Event Calender

October 14, 2023


From 7:00PM to 10:00PM

Raise a glass with Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium during Sharktoberfest, a craft beer festival in the Aquarium after hours sponsored by Gold Cost Eagle Distributing.The event will feature local and regional breweries that will provide samples of their staple selections alongside unique, seasonal brews. Each guest will receive a commemorative tasting glass for sampling and a branded gift bag. Sharktoberfest guests will experience Mote Aquarium as they never have before, enjoying live entertainment, food stations, merchandise vendors and special experiences provided by Mote’s Education department. A limited number of VIP Tasting tickets are available for a private tasting experience that will be held at Mote (in the New Pass Room) prior to the start of Sharktoberfest. Presented by 99 Bottles Taproom & Bottle Shop, the VIP Tasting will feature six sample selections from local brewers. A curated menu of light bites will be paired with each brew. Guests will enjoy a guided tasting experience where representatives from each brewery will provide insight into the creation of each brew. At the completion of the VIP Tasting experience, guests will enter the Aquarium for the start of Sharktoberfest.*Rain or shine event*Must be age 21 or older to attend.DETAILED EVENT INFORMATION:VIP TASTING$1255:00 PM - 7:00 PMNew Pass Room1599 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, Florida 34236VIP Tasting Tickets include access to both the VIP Tasting held prior to the main event and Sharktoberfest (access to Mote Aquarium, beer sampling and event entertainment). Additional purchase opportunities: event merchandise, food and cash bar (with limited cocktails, wine and beer available to purchase.)MAIN EVENT$557:00 PM - 10:00 PMMote Aquarium1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, Florida 34236General Admission includes access to Mote Aquarium, beer sampling and event entertainment. Additional purchase opportunities: event merchandise, food and cash bar (with limited cocktails, wine and beer available to purchase.)

Location: Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Website: https://mote.org/events/details/sharktoberfest-2023

Phone: 9413766717

Creedence Clearwater Remixed!

From 7:30PM to 9:00PM

From the heart of NYC comes a group of four friends who embark on a musical journey through the songbook of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Featuring hit songs like “Proud Mary,” “Fortunate Son,” “Bad Moon Rising,” and “Have You Ever Seen The Rain?,” this rousing revue celebrates music’s pioneers of country rock.

Location: Goldstein Cabaret

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/2022-23-summer-cabaret/creedence-clearwater-remixed/

Phone: 9413669000

The Addams Family

From 7:30PM to 4:00PM

Da Da Da Dum - Snap Snap! You’ve enjoyed the comic strip. You’ve watched the television show. You’ve seen the movies (six in all). Now see Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, and Lurch live in the Broadway musical hit. They’re creepy, kooky, and ooky … The Addams Family!  Matinees start at 2:00 Tickets $37.00

Location: Raymond Center at Venice Theatre

Website: www.venicetheatre.org

Phone: 9414881115

Up on the Roof

From 7:30PM to 9:00PM

In the 1950s and ‘60s, chart-topping songs burst out of Midtown Manhattan. The Brill Building stood at the center of it all. The iconic ‘Brill Sound’ produced legendary songwriting teams like Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Carole King and Gerry Goffin, as well as Burt Bacharach and Hal David, who churned out hit after hit. Featuring songs like “A Teenager in Love,” “One Fine Day,” “Walk on By,” “River Deep Mountain High,” and many more.

Location: 1265 1st Street Sarasota, FL 34236

Website: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/events-and-tickets/winter-cabaret-series-2023-24/up-on-the-roof/

Phone: 941-366-9000