It’s back! The much beloved Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival is on again. May 6, 2017, 10AM – 7PM Vendors, live entertainment, food and drink, old-style kid’s zone (hayrides, potato sack races, and more) and the return of the Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival Queens! More info to come. Mark your calendars!
The Apollo Beach Manatee Festival of the Arts is an innovative showcase of fine arts and fine crafts which draws talent from all across the country. 10AM – 5PM both days. EG Simmons Park. Attending the Festival $2.00 per car parking fee $5.00 per person entrance fee; children under 12 free Want to participate as an artist or vendor? Artist… Read More
The Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival is making a revival! Ruskin: The Ruskin Community Development Foundation is organizing this great event that started in the 1930’s and has been on and off again over the years. Townie Life will bring you the amazing story of the Ruskin Tomato Festival (now called the Ruskin Tomato and Heritage Festival) from the 1930’s… Read More
Wat Buddhist Temple and Sunday Market: New Hours If you’ve not yet had the chance to visit the Wat Buddhist Temple and Sunday Market you’re in for a real treat. It’s such an incredible place I thought the story was worth re-sharing as we have so many new readers at Townie Life. The Sunday Market also has NEW hours: 8:30AM… Read More
How would you like to visit Thailand this Sunday, and never leave South Shore? If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit the Wat Temple yet you are in for an amazing surprise when you do. Situated along the banks of the Palm River in Riverview, the Wat Temple (Thai Buddhist Temple) is an extraordinary place and it is not only… Read More