Punta Gorda

Local Events in and around Punta Gorda Florida !

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 20, 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.
October 22, 2014 @ 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee Café.
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
October 22, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 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  
October 23, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
Best-Selling Author Kris Radish Comes to Copperfish Books @ Copperfish Books | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Meet best-selling author Kris Radish, who will talk about her latest book “Gravel On The Side of the Road: True Stories From A Broad Who Has Been There.” Beloved novelist Kris Radish returns to her non-fiction beginnings with her first book of autobiographical essays. Her writing career has spanned four decades and has included award-winning newspaper work, magazine features, a nationally syndicated column, eleven books and enough stories and adventures to fill up many more. RSVP to 941-205-2560 or copperfishbooks@comcast.net.
October 23, 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 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 24, 2014 @ 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Near Good ‘Ole Days Coffee.
October 24, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Enjoy a variety of country music for your listening and dancing pleasure!
October 24, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Trunk O’ Treat at Muscle Car City Hosted by  Burnt Store Presbyterian Church  Collector Cars coordinated by  Veteran Motor Car Club of America    5:00pm to 7:00pm   Public welcome! Bring your children in costume for the trunk to trunk parade. Cars trunks will be decorated to scare and amuse us all!      Candy, face painting, antique cars, music, food, beverages and more!   Show your support & bring a canned food item to benefit the local food pantry! 
October 24, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Join us for a spooky good time! Bring your car and fill your trunk. Watch ghouls, goblins, princesses, and super heros line up for sweet treats! Set up is 4pm-all vehicles must decorate their trunks and provide candy. Event starts at 5pm until 7pm. Sponsored by Burnt Store Presbyterean Church; co-sponsored by Veteran Antique Car Club See Flyer
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
October 25, 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  
Barktobfest Pet Costume Contest @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
October 25, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
 Barktoberfest Pet Costume Contest, 5-7 pm, Presented by Salty Paws.  Pre-registration required.  Call 575-7599 for information.
October 25, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Enjoy listening and dancing to oldies and variety music center stage
October 26, 2014 @ 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM
MCC’s Monthly Flea Mkt from 7am to 1pm Only auto-related vendors allowed. Others will be made to leave. No memorabilia, diecast cars, or other items sold in Muscle Car City may be sold at flea market. If in doubt please call 941-575-5959. No food may be sold. See Flyer
Muscle Car City’s   Monthly Auto-Flea Market 7 am to 1 pm  Show Details   $10 per double parking space$5 per single “For Sale” car space (must park your “for sale” vehicle in the “for sale” isle) Music by Tom’s Traveling TunesPay day of show/No rain checksAll items must be auto related!
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
October 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 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.
4th Annual Fall Festival @ Calvary Assembly of God
October 26, 2014 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
4th Annual Fall Festival @ Calvary Assembly of God | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Calvary Assembly of God invites you to our annual Fall Festival. Join us for lunch, candy & games for kids, a bounce house & a petting zoo. The Veteran Motor Car Club of America will bring antique vehicles for your enjoyment. This is a free & fun event. Snap pictures of you & your family at the DIY photo corner, and enjoy the ALIVE! Drama Team. Our morning worship service is at 10 am & the Fall Festival starts at noon, in the outside pavilion. Please join us!
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
October 26, 2014 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge! | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
October 26, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Experience relaxation on a deep level with this concert of over 50 singing bowls, hosted by Robert Austin. The beautiful tones of these bowls balance the chakras, creating an expansive sense of healing in the body and mind. Expect to leave feeling soothed, restored, and peaceful. It’s a tuning session for your whole being! Open to the whole family. Blankets (to sit or lie on) are available at the studio; bring cushions and pillows if you like
October 27, 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.