Friday - 1

 
Split In Three
Through May 10
Florida Repertory Theatre
2268 Bay St, Fort Myers
239-332-4488

Intuitive Praxis: New Works
by David Acevedo
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
This exhibition is composed of all new works by artist David Acevedo. Free.  6 - 10 p.m. Showing through May 22. 239-333-1933

ArtsNaples World Festival:
The Tragedy of Carmen
David and Cecil Wang Opera Center,
2408 Linwood Ave., Naples
8 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

TheatreZone: They’re Playing Our Song
Through May 10
G & L Theatre, 13275 Livingston Road, Naples
1-888-966-3352

The Odd Couple
Through May 10
Cultural Park Theatre
528 Cultural Park Boulevard  Cape Coral
239-772-5862

Five Artists exhibit
Through May 28
Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda
Five Artists in Goff Gallery: Ginger Abraham, Gary Bartoloni, Myrna Charry, Jason Osborne and Jane Patton. 941-639-8810

ACT Gallery exhibit opens
Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 First St., For Myers
Opening reception for new exhibits featuring artists Steve Pennisi, Kevin Cote and Megan Davis
6-10 p.m. during Art Walk. 239-337-5050

Naples Players - The Last Romance
Through May 16
Sugden Community Theatre
701 5th Ave S, Naples
239-263-7990

Guilty Conscience
Through May 3
Firehouse Theatre, 241 N. Bridge St., LaBelle
863-675-3066

Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
941-575-3007

Primavera exhibit
Through May 21
Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda
A multi-media, juried exhibit on display in First Federal Gallery. 941-639-8810

Fantasy and Reality exhibit
Reverie & Rock Art Gallery,
1528 Jackson St., Fort Myers
Digital surrealism art by Kathy Kuser and concert photography by Jamie Kuser. 6 - 9 p.m.
239-278-5236

Fort Myers Art Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
6 - 10 p.m.  239-337-5050

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Through May 22
Broadway Palm Dinner Children’s Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Annual PlayLab Festival
Through May 3
Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers
239-332-4488

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Through May 23
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Ghostbird Theatre presents: The Guardsman
May 1 - 3 & May 6-10
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
239-333-1933

Cadillac Blue
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
7 - 10 p.m., 239-540-8454

Theatre Conspiracy presents
A Position of Relative Importance
Through May 17
Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers
239-936-3239

The Odd Couple
Through May 2
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers  239-278-4422

 

Saturday - 2


Baroque Opera
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Naples Philharmonic and Gulfshore Opera
This chamber concert features an octet of talented vocalists and the Naples Philharmonic orchestra performing various selections from the most enduring operas of the baroque period. 8 p.m.
239-597-1900

ArtsNaples World Festival:
The Debussy Etudes for the Piano
von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St., Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

Inaugural Guardian ad Litem Foundation
"Viva la Derby" Party
Fort Myers City Pier Building
1300 Hendry St.,  Fort Myers
This annual event will showcase the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, by hosting the most memorable Kentucky Derby Party in Southwest Florida! Come and share the splendor of the 141st running of the Annual Kentucky Derby with a live Dixieland Band, a Derby Hat Contest, a Split the Race Pot, a great night of Las Vegas-style gaming. 5 - 9 p.m.
www.voicesforkids.org

ArtsNaples World Festival:
The Tragedy of Carmen
David and Cecil Wang Opera Center,
2408 Linwood Ave., Naples
8 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

Naples Players Auditions for Legally Blonde
Sugden Community Theatre,
701 5th Avenue South, Naples.
The Naples Players will hold auditions for adult and teen productions of the summer musical, Legally Blonde, by appointment only beginning at noon on May 2. Adult rehearsals begin May 18.  Performance dates are July 8 – Aug. 9. Teen rehearsals begin June 29 and performance dates are Aug. 14-16. Perusal scripts are available at the box office with a $20 deposit. 239-434-7340, X 10.

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

ACMA concert - Michelle and Scott Dalziel
All Faiths Unitarian Church,
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Carlene Thissen open, doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., $10-$15 donation
239-691-4069  www.americanacma.org

 

Sunday - 3

 
Ronn Daniels, Del Prados
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6 p.m.  239-454-8454

 
20th Annual Taste of the Beach
& Bayfront Blues Festival
Old San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers Beach
More than 16 restaurants will participate along with live on-stage concerts. Restaurants will offer samples of their signature dishes available for purchase and compete for top Taste of the Beach honors. Admission is $5 for adults and children over 12. All children under 12 years will be free. Food tickets are $1 each, with the average plate costing between $3 and $5. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 239-454-7500

ArtsNaples World Festival:
The Art of French Song
von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St. Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

Naples Dixieland Jazz Band
Cambier Park Bandshell
580 8th Street South, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-263-1113

Luau Pool Party
Tiki Bar at Days Inn Resort,
18051 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
Pig roast, music by The Son of Beaches, 2-9 p.m. 239-267-7900

Poulenc, Prokofiev and Bruch
Wang Chamber Music Series
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Mid-19th and 20th Century Chamber Music. 3 p.m. 239-597-1900

3rd Annual Best Dressed Chihuahua Contest
Fleamasters’ Music Hall,
4135 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Fort Myers
Each entry will receive a goodie bag and event t-shirt (for dog owners). Whether fancy, wild, funky or a mix of styles, this contest is your Chihuahua’s chance to strut their stuff. Parking and admission free for spectators. Entry fee $10 per dog. 2:30 p.m.  239-334-7001 ext. 200

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

 

Monday - 4

 
Mays Bouquet's - gallery exhibit
Through May 28
Cape Coral Arts Studio
4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
239-574-0802

Richie C, Double Shot
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m., 9-10 p.m.  239-454-8454

ArtsNaples World Festival:
French Piano Masterpieces
von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St. Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

ArtsNaples World Festival: Life is a Cabaret
Sugden Theatre, 5th Avenue South, Naples
8 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

 

Tuesday - 5


Art Talk Tuesday
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Meet artist David Acevedo and join us for a walk and talk about the exhibiting art work, learn about different mediums and see what inspires and evokes the artist to create. Tuesday's following the 1st Friday opening Art walk exhibit. $5 admission. 7 -9 p.m. (Free for SBDAC Members) 239-333-1933

ArtsNaples World Festival:
French Organ Masterworks
Moorings Presbyterian Church,
791 Harbour Drive, Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

Cahlua & Cream
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

 
Cinco de Mayo Block Party
Bell Tower Shops, 13499 US 41 S.E., Fort Myers
The celebration will include live entertainment, a variety of eating contests, games, activities, free sombrero giveaways, a kid's corner, great Mexican cuisine and margaritas from Cantina Laredo.
4 - 8 p.m. 239-489-1221

Harbour View Gallery exhibit
Harbour View Gallery,
5789 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral
Opening reception for featured artists LuAnn Nutt

ArtsNaples World Festival:
French Symphonic Masterworks
Moorings Presbyterian Church,
791 Harbour Drive, Naples
8 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

 

Wednesday - 6

 
Sunset Celebration
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Cora1
Experience the beauty of Southwest Florida's amazing sunsets at the Cape Coral Yacht Club for the Sunset Celebration on the first Wednesday of every month. Listen to live music on the beach, shop from over 40 vendors selling unique crafts, jewelry and other gift items, or take a stroll on the pier. 5 - 8 p.m. 239-574-0806

Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  941-575-3007

Art Alive at The Artists’ Gallery
The Artists’ Gallery,
6240 Shirley St., unit 104, Naples
5 - 8 p.m.  live painting demo by Kimberly Marshall
239-596-5099

Tourism Travel Rally
Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers
Rally participants will enjoy music, prize giveaways, food and lots of fun and friendly competitions, including Kids Luggage Lug, Bellman’s Race, Make that Bed, Waiter’s Race for the Gold, and best of the chef-friendly contest, featuring mini-taste samplings.The event, which includes free admission, supports National Travel and Tourism Week, celebrating tourism’s impact on local businesses and the economy and recognizes the importance of travel and hospitality professionals.  4-7 p.m.
239-590-4855

The Black Queen
Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples
Performer: Janina Birtolo. This original one woman play tells the intriguing story of the Renaissance woman who never expected to be a queen, yet who went on to be the power behind the throne through the reigns of three of her sons.  2 p.m. 239-593-3511

Backlash
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Enlightenment exhibit
Shangri-La Springs,
27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
Featuring artists Peter Sargent, Renee Ray and Gene Salerno. 6 - 9 p.m. 239-949-0749

ArtsNaples World Festival:
String Quartets of Debussy and Ravel
von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St., Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

ArtsNaples World Festival:
String Quartets of Debussy and Ravel
Collier County Library-South Regional,
8065 Lely Cultural Way, Naples
5 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

 

Thursday - 7

 
Torched
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

 
Celebración de Mayo
Naples Philharmonic Masterworks
Thursday & Friday
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
The final Masterworks concert of the season sees two familiar faces on the Hayes Hall stage. Guest conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto leads the Naples Philharmonic through a dynamic program featuring the return of violin wunderkind and Naples native Chad Hoopes. 8 p.m. 239-597-1900

ArtsNaples World Festival:
Music During the Reign of Louis XIV
Bower Chapel at Moorings Park, Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

Art Council of SW Florida reception
Coop Art Gallery, Coconut Point Mall, Estero
Art Council of Southwest Florida reception, 4-6 p.m. New exhibits change monthly   www.acswf.org

Fine Art Exhibit Reception-Fish and Ships
Cape Coral Art League
516 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (show open until May 27th)
239-772-5657

Building 429 Live
First Assembly of God of Fort Myers
4701 Summerlin Road Fort Myers
WAY-FM presents Building 429 live in concert with special guests Blanca from Group 1 Crew and Rapture Ruckus! 6:30 p.m. www.wayfm.com

Gilchrist Park Waterfront Music Jam Session
Gilchrist Park,
400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Join in or listen to diverse musical offerings of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music from 6 - 10 p.m.  941-661-5622

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 10 p.m., 239-540-8454

Mercato Nights Music Series:
The Appleseed Collective
The Mercato, US 41, Naples
Free admisiosn, lawn chairs welcome. 6-9 p.m., www.mercatoshops.com  239-254-1080

 

Friday - 8


Best In Show Winners:
The Past Decade – Opening Reception
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Opening Reception May 8, 5-7 p.m. Exhibit open through May 30. Member Gallery: Vic Delnore. 239-939-2787

Sunset Music Fort Myers
Pure Fort Myers, 2360 W. 1st Street, Fort Myers
Guests will enjoy live music aboard the M/V Edison Explorer at Pure Fort Myers and the M/V Double Sunshine at Pure Naples while exploring the beautiful wildlife and sights along scenic, Southwest Florida waterways. 239-919-2965

ArtsNaples World Festival:
Piano Trios of Debussy and Ravel
von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St., Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  941-575-3007

Mays Bouquet's Exhibit - Reception
Cape Coral Arts Studio
4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
5 - 7 p.m. 239-574-0802

Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival
Friday & Saturday
Tin City, 5th Avenue South, Naples
Deb & The Dynamics Friday 5-9 p.m., The Good Bad Kids 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., Little Eddie & the Fat Fingers 2-5 p.m. Sat. and The Petty Hearts (Tom Petty tribute) 6-9 p.m. Sat.  www.pinchersusa.com

 
Out of this World Dinner Show
with the Galaxy Band
Lake Kennedy Center
400 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral
Reminisce to the music of the stars and be ready to move and groove all evening long! BYOB. Appetizers and beverages will be served. Pre-registration preferred. Member $10, Non Member $15. 7 p.m. 239-574-0575

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

Whatever’s Clever, Sowflo
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m., 10 p.m.  239-454-8454

 

Saturday - 9


Percussion Summit
with the Naples Philharmonic
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
8 p.m. 239-597-1900

Estero Concert Series-Chamber Music VI
Koreshan State Historic Site
3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero
4 to 6 p.m. 239-596-8404

Art After Dark
The Galleries of Crayton Cove will host Art After Dark.  This festive evening offers a comfortable opportunity to stroll the galleries of Phil Fisher Gallery, Arsenault Gallery, Vintage Charm, Earth & Fire, ArtGallery OldNaples2, Nora Butler Designs, Random Acts of Art, Guess-Fisher Gallery and the lobby of the Cove Inn.  Come and enjoy live music by area musicians and refreshments, while experiencing this cultural community of professional artists, where 8th St. S. and 12th Ave. S. meet by the Bay. 6 – 9 p.m. 239-403-8393  239-659-2787 www.GalleriesOfCraytonCove.com

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

ACMA concert - Connor Christian
All Faiths Unitarian Church,
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Scott Timson & Toni McEnery open, doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., $10-$15 donation
239-691-4069  www.americanacma.org

John Friday, Bev & The Boys, Remedy
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m.  239-454-8454

Downtown Fort Myers Bike Night
Downtown Fort Myers
Last one of the season, 6-10 p.m.
239-246-3045  www.riverdistrictevents.com

Sunday - 10


Rockin' the Blues Music Series
Rick Howard and the Speedbumps
Mercato, 9132 Strada Place, Naples
Free concerts on the lawn presented by The Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center.
2 - 4 p.m. 239-254-1080

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

Michael Hirst, Del Prados
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6 p.m.  239-454-8454

ArtsNaples World Festival:
Mother’s Day Concert
von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St., Naples
2 p.m. 239-390-2788  www.artsnaples.org

Mother’s Day Cruise
Pure Fort Myers, 2360 W. 1st Street, Fort Myers
Mothers are receiving special appreciation from Pure Florida on Mother’s Day. With a full price purchase of a child or spouse ticket, mothers are cruising free at both locations, giving families a relaxing day on the water with their loved ones. 239-919-2965

 

Monday - 11


Double Shot
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

 

Tuesday - 12


Cahlua & Cream
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Bingo Cruise
Pure Fort Myers
2360 W. 1st Street, Fort Myers
BINGO fans are invited to test their luck and win awesome prizes from local partner attractions and restaurants aboard one of our vessels. This fun-filled cruise will also feature light snacks and a drink ticket. 239-919-2965

Wednesday - 13


Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
941-575-3007

Moon Child
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Thursday - 14


Connect Networking
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Positive and inspiring networking event, with uplifting topics, guest speakers, raffle prizes and appetizers. 5:30-7:30 p.m.  $10 general admission. $30 Business Promotional table 239-333-1933

Gilchrist Park Waterfront Music Jam Session
Gilchrist Park,
400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Join in or listen to diverse musical offerings of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music from 6 to 10 p.m.  941-661-5622

Evening on Fifth & RCC Night!
Fifth Avenue South, Naples
Enjoy live Music, shopping, dining, dancing on fabulous 5th Avenue South! 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
239-692-8436

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 10 p.m., 239-540-8454

Manipulators
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Craig Diamond
Dolphin Showroom, The Shell Factory,
US 41, North Fort Myers
Doors open 5 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m., dinner and drinks available. $15 general, $25 VIP
1-800-838-3006


Stand Before Us/Photography and Paintings
Main Gallery, FGCU Arts Complex, Fort Myers
Opening reception for new exhibit, 5-8 p.m. Exhibit runs through June 18.  239-590-7199

Friday - 15


Smoke On The Water
Barbecue Competition & Music Festival
Friday & Saturday
In front of the City Pier building, Fort Myers
Second Annual Florida Bar-B-Que Association Sanctioned competition and music festival taking place downtown Fort Myers in front of the city pier building at Edwards and Hendry Street. Free Event.
Music from Sheena Brook, Redemption, Grayson Rogers, Unforgiven, Nowhere Band,  Friday 7-10 p.m. & Saturday 11 a.m. -10 p.m. 239-333-1933 www.sbdac.com

Fort Myers Music Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Live music downtown at participating galleries, restaurants, bars and shops. starts at 7  p.m.  www.fortmyersmusicwalk.com  239-645-6457

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

Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
941-575-3007

Reveille Revue
Through May 17
Cultural Park Theatre
528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral
239-772-5862

Stage 2 Improv
Through June 13
Tobye Studio, Sugden Theatre,
701 5th Avenue South, Naples
Fridays 8 p.m., Saturdays 7 & 9 p.m.
239-263-7990

Saturday - 16


Gulf Coast Symphony: Beethoven Fest
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers
An all-Beethoven program featuring his beloved Symphony No. 7 in A major, Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, and the Coriolan Overture. 7 p.m.
239-481-4849

Bead Show
Cape Coral Arts Studio
4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 239-574-0802

3rd Annual Key Lime Festival
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music, Key Lime specialties, family fun!
10 a.m.-6 p.m. 941-575-3007

Joey & Maria’s Comedy Italian Wedding
Italian American Club,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral
239-542-6515

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

Ronn Daniels, Live Wire, 10,000 Views
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m.  239-454-8454


ACMA concert - Boz & Bon Togetha Forevah
All Faiths Unitarian Church,
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.,
$10-$15 donation   239-691-4069
www.americanacma.org

Sunday - 17


Naples Philharmonic
Youth Symphonia Chamber Music Concert
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Members of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia will perform a variety of chamber repertoire for this performance. 239-597-1900

Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
This chorus of 100 voices performs in their own spring concert. 4 p.m. 239-597-1900

Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Classical, pops and movie soundtrack selections are performed by our youngest orchestra. 2 p.m. 239-597-1900

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

Ronn Daniels, Del Prados
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Monday - 18


Jan Yoors-The Artist as Undercover Hero
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
5:30 p.m. 239-597-1900

Richie C
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

 

Tuesday - 19


Cahlua & Cream
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454


Wednesday - 20


Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  941-575-3007

Remedy
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Thursday - 21


Patriotic Pops
Through Friday
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Show your patriotism by joining the Naples Philharmonic for our annual tribute to the troops.
8 p.m. 239-597-1900

Gilchrist Park Waterfront Music Jam Session
Gilchrist Park,
400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Join in or listen to diverse musical offerings of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music from 6 to 10 p.m.  941-661-5622

Downtown Punta Gorda Gallery Walk
Punta Gorda Historic District
A lively variety of artists and musicians plus shops and eateries in the charming Punta Gorda Historic District. www.puntagordashopping.com
5-8 p.m. Free. 941-391-4856

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 10 p.m., 239-540-8454


Third Thursday on Third
Thirds Street South, Naples
Musical performances by Felix Jiles in the Fleischmann Courtyard. 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
www.thirdstreetsouth.com

Torched
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Duo Romantico
Dolphin Showroom, The Shell Factory,
US 41, North Fort Myers
Doors open 5 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m., dinner and drinks available. $15 general, $25 VIP
1-800-838-3006

Friday - 22


SWFL Soapfest
Various venues on Marco Island
22 through Monday, 25
The best of daytime television soap stars will return to Marco Island for the 16th year to raise money
for charity. On May 22 through 25, actors from Day of Our Lives, General Hospital and The Young & The Restless will mingle with Southwest Florida residents and visitors  for a weekend of non-stop cruises, parties and fun. www.theateronmarco.com  or call 239-394-0080

Memorial Day Mayhem
Through May 24
Red Neck Yacht Club,
44570 Bermont Rd, Punta Gorda
ATV races, DJ Zuke, Airboat races, Mud Truck Races, Swamp Buggy races and other contests Sunday at noon – special $20 ticket for the day. Gates open at 8 a.m. Friday, never close for the whole weekend until 4 p.m. Sunday. All tickets include free camping.
www.redneckyachtclubmudpark.com  

Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  941-575-3007

Bev & The Boys, Soapy Tuna
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m., 10 p.m.  239-454-8454

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

Saturday - 23


Summer Spectacular
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
The Naples Philharmonic and the Youth Orchestra perform side-by-side on Hayes Hall stage. 3 p.m. 239-597-1900

Downtown Car Cruise-In
Fort Myers Downtown River District
All classic cars and show cars welcome!
DJ spins classic rock with trivia! 4 - 8 p.m.
www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

USA dance 6049 - Great Gatsby Night
Riverside Community Center
3061 Riverside Community Center, Fort Myers
Attire:  Roaring 20's if you desire. 7 to 9:30 p.m. 954-798-0757 or 239-565-7947

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

Michael Hirst, Rod Stewart Tribute, Soapy Tuna
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.  239-454-8454

Chuck Perry tribute to Barry Manilow
Dolphin Showroom, The Shell Factory,
US 41, North Fort Myers
Doors open 5 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m., dinner and drinks available. $15 general, $25 VIP
1-800-838-3006

 

Sunday - 24


Fundraiser concert for Ken Davis
Dixie Roadhouse,
1023 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
Live music featuring Grayson Rogers, Moon Child, Bite the Bullet, 10,000 Views. Ken was a FDNY-EMS Paramedic injured at the World Trade Center on 9-11 & now has Lymphoma as a result of being there that horrific day. He is a single father and could use help with medical expenses. No Cover Charge! Food! 5 - 10 p.m. www.gofundme.com/r8wgn4c

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

Ronn Daniels, Del Prados
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6 p.m.  239-454-8454

 

Monday - 25


Marlinaires
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Veterans cruise free
Pure Florida, Naples & Fort Myers
Veterans are cruising free at both Pure Fort Myers and Pure Naples locations. A valid VA identification card or DD214 papers must be presented at the time of reservation. Pure Naples, (239) 263-4949
Pure Fort Myers, (239) 919-2965

 

Tuesday - 26


Cahlua & Cream
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Wednesday - 27


Art After Hours
The Baker Museum,
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Enjoy free admission to The Baker Museum the last Wednesday of each month from 6 to 9 p.m. A local band offers musical entertainment, and audiences of all ages are welcome to view the galleries and learn from our docents. 239-597-1900

Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  941-575-3007

Rockin Horse
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Thursday - 28

 
Art & Poetry Networking Event
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Come and enjoy an evening of local art, poetry, and much more. Artists will have the opportunity to showcase their work and share it with the local community. 8 p.m.  $10 admission  239-333-1933

Gilchrist Park Waterfront Music Jam Session
Gilchrist Park, 400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Join in or listen to diverse musical offerings of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music from 6 to 10 p.m.  941-661-5622

Church Basement Ladies
Through July 4
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
The ever-popular Church Basement Ladies are back to serve up some laughs. Throm the senior matriarch of the kitchen to the bride-to-be learning to arrange things in proper order, everyone will recognize the humorous and down-to-ear characters. Added is a little romantic stir for the new pastor. 239-278-4422

Scotty Bryan
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
5 - 10 p.m., 239-540-8454

Manipulators
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6 p.m.  239-454-8454

Duo Romantico
Dolphin Showroom, The Shell Factory,
US 41, North Fort Myers
Doors open 5 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m., dinner and drinks available. $15 general, $25 VIP
1-800-838-3006

Friday - 29


Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Live music from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
941-575-3007

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

Elvis Tribute, Smack Daddy
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.  239-454-8454

5th Annual Watermelon Festival
Through May 31
Fleamasters Fleamarket,
4135 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers
Watermelon-themed activities, live music and plenty of old-fashioned family-friendly entertainment.
Free admission, free parking. www.fleamall.com

 

Saturday - 30


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

ACMA concert - Frankie Colt
All Faiths Unitarian Church,
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., $10-$15 donation  239-691-4069
www.americanacma.org

John Friday, Blu-Tones, Smack Daddy
The Sandy Parrot, 17200 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
1 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m.  239-454-8454

Johny T - The Voices of Legends
Dolphin Showroom, The Shell Factory,
US 41, North Fort Myers
Doors open 5 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m., dinner and drinks available. $15 general, $25 VIP
1-800-838-3006

Sunday - 31


Pro-Am with the Naples Philharmonic
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
7 p.m., 239-597-1900

 
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