3:00 p.m. Organist Fonda Davies plays unique arrangements of favorite carols. Contemporary Christian band Refuge performs popular Trans-Siberian Orchestra pieces. Free will offering. See www.englewoodumc.net or call during office hours.
The University of South Florida honored its student veterans - and all veterans - with a week-long series of events, including a "vets expo," a chili cook-off and a speech from Medal of Honor recipient, US Army Master Sergeant Leroy Petry (Ret.). Find out more on University Beat on WUSF TV. Also: Most people commemorate “Veterans Day,” but the University of South Florida honors our servicemen and women with “Veterans Week.”
On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll take you to some of the events held at USF, which has been named one of the country’s best colleges for veterans.
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents the rising young baritone, Takaoki Onishi, with Arlene Shrut, piano, Saturday, December 6, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, December 7, 7:30 p.m., at the Historic Asolo Theater, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota.
The Jazz Club of Sarasota's December Jazz at Two series opens with a performance of selections from the Great American Songbook, plus a few original compositions, by saxophonist, flutist and composer Greg Abate.
State College of Florida Choirs, Symphony Orchestra and Guitar Ensemble take you on a journey to snow, ice and all things winter at 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at Neel Performing Arts Center at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W. Information: 941-752-5252.