Sharon Holder's Blog Posts

Drum And Dance Circle

Drummers, dancers, jugglers, everyone welcome. BYO chair and instrument or come just to enjoy. Social distancing and face masks encouraged. Under the pavilion by the water in Centennial Park, Ft

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Holiday Boat A Long

Holiday Boat-A-Long at Four Freedoms Park. Dec. 19, 4-10 p.m. The event features holiday-themed music, food trucks, a visit from Santa, and the boat parade, followed by a movie, “Christmas

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German American Club

Saturday, Dec. 14: CHRISTKINDLMARKT, a holiday gift market, opens at 2 p.m. at the German American Club on Pine Island Road and continues through Dec. 15. It’s BIG and it’s FREE.

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Fishermens Village

Fishermen's Village Waterfront Mall, Resort, and Marina offers something for everyone. Shopping, dining, live entertainment, and water adventures await locals and travelers. With over 30 boutique

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Christmas Boat Parade

Christmas Boat Parade- Cape Coral'sHoliday Boat A Long features a paradeof beautifully decorated boats that you've just got to see!The fun goes from 5:30-9:30PM and the date for 2020

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Botanical Brewing Co Wellness Bazar Free

Wed, Nov 18, 2020, 10:00 AM –Thu, Nov 19, 2020, 1:00 AM ESTLocation839 Miramar Street Cape Coral, FL 33904 View MapA sneak preview event! Join us ahead of our Grand Opening celebration

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Sunday Oct 25 2020 9 To 11 AM

Trunk or Treat - FREE Outdoor Eventby Angela Guillette P.A. and Palm City BrewingFree tickets on EvenbriteLocation Palm City Brewing7887 Drew Circle  #Suite 130  Fort Myers, FL

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Cape Coral Farmers Market

The Cape Coral Farmers' Market is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. The market, which holds a seasonal schedule and occasionally closes for off times, is host to a variety of

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Sat Sept 26 12PM To 1PM

Wicked Dolphin Distillery TourWe will take you through the steps of how we source our ingredients, cook, ferment, distill, in our distillery plant then off to our barrel room where we will show you

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Theres Strength In Numbers

Greater Pine Island Civic Association's Wilkinson discusses islands’ incorporationOn Aug. 5, the Florida Department of Health in Lee County advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito

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Cape Coral Historical Museum

The Cape Coral Historical Museum offers three exhibit buildings and a historic rose garden, which is often one of the favorite aspects of the experience.The focus is on the history of the city, and

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Cape Coral COVID19 Campaign

Big John masks up: Iconic statue has a new look for Cape Coral's COVID-19 campaignBig John carries a lot of weight in Cape Coral — 6,000 pounds of it, in fact.So when the 28-foot-tall

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NFM Elks Club Seeking Car Motorcycle Enthusiasts Vendors For Summer Fest

For the first time, the North Fort Myers Elk's Lodge 2742 will hold a three-day event open to the public, with numerous activities over Father's Day weekend.Summer Fest at the Elks will be held

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Gator Mikes Family Fun Park

    The Cape Coral fun park recently reopened after being closed for six weeks. Managers say they’ve stepped up cleaning and sanitization with hospital-grade cleaners. The park

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City Issues Watering Schedule Reminder

The city of Cape Coral is reminding residents to follow the mandatory two-day watering schedule for irrigation. A lack of rainfall and high usage numbers are impacting the canal levels.The two-day

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Vintage Market Days

Fri, Mar 20 – Sun, Mar 22Hours Friday - Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pmSunday 10:00am to 4:00pmLee Civic Center11831 Bayshore Rd, North Fort Myers, FL"Vintage, unique 3 day event"Vintage Market Days of

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82nd Annual Edison Festival Of Light

FORT MYERS, Fla. — This weekend kicks off Southwest Florida’s largest and longest running festival, the 82nd annual Edison Festival of Light.The festivities continue through the next two

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ArtFest Fort Myers Opening Night

Fri, Jan 31, 6 – 9 PM In 3 Days ArtFest Fort Myers1375 Jackson St #401, Fort Myers, FLArtFest’s Opening Night is a feast for all your senses.Specialty lighting creates a bold backdrop as

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Story Time With Mrs Claus

Tue, Dec 17, 10:00 – 10:45 AM Tomorrow Four Freedoms Park4818 Tarpon Ct, Cape Coral, FL From Facebook.com:Mrs. Claus is coming to Four Freedoms Park on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 10:00 am to 10

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Cape Coral Christmas Boat ALong

Sat, Dec 21, 2019Since 1978, Christmas Boat Parade - Cape Coral's Holiday Boat A Long features a parade of beautifully decorated boats that you've just got to see! The fun goes from 4-10PM. Located

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Cape Coral Veg Fest 2019

Sun, Nov 24, 10 AM – 3 PM In 4 Days Sun Splash Family Waterpark400 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, FLDescriptionMore Details @ www.CapeCoralVegFest.orgCome see how easy it is to find

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Cape Coral Oktoberfest

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 11:30 pmCome to Florida’s biggest Oktoberfest for the food, beer, music, dancing, rides, crafts, and tons of fun!Located at the Cape Coral German

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Why Mound Key Is Significant To Southwest Florida

Alison Elgart was among a group of researchers who spent countless hours digging on Mound Key in Estero Bay several years ago.Elgart, an associate professor of anthropology at Florida Gulf

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Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve

Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve covers 365 acres, and it is the second largest preserved natural space in the city. The area is comprised of a marshland and river system, and visitors are able to

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The Official Animal Rights March SWFL 2019

Saturday at 11 AM – 2 PMCentennial Park2000 W First St, Fort Myers, Florida 33917Last year, over 100 animal lovers throughout the state of Florida joined Fort Myers for our first ever Official

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Roger Dean Chevrolet Chevy All Star Open House

July 27 @ 11:00 am- 3:00 pmRoger Dean Chevrolet101 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL From Capecoralanimalshelter.com:Join CCAS at the Roger Dean Chevrolet Chevy All Star Open House.

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Fathers Day Freebies

Chow downBeef O’Brady’s: Dads eat free with purchase of an entree of equal or lesser value up to $10 on Sunday. Info: Facebook.com/BeefsHomeOffice./Duffy’s Sports Grill: Free

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May 9 2019 18996 Mothers Get In For Free On Mothers Day At Edison Ford

Date:May 12, 2019Time:9:00 AM-5:30 PM EDTWebsite:https://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org Event Description: Spend the day with your mother at Edison and Ford Winter Estates! Mothers get in

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Burrowing Owls Of Cape Coral Photography Field Trip

Date And TimeSun, April 28, 2019, 4:30 PM EDTLocationLocation921 SW 39th Terrace921 Southwest 39th Terrace Cape Coral, FL 33914DescriptionThis field trip is dependent on weather.Join JPI down

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Saturday March 16 2019

Local Ladies Social Network, Inc. - Southwest FloridaTiki Fest is this Saturday. 155 Santa Barbara Blvd. North Cape Coral. It's open to the public and free admission. Come shop a variety of vendors,

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2019 Burrowing OwL Festival

Sat, Feb 23, 2019Since 2002, Cape Coral is home to the largest known population of the Florida Burrowing Owl which is a species of special concern. These pint sized birds burrow underground where

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Cape Chamber To Mark 30th Anniversary

The Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral is celebrating a milestone this year, as the city's largest supporter of growing businesses has provided 30 years of service to the community.On Jan. 25, from 6

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Location Four Freedoms Park

December 15th @ 4:00pmA Cape Coral holiday tradition, the Holiday Boat-A-Long celebrates the holiday season Southwest Florida style. See dozens of boats lit up in holiday fashion as

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Monday November 19

Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Pine Island Food Pantry: Yard Dog Charlie plays music at this collection drive for the food pantry that also includes raffles. People are asked to donate non

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Mike Greenwells Haunted Hike

The 27th annual scarefest features terrifying scenes in the woods. Enter at your own risk. 7:30-11 p.m. (event starts at dark) Sept. 28-Oct. 31. $15 general admission, $20

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Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

The 5th Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest is proudly produced by the Lee County Tourist Development Council, BMI, iHeartMedia and Cat Country 107.1. We hope you enjoy this 10-day festival on The

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5th Annual South Cape BACON FEST Trolley Event August 11th

Don't miss this bacon-themed trolley event that's become a staple in Cape Coral's Entertainment District! You'll take the trolleys around South Cape, stopping at various locations to enjoy-

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Butterfly House

Rotary Park5505 Rose Garden RoadCape Coral, FL 33914  FREE Tours of the Tom Allen Memorial Butterfly House on Mondays, Fridays & Saturdays at 10:30 am. Reservations not required as these

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Shell Factory And Nature Park

FREE ZIP LINE RIDE FOR DAD, FREE MINIATURE GOLF FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY, FREE ADMISSION FOR DAD TO NATURE PARK, YOU CAN EVEN BRING DAD’S FOUR-LEGGED FRIEND & VISIT DOG BONES CAFÉ, LIVE 

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The Shell Factory Nature Park

Memorial Day Family BBQ WhenMonday, May 28, 2018 DescriptionMEMORIAL DAY MAY 28TH • 12 - 4PM •

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Arbor Day

On April 27, at 10 a.m., Edison & Ford Winter Estates will hold its annual Arbor Day celebration. As part of the annual event, students from Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School will help

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St Patricks Day

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this pub crawl in downtown Cape Coral. Participating venues offer specialty drinks at $2.50 each. You’ll get Mardis Gras beads at check-in. The night also includes

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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Audubon Blair Center

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary offers a Complimentary Boardwalk Tour beginning at 10:30 a.m. from November 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 every day. The Corkscrew Boardwalk Tour is one and-a-half hours

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Garden Bros Circus

Location: Ft. Myers / Germain ArenaDay/Date: Friday-Saturday, January 26-27, 2018Showtimes: Fri. 4:30 & 7:30PM and Sat. 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30PMCome see the All New GARDEN BROS CIRCUS! America’s

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Matlacha Christmas Boat Parade Dec 17

The annual Matlacha Christmas Boat Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 17. Anyone with a decorated boat who would like to participate in the parade is welcome to join in.Meet behind Bert's Bar at 5

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Thanksgiving Wine

Everybody has a favorite holiday, one that’s sentimental or particularly meaningful with family, friends, food and the likes. For some it just passed, Halloween. For others it’s the one on deck,

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German American Club Octoberfest

Welcome to the 2017 OktoberfestEvery year in October, the club organizes Munich in Cape Coral. The Cape Coral Oktoberfest is the largest party of the year in the community! It is THE event for

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Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary 41660 Horseshoe Road Punta Gorda FL 33982

Come visit our rescued exotic animals. We are not a zoo but a wonderful, forever home for all of our adopted animals. Bring a a picnic lunch and enjoy the day in our little corner of Old Florida!

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Tarpon Bay Explorers

Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays until Nov 14, 2017 Tarpon Bay Explorers 900 Tarpon Bay RdSanibel, FL 33957 MapPhone.

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Daily Until November 14 2017 1100AM To 1230AM

Nature & Sealife CruiseTarpon Bay Explorers 900 Tarpon Bay RdSanibel, FL 33957 Enjoy a naturalist-led cruise on Tarpon Bay in the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife

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Kayak Tour Estero Bay

The College of Life Foundation invites you to paddle to the cultural center of the Calusa Indians. Built from nearly 2000 years of human activity and framed in forests of mangrove trees, the shell

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Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

The Fort Myers Beach Film Festival celebrates its 11th anniversary next week with five days of documentaries, shorts and feature-length dramatic films. “We have screened some of the best in

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Mondays And Fridays 10 Am January 2 April 30

Beachcombing & Shelling – Barefoot Beach Preserve: Mondays and Fridays at 10 a.m. January through April. What do wrack lines, jellies, blue buttons, beachhoppers, ghosts, sea pork, and beans have

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Burrowing Owl Festival

Some of Cape Coral's most important residents are less than 12 inches tall, live underground and number in the hundreds.With the 15th annual Burrowing Owl Festival at Rotary Park Environmental

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Saint Andrew Festival

January 12-16  St. Andrew Catholic School, 2628 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral. Carnival rides, games, food (including local restaurants), silent auction, cash raffle for charity and.

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Five Things To Know About Cape Coral

You can observe Cape Coral from any number of historical, political and philosophical perspectives, but let us begin from the ground up. Geologically speaking…1. Cape Coral is

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Monday October 24th

It’s The Great Pumpkin at Bass ProShop The Peanuts gang is back for another Halloween at Bass Pro Shops. Hang out with costumed characters Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Sally and

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Last Word On Rate Hike Might Mean Standing Pat

September 13, 2016After four Federal Reserve officials served up their thoughts on the economy in recent days, investor sentiment seemed to be back where it was before they started talking.Lael

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True Tours River District History Tour

90-minute walking tour will educate and entertain you with narratives of local history and acquaint you the colorful personalities of the founders of our city.  10:30 a.m-noon $13.  Fort

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Big Backpack Event

July 31, 2016Big Backpack Event The first 2,000 kids ages 5 to 12 receive free backpacks and school supplies.  The new backpacks include   notebook paper, folders, crayons, glue,

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Monday Jul 4 2016 500 PM 1000 PM Downtown Cape Coral

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department is proud to bring you the largest single day event in Southwest Florida.  Join us for the 2016 Red, White, and Boom!  Over 40,000

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Couples Blending Two Homes Into One

For couples setting up a new home together, it's a challenge.  How to merge two sets of stuff and two decorating styles into one space they both love.Emotions get really high when it comes

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Forbes Says Cape Coral 8th Best Place To Retire

Cape Coral one of the best places to retire?  Forbes.com says so.  The website associated with the national business publication ranks Lee County's biggest city No. 8 out of 25 from across

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St Patricks Eve Trolley Pub Crawl Thursday March 17

St. Patrick's Day Trolley Event  Travel the South Cape hospitality zone, stopping at participating establishments with a specialty $2.50 drink offered only to the trolley guests. Ticket holders

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Burrowing Owl Festival February 27

Come out and celebrate Cape Coral's official bird, the Burrowing Owl.Rotary Park is located at 5505 Rose Garden Road in Cape Coral and is home to the largest known population of the Florida

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