Archive for the ‘Ft. Myers’ Category

Naples Philharmonic Chamber Music at SBDAC

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will host the Naples Philharmonic Chamber Concert “Classic Quartets” on Friday, December 9. The concert will feature musicians from the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra playing selections from Haydn and Schubert.

Haydn is credited with fathering not only the symphony but also the string quartet– and the D Major Quartet Op. 20, No. 4 is one of his most beloved quartets. It is a dazzling, melodic composition– with a gypsy-flavored tour de force finale. Another…

The Nowhere Band to Perform at Music Walk

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is hosting premier Beatles cover band The Nowhere Band on Saturday, December 17, during Music Walk. The show will begin at 7pm in front of the Art Center, which is located at 2301 First Street in the River District, downtown Fort Myers.


While covering the full spectrum of The Beatles’ long and varied career, The Nowhere Band creates an unparalleled, entirely live reproduction of 60′s Beatles performances. They blend period costumes and authentic inst…

An Evening in Vienna with Fine Viennese Cuisine

The Dinners with Berne Series returns to the Davis this season and continues to explore international cuisine and world-class entertainment. “An Evening in Vienna” opens the season on Saturday, December 10, with the music of Mozart, Strauss, Lehar and more, played by renowned musicians. Join us on a trip to Vienna and enjoy an outstanding menu prepared by chef and owner Carlo Rao ofMastello’s Restaurante and Touch of Italy. Alexandra Bremner is chairing the event.


Be transported to…

The Gulf Coast Shakespeare Festival

“All the world’s a stage, All the men and women merely players.” The second Gulf Coast Shakespeare Festival comes to The Alliance for the Arts in quaint, historic Fort Myers on November 18th and 19th. The outdoor festival, presented by The Laboratory Theater of Florida, will have its VIP reception and preview party on the 18th at 7pm, and will have a delightful family-friendly festival from 10 to 6 on the 19th.


Look forward to elementary to high school to professional productions o…

December Art Walk at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center: Festival of Trees

The fifth annual Festival of Trees will be a centerpiece of the River District Holiday Stroll and Art Walk on Friday, December 2, beginning at 5 p.m. The beautiful and creative trees will be on display at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, 2301 First Street, in downtown Fort Myers.



From angels to nutcrackers, butterflies to birds, and football helmets to fishing lures, you are likely to see almost anything at Fort Myers’ Original Festival of Trees. Themagical celebration is a …


The Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center is proud to present Fusionary, by The Department of Theater and Visual Arts at Florida Gulf Coast University. The Opening Reception will be Friday, December 9, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The exhibition will include recent works by faculty and staff including ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and video. There will also be a preview of upcoming FGCU Theater performances at the Davis.


The Davis Art Center is open Monday t…

Food Drive PuttingHunger In Its Place This Thanksgiving!

In an effort to help end hunger in Southwest Florida, Pushing the Envelope Inc. is hosting CAN IT!, a food drive benefitting the Community Cooperative Ministries,Inc. (CCMI). Their collection goal is 500 items for area families this Thanksgiving.

Pushing the Envelope, Inc. will be collecting canned food and non-perishable items until noon on Wednesday, November 23rd. Per CCMI’s wish list, some suggested items include: Hamburger Helper, canned tuna, canned chicken,soups (all kinds), bean…


Give the gift of reading!


Join Trinity Lutheran Church as they present a book shower to benefit the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida (ELC) and the children of Lee County. The book shower will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday, November 12th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Guests are encourage to bring a new or gently used Children’s book to share with the children of Lee County. All proceeds will go to ELC’s Literacy Buddies Program.


The goal of the boo…

Dice at the Davis! A Casino Night Benefit

*Experience the thrill of Las Vegas right here in Fort Myers at Dice at the Davis, a Casino Night Benefit at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. The event will take place on Saturday, November 12 at the Art Center, 2301 First Street, in the River District, downtown Fort Myers.*


The evening begins at 7 p.m. and will feature casino games, including Poker, Roulette, Craps, Blackjack, and much more. There will be wonderful food, live music by the Kevin Mauldin Jazz Trio, and a cash bar….

The Laboratory Theater of Florida’s – Speakers Night

Speakers Night:


The Laboratory Theater of Florida’s November 1st Speakers Night will herald the opening of “The Interview.”  Local activists, business leaders, authors and specialists will present topics relating to the themes of tolerance, The Holocaust and Jewish history in SW Florida. Presenters will include author Ella Nayor, illustrator Myra Roberts and playwright Peter Swet.


It’s a great way to share the academic, social and moral themes of our upcoming season …