Arts + Culture


Things to Do This Summer in Southwest Florida

Your guide to what's happening in Naples, Fort Myers and the rest of Southwest Florida.

June

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

 

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum

Through 8/12 Students from the Brighton Reservation’s charter school, Pemayetv Emahakv, show off their traditional arts and crafts, including beadwork, patchwork, baskets and palmetto dolls. Free. (877) 902-1113. ahtahthiki.com

 

Alliance for the Arts

1-30 The cutting-edge Augmented Reality exhibit is meant to leave viewers rethinking their preconceptions about art.

30-8/11 The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street presents the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America exhibit. Opening reception July 6 from 5-8 p.m. Free. 939-2787. artinlee.org

 

Art League of Fort Myers

1-29 June Blooms people’s choice exhibit. Free. 275-3970. artleagueoffortmyers.org

 

ARTANA

5-29 The gallery's 18th Anniversary Group Show includes representational seascapes, cityscapes, landscapes, florals, still lifes and abstract paintings in oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor. Also on view is contemporary figurative sculpture in marble or wood. Free. 228-6286. artanagallery.com

 

Ave Maria University Canizaro Exhibit Gallery

Through 6/24 Paul Arsenault exhibit Heritage & Harvest featuring “painted stories” highlighting Southwest Florida’ evolution over the last 150 years. Free. avemaria.edu/library/special-collections/exhibitions

 

Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW

Through 6/9 Steve KEENE: 57 Miles or 455 Furlongs commissioned, site-specific installation by the artist Time magazine once dubbed the "Assembly-Line Picasso.” Free. 489-9313. rauschenberggallery.com

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

Through 6/16 A Thorn Among the Roses showcases the newest and varied works of Catherine Brown, Linda A. Fraine, Bill Kreutz and Sandy Lawson at the organization’s Center for Performing Arts.

1-28 The Black and White Exhibition features works in all media. Free. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

East West Fine Art

15-29 Painters Husan Kasimov and Dmitri Annenkov exhibit their grasp on realism in The Devil Is in the Details: Striking Hyperrealist Still Lifes at the gallery’s Bigham Galleria location. Free. 821-9459. eastwestfineart.com

 

Fort Myers Art Walk

1-2 The first Friday and Saturday of the month, take a self-guided tour of the galleries in the River district. Free. 337-5050. fortmyersartwalk.com

 

Fort Myers Beach Art Association

Through 10/1 Summer 2018 Show. Free. 463-3909. fortmyersbeachart.com

 

Hayes Hall, Artis—Naples

Through 6/2 10th Annual Student Exhibition, Dawn’s Forest exhibit, Arik Levy: Un/Natural History exhibit and Artis—Encounters: Highlights from the Permanent Collection exhibit. Free. 597-1900. artisnaples.org

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

4-26 Sea Life exhibit. Free. 394-4221. marcoislandart.org

 

Marco Island Historical Museum

Through 6/2 See works in multiple media by master naturalist Bob McConville and students from the Marco Island Academy in Beneath the Waves and Beyond the Mangrove Trees. 642-1440. Free. colliermuseums.com

 

Marianne Friedland Gallery

16-8/31 Summer Selections will feature a rotating exhibition of major American artists Wolf Kahn, Milton Avery, Esteban Vicente, Hans Hofmann, Jules Olitski, Al Held, Sam Francis, Jennifer Bartlett, Roy Lichtenstein, Janet Fish, Richard Haas, Jeanette Sloan and Jim Dine. Free. 262-3484. mariannefriedlandglry.com

 

Naples Art Association

4-8/3 Camera USA® 2018: National Photography Exhibition. Free. 262-6517. naplesart.org

 

Naples Art District

6 The “Art Alive” studio and gallery tours of 40-plus professional artists takes place across the district. Free. 289-5070. naplesartdistrict.com

 

Naples Botanical Garden

Through 6/3 Dinosaurs: Back with a Roar! exhibit. Entry included in regular garden admission of $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child age 4 to 14 and free for children under 4. 643-7275. naplesgarden.org

 

Naples Depot Museum

Through 6/30 The Rhythm of Time: A World of Perceptual Motion features the photographs of Marc Harris. Free. colliermuseums.com

 

Rosen Gallery & Studios

Through 11/5 Group Show: Resident Artists. Free. 821-1061. rosen.gallery

 

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

1-26 The X juried exhibit, held in honor of the center’s 10th anniversary, invites artists to interpret the symbol “X” in their submitted works. Free. 333-1933. sbdac.com

 

SoCo Cultural District

9 The SoCo Second Saturday event brings together the talent of the Fort Myers art district and their patrons for a monthly culture crawl. Free. 590-8645 socoswfl.com

 

Thomas Riley Studio

Through 6/1 Exhibit of new works by Thomas Riley Studio artists Matthew Shlian, Kim Keever, Jamie Harris, Jason Krugman, Shizue Imai and more. Opening reception on March 29 from 5:30-8 p.m. Free. 529-2633. thomasrileystudio.com

 

 

LIVE MUSIC

 

Brit Floyd: Eclipse World Tour

16 The Pink Floyd tribute group returns to Southwest Florida with a show at Germain Arena. $31-50. 948-7825. germainarena.com

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

6 Musical Moments: An Afternoon at the Movies. $25.

9 Sean Chambers. $20-30.

23 Rocket Man: The Elton John Tribute Show. $30-40. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

Evening on Fifth

14 An array of live musical performances line the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue South. Free. 692-8436, fifthavenuesouth.com

 

Festival of Great Organ Music

3 Principal organist James Cochran leads a performance of “some of the greatest organ music ever composed” at Artis—Naples. $20. 597-1900. artisnaples.org

 

Fort Myers Music Walk

15 Bands, street performers and DJS fill the Fort Myers River District. Free. fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

 

Gulf Coast Symphony

10 Animals from A to Z family concert at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW. $10. 481-4849. bbmannpah.com

 

Harry Connick Jr.

1-2 Connick launches his A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration Tour at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW. $50-150. 481-4849. bbmannpah.com

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

17 Musical Cabaret Evening with Abby Yetter. $25-30. 394-4221. marcoislandart.org

 

Music in the Garden

2-3 Gypsy Sojurn.

16-17 Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield.

Performances at Naples Botanical Garden. Regular garden admission $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child age 4 to 14 and free for children under 4. 643-7275. naplesgarden.org

 

Naples Jazzmasters

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Concerts at the Norris Center. Free. 263-1113. naplesjazzsociety.com

 

Naples Philharmonic Chamber Music

1 Concerts at Naples United Church of Christ and Moorings Park Bower Chapel. Free.

3 Concert at The Baker Museum. Free. 597-1900. artisnaples.org

 

Naples Philharmonic Pro-Am

2 Professionals and amateurs perform in a rehearsal open to the public at Artis—Naples. Free. 597-1900. artisnaples.org

 

Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia

8 The diverse Youth Chamber Festival Concert is led by Naples Philharmonic violinist and Naples Philharmonic Youth Symphonia conductor Gregg Anderson at Artis—Naples. Free. 597-1900. artisnaples.org

 

The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon

23 Joe Nichols. $27 in advance, $32 at the door.

30 Jon Langston. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 985-9839. theranchfortmyers.com

 

Shell Point Concert Series

13 Baroque and Beyond, Part II: Featuring the Southwest Florida Strings. $21. 454-2067. shellpoint.org/concerts

 

Southwest Florida Event Center

3 John Waite. $30-65.

12 An Evening with Keb ‘Mo’ Solo Show. $47-149.

15 Kellie Pickler. $45-125.

22 Maxi Priest. $30-50. 245-9910. swfleventcenter.com

 

SummerJazz on the Gulf

23 The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts for the 33rd year its free summer jazz series. The June 23 performance will be by Show Biz Kids. Subsequent performances will be July 14 (Late Night Brass), Aug. 18 (TBone Hamilton’s Big Easy Revue) and Sep. 15 (Pocket Change). Free. naplesbeachhotel.com

 

 

THEATER & SHOWS

 

Annie

28-8/11 Everyone’s favorite orphan hits the stage at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in her self-titled musical. $45-70 per adult, $26-30 per child. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

Chicago

28-7/29 The Naples Players present their take on the longest-running musical in Broadway history. 263-7990. naplesplayers.org

 

Hush Up, Sweet Charlotte

1-30 The Laboratory Theater of Florida hosts the Florida premiere of the parody of the movie Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte in this sequel to Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? 218-0481. laboratorytheaterflorida.com

 

Improv Tonight!

2 Bonita City Improv performs the first Saturday of every month at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $15. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

Murder in Paradise

Through 6/10 Find out whodunit alongside Chief Inspector Wes Chester in this interactive special engagement at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. $25-45. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Train

Through 6/10 The Illusion of Death.

Through 6/30 The Trooper's Tale.

13-9/2 “No, Mrs. Jones. I Expect You to Die.”

Performances at Colonial Station. $80-85. 275-8487. semgulf.com

 

Off The Hook Comedy Club

1-3 Nicole Byer. $22-200. 389-6901. offthehookcomedy.com

 

Opera Naples

23-24 Iolanthe by Gilbert and Sullivan at Wang Opera Center. $10-20. 963-9050. operanaples.org

 

Ring of Fire

Through 6/23 Enjoy the life story of legend Johnny Cash in this musical put on by Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. $26-30 per child, $45-70 per adult. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

The Savannah Sipping Society

14-7/22 Off Broadway Palm Theatre brings back the fan favorite about four Southern women after its sold-out run last season. $39-59. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

Seussical

2-22 Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre puts on the fantastical musical. $19. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

 

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

 

Battle on the Blueway

9 The 2018 event takes place at Crescent Family Beach Park in Fort Myers Beach, featuring two distance races, a Special Olympics race, a kids’ race, demos, vendors and more. paddleguru.com

 

Elite Events

9 Sugden Stride 5K at Sugden Regional Park. Registration $35. eliteevents.org

 

Fitness Challenge Triathlon

3 The 32nd annual reverse triathlon returns to The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Registration $85-190. thefitnesschallengetriathlon.com

 

FESTIVALS, FAIRS & MORE

 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

8 Family Fun Day: World Oceans Day.

14-16 Free admission for dads when accompanied by another guest. Regular admission $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child age 3-11, free for children 2 and younger. 262-0304. conservancy.org

 

Naples Pride Festival

2 Cambier Park hosts the second annual event featuring music, food, drink, entertainment and vendors. naplespride.org

 

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

15-17 Free admission for dads with a paid child ticket. Regular admission $22.95 per adult, $21.95 per senior, $14.95 per child age 3-12 and dree for children 2 and younger. napleszoo.org

 

Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center

8 Receive buy-one, get-one admission in celebration of World Oceans Day. Regular admission $5 per adult, $3 per child age 6-12, free for children 5 and younger. 530-5940. rookerybay.org

 

Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week

Through 6/13 Formerly titled SWFL Restaurant Week, the biannual promotion’s summer edition features more than 50 participating restaurants in Lee and Collier counties. sizzleswfl.com

 

July

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

 

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum

Through 8/12 Students from the Brighton Reservation’s charter school, Pemayetv Emahakv, show off their traditional arts and crafts, including beadwork, patchwork, baskets and palmetto dolls. Free. (877) 902-1113. ahtahthiki.com

 

Alliance for the Arts

Through 8/11 The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street presents the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America exhibit. Opening reception July 6 from 5-8 p.m. Free. 939-2787. artinlee.org

 

Art League of Fort Myers

6-27 Celebrate people’s choice exhibit. Free. 275-3970. artleagueoffortmyers.org

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

6-26 Gene Salerino: The American Series—Narrative Paintings featuring works created during America’s 1976 bicentennial, plus Second Nature Exhibition examining whether art imitates life or life imitates art. Free. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

Collier Museum at Government Center

13-9/29 The Lure of Florida Fishing explores one of the largest sports in the world and its place in our backyard. Free. 252-8476. colliermuseums.com

 

Fort Myers Art Walk

6-7 The first Friday and Saturday of the month, take a self-guided tour of the galleries in the River district. Free. 337-5050. fortmyersartwalk.com

 

Fort Myers Beach Art Association

Through 10/1 Summer 2018 Show. Free. 463-3909. fortmyersbeachart.com

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

2-31 Big Bold Beautiful exhibit. Free. 394-4221. marcoislandart.org

 

Marco Island Historical Museum

Through 10/4 The interactive I Remember Marco exhibit invites people to share stories, thoughts and recollections about the island and its history. Free. 642-1440. colliermuseums.com

 

Marianne Friedland Gallery

Through 8/31 Summer Selections will feature a rotating exhibition of major American artists Wolf Kahn, Milton Avery, Esteban Vicente, Hans Hofmann, Jules Olitski, Al Held, Sam Francis, Jennifer Bartlett, Roy Lichtenstein, Janet Fish, Richard Haas, Jeanette Sloan and Jim Dine. Free. 262-3484. mariannefriedlandglry.com

 

Museum of the Everglades

Through 8/3 Everglades City—Our Home serves as a visual testament to perseverance of imagination in the face of adversity, such as Hurricane Irma. Free. 695-0008. colliermuseums.com

 

Naples Art Association

Through 8/3 Camera USA® 2018: National Photography Exhibition. Free. 262-6517. naplesart.org

 

Naples Depot Museum

5-9/28 Mysteries of Nature—Artwork by Lois Selfon illustrates Selfon’s broad vision of nature’s real and abstract possibilities, from the smallest flower petal to sublime mountains. Free. 262-6525. colliermuseums.com

 

Rosen Gallery & Studios

Through 11/5 Group Show: Resident Artists. Free. 821-1061. rosen.gallery

 

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

6-24 The group exhibition There’s Something in the Water features the works of Mila Bridger, Arturo Samaniego and world-renowned underwater photographer Bob Halstead. Free. 333-1933. sbdac.com

 

SoCo Cultural District

14 The SoCo Second Saturday event brings together the talent of the Fort Myers art district and their patrons for a monthly culture crawl. Free. 590-8645 socoswfl.com

 

 

LIVE MUSIC

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

1 Musical Moments: Red, White and Blue. $25. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

Evening on Fifth

12 An array of live musical performances line the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue South. Free. 692-8436, fifthavenuesouth.com

 

Fort Myers Music Walk

20 Bands, street performers and DJS fill the Fort Myers River District. Free. fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

18 Brennan Yetter Jazz Trio. $25-30. 394-4221. marcoislandart.org

 

Music in the Garden

7-8 The Woodwork.

28-29 Kelly & Mason Duo.

Performances at Naples Botanical Garden. Regular garden admission $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child age 4 to 14 and free for children under 4. 643-7275. naplesgarden.org

 

Naples Jazzmasters

7, 14, 21, 28 Concerts at the Norris Center. Free. 263-1113. naplesjazzsociety.com

 

The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon

20 Ben Allen Band. $5. 985-9839. theranchfortmyers.com

 

Shell Point Concert Series

19 Back in Time: A Musical Retrospective of a Century Ago—featuring the Wild Coffee Duo. $21. 454-2067. shellpoint.org/concerts

 

SummerJazz on the Gulf

14 The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts for the 33rd year its free summer jazz series. The July 14 performance will be by Late Night Brass. Subsequent performances will be on Aug. 18 (TBone Hamilton’s Big Easy Revue) and Sep. 15 (Pocket Change). Free. naplesbeachhotel.com

 

Third Thursday on Third

19 Catch live music and family-friendly fun in Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. thirdstreetsouth.com

 

 

THEATER & SHOWS

 

Annie

Through 8/11 Everyone’s favorite orphan hits the stage at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in her self-titled musical. $45-70 per adult, $26-30 per child. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

Chicago

Through 7/29 The Naples Players present their take on the longest-running musical in Broadway history. 263-7990. naplesplayers.org

 

Cirque du Soleil presents Crystal

12-15 Cirque du Soleil takes the ice for the first time, stopping at Germain Arena. $48-133. 948-7825. germainarena.com

 

The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show Starring Belinda Davids

15 Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW presents a stop on the acclaimed Australian musical production’s first U.S. tour. $35-55. 481-4849. bbmannpah.com

 

Improv Tonight!

7 Bonita City Improv performs the first Saturday of every month at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $15. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Train

Through 9/2 “No, Mrs. Jones. I Expect You to Die.”

6-9/29 Murder Most Elite.

Performances at Colonial Station. $80-85. 275-8487. semgulf.com

 

Off The Hook Comedy Club

5-8 Bob Zany. $22-175.

12-14 Sinbad. $30-225.

19-22 Ian Bagg. $22-175.

389-6901. offthehookcomedy.com

 

Paw Patrol Live!

31-8/1 Take the kids to The Great Pirate Adventure at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW. $22-53-481-4849. bbmannpah.com

 

The Savannah Sipping Society

Through 7/22 Off Broadway Palm Theatre brings back the fan favorite about four Southern women after its sold-out run last season. $39-59. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

 

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

 

Elite Events

28 Eagle Lakes 5K at Eagle Lakes Community Park. eliteevents.org

 

PBR Pro Touring Division

27 Germain Arena hosts professional bull riding. $15-77. 948-7825. germainarena.com

 

FESTIVALS, FAIRS & MORE

 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2-3 Special Admissions Days, featuring free admission for current and retired military with an ID. 262-0304. conservancy.org

 

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

30 Happy Birthday Henry Ford. 334-7419. edisonfordwinterestates.org

 

Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center

5 Receive buy-one, get-one admission in celebration of Clean Beaches Week. Regular admission $5 per adult, $3 per child age 6-12, free for children 5 and younger. 530-5940. rookerybay.org

 

August

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

 

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum

Through 8/12 Students from the Brighton Reservation’s charter school, Pemayetv Emahakv, show off their traditional arts and crafts, including beadwork, patchwork, baskets and palmetto dolls. Free. (877) 902-1113. ahtahthiki.com

 

Alliance for the Arts

Through 8/11 The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street presents the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America exhibit.

17-9/29 Identity: Members Exhibit explores influences our sense of who we are. Free; $5 suggested donation. 939-2787. artinlee.org

 

Art League of Fort Myers

3-31 Arts of Summer people’s choice show. Free. 275-3970. artleagueoffortmyers.org

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

3-30 Texture: Actual and Implied Exhibition. Free. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

Collier Museum at Government Center

Through 9/29 The Lure of Florida Fishing explores one of the largest sports in the world and its place in our backyard. Free. 252-8476. colliermuseums.com

 

East West Fine Art

17-31 Crème Brule and Champagne: Vistas of French Cities and Countryside exhibit, featuring the works of Herve Lenouvel and Laurent Parcelier, at the gallery’s Mercato location. Free. 821-9459. eastwestfineart.com

 

Fort Myers Art Walk

3-4 The first Friday and Saturday of the month, take a self-guided tour of the galleries in the River district. Free. 337-5050. fortmyersartwalk.com

 

Fort Myers Beach Art Association

Through 10/17 Summer 2018 Show. Free. 463-3909. fortmyersbeachart.com

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

6-28 Power It Up—the Art of Energy exhibit. Free. 394-4221. marcoislandart.org

 

Marco Island Historical Museum

Through 10/4 The interactive I Remember Marco exhibit invites people to share stories, thoughts and recollections about the island and its history. Free. 642-1440. colliermuseums.com

 

Marianne Friedland Gallery

Through 8/31 Summer Selections will feature a rotating exhibition of major American artists Wolf Kahn, Milton Avery, Esteban Vicente, Hans Hofmann, Jules Olitski, Al Held, Sam Francis, Jennifer Bartlett, Roy Lichtenstein, Janet Fish, Richard Haas, Jeanette Sloan and Jim Dine. Free. 262-3484. mariannefriedlandglry.com

 

Museum of the Everglades

Through 8/3 Everglades City—Our Home serves as a visual testament to perseverance of imagination in the face of adversity, such as Hurricane Irma.

4-11/2 Abandoned Vehicles of the Everglades explores the interaction between man and art through a series of photographs captured mainly at night. Free. 695-0008. colliermuseums.com

 

Naples Art Association

Through 8/3 Camera USA® 2018: National Photography Exhibition.

13-9/19 Your Choice 2018 Exhibition. Free. 262-6517. naplesart.org

 

Naples Depot Museum

Through 9/28 Mysteries of Nature—Artwork by Lois Selfon illustrates Selfon’s broad vision of nature’s real and abstract possibilities, from the smallest flower petal to sublime mountains. Free. 262-6525. colliermuseums.com

 

Rosen Gallery & Studios

Through 11/5 Group Show: Resident Artists. Free. 821-1061. rosen.gallery

 

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

3-28 Abstracted group exhibition. Free. 333-1933. sbdac.com

 

SoCo Cultural District

11 The SoCo Second Saturday event brings together the talent of the Fort Myers art district and their patrons for a monthly culture crawl. Free. 590-8645 socoswfl.com

 

 

LIVE MUSIC

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

5 Musical Moments: Gangsters, Jazz and Flappers. $25. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

Evening on Fifth

9 An array of live musical performances line the sidewalks of Fifth Avenue South. Free. 692-8436, fifthavenuesouth.com

 

Fort Myers Music Walk

17 Bands, street performers and DJS fill the Fort Myers River District. Free. fortmyersriverdistrictalliance.com

 

Music in the Garden

11-12 Kelly & Mason Duo.

25-26 Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield.

Performances at Naples Botanical Garden. Regular garden admission $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child age 4 to 14 and free for children under 4. 643-7275. naplesgarden.org

 

Naples Jazzmasters

4, 11, 18, 25 Concerts at the Norris Center. Free. 263-1113. naplesjazzsociety.com

 

The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon

17 Ricochet Reunion #2.

18 Cody Johnson. $18 in advance, $23 at the door. 985-9839. theranchfortmyers.com

 

Shell Point Concert Series

16 Trillium Piano Trio. $21. 454-2067. shellpoint.org/concerts

 

SummerJazz on the Gulf

18 The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts for the 33rd year its free summer jazz series. The Aug. 18 performance will be by TBone Hamilton’s Big Easy Revue. The Sept. 15 performance will be Pocket Change. Free. naplesbeachhotel.com

 

Third Thursday on Third

16 Catch live music and family-friendly fun in Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. thirdstreetsouth.com

 

 

THEATER & SHOWS

 

Annie

Through 8/11 Everyone’s favorite orphan hits the stage at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in her self-titled musical. $45-70 per adult, $26-30 per child. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

Circus Transformus

25-26 Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre hosts a visually stunning, contemporary circus performance incorporating dance, acrobatics, aerial arts and other skilled acts. $50-65. 278-4422. broadwaypalm.com

 

Improv Tonight!

10 Bonita City Improv performs every month at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $15. 495-8989. artcenterbonita.org

 

It’s Only a Play

3-26 The Laboratory Theater of Florida presents the Southwest Florida premiere of this parody about a Broadway producer. $28 per adult, $25 per military member or senior, $10 per student. 218-0481. laboratorytheaterflorida.com

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Train

Through 9/2 “No, Mrs. Jones. I Expect You to Die.”

Through 9/29 Murder Most Elite.

Performances at Colonial Station. $80-85. 275-8487. semgulf.com

 

Off The Hook Comedy Club

9-12 Jon Reep, winner of Last Comic Standing. $22-175.

16-19 Doug Thompson, comedy hypnotist. $22-180.

30-9/2 Godfrey. $22-200. 389-6901. offthehookcomedy.com

 

Paw Patrol Live!

1 Take the kids to The Great Pirate Adventure at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW. $22-53-481-4849. bbmannpah.com

 

Repossessed

16-26 See the world premiere play by Greg Lam at Alliance for the Arts, performed by Theatre Conspiracy. The winner of the annual Janet and Bruce Bunch New Play Contest Award follows married couple Rich and Gretchen and explores what would happen to our world if anyone could choose to remix and rewrite their memories and personalities. $26. 939-2787. artinlee.org

 

 

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

 

Elite Events

25 North Collier Regional Rampage 5K at North Collier Regional Park. Registration $35 in advance, $40 on race day. eliteevents.org

 

 

FESTIVALS, FAIRS & MORE

 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

30-31 Special Admissions Days, featuring free admission for current and retired military with an ID. 262-0304. conservancy.org

 

Naples Zoo

1-31 First Responders Appreciation Month.

11 Pints for Parrots. 262-5409. napleszoo.org

 

Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center

17 Receive buy-one, get-one admission in celebration of National Honey Bee Day. Regular admission $5 per adult, $3 per child age 6-12, free for children 5 and younger. 530-5940. rookerybay.org