Broadway Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre sets sail on a Christmas pirate adventure with “Jingle ARRGH the Way” playing selected dates through December 24.
This all-new musical is based on Melinda Long’s children’s book, How I Became a Pirate.
A mysterious message sends Captain Braid Beard and his pirate crew back to seek out the young Jeremy Jacob to help solve a riddle and find the Christmas treasure. Favorite characters, a rollicking story, great songs and a trip to the North Pole to find “you know who” makes Jingle ARRGH the Way a delightful holiday show for the whole family.
Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre presents full-scale productions that are great for all ages. Performances begin with a buffet, followed by the show.
Ticket prices for the buffet and the show are $19 for all ages. For showtimes and tickets, call 1-239-278-4422 or visit www.BroadwayPalm.com. The theater is located at 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers.
Head to Adventures in Paradise for Santa’s Dolphin Cruise this Christmas Eve!
Even the “big guy” knows there’s no better way to relax before the “big night” than with a memorable day on the water. Cruise out on the waters surrounding Sanibel and take your special holiday photos with Santa on a deserted island in San Carlos Bay.
Like a good mystery? Then head down to the Fort Myers River District every second Friday of the month from 6 – 8pm for an evening of fun, art and intrigue!
Mystery Walk combines elements of performance art, street art, digital art, community interactive art, visaul art and music where guests never know what to expect!
Participants leisurely stroll through the core downtown area finding the mystery locations. Each location will confirm that they are the quiz answer and then provide your next clue. Finish by 8 pm and return your cards to registration to be entered for cash prizes!
The event is free and friendly for all ages. No purchase is necessary at participating locations. Registration begins at 6pm at the intersection of First and Hendry Streets in front of Iberia Bank in downtown Fort Myers.
The Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Lecture Series for 2018 has just been announced:
Jan. 4 – “Tanzanian Tails” –Wildlife photographer, educator and guide, Shawn Carey, will share the sights and sounds from his recent visit to Tanzania to include the many unique birds and animals of this exotic region of Africa.
Jan. 11 – “Purple Martin Majesty” – Avian authority, Dr. Jerry Jackson of FGCU and host of WGCU’s public radio show, “With the Wild Things,” will focus his presentation on this unique example of avian nobility.
Jan. 18 – “Images to Inspire: Barred Owls & Hummingbirds” – San-Cap Audubon’s own Bill Heyd returns utilizing his remarkable photographs and research to provide us entry into the intimate activities of these unique bird species.
Jan. 25 – “Pelagic Birding off the SW Florida Coast” – Discover what avid birders David and Tammy McQuade have learned about our pelagic birds by their many trips “Going where no birders have gone before.”
Feb. 1 – “Shorebirds: The Arctic Connection to Florida” – Charles Ewell, veteran Lee County Bird Patrol tour leader, will detail the species that breed in Arctic Alaska and Canada and then migrate through or winter in Florida.
Feb. 8 – “2017 Notes From a Roadside Naturalist” – Rick Bunting returns to again utilize his unique perspective and superb photos to visually elaborate on his favorite location for observing the wonders of the natural world.
Feb. 15 – “20 Years of Data-driven Bird Conservation” – Dr. Ken Meyer, founder of Avian Research and Conservation Institute, returns to visually summarize the exciting results and compelling stories generated by ARCI’s 20 years of remote tracking research of Florida’s imperiled bird species, including their responses to the severe hurricanes of 2017.
Feb. 22 – “The American Crocodile Comeback & the San-Cap Connection” – Charles LeBuff, author, longtime (50 year) Sanibelian, member of Sanibel’s first city council and former career Biological Technician at Ding Darling, enlightens us on this unique reptile and its even more unique local relationships.
Lectures will be held on Thursday evenings in January and February at 7:30 p.m.at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way.
As always, all are welcome to attend with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.. Parking will be available at the Community House as well as across Periwinkle Way in the Herb Strauss Theater parking area. A $5 donation per attendee is appreciated with proceeds after costs being used to promote conservation on Sanibel and in Florida.
No-one brightens our holidays more than two of our favorite ladies from Jupiter, FL.
Faye and Penny make the trek across the state each December to join us for the island’s Luminary Night. Of course, they need to sneak a candy cane from you-know-who first, but then it’s on to an evening filled with fun, frolic, shopping and refreshments!