2017-08-10 / What to Do, Where to Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


Silverspot Cinema at Mercato screens a live performance of the Royal Opera House production of Verdi’s “Otello” staring tenor Jonas Kaufmann starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. www.silverspot.net. 
COURTESY PHOTO Silverspot Cinema at Mercato screens a live performance of the Royal Opera House production of Verdi’s “Otello” staring tenor Jonas Kaufmann starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. www.silverspot.net. COURTESY PHOTO THEATER

James and the Giant Peach – By KidzAct of The Naples Players Aug. 11-13 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.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.

The Smell of the Kill – By Laboratory Theater of Florida through Aug. 20. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com.

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

She Kills Monsters – By The Naples Players Oct. 11-Nov. 5 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Paradise – By Gulfshore Playhouse Oct. 14-29 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

Sex Please We’re Sixty – By The Marco Players Oct. 25-Nov. 12 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.marcoplayers.org.

THURSDAY8.10

Lit Lecture – Hodges University hosts a talk about Astrid Lundgren, author of the Pippi Longstocking books, with university professor Wes Boozer from 10:45-11:45 p.m. at the Carlisle Naples. Free. 6945 Carlisle Court. 598- 6140 or www.hodges.edu.

FRIDAY8.11

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

Ma Belle – Liverpool Live performs a tribute to The Beatles from 6-10 p.m. at Southwest Florida Events Center. $25- $75. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.com.

SATURDAY8.12

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

Live Opera – Silverspot Cinema at Mercato screens a live performance of the Royal Opera House production of Verdi’s “Otello” at 10 a.m. $25-$26. 592- 0300 or www.silverspot.net.

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

Stand-Up Guy – Comedian Gary Owen (“The Gary Owen Show,” “Think Like A Man”) hits the stage at Off The Hook Comedy Club tonight and Sunday, Aug. 13. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

SUNDAY8.13

Rise and Shine – Experimental Aircraft Association 1067- Naples hosts an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 8-11 a.m. at Naples Municipal Airport. $5, benefits the EAA Young Eagles program. 649-6627 or visit www.eaa1067.com.

Beach Treasures – Set out with a guide at Delnor-Wiggins State Park and learn about seashells, sea creatures and tidal movement at 9:30 a.m. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks. gov.

Classic Film – Paragon Pavilion hosts a 50th anniversary screening of “Bonnie & Clyde” (1967) starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway at 2 and 7:10 p.m. $15. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com.

RAWR! – Silverspot Cinema screens the adventure classic “Jurassic Park” (1993) at 2 and 7 p.m. 592-0300 or www.silverspot.net.

Foreign Film – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy screens “My Life as a Zucchini” (France, 2016) at 2 p.m. After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age and learns the meaning of love and trust. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

MONDAY8.14

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players present singer/songwriter Andy Wahlberg in concert at 7 p.m. followed by a reception, Q&A and jam session until 10 p.m. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Films for Film Lovers – Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “Women on the 6th Floor” (France, 2010) at 7 p.m. In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple’s lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

TUESDAY8.15

For The Birds – Rookery Bay Environmental Learning center hosts a light breakfast and lecture about citizen science from 9-10:30 a.m. $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. at Naples United Church of Christ. Performances by soprano Steffanie Pearce, soprano Nadia Marshall, baritone Christopher Holloway and pianist Richard Bosworth. $40. 5200 Crayton Road. 646- 734-8179 or www.grandpianoseries.com.

WEDNESDAY8.16

Wild Wednesdays – Naples Botanical Garden’s conservation team leads a walk through the garden’s natural areas in the Smith Upland Preserve from 9-10 a.m. Free with regular admission. 643- 4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Lifelong Learning – Naples Botanical Garden hosts a behind-the-scenes native orchid tour from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643- 4737 or www.naplesgarden.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 hosts 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

The Elders – Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a guided walk to see the preserve’s strand of ancient bald cypress knees from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 17. $10-$25. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org.

SUP Dudes – Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a beginning paddle boarding lesson at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, with instructors from Naples Beach Adventures. $15, plus park entry fee. Reservations required. 431-0958 or www.naplesbeachadventures.com.

Third Thursday – Musicians Steve and Shelley perform from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Third Street South’s Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. 434-6533 or www.thirdstreetsouth.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.

Eurocentric – Opera Naples hosts a Eurofest celebration featuring Italian cuisine and music at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Ristorante Ciao. $90. 835 Fourth Ave. S. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.

Bridal Blast – Southwest Florida’s best wedding vendors converge from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Germain Arena to offer their services to local brides-to-be. $5, brides can enter for prizes, including a honeymoon to Turks & Caicos, on the website. www.bridalblastfla.com.

Partial Eclipse of the Sun – Headquarters Regional Library supplies a limited number of solar eclipse glasses from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, for people who want to view the Great American Solar Eclipse. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players hosts “Sawgrass” Cindy Hackney in concert at 7 p.m. followed by a reception, Q&A and jam session until 10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Cast A Net – Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a session on cast netting for bait at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24. Free with park admission. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.gov.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players presents singer/songwriter Joerey Ortiz in concert at 7 p.m. followed by a reception, Q&A and jam session until 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.

Turtle Time – Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park presents a talk about sea turtles at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. Free with park admission. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.gov.

Art Celebration – Florida Gulf Coast University hosts an art walk with multiple exhibitions to celebrate the school’s 20th anniversary from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. Events include a curator’s talk, reception for the exhibition “20 Years: The Creation of FGCU” and a final reception and performance at the ArtLab Library. 590-7199 or www.artgallery. fgcu.edu.

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.

Om in the Swamp – Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a meditation session with spiritual guide Bethanny Gonzalez from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, in the preserve’s natural amphitheater. $10-$20. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew. audubon.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.

Third Thursday – Love Hunter performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Third Street South’s Fleischmann Courtyard. Free. 434-6533 or www.thirdstreetsouth.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.

Art ALIVE – The museums and studios of Naples Art District, located behind Airport-Pulling and Pine Ridge Roads, open their doors to the public from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4. Over forty professional artists will showcase their recent works and demonstration their medium. Free. 596-5099 or www.naplesartdistrict.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.

Met Live – Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Bellini’s “Norma” at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Oct 7. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com.

Met Live – Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote” at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com.

American Pie – Don McLean performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Southwest Florida Events Center. $52- $77. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.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.

Tribute Concert – Southwest Florida Event Center hosts a dinner show featuring Van Halen tribute band Completely Unchained from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. $25-$75. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.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. ¦

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