December 12, 2023,

Purchase Ticket

As we are required to submit the number of attendees to the Sarasota Yacht Club not later than the  Friday before the Tuesday lunch , we request that you kindly make your online reservation on our website before close of business  on Friday, December 8th, 2023.  


Mr. McCarthy is passionate about Florida ecology and history. A skilled storyteller, John is well known for his encyclopedic knowledge of the Sarasota area, which he shares through presentations, tours and publications. John received his BS from Goshen College and worked with Sarasota County Government for 32 years as an Environmental Specialist, County Historian, and Director of Parks and Recreation. An avid cyclist and kayaker, John enjoys exploring natural lands and waterways throughout the region.

Photographers of the Sarasota Region

This presentation features the work of three photographers who captured the progress of Sarasota during three different time periods from the 1880s to the 1940s.