2018-02-01 / Arts & Entertainment

CALENDAR

B/Bonita Springs E/Estero FM/Fort Myers N/Naples

February

3: SATURDAY

Wine Fest Craft Beer & Craft Cocktail Social [5 to 9 p.m.] Enjoy live music on the stage throughout the event and delicious food from food trucks and restaurants. Tastes of 40 plus wines, Florida craft beers, Florida craft spirits and cocktails. This event is organized by the Rotary Club of Bonita Beach Sunset, and the proceeds go to the Foundation of Bonita Beach Sunset Rotary (a 501c3 non-profit), which funds many local children’s and family charities in our community. Where: Riverside Park, off Old US 41. Cost: $5 donation. For more information or to purchase taste wrist bands visit: Eventbrite.com./B

5: MONDAY

Films for Film Lovers,The Teacher” [7 p.m.] Films on Monday nights in the Center for Performing Arts Moe Auditorium & Film Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Where: 10150 Bonita Beach Road. Cost: $10 per person. Visit artcenterbonita.org for more information./B

6: TUESDAY

Stardust Memories Big Band [7 p.m. to 9 p.m.] Enjoy big band music by Stardust Memories Big Band. Bring a chair and a friend. Where: Riverside Park on Old 41. Cost: $5 per person suggested contribution./B

7: WEDNESDAY

Florida’s Haunted History [2 to 3:30 p.m.] Are you fascinated by the paranormal, by ghosts, hauntings and the unexplained? If so, allow yourself to be spirited away as paranormal investigator, Dave Lapham tells you about the spookiest spots in the Sunshine State. Where: Bonita Springs Public Library, 26876 Pine Ave. Cost: Free. Visit leegov.com/library or call 239-533-4860 to register./B

9: FRIDAY

ORBS! [8 to 9:30 p.m.] Join us, for a music-filled procession among Calusa spirit-animals, on the historic grounds of the Koreshan Unity Community, where Cyrus Teed and his follows lived, worked, worshipped, created and performed music, art, and theatre. Where: Koreshan State Park, 3800 Corkscrew Road. Cost: $20 general admission/$10 students. For tickets visit ghostbird.ticketleap.com./E

Bonita Springs Historical Society Armchair History Speakers Series Taming the Floodwaters [7:30 p.m.] Matt Feeney, Public Works Director for the City of Bonita Springs, moderates a panel discussion of the city’s new, state-of-the-art water reclamation system, installed as part of the downtown streetscape project. We’ll hear about the construction process and how the storm water biofiltration system better protects local homes and property during storms. Bring your questions for the panel. Where: Bonita Springs Lions Club, 10322 Pennsylvania Ave. Cost: Free to members, donation suggested from non-members. For more information, call 239-992-6773 or visit bonitaspringshistoricalsociety.org./B

9–11: FRIDAY – SUNDAY

Nautical Market and Boat Show [Friday & Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.] The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs and the Friends of Lovers Key bring you the Lovers Key Nautical Market and Boat Show featuring nautical exhibitors selling arts, crafts, clothing, fishing and cruising equipment, and other items for the boating and Florida lifestyle, as well as boat dealers. Where: Lovers Key State Park, 8700 Estero Blvd. Cost: $5 donation per person is suggested, at the gate. For more information visit loverskeynauticalmarket.com./B

10: SATURDAY

Love is…Upcycled Crafts [1 to 3 p.m.] Stop by the Bonita Springs Public Library to make a variety of special Valentine’s crafts. All supplies will be provided. Where: Bonita Springs Public Library, 26876 Pine Ave. Cost: Free. Visit leegov.com/library or call 239-533-4860 to register./B

10–11: SATURDAY–SUNDAY

Bonita Springs National Art Festival [10 a.m. to 5 p.m.] Enjoy the juried artwork of 200 national and international artists at this fine art/ fine craft festival while supporting the many programs of the Center for the Arts. Paintings, glass, jewelry, clay works, photography, sculpture, wood and more. Where: Riverside Park off Old US 41. Cost: Free admission, donation requested./B

12: MONDAY

Films for Film Lovers,The Hunt” [7 p.m.] Films on Monday nights in the Center for Performing Arts Moe Auditorium & Film Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Where: 10150 Bonita Beach Road. Cost: $10 per person. Visit artcenterbonita.org for more information./B

14: WEDNESDAY

Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal [Ceremony times - 10 a.m., 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.] All ceremony times will include photo stations, door prizes, food, a champagne toast, and a parting gift for each couple. Space is limited to 40 couples for each time, so be sure to RSVP. Where: Lovers Key State Park, 8700 Estero Blvd. Cost: $100 per couple. For more information and to RSVP, contact Judy Greenwood at 708-359-0466 or visit friendsofloverskey.org./B

17: SATURDAY

Bonita Brew Fest [4 to 7:30 p.m.] This fun and entertaining event includes unlimited unique beer & cider sampling, live musical entertainment, food, and local vendors. Proceeds will go to Habitat for Humanity and Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. Where: Riverside Park, off Old US 41. For tickets and more information visit eventbrite.com./B

ONGOING

Bonita Lions Wednesday Fresh Market [8 a.m. to 1 p.m.] Locally grown produce, breads, fish, flowers and much more. Where: 10441 Childers Street./B

Farmers at Coconut Point [Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.] Locally grown and produced vegetables, baked goods, flowers, fish, crafted products, honey and jams and more. Where: Between Panera Bread and Olive Garden./E

Rodes Farmers Market [9 a.m. to 2 p.m.] Enjoy fresh produce, seafood, specialty foods, BBQ, arts and crafts. Where: Rodes Fresh & Fancy Restaurant, 3756 Bonita Beach Road. SW./B

Yoga in Nature Experience the healing effects of yoga in nature. Where: Happehatchee Center, 8791 Corkscrew Road. Cost: $10. For a complete schedule visit happehatchee.org./E

Yoga on the Gazebo at Lovers Key State Park [Every Monday 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.] Join Naples Yoga Center instructor Sandy McShane for an hour of Open Vinyasa Flow and experience the magic of yoga on the spectacular Lovers Key gazebo on the beach. Bring your yoga mat, water, and any props you may need. Where: Lovers Key State Park, 8700 Estero Blvd. Cost: $10 per class plus park entry fee. For more information call 592-4809./B

MEETINGS

Bonita Springs City Council [Wed., Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m.] Come watch local government in action. Where: City Council Chambers, 9101 Bonita Beach Road./B

All dates, times and prices are subject to change.

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