Saturday - 1

 
Taste of Lee
Centennial Park, Fort Myers
Come out to see and sample a variety of dishes from Lee County's top restaurants. The delicious array of food is complemented by music by Rocker & High Tide and exciting activities for the family. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. www.tasteoflee.com

Art in the Park
Park Street off 5th Avenue South, Naples  
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 239.262.6517

Naples Philharmonic
An Evening of Overtures
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
8 p.m. 239-597-1900

Comedian Nicole Byer and Friends
Through Sunday
Off The Hook Comedy Club
Gulf Coast Town Center, , Fort Myers
239-389-6901

Marrying Walt
Through Nov. 9
Firehouse Theatre, 241 N. Bridge St., LaBelle
863-675-3066

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Through Nov. 15
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre,
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Singer Ron Drolet
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
5 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007

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

David Morin as Elvis
Through Nov. 2
Cultural Park Theater, Cape Coral
239-772-5862

Arabian Casino Nights Fundraiser
Araba Shrine Temple,
2010 Hanson St., Fort Myers
The Lee County 4-H Foundation, Inc. hosts its  fundraiser. The event will offer casino games including black jack, craps, roulette and a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament as well as various prizes, silent auction, dinner and a cash bar. Doors 6 p.m., with food and gaming school at 7 p.m. and the casino games from 8 to 11 p.m.  239-633-3001

Jennings and Keller in concert
ACMA at The All Faiths
Unitarian Congregation Church
2756 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers
Donation: suggested. $10-$20. 7 p.m.
239-691-4069

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Through Nov. 19
Florida Repertory Theatre’s Arcade Theatre
2268 Bay Street, Fort Myers
239-332-4488

“Folding Paper:  The Infinite Possibilities
of Origami” Exhibition
Through Jan. 4
Center for Visual Arts Bonita Springs
26100 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
Free and open to the public. 239-495-8989

Poetry Open Mic
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers
The Poetry Alliance presents An Evening of Diverse Verse. $5 Suggested donation. 7 - 9 p.m. 239-939-2787

Bucklers Craft Fair
Through Sunday
Lee Civic Center
11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers
$6 per person Kids 12 & under free
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. www.bucklercraftfair.com

           
Cooking for the Arts
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers
An exciting interactive dinner experience of culinary excellence. This year's inaugural event also celebrates the Davis Art Center's new Executive Chef, Michael Gavala. Cocktail hour 6 p.m. & Dinner 7 p.m. Duo $250.  239-333-1933

Santini Seafood Festival
Santini Marina Plaza
7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach
Restaurants presenting seafood and tropical drink specialties. Enjoy the Live Music on the Plaza and stroll the 50 Arts and Crafts Vendors. Santini Market will be presenting Fresh Fruits and Vegetables.  9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 239-443-8810

Improv Tonight!
Center for Performing Arts
Moe Auditorium & Film Center,
10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Local improv groups perform short and long form improv! $12 Members / $15 Non-Members / $17 Door. 7 p.m. 239-495-8989

The Sunset Celebration Big Al & the Fat Catz
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting)
239-463-5900

Gulfshore Playhouse - Body Awareness
Through Nov. 16
The Norris Center, 755 8th Street, Naples
866-811-4111

Journey & Bon Jovi tribute
The Stage,
9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m. 239-405-8566

Naples Players: Time Stands Still
Through Nov. 15
Sugden Theatre, 701 5th Ave. S., Naples
239-263-7990
 

 

Sunday - 2


Streets Alive
Downtown Fort Myers in the River District
An opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy activity whether it is walking, riding bikes, skateboarding or the myriad activities that will be available to try. We begin playing at 11 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. "People's parade" to kick off the event at 11 a.m. 239-489-2616

Jam session with Rhythm Kings
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.  Cape Coral
A unique evening of jazz, blues, Big Band.
6 – 9 p.m. 239-542-6515

Music Makers
Cambier Park Bandshell
580 8th Street South, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-213-3058

Bonita Springs Concert Band
Riverside Park, Old US 41, Bonita Springs
Free! Concert to Salute America through patriotic music. 2 p.m. 239-405-3320

Estero Concert Series at Koreshan
Koreshan State Historic Site, Estero
The Art Hall comes alive with professional musicians and special performances. Park entrance fee, $2 for walk or bike in, $4 for single occupant vehicle, $5 for 2 – 8 occupants vehicle, $2 each additional person over 8 per vehicle. Tickets are $30 each and reservations are required. 239-596-8404.

Getting’ Picky! Plays the Blues
The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers
Putting together a mix of toe taping bluegrass standards, ballads, and gospel tunes. Noon - 4 p.m. 239-275-3435  

Taste of the Town 2014
JetBlue Park, Fort Myers
The Junior League of Fort Myers, brings together “tastes” from local restaurants, live music, children’s entertainment and more. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets $5. Parking $5 www.jlfm.org

 
Monday - 3


Paint the Beach Plein Air Preview & Gala
Through Nov. 9
Behind Santini Marina Plaza
7225 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach
The paintings will be on display and for sale on Nov. 7 in the Propeller Lounge, and on Nov. 8 through 9  in the Festival Tent. The Awards Ceremony and Collectors Preview Gala will be Nov. 7 from 6-9 pm. in the Propeller Lounge. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $30 at Fish Tale Marina, Fort Myers Beach Art Association or at the door for $35.
239-463-3600

Swingin' on Mondays
Tribute to Count Basie Concert
The Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
Charlotte Count Big Band presents Swingin' on Mondays. 7 p.m. 941-625-4175

Four Leaf Strummers Banjo Group
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 941-575-3007

T.G.I.M. Indie Movies Downtown
by the Fort Myers Film Festival
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers
The popular T.G.I.M. film screening series will be held the first Monday of each month. T.G.I.M. features short indie films being considered for the Fort Myers Film Festival.
7 p.m. www.fortmyersfilmfestival.com

 
Tuesday - 4

 
Harbour View Gallery exhibit
Harbour View Gallery,
5789 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral
Opening reception for featured artists Francine Gerson and Peter Sargent, 6-8 p.m.
239-540-5789
 

 

Wednesday - 5


Sunset Celebration on the Pier
Cape Coral Yacht Club
Experience the beauty of SW Florida's amazing sunsets. Listen to live music on the beach, shop from 40 vendors selling unique crafts, jewelry and other items. 5-8 p.m. 239-574-0806

RED exhibit reception
Shangri La Springs,
27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
Reception for artists Shirley Blake and Lia Galletti, 6-9 p.m. 239-949-0749

Sowflo
Artis—Naples Daniels Pavilion
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
7 p.m. 239-597-1900

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

Fall Concert Series: Bluegrass Music
South Regional Library
8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples
Musicians: Martha and Eddie Adcock
Eddie & Martha’s decades-long musical partnership has yielded lively, innovative Bluegrass Music. 6:30 p.m. 239-262-4130

Elvis tribute by Tony Roi
Ter-Tinis, 7050 Crystal Dr., Fort Myers
Dinner starts 5:45 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. 239-344-6147 or 277-5475

Timeless Tunes
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.,  Cape Coral
Chef prepared pasta bar with live music
5:30-9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515

 
Thursday - 6

 
Salty Paws Muttini Mingle
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Center Court, featuring music by Michael Hirst from 5:30 - 8 p.m. 941-575-3007

 
Comedian Jamie Kennedy
Through Nov. 9
Off The Hook Comedy Club,
Gulf Coast Town Center, Fort Myers
239-389-6901

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

Naples International Film Festival
Through Nov. 9
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
The Opening Night Film & Party will be held at Artis - Naples on Nov. 6.  Approximately 40 films, including domestic and international feature-length and short films in the drama, comedy, and documentary genres, will be screened at Silverspot Cinema.
239-775-3456

Little Eddie & The Fat Fingers
Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
$25 Member / $30 Non-Member / $35 Door.
8 p.m. 239-495-8989

Seventh Annual World Wine Tour
Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers
Wine lovers will enjoy 20 outstanding domestic and international wines. In addition to being the first night for the holiday lights, there will be live music by Patchouli Duo. Tickets $35 in advance and $40 at gate. 239-437-0202

The Del Prados
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
Light snacks will be served. B.Y.O.B. $12 per person. Limited seating is available, so register in advance. 7 - 10 p.m. 239-574-0807

Gulfshore Opera: Viva Verdi
North Naples Church, Naples
7:30 p.m.  239-529-3925

Gilchrist 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

The Great American Trailer Park
Christmas Musical
Through Dec. 27
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Cape Coral Coconut Festival
Through Nov. 9
Sunsplash Festival Grounds
400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral
This is an annual celebration of Cape Coral's uniqueness to the Southwest Florida area. The event includes bands, entertainment, carnival rides, games, food, contests, fireworks, and much more! 239-573-3128 www.CocoFest.com

Neil Diamond tribute
The Stage,
9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m. 239-405-8566

Dog's Nite Out
Coconut Point
8001 Plaza Del Lago Drive, Estero
It's a chance for you to get to know other dog lovers and a night of socializing for your dog from 6-8 p.m. Lake Shops near Tony Sacco's 239-992-9966

Southwest Florida Symphony:
Pride and Patriotism: Youth Celebrating the Arts and Honoring our Veterans
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers
The evening includes stirring patriotic music performed by the Southwest Florida Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as rousing marches by an area high school band, and vocal numbers by local youth. 7 p.m.
239-481-4849


Friday - 7


Fort Myers Art Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Art Walk showcases new art shows!
6 - 10 p.m. 239-337-5050

Florida Rep: Tribes
Through Nov. 30
Florida Repertory Theatre’s Arcade Theatre
2268 Bay Street, Fort Myers
239-332-4488

The Eagles tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

Trucks Gone Wild
Through Nov. 9
Red Neck Yacht Club, Charlotte County
Mud truck races, live music, mug boggin, truck tugs, obstacle course, camping, vendors, food and fun
www.redneckyachtclubmudpark.com 239-209-3773

ACT Gallery exhibit opens
Through Dec. 1
Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 First St., For Myers
Opening reception for new exhibits featuring artists Paul Rodino, Terry Lyn Spry and Julie Markytan
6-10 p.m. during Art Walk. 239-337-5050

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

Singer/Guitarist Fremont John
Fishermen’s Village,
5 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007

Dinner dance with Sixty 40
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515

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

100 under $200: Alliance Members Exhibit
Through Nov. 29
Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers
Member Gallery: Lia Galletti Reception: 5 - 7 p.m.
239-939-2787

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

Evening of Music & Arts
Covenant Church of Naples, 6926 Trail Blvd., Naples
Concert by multiple award-winning recording artists Jaci Velasquez and Nic Gonzalez. Additional guest performers will include Naples Philharmonic principal second violinist Dave Mastrangelo, a gospel choir and others. Doors open 5:30 p.m. for the “Inspired Artworks” show and expo. Seating begins 6:30 p.m. Tickets $20 per person, until Nov. 1 when the price increases to $25. Tickets for preferred seating and a pre-concert reception $50 each. 239-250-1822.

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

Laboratory Theater: My Brilliant Divorce
Through Nov. 22
1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers
239-218-0481

And Then There Were None
Through Nov. 16
Cultural Park Theater, Cape Coral
239-772-5862     
 

 

Saturday - 8

 
Comedians Jody Kerns and Paul Strickland
Through Nov. 11
Visani Restaurant & The Comedy Zone
2400 Kings Hwy,  Port Charlotte
941-629-9191


Naples Artcrafters: Fine Art & Craft Show
580 8th Street South & Cambier Park  
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  naplesartcrafters.com 239-571-2750

SJ Acoustic
ACMA at The All Faiths Unitarian Congregational Church, 2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
SJ Acoustic is a south Florida based acoustic singer/songwriter, who blends his own type of melodic folk, alternative/ acoustic rock with a chill vibe to create a soulful groove and sound. 7 p.m. Donation: suggested $10- 15. 239-691-4069

Naples Philharmonic Masterworks
Romantic Rachmaninoff
Through Nov. 8
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
239-597-1900

ABBA tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

Bead Show
Cape Coral Arts Studio
4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
Free and open to the public. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
239-574-0802.

Six Bends Grand Opening
Through Nov 9
9111 Thunder Road, Fort Myers
On Saturday, the celebration will kick off with the raising of the flag by U.S. Military Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Throughout the day, visitors can enjoy games, Riding Academy demos, and a variety of food and other vendors. The Manipulators and Rick Howard and the Speedbumps will provide live music. Both Saturday and Sunday will include demonstrations by the Shriners Drill Team, with hot rods, muscle cars and antique motorcycles also on display. On Sunday, activities throughout the day will have a family and fun focus. Grayson Rogers Band will perform from noon. to 4 p.m. www.sixbends.com

Arts For ACT 2014: Lights, Camera, Auction ...
An Evening In Old Hollywood
Harborside Event Center, 1375 Monroe St, Fort Myers
Annual fine art auction to benefit ACT Inc.
5 - 11 p.m.  239-939-2553

Aviation Day
Page Field,  4700 Terminal Dr, Fort Myers east of U.S. 41 and south of Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 239-590-4504

Art After Dark
Galleries of Crayton Cove, Naples
6-9 p.m.  239-403-8393

Bluegrass Show In Port Charlotte
The Cultural Center Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
The Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association will present a show beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is $10 or $5 with membership. There will also be a Bluegrass Slo-jam session beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the gazebo to the right of the theater entrance. (941) 625-4175 ext. 221.

Andrew Dean Country & More
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
5 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007

Parkside Music & Food Festival
“A Salute to Veterans”
Aaron Street behind
the Promenades Mall, Port Charlotte
Admission $1, free for veterans with Military ID or “V” designation on their FL drivers license, food and craft vendor onsite. Join us for all-American day of fun!
941-661-7994

Annual Artisans' Craft Fair     
Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association
2001 Shreve St. Punta Gorda
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 941-637-1655

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

Gulfshore Opera: Viva Verdi
Charlotte County Performing Arts Center, Punta Gorda
7 p.m.  239-529-3925

 
Fort Myers Bike Night
Downtown Fort Myers
Free. 6 - 10 p.m. 1-855-732-3836  or 239-246-3045

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

 

Sunday - 9


Gulfshore Opera: Viva Verdi!
Harborside Event Center
1375 Monroe Street, Fort Myers
A multi media  presentation of the most powerful and passionate musical moments of Verdi ‘s​ ​greatest works. ​ Maestro Paul Nadler conducts , 100+ performers on stage​, big screen live video projections and translated text. 7 - 10 p.m. 239-529-3925

Jam session with Rhythm Kings
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.  Cape Coral
A unique evening of jazz, blues, Big Band. 6 – 9 p.m. 239-542-6515

Naples Concert Band
Cambier Park Bandshell
580 8th Street South, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-213-3058

Wang Chamber Music Series
Chopin, Ravel and Shostakovich
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
3 p.m. 239-597-1900

Shirley Jones supports TheatreZone
T-Michaels Steak & Lobster House,
Village on Venetian Bay, Naples  239-293-0354

Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra performs beloved classical works for a variety of musical eras. 7 p.m. 239-597-1900

Taste of The Islands POSTPONED to NOV. 16
Dunes Golf & Tennis Resort
949 Sand Castle Rd., Sanibel Island
Spend an afternoon on the beach sampling island cuisine from more than 20 restaurants and dancing in the grass to live music of Rocker and Pocket Change at this 33rd annual CROW event. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
www.tastesanibelcaptiva.com  239-472-3644

Art & Music Festival
Pottery Express & Bamboo Farm
25370 Zemel Road, Punta Gorda
10 a.m. - 3p.m. 941-505-8400

Bolshoi Ballet 'The Legend of Love'
Community Center: Auditorium
131 First Street West, Boca Grande
1 p.m. 941-964-0827

Jeff Black in concert
Cheryl & Norm's "Laughing Parrot Tiki Hut"
3525 Sudbury Lane, Bonita Springs
4-9 p.m. at Norm Kayser's house concert venue. 239-821-5016

Kids Helping Kids Festival
Centennial Park in Downtown Fort Myers
The festival will begin immediately after the 5K at 8 a.m. and will feature a boot camp-style obstacle course for children and adults, a zip line, rock wall, youth entertainment, bounce house, food and more. General admission to the event is free 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $10 for unlimited activities. www.KidsHelpingKidsSWFL.com

Lee County Community Band
Cape Coral High School
3 p.m. 239-995-2097

 
Monday - 10


County Jazz Society: Johnny Varro’s Swing 7
The Cultural Center Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
The Swing 7 plays the music of Eddie Condon, John Kirby, Duke Ellington's Cotton Club days in the 30's, Count Basie during the 40's and 50s, and Gerry Mulligan and the Dave Pell Octet in the 60s. Tickets $20 per person 7 p.m.  www.theculturalcenter.com
941-625-4175 x221


Tuesday - 11

 
Dinner Theater featuring the Gold Tones
The Cultural Center Theater
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
The meal will be served at 5:30 in the Conference Center and the show will follow at 7 p.m. in the theater. Tickets for dinner and show combination are $25 for members or $27 for the general public.  Show tickets are $10 for members, $12 for non-members or $13 day of the show. 941-625-4175 x221

Fall Concert Series: Duo Romantico
South Regional Library
8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples
Musicians: Christy and Atilio Marinelli
6:30 p.m. 239-252-7542

Veteran Motor Car Club of America Car Show
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Veteran Motor Car Club of America Car Show,
11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Village Parking Lot. 941-575-3007    
 

 

Wednesday - 12

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

The Naples Players present Spitfire Grill
Through Dec. 6
The Sugden Community Theatre,
701 5th Ave. S, Naples
239-263-7990

The Naples Philharmonic at Cambier Park
Cambier Park, Naples
Free. 6 p.m. 239-597-1900

Just Us 2
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.,  Cape Coral
Chef prepared pasta bar with live music
5:30-9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515
 

 

Thursday - 13


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 at this waterfront park Thursdays from 6 - 10 p.m.  941-661-5622

Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons
Anne-Sophie Mutter & Mutter Virtuosi
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
8 p.m. 239-597-1900

Fort Myers Boat Show
Through Nov. 16
Harborside Event Center and Fort Myers Yacht Basin, Downtown Fort Myers
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday www.goboatingflorida.com

O.A.R. with Andy Grammer
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m.  239-481-4849

Golden Years Expo...
A 50+ Senior Lifestyle Awareness Day
Bell Tower Shops
13499 US Hwy 41 SE, Fort Myers
This is a free event open to people of all ages.
9 a.m.  www.thebelltowershops.com

Comedian Owen Benjamin
Through Nov. 16
Off The Hook Comedy Club
Gulf Coast Town Center, Fort Myers
239-389-6901

On the Verge
Through Nov. 22
Florida SouthWestern State College, Fort Myers
239-433-8007

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

Barry Manilow & Frank Sinatra tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

A Hot Night for Cool Arts
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, Naples
United Arts Council of Collier County presents a celebratory evening in the tropics. 6:30 p.m.  239-254-8242
 

 

Friday - 14


Casting Crowns, Mandisa & Sidewalk Prophets
Germain Arena
11000 Everblades Pkwy., Estero
7 p.m. Tickets $23 to $70. www.germainarena.com

Cole Swindell
Dixie Roadhouse, 1023 SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
7 p.m. 239-541-7900

Art Council reception
Coop Art Gallery, Coconut Point Mall, Estero
Art Council of Southwest Florida reception, 5-7 p.m. New exhibits change monthly   www.acswf.org

Judy Swircenski exhibit opening
Through Nov. 30
Wild Child Art Gallery, 4625 Pine Island Rd., Matlacha
2 - 6 p.m. 239-283-6006

Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst
Fishermen’s Village,
Enjoy live music from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  941-575-3007

Beans ‘N Seeds
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
5 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007

Rolling Stones tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

Lip-Schtick
Saint John the Apostle, MCC
3049 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
David Scarbie Mitchell evolves through 7 characters and 11 costume changes. Dinner 6 p.m. Show 8 p.m.
239-369-4637

Yappy Hour
Bell Tower Shops
13499 US Hwy 41 SE, Fort Myers
Enjoy an evening of live music and finish off the night at one of eight pet friendly restaurants throughout the center. free  www.thebelltowershops.com

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

4th Annual Christmas Bazaar
Through Nov. 16
The Cultural Center Theater
2280 Aaron Street,  Port Charlotte
The 44th Annual Christmas Bazaar will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 14 and 15 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 16. Admission is free all three days.
941-625-4175 or vwww.theculturalcenter.com

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

Bret Michaels concert at Six Bends
9111 Thunder Road, Fort Myers
8 p.m.  www.sixbends.com

Dinner dance with Music Box Duo
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515
 

 

Saturday - 15


Saturday Art Fair
First Street, downtown Fort Myers
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  239-337-5050

Southwest Florida Symphony: Masterworks I, Celebrazione Italiana: A Postcard from Italy  
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers
8 p.m.  239-481-4849

The Naples Grape Escape
Food, Wine & Craft Beer Festival
5th Avenue South, Naples
The Rotary Club of Naples in partnership with the Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District presents this fest which includes music headliner Inner Circle. Festival 6 - 10 p.m. www.napleswine.org

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

14th Bi-Annual Estero Fine Art Show
Through Nov. 16
Miromar Outlets, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero
This art fair is a high quality, juried fine art and fine craft show with world-renowned and top-notch local artists. The event is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
941-755-3088  www.hotworks.org

Arcadia Plein Air Paint-Out
Downtown Arcadia
Artists at work 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Purchase art from 5:30-7:30 p.m.at Martin Art Gallery. 863-703-0373

Students Helping Students concert
The Cultural Center Box Office
2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte
Local students are donating their time and talents to raise money for the ARC of Charlotte County, New Visions Program. This will feature entertainment by the Lemon Bay High School Jazz Ensemble and Charlotte High School’s vocal group Charisma. Tickets $18.
7 p.m. 941-625-4175 x221

'Wreaths Across America" Fundraiser
S.W. Florida's Military Museum
4820 Leonard St., Cape Coral
Celebrate 150 th Year Anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery and  local chapter's "WreathsAacross America" fundraiser. Professional Ballroom Dancers, Professional Singers,  EMCEE:  the fabulous ALLIE. $20 per person. Noon - 5 p.m. 239-634-1117

Gift Shop Explosion
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers
Expanding the Gift Shop into the Main Gallery so artists can display and sell their hand-crafted items. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. www.artinlee.org  239-939-2787

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

Holly Jolly Sale
The Visual Arts Center
210 Maud Street, Punta Gorda    
All of your favorite local artists and their original pottery, photography, wood-work, jewelry, stained glass, knitwear, paintings, greeting cards, and holiday decorations in one convenient location with free admission! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 941-639-8810

The Beatles tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

Gobble It Up! Dinner Dance
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
Entertainment & music by Pearl and Sase. $23 Members $25 Guests   www.capecoralsocialclub.org
5:30 p.m.  239-574-3123

Fishermen’s Village Lighting Of The Village
featuring The Boogiemen Band
Through Dec. 31
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Official kick off of the holiday shopping season! Over one million lights and themed decorations will be lit in sequence with ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m., followed by parade by Lee County Pipes & Drums. Other festivities include Luis the Balloon Man, Airbrush Art for Face & Body, Dickens Carolers from Charlotte Chorale, Meet and Greet Santa’s Helpers from the Florida Dance Workshop, visits with Santa, complimentary refreshments from 5:30 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007
 

 

Sunday - 16


Ralphie May
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m.  239-481-4849

Taste of The Islands (rescheduled from Nov. 9)
Dunes Golf & Tennis Resort
949 Sand Castle Rd., Sanibel Island
Spend an afternoon on the beach sampling island cuisine from more than 20 restaurants and dancing in the grass to live music of Rocker and Pocket Change at this 33rd annual CROW event. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
www.tastesanibelcaptiva.com  239-472-3644

Gulfcoast Big Band
Cambier Park Bandshell
580 8th Street South, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-213-3058

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra - "ANIMATO"
Charlotte Performing Arts Center
701 Carmalita Street, Punta Gorda
7:30 p.m. 941-205-5996 www.charlottesymphony.com

Cape Chorale Barbershop Chorus Cabaret Show
The German American Club,
2101 SW Pine Island Road, Cape Coral
In addition to the Cape Chorale, the show will also feature the Cypress Lake High School TAG Elite Chorus, an award winning a cappella chorus. Tickets for the event, priced at $14, which includes snacks, soda, and water, may be purchased by calling 239-574-7861 or  855-425-3631. 2 p.m.

Wendy Webb - November Moon
Herb Strauss Theater,
2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island
Songstress Wendy Webb will sing and play acoustic guitar. Accompanied by musicians Danny Morgan and John McLane. 8 p.m. There will be a 7:15 pm Pre-concert reception. 239-472-6862

Bluegrass in the Theatre
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers
Join fellow acoustic music lovers in the Foulds Theatre for three hours of great live music by bands from Southwest Florida and beyond. Presented in partnership with the Acoustic Music Society of SWFL. Doors open at 1:30. Seating is first come, first serve. The November show features Bill Metts, the Sawgrass Drifters, and Captain Joe & the Bottom Feeders. $8 at the Door/$6 Alliance Members. 2 - 5 p.m.  www.artinlee.org   239-939-2787

Jam session with Rhythm Kings
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.  Cape Coral
A unique evening of jazz, blues, Big Band. 6 – 9 p.m. 239-542-6515           

Piano Concert - Priscila Navarro
Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church,
2500 Block of  Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach
Open to all - free will offering. 2 p.m. 239-463-3173

Charlotte County Concert Band The Dream is America
The Cultural Center Theater
2280 Aaron Street,  Port Charlotte
Spend a pleasant afternoon listening to delightful concert music. Advance purchase ticket prices are $12 per person and $11 for Cultural Center members. Day of show ticket price is $13 per person with no discounts for members. 2 p.m. 941-625-4175


Monday - 17

 
Singer Fremont John
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
6 - 8 p.m.  941-575-3007

 
Tuesday - 18

 
From Baroque to Gypsy Music
Headquarters Library
2385 Orange Blossom Dr., Naples
David Pedraza, viola, and Anastasiya Timofeeva, piano. Join David and Anastasiya on a musical journey through Europe. 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. 239-593-3511

Baroque Chamber Music-Sypert Salon Series
Nov. 18 & 23
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
3 p.m.  239-597-1900
 

 

Wednesday - 19

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

 
Singer/Guitarist Paul Cottrell
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Variety and folk music from 5 - 7 p.m.  941-575-3007

Comedy Night
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.,  Cape Coral
Chef prepared pasta bar with free comedy night
5:30-9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515

Tina Turner & The Blues Brothers tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

Fashion & Trunk Show Luncheon
Colonial Country Club,
9181 Independence Way, Fort Myers
To benefit 21st Century CARE in support of local cancer programs. 11:30 a.m. -2 p.m. $25, 239-938-9301

 

Thursday - 20

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

Neil Diamond tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

La Bohème-Opera Naples with Naples Philharmonic
Artis—Naples
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. & Nov. 22 at 2 p.m.
239-597-1900

FGCU Eaglepalooza
Germain Arena
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
Features hip hop artist J Cole and special guests YG and Huey Mac. This show is a GA Floor and student ticket prices are $20 for FGCU Students with I.D. at the FGCU Bookstore. 8 p.m. www.germainarena.com

 
Charlotte Players present The Sunshine Boys
Through Nov. 23
Cultural Center of Charlotte County
2280 Aaron St, Port Charlotte
941-625-4175 ext 220  www.charlotteplayers.org

Fletcher Music Christmas Program
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda  
Fletcher Music presents a beautiful piano Christmas Program from 5 - 8 p.m. 941-575-3007

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 at this waterfront park Thursdays from 6 - 10 p.m.  941-661-5622

Rodgers & Hammerstein - New York Style Cabaret
Center for Performing Arts – Hinman Auditorium
10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
Carolann Sanita and Clara Grun join forces to take you on a journey through the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. $25 Member / $30 Non-Member / $35. 8 p.m. 239-495-8989

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

Behind the Mask
with Teri Dale Hansen and Nat Chandler
Shell Point Retirement Community, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m.  www.shellpoint.org

A Christmas Carol
Through Dec. 27
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Comedian Felipe Esparza
Through Nov. 23
Off The Hook Comedy Club
Gulf Coast Town Center, Fort Myers
239-389-6901


 
Third Thursday on 3rd
3rd Street South, Naples
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 239-649-6707

Holly Days
Downtown Punta Gorda, Punta Gorda
Holiday Season Kick-of featuring tree lighting, caroling, festivities and snow. 6 - 8 p.m. 941-639-3720

 
Friday - 21


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

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

Dinner dance with Del Prados
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515

Jimmy Buffett tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m. 239-405-8566

Sally & Roy Langwah ~ A Patriotic Show
The Lake Kennedy Center
400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral    
Enjoy a salute to the Armed Forces, Elvis Presley and USA country legend Willie Nelson! BYOB. Pre-registration required. Free to veterans  and non veterans $10 member, $15 non member. 7 - 10 p.m. 239-574-0575

Sweet Dreams of Patsy Cline
The Norris Center
755 8th Ave S, Naples
Leanne Williams recreates the slick, sentimental sound of the legendary Patsy Cline. 7:30 p.m. 239-213-3049

Annual American Sandsculpting
Championship and Beach Festival
Through Nov. 30
Come join us on Fort Myers Beach for the 28th Annual championship and festival! This will be a fun-filled event that will include World Class Master sand sculptors, a state championship contest, amateur contest, Quick Sand Speed Sculpting, Sand Sculpting demonstrations and lessons, Chain Saw Art, Flying Colors, a kids activity area with bounce houses and slides, and more than 60 vendors. The event is scheduled for 10 days this year, the first week will be the Master Solos and Amateur divisions. The second week will be the Master Doubles and State Championship divisions. Awards ceremonies will be Nov. 23 and Nov. 30.  www.FMBSandSculpting.com.

Deb & the Dynamics Dance
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
Reservations recommended. B.Y.O.B. 7-10 p.m.; doors open 6:30 p.m. $12 per person.  239-574-0806

Divas
Through Dec. 4
Herb Strauss Theater, 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel
Divas will perform songs made famous by all the biggest and most successful female stars of yesterday and today. 239-472-6862

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

Trop Rock Music with Jim Morris
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Enjoy live music from 5 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007

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

An Evening at the Gatsby Mansion
Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda
7-10 p.m. Reservations required 941-639-8810


Saturday - 22

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

 
Afternoon Jazz
Tony Rotino Center
5817 Driftwood Pkwy., Cape Coral
Enjoy a free concert to the sounds of the Heat Latin Jazz Band, a group of young men who play a variety of jazz. Desserts and a variety of flavored coffees will be available for purchase. Pre-registration is encouraged.
1 - 3 p.m. 239-574-0807

Stardust Memories Big Band
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral
Band plays 8-11 p.m. 239-542-6515

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

Bob Seger, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel, Cher tributes
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

ACMA presents Jann Klose in concert
ACMA at The All Faiths Unitarian Congregation Church
2756 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers
Winner in 4 categories in the 2014 Independent Music Awards, Jann Klose latest album Mosaic, is sonic, lyrical and emotional. Donation:  $10 - 15. 7 p.m. www.americanacma.org  239-691-4069

The Southern Express Band
The Norris Center, 755 8th Ave S, Naples
$28 at the door and $22 in advance. 7 p.m.
239-213-3049

So You Think You Can Dance  
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m.  239-481-4849

Annual Holiday Bazaar
The First Congregational Church
312 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral
The event will be held inside and outside. There will be about 70 vendors selling Arts, Crafts, Collectibles & Produce.  In addition, the Men's Fellowship will have a "Tool Shed" selling used tools and sporting goods. There will be a huge Baked Goods Sale and Raffle as well. The Event is Free to the public.  Music provided by The Juke Box Hero.  9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 239-549-7938

Taste of Bonita
Nov. 22 & 23
Riverside Park on Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
Two days of food, fun and festivities, including a Chili & BBQ Cook-off, car show, live music, arts & crafts, ice sculpture, kids play area and of course tastes from all the best local restaurants. This is a family-friendly event starting at 11 a.m. www.tasteofbonita.com

Annual Bonsai Show
Nov. 22 & 23
Lee Election Center,
3180 S. Cleveland Ave.
(across from Bell Tower Shops) in Fort Myers.
The show will include an exhibit of trees created by Society members, demonstrations of bonsai techniques, introductory bonsai classes, and sales and raffles of bonsai and related materials.10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission and parking are free. 239-560-3275

Gulf Coast Symphony: Mahler & World Premieres
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers
7 p.m.  239-481-4849

The Doo Wop Crew
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
5 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007

Car Cruise In
Downtown Fort Myers
All classic cars and show cars welcome! DJ spins classic rock with trivia! Free. 4 - 8 p.m.
1-855-732-3836


Sunday - 23

 
Sing Out! Baroque Choral Festival Concert
Center for Performing Arts – Hinman Auditorium
10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs        
Join the Symphonic Chorale for its season opener celebrating masters of the Baroque.  $30 Per Person. 3:30 p.m. 239-495-8989

Music Makers
Cambier Park Bandshell
580 8th Street South, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-213-3058

Jam session with Rhythm Kings
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.  Cape Coral
A unique evening of jazz, blues, Big Band. 6 – 9 p.m. 239-542-6515

MTD Music & Arts Performance
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Enjoy the talent of students of MTD Music & Arts as they present your Christmas favorites! 1 -3 p.m.
941-575-3007

 
Monday - 24

 
Live Music with Chris G
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Enjoy holiday favorites from 5 - 7 p.m.  941-575-3007

Christmas on Third
Third Street South, Naples
Third Street South, full of twinkly lights and wonderful red and silver decorations, launches the Holiday Season as the Mayor lights the official Christmas tree. Music and bells resound from every courtyard and plaza, Santa arrives, the crèche is alive at Third and Broad, and…the snow falls – which it continues to do every evening during the week. Christmas on Third Street South is full of joy and spirit. 5 - 10 p.m. www.thirdstreetsouth.com


Tuesday - 25

 
Fletcher Music Christmas Program
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Gather round the piano with Fletcher Music and make a joyful noise for the holidays. 5 - 8 p.m. 941-575-3007

 
Wednesday - 26

 
Michael Hirst
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Enjoy live music from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  941-575-3007

Art After Hours
The Baker Museum
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples
A monthly celebration of the arts
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

Conversations with History:
Most Affectionate Daughter
Naples Regional Library
650 Central Ave., Naples
Performer: Janina Birtolo. This original one-woman play is about Virginia, the elder, illegitimate daughter of the famed 17th century scientist Galileo. 2 p.m.
239-263-7768

Crosstown Gypsy
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Live music from 5 - 7 p.m. 941-575-3007

John Goulet
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.,  Cape Coral
Chef prepared pasta bar with live music
5:30-9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515
 

 

Friday - 28


The Nutcracker
Through Dec. 23
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Comedian Taylor Mason
Through Nov. 30
Off The Hook Comedy Club
Gulf Coast Town Center, Fort Myers
239-389-6901

Dinner dance with Just Us 2 Duo
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 239-542-6515


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

Grand Illuminations
The Village on Venetian Bay
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples
Get into the holiday spirit with The Village on Venetian Bay’s annual tree lighting. Enjoy holiday music, live entertainment, magic from our magician, face painting, complimentary photos with Santa and stories with Mrs. Claus! Tree lighting at 7 p.m. event is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. www.venetianvillage.com

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

Chris G performs holiday classics
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Enjoy live music from 5 - 9 p.m.   941-575-3007

Holiday Nights,
Through Jan. 2
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers
Historic buildings and acres of gardens decorated with lights, traditional decorations and Edison and Ford inventions. The event is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas  239-334-7419

Sanibel Masters Art Festival
Through Nov. 29
Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 239-293-9448

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

ABBA tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566

 
Saturday - 29


Let It Snow
The Village on Venetian Bay
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples
Enjoy a festive snow show at The Village on Venetian Bay every Saturday until Christmas. Stroll along the waterfront and take delight in holiday entertainment including complimentary photos with Santa, stories with Mrs. Claus, holiday carolers and extraordinary shopping and dining all evening. Snow show starts at 7 p.m. 5 to 8 p.m. www.venetianvillage.com

Singer/Guitarist Michael HIrst
Fishermen's Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Enjoy live music from 5 - 9 p.m.  941-575-3007

Fleetwood Mac tribute
Ter-Tinis, 7050 Crystal Dr., Fort Myers
Dinner starts 5:45 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. 239-344-6147 or 277-5475

The Sunset Celebration - Big Al and the Fat Catz
Times Square, Fort Myers Beach
5 - 10 p.m. (weather permitting) 239-463-5900

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

Beach Boys tribute
The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs
Dinner seating begins 5:45 p.m.  Show 7:30 p.m.
239-405-8566
 

 

Sunday - 30

 
Naples Dixieland Jazz Band
Cambier Park Bandshell
580 8th Street South, Naples
2 - 4 p.m. 239-213-3058

Jam session with Rhythm Kings
Cape Coral Italian American Club
4725 Vincennes Blvd.  Cape Coral
A unique evening of jazz, blues, Big Band. 6 – 9 p.m. 239-542-6515

 
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