Season Preview

Your Guide to Venice's 2017-18 Arts and Entertainment Season

Music, dance, theater, festivals and more.

10/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

Your Guide to Venice 2017-18 Arts and Entertainment

Our must-see shows of the 2017-18 arts and entertainment season.

10/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

Banjos by the Water Keeps Music by the Myakka River

For 30 years or so, the Gulf Coast Banjo Society has been adding to the ambiance of Snook Haven.

10/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

Manasota Key’s Restored Palm House Hosts Artistic Explorations

Since 2015, the Hermitage has had a second, lesser-known space for many of those visiting artists to present lectures, salons and workshops free and open to the public.

10/25/2017 By Ilene Denton

Season Preview

Venice Theatre Plays Host to An International Gathering of Stage Artists

Venice Theatre will host WorldFest for the third time in 2018.

10/25/2017 By Kay Kipling

Shopping

Venice Magazine's Holiday Gift Guide

Winning ways to share the season.

10/24/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

Civic Duty

Sandra Terry Makes South County a Better Place

The Laurel Civic Association executive director has been on the job for 30 years.

10/24/2017 By Ilene Denton

Neighbors

Roberts Insurance Has Weathered Storms, Growth and a Changing Industry

Roberts Insurance has weathered storms, growth and a changing industry.

10/24/2017 By Kim Hackett

Coastal Classics

Everything You Need to Know About Coquinas

These colorful clams have abounded on Southwest Florida beaches for millennia.

10/24/2017 By Hannah Wallace

8 Great

Eight Great Pub Crawls

Sip, sup and mingle at these fun South County watering holes.

10/24/2017 By Su Bryon

Holiday Cheer

What's Your Favorite Venice Holiday Tradition?

We ask Venetians how they spend the fall and winter holidays in Florida.

10/24/2017 By Pam Johnson

Webb Site

The Webb Family Helped Put Venice on the Map

The pioneering Webb family welcomed Northern guests at their 19th-century winter resort.

10/24/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Gulfcoast Glories

The Myakka River is an Idyllic Slice of Venice

The river offers a sense of escape from the bustling world surrounding it.

10/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Flashback

Flashback: Venice Fishing Pier, 1945

The pier has always been a popular local gathering spot.

10/24/2017

From the Editor

On Hurricane Irma

Thankfully, Venice was spared the worst.

10/24/2017 By Kay Kipling

Turkish Delight

Restaurant Review: Bodrum

Tour the Mediterranean at the new Bodrum.

10/24/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Neighborhood Guide

The Best Neighborhoods to Live in Venice

Whether your passion is boating, golf or beachfront bliss, there’s a spot for you in Venice.

10/24/2017 By Ilene Denton

Food, Wine and Fun

Kick Off Your Season with Winefeast

This annual event benefits the Sertoma Club of Venice's charitable causes.

09/27/2017 By Kay Kipling

"John Was Venice"

Venice Loses a Leader in John Ryan

Friends remember John Ryan, who guided the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce for nearly 20 years.

08/16/2017 By David Hackett

Newcomers' Guide 2016

Venice Newcomer FAQs

How to get a license, register to vote and much more.

06/16/2017 By Kim Hackett