By reducing our time a bit at this quiet beach, we’ve preserved two hours to stop--halfway home--at the Shops at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel for dinner. This outdoor shopping and dining venue should be perfect for a stroll in November.
A modern concession serves only fresh made-to-order food worthy of the short wait you’ll experience. There are also relatively new restrooms, covered picnic pavilions, and simple old-fashion picnic tables under the shade of waterfront trees.
Or you can set up a chair with a good book and occasionally look up to watch boats pass by and see dolphins jumping in the inlet.
Some serious fishing happens in the Venice Inlet. There is a bait shop on site if you’d like to bring your rod and join these anglers. Just be sure your catch can be stored on ice below the bus—out of aromatic range!
I/we would like to go to Nokomis Beach with the BBC on November 15th. Enclosed is my $28 check (pp).
Print your name(s): __________________________________________________
I/we wish to be on the bus with these friends (name up to four) ___________________________________________________________________
I/we still have a credit with the BBC and I would like to use that credit. _______
Please provide a phone number that the Club could use in the event we needed to
reach you during the beach outing: ______________________________
I am or will be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by October 31st ___________
On November 15, we’ll travel to one of the Barefoot Beachcombers’ favorite beaches
In addition to browsing all that there is to see here, you’ll also have the choice of many restaurants (see http://www.theshopsatwiregrass.com/dining/) to share a relaxing meal with friends.
2021 Beach Trips
Hopefully Wiregrass won’t have to train you back to the bus after a heavy meal.
This may be one of the most simplistic, back-to-nature beaches we offer our members. How does 4 hours of total relaxation in a beautiful setting on the Gulf sound to you? Since there is nothing commercial to distract us, the rest of the world will feel many miles away. As you can see, this park facing the Gulf is lined by a channel leading from the intercoastal waterway to the Gulf.
North Jetty Park at Nokomis
Liability Waiver: The BBC has a Liability Waiver specific to our club. This will only need to be done one time; not yearly as in the past. Please click on link below, print and sign, and give the form to your bus leader on this trip or mail it with your reservation form and payment.
Nokomis Beach (near Sarasota)
No trip schedule
Barefoot Beachcombers Club (‘BBC’ will also suffice)
333 Colony Blvd. #110
The Villages, FL 32162
You could instead hand your addressed envelope to a person at the counter at Safe Ship in Colony Plaza, saving you the stamp and ensuring that the mail does not delay your form.
Oh yeah ~ there’s also a quiet beach and crystal clear water awaiting your pleasure. To ensure your safety, there are lifeguards on duty year round.
(Unfortunately, they tend to rescue girls under age 25 first.)
If this trip interests you andyou are fully vaccinated prior to October 31, print the reservation form (click on green button below) and mail it along with your check (made out to the BBC) for $28 per person to the address below. On November 6th , we will conduct our lottery and you will be notified shortly thereafter of your seat confirmation or waitlist status.
Rest assured that we will be watching daily any red tide alerts for North Jetty Park at Nokomis Beach. If concern develops, we will substitute a different Gulf beach that is more protective of our health and comfort.