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18 Things To Do in Fort Myers This August & September

Looking for something to do in the Months of August & September? We've got you covered with an array of fun-filled events like concerts, art classes, and more.

Performing Arts, Live Music, and Entertainment

A little bit of everything to entertain everyone. Want a night out at the theatre? Check out Repossessed: A World Premiere Play. Or feeling more like soothing music? Enjoy Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida Summer Sing 2018. Or, check them all out!
Repossessed A World Premiere Play by Greg Lam - start Aug 16 2018 0730PM

Repossessed: A World Premiere Play by Greg Lam - Aug 16, 2018 07:30PM

What would happen to our world if anyone could choose to remix and rewrite their memories and personalities? Rich and Gretchen seem to have the ideal marriage, until they learn that it wa... Read More » 

Music Walk in Fort Myers - start Aug 17 2018 0600PM

Music Walk in Fort Myers - Aug 17, 2018 06:00PM

The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month as local and regional musicians line the streets. From jazz and blues to rock & roll, many genres can be heard and vary... Read More » 

Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida Summer Sing 2018 in Fort Myers - start Aug 28 2018 0700PM

Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida Summer Sing 2018 in Fort Myers - Aug 28, 2018 07:00PM

The Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida will present its fourth annual Summer Sing on Tuesday, August 28th at the Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center in Fort Myers’ beautiful downtown Ri... Read More » 

Legends of Wrestling - start Sep 15 2018 0700PM

Legends of Wrestling - Sep 15, 2018 07:00PM

VIP includes Premier Floor Seating, Legend Meet & Greet, Autograph session, Event t-shirt and Poster Autographs, and photo opportunities VIP TICKET PURCHASERS WILL RECEIVE ONE SIGNATU... Read More » 

Animals and the Arts - start Sep 20 2018 0600PM

Animals and the Arts - Sep 20, 2018 06:00PM

Come celebrate with Gulf Coast Humane Society and enjoy an evening of love of pets during the “Animals and the Arts” event Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6-8 p.m. at the Alliance for the Arts.T... Read More »

Community Events

Do we live in an amazing community or what? Join the Lee County Sheriff's Department for a free self-defense class for women, take part in the SWFL's largest community yard sale, or enjoy a community day at Florida Gulf Coast University.

SAFE Women - start Sep 01 2018 1000AM

S.A.F.E. Women - Sep 01, 2018 10:00AM

You are your own best defense. Join us for one of our S.A.F.E. Women classes as we introduce a few basic self-defense moves that every woman, no matter her age, should know. The goal of S... Read More » 

Junk in the TrunkFest  - start Sep 15 2018 0830AM

Junk in the TrunkFest - Sep 15, 2018 08:30AM

Turn your stuff into cash!Get ready to SELL your treasures at one of the biggest events in Fort Myers! Junk in the Trunk Fest is the area’s largest Community Yard Sale and will be held at... Read More » 

Community Day - start Sep 28 2018 0900AM

Community Day - Sep 28, 2018 09:00AM

Connecting Communities with College ResourcesEvents for the Day Include:Panel DiscussionUniversity UpdatesTour of Marleb Hall College of Health Professionals and Social WorkLunch & Ne... Read More »

DIY Arts and Crafts

Feeling artsy? Then we've got something(s) for you! Make your own harvest centerpiece and/or do some painting while enjoying some brews. 

Petals Pilgrims and Prosecco - start Sep 10 2018 0700PM

Petals, Pilgrims and Prosecco - Sep 10, 2018 07:00PM

Come join in the fun as we create a fall harvest centerpiece at the beautiful Standard restaurant! Stay after class for their infamous bottomless mimosas and Sunday brunch! Read More » 

Brushes and Brews - start Sep 22 2018 0830PM

Brushes and Brews - Sep 22, 2018 08:30PM

Brushes and Brews is a Duel Fundraising event for The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and Super Rylee: A Special Needs Trust. We are raising funds for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness M... Read More » 

Classes for Everyone

We are never too young or too old to continue learning new tricks. We've got a Hula Dance Class for the kids, Improv for all ages, and a Shade Gardening Class for the adults. Get your learning on!    
Improv Ages 11 - start Aug 09 2018 0630PM

Improv (Ages 11+) - Aug 09, 2018 06:30PM

This introduction to the improvisation developed at Chicago’s Second City and seen on “Whose Line is It Anyway?” is about playing together, laughter, joy and support. Through exercises an... Read More » 

Hula Dance Class Ages 3  16 - start Aug 10 2018 0430PM

Hula Dance Class (Ages 3 – 16) - Aug 10, 2018 04:30PM

Marliss’ classes include 45 minutes of basic instruction in the style of Hawaiian, Tahitian, Maori and Samoan including mastering performance dances and songs. Students ages 3 – 9 practic... Read More » 

Shade Gardening Class - start Aug 11 2018 1000AM

Shade Gardening Class - Aug 11, 2018 10:00AM

Garden Talk: Shade GardeningPerhaps you have a large tree in your yard that creates a lot of shade? There are many plants that can thrive in shady conditions here in Southwest Florida. C... Read More » 

Comics and Figure Art Ages 10  17 - start Aug 12 2018 0200PM

Comics and Figure Art (Ages 10 – 17) - Aug 12, 2018 02:00PM

Beginners and intermediate students alike are welcome to join Kevin in this character and figure development class! Students will learn how to create or advance their own comics character... Read More » 

Odds and Ends

We round up our picks for August and September with a little bit of everything. A Bike Night, a Back to School Bash, and an End of Summer Dance Party sound like some great choices to expolore.

Bike Night - start Aug 16 2018 0500PM

Bike Night - Aug 16, 2018 05:00PM

Join us for the best Bike Night in SW Florida! Enjoy live music, a cash-give-away, biker jewelry, $9 Biker BBQ, $12.50 buckets of beer, $3 wells and much more. Read More » 

Zoomers Back to School Bash - start Aug 17 2018 0500PM

Zoomers Back to School Bash - Aug 17, 2018 05:00PM

Zoomers, Fort Myers’ premiere indoor/outdoor family fun park, is holding a Back to School Bash on Friday, August 17. Starting at 5 p.m. until the park closes, wristbands will be $15 with ... Read More » 

Pups  Pints at FMBrew - start May 18 2018 0600PM

Pups & Pints at FMBrew - May 18, 2018 06:00PM

Join us every month for Pups & Pints. Bring your BFF (Best Furry Friend) by to meet new friends and drink delicious brews. We've been pup-dog friendly since we opened over 5 years ago... Read More » 


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