Assemble your team of sculptors – it’s a fun-raiser for KEEP MANATEE BEAUTIFUL, in partnership with Manatee County Government and Team Sandtastic, a nonprofit organization dedicated to litter prevention, beautification and environmental improvement throughout Manatee County.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Coquina Public Beach at the south end of Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida
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Sand Sculpting Contest
Sculpting 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Judging 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Awards 2 p.m.
Download the Event Flyer and Registration Form.
Free Form, Music or Wildlife
School or Open
Each team will have a 15′ x 15′ plot. Arrive at 8:00 a.m. the morning of the event to be assigned your plot on a first-come/first-serve basis at the check-in table. Each plot will be mounded with sand prior to event for sand sculpting. Sand must be from within your plot, adjacent walkways and beach. Each team must provide their own tools, such as: trowels, spades, shovels, spatulas, brushes, large spoons, rakes, brooms, buckets, garbage cans and wood forms.
Free Sand Sculpting Clinics
Learn the “Tips, Tricks and Techniques” of sand sculpture taught by master sculptors Team Sandtastic
Coquina Public Beach Pavilion at 2650 Gulf Dr. S., Bradenton Beach, FL
November 6 & 7 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Symphony on the Sand
Later on the evening of Saturday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. enjoy Symphony on the Sand, an elegant evening on picturesque and unspoiled Coquina Beach featuring three hours of great food and wonderful music provided by the Island’s own 45-piece orchestra, the Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Alfred Gershfeld (a product of the Kishnev and Moscow Conservatories). To purchase tickets, go to www.symphonyonthesand.com or call (941) 795-2370.