New business opens in the Village
Relics on the Key opened on November 12 and is located at 5049 Ocean Blvd in the Siesta Center. The business sells antiques, arts and collectables.
Annual Light Up Siesta Village
For the 31st year, the Siesta Key Village Association will present Light Up the Village on Saturday, November 28, 2015 from 6 to 9 p.m. Siesta Village will be decorated in full holiday splendor with the Christmas tree lighting taking place at the Gazebo, located at Ocean Blvd. and Canal Road, at approximately 6:15 p.m.
Santa Claus will be arriving on a float in the holiday parade which will begin at Avenida del Mare and Beach Road at 5:40 p.m., traveling north on Beach Road onto Ocean Blvd into the Village. Many businesses and local groups will be participating in the parade and welcoming Santa to Siesta Village. If you would like to participate, please email the parade coordinator at email@example.com.
Santa will reign at the Siesta Center to greet all children. The first 250 to see him will receive gift bags donated by Beach Bazaar. At Santa’s Village there will also be a clown, face painting and games with prizes. Photos may be taken with Santa.
Ocean Boulevard will be lined with luminaries and shops and restaurants will offer refreshments and special holiday bargains from 6 to 9 p.m. There will also be live music at various venues plus carolers and demonstrations of gymnastics, martial arts and ballet. Free transportation will be provided courtesy of the Siesta Island Trolley from Siesta Public Beach to the Village from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. making it easier for all to participate in the festivities.
This special event is sponsored by the merchants and businesses of Siesta Village plus friends of Siesta Village and is open to all free of charge.
Open Gallery Night
The Gallery on Siesta Key, located at 5129 Ocean Blvd, in the Village, will host an open gallery night on Friday, December 11 from 6-9 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
SKVA meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar. Meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. anyone interested in learning more about Siesta Key Village is encouraged to attend. For more information visit their website: www.siestakeyvillage.org.