Dine directly under the fireworks at Pier 22's Fourth of July celebration with live music, a pig roast, carved Prime Rib, sushi, peel and eat shrimp, raw oysters, barbecue chicken, numerous salads and much more. Reservations required.
Price: $49.95, $14.95 11 and younger; tax, gratuity and beverages not included.
Snooty, the oldest known manatee in captivity, turns 65 and celebrates with children's games, a wildlife awareness festival, art activities, food and entertainment. The outdoor party is free, and tickets for general admission to the museum are available at a reduced price of $8, $7 seniors, $6 a …
The blues festival in downtown Bradenton includes such acts as The Rolling Stones opener Shemekia Copeland, Howlin' Wolf-associated Eddie Shaw & The Wolfgang and more.
Price: $30 advance, $40 day of, $25 per person groups of 10 or more, $20 students, $10 kids ages 5-12.