Where to Go & What to Do

WHERE TO GO & WHAT TO DO

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Dis­ney on Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment (May 19-21, evening and mati­nee shows avail­able) En­ter the daz­zling world of Dis­ney Magic LIVE ON ICE! Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Dis­ney-Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into ad­ven­ture with Ariel and The Lit­tle Mer­maid’s un­der­sea king­dom. Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Dis­ney-Pixar Toy Story gang es­cape Sun­ny­side Day­care. En­ter a win­tery world with Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Dis­ney’s Frozen, as they learn that true love comes from within. Ger­main Arena, 11000 Everblades Park­way, Es­tero. 239-948-7825, ger­mainarena.com

Scott Bradlee’s Post­mod­ern Juke­box (May 11, 7:30pm) PMJ is a ro­tat­ing mu­sic col­lec­tive founded by ar­ranger and pian­ist Scott Bradlee. Re­works pop­u­lar mod­ern mu­sic into dif­fer­ent vin­tage gen­res, es­pe­cially swing and jazz. Bar­bara B. Mann Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Park­way, Fort My­ers. 239-481-4849, bb­man­npah.com

Fort My­ers Mu­sic Walk (May 19 and June 16, 7pm) Third Fri­days, more than a dozen par­tic­i­pat­ing venues fea­tur­ing mu­sic by lo­cal and re­gional tal­ent. 855-732-3836, fort­my­ersmu­sicwalk.com

Todd Rund­gren’s White Knight the Chival Rock Tour at Bar­bara B. Mann (May 25, 7:30pm) Clas­sic rock star, song­writer and mu­sic pro­ducer has a rep­u­ta­tion from his 1972 sin­gles “Hello It’s Me” and “I Saw the Light” to his later work with Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band. Bar­bara B. Mann Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Park­way, Fort My­ers. 239481-4849, bb­man­npah.com

Brit Floyd: Pink Floyd Im­mer­sion World Tour (May 31, 8 pm) Mu­sic of Pink Floyd in high-def­i­ni­tion sound, a bril­liant light show and the­atrics re­garded as the world’s great­est live trib­ute. Ger­main Arena, 11000 Everblades Park­way, Es­tero. 239-948-7825, ger­mainarena.com

Gulf Coast Symphony: Su­per Sum­mer Fam­ily Con­cert (June 11, 1pm) World of su­per­heroes and su­per vil­lains! Come dressed as your fa­vorite hero (or vil­lain) and try out in­stru­ments of the orches­tra (par­ents can try, too) in a Mu­si­cal Dis­cov­ery Zone. Fol­lowed by a con­cert fea­tur­ing mu­sic from the world of heroes and vil­lains. Bar­bara B. Mann Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Park­way, Fort My­ers. 239-481-4849, bb­man­npah.com

Je­sus Christ Su­per­star (May 2-14, Tues­days-Sun­days, evening and mati­nee shows avail­able) Rock-opera takes a pas­sion­ate, and some­times ir­rev­er­ent, look at Je­sus’ last days through the eyes of Ju­das Is­car­iot. Pro­pelled by An­drew Lloyd Web­ber and Tim Rice score, Je­sus Christ Su­per­star il­lu­mi­nates the mov­ing power of the hu­man spirit. Broad­way Palm Din­ner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-278-4422, broad­way­palm.com

Dou­blewide by Stephen Spotswood (May 2-14, Tues­days-Sun­days, evening and mati­nee shows avail­able) Jim Starkey’s ver­sion of the Amer­i­can Dream is a mod­est one: to build a home on his oneacre plot and re­place his dou­blewide trailer with some­thing his daugh­ter, Lore­lai, can in­herit. When a high­way ex­pan­sion project and a freak hunt­ing ac­ci­dent shat­ter their dreams, Jim must de­cide how far he can be pushed and Lore­lai is left to build her own fu­ture. Ma­ture au­di­ences. ArtS­tage Stu­dio The­ater, 2268 Bay St., Fort My­ers. 239332-4488, flori­darep.org

A Year With Frog and Toad (May 3-12, Wed­nes­days-Fri­days, mati­nee shows avail­able) Based on Arnold Lo­bel’s well-loved books, this whim­si­cal show fol­lows two great friends―the cheer­ful pop­u­lar Frog and the rather grumpy Toad―through four, fun-filled sea­sons. Broad­way Palm Chil­dren’s Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-278-4422, broad­way­palm.com

Noli Timere (Don’t Be Afraid) by Jared Michael (May 5-20, Fri­days and Satur­days, 8pm; Sun­day, May 14, 2pm) Win­ner of the 2016 New Play Con­test, tells the story of a priest and his sis­ter made to face some­thing un­ex­pected from their past when a strange man knocks on the door of the rec­tory. The re­sult­ing con­fronta­tion leads them into a fright­en­ing world that may, in fact, be our own. Thomas Marsh, Dena Ga­lyean and Ken John­son. Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-939-2787, artin­lee.org

Madama But­ter­fly (May 6, 7pm) Fully staged pro­duc­tion, co-pro­duced by Gulf Coast Symphony and Gulf­shore Opera, an in­no­cent young geisha gives up ev­ery­thing to be with an Amer­i­can naval of­fi­cer. Filled with Puc­cini’s most ex­pan­sive melodies, Madama But­ter­fly is at the top of a very short list of most per­formed and best loved op­eras. Bar­bara B. Mann Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Park­way, Fort My­ers. 239-4814849, bb­man­npah.com

Push­ing Bound­aries: Art Quil­ters Un­lim­ited (May 5-26) Tech­niques in­clude ma­chine and hand thread­work, shi­bori and dis­charged fab­ric treat­ments, painted sur­faces, 3-D as­sem­blages, wall sculp­tures and mixed me­dia. Open­ing re­cep­tion: May

5, 5-7pm; “Walk and Talk,” May 6, 10am. Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-939-2787, artin­lee.org

ll-Florida Ju­ried Exhibit (June 2-30) Fea­tures works cre­ated by Florida artists. Open­ing re­cep­tion, June 2, 5-7pm; “Walk and Talk” with ju­ror, June 3, 10am. Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-939-2787, artin­lee.org

Caloosa­hatchee Sun­set Cruise (Mon­days, Wed­nes­days, Fri­days and Satur­days, 7pm, ex­cept hol­i­days) Re­lax­ing en­vi­ron­ment as the sun is set­ting, the shore­line and river el­e­ments tak­ing on a dif­fer­ent hue, wildlife and na­ture set­tling down for the night. Wit­ness it all from the deck of the M/V Edison Ex­plorer. 2360 W First St., Fort My­ers. 239-919-2965, pure­fort­my­ers.com

Bike Night (May 13, 6pm) Sec­ond Satur­days to see hun­dreds of mo­tor­cy­cles dis­played along down­town streets in Fort My­ers. Live bands 6-10pm. Free, with many venues fea­tur­ing spe­cials. 855-732-3836, fort­my­er­sriverdis­tric­tal­liance.com

Pet Walk (May 26 and June 28, 6pm) Fourth Fri­days at Hendry Street me­dian. Pets leashed; own­ers must pick up “sou­venirs.” Free, no reg­is­tra­tion. 855-732-3836, fort­my­er­sriverdis­tric­tal­liance.com

Car Cruise-In (May 27 and June 29, 4pm) Down­town streets in Fort My­ers lined with show cars on fourth Satur­days 4-8pm. Mu­sic, food, drinks and more. Free, with many venues fea­tur­ing ad­di­tional spe­cials. 855-732-3836, fort­my­er­sriverdis­tric­tal­liance.com

TOTI Me­dia, Inc. does its best to en­sure that in­for­ma­tion in this cal­en­dar is up to date. How­ever, we still en­cour­age our read­ers to call ahead for de­tailed in­for­ma­tion be­fore at­tend­ing these lo­cal events.

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