This weekend's weather forecast
We hope you can join us for some or all of the wedding weekend events!
Friday, December 3rd
9:00 A.M. - 5k(ish) walk at the venue
8:30 P.M. - Let's get together for drinks
The Bar/Patio at Brio
Saturday, December 4th
4:00 P.M. - Wedding Day!
The Tower at Benderson Park
Attire: Semi Formal
-We adore your kids, but thought you might like a night off. Adults only please!
-Our wedding will take place outside. Please dress accordingly.
Sunday, December 5th
11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. - Brunch
Fran & Todd's House
Bradenton, FL 34201
Stuff to do in Sarasota
Museums and Attractions:
In December, check out their holiday display called 'Lights in Bloom'!
Mote Marine aquarium
December 3rd is First Friday at Lakewood Ranch main street
Rent a kayak or SUP at South Lido.
Great spot to kayak through the mangroves and maybe see some manatees
Great places to eat:
Casual / quick bites / lunch or dinner:
Big Olaf's Ice Cream - (SA or LWR) The St Armands location is a Manas family tradition!
Nicer meals/ dinners:
Apollonia - (UTC) Fran and Todd’s favorite Greek
Element - (DS) For a really nice meal
Tandoor - (UTC) Great casual Indian
Columbia Restaurant - (SA) Cuban cuisine
Where Fran and Todd had their wedding rehearsal dinner in 1983!
Local Breweries and Bars:
Siesta Key Rum Distillery - (SK) Schedule a tour ahead of time!
Daiquiri Deck - (SK, SA) Several locations to choose from. Get a daiquiri to-go for a walk on the beach
Syd's favorite - Banana in the Bush
Scott's favorite - Sweet Tart
Westin Downtown - (DS) Rooftop bar with a beautiful waterfront view
UTC - area around the hotels
DS - Downtown Sarasota (15 minutes from the hotels)
SA - St. Armands Circle (25 minutes from the hotels)
LWR - Lakewood Ranch (10 minutes from the hotels)
SK - Siesta Key (30 minutes from the hotels)