What’s Happening In Naples: March 9-12 Weekend Edition
Thursday, March 9
Location: Shell Point Retirement Community-Village Church
Address: 15100 Shell Point Blvd, Fort Myers
Door open at 6pm for Dinner buffet served in theater till 715pm.
Dave La Fame is an award winning Tom Jones impersonator. Tom Jones tribute act. With full orchestra, 4 – 10 piece band or track show. Corporate, theatre, casino or pivate bookings. Dave has been a professional entertainer for 20 years. His incredible show is a must see for any Tom Jones fan. Capturing the energy & glamour of the late 1970’s early 1980’s era live Tom Jones Shows.
Location: Southwest Performing Arts Center
Address: 11515 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs
Friday, March 10
Location: Ritz Carlton Tiburon, Grand Lawn Pavillion
Address: 2600 Tiburon Drive, Naples
Location: Miromar Outlets
The Laboratory Theater of Florida is thrilled to present PLAY ON! by Rick Abbot. This hilarious representation of local show business features a group of community theater actors trying to put on a show as the playwright continues to interrupt rehearsal with countless revisions. Beginning with rehearsals and continuing right through to the performance, the show is full of mishaps, mistakes, mayhem, and anything else that could possibly go wrong in a production.
“Play On!” opens on March 10 with an opening night reception at 7:15pm. Performances are on March 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, and April 1 at 8 p.m. and on March 19, 26, and April 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available through laboratorytheaterflorida.com.
Individual Show Ticket Pricing
$21 for Adults and $10 and for students at the door. All tickets are available at http://LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com.
Location: The Laboratory Theater
Address: 1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers
Location: BIG ARTS Schein Hall
Address: 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel
Saturday, March 11
Location: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
Address: 300 Tower Rd, Naples
Location: Miromar Outlets
Location: Miromar Outlets
41st Annual Naples St Patrick Parade
Location: Old Naples
Address: Naples, FL
Location: Sunsplash Family Water Park
Address: 400 Santa Barbara Blvd
On Saturday, March 11, 2017, Hodges University will host its annual “Stepping Out for Scholarships” event benefiting Hodges University’s Friends of the University Scholarship Fund. The event will be held from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at the Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples.
Guests will enjoy:
- Elegant Dinner
- Treats for Tuition Dessert Dash
- Wine Pull (spend $20 to select a covered bottle of wine)
- Wall of Boxes (spend $20 to select a box containing one of many prizes)
The presenting sponsor for this year’s event is CenturyLink. Additional sponsors include Stock Development and Stilwell Enterprises.
Tickets for the event are $250 per person or $2,000 for a table of eight. To register online, visit https://hu.formstack.com/forms/stepping_out. For more information regarding the event or sponsorship opportunities, contact April May at (239) 598-6153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost: $250 per person or $2,000 for a table of 8
Location: Grey Oaks Country Club
Address: 2400 Grey Oaks Drive N., Naples
Sunday, March 12
Some of the best photographers in the world will be present to share their knowledge and skills with you! Sessions include technical information as well as inspirational sessions to help get your creativity flowing as we tackle the topic of Photography: The Art & The Science!
Come a day early to enjoy a variety of workshops! Workshops include excursions to local photographic destinations and on campus, hands-on learning. These sessions are limited in size to ensure you get plenty of interaction with the subjects and workshop leaders!
See the latest and greatest that the photography industry has to offer at the Conference Tradeshow! Browse booths featuring photographic equipment, publications, and more!
Go to www.f3c.org/2017-conference for more information and registration!
Location: Florida Gulf Coast University
Address: 11094 FGCU Blvd N, Fort Myers FL
93x Taco Fest
Outdoor Food, Drink & Music Festival
Come out and enjoy $2.00 tacos from a wide range of food vendors, enjoy your favorite beverages while watching your favorite local bands. $5.00 entrance fee, 12 and under free.
Location: Centennial Park
Address: 2000 W First St, Fort Myers
One of North America’s finest organists, Ken Cowan is praised by audiences and critics alike for his dazzling artistry, impeccable techniques, and imaginative programming. A review in ‘The American Organist’ reads, “Mr. Cowan’s technical mastery, expressivity, musicality, and sheer brilliance thrilled the convention audience.”
He performs in major concert venues and churches in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia. He recently was featured at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA, Verizon Hall in Philadelphia, Spivey Hall, and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Mr. Cowan has performed at many regional and national conventions of the American Guild of Organists, the Organ Historical Society, and the Royal Canadian College of Organists.
Mr. Cowan received the MM degree and Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music/Institute of Sacred Music, where he studied organ with Thomas Murray. He received a BM degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, studying with John Weaver.
In 2012, Mr. Cowan joined the keyboard faculty of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University as Associate Professor and head of the organ program. Previously, he held positions at Westminster Choir College, and as the Associate Organist and Artist in Residence at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City. This concert is presented to the public without charge.
Location: Moorings Presbyterian Church
Address: 791 Harbour Dr., Naples
Location: Barbara B. Mann
Address: 11515 Bonita Beach Road SE, Fort Myers