What’s Happening in Punta Gorda: February and March 2017

Is it February already? It’s hard to tell when it’s 80 degrees every afternoon. It’s officially season and our office has been a busy place this past month.

There is a lot going on in the next couple months, so I will get right to the good stuff.

  • Feb. 11, 8th Annual St. Vincent de Paul Walk for the Poor, Laishley Park. For information contact (941)505-7325. http://www.svdpcharlottefl.org/colony-pt-bridge
  • Feb. 11, Managing Stress with Dr. Demers, the Yoga Sanctuary. For more information contact (941) 505-9642 http://www.theyogasanctuary.biz
  • Feb. 12, Charlotte County Concert Band Concert Series, Charlotte Cultural Center. For information visit www.charlottecountyconcertband.com.
  • Feb. 13, Blanchard House Black History Month Film  and Performance Series, 500 Years Later Mid County Library, 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd. 5:30 pm Blanchard House Museum For more information call 941-764-5859.
  • Feb. 18, American Heart Association, Charlotte Heart Walk 2017. For information contact (727)563-8083.
  • Feb. 18, Smuggler’s Downtown Hoedown, Marketplace property. For information contact (941)637-5953 or www.smugglersevents.com.
  • Feb. 20, Blanchard House Black History Month Film and Performance Series, Performance by Ray Kamalay, guitarist and storyteller: “The Haitian Revolution and the Rise of American Music” Mid County Library, 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd. 5:30 pm Blanchard House Museum For more information call 941-764-5859.
  • Feb. 24, 2017, Behind the Notes with Maestro Raffaele Ponti at the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, 2001 Shreve Street. For reservations contact (941)205-9743 or www.charlottesymphony.com.
  • Feb. 24-25, Florida Frontier Days, History Park, 501 Shreve Street. For hours and information contact (941)639-6746.
  • Feb. 24-26, Cirque Italia, Downtown Punta Gorda, Marketplace property. For information contact (352)502-3162 or www.cirqueitalia.com.
  • Feb. 25, 7th Annual Punta Gorda Pub Crawl and Food Drive. Downtown Punta Gorda. For tickets and information contact (239)872-1171 or www.puntagordapubcrawl.com.
  • Feb. 27, Blanchard House Black History Month Film  and Performance SeriesThe Legacy of Slavery  Mid County Library, 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd. 5:30 pm Blanchard House Museum For more information call 941-764-5859.
  • March 3-4, Funk Fest Punta Gorda, Marketplace property, downtown Punta Gorda. For information visit funkfestpuntagorda.com.
  • March 3-5, Peace River Pickler’s Pickleball Tournament, Gilchrist Park Pickleball & Tennis Courts. For information contact (330)812-4500 or http://www.peaceriverpicklers.com/.pickleball
  • March 4, Luna Fest, History Park, 501 Shreve St. For additional information contact (941)637-3830 or peaceriverwildlife.org.
  • March 5, Yoga for Caregivers, the Yoga Sanctuary. For more information contact (941) 505-9642 http://www.theyogasanctuary.biz
  • March 11-12, iHeart Media Seafood Festival, Laishley Park. For hours and information contact (941)815-0324.
  • March 12, Charlotte County Concert Band Concert Series, Charlotte Cultural Center. For information visit charlottecountyconcertband.com.
  • March 17, 2017, Behind the Notes with Maestro Raffaele Ponti at the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, 2001 Shreve Street. For reservations contact (941)205-9743 or charlottesymphony.com.
  • March 24-25, Pedal & Play in Paradise Bicycle Event, Laishley Park. For information contact (941)637-8326 or pedalandplayinparadise.com.
  • March 25-26, TNT Arts & Craft Show, Marketplace property. For information contact (352)344-0657 or tnteventsinc.com.
  • March 25, Guns and Hoses 10K & 5K Runs, 1133 Bal Harbor Plaza. For information contact (941)575-7482.
  • March 26, Punta Gorda Rotary Taste of Punta Gorda, Laishley Park. For information contact (941)875-5629

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