2017-07-13 / What to Do, Where to Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


A performance by Americana musician Ray Cerbone and an après-concert jam session is the latest installment in the Florida Songwriter Showcase starting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 24, at The Marco Players theater on Marco Island. The series continues through August with weekly performances by homegrown musicians who share their talent and Florida heritage with the audience. www.marcoplayers.com. A performance by Americana musician Ray Cerbone and an après-concert jam session is the latest installment in the Florida Songwriter Showcase starting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 24, at The Marco Players theater on Marco Island. The series continues through August with weekly performances by homegrown musicians who share their talent and Florida heritage with the audience. www.marcoplayers.com. THEATER

Sister Act: The Musical – By The Naples Players through July 30 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Mary Poppins – By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through Aug. 12. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane: A Parody of the Horror – By Laboratory Theater of Florida through July 15. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.

Right Bed, Wrong Husband - By the Off Broadway Palm Theatre through July 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

Moon Over Buffalo – By CFABS Players July 19-23 at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs’ Hinman Auditorium. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

The Cocktail Hour – By The Studio Players July 21-Aug. 6 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 398-9192 or www.thestudioplayers.com.

Into the Woods – By students in Gulfshore Playhouse’s STAR Academy summer camp at 4 and 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

Women in Jeopardy – By Theatre Conspiracy Aug. 11-26 at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 936-3239 or www.artinlee.org.

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Turtle Time – Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a talk about Loggerhead sea turtles at 9:30 a.m. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.gov.

Western Masterpieces – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a class to compare and contrast J.S. Bach’s “Mass in B Minor” and Beethoven’s “Symphony #5 in C Minor” from 10 a.m. to noon at Bentley Village. $35 for members, $40 for others. 850 Retreat Drive. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

Lifelong Learning – Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about plumeria in Southeast Asia from 10-11 a.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Free Film – Naples Regional Library screens “Loving” (2016) at 2 p.m. The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court’s historic 1967 decision. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary.org.

Love That Dress! – La Piel Spa hosts a Love That Dress! dress collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls from 5-7 p.m. 352-5554 or www.lovethatdress.org.

Double Time – Lindsay Garritson and Milana Strezeva perform a fourhands piano concert at 6 p.m. at Clive Daniel Home. Cocktails precede the performance at 5:30 p.m. $60. 646-734- 8179 or www.grandpianoseries.com.

Frog Call Adventure – Meet at the Naples Preserve at 7:30 p.m. to caravan out to the wilds of Collier County to hear the frogs call and learn more about these amazing amphibians. Suitable for ages 8 and up. $10 per family, includes a frog call CD. 1690 Tamiami Trail North. 261-4290.

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Free Stuff for Kids – Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers free admission and themed programming to kids ages 12 and younger from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Friday through summer. This week’s theme: sea turtles! 300 Tower Road. 530-5977 or www.rookerybay.org.

Flamenco Fun – World-renowed Flamenco guitarist Ghaleb performs from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Vergina Restaurant. $20. 659-7008 or www.verginarestaurant.com.

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

Mano a Mano – The Naples Players hosts a stage combat class that focuses on hand-to-hand combat from 1-3 p.m. at Sugden Community Theater. $30 for members, $35 for others. Must be at least 13 years old. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Space Cowboy – The Steve Miller Band performs with special guest Peter Frampton at 7:30 p.m. at Germain Arena. $40-$100. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com.

Funny Guy – Comedian Adam Hunter (“Chelsea Lately,” “Last Comic Standing”) performs at Off the Hook Comedy Club tonight and Sunday, July 16. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

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Beach Baubles – Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a talk about beach combing at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday through July. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.gov.

We Scream for Ice Cream – Le Manchot Crème Glacee celebrates its first annual Ice Cream Fest with food trucks, music, local vendors, bounce house and its own signature gelato and frozen treats from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. 3811 Enterprise Ave. 984-3576 or www.lemanchotcremeglacee.com

Foreign Film – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy screens “Golden Dream” (Mexico, 2014) at 2 p.m. at the university’s Naples campus. A road movie that follows the fortunes of four Guatemalan teenagers on a dangerous journey across the Mexican border into America. $6 for members, $8 for other. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

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Films for Film Lovers – Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “A Summer’s Tale” (1996) at 7 p.m. A shy college graduate takes a vacation in Dinard and unwittingly discovers he’s a hot commodity among the local girls. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players hosts a performance by Nate Martin followed by a reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

TUESDAY7.18

Pup Patrol – Naples Botanical Garden welcomes friendly, leashed dogs to accompany their owners from 8-11 a.m. Free for member dogs, regular admission plus $9.95 for non-members and their pooches. Dog-walking hours are also from 3-5 p.m. Thursday and 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Free Kids’ Film – Paragon Pavilion screens “Mis Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children” at 10 a.m. today through Thursday, July 13. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com.

Free Film – Settle in on the lawn at Mercato for a free screening of “Sing” (2016) at sunset. In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find their lives will never be the same. 254- 1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

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Lifelong Learning – Naples Botanical Garden hosts a workshop about a practical approach to well-being from 10 a.m. to noon. $35 for members, $40 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Hey, Ladies – The Center Bar at Promenade at Bonita Bay hosts Ladies’ Night from 4 p.m. to close with $5 house wine and margaritas and $3.50 well drinks. 26795 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. www.promenadeshops.com.

Love that Dress! – Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour hosts a dress collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls from 5-7 p.m. Guests who bring new or gently used dresses will enjoy a wine and cheese reception and shopping discounts, with 20 percent of the evening’s proceeds going to PACE. 900 Neapolitan Way. 434- 9700 or www.oohlalanaples.com.

Two to Tango – El Gaucho Inca hosts tango night with musician Adrian Batista from 5:30-9:30 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or www.elgauchoinca.com.

Art After Hours – The Baker Museum offers free admission from 6-9 p.m. where guests can see its latest exhibitions and installations. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.

Jig Is Up – Traditional Irish musicians take the stage and kick up their heels at 7 p.m. at Riptide Brewing Company. 987 Third Ave. N. 228-6533 or www.riptidebrewingcompany.com.

Crystal Clear – The Gypsy Sea Witch holds a crystal bowl meditation at 7 p.m. at Koreshan State Historic Site. $15-$20, must pre-register at website. 754- 444- 9779 or www.thegypsyseawitch.com.

COMING UP

For The Birds – Rookery Bay Environmental Learning center hosts a light breakfast and lecture about seabird restoration from 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 20. $10 for members, $15 for others. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org.

Cast A Net – Learn to catch your own bait when Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park teaches the basic techniques of cast netting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 20. Free with park entry fee. 596-6196 or www.floridastateparks.gov.

Third Thursday – Third Street South hosts live music by Steve Fentimann from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 20, on the Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. 434-6533 or www.thirdstreetsouth.com.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players host singer-songwriter Ray Cerbone with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, July 24. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642- 7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

I Wish – Performers from Gulfshore Playhouse’s Teen Conservatory perform selections from Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Naples Regional Library. 650 Central Ave. 262-4230 or www.collierlibrary.org.

‘SUP, Dudes – Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a beginning paddle board lesson for ages 12 and up at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 27. $15, reservations required. Equipment included. 431-0958 or www.naplesbeachadventures.com.

Art, Drink and Be Merry – Naples Art Association invites guests to enjoy wine while instructors help them complete an acrylic painting from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 27. $50. 585 Park St. 262- 6517 or www.naplesart.org.

Dancing Shoes – Learn how to dance backwards in high heels when The Naples Players hold a dance class from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at Sugden Community Theater. $30 for members, $55 for others. Must be at least 18 years old. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players welcome singer/songwriter Capt. Jac with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, July 31. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Total Eclipse – Headquarters Library hosts a presentation on the mechanics of the 2017 solar eclipse at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org.

Free Concert – Electric Mud performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Player host singer/songwriters Pete Gallagher and Pat Barmore with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musicians and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Art Reception – Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts an opening reception for the exhibit “Over 80/Under 30” from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8. Free, but donations welcome. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandarts.com.

Art Awards – Naples Art Association hosts an awards ceremony, reception and live music by Joel Osment for “Your Choice 2017, the organization’s annual, non-juried exhibition of member works, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. The exhibition will hang through Sept. 29. $10. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org.

Nature Film – The Conservancy of Southwest Florida screens Disneynature’s “Wings of Life” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug 12. 1495 Smith Preserve Way. 262-0304 or www.conservancy.org.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players present singer/songwriter Andy Wahlberg with a postperformance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

For The Birds – Rookery Bay Environmental Learning center hosts a light breakfast and lecture about citizen science from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15. $10 for members, $15 for others. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org.

Poetry and Piano – Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke and composer William Dawson Jr. present their original collaborations at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Naples United Church of Christ. $40. 5200 Crayton Road. 646- 734-8179 or www.grandpianoseries.com.

SummerJazz on the Gulf – Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club presents Gloria West and The Gents when the 32nd season of SummerJazz on the Gulf concerts continues from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. Free. 261-2222 or www.naplesbeachhotel.com.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players hosts “Sawgrass” Cindy Hackney with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players presents singer/songwriter Joerey Ortiz with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642- 7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Piano Concert – Pianist Bryan Wallick performs works by Liszt, Bach, Brahms and Albeniz from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at Shangri-La Springs. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 646- 734-8179 or www.grandpianoseries.com.

Art, Drink and Be Merry – Naples Art Association invites guests to sip wine while instructors help them complete an acrylic painting from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. $50. 585 Park St. 262- 6517 or www.naplesart.org.

Free Concert – Rockin’ Horse performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

Free Film – Mercato screens “The Angry Birds Movie” (2016) on the lawn at sunset on Tuesday, Sept. 13. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to three unlikely outcasts to figure out what the porkers are up to. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

SummerJazz on the Gulf – Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club presents Late Night Brass when the 32nd season of SummerJazz on the Gulf concerts concludes from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. Free. 261-2222 or www.naplesbeachhotel.com.

Nosh & Shop – Waterside Shops hosts the fifth annual Craving Fashion culinary and fashion event where guests can see the latest fashions available at retailers and enjoy bites from dozens of area restaurants from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. Proceeds benefit United Way of Collier County. 598-1605 or www.watersideshops.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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Free Film – Mercato screens “Moana” (2016) on the lawn at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

Free Film – Mercato screens “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” on the lawn at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

Noble Ape – Comedian Jim Gaffigan performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at Germain Arena. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com. ¦

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