Anna Maria Island
Cultural Connections presents
2010 artsHOP and Gallery Walk
Anna Maria Island, Florida
  artsHOP 2011 Schedule of Events - SATURDAY        Friday Events    Sunday Events

Saturday: November 12th
10AM to 5PM
5th Annual AMI Butterfly Garden Arts and Crafts Fair

5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach
Holmes Beach City Hall Field
Over 30 vendors from around the Tampa Bay area and beyond will be on hand selling their wares at the Holmes Beach Field located at City Hall. There will be art, food, plants, crafts, jewelry, clothing, photography, live music and more! Admission is free and there is plenty of free parking available, or ride the free trolley.
Contact 352-344-0657 or 941-518-4431 for more information

Saturday: November 12th
10 AM-Noon and 2 PM-4 PM
Traditional Small Maritime Craft Show

AMIHS Jail and Museum complex, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria
The Anna Maria Island Historical Society in conjunction with the Florida Maritime Museum at Cortez will host a traditional small boat show at the society's museum complex on both Saturday and Sunday. Visitors interested in boatbuilding, messabouts, rowing, paddling, sailing, techniques, equipment and maritime history will not be disappointed. we have an original Sam Cobb boat on location already. Built circa 1901. Sams boat is made of wood and was a row boat. But he later altered it so it could take a motor on board.

The following list is the boats the Florida Maritime Museum is planning to bring out:
  • Sallie Adams 21 1890s Cortez Mullet boat built by our boat works
  • Elizabeth Ring 18 1920s Manatee River sailing / rowing skiff built by our boat works
  • Esperanza 15 Cuban fishing/ refugee skiff 1940s arrived in Fla Keys 1990 , restored by our boat works
Admission is free. Call 941-778-0492 for more information.
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Saturday: November 12th
8 PM - Island Players
Charles Lindberg-The Lone Eagle
10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria
Written, researched and performed by Steve Carroll, this portrayal of an American icon is a stunning performance of history. It presents an in depth character study of a man driven by his indomitable will and ambition for which he suffered terribly, losing his privacy, a normal family life and his firstborn son.
Tickets are $15 General Admission Seating Only
Box Office Phone: 778-5755


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