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Reasons for the Season: Dazzling trees, homes, boats, performances

Oct 25, 2017 ● By Mandy Carter

Here's a list of things to do around Fort Myers this holiday season.

Reviving Native American Cuisine: It’s all about eating local

Oct 25, 2017

The revival of authentic Native American cuisine, however, is building momentum in the hands of forward-thinking native chefs in Florida and the Southwest United States.

Yummy in Your Tummy! Some of us wait a year for a delicious holiday treat, gear up now

Oct 25, 2017

We’ve made a short list of select bakeries in Southwest Florida that bring us delish holiday goodies.

Have fun with mom’s gift, great holiday event for home, office or school

Oct 25, 2017

Remember unfolding the tissue paper in a holiday gift box … there nestled was an awful blue or green sweater embellished with a knit snowflake or a deer with a red nose?

Gator Lanes Gearing Up for 40th Anniversary in 2018

Nov 03, 2017 ● By Kevin

The bowling alley opened in April 1978, and now serves the community as a place for family fun and good times, which includes a sports bar and much more.

Cooperative Art Gallery Looks to Become Permanent Staple in Fort Myers Community

Oct 24, 2017 ● By Kevin

DAAS CO-OP Art Gallery & Gifts opened to the public in April 2016 and has continued to grow into a place where artists can partake in arts- and culture-oriented events.

Volunteers Still Needed in SWFL for Irma Relief Efforts

Oct 10, 2017 ● By Kevin

Here's a list of 10 spots around Southwest Florida where you can volunteer in the wake of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Irma Relief Updates, Florida Licensing On Wheels Coming to Lee County

Sep 15, 2017 ● By Kevin

Despite Friday's closure, the city will continue to activate local recovery from Hurricane Irma and issue more updates.

Fort Myers City Crews Survey Storm Damage & Assess Repairs

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Some information regarding storm recovery in the Fort Myers area.

Businesses Encouraged to Utilize Resources for Irma Recovery

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kevin

According to the Small Business Association, there are several resources to help local businesses affected by Hurricane Irma to recover and reestablish.

  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    11/28/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    11/28/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Wines One

    11/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    An introduction to the pleasures of wine. Food & wine parings. Taste over a dozen wines - many ma...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/24/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/24/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Square One Improv

    11/25/2017
    08:00PM

    Fast-paced, hilarious, musical, completely improvised comedy show. Square One Improv features the...


  • The second-pass debris collection for the City of Bonita Springs will begin the week of November ...


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


  • Ugly Sweater Contest

    11/29/2017
    06:30PM

    Don we now our ugly sweaters! ‘Tis the season for tacky holiday attire, and we want to see your...


  • Painting with a Purpose

    11/30/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    Join our friends from Painting with a Twist of Fort Myers for an evening of art and amusement on ...


  • Art Walk & Holiday Stroll

    12/01/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    Fun night at the Festival, as we celebrate Art Walk and the Holiday Stroll in the Downtown Fort M...


  • Children’s Workshop at Santa's Block Party!

    12/02/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Santa’s Block Party at the Goodwill Festival of Trees and hosted by: Sydney & Berne Davis Art C...


  • Come enjoy some Christmas spirit at the 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade! Last...


  • Celebrate the holidays and help feed the hungry by singing at the 27th Annual Christmas Carol Sin...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/06/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Christmas in the Park

    12/08/2017
    04:00PM — 10:00PM

    The City of Fort Myers celebrates the season with Christmas in the Park from 4 to 10 p.m. on Dece...


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