Sailor Circus presents
‘Big Top Holidays,’
December 27-30 in the
Ulla Searing Big Top in
Benderson Park in Sarasota.



The Center for Visual Arts
in Bonita Springs hosts an
exhibition of paintings by
Ed Takacs, November 2-29.




The Naples Players
present ‘Irving Berlin’s
White Christmas,’
November 28-December 23
at the Sugden Theatre
in downtown Naples.


Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
in Fort Myers
presents ‘42nd Street’
thru November17.



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November 1 THURSDAY
•Art Reception: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 5-7p. Free. 941-639-8810.
•Chris Workman: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10:30p. 333-2225.
•Deb & The Dynamics: Blues band. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. Free. 282-3232.
•Exhibit Reception: Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 6-8p. Free. 262-6525.
•FGCU Wind Orchestra: Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Way, Naples.7:30p. 745-4268.
•Jake Owen: Concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.
•Michael Blaustein: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Tom Segura: Comedy. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.

November 2 FRIDAY
•Shell Point Artists & Artisans Holiday Bazaar: Shell Point, Village Church, 15101 Shell Pt Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-2p. Free. 454-2282.
•Alex Lopez Express: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•American Indian Arts Celebration: Native arts, dancing, music, alligator wrestling, wildlife shows, discussions, etc. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, 34725 W Boundary Rd, Clewiston. 9a-5p. 863-902-1113.
•Art Reception: Art League of Fort Myers, 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 275-3970.
•Art Reception: Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Art Reception: Center for the Visual Arts Bonita Springs, 26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 6-8p. Free. 495-8989.
•Art Walk: Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at several galleries & studios in downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Community Art Montage: Art League of Fort Myers, 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 275-3970.
•Eaglepalooza - Miguel: Concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 8p. 948-7825.
•Harvest for The Gardens: Farm to table fundraiser, food by local chefs, live music. Fundraiser. Everglades Wonder Gardens, 27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 6-10. 992-2591.
•Marty Stokes Band: Blues. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. Free. 282-3232.
•Michael Blaustein: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•My Spirit Sang All Day Concert: Symphonic Chorale of SWFL. Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 7p. Free. 560-5695.
•Rock for Equality - Love Your Rebellion Party: Music by The Young Dead, Cobress, the Kimberlys, Roxx Revolt, Demigod Duo, Duke Stamina, Bargain Bin Heroes, XNVIX, Kiki Lane; food & drinks, fundraiser. Point Ybel Brewing & Beach Records, 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. 8p-12a. 333-1933.
•Sidewalk Art Sale: Art League of Fort Myers, 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. 11a-8p. Free. 275-3970.
•The Freecoasters: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.

November 3 SATURDAY
•American Indian Arts Celebration: Native arts, dancing, music, alligator wrestling, wildlife shows, discussions, etc. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum, Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, 34725 W Boundary Rd, Clewiston. 9a-5p. 863-902-1113.
•Art in the Park: Outdoor art & craft fair. Park St, downtown Naples. 10a-4p. Free. 262-6517.
•The Bird-man, Psychic Dose, Rosebush Theory, The Freejects: Live music. Old Soul Brewing, 10970 S Cleveland Ave, #402, Ft Myers. Free. 8-11p. 334-4334.
•Brother Love: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. Free. 282-3232.
•Fall Community Day Concert: Naples Philharmonic w Naples Ballet. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Florida Panther Festival: Exhibits, presentations, family activities, guided walks, live animals. Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. 9a-3p. Free for Collier residents. 262-5409.
•Jeff Jenson Band: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111.
•Michael Blaustein: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•New Play Contest Fundraiser: Theatre Conspiracy reception & readings. Allaicne for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 936-3239.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Remedy: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Rumours of Fleetwood Mac: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.
•Sean Chambers Band: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Sidewalk Art Sale: Art League of Fort Myers, 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. 11a-4p. Free. 275-3970.
•The Hummingbirds: Concert. Bill Veach opens. Americana Community Music Association Listening Room, All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.

November 4 SUNDAY
•A Collegiate Afternoon: Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 3p. 495-8989.
•Amernet String Quartet: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 3p. 745-4268.
•An Evening with Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•Art Show: Marco Island Center for the Arts & Marco Island Foundation for the Arts. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 10a-4p. Free. 394-4221.
•Bonita Springs Concert Band: Riverside Park, Old US 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Bring chair or blanket. 2-4p. Free. 405-3320.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Mozart & Schubert: Naples Philharmonic chamber music concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.
•My Spirit Sang All Day Concert: Symphonic Chorale of SWFL. Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 4p. Free. 560-5695.
•Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Sanibel Blues & Jazz Festival: Kenny Neal, JP Soars, Marty Stokes band, Johnny Jensen, FGCU Jazz Ensemble. Bailey’s Backyard, 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 12-7p. 472-0836.
•Taste of the Town: Outdoor food & music festival fundraiser. Alliance of the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 11a-5p. 277-1197.

November 5 MONDAY
•Caribbean Cruise-In Car Show: Salty Sam’s Marina & Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, 2500 Main St, Ft Myers Beach. 4-7p. Free. 463-7333.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Tea with the Mastersingers fundraiser. White Orchid at Oasis, 3027 Riverside Dr, Ft Myers. 2-4p. 560-9512.
•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.

November 6 TUESDAY
•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. 5-8p. Free. 289-5070.
•Art Reception: Harbour View Gallery, 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. 6-8p. Free. 540-5789.
•Celebrating Cinema - Great Music from Great Films: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•David Crohan: Piano concert. Shell Point, Grand Cypress rm, The Woodlands, 14441 Woodsong Ln, Ft Myers. 7p. 489-8472.
•The Sogheads: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.

November 7 WEDNESDAY
•Bobby James: Live music. Ft Myers Brewing Co, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, # 27, Ft Myers. 6:30-9:30p. Free. 313-6576.
•Celebrating Cinema - Great Music from Great Films: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Impressionism - Claude Monet & Claude Debussy: Discussion. Grand Cypress rm, The Woodlands, 14441 Woodsong Ln, Ft Myers. 10a. 489-8472.
•Ikebana Meeting & Workshop: Naples Botanical Garden, FGCU Research Center, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9:30a. Free. 254-9999.
•Lecture: Jewish Influence in SWFL. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 6p. Free. 252-8476.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•RC Smith’s Pajama Party: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Scotty Bryan: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 6:30p. 282-3232.
•Songwriters on the Plaza: Carlene Thissen. Ft Myers Library amphitheater, 2450 1st St, Ft Myers. 6p. Free. 479-4636.

November 8 THURSDAY
•Art Reception: Live music, wine, hors d’oevres. COCO Art Gallery, Coconut Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 949-3073.
•Art Reception: Wine & cheese. Cape Coral Art League, 516 Cultural Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 772-5657.
•Celebrating Cinema - Great Music from Great Films: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10:30p. 333-2225.
•Deb & The Dynamics: Blues band. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. Free. 282-3232.
•Johnny Mac, Bill Ohse: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Latin Jazz: Fernando Ferrarone concert. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30p. 394-4221.
•Megan Rose: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop, Sanibel. Alistair Moock concert 6p. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•Sierra Club Calusa Group Meeting: Ft Myers Library, 1651 Lee St, meeting rm CD, Ft Myers. 6-8p. 533-4636.
•Swinging Standards - Danny Sinoff Trio: Concert. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 8p. 333-1933.

November 9 FRIDAY
•Art Reception: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 939-2787.
•Art Reception: Cape Coral Arts Studio, Rubicond Park, 4533 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 574-0802.
•Celebrating Cinema - Great Music from Great Films: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Electric Mud: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean Show, illusionist Lance Gifford, animals, rides. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 5-11:30p.
•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville IceMen: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Funny Shorts Live!: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 495-8989.
•Johnny Mac, Bill Ohse: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Led Zeppelin II: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•Mike Imbasciani & The Bluez Rockerz: Blues: Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. Free. 282-3232.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Paul Nelson: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•The Gulfshore Tenors: Gulfshore Opera. Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St, Pt Charlotte. 7p. 529-3925.
•Tribute to Frankie Valli & Oldies Legends: William Cintron concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.

November 10 SATURDAY
•Adam Burrows: Concert. Bill Burkert opens. Americana Community Music Association Listening Room, All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.
•Ambrosia: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•Art After Dark: Receptions, exhibits, demos, music at several galleries & studios. Crayton Cove, Naples City Dock, 8th St S & 12th Ave S, Naples. 6-9p. Free. 821-1061.
•Art Reception: Meet artist. DAAS Co-op Gallery, Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. 6-9:30p. Free. 590-8645.
•Arts for ACT Gala & Fine Art Auction: Fundraiser reception, auction, live music, dancing. Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut rd, Bonita Springs. 5-10p. Rsvp. 939-2553.
•Backyard Bluesfest: Albert Castiglia, Tommy Cook & The Heathens. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 2-11p. 693-7111.
•Celebrating Cinema - Great Music from Great Films: Naples Philharmonic concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 2 & 8p. 597-1900.
•Ellie Lee Band: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. Free. 282-3232.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean Show, illusionist Lance Gifford, animals, rides. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville IceMen: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.
•Gulf Coast Harmonizers: Cabaret Show. Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 4p. 855-425-3631.
•Gulfshore Tenors: Gulfshore Opera. Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.
•Jason Haram & Friends: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Johnny Mac, Bill Ohse: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay: Beer tastings, live music by Soulixer 12-2p, Sheena Brook 2-4p.. Matanzas on the Bay, 416 Crescent St, Ft Myers Beach, 12-4p. 463-3838.
•Mike Imbasciani & His Blueszrockerz: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free concert. River Park Community Center, 301 11th St N, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 263-1113.
•Rhapsody in Two: SWFL Symphony. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 418-1500.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•The Reality: Live music. Ft Myers Brewing Co, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, # 27, Ft Myers. 7-10p. Free. 313-6576.
•Tribute to Frankie Valli & Oldies Legends: William Cintron concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 3 & 8p. 772-5862.

November 11 SUNDAY
•ETC…Readers Theater: What Happens in the Theatre. Naples Players. Tobye Studio, Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 7p. 263-7990.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean Show, animals, rides. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•FGCU Jazz Ensemble: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 3p. Free. 745-4268.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Shall We Dance. Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 3p. 560-9512.
•Gulf Coast Harmonizers: Veterans Day Singout. Estero Park, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero. 4p. 855-425-3631.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Lee County Community Band: Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 454-6430.
•Naples Concert Band: Free outdoor concert w guests. Cambier Park bandshell, Park St, downtown Naples. 2p. Free. 270-1221
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Pride & Patriotism: patriotic concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6p. 481-4849.
•Sanibel Island Writers Conference: Workshops, panels, presentations, readings, concerts, networking, etc. BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Ann Hood keynote speaker 6p. 9a-7:30p. 590-7421.
•Summerlin Williams: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. Free. 282-3232.
•The Folk Legends: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Tribute to Frankie Valli & Oldies Legends: William Cintron concert. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. 772-5862.

November 12 MONDAY
•The Drifters, The Platters & Cornell Gunter’s Coasters: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•The Folk Legends: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 3 & 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Willie Nelson & Family, Los Lonely Boys: Concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.

November 13 TUESDAY
•Art Reception: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30-7p. Free. 394-4221.
•Expressionism - Vincent Van Gogh & Arnold Schoenberg: Discussion. Grand Cypress rm, The Woodlands, 14441 Woodsong Ln, Ft Myers. 10a. 489-8472.
•FGCU String & Wind Chamber Ensembles: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268.
•Songwriters on the Plaza: Ray Cerbone, Nancy Koener, Robert Bidley, Annie Wenz. Ft Myers Library amphitheater, 2450 1st St, Ft Myers. 6p. Free. 479-4636.
•The Sogheads: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.

November 14 WEDNESDAY
•Bobby James: Live music. Ft Myers Brewing Co, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, # 27, Ft Myers. 6:30-9:30p. Free. 313-6576.
•Culture Clash Comedy Bash: Comics Manny Garavito, Nadeem Awad, Matt Derndack, Rudy WilsonLaugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. 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 15 THURSDAY
•Audubon of SWFL Meeting: 10868 Metro Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6p. Free. 410-6971.
•Dale Jones & Mike Murillo: 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. 7-10:30p. 333-2225.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean Show, animals, rides. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•FGCU Brass & Percussion Ensembles: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268.
•Fort Myers Boat Show: Centennial Park & Yacht Basin, W 1st St & Carson St, Ft Myers riverfront. 10a-6p. 656-7083.
•Kaleidoscope of the Arts - Turning Broken Lives Around: Benefit w auctions, art, storytelling, live music w Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto. Naples Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Tr N, Naples. 5:30p. 591-6649.
•Kate Keys Band: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. 282-3232.
•Kyle Duggan: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•Lecture: Washed Ashore. Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. 6p. Rsvp. 262-5409.
•Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony: Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Sanibel Captiva Art League Meeting: Debra Butler - Women in Art. Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 1-3p. Free. 472-2483.
•Sheena Brook: Free outdoor concert. Bell Tower Shops, Daniels Pkwy & US 41, Ft Myers. 6-8p. 939-2787.
•The Golden Years of Broadway: Shell Point, Village Church, 15101 Shell Pt Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 454-2282.

November 16 FRIDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Betty Fox: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Dale Jones & Mike Murillo: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Ellie Lee Band: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. Free. 282-3232.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean Show, illusionist Lance Gifford, animals, rides. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 5-11:30p.
•FGCU Senior Capstone Concert: U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268.
•Fort Myers Boat Show: Centennial Park & Yacht Basin, W 1st St & Carson St, Ft Myers riverfront. 10a-6p. 656-7083.
•Friday Night Concert: The Ex-Bachelors. Miromar Outets, 10801 Corkscrew Rd/Miromar Outlets Blvd, Estero. 6-9p. Free. 948-3766.
•Music Walk: Live music & dancing at several cafes, clubs & galleries. Downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 855-732-3836.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Opera Stars Concert - Maria Jose Montiel: Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples. 7:30p. 963-9050.
•Shaw David & The Black Blues Band: The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Sister Hazel: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•St Ann Latino Contemporary Art Auction: Artis–Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 6p. 278-3034.
•Stuart Little: Children’s theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.
•Symphony Storytime: Gulf Coast Symphony musicians. Pine Island Library, 10701 Russell Rd, Bokeelia. 10a. 277-1700.
•Venice Blues Festival Sunset Crawl: Alex Lopez Express, Henry Lawrence & the Steve Arvey Band, Victoria Ginty, Ladyhawke. Downtown Venice. 5-10p. 941-484-6722.
•Wild Tracks Art Auction: Dinner, live music, meet zookeepers, art demo, auction art by animals, fundraiser. Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. 7-10p. 262-5409.

November 17 SATURDAY
•24-Hour Playwriting Project: 20 minute one-act plays written in 24 hours. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 8p. 218-0481.
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. 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.
•Art Reception: Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Rd, Englewood. 2-4p. Free. 941-474-5548.
•Art Reception: Meet artist. DAAS Co-op Gallery, Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. 6-9:30p. Free. 590-8645.
•Asleep at the Wheel: Concert. Seminole Casino Resort, 506 S 1st St, Immokalee. 8p. 800-218-0007.
•Brian Leneschmidt: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Brother Love: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. Free. 282-3232.
•Dale Jones & Mike Murillo: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Dueling Pianos: Live music. Ft Myers Brewing Co, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, # 27, Ft Myers. 7-10p. Free. 313-6576.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean Show, illusionist Lance Gifford, animals, rides. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•Fort Myers Boat Show: Centennial Park & Yacht Basin, W 1st St & Carson St, Ft Myers riverfront. 10a-6p. 656-7083.
•Garden Festival: Family festival, entertainment, food, kids crafts, petting zoo. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-5p. Free. 334-7419.
•Gulf Coast Writers Association Meeting: Authors Tim Jordan & Joanna Salapska-Gelleri guest speakers. Seven Lakes Community, 1965 Seven Lakes Blvd., Ft Myers. 10a-12p. Free. 770-906-7885.
•In Dreams - Roy Orbison hologram concert: Gulf Coast Symphony. BB Mann Hall, FSW State College, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 277-1700.
•Livingston Taylor: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 245-9910.
•Mendolssohn’s Italian Symphony: Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Nigel Mack & The Blues: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Paisley Craze: Flower Power music concert. Lemon Bay Playhouse. 96 W Dearborn St, Englewood. 7:30p. 941-475-6756.
•Ryan Hood: Concert. Pete Beson opens. Americana Community Music Association Listening Room, All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.
•Stories of the Paradise Coast: Storytelling, readings, artists, artisans, food, kids activities. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 11a-5p. Free. 252-8476.
•Stuart Little: Children’s theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2 & 7p. 495-8989.
•Tellebration – Storytelling for All Ages: Storytelling festival. Lakes Library, 15290 Bass Rd, Ft Myers. 2-4p. Free. 481-0552
•Terry Hanck: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111.
•Venice Blues Festival: Little Jake & the Soul Searchers, James ‘Super Chikan’ Johnson, Joel DaSilva, Meg Williams Band, Jerry Marotta & the Rick Ciy Band, Travis Bowlin. Maxine Baritt Park, 1800 Harbor Dr S, Venice. 11a-7p. After party jam 8-11p, Hotel Venezia, 425 US 41 Bypass N, Venice. 941-484-6722.

November 18 SUNDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Art Reception & Gallery Talk: Ft Myers Beach Art Assoc, 3030 Shell Mound, Ft Myers Beach. 1-3:30p. Free. 463-3909.
•Brahms Clarinet Quintet: Naples Philharmonic members chamber music concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.
•Fair at Fenway South: Pirates of the Caribbean Show, animals, rides. JetBlue Stadium, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Ft Myers. 1-11:30p.
•FGCU Symphonic Band: Estero United Methodist Church, 8088 Lords Way St, Estero. Free. 3p. 745-4268.
•Fort Myers Boat Show: Centennial Park & Yacht Basin, W 1st St & Carson St, Ft Myers riverfront. 10a-5p. 656-7083.
•Garden Festival: Family festival, entertainment, food, kids crafts, petting zoo. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 9a-5p. Free. 334-7419.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•John Tesh: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.
•Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Michael Walters as Dame Edna - Something Like a Dame: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Sing-Along Messiah: Voices of Naples concert. Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Rd, Naples. 3p. 455-2582.
•Stories of the Paradise Coast: Storytelling, readings, artists, artisans, food, kids activities. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 11a-5p. Free. 252-8476.
•Stuart Little: Children’s theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2p. 495-8989.
•Summerlin Williams: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. Free. 282-3232.
•SW Florida-Con: Comic book & pop culture convention. Seth Gilliam & other celebrities, live entertainment, demos, vendors, kids’ activities, food. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bell Tower Shops, 13051 Bell Tower Dr, Ft Myers. 10a-6p. 236-8189.
•SWFL Concert Band: Salute to Veterans. S Ft Myers High School, 14020 Plantation Rd, Ft Myers. 2p. Free. 666-5970.
•Venice Blues Festival Bloody Mary Blues Brunch: Jenny Teator with Meg Williams. Hotel Venezia, 425 US 41 Bypass N, Venice. 11a-2p. 941-484-6722.

November 19 MONDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Caribbean Cruise-In Car Show: Salty Sam’s Marina & Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, 2500 Main St, Ft Myers Beach. 4-7p. Free. 463-7333.
•Michael Walters as Dame Edna - Something Like a Dame: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.

November 20 TUESDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Minimalism - Piet Mondrian & John Adams: Discussion. Grand Cypress rm, The Woodlands, 14441 Woodsong Ln, Ft Myers. 10a. 489-8472.
•The Sogheads: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.

November 21 WEDNESDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Frank Bang Duo: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Jory Lyle Band: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 8-10p. 471-2777.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. 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 22 THURSDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Thanksgiving Dinner & Murder Mystery: Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 5:30p. 275-8487.

November 23 FRIDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-5p. 454-7500.
•Artist Meet & Greet: Tim Parker. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Cafe, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 11a-2p. Free. 248-9151.
•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.
•Michael Panzeca, Larry Venturino: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Mike Imbasciani & The Bluez Rockerz: Blues. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. Free. 282-3232.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Paul Deslauriers Band: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Sebastian Maniscalco: Comedian. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7 & 9:30p. 481-4849.
•Sheena Brook: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Soulixer: Live music. Ft Myers Brewing Co, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, # 27, Ft Myers. 7:30-10:30p. Free. 313-6576.
•The Nutcracker: Moscow Ballet w Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.

November 24 SATURDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-6p. 454-7500.
•Art Reception: DAAS Co-op Gallery, Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. 6-9:30p. Free. 590-8645.
•Gypsie Elise & The Royal Blues: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111.
•Kate Keys Band: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.
•Michael Panzeca, Larry Venturino: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Randy Stephens & The Groove Makers: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Riverside: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Sebastian Maniscalco: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 481-4849.
•The Nutcracker: Moscow Ballet w Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 2 & 7p. 597-1900.

November 25 SUNDAY
•American Sandsculpting Championship: Exhibits, demos, contests, live music, kids activities, vendors. Beach behind Wyndham Garden Hotel, 6890 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 10a-6p. 454-7500.
•Dave Koz & Friends Christmas: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Michael Panzeca, Larry Venturino: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Naples Dixieland Jazz Band: Free concert. Cambier Park, 6th Ave S & 8th St S, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 263-1113.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.

November 27 TUESDAY
•FGCU Choir & Symphony Holiday Concert: Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Dr, Naples. 4 & 7p. Free. 745-4268.
•Influencing Mendelssohn: Naples Philharmonic chamber music concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.
•Jim Brickman - A Joyful Christmas: Concert w Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•The Piano Guys ; Christmas Together: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849.
•The Sogheads: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. 282-3232.

November 28 WEDNESDAY
•Florida Everblades vs South Carolina Stingrays: Ice hockey. HertzArena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra: Concert w Romero Lubambo. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 6 & 8:30p. 597-1900.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. 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 29 THURSDAY
•Art Reception: Rookery Bay National Research Reserve, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 5-7p. 530-5977.
•Chris Workman: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10:30p. 333-2225.
•Henry Cho: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Jaimie & Shelly: Live music. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7p. Free. 282-3232.
•Maxim Lando: Piano recital. U Tobe Recital Hall, Music Bldg, FGCU, 1051 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 7:30p. Free. 745-4268.

November 30 FRIDAY
•Bradenton Blues Festival Free ‘Blues Appetizer’ Concert: Memphis Rub Band, Bridget Kelly Band. Riverwalk Amphitheater, Waterfront Park, 452 3rd Ave W, Bradenton. 6-9p. Free. 941-621-6471.
•Florida Everblades vs South Carolina Stingrays: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Harper & Midwest Kind: Blues band. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 9p-12a. 333-2225.
•Henry Cho: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Hermitage Artist Retreat: Write Your Story for Modern Love column w Lisa Schlesinger. Hermitage Artist Retreat, 6660 Manasota Key Rd, Englewood. 5p. 941-475-2098.
•Holiday Market: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 12-7p. Free. 941-639-8810.
•JP Soars & The Red Hots: Concert. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. 693-7111.
•Marty Stokes: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Mike Imbasciani & The Bluez Rockerz: Blues. Bert’s Bar & Grill, 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 7:30p. Free. 282-3232.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Robert Cray Band: Concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 245-9910.
•The Nowhere Band: Outdoor Beatles tribute concert. Davis Art Center, 2301 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 333-1933.
•Walkin’ After Midnight: Patsy Cline tribute concert w Linda Fazoli. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.


D E C E M B E R

December 1 SATURDAY
•Art in the Park: Outdoor art & craft fair. Park St, downtown Naples. 10a-4p. Free. 262-6517.
•Art Reception: BIG ARTS Center, 900 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. 5:30-7p. Free. 395-0900.
•Bradenton Blues Festival: Welch-Ledbetter Connection, Mr. Sipp, Shakura S’Aida, Chris cain, Harper & Midwest Kind, Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram, Kdlley Hunt, Trey Wanvig Waterfront Park, btwn US 41 & Bus US 41, N of 3rd Ave W. 11a-8p. 941-447-9494.
•Florida Everblades vs South Carolina Stingrays: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.
•Henry Cho: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Holiday Market: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 10a-4p. Free. 941-639-8810.
•John Ford Coley: Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 495-8989.
•Mare Wakefield & Nomad: Concert. Karen Cohen opens. Americana Community Music Association Listening Room, All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 691-4069.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Stage 2 Improv: Family fun night. Comedy. Tobye Studio, Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 8p. 263-7990.
•The Nutcracker: Gulf Coast Symphony. BB Mann Hall, FSW State College, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 2p. 277-1700.
•Walkin’ After Midnight: Patsy Cline tribute concert w Linda Fazoli. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 8p. 772-5862.

December 2 SUNDAY
•Art Show: Marco Island Center for the Arts & Marco Island Foundation for the Arts. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 10a-4p. Free. 394-4221.
•Bradenton Blues Festival Blues Brunch: ‘Braille Blues Daddy’ Mattison’s City Grille, Bradenton Riverwalk, 101 Riverfront Blvd, Bradenton. 11a-1p. 941-447-9494.
•FGCU Wind Orchestra Holiday Concert: Grace Church, 13 SE 21st Pl, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 745-4268.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: An Afternoon of Readings & Carols. New Hope Presbyterian Church, 10051 Planatantion Rd, Ft Myers. 3p. 560-9512.
•Handel’s Messiah: Naples Philharmonic & Chorus. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Handel’s Messiah: Voices of Naples concert. Center for Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd SE, Bonita Springs. 3p. 455-2582.
•Holiday Market: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 10a-4p. Free. 941-639-8810.
•Influencing Mendelssohn: Naples Philharmonic chamber music concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 3p. 597-1900.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Messiah Sing-a-long: Concert. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2p. 495-8989.
•Naples Concert Band: Free outdoor concert w guests. Cambier Park bandshell, Park St, downtown Naples. 2p. Free. 270-1221
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Spirit of the Season: Spirit of the Gulf Christmas & Holiday concert with BUZZ. BB Mann Hall, FSW State College, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 2p. 844-704-7464.
•The Nutcracker: Gulf Coast Symphony. BB Mann Hall, FSW State College, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 277-1700.
•Tribute to the King - Dwight Icenhower: Elvis tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Walkin’ After Midnight: Patsy Cline tribute concert w Linda Fazoli. Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. 772-5862.

December 3 MONDAY
•Caribbean Cruise-In Car Show: Salty Sam’s Marina & Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, 2500 Main St, Ft Myers Beach. 4-7p. Free. 463-7333.
•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.
•Tribute to the King - Dwight Icenhower: Elvis tribute concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 3 & 8p. 941-488-1115.

December 4 TUESDAY
•Art Reception: Harbour View Gallery, 5789 Cape Harbour Dr, #104, Cape Coral. 6-8p. Free. 540-5789.
•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.
•Home for the Holidays: Voices of Naples concert. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Morring Line Dr, Naples. 7p. Free. 455-2582.
•Spirit of the Season Holiday Concert: Island Walk of Naples, 6155 Town Center Circle, Naples. 7p. 844-704-7464.

December 5 WEDNESDAY
•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. 5-8p. Free. 289-5070.
•Bobby James: Live music. Ft Myers Brewing Co, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr, # 27, Ft Myers. 6:30-9:30p. Free. 313-6576.
•Florida Everblades vs Jacksonville IceMen: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Ikebana Meeting & Workshop: Naples Botanical Garden, FGCU Research Center, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 9:30a. Free. 254-9999.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•RC Smith’s ChrismasKwanzaaHannukah Party: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Seminole Influence in SWFL: Lecture. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. 6p. Free. 252-8476.
•The Wizard of Oz: BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849.

December 6 THURSDAY
•Art Reception: Live music, wine, hors d’oevres. COCO Art Gallery, Coconut Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Ft Myers. 5-7p. Free. 949-3073.
•Art Reception: Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. 5-7p. Free. 941-639-8810.
•Art Reception: Wine & cheese. Cape Coral Art League, 516 Cultural Blvd, Cape Coral. 5-7p. Free. 772-5657.
•Christmas Concert: Voices of Naples. Chapel by the Sea, 100 Chapel St, Ft Myers Beach. 7p. Free. 455-2582.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10:30p. 333-2225.
•Deadly Sugarplums - A Fright Before Christmas: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.
•Holiday Pops - Tradition, Comfort, Joy: Symphonic Chorale of SWFL concert with SWFL Symphony. First Presbyterian Church, 9751 Bonita Beach Rd SE, Bonita Springs. 7:30p. 560-5695.
•Judy Gold: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Megan Rose: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•Patchouli & Terra Guitarra: Free outdoor concert. Bell Tower Shops, Daniels Pkwy & US 41, Ft Myers. 6-8p. 939-2787.
•Shaham & Enigma: Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Taste of Opera: Gulfshore Opera. The Club at The Strand, 5840 Strand Blvd, Naples. 6p. 529-3925.
•The Wizard of Oz: BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849.

December 7 FRIDAY
•All is Calm, All is Bright - Naples Carolers: Concert. Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples. 7p. 775-2800.
•Art Reception: Art League of Fort Myers, 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. 6-9p. Free. 275-3970.
•Art Reception: Arts for ACT Gallery, 2265 1st St, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Art Reception: Center for the Visual Arts Bonita Springs, 26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 6-8p. Free. 495-8989.
•Art Walk: Receptions, exhibits, demos, live music at several galleries & studios in downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 337-5050.
•Bret Michaels: Concert. The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon, 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 7p. 985-9839.
•Deadly Sugarplums - A Fright Before Christmas: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 495-8989.
•Florida Everblades vs Greenville Swamp Rabbits: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Messiah & More. First Baptist Church, 4117 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral. 7p. 560-9512.
•Hermitage Artist Retreat: Sublime Ridiculous at Sunset w Geoff Sobelle. Hermitage Artist Retreat, 6660 Manasota Key Rd, Englewood. 5p. 941-475-2098.
•Holiday Pops - Tradition, Comfort, Joy: Symphonic Chorale of SWFL w SWFL Symphony. Shell Point Village Church, 15100 Shell Point Blvd, Ft. Myers. 7:30p. 454-2282.
•Home for the Holidays: TheatreZone concert. G&L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 8p. 888-966-3352.
•Home Free - A Country Christmas: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Judy Gold: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Lamplight Book Party: Author Robert Macomber. Bert’s Pine Bay Gallery, 4332 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. 5-7p. Free. 283-1335.
•Luminary Open House: Music, tours. Sanibel Historical Museum & Village, 950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Dec 1: Luminary Open House 3:30-5:30p. Wed-Sat, 10a-4p. 472-4648.
•Shaham & Enigma: Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Symphony Storytime: Gulf Coast Symphony musicians. Pine Island Library, 10701 Russell Rd, Bokeelia. 10a. 277-1700.
•The Freecoasters: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 8:30-11:30p. 471-2777.

December 8 SATURDAY
•Annie, Jr: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. xxp. 434-7340.
•Art After Dark: Receptions, exhibits, demos, music at several galleries & studios. Crayton Cove, Naples City Dock, 8th St S & 12th Ave S, Naples. 6-9p. Free. 821-1061.
•Art Reception: DAAS Co-op Gallery, Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. 6-10p. Free. 590-8645.
•Backyard Bluesfest: Ray Fuller, Tommy Cook & The Heathens. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 2-11p. 693-7111.
•Deadly Sugarplums - A Fright Before Christmas: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2 & 7p. 495-8989.
•Florida Everblades vs Greenville Swamp Rabbits: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7p. 948-7825.
•Garden Talk: Succulents & cacti. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 10a. 334-7419.
•Holiday Pops - Tradition, Comfort, Joy: Symphonic Chorale of SWFL w SWFL Symphony.
•Home for the Holidays: TheatreZone concert. G&L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 2 & 8p. 888-966-3352.
•Judy Gold: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Mike Imbasciani & His Bluezrockerz: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 8:30-11:30p. 471-2777.
•Naples Jazzmasters Dixieland Jazz Band: Free concert. River Park Community Center, 301 11th St N, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 263-1113.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Shaham & Enigma: Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.

December 9 SUNDAY
•Annie, Jr: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. xxp. 434-7340.
•Bonita Springs Concert Band: Riverside Park, Old US 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. Bring chair or blanket. 2-4p. Free. 405-3320.
•Christmas with the Gulfshore Tenors: Concert. First United Methodist Church, 507 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. 3p. 529-3925.
•Deadly Sugarplums - A Fright Before Christmas: Theater. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 2p. 495-8989.
•Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers: Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 6p. 560-9512.
•Harlem Globetrotters: Basketball & comedy. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 4p. 948-7825.
•Home for the Holidays: TheatreZone concert. G&L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 2p. 888-966-3352.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Lee County Community Band: Cape Coral High School, 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral. 3p. Free. 454-6430.
•Local Faves: Al Holland, Jo List, Pearl Street Band concert. Fish-Tale Marina, 7225 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach, 7-9p. 463-3600.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•The Manhattan Transfer, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall: Concert. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Verdi’s Aida: Symphonic Chorale of SWFL concert with Opera Naples. Artis–Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7:30p. 560-5695.

December 10 MONDAY
•Annie, Jr: Naples Players’ KidzAct. Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. xxp. 434-7340.

December 11 TUESDAY
•Art Reception: Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, Marco Island. 5:30-7p. Free. 394-4221.
•Christmas Carol Sing: Public sing-alongs. First Presbyterian Church, 2438 Second St, Ft Myers. 1, 4 & 7p. Free. 334-2261.
•Lecture: U-Boats Close to Home. Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 10a. 334-7419.

December 12 WEDNESDAY
•Holiday Tea with Mina Edison & Clara Ford: Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 10:30a. Rsvp. 334-7419.
•Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra: Concert w Vincent Herring. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 6 & 8:30p. 597-1900.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•Tony Valentine’s Ladies Night Out Male Revue: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.

December 13 THURSDAY
•Art Under the Stars: Holiday art show & sale. Tower Gallery, 751 Tarpon Bay Rd. 5-9p. Free. 472-4557.
•Brian Glowacki, Jamie Ward: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Chris Isaak Holiday: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849.
•Chris Workman: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10:30p. 333-2225.
•For King & Country: Concert. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic, Chorus & Youth Chorus. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Jayne Lynch - A Swingin’ Little Christmas: With Kate Flannery, Time Davis, The Tony Guerrero Quintet concert. SWFL Event Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 245-9910.
•Lecture & Book Signing: Charles LeBuff & Betty Anholt – Protecting Sanibel & Captiva. ‘Ding’ Darling Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 1 Wildlife Dr, Sanibel. 10a & 1p. Free. 472-1100.
•Sierra Club Calusa Group Meeting: Ft Myers Library, 1651 Lee St, meeting rm CD, Ft Myers. 6-8p. 533-4636.
•Songwriters at Sunset Beach: BBQ & acoustic concert: Gazebo on beach, Lovers Key State Park, 8700 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. 3:30p. Bring chairs. Free. 463-4588.

December 14 FRIDAY
•Brian Glowacki, Jamie Ward: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic, Chorus & Youth Chorus. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 8p. 597-1900.
•Improv Tonight!: Comedy. Center for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 8p. 495-8989.
•Naples Concert Band: Free outdoor concert w guests. Cambier Park bandshell, Park St, downtown Naples. 2p. Free. 270-1221
•Riverside: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.

December 15 SATURDAY
•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.
•Brian Glowacki, Jamie Ward: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Electric Mud: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Holiday in the Park: Tree lighting, Soul Santa Clemente Park, 1936 Henderson Ave, Ft Myers. 3-7. Free. 332-8778.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic, Chorus & Youth Chorus. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 2 & 8p. 597-1900.
•Kenny G: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.
•Naples Fine Art Show: Outdoor art fair. Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples. Free. 10a-5p. 941-755-3088.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.

December 16 SUNDAY
•Bluegrass Concert: Paddle Faster, Capt. Joe & the Bottom Feeders, Hwy 41, TBA. Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 2p. 939-2787.
•Holiday Pops: Naples Philharmonic, Chorus & Youth Chorus. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7p. 597-1900.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Music in the Garden: Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 2-4p. 643-7275.
•Naples Dixieland Jazz Band: Free concert. Cambier Park, 6th Ave S & 8th St S, Naples. 2-4p. Free. 263-1113.
•Naples Fine Art Show: Outdoor art fair. Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples. Free. 10a-5p. 941-755-3088.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.
•SWFL Concert Band: S Ft Myers High School, 14020 Plantation Rd, Ft Myers. 2p. Free. 666-5970.
•The Motown Men: Gulf Coast Symphony with members of the Broadway cats of Jersey Boys. Gulf Coast Symphony. BB Mann Hall, FSW State College, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7p. 277-1700.

December 17 MONDAY
•Caribbean Cruise-In Car Show: Salty Sam’s Marina & Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, 2500 Main St, Ft Myers Beach. 4-7p. Free. 463-7333.
•Philadelphia Orchestra Brass Quintet: Classic Chamber Concert. Sugden Community Theatre, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 8p. 434-8505.

December 18 TUESDAY
•Caroling Choirs: Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 5-7p. Free. 262-6525.
•Handel’s Messiah: Voices of Naples concert. St Leo’s Catholic Church, 28290 Beaumont Rd, Bonita Springs. 7p. 455-2582.

December 19 WEDNESDAY
•Celtic Thunder X: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 481-4849.
•Jory Lyle: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•MusicWorks! Winter Concert: Gulf Coast Symphony MusicWorks! Students concert. The Heights Center, 15570 Hagie Dr, Ft Myers. 5:30p. 277-1700.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.

December 20 THURSDAY
•Audubon of SWFL Meeting: 10868 Metro Pkwy, Ft Myers. 6p. Free. 410-6971.
•Brian Leneschmidt: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.
•Patrick Garrity, Ricky Reyes: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Renata & Paul Razmus: Free outdoor concert. Bell Tower Shops, Daniels Pkwy & US 41, Ft Myers. 6-8p. 939-2787.
•Sanibel Captiva Art League Meeting: Marilyn Hedlund - Abstract Art. Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. 1-3p. Free. 472-2483.

December 21 FRIDAY
•Music Walk: Live music & dancing at several cafes, clubs & galleries. Downtown Ft Myers’ historic River District. 6-10p. Free. 855-732-3836.
•Patrick Garrity, Ricky Reyes: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Sheena Brook: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•The Sounds of Christmas - the Ditchfield Family Singers: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Verdi’s Aida: Symphonic Chorale of SWFL concert with Opera Naples. Artis–Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7:30p. 560-5695.

December 22 SATURDAY
•Betty Fox: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Florida Everblades vs Orlando Solar Bears: Ice hockey. Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy, Estero. 7:30p. 948-7825.
•Motown Christmas: Music by former members of The Platters. Williams Academy Black History Museum, Clemente Park, 1936 Henderson Ave, Ft Myers. 3-8p. Free. 332-8778.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Patrick Garrity, Ricky Reyes: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Stage 2 Improv: Christmas comedy. The Studio Players, Joan Jenks Auditorium, Golden Gate Community Center, 5701 Golden Gate Pkwy, Naples. 7:30p. 389-9192.
•The Nutcracker: Naples Ballet w Naples Philharmonic. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 7:30p. 597-1900.
•The Sounds of Christmas - the Ditchfield Family Singers: Concert. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 3 & 8p. 941-488-1115.

December 23 SUNDAY
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.

December 24 MONDAY
•Christmas Eve & Murder Mystery: Wicked Winter Wonderland. Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 5:30p. 275-8487.

December 26 WEDNESDAY
•Clare Luparulo: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 8-11p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.

December 27 THURSDAY
•Big Top Holidays: Sailor Circus. Sailor Circus Arena, 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 2 & 7p. 941-355-9805.
•Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet: Jazz. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 7-10:30p. 333-2225.
•Dat Phan, Larry Venturino: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30p. 479-5233.
•Kyle Duggan: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 7-10p. 471-2777.

December 28 FRIDAY
•Art Reception: Center for the Visual Arts Bonita Springs, 26100 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 6-8p. Free. 495-8989.
•Big Top Holidays: Sailor Circus. Sailor Circus Arena, 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 2 & 7p. 941-355-9805.
•Dat Phan, Larry Venturino: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Mad Soul: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 3 & 7p. 481-4849.
•Tango Elegante: Anibel Berraute & Miguel Arrabal w Glenn & Leelo Basham. Wang Opera Center, 2408 Linwood Ave, Naples. 7:30p. 775-2800.

December 29 SATURDAY
•Big Top Holidays: Sailor Circus. Sailor Circus Arena, 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 2 & 7p. 941-355-9805.
•BJ Odom’s Best Darn Comedy Show for Kids: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 4p. 479-5233.
•Capitol Steps - Make America Grin Again: Comedy. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Dat Phan, Larry Venturino: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Marty Stokes: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-12a. 471-2777.
•Open Studios at The Art Loft: Union Artist Studios, Alliance for the Arts, 10051 McGregor Blvd, Edwards bldg, 2nd fl, Ft Myers. 10a-2p. Free. 826-3861.
•Salute to Vienna New Year’s Eve Concert: Concert. BB Mann Hall, 13350 FSW Pkwy, Ft Myers. 8p. 481-4849.
•Stage 2 Improv: Block Party Theme. Comedy. Tobye Studio, Sugden Community Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 8p. 263-7990.

December 30 SUNDAY
•Big Top Holidays: Sailor Circus. Sailor Circus Arena, 2075 Bahia St, Sarasota. 5p. 941-355-9805.
•Capitol Steps - Make America Grin Again: Comedy. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•Jazz Brunch: Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. The Barrel Room, Twisted Vine Bistro, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. 11a-2p. Free. 333-2225.
•Michael Herlihy: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•Open Blues Jam: Live music hosted by Tommy Lee Cook. Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 3-6p. Musicians welcome. Free. 693-7111.

December 31 MONDAY
•Capitol Steps - Make America Grin Again: Comedy. Venice Theatre, 140 W Tampa Ave, Venice. 8p. 941-488-1115.
•JJ Grey & Mofro New Year’s Eve Concert: Buckingham Blues Bar, 5641 Buckingham Rd, Ft Myers. 7-2a. 693-7111.
•Michael Herlihy: Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8595 College Pkwy, Ft Myers. 7:30 & 9:30p. 479-5233.
•New Year’s Eve Concert & Reception: Naples Philharmonic w Karita Mattila. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 9p. 597-1900.
•New Year’s Eve Gala: Dinner & show. Murder Mystery Dinner Train Theater, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 8p. 275-8487.
•Riverside: Concert. Big Blue Brewing, 4721 SE 10 Pl, Cape Coral. 9-1a. 471-2777.


O N G O I N G

Theater
•24-Hour Playwriting Project: Nov 17. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.
•42nd Street: Thru Nov 17. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•A Christmas Carol: Dec 14-20. Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.
•A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Nov 17-Dec 30. Gulfshore Playhouse, Norris Center, 755 5th Ave S, Naples. 866-811-4111.
•An Iliad: Thru Nov 4. Gulfshore Playhouse, Norris Center, 755 5th Ave S, Naples. 866-811-4111.
•Boxes Are For What You Keep: Nov 10 & 11, 17 & 18. Ghostbird Theatre Company. Happahatchee Center, 8791 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 5:30p. 691-4128.
•Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: Nov 27-Dec 19. Florida Repertory Theatre, Arcade Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•Damascus: Nov 6-Dec 9. Florida Repertory Theatre, ArtStage Studio Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•Deadly Sugarplums - A Fright Before Christmas: Dec 6-9. Center for the Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 495-8989.
•Dear Santa: Nov 28-Dec 16. Lemon Bay Playhouse. 96 W Dearborn St, Englewood. 941-475-6756.
•Deathtrap: Thru Nov 4. Lemon Bay Playhouse. 96 W Dearborn St, Englewood. 941-475-6756.
•Dice, Deeds, and Death: Thru Nov 17: Fri & Sat. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•Dice, Deeds, and Death: Dec 26-Jan 6: Wed-Sun. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•Don’t Dress for Dinner: Thru Nov 10. Off Broadway Palm Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Don’t Drink the Water: Thru Nov 4. Cultural Park Theater 528 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. 772-5862.
•Elephant Man: Nov 8-18. Theatre Conspiracy. Foulds Theatre, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. 936-3239.
•Elf, the Musical: Nov 22-Dec 25. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Every Christmas Story Ever Told: Nov 30-Dec 22. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.
•Four One-Act Comedies: Nov 28-Dec 16. Marco Players. Marco Players Theater, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 642-7270.
•Hand to God: Thru Nov 4. Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Ft Myers. 218-0481.
•Home for the Holidays: Dec 7-9. TheatreZone, G & L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 888-966-3352.
•Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: Nov 28-Dec 23. The Naples Players. Blackburn Hall, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.
•June & Jason’s Survival Guide to Divorce: Thru Nov 18. The Naples Players. Tobye Studio, Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 263-7990.
•Junie B in Jingle Bells Batman Smells: Nov 30-Dec 9. FGCU TheatreLab. FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 590-7268.
•Kilroy Never Showed!: Thru Nov 22: Sun, Wed, Thu. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•Madagascar - a Musical Adventure: Thru Nov 16. Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 980-5674.
•Rehearsal for Murder: Thru Nov 11. Marco Players. Marco Players Theater, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island. 642-7270.
•Sailor Circus - Big Top Holidays: Dec 27-30. Ulla Searing Big Top, Nathan Benderson Park. 140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota. 941-355-9805.
•Saturday Night Fever: Dec 29-Feb 9. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Silence! - The Musical: Nov 2-25. Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.
•Sound of Music: Dec 26-29. Artis-Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. 597-1900.
•South Pacific: Thru Dec 2. Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.
•Steel Magnolias: Thru Nov 7. Florida Repertory Theatre, Arcade Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•Tenderly - The Rosemary Clooney Musical: Dec 18-Feb 24. Florida Repertory Theatre, ArtStage Studio Theatre, 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•The Music Man: Nov 13-Dec 29. Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida State Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. 941-351-8000.
•The Nutcracker: Nov 30-Dec 24. Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 980-5674.
•The Santaland Diaries: Nov 30-Dec 23. Venice Theatre, 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.
•Wicked Winter Wonderland: Nov 23-Dec 24: Wed-Sun. Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, 2805 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 275-8487.
•Winter Wonderettes: Nov 15-Dec 25. Off Broadway Palm Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.

THEATERS
•Asolo Repertory Theatre: Nov 13-Dec 29: The Music Man; Jan 11-Mar 10: The Crucible. Florida State Center for the Performing Arts, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 941-351-8000.
•Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre: Thru Nov 17: 42nd Street; Nov 22-Dec 25; Elf, the Musical; Dec 29-Feb 9: Saturday Night Fever; Feb 14-Mar 30: Guys & Dolls. 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre: Thru Nov 16: Madagascar - a Musical Adventure; Nov 30-Dec 24: The Nutcracker. 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs: Dec 6-9: Deadly Sugarplums - A Fright Before Christmas; Feb 15-17: Legally Blonde - The Musical, Jr. 10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. 495-8989.
•Circus Arts Conservatory: Dec 27-30: Sailor Circus Big Top Holidays. Ulla Searing Big Top, Nathan Benderson Park, 140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota. 941-359-5700. 941-355-9805
•FGCU TheatreLab: Nov 30-Dec 9: Junie B in Jingle Bells Batman Smells FGCU Arts Complex, 10501 FGCU Blvd S, Ft Myers. 590-7268.
•Florida Repertory Theatre: Arcade Theatre – thru Nov 7: Steel Magnolias; Nov 27-Dec 19: Cjharles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. 2267 1st St, Ft Myers. 332-4488.
•Off Broadway Palm Theatre: Sep 20-Nov 10: Don’t Dress for Dinner; Nov 15-Dec 25: Winter Wonderettes. 1380 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. 278-4422.
•The Naples Players: Sugden Theater, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. Thru Nov 8: June & Jason’s Survival Guide to Divorce; Nov 28-Dec 23: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. 263-7990.
•TheatreZone: Dec 7-9: Home for the Holidays. G & L Theatre, Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Rd, Naples. 888-966-3352.
•Venice Theatre: Thru Dec 2: South Pacific; Nov 2-25: Silence! - The Musical; Nov 30-Dec 23: The Santaland Diaries; Dec 14-20: A Christmas Carol. 140 W. Tampa Ave, Venice. 941-488-1115.


Art Galleries

•Alliance for the Arts: 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Thru Nov 3: Dia del los Muertos; Nov 9-Dec 29: Small Works. Mon-Fri 9a-5p & Sat 9a-1p. Free. 939-2787.
•Aldo Castillo Gallery: Miromar Design Center, 10800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. Mon-Fri 9:30a-5:30p & Sat 10a-5p. Free. 312-375-8887.
•Andrea Beloff Fine Art: 5760 Shirley St, # 20, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-3p. Free. 305-773-0358.
•Another Time: 1414 Dean St, Ft Myers. Daily 11a-6p; Fri & Sat 11a-8p. Free. 672-4607.
•Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery: 1199 3rd St, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 1-5p. Free. 263-1214.
•Art 41: 2084 J & C Blvd, Naples. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. Free. 249-2205.
•Art Center Sarasota: 707 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota. Thru Nov 16: Atlantis - Brookhart Jonquil, 100 Corners - Natalie Lerner, Remodeling Graphic Habits - An Onghena, New Modern; Nov 29-Jan 4: Art Center Sarasota Instructors show, Stephen McMennamy, Peter Gatzambide. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. 941-365-2032.
•Art League of Fort Myers: 1451 Monroe St, Ft Myers. Nov-Dec: Holiday Arts, Barbara Gage, Student Art Show. Free open painting Wed 9:30-12p. Tue-Sat 11a-3p & 6-9p 1st Fri of month. Free. 275-3970.
•Artis–Naples: Hayes Hall Galleries & Gardens, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. Thru Jan: Intermission - Art & Music from Permanent Collection; thru Jun: Arts-Encounters; thru Jun: Phillip Hass - The Four Seasons, thru Jun: Daniel Buren - A Colorful Pause; Nov-Jan: Featured Works from Bryna Prensky Collection. Thu-Sat 10a-4p, last Wed 6-9p. Free. 597-1900.
•Arts For ACT Gallery: 2265 First St, Ft Myers. Nov 2-Dec 3: Bill Kramer, Lesley Morrow, Dharma Lefevre; Dec 7-31: Gary Hall, Yvonne Krystman. Mon-Sun 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, Hayes Hall, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples. Museum closed for indefinetly for renovations. 597-1900.
•Barbara Groenteman Fine Art Gallery & Studio: 5760 Shirley St, #7, Naples. By appt. Free. 572-3386.
•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: The Sense of Things, Passion for Pastels; Nov 28-Dec 30: Altered Realities, Handmade Art of Ceramics. 9a-4p & Sat 9a-1p. Free. 395-0900.
•Bob Rauschenberg Gallery: FSW State College, 8099 College Pkwy SW, Ft Myers. Sep 14-Dec 8: The Art of Peter Greenway & Jack Kerouac. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat 11a-3p. Free. 489-9313.
•Cape Coral Art League: 516 Cultural Park Blvd, Cape Coral. Nov 8-Dec 2: Go For It; Dec 6-Jan 6: Celebrate America. 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 9-28: Landscapes in Lee; Dec 1-20: Holly Daze Art sale. 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 Dec 20: Sandra Fay Mark, John Merchant, Joan Roberts; Nov 2-29: Wild & Untamed, Ed Takacs; Dec 7-27: Fire & Ice; Dirce Kennedy - Faces of Us; Dec 28-Feb 11: Faculty Show. 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.
•COCO Art Gallery: Art Council of SWFL Gallery. Coconut Point Mall, 8074 Mediterranean Dr, Estero. Nov Tue-Sat 11a-5p & Sun 12-5p, Dec Mon-Sat 11a-5p & Sun 12-5p. Free. 949-3073.
•Collier County Museum at Government Center: 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 252-8476.
•Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary: 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. Nov 1-30: Tim Parker; Dec 1-31: Tara Funk Grim. 7a-5:30p. Free. 248-9151.
•DAAS Co-op Art Gallery: Royal Palm Square, 1400 Colonial Blvd, # 84, Ft Myers. Nov 10-Dec 1: Laine Nixon, IlyasKirkan; Dec: Aja Reeser. Tue-Sat 10a-6p. Free. 590-8645.
•East West Fine Art: Bigham Galleria, 2425 Tamiami Tr N, #102, Naples. Mon-Fri 11a-4p & Sat 11a-2p. Free. 821-9459.
•East West Fine Art: Mercato, 9115 Strada Pl, #5130, Naples. 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 S, # 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 – Nov 13-Dec 15: Jenny Medved Retrospective. Mangrove Gallery – Nov 13-Dec 15: Jill Lindsey. Members Gallery – Nov 13-Dec 15: Don Melander. Mitchell Gallery – Nov 13-Dec 15: Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society. Tue 9a-9p & Wed-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 941-474-5548.
•Englewood Art Center: Ringling College of Art & Design, 350 S. McCall Rd, Thru Nov 9: Works by Julie Kanapaux. 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 15: Blind Date - Neil Bender & Jen Ray; Dec 4-14: Senior Projects. 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: Painters Group Show, Members Show, Nov 5-8: Paint the Beach show; Nov 10-21: Penny Fox; Nov 12-Dec 6: Off the Cloud, Nov 24-Dec 6: Lisa Grinter. Mon-Sat 10a-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 & Sun 12-5p. 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.
•Guardians of The Everglades: 1719 Trade Center Way, # 3, Naples. Wed 2-7 & by appt. 405-2010.
•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. Mon-Fri 10a-5p Nov-Apr. Free. 261-2637.
•Harmon-Meek Modern: 382 12th Ave S, Naples. Tue-Sat 12-5p Nov-Jul. 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.
•Iona Art Gallery: 16681 McGregor Blvd, #201, Ft Myers. Tue-Sat 10a-4p. Free. 246-5876.
•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.
•JAMA Studio: 3845 Beck Blvd, Naples. Mon-Fri 9:30a-2:30p. Free. 786-763-1933.
•Jo-Ann Sanborn - Sunshine Studios of Marco Island: The Esplanade, 760 N Collier Blvd, #102, Marco Island. By appt. Free. 404-9179.
•Kathleen Bradford Studio/Gallery: 4259 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Tue-Sat 11a-5p, Jun-Sep by appt. 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 5-20: By Virtue of Place, Cheryl Sachs; Dec 4-20: Art of Clay - Faces Figures & Fantasies, Mini Masters; Dec 31-Jan 29: Comic relief, Don Angello. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 394-4221.
•Marco Island Historical Museum: 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. Thru Dec 1: Engulfed. 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 Everglades: 105 W Bwy, Everglades City. Thru Nov 2: Abandoned Vehicles of the Everglades. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 695-0008.
•Naples Art Association: 585 Park St, Naples. Thru Nov 3: Morris Herstein - A Fusion of Fotos; thru Dec 1: Celebrating the Light; Nov 10-24: Naples Art Assoc Faculty Biennial; Dec 1-Jan 12: Nat’l Art Encounter; Dec 8-29: Photographers from Digital Photography & Imaging, A Journey in Wax. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. Free. 262-6517.
•Naples Botanical Garden: 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. Oct 1-Mar 31: Reflections on Glass - Frabel in the Garden. Dec 7-23, 26-30 & Jan 1-3: Night Lights 6-9p. Daily 9a-5p & Tue 8a-5p Oct-Jun; daily 8a-3p Jul-Sep. 643-7275.
•Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens: 1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd, Naples. Nov 17-Apr 21: Washed Ashore - Art to Save the Sea. Daily 9a-5p. 262-5409.
•Ollie Gentry Mack Photography Studio & Gallery: 2180 W 1st St, #210, Ft. Myers. Tue-Sat 10a-6p & 1st Fri 10a-10p. Free. 332-1295.
•Os Urbanos Studios/Gallery: 1342 Colonial Blvd, #C24, Ft Myers. Sat 10a-2p & 2nd Sat 5-10p. Free. 877-9878.
•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: Basch Gallery (Academic Center, 2363 Old Bradenton Rd) – thru Dec 14: Kindred- Recent Photographs by Noelle McCleaf. Cooley Photo Center (Student Center, 2700 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota) – thru Nov 13: Meaning/Material; Madeby Gallery (Student Center, 2700 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota) – thru Nov 2: Student show; Selby Foundations Gallery (Atrium, 2700 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota) – thru Nov 3: New Illustration Faculty show; Smith Gallery (Academic Center, 2363 Old Bradenton Rd) – thru Dec 14: Microplastics. Stulberg Gallery (Basch Visual Arts Center, 1188 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Way, Sarasota) – thru Dec 7: Agitype - Sheryl Oring; Jan 15-Mar 23: Film-Based Fiction & Fashion. Mon-Fri 10a-4p. Free. 941-359-7563.
•Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center: 300 Tower Rd, Naples. Nov 5-Jan 10-: Painting exhibit. Free. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. 530-5940.
•Rosen Gallery & Studios: North Line Plaza, 2172 J & C Blvd, N Naples. Thru Nov 5: Group Show - Resident Artists. Mon-Sat, 12-6p. Free. 821-1061.
•Sheldon Fine Art: 460 Fifth Ave S, Naples. 10a-10p. Free. 649-6255.
•Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center: 2301 First St, Ft Myers. Nov 28-Dec 2: Festival of Trees; Nov 2-19: Ken Franckling - Jazz in the Key of Light, Love Your Rebellion’s Art Rocks. Mon-Fri 9a-5p & 6-9p & 1st Fri of month. Free. 337-1933.
•SmallWalls: 6240 Shirley St, #202 upstairs, Naples. Wed 3-5p, Oct-May 1st Wed 5-8p & 3rd Sat 11a-4p. Free. 402-201-6160.
•Space 39 Art Bar & Martini Lounge: 39 Patio de Leon, Ft Myers. Tue-Sat 5:30-close. Free. 204-9949.
•Sweet Art Gallery: 2100-A Trade Center Way, Naples. Nov 7-30: Al Razza. Mon-Fri 10a-5p, 1st Wed 5-8p, 3rd Fri 6-8p, Sat by appt. Free. 597-2110.
•SWFL Wax: Exhibits – thru Nov 27: Purely Encaustic at FineMark Bank, 10010 Coconut Pt Rd, Bonita Springs; Dec 4-24: Hot & Cold at Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda; Dec 8-29: A Journey in Wax at Naples Art Assoc, 585 Park St, Naples. 405-6756.
•The Artist’s Gallery: 6240 Shirley St, #104, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-4p & Sat by appt. Free. 596-5099.
•The Ringling Museum of Art: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota. Thru Nov 1: The First Five Years of Art of Our Time; thru Dec 2: Storytelling - French Art from the Horvitz Collection; thru Feb 3: Watercolors from the Permanent Collection; thru Feb 17: Coco Fusco - Twilight; Nov 18-May 5: Woodblock prints from Post War Japan. Gardens of Ringling Guided Tour: Thu 10:30a. Daily 10a-5p, Thu 10a-8p. 941-359-5700.
•Thomas Riley Studio: 26 10th St. S, Naples. Mon-Fri 10a-5p; May 1-Aug 31: Mon-Fri 12-5p. 529-2633.
•Timeless: 2218 First St, Ft Myers. Daily 11a-6p; Fri & Sat 11a-8p. 332-8463.
•Tower Gallery: 751 Tarpon Bay Rd, Sanibel. Le Petite Gallery – Nov: Sunrise/Sunset; Dec: Green. 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 - Marcus Jansen Studio & Residency: 2633 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Ft Myers. Mon-Wed 11a-3p & by appt & special events. 240-1053.
•Visual Arts Center: 210 Maud St, Punta Gorda. Nov 1-28: Fun Arts; Nov 1-30: Harvest of Art; Dec4-24: VAC Student Show. Mon-Fri 9a-4p & Sat 10a-2p. Free. 951-639-8810.
•Watson MacRae Gallery: 2340 Periwinkle Way, #G1, Sanibel. Thru Dec 5: Hollis Jeffcoat Retrospective; Dec 11-Jan 4: Fine Art 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.
•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. Butterfly release daily 10:30a; tours daily 11a & 1p. Tue-Sun 10a-3p. 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 County Museum at Government Center: 3331 Tamiami Tr E, Naples. Jul 13-Sep 29: The Lure of Florida Fishing. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 252-8476.
•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, Naples. Art exhibits in cafe – Nov 1-30: Tim Parker; Dec 1-31: Tara Funk Grim. 7a-5:30p. Free. 248-9151.
•CREW: Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. Marsh Hiking Trails, 4600 Corkscrew Rd, Immokalee. Guided walks: Tue 9a Nov-Mar. 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. 9a-4p. 472-1100.
•Edison & Ford Winter Estates: 2350 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Nov 23-Dec 30: Holiday Nights 5:30-9p. 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. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 11a-4p. 514-0084.
•Holocaust Museum & Education Center of SWFL: Sandalwood Square, 4760 Tamiami Tr N, # 107, Naples. Tue-Sun 1-4p. Guided Tours: 1:30p. Free. 263-9200.
•IMAG History & Science Center: 2000 Cranford St, Ft Myers. 3rd Sat: History Saturday. Mon-Sat 10a-5p & Sun 12-5p. 321-7420.
•Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch: 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee. Tue-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 252-2611.
•Marco Island Historical Museum: 180 S Heathwood Dr, Marco Island. Thru Dec 1: Engulfed. 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. Daily 10a-5p. 941-388-4441.
•Museum of the Everglades: 105 W Bwy, Everglades City. Thru Nov 2: Abandoned Vehicles of the Everglades. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 695-0008.
•Museum of the Islands: 5728 Sesame, Pine Island Center. Free. 283-1525.
•Naples Botanical Garden: 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. Dec 7-23, 26-30 & Jan 1-3 6-9p: Night Lights in the Garden. Thru Mar 31: Reflections on Glass - Frabel in the Garden. Daily 9a-5p & Tue 8a-5p. 643-7275.
•Naples Depot Museum: 1051 Fifth Ave S, Naples. Thru Dec 15: End of the Line - The Budd Tavern Car Story. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. Free. 262-6525.
•Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Racing & Poker: 10601 Bonita Beach Rd SE, Bonita Springs. Daily 10a-2a. 992-2411.
•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. Nov 17-Apr 21: Washed Ashore - Art to Save the Sea. Daily 9a-5p. 262-5409.
•Ostego Bay Foundation Marine Science Center: 718 Fisherman’s Wharf, Ft Myers Beach. Mon-Sat 10a-4p. 765-8101.
•Palm Cottage Museum & Norris Gardens: Naples Historical Society, 137 12th Ave. S, Naples. 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.
•Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center: 300 Tower Rd, Naples. Nov 5-Jan 10-: Painting exhibit. Daily programs: 11a & 2p. Guided boat & kayak tours Nov-Apr Tue-Fri. Mon-Sat 9a-4p. 530-5940.
•Sanibel Historical Museum & Village: 950 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel. Tue-Sat 10a-4p. 472-4648.
•Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee: 506 S 1st St, Immokalee. Casino, live music. Open 24 hrs daily. 800-218-0007.
•Shangri-La Springs: 27750 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs. 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. Jan 28: Gumbo Fest. Daily 10a-5p. 995-2141.
•SWFL Historical Society: 10091 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Wed 9a-12p & 4-7p, Sat 9a-12p. Free. 939-4044.
•SWFL Military Museum & Library: 4820 Leonard St, Ft Myers. Mon-Fri 9a-5p & Sat 9a-4p. Free. 541-8704.
•The Ringling Museum of Art: 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota. Thru Nov 1: The First Five Years of Art of Our Time; thru Dec 2: Storytelling - French Art from the Horvitz Collection; thru Feb 3: Watercolors from the Permanent Collection; thru Feb 17: Coco Fusco - Twilight; Nov 18-May 5: Woodblock prints from Post War Japan;. Gardens of Ringling Guided Tour: Thu 10:30a. Daily 10a-5p, Thu 10a-8p. 941-359-5700.
•True Tours: River District History Tours Sat 10:30a; Haunted History Tours Wed & Sat 8p. Tours begin & end at 2200 1st St, Ft Myers. Reserve. 945-0405.
•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. 691-4069.
•Beach Records: 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music select nites. Free. 878-7806.
•Bert’s Bar & Grill: 4271 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha. Live daily & nightly; Tue-Thu 12:30-3:30p & Fri-Sun 12:30-6:30p: Calypso Magic on the Dock. 282-3232.
•Big Blue Brewing: 4721 SE 10th Pl, Cape Coral. Live music Wed-Sun nites. 471-2777.
•Bubba’s Roadhouse & Saloon: 2121 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral. Wed 7-10p: The Hipnauticals. 282-5520.
•Buckingham Blues Bar: 5641 Buckingham Rd., Ft Myers. Live music select nites. Free open blues jam Wed 8-11p & Sun 3-6p. 693-7111.
•Buddha Bar & Grill: 12701 McGregor Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music Wed-Sun. 482-8565.
•City Tavern: 2206 Bay St, Ft Myers. Live music Thu-Sat. 226-1133.
•Cottage Bar: 1270 Estero Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Live music nightly. 765-5440.
•Fort Myers Brewing Company: 12811 Commerce Lake Dr, #27, Ft Myers. Live music select Wed-Sat nites. 313-6576.
•George & Wendy’s Sanibel Seafood Grille: 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Live music Wed-Sat nites. Free. 395-1263.
•Hotel Indigo: 1520 Broadway, Ft Myers. Wed: Open Mic. 337-3446.
•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. Fri: Father Al & The Jazz Congregation. 463-3838.
•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 select nites. 304-8795.
•Paradise Tiki Hut: 1502 Miramar St, Cape Coral. Live music nightly. 542-1988.
•Parrot Key Caribbean Grill: 2500 Main St, Ft Myers Beach. 463-3257.
•Point Ybel Brewing Company: 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music Thu & Fri nites. 603-6535.
•Red Rock Saloon: 2278 First St, Ft Myers. Live music Fri & Sat nites. 689-8667.
•Reserve Cigar & Wine Bar: 10950 S. Cleveland Ave, Ft Myers. Live music Fri & Sat nites. 210-0300.
•Riptide Brewing: 987 3rd Ave N, Naples. Wed 7-9p: Irish music jam; live music select Fri & Sat nites. 228-6533.
•Roadhouse Café: 15660 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music select nites. 415-4375.
•Shark Bar: 17979 San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Live music nitely. 313-6012.
•Smokin’ Oyster Brewery: 340 Old San Carlos Blvd, Ft Myers Beach. Live music nitely 6-10p. Free. 463-3474.
•Sneaky Pete’s: 3465 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs. Live music nightly. 498-8887.
•Society’s Treehouse: Bell Tower Shops, 13499 Bell Tower Dr, Ft Myers. Live music select nites. 334-0900.
•Space 39 Art Bar & Martini Lounge: 39 Patio de Leon, Ft Myers. Live music Wed-Sat nites. 204-9949.
•The Barrel Room: Twisted Vine, 2214 Bay St, Ft Myers. Live music Thu-Sun 7-10. Tue 7-10p: Blues Tuesdays; Thu 7-10p: Dan Miller & Lew Del Gatto Quartet; Fri & Sat 9p-12a: blues bands; Sun 11-2p: Jazz Brunch w Joe Delaney & Don Mopsick. 333-225.
•The Joint at Cape Harbour: 5785 Cape Harbour Dr, Cape Coral. Live music Tue, Fri, Sun nites. 542-0123.
•The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon: 2158 Colonial Blvd, Ft Myers. Live music select Fri & Sat nites. 985-9839.
•The Veranda: 2122 Second St, Ft Myers. Piano Bar Wed-Sat 6:30-9p. 332-2065.


Parks
•Bonita Beach Park: 27954 Hickory Blvd., Bonita Springs. 533-7444.
•Bowditch Point Regional 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 Regional Park: 18500 North River Rd, Alva. Guided walk: 1st Sat & 3rd Tue of month 9a Sep-May. 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 Mitigation 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 Regional Park: 7330 Gladiolus Dr, Ft Myers. 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. 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.