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SATURDAY: The show, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,will feature 75 vendor tables offering unique creations such as handcrafted jewelry, holiday decorations, greeting cards, clothes, quilts and much more at this sold-out event. In addition, there will be a Gingerbread House Decorating Contest along with cookie decorating on-site.
SATURDAYMembers of Local 2546 will fan out across the county with boots in hand for this year's drive on Dec. 6 and 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersections of Center Road and Jacaranda Boulevard, Fruitville Road and Honore Avenue, and Bee Ridge Road and Beneva Road.
SUNDAY: Entertainment includes music by the North Port Chorale, North Port Woodwind Quintet and Fiddle Crabs String Band; demonstrations of quilting, wood carving and spinning; and dramatic performances by storyteller Katie Adams.
The Sarasota County Commission on Tuesday, Dec. 2, selected Carolyn Mason, District 1, as chair, and Alan Maio, District 4, as vice chair for 2015. Paul Caragiulo, District 2, will serve as Pro Tem.
From Jan. 7 through March 26Friends of the Legacy Trail volunteers will pedal the surrey and passengers on 30-minute surrey trips Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Local health and school officials have teamed up to "Teach Flu A Lesson" during National Influenza Immunization Awareness Week, Dec. 7-13No-cost children's flu vaccines will be available at schools across the county Dec. 10-11.
Mediation is an informal and voluntary process to resolve disputes before resorting to litigation. It saves filing fees and is free to any person living in the 12th Judicial Circuit. No problem is too small or too large, and locations are available in Arcadia, Bradenton, Sarasota and Venice.
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