With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to get shopping! Why not get started a little early this year and make it fun? Take a mother-daughter trip and stay in one of our lovely bed and breakfasts in Central Florida for a couple days of shopping! It will be an experience you and she can remember fondly.
Women’s Style Clinic – Designing Women Boutique (1226 N. Tamiami Trail at 13th St., Sarasota) Nov. 27-29, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pearls, silks, accessories, & holiday gifts from the Far East.
Book Signing & Reception for Charles Rowan Beye – Book Store 1 (1359 Main St., Sarasota) Nov. 27, 7 p.m.
The book, My Husband and My Wives: A Gay Man’s Odyssey, is Beye’s circuitous story of finding himself. Despite his attraction to men, Beye married women, twice –and found himself a father of 4 and a grandfather of 6. Now married to the man who had been his long-term companion, he writes of his journey from pariah to patriarch with eloquence.
Designing Daughters Evening Runway Show – Designing Women Boutique (1226 N. Tamiami Trail at 13th St., Sarasota) Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $35 in advance.
Planettogs.com is partnering with Designing Daughters to put on a vibrant fashion show, exhibiting international trends. Planttogs.com will bring fashions to central Florida this year direct from international runways.
The Liquor Locker and State Street Eating House will underwrite the cocktail party that immediately precedes the show, so expect the best in cocktails, inspired hors d’oeuvres, and company.
20th Annual Sarasota Craft Show – Robarts Arena. November 30-December 2
The event features outstanding works in ceramics, decorative fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed-media, paper, wearable art, wood, painting, photography and sculpture by more than 125 of the nation’s top craft artists. All parking is free. For information about the venue, please call 941-355-9161.
We hope that some of these events appeal to you – take your holiday shopping out of the box stores and malls; find something unique, hand-crafted or original. It will mean more.