WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
See an HD encore of The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Offenbach’s “Les Contes D’Hoffmann,” starring Joseph Callaja (above) in the title role, beginning at 6:30 p.m. July 11 at the Hollywood Stadium 20. James Levine conducts. Running time is 3 hours. Tickets are $12.50. Theater ¦ All Shook Up – By The Naples Players June 29-July 29 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. ¦ Kokonut Kapers – KidzAct of The Naples Players presents “Kokonut Kapers” July 6-8 at the Sugden Community Theatre. $12 for adults, $6 for childrens. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. ¦ Grease – At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through Aug. 18. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. ¦ A Midsummer’s Night Dream – By Laboratory Theater of Florida June 29 at 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.
Thursday, June 28 ¦ Art Opening – RAPT Art & Design hosts an opening reception for “Over, Under, Sideways,” an exhibit of works by fashion and celebrity photographer Jennifer Graylock, from 6-8 p.m. 291 Broad Ave. S. 304-8374. ¦ Art & Music – Art Walk at the Center for the Arts Studios runs from 5-7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Free. 495-8989. ¦ Music & Shopping – The Village on Venetian Bay presents a sidewalk sale and live entertainment today through Sunday. DJ Michael J. Levaul spins tunes for Dancing by the Fountain from 6-9 p.m. tonight. Saxophonist Boris performs on the south side of the plaza. www.venetianvillage.com. ¦ Wine & Food – Enjoy a wine and food pairing benefiting The Ricky King Children’s Fund from 6-9 p.m. at Decanted Wine & Beer of Naples. $75. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. (800) 980-5766 or www.decantedwines.com. ¦ Tribute Show – A Jimmy Buffett tribute show starts at 7:15 p.m. at The Stage, 9144 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. Call 405-8566 for the schedule of other tribute shows including The Beatles and The Eagles.
Friday, June 29 ¦ Live Music – The Little River Band, Brian Howe and PUSH perform at Ballyorney Irish Pub, 13851 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. 628-1444. ¦ Hot Summer Nights – The Collier County Sheriff’s Office hosts an evening of fun for middle and high school students from 6-9 p.m. at Vineyards Community Park. ¦ On-Air Talent – Seminole Casino Immokalee hosts a VIP meet-and-greet with 96K-Rock personalities Bubba the Love Sponge, Zito & Garrett and Stan & Haney from 7:30-8 p.m. $50 for appetizers, a 96K-Rock T-shirt and a $25 food and beverage voucher for use inside the casino.
Saturday, June 30 ¦ Diva Breakfast – Whisk! Treats and Eats hosts a “Diva Breakfast” to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer from 6:30-11:30 a.m. 935 Third Ave. N. 216-1123 or janet_ firstname.lastname@example.org. ¦ Kids Theater – Gulfshore Playhouse presents “Beauty and the Beast” at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free for C’mon members, $10 for others. 15080 Livingston Road. 514-0084 or www.cmon.org. ¦ All That Jazz – A celebration of Dixieland Jazz runs from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3049. ¦ Miromar Music – Kim Jenkins performs from 4-7 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets.com. ¦ Love That Dress! – Noodles Italian Cafe and Sushi Bar hosts a dress collection party as a prelude to PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee’s “Love That Dress” event coming up in August. Bring a dress or fashion accessory for donation and enjoy mingling and dancing from 6-9 p.m. 676-9756. ¦ Islander Entertainment – Brylcream performs a tribute to oldtime rock ’n’ roll beginning at 7 p.m. at The Islander Restaurant, 1093 North Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 389-4545 or www.islandermarco.com.
Sunday, July 1 ¦ Miromar Music – Jim Blackburn performs from 1-4 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets.com. ¦ Music Jam – Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits hosts a singer/songwriter workshop and jam session with Lucia and Bob 5-6:30 p.m. Stay after and hear The Notorious Band of Misfits from 7-10 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928. ¦ Derby Girls – The Fort Myers Misdemeanors meet the Rockabilly Rebels at Bamboozles Skating & Event Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.). 2095 Andrea Lane, Fort Myers. ¦ South Street Jam – The Sheffield Crew takes the stage at South Street City Oven & Grill starting at 10 p.m. 1410 Pine Ridge Road. 435-9333 or www.southstreetnaples.com.
Monday, July 2 ¦ Acoustic Night - It’s Acoustic Artist Night at Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.
Tuesday, July 3 ¦ Movie Night – Gulf Coast Town Center presents “Puss in Boots” beginning around 8:30 p.m. on the lawn at Market Plaza. 267-0783 or www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com.
Wednesday, July 4 ¦ Happy Fourth of July – For complete listings of today’s festivities, see page C1. ¦ Inbetweeners – The social group for singles ages 40-65 gathers from 5-8 p.m. at the English Pub, 5047 Tamiami Trail E. www.meetup.com/inbetweeners or e-mail email@example.com.
Coming Up ¦ Mercato Music – The Damn Outlaws perform from 6-9 p.m. July 5 outside at Mercato. www.mercatoshops.com. ¦ Art & Fun – The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts Alla Prima, Alla Fun, “Hearts” from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 5. Learn to paint under the direction of Patty Kane while enjoying pizza and wine. $42. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. ¦ Museum Matinee – The Collier County Museum presents a free screening of “Distant Drums” beginning at 1 p.m. July 6. The 1951 film starring Gary Cooper was shot in Naples and the Everglades. The museum is in the Collier Government Complex, U.S. 41 East and Airport Road. 252-8476 or www.colliermuseums.com. ¦ Children’s Theater – The Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre presents “Puss in Boots” July 5-6, 11, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 25, 27, 29 and Aug. 2-4. Buffet begins at noon and the show starts at 1 p.m. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. ¦ Art Party – The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for “Sand, Surf, Summer” from 6-8 p.m. July 6. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. ¦ Really, Really Free Market – Share your useable items, skills, ideas, music and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 7 at Fleischmann Park. firstname.lastname@example.org. ¦ MMA Fight – A Mixed Martial Arts bout begins at 8 p.m. July 7 at Seminole Casino Immokalee. www.seminolecasinoevents.com. ¦ Marine Lecture – The Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center presents marine mammal researcher Denise Boyd with “Helping Stranded Marine Mammals” from 6-7 p.m. July 7. Wine and light refreshments will be served. $8 for Friends of Rookery Bay memers, $10 for others. 300 Tower Road. Reservations recommended. 417-6310 or www.rookerybay.org. ¦ Painting Workshop – Christine George leads a workshop in how to paint an egret from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 6-7 at the Rosen Gallery & Studio. $170. Limited to eight students; reserve by July 15. (727) 560-8264. ¦ NIFF Movie Night – The Naples International Film Festival hosts a screening of “Memento” beginning at 7 p.m. July 10 at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato. $25 per person includes a glass of wine, beer or soda, savory bites and sweet treats. 775-3456 or www.naplesfilmfest.com. ¦ Be a Kid Again – The monthly grown ups-only evening at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples takes place from 5-8:30 p.m. July 12. Enjoy food, drink and “big kid” fun for $15 for C’mon members, $25 for others. 514- 0084 or www.cmon.org. ¦ SummmerJazz – The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club continues its “SummerJazz on the Gulf” series with Late Night Brass (July 21), New Groove City (Aug. 25) and Eight to the Bar (Sept. 22). The free concerts are from 7-10 p.m. on the Watkins Lawn. 261-2222 or www.naplesbeachhotel.com.
Ongoing Exhibits ¦ Ship to Shore – “Ship to Shore Featuring the Titanic” runs through June 30 at the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art. The centerpiece of the exhibit is a 10-foot-long model of the Titanic constructed of 75,000 toothpicks. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org. ¦ Holocaust Cartoons – “American Cartoonists, Nazi Germany and the Holocaust” is on display through July 31 at the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, 4760 Tamiami Trail N. The exhibit highlights how American cartoonists used Superhero comic book characters, posters and animated films to inspire patriotism and boost the country’s morale during World War II. 263-9200 or www.holocaustmuseumswfl.org. ¦
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