What's Going On

January

Cracker Day Rodeo 2011
January 14, 15, 16th, 2011
info@leecountyposse.com

8th Annual Caloosahatchee Celtic Festival
January 22, 2011 Hours 11:30-6:30
Centennial Park
(239)321-7530

A Contemporary Quilt & Fiber Art Show
January 21, 2011 Hours 9-5; January 22, Hours 10-4
Faith Presbyterian Church, 4544 Coronado Pkwy, Cape Coral
www.artquiltersunlimited.com 

Cattle Barons Ball (American Cancer Society of Lee County)
Fort Myers, Florida
Contact: Beth.Hayes@cancer.org

Thomas Alva Edison Regional Science & Inventor’s Fair
Harborside Convention Center, Fort Myers
www.edisonfairs.net/time_schedule.htm

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February

Southwest Florida Burrowing Owl Festival
Rotary Park Environmental Center
5505 Rose Garden Road
Cape Coral, FL 33914
Contact: Pascha Donaldson, President 
(239)-980-2593
www.ccfriendsofwildlife.org

Mrs. Edison's Hymn Sing
February 8th 2011
2438 2nd Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901-3098
(239) 334-2261

Valentine's Day Dance at Fred Astaire Dance Studio
February 14th 8:30-10pm
12123 Cleveland Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33907
(239) 939-1517

Idylwild Sailing Catamaran Valentine's Day Sunset Sail
February 12, 13, & 14th 4:30-6:30 pm
Salty Sam's Marina, 2500 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach 33931
(941)-870-4349
www.sailingfortmyers.com

Edison Festival of Light: Light Up the Town
2254 Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 (Downtown Fort Myers)
(941) 334-2999
www.edisonfestival.org

Edison Festival of Light: Crafts on the River
Centennial Park (Edwards Drive), Downtown Fort Myers
www.edisonfestival.org/event_schedule/crafts.html

Edison Festival of Light: 5k Run and Light Parade
Time: Championship Race 5:45 PM
Location: TBA
www.edisonfestival.org/event_schedule/5k.html

Swamp Cabbage Festival
Barron Park, State Road 29 (Bridge Street) & Park Avenue
City of LaBelle, Florida
(863) 675-2995
oldmanriggs.com/swampcab.html

Grapefruit League
Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins vs. Regional Spring Training Teams
City Of Palms, Downtown Fort Myers
(2201 Edison Ave, Ft Myers, FL 33901)
Dates: To be announced.
boston.redsox.mlb.com/schedule

Annual Lee County Fair
Lee Civic Center
(11831 Bayshore Road North Fort Myers, Florida 33917)
(239) 543-8368
www.leeciviccenter.com/

Artfest Fort Myers
Downtown Fort Myers, Florida
(2443 First Street,Fort Myers, FL 33901)
(239) 768-3602
www.artfestfortmyers.com

Annual Winter Crafts Fair
Lee Civic Center
(11831 Bayshore Rd. Fort Myers, Florida)
(239) 543-8368
www.leeciviccenter.com/

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March

Eighth Annual Soup Kitchen Benefit
Sam Galloway Ford Dealership
Tuesday, March 1st, 2011
For more information & tickets please visit www.ccmileecounty.com 
or call CCMI at (239) 332-7687, ext. 107

Southwest Florida Reading Festival
The Harborside Event Center & Centennial Park
www.lee-county.com/library/ReadingFestivalHome.htm

Fort Myers Springs Boat Show
Lee Civic Center, North Fort Myers, Florida
www.fortmyersboatshow.com

71st Annual Sanibel Shell Fair and Show
The Sanibel Community Association and
The Sanibel - Captiva Shell Club
2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, Florida, 33957
(239) 472-2155

Greek Fest - Greek Food, Music, Dance and Family Fun
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
8210 Cypress Lake Dr. Fort Myers, Florida
(239) 481- 2099
www.orthodox-faith.com/greek_festival.asp

Annual All- Florida Championship Rodeo
Arcadia (124 Heard Street, right off of US Highway 17).
www.arcadiarodeo.com

Major League Baseball Spring Training
Red Sox:
City Of Palms Park, Downtown Fort Myers
(2201 Edison Ave, Ft Myers, FL 33901)
redsox.mlb.com/schedule/
Minnesota Twins:
Hammond Field, South Fort Myers
(14100 Six Mile Cypress Parkway Fort Myers, FL 33912)
minnesota.twins.mlb.com/schedule/index.jsp
Dates: To be announced.

Fort Myers Shrimp Festival
Fort Myers Beach
(Lynn Hall Park, Estero Island, Fort Myers Beach, FL)
(239) 454-7500
www.fortmyersbeachshrimpfestival.com/

Annual Lehigh Spring Festival
Veterans Park, Lehigh
(55 South Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres, FL, 33936)
(239) 229-9318
www.lehighspringfestival.com/main.html

Bonita Springs Tomato and Seafood Festival
Bonita Recreation Center, Bonita Springs
(239) 334-7007

Florida Wiener Dog Derby
Shell Factory & Nature Park
Call Doug Dailey (239) 839-7760

Cape Coral Sounds of Jazz

Jaycee Park 4125 SE 20th Place Cape Coral, FL
(239) 573-3122
Dates: To be announced

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April

Fort Myers River and Blues Festival
Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers
Dates: April 18th, 2010
(239) 229-9825
www.riverandbluesfestival.com

ACTS for Literacy
Alliance for the Arts - Foulds Theatre
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Dates: April 23rd - 24th, 2010
(239)939-2787

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May

Cinco de Mayo Block Party
The City of Cape Coral Parks & Recreation
(47th Terrace between Coronado and SE 9th PL)
(239) 573-3122 

American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Centennial Park
www.relayforlife.org/downtownriverdistrictfl

Annual Tarpon Fishing Competition
Boca Grande and other locations
(941) 964-0568

Annual Taste of the Beach
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
www.fmbchamber.com/localinfo.php#eventscalendar

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June

Caloosa Catch & Release Fishing Tournament
South Seas Island Resort, Captiva, Florida
(239) 671-9347
www.caloosacatchandrelease.com

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July

Red, White and BOOM
Cape Coral Pkwy, Cape Coral
(239) 549-6900
www.capecoralchamber.com/chamber/events.asp

Fourth of July on the Beach
Fort Myers Beach Fishing Pier & Times Square, Ft. Myers Beach
(239) 454-7500

Independence Day Parade and Fireworks
Periwinkle Way and Sanibel Causeway, Sanibel Island
(239) 472-1080

19th Annual Cat Show
Araba Schrinrs Hall, 2010 Hanson St. Ft. Myers, 33901
Charlene Campbell (239) 772-5399 orJcampb4244@aol.com

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August

Fred Astaire Dance Studio audition for our show that benefits
ACT (Abuse Counseling and Treatment)

August 28th, 2010 from 12-2pm
12123 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers
If you can sing, dance, act, play musical instruments, etc... Anything to do with
arts... we would love to have you come down
(239) 939-1517 Please call for information

Fred Astaire Dance Studio - T.I.E. the Christmas Tree
August 30th - September 6th, 2010
12123 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers
The point of T.I.E. travelling is to help raise donations for needy children during
Christmastime. We are offering a FREE introductory special
(2 lessons - 1 private/1 group) during this week if a new student donates a bear!
(239) 939-1517 Please call for information  

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September

Business & Industry Expo
Harborside Events Center
1375 Monroe St.
(239) 332-2930
members.fortmyers.org/events/event-details.aspx

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October

Southwest Florida Folk and Blues Fest
KOA Campgrounds, South Fort Myers
(800) 562-8505
www.pineislandkoa.com/activities.asp

Teeing off with Miami Dolphins and Other NFL Greats
Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club
10420 Washingtonia Palm Way, 33966
(239) 985-3550
www.leememorial.org

Annual Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

Fort Myers Country Club
3591 McGregor Blvd, 33901
(239) 332-2930
For more information email Donna Ellis at

Dogtoberfest
The Shell Factory & Nature Park
2787 N. Tamiami Trail (US 41), 33903
(239) 839-7760
donna.ellis2008@comcast.net

Betty & Frank Bireley Ribbons & Blues Even
(239) 985-3550
www.leememorial.org

"SAVE YOUR HOME: Foreclosure Prevention Workshop"
Stars Complex
2980 Edison Ave, 33916
Free - Advanced RSVP is requested at 877-306-5299
www.alliance-law.com

Imaginarium’s Annual Boo Bash Family Fun Event!
2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, 33916
Come in costume and receive $1 off regular admission.
(239) 321-7420
www.imaginariumfortmyers.com

Annual Oktoberfest
German-American Club
2101 SW Pine Island Road, Cape Coral
(239) 283-1400
www.gasc-capecoral.com

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk
Estero Community Park
9200 Corkscrew Road, Estero
For more information or to register visit www.lightthenight.org/sfl

Haunted Walk

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave., Ft. Myers
(239) 275-3435
www.calusanature.com

Jazz On The Green
Outdoor Jazz Concert to benefit the Children’s Hospital of SW Florida
Estero Community Park, Estero
(239) 477-4683
www.jazzonthegreen.com

49th USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Championship
October 9th-14th
Fiddlesticks Country Club
15391 Canongate Drive
Ft. Myers, FL 33912
(239)210-2775

Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival
The third-annual festival will begin on October 23rd and extend to
until November 1st 2009.
www.calusabluewaypaddlingfestival.com

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November

The Junior League of Fort Myers Annual Taste Of The Town
Centennial Park, Downtown Fort Myers
(239) 277-1197

Mind, Body & Spirit Psychic Fair 
Friday November 12th at 6:30
Sterling Graham
11358 South Cleveland Ave
(239) 277-0645

Fort Myers Beach Sandsculpting Festival
Between Holiday Inn and Outrigger resorts, Ft. Myers Beach
www.sandfestival.com

Forever Family Foundation Annual Conference
Is There an Afterlife - An Exploration of the Unseen World
Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport at Town Center
(631) 425 7707
www.foreverfamilyfoundation.org

Fort Myers Boat Show
Harborside Event Center and City Yacht Basin
(239) 337-9210
www.fortmyersboatshow.com/fm_fall.htm

Sanibel/ Captiva Taste of the Islands
Sanibel Community Park
2221 Periwinkle Way
(239) 472-3644
www.crowclinic.org

Holiday Art Market
Harborside Event Center
Downtown Fort Myers, Florida
(239) 768-3602
www.holidayartmarket.com

Festival of Trees
Sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida
and the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
(866) 995-2106 ext. 247
www.tuxandtrees.com

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December

Razzle Dazzle Runway
Royal Palm Yacht Club, 2360 West 1st Street, 33901
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Tickets are $30
For more information call Carolyn Nance at 549-7486

Holiday House at the Edison-Ford Winter Estates
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
(239) 334-7419

Imaginarium’s annual Holidayland Family Fun Event
2000 Cranford Ave, Fort Myers, 33916
(239) 321-7420
www.imaginariumfortmyers.com

Annual Holiday Boat Parade
Ft. Myers Beach
(239) 454-7500

Holiday Boat-A-Long
Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Court, Cape Coral, Florida
(239) 574-0804

Christmas Luminary Trail Open House
Various Locations on Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Sanibel Island
(239) 472-1080
www.sanibel-captiva.org

The Downtown Countdown, New Year’s Eve
Downtown Fort Myers, Ft. Myers
(239) 321-7100
www.cityftmyers.com

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