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Ongoing Events

LIVE MUSIC!

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Check back later for upcoming performances

HAPPY HOUR

Join us everyday for Happy Hour
ALL DAY throughout the summer!

 

$1 off all draft beers

$7 Pinot Grigio

$7 Bonanza Cabernet

$7 Montepulciano

$7 Pinot Noir. 

$7 well mixed drinks

$9 well martinis
(this excludes martinis with multiple liquors listed on the menu) 

Weekly Events

Friday, July 19th | 8pm

AFTER HOURS COMEDY NIGHT

Get ready for a night of non-stop laughter at The Original Wolfie's Delicatessen and Rascal House Bar. Join us for a hilarious evening filled with top-notch comedians ready to tickle your funny bone. Alex Cunningham, Vinnie Raucci, Mysia Chabert, and Noah Fleming will have you laughing 'til your sides hurt. Don't miss out on this unforgettable in-person event! Grab your friends and come on down for a night of jokes, drinks, and good times.

For more information as well as to purchase tickets, please click here to be redirected the EventBrite webpage.

 

This is an Adults Only event. 2 Drink minimum per person. $15 Online, $20 Door. We anticipate this event will sell out, so get your tickets in advance!

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Thursday, July 11th | 3pm–5pm

LOUS BONSAI LESSON

Welcome to Lous Bonsai Lesson at Wolfie's Delicatessen! Join us for a fun and educational in-person event where you can learn the art of bonsai from experienced instructors. Don't miss out on this opportunity to cultivate your own miniature tree and enjoy delicious food and drinks in a lively atmosphere. Reserve your spot now!

Tickets are $60 and include:

  • One non-alcoholic beverage

  • One item off of the Wolfie’s Summer Menu

  • Gloves

  • Soil

  • Pots

  • Trees to be worked on

  • Shears, pebbles, wire, etc.

  • Guests will take home their bonsai tree

Event lasts two hours and is limited to only 12 guests

For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here to be redirected to the EventBrite webpage.

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Saturday, June 29th | 7:30pm–9pm

CABARET ON THE BLVD

Grae Productions invites you to experience "Cabaret on the Blvd," presented by Brian Craft and Stephanie Grae, in collaboration with The Original Wolfie’s Rascal House in the Rosemary District, downtown Sarasota.

 

Join us for an intimate evening at the Rascal House courtyard on Saturday, June 29th, starting at 8PM. The show features nine acts with a running time of approximately 90 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission.

 

"Cabaret on the Blvd" will occur monthly on the fourth Saturday, with rotating themes. The premiere performance theme is CIRQUE, featuring an ensemble cast of vocal, burlesque, drag, and circus artists.

 

Expect exceptional entertainment each month with your host and Master of Ceremonies, Jesse Lippert.

 

Scheduled to appear: Brian Craft, Ashley Figlow, Carmen Lai Garden, Mr. Gripp, and Daly Santana.

To find out more as well as to purchase tickets, please click here to be redirected to the EventBrite website.

 

Come one, come all… to "Cabaret on the Blvd: Cirque."

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June 12 – June 23, 2024

WBTT "COCONUT CAKE"

The Original Wolfie's is collaborating with Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe for their run of "Coconut Cake", opening on June 12th until June 23rd.

Show attendees will be eligible for a sweet bonus: thanks to a collaboration of WBTT and The Original Wolfie’s, restaurant patrons with proof of “Coconut Cake” tickets can receive a free slice of coconut layer cake (with the purchase of a menu item).

For more information about the show including showtimes and ticket purchases, please click here to be redirected to the WBTT website.

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June 1 – June 14, 2024

Savor Sarasota

June 1 through 14, nearly 30 restaurants throughout Sarasota County will feature multi-course menus for only $25 per person for lunch and $40 per person for dinner.

Now in its 19th year, Savor Sarasota is more than just an annual dining event – it's a celebration of Sarasota's diverse culinary landscape—from the barrier islands of Longboat Key and Lido Key to the downtowns of Venice, Sarasota and Englewood—and the talented local chefs who bring it all to life.

Whether you're craving classic comfort food, international cuisine or contemporary creations, chef-curated menus allow you to sample a variety of dishes and flavors while taking advantage of stellar deals. Select restaurants offer additional deals during Savor Sarasota—look for wine pairings, cocktail flights or opportunities to upgrade your prix fixe menu.

From Peruvian plates and French crepes to fresh local seafood, you’ll be speaking Sarasota cuisine before the end of summer. It’s only two weeks long, so check out the area restaurants participating in Savor Sarasota 2024 and start making plans!

Click here to see our special Lunch Menu

Click here to see our special Dinner Menu

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Sunday, April 28th | 11am–2pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Saturday, April 27th | 5pm–8pm

Naima Barake Gonzalez

Naima sings jazz pop. "I make music, I am a star being of love & light, here to shine my light on humanity"

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Friday, April 26th | 6pm–9pm

Suzanne Lucas Duo

Suzanne Lucas is an extraordinary jazz singer from Brooklyn, NY who captivates audiences with her unparalleled ability to craft each song into a unique masterpiece. In the world of jazz, her spellbinding phrasing and soulful interpretation, weaves stories through her music like no other.

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Sunday, April 21st | 11am–2pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Saturday, April 20th | 5pm–8pm

Dean Johanesen

Dean is a songwriter and guitarist inspired by historical fiction, speakeasy era Americana and the sounds of Hot Club Jazz (Django Reinhardt), Western Swing (Bob Wills, Lyle Lovett, etc) and American Roots Music.

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Saturday, April 20th | 11am–2pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, April 19th | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Wednesday, April 17th | 6:30pm–9:30pm

A REVIVAL OF OUR MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT!

Adult interactive mystery comedy dinner show. Limited engagement at The Original Wolfie’s Deli & Wolfie Cohen’s Rascal House in the trendy Sarasota Rosemary District.

This all new mystery is from the award winning team at Pineapple Kitchen Mysteries.

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1930’s. New York City.
The city is buzzing with the opening of the highly anticipated new musical by producer Pineapple. Against everyone’s suggestion, Pineapple has casted his untalented nephew as the lead. Everyone that is anyone has been invited to the famed Wolfie’s Deli for an opening night party, but the curtain has closed before it has opened. Someone has been murdered…

Join Inspector Frank McArthur and Criminologist Dr. Morty Watson as they sort through clues to solve this mysterious case. It’s a tragedy that turns into a comedy.

Everyone is a suspect and becomes a character in the 3-hour Whodunnit Dinner Show.

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DINNER & SHOW TIME
March 20th 2024 from 6:30-9:30PM
$95.00/pp plus tax and gratuity (Doors Open at 6:15PM)

Seat Reservations Required.

No physical tickets issued once purchased.

Ages 21+ Only
Private Parties are minimum of 24 seats.
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The Original Wolfie's & Rascal House
1420 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, Florida 34236
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Guests are encouraged to come dressed in 1930's style such as Gangster or Flapper costume and will be assigned a character upon arriving. An Award will be given for those who guess whodunit.

** No Refunds or credit given one week prior to show dates - Your reservation is transferable to someone else (no fee will be charged).

 

To place a reservation, or for more information, please click here!


We reserve the right to change dates if we do not meet the minimum guest count of 20.

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Sunday, April 14th | 11am–2pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Saturday, April 13th | 5pm–8pm

Dean Johanesen

Dean is a songwriter and guitarist inspired by historical fiction, speakeasy era Americana and the sounds of Hot Club Jazz (Django Reinhardt), Western Swing (Bob Wills, Lyle Lovett, etc) and American Roots Music.

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Saturday, April 13th | 11am–2pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, April 12th | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Sunday, April 7th | 11am–2pm

Bryan Spainhower

Bryan Spainhower is a world-renowned guitarist and musician, known for his exceptional skill and passion for world music. Bryan’s love of music led him to explore a wide range of genres and styles, from classical to jazz, blues, rock, and beyond. But it was his fascination with world music that truly set him apart.

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Saturday, April 6th | 5pm–8pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Saturday, April 6th | 11am–2pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, April 5th | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Sunday, March 31st | 11am–2pm

Dean Johanesen

Dean is a songwriter and guitarist inspired by historical fiction, speakeasy era Americana and the sounds of Hot Club Jazz (Django Reinhardt), Western Swing (Bob Wills, Lyle Lovett, etc) and American Roots Music.

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Saturday, March 30th | 5pm–8pm

Royale Duo

A jazz and soul duo comprises pianist, John Hetherington, and vocalist, Briana Lutzi.

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Saturday, March 30th | 11am–2pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, March 29th | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Sunday, March 24th | 11am–2pm

Bryan Spainhower

Bryan Spainhower is a world-renowned guitarist and musician, known for his exceptional skill and passion for world music. Bryan’s love of music led him to explore a wide range of genres and styles, from classical to jazz, blues, rock, and beyond. But it was his fascination with world music that truly set him apart.

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Saturday, March 23rd | 5pm–8pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Saturday, March 23rd | 11am–3pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, March 22nd | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Wednesday, March 20th | 6:30pm–9:30pm

Adult interactive mystery comedy dinner show. Limited engagement at The Original Wolfie’s Deli & Wolfie Cohen’s Rascal House in the trendy Sarasota Rosemary District.

This all new mystery is from the award winning team at Pineapple Kitchen Mysteries.
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1930’s. New York City.
The city is buzzing with the opening of the highly anticipated new musical by producer Pineapple. Against everyone’s suggestion, Pineapple has casted his untalented nephew as the lead. Everyone that is anyone has been invited to the famed Wolfie’s Deli for an opening night party, but the curtain has closed before it has opened. Someone has been murdered…

Join Inspector Frank McArthur and Criminologist Dr. Morty Watson as they sort through clues to solve this mysterious case. It’s a tragedy that turns into a comedy.

Everyone is a suspect and becomes a character in the 3-hour Whodunnit Dinner Show.

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DINNER & SHOW TIME
March 20th 2024 from 6:30-9:30PM
$95.00/pp plus tax and gratuity (Doors Open at 6:15PM)

Seat Reservations Required.

No physical tickets issued once purchased.

Ages 21+ Only
Private Parties are minimum of 24 seats.
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The Original Wolfie's & Rascal House
1420 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, Florida 34236
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Guests are encouraged to come dressed in 1930's style such as Gangster or Flapper costume and will be assigned a character upon arriving. An Award will be given for those who guess whodunit.

** No Refunds or credit given one week prior to show dates - Your reservation is transferable to someone else (no fee will be charged).


WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE DATES IF WE DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM GUEST COUNT OF 20

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Tuesday, March 19th | 5:30pm–9:30pm

SARASOTA JAZZ FESTIVAL - MELANIE MASSELL & COMPANY

The Sarasota Jazz Festival will be going on from March 17th – March 23rd all around the city. Don't miss great talent, Melanie Massell & Company performing at Wolfie's on March 19th starting at 5:30pm!

Seasoned, spicy, saucy and sassy, this petite red-headed hot-blooded vocal song stylist delivers every note with the smoothness of a pearl, the richness of Godiva and the explosion of TNT - all at once.

For more info and tickets for the Sarasota Jazz Festival and to see where else the acts will be appearing, please check out their website: https://www.sarasotajazzfestival.com/

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Sunday, March 17th | 11am–2pm

Bryan Spainhower

Bryan Spainhower is a world-renowned guitarist and musician, known for his exceptional skill and passion for world music. Bryan’s love of music led him to explore a wide range of genres and styles, from classical to jazz, blues, rock, and beyond. But it was his fascination with world music that truly set him apart.

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Saturday, March 16th | 5pm–8pm

Dean Johanesen

Dean is a songwriter and guitarist inspired by historical fiction, speakeasy era Americana and the sounds of Hot Club Jazz (Django Reinhardt), Western Swing (Bob Wills, Lyle Lovett, etc) and American Roots Music.

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Saturday, March 16th | 11am–2pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, March 15th | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Sunday, March 10th | 11am–2pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Saturday, March 9th | 5pm–8pm

Royale Duo

A jazz and soul duo comprises pianist, John Hetherington, and vocalist, Briana Lutzi.

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Saturday, March 9th | 11am–2pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, March 8th | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Sunday, March 3rd | 11am–2pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Saturday, March 2nd | 5pm–8pm

Royale Duo

A jazz and soul duo comprises pianist, John Hetherington, and vocalist, Briana Lutzi.

Photograph of the jazz band Royale Duo

Saturday, March 2nd | 11am–2pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, March 1st | 6pm–9pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Thurday, February 29th | 5pm–8pm

Tim Michael McCaig

Vocalist/Musician Tim Michael McCaig has a remarkable gift for capturing the essence of every artist. "Tim McCaig's fingers dance across the keys, as his amazing vocals breathe new life into the melodies of popular music."

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Sunday, February 25th | 11:30am–2:30pm

Royale Duo

A jazz and soul duo comprises pianist, John Hetherington, and vocalist, Briana Lutzi.

Photograph of the jazz band Royale Duo

Saturday, February 24th | 6:30am–9:30pm

Dean Johanesen

Dean is a songwriter and guitarist inspired by historical fiction, speakeasy era Americana and the sounds of Hot Club Jazz (Django Reinhardt), Western Swing (Bob Wills, Lyle Lovett, etc) and American Roots Music.

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Saturday, February 24th | 11:30am–2:30pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Friday, February 23rd | 6:30am–9:30pm

Matt Ragas & the Stable Geniuses

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Thursday, February 22nd | 6:30am–9:30pm

Gustav Viehmeyer

Guitarist/Instrumentalist specializing in jazz, rock and blues.

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Sunday, February 18th | 11:30am–2:30pm

Royale Duo

A jazz and soul duo comprises pianist, John Hetherington, and vocalist, Briana Lutzi.

Photograph of the jazz band Royale Duo

Saturday, February 17th | 5pm–8pm

Synia Carroll

A jazz vocalist with smooth and soulful vocals, Synia is a storyteller that captivates audiences with every inspiring performance.

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Saturday, February 17th | 11:30am–2:30pm

Matt Ragas

Let Matt and his group transport you back in time to Sinatra and Fitzgerald. You’ll be blown away by his powerful and rich voice.

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Check back each week for our updated schedule of events!

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