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Loving Southwest Florida: A Collection of Photographs

Loving Southwest Florida: A Collection of Photographs

Where did our distinguished photographers find their most cherished visions? Of course in the beauty here, but also in family life and the drama and surprise that pop up around us.

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Archive »Best of the Gulfshore

10 Best New Restaurants

10 Best New Restaurants

The places you must explore if you're looking for fresh and creative dining experiences in Lee and Collier Counties

2014 Men & Women of the Year

2014 Men & Women of the Year

Honoring those who have served the community with such distinction

New Season HOT LIST

New Season HOT LIST

Our annual guide to the latest in dining, retail and culture

Jeb Bush: The Things I Really Love About Florida

Jeb Bush: The Things I Really Love About Florida

The man who governed this state for eight years takes us on a tour of its treasures.

How to Do Almost Anything

How to Do Almost Anything

Learn from the experts in this field guide to important Southwest Florida challenges.

Gulfshore Life's 2014 Model of the Year

Gulfshore Life's 2014 Model of the Year

Meet our winner, Samara Wignall, and two finalists, Amy Sanford and Kristine Gill.

25 Great Surprises

25 Great Surprises

Go beyond the ordinary to find your bliss.

The Gulfshore's Top Doctors

The Gulfshore's Top Doctors

We’re fortunate to live in a region that includes some of the best, most innovative physicians and surgeons of the times.

2014 Best of the Gulfshore Readers' Choice Awards

Presenting the 2014 winners of our annual readers' poll

2014 Five Star Home Professionals

2014 Five Star Home Professionals

Five Star Professional partnered with Gulfshore Life magazine to identify real estate, mortgage and insurance professionals in Southwest Florida who deliver outstanding service and client satisfaction.

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8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Village Green Market

Village Green Market – Every Sunday through May | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Enjoy a green market by the bay every Sunday offering fresh produce, handmade and homemade...

Cost: Free

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd North
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Village on Venetian Bay
Telephone: 239-403-2202
Contact name: Carolina
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

ADDRESS:     Lakes Regional Park

Cost: Day of Registration is $60.

Where?
Lakes Regional Park
7330 Gladiolus Drive
Ft Myers, FL  33908
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cure Pancreatic Cancer
Telephone: 239-415-3886
Contact name: Suzanne Kennedy
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free Briggs Boardwalk Rookery Bay Walk

Free, self-guided boardwalk open year round, dawn to dusk. Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides available most mornings. View five eco-communities from scrub to brackish...

Cost: Free

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: ArtCalusa: Representing Florida’s History Through Art

ArtCalusa is a group exhibition featuring Florida's leading historical artists working today, each of whom produces works of art based on scholarly research findings and experimental...

Cost: free

Where?
Collier County Museum
3331 Tamiami Tr E
Naples, FL  34112
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museum
Telephone: 239-252-8476
Contact name: Collier County Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: "Adventures with Brush and Paint: Capturing Florida's Magic"

A self-taught artist, Dianna Willman, uses light and shadow to enhance the local landscapes she has come to love. Her paintings of local wildlife, swaying palms, sandy beaches, and endless...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051 5th Ave S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museums
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Naples Depot Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

2015 Student Surrealist Art Exhibits-Hillsborough Students

The Dali seeks to make a difference in the community by recognizing the role our art teachers play in their students’ development, and by encouraging students to continue exploring new...

Cost: Included in admission

Where?
The Dali Museum
1 Dali Boulevard
St. Petersburg, FL  33701
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Dali Museum
Telephone: 727-823-3767
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FMBAA Studio II Watercolor group show

Studio II Watercolor group show.

Cost: Free admission

Where?
Fort Myers Beach Art Association gallery building
3030 Shell Mound
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL  33931
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Telephone: 239-463-3909
Contact name: publicity chair
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

27th Annual Downtown Festival of the Arts

Approximately 250 artists from all over the country exhibit their sculptures, paintings, jewelry items, photography, ceramics and more. The festival stretches along 5th Avenue South in...

Cost: Free

Where?
5th Avenue South
5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Naples Art Association
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Contact name: Jody Anagnos
Website »

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sundays at the Pit: Blues Fury

Wrap up the weekend with live music, entertainment and fun at Six Bends. Every Sunday evening you’re invited to relax at The Pit with us during “Sundays at the Pit”. This...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Six Bends Harley Davidson
9501 Thunder Road
Fort Myers, FL  33913
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Six Bends Harley Davidson
Telephone: 239-275-4647
Website »

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

High Points boat tour

Come along on this small boat cruise through back bays and winding creeks to visit one of the most unique areas of Rookery Bay Reserve. After disembarking, take a short...

Cost: $75 members/$85 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Home Watch Professionals® Announce Feb./March 2015 Training Schedule

Your Home Watch Professionals® (YHWP) announce the February/March schedule for their upcoming free seminars and fee-based training program. Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the...

Cost: Free and fee-based

Where?
Your Home Watch Professionals
5405 Taylor Rd.
Suite 1
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-707-4296
Contact name: Diane Pisani
Website »

7:00 PM

Disney On Ice Presents Let’s Celebrate! Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt

Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt is bringing a colossal party on ice to your...

Cost: Tickets start at $16

Where?
Germain Arena
11000 Everblades Pkwy.
Estero, FL  33928
View map »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.

Doubt, pain, joy . . . More than 60 self-portraits by modern and contemporary artists reveal the human face’s wealth of emotive power. Although the self-portrait emerged in the early...

Cost: Admission $10 admission, $5 per full-time student

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

West Side Story at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Website »

Itzhak Perlman at Artis—Naples

From a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award to  Kennedy Center honors to performances for U.S. presidents and the queen of England, there’s not much coveted musical ground Itzhak...

Cost: $89-110

Where?
Artis—Naples
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

79th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The exhibit features 70 artworks by FGCU students selected by jurors Veron Ennis, Barbara Hill and Dana Roes from more than 300 submissions. Students of all levels were invited to participate....

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-7199
Website »

Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival

The 2015 Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival has an all new schedule! It will begin on Friday this year, at 11:00 AM, March 20th. The internationally acclaimed, “Journey/BonJovi...

Cost: $8

Where?
Veterans Park
Marco Island, FL

For more information:
Website »

5 Painters & a Potter at The Clay Place

Once a year 5 Painters & a Potter host a local showcase of their works.  Bluegrass music from Captain Joe and the Bottom feeders fills the air and hors d'oeuvres are served while...

Where?
The Clay Place
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-775-1078
Website »

Trae Pearce and the T-Stone Band

Bruce T. Gora Sunset Concert featuring Trae Pearce and the T-Stone Band at Lee County Alliance for the Arts

 

Trae Pierce began playing music...

Cost: $20

Where?
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-939-2787
Website »

Abba Fab: A Tribute to Abba

Mamma Mia! You can dance, you can jive, you can have the time of your life with Abba Fab: The Ultimate Tribute to Abba!

Cost: $37-60

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theater
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Arcadia by Theater Conspiracy

Widely regarded as the masterpiece of one of our most talented contemporary playwrights, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is the perfect marriage of ideas, wit, language, passion and comedy. A...

Cost: $22

Where?
Theater Conspiracy
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-936-3239
Website »

Same Time, Next Year by the Laboratory Theater of Florida

This charming romantic comedy tells the story of two people, married to others, who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for 25 years. They develop an emotional intimacy, share their lives and...

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Order/Disorder exhibit and 44th Annual Jade Riedel Scholarship Competition Exhibition

Order/Disorder

The Naples Art Association (NAA) Members’ Gallery, located in the Cuthbert Studio on the first floor of The von Liebig Art Center features all-media...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Naples Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition

A juried display with works by artists from across the nation. National Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition 2015 is a competitive juried exhibition with works by artists from...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Richard Segalman Solo Exhibition

Displays new works and selections from Segalman’s studio, including works in in oil, pastel, watercolor and monotype.

Cost: Free

Where?
Harmon-Meek Gallery
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-2637
Website »

Kim Keever exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio

The studio presents the dramatic constructed tank environments of visual artist and photographer Kim Keever.

Keever studied Engineering at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and was...

Cost: Free

Where?
Thomas Riley Studio
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-594-1098
Website »

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter Paintings, Feb. 27 – April 4, 2015

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter...

Cost: Free

Where?
Selby Gallery (Ringling College of Art and Design)
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Selby Gallery
Telephone: 941-359-7563
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

The Butcher by Gulfshore Playhouse

The Butcher tells the tale of two strangers: Jane, an Evangelical Christian struggling with her faith, and Massoud, an Iranian Halal Butcher steeped in tradition, who together witness a...

Cost: $60

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
Website »

National League of American Pen Women exhibit

Southwest Florida branch of the National League of American Pen Women was founded in 1977. These talented women in the arts hold hundreds of awards, exhibit, and publish nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

Surface Tension: Pattern Texture and Rhythm Exhibition

The exhibition features art in which pattern, texture and rhythm are the primary elements generating energy and visual movement as well as emotional and aesthetic content. From painting,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

Oklahoma! by The Naples Players

Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the...

Cost: $40

Where?
Sugden Community Theatre
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-263-7990
Website »

Godspell at BIG Arts

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden)—and it took the world by...

Cost: $42 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-472-6862
Website »

Bonita Springs Concert Band Sunday at the Movies

The Bonita Springs Concert Band, under the direction of Gary Smith, will present a free concert on Sunday, March 22, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. in Riverside Park on Old 41 in Bonita Springs.
...

Cost: Free

Where?
Riverside Park
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-405-3320
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

ADDRESS:     Lakes Regional Park

Cost: Day of Registration is $60.

Where?
Lakes Regional Park
7330 Gladiolus Drive
Ft Myers, FL  33908
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cure Pancreatic Cancer
Telephone: 239-415-3886
Contact name: Suzanne Kennedy
Website »

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Art Class: Realistic Painting in Graphite

Learn how to paint anything realistically in this informative class. Using her proven painting technique Lee will show you how to master 3-D looks in your painting. Her book “Landscapes in...

Cost: $375

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Free Tigertail Beach Walks

Shore birds, wading birds, fiddler crabs, mangroves, live shells and more! Meet your Tigertail Beach volunteer guides at the kiosk for a walking tour of this natural beach. A designated...

Cost: Free

Where?
Tigertail Beach Park
490 Hernando Drive
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: ArtCalusa: Representing Florida’s History Through Art

ArtCalusa is a group exhibition featuring Florida's leading historical artists working today, each of whom produces works of art based on scholarly research findings and experimental...

Cost: free

Where?
Collier County Museum
3331 Tamiami Tr E
Naples, FL  34112
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museum
Telephone: 239-252-8476
Contact name: Collier County Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: "Adventures with Brush and Paint: Capturing Florida's Magic"

A self-taught artist, Dianna Willman, uses light and shadow to enhance the local landscapes she has come to love. Her paintings of local wildlife, swaying palms, sandy beaches, and endless...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051 5th Ave S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museums
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Naples Depot Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

World Water Day

In celebration of World Water Day, the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers “buy one, get one free admission.” Higher price prevails. Cannot be combined with other...

Cost: buy one, get one free admission

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free Briggs Boardwalk Rookery Bay Walk

Free, self-guided boardwalk open year round, dawn to dusk. Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides available most mornings. View five eco-communities from scrub to brackish...

Cost: Free

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FMBAA Studio II Watercolor group show

Studio II Watercolor group show.

Cost: Free admission

Where?
Fort Myers Beach Art Association gallery building
3030 Shell Mound
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL  33931
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Telephone: 239-463-3909
Contact name: publicity chair
Website »

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

High Points boat tour

Come along on this small boat cruise through back bays and winding creeks to visit one of the most unique areas of Rookery Bay Reserve. After disembarking, take a short...

Cost: $75 members/$85 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Home Watch Professionals® Announce Feb./March 2015 Training Schedule

Your Home Watch Professionals® (YHWP) announce the February/March schedule for their upcoming free seminars and fee-based training program. Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the...

Cost: Free and fee-based

Where?
Your Home Watch Professionals
5405 Taylor Rd.
Suite 1
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-707-4296
Contact name: Diane Pisani
Website »

Oklahoma! by The Naples Players

Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the...

Cost: $40

Where?
Sugden Community Theatre
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-263-7990
Website »

Same Time, Next Year by the Laboratory Theater of Florida

This charming romantic comedy tells the story of two people, married to others, who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for 25 years. They develop an emotional intimacy, share their lives and...

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter Paintings, Feb. 27 – April 4, 2015

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter...

Cost: Free

Where?
Selby Gallery (Ringling College of Art and Design)
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Selby Gallery
Telephone: 941-359-7563
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

Surface Tension: Pattern Texture and Rhythm Exhibition

The exhibition features art in which pattern, texture and rhythm are the primary elements generating energy and visual movement as well as emotional and aesthetic content. From painting,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

Kim Keever exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio

The studio presents the dramatic constructed tank environments of visual artist and photographer Kim Keever.

Keever studied Engineering at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and was...

Cost: Free

Where?
Thomas Riley Studio
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-594-1098
Website »

79th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The exhibit features 70 artworks by FGCU students selected by jurors Veron Ennis, Barbara Hill and Dana Roes from more than 300 submissions. Students of all levels were invited to participate....

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-7199
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

West Side Story at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Website »

Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.

Doubt, pain, joy . . . More than 60 self-portraits by modern and contemporary artists reveal the human face’s wealth of emotive power. Although the self-portrait emerged in the early...

Cost: Admission $10 admission, $5 per full-time student

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Arcadia by Theater Conspiracy

Widely regarded as the masterpiece of one of our most talented contemporary playwrights, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is the perfect marriage of ideas, wit, language, passion and comedy. A...

Cost: $22

Where?
Theater Conspiracy
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-936-3239
Website »

Naples Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition

A juried display with works by artists from across the nation. National Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition 2015 is a competitive juried exhibition with works by artists from...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Godspell at BIG Arts

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden)—and it took the world by...

Cost: $42 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-472-6862
Website »

Abba Fab: A Tribute to Abba

Mamma Mia! You can dance, you can jive, you can have the time of your life with Abba Fab: The Ultimate Tribute to Abba!

Cost: $37-60

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theater
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Order/Disorder exhibit and 44th Annual Jade Riedel Scholarship Competition Exhibition

Order/Disorder

The Naples Art Association (NAA) Members’ Gallery, located in the Cuthbert Studio on the first floor of The von Liebig Art Center features all-media...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Richard Segalman Solo Exhibition

Displays new works and selections from Segalman’s studio, including works in in oil, pastel, watercolor and monotype.

Cost: Free

Where?
Harmon-Meek Gallery
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-2637
Website »

National League of American Pen Women exhibit

Southwest Florida branch of the National League of American Pen Women was founded in 1977. These talented women in the arts hold hundreds of awards, exhibit, and publish nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

The Naples Networking Group

The Naples Networking Group

Cost: 1.00

Where?
American Momentum Bank Bldg
8625 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-424-9142
Contact name: Seth Schiller
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

ADDRESS:     Lakes Regional Park

Cost: Day of Registration is $60.

Where?
Lakes Regional Park
7330 Gladiolus Drive
Ft Myers, FL  33908
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cure Pancreatic Cancer
Telephone: 239-415-3886
Contact name: Suzanne Kennedy
Website »

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Art Class: Realistic Painting in Graphite

Learn how to paint anything realistically in this informative class. Using her proven painting technique Lee will show you how to master 3-D looks in your painting. Her book “Landscapes in...

Cost: $375

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Free Tigertail Beach Walks

Shore birds, wading birds, fiddler crabs, mangroves, live shells and more! Meet your Tigertail Beach volunteer guides at the kiosk for a walking tour of this natural beach. A designated...

Cost: Free

Where?
Tigertail Beach Park
490 Hernando Drive
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free Briggs Boardwalk Rookery Bay Walk

Free, self-guided boardwalk open year round, dawn to dusk. Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides available most mornings. View five eco-communities from scrub to brackish...

Cost: Free

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: ArtCalusa: Representing Florida’s History Through Art

ArtCalusa is a group exhibition featuring Florida's leading historical artists working today, each of whom produces works of art based on scholarly research findings and experimental...

Cost: free

Where?
Collier County Museum
3331 Tamiami Tr E
Naples, FL  34112
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museum
Telephone: 239-252-8476
Contact name: Collier County Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: "Adventures with Brush and Paint: Capturing Florida's Magic"

A self-taught artist, Dianna Willman, uses light and shadow to enhance the local landscapes she has come to love. Her paintings of local wildlife, swaying palms, sandy beaches, and endless...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051 5th Ave S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museums
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Naples Depot Museum
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hidden History Cruise

Rookery Bay area is rich with history – archaeological, anthropological and ecological. Conservancy of Southwest Florida Naturalist Michelle Rebilas explains many surprising facts and...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12 $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FMBAA Studio II Watercolor group show

Studio II Watercolor group show.

Cost: Free admission

Where?
Fort Myers Beach Art Association gallery building
3030 Shell Mound
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL  33931
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Telephone: 239-463-3909
Contact name: publicity chair
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Byron Browne mini feature

One of the co-founders of the American Abstract Artists association in 1935, Byron Browne was a significant artist through the 1950s seeing his works collected by scores of art museums. ...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Scams, Frauds and Identity Theft - Oh My!

Parkinson Association of SW Florida is pleased to present Scams, Frauds and Identity Theft - Oh My! presented by Ms. Angela Larson of the Collier County Sheriff's Office. Registration begins...

Cost: Free

Where?
Grace Lutheran Church
860 Banyan Blvd.
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

High Points boat tour

Come along on this small boat cruise through back bays and winding creeks to visit one of the most unique areas of Rookery Bay Reserve. After disembarking, take a short...

Cost: $75 members/$85 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Naples Airport Authority invites the public to share ideas about airport noise

The City of Naples Airport Authority wants input about airport noise issues and invites the public to share ideas during a community forum and open house. Airport Authority staff and members of...

Cost: Free

Where?
Commercial Airline Terminal
500 Terminal Drive
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Home Watch Professionals® Announce Feb./March 2015 Training Schedule

Your Home Watch Professionals® (YHWP) announce the February/March schedule for their upcoming free seminars and fee-based training program. Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the...

Cost: Free and fee-based

Where?
Your Home Watch Professionals
5405 Taylor Rd.
Suite 1
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-707-4296
Contact name: Diane Pisani
Website »

7:00 PM

Beginner Salsa Group Class

Dolce Vita Dance Co. Offers Beginner Salsa Classes every Tuesday at our Ft. Myers Location 7pm (12901 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers FL 33919) and Every Thursday at our Naples location 8pm (3285...

Cost: $20 walk in or see our website for discounts!

Where?
Naples and Fort Myers Locations
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Dolce Vita Dance Company
Telephone: 484-680-0693
Contact name: Christina tully
Website »

Order/Disorder exhibit and 44th Annual Jade Riedel Scholarship Competition Exhibition

Order/Disorder

The Naples Art Association (NAA) Members’ Gallery, located in the Cuthbert Studio on the first floor of The von Liebig Art Center features all-media...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Richard Segalman Solo Exhibition

Displays new works and selections from Segalman’s studio, including works in in oil, pastel, watercolor and monotype.

Cost: Free

Where?
Harmon-Meek Gallery
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-2637
Website »

Surface Tension: Pattern Texture and Rhythm Exhibition

The exhibition features art in which pattern, texture and rhythm are the primary elements generating energy and visual movement as well as emotional and aesthetic content. From painting,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

National League of American Pen Women exhibit

Southwest Florida branch of the National League of American Pen Women was founded in 1977. These talented women in the arts hold hundreds of awards, exhibit, and publish nationally and...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Godspell at BIG Arts

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden)—and it took the world by...

Cost: $42 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-472-6862
Website »

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter Paintings, Feb. 27 – April 4, 2015

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter...

Cost: Free

Where?
Selby Gallery (Ringling College of Art and Design)
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Selby Gallery
Telephone: 941-359-7563
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

Naples Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition

A juried display with works by artists from across the nation. National Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition 2015 is a competitive juried exhibition with works by artists from...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Arcadia by Theater Conspiracy

Widely regarded as the masterpiece of one of our most talented contemporary playwrights, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is the perfect marriage of ideas, wit, language, passion and comedy. A...

Cost: $22

Where?
Theater Conspiracy
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-936-3239
Website »

79th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The exhibit features 70 artworks by FGCU students selected by jurors Veron Ennis, Barbara Hill and Dana Roes from more than 300 submissions. Students of all levels were invited to participate....

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-7199
Website »

Oklahoma! by The Naples Players

Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the...

Cost: $40

Where?
Sugden Community Theatre
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-263-7990
Website »

West Side Story at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Website »

Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.

Doubt, pain, joy . . . More than 60 self-portraits by modern and contemporary artists reveal the human face’s wealth of emotive power. Although the self-portrait emerged in the early...

Cost: Admission $10 admission, $5 per full-time student

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

Kim Keever exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio

The studio presents the dramatic constructed tank environments of visual artist and photographer Kim Keever.

Keever studied Engineering at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and was...

Cost: Free

Where?
Thomas Riley Studio
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-594-1098
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Same Time, Next Year by the Laboratory Theater of Florida

This charming romantic comedy tells the story of two people, married to others, who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for 25 years. They develop an emotional intimacy, share their lives and...

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

ADDRESS:     Lakes Regional Park

Cost: Day of Registration is $60.

Where?
Lakes Regional Park
7330 Gladiolus Drive
Ft Myers, FL  33908
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cure Pancreatic Cancer
Telephone: 239-415-3886
Contact name: Suzanne Kennedy
Website »

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Free Tigertail Beach Walks

Shore birds, wading birds, fiddler crabs, mangroves, live shells and more! Meet your Tigertail Beach volunteer guides at the kiosk for a walking tour of this natural beach. A designated...

Cost: Free

Where?
Tigertail Beach Park
490 Hernando Drive
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Website »

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Art Class: Realistic Painting in Graphite

Learn how to paint anything realistically in this informative class. Using her proven painting technique Lee will show you how to master 3-D looks in your painting. Her book “Landscapes in...

Cost: $375

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: ArtCalusa: Representing Florida’s History Through Art

ArtCalusa is a group exhibition featuring Florida's leading historical artists working today, each of whom produces works of art based on scholarly research findings and experimental...

Cost: free

Where?
Collier County Museum
3331 Tamiami Tr E
Naples, FL  34112
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museum
Telephone: 239-252-8476
Contact name: Collier County Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free Briggs Boardwalk Rookery Bay Walk

Free, self-guided boardwalk open year round, dawn to dusk. Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides available most mornings. View five eco-communities from scrub to brackish...

Cost: Free

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: "Adventures with Brush and Paint: Capturing Florida's Magic"

A self-taught artist, Dianna Willman, uses light and shadow to enhance the local landscapes she has come to love. Her paintings of local wildlife, swaying palms, sandy beaches, and endless...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051 5th Ave S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museums
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Naples Depot Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FMBAA Studio II Watercolor group show

Studio II Watercolor group show.

Cost: Free admission

Where?
Fort Myers Beach Art Association gallery building
3030 Shell Mound
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL  33931
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Telephone: 239-463-3909
Contact name: publicity chair
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Byron Browne mini feature

One of the co-founders of the American Abstract Artists association in 1935, Byron Browne was a significant artist through the 1950s seeing his works collected by scores of art museums. ...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Treasure Island boat tour

The treasure on this interesting island isn't gold, silver or pirates' booty. It is the amazing ecological treasure of a rare tropical hardwood...

Cost: $80 members/$90 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Home Watch Professionals® Announce Feb./March 2015 Training Schedule

Your Home Watch Professionals® (YHWP) announce the February/March schedule for their upcoming free seminars and fee-based training program. Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the...

Cost: Free and fee-based

Where?
Your Home Watch Professionals
5405 Taylor Rd.
Suite 1
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-707-4296
Contact name: Diane Pisani
Website »

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Fountain of Youth is Between Your Ears

Improve your memory and brain power and live longer – well. Learn why people of all ages should take action now to protect and strengthen their brain to improve...

Cost: $10

Where?
House of Gaia
1660 Trade Center Way
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Seize the Day Wellness
Telephone: 239-250-2592
Contact name: Christine Sullivan
Website »

Order/Disorder exhibit and 44th Annual Jade Riedel Scholarship Competition Exhibition

Order/Disorder

The Naples Art Association (NAA) Members’ Gallery, located in the Cuthbert Studio on the first floor of The von Liebig Art Center features all-media...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Surface Tension: Pattern Texture and Rhythm Exhibition

The exhibition features art in which pattern, texture and rhythm are the primary elements generating energy and visual movement as well as emotional and aesthetic content. From painting,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Richard Segalman Solo Exhibition

Displays new works and selections from Segalman’s studio, including works in in oil, pastel, watercolor and monotype.

Cost: Free

Where?
Harmon-Meek Gallery
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-2637
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.

Doubt, pain, joy . . . More than 60 self-portraits by modern and contemporary artists reveal the human face’s wealth of emotive power. Although the self-portrait emerged in the early...

Cost: Admission $10 admission, $5 per full-time student

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Kim Keever exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio

The studio presents the dramatic constructed tank environments of visual artist and photographer Kim Keever.

Keever studied Engineering at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and was...

Cost: Free

Where?
Thomas Riley Studio
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-594-1098
Website »

West Side Story at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Website »

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter Paintings, Feb. 27 – April 4, 2015

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter...

Cost: Free

Where?
Selby Gallery (Ringling College of Art and Design)
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Selby Gallery
Telephone: 941-359-7563
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

Oklahoma! by The Naples Players

Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the...

Cost: $40

Where?
Sugden Community Theatre
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-263-7990
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
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For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

79th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The exhibit features 70 artworks by FGCU students selected by jurors Veron Ennis, Barbara Hill and Dana Roes from more than 300 submissions. Students of all levels were invited to participate....

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-7199
Website »

Naples Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition

A juried display with works by artists from across the nation. National Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition 2015 is a competitive juried exhibition with works by artists from...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Arcadia by Theater Conspiracy

Widely regarded as the masterpiece of one of our most talented contemporary playwrights, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is the perfect marriage of ideas, wit, language, passion and comedy. A...

Cost: $22

Where?
Theater Conspiracy
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-936-3239
Website »

Same Time, Next Year by the Laboratory Theater of Florida

This charming romantic comedy tells the story of two people, married to others, who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for 25 years. They develop an emotional intimacy, share their lives and...

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Godspell at BIG Arts

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden)—and it took the world by...

Cost: $42 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-472-6862
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

ADDRESS:     Lakes Regional Park

Cost: Day of Registration is $60.

Where?
Lakes Regional Park
7330 Gladiolus Drive
Ft Myers, FL  33908
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cure Pancreatic Cancer
Telephone: 239-415-3886
Contact name: Suzanne Kennedy
Website »

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Art Class: Realistic Painting in Graphite

Learn how to paint anything realistically in this informative class. Using her proven painting technique Lee will show you how to master 3-D looks in your painting. Her book “Landscapes in...

Cost: $375

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Free Tigertail Beach Walks

Shore birds, wading birds, fiddler crabs, mangroves, live shells and more! Meet your Tigertail Beach volunteer guides at the kiosk for a walking tour of this natural beach. A designated...

Cost: Free

Where?
Tigertail Beach Park
490 Hernando Drive
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: ArtCalusa: Representing Florida’s History Through Art

ArtCalusa is a group exhibition featuring Florida's leading historical artists working today, each of whom produces works of art based on scholarly research findings and experimental...

Cost: free

Where?
Collier County Museum
3331 Tamiami Tr E
Naples, FL  34112
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museum
Telephone: 239-252-8476
Contact name: Collier County Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: "Adventures with Brush and Paint: Capturing Florida's Magic"

A self-taught artist, Dianna Willman, uses light and shadow to enhance the local landscapes she has come to love. Her paintings of local wildlife, swaying palms, sandy beaches, and endless...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051 5th Ave S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museums
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Naples Depot Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn to paint with watercolors at The French Press

 

The European-style bakery café, The French Press, is bringing food, fun, art and entertainment to Cape Harbour Marina this month. From 9 to 10:30...

Cost: $15

Where?
The French Press
5789 Cape Harbour Drive, #101
Cape Coral, FL  33914
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-542-0212
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free Briggs Boardwalk Rookery Bay Walk

Free, self-guided boardwalk open year round, dawn to dusk. Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides available most mornings. View five eco-communities from scrub to brackish...

Cost: Free

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FMBAA Studio II Watercolor group show

Studio II Watercolor group show.

Cost: Free admission

Where?
Fort Myers Beach Art Association gallery building
3030 Shell Mound
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL  33931
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For more information:
Sponsor: Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Telephone: 239-463-3909
Contact name: publicity chair
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Byron Browne mini feature

One of the co-founders of the American Abstract Artists association in 1935, Byron Browne was a significant artist through the 1950s seeing his works collected by scores of art museums. ...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Life is a Beach boat tour

This tour provides an opportunity to explore Keewaydin Island, a natural, living barrier island with an incredible diversity of life and some of the best shelling in...

Cost: $80 members/$90 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Empty Bowls Naples Fundraiswer

Empty Bowls Naples is having a fund raiser to benefit The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida at Talbots Boutique in Waterside Shops, Naples. The event takes place on March 26th between...

Cost: Free

Where?
Talbots Waterside Shops
5555 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL  34108
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For more information:
Sponsor: Talbots
Telephone: 239-591-848
Contact name: Betsy Dawson
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Promenade at Bonita Bay Presents Fashion & Footwork

The Promenade at Bonita Bay is hosting a free Spring Fashion Extravaganza called “Fashion & Footwork” from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, March 26. The special event features fashions and...

Cost: Free

Where?
Promenade at Bonita Bay
26795-26851 South Bay Drive
Bonita Springs, FL  34134
View map »

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Naples Princess Sunset Wine Cruise with Decanted

Join Decanted Wines aboard the Naples Princess for a sunset wine cruise. The perfect romantic evening or night out with friends! A beautiful two-hour sunset cruise onto the Gulf of Mexico,...

Cost: $60

Where?
Naples Princess
550 Port O Call Way
Naples, FL  34102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Decanted wines
Telephone: 239-434-1814
Website »

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sip in Style Fashion Bash

On Thursday, March 26 at 6 pm. The Bell Tower Shops hosts Sip in Style Fashion Bash, a fashion event showcasing Spring 2015’s hot...

Cost: VIP tickets $20

Where?
Bell Tower Shops
13499 S Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL  33907
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-489-1221

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

SRMA to present its vision for the future at March 26 meeting

The Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) will host their next monthly networking meeting for manufacturers and business professionals on the evening of Thursday, March 26, from...

Cost: $35 for members and $45 for non-members

Where?
Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers , FL  33907
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-313-3060
Contact name: Max Dean
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Home Watch Professionals® Announce Feb./March 2015 Training Schedule

Your Home Watch Professionals® (YHWP) announce the February/March schedule for their upcoming free seminars and fee-based training program. Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the...

Cost: Free and fee-based

Where?
Your Home Watch Professionals
5405 Taylor Rd.
Suite 1
Naples, FL  34109
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-707-4296
Contact name: Diane Pisani
Website »

7:00 PM

Beginner Salsa Group Class

Dolce Vita Dance Co. Offers Beginner Salsa Classes every Tuesday at our Ft. Myers Location 7pm (12901 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers FL 33919) and Every Thursday at our Naples location 8pm (3285...

Cost: $20 walk in or see our website for discounts!

Where?
Naples and Fort Myers Locations
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Dolce Vita Dance Company
Telephone: 484-680-0693
Contact name: Christina tully
Website »

7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Third Annual Whiskey Obsession Festival

Whiskey Obsession is one of the largest whisk(e)y shows in Florida, celebrating fine single malt, blended Scotch and American whiskies, Bourbon and rye, as well as whiskies from Ireland,...

Cost: $195 VIP, $95 General Admission, $45 Companion

Where?
Michael's On East
1212 East Avenue
Sarasota, FL  34239
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For more information:
Sponsor: Whiskey Obsession LLC
Telephone: 941-400-9889
Contact name: Turner Moore
Website »

Godspell at BIG Arts

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden)—and it took the world by...

Cost: $42 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-472-6862
Website »

Order/Disorder exhibit and 44th Annual Jade Riedel Scholarship Competition Exhibition

Order/Disorder

The Naples Art Association (NAA) Members’ Gallery, located in the Cuthbert Studio on the first floor of The von Liebig Art Center features all-media...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

Arcadia by Theater Conspiracy

Widely regarded as the masterpiece of one of our most talented contemporary playwrights, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is the perfect marriage of ideas, wit, language, passion and comedy. A...

Cost: $22

Where?
Theater Conspiracy
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-936-3239
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Same Time, Next Year by the Laboratory Theater of Florida

This charming romantic comedy tells the story of two people, married to others, who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for 25 years. They develop an emotional intimacy, share their lives and...

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter Paintings, Feb. 27 – April 4, 2015

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter...

Cost: Free

Where?
Selby Gallery (Ringling College of Art and Design)
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
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For more information:
Sponsor: Selby Gallery
Telephone: 941-359-7563
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Surface Tension: Pattern Texture and Rhythm Exhibition

The exhibition features art in which pattern, texture and rhythm are the primary elements generating energy and visual movement as well as emotional and aesthetic content. From painting,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

Oklahoma! by The Naples Players

Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the...

Cost: $40

Where?
Sugden Community Theatre
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-263-7990
Website »

West Side Story at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Website »

Kim Keever exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio

The studio presents the dramatic constructed tank environments of visual artist and photographer Kim Keever.

Keever studied Engineering at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and was...

Cost: Free

Where?
Thomas Riley Studio
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-594-1098
Website »

From Seoul, South Korea featuring pianist Daehyun Kim

The distinguished pianist Daehyun Kim from Seoul, South Korea will present a program featuring the music of Mozart and Schubert in the acoustically perfect U. Tobe Recital Hall.  Mr....

Cost: $10 per general admission, $7 per student

Where?
FGCU’s Bower School of Music & the Arts
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-745-4268
Website »

Naples Philharmonic Around Town

Naples Philharmonic Around Town at First Presbyterian Church Bonita Springs; continues Friday at Wesley United Methodist Church, Marco Island, and Sunday at First Presbyterian Church,...

Cost: $35 per adult, $15 per student

Where?
Various locations
, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Marc Vee Quartet

Marc Vee is an experienced musician composer/band-leader who studied formally at The University of Miami School of music. He has released four jazz albums internationally and has played concerts...

Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Where?
Center for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

Fort Myers Film Festival

The Regal Cinema Bell Tower, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Lee County Alliance for the Arts and Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre host year five of the...

Where?
Various locations
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Website »

79th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The exhibit features 70 artworks by FGCU students selected by jurors Veron Ennis, Barbara Hill and Dana Roes from more than 300 submissions. Students of all levels were invited to participate....

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-7199
Website »

Naples Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition

A juried display with works by artists from across the nation. National Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition 2015 is a competitive juried exhibition with works by artists from...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Richard Segalman Solo Exhibition

Displays new works and selections from Segalman’s studio, including works in in oil, pastel, watercolor and monotype.

Cost: Free

Where?
Harmon-Meek Gallery
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-2637
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Richard Nader’s Doo Wop & Rock ’n Roll

This all-star line-up of Rock N' Roll legends includes GENE CHANDLER who recorded “Duke Of Earl,” “Groovy Situation,” and “Nothing Can Stop Me Now”....

Cost: $34-66

Where?
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-489-4849
Website »

Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.

Doubt, pain, joy . . . More than 60 self-portraits by modern and contemporary artists reveal the human face’s wealth of emotive power. Although the self-portrait emerged in the early...

Cost: Admission $10 admission, $5 per full-time student

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

1:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Essence of the Estuary boat tour

Have you ever visited a place with the hope you might come away with a profound understanding of its essence rather than just a snapshot? This 2.5 hour small boat tour...

Cost: $75 members/$85 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

ADDRESS:     Lakes Regional Park

Cost: Day of Registration is $60.

Where?
Lakes Regional Park
7330 Gladiolus Drive
Ft Myers, FL  33908
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Cure Pancreatic Cancer
Telephone: 239-415-3886
Contact name: Suzanne Kennedy
Website »

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Art Class: Realistic Painting in Graphite

Learn how to paint anything realistically in this informative class. Using her proven painting technique Lee will show you how to master 3-D looks in your painting. Her book “Landscapes in...

Cost: $375

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Free Tigertail Beach Walks

Shore birds, wading birds, fiddler crabs, mangroves, live shells and more! Meet your Tigertail Beach volunteer guides at the kiosk for a walking tour of this natural beach. A designated...

Cost: Free

Where?
Tigertail Beach Park
490 Hernando Drive
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free Briggs Boardwalk Rookery Bay Walk

Free, self-guided boardwalk open year round, dawn to dusk. Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides available most mornings. View five eco-communities from scrub to brackish...

Cost: Free

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: "Adventures with Brush and Paint: Capturing Florida's Magic"

A self-taught artist, Dianna Willman, uses light and shadow to enhance the local landscapes she has come to love. Her paintings of local wildlife, swaying palms, sandy beaches, and endless...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051 5th Ave S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museums
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Naples Depot Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: ArtCalusa: Representing Florida’s History Through Art

ArtCalusa is a group exhibition featuring Florida's leading historical artists working today, each of whom produces works of art based on scholarly research findings and experimental...

Cost: free

Where?
Collier County Museum
3331 Tamiami Tr E
Naples, FL  34112
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museum
Telephone: 239-252-8476
Contact name: Collier County Museum
Website »

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Yoga+ Art

Intuitive Art & Yoga offers a wholistic and integrated approach to mind & body wellness. Each class session begins with a one hour yoga session followed by a one hour intuitive art...

Cost: $30 drop-in

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
585 Park St.
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Naples Art Association
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Contact name: Jessica Hesser
Website »

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sweet Liberty Sailing Adventures

A three-hour Naples Bay tour accompanied by Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteers. Includes one hour of shelling  and  swimming at Keewaydin Island. Schedule...

Cost: $40 per person. Conservancy members receive a 10% discount.

Where?
Crayton Cove
880 12th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-793-3525
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

2015 Student Surrealist Art Exhibits-Hillsborough Students-Pinellas Students

The Dali seeks to make a difference in the community by recognizing the role our art teachers play in their students’ development, and by encouraging students to continue exploring new...

Cost: Included in admission

Where?
The Dali Museum
1 Dali Boulevard
St. Petersburg, FL  33701
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Dali Museum
Telephone: 727-823-3767
Website »

10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

2015 Spring Luncheon to benefit Hope Hospice

Friends of Hope Women’s Committee is hosting its annual Spring Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa to benefit Hope Hospice and its Rainbow...

Cost: $100 per person; $1,250 to sponsor table of 10 guests and program recognition

Where?
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Rd.
Bonita Springs, FL  34134
View map »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Byron Browne mini feature

One of the co-founders of the American Abstract Artists association in 1935, Byron Browne was a significant artist through the 1950s seeing his works collected by scores of art museums. ...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Free Public Artwalk - Ringling College of Art and Design

Free Public Artwalk - Ringling College of Art and Design

Friday, March 27, 4:30 7:00 pm

...

Cost: Free

Where?
Ringling College of Art and Design
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Department of Galleries and Exhibitions
Telephone: 941-359-7564
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Home Watch Professionals® Announce Feb./March 2015 Training Schedule

Your Home Watch Professionals® (YHWP) announce the February/March schedule for their upcoming free seminars and fee-based training program. Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the...

Cost: Free and fee-based

Where?
Your Home Watch Professionals
5405 Taylor Rd.
Suite 1
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-707-4296
Contact name: Diane Pisani
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Amazing Adventures

The March Amazing Adventure lecture will feature several presentations meant to ignite and inspire the audience. Presenters will talk about things they are passionate about and experiences they...

Cost: free to members/$10 for non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Big Impressions by Little Artists

The third annual “Big Impressions by Little Artists” fundraising event to benefit Collier Child Care Resources (CCCR) is set for Friday, March 27, 2015 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at...

Cost: $50

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
585 Park Street
Naples, FL  34102
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-3908
Website »

7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Third Annual Whiskey Obsession Festival

Whiskey Obsession is one of the largest whisk(e)y shows in Florida, celebrating fine single malt, blended Scotch and American whiskies, Bourbon and rye, as well as whiskies from Ireland,...

Cost: $195 VIP, $95 General Admission, $45 Companion

Where?
Michael's On East
1212 East Avenue
Sarasota, FL  34239
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Whiskey Obsession LLC
Telephone: 941-400-9889
Contact name: Turner Moore
Website »

Arcadia by Theater Conspiracy

Widely regarded as the masterpiece of one of our most talented contemporary playwrights, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is the perfect marriage of ideas, wit, language, passion and comedy. A...

Cost: $22

Where?
Theater Conspiracy
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-936-3239
Website »

Oklahoma! by The Naples Players

Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the...

Cost: $40

Where?
Sugden Community Theatre
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-263-7990
Website »

Order/Disorder exhibit and 44th Annual Jade Riedel Scholarship Competition Exhibition

Order/Disorder

The Naples Art Association (NAA) Members’ Gallery, located in the Cuthbert Studio on the first floor of The von Liebig Art Center features all-media...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Same Time, Next Year by the Laboratory Theater of Florida

This charming romantic comedy tells the story of two people, married to others, who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for 25 years. They develop an emotional intimacy, share their lives and...

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Kim Keever exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio

The studio presents the dramatic constructed tank environments of visual artist and photographer Kim Keever.

Keever studied Engineering at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and was...

Cost: Free

Where?
Thomas Riley Studio
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-594-1098
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter Paintings, Feb. 27 – April 4, 2015

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter...

Cost: Free

Where?
Selby Gallery (Ringling College of Art and Design)
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Selby Gallery
Telephone: 941-359-7563
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

Naples Philharmonic Around Town

Naples Philharmonic Around Town at First Presbyterian Church Bonita Springs; continues Friday at Wesley United Methodist Church, Marco Island, and Sunday at First Presbyterian Church,...

Cost: $35 per adult, $15 per student

Where?
Various locations
, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Kevin Hart at Germain Arena

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart comes to Germain Arena as part of the Florida Gulf Coast University event. 

Cost: $67

Where?
Germain Arena
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-948-7825
Website »

Fort Myers Film Festival

The Regal Cinema Bell Tower, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Lee County Alliance for the Arts and Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre host year five of the...

Where?
Various locations
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Richard Segalman Solo Exhibition

Displays new works and selections from Segalman’s studio, including works in in oil, pastel, watercolor and monotype.

Cost: Free

Where?
Harmon-Meek Gallery
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-2637
Website »

79th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The exhibit features 70 artworks by FGCU students selected by jurors Veron Ennis, Barbara Hill and Dana Roes from more than 300 submissions. Students of all levels were invited to participate....

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-7199
Website »

Wine Cruise- Tour of France

Enjoy an evening with great wine and delicious food.  Tyler Haas, a wine and champagne expert who has visited many wine regions and tasted nearly 2,700 wines just in 2014 will delight...

Cost: $50

Where?
Pure Fort Myers
2360 W. 1st Street
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-919-2965
Website »

Naples Flower Show

The Naples Garden Club and host Naples Botanical Garden combine resources to present the 62nd annual event of demonstrations and displays, one of the largest flower shows in South Florida. The...

Cost: Regular garden admission

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.

Doubt, pain, joy . . . More than 60 self-portraits by modern and contemporary artists reveal the human face’s wealth of emotive power. Although the self-portrait emerged in the early...

Cost: Admission $10 admission, $5 per full-time student

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

West Side Story at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Website »

Tribute to the Kings of Country Music: Cash & Jones

Tribute to the Kings of Country Music: Cash & Jones at The Norris Center

 

The Norris Center presents a tribute to the greats in a two-hour...

Cost: $22

Where?
Norris Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-213-3058
Website »

Corkscrew After Hours

Experience Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in the evening light with educational programs, interpretive exhibits and live music. This month’s program is “Frogs and Toads of Collier...

Cost: $12 per adult, $6 college student, $4 per child

Where?
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-348-9151
Website »

Texas Tenors

The group, who debuted four years ago on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, hit the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall stage. With their hit PBS special now airing across the US...

Cost: $26-53

Where?
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-489-4849
Website »

Naples Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition

A juried display with works by artists from across the nation. National Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition 2015 is a competitive juried exhibition with works by artists from...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Godspell at BIG Arts

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden)—and it took the world by...

Cost: $42 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-472-6862
Website »

6:30 AM - 10:00 AM

LIPMAN TO HOST “RUN FOR BACKPACKS” 5K

Lipman, North America’s largest open-field tomato grower, is hosting a “Run for Backpacks” 5K and Junior Fun Run to raise money for its annual backpack...

Cost: Pre-registration is $25 for adults and $10 for students; $30 day of race.

Where?
Immokalee Regional Airport
165 Airpark Blvd.
Immokalee, FL  34142
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For more information:
Sponsor: Lipman Produce
Telephone: 239-657-4421
Contact name: Jaime Weisinger
Website »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

ADDRESS:     Lakes Regional Park

Cost: Day of Registration is $60.

Where?
Lakes Regional Park
7330 Gladiolus Drive
Ft Myers, FL  33908
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For more information:
Sponsor: Cure Pancreatic Cancer
Telephone: 239-415-3886
Contact name: Suzanne Kennedy
Website »

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Free Briggs Boardwalk Rookery Bay Walk

Free, self-guided boardwalk open year round, dawn to dusk. Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides available most mornings. View five eco-communities from scrub to brackish...

Cost: Free

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
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For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: "Adventures with Brush and Paint: Capturing Florida's Magic"

A self-taught artist, Dianna Willman, uses light and shadow to enhance the local landscapes she has come to love. Her paintings of local wildlife, swaying palms, sandy beaches, and endless...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051 5th Ave S
Naples, FL  34102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museums
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Naples Depot Museum
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
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For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibition: ArtCalusa: Representing Florida’s History Through Art

ArtCalusa is a group exhibition featuring Florida's leading historical artists working today, each of whom produces works of art based on scholarly research findings and experimental...

Cost: free

Where?
Collier County Museum
3331 Tamiami Tr E
Naples, FL  34112
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For more information:
Sponsor: Collier County Museum
Telephone: 239-252-8476
Contact name: Collier County Museum
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

CAPTIVATED IMAGE FILM PRESENTATION: SE ASIA

This night the CAPTIVATED IMAGE FILM PRESENTATION: SE ASIA will be premiering at Journeyman Photography Gallery. 

Cost: $10/ TICKET RSVP REQUIRED

Where?
Journeyman Photography Gallery
2220 J and C Blvd #9
Naples, FL  34109
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For more information:
Sponsor: Josh Manring
Telephone: 561-319-2041
Contact name: Kodie Walcott
Website »

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

2015 Student Surrealist Art Exhibits-Hillsborough Students-Pinellas Students

The Dali seeks to make a difference in the community by recognizing the role our art teachers play in their students’ development, and by encouraging students to continue exploring new...

Cost: Included in admission

Where?
The Dali Museum
1 Dali Boulevard
St. Petersburg, FL  33701
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For more information:
Sponsor: The Dali Museum
Telephone: 727-823-3767
Website »

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FMBAA “Anything Goes” show in Studio I. Show Studio II 14-28 Pastel Group.

Anything Goes” show in Studio I. Show Studio II 14-28 Pastel Group. 

Cost: Free admission

Where?
Fort Myers Beach Art Association gallery building
3030 Shell Mound
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL  33931
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For more information:
Sponsor: Fort Myers Beach Art Association
Telephone: 239-463-3909
Contact name: publicity chair
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Byron Browne mini feature

One of the co-founders of the American Abstract Artists association in 1935, Byron Browne was a significant artist through the 1950s seeing his works collected by scores of art museums. ...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
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For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ashton Woods Hosts Grand Opening of Four Models at Naples Reserve

Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders, is proud to announce the grand opening of four furnished models in Naples Reserve. The event is open to the public and will...

Cost: Free

Where?
Ashton Woods sales gallery in Naples Reserve
14167 Nautica Court
Naples, FL  34114
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For more information:
Sponsor: Ashton Woods
Telephone: 239-919-6612
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Your Home Watch Professionals® Announce Feb./March 2015 Training Schedule

Your Home Watch Professionals® (YHWP) announce the February/March schedule for their upcoming free seminars and fee-based training program. Individuals interested in pursuing a career in the...

Cost: Free and fee-based

Where?
Your Home Watch Professionals
5405 Taylor Rd.
Suite 1
Naples, FL  34109
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-707-4296
Contact name: Diane Pisani
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

GCHS Yappy Hour at Cape Harbour

Fathoms Restaurant and Bar with The French Pressnwill be hosting Yappy Hour the last Saturday of each month for the entire year. Cape Harbour’s Fetch Dog Boutique & Bakery will also be...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Fathoms Restaurant and Bar in the Cape Harbour
5785 Cape Harbour Drive #108
Cape Coral, FL  33914
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For more information:
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Humane Society
Telephone: 239-332-0364
Contact name: Jennifer Levin
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fathoms Restaurant & Bar Yappy Hour

From 6 – 8 p.m., bring Fido along for Yappy Hour, held at Fathoms the last Saturday of the month for the entire year, in association with the Gulf Coast Humane...

Cost: N/A

Where?
Fathoms Restaurant & Bar
5785 Cape Harbour Drive #108
Cape Coral , FL  33914
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-542-0123

6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Wine Cruise- Tour of France

Enjoy an evening with great wine and delicious food.  Tyler Haas, a wine and champagne expert who has visited many wine regions and tasted nearly 2,700 wines just in 2014 will delight you...

Cost: $50

Where?
Pure Fort Myers
2360 W. 1st Street
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Pure Fort Myers
Telephone: 239-919-2965
Contact name: Pure Fort Myers
Website »

Arcadia by Theater Conspiracy

Widely regarded as the masterpiece of one of our most talented contemporary playwrights, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard is the perfect marriage of ideas, wit, language, passion and comedy. A...

Cost: $22

Where?
Theater Conspiracy
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers , FL
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-936-3239
Website »

Order/Disorder exhibit and 44th Annual Jade Riedel Scholarship Competition Exhibition

Order/Disorder

The Naples Art Association (NAA) Members’ Gallery, located in the Cuthbert Studio on the first floor of The von Liebig Art Center features all-media...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Tour de Picayune at Picayune Strand State Forest

Tour de Picayune is a cross country bicycle race over the old trails and lands through the backwoods and swamps of Picayune Strand State Forest in Southwest Florida.

Dry sand, wet...

Where?
Picayune Strand State Forest
, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-280-8837

10K Run for Music at Artis—Naples

The campus of Artis—Naples and surrounding area hosts the Gulf Coast Runners event to benefit the Naples Philharmonic and its youth education programs.

Cost: $30 registration

Where?
Artis—Naples
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-404-7007
Website »

Swamp Buggy Nights at The Florida Sports Park

The race unfolds around the Mile-o-Mud under the night lights. 

Cost: $60 per VIP, $15 per adult, $5 per child

Where?
The Florida Sports Park
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-774-2701
Website »

Third Annual Spring Art Affair at Bell Tower Shops

Celebrate the arrival of spring during Lee County Alliance for the Arts’ 4th Annual Spring Art Affair in the courtyard at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers.  Meet more than 30 local...

Cost: Free

Where?
Bell Tower Shops
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-939-2787
Website »

Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents From Russia with Love at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

 

Masterworks IV comes...

Cost: $20-82

Where?
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-418-0996
Website »

Stars on Ice

See a spectacular show in North America’s premier figure-skating tour, including a performance from Olympic gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White.

Cost: $25-$135

Where?
Germain Arena
Estero, FL

For more information:
Website »

Naples Flower Show

The Naples Garden Club and host Naples Botanical Garden combine resources to present the 62nd annual event of demonstrations and displays, one of the largest flower shows in South Florida. The...

Cost: Regular garden admission

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Naples Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition

A juried display with works by artists from across the nation. National Art Encounter Competition and Exhibition 2015 is a competitive juried exhibition with works by artists from...

Cost: Free

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Website »

79th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The exhibit features 70 artworks by FGCU students selected by jurors Veron Ennis, Barbara Hill and Dana Roes from more than 300 submissions. Students of all levels were invited to participate....

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-7199
Website »

Fort Myers Film Festival

The Regal Cinema Bell Tower, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Lee County Alliance for the Arts and Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre host year five of the...

Where?
Various locations
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Website »

Naples Philharmonic Around Town

Naples Philharmonic Around Town at First Presbyterian Church Bonita Springs; continues Friday at Wesley United Methodist Church, Marco Island, and Sunday at First Presbyterian Church,...

Cost: $35 per adult, $15 per student

Where?
Various locations
, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits from the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.

Doubt, pain, joy . . . More than 60 self-portraits by modern and contemporary artists reveal the human face’s wealth of emotive power. Although the self-portrait emerged in the early...

Cost: Admission $10 admission, $5 per full-time student

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter Paintings, Feb. 27 – April 4, 2015

Selby Gallery I & II – Objects to Be Contemplated; Gabriele Münter...

Cost: Free

Where?
Selby Gallery (Ringling College of Art and Design)
2700 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL  34234
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Selby Gallery
Telephone: 941-359-7563
Contact name: Tim Jaeger
Website »

Oklahoma! by The Naples Players

Oklahoma! is the groundbreaking musical that launched the successful songwriting collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Set in turn-of-the-century Oklahoma, this is the...

Cost: $40

Where?
Sugden Community Theatre
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-263-7990
Website »

Kim Keever exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio

The studio presents the dramatic constructed tank environments of visual artist and photographer Kim Keever.

Keever studied Engineering at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and was...

Cost: Free

Where?
Thomas Riley Studio
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-594-1098
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Godspell at BIG Arts

Godspell was the first major musical theatre offering from 3-time Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children Of Eden)—and it took the world by...

Cost: $42 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-472-6862
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

West Side Story at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Same Time, Next Year by the Laboratory Theater of Florida

This charming romantic comedy tells the story of two people, married to others, who meet for a romantic tryst once a year for 25 years. They develop an emotional intimacy, share their lives and...

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

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