Venice FL, Upcoming Events: MARCH 

Are you ready for these Great Upcoming Venice Area Events?!
March 5-6
219 West Venice Avenue in Downtown Venice.
10 a.m - 5 p.m.
A Venice favorite you won't want to miss. The Art Classic brings together the most talented artists in the country, both longtime favorites AND new comers, working in a variety of mediums. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet some of their favorite artists, as well as comission personal work.




March 13
Centennial Park Downtown Venice - 200 W Venice Ave
7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cars competeing for more than 50 Area-Unique Awards! Door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, vendors, food, a DJ and more.
Friday & Saturday- March 11-12, 2016
Ticket Donation $20.00
May be purchased at the Door or from any Venice Area Garden Club Member
Homes to Be Viewed:
March 13
St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Day Celebration
Cocktails 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Dinner Served 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Day Celebration with The Italian American Club Of Venice.
Menu includes: Pasta Al Forno, Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish Soda Bread, Dolce Italiano.
Members: $18 per person, Guests: $22 per person.
For Tickets Call: Kathy 941-928-0902
March 18 - 19
Centennial Park, Downtown Venice

Same great book fair AND some new features like the Writer's Festival with various programs and limited seating on Friday March 18 including a wine and cheese reception. The Book Fair is Saturday, March 19 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with authors selling and autographing their books.
Reserve a seat at The Writer's Fest by emailing
March 19
Maxine Barritt Park - 1800 Harbor Drive S.
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 the day of the event
The Venice-Nokomis Rotary Club is hosting the 8th Annual Toast to Venice wine, beer and food festival...and it's more than just food and drink. There will be Live entertainment, a silent auction, samples from local chefs and more.
March 19
Nokomis Beach Plaza - 100 Casey Key Road, Nokomis
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
A huge selection of handmade artisan items from jewelry made with sea shells and sharks teeth to flower arrangements, hand-painted glassware, greeting cards, arts and crafts and more. and best of shoes required!
March 20
"Tour de Parks Fun Ride" 303 East Venice Ave
Join others on the The Legacy Trail to celebrate the 6th anniversary of the Fun Ride. It's an on-road bicycle tour of varying distances along the paved trails and roads of Sarasota County. There is a 62 mile, 37 mile and 15 mile fully supported road ride with rest stops. Best of all, it begins and ends at the Historic Venice Train Depot. Registration opens at 7 a.m.
March 20
Nokomis Beach Plaza
1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The 7th Annual Nokomis Beach Bash will feature food, drink, live music and most importantly... fun. Bring your beach chair, sit back and enjoy.
Nokomis Beach is on Casey Key just over the Albee Road Draw Bridge.
More info at 941-650-6088
March 26
Annual Eggstravaganza-Children's Easter Egg Hunt
Centennial Park, Downtown Venice
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
There will be prizes, candy, entertainment, the Easter Bunny and Egg hunting in various age groups.
Bring your own basket.
March 26
Easter Egg Hunt
Nokomis Community Center in Nokomis Community Park
10 a.m. sharp.
There's another free Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza hosted by the Nokomis East Homeowner's Association for kids ages 10 and under. Don't forget to bring your own basket, Prizes for all.
More Information at 941-486-2595