CALENDAR OF EVENTS




OCTOBER
27, 28Exhibition - “Partners in Art” - Marco Island Center for the Arts, 9am-4pm
27-11/8     Stonewall’s Bust - Island Theatre Company, Rose History Auditorium, 7:30pm-9:30pm
28-31Exhibition - Rob Storter’s Art of the Everglades, Marco Island Historical Museum, 9am-4pm
28      Lecture - Marco’s Newborn Dolphins, Rose History Auditorium, 7pm-8pm
31      Halloween Parties - Mango’s, Nacho Mama’s, Little Bar, see Marco Review App for info





NOVEMBER

2         Pancake Breakfast, Marco Island Fire Station, 8am-12noon
3-20   Juried Members Art Show, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 9am-4pm
4-12/31      Watercolors of Donald Sunshine, Marco Island Historical Museum, 9am-4pm
4         Lecture - Kevin McCarthy “10 Little-known Facts About the Caloosahatchee River”
          Rose History Auditorium, 7pm
5-9      Sunset Park, Marco Players Theater, matinees and evening shows, call 239.642.7270
8         Golden Gate Jewelers Open House and Ribbon Cutting, Shops of Marco, 10am-5:30pm
9         Island Paddle Board Challenge, The Esplanade - Smokehouse Bay (call 394.7549)
11       Veterans’ Day VFW Ceremony, Veterans’ Community Park, 11am-12noon
11       Unveiling of Memorial Wall, Marco Island Historical Museum, 5:30-6:30pm
12-16  Key West Film Festival, San Carlos Institute, Tropic Cinema, Key West
12-23  Sunset Park, Marco Players Theater, matinee and evening shows, call 239.642.7270
13      Jump Hair and Nails Ribbon Cutting, 118 S. Barfield Drive, 4:30-5:30pm
15      Beach Clean-up, South Beach boardwalk, 8am-12noon
15      Annual Flea Market & Garage Sale, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 10am-2pm
15,16 Goodland Holiday Bazaar, MarGood Harbor Park, 321 Pear Tree Avenue, 10am-4pm
16      Jolley Be Good 5k Run/walk, Veterans’ Community Park, 7:30am
16      MIFA Left Bank Art Fest, The Esplanade, 10am-4pm
18      Bach Ensemble Performance, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 5:30-7pm
18      “What it’s Like To Be a Dolphin Around Marco” Presentation, Rose History Aud., 7-8pm
21      “The Lego Movie”, Movie in the Park, Mackle Park, 6-8pm
21-23The Music Man, Jr., Island Theatre Company, Rose History Auditorium, 7:30pm
26-12/19   Clay Guild Show, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 9am-4pm
28/29 Book Signing and Swamp Walk with Clyde Butcher, Big Cypress Gallery, 9am-5pm
28/29 Blue Mangrove Gallery’s Holiday Open House, Marco Town Center Mall, 10am-6pm
28      Christmas Island Style, Santa’s Arrival and Christmas Walk, Shops of Marco, 6pm
28      Jimmy Keys One Man Variety Show, Rose History Auditorium, 7-9pm
29      Christmas Island Style Annual Tree Lighting, Veterans’ Community Park, 6pm
30      Deck the Doors, Rose History Auditorium, 4:30-5:30pm





DECEMBER

2        Christmas Island Style, Holiday Pets on Parade, CJ’s on the Bay, 5:30pm
4        Book Signing, Clyde Butcher, Blue Mangrove Gallery, Marco Town Center Mall, 4-7pm
4        Bach Ensemble Performance, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 6-9pm
6        Friends of Tigertail beach clean-up, Tigertail Beach Park Kiosk, 8am-12noon
6        MIFA Brushes and Paint Juried Outdoor Artist Show, Marco Walk Center, 12noon-4:30pm
6        Christmas Island Style Annual Christmas Boat Parade, The Esplanade, 6-8pm
7        MIFA Left Bank Art Fest, The Esplanade, 10am-4pm
7        Grand Opening - The Speak Easy of Marco, 1106½ N. Collier Blvd., 5:30-7pm
7        Christmas Island Style, Keep Christ in Christmas, New Life Community Church, 6-7pm
9        Reception for Clay Guild Show, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 5:30-7pm
10      Sicilian Tenors in Concert, San Marco Catholic Church, 7-9:30pm
13      Cookies and Milk with Santa, who arrives at Mackle Park by helicopter!  10am-12noon
13      Christmas Island Style Annual Christmas Street Parade, starts corner of Balfour Dr. and
         San Marco Drive, 6:30-8pm
14      Christmas Island Style Ice Skating in the Park, Veterans’ Community Park, 1-8pm
19      “Elf” Movie Under the Christmas Tree, Veterans’ Community Park, 6-7:30pm
19      Crazy Comedian, Craig Diamond, Rose History Auditorium, 7-9pm
20      Art in the Glades, McLeod Park, Everglades City, 10am-2pm
20      Caroling cruise and dock decoration viewing, Marco Island Princess, 6-8pm
28      MICA’s Holiday Celebration, Residents’ Beach (members only), 3pm
31      Mango’s Dockside Bistro New Years Eve Party, live music by Lauren Mitchell Band,
         call 239.393.2433 for information


JANUARY

3        MIFA Brushes and Paint Juried Outdoor Artist Show, Marco Walk, 12noon-4:30pm
6-2/28Painting SW Florida History Art Show, Marco Island Historical Museum, 9am-4pm
         (Artists Reception Jan 6th at 5:30pm)
7-27   Exhibition, The Heart of Street Art, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 9am-4pm
         (Artists Reception Jan 13th, 5:30-7pm)
7-25   Becky’s New Car, Marco Players Theater, 8-9:30pm
8        Love Letters to Southern Florida, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 5:30-6:30pm
9        Jimmy Keys One Man Variety Show, Rose History Auditorium, 7-9pm
10      Breakfast and Birds, Tigertail Beach Park, Naturalist led walk, 9am-12noon
10      Outdoor Art Show, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 10am-4pm
10      Lecture - Live Wildlife of the Everglades, Rose History Auditorium, 1-3pm
15-16 Arts & Crafts Festival, St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 10am-4pm
16-18 11th Annual SW Florida Nature Festival, Rookery Bay Environmental
          Learning Center, 9am-5pm
16-18 Compton and Bennett’s “Flea Market”, Rose History Auditorium, 7-9pm
17      Art-in-the-Glades, McLeod Park, Everglades City, 10am-2pm
18      MIFA Left Bank Art Fest, The Esplanade, 10am-4pm
20      Art Flicks - “Somm”, Movie showing and discussion, Marco Movies, 10-11:30am
21      Art Flicks - “Who Does She Think She Is?”, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 10-11am
23-25 31st Annual Mullet Festival, Stan’s Idle Hour, Buzzard Bay, Goodland
23      Dreamers & Schemers - An evening with great Floridians, Rose History Auditorium, 7-9pm
25      MIFA Brushes and Paint Juried Outdoor Artist Show, Mackle Park, 1-4:30pm
31      3rd Annual Pirate Day, Marco Island Historical Museum, 11am-2pm
31      “The Birth of Modern Day Marco Island”, book signing, Rose History Auditorium, 7-9pm

FEBRUARY

1        MIFA Left Bank Art Fest, The Esplanade, 10am-4pm
2-24   Exhibition, Art of Our Protected Birds, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 9am-4pm
3        Art Flicks “Annie Liebowitz, Life Through the Lens”, Movie showing and discussion,
         Marco Movies, 10-11:30am
3        Lecture on Salvador Dali by Bob Chase, Marco Island Center for the Arts, 5:30-7pm
4        MIFA’s Winter Film Series  “Pagliacci”, Marco Movies, 10am-12noon
5-6     Arts & Crafts Festival, St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 10am-4pm
6-8    42nd Annual Everglades Seafood Festival, Everglades City
8-12   Flea Market Week, St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 10am-2pm
8        MICA’s Concert Series, Jimmy Stowe and the Stoweaways, Residents’ Beach
        (members only), 4pm

WEEKLY EVENTS

Mondays:   Bingo - The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, doors open at 5.30pm
Mondays:   In February and March - Meet the artist Monday - Tara O’Neill at her easel at                          Blue Mangrove Gallery, 2 - 4pm
Wednesdays:    Farmers Market - Veterans’ Community Park, starting Nov 6th, 7.30am - 1pm
Wednesdays:    Marco Island Outdoor Artists -  Call Phyllis Pransky 642.7649 for venues
Thursdays:Live Outside Music - The Esplanade, 6 - 9pm
Thursdays:Bingo - San Marco Catholic Church, 6-9pm, January 22nd thru May 7th.
Sundays:   Winter Concert Series - Mackle Park, January thru April, 2 - 4pm
 

INFORMATION

Rose History Auditorium is located at The Marco Island Historical Museum on Heathwood Drive
Rose Hall is located at the Marco Island library on Heathwood Drive



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