Thursday - 1

 ACMA - Songwriters at Sunset
Lover’s Key State Park,
8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach
Roy Schneider, Kim Mayfield and JRobert, 3:30 p.m., free concert, parking $8 239-691-4069
www.americanacma.org

A Christmas Carol
Through Dec. 23
BIG ARTS Strauss Theater
2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel
239-395-0900

Holiday Nights
Through Jan. 1
Edison Ford Winter Estates,
2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
239-334-7419

Festival of Trees
Through Dec. 4
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center,
2301 First St., Fort Myers
www.goodwilltrees.com

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap
Through Dec. 18
Florida Repertory Theatre
2269 Bay Street, Fort Myers
239-332-4488

White Christmas
Through Dec. 25
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Gulfshore Playhouse presents My Fair Lady
Through Dec. 11
The Norris Center, 755 8th Street, Naples
239-261-7529

Best Of Enemies
Through Dec. 15
Florida Repertory Theatre 2268 Bay St., Fort Myers
239-332-4488

Another Night Before Christmas
Through Dec. 25
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
239-472-6862

The Naples Players - Coney Island Christmas
Through Dec. 18
Sugden Community Theatre,
701 5th Avenue South, Naples
239-263-7990  www.naplesplayers.com

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

Handel’s Messiah
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
7:30 p.m.  239-597-1900

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

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

Sara Evans
Englewood Event Center
3069 S. McCall Road, Englewood
6 p.m. 941-270-3324

 
Victor Wainwright & The Wild Roots
Mercato Shops
9132 Strada Place, Naples
6 - 9 p.m. www.mercatoshops.com

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Singer Paul Roush noon-3 p.m., Salty Paws Muttini Mingle from 5:30-8 p.m., 941-575-3007

7th annual Holiday House
Through Dec. 3
Tarpon Lodge, 13771 Waterfront Drive, Bokeelia
Dec. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. On Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 from 5:30 to 10 p.m.. 239-283-3999

Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony
5th Avenue South, Naples
5 - 8:30 p.m. www.fifthavenuesouth.com

Del Prados at Yacht Club
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
6:30 p.m. 239-574-0807

Ingroov Big Band
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte
2 - 4 p.m. $2, tickets at the door. 941-625-4175

Senior Projects, Fall 2016 Exhibition
Bower School of Music & the Arts
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers
Presentations in the U. Tobe Recital Hall, Music Building with Reception to follow in the Main Gallery, Arts Complex; 5 p.m. 239-745-4268

Fridgeworks: Gerritt VanderMeer’s
classes’ final performance
Bower School of Music & the Arts
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers
TheatreLab, Arts Complex; Free. 7:30 p.m.
239-745-4268

Thursday on Third
Third Avenue South, Naples
Felix Jiles in Fleischmann Courtyard and Chris Workman in front of Bad Ass Coffee Shop from 5 - 8 p.m. Snow 7:30 p.m.  www.thirdstreetsouth.com

John Denver tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Theatre Conspiracy: The Country Wife
Through Dec. 17
Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers
239-936-3239
 

 

Friday - 2

 The 32nd Annual Luminary Holiday Stroll
Sanibel & Captiva Islands
2427 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel
5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday on Sanibel
and Saturday on Captiva   239-472-6385

Veronica Benning exhibit
Through Jan. 6
Ollie Mack Gentry Photography Studio and Gallery, 2180 W. First St., suite 210, Fort Myers
6 - 10 p.m. 239-332-1295

ACT Gallery exhibit opens
Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 First St., For Myers
Opening reception for an exhibit featuring art of Kim Kraft-Beckler, Lisette Morales, Nick Masiello.
6 - 10 p.m. during Art Walk.  239-337-5050

Fort Myers Art Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
6 - 10 p.m. www.fortmyersartwalk.com
 

Craig Morgan
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
7 p.m.  www.theranchfortmyers.com

Wayward Souls
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

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

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

Fantasy and Reality exhibit
Reverie & Rock Art Gallery,
1528 Jackson St., Fort Myers
6 - 9 p.m. 239-278-5236

Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting
Downtown Fort Myers
6 p.m. www.myriverdistrict.com  

Bob Seger, Billy Joel, Cher, Lady Gaga tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Etc…Reader’s Theatre:
One-Act Contest Presentation
Through Dec. 3
Sugden Theatre, 701 5th Ave. S, Naples
8 p.m. $10. 239-263-7990

Florida Rep Reads Aloud
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
10 a.m. 239-479-4636

Holly Daze Art Bazaar
Through Dec. 17
Cape Coral Arts Studio
4533 Coronado Parkway , Cape Coral
Great opportunity to buy original works of art from our students, teachers and friends, at reasonable prices! 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.    239-574-0802

Chocolate & Spirits Festival
Gulf Coast Town Center – in the Market Plaza
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
Featuring chocolate creations from area restaurants, festive holiday spirits, live entertainment and a silent auction. The Brittany Russell Band will play. Purchase $1 tickets for chocolate samples. Free admission. Proceeds benefit SW Florida Reading Festival. 6 - 8 p.m. 239-533-4826   readfest.org

The Sunset Celebration - High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

Southwest Florida Country Music Fest
Germain Arena
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
Featuring Hunter Hayes, Kellie Pickler and Lauren Alain. 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. 239-948-7825

Nowhere Band Beatles Tribute Concert
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers
6 - 10 p.m. Free Admission.  239-333-1933

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

Marshall Tucker Band
SW Florida Performing Arts Center,
11515 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
8 p.m. 239-389-8901  wwwswflpac.com

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Michael Hirst, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee. Charlotte High Silver King Jazz Band, 6-8 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007
 

 

Saturday - 3

 Saturday Art Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. www.fortmyersartwalk.com

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

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

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

The Nutcracker
Through Sunday
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
239-597-1900

Pink Floyd tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Charlotte County 38th Annual Christmas Parade
Downtown Punta Gorda,
2702 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte
The Christmas Parade steps off at noon in downtown Punta Gorda, traveling from Charlotte High School, up Taylor Road to disband at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center. Noon - 2 p.m. 941-627-2222

Englewood Winter Fine Arts Festival
Through Sunday
Dearborn Street,  Englewood
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 941-460-1999

Holiday Dance Party - The Del Prados
The Shell Factory
2787 N. Tamiami Trail (US 41), North Fort Myers
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 239-995-3999

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Tiki Tom & L.A., 5-9 p.m.  941-575-3007

The Sunset Celebration - Rock Solid
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900  

Sally Mere Art Fair
Saturday & Sunday
Bell Tower Shops, Daniels & US 41, Fort Myers
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.thebelltowershops.com  239-489-1221

Higher Ground Christmas Showcase
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m. 941-625-3622

Art in the Park
Naples Arts Association, 585 Park St., Naples
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.NaplesArt.org 239-262-6517

Symphony Orchestra Concert
Bower School of Music & the Arts
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers
In the U. Tobe Recital Hall, Music Building, FGCU Campus; free. 7:30 p.m.  239-745-4268

Improv Tonight!
Center for Performing Arts – Moe Auditorium & Film Center, 10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
8 p.m. 239-495-8989 www.artcenterbonita.org

Gulf Coast Symphony: Shostakovich, Prokofiev
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-481-4849

The Dazzling Del Rays
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326
 

Holiday Open House
Ivy Cottage Antiques & Treasures
2259 Widman Way, Fort Myers
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 239-226-0025

Christmas Boat Parade
Fort Myers Beach
Commence  at 6 p.m. from Salty Sam’s Marina led by Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus on the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce boat.
www.fortmyersbeachchamber.org

Blue Smoke Thunderfest
Saturday & Sunday
Florida Sports Park,
8520 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples.
Gates open at 11 a.m., $10 www.miraclelimbs.org

ACMA concert - Jann Klose
All Faiths Unitarian Church,
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m., $10-$15 donation. Bill Steel opens. 239-691-4069
www.americanacma.org

24-hour Playwriting Project
The Laboratory Theater of Florida
Kiwanis Hall, 1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers    
Playwrights will bring their sleeping bags and coffee mugs to Lab Theater, where they will be assigned a theme, a director and actors. Within 24 hours, you will see the fruits of their labor when we stage all of the 15-minute one-act plays. 8 p.m. 239-218-0481
 

 

Sunday - 4

 Spirit of the Gulf
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW
Fort Myers, 2 p.m. 239-481-4849

Jazz Brunch-Joe Delaney & Brandon Robertson
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 239-333-2225

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

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

Music Under the Oaks
House of Prayer Retreat Center,
17880 Cypress Creek Drive, Alva  
Classic rock by Mike & Owen, bluegrass by the Bear Hill band & the SW Fla. debut of singer-songwriter Krysti Subieta. Noon to 4 p.m. 239-728-3614

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra,
701 Carmalita Street, Punta Gorda
7:30 p.m. 941-205-9743

Meet the Composer Claude Debussy
Center for Performing Arts – Moe Auditorium & Film Center, 10150 Bonita Beach Road,  Bonita Springs
Join international artist and lecturer, Dr. Anne McLean as she performs in a multimedia presentation highlighting a great composer’s music, fascinating historical insights and visual images.
3 - 5 p.m.  239-495-8989

Holiday Wind Orchestra Concert
Grace United Methodist Church,
13 SE 21st Pl, Cape Coral
This concert is free. 3 p.m. 239-745-4268

Naples Concert Band in the Park
The Cambier Park Bandshell
698 6th Ave South, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-263-9521

Tru Kountry Christmas
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m. $15 www.theculturalcenter.com
941-625-4175 x221
 

Two Piano Group Holiday Concert
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
2 p.m. $7  www.theculturalcenter.com
941-625-4175.
 

 

Monday - 5

 TGIM
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers
Come join us for short indie films submitted to the Fort Myers Film Festival and have your say as to whether or not it makes the grade. Doors open 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m.  239-333-1933

Havana Cuba All-Stars
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
8 p.m. 239-597-1900

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

Charlotte County Big Band music of Glenn Miller
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m. $12, $11 for members, $13 at door www.theculturalcenter.com 941-625-4175 x221

Guitarist Drew Gale
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Noon-3 p.m.  941-575-3007
 

 

Tuesday - 6

 Cantus
The Village Church Auditorium Shell Point
15101 Shell Point Blvd., Fort Myers
Cantus is widely known for its warmth and blend, innovative programming, and engaging performances of music. 7:30 p.m. 239-454-2067

Annual Christmas Carol Sing
First Presbyterian Church,
2438 Second St., Fort Myers
1, 4 and 7 p.m. Benefits Community Cooperative

Gift Shop Extravaganza
Social Center & Shell Point Gift Shop
5020 Shell Point Blvd., Fort Myers
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 239-454-2290

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

Annual Christmas Parade
5th Avenue South, Naples
6 p.m. to  8 p.m.  www.fifthavenuesouth.com

Phantoms of the Orchestra-Holiday Grub Crawl
Enjoy the sights and sounds of downtown Punta Gorda while sampling the bill of fare from local restaurants. $20. 5-9 p.m. 941-205-9743
Benefits Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

Holiday in the Park
Riverside Park, Bonita Springs
This magical event includes a blizzard in the park, giant slow slide, snow-fall area for kids, live holiday music, free holiday train, apple cider, cookies and more. 4:30 - 8 p.m. Free. 239-949-6262

Princess and Pearl
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village, Punta Gorda
Fingerstyle Guitarist Drew Gale, noon-3 p.m. Creations at the Village Artist Demo 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  941-575-3007

Harbour View Gallery reception
Harbour View Gallery,
5789 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral
Artists Sue Archer and Kenneth Follmann,
6 - 8 p.m.  239-540-5789
 

 

Wednesday - 7

 Sunset Celebration
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
4 pm - Sunset. 239-574-0806

Michael Hirst
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Michael Hirst 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 941-575-3007

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

Brian Markley
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

Youth Jazz Orchestra
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
7 p.m. 239-597-1900

Harpists Bambi & Barbara Fischer
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
2 p.m.  239-479-4636

Naples Art District Studio and Gallery Tours
Naples Art District (north of Pine Ridge Rd.,
west of Airport Road
5-8 p.m. Look for the magenta and white art flags. 239-596-5099   www.NaplesArtDistrict.com

The Del Prados with mini Jersey Boys tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566
 

 

Thursday - 8

 Writers Winter Read
BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery
900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel
Come hear and meet some of our community’s most talented writers.  239-395-0900

Humbug
Dec. 8 - 11 and 15 - 18
Firehouse Community Theatre,
241 N. Bridge St. LaBelle, 863-675-3066

Chris Lane
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
7 p.m.  www.theranchfortmyers.com

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

Rat Pack tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Paul Roush
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Noon - 3 p.m.  941-575-3007

Martina McBride
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-481-4849

Thirty-One: A MFA Thesis Project and exhibition by Jessica Osceola (’08)
Bower School of Music & the Arts
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers
Closing artist talk and reception; ArtLab Gallery, west side of the Library building on FGCU’s main campus; This event is free. 5 p.m. 239-745-4268

Thursday on Third
Third Street South, Naples
Musical performance by Flashback in the Fleischmann Courtyard and Laura Lou Roth in front of Bad Ass Coffee. 5-8 p.m. thirdstreetsouth.com
 

John Reno
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

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

Holiday Evening on 5th
5th Avenue South, Naples
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. www.fifthavenuesouth.com

Joshua Bell Plays Tchaikovsky
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
8 through Saturday, 10
8 p.m.  239-597-1900

Holiday art reception
Hirdie Girdie Gallery, 2490 Library Way, Sanibel
5-9 p.m. Tracy Owen Cullimore art, 239-395-0027

Art Council reception
Co-Op Art Gallery at Coconut Point
8074 Mediterranean Drive, Estero
239-949-3073
 

 

Friday - 9

 Mystery Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Free to attend, the event begins at 6 pm.
www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Gulfshore Opera: Laud to the Nativity
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Laud to the Nativity: Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols and Respighi Lauda per la Natività del Signore.  8 - 10 p.m. 239-333-1933

I and You
Through Dec. 18
The Laboratory Theater of Florida  
Kiwanis Hall, 1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers
239-218-0481

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Michael Hirst, 11 – 2 p.m. by Good ‘Ole Days Bruce & Tiki D,  noon - 2 p.m., center court. Singer Paul Roush, 5-9 p.m., center court.  941-575-3007

Preserving the Holiday Spirit open house
Through Dec. 11
Naples Preserve, 1690 Tamiami Trail North, Naples
4-6:30 p.m. Free. 239-261-4290    naplesgov.com

Gulf Coast Symphony
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
6 p.m. 239-479-4636

Light the Way
Liles Hotel Plaza,
27300 Old US 41 Road, Bonita Spring
The Bonita Springs Historical Society is hosting a kick-off event for the festival of trees 2017.
Light the Way, will take place 5 - 9 p.m. Tickets fare $90 person and $150 per couple. 239-992-6997

Creative Arts Market
Friday and Saturday
Downtown Fort Myers
A diverse mix of seasonal gifts items and unique products. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Preview Reception for Passionately Repurposed: Art from Recycled and Found Materials & There Is a Song in My Art Exhibitions
Naples Art Association, 585 Park St., Naples
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. www.NaplesArt.org
239-262-6517

60th Annual Holiday House
Through Dec. 23
2500 and 2505 First Street, downtown Fort Myers
The historic Burroughs and Langford Kingston homes will be decorated in the traditional holiday colors.  www.burroughshome.com


Lions Monkeys and Bears, Oh My Exhibit
Through Dec. 29
Cape Coral Arts Studio, 4533 Coronado Parkway,
Artist Jessie Dilich Reception: Dec. 9 from 5 - 7 p.m. 239-574-0802

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

A One-Man Christmas Carol
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
2 - 3:30 p.m. 239- 939-2787

TheatreZone - Home for the Holidays
Through Dec. 11
G & L Theatre, 13275 Livingston Road, Naples
1-888-966-3352

North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts
presents The Nutcracker  
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-481-4849

Legends - Famous Faces
Friday & Saturday
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m. $18 to $29.  www.theculturalcenter.com

The Sunset Celebration - High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

An Evening with Groucho
Center for Performing Arts  Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Rd Bonita Springs
Award-winning actor and director Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx
8 p.m.  239-495-8989

ABBA tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Alex Zayas Band
Friday & Saturday
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Alter Ego
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

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

 

 

Saturday - 10

 Dick Hyman with the Lew Del Gatto Sextet
BIG ARTS Schein Hall
900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel
Hyman joins saxophonist Lew Del Gatto and an additional five dynamite musicians for an evening of some of the best jazz. 239-395-0900

ACMA - Songwriters at the Library
211000 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Pete Benson, Glenn Sabatka, Joe Virga, 2 p.m., free 239-691-4069 www.americanacma.org

Todd Andrew Babb reception
DAAS Co-Op Art Gallery,
1400 Colonial Blvd., suite 84, Fort Myers
6 - 10 p.m. 239-590-8645

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

Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers:
Messiah Sing-Along
CityGate Ministries, Jackson Street, Fort Myers
7 p.m. www.mastersingersfm.com

Youth Symphonia
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
11 a.m.  239-597-1900

SoCo Second Saturday Event
SoCo Cultural District, Fort Myers
south of Colonial Boulevard, 5 p.m., arts-oriented activities. www.socoswfl.com

Naples Artcrafters Fine Art and Crafts Show
Cambier Park, 580 8th Street South., Naples
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 239-776-8002

Fleetwood Mac tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Charlotte Chorale Concert
Charlotte Performing Arts Center, Port Charlotte
$20 adults, $10 students. 4-6 p.m. 941-204-0033

The Sunset Celebration - Remedy
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
MTD Music & Arts holiday recital, 1-3 p.m., center court. Fire and Ice perform jazz and holiday selections, 5-9 p.m., center court.  941-575-3007

Bluegrass Show In Port Charlotte
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
1 pm. Admission $10 or $5 with a SW FL Bluegrass Assoc. membership. www.theculturalcenter.com 941-625-4175  x 221

The Winterfaith Extravaganza
Shalom Life Center, 13411 Shire Lane, Fort Myers
Swing and sway into the season with Lawrence Dermer, Cantorial soloist and Grammy nominated BMI Award winning composer/producer, and the Shalom Life Center Band. 7:30 p.m. All tickets include dessert reception. Tickets: Member $15, VIP $36; Non Members: $20,  VIP $54
www.shalomlifecenter.org. 239-218-3433

Here Come the Mummies
Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee
506 1st Street, Immokalee
8 p.m. $30  800-218-0007

Art After Dark
Crayton Cove, Naples
The Galleries of Crayton Cove feature live music and art by over 30 artists and artisans represented by Phil Fisher Gallery, Nora Butler Design & Gallery, Earth & Fire, Vintage Charm, Random Acts of Art and Guess-Fisher Gallery. The galleries are located where 8th St. S. and 12th Ave. S. meet at the flagpole by the bay. 6-9 p.m. www.GalleriesOfCraytonCove.com

Cape Coral Bike Night
SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
239-242-3209.  5 - 10 p.m.  www.CCBikeNight.com

Passionately Repurposed:
Art from Recycled and Found Materials Exhibit
Through Jan. 21
Naples Art Association
585 Park Street, Naples
www.NaplesArt.org  239-262-6517

There Is a Song in My Art Exhibit
Through Jan. 21
Naples Art Association - Minnesota Lobby and Ground Floor Round Galleries
585 Park Street, Naples
www.NaplesArt.org   239-262-6517


Bonita Springs Christmas Boat Parade
Imperial River, Bonita Springs
5 p.m. 239-495-0455

Naples Christmas Boat Parade
800 12th Ave. S., Naples
6 - 8:30 p.m.  239-682-0900

Joe Marino
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

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

Wendy White exhibit
Island Conclave Fine Art Gallery,
5101 Pine Island Road, Bokeelia
Opening reception, 7-9 p.m. 239-282-8488
 

 

Sunday - 11

 Intersection Trio
BIG ARTS Schein Hal
900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel
A vibrant violin, cello and piano trio.
239-395-0900

Judy Collins
SW Florida Performing Arts Center,
11515 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
7 p.m. 239-389-8901  wwwswflpac.com

Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers:
Messiah and More
Sanibel Community Church
6 p.m. www.mastersingersfm.com

Gallery Craft Fair
Island Conclave Fine Art Gallery,
5101 Pine Island Road, Bokeelia
Southwest Florida crafters as well as demos by gallery artists can be expected. Also, giveaways and a raffle. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 239-282-8488

Jazz Brunch-Joe Delaney & Brandon Robertson
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 239-333-2225

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

Bluegrass in the Theatre
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Kindred Spirit, Near Hill and Cypress Hollow
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. $10 239-939-2787

Bonita Springs Concert Band - Festival Fanfare
Riverside Park, Old US 41 in Bonita Springs
Featured vocalist Amy Bright. 2 - 4 p.m. Free. www.bonitaspringsconcertband.com

Lee County Community Band Christmas Concert
Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd.
3 p.m.  The events are free but donations accepted. www.leecountyband.org

The Charlotte County Concert Band
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
3 p.m.   941-625-4175

Gulf Coast Big Band Concert
Cambier Bandshell, 755 8th Ave S., Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-597-3240

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

Joel Loeper, Molly Wooley art exhibit
Riverside Community Center
3061 E. Riverside Drive, Fort Myers
7 - 9 p.m. 239-321-7530

 
A Christmas Celebration
The Village Church Auditorium, Shell Point
15101 Shell Point Blvd., Fort Myers
The Village Church Choir, the Celebration Ringers and the SW Florida Festival Orchestra
6:15 p.m. 239-454-2147
 

 

Monday - 12

 Oak Ridge Boys
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-481-4849

Holiday Pops: The Holidays in Paradise
The Village Church Auditorium Shell Point
15101 Shell Point Boulevard, Fort Myers
Celebrate the holiday spirit of tropical Southwest Florida with the Southwest Florida Symphony, led by Music Director Nir Kabaretti. This festive Holidays in Paradise program will highlight pops and classical selections that celebrate this special time of year. 7:30 p.m. 239-454-2067

Naples Big Band
Cambier Park, 755 8th Avenue S, Naples
7 - 9 p.m. 239-597-3240

The Charlotte County Jazz Society Show
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online (www.theculturalcenter.com) or at the Cultural Center Theater Box Office, You can also call 941-625-4175 x221

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Dixieland Jazz Music by Leslie DaCosta, noon-3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days.  941-575-3007

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

 

Tuesday - 13

 Dinner with Artists
Naples Art Association, 585 Park St., Naples
$125. www.NaplesArt.org   239-262-6517

Holiday Choral Program
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
The Sounds of Lake Kennedy Choral group will perform. 1 p.m. 239-479-4636

Princess and Pearl
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

Customer appreciation and
Christmas party, 50s/60s, Motown
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. Free house beverage & appetizer. 239-405-8566

Guitarist Drew Gale
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Noon-3 p.m. 941-575-3007

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

 

Wednesday - 14

 The Beach Boys
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
4  p.m. & 7:30 p.m. 239-481-4849

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village, Punta Gorda
Michael Hirst, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café. Ugly Christmas Sweater Run, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.  941-575-3007
 

Tina Turner, Disco and Blues Brothers tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Brian Markley
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

Ugly Christmas Sweater Run
Foot Landing, Punta Gorda
Celebrate a night of jingles and luminary pathways with music that will lead you to Fishermen’s Village. Free Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Foot Landing, Punta Gorda.  Event starts 6 p.m. for Walkers and 6:15 p.m. for Runners. 941 347-7751

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

Boat Parade
Venetian Village
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N., Naples
5 - 8 p.m. 239-961-2975

Drama of December, student choir performance
The Village Church Auditorium Shell Point
15101 Shell Point Boulevard, Fort Myers
Join the Global Outreach Women's Ministries group of The Village Church at Shell Point for a free Christmas-themed drama and student choir event. 10:15 a.m. 239-454-2147

Spectacular Christmas Revue  
Through Dec. 18
Cultural Park Theater
528 Cultural Park Boulevard, Cape Coral
239-772-5862

All That Jazz
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. 239-597-1900

Garrison Keillor
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
8 p.m. 239-597-1900

Nature’s Eye exhibit reception
Shangri-La Springs,
27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
Featuring artists Peggy MacNamara, Megan Kissinger & Ed Takacs. 6 - 9 p.m. 239-949-0749
 

 

Thursday - 15

 Tuba Christmas
The Sugden Plaza, 5th Avenue South, Naples
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. www.fifthavenuesouth.com

Holiday Pops
Through Dec. 18
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
239-597-1900

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

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

Alive After Five (Formerly Gallery Walk)
Downtown Punta Gorda
5-8 p.m. 941-505-0130

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live music with Singer Paul Roush, noon - 3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee.  941-575-3007

Music at the Moe – “Mostly Mozart” Classical Quartet Flute, Violin, Viola, Cello
Moe Auditorium & Film Center;
Center Performing Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. 239-495-8989
 

Holiday Sundown Stroll
Tarpon Point Marina, Cape Coral
3:30-8 p.m. www.marinavillageshoppes.com

Thursday on Third
Third Street South, Naples
Dave Mankes in the Fleischmann Courtyard and J Robert in front of Bad Ass Coffee Shop from 5 - 8 p.m. Snow at 7:30 p.m. www.thirdstreetsouth.com

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

 

Friday - 16

 The New York Tenors
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239-481-4849

Art reception - Lorne Hosack
Lorne’s Gallery, Tarpon Point Marina, Cape Coral
5 - 8 p.m. 239-945-0866

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

Chicago Mob
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

Edwin McCain Trio
SW Florida Performing Arts Center,
11515 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
8 p.m. 239-389-8901  wwwswflpac.com

Art & Poetry Networking Event
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Artwork of every media type is represented, as well as music, spoken word, poetry and crafts.
8 - 10 p.m. 239-333-1933

The Sunset Celebration - High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

Frankly Funny Fridays with Frank Blocker
Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Rd Bonita Springs
Character and observation comedy by American playwright, comedian & actor Frank Blocker. 8 p.m. 239-495-8989

The Eagles tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Uptown Express
Friday & Saturday
Norris Community Center, 755 8th Ave S, Naples
7:30 - 9 p.m. $22 239-213-3049

California Toe Jam
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m. $18 to $29
www.theculturalcenter.com  625-4175 x221.

Friday Night Concert  Series
Miromar Outlets                                                                   
10801 Corkscrew Rd, Estero
6 to 9 p.m. in the Restaurant Piazza
Enjoy the sounds of Hester Prynn, Southwest Florida's premier cover band, featuring favorite Classic Rock, New Rock, and Country hits.  239-948-3766

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

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


Eli Young Band
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
7 p.m.  www.theranchfortmyers.com

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Michael Hirst, 11 a.m. –  2  p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café. Trop Rock music by Singer Sunny Jim White, 5-9 p.m., center court.  941-575-3007

Music Walk
Downtown Fort Myers,
6 - 10 pm. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

 

Saturday - 17

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

Artists@Work Series - Music with Peter McGrain
Edison Mall, 4125 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
1 - 3 p.m. 239-939-1933

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

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Bruce & Tiki D, noon-2 p.m. by Good ‘Ole Days. Tiki Tom & L.A., 5-9 p.m., center court.  941-575-3007

This Wonderful Life
Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Rd Bonita Springs
This Wonderful Life is a one-man play beautifully acted by Jeremy Kendall. 8 p.m. 239-495-8989

Holiday Boat A Long & Movie in the Park
Four Freedoms Park
4818 Tarpon Ct, Cape Coral
Movie begins after parade. The festival has food, Christmas music, a visit from Santa Claus, crafts for the kids and a parade with boats lit up for the holiday. The night ends with the movie A Christmas Story.  4  - 10 p.m. 239-573-3128

SW Florida Symphony: Holidays in Paradise
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239-481-4849

Crosby, Stills & Nash, Simon
& Garfunkel, James Taylor tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

BIG ARTS Concert Band Holiday Program
BIG ARTS Schein Hal
900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel
Let the BIG ARTS Concert Band help you get into the joyous mood of the holidays! 7 p.m. 239-395-0900

Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

The Sunset Celebration - Manipulators
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

Electric Lipstick
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326
 

 

Sunday - 18

 Gulf Coast Symphony: Deck the Halls
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-481-4849
 

Naples Dixieland Jazz Band
Cambier Park, 755 8th Street, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-263-1113

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

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

Haven Dance presents The Nutcracker
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
3 p.m. and  7 p.m. $11 to $19,
www.theculturalcenter.com   941-625-4175 x221

Jazz Brunch-Joe Delaney & Brandon Robertson
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 239-333-2225

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
701 Carmalita Street, Punta Gorda
2 p.m. 941-205-9743
 

 

Monday - 19

 Guitarist Drew Gale
Fisherman’s Village, Punta Gorda
Noon-3 p.m. 941-575-3007

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

Friends of Library: Callie Atkinson performs
Fort Myers Regional,Pibrary, 1651 Lee St., Fort Myers
6:30 p.m.  www.fortmyersfriends.com
 

 

Tuesday - 20

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Fingerstyle Guitarist Drew Gale, noon-3  p.m. 941-575-3007

Itzhak Perlman
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
8 p.m.  239-597-1900

Motown with Gregg Miller
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Princess and Pearl
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

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

 

Wednesday - 21

 Hello Yellow Exhibit
Through Feb. 4
Naples Art Association, 585 Park St.
www.NaplesArt.org 239-262-6517

Brian Markley
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

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

Angela Pierre & the Motown 4 Christmas Special
Through Dec. 23
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239-939-2787

Michael Hirst
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
11 a.m.-2 p.m.   941-575-3007

Elvis, Celine, Patsy, Connie Francis tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566
 

 

Thursday - 22

 Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live music with Singer Paul Roush, noon - 3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee. 941-575-3007

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

Disco Express dance band
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Thursday on Third
Third Street South, Naples
Musical performance by Made in Brooklyn in the Fleischmann Courtyard and Greg & Claudia in front of Bad Ass Coffee Shop from 5 - 8 p.m. Snow showers at 7:30 p.m. www.thirdstreetsouth.com

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

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

 

Friday - 23

 J3 Vocal Band
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m. $18 to $29. www.theculturalcenter.com
625-4175 x221.

Daryl Raines Band
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, North Fort Myers
4 - 7 p.m. Swamp Patio, 239-995-2141

Jimmy Buffett tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village, Punta Gorda
Michael Hirst,  11 a.m. – 2 p.m.near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café. Chris G,  5-9 p.m., center court.
941-575-3007

The Sunset Celebration - High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

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

South 41
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326
 

 

Saturday - 24

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

Car Cruise-In
Downtown Fort Myers
4-8 p.m. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

The Sunset Celebration - Hester Prynn
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900  

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live holiday and variety music by Dan Meadows, 2-6 p.m., center court.  941-575-3007

Mike Imbasciani & The Blues Rockers
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
6 - 10 p.m., 239-540-8454
 

 

Sunday - 25

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

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

 

Monday - 26

 Puddles Pity Party
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m.  $25  www.theculturalcenter.com
941-625-4175 x221

Guitarist Drew Gale
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Noon-3 p.m.  941-575-3007

The Beach Boys tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

42nd Street
Through Dec. 29
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
239-597-1900

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

 

Tuesday - 27

 Dancing with the Stars Live!  
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-481-4849

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

Chanukah Celebration
Cambier Park
755 8th Ave S., Naples
5 - 7 p.m. 239-262-4474

Princess and Pearl
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m. 239-466-8326

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Fingerstyle Guitarist Drew Gale, noon-3 p.m. 941-575-3007

Doobie Brothers, America,
Eric Clapton, Steely Dan tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566
 

 

Wednesday - 28

 Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
3 p.m. & 7 p.m. 239-481-4849

Michael Hirst
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
11 a.m.-2 p.m.  941-575-3007

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

Neil Diamond Tribute Show
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Brian Markley
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

Art After Hours
The Baker Museum
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Enjoy free admission from 6 to 9 pm. A local band offers musical entertainment. 239-597-1900
 

 

Thursday - 29

 Phantom
Broadway Palm’s Dinner Theatre
29 through Feb. 11
239-278-4422

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

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

Thursday on Third
Third Street South, Naples
Musical performance by Night Train in the Fleischmann Courtyard and Mark Pettey in front of Bad Ass Coffee Shop from 5 - 8 p.m. Snow showers at 7:30 p.m. www.thirdstreetsouth.com

Paul Roush
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Noon -3 p.m. 941-575-3007

Bob Seger, Billy Joel, Cher, Lady Gaga tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

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

 

Friday - 30

 Salute to Vienna
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway,  Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239-481-4849

Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band
Center for the Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Road
8 p.m. 239-495-8989

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

ABBA tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566
 

The Sunset Celebration - High Tide
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

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

Live Music in the Village
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Michael Hirst,  11 a.m. - 2 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days. Trop Rock Music by Sunny Jim White, 5-9 p.m., center court.  941-575-3007

RJ Howson & Berry Duane Oakley
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

Maiden Cane – Decades of Arena Rock
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
7 p.m.  $18 to $29.  www.theculturalcenter.com
941-625-4175 x221
 

 

Saturday - 31

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration
Fisherman’s Village,
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
5 p.m. - midnight, center court.  941-575-3007

New Years Eve music & Fireworks at the Beach
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
1 - 6 p.m., Remedy & 7 p.m. - midnight, High Tide
239-463-5900

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

New Year's Eve Celebration
Third Street South, Naples
Groupie Photo Booth on 3rd Street South. Music by Felix Jiles in the Fleischmann Courtyard.
6 - 9 p.m. www.thirdstreetsouth.com

New Year’s Eve Party with Uptown Express
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

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

New Year's Fireworks
Naples Pier
25th 12 Ave South, Naples
7:30  - 8 p.m. 239-213-7120

New Year’s Eve
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Ring in your New Year in sublime style with a Naples Philharmonic concert followed by a grand post-performance reception. 9 p.m. 239-597-1900

New Year’s Eve Downtown Countdown
Downtown Fort Myers
Multiple stages with live music. Enjoy food, drinks and local vendors starting at 8 p.m. Junior balloon drop at 9 p.m. Ball drop at midnight.
www.fortmyersriverdistrictallaince.com

New Year’s Eve with The Del Prados
The Rhythm House
16440 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
239-466-8326

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

 
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