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Beatles tribute to benefit Charlotte Chorale
Wed  Jan 17 2018 12:02AM
There will be no spoiling the party when Yesterday, the only Beatles tribute band endorsed by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, takes the stage at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 … Find out how to read more online.
‘All Boxed Up’ exhibit
Wed  Jan 17 2018 01:00AM
“All Boxed Up,” outsider-inspired assemblages created by mixed-media artists S. Laurence Hutchins and Pamela Jones, will be exhibited in Rebecca Hall at the Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., in … Find out how to read more online.
‘Crimes of the Heart’
Wed  Jan 10 2018 02:05PM
For the fourth production of its 31st Season, the Lemon Bay Playhouse will present “Crimes of the Heart,” written by Beth Henley. This comedy, directed by Ron Bupp, will open on … Find out how to read more online.
View Plein Air, Quickdraw paintings at The Visual Arts Center
Wed  Jan 10 2018 08:30AM
A judged exhibit of 2D artwork inspired by the great outdoors will be open through Thursday, Jan. 25. Plein Air winning paintings will be displayed in The Visual Arts Center's … Find out how to read more online.
Spend the evening with a group of mobsters, a beautiful girl and a naive playwright in ‘Breaking Legs’
Wed  Jan 3 2018 08:30AM
Here’s an offer you can’t refuse: Spend the evening with a group of mobsters, a beautiful girl and a naive playwright for a laugh-filled 90 minutes at the Charlotte Players’ … Find out how to read more online.
Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass Concert
Wed  Jan 3 2018 08:30AM
The Englewood United Methodist Church 10th Annual Music Ministry Concert Series presents Tim Zimmerman and The King’s Brass on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary at 700 … Find out how to read more online.
Music, comedy and a few surprises at the Charlotte Players’ annual New Year’s Eve show
Wed  Dec 27 2017 08:30AM
Director Bernie Broyles promises plenty of great music, some comedy and a few surprises at the Charlotte Players’ annual New Year’s Eve show at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Theatre closes out 2017 with The American Swing Experience
Wed  Dec 27 2017 08:30AM
The music and atmosphere of the 1940s Swing Era is alive and well at Venice Theatre. For three exciting nights, the MainStage will be filled with the authentic sounds of … Find out how to read more online.
Royal Line Puppeteers present Christmas Show
Wed  Dec 20 2017 08:30AM
The Royal Line Puppeteers will be presenting their Christmas Show at Community Life Church, 19048 Edgewater Drive, Port Charlotte, on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. Following the show, dessert … Find out how to read more online.
Boat parade to light up the harbor
Wed  Dec 20 2017 08:30AM
The official event title is The Saturday Night Before Christmas Eve Boat Parade. Unofficially, it’s the lighted boat parade — the only one in Charlotte County. It’s a Christmas tradition … Find out how to read more online.
Business & Professional Women of Charlotte County Fashion Show
Wed  Jan 17 2018 01:00AM
The Business & Professional Women of Charlotte County (BPW) is holding its second annual Fashion Show fundraiser from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, at Visani Restaurant and … Find out how to read more online.
Step right up
Wed  Jan 17 2018 01:00AM
Salto Entertainment of Englewood announces the world debut of The Great Mr. Swindle’s Traveling Peculiarium and Drink-Ory Garden under a boutique big-top tent for nine performances Friday-Tuesday, Jan.19-23, at 349 … Find out how to read more online.
Still Friends to perform songs from new CD at SteveFest
Wed  Jan 10 2018 08:30AM
Still Friends, the Charlotte County folk group, has released “It’s Time,” the group’s second album, and it took more than eight years to put together. “We all are wrapped up … Find out how to read more online.
Country music star Jim Stafford brings perfect blend of comedy and song
Wed  Jan 3 2018 08:30AM
The Venice Institute for Performing Arts, 1 Indian Ave., Venice, will present country music star Jim Stafford at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. Best known for his humorous country novelty … Find out how to read more online.
Spicing up the music scene
Wed  Dec 27 2017 08:30AM
The one thing Punta Gorda’s music menu has lacked is a little Salt-N-Pepa. Plenty of items to satisfy most tastes have been offered: a helping of Mummies here, a side … Find out how to read more online.
Rockin’ Jake Band High-energy, lowdown funky blues
Wed  Jan 3 2018 08:30AM
If you’d like a unique alternative to the ubiquitous assortment of classic rock bands found in our area, the funk and bluesy sound of the Rockin’ Jake Band might just … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Theatre presents ‘The Sounds of Christmas’
Wed  Dec 20 2017 08:30AM
Venice Theatre is delighted to welcome back The Ditchfield Family Singers for their annual holiday celebration, “The Sounds of Christmas.” The popular singing group will perform holiday favorites from traditional … Find out how to read more online.
Visani bringing Dean Napolitano to ‘the castle’ to finish the year
Wed  Dec 20 2017 08:30AM
Put 2017 behind you at Visani Restaurant And Comedy Theater. Visani is bringing one of their favorite comedians, Dean Napolitano to finish the year off with a bang. Their “New … Find out how to read more online.
‘Evening with Santa’ promises holiday fun for everyone
Wed  Dec 13 2017 08:30AM
Santa, his elves and a sleigh full of treats will arrive just in time to celebrate “Evening with Santa” taking place at Englewood's Dearborn Street Plaza (also known as Pioneer … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Dec 20 2017 08:30AM


‘A Patriotic Salute to American Music’
Wed  Dec 20 2017 08:30AM
Enjoy “A Patriotic Salute to American Music” with Frankie and Donna on Friday, Nov. 10, in the William H. Wakeman, III Cultural Center Theater for a concert featuring the great … Find out how to read more online.
Aqueous Exhibition
Wed  Dec 13 2017 08:30AM
The Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society will host an open Aqueous Exhibition through Dec. 28 at the Punta Gorda Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. An artist reception will … Find out how to read more online.
The Charlotte Chorale presents ‘It’s Christmas’
Wed  Dec 6 2017 08:30AM
Here’s the thing about The Charlotte Chorale, the all-volunteer vocal group: It’s dead serious in its approach to music and its concert performances. But wrapped in that seriousness is great … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte County Jazz Society Greg Abate ‘The Prince of Be-Bop’ is back with his swinging alto
Wed  Dec 6 2017 08:30AM
On Monday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in the William H. Wakeman, III Cultural Center Theater, the Charlotte County Jazz Society continues their 2017-2018 season as Greg Abate “The Prince … Find out how to read more online.
Punta Gorda to Celebrate Founders’ Day Week on the 130th anniversary of the city
Thu  Nov 30 2017 08:30AM
Punta Gorda. In the mid-1880s right about the time the first electric fan was being invented, a man named Isaac Trabue began buying land on the south side of an … Find out how to read more online.
The City Manager’s Founders’ Day Week Bicycle Tour
Thu  Nov 30 2017 08:30AM
For a Founders’ Week activity that combines exercise with historical education and art, look no further than the City Manager’s Founders Day Bicycle Tour. Punta Gorda City Manager Howard Kunik … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Nov 22 2017 08:30AM
When it comes to festivals — music or otherwise — Nick Nemec is as dangerous as a running back on the hunt for a first down. Give him a glimmer … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Nov 15 2017 08:30AM
It’s time once again for Suncoast residents to head out to Englewood Beach for the best seat in the house to watch some world class boat racing. The Englewood Beach … Find out how to read more online.
Nostalgia of the ’90s
Wed  Nov 8 2017 08:30AM
To some, the 1990s were just the decade before the dawn of the new millennium. It’s true the Hubble Space Telescope was launched, the Gulf War was waged and www … Find out how to read more online.
Gulfshore Opera brings the Gulfshore Tenors
Wed  Nov 15 2017 08:30AM
For the first Charlotte County performance of season four, The Gulfshore Tenors will perform on Friday, Nov. 17, at the William H. Wakeman, III Cultural Center Theater. The Gulfshore Opera … Find out how to read more online.
Frankie Valli tribute with William Cintron
Wed  Dec 13 2017 08:30AM
William Cintron and The Sounds Of The Season will be performing their tribute the Frankie Valli at Visani at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19. Come witness the most authentic tribute … Find out how to read more online.
A Tru Kountry Christmas
Wed  Dec 13 2017 08:30AM
Join us in the William H. Wakeman, III Cultural Center Theater to celebrate the holidays in a true southern style with the Tru Kountry Band, led by Dick and Brenda … Find out how to read more online.
Burnt Store Presbyterian Church announces 2018 Concert Series
Wed  Dec 13 2017 08:30AM
The Burnt Store Presbyterian Church announces plans for the 2018 Concert Series. The Jersey Tenors will kick off the series on Jan. 22. They present a sensational blend of the … Find out how to read more online.
The All-Star Platters Revue featuring former Platters members Verceal Whittaker, Al Holland and Kenn Johnson
Wed  Dec 6 2017 08:30AM
On Friday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the William H. Wakeman, III Cultural Center Theater, you’ll be delighted by the All-Star Platters Revue featuring former Platters members Verceal Whittaker, … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte County Concert Band presents ‘A Charlotte Christmas’
Thu  Nov 30 2017 08:30AM
Ring in the Christmas season with the Charlotte County Concert Band. The Charlotte County Concert Band will be presenting a concert of holiday music on Friday, Dec. 1, at the … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Nov 22 2017 08:30AM
On Friday, Nov. 24, in the William H. Wakeman, III Cultural Center Theater, Sun Events is proud to present Lotela Gold. With band members costumed in their own version of … Find out how to read more online.
Thanksgiving Weekend Art Festival
Wed  Nov 22 2017 08:30AM
The Annual Englewood Bank & Trust Thanksgiving Art Festival is Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 25-26, on the grounds of Englewood Bank & Trust’s main branch at 1111 S. McCall Road, Englewood. Local … Find out how to read more online.
American Made: A band as interesting as it is versatile
Wed  Nov 22 2017 08:30AM
Kevin Gossett, frontman of American Made, said the group is a high-energy classic rock band, placing emphasis on having fun while hosting a party atmosphere. “The band has been around … Find out how to read more online.
Block Party to feature OPA racing boats on display
Wed  Nov 15 2017 08:30AM
World champion powerboat racing teams will be greeting fans and signing autographs starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17 on West Dearborn St. Englewood. It's an opportunity for fans … Find out how to read more online.
‘Sounds From Bion to Beyond’
Wed  Nov 15 2017 08:30AM
Two talented string players will join Bion Cantorum at their concert on Friday, Nov. 17. Cellist Ann Alton and violinist R. Paul Urbanik will perform with the vocal ensemble in … Find out how to read more online.


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