This week’s theater
Tea-A-Ria - Presented by Fred’s Diner June 6, 13 and 20. Enjoy a lighthearted comedy with ’40’s era cocktails and Italian entrees. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.
The Emperor’s New Clothes - At Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre through May 30. 278-4422. Full Story
This week’s symphony
Star Spangled Spectacular - By the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra at 8 p.m. May 27-29 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900.
Strings Concert - Magic Carpet Concert - Strings is performed at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. May 29. 597-1900. Full Story
Thursday, May 27
Artist Event - The Art League of Bonita Springs hosts Art Walk at the Promenade at Bonita Bay from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy exhibitions and musical entertainment. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita. org Open Mic - Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar in Miromar Outlets and on Naples Boulevard hosts open mic nights from 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Thursday. www.naplesflatbread.com. Full Story
Friday, May 28
Beauty Event - Nancy Joseph Makeup Studio hosts Makeup Madness from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 4949 Tamiami Trail N, Ste. 102. Experience styling sessions with makeup artists and skin professionals and enjoy cocktails, appetizers, door prizes and music. $20, reservations required. 643-5477. Full Story
Saturday, May 29
Weekend Concerts - Gulf Coast Town Center offers its free Weekend Concert Series in Market Plaza from 8-10 p.m. Tonight: Classic hits by Both Hands. 267-0783 or gulfcoasttowncenter. com.
Chess Anyone? - The Southwest Florida Chess Club invites players of all ages and abilities to gather at Books-A-Million at Mercado from 1:30-5 p.m. 898-0458 or e-mail swflchess@ yahoo.com. Full Story
Sunday, May 30
R&B Tunes - The chart-topping “Sweet Philly” band from the ‘70s, The Stylistics, perform at the Seminole Casino Immokalee at 8 p.m. $25. 800- 218-0007 or www.SeminoleImmokalee- Casino.com. Water Ski Show - A free water ski show by the Southern Extreme Water-Ski Team starts at 4 p.m. every Sunday at Miromar Outlets near the Restaurant Piazza. Full Story
Monday, May 31
Holiday Concert - A Memorial Day 2010 Concert is performed from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Cambier Park band shell in Naples. 404-7481.
Love Trivia? - The Pub at Mercato has Trivia Night every Monday at 7:30 p.m. 594-9400. Full Story
Tuesday, June 1
Team Trivia - Boston Beer Garden Team Trivia is played at 9 p.m. every Tuesday at 2396 Immokalee Rd. 596-2337. Full Story
Wednesday, June 2
Pirate Night - Join The English Pub every Wednesday for Pirate Night and Hermit Crab Races as well as live entertainment at 6:30 p.m. 775-3727 or www.naplesenglishpub.com. Full Story
Village Nights - The Village on Venetian Bay hosts Village Nights from 6-9 p.m. June 3. Enjoy live entertainment, waterfront dining and shopping. www.venetianvillage.com. Full Story
‘Speakeasy Evening’ will benefit Naples Backyard History
Naples Backyard History is planning its first gala fundraiser, The Heritage Ball: “A Speakeasy Evening,” on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at the Port Royal Club. Contraband, gambling and the Charleston will be order of the night, all for a good cause. Lavern Norris Gaynor is the event’s honorary chair. Further details will be published as they become available. Full Story
Dine like a king at Hilton Naples
Dine like, well, royalty at “Dine Like Royalty” at Shula’s Steakhouse on Sunday, June 27. The six-course wine dinner will benefit Bosom Buddies, the NCH Mammogram Fund and The von Liebig Art Center Scholarship Fund. Full Story
Tea dance will benefit ICAN
It’s the official party of the summer, and everyone is invited. Make a difference and dance for a cause at the Red Ribbon Tea Dance to benefit the Island Coast AIDS Network from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort. Full Story
Area concierges plan dinner dance
The Southwest Florida Concierge & Guest Service Association is holding a dinner dance and silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, June 25, at the Hilton Naples.
Among the “Concierge Favorites” up for bid will be: Full Story
Naples Winter Wine Festival set for January
With a theme of “Uncorking A New Decade,” the 11th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival is set for Jan. 28-30, 2011.
Bruce and Cynthia Sherman, trustees of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, are co-chairing the program of social and educational events for 600 guests. Full Story
Have a heart for Hospital Ball
We don’t have a lot of details yet, but we do have the date and we know that the NCH Hospital Ball on Saturday evening, Oct. 23, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, will benefit NCH Cardiology. Co-chairs of the event are Sharon Treiser and Ellin Goetz; auction cochairs are Stacey Herring and Vicki Tracy; sponsorship chair is Jeanette Simmermon. Full Story
Sea Salt evening will benefit missing, exploited children
Sea Salt on Third Street South is hosting a wine dinner to benefit the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children on Wednesday, Nov. 10. Four wine bars will be set up in the restaurant’s Naples Room, and buffet dinner will be in the Sea Glass Room. Save the date and watch here for details. Full Story