Punta Gorda

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Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary
October 13, 2014 @ 7:00 PM – November 17, 2014 @ 7:15 PM
Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary
No flexibility required; all ages and body types welcome! This six-week series, limited to eight students, will walk you through the basics of yoga. Learn pose anatomy and alignment, ways to personalize the practice for specific issues or injuries, and the foundations of yoga philosophy. Due to the small class size, which allows for individualized attention, pre-registration is required.
Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary
October 13, 2014 @ 7:00 PM – November 17, 2014 @ 7:15 PM
Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary
No flexibility required; all ages and body types welcome! This six-week series, limited to eight students, will walk you through the basics of yoga. Learn pose anatomy and alignment, ways to personalize the practice for specific issues or injuries, and the foundations of yoga philosophy. Due to the small class size, which allows for individualized attention, pre-registration is required.
October 24, 2014 – October 30, 2014 all-day
Voted One of the Best Haunted Houses’ in Florida – Mark your Calendar for the Punta Gorda Haunting on the Harbor Halloween Festival ! @ Punta Gorda Haunting on the Harbor Halloween Festival | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Voted One of the Best Haunted Houses’ in Florida – Mark your Calendar for the Punta Gorda Haunting on the Harbor Halloween Festival !   See the FULL SCHEDULE at  puntagordahaunting.com   Be prepared to be scared at the 5th Annual Smuggler’s Haunting on the Harbor Halloween Festival and Haunted House. FIVE scary nights - October 24-28, 30-31, 2014, City Marketplace in downtown Punta Gorda will be transformed into an autumn showcase of pumpkin patches, hay rides, kid’s carnival games, fair food, live music, and the largest haunted house in Charlotte County. The festival opens on Friday October 24th at 6:00pm; Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th at 1:00pm. There is a full slate of activities for both young and old. Kids of all ages will enjoy the variety of fun carnival games where everyone is a winner. There will also be a large kid’s play area with bounce houses, slides, rides, and more! Returning this year, and one of the crowd favorites, the old fashioned hayride will take a leisurely trip through the historic district of downtown Punta Gorda to view all of the Halloween?themed decorated houses! A beautifully decorated Pumpkin Patch with a professional photographer to capture your visit or memory of an outstanding[...]
October 30, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Casual, Comfortable, and Cool along the Harbor. Relax and enjoy a diverse eclectic mix of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music in a setting is quintessential Punta Gorda Stop by Gilchrist Park between  6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for some Free entertainment while the sun goes down over the Charlotte Harbor!
October 31, 2014 – November 1, 2014 all-day
BIG RUMMAGE SALE Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center is having a VERY SCARY SALE Friday, October 31 and Saturday, November 1 from 8am to 2pm. Included in the sale with be a variety of office furniture and electronics, laboratory equipment, artwork, hiking gear, tools, and household supplies. All proceeds will benefit environmental education for local school children .
October 31, 2014 @ 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Cafe
October 31, 2014 @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Hosted by Charlotte County Fire & EMS and the City of Punta Gorda Fire Department. Pink Fire Trucks will be on display in the Village Parking Lot in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness program.
Singer/Guitarist Paul Cottrell @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
October 31, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Enjoy the eclectic sounds of Paul Cottrell, Center Stage.
November 1, 2014 @ 4:00 AM – November 29, 2014 @ 12:00 PM
Sensuality Meets Symmetry — Art Nouveau to Art Deco takes place all month.  Festival events include clay tile and stained glass workshops, an art deco lecture, a bus trip to the art deco district in South Beach, painting demonstrations and more.  Visit our website for a full schedule of events.
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
November 1, 2014 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Downtown Farmers Market Closed Saturday, August 10, 2013    In honor of CCSO Sergeant Michael Wilson and family, the Downtown Farmers Market will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, August 10.    EVERY SATURDAY 8 AM till noon (Summer Season) Taylor St., across from the Historic Charlotte County Courthouse General Information Contact: (941) 391-4856 EMAIL US MAP Award Winning! Voted the best small market in Florida and 15th in the USA, we have a large number of vendors offering fruits and vegetables, dried fruits and nuts, Italian bakery, fresh homemade pasta, kitchenware, cupcakes, beef and fresh seafood, fresh citrus, jewelry, candles and soaps, dip mixes, Florida arts and crafts, cheese, French bakery, baguettes and olives, homemade pies, orchids, organic produce, personalized pens, kettlecorn, coffee beans and drinks, native and exotic plants. The Farmers Market has become a Saturday morning tradition, adding more vendors weekly.  There is always live entertainment. There is live music from 9am to Noon Watch the market video  
9th Annual Bonsai Show @ Wigert's Bonsai Nursery
November 1, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – November 2, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
9th Annual Bonsai Show  @ Wigert's Bonsai Nursery | North Fort Myers | Florida | United States
Join us for our once a year Open House event where we offer Free Bonsai demonstrations to the public all weekend long. Free Bonsai Demonstrations all weekend. Japanese Garden Design program also offered this weekend only. Over 100 Specimen Bonsai Trees on Display. Bonsai trees and supplies for sale.
Ron Drolet, one man band @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
November 1, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Enjoy the variety and great talent of Ron Drolet, Center Stage!
November 2, 2014 @ 5:00 AM – 10:00 AM
 Mustang Club of Charlotte County Car Show, 10 am-3 pm Village Parking Lot.   Registration begins at 8 a.m.  Free admission.   Don’t miss this wide selection of vintage cars on display.  For more information, contact:  mustangchuck94@gmail.com                                                                                                                     
November 2, 2014 @ 6:00 AM – 10:00 AM
 Mustang Club of Charlotte County Car Show, 11 am-3 pm Village Parking Lot.   Registration begins at 8 a.m.  Free admission.   Don’t miss this wide selection of vintage cars on display.  For more information, contact:  mustangchuck94@gmail.com                                                                                                                     
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
November 2, 2014 @ 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Each Sunday visit the Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. Come and mingle with your memories at the Sunday Farmers Market at the History Park. In addition to the regular vendors, a host of antique dealers will be at the Market from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the History Park, 501 Shreve Street. For information, please call (941) 380-6814.
November 2, 2014 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Yoga for Strong & Healthy Shoulders @ The Yoga Sanctuary
Do you carry the weight of the world on your shoulders? We demand a lot of our shoulders in our daily life and in our yoga practice. They often respond with tightness, pain, or limited range of motion…in general, by holding your stress. This workshop is for anyone who wants to develop greater range of motion, stability, and strength in the shoulders. Whether your shoulders are healthy or facing challenges, they will enjoy more freedom in this informative and experiential workshop. No previous yoga experience required.
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
November 2, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge! | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
November 3, 2014 all-day
MCC is closed on Mondays through out the year. Please visit us Tuesday through Sunday from 9am to 5pm. The diner opens Tuesdays through Sunday from 8am to 4pm.
Four Leaf Strummers Banjo Group @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
November 3, 2014 @ 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Enjoy the harmony of this fun group, center court!
November 4, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
PGI Car Club meets for monthly breakfast meeting.
November 4, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – December 9, 2014 @ 6:45 PM
Join The Yoga Sanctuary and The Foot Landing for this 6-week series, designed specifically for runners. Begin with a “for the sake of running” run guided by the RRCA- certified coaches from The Foot Landing. Explore meditation in movement and getting into your zone while letting go of the, sometimes, intense goal setting that comes with the Join The Yoga Sanctuary and competitive nature of running. Afterwards, slide right into a run-specific yoga class with The Yoga Sanctuary designed to cool you down and continue your exploration of body, mind, and spirit. Each week you will be guided as you explore different breath and meditation techniques. No experience necessary.
November 5, 2014 @ 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café.
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
November 5, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
  The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @   The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
  The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Pub Run 3.0ish.  Registration is Free and begins at 6pm, with the first group of walkers starting at 6:15pm and the second group of runners starting at 6:30pm.  The Pub Runs are between two and a half and three-ish miles long looping around downtown Punta Gorda using both sidewalks and trails.  The runs begin at The Foot Landing and end at The Celtic Ray.  The dynamic of the runs is very laidback.  Literally providing runners and walkers of all skill levels and abilities with an opportunity to meet other local runners and walkers in a relaxed atmosphere.  Questions?  Contact Ralph or Sherry at The Foot Landing 117 Herald Court, Suite 1112 Punta Gorda.  Info@thefootlanding.com   www.thefootlanding.com  
Artist and Author Judi Light, Creator of the World of "Twigshire" @ Copperfish Books
Join us on Wednesday, November 5 at 6:00 pm for a reception with artist and author Judi Light. The Wee Folk of Twigshire are the subjects of Judi’s luminous watercolor paintings, and her two books, “The Magical World of Twigshire,” Vols. 1 and 2, feature her art with accompanying stories and poems. Using her creativity, realism, passion and artistry, Judi makes the whimsical, touching, humorous paintings that uplift and lighten the soul. Her art and books are beloved by children and adults alike – anyone will appreciate the positive messages, humor, and fanciful characters. Judi’s books, prints, cards, and shirts will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to 941-205-2560 or copperfishbooks@comcast.net. Judi Light is British born, Canadian raised and, after living abroad and in many cities across the U.S., she now resides in Venice, Florida.
November 5, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Corvette Club meet for their monthly dinner meeting.
Salty Paws Muttini Mingle @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
November 6, 2014 @ 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Social Hour for people and their pets!   Featuring live music by Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst Center Court
November 6, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Casual, Comfortable, and Cool along the Harbor. Relax and enjoy a diverse eclectic mix of guitar, bluegrass, jazz, folk and country music in a setting is quintessential Punta Gorda Stop by Gilchrist Park between  6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for some Free entertainment while the sun goes down over the Charlotte Harbor!
November 7, 2014 @ 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café.