Quality Inn & Suites Sarasota North
4800 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone: (941) 355-7091
Fax: (941) 359-1639
Jane B. Cook Theatre is a small theater stage that hosts variety of events throughout the season. It showcases performances of various theater groups like Asolo Repertory Theatre and Banyan Theater Company. This entertainment venue can hold up to 161 patrons.
The Players Theater opened its doors in 1936 when the Players Association, a group of theater enthusiasts, decided to showcase local talent and bring forth the best act. The members managed to build a theater with a good lighting system then, making it suitable enough for a play. Later, however, the theater was refurbished twice and was acoustically upgraded and the seating capacity was increased too, making it grand enough to accommodate 500 at a time. Besides dramas, the theater also hosts workshops and literary events conducted by the association. Check website for details.
The Sarasota Art Center is just the perfect place to catch some live cultural action. This multi-purpose center hosts an array of live events and workshops and also offers space for hire.
The Sarasota Municipal Auditorium was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995 and is a cultural landmark in the city. Covering an exhibit space of 10,000 square feet (929.03 square meters), it also has a distinct stage area of 1,500 square feet (140 square meters) along with great acoustics. The auditorium is used for exhibitions, dances, concerts, fundraisers, seminars and more. The building has a tunnel vaulted roof and glass blocks which gives its interiors ample natural lighting. The Art Deco styled monument is one of the few remaining in the city featuring this kind of architecture. Its one-of-a-kind Hazzard Fountain was built by skilled artisans and is worth seeing when visiting this historic venue.
Intended when built in 1926 as a multi-use building, the Sarasota Opera house has had quite a history. Besides a performance venue, the space was also used for shops and apartments. It has played host to such performers as Will Rogers and Elvis Presley and the world premier of the film "The Greatest Show on Earth". The Sarasota Opera House which can accommodate about 1,200 spectator brings world class opera to Sarasota.
Sarasota Sailing Squadron is a non-profit organization and was founded in the 1930s. Adventurers will love the various types of sailing activities here. From recreational, cruising to racing and sailing courses, there is lots in the offing which is affordable as well as exciting. Besides this the club also hosts private events and is the home of the monthly Sailing Squadron Concerts. Featuring the best of folk and acoustic artists, this open air pavilion event is one of the anticipated events of the city.
The Field Club is a quaint little community club that is designated as a historic site. This place has all the facilities of a private club and is also available on rent for private functions. Replete with a dining room, pool, bar, tennis court and grill terrace, this club hosts a number of events to keep its members engaged. Call ahead for details regarding latest events and bookings.
A fine woman's club in Palmetto city in the U.S. State of Florida is present in the form of the Woman's Club of Palmetto. It is a fine avenue for women. The club house site occupies terrific significance in the surrounding region. The sit also stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The style prevalent in the construction of the clubhouse building is the Mediterranean Revival. It is more vital due to the fact that it stood as the only public site in the county to hold various meetings.
A venue for major events in Palmetto, the Manatee County Fairgrounds plays host to a passel of events all year round. Besides the Manatee County Fair, these grounds also host the annual Gulfcoast Rhythm & Rib Fest. Its location in downtown Palmetto, and its proximity to major Florida cities, makes the Manatee County Fairgrounds a prominent venue. Call for more information.
Snook Haven is an American restaurant in Venice. This scenic restaurant by the waters serves some delectable seafood and barbecue dishes.