SEPT/OCT WHERE TO GO & WHAT TO DO

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SoCo Sec­ond Saturday (Sept. 9 and Oct. 14, 6pm) SoCo―South of Colo­nial [Boule­vard]―is a fam­ily event with art gallery re­cep­tions, ven­dors, live mu­sic, artist demon­stra­tions and talks, mu­si­cal and the­ater per­for­mances, art ex­hibit re­cep­tions and wine tast­ings. Self-guided walk­ing tour, park­ing at Al­liance for the Arts cam­pus and Royal Palm Square in Fort My­ers. Af­ter-party at the Broad­way Palm Din­ner Theatre, start­ing at 10pm. 1400 Colo­nial Blv d., Suite 84, Fort My­ers. 239-590-8645, so­coswfl.com

Fort My­ers Mu­sic Walk (Sept. 15 and Oct. 20, 6pm) Third Fri­days, more than a dozen par­tic­i­pat­ing venues fea­ture mu­sic by lo­cal and re­gional tal­ent. 855-7323836, fort­my­ersmu­sicwalk.com

Blue­grass Mu­sic at Lee County Al­liance

for the Arts (Sept. 24 and Oct. 29, 2pm) Amer­i­can coun­try mu­sic; Ir­ish, Scot­tish and English bal­lads and tra­di­tional dance mu­sic. Pre­sented in part­ner­ship with the Acous­tic Mu­sic So­ci­ety of SWFL. Lee County Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-9392787, artin­lee.org

Chris Isaak at Bar­bara B. Mann (Oct. 4, 7:30pm) Chris Isaak, rock mu­si­cian/ ac­tor, 1950s rock/crooner sound, soar­ing falsetto and re­verb-laden mu­sic. He has been called the Roy Or­bi­son of the 1990s, com­pared to Elvis Pres­ley, Ricky Nel­son and Duane Eddy. Bar­bara B. Mann Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Park­way, Fort My­ers. 239-481-4849, bb­man­npah.com

Pops 1: Clas­si­cal Mystery Tour—A

Tribute to The Bea­tles (Oct. 21, 7:30pm) Clas­si­cal Mystery Tour per­forms with the South­west Florida Sym­phony. Some 30 Bea­tles tunes sung, played and per­formed ex­actly as writ­ten. Bar­bara B. Mann Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Park­way, Fort My­ers. 239-481-4849, bb­man­npah.com

Groovin’: The 60s and 70s Mu­si­cal (Sept. 7-Oct. 7, Wed­nes­days-Sun­days, evening and mati­nees) Vic­tor Le­gar­reta’s mu­si­cal com­edy takes you back to groove to the mu­sic of the 1960s and boo­gie to the ’70s. Songs in­clude “Mid­night Train to Ge­or­gia,” “Stayin’ Alive” and so many more. Broad­way Palm Din­ner Theatre, 1380 Colo­nial Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-2784422, broad­way­palm.com

Al­liance Youth Theatre Presents: Al­most,

Maine by John Car­i­ani (Sept. 15-16, 8pm; Sept. 17, 3pm) On a cold, clear moon­less night in the mid­dle of win­ter, all is not quite what it seems in the re­mote, myth­i­cal town of Al­most, Maine. The play, a se­ries of nine vignettes about love, is knee-deep in whimsy. Lee County Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-939-2787, artin­lee.org

Out­side Mullingar, by John Pa­trick

Shan­ley (Sept. 19-Oct. 22, Tues­daysSun­days, evening and mati­nees) From the Pulitzer Prize and Tony-win­ning au­thor of Doubt and Moon­struck. Out­side Mullingar fol­lows the un­likely ro­mance of two lov­able mis­fits. Shan­ley’s ten­der­hearted por­trait re­minds us it’s never too late to take a chance on love. ArtS­tage Stu­dio The­ater, 2268 Bay St., Fort My­ers. 239-332-4488, flori­darep.org

Buyer & Cel­lar, by Jonathan Tolins (Oct. 6-15, Thurs­days-Satur­days, 8 pm; Sun­days, 2pm) Out­ra­geous com­edy about the price of fame, the cost of things and the odd­est of odd jobs. Alex More has a story to tell. Lee County Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-939-2787, artin­lee.org

Pip­pin: The Mu­si­cal (Oct. 12-Nov. 18, Tues­days-Sun­days, evening and mati­nees) Win­ner of four 2013 Tony Awards in­clud­ing Best Mu­si­cal Revival, Pip­pin is a mag­i­cal, un­for­get­table tale about a young prince’s jour­ney to be ex­tra­or­di­nary. Broad­way Palm Din­ner Theatre, 1380 Colo­nial Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239- 2784422, broad­way­palm.com Cu­ri­ous Ge­orge and the Golden Meat­ball (Oct. 20-Nov. 17, mati­nee shows only) All-You-Can-Eat Meat­ball Day comes just once a year and Cu­ri­ous Ge­orge could not be more ex­cited to help his friend Chef Pis­ghetti. Broad­way Palm Chil­dren’s Theatre, 1380 Colo­nial Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-278-4422, broad­way­palm.com

Sylvia, by A.R. Gur­ney (Oct. 24-Nov. 15, Tues­days-Sun­days, evening and mati­nee shows) When empty-nesters Greg and Kate find them­selves at a cross­roads, they move to Man­hat­tan to es­cape the sub­urbs. Adult lan­guage. ArtS­tage Stu­dio The­ater, 2268 Bay St., Fort My­ers. 239332-4488, flori­darep.org

PJ Masks: Time to Be A Hero, Live! (Oct. 27, 6pm) He­roes from the hit TV se­ries

PJ Masks are com­ing to town. Bring the kids to see Cat­boy, Oweltte and Gekko as they try to save the day from their sneaky vil­lains―Romeo, Night Ninja and Luna Girl. Bar­bara B. Mann Per­form­ing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Park­way, Fort My­ers. 239-481-4849, bb­man­npah.com

Your Best Shot: A Ju­ried Ex­hibit (Oct. 6-Nov. 4) Among artis­tic medi­ums, pho­tog­ra­phy is a rel­a­tively re­cent ar­rival. Your Best Shot is ded­i­cated

to pho­tog­ra­phers and pho­tog­ra­phy. Open­ing re­cep­tion: Oct. 6, 5-7pm; gallery walk with artists/juror: Oct. 14, 6pm. Lee County Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-9392787, artin­lee.org

GreenMar­ket (Satur­days, 9am) Satur­days find an ex­clu­sive se­lec­tion of lo­cally grown, caught and cul­ti­vated foods and other prod­ucts. Live en­ter­tain­ment by lo­cal mu­si­cians and fun ac­tiv­i­ties for kids, gar­den­ing classes and live cook­ing by lo­cal chefs. Lee County Al­liance for the Arts, 10091 McGre­gor Blvd., Fort My­ers. 239-939-2787, artin­lee.org

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