On the first weekend in February, ArtFest enlivens the Fort Myers waterfront with exceptional art, entertainment and children’s art activities.
This highly selective juried show features wonderful artwork from more than 200 artists, as well as music, dancing, fun cuisine and a variety of activities from local organizations. Guests can also enjoy special exhibits and artist demonstrations, » Read more
It’s the perfect day trip! Guests will experience the simplicity of the Caloosahatchee River, the flare of world-renowned artist Leoma Lovegrove, and the uniqueness of the town’s vibrant shops, galleries and restaurants.
Guests depart from The Marina at Edison Ford in Fort Myers. While cruising the Caloosahatchee River on the Edison Explorer, they’ll enjoy narration from a Master Naturalist detailing the surrounding native wildlife. » Read more
This Canine Cabaret unleashes havoc and hilarity as mischievous mutts match wits with their human companions. This family-friendly performance features amazingly talented rescued dogs and leaves audiences howling for more!
Click here to watch them wow the crowd at a Philadelphia Eagles NFL game!
Don’t miss their performance at BIG ARTS Schein Hall on Friday, January 29th at 7:30 p.m. Call 239-395-0900 for more information or purchase your online tickets here. » Read more
We have a feeling you’ll love this oh-so-needed virtual vacation!
Many thanks to our friend Pam Rambo at “I Love Shelling” for reminding us of what we love about our little corner of the world.
As she says, “Sit back and relax on a sandy beach watching the pelicans fly by on Sanibel Island with your toes tucked around seashells and salty air.”
Be sure to click this to “Full Screen” » Read more
In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and President Warren G. Harding took a camping trip together to escape civilization. What they couldn’t escape was each other!
Inspired by an actual event, this play explores friendship, politics, and leadership in what is sure to be a most fascinating way!
Skip Corris, who thrilled audiences with his portrayal of Sigmund Freud last season, returns to the Strauss Theater for this production, » Read more
Music lovers who don’t want to skip a beat will want to head down to Lover’s Key State Park for a special songwriter concert on Tuesday, January 26 from 4 – 6pm.
FOLKS (Friends of Lovers Key, Inc.) has joined with The ACMA (Americana Community Music Association) to feature an evening of all original music at the Lover’s Key large gazebo located right on the beach.
The Jan 26th show will feature local singer songwriters David Hintz and Kip Lawrence, » Read more
Start your Sundays nice and easy at the Over Easy Café. The flavor is “made from scratch” delicious and just the way the locals love it! Scrambled eggs and bacon and a host of tasty breakfast items are served from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A bountiful selection of wraps, burgers and salads are available for lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. » Read more
Touted as the young bluegrass band to watch, The Slocan Ramblers have quickly built a reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship and an uncanny ability to convert anyone within earshot into a lifelong fan!
Writes the Bluegrass Unlimited Review: “This Canadian quartet captures the breadth and depth of bluegrass that bands in the chilly North aspire to. They bring a wealth of talent and musical expertise to their work and dig deeper than the average band to come up with a sound that’s not only original, » Read more
Join Florida Rep to Accentuate the Positive with a celebration of one of America’s favorite songwriters!
Called the “Songbird of Savannah,” Johnny Mercer helped defined a generation, with music made famous by Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Judy Garland, and countless others.
Mercer penned some of the most-sung songs of the twentieth century, and you’ll fall in love with them all over again this spring. » Read more
“Ding” Darling’s second film of the season is “an act of heroism.”
‘The Cove’ film raises dolphin slaughter controversy at ‘Ding’ series
The controversial film “The Cove” continues the fourth annual “Ding” Darling Wednesday Film Series on Jan. 20, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. in the “Ding” Darling Visitor & Education Center auditorium.
Academy Award winner for Best Documentary of 2009, the 96-minute film follows a group of activists as they embark on a covert mission to penetrate a hidden cove in Taiji, » Read more