2649 Rawls Road

Duette, FL 34219

Mixon Fruit Farms is having a Summer Antiques, Arts and Crafts Fair every 4th Saturday through September. The fair is from 9am to 3pm. There will be many amazing artists and collectors in the back of the plant and on the front porch selling all those wonderful things every one needs, from pot scrubbers & household items to necklaces and purses. 

After shopping, stop in at Mixon’s Deli and try their famous Cuban sandwich and Orange Swirl Ice Cream. Mixon also has Tram tours running all day that take visitors through our grove and learn about our 75 year History before ending at our Wildlife rescue preserve. Mixon Fruit farms is a place to make memories!

Summer Antiques, Arts and Crafts Fair

July 27th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mixon Fruit Farms

2525 27th Street East


Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


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