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EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

November-December

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The Naples Players present A Christmas Carol November 23-December 18 at the Sugden Theatre in downtown Naples.

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The Grand Piano Series presents

Nicolas Namoradze in concert November 16

at St. Leo's Auditorium in Bonita Springs

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TheatreZone presents Home for the Holidays December 9-11at the Community School

of Naples' G&L Theatre.

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Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers

presents A Chorus Line

thru November 12

November

November 1 TUESDAY

•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Jack’s Hollywood Epics concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Rumours of Fleetwod Mac: Tribute concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849. 

 

November 2 WEDNESDAY

•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos at dozens of galleries & studios. Pine Ridge Industrial Park, J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 3-7p. Free. 247-1977.

•Luke Bryan: Concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Jack’s Hollywood Epics concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Orchid Evening: After-hours exhibition viewing w cocktail reception, Circus Arts Conservatory show. Marie Selby Botanical Garden, 1534 Mound St, Sarasota. 6p. 941-366-5731.

•Stage 2 Improv: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

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

 

November 3 THURSDAY

•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos at dozens of galleries & studios. Pine Ridge Industrial Park, J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 1-5p. Free. 247-1977.

•Art Reception: Rookery Bay National Research Reserve, Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 5:30-7p. Free. 530-5977.

•Herb Bruce & the Herbicide Jazz Band: Concert. Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 415-5667.

•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Jack’s Hollywood Epics concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

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

•Sheena Reagan & Friends: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

•Sons of the Dirty South: Brantley Gilberts, Jelly Roll concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

 

November 4 FRIDAY

•American Indian Arts Celebration: Arts, crafts, music & dance performances, wildlife presentations, kids activities, food. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, 34725 W Boundary Rd, Clewiston. 10a-5p. 863-902-1113.

•Art Reception: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 939-2787.

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

•Art Reception: Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Live music on Sidney’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden 7-11p. Free. 333-1933.

•Brass Elements: Big Band Movie Magic concert. Concert. Norris Center, 755 8th Ave S, Naples. 7p. 213-3058.

•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville Icemen: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Friday Night Concert: Susie Badge Trio. Miromar Outlets, restaurant piazza, 10801 Corkscrew Rd/Miromar Outlets Blvd, Estero. 6-8p. Free. 948-3766. 

•Grant Peeples & The Peeples Republik: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•Johnny Rogers Show: History of rock ‘n’ roll concert. Gulf Theater, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 7p. 941-205-8545.

•Michael Ray: Country music concert, Chasing Dallas opens. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Movies at Sunset: It Happened One Night. Outdoors on lawn. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 7p. Bring lawn chairs. Free. 252-8476.

•Musical Capitals of Europe: Sarasota Opera concert. Sarasota Opera House. 61 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-328-1300.

•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Jack’s Hollywood Epics concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

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

•Sarasota Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique concert. Van Wezel Hall, 777 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-953-3434.

•Scott Novotny: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

•The Musical Capitals of Europe: Sarasota Opera Principal & Studio Artists. Sarasota Opera House. 61 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-328-1300.

•Zach Williams: Concert - Ben Fuller opens. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849. 

 

November 5 SATURDAY

•American Indian Arts Celebration: Arts, crafts, music & dance performances, wildlife presentations, kids activities, food. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, 34725 W Boundary Rd, Clewiston. 10a-5p. 863-902-1113.

•Americana Community Music Association: Anne E DeChant Trio concert, Joyce Knake opens All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7-9:30p. 691-4069.

•Backyard Bluesfest: Selwyn Birchwood, Tommy Lee Cook & The Buckingham Blues Band, LuckyLosers. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 2-8p. 693-7111.

•Champions of Magic: 5 illusionists. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849. 

•Dia de los Muertos Celebration: Mexico’s Day of the Dead. Live music, dance performances, food, guided tours. Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 10a-4p. 643-7275.

•FGCU’s Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Online. Speakers, discussions, readings, concert. Streaming live 10a-8p, Ike Reilly concert 6p, Pam Houston & Jenna Blum keynote discussion 7p. Free. 590-7421.

•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville Icemen: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

•Florida Panther Festival: Exhibits, presentations, family activities, guided walks, live animals. Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. 9a-1p. Collier residents Free. 262-5409.

•Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven Eroica Symphony concert. Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Ln, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 277-1700.

•Hot Buttered Nuggets: Live music. Eight-Foot Brewing, 4417 SE 16th Pl, #11, Cape Coral. 5-8p. Free. 337-7646. 

•Naples Fall Comedy Festival: Comedians. Norris Center, 755 8th Ave S, Naples. 8:30p. 213-3058. 

•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free indoor concert. River Park Community Center, 301 11th St N, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 612-327-3835.

•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Jack’s Hollywood Epics concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 2 & 8p. 597-1900.

•Niko Moon: Country music concert, Dylan Schneider opens. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Rehman Min Jr: Euphonium concert. Cape Coral HS, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 745-4268. 

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

•Sarasota Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique concert. Van Wezel Hall, 777 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-953-3434.

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

•The Secret World of Og: Sarasota Youth Opera. Sarasota Opera House. 61 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 5p. 941-328-1300.

 

November 6 SUNDAY

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

•Bluegrass Concert:  Southwind, Bluegrass Central. Outdoors, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 3p. 939-2787.

•Bonita Springs Concert Band: Veterans Day tribute. Riverside Park, 10450 Reynolds St, Bonita Springs. Bring lawn chair or blanket. 2-4p. Free. 405-3320.

•Dia de los Muertos Celebration: Mexico’s Day of the Dead. Live music, dance performances, food, guided tours. Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 10a-4p. 643-7275.

•FGCU Jazz Ensemble: Concert. Cape Coral HS, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Full Moon Night Hike: Guided walk Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. 8p. 275-3435.

•Makers Market Festival: Artisans, craftspeople and artists show & sale. Butterfly Estates, 1815-3 Fowler St, Ft Myers, 9a-3p. Free. 590-8645.

•Marc Anthony: Concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 8p. 948-7825.

•Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs Concert: Concert w community choir, orchestra, special guests, art show. First Presbyterian Church, 9751 Bonita Beach Rd SE Bonita Springs. Art show 5p, concert 6p. Free. rsvp. 287-7331.

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

•Sarasota Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique concert. Van Wezel Hall, 777 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 2:30p. 941-953-3434.

•The Secret World of Og: Sarasota Youth Opera. Sarasota Opera House. 61 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 5p. 941-328-1300.

•Very Merry Jerry Day: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

 

November 7 MONDAY

•Adam Sandler: w surprise guest. Comedy. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Art Reception: Wine & cheese. Cape Coral Art League, 516 Cultural Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 772-5657.

•FGCU Wind Chamber Ensembles: Concert. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Ikebana Meeting: Demo & Workshop. Naples Botanical Garden, Buehler Auditorium, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9:30a. Free. 254-9999.

•Reflecting Fools: Formerly The Capitol Steps. Comedy. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

 

November 8 TUESDAY

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

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

•FGCU Percussion Chamber Ensembles: Concert. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Reflecting Fools: Formerly The Capitol Steps. Comedy. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

•Svetlana: Concert. Marco Island Center for the Arts’ Arts Center Theatre, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 7:30p. 642-7270.

•The Secret Marriage: Sarasota Opera. Sarasota Opera House. 61 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-328-1300.

 

November 9 WEDNESDAY

•Art Reception: Live music, wine, hors d’oevres. Coco Art Gallery, Coconut Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Estero. 5-7p. Free. 949-3073.

•Charles McPherson: Concert w Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8:30p. 597-1900.

•Lecture: Burrowing Owls. Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. 7p. Free. 275-3435.

•Lecture: Everglades update. Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. 6p. 642-1440.

•Night at the Movies: Nisita Concert Series. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 745-4268. 

•Pietro Iannotti: Classical music concert. Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 415-5667.

 

November 10 THURSDAY

•Art Reception: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 2-4p. Free. 941-639-8810.

•Ballet X: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

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

•Chuchito Valdes: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•Cuban Music: L-Yen concert. Marco Island Center for the Arts’ Arts Center Theatre, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 5:30p. 642-7270.

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

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

•Matt Stell: Country music concert, George Birge opens. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Opera al Fresco - GO Divas: Gulfshore Opera outdoor concert. Mercato lawn stage, 9118 Strada Pl, Naples. 7p. Bring chairs. 529-3925.

•Reba: Concert, Teri Clark opens. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•The Secret Marriage: Sarasota Opera. Sarasota Opera House. 61 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-328-1300.

 

November 11 FRIDAY

•Bobby Henline: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

•Caitlin Rushing: Live msuic. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 7-10p. Free. 435-9333.

•Friday Night Concert: Wayward Souls. Miromar Outlets, restaurant piazza, 10801 Corkscrew Rd/Miromar Outlets Blvd, Estero. 6-8p. Free. 948-3766. 

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

•Joe Crookston: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•Military Outdoors Day: Free admission for military members. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Cafe, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 8a-1p. 348-9151.

•Rhythm on the River: Appalachian Road Show outdoor concert & cocktails. Edison & Ford Winter Estates River Pavilion, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 6:30p. Bring lawn chairs. 334-7419.

•Sheena Brook: Live Music. Coldwater Oyster Market, 5611 Six Mile Commercial Ct, Ft Myers. 6-9p. 220-5918.

•The Frank Bang 3: Blues band, Tommy Lee Cook & The Buckingham Blues band opens. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8p. 693-7111.

•Yappy Hour: Happy hour w dogs, live entertainment. Bell Tower Shops, Daniels Pkwy & US 41, Ft Myers. 6-8p. Free. 939-2787.

 

November 12 SATURDAY

•Caitlin Rushing: Live msuic. South Street City Oven & Grill,1410 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples. 7-10p. Free. 435-9333.

•Celebrating Billy Joel - America’s Piano Man: Tribute concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849. 

•Darien Taylor: Live music. Eight-Foot Brewing, 4417 SE 16th Pl, #11, Cape Coral. 5-8p. Free. 337-7646. 

•Easton Corbin: Country music concert, Austin Meade opens. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

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

•Kevin Hart: Comedy. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

•Mark Rom & The Magic Elixer Band: Concert. Lemon Bay Playhouse. 96 W Dearborn St, Englewood. 7:30p. 941-475-6756.

•Music in the Garden: Gerald Augustin Trio. Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 2-4p. 643-7275.

•Naples Fine Art Show: Outdoor art fair. Paradise Sports Complex, 3940 City Gate Blvd S, Naples. Free. 10a-5p. 941-755-3088.

•Nick DiPaolo: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6 & 9p. 479-5233.

•Nightbird: Stevie Nicks tribute concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 495-8989.

•Poets Unplugged: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•Stage 2 Improv: Getting Ready for the Holidays! w comedian Adam Santa Fe. Joan Jenks Auditorium, Golden Gate Community Center, 5701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples. 7:30p. 389-9192. 

•The Secret Marriage: Sarasota Opera. Sarasota Opera House. 61 Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-328-1300.

 

November 13 SUNDAY

•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Chamber concert. Thomas Edison Congregational Church, 1619 Llewellyn Dr, Ft Myers. 7p. Free. 560-9512. 

•Hurricane Ian Relief Fundraiser Concert: Gulf Coast Symphony. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 277-1700.

•International Blues Challenge: Regional musicians compete. Cape Cabaret. 4725 Vincennes Blvd, Cape Coral. 1-6p. 549-3000.

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

•Kenan Thompson: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7 & 9p. 479-5233.

•Lee County Community Band: Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 454-6430.

•Naples Concert Band: Free outdoor Veterans Day concert w guest vocalist. Cambier Park bandshell, Park St, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 270-1221.

•Naples Fine Art Show: Outdoor art fair. Paradise Sports Complex, 3940 City Gate Blvd S, Naples. Free. 10a-5p. 941-755-3088.

•Naples Philharmonic:  Walton Facade. Wang Chamber Music Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.

•Opera al Fresco - GO Divas Benefit Concert: Gulfshore Opera outdoor concert. The Arbor at Lamb of God Church, 19691 Cypress View Dr, Ft Myers. 4p. 529-3925.

•Orion Weiss & Friends: Sarasota Orchestra concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 4p. 941-953-3434.

•Readers Theater: That’s What Dreams Are Made Of. One-act plays. Naples Players. Tobye Studio, Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 7:30p. 263-7990.

•The Slambovian Circus of Dreams: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

 

November 14 MONDAY

•Dick Hyman Songbook:  Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

•Nicolas Namoradze: Grand Piano Series concert. Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr, Naples. 5:30p. 469-333-3231.

 

November 15 TUESDAY

•Dick Hyman Songbook:  Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

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

•FGCU Symphonic Band: Blue Band concert. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Naples Philharmonic:  Beethoven String Quartet. Sypert Salon Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.

•Opera al Fresco - Latin Infusion!: Gulfshore Opera outdoor concert. Shangri-La Springs, 27750 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. Bring chairs. 529-3925.

 

November 16 WEDNESDAY

•Art Reception: Live music, wine, hors d’oevres. Coco Art Gallery, Coastland Center, 1900 Tamiami Tr S, Naples. Wed-Sun 5-7p. Free. 436-3530. 

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

•FGCU Wind Orchestra: Concert. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Florida Everblades vs Atlanta Gladiators: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Intermezzo Choir concert. St Hilary’s Episcopal Church, 5011 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers, 6:30p. Free. 560-9512.

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

•Lunch & Learn Lecture: Invasive Species. Rookery Bay National Research Reserve, Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 12p. 530-5940.

•Mannheim Steamroller Christmas: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849. 

•Nicolas Namoradze: Grand Piano Series concert. St Leo Auditorium, 28290 Beaumont Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 469-333-3231.

•Reading & Book Signing: Indigenous author Dr Robin Wall Kimmerer. Seminole Tribe of Florida. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, 34725 W Boundary Rd, Clewiston. Free. 5p. 863-902-1113.

 

November 17 THURSDAY

Cody Johnson: Concert, Randy Hoser opens. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 8p. 948-7825.

•Dean Martin & Friends Tribute: Music & comedy. Langdon Playhouse, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. 7:30p. 941-255-1022.

•Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: Gulfshore Playhouse Education production. Children’s Museum of Naples, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. 5:30 & 7p. 514-0084.

•FGCU Symphonic Band: Green Band concert. Cypress Lake HS, 6750 Panther Ln, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Georgia Players presents Fortunate Sons: Creedence Clearwater revival tribute band. Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 415-5667.

•Jazz at MACC - Music of Miles Davis: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective concert. Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Ln, Ft Myers. 7p. 277-1700.

•Naples Philharmonic: Mozart Double Piano Concert. Masterworks Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Nutcracker!: Christmas ballet. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 1p. 481-4849. 

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

•Sanibel Captiva Art League Meeting: Ehren Gerhard demo. Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 1-3p. Free. 322-8593.

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

•Winnie the Pooh Kids: Gulfshore Playhouse production. Children’s Museum of Naples, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. 5:30 & 7p. 514-0084.

 

November 18 FRIDAY

•An Enemy of the People: Theater. FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 590-7268. 

•Botanic Garden: Theatre. Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 415-5667.

•Chelsea Handler: Comedienne. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849. 

•David Jacobs-Strain & Bob Beach: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•Dean Martin & Friends Tribute: Music & comedy. Langdon Playhouse, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. 7:30p. 941-255-1022.

•Dylan Scott: Country music concert, Lili Rose opens. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•FGCU String Chamber Ensembles: Concert. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Florida Everblades vs Atlanta Gladiators: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Friday Night Concert: Electric Lipstick. Miromar Outlets, restaurant piazza, 10801 Corkscrew Rd/Miromar Outlets Blvd, Estero. 6-8p. Free. 948-3766. 

•Live at the Garden: Billy Joel tribute concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 495-8989.

•Love Your Rebellion’s Babefest: L.A. Witch post-punk concert. Nice Guys Pizza, 1401 Cape Coral Pkwy E, Cape Coral. 8-11p. 217-0919.

•Rob Little: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

•SWFL Strong Concert:  Fundraiser w Jack Russell’s Great White, Firehouse, Ben Allen Band, Vallion, Felicity, Roxx Revolt & the Velvets, School of Rock Fort Myers. Food, vendors. Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 2-10p. 939-2787.

•The Brooklyn Boys: Barry Manilow & Neil Diamond tribute concert. Gulf Theater, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 7p. 941-205-8545.

•The Michael Buble Experience: Concert w Paul Todd Jr. Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Ln, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 277-1700.

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

•Valerie Storm: Comedy. Marco Island Center for the Arts’ Arts Center Theatre, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 7 & 9:30p. 642-7270.

•Wine & Cheese Pairing: Sunset tasting, presentation, music. Edison & Ford Winter Estates river pavilion, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5:30-7p. rsvp. 334-7419.

 

November 19 SATURDAY

•Adam Hartig: Live music. Eight-Foot Brewing, 4417 SE 16th Pl, #11, Cape Coral. 5-8p. Free. 337-7646. 

•Americana Community Music Association: Kraig Kenning concert, Bruce Gallant opens. All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7-9:30p. 691-4069.

•An Enemy of the People: Theater, discussion after 2p show. FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 2 & 7:30p. 590-7268.  

•Botanic Garden: Theatre. Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point, 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. 2 & 7p. 415-5667.

•Classic Car Show: Car show, entertainment, activities, food trucks. FSW State College, 7505 Grand Lely Dr, Naples. 9a-1p. 530-5977.

•Clowning Around Comedy Show: Kathy McSteen. Lemon Bay Playhouse. 96 W Dearborn St, Englewood. 7:30p. 941-475-6756.

•Florida Everblades vs Atlanta Gladiators: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

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

•Garden Festival: Live music, food trucks, vendors. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-4p. Free. 334-7419.

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

•Holiday Book Signing: Clyde Butcher’s Venice Gallery & Studio, 237 Warfield Ave S, Venice. 9a-3p. 941-486-0811.

•Kickin’ the Blues Music Festival: Outdoor concert fundraiser w former members of Chicago & current member of Earth Wind & Fire, food trucks, beverages, meditation station, mental health info. Riverside Park, 10450 Reynolds St, Bonita Springs, Naples. 4-9p. 250-1805.

•Naples Philharmonic: Mozart Double Piano Concert. Masterworks Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Riders in the Sky: Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 495-8989.

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

•Rock the Stage Semi-Finals Showcase: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 Music competition concert fundraiser. McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 4-9p. 939-2787.

•Special Memorial Backyard Bluesfest: Terry Hanck, Tommy Lee Cook & The Buckingham Blues Band, Ira Stanley & Checker’d Past. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 2-8p. 693-7111.

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

•ZOSO: Led Zeppelin tribute concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

 

November 20 SUNDAY

•An Enemy of the People: Theater. FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 590-7268. 

•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos at dozens of galleries & studios. Pine Ridge Industrial Park, J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 1-5p. Free. 247-1977.

•Bill Burr: Comedy. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Chamber concert. Thomas Edison Congregational Church, 1619 Llewellyn Dr, Ft Myers. 7p. 560-9512. 

•Free Concert for Children: Sarasota Orchestra Wind Quintet. Payne Park Playground, 2010 Adams Ln, Sarasota. 2:30p. 941-487-2746.

•Garden Festival: Live music, food trucks, vendors. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-4p. Free. 334-7419.

•Naples Big Band: Concert. Cambier Park, 755 Park St S, Naples. 2p. Free. 777-0416.

•Naples Philharmonic:  Mozart & Schumann. Sypert Salon Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.

•Punta Gorda Symphony: Brahms Symphony No 2 concert. Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita St, Punta Gorda. 7:30p. 941-205-5996.

•Sarah Barber & Priscila Navarro: Nisita Concert Series.U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 3p. 745-4268. 

•Sing-Along Messiah: Voices of Naples sing-along concert. Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Rd, Naples. 3p. 455-2582. 

•Songwriters in the Round: Kim Mayfield, Marie Nofsinger, Tim McGeary. Outdoor concert. Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 3p. 939-2787.

•Teen Improv Troupe: Comedy. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

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

 

November 21 MONDAY

•Berliner Philharmoniker: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Lorrie Morgan: Concert. Calusa Sound Amphitheater, Luminary Hotel, 2200 Edwards Dr, Ft Myers. 7p. Free, 833-918-1512.

•Tom Segura: Comedian. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849. 

 

November 22 TUESDAY

•Berliner Philharmoniker: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597

•Tom Segura: Comedian. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849. 

 

November 23 WEDNESDAY

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

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

 

November 24 THURSDAY

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

 

November 25 FRIDAY

•Daniel Tosh: Comedian. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849. 

•David Rojas: Live Music. Coldwater Oyster Market, 5611 Six Mile Commercial Ct, Ft Myers. 6-9p. 220-5918.

•Holiday Nights Opening Celebration & Tree Lighting: Holiday lights throughout grounds & gardens, holiday decorations in homes, special tours, presentations, Santa & Mrs Claus. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5:30-9p, tree lighting 6p. 334-7419.

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

•Steve Marshall: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

 

November 26 SATURDAY

•Adriana McDonald: Live music. Eight-Foot Brewing, 4417 SE 16th Pl, #11, Cape Coral. 5-8p. Free. 337-7646. 

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

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

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

•The World Fusion Orchestra: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

 

November 27 SUNDAY

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

•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free indoor concert. Cambier Park, 6th Ave S & 8th St S, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 612-327-3835.

•SW-FloridaCon: Comic book & pop culture convention. Celebrities, live entertainment, demos, vendors, cosplay contests, panels, kids’ activities, live wrestling, food. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bell Tower Shops, 13051 Bell Tower Dr, Ft Myers. 10a-5p. 236-8189.

 

November 28 MONDAY

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

 

November 29 TUESDAY

•A Chanticleer Christmas: Concert. Sarasota Opera House, 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-966-6161. 

•FGCU Choirs & Symphony Orchestra: Concert. Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Fr, Naples. 4 & 7p. Free. 745-4268. 

•Peter Mayer: Christmas concert. Gulf Theater, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 7p. 941-205-8545.

 

November 30 WEDNESDAY

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

•Festival of Trees Preview: Holiday decorated trees fundraiser. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 5-7p. 333-1933.

•Florida Everblades vs Kalamazoo Wings: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Sunset Stroll: Guided boardwalk tour. Corkscrew Swamp Blair Audubon Center, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 4-7p. Register. 348-9151.

December

December 1 THURSDAY

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

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

•Festival of Trees: Holiday decorated trees fundraiser. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 11a-9p. Free. 333-1933.

•Holiday Taste of Opera: Gulfshore Opera concert. The Club at The Strand, 5840 Strand Blvd, Naples. 6p. 529-3925.

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

•SCD + enSRQ: Sarasota Contemporary Dance & Ensemble New SRQ performance. Jane B Cook Theater, 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 7p. 941-260-8485.

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

 

December 2 FRIDAY

•Alyssa LeMay: Holiday concert & drag show. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 7p. 772-5862.

•American Idiots: Green Day tribute band. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Art Reception: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 939-2787.

•Bob Hope’s Christmas Crooners Show: Concert. Gulf Theater, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 3 & 7p. 941-205-8545.

•Bradenton Blues Festival: Dikki Du & the Zydeco Krewe, Harper & Midwest Kind, Gabe Stillman Band. Riverwalk Amphitheater, 452 3rd Ave W, Bradenton. 4-7:30p. 941-747-3031.

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

•Deck the Halls: Gulf Coast Symphony concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 277-1700. 

•Festival of Trees: Holiday decorated trees fundraiser. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. SWFL String Quartet concert 5:30p, wreath lighting & Ben Allen concert 7p. 11a-10p. Free. 333-1933.

•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Deck the Halls concert w Gulf Coast Symphony. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p  560-9512.

•John Mulaney: Comedy. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 8p. 948-7825.

•Laney Jones & The Spirits: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•Movies at Sunset: Love Bug. Outdoors on lawn. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 7p. Bring lawn chairs. Free. 252-8476.

•Off the Walls!: Fundraiser. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 6p. 495-8989.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Luminous Colors concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p p. 941-953-3434.

•SCD + enSRQ: Sarasota Contemporary Dance. Jane B Cook Theater, 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 7p. 941-260-8485.

•Scott Francis: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

•Tony Orlando: Concert. Seminole Casino Hotel, 506 S 1st St, Immokalee. 8p. 800-218-0007.  

 

December 3 SATURDAY

•Americana Community Music Association: Cliff Eberhardt concert, Louise Mosrie opens. All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7-9:30p. 691-4069.

•Backyard Bluesfest: Gabe Stillman, Tommy Lee Cook & The Buckingham Blues Band. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 2-8p. 693-7111.

•Bradenton Blues Festival: Anna Popovic, Blood Brothers, Mike Zito Band, Albert Castiglia Band, Nora Jean Wallace, Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations, Lady A. Riverwalk Amphitheater, 452 3rd Ave W, Bradenton. 11a-7:30p. 941-747-3031.

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

•Drivin’ N Cryin’: Rock concert, Austin Meade opens. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•Festival of Trees: Holiday decorated trees fundraiser. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Santa’s Block Party 10a-2p, Memphis Motown Soul Experience concert 7:30-10p. 10a-10p. Free. 333-1933.

•Florida Everblades vs Kalamazoo Wings: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

•Jazz on the Lawn: Patricia Dean & Friends. Punta Gorda Symphony outdoor concert. FSW State College, Charlotte Campus, bldg. O lawn, 26300 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda. 4p. Free. 941-205-5996.

•Master Naturalist Tours: Exhibit, guided swamp walk. Clyde Butcher’s Big Cypress Gallery, 52388 Tamiami Tr, MM 54, Ochopee. 9:30a-2:30p. 695-2428.

•Naples Big Band: Christmas on Fifth concert. Cambier Park, 755 Park St S, Naples. 7p. Free. 777-0416.

•Neil Zirconia as Neil Diamond: Christmas concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 3 & 7p. 772-5862.

•Peace River Winter Art Festival: Outdoor art show. Laishley Park, Nesbit St & E Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 9a-4p. 941-639-8810.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Luminous Colors concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p p. 941-953-3434.

•SCD + enSRQ: Sarasota Contemporary Dance & Ensemble New SRQ performance. Jane B Cook Theater, 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 7p. 941-260-8485.

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

•Taylor Tomlinson: Comedienne. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849. 

 

December 4 SUNDAY

•Ana Popovic: Blues band, Tommy Lee Cook & The Buckingham Blues band opens. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8p. 693-7111.

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

•Bluegrass Concert: Sawgrass Drifters, Swinging Bridge. Outdoors, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 3p. 939-2787.

•Bradenton Blues Festival Blues Brunch: Dustin Arbuckle & the Damnations. Mattison’s City Grille, Bradenton Riverwalk, 101 Riverfront Blvd, Bradenton. 11a-2p. 941-747-3031.

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

•Festival of Trees: Holiday decorated trees fundraiser. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 11a-6p. Free. 333-1933. 

•Logan Skelton: FGCU Nisita Concert Series.  U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 3p. 745-4268. 

•Naples Concert Band: Free outdoor holiday concert w guest vocalist. Cambier Park bandshell, Park St, downtown Naples. 2-4p. Free. 270-1221.

•Neil Zirconia as Neil Diamond: Christmas concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. 772-5862.

•Peace River Winter Art Festival: Outdoor art show. Laishley Park, Nesbit St & E Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 9a-4p. 941-639-8810.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Luminous Colors concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 2:30p. 941-953-3434.

•SCD + enSRQ: Sarasota Contemporary Dance & Ensemble New SRQ performance. Jane B Cook Theater, 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 7p. 941-260-8485.

•Spirit of the Gulf Chorus: Winter concert. S Ft Myers High School, 14020 Plantation Rd, Ft Myers. 2p. 844-704-7464. 

 

December 5 MONDAY

•Home for the Holidays: Voices of Naples holiday concert. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Dr, Naples. 7p. Free. 455-2582. 

•Ikebana Meeting: Demo & Workshop. Naples Botanical Garden, Buehler Auditorium, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9:30a. Free. 254-9999.

 

December 6 TUESDAY

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

•Christmas Carol Sing: Public sing-alongs. First Presbyterian Church, 2438 Second St, Ft Myers. 3 & 7p. Free. 334-2261.

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

 

December 7 WEDNESDAY

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

•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos at dozens of galleries & studios. Pine Ridge Industrial Park, J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 3-7p. Free. 247-1977.

•John ‘Dr Dirty’ Valby: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 7p. 389-6901.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Seasonal Gifts concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 5:30p. 941-953-3434.

 

December 8 THURSDAY

•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos at dozens of galleries & studios. Pine Ridge Industrial Park, J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 1-5p. Free. 247-1977.

•Art Reception & Talk:  Wasmer Gallery, FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S., Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 590-7199.

•Discoveries After Dusk: Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Cafe, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. Live music 5-7p. 4-8p. 348-9151.

•FGCU Piano Ensembles: Concert. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268. 

•For King & Country - A Drummer Boy Christmas: Concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849. 

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

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

•John Tesh: Jazzy Swingin’ Chrismas concert. Seminole Casino Hotel, 506 S 1st St, Immokalee. 8p. 800-218-0007.  

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

•Sandi Patty Christmas: Holiday concert. The Village Church at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 415-5667.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Seasonal Gifts concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-953-3434.

•Spectacular Sounds of the Season: Voices of Naples holiday concert. Chapel by the Sea, 100 Chapel St, Ft Myers Beach. 7p. Free. 455-2582. 

 

December 9 FRIDAY

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

•Brews for the Birds & Bees: Live music, carft beers, food trucks, fundraiser. Wonder Gardens, 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 5-8p. 992-2591.

•David Morin - Elvis Holiday Concert: Concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 7p. 772-5862.

•Funny Shorts Live: Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 495-8989.

•Home for the Holidays: Concert. Presented by TheatreZone. G&L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 7:30p. 888-966-3352.

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

•Mr Showtime: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

•Naples Philharmonic: Ehnes Plays Beethoven Violin Concerto. Masterworks Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Rockin’ Blue Christmas: Concert. Gulf Theater, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 7p. 941-205-8545.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Seasonal Gifts concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 5:30p. 941-953-3434.

•Seth Glier: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•Sheena Brook: Live Music. Coldwater Oyster Market, 5611 Six Mile Commercial Ct, Ft Myers. 6-9p. 220-5918.

•The Fab Four: Beatles tribute concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849. 

•The Frank Bang 3: Blues band, Tommy Lee Cook & The Buckingham Blues band opens. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 4-10p. 693-7111.

•Yappy Hour: Happy hour w dogs, live entertainment. Bell Tower Shops, Daniels Pkwy & US 41, Ft Myers. 6-8p. Free. 939-2787.

 

December 10 SATURDAY

•Art Reception: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 5-7p. Free. 941-639-8810.

•Colt Ford: Country music concert, Josh Mirenda opens. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

•David Morin - Elvis Holiday Concert: Concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 3 & 7p. 772-5862.

•Fandom Fest: Celebration of geek & pop culture. Live entertainment, cosplay costume contest, gaming, games & activities for preschool-adult. Ft Myers Library outdoor Plaza, 2450 1st St, Ft Myers. 12-4p. Free. 479-4636.

•Home for the Holidays: Concert. Presented by TheatreZone. G&L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 2 & 7:30p. 888-966-3352.

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

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

•Music in the Garden: Jamaz. Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 2-4p. 643-7275.

•Naples Jazzmasters: Free indoor concert. River Park Community Center, 301 11th St N, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 612-327-3835.

•Naples Philharmonic:  Ehnes Plays Beethoven Violin Concerto. Masterworks Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Reading & Book Signing: Adventure of Marco the Cat. Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. 2p. Free. 642-1440.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Seasonal Gifts concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p p. 941-953-3434.

•The Nutcracker: Gulf Coast Symphony concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 3 & 8p. 277-1700.

 

December 11 SUNDAY

•Bonita Springs Concert Band: Christmas concert. Riverside Park, 10450 Reynolds St, Bonita Springs. Bring lawn chair or blanket. 2-4p. Free. 405-3320.

•Choral Artists of Sarasota: Concert - Peace on Earth. Church of Redeemer, 222 S Palm Ave, Sarasota. 7p. 941-387-4900.

•David Morin - Elvis Holiday Concert: Concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. 772-5862.

•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Messiah & More concert. Peace Lutheran Church, 9850 Immokalee Rd, Naples. 5:30p. Free. 560-9512.

•Holiday Pops: SWFL Symphony concert. Gulf Theater, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 4p. 418-1500.

•Home for the Holidays: Concert. Presented by TheatreZone. G&L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 2p. 888-966-3352.

•Jeff Allen: Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, #1100, Naples. 5p. 389-6901.

•Lee County Community Band: Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 454-6430.

•Rock the Stage Fest - Finals: Music competition concert fundraiser . Shoot to Thrill, KISS Alve, The Patina Turners, Bargain Bin Herioes, Roxx Revolt & the Velvets, School of Rock Fort Myers House Band. Outdoors, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 10a-9p. 939-2787.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Seasonal Gifts concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 4p. 941-953-3434.

 

December 12 MONDAY

•Holiday Harmony: The Venice Chorale concert. Venice Performing Arts Center, 1 Indian Ave, Venice. 7p. 941-218-3779.

•Naples Big Band: Concert. Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Ter, Marco Island. 7p. Free. 777-0416.

•Naples Philharmonic: Ax Plays Beethoven. Masterworks Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•SWFL Symphony Holiday Pops: Concert. The Village Church at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 415-5667.

 

December 13 TUESDAY

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

•Handel’s Messiah: Voices of Naples holiday concert. St Leo’s Catholic Church, 28290 Beaumont Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 455-2582. 

•Holiday Pops: SWFL Symphony concert. First Presbyterian Church, 9751 Bonita Beach Rd SE, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 418-1500.

•Naples Philharmonic: Ax Plays Beethoven. Masterworks Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Songwriters on the Plaza: Free acoustic concert w The Reckless Saints. Downtown Ft Myers Library amphitheater, S Cornog Plaza, 1651 Lee St, Ft Myers. 6-7:30p. Free. 691-4069.

 

December 14 WEDNESDAY

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

•Florida Everblades vs Orlando Solar Bears: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

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

•Lecture: Florida Trails. Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. 7p. Free. 275-3435.

•Lunch & Learn Lecture: Shark Research. Rookery Bay National Research Reserve, Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 12p. 530-5940.

•Naples Philharmonic:  Ax Plays Beethoven. Masterworks Series concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Wendell Brunious: Concert w Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8:30p. 597-1900.

 

December 15 THURSDAY

•A Tuna Christmas: Play. The Belle Theatre, 2708 Santa Barbara Blvd, #135, Cape Coral. 7:30p. 323-5533.

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

•Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Concert. Calusa Sound Amphitheater, Luminary Hotel, 2200 Edwards Dr, Ft Myers. 7p. Free. 833-918-1512.

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

•Holiday Pops: Naples Phil concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Jazz at MACC - Swinging Holidays: Gulf Coast Jazz Collective concert. Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Ln, Ft Myers. 7p. 277-1700.

•Michael D’Amore - Classic Christmas: Concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 7p. 772-5862.

 

December 16 FRIDAY

•A Tuna Christmas: Play. The Belle Theatre, 2708 Santa Barbara Blvd, #135, Cape Coral. 7:30p. 323-5533.

•Andy Forrester: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

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

•Ditchfield Family Christmas: Concert. Gulf Theater, 900 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 7p. 941-205-8545.

•Downtown Fort Myers Blues Festival: Outdoor music & food festival. Centennial Park, 1400 Hendry St, Ft Myers. 4-10p. Free. 941-487-8061.

•Holiday Pops: Naples Phil concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

•Holiday Science Spectacular: Humor & science. Concert. Norris Center, 755 8th Ave S, Naples. 6p. 213-3058. 

 

December 17 SATURDAY

•A Tuna Christmas: Play. The Belle Theatre, 2708 Santa Barbara Blvd, #135, Cape Coral. 2 & 7:30p. 323-5533.

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

•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos at dozens of galleries & studios. Pine Ridge Industrial Park, J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 1-5p. Free. 247-1977.

•blink-180 Deux: Blink 182 tribute band. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p-12a. 985-9839.

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

•Downtown Fort Myers Blues Festival: Outdoor music & food festival. Centennial Park, 1400 Hendry St, Ft Myers. 11a4-10p. Free. 941-487-8061. 

•Fine Arts Outdoor Show: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 10a-4p. Free. 394-4221.

•Florida Everblades vs Orlando Solar Bears: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.

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

•Holiday Pops: Naples Phil concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 2 & 8p. 597-1900.

•Rebekah Pulley & The Reluctant Prophets: Concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

•The Nutcracker: Gulfshore Ballet. The Village Church at Shell Point, 15100 Shell Point Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 415-5667.

 

December 18 SUNDAY

•A Classical Holiday: Punta Gorda Symphony concert. Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita St, Punta Gorda. 2 & 7:30p. 941-205-5996.

•A Tuna Christmas: Play. The Belle Theatre, 2708 Santa Barbara Blvd, #135, Cape Coral. 2 & 7:30p. 323-5533.

•An Enchanted Evening with Barbra starring Sharon Owens: Barbra Streisand tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

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

•Downtown Fort Myers Blues Festival: Outdoor music & food festival. Centennial Park, 1400 Hendry St, Ft Myers. 11a-6p. Free. 941-487-8061.

•Fine Arts Outdoor Show: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 10a-4p. Free. 394-4221.

•Holiday Pops: Naples Phil concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.

•Larry Venturino: Comedy. Marco Island Center for the Arts’ Arts Center Theatre, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 7 & 9:30p. 642-7270.

•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free indoor concert. River Park Community Center, 301 11th St N, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 612-327-3835.

•Sarasota Orchestra: Wind Quintet & Trio concert. Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 4p. 941-953-3434.

•SWFL Concert Band: A Florida Family Christmas. S Ft Myers High School, 14020 Plantation Rd, Ft Myers. 2p. Free. 666-5970.

•The Joni Project: Joni Mitchell tribute concert. Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota. 8p. 941-894-6469.

 

December 19 MONDAY

•An Enchanted Evening with Barbra starring Sharon Owens: Barbra Streisand tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

 

December 21 WEDNESDAY

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

•Florida Everblades vs Orlando Solar Bears: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Sarasota Orchestra: The French Influencers concert. Sarasota Opera House. 61 N Pineapple Ave, Sarasota. 7:30p. 941-953-3434.

 

December 22 THURSDAY

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

•David Earl Reed: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

 

December 23 FRIDAY

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

•David Earl Reed: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville Icemen: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

 

December 24 SATURDAY

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

 

December 26 MONDAY

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

 

December 27 TUESDAY

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

 

December 28 WEDNESDAY

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

December 29 THURSDAY

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

•The Sounds of Soul - Motown & Beyond!: Motown tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

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

 

December 30 FRIDAY

•Cirque Dreams Holidaze: Circus & music. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849. 

•Florida Everblades vs Orlando Solar Bears: Minor league ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

•Sean Lynch: Snappers Laugh-In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 479-5233.

•The Atlantic City Blues Brothers: Tribute concert. Norris Center, 755 8th Ave S, Naples. 7p. 213-3058.

•The Sounds of Soul - Motown & Beyond!: Motown tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

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

 

December 31 SATURDAY

•Adriana McDonald: Live music. Eight-Foot Brewing, 4417 SE 16th Pl, #11, Cape Coral. 5-8p. Free. 337-7646. 

•Cirque Dreams Holidaze: Circus & music. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 1p. 481-4849. 

•Coconut Point New Year’s Eve Art Festival: Art fair, live music. Coconut Point Mall parking lot, 23130 Fashion Dr, Estero. 10a-5p. Free. 561-746-6615.

•Downtown Countdown: Live music & dancing at several cafes, clubs & galleries. Downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6p-12:30a. Free. 313-5129.

•New Year’s Eve Celebration: Live music, open bar, hors d’oeuvres. Sidney’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden, Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. rsvp. 333-1933.

•New Year’s Eve Gala: Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 8p. 275-8487.

•New Year’s Eve Show: Concert. Charlotte Players, Langdon Playhouse, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. 7:30. 941-255-1022.

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

•The Baby Boomer Comedy Show: Clean stand-up comedy. Norris Center, 755 8th Ave S, Naples. 7p. 213-3058.

•The Sounds of Soul - Motown & Beyond!: Motown tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 7:30p. 941-488-1115.

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

ongoing 

theater

•37 Postcards: Nov 4-6. Marco Presbyterian Church, 875 W Elkcam Circle, Marco Island. 394-0080.

•A Chorus Line: thru Nov 12. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422. 

•A Christmas Carol - The Musical: Nov 23-Dec 18. The Naples Players. Blackburn Hall, Sugden Theatre, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.

•A Christmas Carol: Dec 2-19. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 941-488-1115.

•A Tuna Christmas: Dec 15-18. 2708 Santa Barbara Blvd, #135, Cape Coral. 323-5533.

•Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None: Dec 2-18. Florida Repertory Theatre, Historic Arcade Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.

•An Enemy of the People: Nov 18-20. FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 590-4268.

•Apartment 3A: thru Nov 13. Marco Players. Arts Center Theatre, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 642-7270.

•Blithe Spirit: Nov 3-6 & 10-13. Charlotte Players, Langdon Playhouse, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. 941-255-1022.

•Cabaret: Nov 16-Dec 31. Asolo Repertory Theatre, Mertz Theatre, Florida State Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 941-351-8000.

•Christmas in Patadise: Dec 9-18. The Belle Theatre, 2708 Santa Barbara Blvd, #35, Cape Coral. 323-5533.

•Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids: Nov 3-5. Center for the Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 495-8989.

•Freud’s Last Session: Dec 13-Jan 15. Florida Repertory Theatre, ArtStage Studio Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.

•Grace for President: thru Nov 12, selected matinees. Broadway Children’s Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 980-5674.

•Guys and Dolls: thru Nov 20. Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, 1012 N Orange Ave, Sarasota. 941-366-1505

•Ha! Ha! Ho! The Holiday Show: Nov 10-Dec 25. Off Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422. 

•Hadestown: Dec 27-Jan 1. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 597-1900.

•Hamlet P.O.V.: One-woman show. Nov 18-Dec 20. Venice Theatre, 140 Tampa Ave W, Venice. 941-488-1115.

•Home for the Holidays: Dec 9-11. TheatreZone, G & L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 888-966-3352.

•Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help: thru Nov 13. Florida Repertory Theatre, Historic Arcade Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.

•Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: Nov 18-Dec 30. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422. 

•Jekyll & Hyde - the Musical: thru Nov 13. New Phoenix Theatre, 13211 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 284-5214.

•Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity: Nov 30-Dec 23. Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, 1012 N Orange Ave, Sarasota. 941-366-1505

•Miracle on 34th Steet - Live Musical Radio Play: Dec 1-11. The Players Centre. The Crossings at Siesta Key, 3501 S Tamiami Tr, #1130, Sarasota. 941-365-2494.

•Murder at the Howard Johnson’s: thru Nov 20. Players Circle Theatre. Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 800-3292.

•Newsies Jr: Dec 10-12. The Naples Players’ KidzAct. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.

•Not Now, Darling: thru Nov 5. Off Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422. 

•Nutcracker’s Final Curtain: Nov 18-Dec 24 Wed-Sun. Murder Mystery Dinner Train. Seminole Gulf Railway, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.

•Other Desert Cities: Nov 25-Dec 18. The Studio Players, Joan Jenks Auditorium, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples. 389-9192. 

•Pippin: Nov 10-20. Cultural Park Theatre, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 772-5862.

•Sailor Circus - Holiday Show: Dec 28-31. Sailor Circus Arena, 2075 Bahia Vista, Sarasota. 941-355-9805.

•Santa Claus - The Musical: Nov 29-Dec 24, selected matinees. Broadway Children’s Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 980-5674.

•Snowbird Follies: Dec 3-18. Gulf Coast Symphony Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Lane, Ft Myers. 277-1700.

•Sound of Music: Dec 9-24. Fort Myers Theatre, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, #5, Ft Myers. 323-6570.

•Southern Comforts: Nov 30-Dec 23. The Naples Players. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.

•Steel Magnolias: Nov 12-Dec 11 (previews Nov 10 & 11). Gulfshore Playhouse, Norris Center, 755 5th Ave S, Naples. 866-811-4111.

•The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Musical: Dec 11 & 12, 14-18. Charlotte Players, Langdon Playhouse, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. 941-255-1022.

•The Burdens: thru Dec 4. Urbanite Theatre, 1487 2nd St, Sarasota. 941-321-1397.

•The Butler Did It: Nov 4-13. 2708 Santa Barbara Blvd, #135, Cape Coral. 323-5533.

•The Fantasticks: Nov 30-Dec 18. Marco Players. Arts Center Theatre, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 642-7270. 

•The Lady with All the Answers: Nov 29-Dec 18. Players Circle Theatre. Shell Factory, 16554 N Cleveland Ave, N Fort Myers. 800-3292.

•The Parking Lot: Dec 8-11 & 15-18. Theatre Conspiracy. Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 936-3239. 

•The Thanksgiving Play: Nov 4-20 (preview Nov 2 & 3). Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.

•Two for Flinchin’: Dec 28-Mar 26 Wed-Sun. Murder Mystery Dinner Train. Seminole Gulf Railway, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.

•You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water is Running: Nov 30-Dec 18. Lemon Bay Playhouse. 96 W Dearborn St, Englewood. 941-475-6756.

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. Nov 4-26: Feedback Loop - Anne Stagg & Laura Tanner; Nov 4-26: Ft Myers Beach Art Assoc; Dec 1-31: Not On My Walls; Dec 2-31: Small Works Off the Walls. Tue-Fri 9a-5p & Sat 9a-1p. Free. 939-2787.

•Another Time: Temporarily Closed. 1414 Dean St, Ft Myers. 672-4607.

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

•Art Center Sarasota: 707 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. Dec 8-Jan 21: Alexandra Hammond, Jason Hackenwerth, Black & White. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. 941-365-2032.

•Arts for ACT Gallery: Temporarily Closed. 2265 First St, Ft Myers. 337-5050.

•Baker Museum: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. thru Jan 8: Recent Acquisitions; thru Jan 8: Ran Hwang - Becoming Again; thru Feb: Envisioning Evil - The Nazi Drawings by Mauricio Lasansky; thru Jul: Florida Contemporary; Dec 17-Oct 2023: Naples Collects, ongoing: Chihuly Collection; Magritte - Reflections of Another World, Louise Nevelson - Dawn’s Forest. Tue-Sat 1-a-4p, Sun 12-4p. 597-1900.

•Behind the Buddha Artists’ Studios: 9290 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 10a-4p, Wed 10a-9p, Sat 1-4p. Free. 691-3225.

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

•BIG ARTS: Temporarily Closed. 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 Dec 10: The Exquisite Moving Corpse. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 11a-3p. Free. 489-9313.

•Bokeelia Art Gallery: Temporarily Closed. 8315 Main St, Bokeelia. Opens Dec 1. Tue-Sat 10a-5p. Free. 738-5280.

•Cape Coral Art Center: Rubicond Park, 4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. Nov 4-22: Tiny Art; Dec 2-22: Toyland. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 574-0802.

•Cape Coral Art League: 516 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. thru Nov 6: Florida Life. 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. Nov 4-29: Noteworthy; Nov 4-29: Hindsight - Mary Parkman; Nov 11-Dec 20: Black & White; Dec 9-Jan 17: Summer Solitude - Andy Owen & Chanda Jamieson. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 1-5p. Free. 495-8989.

•Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs: 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Dec 9-Jan 17: Figuratively Speaking. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 1-5p. Free. 495-8989.

•Clip Joint Barber Shop & Art Gallery: 7431 College Pkwy, unit 120, rm 136, Ft Myers. Mon & Wed-Sat 10a-8p. Free. 281-8180.

•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. Nov 9-Dec 28: Art Council SWFL. Coconut Point Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Estero. Reopens Nov 9. Tue-Sun 11a-5p. Free. 949-3073. 

•Coco Art Gallery: Art Council of SWFL Gallery. Nov 16-Dec 27: Art Council of SWFL. Coastland Center, 1900 Tamiami Tr S, Naples. Wed-Sun 12-6p. Free. 436-3530. 

•DAAS Co-op Art Gallery: Inside Butterfly Estates, 1815-3 Fowler St, Ft Myers. Nov 4-27: Dominick Tascher; Dec 2-31: Stephen Blancett. 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. 

•Emily James Art Gallery: 720 5th Ave S, # 111, Naples. Mon 3-7p, Tue & Wed 11a-7p, Sat 11a-8p, Sun 12-5p. Free. 777-3283

•Englewood Art Center:  Ringling College of Art & Design Galleries, 350 S. McCall Rd, Englewood. Selby Gallery– Nov 7-Dec 9: War Paint – Profiles of Courage. Smith Gallery– Nov 11-Dec 14: Merchandising, Marketing, Fashions from 1960’s to Present. Stulberg Gallery– Nov 7-Dec 9: Illest of Ill - Dragon’s Horde. Thompson Gallery & Skylight Gallery– Lee Mayer - Lost Summer; Tue 9a-9p & Wed-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 941-474-5548. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. Free. 941-359-7563.

•Florida Gulf Coast University Art Galleries: 10501 FGCU Blvd S., Ft Myers. Wasmer Gallery–  thru Nov 17: Citrus Flux; Dec 9-16: Senior Projects. Wasmer Gallery in Arts Complex, ArtLab in Library. Mon-Fri, 10a-4p & Thu 10a-7p. Free. 590-7199.

•Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center: 525 Kumquat Cr, Sarasota. Nov 12-Dec 23: Reflection. Mon & Tue 5-7p & by appt. Free. 941-894-6469.

•Fort Myers Beach Art Association & Gallery: Temporary Closed. 3030 Shell Mound, Ft Myers Beach. 463-3909.

•Gallery of Matlacha: Temporarily Closed. 4625 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha. 443-350-3188.

•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.

•Hirdie-Girdie Art Gallery: 2490 Library Way, Sanibel. Opens Oct 3. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 11a-4p. Free. 395-0027.

•HW Gallery: 462 9th St N, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-5p. Free. 263-6640.

•Island Conclave: Temporarily Closed. 5101 Pine Island Rd, Bokeelia. 282-8488.

•Island Visions: Temporarily Closed. 4643 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 282-0452.

•LaBelle Gallery & Cultural Center: 471 N Lee St, LaBelle. Fri-Sun 1-5p. Free. 863-843-2929

•Lovegrove Gallery & Garden: Temporarily Closed. 4637 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha. 203-8332.

•Marc Harris Wildlife Photography Gallery: The Ritz-Carlton Tiburon, 2600 Tiburon Dr, Naples, By appt. 789-7027 283-3354.

•Marco Island Center for the Arts: 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. thru Nov 22: Abstraction; Nov 28-Dec 1: Festival of Trees; Dec 5-Jan 3: Clay Guild - Viva la Ceramica. Mon-Fri 9a-4p. Free. 394-4221.

•Method & Concept: Temporarily Closed.  26 10th St. S, Naples. 529-2633.

•Naples Art Studios: North Line Plaza, 2172 J & C Blvd, Naples. Nov: Transitions - Lou & Valerie Cristo. By appt. 821-1061.

•Naples Art: 585 Park St, Naples. Nov 12-Feb 12: MC Escher - Reality & Illusion; Mar 4-Jun 11: Miradas de Mujeres - Isabelle de Borchgrave & the World of Frida Kahlo. Mon-Fri 9a-5p. Free. 262-6517.

•Quidley & Company Fine Art Gallery: 375 Broad Ave S, Naples. Nov 16- : Amy D’Amico; Feb: Stephen Coyle. 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.

•Rene Miville Gallery: Temporarily Closed. Franklin Shops, 2200 1st St, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 333-3130.

•Sanibel Captiva Art League: Temporarily Closed.  2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 322-8593.

•Sanibel Community House: Temporarily Closed.  2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 472-2155.

•Sarasota Art Museum: Ringling College, 1001 S Tamiami T, Sarasota. thru Nov: Xaviera Simmons; thru Jan 15: Moving Images by Janet Biggs & Peter Campus; thru Feb 5: Steven & William Ladd. Tue-Sun 11a-5p. 941-309-4300.

•Sarasota Orchestra Harmony Gallery: Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. Thru Dec 12: Jim Stewart; Dec 16-Jan 23: Claire Desjardins. Mon-Fri 8:30a-4:30p. Free. 941-953-3434.

•Sheldon Fine Art: 460 Fifth Ave S, Naples. Sun-Thu 10a-6p, Fri-Sat 10a-9p. Free. 649-6255.

•Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center: 2301 First St, Ft Myers. Grand Atrium— Nov 4-22: Shivoo Shivoo. Capital Gallery— Nov 4-24: The Binary Perception of Venus. Mon, Tue & Thu 10a-5p, Wed & Fri 10a-10p. 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 Feb 12: Highlights from Kaplan Collection of Photography; thru Jan 22: A Decade of Collecting; Nov 12-May 28: Gods & Lovers - Paintings & Sculpture from India; Dec 17-Mar 26: June Clark - Harlem Quilt; thru Jan 2024: As long as there is sun, as long as there is light. Circus Museum– thru Nov 27: Queens of the Air and Empresses of the Arena. Bayfront Gardens. Gardens of Ringling Guided Tour: Thu 10:30a. Daily 10a-5p, Thu 10a-8p. 941-359-5700.   

•Tammra Sigler Studio: 5760 Shirley St, # 11, Naples. By appt. 821-1017.   

•Timeless: Temporarily Closed. 2218 First St, Ft Myers. 332-8463. 

•Tower Gallery: Temporarily Closed. 751 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel. 340-6467.

•Tribby Arts Center at Shell Point: 17281 On Par Blvd, Ft Myers. thru Nov 24: Imagine That!Tue-Sat 10a-3p. Free. 415-5667.

•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 Nov 3: Members Show; Nov 11-Dec 1: Inspired; Dec 16-Jan 5: Funk It Up. Mon-Fri 9a-4p. Free. 941-485-7136.

•Visual Arts Center: 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. thru Nov 12: Florida’s Watercolor Society; thru Nov 27: Color; Nov 15-Dec 20: Holidays in the Hall; Nov 30-Dec 30: Off the Wall. Mon & Fri 9a-4p, Tue-Thu 10a-7p, Sat 10a-2p. Free. 941-639-8810.

•Watson MacRae Gallery: Temporarily Closed. 2340 Periwinkle Way, #G1, Sanibel. 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 (entry to boardwalk closes at 4pm). 877-902-1113.

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

•Artis-Naples: Baker Museum of Art, Daniels Pavilion, Hayes Hall, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 597-1900.

•Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum: Temporarily Closed. 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. 395-2233.

•Berne Davis Botanical Garden: 2166 Virginia Ave, Ft Myers. Tue & Thu 10a-1p. Guided tours. 332-4942.

•Bishop Museum of Science & Nature: 201 10th St W, Bradenton. Exhibits, manatee habitat, planetarium. Nov 22-Mar 18 Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO. Tue-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 12-5p. 941-746-4131.

•Burroughs Home & Gardens: 2505 First St, Ft Myers. Tours Tue-Thu 11a. rsvp 337-9505

•Butterfly Estates: 1815 Fowler St, Ft Myers. Tue-Sun 10a-3p. 690-2359.

•Calusa Heritage Trail: Temporarily Closed. Randall Research Center, 13810 Waterfront Dr, Pineland. 283-2062.

•Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium: 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. Museum, butterfly aviary, walking trails, animal talks, butterfly talks, planetarium shows daily. Guided walks select Tue, Thu, Sat 10a; Full moon night hikes & haunted Walks select nites 8p. Planetarium shows Mon-Sat 12 & 2p & Sun 12, 2, 3:30p. Holiday Lights Dec 9-23 & 26-30. Tue-Sun 10a-4p. 275-3435.

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

•Children’s Museum of Naples: North Collier Park, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. Sun-Tue & Thu-Sat 10a-5p. Closed Sep 10-16. 514-0084.

•Collier County Museum at Government Center: 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. thru Jan 21: From the Great Lakes to the Sunshine State - Exploring the History of U.S. 41. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 252-8476.

•Conservancy of SWFL: 1495 Smith Preserve Way, off Goodlette Frank Rd. Nature Center, exhibits, kayaking, nature walks, electric boat eco-tours. Tue-Sat 9:30a-4p. Free. 262-0304.

•Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary: 375 Sanctuary Rd. Visitor center, boardwalk, exhibits, guided walks, swamp walks, night events. Daily 8a-1p. 348-9151.

•CREW: Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. Marsh Hiking Trails, 4600 Corkscrew Rd, Immokalee. Guided wildlife walks & hospital tours, presentations 11a daily. Trails open daily sunrise-sunset. Free. 657-2253.

•CROW: Temporarily Closed.  Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. 472-3644.

•’Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge:  Temporarily Closed.  1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel. 472-1100.

•ECHO Global Farm & Research Center: 17391 Durrance Rd, N Ft Myers. Farm tours Tue-Fri 9:30a & 1:30p, Sat 9:30a. Technology Village tours: Tue-Sat 9:30a. Tue-Fri 9a-4p & Sat 9a-3p. 543-3246.

•Edison & Ford Winter Estates: 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Historic homes, gardens, laboratory, museum. Guided homes tours daily; Automotive Tour Mon 10:30a; Inside homes tour: Tue & Thu 10a; Garden tour by appt; Yoga in the Moonlight Garden Wed 10a; piano concert every other Wed 9:30a. Holiday Nights Celebration Nov 25-Jan 1 (not Dec 24 & 25) 5:30-9p. 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.

•Historic Palm Cottage Museum & Norris Gardens: Temporarily Closed.  Naples Historical Society, 137 12th Ave. S, Naples. 261-8164.

•Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center: 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd, # 108, Naples. Ongoing exhibit: 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. thru Mar 31 : Tutankhamun - Return of the King. 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 Nov 12: Roots of Immokalee. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 252-2611.

•Marco Island Historical Museum: 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. thru Jan 29: Art of the Dig – Wells Sawyer’s watercolors. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 642-1440.

•Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: 1534 Mound St, Sarasota. thru Dec 4: The Orchid Show 2022 - Capturing the Perfect Shot. 10a-5p daily. 941-366-5731.

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

•Mound House: Temporarily Closed.  451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. 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 Jan 28: Gearheads in the Glades Legendary Gladesmen. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 695-0008. 

•Museum of the Islands:  Temporarily Closed. 5728 Sesame Dr, Bokeelia. 283-1525.

•Naples Botanical Garden:  4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. Exhibitions– thru Jan 29: La Calavera Catrina. Music in the Garden: 2nd Sat. Nov 25-Jan 1: Johnsonville Night Lights in the Garden. Tours daily 10a-1p on hour. Daily 9a-5p, Wed 9a-8p. 643-7275.

•Naples Depot Museum:  Temporarily Closed.  1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 262-6525.

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

•Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary: Temporarily Closed. 41660 Horseshoe Rd, Punta Gorda. 543-1130.

•Ostego Bay Foundation Marine Science Center: Temporarily Closed. 718 Fisherman’s Wharf, Ft Myers Beach. 765-8101.

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

•Randell Research Center: Temporarily Closed. 7450 Pineland Rd, Pineland. Calusa Heritage Trail. 283-2062.

•Revs Institute: 2500 Horseshoe Dr S, Naples. Tours & workshops. Tue, Thu, Sat 10a-4p. Tix in advance. 687-7387.

•Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center: 300 Tower Rd, Naples. thru Jan 27: Natural Selections Paintings. Exhibits, daily programs, guided boat & kayak tours. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. 530-5940.

•Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Nature Center: Temporarily Closed.  3333 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. 472-2329.

•Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Native Landscapes & Garden Center: Temporarily Closed.  1300 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 472-1932.

•Sanibel Historical Museum & Village: Temporarily Closed. 950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 

•Shangri-La Springs: Temporarily Closed.  27750 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 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. Live music Tue-Sun afternoons. Daily 10a-5p. 995-2141.

•STEMLab: Miromar Outlets, 10901 Corkscrew Rd, #192, Estero. Educational science shows & activities, interactive exhibits inspired by the IMAG History & Science Center. Live science shows Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun 1:30p; live animal show Tue & Thu 1:30p. Mon-Sat 10a-7p & Sun 12-6p. Free. 948-3766. 

•Williams Academy Black History Museum: Clemente Park, 1936 Henderson Ave, Ft Myers. Wed-Fri 11a-4p & Sat by appt. Free. 332-8778.

•Wonder Gardens: 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita  Springs.  Botanical gardens, animals, alligator feedings, Marc Harris Wildlife photography gallery. Daily 10a-4p. 992-2591

parks

•Bailey Homestead Preserve: Temporarily Closed.  Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. 1300 Periwinkle Way, Sanibele. 472-1932.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

•Everglades National Park: Gulf Coast Visitor Center, 815 Oyster Bar Ln. Everglades City. 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:  Temporarily Closed. 8700 Estero Blvd. Ft Myers Beach. 463-4588.

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

•Manatee Park: 10901 Palm Beach Blvd, Ft Myers. Free butterfly garden tours Sun 9a thru Mar. Free. 690-5030.

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

•Myakka River State Park: Temporarily Closed. 13207 SR 72, Sarasota. 941-361-6511.

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

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

•Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve: 7791 Penzance Blvd, Ft Myers. Boardwalk, interpretive center open Tue-Sun 10a-4p. Guided boardwalk walks daily 9:30a. Dawn-dusk. Free. 533-7550.

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

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

libraries

•Bonita Springs: 10560 Reynolds St, Bonita Springs. Mon, Wed, Thu 10a-6p, Tue 12-8p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 533-4860.

•Cape Coral-Lee County: 921 S.W. 39th Ter, Cape Coral.Mon-Wed 9a-8p. Thu 9a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 533-4500.

•Captiva: Temporarily Closed. 11560 Chapin Ln, Captiva. Mon-Sat 9a-5p. 533-4890.

•Collier County Library Headquarters: 2385 Orange Blossom Dr, Naples. Mon-Thu 9a-8p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 252-7311.

•Dunbar-Jupiter Hammon: 3095 Blount St, Fort Myers. Tue 12-8p, Wed & Thu 10a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 533-4150.

•East County Regional: 881 Gunnery Rd N, Lehigh Acres.Mon-Wed 9a-8p, Thu 9a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 533-4200.

•East Naples: 8787 Tamiami Tr N, Naples. Tue-Thu 10a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p.

•Estates: 1266 Goldn Gate Blvd W, Naples. Mon-Thu 10a-6p Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 252-7109.

•Everglades City: 102 Copeland Ave N, Everglades City. Mon-Fri 9a-12p & 1-4:30p. 295-2511. 

•Fort Myers Regional: Temporarily Closed. 2450 First St, Ft Myers. 533-4600.

•Fort Myers Beach: Temporarily Closed. 2755 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Mon-Sat 9a-5p. 765-8162.

•Golden Gate: 2432 Lucerne Rd, Naples. Mon-Thu 10a-6p, Fri &Sat 9a-5p. 252-4542.

•Immokalee: 417 N First St, Immokalee. Tue-Thu 10a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 252-7073.

•Johann Fust Community: Temporarily Closed. 1040 W 10th St, Boca Grande. . 941-964-2488

•Lakes Regional: 15290 Bass Rd, Ft Myers. Temporarily Closed. 533-4000.

•Marco Island: 210 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. Mon-Thu 10a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 252-7064.

•Naples: 650 Central Ave, Naples. Mon-Thu 9a-8p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 

•North Fort Myers: 2001 N Tamiami Tr, N Ft Myrs. Mon, Wed, Thu 10a-6p, Tue 12-8p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 533-4320.

•Northwest Regional: 519 Chiquita Blvd N, Cape Coral. Mon, Wed, Thu 10a-6p, Tue 12-8p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 533-4700.

•Pine Island: Temporarily Closed. 10701 Russell Rd, Bokeelia. 533-4350.

•Riverdale: Temporarily Closed. 21471 N River Rd, Ft Myers. Temporarily Closed. 533-4370.

•Sanibel: Temporarily Closed. 770 Dunlop Rd Sanibel. Mon & Thu 9a-8p & Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 9a-5p. 472-2483.

•South County Regional: 21100 Three Oaks Pkwy, Estero. Mon-Wed 9a-8p, Thu 9a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 533-4400.

•South Regional: 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples. Mon-Thu 9a-8p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p.

•Talking Books: 1651 Lee St, Ft Myers. Mon-Fri 9a-5p. 533-4780.

•Vanderbilt Beach: 788 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples. Tue-Thu 10a-6p, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. 252-7160.

live music & comedy

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

•Buckingham Blues Bar: 5641 Buckingham Rd., Ft Myers. Live music select nites, Sun 3-6p & Wed 8-11p Tommy Lee Cook & The Buckingham Blues Band free. 693-7111.

•Buddha Bar: 12701 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music select Wed-Sun nites. 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.

•Coastal Dayz Brewery: 2161 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers, Live music select nites & Sat 2-5p. Free. 204-9665.

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

•Eight-Foot Brewing: 4417 SE 16th Pl, #11, Cape Coral. Live music select sat nites 5-8p. Free. 337-7646. 

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

•Lobby Bar: Luminary Hotel, 2200 Edwards Dr, Ft Myers. Wed nites Nov 2-Jan 1: Frank Sinatra Tribute. Free. 314-3723.

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

•Naples Beach Brewery: 4120 Enterprise Ave, #116, Naples. Live music: Thu 7-9p Bill Beck, Fri 6-9p Acoustic Road. Free. 304-8795.

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

•Nauti Parrot Tiki Hut: 3448 Marinatown Ln, N Ft Myers. Live music Mon-Fri 4:30-8:30p, Sat 1-5p & 7-10p, Sun 12:30-4:30p & 5-9p. Free. 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. Tue: Open jam; live music select Fri & Sat nites. 540-7867.

•Point Ybel Brewing Company: 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 1st Sun: BBQ & Bluegrass 4-7p; 1st & 3rd Thu: jazz jam 6-9p; 2nd Thu: Irish jam 6-9p; Sat: Jeff Lyons 1-5p. Free. 603-6535.

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

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

•Riptide Brewing: 28120 Hunters Ridge Blvd, Bonita Springs. Live music Fri & Sat 7-10p. Free. 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.

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

•South Street City Oven & Grill: Goodlette Corners, 1410 Pine Ridge Rd, # 4, Naples. Live music select Fri-Sun 8-11p. Free. 435-9333.    

•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.

•The Stage: 9144 Bonita Beach Rd SE, Bonita Springs. Live tribute bands select nites. 405-8566.

•Whiskey Park: 3300 Mercantile Ave, Naples. Open mic Sun 8:30p-12:30a; live music Fri & Sat 9:30p-1a. 263-6777.

•Z’s Music Kitchen: 12655 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Live music select Fri & Sat 6-9p. 304-9552.

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