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Archive: Jan 2019

DST Love Stories of Sarasota Feb 13-15

Get 2 tickets for $60 with promo code LOVE Looking for something new and special to do for Valentine’s Week? Celebrate with your sweetheart aboard our historic trolley on the LOVE STORIES OF SARASOTA trolley tour! Guests will enjoy complimentary wine or beer at the trolley depot while browsing through our Vintage Sarasota Gift Shop full of fun old-time treasures. Then they will board the trolley to travel around Sarasota as tour guide Kathryn Chesley shares the legendary love stories of John and Mable Ringling, William and Marie Selby, the Unconditional Surrender statue icons, Owen Burns and his wife Vernona, and many more. A stop at Peterbrooke Chocolatier for chocolate, prosecco and love songs performed by real-life couple Lilian Moore and Richard Caldwell complete the night of love. Love Stories of Sarasota runs from 7:30-9:00 PM on Wednesday Feb 13, Thursday…

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January 23, 2019

Discover Sarasota Tours Launches New Public Art Tour

Sculpture has long been an integral part of Sarasota’s cultural legacy. Guests on the new Discover Sarasota Tours Public Art Tour will visit some of the city’s 57+ public art sculptures, monuments, and murals during this 90-minute air-conditioned tour. Between Jorge Blanco’s Bravo! at Orange and Ringling, John Henry’s Complexus (in front of One Sarasota Tower) and Seward Johnson’s Bayfront sculpture Unconditional Surrender, you will get a better sense of the artists, the stories and the history of public art in Sarasota from painter and public art expert Jerome Chesley. Public Art Tours run Wednesdays—February 6, March 6, 13, & 27, and April 3 & 10, from 1-2:30 PM. $30 + tax and fees. All tours depart from the DST Trolley Depot located at 1826 Fourth Street—a cute 1930s cottage near downtown with a charming vintage gift shop. Tour tickets and…

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January 7, 2019