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Ongoing Events:

Friday Jazz Jam
The Promenade at Bonita Bay
Last Friday of Each Month 6pm-8pm

Movies In The Park
Riverside Park - Bonita Springs
Jan/Feb/Mar
(239) 949-6262

Evening In The Park
Historic Cottages - Riverside Park - Bonita Springs
2nd Friday of Every Month 5pm-9pm
(239) 297-7227

Southern Extreme Water Ski Show
The Fountain Lake at Miromar Outlets
10801 Corkscrew Rd. - Estero
(239) 494-2774
Most Saturdays 4pm-5pm

Musical Waters
Miromar Outlets - Interstate 75 - Exit 123
Restaurant Piazza - Water Display

Guided Night Walks
Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Jan-Apr
(239) 348-9151

Beach/Mangrove Habitat Walks
Lovers Key State Park
Nov-Apr  Thurs. & Sat.
(239) 463-4588

Speaker Series
Bonita Springs Historical Society
Jan-Apr  2nd Tues. of the month
(239) 992-9660

Bonita Springs, Naples and surrounding areas:

January: 

Keep Beauty in Bonita (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Annual City-wide Clean-up

Bonita Springs National Art Festival (239) 495-8989 - Bonita Springs
www.ArtCenterBonita.org

Annual Great Outdoor Adventure Day (239) 463-4588
Lovers Key State Park - Ft. Myers Beach
Hike, Bike, Kayak, Boat Tours, Live Music, Food Vendors

New Year's Weekend Art Fair (954) 472-3755 - Naples
http://www.artfestival.com/events/visitorsShow/12/1
New Year's weekend along 5th Avenue South

Winter Art and Craft Show (239) 394-4221 - Marco Island
Located at The Art League - 1010 Winerberry Dr.
Wide variety of arts and crafts usually held in the middle of January. Free Admission

Florida's Wildlife and Wildlands Art Show (239) 597-6196 - Naples
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park
Florida's heritage annual exhibit. Event is free with park admission

Swamp Buggy Races (800) 897-2701 - Naples
www.SwampBuggy.com
Florida Sports Park
Last weekend in January

February

Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair (239) 543-8368
Lee Civic Center - Ft. Myers
Exhibits, Rides, Food & Entertainment 

Everglades Seafood Festival (239) 695-3941 - Everglades City
www.EvergladesSeafoodFestival.com
Everglades Area Chamber of Commerce
First weekend in February
Florida seafood with music, live entertainment, arts, crafts exhibits, and lots of fresh seafood

Audubon Invitational Croquet Tournament (941) 484-3206 - Naples
Last week in February - Audubon Croquet Club 

Native American and Pioneer Heritage Days (239) 394-3397 - Naples 
http://www.trekaroo.com/activities/native-american-pioneer-heritage-days-naples-florida
Outdoor Festival towards end of February sponsored by the Collier-Seminole State Park. Re-enactment battles between Native Americans and early pioneers, exposition of arts, crafts and foods of early Florida

March

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Annual City Event

Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair (239) 543-8368
Lee Civic Center - Ft. Myers
Exhibits, Rides, Food & Entertainment 

Art Focus Exhibition (239) 495-8989 - Bonita Springs
Art League of Bonita Springs Center for the Arts
26100 Old 41 Rd.
www.ArtCenterBonita.org

Annual Wildflower Festival (239) 657-2253
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed
www.CrewTrust.org
Guided hikes

Blues Festival (239) 949-6262
Riverside Park
Music & Refreshments

American Musical Heritage Lectures - Spring Series (239) 597-0670 - Naples 
Mid-March - Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts hosts series of lectures on topics relating to music history and choreography

Swamp Buggy Races (800) 897-2701 - Naples
www.SwampBuggy.com
Florida Sports Park - First weekend in March - Spring Championship

Annual Florida Flywheelers: Antique Engines (239) 992-0311 - Estero
Koreshan State Historic Site - Mid-March - Exposition of antique engines that date back to the 20s, attended by collectors from all over the southeastern United States

St. Patrick's Day Parade (239) 436-0050 - Naples
http://www.stpatricksparadenaples.com/
Olde Naples celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a downtown parade

Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts (954) 472-3755 - Naples
http://www.artfestival.com/events/visitorsShow/108/1
5th Avenue South - End of March - 250 artists from all over the country exhibit sculptures, paintings, jewelry, photography, ceramics and more

April

Easter Egg Hunt (239) 992-2000 - Bonita Springs
10,000 eggs, Ice Cream Eating Contest, Relay Races
 

Walk Bonita and Picnic (239) 992-6997
Liles Hotel in Riverside Park
Bonita Springs Historical Society Headquarters
Guided-Narrated History Tour & Picnic Lunch

Celebrate Bonita (239) 992-2943
Riverside Park
Chili & Rib Cook-offs, Games, Crafts, Food, Entertainment

Florida Artist's Exhibition (239) 495-8989
ALBS Center for the Arts
26100 Old 41
www.ArtCenterBonita.org

Art in the Park (239) 262-6517 - Naples
http://www.naplesart.org/events/festivals/
Cambier Park - First week in April
Naples Art Association sponsors outdoor exhibition and sale

Mike Ditka & Jim Hart Celebrity Golf (239) 261-1774
Golf Tournament, Celebrity Pairing Cocktail Party, Lunch, Auction & Awards
Golf Club of the Everglades (near Naples)
Benefit: Foundation for Immokalee Child Care Center for low income, migrant & homeless families

Concord Jazz Festival - Naples
Hayes Hall - End of April
Jet Blue Airways and Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts sponsor a recital by jazz musicians who have appeared on the Concord label

Relay for Life of Naples (239) 261-0337 - Naples
Willing to walk all night to end cancer, more than 3,000 friends and neighbors gather to help celebrate a Decade of Hope in this overnight event that includes an opening survivor lap, luminara ceremony, caregiver celebration, live entertainment, and closing ceremony

Naples Craft Festival - Spring (954) 472-3755 - Naples 
Olde Naples - 5th Avenue South - Mid to late April, and again in early September
More than 100 of the country's best crafters exhibit their work, including jewelry, 3-D acrylic paintings, ceramics, driftwood, glass, and hand-cut silouettes

Artescape Naples (239) 649-4300  - Naples
The Gallery Victoria sponsors a competition of Florida artists during the month of April, where attendees are given an opportunity to vote on the works, in preparation for the annual Outstanding Artists of Florida Exhibition held in May, as well as meet some of the artists

Latin American Family Festival (239) 348-0808 - Naples 
Golden Gate Community Center - End of April
Latin music, food, arts and crafts, health screenings, health care information and community networking opportunities

May

Pioneer Picnic (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Community Hall - 27381 Old 41 Rd.

Cinco de Mayo (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Riverside Park

Student Showcase Exhibits (239) 495-8989
Art League of Bonita Springs Center for the Arts
26100 Old 41 Rd.
www.ArtCenterBonita.org
Artworks by area high school students

Memorial Day Celebration (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Riverside Park
Sponsored by American Legion & City of Bonita

Taste of Collier (239) 593-1905 - Naples
www.TasteOfCollier.org
Olde Naples - Third Street - First Sunday in May
Live local bands, food by local restaurants and activities, proceeds going to area charities

Naples Networking Expo (239) 643-1367 - Naples
http://www.ypnaples.com/
Elk's Lodge - Early in May
Public welcome to network with business entrepreneurs and variety of vendors, and enjoy complimentary refreshments and exhibits

Great Dock Canoe Race (239) 261-4191 - Naples
www.GreatDockCanoeRace.com
The Dock at Crayton Cove - Early May
Bring your canoe and a partner, and compete for prizes

Kayak Fishing Classic (239) 671-9347
http://www.kayakfishingclassic.com/
Big Hickory Fishing Nook Seafood Grille & Marina is the venue for the Kayak Fishing Classic, benefiting the Southwest Florida Council of Boy Scouts 

June

Flag Day Celebration (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Community Hall - 27381 Old 41 Rd.

The Back Country Classic (239) 479-7916 - Naples
Enjoy one of the Caloosa Catch & Release Tournaments to benefit charities, with admission including dinner, beverages and an afternoon of teams competing to catch the biggest snook, redfish and trout, held at the Bayfront and other venues in Naples

Summer Strings (239) 597-0670 - Naples
Philharmonic Center for the Arts - June
Beginners, second and third year students of string instruments attend an intensive workshop at the Daniels Pavilion followed by a recital 

July

Fourth of July Celebration Parade & Fireworks (239) 949-6262
Parade begins along Old 41 Rd. and ends at Riverside Park
Live entertainment and food vendors
Fireworks at Palmira Golf & Country Club 

Fireworks at Miromar Outlets (239) 948-3766

Ice Cream Social (239) 353-0404 - Naples
http://www.napleschamber.org/events/community-detail.aspx?EventID=3646
Sugden Regional Park - End of July
Swimming, rock climbing, entertainment, canoeing/kayaking, free ice cream sundaes

July 4 Parade, Arts and Crafts / Boat Show (239) 213-1030 - Naples
The Naples Pier, Sugden Regional Park and Fifth Avenue South host a number of festivities during the first week in July

August

Miracle Baseball Fireworks Extravaganza (239) 768-4200
City of Palms Park - Ft. Myers
www.MiracleBaseball.com

Big Cypress Gallery Annual Labor Day Open House (239) 695-2428
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/692809/
Last weekend in August, explore the Big Cypress Swamp with a series of swamp walks, lectures, workshops, gallery exhibits and live music

September

9/11 Remembrance Day (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs

Naples Craft Festival - Fall (954) 472-3755 - Naples
Olde Naples - 5th Avenue South - Mid to late April, and again in early September
More than 100 of the country's best crafters exhibit their work, including jewelry, 3-D acrylic paintings, ceramics, driftwood, glass, and hand-cut silouettes, as well as Green Market offering hand-made soaps, exotic orchids and others plants

Summer Jazz on the Gulf (239) 261-2222 - Naples
www.NaplesBeachHotel.com
The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club hosts live jazz entertainment on their grounds, where you can enjoy a relaxing day of food, cocktails and your favorite music right on the beach

Fall Invitational Exhibition (239) 649-4300 - Naples
From mid-September through the first week of October, the Gallery Victoria invites a number of local artists to display their paintings, sculptures and crafts at this annual event

Florida Watercolor Society Annual Exhibition (239) 262-6517
http://www.floridawatercolor.org/index.php
Entire month of September, The von Liebig Art Center hosts an exhibition of local watercolor artists, sponsored by the Naples Art Association

October

American Musical Heritage Lectures - Fall Series (239) 597-0670 - Naples
The Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts hosts a series of lectures each Fall on topics relating to music history and choreography, commencing at the end of October

Naples Fall Art Festival (954) 472-3755 - Naples
Olde Naples - 5th Avenue South - Mid October, 
Artists around the country are selected to participate in a juried art show where the artists will be present to answer questions about their works and techniques, and visitors will be able to commission works and purchase fine art

Artist's Artists (239) 262-6517 - Naples
http://www.naplesart.org/events/festivals/ 
The von Liebig Art Center hosts an exhibition of work by local artist, from mid-October into the month of November

Swamp Buggy Races (800) 897-2701 - Naples
www.SwampBuggy.com
Florida Sports Park - Last weekend in October
Budweiser Fall Classic

November

Taste of Bonita (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Riverside Park
Food, Fun & Entertainment

Veteran's Day (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Riverside Park

SW Florida Police Unity Tour Golf Tournament (239) 961-3124 - Naples
Glen Golf & Country Club - Early November
Proceeds to benefit the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund and to raise awareness about law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty

Old Florida Festival (239) 774-8476 - Naples
http://www.colliergov.net/Index.aspx?page=167
Collier County Museum - First weekend in November
Indoor/Outdoor Festival celebrating the history of Florida, complete with pirates, conquerors and early settlers, with plenty of refreshments and live entertainment

Bellasera's White Truffle Event (239) 649-7333 - Naples
Italy's culinary crown jewel, the rare white truffle, stars at the Bellasera Resort's annual White Truffle Event, A Divine Indulgence & More, sponsored in part by the Italian Culinary Institute and Conde Nast Traveler

Theatre Festival (239) 992-0311 - Estero
Koreshan State Historic Site - Mid November
One-act plays produced by local theatre groups
Refreshments available, but bring your own lawn chairs
Small admission charge, in addition to park admission

American Indian Arts Celebration (863) 902-1113
http://www.ahtahthiki.com/calendar.php
Seminole Big Cypress Reservation - Mid-November - American Indian Heritage Month
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum sponsors celebration of Native American culture and heritage, 
learn about doll making, sweet grass basketry, sample Seminole food and enjoy southeastern Native American dancing

December

Bonita Boat Parade (239) 992-2943 - Bonita Springs
Holiday decorated boats

Bluegrass Festival (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Riverside Park

Holiday in the Park (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Riverside Park

Art Festival (239) 949-6262 - Bonita Springs
Riverside Park

LivingInNaples.com Networking Expo (239) 404-3521 - Naples
Edison College - Networking Expo - First week in December
Naples area businesses showcase and promote their services and products

Downtown Naples New Years Weekend Art Fair (954) 472-3755 - Naples
http://www.artfestival.com/events/visitorsShow/12/1
Olde Naples - 5th Avenue South - Last week in December
Paintings, sculptures and crafts of local artists, food booths, nationally recognized musicians

New Year's Eve Party (239) 597-1900 - Naples
http://www.philtickets.org/
Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts hosts annual midnight champagne reception and party on New Year's Eve, preceded by top-name live musical entertainment



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