Wednesday, September 18

September 2019 Event Calendar

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SUN – 1

Musical Moments
Back to School the Future

Center for Performing Arts
Moe Auditorium 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs
Paul and Renata Rozmus are originally from Poland and graduated from prestigious Katowice Conservatories of Music. Singers, songwriters and instrumentalists, they’ve charted numerous albums all the way to the top. Join Paul and Renata and their band as they take the stage. With different characters in their band, their resulting sound is very original – a unique musical experience, a sweet combination of showmanship, musicianship and originality with a dance edge.
3 – 5 p.m. 239-495-8989 www.artcenterbonita.org

Once, the musical
Now through Sept. 28
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Galaxy
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
4 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

Pioneer Days Events
and Labor Day Parade
Sept. 1 – 2
West Dearborn St., Englewood,
The festivities will include a parade, diaper derby, eating contests, history tours, car show, cardboard boat races, vendors, food and more. Sun noon – 8 p.m., Mon 8 a.m.-3 p.m. www.englewoodpioneerdays.com

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

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Dan Meadows, 4-8 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

The East Palm Mercado
Every Saturday & Sunday
Neenie’s House,
481 Marsh Ave., Fort Myers
Featuring Alice & Rose Boutique, Diane’s Garden of Bromeliads & Edibles, Ice Cream Creations by Vilma, fleamarket, garage sale, items, plants, art, jewelry, produce. Sellers inside & outside, booth space available $10. Rain or shine, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 224-678-4901

 

MON – 2

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda
Singer Paul Roush, noon-4 p.m. & Singer Mark Gorka, 5-8 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Travelling Exhibition- Small Wonders: Insects in Focus
Sept. 2 – Oct. 18
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Visual Arts
26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs
In the air, water, and even under foot, insects inhabit every domain of our daily lives, performing essential functions that balance our fragile ecosystem on earth.
239-495-8989
www.artcenterbonita.org

Mondays at TGIM (rescheduled to 9/9)
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center,
2301 First St., Fort Myers.
Watch short indie films downtown every first Monday. The house opens for cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. in the Grand Atrium of the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. www.fortmyersfilmfestival.com

 

TUE – 3

Jazz Jam Session
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
6:30 p.m., 239-549-3000

 

WED – 4

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

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

Captain Paulie
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

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

 

THU – 5

Waterfront Music Jam Session
Guitar Army at Gilchrist Park
400 West Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. Casual, Comfortable, and Cool along the Harbor. Relax and enjoy a diverse eclectic mix of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music in a setting. 6 – 10 p.m.

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

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

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

Concert on the Lawn:
The Woodwork
Mercato, 9132 Strada Place, Naples
Local favorites, The Woodwork, is a widely acclaimed band with a jazz-infused indie sound composed of his and her harmonies, fingerstyle guitar, classical and Latin jazz bass punctuated by percussion.
6 – 9 p.m. 239-254-1080

Chamber Music
North Naples Church
6000 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 7 p.m. 239-597-1900

Chamber Music
Naples Regional Library
650 Central Ave., Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 2 p.m. 239-597-1900

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

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

 

FRI – 6

Art Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Always on the First Friday, visit the many exciting galleries, exhibitions, and performances. Free to the public with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials. Rain or shine. 6 -10 p.m.
fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

Chamber Music
Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church
1225 Piper Blvd, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 2 p.m. 239-597-1900

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

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

ACT Gallery exhibit opens
Arts for ACT Gallery,
2265 First St., Fort Myers
Artists Del Holt and Pam Trent,
6 – 10 p.m. during Art Walk.
239-337-5050

Jerry Seinfeld
Barbara B. Mann
Performing Arts Hall at FSW
13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers
7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. 239-489-3033

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

Sugarhill Gang & Furious5
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
239-985-9839

Steepwater Band rescheduled to Nov. 16
Center for Performing Arts – Hinman Auditorium 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs
8 p.m. 239-495-8989
www.artcenterbonita.org

Charlotte Players:
Don’t Dress for Dinner
Through Sept. 15
Langdon Playhouse,
1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte
941-255-1022

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

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda
Live music featuring Tiki Tom, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Motus en Tempus exhibit
Sept. 6 – 26
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
This exciting and captivating exhibition features the work of Cuban American artists united by their culture and heritage and the realities of immigration and assimilation into a new culture. 239-333-1933

Through Their Eyes exhibit
Sept. 6 – 26
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers
36 local artists specializing in a wide variety of styles and media capture one another in their own unique fashion. Each artist will create a work of art featuring a randomly selected fellow artist, in order to present their own inimitable perspective – through their eyes.
239-333-1933

Frankie Valli tribute
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

The Shape of Things:
Carve Stone & Pat Zalisko
Sept. 6 – 28
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Spark your imagination. Enter the abstract world of shapes in this thought-provoking exhibit of contemporary art forms from intricate, color rich collages and acrylic paintings to graceful carved marble sculpture and silhouettes. There’s a story to be found and to be told in each work of art. Opening reception: Friday, September 6 from 5-7 p.m. Conversational gallery tour with artists: September 7 at 10 a.m. during the Alliance GreenMarket. 239-939-2787

Dr. Hobbs Live in concert
Ter-Tini’s
1901 Crystal Drive, Fort Myers
Dr. Hobbs is a new rock trio that draws its material from the history of the band’s musicians. Dinner and show options available, 7 p.m. 239-277-5475

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

 

SAT – 7

Los Rehenes
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
239-985-9839

The East Palm Mercado
Every Saturday & Sunday
Neenie’s House,
481 Marsh Ave., Fort Myers
Featuring Alice & Rose Boutique, Diane’s Garden of Bromeliads & Edibles, Ice Cream Creations by Vilma, fleamarket, garage sale, items, plants, art, jewelry, produce. Sellers inside & outside, booth space available $10. Rain or shine, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 224-678-4901

 

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall
Sept. 7 and 8
JetBlue Park,
Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. both days
www.travelingwall.us
239-738-0601

Family Activity Day
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Visual Arts
26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs
Family Activity Day and Opening Reception of the Travelling Exhibition “Small Wonders Insects in Focus.” Art project Insect Terrarium Art, participate in a fun art project for the whole family themed for the exhibition, explore the gallery, take in the art and enjoy light snacks and drinks. It is sure to be a fun time for the whole family. Free of charge. 10 a.m. – noon. 239-495-8989 www.artcenterbonita.org

Dr. Hobbs benefit concert
Galloway Direct,
15565 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
Rock trio featuring Larry Hobbs, Randy Jackson and Steve Luongo. Bring a canned food items for Community Cooperative for free admission. Food trucks on site. Free concert at 7 p.m.
www.gallowaydirect.com

Naples Jazz Society Concert
Norris Community Center
755 8th Ave, Naples
Join us at the Norris Community Center – There’s nothing happier than a toe-tapping Dixieland tune – and nothing sadder than a sorrowful blues. These are truly American culture at its best!
The Naples Jazz Society Inc. favors all sorts of “jazz,” but gives priority to the late 1930s. Our work requires financial support, and we invite you to help us. 1 p.m.
www.naplesjazzsociety.com

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

Chamber Music
Moorings Park
120 Moorings Park Dr, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 2 p.m. 239-597-1900

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

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

Chamber Music
Naples United Church of Christ
5200 Crayton Rd, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 7 p.m. 239-597-1900

North Fort Myers Library Grand Opening
North Fort Myers Library,
2001 N Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
The ACMA is excited to have the Smokey Daytona Band represent the ACMA at the Grand Opening Celebration of the new North Fort Myers Library. The event starts at 10 a.m. the Smokey Daytona Band performs at 1 p.m. Games, programs and activities for all ages, featuring youth performers and live music! 239-479-4636

ACMA: The 502s in concert
with Carlene Thissen
ACMA Listening Room @ All Faiths
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-691-4069
www.americanacma.org

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, Sunny Jim White, Noon-4 p.m. & Singer Bob Schiele, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

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

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

Ultimate Reggae Festival Featuring Wayne Wonder Live
The Charlotte County Fair,
2333 El Jobean Rd., Port Charlotte
4 – 11 p.m. 941-500-3720

 

SUN – 8

Chamber Music
Daniels Pavilion
5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 7 p.m. 239-597-1900

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda
Singer Chris G, 4-8 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Limited Edition
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
4 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

Blues & Bloodys Concert Series
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
Noon – 7 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

 

MON – 9

Chamber Music
Headquarters Library
2385 Orange Blossom Dr, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 3 p.m. 239-597-1900

 

Mondays at TGIM (rescheduled from 9/2)
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center,
2301 First St., Fort Myers.
Watch short indie films downtown every first Monday. The house opens for cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. in the Grand Atrium of the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. www.fortmyersfilmfestival.com

 

TUE – 10

Chamber Music
South Regional Library
8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 2 p.m. 239-597-1900

Jazz Jam Session – 6:30 p.m.
Michael D’Amore – 7 p.m.
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
239-549-3000

Chamber Music
Trinity By The Cove
553 Galleon Dr, Naples
Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians. 7 p.m. 239-597-1900

 

WED - 11

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

Shakespeare Auditions
for The Comedy of Errors
Sept. 11, 13 and 14
Savior Lutheran Church,
215 Richmond Ave. N., Lehigh Acres
Auditions Sept. 11 from 4 – 9 p.m.; Sept. 13 from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.; and Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Performances Nov. 11-23. Send resume, headshot, or email to [email protected]

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

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

Captain Paulie
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill at Dolphin Key
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

 

THU – 12

Evening on 5th
5th Avenue South, Naples
An array of live musical performances up and down the sidewalks of 5th Avenue South, plus dining, shopping and more. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. www. fifthavenuesouth.com

Quarter Action
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail,
N. Fort Myers, 6:30 p.m.,
239-995-2141

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

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

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

Rod Stewart tribute
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

 

FRI – 13

Funny Shorts LIVE!
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Performing Arts
Moe Auditorium 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs
Five plays will be performed this evening. Each of the plays will be funny. Each of them will be short, with run times of approximately 10-minutes each. At least one of the “Funny Shorts” will have been written by a local playwright. Best of all, wearing your own funny shorts is completely optional. Encouraged, but optional. 7 p.m.
239-495-8989
www.artcenterbonita.org

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

David and Lisa V
The Center Bar,
The Promenade at Bonita Bay,
26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs,
7 – 10 p.m., www.thecenterbar.com

2019 Comedy for a Cause
Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center
75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda
A cast of Community Business Leaders will perform improv in the venue of “Whose Line is It Anyway?” This hilarious fundraising evening will benefit the Charlotte Players many programs including the Charlotte County Dolly Parton Imagination Library and the Kids OnStage. 6 p.m. 941-833-5444

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

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

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

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Sept 13 – 22
Cultural Park Theater
528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral
239-772-5862

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

Gulfshore Playhouse:
New Works Festival
Sept. 13 – 15
The Norris Center,
755 8th Ave. S., Naples
866-811-4111

Mystery Walk
Downtown Fort Myers
Enjoy a monthly mystery by solving the family friendly clues while exploring downtown with a chance to win cash prizes! Starting clue card given out at 6 p.m. All players finished by 8 pm entered into the drawing. 6 – 8 p.m.
www.fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

 

SAT – 14

Electric Car Show
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft. Myers
In celebration of National Drive Electric Week, In celebration of National Drive Electric Week, Edison and Ford Winter Estates is hosting a free electric car show. Owners of electric vehicles will be on hand to answer questions and give rides to visitors. The event will take place in the estates overflow parking lots on Larchmont Avenue.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free
239-334-7419

The East Palm Mercado
Every Saturday & Sunday
Neenie’s House,
481 Marsh Ave., Fort Myers
Featuring Alice & Rose Boutique, Diane’s Garden of Bromeliads & Edibles, Ice Cream Creations by Vilma, fleamarket, garage sale, items, plants, art, jewelry, produce. Sellers inside & outside, booth space available $10. Rain or shine, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 224-678-4901

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

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

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

Gardner’s Park Shop Hop
Gardner’s Park,
Downtown Fort Myers ·
Stop by any one of the shops below to pick up your passport! Get a stamp from at least 14 of the participating businesses, and turn in your completed passport at your last stop for a chance at winning prizes from the participating shops! 10 a.m. 239-590-8645

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

BBQ Pub Crawl
Cape Coral Entertainment District, Cape Coral
Don’t miss this premiere trolley event! You’ll take the trolleys and party buses to 12 awesome locations serving up drink & appetizer samples. Try local staples as well as one-of-a-kind concoctions.
7 p.m.
www.southcapeentertainment.com

Comedy Night
The Naples Players
701 5th Avenue South, Naples
Join us one weekend night each month for some of Southwest Florida’s best family-friendly comedy. Featuring Stage 2 Improv, each show will consist of improvisational comedy games and songs from topics suggested by the audience. Frequently including special guest appearances by local celebrities, each month is an exciting new theme! Be as involved in the show as you’d like, and come back each month for more and more laughs. 8 p.m. 239-263-7990

SummerJazz on the Gulf
Concert Series-Ari & The Alibis
Naples Beach Hotel
851 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 239-261-2222

ACMA; Grant Peeples
in concert with David Hintz
ACMA Listening Room @ All Faiths
2756 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
7 p.m. 239-691-4069
www.americanacma.org

22nd Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival
Sept. 14-15
331 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. www.artfestival.com

Live Music and Nick’s Kid
Show & Safety Day
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Nick’s Kids Show brings enjoyment and laughter to all ages. The Punta Gorda Police K9 Unit will present demos with “Chase” during Nick’s Kids Show intermissions. “Sparky” the Fire Pup from the PG Fire Department will be available for a meet and greet and photos! Also, balloon creations, magic show, juggler and more. noon-4 p.m. Highway 1 Trio will be performing 5-9 p.m. 941-575-3007

TNP Comedy Nights Tobye Studio Theatre “Trivia Theme Night”
The Naples Players
701 5th Avenue S, Naples
The Naples Players and Stage2 Improv and Riptide Brewery present TNP Comedy Night one weekend night each month for some of Southwest Florida’s best family-friendly comedy. Featuring Stage 2 Improv, each show will consist of improvisational comedy games and songs from topics suggested by the audience. Frequently including special guest appearances by local celebrities, each month is an exciting new theme! Be as involved in the show as you’d like and come back each month for more and more laughs. 8 p.m. Tickets $20; 239-263-7990 or NaplesPlayers.org

Open Auditions for She Loves Me
Naples Players 701 5th Avenue S, Naples
The Naples Players is holding open auditions from noon – 4 p.m. Auditions are free and walk-ins are always welcome!
239-434-7340 ext. 125 or
[email protected]

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

SWFL SteamCon
Crowne Plaza Hotel
13051 Bell Tower Dr, Fort Myers
Meet authors, brilliant cosplay performers and artists; along with like minded steampunk enthusiasts. Relish and rejoice in the artistry and talents of musicians Bernwell & DeGraff, For Love or Money & Mark Rossmore’s Escape the Clouds. Shop till your hearts content among the many vendors and crafters awaiting your patronage of their creations and wares. Revel in the steampunk themed activities and contests available for your entertainment – including a Costume Contest, Hamster Wars, Parasol Duelling, Tea Duelling & The Splendid Teapot Race. Admission $10 for ages 13+, ages 4-12 $5.
10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
www.swflsteamcon.com

Funny Shorts LIVE!
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Performing Arts – Moe Auditorium 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs
Five plays will be performed. Each of the plays will be funny. Each of them will be short, with run times of approximately 10-minutes each. At least one of the “Funny Shorts” will have been written by a local playwright. 2 – 4 p.m. 239-495-8989 www.artcenterbonita.org

 

SUN – 15

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda
Singer Paul Roush, 4-8 p.m.,
center court. 941-575-3007

J Balvin – ARCOIRIS Tour
Hertz Arena,
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
8 p.m. 239-948-7825

Top Shelf
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
4 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

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

 

TUE – 17

Jazz Jam Session
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
6:30 p.m., 239-549-3000

 

WED – 18

Drop the Mic
Music Open Mic Night
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Calling all musicians! It’s time to turn the stage over to you. Plug into your local music community for a night of jamming, jiving and jazzing during Drop The Mic! Grab your guitar, vamp up those vocals and hit the stage for a night of talent from local melomaniacs. Seasoned performers and newcomers welcome! Sign-ups are at the door, so slots will be filled first come, first play! Free to attend, but a $5 suggested donation keeps programming affordable and accessible.
7 – 9 p.m.239-939-2787

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

Captain Paulie
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

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

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

 

THU – 19

Symphonic Band Concert
Estero High School,
21900 River Ranch Rd, Estero
This concert is free and open to the public. 7:30 p.m. fgcu.edu/concerts

Third Thursday Wine Walk
Downtown 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. Merchants stay open till 8 p.m. for your shopping pleasure. 5 – 8 p.m. 941-391-4856

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

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

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

Dames at Sea
Sept. 19 – Nov. 2
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
239-278-4422

Disturbed
Hertz Arena,
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
7:30 p.m. 239-948-7825

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

 

FRI – 20

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

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

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest
Sept. 20 – 22
Enjoy free shows at intimate
venues on Captiva Island
www.islandhopperfest.com

The Crucible
Through Oct. 12
Laboratory Theater of Florida,
1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers
239-218-0481

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

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

Jimmy NiteClub – 6 p.m.
Electric Lipstick – 7 p.m.
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
239-549-3000

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

Lucky Joe
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
8 p.m. 239-985-9839

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

Julio Iglesias
Hertz Arena,
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
8 p.m. 239-948-7825

Theatre Conspiracy:
Engagement Rules
Through Oct. 5
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
239-939-2787

 

SAT – 21

Terry Sylvester of the Hollies
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Center for Performing Arts – Hinman Auditorium 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs
8 – 10 p.m. 239-495-8989
www.artcenterbonita.org

The East Palm Mercado
Every Saturday & Sunday
Neenie’s House,
481 Marsh Ave., Fort Myers
Featuring Alice & Rose Boutique, Diane’s Garden of Bromeliads & Edibles, Ice Cream Creations by Vilma, fleamarket, garage sale, items, plants, art, jewelry, produce. Sellers inside & outside, booth space available $10. Rain or shine, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 224-678-4901

Robert Gonnelli – 6 p.m.
Neil Diamond tribute – 7 p.m.
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

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

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

The Del Prados
The Shell Factory & Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail,
N. Fort Myers, 6:30 p.m.,
239-995-2141

Naples Jazz Society Concert
Norris Community Center
755 8th Ave, Naples
Join us at the Norris Community Center – There’s nothing happier than a toe-tapping Dixieland tune – and nothing sadder than a sorrowful blues. These are truly American culture at its best. The Naples Jazz Society Inc. favors all sorts of “jazz,” but gives priority to the late 1930s.
1 p.m. www.naplesjazzsociety.com

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

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Michael Hirst, noon-4 p.m. &
Singer Paul Roush, 5-9 p.m., center court. 941-575-3007

Viva Fort Myers
Centennial Park,
Downtown Fort Myers
This Latin Inspired fiesta is a family event with plenty of entertainment for both adults and children, including a lively Latin Concert and delicious Hispanic foods. Cost of admission is $10 for ages 3+, which includes unlimited kids activities, such as rock wall climbing and inflatables. 2 – 10 p.m. 239-418-1441 www.hispanicchamberflorida.org

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

Dinner Dance
Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Pkwy.
Music by Erich, 5:30 – 10 p.m. Reservations required, [email protected], 813-419-3613
www.capecoralsocialclub.org,

Senior Prom
Lake Kennedy Center
400 Santa Barbara Blvd,
Cape Coral, $10 per person.
7 – 9 p.m. 239-574-0575

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

 

SUN – 22

The Del Prados
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
4 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda
Singer Rita Beach, 4-8 p.m., Center court. 941-575-3007

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

12th Annual SWFL Peace Day Celebration
Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
A community event in honor of the International Day of Peace… a FREE event for the Whole Family, including our Furry Friends! There will be amazing live talent from local musicians, artists, entertainers, gardeners, and unique vendors who amaze you with their creativity and love for our community! FUN for the whole family, with crafts, workshops, activities for kids of all ages, yoga and meditations, sing-alongs, education, key note speakers and more! In addition. there will be food trucks bringing their incredibly delicious vegetarian, vegan and omnivore meals, treats and beverages! 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 239-208-9872

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest:
Kristian Bush of Sugarland
and Gulf Coast Symphony
Florida Repertory Theatre,
2268 Bay St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. www.islandhopperfest.com

 

MON – 23

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest
Sept. 23 – 26
Enjoy free shows at various venues in Downtown Fort Myers
www.islandhopperfest.com


It’s a Beautiful Wound written
and performed by Rich Orloff
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
The true story of Rich’s adventures in underground therapy using MDMA (a.k.a. Ecstasy) and psilocybin mushrooms. These sessions, based on cutting-edge experiments to help people heal from deep psychological wounds, propel Rich beyond his ego and defenses into a journey that both challenges his perceptions and reveals possibilities he never before considered. 7:30 p.m. 239-939-2787

 

TUE – 24

Jason Baker, marimba
Nisita Concert Series
U. Tobe Recital Hall, Music Building, FGCU, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Ft Myers
Tickets are $10 for the general public and $7 for students and are available at fgcu.edu/concerts. 7:30 p.m.
239-745-4268

Jazz Jam Session
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
6:30 p.m., 239-549-3000

ACMA Songwriters Showcase
The Barrel Room,
2210 Bay St., Fort Myers
6 p.m., www.americanacma.org

 

WED – 25

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

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

The Goldtones
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Captain Paulie
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
6 – 9 p.m., 239-540-8454

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest:
Gone West & Ryan Hurd
Pinchers at The Marina
at Edison Ford,
2360 W. First St., Fort Myers
7 p.m. www.islandhopperfest.com

 

THU – 26

Nosotros: Adriana Flores & Felipe Maldonado opening reception
ArtLab in the west side of the Library, FGCU, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Fort Myers
5 p.m. 239-590-7199

Elvis & more tributes
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000

Dane Cook: Tell It Like It Is
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m. 239-489-3033

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

Thursday Night L!VE Summer Concert Series!
Bell Tower Shops
13499 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
Center Court, Brian Markley & Co, from 6 – 8 p.m. Be sure to bring the lawn chairs and the entire family, plus enjoy a beer and wine bar for purchase from Grimaldi’s! & Remember as always, entry is free! 239-489-1221

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

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

 

FRI – 27

Nosotros: Adriana Flores
& Felipe Maldonado
Sept. 27 – Nov. 7
ArtLab in west side of the Library, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Ft Myers
Free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 239-590-7199 or online at fgcu.edu/artgalleries

Always … Patsy Cline
Sept 27 – Nov. 24
Florida Repertory Theatre
2268 Bay St., Fort Myers
239-332-4488

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest
Sept. 27 – 29
Enjoy free shows at various venues on Fort Myers Beach
www.islandhopperfest.com

The Ghost in the Meadow
Sept. 27 – Oct 6
Cultural Park Theater
528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral
239-772-5862

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hardy with Cody Weaver
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
Doors open 7 p.m. 239-985-9839

 

SAT – 28

Purple Tie Ball
The Club at Pelican Preserve,
9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd.,
Fort Myers
The event will include a live and silent auction, dinner and entertainment by Carla Del Villagio, a Barbara Streisand tribute artist. 6 – 11 p.m.
To purchase tickets, visit purpletieball.com or 239-628-1774

The East Palm Mercado
Every Saturday & Sunday
Neenie’s House,
481 Marsh Ave., Fort Myers
Featuring Alice & Rose Boutique, Diane’s Garden of Bromeliads & Edibles, Ice Cream Creations by Vilma, fleamarket, garage sale, items, plants, art, jewelry, produce. Sellers inside & outside, booth space available $10. Rain or shine, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 224-678-4901

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

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

The Bare Facts Band
Cape Cabaret,
4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral,
7 p.m., 239-549-3000.

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

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

Scott Stapp
The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon
2158 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers
Special guest Messer, Sunflower Dead and Emerge. 239-985-9839

Alabama with Don McLeanPOSTPONED
Hertz Arena,
11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero
7 p.m. 239-948-7825

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

Tropical Fun-Shine
Polynesian Show
Rotary Park,
5505 Rose Garden Rd, Cape Coral
This Polynesian dance show will have your heart pounding to tantalizing Tahitian beats. Swaying hula dancers will mesmerize you as they tell a story with their hula hands to the music of the islands. Come watch some of the finest Polynesian performers in Southwest Florida. Luau-type refreshments are included, BYO wine. $25 in advance or $35 at the door (if available) 8 p.m.239-549-4606

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

 

SUN – 29

Mastersingers Chamber Chorus Nisita Concert Series
U. Tobe Recital Hall, Music Building, FGCU, 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Ft Myers
Tickets are $10 for the general public and $7 for students and are available at fgcu.edu/concerts. 3 p.m.
239-745-4268

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

Live Music in the Village
Fishermen’s Village
1200 W. Retta Esplanade,
Punta Gorda
Singer Paul Roush, 4-8 p.m.,
center court. 941-575-3007

Sidewalk Prophets – These Simple Truths Tour
Sanibel Community Church
1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel
7 p.m. 239-472-2684

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest:
Jerrod Niemann & Rodney Atkins
Pink Shell Resort,
275 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach
4:30 p.m. www.islandhopperfest.com

Shore Patrol
Tiki Hut Bar & Grill
at Dolphin Key Resort
1502 Miramar St., Cape Coral,
4 – 8 p.m., 239-540-8454

 

MON – 30

Hope by Song
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
The Hope by Song’s mission is to help those whose stories of abuse, addiction, homelessness or PTSD have not been heard by inspiring them to tell their stories. Their words are used to create songs of struggle and hope. The songs are used to educate others dealing with similar issues to encourage new, more beneficial ways of thinking about their lives and to foster a greater awareness and a deeper understanding of those in less fortunate situations. 6 p.m. 239-479-4636

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