What we're about

Who doesn't love Brunch? The purpose of this group is for Ladies who have busy lives (and find it difficult to get to mixers during the week) to meet on a regular basis for Brunch. Socialize, make new friends, catch up with other friends, network, etc. We will also explore activities outside of Brunch, such as happy hours, dinners, movies, concerts, shopping, outdoor activities, fitness, etc. depending on interest. Cheers!

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Myakka River Blues Festival, Snook Haven, Venice, FL

Join us for the Eighth Annual Myakka River Blues Festival at Snook Haven in Venice on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th, 2019, 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. Admission is $15 in advance, $25 at the door. Great local and travelling blues artists include Ben Prestage (a definite local favorite- I’ve seen him numerous times in the Sarasota area), Bryan Lee Band, Collaboration Band, Ghost Mountain Band, Kat Crosby, Sarasota Slim & Nitro. Proceeds from the festival will be donated to Venice Challenger Baseball and Friends of Sarasota County Parks. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/myakka-river-blues-festival-tickets-60424292686 If you are going, we can plan to meet outside the venue and go in together. Otherwise, we can meet up in the park. This event is always great fun, great people, great food and music!!! A must see if you enjoy the Blues!!

Savor Sarasota 2019

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Hi Ladies, Please note that the below info is posted as a placeholder only. The dinner events are posted separately for you to RSVP. No need to RSVP here, but rather, choose the Savor Sarasota event(s) you want to attend and RSVP to each one independently. We have maxed each event to 12 people, but as we get a waitlist, we will open it up for more. Each Savor Sarasota event is posted separately. ORIGINAL MESSAGE: This year’s Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week is happening Saturday, June 1 through Friday, June 14, 2019. There are many great restaurants participating in this year’s event - let’s take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to experience some new (and maybe old) places that would satisfy our cravings for great food and great company!! I am going to reserve 2 evenings and 1 afternoon for us to get together to dine at some of these great venues. Take a look at the dates below and mark your calendars. In the meantime, I will contact some of the venues to ensure that they can take our reservation. We will max it at no more than 12 guests per event and I want to ensure that they will allow us separate checks. The prix-fixe lunch price is $16 per person and pre-fixe dinner price is $32 per person. This does not include drinks. But the food is always abundant and fulfilling!! I will fill in the locations as I can reserve our dates. And, of course, please feed me with your suggestions of places you have tried and loved, or places you would like to experience!! See: https://www.visitsarasota.com/savor-sarasota/restaurants?page=1&date_group=1 Please sign up under each event which is posted separately Proposed Dates: Saturday, June 1 – 7:00pm dinner - Bevardi's Salute Italian Restaurant Saturday, June 8 – 1:30pm lunch - Rosemary Restaurant, Sarasota Friday, June 14 – 7:00pm dinner - Harry's Continental Kitchen, Longboat Key If you want to do some weeknights too, let’s schedule that! I am happy to open this up to anyone who wants to do more dining and looking for others to join in. Share the details in the comments and we will post it for others to join!!! No need to limit dinner when there are so many options!!!

Savor Sarasota Dinner - Bevardi's Salute Italian Restaurant, downtown Sarasota

Join us for a special Prix Fixe menu at Sarasota favorite Bevardi’s Salute Italian Restaurant, 23 N. Lemon Ave, downtown Sarasota (corner of N. Lemon Ave & First St). This is part of the 2-week Savor Sarasota food-exploration event, which starts on Saturday, June 1 and continues through Friday, June 14. Please note that the dinner menu for this event is fixed in advance, for a cost of $32 per person (excludes drinks). The Prix Fixe menu includes choice of appetizers, main entrée, and desserts. Please see the link below to view the Prix Fixe menu this restaurant is serving for the Savor Sarasota event (if you have special dietary needs, please ensure the Prix Fixe menu is palatable to your needs!) Bevardi’s Salute is a very popular family-owned restaurant owned by Chef Laszlo Bevardi and his wife Ottilia. They serve house-made pasta, authentic Italian food, and fresh seafood in a beautiful downtown corner location. This event is limited to 12 people. See: https://www.visitsarasota.com/restaurants/italian/savor-sarasota-bevardi%E2%80%99s-salute-restaurant

Savor Sarasota Lunch - The Rosemary Restaurant, downtown Sarasota

Join us for a special Prix Fixe luncheon at The Rosemary Restaurant, 411 N. Orange Ave (corner of N. Orange and 4th St), downtown Sarasota. This is part of the 2-week Savor Sarasota food-exploration event, which starts on Saturday, June 1 and continues through Friday, June 14. Please note that the lunch menu for this event is fixed in advance, for a cost of $16 per person (excludes drinks). The Prix Fixe menu includes choice of appetizers, main entrée, and desserts. Please see the link below to view the Prix Fixe menu this restaurant is serving for the Savor Sarasota event (if you have special dietary needs, please ensure the Prix Fixe menu is palatable to your needs) On below link, scroll down to the lunch menu: https://www.visitsarasota.com/restaurants/american/savor-sarasota-rosemary The Rosemary is a downtown Sarasota American Bistro serving traditional and contemporary dishes with an emphasis on healthy options. Savor made-from-scratch selections prepared with fresh ingredients from local farms. This event is limited to 12 people.

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