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Songwriters at Sunset concert series at Lover’s Key starts Jan. 2

The Friends of Lover's Key hope to make the sounds of the beach more enjoyable when their fifth "Songwriters at Sunset" monthly concert series begins Jan. 2 at Lovers Key State Park on Fort Myers Beach.The gazebo at Lover's Key State Park will be the site of the shows featuring local musicians ...

The Roaring Twenties are around the corner

There will be no shortage of options on New Year's Eve to ring in 2020 at Fort Myers Beach. Many of the major restaurant venues will have some type of entertainment.At Lani Kai Island Resort, there will be a Roaring Twenties theme led by the musical act of Angela Hicks and the Midnight ...

Yesteryear Entertainment to kick off seventh season

Yesteryear Entertainment will kick off its seventh season of bringing impersonators to Fort Myers Beach in January with 10 more shows.Jerry Nolan said Yesteryear Entertainment began on Fort Myers Beach in 2014 when Alfredo Russo owned Junkanoo and Fresh Catch Bistro. He said Russo was not sure ...

Christmas Market returns to the Mound House

After being placed on the National Register for Historic Places this year, the Mound House on Fort Myers Beach has "seen an incredible surge of visitors," Friends of the Mound House Vice President Gayle Crabtree-Pergoli said.The nonprofit fundraising arm of the ancient Calusa shell mound site ...

Friends of the Arts delivers seafood, water quality education

For those attending "Southwest Florida Sustains," a fundraiser for the Fort Myers Beach Friends of the Arts Nov. 13 at DiamondHead Beach Resort, the attraction may have been tasting seafood while supporting the local arts scene. While that all was delivered, the attendees also received a hefty ...

Tickets available for Calusa Culture Night

The Calusa Waterkeeper is host a culture night next week to bring the community together to celebrate the culture of water.Calusa Culture Night will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in Fort Myers.The combination fund and awareness ...

Time Square performers share tales

You've seen them on Times Square on the beach and in other outside venues - barkers, performers, magicians, and other well-meaning artists out there doing what they love and providing you entertainment.This time, we caught up with three of your favorite acts from Times Square.George Gilbert is ...

Fort Myers Beach Art Association and Gallery announces Fall Members Art Show

The Fall Members Show starts off the new season at the Fort Myers Beach Art Association and Gallery. The show takes place Oct. 17 through Nov. 7 in Studio 1 with free admission to the public during gallery hours. Studio 2 will also have a new show featuring works by the FMBAA summer painting ...

Festival hops to Fort Myers Beach

The sixth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest finishes up in downtown Fort Myers today and then hops to Fort Myers Beach this weekend.In collaboration with BMI, the organization behind music royalties, Cat Country 107.1, iHeart Media, and the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, ...

Singer, songwriter to again play Island Hopper fest

The Island Hopper Songwriters Fest is Lee County's largest scale music festival and it's coming to its sixth year.One of the scheduled performers, Kyle Anne, a performer/singer/songwriter out of Cape Coral, was in last year's festival and was invited to perform this year as well.Having studied ...