Lavish Lagniappe Gala
Nov
16
6:30 PM18:30

Lavish Lagniappe Gala

Emerge's inaugural gala will be the biggest event this spring! Join Emerge members for a festive night and be transported into the heart of New Orleans. Become immersed in the sights, sounds, flavors, and atmosphere of the iconic French Quarter.

The Lavish Lagniappe will bring together Sarasota’s emerging young, minority leaders (and our supporters) for an evening of culture, experiences, celebration, and a bit of revelry.

Tickets are on sale now! 

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Local Art Collective: Charcoal Object Drawing
Feb
23
6:30 PM18:30

Local Art Collective: Charcoal Object Drawing

Emerge's first Arts + Culture event for local artists and art aficionados. Get hands on demonstrations and lessons from Sarasota native + artist  Bianca Clyburn. Bianca is academically trained in the science of drawing and is an experienced artist. Through work-study at a local non profit fine arts center, Bianca has fined tuned her abilities as a .

Open to Emerge members, potential members + local art enthusiasts. Price is $50 per person. Ticket price includes: art supplies, a cheese plate and a bottle of wine for the table.

Limited seating.

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Movie Night Monthly Mixer: Black Panther Red Carpet Premire
Feb
16
6:30 PM18:30

Movie Night Monthly Mixer: Black Panther Red Carpet Premire

Emerge Sarasota’s February Member Mixer will be one you don’t want to miss!

Emerge members and interested potential members are invited to enjoy a movie night for the premiere of the most anticipated film of the year— Black Panther. 

Join us for a night featuring a great flick, the opportunity to network with like-minded minority professionals + tons of great conversation. 

Ticket price includes: popcorn and drink during the film plus entry into the cocktail mixer immediately following the movie. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served during the mixer.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:  https://emerge-black-panther-mixer.ticketbud.com/emerge-sarasota-black-panther-premiere-member-mixer

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Black Joy: An Academic Symposium
Feb
10
12:00 PM12:00

Black Joy: An Academic Symposium

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Emerge Sarasota, in partnership with Phoenix Rising Tennis Academy, New College of Florida and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, present the Academic Symposium: a panel discussion on Climate Change, Environmental Justice & Activism.

Join local activists, New College's Black Student Union and other local minority professionals, for an in-depth discussion on how environmental changes have an effect on the black community.

Featured panelist is Nef Price, Emerge's Sports + Education director and owner of Phoenix Rising Tennis Academy. 

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November Mixer
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

November Mixer

Emerge Sarasota takes on Escape Countdown Sarasota for our November member outing.

Join Emerge members and potential members as we work together during this interactive, entertaining adventure. And stick around for a free happy hour following all the fun! More details on the two games to come soon!

Mark your calendars and get your tickets early, limited spots availble.

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