Learn Something New

Venice Offers a Vibrant Variety of Continuing Education Classes

Feed your brain and stretch your life with these great classes and lectures.

11/12/2018 By Hannah Wallace

In Season

In Season: Meyer Lemons

Try some local lemons.

03/02/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classic

Meet Florida's Signature Bird of Prey

Essential info about ospreys.

02/08/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classics

Essential Info About Banyan Trees

If a tree can be a gentle giant, we may have them.

01/01/2018 By Hannah Wallace

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

Teeth Talk

Fun Facts About Florida's Shark's Teeth

The 25th annual Shark's Tooth Festival takes place April 7-9, 2017.

04/04/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classics

Meet Mullet, a Noisy Fish Known for Leaping into the Air

Mullet make a lot of noise along Southwest Florida shores.

03/07/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Essential Info

Essential Info for Enjoying Lemon Bay Park

This South County natural gem offers 210 acres of waterfront serenity.

03/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Crash Course

Essential Info for Enjoying Oscar Scherer State Park

The park is one of Florida's hidden gems.

02/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classic

Meet the Brown Pelican, One of Florida's Biggest Birds

A brown pelican’s wingspan can push 8 feet, but the largest birds only weigh about 11 pounds.

02/01/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classics

Essential Facts About Mangroves

Our mangroves are protected for good reason.

01/06/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Ho, Ho, Dough

A Cookie Exchange Tradition Brightens the Holidays

Venice resident Stephanie Deiter has been hosting a cookie exchange for almost 20 years.

12/02/2016 By Megan McDonald

Crash Course

Essential Information for Visiting Warm Mineral Springs

What you need to know.

12/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Shopping

Holiday Gifts for the Nice List

Consider your holiday shopping done with these gifts from local Venice shops.

12/02/2016 By Alicia King Robinson

Coastal Classics

What You Need to Know About Stone Crabs

This sustainable delicacy is now in season.

12/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Newcomers' Guide 2016

Get Into Venice's Great Outdoors

A world of recreation—much of it free—awaits you.

10/01/2016 By Kim Hackett

Travel

Pinebrook/ Honore Extension Opens

$11.7 million project now connects Venice's Pinebrook Road to University Parkway

04/22/2016 By Kim Hackett

Shark Alert

Annual Shark's Tooth Festival Kicks Off This Month

The Sharks Tooth Festival celebrates Venice's status as the Sharks Tooth Capital of the World.

04/04/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Coastal Classics

Get to Know the Florida Manatee

Manatees are beloved presences here.

04/04/2016 By Hannah Wallace