News Section: Arts and Entertainment
Taste of Manatee Returns this Weekend
BRADENTON – The Rotary Club of West Bradenton’s 27th Annual Taste of Manatee will take place this weekend at Bradenton Riverwalk. More than 20 local restaurants will be represented at this year’s event. There will be live music, throughout both days along with arts and crafts for sale, ice carving, children’s activities and a tiki bar with big screen televisions for watching football.
Presented by the Rotary Club of West Bradenton and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, the 2013 Taste of Manatee is a celebration featuring great food and entertainment, that basically amounts to a two-day music festival featuring the best food in Manatee County and more.
Sample the cuisines from local restaurants while enjoying live music and other entertainment and activities for the entire family. Enjoy Bradenton's newly-redesigned Riverwalk with a cold drink and a hot plate. There will also be community stage performances at the amphitheater.
Not only will you have a great time enjoying the tastes of local restaurants, but you'll be helping to support many important local charities who benefit from the event. The two-day music line-up will feature many local favorites, including Kim Betts & the Gamble Creek Band, Koko Ray, The Elephant in the Room, Big Daddy and more.
Admission is free. The event will take place 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday.
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