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Oscar Scherer State Park to celebrate Earth Day
Wed  Apr 26 2017 12:00AM
lmost 50 years ago, in 1970, the modern environmental movement was born. Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin governor and later state senator, was the official founder of Earth Day, which was … Find out how to read more online.
Notable soprano saxophonist to be featured musician at EUMC
Wed  Apr 26 2017 01:00AM
On Sunday, April 30, masterful soprano saxophonist and recording artist Eirinn Abu will be the featured musician at the 7:45 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services in the … Find out how to read more online.
Celebrate Earth Day
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
Almost 50 years ago, in 1970, the modern environmental movement was born. Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin governor and later state senator, was the official founder of Earth Day, which was … Find out how to read more online.
Clay Walker headlines CountryFest
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
No matter how you slice country music fans — traditional, bluegrass, contemporary — they know what they like. And CountryFest is sure to provide it. This is the 24th year … Find out how to read more online.
‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ shines at Broadway Palm
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
Broadway Palm is proud to present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Jesus Christ Superstar,” playing now through May 14. This timeless musical phenomenon has wowed audiences for over 40 … Find out how to read more online.
Handcrafted sand sculptures by Matt, Mike and Marc
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
If you are a person who enjoys living or vacationing in Southwest Florida, you probably spend lots of time at the beach where you soak up sunshine, gather shells and … Find out how to read more online.
Eighth Annual Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash
Wed  Apr 12 2017 08:30AM
Barbecue — a word that gets many mouths watering. Different regions break it down to type of meat preferred, wet vs. dry rubs and the style of sauces. Most people … Find out how to read more online.
25th Annual Shark’s Tooth Festival is a great find for family fun
Wed  Apr 12 2017 08:30AM
It’s only fitting that in a town known as the “shark’s tooth capital of the world,” there would be an annual festival honoring the plentiful fossilized finds. The 25th Shark’s … Find out how to read more online.
Lotela Gold Show Band back by popular demand
Wed  Apr 12 2017 08:30AM
On Saturday, April 15 at 7 p.m., SunEvents.com is proud to present Lotela Gold Show Band. Show props, several dress changes and skit performances are some of the entertainment you’ll … Find out how to read more online.
Enjoy the sounds of ‘Simon & Garfunkel’
Wed  Apr 12 2017 08:30AM
Sun Events Entertainment is bringing back an evening full of your favorite Simon & Garfunkel music on Friday, April 14, at 7 p.m. for some of America’s folk-rock music in … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Apr 26 2017 01:00AM
Charlotte County Pride will hold its fifth annual Pride Fest from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Laishley Park, 100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda. It has all the … Find out how to read more online.
Shelton rocks the gospel sound of Elvis
Wed  Apr 26 2017 01:00AM
Come be a part of a special encore tribute show featuring the gospel music of Elvis Presley performed by internationally acclaimed entertainer and Elvis tribute artist, Mark Shelton, at 7 … Find out how to read more online.
Lemon Bay Playhouse presents ‘I Ought to Be in Pictures’
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
The Lemon Bay Playhouse announces its upcoming show, “I Ought to Be in Pictures.” The play, the sixth production of the season, was written by Neil Simon and will be … Find out how to read more online.
Eighth Annual Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
Barbecue — a word that gets many mouths watering. Different regions break it down to type of meat preferred, wet vs. dry rubs and the style of sauces. Most people … Find out how to read more online.
North Port Concert Band presents ‘My Kinds of Towns’
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
The 80-member North Port Concert Band conducted by Dennis Silkebakken will present “My Kinds of Towns” on Sunday, April 23, at 3 p.m. The concert will take place at the … Find out how to read more online.
Jazz Club of Sarasota, Baltimore Orioles team up for Jazz in the Ballpark
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
The Jazz Club of Sarasota and the Baltimore Orioles have teamed up to present a jazz concert, “Big Band Jazz Through the Decades,” for Jazz in the Ballpark. The special … Find out how to read more online.
Catch last performances of Charlotte Players’ ‘Things My Mother Taught Me’
Wed  Apr 12 2017 08:30AM
A diverse cast delivers a delightful show for Charlotte Players’ final production of the season, “Things My Mother Taught Me,” which continues at the Langdon Playhouse through Saturday, April 15. … Find out how to read more online.
Cintron’s tribute to Frankie Valli comes to Visani on Easter
Wed  Apr 12 2017 08:30AM
William Cintron will be performing his tribute to Frankie Valli at Visani on Sunday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. “William is a gifted, dynamic singer and performer who has the … Find out how to read more online.
25th Annual Shark’s Tooth Festival is a great find for family fun
Wed  Apr 5 2017 08:30AM
It’s only fitting that in a town known as the “shark’s tooth capital of the world,” there would be an annual festival honoring the plentiful fossilized finds. The 25th Shark’s … Find out how to read more online.
Watercolor artist, wood turner bring works to Sea Grape Gallery
Wed  Apr 5 2017 08:30AM
From April 6 to May 5, Sea Grape Gallery will be featuring two of their artists, Keith Johnson, watercolor artist, and Jim Ellsworth, wood turner. Johnson lived in Minnesota for … Find out how to read more online.


Enjoy an evening of Dixieland jazz
Wed  Apr 5 2017 08:30AM
The Charlotte County Jazz Society concludes its 2016-2017 season with an evening of Dixieland jazz featuring The Bob Leary Sextet. The show will be held on Monday, April 10, at … Find out how to read more online.
International cast brings ‘Madama Butterfly’ to Punta Gorda
Wed  Mar 29 2017 08:30AM
Paris-based Korean soprano Seon Duk Kim will make her American debut as Madama Butterfly in Gulfshore Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s classic opera on Friday evening, March 31, at the … Find out how to read more online.
Local chef creates barbecue success at Beno’s Brew & Que
Wed  Apr 5 2017 08:30AM
“Just had lunch there — the BBQ Platter. Brisket was one of the best we've had, and the pork and ribs were great, too. Love the hand-cut fries, pickles, slaw, … Find out how to read more online.
Tent means no raining on the Spring Fling Luau
Wed  Mar 29 2017 08:30AM
March weather can be fickle. First, it’s warm and sunny. Then it’s not so much. The Spring Fling Luau learned that lesson last year, when the wind picked up and … Find out how to read more online.
Tuneful Tones Come Alive at Chime Tyme Studio
Wed  Mar 29 2017 08:30AM
Ceramic artist, Dawn Bush, creates one-of-a-kind pieces of art using clay, cookie cutters, molds and nontoxic glazes. Soothing wind chimes, imaginative custom chimes, or decorative silent chimes may be her … Find out how to read more online.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Wed  Mar 15 2017 08:30AM
“May the luck of the Irish Lead to happiest heights And the highway you travel Be lined with green lights. Wherever you go and whatever you do, May the luck … Find out how to read more online.
Big Band Barbershop comes to Englewood Event Center
Fri  Mar 24 2017 03:19PM
On Saturday, March 25, 28 Lemon Bay Chord Company Chorus members, under the direction of Dr. Sarah Rideout Slight, will bring Big Band music to the Englewood Event Center. In … Find out how to read more online.
30th Annual Placida Seafood Festival mixes food, music and more
Wed  Mar 15 2017 08:30AM
The Rotary Club of Placida is the host for a two-day seafood festival this weekend on Fishery Road, in historic Placida. This year, as in the past, admission is free. … Find out how to read more online.
Conjurer comes to Sarasota Fair
Wed  Mar 15 2017 08:30AM
So, you’ve been wondering whether dental work is in your future, and you don’t want your teeth to be the first to tell you. And what about that job building … Find out how to read more online.
13th Annual Pioneer Day with rib cook-off
Wed  Mar 15 2017 08:30AM
It has been 100 years since members of the Arcadia National Guard trained for and fought in the “Great War” also known as World War I. The DeSoto County Historical … Find out how to read more online.
Go ‘Into the Joy of Spring’ with Charlotte County Concert Band
Wed  Apr 5 2017 08:30AM
The Charlotte County Concert Band will present “Into the Joy of Spring,” their final concert of the 2017 season, on Sunday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in the Charlotte County … Find out how to read more online.
Dick Hyman to perform at 90th birthday celebration gala reception, concert
Wed  Apr 5 2017 08:30AM
Dick Hyman, 90, is celebrating his March 8 birthday by performing a concert schedule that would tax many performers half his age. The arduous schedule began March 7 with the … Find out how to read more online.
‘The Story of Moses’ comes to life in Hardee County
Wed  Mar 29 2017 08:30AM
In the Bible, the saga of Moses is an intriguing one. He was said to have been born to a Hebrew slave, who put him in a basket and floated … Find out how to read more online.
Road leads Montoya to Porky’s
Wed  Mar 29 2017 08:30AM
For Coco Montoya, the beginning of the road was in the early 1970s. About a half-century later, the end still isn’t in sight. Montoya, a blue blood blues/rock guitarist, was … Find out how to read more online.
Celebrate spring at the Englewood Fine Art Festival
Fri  Mar 24 2017 03:19PM
Stunning artwork will be on display all along Englewood's historic Dearborn Street this weekend. Last year's juried show attracted more than 12,000 locals and visitors, and organizers from The Rotary … Find out how to read more online.
Mouths watering for Taste of Punta Gorda
Fri  Mar 24 2017 03:19PM
Mention food, and Punta Gorda immediately comes to mind. Why not? The association between good eats and the small town on the Peace River is a natural one. From swamp … Find out how to read more online.
Pedal and Play in Paradise rides into Punta Gorda this weekend
Wed  Mar 22 2017 08:30AM
The Pedal and Play in Paradise cycling celebration comes to Punta Gorda again on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25. Now in its eighth year, the event spans two days and … Find out how to read more online.
‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Drew Lynch returns to Port Charlotte
Wed  Mar 15 2017 08:30AM
In 2015, Drew Lynch captured the hearts of America with his Golden Buzzer performance on Season 10 of “America’s Got Talent.” In 2016, he captured the hearts of Port Charlotte … Find out how to read more online.
Arcadia Rodeo rides into history
Wed  Mar 8 2017 08:30AM
Jill McCrory doesn’t need history as motivation to ride into Arcadia for the rodeo, although the Punta Gorda attorney will be witness to it. McCrory and her husband, Chad, a … Find out how to read more online.
Night Ranger ‘motoring’ to Englewood
Wed  Mar 15 2017 08:30AM
Night Ranger will be performing its classic music in acoustic style on Wednesday, March 22, at the Englewood Event Center. An American rock band that originated from the San Fransico … Find out how to read more online.


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