Category Archives: Realize Bradenton

  • A Realize Bradenton Production “See Me, Hear Me” Celebrates Bradenton’s Millennials

    A Realize Bradenton Production “See Me, Hear Me” Celebrates Bradenton’s Millennials Through September 30 in downtown Bradenton The exhibition, part of Realize Bradenton’s “PopUps for a Purpose” program, showcases 23 Bradenton-area millennials. The large-scale, black and white portraits are exhibited in four spaces in downtown Bradenton.   BRADENTON, FL— “See Me, Hear Me,” part of […]

  • Realize Bradenton Announces New Board Members

    Realize Bradenton Announces New Board Members Four additions to Realize Bradenton’s board of directors strengthen and diversify the organization’s leadership.   (Bradenton, FL) Realize Bradenton, Inc., a nonprofit that builds community and economic development, recently announced the addition of four new members to its 12-member board of directors. Elected to three-year board positions are Mark […]

  • Realize Bradenton Presents ArtSlam 2016 March 5 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Realize Bradenton Presents ArtSlam 2016 March 5  9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Downtown Bradenton will be transformed into an innovation zone as students and creatives take over Old Main Street. This fifth annual, free event in downtown Bradenton features young artists, musicians and performers, site-specific art installations, and interactive art experiences.   (Bradenton, FL) Organizers at […]

  • Pickin’ Picnic To Rock Bradenton’s Riverwalk Saturday, May 7 2–10 p.m. Live Music, Craft Beer, Food Trucks!

    Pickin’ Picnic To Rock Bradenton’s Riverwalk Saturday, May 7  2–10 p.m. Live Music, Craft Beer, Food Trucks! Downtown Bradenton comes alive with this family-friendly, free event featuring free craft beer tasting, food trucks serving up creative fare, a food truck battle, local vendors offering handcrafted items and services, a PopUps for a Purpose lounge, and […]

  • 4th Annual Bradenton Blues Festival TICKETS SELLING FAST!

    4th Annual Bradenton Blues Festival TICKETS SELLING FAST! December 5, 2015 § 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at Bradenton’s Riverwalk New this year! Legendary blues photojournalist, Joseph Rosen, will sign copies of his new book, “Blues Hands.”   (Bradenton, FL) — Tickets are selling out for the 4th annual Bradenton Blues Festival. According to Johnette Isham, executive director for Realize Bradenton, the […]

  • Realize Bradenton and the Manatee Millennial Movement (M3) Present “Books, Bots and Bites”

       Realize Bradenton and the Manatee Millennial Movement (M3) Present “Books, Bots and Bites” November 14, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Ÿ Central Library, Bradenton Area Millennials and their children are invited to build bots of out bites and boxes, create a bot outfit, snap a pic, get a free book and join the bot parade at this robot […]

  • Full Circle Performance Weightlifting Club at Downtown Bradenton’s Farmers’ Market

    Full Circle Performance Weightlifting Club at Downtown Bradenton’s Farmers’ Market November 14 Ÿ 9 a.m.-noon It’s More Than A Market! Coach Tyler Peacock, a former strength coach at Florida State University who trained NCAA and Olympic-level star athletes, will demonstrate the art and discipline of weightlifting with local middle and high school weightlifters. The 2015 World Team […]

  • Bradenton Blues Weekend: Make a Weekend of the Blues! December 4-6, 2015

       Tickets Going Fast for Bradenton Blues Festival! Downtown Bradenton will be abuzz with the blues in anticipation of the fourth annual Bradenton Blues Festival. Weekend activities include a free concert with RJ Howson and the Betty Fox Band and a gospel blues brunch with Shantel Norman.   (Bradenton, Florida) To celebrate the fourth annual […]

  • Friendly Food Fight Stars Bradenton’s Top Chefs at Downtown Bradenton’s Farmers’ Market

    October 24 Ÿ 10 a.m. It’s More Than A Market! The Friendly Food Fight, a kick-off event for Eat Local Week, features area chefs creating dishes that center on the theme “Lean and Green.” BRADENTON, FL—The Bradenton Farmers Market presents the Friendly Food Fight, a kick-off event for Eat Local Week (October 24-30), Saturday, October 24, 10 […]

  • Realize Bradenton Announces “Blues in the Schools”

    Realize Bradenton Announces “Blues in the Schools” A 2015 Bradenton Blues Festival Education Initiative Friday, December 4 at Manatee High School The teen sister-brother duo Cole and Logan Layman, collectively known as In Layman Terms, will visit Manatee High School as part of Realize Bradenton’s “Blues in the Schools” educational outreach program.   (Bradenton, FL) Bradenton’s next generation […]

  • The Downtown Bradenton’s Farmers’ Market Kicks Off New Season on October 3 It’s More Than A Market!

    The Downtown Bradenton’s Farmers’ Market Kicks Off New Season on October 3 It’s More Than A Market! As the Farmer’s Market enters its 2015-16 season under the direction of Realize Bradenton, connection to the community is alive and thriving. This year, such popular initiatives as “Chef at the Market,” live music, and family-friendly activities will continue, along […]

  • Bradenton Blue’s Festival Headliner Janiva Magness To Make Exclusive Preview Appearance in Sarasota!

    Bradenton Blue’s Festival Headliner Janiva Magness To Make Exclusive Preview Appearance in Sarasota! October 10 Blue Rooster Janiva Magness is hailed by critics as one of the premier blues and R&B singers in the world today. This event builds buzz for the Bradenton Blues Festival on December 5 at the Bradenton Riverwalk.   (Bradenton, FL) Bradenton Blues Festival […]