WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Sweet Art Gallery hosts an opening reception for “Boys of Summer,” an exhibit of works by realist Robert Dorman and abstract expressionist Clemente Mimun, from 6-8 p.m. July 13. Mr. Dorman’s “Lighthouse Picnic,” top, and Mr. Mimun’s “Fantasia” are part of the show. Admission is free. 2054 Trade Center Way. 597-2110 or www.thesweetartgallery.com. Theater
¦ All Shook Up – By The Naples
Players through July 29 at the Sugden
Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www.
¦ Grease – At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, through Aug. 18.
278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.
¦ Puss In Boots – By Broadway Palm
Children’s Theatre through Aug. 4. All
performances begin with a buffet at noon.
278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.
¦ Caught in the Net – Through
Aug. 18 at The Off Broadway Palm
Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.
¦ Psycho Beach Party – By Laboratory Theater through July 28 at Kiwanis Hall,
1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481.
Thursday, July 12
¦ Your Favorite Things – Sea Salt
restaurant pairs cheese, chocolates and
wine for a tasting beginning at 6 p.m.
$20. Limited seating. 1186 Third St. S.
¦ Local History – Naples Backyard
History presents “Naples Then and Now,”
a lecture and aerial photography exhibit
presented by historian Art Ullmann, from
6-9 p.m. at 1170 Third Street S. Free. 774-
2978 or www.naplesbackyardhistory.net.
¦ Wine & Cheese, Please – Beverage specialist Joe Pais leads a sampling
of 10 wine and cheese pairings from
6-7:30 p.m. at Whole Foods Market in
Mercato. $10. Sign up by calling 552-5115.
¦ Movie Night – The Holocaust
Museum & Education Center of SWFL
presents “The Political Dr. Seuss” film
and discussion at 7 p.m. in conjunction
with the exhibit “American Cartoonists,
Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.” 4760
Tamiami Trail N. RSVP to 263-9200 or
¦ Classic Film – Celebrate the 60th
anniversary of “Singin’ in the Rain” with a
special screening at 7 p.m. at Hollywood
Stadium 20. www.FathomEvents.com.
¦ Piano Tunes – The Bonita Springs
Center for the Arts presents concert pianist
Jodi DeSalvo at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at
Bonita Bay. $15 for members, $20 for others.
495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.
The Arsenault Gallery hosts an opening reception for “Flamboyant,” an exhibition of recent paintings by Paul Arsenault celebrating the royal poinciana tree and Bastille Day, from 6-8 p.m. July 14. Included in the exhibit is “Lantern Lake,” above. 764 12th Ave. S. in Crayton Cove. RSVP: 263-1214. ¦ Flea Bitten – Enjoy dinner and
laughs over “Flea Bitten,” a two-person
comedy about colorful flea market characters, at Mongello’s. 4221 Tamiami Trail
¦ Evening on Fifth – Fifth Avenue
South presents live music and entertainment from 7-10 p.m. Tonight’s acts
include Tie Dye Ted, Tres Amigos, Kayleigh Campo, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Jessica Stone and Stevie Fenttiman.
Friday, July 13
¦ Museum Matinee – The Collier County Museums presents a free
screening of “Captian Blood” starring
Errol Flynn and Olivia deHavilland
beginning at 1 p.m. in the museum at the
Collier County Government Complex at
U.S. 41 East and Airport-Pulling Road.
The film creates a sense of what life was
like on the high seas in the 17th century.
252-8476 or www.colliermuseums.com.
¦ Tribute Show – An Elton John tribute show starts at 7:15 p.m. at The Stage
in Bonita Springs. Dinner seating begins
at 5:45 p.m. 9144 Bonita Beach Road.
405-8566. Call about other tribute shows
on the calendar, including Journey, Rod
Stewart and Fleetwood Mac.
Saturday, July 14
¦ Dixieland Tunes – Celebrate Dixieland jazz from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris
Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3049.
¦ Miromar Music – Jim Blackburn
performs from 4-7 p.m. at Miromar Outlets.
948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets.com.
¦ Vive la France! – In honor of
Bastille Day, savor all things French at
either of two Crayton Cove restaurants:
Bleu Provence (1234 Eighth St. S., 261-
8239) offers a four-course degustation
menu from 5 p.m. to closing for $25.99
per person; at Chez Boet (755 12th Ave.
S., 643-6177), enjoy a purely French
happy hour along with music by Marc
Meyer from 5-6:30 p.m.
¦ Mercato Art – Mercato hosts the
first “Saturday Nights Alive” from 7-9
p.m. See story on page C1.
¦ It Takes Two – Repun Tango hosts
a class for beginners at 7:30 p.m. followed by milonga from 8-11 p.m. today
and July 28. $15 per person. 1673 Pine
Ridge Road. 738-4184 or www.pablorepuntango.com.
¦ Free Concert – High Tide performs
acoustic rock from 8-10 p.m. in Market
Plaza at Gulf Coast Town Center. 267-0783
¦ More Music – Little Eddie and the
Fat Fingers play from 8-11 p.m. at Fred’s
Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee
Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com.
Sunday, July 15
¦ More Miromar Music – John Elliot
performs from 1-4 p.m. at Miromar Outlets.
948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets.com.
¦ Food by the Truckful – Seminole
Casino Immokalee hosts a food truck
rally plus live entertainment and games
from 1-5 p.m. www.seminoleimmokaleecasino.com.
¦ International Flavor – Waypoint
Community Church hosts a dinner banquet with foods from Jamaica, Italy, Spain,
Haiti and America from 6-8 p.m. Church
youth group members will perform skits.
$15 per person. 774-1165 or e-mail Kevin
Mendez at email@example.com.
¦ Jam Time – Fred’s Food, Fun &
Spirits hosts a singer/songwriter workshop and jam session with Lucia and
Bob from 5-6:30 p.m. After the jam,
listen to the Notorious Band of Misfits
from 7-10 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road.
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¦ Book Talk – Librarian Kathleen
Dolan leads a discussion of Amy Franklin Willis’ “The Lost Saints of Tennessee” beginning at 2 p.m. at South
Regional Library. After the discussion,
be prepared to share the title of your
last great read. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. Register by calling 252-7542.
¦ Movie Time – The Mercato presents an outdoor screening of “Jaws”
beginning at sunset on a giant inflatable
screen. Free. www.mercatoshops.com.
¦ More Movies – Gulf Coast Town
Center presents “Daddy Day Care” beginning around 8:30 p.m. on the Market Plaza
lawn. Free. www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com.
Wednesday, July 18
¦ History of Quilting – Aloyse
Yorko of the Naples Quilters Guild discusses the history of quilting and demonstrates hand quilting at 2 p.m. at
Naples Regional Library. 650 Central
Ave. Free. Registration required. 263-
7768 or 262-4130.
¦ Jewelry Class – The Center for
the Arts of Bonita Springs presents
“Bling It On” from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Learn
to make a crystal wrap bracelet while
enjoying wine, food and camaraderie.
$50. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or
¦ Summer Wine Dinner – Angelina’s Ristorante continues its series of
wine dinners with a four-course menu
accompanied by Italian wines from
Allegrini and South American wines
from Renacer. $89 per person. 24041 S.
Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs. Reservations: 390-3187.
¦ Batman’s Back – Silverspot Cinema in Mercato hosts a midnight premiere
party for the opening of “Batman: The
Dark Knight Rises,” starting at 10 p.m.
July 19. The screening begins at midnight.
592-0300 or www.silverspot.net.
¦ Stand-Up Laughs – Chris Kattan
& Friends perform July 19-22 at the Off
the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier
Blvd., Marco Island. 389-6900.
¦ Cocktail Contest – Savor some
summer cocktail concoctions and vote
for your favorite from 4-6 p.m. July 19 at
Sea Salt. $10 for two cocktails and hors
d’oeuvres. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258.
¦ Wine Tasting – Bleu Cellar wine
shop in Crayton Cove showcases wines
from three domains (Lioco, Neyers
Vineyards and Cakebread Cellars) from
5-7 p.m. July 19. Reservations: Bleu-
¦ Music Night – The Fort Myers
Music Walk starts at 7 pm. July 20 in
downtown Fort Myers.
¦ Funky Fest – A free kick-off party
for the Fantasy of Funk Festival starts at
7 p.m. July 20 at the Zig Zag Lounge at
Seminole Casino Immokalee. The festival starts at 1 p.m. July 21. $25 in advance;
$30 at the event. (800) 218-0007.
¦ Fort Myers Jazz Jam – The
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center hosts
a jam session with bass player Kevin
Mauldin, drummer Rick Iannuzzi and
pianist Danny Sinoff from 7-11 p.m. July
20 during Fort Myers Music Walk. 333-
1933 or www.sbdac.com.
¦ Lotta Bull – The PBR: Touring Pro
Division comes to Germain Arena July
20-21, with the action beginning at 8
p.m. both nights. (800) 745-3000.
¦ Holiday Bazaar – The second
annual “Christmas in July” at Bayfront,
a benefit for Lighthouse of Collier, runs
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 21. Enjoy a day
of music, Christmas shopping, food vendors, a children’s area and more.
¦ Canine Couture – Adoptable dogs
from Humane Society Naples strut their
stuff in a fashion show from 1-2:30 p.m.
July 21 at Coastland Center. Free.
¦ Beachfront Jazz – Late Night
Brass performs at 7 p.m. July 21 during
the 27th annual SummerJazz on the
Gulf series on the lawn at the Naples
Beach Hotel. The series continues Aug.
25 with New Groove City and Sept. 22
with Eight to the Bar. 261-2222 www.
¦ Foreign Film – See “Gloomy Sunday” (Germany, 1999) and discuss the
movie afterward with John Guerra from
1-4 p.m. July 22 at the Naples Center of
the FGCU Renaissance Academy. $4 for
members, $5 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S.
425-3270 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
¦ Book Talk – Librarian April Ristau
moderates a discussion of “Dead Until
Dark” by Charlaine Harris at 2 p.m. July
24 at Headquarters Library. 2385 Orange
Blossom Drive. Registration required.
593-0177 or 593-0334.
¦ Celebrity Bartender – Tony
Marino mixes and shakes things up
behind the bar at Sea Salt from 5-7 p.m.
July 25. A portion of the evening’s proceeds and all gratuities will benefit the
Make-A-Wish Foundation. 992-9474.
¦ Open Mic – The Center for the Arts
of Bonita Springs hosts “Locals Live!”
at the Promenade in Bonita Springs at
7 p.m. July 26. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.
¦ Foreign Film – Watch and then
discuss “Water” (India, 2005) from 1-4
p.m. July 29 at the Naples Center of the
FGCU Renaissance Academy. $4 for
members, $5 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave.
S. 425-3270 or email@example.com. ¦
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