Punta Gorda

Local Events in and around Punta Gorda Florida !

Nov 16 – Dec 31 all-day
“Festival of Lights” – view over one million lights and themed decorations throughout the Village daily thru December 31st!
Dec 4 @ 6:00 PM – Dec 31 @ 9:00 PM
King Fisher Fleet Lighted Canal Cruises, Dec. 4th-31st. A Punta Gorda Tradition! Three times nightly. . . call 941 639-0969 for rates and reservations.
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
Dec 20 @ 7:00 AM – 8:00 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  
FISHERMEN’S VILLAGE TO HOST TUBACHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CONCERT Punta Gorda, FL –North Port Music presents TUBACHRISTMAS Holiday Concert in center court at Fishermen’s Village on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20TH, from 5:30-6:30 PM. The public is invited to attend. Seating is limited so bring chairs. MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS is an annual event created by Harvey Phillips and presented in over 250 cities throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Phillips was inspired to create “TUBACHRISTMAS” as an annual event honoring his teacher, the late great tubist William J. Bell. The warm, rich organ-like sound of the tuba-euphonium choir has won the ears and hearts of every audience! Don’t miss this exciting, free event! If you play the tuba or euphonium and would like to perform, please contact Jim Pack at North Port Music 941-429-2444. Fishermen’s Village Waterfront Mall, Resort and Marina is located off Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda. From I-75, take exit 164, turn left and proceed 3 miles to Fishermen’s Village. Call 941 639-8721 for more information or visit on line at www.fishville.com.
CHABAD OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY TO CELEBRATETHE HOLIDAY OF CHANUKAH AT FISHERMEN’S VILLAGE The public is cordially invited to join us for the holiday celebration of Chanukah on Saturday Night, December 20th,  the 4th night of Chanukah at 7:00 pm in front of the first building at Fishermen’s Village. Each night an additional light is kindled until, on the eighth day, the Menorah is ablaze with eight beautiful lights in celebration of Chanukah. The message of the menorah is a universal one, expressing the importance of bringing light, warmth and holiness to the darkest places.  Chabad of Charlotte County, Rabbi Jacobson will be among those who will light the candles. Children participating will receive chanuka treats. There will be a children’s performance by ‘The junior jacappelia’. Chabad of Charlotte County is a proud member of the worldwide Chabad movement, dedicated to bringing the message and beauty of Judaism to the Jewish community residing in Charlotte County, by providing educational, spiritual, religious and cultural events and programs in a non-judgmental environment.For more information contact Chabad of Charlotte County at 941- 833 -3381 or www.chabadofcharlottecounty.com
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
Dec 21 @ 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.
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
Dec 21 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dec 21 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Restorative Yoga: Relax and Restore on the Winter Solstice @ The Yoga Sanctuary
Join us in celebrating the Winter Solstice with this nurturing, restful, and relaxing workshop. In ancient times, the Winter Solstice was a time of coming together to celebrate the turning point in the earth’s journey around the sun. Just as the Winter Solstice reflects the renewal of the earth’s journey, this restful and nurturing practice will renew your spirit through gentle breathing exercises, readings, guided meditation, and relaxing restorative poses that will soothe and calm your mind and body.
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.
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
Dec 24 @ 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  
Dec 25 @ 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!
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
Dec 27 @ 7:00 AM – 8:00 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  
Dec 27 @ 9:00 AM – Dec 28 @ 3:30 PM
Alan & Sarah Finger Weekend Workshop @ The Yoga Sanctuary
Ring in the New Year with 4 incredible workshops led by world-renowned yoga teachers, Alan & Sarah Finger of ISHTA Yoga in NYC. Alan and Sarah will guide you through the chakras (energy centers), help you set an intention to start your new year, and lead you on an exploration of the more subtle aspects of Yoga. Participate in one workshop or the entire weekend! For more information, visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 931.505.YOGA(9642).
Dec 28 @ 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
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
Dec 28 @ 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.
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
Dec 28 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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.
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
Dec 31 @ 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  
Dec 31 @ 5:00 PM – 5:00 PM
NEW YEAR’S EVE EXTRAVAGANZA, 5 pm until 12:30 am! Live music on Center Stage by Gator DJ. Family friendly festivities include: Fun Photos, Air Brush Art for Face & Body, Luis the Balloon Man, Too Tall Torrie Stiltwalker, Hair Dazzle by Brian and Lori, & Tarot Readings by Pamela and Face Painting by Metamasque Watch the magical “dolphin drop” at 12 midnight! Village Restaurants will be offering New Year’s Eve specials; call early for reservations! Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst will also be performing in the first section of the Village, 7:30 pm to 12:30 a.m.
Jan 1 @ 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!
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
Jan 3 @ 7:00 AM – 8:00 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  
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
Jan 4 @ 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.
Releasing Neck Pain @ The Yoga Sanctuary
Jan 4 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Releasing Neck Pain @ The Yoga Sanctuary
If you have periodic or chronic neck pain, this workshop is for you. Many of us carry stress in the neck: a busy lifestyle, lack of sleep, and poor neck alignment can all lead to chronic neck tension. This tension can in turn lead to other ailments including headaches and arthritis. Join us to learn basic anatomy of the neck, yoga poses that alleviate neck pain, and safer, healthier posture habits. Open to all students; no prior yoga experience is necessary. For more information please visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.YOGA(9642).
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
Jan 4 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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.
Jan 6 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
PGI Car Club meets for monthly breakfast meeting.
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
Jan 7 @ 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  
Jan 7 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Corvette Club meet for their monthly dinner meeting.
Jan 8 @ 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!


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