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Beach Art Association to hold its annual show at Santini Marina Plaza

March 22, 2018 By ANITA FORCE MARSHALL You always seem to be able to find the Fort Myers Beach Art Association’s artists around the island keeping the arts aliv. more »»

Friends of the Mound House to host “Artful Intersections”

March 21, 2018 Friends of the Mound House to host “Artful Intersections” The Woman's Club has become the hotspot for fundraisers this spring. more »»

Easter Egg Hunt set for March 31

March 21, 2018 The Beach Kids Foundation, Fort Myers Beach Fire District and Bay Oaks are once again coordinating to host the annual Fort Myers Beach Easter egg hunt. more »»

Lani Kai to set the scene for country music video

March 9, 2018 An up-and-coming country music artist will be trading cowboy boots for sandy shores next wee. more »»

Patrick's Day parade set for March 17

March 7, 2018 The 20th annual Town of Fort Myers Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held Saturday, March 17. There will be no changes to the parade as it has been held in the pas. more »»

Sailing on to success

February 28, 2018 Kelly Neff didn't always have her head in the game. It took her a while to figure it all out, but now the local Fort Myers musician has founded a successful career doing what she loves: performing. more »»

2018 Spring Break Schedule for Major Universities

February 22, 2018 The Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has surveyed the major universities as well as the three local Florida county school districts for their “2018 Spring Break” dates. more »»

Art races

February 14, 2018 The energy in the room was palpable in the audience, but the four artists were quiet and honed in on the canvas before them. more »»

Speed strokes

January 24, 2018 Four artists. Four canvases. And two hours to create four combined works of art. The annual Fort Myers Beach Art Association Paint-Around is an art event like you've never seen. more »»

Woman's Club hosts opening weekend of Yesteryear Theater

January 24, 2018 Correction: In the print version of this story, it was misstated that Sal Perrotto asked to sing a solo during the performance. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Art Association hosts open house

January 10, 2018 Tucked away behind the Fort Myers Beach Fire District station and the Red Coconut RV Park is home to the beach's fine arts scen. more »»

Getting their groove on

January 3, 2018 What do a foundry owner, a lumber wholesaler and a retired labor union employee have in common? Creative minds and musical skills. more »»

Yesteryear Theater sets the stage at Historic Women's Club

December 20, 2017 Are you ready to travel back in time? The Historic Women's Club at 175 Sterling Avenue is in the midst of a major renovation, converting the former school house into a 60s' style speakeasy. more »»

Santa on the Sand inaugural event hosted by FOLKS and the Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

December 6, 2017 Right here on Fort Myers Beach Santa has been spotted all around tow. more »»

22nd Annual Christmas Poker Run for Beach Kids set for Dec. 10

December 6, 2017 The Beach Baptist Church is revving up for its 22nd annual poker run and Bikes for Mike ride this Sunday. Sign up begins at 10 a.m. more »»

Songwriters at Sunset acoustic concerts return to Lover Key

December 4, 2017 Like multiple encores by your favorite band that only leave you wanting more, the Fort Myers Beach Songwriters at Sunset free acoustic concert is back by popular demand. more »»

Temporary treasures

November 28, 2017 Bruce Phillips is a full-time sand sculptor, but that doesn't mean he gets to play in the sand on the beach all day. more »»

Watch A Christmas Carol Dec.1, 2

November 22, 2017 Live theater is a rare event on Fort Myers Beach. Over the years, various hardworking people have pulled together a show, and each one has been a gem of community theatre. more »»

Strokes in the sand

November 15, 2017 Some painters sit, some painters stand. Some use water colors and others use acrylics, but all plein air painters fare the elements to make their works of art. more »»

Contest opens for 60th annual Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival design

October 11, 2017 The Fort Myers Bach Lions Club has opened a community contest for the official design of the “60th Annual Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival. more »»

Music festival starts Sept. 22

September 12, 2017 It’s that time again. Dust off your toe-tapping flip flops for the upcoming 4th Annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest. more »»


Portrait and figure art course March 24, 2018

An Open Session for all Portrait and Figure Artists will held this and every Saturday, from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Robb and Stucky, 13170 S. Cleveland Avd., Fort Myers, sponsored by the Portrait and Figure Painters Society of SW Florida, Inc. more »




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