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Boadway Palm Dinner Theatre
in Fort Myers presents
the musical hit 'Pippin,'
thru November 12.


Sailor Circus performs
December 27-30 in the
Sailor Circus Arena
in Sarasota.


Improv Tonight perform
November 4 & December 2
at the Center for
the Performing Arts
in Bonita Springs.

Kara Grainger performs
at the Barrel Room
in downtown Fort Myers
on November 18.

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November 1 WEDNESDAY
•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at dozens of Art Alliance Naples galleries & studios. J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 5-8p. Free. 289-5070.
•Bobby James: Live music. Ft Myers Brewing Co, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, # 27, Ft Myers. 6:30-9:30p. 313-6576.
•Carly Pearce, Danielle Bradbery: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•Ikebana Meeting & Workshop: Naples Botanical Garden, FGCU Research Center, Bueller Aud, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9:30a. Free. 254-9999.
•Joe Delaney’s Latin Caribbean Jazz Project: The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7:30-11p. 333-2225.
•Lecture: Seminole Canoes - The Story of a People. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3301 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 3p. Free. 252-8738.
•Miami City Ballet: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Open Mic: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Rusty & Laurie Wright: Live music. Bone Hook Brewing, 1514 Immokalee Rd, #106, Naples. 6-9p. 631-8522.
•Scotty Bryan: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.

November 2 THURSDAY
•Art Reception: Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. 4-5p. Free. 642-1440.
•Art Reception: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 5p. Free. 941-639-8810.
•Badfish: Sublime tribute band concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•Bonita Springs Short Film Festival Gala & Awards Ceremony: Prado Stadium Theater, 25251 Chamber of Commerce Dr, Bonita Springs. 6p. 992-0128.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7:30-11p. 333-2225.
•Kenny Smith: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop, Sanibel. Dan Bern concert 6p. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•The Hipnauticals: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.

November 3 FRIDAY
•130th Anniversary of Lighting of Edison Home: Special tours & presentations. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5-8p. 334-7419.
•Albert Castiglia: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•American Indian Arts Celebration: Live music, dance, crafts, arts demos, wildlife shows, kids activities, alligator wrestling, food. Seminole Tribe of Florida Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, exit 49 off I-75. 9a-5p. 863-902-1113.
•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at dozens of Art Alliance Naples galleries & studios. J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 5-8p. Free. 289-5070.
•Art Reception: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 939-2787.
•Art Reception: Art League of Fort Myers, 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. 6-8p. Free. 275-3970.
•Art Reception: Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Art Reception: Cape Coral Arts Studio, Rubicond Park, 4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 10a-4p. Free. 574-0802.
•Art Walk: Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at several galleries & studios in downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Kenny Smith: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Madama Butterfly: Opera Naples with Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7:30p. 263-3889.
•Marty Stokes Band: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. 282-3232.
•Rat Pack Tribute: Concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.
•Rock for Equality: Benefit concerts. Open mic, the Boyfriends at Bury Me Brewing, 4225 S Cleveland Ave, Ft Myers 7p; Cobress, The Young Dead, Bargan Bin Heroes, The Good Bad Kids, Cyborg Danger Field, Plural Being at Howl Tattoo, 4160 S Cleveland Ave, Ft Myers. 8p. Donations. 332-0161.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Alice Hoffman keynote speaker 6p. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•The Servant of Two Masters: FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 590-7268.
•Tyler Farr, Ben Gallaher: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•Writing Shadows: Ghostbird Theatre Company. Langford-Kingston home, 2500 First St. 8p. 691-4128.


November 4 SATURDAY
•American Indian Arts Celebration: Live music, dance, crafts, arts demos, wildlife shows, kids activities, alligator wrestling, food. Seminole Tribe of Florida Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, exit 49 off I-75. 9a-5p. 863-902-1113.
•Art Fair: Outdoor art & crafts exhibit & sale. First St, downtown Ft Myers. 11a-4p. Free. 337-5050.
•Backtrack Blues Band: The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•Brews for the Birds: Craft brews, food trucks, live music by The Woodwork, photo ops. Fundraiser. Everglades Wonder Gardens, 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 5-9p. 992-2591.
•Brother Love: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.
•Fanfare for the New World: SWFL Symphony. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 418-1500.
•FGCU Wind Orchestra Concert: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7:30p. 745-4268.
•Florida Panther Festival: Exhibits, presentations, family activities, guided walks, live animals. Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. 10a-4p. Free for Collier residents. 262-5409.
•Gulf Coast Harmonizers Cabaret Show: German American Social Club, 2101 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral. 2p. 462-8444.
•Improv Tonight: Comedy. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 495-8989.
•Kenny Smith: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Rat Pack Tribute: Concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Frank Turner concert 6p. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•Sara Hadeka: Live music. Bone Hook Brewing, 1514 Immokalee Rd, #106, Naples. 6-9p. 631-8522.
•The Outlaws: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•The Servant of Two Masters: FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 590-7268.
•Tommy & Friends: Live music, Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Free. 693-7111.

November 5 SUNDAY
•Dwight Yoakam: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Tea with the Mastersingers, fundraiser. White Orchid House at Oasis, 3027 E Riverside Dr, Ft Myers. 2-6p. 288-2535.
•Musical Moments – Go for Baroque: Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 3p. 495-8989.
•Naples Philharmonic: Sypert Salon Series. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.
•Sanibel Blues & Jazz Festival: Elvin Bishop Trio, Matt Schofield, Mart Stokes Band, Johnny Jenson, FGCU Jazz Combo. Bailey’s Center, 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 12-7p. 579-0095.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•Taste of the Town: Outdoor food & music festival fundraiser. Alliance of the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 11a-5p. 277-1197.
•The Servant of Two Masters: FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 2p. 590-7268.
•The Ultimate Rat Pack Tribute: Concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.

November 6 MONDAY
•Independent Film Screening & Discussion: Live music. Hosted Fort Myers Film Festival. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 6:30p, film 7p. talk after film. 810-6323.
•Lois Lowry & Eric Coble: Performance of The Giver followed by discussion with author & playwright. Florida Repertory Theatre. Historic Arcade Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 6p. 332-4488.
•Paint the Beach: Plein air painting competition meet & greet. Throughout Ft Myers Beach. 6:30p. Free. 757-618-3655.

November 7 TUESDAY
•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at dozens of Art Alliance Naples galleries & studios. J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 5-8p. Free. 289-5070.
•Art Reception: Harbour View Gallery, 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. 6-8p. Free. 540-5789.
•Jamie Laritz: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.
•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Cirque Broadway. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Naples Philharmonic: Sypert Salon Series. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.
•Paint the Beach: Plein air painting competition. Throughout Ft Myers Beach. 7a-6p. Free. 757-618-3655.

November 8 WEDNESDAY
•Carman Ciricillo – The Construction Comic: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Florida Everblades vs Cincinnati Cyclones: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Lecture: Historical Everglades City. Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 2. Free. 262-6525.
•MusicWorks! Benefit: MusicWorks! Students concert, cocktails, auctions. The Heights Center, 15570 Hagie Dr., Ft Myers. 5:30p. Reserve. 482-7706.
•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Cirque Broadway. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Paint the Beach: Plein air painting competition. Throughout Ft Myers Beach. 7a-6p. Free. 757-618-3655.
•Scotty Bryan: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.
•Sierra Club Calusa Group Meeting: Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. 6-8p. 275-3435.

November 9 THURSDAY
•Art Reception & Book Launch: Author Lisa Batch, entertainment. ACSWF Co-op Gallery, Coconut Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Ft Myers, 4-6p. Free. 949-3073.
•Art Reception: Wine & cheese. Cape Coral Art League, 516 Cultural Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 772-5657.
•Coconut Festival: Live entertainment, carnival rides, kids activities, food. Sun Slash Festival Grounds, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-10p. Free. 573-3128.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7:30-11p. 333-2225.
•Jimmie JJ Walker: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Cirque Broadway. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Paint the Beach: Plein air painting competition. Throughout Ft Myers Beach. 7a-6p. Free. 757-618-3655.
•Thomas Pandolfi: Piano concert. Shell Point, Grand Cypress rm, The Woodlands, 14441 Woodsong Ln, Ft Myers. 7p. 489-8472.


November 10 FRIDAY
•Ambrosia: Concert & Dinner. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•Chalk Festival: Art performance & exhibits, ballon rides, live music 11a-6p. Venice Airport & Airport Fairgrounds, 900 Airport Ave, Venice. 8a-6p. Free. 941-488-8877.
•Coconut Festival Coco Country Night: Live music by Grayson Rogers, Walker Hayes, Russell Dickerson, High Valley; fireworks, carnival rides, kids activities, food. Sun Slash Festival Grounds, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 5p-12a, fireworks 9:30p. 573-3128.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean show, illusionist Lance Gifford, Grizzly bear Experience, rides, petting zoo. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 5-11:30p.
•Florida Everblades vs Cincinnati Cyclones: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Jazzy Nights: Kate Davis concert. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 7p, show 8p. 333-1933.
•Jimmie JJ Walker: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Mike Imbasciani & The Bluez Rockerz: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. 282-3232.
•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Cirque Broadway. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Paint the Beach: Plein air painting competition. Throughout Ft Myers Beach. 7a-6p. Free. 757-618-3655.
•Rachelle Coba Band: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•Shaggy: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•Writing Shadows: Ghostbird Theatre Company. Langford-Kingston home, 2500 First St. 8p. 691-4128.

November 11 SATURDAY
•Art on the Veranda: Sanibel Captiva Art League show & sale. Bailey’s General Store, 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel.10a-3p. Free. 472-2483.
•Art Reception: DAAS Co-op Gallery, Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 590-8645.
•Arts for ACT Disco Ball Gala & Fine Art Auction: Fundraiser reception, auction, live music, dancing. Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs. 5-10p. Rsvp. 939-2553.
•Chalk Festival: Art performance & exhibits, balloon rides, live music 9:30a-6p. Venice Airport & Airport Fairgrounds, 900 Airport Ave, Venice. 8a-6p. Free. 941-488-8877.
•Coconut Festival Coco Rock Niight: Live entertainment by Eagles & Tom Petty tribute bands, Vince Neil, firworks, carnival rides, kids activities, food. Sun Slash Festival Grounds, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 12p-12a. 573-3128.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean show, illusionist Lance Gifford, Grizzly bear Experience, rides, petting zoo. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•Florida Everblades vs Cincinnati Cyclones: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.
•Jimmie JJ Walker: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Naples Philharmonic Pops: Cirque Broadway. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 2 & 8p. 597-1900.
•Nigel Mack & The Blues Attack: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•Open House & Art Reception: Exhibits, demos, kids activities, food., Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Rd, Englewood. 11a-4p. Free. 941-474-5548.
•Paint the Beach: Plein air painting competition. Throughout Ft Myers Beach. 9a-6p. Free. 757-618-3655.
•Ray Wylie Hubbard: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 6-10p. 693-7111.
•Second Saturday: SoCo Cultural District galleries, theaters, shops along Colonial Blvd, McGregor Blvd, Royal Palm Sq Blvd, Summerlin Rd. Ft Myers. 5-10p. Free. 877-9878.
•Terri Clark: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•The Hipnauticals: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.
•Tommy & Friends: Live music, Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Free. 693-7111.
•Wine on the Waterfront: Live music by Sheen Brooks, wine, food, fundraiser. 5-8p. Rsvp. 463-3838.

November 12 SUNDAY
•Chalk Festival: Art performance & exhibits, balloon rides, live music 10a-6p. Venice Airport & Airport & Airport Fairgrounds, 900 Airport Ave, Venice. 8a-6p. Free. 941-488-8877.
•Coconut Festival Family Day: Live entertainment, carnival rides, kids activities, food. Sun Slash Festival Grounds, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 12-10p. 573-3128.
•ETC…Readers Theater: Play Readings: You’re Never Too Old to Be Young. Naples Players Etc... Readers’ Theatre. Tobye Studio, Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 7p. 263-7990.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean show, illusionist Lance Gifford, Grizzly Bear Experience, rides, petting zoo. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•FGCU Jazz Ensemble Concert: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 3p. Free. 745-4268.
•Gary & Kerri: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 3p. 282-3232.
•Jeanne Robertson: Comic. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849.
•JL Fulks: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•Lee County Community Band: Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 995-2097.
•Paint the Beach: Plein air painting competition awards Ceremony. Throughout Ft Myers Beach. 10a-2p. Free. 757-618-3655.
•Taste of the Islands: Food fest, entertainment, fundraiser. Sanibel Community Park, 2231 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 12-5p. 472-3644.
•The Ultimate King of Pop: Michael Jackson tribute band concert & dinner. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Dinner 5:30, concert 7:30p. 245-9910.

November 13 MONDAY
•Chalk Festival: Art performance & exhibits, balloon rides, live music 11a-6p. Venice Airport & Airport Fairgrounds, 900 Airport Ave, Venice. 8a-6p. Free. 941-488-8877.

November 14 TUESDAY
•Art Reception: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30-7p. Free. 394-4221.
•Brandon Santini: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.
•FGCU String & Wind Chamber Ensemble Concert: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268.
•From Baroque to Jazz: SWFL Symphony & Yaron Gottfried Jazz Trio. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 418-1500

November 15 WEDNESDAY
•Doug Canney: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7::30p. 479-5233.
•From Baroque to Jazz: SWFL Symphony & Yaron Gottfried Jazz Trio. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 7:30p. 418-1500.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Scotty Bryan: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.
•SWFL Storytellers Project: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 939-2787.

November 16 THURSDAY
•Art Lecture & Demo: Sanibel Captiva Art League meeting. Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 1-3p. Free. 472-2483.
•Art Reception: ArtLab, FGCU Library, 10501 FGCU Blvd S., Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 590-7199.
•Art Reception: Rookery Bay National Research Reserve, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 5:30-7:30p. 530-5977.
•Audubon of SWFL Meeting: 10868 Metro Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6p. Free. 410-6971.
•Chris Cope: 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. 7:30-11p. 333-2225.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean show, illusionist Lance Gifford, Grizzly Bear Experience, rides, petting zoo. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 5-11:30p.
•FGCU Brass & Percussion Chamber Ensembles Concert: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. xp. Free. 745-4268.
•From Baroque to Jazz: SWFL Symphony & Yaron Gottfried Jazz Trio. Shell Point Village Church, 15101 Shell Pt Blvd, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 418-1500.
•Jon Stickley Trio: Concert. Point Ybel Brewing, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 8p. 603-6535.
•Latin Jazz: Fernando Ferrarone. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30p. 394-4221.
•Lecture: Florida’s Largest Bat. Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. 6p. Rsvp. 262-5409.
•Naples Philharmonic: Sibelius. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Stop & Listen – FGCU Students on Environmental Awareness & Restoration: Art reception & discussion concert. ArtLab, Library, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 5p. Free. 745-4268.
•The Hipnauticals: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.
•Zmed Brothers: Everly Brothers tribute band concert & dinner. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Dinner 5:30, concert 7:30p. 245-9910.

November 17 FRIDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Art Alive: Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at dozens of galleries & studios. Naples Art District, Pine Ridge Industrial Park, Pine Ridge Rd, west of Airport Rd, Naples. 11a-4p. Free. 289-5070.
•Betty Fox Band: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111.
•Brandon Santini: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•Chamber Concert: Diaz Trio. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 7p, show 8p. 333-1933.
•Chris Cope: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean show, illusionist Lance Gifford, Grizzly Bear Experience, rides, petting zoo. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 5-11:30p.
•FGCU Senior Concert: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268.
•Kate Keys Band: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. 282-3232.
•Music Walk: Live music & dancing at several cafes, clubs & galleries. Downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 855-732-3836.
•Rhythm on the River: Memory Makers Big Band. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5:30-8:30p. 334-7419.
•Russian & Italian Art Songs: Concert. Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples. 7:30p. 775-2800.
•Straight No Chaser: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.
•Symphonic Chorale of SWFL: Harvest Grain - A Banquet of Song. Concert. Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 7p. 560-5695.
•Tim Allen: Comic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Venice Blues Crawl: Downtown Venice. 5-11p. Free. 941-484-6722.
•Writing Shadows: Ghostbird Theatre Company. Langford-Kingston home, 2500 First St. 8p. 691-4128.
•Young Dubliners: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.

November 18 SATURDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at dozens of Art Alliance Naples galleries & studios. J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 11a-4p. Free. 289-5070.
•Auditions: Naples Players’ season. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 12-4p. No appt needed. 434-7340.
•Brother Love: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.
•Chain Reaction: Journey tribute band concert & dinner. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Dinner 5:30, concert 7:30p. 245-9910.
•Chris Cope: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Decades Rewind: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.
•Estero Fine Art Show: Outdoor art fair. Gulf Coast Town Center Center, 9903 Gulf Coast Main St, Estero. Free. 10a-5p. 941-755-3088.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean show, illusionist Lance Gifford, Grizzly Bear Experience, rides, petting zoo. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville IceMen: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.
•Garden Festival: Family festival, entertainment, food, kids crafts, petting zoo. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-5p. Free. 334-7419.
•Granger Smith: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•Gulf Coast Writers Association Meeting: Guest speaker. Zion Lutheran Church, 7401 Winkler Rd, Ft Myers. 10a-12p. Free. 247-4515.
•Kara Grainger: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•Naples Philharmonic: Sibelius. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•SWFL Comic-con: Comic book & pop culture convention. Exhibits, celebrities. Holiday Inn Ft Myers Town Center, 9931 Interstate Commerce Dr, Ft Myers. 10a-6p. 236-8189.
•Tommy & Friends: Live music, Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Free. 693-7111.
•Venice Blues Festival: Elvin Bishop & The Big Fun Trio, Andrew Jr Boy Jones, Eliza Neals, Tommy Z, CeCe Teneal. Maxine Baritt Park, 1800 Harbor Dr S, Venice. 11a-7p. 941-484-6722

November 19 SUNDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Chamber Music Concert: Art Hall, Koreshan State Park, 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 4p. 596-8404.
•Estero Fine Art Show: Outdoor art fair. Gulf Coast Town Center Center, 9903 Gulf Coast Main St, Estero. Free. 10a-5p. 941-755-3088.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean show, illusionist Lance Gifford, Grizzly Bear Experience, rides, petting zoo. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•FGCU Symphonic Band Concert: Estero High School, 21900 River Ranch Rd, Estero. 3p. Free. 745-4268.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Serenade to Music, with Mastersingers Chamber Chorus. Edison Congregational Church, 1619 Llewellyn Dr. Ft Myers. 3p. 288-2535.
•Garden Festival: Family festival, entertainment, food, kids crafts, petting zoo. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-5p. Free. 334-7419.
•Old Florida Festival: Historical reenactors, folk music, crafts, demos, storytellers, kids activities. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3301 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 9a-4p. Free. 252-8738.
•Open House & Art Reception: Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Rd, Englewood. 2-4p. Free. 941-474-5548.
•Sing-Along Messiah: Voices of Naples concert. Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Rd, Naples. 3p. 455-2582.
•Symphonic Chorale of SWFL: Harvest Grain - A Banquet of Song. Concert. Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 4p. 560-5695.
•The Alter Eagles: Eagles tribute band concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.

November 20 MONDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Old Florida Festival: Historical reenactors, folk music, crafts, demos, storytellers, kids activities. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3301 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 9a-4p. Free. 252-8738.
•Staged Reading: TBA. Naples Players Etc… Readers Theater. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 7p. 218-0481.
•The Alter Eagles: Eagles tribute band concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.

November 21 TUESDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Art Reception: Center for the Visual Arts Bonita Springs, 26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 6-8p. Free. 495-8989.
•FSW Big Band jazz & Jazz Combo: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 481-4849.
•Jamie Laritz: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.
•Lunch & Learn Lecture: Florida is a Land Remembered. Rookery Bay Research rsvp, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 12p. 530-5940.
•Randy Newman: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

November 22 WEDNESDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Scotty Bryan: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.

November 23 THURSDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Thanksgiving Dinner & Murder Mystery: The Not So Great Train Robbery. Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 5:30p. 275-8487.

November 24 FRIDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Brian Glowacki: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Holiday Lights Opening Celebration: Holiday lights throughout grounds & gardens, holiday decorations in homes, Waltzing Waters Liquid Fireworks Show. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 6-9p, tree lighting 6p. 334-7419.
•Mike Imbasciani & The Bluez Rockerz: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. 282-3232.
•Rusty Wright Band: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•Writing Shadows: Ghostbird Theatre Company. Langford-Kingston home, 2500 First St. 8p. 691-4128.

November 25 SATURDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Backyard Bluesfest: Terry Hanck, Tommy Lee Cook & The Heathens. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 2-11p. 693-7111.
•Brian Glowacki: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Kenny Rogers: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•Marty Stokes Band: Blues Band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-1a. 333-2225.
•The Hipnauticals: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.

November 26 SUNDAY
•African Children’s Choir: First Baptist Church of Cape Coral, 4117 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 10a. Free. 542-3703.
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. On beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Ben Hague: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Brian Sutherland: Americana music. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 4-7p. 333-2225.
•Dave Koz & Friends Christmas: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free concert. Cambier Park, 6th Ave S & 8th St S, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 263-1113.

November 28 TUESDAY
•FGCU Chamber Holiday Concert: Moorings Prebyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr, Naples. 7p. Free. 745-4268.
•FSW Orchestra & Choir: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 481-4849.
•Jamie Laritz: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.
•The Nutcracker: Moscow Ballet. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.

November 29 WEDNESDAY
•Festival of Trees: Holiday decorated trees. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 9a-5p. 333-1933.
•Laugh In Lineup: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Scotty Bryan: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.
•The Nutcracker: Moscow Ballet. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.

November 30 THURSDAY
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7:30-11p. 333-2225.
•Festival of Trees: Holiday decorated trees. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 9a-15p. 333-1933.
•FSW Concert Band: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 481-4849.
•Jim Florentine: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Logan Skelton: Piano concert. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 745-4268.
•The Hipnauticals: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.

D E C E M B E R

December 1 FRIDAY
•Art Reception: Art League of Fort Myers, 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. 6-8p. Free. 275-3970.
•Art Reception: Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Art Walk: Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at several galleries & studios in downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Bradenton Blues Festival Free Concert: Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones, TC Carr & Bolts of Blue. Waterfront Park, btwn US 41 & Bus US 41, N of 3rd Ave W. 6-9p. 941-447-9494.
•Festival of Trees: Holiday decorated trees. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 9a-5p, free. Nowhere Band concert 10a-2p. 333-1933.
•Jim Florentine: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Luminary Open House: Sanibel Historical Museum & Village, 950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 3:30-5:30p. Wed-Sat, 10a-4p. 472-4648.
•Neil Diamond Tribute: Neil Zirconia concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.
•The Reverend Billy Wirtz: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111.

December 2 SATURDAY
•Art Reception: Cape Coral Arts Studio, Rubicond Park, 4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 10a-4p. Free. 574-0802.
•Backyard Bluesfest: JP Soars & The Red Hots, Ray Fuller & The Blues Rockers, Tommy Lee Cook & The Heathens. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 2-11p. 693-7111.
•Bradenton Blues Festival: Brody Buster, Sean Chambers, Vanessa Collier, Nick Moss Band, Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band, Sugar Blue, Curtis Salgado, Joe Louis Walker. Waterfront Park, btwn US 41 & Bus US 41, N of 3rd Ave W. 11a-8p. 941-447-9494.
•Dan Heck Blues & Truth Sextet: Concert. Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples. 7:30p. 775-2800.
•Festival of Trees: Santa’s Block party. Holiday decorated trees Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 9a-5p. 333-1933.
•FGCU Symphony Orchestra Concert: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268.
•God Save the Queen: Queen tribute band concert. Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 8p. 948-7825.
•Improv Café – Youth Improv: Comedy. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 5p. 495-8989.
•Improv Tonight: Comedy. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 495-8989.
•Jim Florentine: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Neil Diamond Tribute: Neil Zirconia concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.
•Nutcracker: Gulfshore Ballet w Gulf Coast Symphony. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 2 & 7p. 590-6191.
•Solar Energy Cook-Off: Student teams build & demonstrate solar powered cookers. IMAG History & Science Center, 2000 Cranford St, Ft Myers. 10a-5p. 321-7420.
•The Nutcracker: Gulf Coast Symphony concert with Gulfshore Ballet. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 2 & 7p. 277-1700.

December 3 SUNDAY
•Bradenton Blues Festival Blues Brunch: Damon Fowler & Matt Walker. Waterfront Park, btwn US 41 & Bus US 41, N of 3rd Ave W. 11a-1p. 941-447-9494.
•Dwight Icenhower: Elvis tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•FGCU Wind Orchestra Holday Concert: Grace Church, 13 SE 21st Pl, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 745-4268.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Readings & Carols, with Palms Youth Choir. New Hope Presbyterian Church, 10051 Planatantion Rd, Ft Myers. 3p. 288-2535.
•Handel’s Messiah: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Musical Moments - Holidays in Paradise: Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 3p. 495-8989.
•Naples Philharmonic: Sypert Salon Series. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.
•Neil Diamond Tribute: Neil Zirconia concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.
•Spirit of the Season: Spirit of the Gulf Christmas & Holiday concert. BB Mann Hall, FSW State College, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 3p. 844-704-7464.

December 4 MONDAY
•Dwight Icenhower: Elvis tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Independent Film Screening & Discussion: Live music. Hosted Fort Myers Film Festival. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 6:30p, film 7p. talk after film. 810-6323.
•Lee Ann Rimes: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

December 5 TUESDAY
•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at dozens of Art Alliance Naples galleries & studios. J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 5-8p. Free. 289-5070.
•Art Reception: Harbour View Gallery, 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. 6-8p. Free. 540-5789.
•Christmas Carol Sing: First Presbyterian Church, 2438 Second St, Ft Myers. 4-7p. Free. 334-2261.
•Home for the Holidays: Voices of Naples concert. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Morring Line Dr, Naples. 7p. Free. 455-2582.
•Naples Philharmonic: Sypert Salon Series. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.

December 6 WEDNESDAY
•Art Alive: Naples Art District Studio & Gallery Tours. Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at dozens of Art Alliance Naples galleries & studios. J & C Blvd, Shirley St & Trade Center Way, Naples. 5-8p. Free. 289-5070.
•Gallagher & Arte Fletcher: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Ikebana Meeting & Workshop: Naples Botanical Garden, FGCU Research Center, Bueller Aud, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9:30a. Free. 254-9999.
•Lecture: Colliere County’s Historical Archaeological Preservation Board. Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 2. Free. 262-6525.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.

December 7 THURSDAY
•All Is Calm – The Christmas Truce of 1914: Theatrical concert. Shell Point, Village Church, 15101 Shell Pt Blvd, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 454-2067.
•Art Reception: Wasmer Gallery in FGCU Arts Complex & ArtLab in FGCU Library, 10501 FGCU Blvd S., Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 590-7199. 5-7p. Free. 590-7199.
•Art Reception: Wine & cheese. Cape Coral Art League, 516 Cultural Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 772-5657.
•Home for the Holidays: Voices of Naples concert. Chapel by the Sea, 100 Chapel St, Ft Myers Beach. 7p. Free. 455-2582.
•Mr Showtime - David Scott: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Songwriters at Sunset: Acoustic concert. Gazebo on beach, Lovers Key State Park, 8700 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 4p. Bring chairs. Free. 463-4588.

December 8 FRIDAY
•Art Reception: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 939-2787.
•Art Reception: BIG ARTS Center, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 5:30-7p. Free. 395-0900.
•Damon Fowler: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111.
•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville IceMen: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Gin Blossoms: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•Holiday Open House: Cape Coral Historical Museum, 544 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-8p. Free. 772-7037.
•Home for the Holidays: TheatreZone concert. CANCELLED. 888-966-3352.
•Lamplight Book Party: Author Robert Macomber. Bert’s Pine Bay Gallery, 4332 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 5-7p. Free. 283-1335.
•Mr Showtime - David Scott: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Naples Philharmonic: Brahms. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.

December 9 SATURDAY
•Art Reception: DAAS Co-op Gallery, Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 590-8645.
•Behind the Scene Tour: TheatreZone’s G&L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 12p. rsvp. 888-966-3352.
•Caribbean Chillers: Jimmy Buffett tribute band concert & dinner. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Dinner 5:30, concert 7:30p. 245-9910.
•Celebrate the Holidays: Cultural Park, 516 Cultural Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-8p. Free. 772-5657.
•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville IceMen: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.
•Home for the Holidays: TheatreZone concert. CANCELLED. 888-966-3352.
•Mr Showtime - David Scott: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Naples Philharmonic: Brahms. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Pirate Day!: Arts, crafts, pirate songs, treasure hunts. Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. Free. 11a-2p. 642-1440.
•Second Saturday: SoCo Cultural District galleries, theaters, shops along Colonial Blvd, McGregor Blvd, Royal Palm Sq Blvd, Summerlin Rd. Ft Myers. 5-10p. Free. 877-9878.
•Tommy & Friends: Live music, Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Free. 693-7111.

December 10 SUNDAY
•Bonita Springs Concert Band: Joyful Sounds of the Season. Riverside Park, Old US 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Bring chair or blanket. 4p. 405-3320.
•Chamber Music Concert: Art Hall, Koreshan State Park, 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 4p. 596-8404.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Christmas on Sanibel. Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 6p. 288-2535.
•Home for the Holidays: TheatreZone concert. CANCELLED. 888-966-3352.
•Lee County Community Band: Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 995-2097.
•Mr Showtime - David Scott: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

December 12 TUESDAY
•A Charlie Brown’s Christmas: SWFL Symphony w Symphonic Chorale of SWFL. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 418-1500.
•Art Reception: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30-7p. Free. 394-4221.
•Carol of the King: Irish dance Christmas show. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•Harlem Globetrotters: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 3p. 948-7825.
•Lunch & Learn Lecture: The Florida Dream. Rookery Bay Research rsvp, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 12p. 530-5940.

December 13 WEDNESDAY
•Art & Nature Community Night: Art reception, live music, organic dining, beer & wine, yoga.. Shangri-La Springs, 27750 Old US 41, Bonita Springs. 6-9p. Free. 949-0749.
•Florida Everblades vs South Carolina Stingrays: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Holiday Brass: Naples Chamber Brass concert. Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples. 7:30p. 775-2800.
•Lecture: History of Marco Island Development. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3301 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 3p. Free. 252-8738.
•Mike Murillo: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Sierra Club Calusa Group Meeting: Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. 6-8p. 275-3435.
•Symphonic Chorale of SWFL: A Charlie Brown Christmas, with SWFL Symphony. St Leo the Great Catholic Church, 28290 Beaumont Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 560-5695.

December 14 THURSDAY
•A Charlie Brown’s Christmas: SWFL Symphony w Symphonic Chorale of SWFL. St Leo the Great Catholic Church, 28290 Beaumont Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 418-1500.
•Art Reception: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 5p. Free. 941-639-8810.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Michael Carbonaro: Magician. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•Rob Little: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

December 15 FRIDAY
•A Charlie Brown’s Christmas: SWFL Symphony w Symphonic Chorale of SWFL. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 7:30p. 418-1500.
•Florida Everblades vs South Carolina Stingrays: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Jazzy Nights: Professor Cunningham & His Old School concert. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 7p, show 8p. 333-1933.
•John Anderson: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•Music Walk: Live music & dancing at several cafes, clubs & galleries. Downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 855-732-3836.
•Nutcracker : N Ft Myers Academy for the Arts. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. Free. 481-4849.
•Rob Little: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.

December 16 SATURDAY
•24-Hour Playwriting Project: Five 15 minute one-act plays written in 24 hours. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 8p. 218-0481.
•A Charlie Brown’s Christmas: SWFL Symphony w Symphonic Chorale of SWFL. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 418-1500.
•Florida Everblades vs South Carolina Stingrays: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Gulf Coast Writers Association Meeting: Guest speaker. Zion Lutheran Church, 7401 Winkler Rd, Ft Myers. 10a-12p. Free. 247-4515.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 2 & 8p. 597-1900.
•Memphis Motown Experience: Tribute concert. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. Cocktails 7p, show 8p. 333-1933.
•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free concert. River Park Community Center, 301 11th St N, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 263-1113.
•Rob Little: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Tommy & Friends: Live music, Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Free. 693-7111.

December 17 SUNDAY
•Deck the Halls: Gulf Coast Symphony concert with Kellyn Irish dancers, Ft Myers Symphonic Mastersingers, Mark Sanders. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 277-1700.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free concert. Cambier Park, 6th Ave S & 8th St S, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 263-1113.
•Rob Little: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

December 20 WEDNESDAY
•Art Reception: Center for the Visual Arts Bonita Springs, 26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 6-8p. Free. 495-8989.
•Bill Ohse: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Ethan Bortnick: Holiday concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville IceMen: Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.

December 21 THURSDAY
•Art Lecture & Demo: Sanibel Captiva Art League meeting. Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 1-3p. Free. 472-2483.
•Audubon of SWFL Meeting: 10868 Metro Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6p. Free. 410-6971.
•David Merry: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

December 22 FRIDAY
•Cirque Dreams - Holidaze: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•David Merry: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.

December 23 SATURDAY
•Cirque Dreams - Holidaze: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•David Merry: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Tommy & Friends: Live music, Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Free. 693-7111.

December 24 SUNDAY
•Christmas Eve & Murder Mystery: The Nutcracker’s Final Curtain. Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 5:30p. 275-8487.

December 26 TUESDAY
•Boxing Day Special & Murder Mystery: Trained for Deception. Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 6:30p. 275-8487.
•Kevin Lee: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

December 27 WEDNESDAY
•Kevin Lee: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Sailor Circus - High Flying Holidays: Sailor Circus Arena. 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 7p. 941-355-9805.

December 28 THURSDAY
•Jim Gaffigan: Comedy. Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Nutcracker: Moscow Ballet. BB Mann Hall, 13350 Edison Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•RC Smith: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Sailor Circus - High Flying Holidays: Sailor Circus Arena. 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 7p. 941-355-9805.

December 29 FRIDAY
•Gary Puckett & The Union Gap: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•RC Smith: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Sailor Circus - High Flying Holidays: Sailor Circus Arena. 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 7p. 941-355-9805.
•The American Swing Experience: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.

December 30 SATURDAY
•RC Smith: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Sailor Circus - High Flying Holidays: Sailor Circus Arena. 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 7p. 941-355-9805.
•The American Swing Experience: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Tommy & Friends: Live music, Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Free. 693-7111.

December 31 SUNDAY
•New Year’s Eve Gala & Murder Mystery: Trained for Deception. Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 8p. 275-8487.
•New Year’s Eve: Naples Philharmonic concert & reception. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 9p. 597-1900.
•RC Smith: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•The American Swing Experience: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.

O N G O I N G

theater
•A Christmas Carol: Dec 7-28. BIG ARTS Strauss Theater. 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 395-0900.
•A Christmas Story - the Musical: Nov 23-Dec 25. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•A Christmas Story: Nov 14-Dec 10. Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.
•A Tuna Christmas: Nov 16-Dec 25. Off Broadway Palm Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Alice in Wonderland: Nov 17-19. CFABS YouthPlayers. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 495-8989.
•An Act of God: Nov 17-Dec 9. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.
•Book of Mormon: Dec 19-24. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 597-1900.
•Chicago: Dec 30-Feb 10. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Curious George and the Golden Meatball: thru Nov 13. Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Disgraced: Nov 7-Dec 10. Artstage Studio Theatre. Florida Repertory Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•Duets: Nov 15-18. Royal Palm Players, 131 1st St W, Boca Grande. 8p. 941-2694.
•Elf the Musical Jr: Dec 2-11. The Naples Players KidzAct. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.
•Erma Bombeck - At Wit’s End: Nov 29-Dec 17. Marco Players. Marco Players Theater, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 642-7270.
•Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage: Nov 2-19. Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.
•Home for the Holidays: Dec 8-10. TheatreZone, G & L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 888-966-3352.
•Jingle Arrgh the Way - A Christmas Pirate Adventure: Dec 1-24. Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Maple & Vine Ripcord: thru Nov 19. The Naples Players. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.
•Miracle on 34th Street: Nov 29-Dec 23. The Naples Players. Blackburn Hall, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.
•Murder on the Scottish Line: thru Nov 18: Fri & Sat. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•’night Mother: thru Nov 5. The Studio Players, Joan Jenks Auditorium, Golden Gate Community Center, 5701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples. 389-9192.
•Night & Day - Cole Porter Revue: Dec 19-Feb 25. Artstage Studio Theatre. Florida Repertory Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•Nutcracker’s Final Curtain: Nov 24-Dec 24; Sun, Wed, Thu. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•One Man Christmas Carol: Dec 15 & 16. Theatre Conspiracy. Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 936-3239.
•Pippin: thru Nov 18. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Sailor Circus - The High Flying Holidays: Dec 27-30. Sailor Circus Arena. 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 941-355-9805
•Santaland Diaries: Nov 30-Dec 23. Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.
•Seven Guitars: Nov 3-18. Theatre Conspiracy. Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 936-3239.
•Sex Please, We’re Sixty - An American Farce: thru Nov 12. Marco Players. Marco Players Theater, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 642-7270.
•She Kills Monsters: thru Nov 5. The Naples Players. Blackburn Hall, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.
•Spectacular Christmas Revue: Dec 13-17. Cultural Park Theater 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 772-5862.
•Sylvia: thru Nov 15. Arcade Theatre. Florida Repertory Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•The Last Night of Ballyhoo: Nov 28-Dec 17. Arcade Theatre. Florida Repertory Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•The Mousetrap: Nov 10-19. Cultural Park Theater 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 772-5862.
•The Not So Great Train Robbery: thru Nov 23: Sun, Wed, Thu. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•The Servant of Two Masters: thru Nov 5. FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 590-7268.
•Trained for Deception: Dec 27-Jan 14: Wed-Sun. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•Veronica’s Room: thru Nov 4. Staged Reading. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.
•Writing Shadows: Nov 3, 10, 17, 24. Ghostbird Theatre Company. Langford-Kingston home, 2500 First St. 691-4128.

THEATERS
•BIG ARTS Strauss Theater: Dec 7-28: A Christmas Carol. 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 395-0900.
•Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre: thru Nov 18 Pippin; Nov 23-Dec 25: A Christmas Story - the Musical; Dec 30-Feb 10: Chicago. 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre: thru Nov 13: Curious George & the Golden Meatball; Dec 1-24: Jingle Arrgh the Way - a Christmas Pirate Adventure. 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Circus Arts Conservatory: Dec 27-30: Sailor Circus - High Flying Holidays. Sailor Circus Arena. 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 941-355-9805.
•FGCU TheatreLab: thru Nov 5: The Servant of Two Masters. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 590-7268.
•Florida Repertory Theatre: Arcade Theatre — thru Nov 15: Sylvia; Nov 28-Dec 17: The Last Night of Ballyhoo. Artstage Studio Theatre — Nov 7-Dec 10: Disgraced; Dec 19-Feb 25: Night & Day - Cole Porter Revue. 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•Off Broadway Palm Theatre: Nov 16-Dec 25: A Tuna Christmas. 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•The Naples Players: Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. thru Nov 5: She Kills Monsters; thru Nov 19: Maple & Vine Ripcord; Nov 29-Dec 23: Miracle on 34th Street. 263-7990.
•TheatreZone: Dec 8-10: Home for the Holidays. G & L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 888-966-3352.
•Venice Theatre: Nov 2-19: Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage; Nov 14-Dec 10: A Christmas Story; Nov 30-Dec 23: Santaland Diaries. 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.

art galleries
•Alliance for the Arts: 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Nov 3-Dec 2: Off the Wall, Bonnie Bohn, Marcela Paz Soldan; Dec 8-Jan 5: Fired Up, Martin Casanova, Imani Gibbs. 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, Thu-Sat 10a-7p, Sun 1-5p. Free. 263-1214.
•Art 41: 2084 J & C Blvd, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. Free. 249-2205.
•Art Council of Southwest Florida Co-Op Gallery: Coconut Point Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Estero. Nov 3-Dec 30: Cornucopia. Tue- Sun 11a-5p. Free. 267-3049.
•Art League of Fort Myers: 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. Nov 3-24: Cornucopia; Dec 1-29: The Gift of Art. Free open painting Wed 9:30-12p. Tue-Sat 11a-3p & 6-9p 1st Fri of month. Free. 275-3970.
•Arts For ACT Gallery: 2265 First St, Ft Myers. Nov: Dedo - John Cristina, Justin Markley; Dec 1-Jan 2: Rob Goldey, AJ Weber. Mon-Sat 11a-4:30p, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Fri 11a-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Arts on Fire Studio & Gallery: 6210 Shirley St, #103, Naples. Mon-Thu 10a-4p. Free. 914-484-0608.
•Baker Museum: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. thru Jan 7: Arik Levy - Unnatural History; thru Oct 29: Schrenk Student Photography; thru Jan 31: French Moderns; thru Jan 31: Expressions - Matisse & Modern Art; Nov 14-Jan 14: To the Streets! - Protest Posters; Nov 14-Jan 14: Florida Contemporary. Tue-Sat 10a-4p & Sun 12-4p. 597-1900.
•Beth Sistrunk Fine Art: 5760 Shirley St, # 15, Naples. Tue & Thu 1-4p. Free. 293-4904.
•Bert’s Pine Bay Gallery: 4332 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. Sun & Mon 10a-5p, Tue-Sat 10a-7p. Free. 283-1335.
•BIG ARTS: 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. thru Nov 25: Int’l Society of Experimental Artists; Nov 29-Dec 29: Material Matters, Buy It Off the Wall. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 395-0900. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 395-0900.
•Bob Rauschenberg Gallery: Florida SouthWestern State College, 8099 College Pkwy SW, Ft Myers. thru Nov 11: Fluzusic/Fluxus Music. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 11a-3p. Free. 489-9313.
•Cape Coral Art League: 516 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. Nov 6-30: Words & Images; Dec 4-31: Celebration. Meetings 1st Mon 9am. Open painting Wed 1-4p. Sun 1-4p, Mon-Thu 10a-4p, Fri 1-9p, Sat 9a-1p. Free. 772-5657.
•Cape Coral Arts Studio: 4533 Coronado Pkwy in Rubicond Park, Cape Coral. Nov 3-30: Muse -Dec 1-22: Holly Daze Holiday Bazaar. Mon-Fri 9a-4:30p. Free. 574-0802.
•Casa Art Studio: 5860 Shirley St, #104, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 289-5070.
•Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs: 26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. thru Nov 16: Ted De Clercq; thru Dec 17: Amster, Ferrich & Giannini; Nov 21-Dec 28: Florida Watercolor Society; Dec 20-Feb 18: Diedrich, McCurdy, Nissita & Skiba. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 1-5p. Free. 495-8989.
•Clark Art Studio: Mercato, 9155 Strada Place, #5155, Naples. Mon-Sat 11a-9p & Sun 1-9p. Free. 616-260-1533.
•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.
•Collier Museum at Government Center: 3301 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Nov 11-Dec 30: A Heart of Alligators - Art of Jurg ‘George’ Furrer. Educational programs, Wed, 2pm. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 774-8476.
•DAAS Co-op Art Gallery: Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. Nov: INKdecent Break - Camilo Perez; Dec: Whitney Hackett. Tue-Sat 10a-6p. Free. 590-8645.
•Dennis Goodman Photography: 5880 Shirley St, #207, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-5p. Free. 825-4677.
•East West Fine Art: Bigham Galleria, 2425 Tamiami Tr N, #102, Naples. Nov 16-Dec 7: A Butterfly Has Three Lives. Mon-Fri 11a-4p & Sat 11a-2p. Free. 821-9459.
•East West Fine Art: Mercato, 9115 Strada Pl, #5130, Naples. Nov 1-15: Orphans & Butterflies; Dec 15-29: Hidden Treasures. Mon-Sat 10a-9p & Sun 12-6p. Free. 220-7503.
•Elaine Murphy Art: 6240 Shirley St, #204 upstairs, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. Naples. 941-320-1617.
•Emily James Gallery: 720 5th Ave Sm # 111, Naples. Tue-Sat 12-8p & Sun 12-5p. Free. 777-3283
•Englewood Art Center: Ringling College of Art & Design, 350 S. McCall Rd, Englewood. Loranger Gallery — thru Nov 3: Abstract; Nov 7-Dec 14: Life’s a Beach. Mangrove Gallery — thru Nov 3: Beverly Yankwitt; Nov 7-Dec 13: Gary Maria. Mitchell Gallery — thru Nov 1: Gary Oglander; Nov 7-Dec 13: Coastal Contemporary. Members Gallery — thru Nov 3: Kathleen Simonds; Nov 7-Dec 13: Irina Kaplan. Tue 9a-9p & Wed-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 941-474-5548.
•Florida Gulf Coast University Art Galleries: 10501 FGCU Blvd S., Ft Myers. Wasmer Gallery — thru Nov 16: Untethered - Barbara Balzer & Linda Hall; Dec 8-15: Senior Projects. ArtLab — thru Nov 17: Stop & Listen - Environmental Awareness & Restoration. Wasmer Gallery in Arts Complex, ArtLab in Library. Mon-Fri, 10a-4p & Thu 10a-7p. Free. 590-7199.
•Fort Myers Beach Art Association: 3030 Shell Mound, Ft Myers Beach. thru Nov 2: Summer Paint Group Show. Mon-Sat 10a-3p & Sun 12-3p. Free. 463-3909.
•Gallery Vibe: 851 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 12-5p. Free. 417-3450.
•Gardner Colby Gallery: 386 & 365 Broad Ave S, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-5p. Free. 403-7787.
•Geoff Gleason Sculpture Studio: 5490 Yahl St, Naples. Mon-Fri 1-5p. Free. 703-597-2897.
•Grand Illusion Gallery: 2443 First St, Ft Myers. Tue-Sat 10a-6p & Sat 11a-2p, 1st & 3rd Fri 6-10p, 1st Fri of month 10a-10p. Free.461-7245.
•Guess-Fisher Gallery: 1187 8th St S, Naples. Mon-Thu 12-5p, Fr & Sat 12-9p, Sun 1-5p. Free. 263-3417.
•Harbour View Gallery: 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. Daily 11a-8p. Free. 540-5789.
•Harmon-Meek Gallery: 599 9th St N, #309, Naples. Nov 6-16: Herman Maril; Nov 20-Dec 8: Francine Tint; Dec 11-Jan 5: Joan Konkel. Mon-Fri 10a-5p. Free. 261-2637.
•Harmon-Meek Modern: 382 12th Ave S, Naples. Tue-Sat 12-5p. Free. 261-2637.
•Hirdie-Girdie Art Gallery: 2490 Library Way, Sanibel. Mon-Sat 10a-5p. Free. 395-0027.
•HW Gallery: 1305 Third St S, Naples. Daily 10a-5p. Free. 263-6640.
•Immokalee Pioneer Museum: 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 658-2466.
•Iona Art Gallery: 16681 McGregor Blvd, #301, Ft Myers. Tue-Sat 10a-4p. Free. 246-5826.
•Inspirations Artists & Design Gallery: 5450B, Shirley St, Naples. By appt. Free. 641-1660.
•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.
•Jo-Ann Sanborn Sunshine Studios of Marco Island: The Esplanade, 760 N Collier Blvd, #102, Marco Island. Mon-Fri 10a-5p & Sat 10a-2p. Free. 404-9179.
•John Ebling Veteran Art Gallery: American Legion Post #38, 1837 Jackson St, Ft Myers. Free. 332-1853.
•Kathleen Bradford Studio/Gallery: 4259 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Tue-Sat 11a-5p. Free. 776-6844.
•Lovegrove Gallery & Garden: 4637 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 11a-4p. Free. 283-6453.
•Marc Harris Wildlife & Fine Art Photography Gallery: 1401 Lee St, #B, Ft Myers. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 12-4p. Free. 789-7027.
•Marco Island Center for the Arts: 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. Nov 6-28: Marianne Oehler, Marco Island Academy Students; Dec 4-26: Art of Clay, Josey Prior. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 394-4221.
•Marco Island Historical Museum: 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. thru Nov 28: Florida Artists Group. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 642-1440.
•Marianne Friedland Gallery: 359 Broad Ave S, Naples. Mon-Sat 10-5p. Free. 262-3484.
•Michaela & Leigh Art: 6240 Shirley St, #103, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 272-6383.
•Michelle Kaytaz Gallery & Studio: 6230 Shirley St, #204 upstairs, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 817-944-2407.
•Museum of the Islands: 5728 Sesame, Pine Island Center. Tue-Sat 11a-3p & Sun 1-4p. 283-1525.
•Naples Art Association: 585 Park St, Naples. Nov 8-Jan 1: The Great Outdoors; Nov 11-Jan 27: Animals - Fact & Fable; Nov 11-25: Marcus Zotter; Dec 2- Jan 7: Telling a Story. Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 262-6517.
•Naples Botanical Garden: 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. thru Jan 30: A Blessing of Animals sculpture exhibition. Daily 9a-5p & Tue 8a-5p Oct-Jun; daily 8a-3p Jul-Sep. 643-7275.
•Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. thru Jan 27: Sites & Scenes - Collier County’s Historic Places. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 262-6525.
•Ocasiocasa Art Studio: 10051 McGregor Bvd, Edwards Bldg, #201. Sat 10a-2p, 2nd Sat 5-10p. 691-8292.
•Ollie Gentry Mack Photography Studio & Gallery: 2180 W 1st St, #210, Ft. Myers. Tue-Sat 10a-6p & 1st Fri 10a-10p. Free. 332-1295.
•Phil Fisher Gallery: 810 12th Ave S, Naples. Mon-Thu 11a-5p, Fri & Sat 11a-9p. Free. 403-8393.
•Quidley & Company Fine Art Gallery: 375 Broad Ave S, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-7p & Sun 11a-5p. 261-4300.
•Rene Miville Gallery: Franklin Shops, 2200 1st St, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. Mon-Sat 10a-8p & Sun 12-7p. Free. 333-3130.
•Ringling College of Art + Design Galleries: Ringling College of Art + Design, 2700 N. Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. Thompson Gallery (Keating Center) — thru Dec 2: Freedom of the Presses. Stulberg Gallery (Basch Center) — thru Dec 8: Warren Reinecker - General Motors Design exhibit. Willis Smith Gallery — thru Dec 2: Real + Ready. Sep-Apr Mon-Sat 10a-4p; May-Aug Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 941-359-7563.
•Ringling Museum of Art: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota. thru Jan 14: Extraordinary Animals; Oct 8-Jan 21: Aftermath - The Fallout of War; Nov 5-Jan 21: Approaching the Border; Nov 18-Mar 18: Eisenstaedt Photographs. Circus Museum — thru Nov 28: Collecting Recollections. Bayfront Gardens - thru Jun 1: Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. Gardens of Ringling Guided Tour: Thu 10:30a. Daily 10a-5p, Thu 10a-8p. 941-359-5700.
•Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center: 300 Tower Rd, Naples. thru Nov 3: Giants of the Everglades; Nov 6-Feb 1: Painting Exhibit. Free. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. 530-5940.
•Rosen Gallery & Studios: North Line Plaza, 2172 J & C Blvd, N Naples. Mon-Sat, 12-6p. Free. 821-1061.
•Sanibel Captiva Art League: Dec 7-Jan 12: Captiva Memories at Captiva Civic Center, 11550 Chapin Ln, Captiva. Mon & Thu 9a-8p; Tue & Wed, Fri & Sat 9a-5p. Free. 472-2483.
•Shangri-La Springs: 27750 Old US 41, Bonita Springs. Dec: Dream or Reality - Mila Bridger photographs. 2nd Wed: Free Community Art & Nature Night 6-9p. 949-0749.
•Sheldon Fine Art: 460 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 10a-10p. Free. 649-6255.
•Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center: 2301 First St, Ft Myers. Nov 3-21: City of Palms; Dec 8-22: Isabel Mejia - False Forests & Hidden Skylines. Mon-Fri 10a-5p & 6-9p & 1st Fri of month. Free. 337-1933.
•SmallWalls: 6240 Shirley St, #202 upstairs, Naples. Wed 3-5p. Free. 402-201-6160.
•Space 39 Art Bar & Lounge: 39 Patio de Leon, Ft Myers. Tue-Sat 5:30-close. Free. 204-9949.
•Sweet Art Gallery: 2100-A Trade Center Way, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-5p, 1st Wed 5-8p, 3rd Fri 6-8p. Free. 597-2110.
•The Artist’s Gallery: 6240 Shirley St, #104, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat by appt. Free. 596-5099.
•The Lady from Haiti: 110 10th St N, Naples. Oct-May Mon-Sat 10:30a-5p; Jun-Sep Tue-Sat 3-8p. Free. 649-8607.
•Timeless: 2218 First St, Ft Myers. Daily 11a-6p; Fri & Sat 11a-8p. 332-8463.
•Tower Gallery: 751 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel. Daily 10a-9p. Free. 340-6467.
•True Joy Studio: 6240 Shirley St, #201 upstairs, Naples. Mon-Fri 11a-4p. Free. 821-8806.
•Two Newts Gallery: 2502 2nd St, #104, Ft Myers. Tue-Fri 10a-6p, Sat 10a-4p, Sun 12-4p. Free. 332-2300.
•Union Artists Studios: Alliance of the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, #202, Edwards Bldg, Ft Myers. Free. 826-3861.
•Unit A: 2633 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Ft Myers. Marcus Jansen studio/gallery. Mon-Wed 11a-3p & by appt & special events. 240-1053.
•Visual Arts Center: 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. thru Nov 30: Harvest of Art; Dec 2-29: Flights of Fancy. Mon-Fri 9a-4p & Sat 10a-2p. Free. 951-639-8810.
•Watson MacRae Gallery: 2340 Periwinkle Way, #G1, Sanibel. Nov 14- Dec 12: 10th Anniversary Exhibit – A Decade in the Making; Dec 12-Jan 7: Fine Arts of Contemporary Crafts. Mon-Sat 10:30a-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.
•Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum: 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. Ongoing: Journey to the Center of a Shell, Raymond Burr Memorial Exhibit, Deep-Sea Mollusks, Henry Domke - Nature Photographer. World record-sized Shells. Daily 10a-5p. 395-2233.
•Baker Museum: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. thru Jan 31: French Moderns; Oct 20-Jan 31: Expressions - Matisse & Modern Art; Nov 14-Jan 14: To the Streets! - Protest Posters; Nov 14-Jan 14: Florida Contemporary. Tue-Sat 10a-4p & Sun 12-4p. 597-1900.
•Burroughs Home & Gardens: 2505 First St, Ft Myers. Living history tours daily 11a & 1p, 5-9p. 337-0706.
•Butterfly Estates: 1815 Fowler St, Ft Myers. Sun & Tue-Th 10a-5p, Sat 10a-7p. 690-2359.
•Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium: 3450 Ortiz Ave, Ft Myers. Museum, butterfly aviary, trails, live reptile shows daily. Planetarium shows daily. Solar observing thru telescope Fri 11a. 10a-5p & Sun, 11a-5p. 275-3435.
•Cape Coral Historical Museum: 544 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. Wed, Thu & Sun 1-4p. 772-7037.
•Collier Museum at Government Center: 3301 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Nov 11-Dec 30: A Heart of Alligators - Art of Jurg ‘George’ Furrer. Nov 18 & 19: Old Florida Festival. Educational programs, Wed, 2pm. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 774-8476.
•Conservancy of SWFL: 1495 Smith Preserve Way off Goodlette Frank Rd. Mon-Sat 9:30a-4:30p. Free. 430-2466.
•Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary: 375 Sanctuary Rd W, Naples. Blair Audubon Center, Boardwalk Exploration & Exhibits. Daily 7a-5:30p. Free. 348-9151.
•CREW: Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. 23998 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. Guided walks: 1st & 3rd Tue & 2nd Sat, Nov-Apr, Marsh Hiking Trails, 4600 Corkscrew Rd, Immokalee. Trails open sunrise-sunset. Free. 657-2253.
•CROW: Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel. Healing Winds Visitor Education Center. Wonders of Wildlife: Nature presentations Mon-Fri 11a. Tue-Sun 10a-4p. Free. 472-3644.
•’Ding’ Darling National Wildlife Refuge: 1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel. Education Center. May-Dec 9a-4p, Jan-Apr Sun-Fri 9a-5p. 472-1100.
•Edison & Ford Winter Estates: 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Nov 24-Dec 31: Holiday Nights 5:30-9p (except Christmas eve & day). Daily 9a-5:30p. 334-7419.
•Everglades Day Safari: Pickups throughout SWFL. Daily 7:30a-5p. 472-1559.
•Everglades Wonder Gardens: 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Botanical gardens, animals, art gallery. Daily 9a-4p. 992-2591.
•Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples: North Collier Park, 15080 Livingston Rd, Naples. Special hours for children on autistic spectrum: Breaking the Barriers, 2nd Sat of month 8-9a & Sensory Night, 4th Tue of month 5-8p. Register. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 11a-4p. 514-0084.
•Holocaust Museum & Education Center of SWFL: Sandalwood Square, 4760 Tamiami Tr N, # 107, Naples. thru Dec 18: Painting the Irena Sendler Story. Tue-Sun 1-4p. Guided Tours: 1:30p. Free. 263-9200.
•IMAG History & Science Center: 2000 Cranford St, Ft Myers. thru Dec 31: Climate Change Oceans – Acid vs Life. Science Saturdays: 1st Sat; History Saturdays: 2nd Sat. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 12-5p. 321-7420.
•Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch: 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 658-2466.
•Marco Island Historical Museum: 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. thru Nov 28: Florida Artists Group. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 642-1440.
•Mound House: 451 Connecticut St, Ft Myers Beach. Guided tours Tue, Wed & Sat 9a-3p; programs Tue, Wed, Sat 10a; free guided beach walks Tue 9a, Newton Park, 4650 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Tue, Wed & Sat 9a-4p. 765-0865.
•MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium: 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota. Dec 9-Jun: Sea Debris – Awareness thru Art. Daily 10a-5p. 941-388-4441.
•Murder Mystery Dinner Train: Dinner & play during 3 hour train ride. Dec 11 & 12, 18 & 19, : Christmas Rail-Boat trip. Seminole Gulf Railway, Colonial Station, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•Museum of the Everglades: 105 W Bwy, Everglades City. Tue-Fri 9a-5p & Sat 9a-4p. Free. 695-0008. Closed until further notice.
•Museum of the Islands: 5728 Sesame, Pine Island Center. Free. 283-1525.
•Naples Botanical Garden: 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. thru Jan 31: A Blessing of Animals; Dec 8-23 & 26-30, Jan 1-3: Night Lights in the Garden 6-9p. Dogs in the Garden walks Sun 9-11:30a, Tue 8-11a, Thu 3-5p. Daily 9a-5p & Tue 8a-5p. 643-7275.
•Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. thru Jan 27: Sites & Scenes - Collier County’s Historic Places. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 262-6525.
•Naples Museum of Military History: Naples Airport, Commercial Terminal, 500 Terminal Dr, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-4p & Sun 12-4p. Free. 941-575-0401.
•Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens: 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. Daily 9a-5p. 262-5409.
•Palm Cottage Museum & Norris Gardens: Naples Historical Society, 137 12th Ave. S, Naples. 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.
•Ringling Museum of Art: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota. 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota. thru Jan 14: Extraordinary Animals; thru Jan 21: Aftermath - The Fallout of War; Nov 5-Jan 21: Approaching the Border; Nov 18-Mar 18: Eisenstaedt Photographs; thru Sep 10: Eternal Offerings - Chinese Ritual Bronzes; thru Oct 15: Skyway - A Contemporary Collection; thru Oct 29: Posed - Portrait Photography; thru Nov 30: Last 5 Years of Art of Our Time. Circus Museum — thru Nov 28: Collecting Recollections. Bayfront Gardens - thru Jun 1: Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads. Gardens of Ringling Guided Tour: Thu 10:30a. Daily 10a-5p, Thu 10a-8p. 941-359-5700.
•Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center: 300 Tower Rd, Naples. thru Nov 3: Giants of the Everglades; Nov 6-Feb 1: Painting Exhibit. Daily programs: 11a & 2p. Guided boat & kayak tours Nov 4-Apr 30 Tue & Th. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. 530-5940.
•Sanibel Historical Museum & Village: 950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Dec 1: Luminary Open House 3:30-5:30p. Wed-Sat, 10a-4p. 472-4648.
•Shangri-La Springs: 27750 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 2nd Wed: Free Art & Nature Community Night 6-9p. 949-0749.
•Shell Factory & Nature Park: 2787 N Tamiami Trail, N, Ft Myers. Shell exhibits, Animal exhibits, petting farm, Christmas House, Natural History Exhibit, Money Museum, water games, video arcade, miniature golf, playgrounds, Soaring Eagle Zip Line. Daily 10a-5p. 995-2141.
•SWFL Historical Society: 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Wed 9a-12p & 4-7p, Sat 9a-12p. Free. 939-4044.
•Williams Academy Black History Museum: Clemente Park, 1936 Henderson Ave, Ft Myers. Mon-Fri 9a-5p & Sat 12-4p. Free. 332-8778.

live music & comedy
•Americana Community Music Association Listening Room: All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Select Fri, Sat, Sun 7p. Free. 691-4069.
•Bert’s Bar & Grill: 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. Live Tue-Sat afternoons & nites. 282-3232.
•Big Blue Brewing: 4721 SE 10th Pl, Cape Coral. Live music Wed-Sat nites. 471-2777.
•Bone Hook Brewing: 1514 Immokalee Rd, #106, Naples. Live music select nites 6-9p. 631-8522.
•Buckingham Blues Bar: 5641 Buckingham Rd., Ft Myers. Open blues jam Wed 8-11p & Sun 3-6p. Live music weekends. 693-7111.
•Bury Me Brewing: 4224 S Cleveland Ave, Ft Myers. Live music select nites. 332-2337.
•Cape Coral Brewing Company: 839 Miromar St, Cape Coral. Live music select nites. 257-1033.
•City Tavern: 2206 Bay St, Ft Myers. Live music Thu-Sat. 226-1133.
•Fort Myers Brewing Company: 12811 Commerce Lake Dr, #27, Ft Myers. Live music select Wed-Sat nites. 313-6576.
•Howl Gallery/Tattoo Dive Bar: 4160 Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers. Live music & burlesque select nites. 332-0161.
•Laugh-In Comedy Café: 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. Thu-Sat: comics 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Matanzas on the Bay: 414 Crescent St, Ft Myers Beach. Live music nitely 6-9p. 463-3838.
•Millennium Brewery: 1811 Royal Palm Ave, Ft Myers. Live music select nites. 271-2255.
•Momentum Brewhouse: 9786 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Live music select nites. 949-9945.
•Old Soul Brewing: 10970 S Cleveland Ave, #402, Ft Myers. Wed: Open Mic 8-10p. Live music or comedy select Fri & Sat nites. 334-4334.
•Naples Beach Brewery: 4120 Enterprise Ave, #116, Naples. Live music Wed-Sat nites. 304-8795.
•Point Ybel Brewing Company: 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music Thu & Fri 7-9p; Fri: live music 8-10p. 603-6535.
•Red Rock Saloon: 2278 First St, Ft Myers. Live music Fri & Sat nites. 689-8667.
•Riptide Brewing: 987 3rd Ave N, Naples. Irish music jam Wed 7-9p; live music Fri & Sat 8-11p. 228-6533.
•Shangri-La Springs: 27750 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Thu 5-8p, Fri & Sat 6-9p: original live music in lounge. 949-0749.
•Smokin’ Oyster Brewery: 340 Old San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Live music nitely 6-10p. Free. 463-3474.
•Space 39 Art Bar & Lounge: 39 Patio de Leon, Ft Myers. Live music Wed-Sat 8:30-11p. 204-9949.
•The Barrel Room: Twisted Vine, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. Live music Thu-Sun. Thu 7-11p: Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Jazz Quartet; Fri & Sat nites: blues bands; Sun 10:30a-1p: Jazz Brunch. Sun 4-7p: Americana Sundays. 333-225.
•The Joint at Cape Harbour: 5785 Cape Harbour Dr, Cape Coral. Live music Tue, Fri, Sun. 542-0123.
•The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon: 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music select Fri & Sat. 985-9839.
•The Rhythm House: 16440 S Tamiami Tr, Ft Myers. Live music Fri 6:30p. 466-8326.
•The Veranda: 2122 Second St, Ft Myers. Piano Bar Tue-Sat 6:30-9p. 332-2065.

parks
•Bonita Beach Park: 27954 Hickory Blvd., Bonita Springs. 533-7444.
•Bowditch Point Park: 50 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Guided walks: Tue & Sat 9:30a. 463-3764.
•Bunche Beach: 18201 John Morris Rd, Ft Myers. Guided walks: 1st & 3rd Tue 5p. 707-6794.
•Caloosahatchee Park: 18500 North River Rd, Alva. Guided walk: 1st Sat & 3rd Tue of month 9a. 693-2690.
•Collier-Seminole State Park: US 41 (Tamiami Trail), S Naples. Guided walks: Sat 10a. Hiking trail, self-guided boardwalk nature trail, exhibits, camping, fishing, boating canoeing. 394-3397.
•Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park: 11135 Gulfshore Dr, Naples. Beach, fishing, picnic areas. 597-6196.
•Estero Park: 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero. 248-1609.
•Everglades National Park: Gulf Coast Visitor Center, 815 Oyster Bar Ln. Everglades City. 9a-4:30p. 695-3311.
•Hickeys Creek Park: 17980 Palm Beach Blvd, Alva. Guided walks: 1st Tue 9a. 693-2690.
•Koreshan State Historic Site State Park: US Hwy 41 & Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 992-0311.
•Lakes Park: 7330 Gladiolus Dr, Ft Myers. Halloween Festival: Oct 17-31, weekends 10a-9p, weekdays 6-9p. Guided walks: 1st Sat 8:30a, Garden tour: 2nd Sat. 533-7575.
•Lovers Key State Park: South of Ft Myers Beach. 463-4588.
•Lynn Hall Park: 950 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Laughter Yoga: Fri 8a. 229-7356.
•Manatee Park: 10901 Palm Beach Blvd, Ft Myers. 8a-dusk. 690-5030.
•Matanzas Pass Preserve: 119 Bay Rd, Ft Myers Beach. Guided walks: Thu 9:30a. 707-3015.
•Myakka River State Park: 13207 SR 72, Sarasota. Canoeing, camping, wildlife tours by air-boat & tram, scenic drive, guided walks. 361-6511.
•Naples Preserve: Eco-center. 1690 Tamiami Tr N, Naples. Jan 10-Apr 25: Nature talks Tue 10a. Free. Dawn-dusk. 261-4290.
•North Collier Regional Park: 15000 Livingston Rd, Naples. 252-4060.
•North Ft Myers Park: 2021 N Tamiami Tr, N Ft Myers. Yoga: Wed 6p. 652-4512.
•Rutenberg Park Eco-Living Center: ‘Florida-Friendly’ Garden/Landscape Workshops: Wed 10:30a. Free. 533-7515.
•Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve: 7791 Penzance Blvd, Ft Myers. Guided walks: daily 9a. Free. 533-7550.
•Veterans Park: 55 Homestead Rd, Lehigh Acres. 369-1521.
•Wa-Ke-Hatchee Park: 16730 Bass Rd, Ft Myers. Flow Yoga & Mat Pilates: Mon-Thu 9a; Yoga & Meditation: Tue 4:30p; Tai chi: Wed 1p; Laughter Yoga: Wed 6:30p. Classes free. 432-2154.

farmers' markets
TUESDAY

•Estero Farmers Market: United Methodist Church, 8088 Lords Way St, Estero. 8a-1p.
•Health Park Farmers Market: Village Shoppe at Health Park, 1620 Summerlin Rd, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•Surfside Farmers Market: Shops at Surfside, 2408 Surfside Blvd, Cape Coral. 2-7p.
•Santini Sunrise Fresh Market: Santini Marina Plaza, 7225 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 9a-1p.
WEDNESDAY

•Bonita Springs Riverside Farmers Market: Riverside Park, 27300 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 7a-1p.
•Health Park Farmers Market: Village Shoppe at Health Park, 1620 Summerlin Rd, Ft Myers. 10a-2p.
•Lakes Park Farmers Market: Lakes Regional Park, 7300 Gladiolus Dr, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•Marco Island Farmers Market: Veterans Community Park, 901 Park Ave, Marco Island. 7:30a-1p.
THURSDAY

•Coconut Point Farmers Market: Coconut Point, 23106 Fashion Dr, Estero. 9a-1p.
•Gulf Coast Town Center Farmers Market: 9903 Gulf Coast Main St, San Carlos Park. 10a-2p.
•Health Park Farmers Market: Village Shoppe at Health Park, 1620 Summerlin Rd, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•McGregor Fresh Market: Faith United Methodist Church, 15690 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•River District Farmers Market: Under Caloosahathcee Bridge, Centennial Park, 2000 W First St, Ft Myers. 7a-1p.
FRIDAY

•Bayfront Farmers Market: 465 Bayfront Pl, Naples. 4-8p.
•Bonita Springs Fresh Food Market: The Promenade, 26795 South Bay Dr, Bonita Springs. 8a-12p.
•Farmers Market at FSW State College: FSW State College, 8099 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market: Under Mtanzas Pass Sky Bridge, 483 Crescent St, Ft Myers Beach. 7:30-11:30a.
•Friendly Farmers Market: Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples. 3-7p.
•Government Complex Farmers Market: 3335 US 41 E, Naples. 11a-2p.
•Health Park Farmers Market: Village Shoppe at Health Park, 1620 Summerlin Rd, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•Lakes Park Farmers Market: 7330 Gladiolus Dr, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•Fort Myers Beach Farmers Market: 1st St & 2nd St, under Sky Bridge, Ft Myers Beach. 7:30-11:30a.
SATURDAY

•Alliance for the Arts’ Green Market: 10091 McGregor Blvd., Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•Bonita Springs Farmers Market: The Promenade Shoppes, 26811 South Bay Dr, Bonita Springs. 8a-12p.
•Bonita Springs Lions Market: Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track parking lot, 10601 SE Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7am-12:30p.
•Cape Coral Farmers Market: 2051 Cape Coral Pkwy, Cape Coral. 8a-1p.
•Cornerstone Farmers Market: Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 8200 Immokalee Rd, Naples. 8a-1p.
•North Naples Farmers Market: North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette Rd N, Naples. 8a-1p.
•Friendly Farmers Market: Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples. 9a-3p.
•Fort Myers Downtown Farm & Art Market: Cornog Plaza, 2450 First St, Ft Myers. 9a-1p.
•Naples Green Market: 2150 Goodlette Rd, Naples. 8a-1p.
•Third Street Farmer’s Market: 1220 Third St S, Naples. 7:30-11:30a.
•Vanderbilt Farmers Market: 355 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples. 8a-1p.
SUNDAY

•Green Market at Miromar Outlets: 10801 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 10a-2p.
•Koreshan Farmers Market: Koreshan State Park, 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 8a-1p.
•Naples Depot Museum Farmers Market: 1051 5th Ave, Naples. 10a-2p.
•North Naples Green Market: Ole Towne Center, 8020 Grand Lely Dr, Naples. 12-4p.
•Pine Island Tropical Fruit Market: Stringfellow Rd & Ficus Tree Ln, Bokeelia. 10a-3p.
•Pine Ridge Farmers Market: Pine Ridge Rd & Airport Pulling Rd, Naples. 9a-2p.
•Sanibel Island Farmers Market: Sanibel City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. 8a-1p.
•Sugden Park Farmers Market: Sugden Park, 4824 Avalon Dr, Naples. 8a-2p.
•Venetian Village Green Market: The Village at Venitian Bay, 4200 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples. 8a-2p.