2017-09-21 / What to Do, Where to Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center’s Noteworthy Concert Series features Soulixer at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The series highlights up-and-coming bands and craft beer breweries. Cocktails start at 7 p.m. $5. 2301 First St. , Fort Myers. 333-1933 or www.sbdac.com. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center’s Noteworthy Concert Series features Soulixer at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The series highlights up-and-coming bands and craft beer breweries. Cocktails start at 7 p.m. $5. 2301 First St. , Fort Myers. 333-1933 or www.sbdac.com. To our readers: Hurricane Irma has forced the rescheduling or cancellation of many events. Be sure to check with the venue before heading out for anything listed here.

THEATER

The Odd Couple: Female Version – By Broadway Palm Theatre through Oct. 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.

Groovin: The 60s and 70s Musical – By Broadway Palm Theatre through Oct. 8. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278- 4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.

Outside Mullingar – By Florida Repertory Theatre Sept. 22-Oct. 22 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org.

Sordid Lives – By Laboratory Theater of Florida Sept. 28-Oct. 1. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com.

She Kills Monsters – By The Naples Players Oct. 11-Nov. 5 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Paradise – By Gulfshore Playhouse Oct. 14-29 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

Sex Please, We’re Sixty – By The Marco Players Oct. 25-Nov. 12 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.marcoplayers.org.

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O, Pioneers! – South Regional Library presents a lecture about pioneer settlements in the Ten Thousand Islands at 10 a.m. Free, but registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252- 7542 or www.collierlibrary.org.

Third Thursday – Love Hunter performs from 6-9 p.m. at Third Street South’s Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. 434-6533 or www.thirdstreetsouth.com.

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Classic Film – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy screens the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers classic “The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle” (1939) at 2 p.m. It’s the story of sensational ballroom dancers Vernon and Irene Castle prior to World War I. $5 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

Funny Guy – Comedian Ralph Harris (“In Living Color,” “Living Single”) performs tonight and Saturday, Sept. 23, at Off The Hook Comedy Club.

SATURDAY9.23

To Market, To Market – Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www.thirdstreetsouth.com.

Day at the Museum – Naples Depot Museum hosts tours, mini-train rides and family activities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. 1051 Fifth Ave. S. 262-6525 or www.colliermuseums.com.

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Throwback Cinema – Silverspot Cinema screens the Alfred Hitchcock classic “To Catch A Thief” at 2 and 7 p.m. $9.50-$16.50. 592-0300 or www.silverspot.net.

MONDAY9.25

Film for Film Lovers – Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “Tanna” (2015) at 7 p.m. A couple from a remote Pacific island tribe disrupts the old order when they marry for love. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

TUESDAY9.26

Early Birds – Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a naturalist-guided bird walk from 8-11 a.m. $10-$25. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org.

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Art After Hours – The Baker Museum at Artis—Naples offers free admission to view its current exhibitions from 6-9 p.m. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

COMING UP

Muddin’ – Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a swamp buggy excursion to the north end of the preserve from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 28. $100-$125. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org.

Coffee with A Cop – Collier County Sheriff’s Deputies invite the public to share a cup o’ joe from 8-10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the East Naples Dunkin’ Donuts. 3345 Radio Road. 774-4434 or www.colliersheriff.org.

Nature Celebration – Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center celebrates National Estuaries Day with free admission, tours and activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. $25 for VIP Tickets. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org.

Bless Your Boat – Everglades City hosts its annual blessing and celebration of the stone crab fleet with local pastors, family activities, music, vendor booths and more from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Rod & Gun Club. 200 Riverside Dr., Everglades City. 260- 4507 or www.evergladeshistorical.org.

Cruisin’ – Vintage, custom and exotic cars roll into the parking lot at Miromar Outlets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.

Wicked Game – Rock ’n’ roll crooner Chris Isaak performs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. $43-$63. 481-4849 or www.bbmanpah.com.

Fashion Show – GirlTalkTV hosts Fall into Fashion 2017 from 6-9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 5, at Hyatt House Naples. 1345 Fifth Ave. S. $30. info@girltalktv.com or www.girltalktv.com.

Met Live – Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Bellini’s “Norma” at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Oct 7. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com.

Fundraiser – Pianist Jodi DeSalvo and surprise musical guests perform at a fundraiser for United State Air Force veteran Renee Whisner from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Etudes de Ballet. $50-$60. 3285 Pine Ridge Road. 777-0416 or www.eventbrite.com.

Met Live – Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote” at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com.

American Pie – Don McLean performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Southwest Florida Events Center. $52- $77. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.com.

Youth Day – Koreshan State Historic Site hosts Youth Empowerment Day with a fishing clinic, self-defense demonstrations, guided hikes and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. Free with park entry fee. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks. gov.

Free Film – Mercato screens “Legally Blonde” (2001) on the lawn at sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Elle Woods follows her ex-boyfriend to law school and figures out there’s more to her than good looks. Free. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

Vocal Concert – Vocalist Sandra Rose performs from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25. 1010 Winterberry Dr. 394- 4221 or www.marcoislandart.com.

Improv for Everyone – The Naples Players hosts an adult class on the fundamentals of improvisational comedy from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 19-Nov. 23, at the Sugden Community Theater. $75 for members, $100 for others. 434- 7340 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Masterworks – Naples Philharmonic performs works by Shostakovich, Adams and Dvorak at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19-20, at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Tribute Concert – Southwest Florida Event Center hosts a dinner show featuring Van Halen tribute band Completely Unchained from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. $25-$75. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.com.

Beer Fest – Brew Ha Ha returns to Mercato with more than 60 craft beers, a stein-holding competition, silent auction and live music by Rockin’ Horse from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

How Does Your Garden Grow? – Naples Yard & Garden Show hosts vendors, horticultural experts, lectures and more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Collier Extension Services. $5. 14700 Immokalee Road. 352-4800.

Pointe After Dark – Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by Journey and Bon Jovi tribute band Titans of rock from 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. $120-$150. www.pointeafterdark.com.

The Full Score – Naples Philharmonic performs the score live to a screening of “La La Land” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Artis—Naples. 597- 1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Author Signing – Stuart Woods talks about and signs copies of his newest book, “Quick & Dirty: A Stone Barrington Novel,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Barnes & Noble. 598-5200 or www.bn.com.

Film Fest – Naples International Film Festival screens a variety of independent films Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 26-29. The festival kicks off with an opening night celebration and screening at Artis—Naples on Thursday. Screenings continue through the weekend at Silverspot Cinema before the festival returns to the arts center for Sunday’s closing reception and awards. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Vocal Concert – Gulfshore Tenors perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Naples Botanical Garden. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org.

Boo La La – Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour and the Above Board Chamber host an NCH Community Blood Center blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the boutique at 900 Neapolitan Way. Sign up by emailing Sue Huff at sue@suehuff.com. For information about donating blood, visit www.givebloodcbc.org.

Boo Bash – Little ones can enjoy trick-or-treating, characters, jugglers and more from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Waterside Shops. $10, reservations required. Proceeds benefit Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples. 598- 1605 or www.watersideshops.com.

Monster Mash – The Villages at Venetian Bay hosts trick-or-treating, costume contests, arts and crafts and more fun for little ones from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Free. 261-6100 or www.venetianvillage.com.

Indian Dance – Indian arts and culture organization Raaga Inc. presents Odissi Dance Company performing “Das Avatar – Rise of Humanity Vs. Evil, through The Ages” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 643-6668 or www.raagafl.org.

Pointe After Dark – Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by Billy Joel tribute artist Piano Man from 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. $120-$150. www.pointeafterdark.com.

Spooktacular – Fifth Avenue South hosts its seventh annual Halloween Spooktacular with costume contests, live music, trick-or-treating, movies, dancing and more from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Free, registration for costume contests starts in September. 692-8436 or www.fifthavenuesouth.com.

Mall-O-Ween – Miromar Outlets hosts trick-or-treating, contests, trunkor treat, music and more from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.

Art ALIVE – The galleries and studios of Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1. More than 40 professional artists will showcase their recent works and demonstrate their medium. Free. Look for the magenta and white flags. 289-5070 or www.naplesartdistrict.com.

Free Concert – The Appleseed Collective performs on the lawn at Mercato at from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. 254- 1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

To Be Seen – Naples Art Association presents “Scene to Be Scene,” a runway art show, starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Volvo Cars of Naples. $25- $150. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org.

Opera Night – Opera Naples presents “Madama Butterfly” featuring a cast of international artists and the Naples Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Artis—Naples. $25-$115. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.

Psychic Fair – Spirit’s Row hosts a psychic fair with a panel of readers, crystal light bed, table tipping, soul painting and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Unity Church of Bonita Springs. $5. 28285 Imperial Pkwy. 947-3100 or www.unitybonita.com.

Suspicious Minds – Country crooner Dwight Yoakam performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Artis—Naples. 597- 1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

You Should Be Here – Country artist Cole Swindell performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Germain Arena. $35- $45. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com.

Pops – Broadway vocalists and circus acrobats perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Nov. 7-10, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Prog Rock – L.A.-based rockers Ambrosia performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $28-$38. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 249-9910 or www.swflpac.com.

Southern Rock – The Marshall Tucker Band and Charlie Daniels Band both perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $55-$125. (800) 218- 0007 or www.moreinparadise.com.

Pointe After Dark – Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by a George Strait tribute artist from 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov 12. $120- $150. www.pointeafterdark.com.

Man in the Mirror – Southwest Florida Event Center hosts a Michael Jackson tribute and dinner show from 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. $25-$70. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 249-9910 or www.swflpac.com.

Rocking Chair – Humorist Jean Robertson, a 73-year-old Youtube star known for her witty speeches and observations, performs at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. $29-$50. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com. ¦

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