Friday - 1

 A Christmas Story The Musical
Through Dec. 25
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Holiday Market
Through Dec. 3
Visual Arts Center,
210 Maud St., Punta Gorda
941-639-8810

Gulfshore Playhouse - Leading Ladies
Through Dec. 10
The Norris Center, 755 8th Ave. S, Naples
866-811-4111

An Act of God
Through Dec. 9
The Laboratory Theater of Florida
1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers
239-218-0481

Naples Players - Miracle on 34th Street
Through Dec. 23
The Naples Players Community Theatre
701 5th Avenue South, Naples
239-263-7990

Disgraced
Through Dec. 10
Florida Repertory Theatre
2268 Bay St., Fort Myers
239-332-4488

Punta Gorda Founders Day Week
Through Dec. 7
Punta Gorda, 512 E. Grace St., Punta Gorda
Week long celebration with trolley tours, bike rides through City, tours of historic sites, holiday events, chess tournament, fun events for kids and more.
www.puntagordafoundersweek.com

Kinfay Moroti exhibit
Rene Miville Gallery, 220 First St. Fort Myers
Opens during Art Walk, 6 - 10 p.m.
239-333-3130

Mike Imbasciani
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral
6:30 - 10:30 p.m., 239-540-8454

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

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

Music and dancing with Erich
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron st. Port Charlotte
$10, 7 - 10 p.m. www.theculturalcenter.com 941-625-4175

Across the Universe
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7 - 9 p.m.  239-267-5107

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

Art Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Always on the First Friday, visit the many exciting galleries & exhibitions. 6 - 10 p.m. www.fortmyersartwalk.com

Holiday Stroll & Tree Lighting
Downtown Fort Myers
Tree and street lightings, live musical performances. 6 - 9 p.m.
www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com
 

Wall of Death
Through Dec. 3
Six Bends Harley-Davidson,
9501 Thunder Rd, Fort Myers
Four shows Friday & Saturday, three on Sunday, 239-275-4647

Festival of Trees
Through Dec. 3
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
www.sbdac.com

Nowhere Band
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
6 - 10 p.m. Free. www.sbdac.com

Last Night of Ballyhoo
Through Dec. 17
Florida Repertory Theatre,
Bay Street, Fort Myers
239-332-4488

Annual Pottery Sale
FGCU Arts Complex.
10501 FGCU Blvd S. Fort Myers
10 a.m. 239-590-7199

The Ultimate Neil Diamond Tribute
Through Sunday
Cultural Park Theater  
528 Cultural Park Boulevard, Cape Coral
Neil Zirconia, 239-772-5862

ACT Gallery exhibit opens
Arts for ACT Gallery,
2265 First St., Fort Myers
Reception for exhibits featuring artists Rob Goldey and AJ Weber, 6 - 10 p.m. during Art Walk. 239-337-5050

A Tuna Christmas
Through Dec. 25
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
1380 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Michael Hirst, noon-3 p.m., Center Court. Singer Chris G 5-9 p.m., Center Court. Visit Santa from 1-5 p.m. &  The Kollections Band at 8 p.m. at Harpoon Harry’s. 941-575-3007

Bonita Springs Festival of Lights
and Tree Lighting with Santa
Promenade at Bonita Bay
26811 S Bay Dr., Bonita Springs
5 - 8 p.m. 239-949-1573

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

Holiday Season Tree Lighting
Bell Tower Shops
Daniels Parkway & US 41, Fort Myers
Center Court from 6 - 8 p.m.  Free to attend! 239-489-1221
 

 

Saturday - 2

 Gulf Coast Symphony: The Nutcracker with Gulfshore Ballet
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
2 p.m. & 7 p.m. 239-481-4849

AAA Travel Show
5401 Airport Pulling Road, Naples
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 239-594-5006

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

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

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

Charlotte Symphony Concert
Sounds of the Season
Lemon Bay Performing Arts Center,
2201 Placida Rd., Englewood
2 - 4 p.m. 941-205-5996

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

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

Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce's Annual Christmas Parade
Downtown Punta Gorda
2702 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte
Noon - 2 p.m. 941-627-2222

Roots Almighty
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

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

Naples Snow Fest
Golden Gate Community Center
4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples
3 -  9 p.m. 239-252-4180

Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
2 - 6 p.m. www.fortmyers-sanibel.com

Handel’s Messiah
Dec. 2 & 3
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd.
The Naples Philharmonic and Chorus.
7 p.m.  239-597-1900

Holiday Event
Babcock Ranch,
42850 Crescent Loop, Punta Gorda
Kick off the holiday season at our first holiday event at Babcock Ranch. There will be a tree-lighting ceremony with local chorus groups, Clydesdale horse, and photo opportunities with Santa. 6:30  - 8:30 p.m. www.babcockranch.com

Telling a Story: Narrative Art
Through Jan. 7
Naples Art Association, 585 Park St, Naples
Narrative art illustrates or tells a story. It usually describes self-explanatory events from daily life or those drawn from a text, well-known folk tale or myth. 239-262-6517

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Paul Roush, noon-4 p.m., Center Court. Santa from 1-5 p.m. Yard Dog Charlie 5-9 p.m., Center Court. The Kollections 8 p.m. at Harpoon Harry’s.
941-575-3007

Holly Daze Art Bazaar
Through Dec. 22
Cape Coral Arts Studio
4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
239-574-0802

Holiday Festival of Lights 2017
Cape Coral Parkway, Downtown Cape between SE 15th Ave and Candia St
Official tree lighting and Santa's arrival, free Kidz Street play area, Tiny Tots Train ride, 25 ton Snowdrift Slide, over 20 holiday performances on four stages. 4  - 10 p.m. www.capecoralchamber.com
 

God Save the Queen
Germain Arena
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
Doors at 6:30 p.m. & show at 8 p.m.
239-948-7825

The Naples Players’ KidzAct Players Present the Elf The Musical Jr.
Through Dec. 11
Sugden Community Theater
701 5th Ave. S, Naples
www.naplesplayers.org or 239-263-7990

A Country Christmas Concert
Lee County Civic Center
11831 Bayshore Rd, North Fort Myers
Freemasons of Florida present Aaron Tippin, Darryl Worley, Ben Allen Band and Zach Stone. Advanced tickets $25, day of show $30. $20 day of show if you bring a new toy. VIP $40. Bring a chair, this event is outdoors!. Gates at 3:30 p.m. Saturday and the show at 4:30 p.m.  239-543-8368

Symphony Orchestra Concert
U. Tobe Recital Hall, Music Building
10501 FGCU Blvd S, Fort Myers
Concert is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m. 239-590-1000

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

ACMA concert - Verlon Thompson
All Faiths Unitarian Church,
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Doors 6:30 p.m., show 7 p.m., $10-$15 donation. Roy Schneider opens. www.americanacma.org
 

 

Sunday - 3

 Taste of Bonita
Riverside Park
10450 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Great food, fun, music and more as area restaurants serve up plenty of tasty plates. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. www.tasteofbonita.com

Mastersingers:
Afternoon of Readings & Carols
New Hope Presbyterian Church, Fort Myers
3 p.m. 239-560-9512

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

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

From the Road - Stories & Songs:
Author Rhonda Nelson and
Wayne Nelson of Little River Band
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
5 p.m. $20 advance  239-278-5236

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

Charlotte Symphony Concert
Sounds of the Season
Lemon Bay Performing Arts Center,
2201 Placida Rd., Englewood
7:30  p.m. 941-205-5996

Wind Orchestra Holiday Concert
Grace Church, 13 SE 21st Place, Cape Coral
This concert is free and open to the public. 3 p.m. 239-574-7161

Beethoven
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd.
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians.
3 p.m. 239-597-1900

 
Gulfshore Opera presents Christmas with the Gulfshore Tenors
Naples Italian American Foundation
7035 Airport Pulling Rd. N, Naples
$30. 3 p.m. 239-529-3925
www.gulfshoreopera.org

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Santa from 1-5 p.m. in the third section of Village. Songbird Voice Studio Christmas Carolers, 1-2 p.m., Center Court & Country Express Band, 3-7 p.m., Center Court. 941-575-3007  

Naples Concert Band
755 8th Ave S, Naples
2 - 4 p.m.  513-582-4031

Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar
Koreshan State Historic Site
3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero    
Enjoy shopping for unique gifts and crafts in the decorated Koreshan settlement. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
www.friendsofkoreshan.org

Spirit of the Gulf Chorus
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall,
13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers
2 p.m., 1-844-704-SING
 

 

Monday - 4

 Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Golden Oldies and Holiday classics by Dr. Shoo-Bop Ken Feder from noon-3 p.m., Center Court. Tiki Tom and L.A., 4-7 p.m., Center Court. 941-575-3007

Grand Piano Series:
Stanislav Khrsitenko
Trinity by the Cove,
553 Galleon Drive, Naples
$40. 7 p.m.  www.grandpianoseries.com

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

TGIM
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Join hosts Eric Raddatz and Melissa Dehaven with judges Ilene Saffron, Rachel Burttram, and Justin Xavier Verley for TGIM! Featuring an unplugged set by Angela Page of the Young Dead, accompanied by singer-songwriter Drew Richard. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. &  Films 7 p.m. www.sbdac.com

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

 

Tuesday - 5

 The Christmas Carol Sing
First Presbyterian Church, 2438 Second St.,  downtown Fort Myers.
1 p.m., 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. 239-334-2261

Holiday in the Park
Riverside Park
10450 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
A blizzard in the Park with a giant snow slide, snow pile, train rides, free cookies and cider. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive by horse and carriage! 4:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. www.cityofbonitasprings.org

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies the Phantom Returns  
Through Dec. 10
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
239-481-4849
 

Beethoven
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 3 p.m.
239-597-1900

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Dixieland Jazz and Holiday Classics by Leslie DaCosta from noon-3 p.m. by Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café. Singer Chris G, 4-7 p.m., Center Court.
941-575-3007

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

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

Harbour View Gallery reception
Harbour View Gallery,
5789 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral
Artists Lynne Rae Eaton and James Beech, 6 - 8 p.m. 239-540-5789   
 

 

Wednesday - 6

 Sunset Celebration at the Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
Celebrate the beauty of our sunsets while listening to live music on the beach. There will also be arts & crafts vendors, food trucks and more! 4 - 7 p.m.  Free admission.  239-574-0806

An Evening with artist Al Razza
Sweet Art Gallery,
2100 – A Trade Center Way, Naples
Exhibition and Book Signing, 5 – 8 p.m., 239-597-2110

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

Tree Lighting Ceremony
Mercato
9118 Strada Place, Naples
Come out for a night of holiday fun including our giant elf and free face painting. Live performances from Patchouli, Backstage Dance Academy, Dance Arts by Maria and the Palmetto Ridge High School Carolers.  5 p.m. 239-254-1080

Motown Magic with Greg Miller
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Vini Contreras, noon-3 p.m. & Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst performs 4-7 p.m. 941-575-3007

1st Wednesday Naples Art District Studio and Gallery Tours -  ART ALIVE
Inside grouping of galleries inside Taylor Road & Trade Center Way, Naples
Evening consists of 40+ professional artists, who will be showcasing their recent works of art and demonstrating their medium. 5 - 8 p.m. 239-289-5070   www.NaplesArtDistrict.com

Dance with Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park,
2787 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
6 - 9 p.m. Dolphin Room, 239-995-2141
 

 

Thursday - 7

 A Christmas Carol
Through Dec. 29
BIG ARTS Strauss Theater
2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel
239-472-6862

Ben Allen Band
Mercato
9118 Strada Place, Naples
6-9 p.m. 239-254-1080

Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Shell Point presents “All is Calm”
The Village Church Auditorium
15100 Shell Point Blvd, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-454-2067

Winter Wonderettes
Through Dec. 17
Firehouse Theatre,
241 N. Bridge St., LaBelle
863-675-3066

Art Council gallery reception
Co-Op Art Gallery at Coconut Point
8074 Mediterranean Drive, Estero
4 - 6 p.m., 239-949-3073

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live music with Singer George Voss, noon-3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee. Holiday & Variety music featuring Paul Roush from noon-3 p.m., Center Court. Muttini Mingle, 5:30-8 p.m. with music by Leslie DaCosta, Center Court. 941-575-3007  

44th Annual Christmas Walk
& Tree Lighting Ceremony
5th Avenue South, Naples
Choral groups, dance troupes, theatre troupe, bands and more come together to bring this annual extravaganza to the Avenue. Join Mayor Bill Barnett and ABC 7 Anchor Krista Fogelsong as they light the tree and kick of the holidays.
5-8:30 p.m. www.fifthavenuesouth.com

Senior Projects, Fall Presentations
10501 FGCU Blvd S, Fort Myers
U. Tobe Recital Hall, Music Building, Wasmer Art Gallery, Arts Complex and ArtLab in the west side of the Library building; 5 p.m.  239-590-1000

Club at the Strand - Taste of Opera
5840 Strand Blvd, Naples
6:15 p.m. 239-529-3925
www.gulfshoreopera.org

Musical Magic Carpet Ride
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Emmy and Peabody Award-winning composer, flutist, storyteller and lecturer, Kat Epple. 1 p.m. 239-479-4636

Songwriters at Sunset
Lovers Key State Park
8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach
Friends of Lovers Key has joined with the Americana Community Music Association to offer a series of free acoustic concerts of all original music.  4 - 6 p.m. www.friendsofloverskey.org

Jaycee Acoustic Jam
Jaycee Park,
4125 SE 20th Place, Cape Coral
Not an open mic, but all acoustic musicians and bands are encouraged to come & share their talents. Jaycee Acoustic Jam page on Facebook for info. 6 – 8 p.m.
 

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

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

 

Friday - 8

 Fired Up: A Juried Exhibit
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Opening Dec. 8 from 5 – 7 p.m.  Exhibit ends Jan 5. 239-939-2787

Wall of Death
Through Dec. 10
Six Bends Harley-Davidson,
9501 Thunder Rd, Fort Myers
Four shows Friday & Saturday, three on Sunday, 239-275-4647

Gin Blossoms
The Ranch Concert Hall
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
Doors open at 7 p.m., 239-985-9839

Rhythm on the River at Edison Ford - Neil Zirconia
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Neil Diamond tribute. Tickets online or at the door. 5:30-8:30 p.m. 239-334-7419

Bite the Bullet
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, North Fort Myers
4 - 7 p.m. Swamp Patio, 239-995-2141

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

The All-Star Platters Revue
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron st. Port Charlotte
7 p.m. $22 www.theculturalcenter.com or  941-625-4175 x221

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

Weekend Concert Series - Iconic
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

The City of Fort Myers
Christmas in the Park
Centennial Park
2000 W First St, Fort Myers,
The city’s recreation division has planned a full schedule for the occasion from 4 - 10 p.m. Children’s activities include bounce house, an inflatable obstacle course and a giant slide. At 5 p.m., Santa will arrive by fire truck. Adults will enjoy a performance of holiday favorites by the SW Florida Symphony starting at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m., Mayor Randy Henderson will light the  tree. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., the free Movie in the Park is the Christmas classic Disney’s A Christmas Carol. 4 - 10 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.
239-321-7530

Boreyko Conducts Brahms
Dec. 8 & 9
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
8 p.m.  239-597-1900
 

False Forests and Hidden Skylines
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
A stunning art opening from emerging artist, Isabel Mejia. Opening 6 - 10 p.m.  
239-333-1933

Senior Projects, Fall 2017 Exhibition
Through Dec. 15
10501 FGCU Blvd S, Fort Myers
Wasmer Art Gallery, Arts Complex and ArtLab in the west side of the Library building. 239-590-1000

The Great Outdoors exhibit
Naples Art Association
585 Park St, Naples
On view in Gallery 104 through Jan. 1
Nature is the muse for artist’s who are not afraid to explore. 239-262-6517

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Vini Contreras, noon-3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days. Singer Michael Hirst, noon-3 p.m., Center Court. Visit Santa from 3-7 p.m.  Live music featuring Bruce Neumann & Tiki D, 5-9 p.m.,Center Court. 941-575-3007

Holiday House
Through Dec. 23
Burroughs and Langford Kingston Homes, First and Fowler streets,
Fort Myers. Fort Myers Woman’s Community Club, $5  

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

Mystery Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
6 - 8 p.m. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com
 

 

Saturday - 9

 Cape Coral Bike Night - Firehouse
SE 47th Terrace  
The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation department is proud to bring you Cape Bike Night! 5-10 p.m. www.CCBikeNight.com

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

Whitney Hackett exhibit at DAAS Co-Op
DAAS Co-Op Art Gallery & Gifts,
1400 Colonial Blvd., suite 84, Fort Myers
5 p.m. 239-590-8645

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

Chorale Concert: It's Christmas!
701 Carmalita Stree, Punta Gorda
The Charlotte Chorale's Christmas Concert. It's Christmas! will kick of the Holiday Season with various, professional level choral music. 4- 6 p.m.
941-204-0033

Pirate Day!
Marco Island Historical Museum
80 South Heathwood Drive, Marco Island
Ready to set sail on the high seas? Come dressed as your favorite swashbuckler and enjoy a fun-filled day out with the family.  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. 239-642-1440

Venetian Village Holiday on the Bay
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples
5 - 8 p.m. 239-961-2975
 

Weekend Concert Series - Batay
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

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

Downtown Street Bazaar
Downtown Fort Myers
The street will be closed to traffic in front of the shoppe and there will be over 40 Vendors participating. Come join us for a day of shopping and find some great unique items. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

The Charlotte Chorale-It's Christmas!
Charlotte Performing Arts Center
701 Carmalita Street, Punta Gorda
4 p.m. 941-204-0033.

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

Seasonal String Harp Performance
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Listen to professional harpist Barbara Fischer as she performs a beautiful collection of music and sounds of the season. All are welcome to attend this extraordinary free music concert. 2 p.m. 239-479-4636

Naples Artcrafters
Fine Art and Craft Show
Christmas in Cambier Park
755 8th Ave. S., Naples
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
www.naplesartcrafters.com

Naples Is Rockin' / Naples Square
735 8th Street South, Naples
Sugar Ray featuring Mark McGrath, Casey Weston, 5 - 10:30 p.m.
239-300-4880

Naples Christmas Boat Parade
800 12th Ave. S., Naples
Pick your spot along Naples Bay to enjoy the colorful and sparkly annual Naples Bay Christmas Boat Parade. the parade may be viewed from: Pinchers Crab Shack, Riverwalk Restaurant, Kelly's Fish House, The Boat House Restaurant, Naples City Dock and Naples Landings Park. 6:30 - 8 p.m. 239-682-0900

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

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Sunny Jim White, noon-4 p.m., Center Court. Tiki Tom and L.A. from 5-9 p.m., Center Court. Visit Santa from 1-5 p.m. 941-575-3007

Celebrate the Holidays
Cultural Park Theater
528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral,
Hosted by: Cultural Park Theater Cape Coral Art League Cape Coral Historical Museum Fun for all! Holiday Decorations, Caroling, Santa & much more.  capecoralhistoricalmuseum.org  5 - 8 p.m. 239-772-7037
 

Art-in-the-Glades
in McLeod Park (near the majestic City Hall building), Everglades City
A vast array of artisans will be selling their wares at Art-in-the-Glades, under the pavilion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
239-695-2905 or www.evergladeshistorical.org.

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

Art After Dark
Galleries of Crayton Cove, Naples
Featuring live music by Fezz & Alchemy while enjoying new artwork by Phil Fisher, Natalie Guess and others.  A group of galleries representing professional area artists, 8th St. S. & 12th Ave. S. meet at the flagpole by the Bay. 6 – 9 p.m.  www.GalleriesOfCraytonCove.com

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

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

Jimmy Buffett tribute
SW Florida Event Center,
11515 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs
8 p.m., 239-245-9910
 

 

Sunday - 10

 The Harlem Globetrotters
Germain Arena
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
3 p.m. 239-948-7825

Mastersingers: Christmas on Sanibel
Sanibel Community Church
6 p.m. 239-560-9512

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

Americana: Laurie & Rusty Wainwright
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
4 - 7 p.m. 239-333-2225

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

Charlotte County Big Band
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron st. Port Charlotte
3 pm  www.theculturalcenter.com or 941-625-4175 x221

Estero Concert Series
The Art Hall at the Koreshan State Park
3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero
4 p.m. $42, 239-596-8404

Lee County Band - Christmas Concert
Cape Coral High School
2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral
3 p.m. www.leecountyband.org

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Santa from 1-5 p.m. in the third section of Village. Singer Rita Beach from 2-6 p.m., Center Court. 941-575-3007

Gulf Coast Big Band
Cambier Park
755 8th Ave. S., Naples
2 - 4 p.m.  239-877-6090

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

Bonita Springs Concert Band
Riverside Park, Old 41 Road,
Bonita Springs, 2 p.m.
www.bonitaspringsconcertband.com
 

 

Monday - 11

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Tiki Tom and L.A. 12-3 Center Court
Dixieland Jazz and Holiday Classics by Leslie DaCosta from 4-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

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

The Charlotte County Jazz Society
Greg Abate "The Prince of Be-Bop”
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron st. Port Charlotte
7 p.m.  www.theculturalcenter.com or 941-625-4175 x221.

Naples Big Band
Cambier Park
755 8th Ave. S., Naples
7 - 8:45 p.m. 239-597-3240

Animals: Fact and Fable
Naples Art Association
585 Park St, Naples
11 through Jan. 27
On view in the Elizabeth & William Barrick, Millicent & Charles Marshall and the Minnesota Lobby Galleries. 239-262-6517
 

 

Tuesday - 12

 Carol of the King the Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular
Southwest Florida Event Center
11515 Bonita Beach Rd SE #103,
Bonita Springs
8 p.m. 239-245-9910

Christmas Parade
5th Avenue South, Naples
Floats, Fire engines, school groups, School Bands, dance troupes, boy and girl scouts, civic groups and so much more bring this annual tradition to life! And, don’t forget Santa and Mrs. Claus! The parade follows the traditional route starting at South Broad, to 3rd Street to 5th Avenue South. 6 - 8 p.m.
239-213-7120

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

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

Hall of Fame Band
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Shell Point’s Holiday Pops Concert: A Charlie Brown Christmas    
The Village Church Auditorium
15100 Shell Point Blvd., Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-454-2067

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Gulfshore Opera Christmas Caroling from noon - 2 p.m., Center Court.  Music with Jim Vallie from 4-7 p.m., Center Court. 941-575-3007
 

 

Wednesday - 13

 Spectacular Christmas Revue
Through Dec. 17
Cultural Park Theater  
528 Cultural Park Boulevard, Cape Coral
239-772-5862

Art and Nature Night
Shangri-La Springs, Old 41 Road, Bonita
Dream of Reality exhibit featuring artists Mila Bridger, Danielle Braunchard, Tim Smith and Cesar Aguilera, 6 - 9 p.m. 239-949-0749

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live music by Chris G from noon-3 p.m., Center Court.  Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst, 4-7 p.m., Center Court & Music by Dave Heveron from 5-7 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days.  941-575-3007

All That Jazz
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
As the former featured singer in the Count Basie Orchestra, Carmen Bradford’s soulful vocals epitomize jazz. 6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.  239-597-1900

Tina Turner & Blues Brothers tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

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

Dance with Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park,
2787 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
6 - 9 p.m. Dolphin Room, 239-995-2141
 

 

Thursday - 14

 Michael Carbonaro Live!
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-481-4849

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live music with Singer George Voss from noon-3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days. Singer Paul Cottrell,  noon-3 p.m., Center Court & music by Paul Roush from 4-7 p.m., Center Court.
941-575-3007

Holiday Pops
Through Dec. 17
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd.
239-597-1900

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

Dinner With Artists
Naples Art Association
585 Park St, Naples
Join renowned artists paired with executive chefs who collaborate on creating and presenting original works of art and culinary masterpieces. 5 - 8:30 p.m. 239-262-6517

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

TUBA Christmas
5th Avenue South, Naples
6:30 p.m.  www.fifthavenuesouth.com

Celtic Christmas Show
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron St. Port Charlotte
Celtic instruments and tunes as well as Irish step dancing by Kellyn Celtic arts, and Lee County Pipes and Drums.  7 p.m. www.theculturalcenter.com
941-625-4175 x221

Jaycee Acoustic Jam
Jaycee Park,
4125 SE 20th Place, Cape Coral
Not an open mic, but all acoustic musicians and bands are encouraged to come & share their talents. Jaycee Acoustic Jam page on Facebook for info. 6 – 8 p.m.

Nick Schnebelen Band
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239-333-2225
 

 

Friday - 15

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

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

John Anderson
SW Florida Event Center,
11515 Bonita Beach Road SE,
Bonita Springs
8 p.m., 239-245-9910 

Ingroov Big Band
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron St. Port Charlotte
7 to 10 p.m. in the Conference Center. $10 www.theculturalcenter.com
941-625-4175

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

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

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

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


Weekend Concert Series - Ben Allen Band
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
Fridays and Saturdays from 7-9 p.m.
239-267-5107

Jazzy Nights presents Professor Cunningham & His Old School
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Cocktails: 7 p.m. &  Performance: 8 p.m.
239-333-1933

Southwest Florida Symphony Holiday Pops
BIG ARTS Schein Hall
900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel
The music of the classic A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida under the direction of Trent Brown with Jim Martinez, piano. 7:30 p.m. 239-395-0900

A One-Man Christmas Carol
Dec. 15 & 16
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239-939-2787
 

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer John McDonald from noon-3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days. Singer Michael Hirst performs noon -3 p.m., Center Court. Visit Santa from 3-6 p.m. Singer Dan Meadows, 5-9 p.m., Center Court. 941-575-3007  

Music Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Local and regional musicians line the streets.
6 - 10 p.m. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Namaste Music & Arts Festival
Riverfront basin on Hendry Street, Fort Myers
Music and arts event hosted by Namaste Music, Arts, Wellness, & Education, Inc., 8 p.m. - Midnight. www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Fright Night Concert Series
Miromar Outlets
10801 Corkscrew Rd, Estero
Enjoy the sounds of The Ex-Bachelors featuring the best of Motown, Memphis Soul & Rock ‘n Roll. 6 to 9 p.m. in the Restaurant Piazza. 239-948-3766

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

Wall of Death
Through Dec. 17
Six Bends Harley-Davidson,
9501 Thunder Rd, Fort Myers
Four shows Friday & Saturday, three on Sunday, 239-275-4647

 

Saturday - 16

SWFL Symphony: A Charlie Brown Christmas
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-481-4849

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

Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

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

Michael Ray
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
Doors open at 7 p.m., 239-985-9839

Vinyl Vibes Series: Memphis Motown Experience
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
Cocktails: 7 p.m. & Show: 8 p.m.
239-333-1933

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

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

24-Hour Playwriting Project
The Laboratory Theater of Florida  
1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239.218.0481

Tenth Avenue North, Zach Williams and Meredith Andrews.
First Baptist Church of Cape Coral
4117 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral
7 - 10 p.m. www.wayfm.com

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Dixieland Jazz and Holiday Classics by Leslie DaCosta from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Center court.  Visit Santa from 1-5 p.m. Singer John McDonald, 5-9 p.m., Center Court. Lighting of the Menorah, 7 p.m. at the front entrance.  941-575-3007

Christmas In The Cove
Crayton Cove, Naples
Enjoy cookies and cider and get in the holiday spirit featuring restaurants, galleries and shoppes.  Phil Fisher Gallery will host a trunk show of fine jewelry by Kathleen Dennison.   239-403-8393

Holiday Boat-A-Long
Four Freedoms Park
4818 Tarpon Ct, Cape Coral.
Event begins at 4 p.m. 239-573-3128

Songwriters at the Library
South County Library,
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Americana Community Music Association members perform, 2 p.m., free, 239-691-4069

Bike Night
Six Bends Harley-Davidson,
9501 Thunder Rd, Fort Myers
5 - 9 p.m. 239-275-4647


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

 

Sunday - 17

 Gulf Coast Symphony: Deck The Halls

 

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
7 p.m.  239-481-4849

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

Sizzlin Sunday - ZZ Top tribute
Six Bends Harley-Davidson,
9501 Thunder Rd, Fort Myers
1 - 4 p.m., 239-275-4647

Frank Sinatra & Sammy Davis tribute
SW Florida Event Center,
11515 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs
8 p.m., 239-245-9910

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

Americana: RJ Howson
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
4 - 7 p.m. 239-333-2225    

Naples Jazz Society
755 8th Ave S, Naples
This event will take place at Cambier park Band Shell. 2 - 4 p.m. 239-263-1113

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

Josh Turner
Top Rocker Field at Six Bends Harley-Davidson
9501 Thunder Road, Fort Myers
Also A Thousand Horses and Brooke Eden. Doors at 4 p.m. Box office on-site day of event only. Show begins at 5:30 p.m. 239-275-4647

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Visit Santa from 1-5 p.m. in the third section of Village – bring your camera! Trop Rock and Holiday classics by Sunny Jim White from 3-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

Bluegrass Music
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
2 - 5 p.m. 239-939-2787

 

Monday - 18

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Tiki Tom and L.A., noon-3 p.m., center court. Visit Santa from 3-6 p.m. Acoustic Christmas with Anthony Sands from 6-8 p.m., Center Court.
941-575-3007

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

 

Tuesday - 19

Sister’s Christmas Catechism:
The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-481-4849

Motown Magic with Greg Miller
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Meet Luna the screech owl 11-2
Dixieland Jazz and Holiday Classics by Leslie DaCosta, noon-3 p.m. by Good ‘Ole Days,  Bruce and Tiki D perform noon-3 p.m., Center Court.  Visit Santa from 3-6 p.m. Singer Chris G,  4-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

The Book of Mormon
Through Dec. 24
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
239-597-1900

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

 

Wednesday - 20

Ethan Bortnick Holiday Concert
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
7 p.m.  239-481-4849

Dance with Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park,
2787 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
6 - 9 p.m. Dolphin Room, 239-995-2141

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

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Jim Vallie performs noon -3 p.m., Center Court. Visit Santa from 3-6 p.m. in the third section of Village. Singer Michael Hirst performs 4-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

Art After Hours
Artis—Naples - Hayes Hall’s Frank Foyer
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
This free event features musical entertainment, and audiences of all ages are welcome to view the art in Frank Foyer and the Hayes Hall galleries and learn from our docents. 6 p.m.  239-597-1900

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

 

Thursday - 21

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta GordaSinger George Voss 12-3 by Good ‘Ole Days Coffee
Singer Chris G performs noon-3 p.m., Center Court Visit Santa from 3-6 p.m. Singer Paul Roush, 4-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

Sundown Stroll
Tarpon Point Marina Village
5991 Silver King Blvd., Cape oral
Fun, family friendly event on the third Thursday every month. Live music, 4 p.m. to sunset.
www.tarponpoint.com

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

Third Thursday on Third
3rd Street South Shopping District
5 - 8 p.m. 239-649-6707

Alive After Five
Downtown Punta Gorda , Punta Gorda,
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.  941-391-4856

Jaycee Acoustic Jam
Jaycee Park,
4125 SE 20th Place, Cape Coral
Not an open mic, but all acoustic musicians and bands are encouraged to come & share their talents. Jaycee Acoustic Jam page on Facebook for info. 6 – 8 p.m.

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

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

 

Friday - 22

Cirque Dreams Holidaze
Dec. 22 & 23
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 FSW Pkwy, Fort Myers
239-481-4849

Night and Day
Through Feb. 25
Florida Repertory Theatre
2268 Bay Street, Fort Myers
(239-332-4488

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

Square One Improv
The Laboratory Theater of Florida
1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers
8 – 10 p.m.  239-218-0481

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

Weekend Concert Series - SCS Band
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Meet Annie the Owl 11-2 Dr. Shoo-Bop Ken Feder 12-3 by Coffee Cafe Singer Michael Hirst 12-3 Center Court Visit Santa 1-6 pm Singer David McDonald 5-9 pm Center Court.  941-575-3007

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

Celine Dion, Patsy Cline, Connie Francis tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:15 p.m. 239-405-8566

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

 

Saturday - 23

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Charlotte County Children’s Theater Holiday performance at 10 a.m., Center Court.  Sons of Beaches perform live music noon-4 p.m., Center Court. Visit Santa from 1-6 p.m. Singer Michael Hirst, 5-9 p.m., Center Court.
941-575-3007

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

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

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

Venetian Village Holiday on the Bay
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples
2 - 5 p.m. 239-961-2975

Weekend Concert Series - Torched
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

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

Mike Imbasciani & His Bluez Rockerz
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
9 p.m. 239-333-2225

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

 

Sunday - 24

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Holiday music by Leslie DaCosta from 1-5 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

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

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

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

Car Cruise-In
Downtown Fort Myers
10 a.m. - 2  p.m. Music, food and more!
www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

 

Tuesday - 26

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Bruce & Tiki D, noon-3 p.m., Center Court &
Dixieland Jazz music by Leslie DaCosta from 4-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

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

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

 

Wednesday - 27

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta GordaSinger Michael Hirst, noon-3 p.m., Center Court. Singer Jim Vallie,  4-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

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

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

Dance with Jerry Dycke
The Shell Factory & Nature Park,
2787 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
6 - 9 p.m. Dolphin Room, 239-995-2141

 

Thursday - 28

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

Jaycee Acoustic Jam
Jaycee Park, 4125 SE 20th Place, Cape Coral
Not an open mic, but all acoustic musicians and bands are encouraged to come & share their talents. Jaycee Acoustic Jam page on Facebook for info. 6 – 8 p.m.

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

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

Jim Gaffigan - Noble Ape Tour
Germain Arena
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
7:30 p.m. 239-948-7825

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer George Voss from noon-3 p.m. by Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café, Singer Paul Roush, noon-3 p.m., Center Court & Singer Rick Rock Rice from 4-7 p.m., Center Court.  941-575-3007

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

 

Friday - 29

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
Southwest Florida Event Center
11515 Bonita Beach Rd SE #103, Bonita Springs
8 p.m.  239-245-9910

Weekend Concert Series - Soapy Tuna
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Jim Garee, noon-3 p.m. near Good ‘Ole Days. Singer Chris G performs noon-3 p.m., Center Court,  Bruce Neumann & Tiki D from 5-9 p.m., Center Court & Shore Patrol, 8 p.m. at Harpoon Harry’s.  941-575-3007  

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

Music and dancing with Erich
Conference Center at the Cultural Center
2280 Aaron Street in Port Charlotte
7 p.m. to 10 p.m. $10 per person, Tickets at the door.  www.theculturalcenter.com  941-625-4175

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

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

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

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

 

Saturday - 30

Chicago
Through Feb. 10
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers
239-278-4422

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

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

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live Music by Dick & Kammy noon-4 p.m.,Center Court & Singer Steve Flagg, 5-9 p.m., Center Court. The Boogiemen Band, 8 p.m. Harpoon Harry’s.  941-575-3007

Weekend Concert Series - Mike Imbasciani
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
7-9 p.m. 239-267-5107

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

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

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

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

 

Sunday - 31

New Year’s Eve Celebration
Fishermen's Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
5 p.m. Music by DJ & Singer Michael White, dancing, Face Painting, Hair Glitter, LED Juggling, Plate Spinning & Balloon Creations! Live music with Michael Hirst 8 p.m.-midnight first section & Boogiemen Band, 8:30 p.m. at Harpoon Harry’s fireworks at midnight – Can only be viewed from west dock at Fishermen’s Village! 941-575-3007

New Year’s Eve Party
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
239-405-8566

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

Naples Philharmonic
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
9 p.m. 239-597-1900

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

New Years Eve Live Music
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
Remedy, 1 - 6 p.m. & High Tide from 7 p.m. - midnight.   239-463-5900  

New Year's Eve Fireworks
Naples Pier, 137 12th Avenue S.
7:30 - 8 p.m. 239-213-7120

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

New Year’s Eve Downtown Countdown
Downtown Fort Myers
Southwest Florida’s best New Year’s Eve Celebration kicks off at 8 p.m. Live music by Smackdaddy, Marty Stokes Band, Iconic, Electric Mud and Half Step Down. Vendors, great food, family fun will go through the evening and end with the ball drop at midnight! www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Fort Myers Beach New Years Fireworks & Party
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
6550 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach
Festivities begin at noon with free cupcakes starting between noon and 1 p.m. Live music will be played throughout the day. Watch the New Years ball drop at midnight followed by fireworks off of the pier.  www.fortmyersbeach.org

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

 
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