2017-11-01 / Arts & Entertainment


B/Bonita Springs E/Estero FM/Fort Myers N/Naples



Concert on the Lawn: The Appleseed Collective [6 to 9 p.m.] The Appleseed Collective is riding the wave of the bluegrass revival beyond newgrass and into a strange new genre-bending territory. Food and outdoor bar will be provided by Naples Flatbread. Where: Mercato, 9115 Strada Place (on the lawn) Cost: Free, food and beverages are separate. For more information, visit mercatoshops.com./N

Scene To Be Seen: Runway Art Show [6:30 p.m. 10:30 p.m.] This epic show will highlight the work of local art wear artisans – including men’s and women’s garments, ensembles, hats, jewelry, and handbags – with a fully-staged runway show, sales gallery, live auction and after party, and cash bar. Where: Volvo Cars of Naples, 5870 Naples Blvd. Cost: $75/general admission. For more info, please visit naplesart.org./N


Night Fragrant Walk with Liz Chehayl [6 p.m. to 8 p.m.] Liz will show examples of flowers that delight the sense of smell – and perhaps some that don’t – and explain how and why they behave in that way. Learn about the different pollinators of these flowers. The program will conclude with a tour of the Garden to see and smell what is in bloom. Where: FGCU Kapnick Center room 124 at Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr. Cost: $15 members/$20 non-members. For more info or to register please call 239-325-1354./N


Step into Heart Health: Collier County Heart Walk 2017 [8 a.m.] Take steps to improve your heart health and join more than 4,500 men, women and children for the Collier County Heart Walk. The annual event raises awareness and funds to fight America’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke. Where: Cambier Park, 755 8th Ave. S. Cost: Free, donations accepted./N


Autoberfest: Food Truck Wars [11 a.m. to 6 p.m.] Over 40 gourmet food trucks and a host of luxury and sports cars, beer garden, fire truck pull contest, kid zone, local vendors, live music, VIP wine cave, and more. Proceeds benefiting Collier County charities and Irma Hurricane relief in Collier County. Where: Shoppes at Vanderbilt, 2343 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Cost: $5.00 for general admission. For tickets please visit: eventbrite.com./N


3rd ABWA Women’s Business Showcase [4 p.m. to 7 p.m.] American Business Women’s Association Neapolitan Chapter will hold its 3rd Annual Women’s Business event. This event will showcase local women owned or managed businesses and not-for-profit organizations that provide support to the women and children in our area. Come out and enjoy a great afternoon, meeting fabulous women working in our community and providing the services and products we all need to be successful. Where: Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trl. North. For more info and tickets visit: eventbrite.com./N


Uncorked [5 p.m. to 7 p.m.] Enjoy a variety of food and wine pairings, music, raffle and silent auction items. All proceeds will benefit Youth Haven. Where: Mediterra Beach Club, 26110 Hickory Blvd., Cost: $150 per person. To purchase tickets and more info please visit www.youthhavenswfl.org./B


BaconFest Naples 2017 [11 a.m. to 6 p.m.] This event features Bacon themed food and merchant vendors, games and activities for the young and young at heart and live music throughout the day. Proceeds benefit local charities. Where: 526 Terminal Dr. (Naples Airport South Terminal Lawn). For tickets and more info please visit: baconfestnaples.com./N


Naples Concert Band [2 p.m.] Enjoy a patriotic performance that will highlight our American heritage and honor our United States service men and women with a very emotional and memorable concert. Bring a chair and a friend. Where: Cambier Park, Park St. Cost: Free./N

Bark for Life [1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.] Enjoy a fun-filled day with your canine friend by starting with a walk, and then continuing with demonstrations, contests, and games. By supporting Bark For Life, you help the American Cancer Society save lives, and that helps us move closer to our ultimate goal of a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Where: Mercato, 9115 Strada Place (on the lawn). Cost: Free./N


The Immokalee Foundation 2017 Charity Pro-Am & Pairings Party [7:30 a.m.] Breakfast and golf demos, 9 a.m. shotgun The low-net score golf tournament will pair more than two dozen of the world’s greatest golfers with Naples’ most philanthropic players. Each amateur foursome will be paired with a different professional player for the first and second nine holes during an exclusive pairings party at The Old Collier Golf Club Sunday, Nov. 12. Where: Bay Colony Gold Club, 9740 Bent Grass Bend. Cost: Entry fees begin at $5,000. For more info please visit: immokaleefoundation.org/N


CME Group Tour Championship The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) returns to Florida’s Paradise Coast for its season-ending championship and culmination of the “Race to the CME Globe.” Where: Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, 2620 Tiburon Dr, N. Cost: For tickets and schedule please visit www.


Beginning Drawing with Richard Kirk [12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.] Drawing is a learnable skill, and like all skills, ability improves with knowledge and practice. Where: Naples Art Association, 585 Park St. Cost: $175/full price, $140/donor. For more info, please visit: naplesart.org./N

Bushels of Fun [4 p.m. to 5 p.m.] Kids can celebrate fall with fun activities and crafts. Come rake some leaves, hunt for fall shapes and play fun games. Ages 3 years and older. Where: Vanderbilt Beach Branch Library, 788 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. Please register online at www.collier-library.org or call 239-597-8444. Cost: Free./N


Art in the Park [Second Saturday of the month – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. thru April] Features Naples Art Assoc. members showcasing a variety of original painting, photography, unique décor, wearables, collectibles and gifts. Cost: Free. Where: Park St., west of von Liebig Art Center./N

St. Johns Farmers Market [9 a.m. to 2 p.m.] Produce, seafood, specialty foods, BBQ, art and crafts. Where: St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th St. N./N

Naples Art District Studio: Art Alive [1st Wednesday of the month 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.] Evening consists of 40 plus professional artists who will be showcasing their work and demonstrating their medium. Naples Art District, 6240 Shirley St. Look for the magenta and white art flags. For more info, please call 239-289-5070 or go to NaplesArt-District.com./N


Naples City Council [Wed., Nov. 1 & Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m.] Come watch local government in action. Where: City Council Chambers, 735 8th St. S./N

All dates, times and prices are subject to change.

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