WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

 

 

 

Submit calendar listings and high-resolution pictures to [email protected]. E-mail textual content, jpegs or Phrase paperwork are accepted. No pdfs or pictures of fliers, please. The deadline for calendar submissions is midday Friday for the next week’s publication.

ART

Name to Artists – Contributions are needed for the Visible Arts Heart’s subsequent exhibit. The theme is “Recent,” no matter recent means to you. The exhibit is open to members and non-members. Each 2D and 3D artwork are accepted. The deadline is March 21. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.VisualArtCenter.org or 941-689- 8810.

Open Now – “Battle of the Brushes Artists” is on show till March 24 in the primary gallery on the Visible Arts Heart. The exhibit options the work of artists groups who participated in “The Battle of the Brushes.” Groups embrace Beverly Yankwitt, Susan Fraley, Birgit Tode, Mairin Wilson, Rosalie Mack and Laura Pommier. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.VisualArtCenter.org or 941-689-8810.

 

 

On Show – The “Suncoast Watercolor Society Exhibit” is on show by April 11 within the Goff Gallery on the Visible Arts Heart. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.VisualArtCenter.org or 941-689-8810.

Nature Exhibit – The exhibit “Caribbean Colours” is on show on the Peace River Gardens close to the Butterfly Home by Might 14 and options artist Leoma Lovegrove’s work. 5827 Riverside Drive, Punta Gorda. www.PeaceRiverGardens.org or 941-621-8299.

Open Now – “Afternoon Delight” is on show by March 24 on the Visible Arts Heart. This present options artists Lisa Oliver and Sandy Busher and contains different college students who work in alcohol ink and water media. 210 Maud St.,

Punta Gorda. www.VisualArtCenter.org or 941-689-8810.

Get Tickets – The Battle of the Brushes Grand Finale Reveal takes place from 6-9 p.m. March 24 on the Visible Arts Heart. That is the finale of a joint effort between six native celebrities and their artist coaches who labored as groups to create a one-of-a-kind murals and compete in opposition to the opposite groups to lift essentially the most cash for the Visible Arts Heart. Celebrities embrace Shawn Gilstad, Matt Nemec, Sherri Dennis, Pam Monnier, Brett Hawker and Larry Stewart. The finale celebration contains 5 tapas stations, drinks, music, dancing, pink carpet photograph ops, a silent public sale, and a reveal of the celeb work. Tickets are $75. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.VisualArtsCenter.org or 941-639-8810.

 

 

THEATER

On Stage – The Charlotte Gamers current “Homicide on The Orient Specific” by April 2 on the Langdon Playhouse. Agatha Christie’s hottest play involves the playhouse stage with intrigue, deceit, and the brilliance of 1 French detective. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. $13- $25. 941-255-1022 or www.charlotteplayers.org.

THURSDAY 3.16

Thursday Market – Olde Englewood Village Farmers Market is open Thursdays from 9 a.m.-noon in New Pioneer Plaza and options native growers and meals artisans. 355 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. www.oldeenglewoodvillagefarmersmarket.org.

“Battle of the Brushes Artists” is on display until March 24 in the main gallery at the Visual Arts Center. The exhibit features the work of artists teams who participated in “The Battle of the Brushes.” Teams include Beverly Yankwitt, Susan Fraley, Birgit Tode (artwork pictured), Mairin Wilson, Rosalie Mack and Laura Pommier. www.VisualArtCenter.org COURTESY PHOTO

“Battle of the Brushes Artists” is on show till March 24 in the primary gallery on the Visible Arts Heart. The exhibit options the work of artists groups who participated in “The Battle of the Brushes.” Groups embrace Beverly Yankwitt, Susan Fraley, Birgit Tode (art work pictured), Mairin Wilson, Rosalie Mack and Laura Pommier. www.VisualArtCenter.org COURTESY PHOTO

Yoga Class – Hatha Yoga is obtainable on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation from 9-10 a.m. on Thursdays. The mixed-level class is appropriate for newbie and intermediate practitioners. $10. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Register at www.PGICA.org. Teacher is Linda Anderson: 941-575-3500 or [email protected].

Line Dancing – The Nation Liners, Englewood’s line dance membership, hosts one-hour newbie/novice lessons at 9:30 a.m. and improver/intermediate lessons at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday at Christ Lutheran Church Fellowship Corridor. Study to bounce to a wide range of music. 701 N. Indiana Ave., Englewood. 941-474-6027 (Nancy), e-mail [email protected] or go to the Fb web page.

Dancers Wished – A Girls Dance Class takes place from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursdays on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation. Study ballroom and Latin dancing with no accomplice wanted. Enhance coordination, stability, motion and private expression by enjoyable variations of bachata, salsa, cha cha, foxtrot, Broadway, Charleston, swing, paso doble and waltz. Skilled ballroom dancer Nathalie Lemoine teaches. $10 per class. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Registration really useful at www.PGICA.org or 941-637-1655.

The “Suncoast Watercolor Society Exhibit” is on display through April 11 in the Goff Gallery at the Visual Arts Center. www.VisualArtCenter.org COURTESY PHOTO

The “Suncoast Watercolor Society Exhibit” is on show by April 11 within the Goff Gallery on the Visible Arts Heart. www.VisualArtCenter.org COURTESY PHOTO

Fishermen’s Village – Johnny Bauer performs from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Jeff Hughes performs from 4-8 p.m. in Heart Courtroom at Fishermen’s Village. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Tribute Present – Tommy Edward performs a Rod Stewart Tribute at 4 and seven:15 p.m. at The Grill at 1951. Reservations required. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Music at Charley’s – The Music Field Duo performs from 5-9 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Group Meets – The final assembly of the Peace River Audubon Society takes place at 7 p.m. at First Alliance Church. Brad Cornell, a Southwest Florida coverage affiliate for each Audubon Florida and Audubon Western Everglades, presents a program on the Florida panther. 20444 Halfway Blvd., Port Charlotte. Doorways open at 6:15 p.m. Refreshments. Visitors welcomed. www.peaceriveraudubon.org.

Tunes at Dean’s – Soiled Little Secrets and techniques performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoft heborder.com.

Erin Go Snigger – The Irish Comedy Tour brings the get together to Visani for St. Patrick’s Day at 8 p.m. Thursday and 6 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The group’s comedians and musicians — whose ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle — embrace Detroit native Derek Richards; Ohio’s Michael Malone; Nova Scotia’s Damon Leibert; and Derrick Keane, direct from Dublin. $20. 2400 Kings Freeway, Port Charlotte. www.visani.internet or 941-629-9191.

At The Ray – The Gobshites carry out from 8-10 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.internet.

FRIDAY 3.17

Dance Health – LaBlast, a dance health, partner-free program based mostly on ballroom dancing and weight coaching, meets Tuesdays and Fridays on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation. Teacher: Carla Peralta. Pay as you go, $12 per class on the door. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. www.pgica.org or 941-637-1655 or Carla at [email protected].

Historic Home – The Cookie Home is open from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Fridays by March 31 at Cedar Level Environmental Park. The Charlotte County Libraries and Historical past workers present friends across the Cookie Home, inbuilt 1931 as a part of the Bass Organic Laboratory. The home is the primary full time marine station on the Florida mainland. Consultants share its historical past and reply any questions. 2300 Placida Street, Englewood. www.charlottecountyfl.gov/information/ visit-the-historic-cookie-house-.stml.

Health Stroll – Dynamic Strolling Health instruction is obtainable at 10:30 a.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Englewood Sports activities Complicated. Contributors get a full-body exercise strolling indoors in an enormous gymnasium whereas listening to music with teacher Dyan Beyer. Consists of cardio, stability, total core and physique power. 1300 S. River Street, Englewood. $5. 941-626-2399.

Get Shifting – A Polynesian Dance Exercise Class is obtainable from 11 a.m.- midday Fridays by April 21 on the PGICA. Instructors Nancy Schrieber and Mary Taglieri lead these mild cardio lessons that includes Polynesian dance actions. $10. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Register on-line at www.PGICA.org or 941-637-1655.

Take pleasure in Carving? – The Lemon Bay Woodcarvers meet each Friday from noon-3 p.m. at Neighborhood Presbyterian Church in Kastner Corridor. Newbie instruction is offered by grasp and award-winning carvers. All ranges of carvers are welcomed. 405 S. McCall Street, Englewood. Contact [email protected][email protected].

Tunes at Dean’s – Paul Savoie performs from 2:30-6:30 p.m. and Smudge Kitten performs from 8 p.m.-midnight at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Faucet! Faucet! – Grownup Faucet Lessons are supplied Wednesday and Friday afternoons on the Centennial Park Recreation Heart. Lessons for novices meet from 2-3 p.m. Extra skilled tappers meet from 3-4 p.m. $2 per class. 1185 Centennial Blvd., Port Charlotte. 941-740-7563 or e-mail [email protected].

Fishermen’s Village – It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Drake College of Dance performs at 3 and 4 p.m. in Heart Courtroom at Fishermen’s Village. Jeff Walton performs from 5-9 p.m. in Heart Courtroom. The Black Velvet Band performs from noon-3 p.m. and Emily Ann/Kel Thompson performs from 5-9 on the Dry Seaside. The Kat Orlando Duo performs on the Sundown Tiki Bar. Bagpipers carry out at numerous areas from 2-4 p.m. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Time to Chillax – Jimmy Stowe and the Stowaways: A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett performs the Gulf Theater stage on the Navy Heritage Museum at 3 and seven p.m. $39.99-$44.99. 900 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. www.gulftheater.org or 941-205-8545.

Dramatic Studying – Charlotte County Libraries and Historical past presents a efficiency of “Love Letters” at 5 p.m. on the Punta Gorda Charlotte Library. Jack Rabito and Maureen Moran carry out a dramatic staged studying of A. R. Gurney’s play. Free. 401 Shreve St., Punta Gordo. 941-764-5562.

Night time Sky – Get a view of the evening sky at The James & Barbara Moore Observatory starting 30-45 minutes after darkish. The viewing is held outside, climate allowing, on the Florida SouthWestern State Faculty Charlotte Campus. Free. 26300 Airport Street, Punta Gorda. 941-637-3518 or 941-637-5652 or www.fsw.edu/charlotte/observatory.

Music at Charley’s – The Steve Amato Duo performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Dwell Music – Invoice Fredericks performs from 6-9 p.m. Fridays at The Grill at 1951. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. Reservations requested. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994. Convey Your Voice – Rick Crum host karaoke from 6-10 p.m. on the Gilded Grape. 3796 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.gildedgrape.com or 941-235-9463.

Humorous Fellow – The Library Comedy Membership situated inside 4 Factors by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside welcomes comic Mark Evans to the stage at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday. $15 reserved seating. Doorways open at 5 p.m. Full bar and menu. 33 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. Reservations required at 305-343-2930 or e-mail [email protected].

St. Paddy’s – For St. Patrick’s Day, The Celtic Ray welcomes Victims of Circumstance, Adam Shirah, Clover’s Revenge and Paul Duffy from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. There’s additionally Irish fare. Money solely. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.internet.

SATURDAY 3.18

Weekend Market – The Downtown Punta Gorda Farmers Market is held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays by April on the nook of Taylor and Olympia in downtown Punta Gorda. Distributors provide produce, nuts, baked items, home made pasta, kitchenware, beef and recent seafood, citrus, jewellery, candles and soaps, crafts, cheese and dwell music. E-mail [email protected] or 941-391-4856.

Nature Stroll – Consultants from the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Heart lead a free guided stroll at 9 a.m. stroll by the 80-acre Invoice Coy Protect in Englewood. The scrubby flatwoods and mangrove swamp border Buck Creek, which flows into Lemon Bay. Advance registration is required at 941-475-0769. Meet within the car parking zone. 5350 Placida Street, Englewood. The stroll is held along side the Charlotte County Pure Useful resource Division. www.checflorida.org or e-mail [email protected].

Signature Occasion – The Peace River Nationwide Artwork Pageant takes place on the waterfront in Laishley Park from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at present and Sunday. Charlotte County’s premiere outside juried positive arts present has been the Visible Arts Heart signature occasion for greater than a decade and options greater than 60 artists’ work in glass, fiber arts, jewellery, leather-based items, metalwork and positive artwork. Dwell music, artwork demonstrations and meals are additionally deliberate. $5 admission. 100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda. www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

Yoga Intensive – A Weekend of Yoga Remedy with Liz Owen is obtainable from noon-2 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m. at present and Sunday on the Yoga Sanctuary. Saturday’s focus is Yoga for a Wholesome Decrease Again. Sunday’s focus is Yoga for Emotional Steadiness. $40-$150. 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 941-505-9642 or www.theyogasanctuary.biz.

At Fishermen’s Village – Yard Canine Charlie performs from noon-4 p.m. and Steve Flagg performs from 5-9 p.m. in Heart Courtroom at Fishermen’s Village. Southbound performs from 3-7 p.m. on the Sundown Seaside Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Dwell at Dean’s – J&B Acoustics carry out from 1-5 p.m. and A long time of Decadenz performs from 8 p.m.-midnight at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

At The Ray – Adam Shirah performs from 2-5 p.m. and the Hillbilly Hellcats carry out from 9 p.m.-midnight at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.internet.

Ghost Excursions – The brand new Haunted Thriller Excursions happen from 6-7:30 p.m. on Saturdays by April. The brand new excursions are led by skilled ghost hunters Dr. Phyllis Csaszar, Ph.D., and Michael Petrosky. They lead a leisurely stroll by historic downtown Punta Gorda at sundown to websites with reported paranor- mal exercise. Discover ways to use dowsing rods and pendulums for spirit communication. Excursions are $29 adults; $25 age 60+; and $19 for age 15 and youthful. www.swfloridawalkingtours.com/tours-2/haunted-mystery-tour.

Music at Charley’s – He Mentioned She Mentioned performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Dwell Music – Tony Boffa performs solo from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at The Grill at 1951. Reservations requested. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Singers Wanted – Jeannie Smyth hosts karaoke from 6-10 p.m. on the Gilded Grape. A St. Paddy’s Day Wine Tasting takes place from 6-8 p.m. 3796 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.gildedgrape.com or 941-235-9463.

Throwback Night – The Chris Walters Trio performs “Rhapsody In Burlesque: The Music of George Gershwin and Cole Porter” at 7 p.m. on the Gulf Theater on the Navy Heritage Museum. $39.99-$44.99. 900 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. www.gulftheater.org.

Simple Listening – The Peace River Trio performs at 7 p.m. on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation. The present is a tribute to the nice folks artists of the Sixties and ’70s. $20 members; $25 non-members. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. 941-637-1655 or www.pgica.org.

SUNDAY 3.19

Sunday Market – The Historical past Park Sunday Market is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays at Historical past Park. Native meals distributors and artisans are readily available with native recent produce, flowers and crops, artisan merchandise and music. 501 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. www.puntagordahistory.com.

Colourful Artwork Class – Paint Leoma Lovegrove impressed work — a nod to the exhibit “Caribbean Colours” on show now — at this class from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Peace River Gardens. Instruction takes place exterior on the present store patio overlooking the koi pond. $69 for members; $89 for non-members; contains all supplies, an apron and a primed canvas and entry to Lovegrove’s exhibit. 5827 Riverside Drive, Punta Gorda. www.PeaceRiverGardens.org or 941-621-8299.

At Fishermen’s Village – Steve Flagg performs from noon-4 p.m. in Heart Courtroom at Fishermen’s Village. Singer Darian Taylor performs from 3-7 p.m. on the Sundown Seaside Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Spring Theme – The Sunday Jam at The Grill at 1951 options songs with spring themes from 1-4 p.m. Reservations really useful. Sponsored by the Charlotte County Jazz Society. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Dwell at Dean’s – ReMarkable Paige Duo performs from 1-5 p.m. and Latitude 26 performs from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

At The Ray – The Rowdy Bards carry out from 2-5 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.internet. Music at Charley’s – Luke Perring performs from 5-9 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Oldies Dance – Singer/host Kim Jenkins, joined by Kim Romine from Reminiscences, performs Sixties, ’70s and ’80s rock, Motown and disco hits at Lodge Venezia. Reserved seating. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. is non-obligatory. Dancing begins at 6:30 p.m. $20 contains one free drink. 425 U.S. 41 Bypass N., Venice. Reservations required at 941-308-7700. Get tickets at www.Kim- JenkinsMusic.com or www.VeniceOldiesDance.com/eventbrite.

MONDAY 3.20

Paint Outdoors – Peace River Painters, a plein air portray group, meet from 8:30 a.m.-noon Mondays to color en plein air at a unique location. Anybody with a need to color exterior could be a part of. No charges and no instruction. At 11:15 a.m., work are shared and mentioned (non-obligatory). E-mail [email protected] for the weekly website.

Nature Stroll – Consultants from the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Heart lead a free guided stroll at 9 a.m. the 80-acre Invoice Coy Protect in Englewood. The scrubby flatwoods and mangrove swamp border Buck Creek, which flows into Lemon Bay. Meet within the car parking zone. Advance registration is required at 941-475- 0769. 5350 Placida Street, Englewood. www.checflorida.org or e-mail [email protected].

Free Class – The Charlotte County Genealogical Society’s free in-person lessons have resumed. Lessons meet from 10:30 a.m.-noon on Mondays on the Punta Gorda Charlotte Library. This week: “Family tree Proof Requirements” by Julia McIntyre. The Zoom choice can also be accessible. CCGSI members obtain the hyperlink by e-mail; non-members can e-mail [email protected] for the hyperlink. 401 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. www.ccgsi.org or 941-380-2898.

At Fishermen’s Village – Luke Perring performs from midday -4 p.m. in Heart Courtroom at Fishermen’s Village. Singer Paul Roush performs from 3-7 p.m. within the Sundown Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Music at Charley’s – Ronn Daniels performs from 5-9 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

At The Ray – Cage O’Hanlon performs from 5-8 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916- 9115 or www.CelticRay.internet.

Dwell Music – The Scott Earl Holman Trio performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grill at 1951. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Tunes at Dean’s – Emojis performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

TUESDAY 3.21

Historical past Speak – Study extra concerning the “Girls Who Helped Make Punta Gorda” in a presentation along side Lady’s Historical past Month at 1 p.m. on the Punta Gorda Historical past Heart. Free admission. 512 E. Grace St., Punta Gorda. 941-916-8800.

Dance Health – LaBlast, a dance health, partner-free program based mostly on ballroom dancing and weight coaching, meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation. Teacher: Carla Peralta. $12 per class on the door. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. www.pgica.org or 941-637-1655 or Carla at [email protected].

Tail Waggin’ Tuesdays – Convey your furry buddies to the Peace River Gardens from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays and benefit from the gardens with a four-legged pal. A donation of $5 per pet goes to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County. Donate on the ticket sales space. 5827 Riverside Drive, Punta Gorda. www.PeaceRiver- Gardens.org or 941-621-8299.

Morning Yoga – Mellow Morning Yoga is obtainable from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation. The protected and playful alignment based mostly yoga observe for novices and intermediate-level college students incorporates each thoughts and physique. Teacher: Linda Haverlock. $10 per class. Register at www.PGICA.org and pay for the primary class on-line after which pay-as-you-go on the PGICA workplace. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. 941-637-1655. E-mail Linda at [email protected].

At Fishermen’s Village – Paul Mezzanotte performs from noon-4 p.m. in Heart Courtroom at Fishermen’s Village. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Scent the Flowers – The Punta Gorda

Backyard Membership hosts a Customary Flower Present from 1-3 p.m. on the Isles Yacht Membership. Free. 1780 W. Marion Ave, Punta Gorda. www.pggc.org.

Pictures Class – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation provides a category within the Artwork of Artistic Pictures from 2-4 p.m. each Tuesday in March. Use any digital camera, together with iPhones. The teacher, Jim Austin, has been educating and dealing professionally for 40 years. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. To register: 941-637-1655. www.pgica.org.

Parlez-vous Francais? – You’ll be able to! French for Enjoyable and Dialog meets from 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays by March 28 on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation. The category emphasizes dialog — phrases and abilities that may come up in on a regular basis conditions — over grammar guidelines. Teacher: Janice Fullman. $10 per class. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. To register: www.PGICA.org or 941-637-1655.

Historical past Speak – The Florida Humanities and Charlotte County Libraries current an African American historical past program on the Port Charlotte Public Library at 5 p.m. Scholar and writer Martha Biera portrays her nice grandmother, Queen Andrews, who lived in Unity City. 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Reservations required at 941-764-5562 or e-mail Invoice. [email protected].

Music at Charley’s – Shindig performs from 5-9 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

At The Ray – Claire Liparulo performs from 5-8 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916- 9115 or www.CelticRay.internet.

Writers open mic – Writers on the Air is a free open mic present that welcomes writers, poets and comedians in a family-friendly surroundings Tuesdays at Widespread Grounds Assembly Corridor. Signup is at 5:30 p.m., and the printed begins at 6 p.m. The present airs at 3:04 p.m. Sundays on 97.5 FM WKDW. 12735 U.S. 41 S., North Port. Contact Linda Schell at [email protected] or 941-223-1262.

Tony Tuesdays – The Tony Boffa Quartet performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grill at 1951. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Singers Wished – Dean’s South of the Border hosts Karaoke with Olga from 7-11 p.m. 130 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoft heborder.com.

WEDNESDAY 3.22

Nature Stroll – Consultants from the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Heart lead a free guided stroll at 9 a.m. stroll by the scrub and pine flatwoods of 225-acre Amberjack Environmental Park in Rotonda. Meet on the finish of Gasparilla Pines Boulevard. Advance registration is required at 941-475-0769. 6250 Gasparilla Pines Blvd., Englewood. www.checfl orida.org or e-mail [email protected].

Nature Movie – “Wild Wednesday,” which options an academic movie with commentary by the specialists at Charlotte Harbor Environmental Heart, takes place from 10:30 a.m.-noon within the Administration Constructing convention room. The movie, “My Octopus Instructor,” takes an intimate take a look at Craig Foster’s relationship with an octopus over the course of a yr. $5, contains mild refreshments. 10941 Burnt Retailer Street, Punta Gorda. 941-575-5435 or www.checflorida.org/ wild-Wednesdays.

Excursions Are On – Southwest Florida Strolling Excursions presents Lengthy Lunch Excursions from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesdays by April. Contributors style native specialties, meet restaurateurs and workers, and see historic websites just like the county courthouse, chamber of commerce, Artisan’s Atelier and the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida. $39. Reservations required at www.swfloridawalkingtours.com.

Take It Simple – The Gulf Theater on the Navy Heritage Museum welcomes the Alter Eagles: A Tribute to the Eagles at 3 p.m. and seven p.m. $39.99-$44.99. 900 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. www.gulftheater.org

At Fishermen’s Village – Dennis McCaughey performs from noon-4 p.m. in Heart Courtroom at Fishermen’s Village. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Music at Charley’s – Chuck Cantasano performs from 5-9 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Dwell Music – The Tim Goodman Jazz Jam runs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grill at 1951. Reservations requested. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Dance Lessons – USA Dance Charlotte Harbor provides dance lessons Wednesdays on the Lady’s Membership. Nathalie Lemoine teaches lessons in a wide range of kinds: Girls Dance (solo ballroom dancing) begins at 6 p.m. Social Dancing for Learners begins at 6:45 p.m. Latin Dance (intermediate degree) begins at 7:30 p.m. Easy Dance (intermediate degree) begins at 8:15 p.m. 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 330-501-2366 or e-mail [email protected].

Get Artful – The Visible Arts Heart hosts a “Create & Sip Artwork Social” making Etched Wine Glasses with Belinda Ducos from 6-8 p.m. Create a set of 4 dishwasher-safe etched wine glasses to offer as a present or commemorate an important day. No expertise mandatory. $45 contains sufficient supplies to make 4 glasses. Extra glasses are $5. Reservations required. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

Lent Observance – Burnt Retailer Presbyterian Church provides Lenten Reflections with Pastor Jaco at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday by March 29. 11330 Burnt Retailer Street, Punta Gorda. 941-639-0001.

Singers Wanted – Jeannie Smyth hosts karaoke from 7-10 p.m. on the Gilded Grape. 3796 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.gildedgrape.com or 941-235-9463.

Study to Fish – “Let’s Go Fishing,” an introduction to each recent and saltwater fishing in SW Florida excellent for novices, meets from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesdays by March 29 on the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Affiliation. $50 for the six-week collection. Matters embrace strategies, tools, knot tying, lures and bait, and fishing laws taught by Capt. Ralph Allen, an area information and proprietor of King Fisher Fleet. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. 941-637-1655. Register at www.PGICA.org.

Tunes at Dean’s – Dukes of Brinkley performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoft heborder.com.

Trivia Night time – Convey your mind to The Celtic Ray for this weekly trivia problem from 7-9 p.m. Matters embrace music, TV, historical past, sports activities, motion pictures and popular culture. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.internet.

Witty Man – Each entertaining and provoking, Al Ernst is the sort of comic you concentrate on after the present is over. Ernst takes the stage for one evening solely at 8 p.m. at Visani. Tickets are $10. 2400 Kings Freeway, Port Charlotte. www.visani.internet or 941-629-9191.

LOOKING AHEAD

Artwork Workshop – Pottery Glazing with Hicks & Strunk is obtainable from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. March 23 on the Visible Arts Heart. Study ideas and methods on tips on how to repair drawback initiatives with two grasp potters, Ricardo Hicks and Steve Strunk. $162 members; $180 non-members. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. Register upfront at www.VisualArtCenter.org or 941-689-8810.

At Fishermen’s Village – Dwell music in Heart Courtroom from 2-3:30 p.m. March 23 is by 11-year-old Josie Salvitti. Lee Birchfield performs from 4-8 p.m. at Fishermen’s Village. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Dwell Present – Claudio B & Firm carry out at The Grill at 1951 at 4 and seven:15 p.m. March 23 at The Grill at 1951. No cowl so reservations are really useful. 1951 Tamiami Path, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Mural Dedication – The Punta Gorda Boat Membership Dedication Ceremony for its “Boating in Paradise” murals celebrating the historical past of the membership since its founding in 1951, takes place at 5 p.m. March 23 on the Punta Gorda Boat Membership. Meet the artist, Keith Goodson, at 4:30 p.m. Gentle refreshments can be found within the clubhouse after the ceremony. 802 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. www.pgboatclub.org

Artwork Class – “Let’s Get Splashed,” a portray class with BA Wikoff, is obtainable from 6-9 p.m. March 23 on the Visible Arts Heart. This month’s mission is the mermaid tail. $45. Reservations required. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

Particular Present – Divorce Diaries, a one-woman present that follows creator Michele Traina as a divorced mother who “teaches children with particular wants and dates males with particular wants,” takes the Library Comedy Membership stage at 7 p.m. March 24-25. A mixture of arise, improv and sketch comedy, hers post-divorce journey is relatable and humorous. $15 reserved seating. Doorways open at 5 p.m. Full bar and menu. 33 Tamiami Path, Punta Gorda. Reservations required at 305-343-2930 or e-mail [email protected].

Historical Therapeutic – The Yoga Sanctuary provides a category, “Honoring Your Ancestors: Expertise Timeless Connection and Divine Therapeutic,” from 1-3 p.m. March 26. Each step we take is supported by a thousand ancestors whose position is to share historic, sacred knowledge with us, defend us and assist us. This ceremony is designed to assist make that connection. $40. 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 941-505-9642 or www.theyogasanctuary.biz.

Get Tickets – Michael Bolton sings his coronary heart out on the Van Wezel Performing Arts Corridor at 7 p.m. March 26. The a number of Grammy Award-winner has bought greater than 65 million data. 777 N. Tamiami Path, Sarasota. $48-$118 at www.VanWezel.org or 941-263-6799.

Chorale Performs – “Reflections,” a live performance by the Charlotte Chorale, takes place April 15 at Charlotte Performing Arts Heart. The live performance celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the chorale being beneath the path of Dr. William Dederer and options a few of his favourite compositions. $25 adults; $10 college students. 701 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. 941-204-0033 or www.charlottechorale.com.

ONGOING

Word: Conferences and occasions could also be cancelled so please examine with the host beforehand.

Thursdays – The Portrait Open Studio workshops meet from 9:30 a.m.-noon on Thursdays on the Visible Arts Heart. Develop your portrait abilities in any media with a dwell mannequin. Easels accessible to be used throughout session. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. Register upfront at www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

Alternate Thursdays – The Thriller Resale Purchasing Bus Tour resumes its excursions each different Thursday, with pickup factors from Venice to Naples. Organizers don’t disclose the placement till buyers are on the bus. Tickets embrace a catered lunch, door prizes, reductions, contests and extra. Select from 17 completely different cities. E-mail [email protected] or www.thehappythriftershopper.com or 941-786-4847.

Fourth Friday – The Punta Gorda Boat Membership Sundown Social takes place from 5-7 p.m. on the clubhouse. Convey an appetizer to share and BYO beverage of alternative. 802 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-743-2472 or www.puntagordaboatclub.org.

Alternate Saturdays – Punta Gorda Chocolate & Wine hosts 20-minute wine tastings each Saturday. Steph Herndon is your private tour information on this short-form wine tasting. $5, which could be utilized towards your buy. 117 Herald Courtroom, Suite 1112, Punta Gorda. Reservations required at 941-505-0479 or www.pgchocolateandwine.com.

Fourth Sunday – A Social Dance Get together takes place from 2-5 p.m. the fourth Sunday of every month on the Punta Gorda Lady’s Membership. Dance classes are additionally supplied. $15 USA Dance members, $20 member {couples}; $17 non-members; $30 non-member {couples}. 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 330-501-2366.

Final Saturday – The Heartland Southwest Bluegrass Bash takes place on the final Saturday of the month at Craig’s RV Resort. The bluegrass jam and live performance are free for members of the Heartland Bluegrass Affiliation and the Southwest Florida Bluegrass Affiliation, $7 donation for non-members. BYO chairs. A household membership is $25 per yr. Campsites can be found at $25 per evening. Dry tenting is $10. There’s a meals concession on Saturday. 7895 N.E. Cubitis Ave., Arcadia. 941-467-2051 or www.heartlandbluegrass.org. ¦



Supply hyperlink