WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
Learn from the professionals at Miromar Design Center how to spice up your dining room with the newest in furnishings, fabrics and accessories. A free seminar begins at 11 a.m. Aug. 15 as part of the center’s month-long celebration of the dining room. The main atrium features 12 dining-room vignettes by different designers. In the photo above, wing back chairs give an eclectic look to a dining arrangement by Henredon. Register at www.miromardesigncenter.com. Theater
¦ Teens in Tinseltown – By KidzAct of The Naples Players at 7 p.m.
Aug. 9-11 in the Tobye Studio at the
Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990
¦ Five Kinds of Silence – By The
Laboratory Theater of Florida Aug. 10,
11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 1634 Woodford
Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.
¦ Grease – Through Aug. 18 at the
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort
Myers. 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.
Thursday, Aug. 9
¦ Art Exhibit – “Infinite Mirror:
Images of American Identity” is on display through Sept. 27 at the FGCU Arts
Complex. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4
p.m. Monday through Friday and 4-8
p.m. Thursday. 590-7199 or asturdiv@
¦ C’mon for Grown-Ups – It’s
adults-only night from 5-8 p.m. at the
Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples.
This month’s activities have a beach
party theme. 514-0084 or www.cmon.
¦ Local History – Naples Backyard History presents “Naples Then and
Now,” a lecture and aerial photography
exhibit by Art Ullmann, from 6-9 p.m.
Free. 1170 Third St. S. 774-2978 or www.
¦ Night Out – Enjoy music and more
while strolling along Fifth Avenue South
from 7-10 p.m. www.FifthAvenueSouth.
¦ Country Classics – The Center
for the Arts of Bonita Springs presents
Terry Cole & the Honky Tonk Hitmen
at 7 p.m. at the Promenade at Bonita Bay.
495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.
Friday, Aug. 10
¦ Museum Matinee – The Collier
County Museum presents a free screening of “The President’s Lady” starring
Charlton Heston and Susan Hayward at
1 p.m. 3301 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8476 or
¦ Evening In The Park – The artists of the historic cottages at Riverside
Park showcase their newest works and
visit with the public from 6-9 p.m. Live
music and refreshments. 297-7227.
¦ Art Opening – Sweet Art Gallery
hosts an opening reception for “Art &
Soul,” an exhibit of works by 1970s pop
impressionist Anthony Hansen and new
workds by master abstract expressionist
Mary Ann Flynn Fourse, from 6-8 p.m.
Free. The show runs through Aug. 24.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-
Friday and by appointment Saturday.
2054 Trade Center Way. 597-2110 or
“Reflections on the Everglades,” an exhibit of photographs by Capt. Don McDonald, is on display at the Marco Island Historical Museum through Sept. 28. Shown here are Capt. McDonald’s “Three Eggs,” left, and “Everglades Panorama.” 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 642-1440 or 389-6447.
COURTESY PHOTO / HENREDON ¦ Wine Tasting – Sip four fine
wines of Donnafugata and enjoy a threecourse menu beginning at 6 p.m. at Sea
Salt. $60 per person plus tax and gratuity. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or www.
¦ Jazz It Up – Enjoy jazz by Charlie
Sherril from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at M Waterfront Grille in the Village on Venetian Bay.
263-4421 or www.mwaterfrontgrille.com.
¦ Bluegrass Jam – Scott Ritter hosts
a bluegrass jam from 7-10 p.m. at Fred’s
Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee
Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com.
Saturday, Aug. 11
¦ Back to School Block Party
– Sample recipes perfect for getting the
kids back to school from noon-2 p.m. at
Whole Foods Market in Mercato. Music
by DJ Chris and free coloring books and
stickers for kids 12 and younger. 552-5100.
¦ Dixieland Tunes – Enjoy some
old-fashioned Dixieland jazz from 1-3
p.m. at The Norris Center. 213-3049.
¦ Party in Paradise – Seminole
Casino Immokalee turns into Margaritaville from 2-6 p.m. for a Jimmy Buffett themed “Party in Paradise.” Enjoy
music by The Caribbean Chillers and
fun with Parrot Head Club members
from throughout Florida. www.seminolecasinoevents.com.
¦ Miromar Music – John Elliott performs from 4-7 p.m. at Miromar Outlets.
948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets.com.
¦ Art at Mercato – Artist siblings
Joshua and Jessica Noom showcase their
work from 7-9 p.m. during Saturday
Nights Alive at Mercato. www.facebook.
¦ Ballpark Beer Fest – “Beer,
Baseball & BOOM!” takes place during
the Miracle vs. St. Lucie Mets game
that begins at 7:05 p.m. at Hammond
Stadium, Fort Myers. Sample craft
beers from around the country and
stay for the fireworks show after the
¦ Tribute Show – The Stage in
Bonita Springs presents a Led Zeppelin tribute show. Dinner seating begins
at 5:45 p.m. and the show starts at 7:15
p.m. 9144 Bonita Beach Road. 405-8566.
Call about upcoming tributes to artists
including Rod Stewart, Jimmy Buffett,
The Eagles and Queen.
¦ It Takes Two – Brush up on your
tango steps in a class from 7:30-8 pm.
and then stay for milonga from 8-11 p.m.
at Repun Tango Naples. $15 per person.
1673 Pine Ridge Road Suite. No reservations necessary. 738-4184.
¦ Rock Out – Unbridled performs
classic rock from 8-11 p.m. at Fred’s
Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee
Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com.
Sunday, Aug. 12
¦ Miromar Music – Sherrin McCune
performs from 1-4 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.MiromarOutlets.
¦ More Music – The Sheffield Crew
takes the stage at 10 p.m. at South Street
City Oven & Grill. 1410 Pine Ridge
Road. 435-9333 or www.southstreetnaples.com.
Monday, Aug. 13
¦ Fort Myers Films – TGIM: Thank
God for Indie Mondays with host Eric
Raddatz of the Fort Myers Film Festival begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Sidney &
Berne Davis Art Center. Movie screening begins at 7 p.m. $5. www.fortmyersfilmfestival.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 14
¦ Oil Painting Class – Christine
George teaches “Poppies in Vase” from
10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Rosen Gallery & Studios. $85, plus canvas and brushes. Class
limited to six students. Reservations:
¦ Motown Tunes – Fred’s Food, Fun
& Spirits hosts a Motown evening with
Omar Baker from 6:30-9:30 p.m. 2700
Immokalee Road. 431-7928.
Wednesday, Aug. 15
¦ Jewelry Class – The Center for
the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts “Bling
It On” from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Learn to create a beaded flower cuff while enjoying
wine and camaraderie. $50. 495-8989 or
¦ Marine Lecture – Biologist Kati
Therriault presents “Manatee Response,
Recovery and Research” at 6 p.m. at the
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning
Center. Light refreshments and wine
will be served. $8 for members, $10 for
others. 300 Tower Road. Reservations:
¦ Wine Time – Angelina’s Ristorante
in Bonita Springs continues its summer
wine dinner series featuring wines from
California and France. $89. 390-3187.
¦ Open Mic – Bring your original
songs and music to open mic night from
7:30-10:30 p.m. at Fred’s Food, Fun &
Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.
¦ Museum Matinee – “Reap the
Wild Wind” starring John Wayne and
Paulette Goddard begins at 1 p.m. Aug.
17 at the Collier County Museum. Free.
3301 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8476 or www.
¦ Tryouts – The Naples Players hold
auditions for “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”
at 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Sugden Community Theatre. www.naplesplayers.org.
¦ Pub Crawl – Hope for Haiti’s
second annual pub crawl along Fifth
Avenue South begins at 4 p.m. Aug. 18.
$30. 434-7183 or www.hopeforhaiti.com.
¦ Eurofest – Opera Naples hosts its
sixth annual “Eurofest” dinner and evening of entertainment beginning at 6:30
p.m. Aug. 18 at Naples Luxury Imports.
$125 per person includes a chance to win
use of a Bentley for a weekend or use of
a Jaguar for a week. RSVP: 963-9050 or
¦ Concert Pianist – Bryan Tari performs at 6 p.m. Aug. 18 at IberiaBank on
Marco Island as a benefit for the Marco
Island Center for the Arts. $25. Reservations: 394-4221.
¦ Classes in Clay – Richard Rosen
offers two five-week sessions of classes
in hand-building and raku techniques
in clay at Rosen Gallery & Studios.
The first meets from 6-9 p.m. Mondays beginning Aug. 20; the second
is from 1-4 p.m. Thursdays beginning
Aug. 23. p.m. No experience necessary.
Each class is limited to 10 participants.
$195. 2172 J&C Blvd. 821-1061 or rictra@
¦ Irish Fest – Enjoy a night of Irish
festivities during the 7:05 p.m. Aug. 23
Miracle vs. Bradenton Marauders game at
Hammond Stadium, Fort Myers. 768-4210.
¦ Cheese, Please – In celebration
of the fourth annual American Artisan
Cheese Month, Whole Foods in Mercato
offers a cheese class from 6-7:30 p.m.
Aug. 24. Sample and learn about a variety of artisanal cheeses from creameries
across the United States. Cheeses will
be paired with accoutrement. $10. Reservations required. 552-5100 or www.
¦ Senior Prom – The finale for
“Senior Prom,” a reality television dance
show starring eight Naples seniors and
their Broadway legend mentors/partners, starts at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the
Naples Philharmonic Center for the
Arts, Audience members are encourages to attend in “prom attire.” VIP
ticketholders enjoy a reception with
emcee Debbie Reynolds. 597-1900 or
¦ A Stand-Up Guy – Sam Tripoli
takes the stage on Aug. 30 at the Off The
Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island.
389-6900 or www.captbriens.com. ¦
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