Anna Maria Island
Cultural Connections presents
2010 artsHOP and Gallery Walk
Anna Maria Island, Florida

Cultural Connections is thrilled to announce
the presentation of the 6th Annual Anna Maria Island artsHOP.

The festivities will begin on Friday, November 9th with the Gallery Walk from 2-8pm, with galleries open in Holmes Beach and Anna Maria City. Make sure to visit the Anna Maria Island Historical Society to enjoy the 'Baseball' theme. On Friday evening, The Island Players will present Agatha Christie's MOUSETRAP at 8pm with champagne and cupcakes at intermission (served by the Off Stage Ladies).

Saturday the annual AMI Butterfly Garden Arts and Crafts Fair will take place in Holmes Beach (on both Saturday and Sunday) and Saturday at 5pm there will be a silent auction for the PAINTED CHAIRS at the Studio at Gulf and Pine - refreshments and merriment will abound. The Island Players will be repeating their presentation of Agatha Christie's MOUSETRAP at 8pm with champagne and cupcakes at intermission.

On Sunday at 2PM, artsHOP will feature a live performance of "Popular Light Classics" by the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra [AMICCO], including selections from movie themes and the Masters. The artsHOP festivities will conclude with a gathering on the Manatee County beach at sunset for a Drum Circle.

Check the schedule of events so you don't miss anything and get your Event Map for the Gallery Walk on Friday night and check out the artsHOP SPECIALS at local restaurants! Make sure to buy your raffle tickets.

Our Anna Maria Island community proudly supports over seven art galleries and studios, a nationally recognized historical society, a renowned orchestra and chorus, The Island Players theater, and a published writers' group. Cultural Connections of Anna Maria Island was established in 2008 for the purpose of promoting and supporting our island culture. "Cultural Connections' mission is to promote Anna Maria Island as a cultural destination."

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