Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain is coming to Sarasota.

The Republican Party of Sarasota County announced today that Cain will be the special guest at their 2011 Statesman of the Year Dinner to honor Mississippi governor Haley Barbour. The goings-on will be at the Sarasota Memorial Auditorium on Sunday November 27th from 6 to 8 p.m., with a VIP beforehand. Tickets for the dinner are 150 dollars and 300 dollars for the dinner and VIP reception. Contact the Republican Party of Sarasota County for tickets.