Several events, including Sugar Sand Festival, closed Sunday due to severe weather concerns

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The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival on Clearwater Beach is among several events ‘ weather watchers published warnings of potential of high winds and storms battering Florida’s west coast then moving to the east and south starting Sunday afternoon.

Several events, including Sugar Sand Festival, closed Sunday due to severe weather concerns

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival on Clearwater Beach is among several events canceled Sunday due to concerns about impending severe weather rolling through the Tampa Bay area.

Others include the Shark's Tooth Festival at the Venice Airport Festival Grounds and Sun 'n Fun Fly-in in Lakeland.

ABC Action News meteorologist Jason Adams and other Bay area weather watchers published warnings of potential high winds and storms battering Florida's west coast then moving to the east and south starting Sunday afternoon.

The annual Sugar Sand Festival on Clearwater Beach will reopen Monday when the weather conditions are expected to be better. 

"We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our visitors," city of Clearwater spokeswoman Joelle Castelli said in a statement.

  • Publisher: WFTS
  • Date: 2018-04-15T16:55:52+0000
  • Author: Ken Knight
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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

Concert Series – Coconut Point hosts the first Concert Series of the season featuring the Rolling Stones tribute band The US Stones from 6-9 p.m. Bring chairs or blankets for seating on the lawn next to Florida Blue. 23106 Fashion Dr., Estero. 992-9966.

Food Trucks – Food Truck Friday runs from 5-10 p.m. every Friday at Millennial Brewing. The event features live music, chair massages, new beer releases and incredible food. 1811 Royal Palm Ave.

Outdoor Movie – The city of Bonita Springs hosts the second movie in its pirate-themed Movies in the Park series, with a showing of ‘The Pirates Band of Misfits,’ rated PG-13, at 6 p.m. at Riverside Park on Old 41 Road. Royal Scoop sells popcorn and lemonade. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating. 949-6262.

Live Music – Dave Hunter presents ‘We are Rocking and Rolling’ at 2 p.m. at the South County Regional Library. 21100 Three Oaks Pkwy., Estero. 479-4636.

Beach Yoga – Lee County Parks & Recreation offers free yoga on Bunche Beach from 9-10 a.m. every Saturday through March 31. Meet on the sand at San Carlos Bay/Bunche Beach Preserve. $2 parking fee. 18201 John Morris Road. 432-2154.

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  • Publisher: Fort Myers Florida Weekly
  • Date: 2018-03-21T00:30:00Z
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