Saturday, December 7

August 2019 Event Calendar

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THURSDAY – 1


Waterfront Music Jam Session
Guitar Army at Gilchrist Park
400 West Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
6 – 10 p.m. every Thursday

Sound Machine
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Swamp Patio,
239-995-2141

Pearl & Princess
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Through Aug. 10
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Michael D’Amore
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Dan Miller
& Lew DelGatto Quartet
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

Concert: Soulixer
Mercato
9132 Strada Pl, Naples
Soulixer is a 3-piece cosmic concoction of indie rock and soul.
6 p.m. 239-254-1080

Ghostbird Theatre:
3 by James Brock
Aug. 1 – 3 and 8 – 10
Koreshan State Historic Site Theater
3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero
8 p.m. 239-992-0311

FRIDAY – 2


Fort Myers Art Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Always on the first Friday, visit the many galleries, exhibitions, and performances.
Rain or shine. 6-10 p.m.
fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Richie C
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl, Punta Gorda
Singer Rita Beach, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

The Sunset Celebration – High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Being Human Exhibit
August 2 – 15
Center for Visual Arts,
26100 Old 41 Rd., Bonita Springs
Reception Aug. 2 from 6 – 8 p.m.
239-495-8989

The Alex Lopez Xpress Band
Center for Performing Arts – Hinman Auditorium
10150 Bonita Beach Rd SE,
Bonita Springs
8 p.m. 239-495-8989

Birds, Birds, Birds exhibit
Aug. 2 – 22
Cape Coral Arts Studio, 4533 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral
Reception Aug. 9 from 5 – 7 p.m.
239-574-0802

Vanishing Point exhibit
Aug. 2 – 22
Cape Coral Arts Studio, 4533 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral
Featuring artist Richard Stanton. Reception Aug. 9 from 5 – 7 p.m.
239-574-0802

Red exhibit opens
DAAS Co-Op Art Gallery & Gifts,
1815 Fowler St., unit 3, Fort Myers
Opening reception, 6 – 10 p.m.
239-590-8645

Collective Group exhibit
Aug. 2 – 29
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
The Fort Myers Collects Group Exhibit features some of the most exquisite works from local art collectors, opening Friday, Reception Aug. 2 from 6 – 10 p.m.
239-333-1933

Reimagined Group Art Show
Aug. 2 – 29
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
The show explores folklore and mythology through the eyes of artists Dharma Lefevre, Danielle Branchaud, Amanda Warrick, Ndola Pensy, Katie Vance, Michelle Caraway, Amanda Howell, Jeannie Coons and Willow DeArmas.
239-333-1933

Chuck Peterson
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

ACT Gallery exhibit opens
Arts for ACT Gallery,
2265 First St., Fort Myers
Patrick Conolly; Altars, Shrines and Cabinets of Curiosities group exhibit, 6 – 10 p.m. during Art Walk. 239-337-5050

Joey Gilmore Band
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Mike Imbasciani
& His Bluez Rockerz
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

SATURDAY – 3


GreenMarket
Every Saturday
Lee County Alliance for the Arts,
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Enjoy live entertainment by local musicians and fun activities for kids, gardening classes and live cooking by local chefs. 10 a.m.
239-939-2787

Cindy Crowley
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Atilio Marinelli – 6 p.m.
Alter Ego – 7 pm
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
239-549-3000

Joey “Pitbull of Blues” Rowand
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Naples Jazz Society Concert
Norris Community Center
755 8th Ave., Naples
1 p.m. www.naplesjazzsociety.com

Nightbird – Tribute to Stevie Nicks
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
Doors at 7 p.m. 239-985-9839

Sunset Celebration
with Double Standard
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Singer Dan Meadows, noon-4 p.m. & Singer Adam Mac, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

80s Night with 80 Caliber
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
Best dressed 80s contest, win a night stay at the resort, 7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Joey Fiato
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

SUNDAY – 4


Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Singer Paul Roush, 1-5 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

An Evening of Motown
with The Ex-Bachelors
Naples Bay Resort & Marina
1500 5th Ave S, Naples
7 p.m. Summer concert series at The Pointe, Online reservations only NaplesBayResort.com/Concerts

Don Mopsick &
Roy Gerson – Jazz Brunch
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 239-333-2225

AURA
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
5 – 8 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

MYFE Band
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
3:30 – 7:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

TUESDAY – 6


Talking Tough
with Frankie & Angela
DAAS Co-Op Art Gallery & Gifts
1815 Fowler St Unit 3, Fort Myers
Talking Tough with Frankie & Angela is a weekly live that showcases original music, features artists and events, and discusses relevant topics each week. Viewers are invited to take part in the weekly topic discussion. 7:30 p.m.
239- 590-8645

Jazz Jam Session
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
6 p.m., 239-549-3000

WEDNESDAY – 7


AURA
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

SWFL Wax exhibit
United Arts Council of Collier County
953 4th Avenue North, Naples
Opening reception 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Meet the exhibiting artists and watch artist Madeline Sugerman give a cold-wax demonstration. Artists Sherrie Adam, Sherry Degennaro, Deborah B. Kristoff, Carol Lutgen, Madeline Sugerman, Marquelynn Raposa, Christine Reichow, Trish Tinsley and Beverly Yankwitt. 239-254-8242

Captain Pat
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

Greg Miller & The Tributes
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Frank Bang & Josh
“The Pitbull of Blues” Rowand
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 6 – 9 p.m., Dolphin Room,
239-995-3999

THURSDAY – 8


Top Shelf
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Evenings on 5th & Sidewalk Sales
Fifth Avenue South, Naples
An array of live musical performances up and down the sidewalks of 5th Avenue South, plus dining, shopping and more. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 239-692-8436

Colton
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

DJ Savage – Music Trivia
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6:30 – 9:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

Dan Miller
& Lew DelGatto Quartet
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

Sound Machine
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Swamp Patio,
239-995-2141

FRIDAY – 9


Iconic
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Laboratory Theater of Florida
presents DMV
Aug. 9 – 25
1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers
239-218-0481

The Sunset Celebration – High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

Johnny & Patti – 6 p.m.
Girls of Motown – 7 pm
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
239-549-3000

The Eyes Have It Members Exhibit
Aug. 9 – 31
Lee County Alliance for the Arts,
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Opening Reception: Aug. 9 from
5-7 p.m. 239-939-2787

Staged Readings
Center for Performing Arts – Moe Auditorium & Film Center, Bonita Springs, 7:30 p.m. 239-495-8989

TC Carr & The Bolts of Blue
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Chuck Peterson
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Mystery Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Join the Mystery every second Friday of the month from 6-8 pm. Registration begins at First and Hendry Streets in front of Iberia Bank. Free to play, participants receive the first clue of the mystery location and scorecard!�www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Singer Paul Roush, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Mr. Romantic & The Diva
August 9 – 11
Cultural Park Theater
528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral
Atilio Marinelli and Anne Tormela sing everything from Pop standards, oldies, rock & roll to Popera. 239-772-5862

Old 41 Band
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com


Spring Awakening
Aug. 9 – 11 and Aug. 15 -17
Florida Repertory Theatre Conservatory Program
Arcade Theatre, Bay Street, Fort Myers, 239-332-4488

SATURDAY – 10


Songs and Stories
From The Beatles to Bluegrass
Lee County Alliance for the Arts,
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Enjoy behind-the-scenes stories about The Beatles, Emmylou Harris and more with Barry & Holly Tashian. 7 p.m. 239-939-2787

Dazzling Del Rays
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Cindy Crowley
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Marty Stokes Band
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Bad Latitude
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Naples Jazz Society Concert
Norris Community Center
755 8th Ave., Naples
1 p.m. www.naplesjazzsociety.com

Gatsby/Escanaba Auditions
The Naples Players
701 5th Ave S, Naples
Auditions will be from noon-4 p.m. Both shows are auditioning on the same day and you may do one or both. 239-434-7340 ext. 125

Edith Diamond
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

The Sunset Celebration – Remedy
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Annual BaconFest Trolley Event
Big John’s Plaza, Cape Coral
Dress up and you could win 4 tickets to the next trolley event. 7 p.m. www.southcapeentertainment.com

TikiFest
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
JP’s Island Duo, Tiki Tom & L.A., Sunny Jim White, Hula Dancers, family fun from noon – 4 p.m. Highway 1 Trio, 5 – 9 p.m.
941-575-3007

Charlotte Players: Murder
Mystery on the High Seas!
Fisherman’s Village-King Fisher Fleet, 1200 West Retta Esplanade
STE 16A in Punta Gorda
The sailing vessel is one of the King Fisher fleet. It will leave promptly at 7:30 pm and bring you back to port at 9:30 pm. 941-639-0969

SUNDAY – 11


Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Singer Rita Beach, 1-5 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Don Mopsick &
Roy Gerson – Jazz Brunch
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 239-333-2225

Blues and Bloodys Concert Series
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
Betty Fox Band, Collaboration Band, noon – 7 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Top Shelf
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
3:30 – 7:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

Back To Chicago
Naples Bay Resort & Marina
1500 5th Ave S, Naples
The area’s true musical tribute to the famous band Chicago. Do you remember ”25 or 6 to 4,” “Beginnings,” “Does Anybody Know What Time it Is” $45. 7 p.m., online only at www.naplesbayresort.com

TUESDAY – 13


Jazz Jam Session
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
6 p.m., 239-549-3000

WEDNESDAY – 14


Wendy Renee
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Captain Pat
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

Greg Miller & The Tributes
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 6 – 9 p.m., Dolphin Room,
239-995-3999

Frank Bang & Josh
“The Pitbull of Blues” Rowand
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

THURSDAY – 15


Theatre Conspiracy: Harvey
Aug. 15 – 25
Lee County Alliance for the Arts,
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
239-939-2787

Sound Machine
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Swamp Patio,
239-995-2141

Dan Miller
& Lew DelGatto Quartet
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

Michael D’Amore
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Red Hannah
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Third Thursday Wine Walk
(formerly Alive After Five)
Downtown Punta Gorda , Punta Gorda, FL
Every third Thursday from 5 to 8 the downtown merchants bring you live music, artists and demoing, food trucks, other entertainment through out downtown. We have many restaurants, pubs and places whereby you can duck in and out of the heat or rain. Merchants stay open till 8 p.m. for your shopping pleasure. 5 – 8 p.m. 941-391-4856

Open Mic Bonita!
Center for Performing Arts
Moe Auditorium & Film Center, Bonita Springs
Songwriters, poets, slam poets, performance artists, playwrights, authors and short story writers, and stand-up comedians will take the stage to share their work with the audience. Tickets: $10 (10% off for current CFABS Members) 7 p.m. 239-495-8989

FRIDAY – 16


The Sunset Celebration – High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Richie C – 6 p.m.
Elvis and more tributes – 7 pm
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
239-549-3000

Half Step Down
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Mark Telesca Band
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Seven by Simonelli
Aug. 16 – 18
Cultural Park Theater
528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral
Seven one-act plays by Joe Simonelli, 239-772-5862

Punta Gorda Woodstock
Aug. 16 -18
Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center
75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda
941-833-5444
www.puntagordawoodstock.com

Music Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month as local and regional musicians line the streets. From jazz and blues to rock & roll, many genres can be heard and vary each month. Free to the public. 6-10 p.m. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Singer Michael Hirst, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Chuck Peterson
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Your Choice exhibit reception
Naples Art Association
585 Park St., Naples
Exhibit runs Aug. 19 – Sept. 25, reception 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
239-262-6517

Jory Lyle & Co.
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

SATURDAY – 17


Electric Lipstick
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Pedro Arevalo & Friends
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Gulf Coast Symphony:
Give My Regards To Broadway
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-481-4849

Edith Diamond
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Not Guilty
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Naples Jazz Society Concert
Norris Community Center
755 8th Ave., Naples
There’s nothing happier than a toe-tapping Dixieland tune – and nothing sadder than a sorrowful blues. These are truly American culture at its best! 1 p.m.
www.naplesjazzsociety.com

Florida Music Food
Initiative Benefit Concert
ACMA Listening Room @ All Faiths
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Come on out to enjoy good music, good friends and good fun all for the cost of a few food items. 7 p.m. www.americanacma.org

SummerJazz on the Gulf
851 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples Free concert on the Watkins Lawn featuring Pocket Change. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 239-261-2222

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Tiki Tom, noon-4 p.m. & Singer Dan Meadows, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Songwriters 4 Vets
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs
Join us for a country concert for a cause! Seven Nashville country songwriters, alongside Southwest Florida musician Ben Allen, will perform and share the stories behind their hit songs to honor and benefit local and national veterans. 8 p.m. www.songwriters4vets.com

“Dog Days of Summer”
Dinner Dance
Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.
Music by Tammy Truitt, 5:30 – 10 p.m., $30, 813-419-3613
wwwcapecoralsocialclub.org,

The Sunset Celebration – Wildlins
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Cindy Crowley
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Laughter is the Best Medicine
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-278-4422

Sam Galloway Ford Concert Series Josh Ward & Cody Weaver
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-985-9839

SUNDAY – 18


Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Singer Dave Powers, 1-5 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Don Mopsick &
Roy Gerson – Jazz Brunch
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 239-333-2225

Nostal Jah
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
5 – 8 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Mike Imbasciani
& His Bluez Rockerz
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
3:30 – 7:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

MONDAY – 19


Global Sustainable Design
Aug. 19 – Sept. 5
ArtLab at FGCU,
10501 FGCU Blvd. S, Fort Myers
This exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 239-590-7199

Global Sustainable Design
Aug. 19 – Sept. 5
ArtLab in the west side of the Library building, FGCU,
10501 FGCU Blvd S, Fort Myers
Exhibit free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m .- 4 p.m. 239-590-7199

TUESDAY – 20


Jazz Jam Session
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
6 p.m., 239-549-3000

WEDNESDAY – 21


Love That Dress!
Embassy Suites Fort Myers, Estero
Love That Dress! is the ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year offering new and gently-loved dresses, shoes, handbags, and accessories at nominal prices to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee.
6 p.m. General Admission $30
www.lovethatdressleecounty.com

Frank Bang & Josh
“The Pitbull of Blues” Rowand
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 6 – 9 p.m., Dolphin Room,
239-995-3999

Laurie & Rusty Wright
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Captain Pat
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

Greg Miller & The Tributes
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

THURSDAY – 22


Once
Aug. 22 – Sept. 28
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

New York Rhythm
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

DJ Savage – Music Trivia
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6:30 – 9:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

Dan Miller
& Lew DelGatto Quartet
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

Sound Machine
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Swamp Patio,
239-995-2141

Global Sustainable
Design reception
ArtLab in the west side of the Library building, FGCU,
10501 FGCU Blvd S, Fort Myers
This is free and open to the public. 5 p.m. 239-590-7199

Jerry B Dance Party
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

FRIDAY – 23


The Sunset Celebration – High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Manny T
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Love That Dress – Collier
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
Love That Dress! is one of Pace Collier’s biggest events of the year and we can never have too many volunteers. 239-657-2400
www.pacecenter.org/collier

Soul System
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Sounds of Summer – Singer Songwriter Competition
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
The competition focuses on original musicians in the singer-songwriter genre. This yearly event invites performers in the genre to enter for a chance to win great prizes.
7:30 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show
239-333-1933

Dockta D
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Paul Cottrell, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Riverside
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Chuck Peterson
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

The Studio Players: Venus in Fur
Through Sept. 8
Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples
239-398-9192

SATURDAY – 24


Brian Smalley in Concert
ACMA Listening Room @ All Faiths
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
7 p.m. www.americanacma.org

Cindy Crowley
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Naples Jazz Society Concert
Norris Community Center
755 8th Ave., Naples
There’s nothing happier than a toe-tapping Dixieland tune – and nothing sadder than a sorrowful blues. These are truly American culture at its best! 1 p.m.
www.naplesjazzsociety.com

Sunset Celebration
with Double Standard
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Arts In August
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Fine art, craft vendors, demonstrations and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Live music with Dave Heveron noon– 4 p.m. & Singer Chris G, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Eric Steckel
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Spin Zone
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Neil Diamond tribute
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
Neil Zirconia, 7 p.m.,
239-549-3000

Bite The Bullet
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

SUNDAY – 25


A Toast to Tenacity-
Honoring Women’s Suffrage
Lee County Alliance for the Arts,
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Join us for a toast, great company, a special performance from The Agitators and refreshments in the gallery after the program. While the event is free, an RSVP is requested. 5 – 7 p.m. 239-939-2787

Don Mopsick &
Roy Gerson – Jazz Brunch
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. 239-333-2225

New York Rhythm
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
5 – 8 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Tiki Tom, 1-5 p.m., center court.
941-575-3007

Southwest Florida Blues Society Regional IBC competition
DJ’s Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
Doors at noon SWFBS regional IBC “Road to Memphis” Challenge. General Admission: $12, $5 SWFBS members (with valid membership card) Join/ Renew at the door Raffles; 50/50, Blues fest tickets & more. Noon. 239-466-8326

Shore Patrol
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
3:30 – 7:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

MONDAY – 26


Hope by Song
Fort Myers Regional Library, 2450 First St., Fort Myers
6 p.m. in amphitheater. Their words are used to create songs of struggle and hope. 239-479-4636

TUESDAY – 27


Jazz Jam Session
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
6 p.m., 239-549-3000

WEDNESDAY – 28


Pietro Iannotti
Shell Point Retirement Community, The Grand Cypress Room at the Woodlands
14441 Woodsong Lane, Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-454-2067

Greg Miller & The Tributes
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Wendy Renee
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Captain Pat
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

Frank Bang & Josh
“The Pitbull of Blues” Rowand
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-333-2225

Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 6 – 9 p.m., Dolphin Room,
239-995-3999

THURSDAY – 29


Open to Interpretation: Selections from the Permanent Collection opening reception
Wasmer Art Gallery,
Arts Complex, FGCU,
10501 FGCU Blvd. S, Fort Myers
This event is free and open to the public, 5 p.m. Exhibit runs to Oct. 3
239-590-7199

David C. Johnson & Lisa V.
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
6 – 9 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

DJ Savage – Music Trivia
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6:30 – 9:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

Thursday Night L!VE
Bell Tower Shops
13499 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
Join us at Center Court for the return of the Faded Roots Band, from 6 to 8pm. Be sure to bring the lawn chairs and the entire family, plus enjoy a beer and wine bar for purchase from Grimaldi’s! & Remember as always, entry is free! 6 – 8 p.m. 239-489-1221

Karen Seide Exhibition
Aug. 29 – Dec. 7
Center for Performing Arts,
10150 Bonita Beach Rd
Reception Aug. 29 from 6 – 8 p.m. 239-495-8989

Jose Ramirez
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Pearl & Princess
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Sound Machine
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Swamp Patio,
239-995-2141

FRIDAY – 30

The Sunset Celebration – High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

Relentless Fire
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Aquarium exhibit
Aug. 30 – Sept. 26
Cape Coral Arts Studio,
4533 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral
Reception: Sept. 13 from 5 – 7 p.m.
239-574-0802

Open to Interpretation: Selections from the Permanent Collection
Aug. 30 – Oct. 3
Wasmer Art Gallery, Arts Complex, FGCU, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S, Fort Myers
This exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
239-590-7199

Crazy Fingers:
Grateful Dead tribute
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Joey Fiato
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Chris G, 5-9 p.

Chuck Peterson
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Richie C – 6 p.m.
Rockin Horse – 7 pm
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
239-549-3000

SATURDAY – 31


The Sunset Celebration – Remedy
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 – 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Old 41 Band
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com
Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Espl., Punta Gorda
Singer Michael Hirst, noon-4 p.m. & Singer Dan Meadows, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Cindy Crowley
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail, N. Fort Myers, 4 – 7 p.m. Dolphin Room,
239-995-2141

Jason Haram Band
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro, 2210 Bay St., Fort Myers,
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Naples Jazz Society Summer Concert
Norris Community Center
755 8th Ave., Naples
There’s nothing happier than a toe-tapping Dixieland tune – and nothing sadder than a sorrowful blues. These are truly American culture at its best! 1 p.m.
www.naplesjazzsociety.com

Armed Forces of Funny
Stand Up Comedy
Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
You’ve checked in to Alliance for the Arts before It’s surefire laughs with The Armed Forces of Funny, a collection of some of the funniest comedians from military families across the country. The cost is $20 per show or $15 for Alliance members. About the Armed Forces of Funny Line-Up The Armed Forces of funny is a locked and loaded night of comedy featuring Brendan Jay, Brett James, Rudy Wilson and Duncan Jay. 8 p.m. 239-939-2787

Soapy Tuna
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
7 – 11 p.m., 239-540-8454

Robert Gonnelli – 6 p.m.
The Goldtones – 7 pm
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
239-549-3000

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