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EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

July-August 

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Ray Cerbone performs on July 14

at the Tribby Arts Center at

Shell Point retirement community

in Fort Myers.

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 Circus Arts Conservatory presents Summer Circus Spectacular thru August 13 in the Historic Asolo Theatre at The Ringling in Sarasota.

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Broadway Palm in Fort Myers

presents The Wizard of Oz,

July 1-August 13. 

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Joanna Conner performs on July 21

at the Buckingham Blues Bar

in Fort Myers.

July

July 1 FRIDAY

•Art Reception: Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 337-5050.

•Art Reception: Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Live music. Free. 333-1933.

•Art Walk: Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at several galleries & studios in downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.

•Broadway & Beyond: Cabaret w Natalie Brouwer & Matt Michael. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 8p. 800-3292.

•Dear Edwina Jr: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 6:30p. 434-7340.

•Disney’s Newsies Jr: CFAB Youth Theatre. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Dunedin Blue Jays: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Morning Boardwalk Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9:30a. Register. 348-9151.

•Samuel Comroe: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7 & 9p. 389-6901.

•Sloan: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

 

July 2 SATURDAY

•Broadway & Beyond: Cabaret w Natalie Brouwer & Matt Michael. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 7p. 800-3292.

•Dear Edwina Jr: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 2 & 6:30p. 434-7340.

•Disney’s Newsies Jr: CFAB Youth Theatre. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2 & 7p. 495-8989.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Dunedin Blue Jays: Minor league baseball. Beerfest. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Green Buddha: Reggae band. South Street City Oven & Grill, 1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Independence Day Celebration: Reading of Declaration of Independence, watermelon. Estero Historical Society Museum, 9285 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero. 10a. Free. 272-1911.

•Open Mic Bonita!: Comedy. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.

•Samuel Comroe: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

•Sloan: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Tasting the Tropics: Tours, demos, activities, tastings tropical fruits. Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9a-2p. 643-7275.

 

July 3 SUNDAY

•BBQ & Bluegrass: Bluegrass Trailblazers. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 4-7p. Free. 603-6535.

•Broadway & Beyond: Cabaret w Natalie Brouwer & Matt Michael. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 2p. 800-3292.

•Cruzan Vibes: Reggae & Soca band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Dear Edwina Jr: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 2p. 434-7340.

•Disney’s Newsies Jr: CFAB Youth Theatre. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2p. 495-8989.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Dunedin Blue Jays: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 12p. 768-4210.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

•Samuel Comroe: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30p. 389-6901.

 

July 4 MONDAY

•4th of July All-American Cookout: Buffet dinner, open bar, games, activities, fireworks. Marie Selby Botanical Garden, 1534 Mound St, Sarasota. 5:30-9:30p. 941-366-5731.

•4th of July Bash: The Freecoasters. Sidney’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden, Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 333-1933.

•4th of July Celebration: Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9a-2p. Free admission. 643-7275.

•4th of July Parade & Fireworks: Parade down Estero Blvd to Times Square 10-11a, fireworks over Times Square 9p. Ft Myers Beach. 6-10p. 948-3766. 

•Danny Sinoff Trio: Jazz piano - Bobby Darin Songbook. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 7p. 800-3292.

•Freedom Fest: Live music, kids zone, fireworks. Along Hendry St btwn Bay St & Edwards Dr, downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p, fireworks 9:30p. Free. 

•Red, White & Boom: Independence Day Celebration. Live music, kids entertainment, fireworks. Cape Coral Bridge, Cape Coral. Trollies available. 5-10p. Free, VIP tix available. 948-3766. 

July 5 TUESDAY

•Art Reception: Harbour View Gallery, 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. 6-8p. Free. 540-5789.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

 

July 6 WEDNESDAY

•Adam Hunter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

•Sunset Stroll: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 7p. Register. 348-9151.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

July 6 THURSDAY

•Adam Hunter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Buckcherry: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Jazz Jam: Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

•Naples Big Band: Entertainers 60s-70s indoor concert. Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 939-2787.

•Passerine: Americana Community Music Association concert. Tribby Arts Center, Shell Point retirement community, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.

•Paul Farahvar: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

July 8 FRIDAY

•Art Reception: Cape Coral Art Center, Rubicond Park, 4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 574-0802.   

•Darrell Hammond: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7 & 9p. 389-6901.

•Mango Days: Fruit-themed activities & crafts. Immokalee Pioneer Museum, 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee. 10a-2p. Free. 252-2611.

•Morning Boardwalk Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9:30a. Register. 348-9151.

•Paul Farahvar: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Staged Reading: Theatre. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 495-8989.

 

July 9 SATURDAY

•Darrell Hammond: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

•Garden Talk - Edison’s Bamboo: Demos, presentations, sale. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 10a-4p. 334-7419.

•Mango Days: Fruit-themed activities & crafts. Immokalee Pioneer Museum, 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee. 10a-2p. Free. 252-2611.

•Paul Farahvar: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Stage 2 Improv - Backyard BBQ: Improve comedy. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 8p. 434-7340.

 

July 10 SUNDAY

•Darrell Hammond: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30p. 389-6901.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Nostaljah: Reggae band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

July 11 MONDAY

•Danny Sinoff Trio: Jazz piano – Sinatra Capitol Years. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 7p. 800-3292.

 

July 12 TUESDAY

•Art Reception: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30-7p. Free. 394-4221.

•Early Birding Walks: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 8a. Register. 348-9151.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Clearwater Threshers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Hans Kim: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

•Lecture: Florida Pirates - Fact & Fiction. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 2p. Free. 252-8476.

•Presentation: Rancho Reality - Latino History at The Mound House. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. Reception 5:30p, lecture 6p. Register. 765-0865.

 

July 13 WEDNESDAY

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Clearwater Threshers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Hans Kim: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

 

July 14 THURSDAY

•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Drew Thomas: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Evening on Fifth: Live music, dancing, art demos & exhibits, dining, shopping along 5th Ave S, Naples. 6:30-9:30p. Free. 692-8436. 

•Exhibition Reception:  Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. 4:30-6p. Free. 642-1440.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Clearwater Threshers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Jazz jam:  Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

•Roy Schneider, Kim Mayfield, Ray Cerbone: Americana Community Music Association concert. Tribby Arts Center, Shell Point retirement community, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.

•Stand Up or Get Dragged Down - Open Mic Cabaret: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

July 15 FRIDAY

•Beach Clean-Up: Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 8:30a. Register. 765-0865.

•Drew Thomas: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Clearwater Threshers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Gary Owen: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7 & 9p. 389-6901.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

•Morning Boardwalk Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9:30a. Register. 348-9151.

•Music Walk: Live music & dancing at several cafes, clubs & galleries. Downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 855-732-3836.

•RC Smith: Comedian. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 8p. 800-3292.

•Ryan Montgomery: Country music concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Songwriter’s Round: Sheena Brook, Slim Gillian. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 6:30p, concert 7:30p. 333-1933.

•Trap: Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 8p. 218-0481.

 

July 16 SATURDAY

•Americana Community Music Association: Nate Currin, John Butler concert. All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7-9:30p. 691-4069.

•Drew Thomas: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Clearwater Threshers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Gary Owen: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

•Gulf Coast Writers Association Meeting: Guest speaker  Charley Valera. Word of Life Church, 6111 South Points Blvd, Ft Myers. 10a-12p. Free. 770-906-7885..

•MangoMania: Food fest, recipe & eating contests, tastings, live music, arts & crafts, kids’ activities, educational, presentations, plant sale. Our lady of Miraculous Medla Church, 12175 Stringfellow Rd, Bokeelia. 9a-4p. Free. 283-0888.

•RC Smith: Comedian. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 7p. 800-3292.

•Take Flight Family Day: Crafts & activities that celebrate flight. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 10a-2p. Free. 252-8476.

•Trap: Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 2 & 8p. 218-0481.

July 17 SUNDAY

•Cruzan Vibes: Reggae & Soca band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Clearwater Threshers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 12p. 768-4210.

•Gary Owen: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30p. 389-6901.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

•Ted Nugent: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849. 

 

July 18 MONDAY

•Danny Sinoff Trio: Jazz piano – An Evening of Ellington. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 7p. 800-3292.

July 19 TUESDAY

•Jiaoying Summers: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

 

July 20 WEDNESDAY

•Jiaoying Summers: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

July 21 THURSDAY

•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Jazz Jam: Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

•Joanna Conner: Blues band Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111. 

•Ken Miller: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Lavar Walker: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Lecture: See You Later Alligator - Poachers, Promoters & Protectors of the Everglades’ Keystone Species. Museum of the Everglades, 105 W Bwy, Everglades City. 2p. Free. 695-0008.

•Naples Big Band: Swing Street at the Hop Dance Party. Indoor concert. Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 939-2787.

•The Little Fools: Americana Community Music Association concert. Tribby Arts Center, Shell Point retirement community, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

July 22 FRIDAY

•Cannan Smith: Country music concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Ken Miller: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Lavar Walker: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7 & 9p. 389-6901.

•Morning Boardwalk Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9:30a. Register. 348-9151.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

July 23 SATURDAY

•A Night at the Tony’s: Gulf Coast Symphony concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849. 

•Frank Foster: Country music concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Ken Miller: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

•Lavar Walker: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

•Meet Artist Christy Noonan: Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9-10:30a. 643-7275.

 

July 24 SUNDAY

•Ben Allen Band: Country music concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•InkMyers Tattoo Convention: Tattoo artists, tattoo competition, body piercers, seminars, classes, vendors, fashion show, face painting & temp tattoos for kids. Crowne Plaza, Hotel 13051 Bell Tower Dr, Ft Myers. 10a-10p. 785-6636.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Lavar Walker: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30p. 389-6901.

•Nostaljah: Reggae band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

July 25 MONDAY

•Night Walk: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 8p. Register. 348-9151.

•Danny Sinoff Trio: Jazz piano – Nat King Cole Songbook. Players Circle Performing Arts Center, Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 7p. 800-3292.

 

July 26 TUESDAY

•Conservation Café - Birds & Coffee: South Seas Cottage, Newton Beach Park, 4650 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 8:30a. Register. 765-0865.

•Exceptional Night: For families w kids w physical and neurological challenges. Children’s Museum of Naples, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. 5:30-7:30p. Register. 514-0084.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

 

July 27 WEDNESDAY

•Cinderella’s Tom Keifer Band w LA Guns & Faster Pussycat: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Jay Moreno & Mark Viera: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

July 28 THURSDAY

•Brian Smalley: Americana Community Music Association concert. Tribby Arts Center, Shell Point retirement community, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.

•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Jazz Jam: Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

•Mike Rivera: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Pinky Patel: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

 

July 29 FRIDAY

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Mike Rivera: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Morning Boardwalk Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9:30a. Register. 348-9151.

•Pinky Patel: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6 & 8p. 389-6901.

•Seussical - The Musical: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 6:30p. 434-7340.

•Thornton Wilder’s Our Town: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.

 

July 30 SATURDAY

•Americana Community Music Association: Keith Rea, Bill Burkert concert. All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9-10:30p. 691-4069.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons: Minor league baseball. Beerfest. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Mike Rivera: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Philadelphia Plowden: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6 & 8p. 389-6901.

•Pinky Patel: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 3p. 389-6901.

•Seussical - The Musical: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 2 & 6:30p. 434-7340.

•Steely Dan: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849. 

•The Frank Bang 5: Blues band. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111. 

•Thornton Wilder’s Our Town: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2 & 7p. 495-8989.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

July 31 SUNDAY

•Cruzan Vibes: Reggae & Soca band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers.12. 768-4210.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

•Philadelphia Plowden: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6p. 389-6901.

•Pinky Patel: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 3p. 389-6901.

•Seussical - The Musical: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 2p. 434-7340.

•Thornton Wilder’s Our Town: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2p. 495-8989.

August

August 1 MONDAY

• Night Walk: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 8p. Register. 348-9151.

•Art Reception: Harbour View Gallery, 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. 6-8p. Free. 540-5789.

 

August 2 TUESDAY

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Gregg Hahn: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

August 3 WEDNESDAY

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Gregg Hahn: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

August 4 THURSDAY

•Ancient Forest Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9a. Register. 348-9151.

•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Jazz Jam: Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

•Julie Scoggins: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Naples Big Band: Swing Street Rockin Beach Party indoor concert. Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 939-2787.

•Open Mic Bonita!: Comedy. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.

•Tom Cotter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

 

August 5 FRIDAY

•Art Reception: Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 337-5050.

•Art Reception: Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Live music. Free. 333-1933.

•Art Walk: Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at several galleries & studios in downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 11a-4p. Free. 337-5050.

•BBQ & Bluegrass: Bluegrass Trailblazers. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 4-7p. Free. 603-6535.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Julie Scoggins: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Morning Boardwalk Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9:30a. Register. 348-9151.

•Something Rotten! Teen: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 6:30p. 434-7340.

•Tom Cotter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

 

August 6 SATURDAY

•Americana Community Music Association: Dana Cooper, Houseboat Jim Visone concert. All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7-9:30p. 691-4069.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Julie Scoggins: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

•Something Rotten! Teen: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 2 & 6:30p. 434-7340.

•Tom Cotter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

 

August 7 SUNDAY

•Cruzan Vibes: Reggae & Soca band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

•Something Rotten! Teen: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 2p. 434-7340.

•Tom Cotter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30p. 389-6901.

 

August 9 TUESDAY

•Art Reception: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30-7p. Free. 394-4221.

•Lecture: Swamp Angels - History of Mosquitoes & Mosquito Control. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 2p. Free. 252-8476.

•Presentation: Creatures of The Mound House - Birds to Bugs. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. Reception 5:30p, lecture 6p. Register. 765-0865.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

 

August 10 WEDNESDAY

•Matt Bergman: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

•Sunset Stroll: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 7p. Register. 348-9151.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

August 11 THURSDAY

•Night Walk: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 8p. Register. 348-9151.

•Casey Frey: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Evening on Fifth: Live music, dancing, art demos & exhibits, dining, shopping along 5th Ave S, Naples. 6:30-9:30p. Free. 692-8436.

•Gabe Kea: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Jazz Jam: Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

August 12 FRIDAY

•Art Reception: Cape Coral Art Center, Rubicond Park, 4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 574-0802.    

•Casey Frey: Off the Hook Comedy Cl:ub, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7 & 9p. 389-6901.

•Compton & Bennett – A Cracker at the Ritz: Musical comedy. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30. 495-8989.

•Gabe Kea: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Morning Boardwalk Tour: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 9:30a. Register. 348-9151.

 

August 13 SATURDAY

•Casey Frey: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

•Gabe Kea: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Garden Talk: Demos, presentations, sale. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 10a-4p. 334-7419.

•Meet Artist Christy Noonan: Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9-10:30a. 643-7275.

 

August 14 SUNDAY

•Casey Frey: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Nostaljah: Reggae band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

August 16 TUESDAY

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

•Darren Carter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

 

August 17 WEDNESDAY

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

August 18 THURSDAY

Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Darren Carter: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Dierks Bentley: Concert w Ashley McBryde. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

•Jazz Jam:  Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

•Lecture: Totch Brown - Teller of Tales in the Ten Thousand Islands. Museum of the Everglades, 105 W Bwy, Everglades City. 2p. Free. 695-0008.

•Lowell Sanders: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

August 19 FRIDAY

•Beach Clean-Up: Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 8:30a. Register. 765-0865.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

•Lowell Sanders: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Michael Yo: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:45 & 8:45p. 389-6901.

•Music Walk: Live music & dancing at several cafes, clubs & galleries. Downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 855-732-3836.

•Singer-Songwriter Competition: Concert. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 6:30p, concert 7:30p. 333-1933.

 

August 20 SATURDAY

•Albert Castiglia: Blues band. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111. 

•Gulf Coast Writers Association Meeting: Guest speaker Mary Lou Williams. Word of Life Church, 6111 South Points Blvd, Ft Myers. 10a-12p. Free. 770-906-7885..

•Lowell Sanders: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Michael Yo: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

•Symphonic Rocks: Gulf Coast Symphony concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849. 

•Waste Not, Want Not: Food dehydrating demos & food samples. Immokalee Pioneer Museum, 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee. 10a-2p. Free. 252-2611.

 

August 21 SUNDAY

•Cruzan Vibes: Reggae & Soca band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•MichaelYo: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30p. 389-6901.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

August 23 TUESDAY

•Early Birding Walks: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 8a. Register. 348-9151.

•Exceptional Night: For families w kids w physical and neurological challenges. Children’s Museum of Naples, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. 5:30-7:30p. Register. 514-0084.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Sarah Hester Ross: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

 

August 24 WEDNESDAY

•Fashion Night at the Museum: For families & kids dress up, creste handbags, walk runway. Children’s Museum of Naples, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. Kids 5-8. 5:30-7:30p. Register. 514-0084.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Jerry Halliday: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 10a. 765-0865.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

August 25 THURSDAY

•Allison Weber: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10p. 333-2225.

•Dusty Slay: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 768-4210.

•Jazz Jam: Live music. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 603-6535.

 

August 26 FRIDAY

•Allison Weber: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Dusty Slay: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7 & 9p. 389-6901.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Untold Stories Tour: Guided tour. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

August 27 SATURDAY

•Allison Weber: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 8:30p. 479-5233.

•Dusty Slay: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30 & 8:30p. 389-6901.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers: Minor league baseball. Beerfest. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 768-4210.

•Latino History Tour: Guided tour outside. Mound House, 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 2p. 765-0865.

 

August 28 SUNDAY

•Dusty Slay: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 6:30p. 389-6901.

•Fort Myers Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers: Minor league baseball. Hammond Stadium, 14400 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy, Ft Myers. 12p. 768-4210.

•Jazz Brunch: Roy Gerson & Don Mopsic. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 10a-1:30p. Free. 333-2225.

•Nostaljah: Reggae band. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 9p-12a. 435-9333.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

 

August 30 TUESDAY

•Conservation Café - Birds & Coffee: South Seas Cottage, Newton Beach Park, 4650 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 8:30a. Register. 765-0865.

 

August 31 WEDNESDAY

•Jon ‘Polar Bear’ Gonzalez: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook & the Buckingham Blues. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111. 

ongoing

theater

•Art: Jul 22-Aug 7. The Studio Players, Joan Jenks Auditorium, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples. 389-9192.

•Dear Edwina Jr: Jul 1-3. The Naples Players’ KidzAct. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.

•Disney’s Newsies Jr: Jul 1-3. Center for the Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 495-8989.

•Fairview: Aug 5-20. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.

•Godspell Jr: Aug 4-7. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 941-488-1115.

•Lady Killer: thru Sep 11: Wed-Sun. Murder Mystery Dinner Train. Seminole Gulf Railway, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.

•Rent: Aug 6-14. Fort Myers Theatre, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, #5, Ft Myers. 323-6570.

•Seussical - The Musical: Jul 29-31. The Naples Players’ KidzAct. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.

•Something Rotten: thru Jul 24. The Naples Players. Blackburn Hall, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.

•Something Rotten! Teen: Aug 5-7. The Naples Players’ KidzAct. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.

•Summer Circus Spectacular: thru Aug 13. Circus Arts Conservatory. Historic Asolo Theatre, 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota. 941-359-5700.

•The Birds - A Parody: thru Jul 2. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.

•The Fantasticks: Jul 19-24. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 941-488-1115.

•The Wizard of Oz: Jul 1-Aug 13. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422. 

•Thornton Wilder’s Our Town: Jul 29-31. Center for the Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 495-8989.

•Trap: Jul 15 & 16. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.

art galleries

•Aldo Castillo Gallery: Miromar Design Center, 10800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. Mon-Sat 10a-5p. Free. 312-375-8887.

Aldo Castillo Gallery: 1634 5th Ave S, Naples. Tue-Sun 11a-7p. Free. 312-375-8887.

•Alliance for the Arts: 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Jul 1-31: Members exhibition; Aug 5-28: Colonial Contours - Martha De la Cruz & Dimithry Victor. Mon-Fri 9a-5p & Sat 9a-1p. Free. 939-2787.

•Another Time: 1414 Dean St, Ft Myers. Daily 11a-6p; Fri & Sat 11a-8p. Free. 672-4607.

•Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery: 1199 3rd St, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 1-5p. Free. 263-1214.

•ArtBeat Studios: 1400 Colonial Blvd, #35, Fort Myers. Wed & Sun 11a-5p. Free. 225-9770.

•Artsemble Underground Gallery & Art Lounge: Bell Tower Shops, 13499 Bell Tower Dr, #151, Ft Myers. Thru Aug 6: Faces & Places. Fri & Sat 3-8p. Free. 248-9063.

•Art Center Sarasota: 707 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. Thru Aug 26: Faces & Places. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. 941-365-2032.

•Arts for ACT Gallery: 2265 First St, Ft Myers. Jul 1-Aug 1: Doug Smithwick. Mon-Sun 11a-4:30p, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Fri 11a-10p. Free. 337-5050.

•Baker Museum: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. Thru Jul 17: Florida Contemporary; thru Jul 24: Pam Langobardi - Ocean Gleaming; thru Jul 24: Another World - The Transcendental Painting Group; thru Jul 24: Invisible Thread; thru Jul 24: Annual Student exhibition; thru Sep 25: True Likeness; thru Jan 8: Recent Acquisitions - 2019-Present; ongoing: Chihuly Collection; Magritte - Reflections of Another world, Louise Nevelson - Dawn’s Forest. Tue-Sat 1-a-4p, Sun 12-4p. 597-1900.

•Bert’s Pine Bay Gallery: 4332 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. Sun & Mon 10a-5p, Tue-Sat 10a-7p. Free. 283-1335.

•Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience. Thru Aug 5. Sun & Tue-Thu 10a-6p, Fri & Sat 10a-7p. Starry Night Pavilion, East District, University Town Center, 195 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota. Reserve. 800-441-0819.

•BIG ARTS: Thru Jul 23: FSW Fine Arts Students. 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Mon-Sat 9a-4p & Sat 9a-1p. Free. 395-0900.

•Bob Rauschenberg Gallery: FSW State College, Humanities Hall, 8099 College Pkwy SW, Ft Myers. Thru Jul 23: Rauschenberg - From the Collections of Friends. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 11a-3p. Free. 489-9313.

•Bokeelia Art Gallery: 8315 Main St, Bokeelia. Tue-Sat 10a-5p. Free. 738-5280.

•Cape Coral Art Center: Rubicond Park, 4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. Thru Jul 28: On My Walk Today. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 574-0802.

•Cape Coral Art League: 516 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. Open painting Wed 1-4p. Mon-Th 11a-4p. Free. 772-5657.

•Center for the Visual Arts Bonita Springs: 26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 1-5p. Free. 495-8989.

•Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs: 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 1-5p. Free. 495-8989.

•Clyde Butcher’s Big Cypress Gallery: 52388 Tamiami Tr, Ochopee. Daily 10a-5p. Free. 695-2428.

•Clyde Butcher’s Venice Gallery & Studio: 237 Warfield Ave, Venice. Tue-Fri 10a-4:30p. Free. 486-0811.

•Coco Art Gallery: Art Council of SWFL Gallery. Coconut Point Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Estero. Tue-Sun 11a-5p. Free. 949-3073. 

•Coco Art Gallery: Art Council of SWFL Gallery. Coastland Center, 1900 Tamiami Tr S, Naples. Wed-Sun 12-6p. Free. 436-3530. 

•Creason’s Fine Art Gallery: 331 5th Ave S, Naples. Sun-Thu 11a-6p, Fri & Sat 10a-10p. Free. 949-3073. 

•DAAS Co-op Art Gallery: Inside Butterfly Estates, 1815-3 Fowler St, Ft Myers. Wed-Sun 10a-3p. Free. 590-8645.

•East West Fine Art: Mercato, 9115 Strada Pl, #5130, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-7p & Sun 12-6p. Free. 821-9459. 

•Englewood Art Center: Ringling College of Art & Design, 350 S. McCall Rd, Englewood. Tue 9a-9p & Wed-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 941-474-5548.

•Estero Art League: Estero Community Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Rd, Estero. 489-5216.

•Florida Gulf Coast University Art Galleries: 10501 FGCU Blvd S., Ft Myers. Wasmer Gallery –  Aug 26-Sep 29: Nexus –- FGCU Art Faculty show. Wasmer Gallery in Arts Complex. Mon-Fri, 10a-4p & Thu 10a-7p. Free. 590-7199.

•Fort Myers Beach Art Association & Gallery: 3030 Shell Mound, Ft Myers Beach. Main Gallery– thru Oct 14: Summer Show. Studio 2 Gallery– thru Oct 14: Summer show. Wed & Thu 9a-12p. Free. 463-3909.

•Gardner Colby Gallery: 386 & 365 Broad Ave S, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-5p. Free. 403-7787.

•Grand Illusion Gallery: 2443 First St, Ft Myers. Tue-Sat 10:30a-5:30p, 1st & 3rd Fri 6-10p. Free. 461-7245.

•Guess-Fisher Gallery: Crayton Cove, 810 12th Ave S, Naples. Mon-Thu 11a-5p, Fri & Sat 11a-9p. Free. 403-8393.

•Harbour View Gallery: 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. Daily 11a-8p. Free. 540-5789.

•Harmon-Meek Modern: 382 12th Ave S, Naples. Tue-Sat 12-4p. Free. 261-2637.

•Island Conclave: 5101 Pine Island Rd, Bokeelia. Tue-Sat 11a-5p. Free. 282-8488.

•Island Visions: 4643 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. Daily 10a-5p. Free. 282-0452.

•Lovegrove Gallery & Garden: 4637 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha. Daily 10a-5p. Free. 283-6453.

•Marc Harris Wildlife Photography Gallery: In Everglades Wonder Gardens, 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Daily 9a-5p. 283-3354.

•Marco Island Center for the Arts: 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. Thru Jul 5: Mara Darrow; Aug 9-Oct 5: Palettes - Warm, Cool, Complementary Colors; Aug 9-Sep 7: Terry Carter. Mon-Fri 9a-4p. Free. 394-4221.

•Method & Concept: 26 10th St. S, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-5p. 529-2633.

•Naples Art Studios: North Line Plaza, 2172 J & C Blvd, Naples. Thru Nov 1: Gallery Group Show. By appt. 821-1061.

•Naples Art: 585 Park St, Naples. Thru Jul 17: Toulouse-Lautrec - Master of the Belle Epoque; Aug 6-Oct 30: Selections from William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation. Mon-Fri 9a-5p. Free. 262-6517.

•Quidley & Company Fine Art Gallery: 375 Broad Ave S, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-7p & Sun 11a-5p. 261-4300.

•Quidley & Company Fine Art Gallery: Magnolia Square, 5934 Premier Way, #2100, Naples. Ongoing: Hunt Slonem - Above & Beyond. Thu-Sat 11a-5p. 261-4300.

•Ringling College of Art + Design Galleries: Basch Gallery (Academic Center, 2363 Old Bradenton Rd; Cooley Photo Center (Student Center, 2700 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota); Crossley Gallery (2698 Bradenton Rd, Sarasota);  Madeby Gallery (Student Center, 2700 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota; Selby Foundations Gallery (Atrium, 2700 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota); Smith Gallery (Academic Center, 2363 Old Bradenton Rd; Stulberg Gallery (Basch Visual Arts Center, 1188 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Sarasota); Thompson Gallery (Keating Center, 2700 N. Tamiami Tr, Sarasota)— thru Aug 12: Valetta. Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 941-359-7563.

•Sanibel Captiva Art League: Exhibits at Sanibel Community House: Meetings 3rd Thu at Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 1-3p. Free. 322-8593.

•Sarasota Art Museum: Ringling College, 1001 S Tamiami T, Sarasota. Thru Nov: Xaviera Simmons. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 11a-5p. 941-309-4300.

•Sheldon Fine Art: 460 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 10a-10p. Free. 649-6255.

•Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center: 2301 First St, Ft Myers. Grand Atrium— Jul 1-29: Age of Titans; Aug 5-26: Imagine - Artsemble Underground. Capital Gallery— Jul 7-29: Pythonesque; Aug 5-26: Moon-Womb-Bloom - Juli Congress. Mon-Fri 9a. Free. 337-1933.

•Sweet Art Gallery: 2100-A Trade Center Way, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-5p & Sat by appt. Free. 597-2110.

•The Ringling Museum of Art: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota. Thru Oct 23: Works on paper from Ringling Collection of Modern & Contemporary Art; thru Jul 3: Ya Levy La’ford - American/Roots; thru Aug 13: As long as there is sun, as long as there is light; thru Aug 21: Eleanor Merritt; thru Aug 28: Metadata - Rethinking Photography from the 21st Century.; thru Sep 25: Ballroom Florida - Deco & Desire in Japan’s Jazz Age; thru Sep 25: Marvelous Marbling of Matsui Kosei. Circus Museum– Bayfront Gardens. Gardens of Ringling Guided Tour: Thu 10:30a. Daily 10a-5p, Thu 10a-8p. 941-359-5700.        

•Timeless: 2218 First St, Ft Myers. Daily 11a-6p; Fri & Sat 11a-8p. 332-8463. 

•Tower Gallery: 751 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel. Daily10a-5p. Free. 340-6467.

•Union Artists Studios: Alliance of the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, #202, Edwards Bldg, Ft Myers. Sat 10a-2p & by appt. Free. 980-1394.

•Venice Art Center: 390 Nokomis Ave S, Venice. Thru Jul 21: Dark & Light. Mon-Fri 9a-4p. Free. 941-485-7136.

•Visual Arts Center: 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. Thru Sep 25: Members Showcase. Mon & Fri 9a-4p, Tue-Thu 10a-7p, Sat 10a-2p. Free. 941-639-8810.

•Watson MacRae Gallery: 2340 Periwinkle Way, #G1, Sanibel. Mon-Fri 11a-5p. Free. 472-3386. 

 

attractions

•Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Tribe of Florida Museum: Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, 30290 Josie Billie Hwy, Clewiston. Daily 9a-5p. 877-902-1113.

•American Museum of the Military & First Responders: Naples Airport, 500 Terminal Dr, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-4p & Sun 12-3p. Free. 614-205-0357.

•Artis-Naples: Hayes Hall, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. Thru Jul 28: Student show. 597-1900.

•Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum: 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. Thru Nov 28: Adorned by the Sea – Shells in Fashion. Daily 10a-5p. 395-2233.

•Burroughs Home & Gardens: 2505 First St, Ft Myers. Tours Mon-Wed 11a. 337-0706.

•Butterfly Estates: 1815 Fowler St, Ft Myers. Tue-Sun 10a-2p. 690-2359.

•Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium: 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. Museum, butterfly aviary, walking trails, lectures & live reptile shows daily. Guided walks Tue, Thu, Sat 10a. Planetarium shows Mon-Sat 12 & 2p & Sun 12, 2, 3:30p. Tue-Sun 10a-4p. 275-3435.

•Cape Coral Historical Museum: 544 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. Wed-Fri 11a-4p & Sat 10a-2p (closed Jul). 772-7037.

•Children’s Museum of Naples: North Collier Park, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. Sun-Tue & Thu-Sat 10a-5p. 514-0084.

•Collier County Museum at Government Center: 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Thru Aug 27: Viewed from Above - Aerial Photos of Collier County, 1920s to Today. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 252-8476.

•Conservancy of SWFL: 1495 Smith Preserve Way, off Goodlette Frank Rd. Tue-Sat 9:30a-4p. Free. 262-0304.

•Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary: 375 Sanctuary Rd. Guided walks, swamp walks, night events. Daily 8a-1p. 348-9151.

•CREW: Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. Marsh Hiking Trails, 4600 Corkscrew Rd, Immokalee. Guided walks OCT-APR. Trails open daily sunrise-sunset. Free. 657-2253.

•CROW: Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. Visitor Education Center, wildlife presentations daily 11a; speakers. Jul Mon-Sat 10a-4p, Aug Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 472-3644.

•’Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge: 1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel. Wildlife viewing, education Center. Exhibjts– Jul 5-Aug 30: Upcycled Wonders.Visitor Center- Mon-Sat 9a-4p; Wildlife drive- Sat-Thu sunrise-sunset. 472-1100.

•Edison & Ford Winter Estates: 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Exhibits. Homes tours Tue & Thu 11a; Automotive Tour Mon 10:30a; Home Tours Tue & Thu 11a; Yoga in the Moonlight Garden Wed 10a. Daily 9a-5:30p. 334-7419.

•Estero Historic Cottage Museum: One-room schoolhouse & historic cottage. Estero Park, 9285 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero. Sat 1-4p. Free. 272-1911.

•Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center: 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd, # 108, Naples. Thru Aug 31: Art After the Holocaust; ongoing: Caught on Film - Wartime Photography of Ken Regele. Guided tours. Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun 1-4p. 263-9200.

•IMAG History & Science Center: Exhibits, activities, live sea life touch-tank & feedings, films. 2000 Cranford St, Ft Myers. Tue-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 12-5p. 321-7420.

•Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch: 1215 Roberts Ave W, Immokalee. Thru Aug 27: Bittersweet Harvest- the Bracero Program 1942-1964. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 252-2611.

•Marco Island Historical Museum: 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. Thru Oct 1: Birds of Paradise - Birds of South Florida and the Everglades by Inez Hudson. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 642-1440.

•Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: 1534 Mound St, Sarasota. Jul 16-Sep 25: Flora Imaginaria – The Flower in Contemporary Photography. 10a-5p daily. 941-366-5731.

•Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: Historic Spanish Point, 337 N Tamiami Tr, Osprey. Butterfly House. Thru Aug 2023: Seeing the Invisible. Daily 10a-5p daily. 941-366-5731

•Mound House: 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. Guided tours Tue, Wed & Sat 9a-3p; programs Tue, Wed, Sat 10a; Shell Mound tours Tue-Sat 11a & 1p; Garden tours Tue & Fri 1p; Untold Stories tours Thu 2p; Free guided beach walks Tue & Thu 9a at Newton Park, 4650 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. 765-0865.

•MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium: 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota. Daily 10a-5p. 941-388-4441.

•Museum of the Everglades: 105 W Bwy, Everglades City. Thru Oct 1: Legendary Gladesmen. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 695-0008. 

•Museum of the Islands: 5728 Sesame, Pine Island Center. Free. 283-1525.

•Naples Botanical Garden:  4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. Jul 15-Sep 11: Christy Noonan - Meditations on Waterlillies; thru Nov 2023: Stickwork interactive sculpture installation. Music in the Garden: Tours daily 10a-1p on hour. Daily 9a-2p. 643-7275.

•Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. Thru Aug 20: Wallace Abbey - A Life in Railroad Photography; thru Aug 20: Birds of Paradise - paintings by Inez Hudson.  Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 262-6525.

•Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens: 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. Wildlife & botanical exhibits. Daily 9a-4:30p. 262-5409.

•Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary: 41660 Horseshoe Rd, Punta Gorda. Mon-Fri 9a-12p, Sat & Sun 11a-4p. 543-1130.

•Ostego Bay Foundation Marine Science Center: 718 Fisherman’s Wharf, Ft Myers Beach. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. 765-8101.

•Palm Cottage Museum & Norris Gardens: Naples Historical Society, 137 12th Ave. S, Naples. Ongoing: Naples on the Map. Walking tours of Naples historic district: Wed 9:30a; Guided garden tours: 1st & 3rd Thu of month 10a. Tours: Tue-Fri 12-4p & Sat 1-4p. Free. 261-8164.

•Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens: 5827 Riverside Dr, Punta Gorda. Tue-Sun 9a-4p. 941-621-8299.

•Randell Research Center: 7450 Pineland Rd, Pineland. South Florida archeology & ethnography exhibits. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 1-5p. 283-2062.

•Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center: 300 Tower Rd, Naples. Thru Oct 28: The Land They Love - Rookery Bay Reserve Staff & Volunteer Art Show. Exhibits, daily programs, guided boat & kayak tours. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. 530-5940.

•Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Nature Center: 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. Exhibits, programs, guided tours. Mon-Fri 8:30a-3p. 472-2329.

•Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Native Landscapes & Garden Center: 1300 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Exhibits, demonstration gardens, workshops. Mon-Fri 8:30a-5p & Sat 10a-3p Jan-Apr 472-1932.

•Sanibel Historical Museum & Village: 950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Exhibits. Tue-Sat 10a-1p. 472-4648.

•Shangri-La Springs: 27750 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Garden tours Tue & Wed 10a. 949-0749.

•Shell Factory & Nature Park: 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Ft Myers. Shell exhibits, Animal exhibits, petting farm, Christmas house, natural history exhibits, water games, video arcade, miniature golf, playgrounds, zip line. Daily 10a-5p. 995-2141.

•True Tours: River District History Walking Tour: select Sat 10:30a; Haunted History Tours 8p; Tours begin & end at Franklin Shops, 2200 1st St, Ft Myers. By appt. 945-0405.             

•Williams Academy Black History Museum: Clemente Park, 1936 Henderson Ave, Ft Myers. Mon-Fri 9a-5p & Sat 12-4p. Free. 332-8778.

•Wonder Gardens: 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Botanical gardens, animals, alligator feedings, Marc Harris Wildlife photography gallery. Daily 10a-2p. 992-2591.

parks

•Bailey Homestead Preserve: Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. 1300 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Walking tours Mon 2p & Thu 10a. Free. 472-1932.

•Bonita Beach Park: 27954 Hickory Blvd., Bonita Springs. Free. 533-7444.

•Bowditch Point Regional Park: 50 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Free. 463-3764.

•Bunche Beach: 18201 John Morris Rd, Ft Myers. Free. 707-6794.

•Caloosahatchee Regional Park: 18500 North River Rd, Alva. Free. 693-2690.

•Collier-Seminole State Park: US 41, S Naples. Free. 394-3397.

•Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park: 11135 Gulfshore Dr, Naples. Beach. 597-6196.

•Estero Park: 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero. 248-1609.

•Everglades National Park: Gulf Coast Visitor Center, 815 Oyster Bar Ln. Everglades City. Free. 695-3311.

•Four Freedoms Park: 4818 Tarpon Ct, Cape Coral. Free. 574-0804.

•Hickeys Creek Mitigation Park: 17980 Palm Beach Blvd, Alva. Free. 693-2690.

•Koreshan State Historic Site State Park: US Hwy 41 & Corkscrew Rd, Estero. Free. 992-0311.

•Lakes Regional Park: 7330 Gladiolus Dr, Ft Myers. 533-7575.

•Lovers Key State Park: 8700 Estero Blvd. Ft Myers Beach. 463-4588.

•Lynn Hall Park: 950 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Free. 229-7356.

•Manatee Park: 10901 Palm Beach Blvd, Ft Myers. Free. 690-5030.

•Matanzas Pass Preserve: 119 Bay Rd, Ft Myers Beach. Free. 707-3015.

•Myakka River State Park: 13207 SR 72, Sarasota. Canoeing, camping, wildlife tours by air-boat & tram, scenic drive, guided walks. Free. 941-361-6511.

•Naples Preserve: Eco-center. 1690 Tamiami Tr N, Naples. Free. 261-4290.

•North Collier Regional Park: 15000 Livingston Rd, Naples. Free. 652-4512.

•Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve: 7791 Penzance Blvd, Ft Myers. Free. 533-7550.

•Veterans Park: 55 Homestead Rd, Lehigh Acres. Free. 369-1521.

•Wa-Ke-Hatchee Park: 16730 Bass Rd, Ft Myers. Free. 432-2154.

live music & comedy

•Americana CommunityMusic Association Listening Room: All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Select Fri, Sat, Sun 7p. 691-4069.

•Ben Allen’s Backyard Grill & Pub: 12655 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Live music select nites. 304-9552.

•Bert’s Bar & Grill: 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. Live music nitely, Wed & Thu 12:30-3:30p & Fri-Sun 12:30-6:30p: Calypso Magic. Free. 282-3232.

•Big Storm Brewery: 4721 SE 10th Pl, Cape Coral. Live music Thu-Sat nites. Free. 257-1401.

•Buckingham Blues Bar: 5641 Buckingham Rd., Ft Myers. Live music select nites. Free open blues jam Wed 8-11p & Sun 3-6p. 693-7111.

•Buddha Bar & Grill: 12701 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music Wed-Sun. 482-8565.

•Cape Cabaret: 4725 Vincennes Blvd, Cape Coral. Live music Wed-Sat 7-10p & Marty Stokes Band select Sun 1:30-5:30p. 549-3000.

•Cottage Bar: Shucker’s, 1270 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Live music nightly. 765-5440.

•Coastal Dayz Brewery: 2161 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers, Live Music Bingo select Sat 2-5p. 204-9665.

•Coldwater Oyster Market: 5611 Six Mile Commercial Ct, Ft Myers. Live music select nites. 220-5918.

•Downtown Social House: 1406 Hendry St, Ft Myers. Live music nitely. 337-7646. 

•Fort Myers Brewing Company: 12811 Commerce Lake Dr, #27, Ft Myers. Live music Wed 6-9p, Thu 6:30-9:30p, Fri 7-10p, Sat 2-5p & 7-10p. 313-6576.

•Laugh-In Comedy Café: 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. Comedians Thu-Sat nites. 479-5233.

•Lobby Bar: Luminary Hotel, 2200 Edwards Dr, Ft Myers. Free. 314-3723.

•Matanzas on the Bay: Petey’s Upper Deck, 414 Crescent St, Ft Myers Beach. Live music Mon-Sat 5-9p & Sun 12-5p. 463-3838.

•Millennial Brewing: 1811 Royal Palm Ave, Ft Myers. Live music Fri nites 6-9p. 271-2255.

Naples Beach Brewery: 4120 Enterprise Ave, #116, Naples. Live music Thu 7-9p, Fri 6-9p. 304-8795.

•Nauti Parrot Dock Bar: 19001 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Live music Mon-Sat 12-9p, Thu-Sat 6:30-9:30p, Sun 4:30-7:30p. 314-5667.

•Nauti Parrot Oasis: 17200 Tamiami Tr S, Ft Myers. Live music Mon-Wed 5-9p, Thu 1-9:30p, Fri 1-5p & 7-10p, Sat 12:30-4;30p & 7-10p. 208-2340.

•Nauti Parrot Tiki Hut: 3448 Marinatown Ln, N Ft Myers. Live music Mon-Sat 12-9p & Thu-Sat 6-9p. 208-2340.

•Off the Hook Comedy Club: 2500 Vanderbilt Beach, Naples. Comedians Thu-Sun & select Tue & Wed nites. 540-7867.

•Ollie’s Pub: 1019 Cape Coral Pkwy, Cape Coral. Live music select nites. 540-7867.

•Oxbow Bar & Grill: 1300 Hendry St, Ft Myers. Live acoustic music Sun afternoons. Free. 314-3723.

•Palace Pub & Wine: 1317 Cape Coral Pkwy, Cape Coral. Live music & burlesque select nites. 217-0919.

•Point Ybel Brewing Company: 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. Thu: jazz jam 6-9p; Sat: Jeff Lyons 1-5p; 1st Sun: Bluegrass 4-7p. Free. 603-6535.

•Rack ‘em Spirits & Times: 1011 SE 47 th Ter, Cape Coral. Live music Fri & Sat nites. Free. 540-7225. 

•Riptide Brewing: 987 3rd Ave N, Naples. Live music Fri & Sat nites 7-10p. 228-6533. 

•Riptide Brewing: 28120 Hunters Ridge Blvd, Bonita Springs. Live music select Fri 6-9p & Sat 7-10p. 949-9945. 

•Roadhouse Café: 15660 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. Live jazz 6:30-9:30p. Wed: Danny Sinoff Trio; Thu: Jazz-Matics; Fri: Tony Boffa & Friends; Sat: Danny Sinoff Quartet; Sun: Ricky Howard. 415-4375.

•Smokin’ Oyster Brewery: 340 Old San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Live music nitely 6-9p. Free. 463-3474.

•Sneaky Pete’s: 3465 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Live music Wed-Sun. 498-8887.

•South Street City Oven & Grill: 1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. Live music select Fri-Sun 9p-12a. 435-9333.    

•Space 39 Art Bar & Martini Lounge: 39 Patio de Leon, Ft Myers. Live music Wed-Sat nites. 204-9949.

•The Barrel Room: Twisted Vine, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. Live jazz & blues. Thu 7-10p: Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet; select Fri & Sat 8p-11p: blues bands; Sun 10a-2p: Jazz Brunch w Roy Gerson & Don Mopsick. 333-2225.

•The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon: 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music select Fri & Sat nites. 985-9839.

•The Rhythm House: 16440 S Tamiami Tr, Ft Myers. Tue & Sat 6:30-9:30p. 466-8326.

•Whiskey Park: 3300 Mercantile Ave, Naples. Open Mic Wed nites; live music Fri & Sat nites. 263-6777.

•Z’s Music Kitchen: 12655 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Open jam Mon 6-9p; live music Fri & Sat 6-9p. 304-9552.

 

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