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Edison and Ford Winter Estates to host Annual Fall Garden Festival Nov. 20-21

On Nov. 20 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Edison and Ford Winter Estates will hold its annual fall Garden Festival. More than 40 garden vendors from around the state of Florida will have tropical and native plants and trees for sale. The festival takes place outdoors, under large shade trees and ...

Nature in Miniature Bonsai Society to hold 40th Annual Show Nov. 6-7

Bonsai is an ancient art. A Bonsai is a miniaturized tree grown in a dish, resembling its large counterpart found in nature. Literally, the word Bonsai means “A Tree in a Tray.” Since 1973, members of the Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida have been cultivating and creating ...

Alliance for the Arts presents 4th Annual Arts On Tap Fundraiser Nov. 12-13

The Alliance for the Arts is excited to announce the return of its annual fundraiser Arts On Tap. This year’s event spans two days and features an exciting mash up of southwest Florida’s burgeoning craft beer and vibrant arts scenes and a performance by two-time Grammy-nominated hip hop ...

Estero and Naples Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows coming soon

Hot Works’ fine art and fine craft shows kicks off the Florida Art Show Season this fall with two boutique-size quality juried events featuring artwork in all disciplines: • Oct. 23-24, 26th Estero Fine Art Show Outdoors at JetBlue Park, 11500 Fenway South Dr., Fort Myers • Oct. 30 ...

Veterans admitted free to Edison and Ford Winter Estates on Veterans Day

Edison and Ford Winter Estates is offering free admission to United States veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Free admission includes a self-guided tour of the historic homes, gardens, laboratory and museum. To receive free admission, veterans must present a VA identification card or ...

The Sarasota Ballet returns to the stage with Program 1 – New World

Returning to live in theater performances for the first time since January 2020, The Sarasota Ballet takes the stage at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts with Program 1 – New World, Oct. 22–24. Modern Dance icon Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring opens this double-bill program—and, ...

Korean War Veterans achieve scholarship fund goal for FSW

The Korean War Veterans (KWV) Association, Southwest Florida Chapter 155, recently presented the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation with a check for $10,000, fulfilling their endowed scholarship fund goal. The group began supporting FSW students with scholarships in 2007 and in ...