Punta Gorda

Local Events in and around Punta Gorda Florida !

Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary
August 5, 2014 @ 5:30 PM – September 9, 2014 @ 6:45 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. Each participant will receive a copy of Yoga Fan: Practice Guide for Everyday. Due to the small class size, which allows for individualized attention, pre-registration is required. For more information please visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.YOGA(9642).
August 18, 2014 @ 5:45 PM – September 22, 2014 @ 8:00 PM
Yogi Runners – Level 1: Skill and Technique Focus @ The Yoga Sanctuary
Join The Yoga Sanctuary and The Foot Landing for this 6-week series designed specifically for runners. Start the session with a 45 minute run followed by a 60 minute yoga session. For more information visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.9642.
Live Music by Chris G @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
August 22, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
August 23, 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  
Live Music by The Doo Wop Crew! @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
August 23, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
August 23, 2014 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Come and enjoy a hot summer night sipping FireFly Tea at The Charlotte County Family YMCA Safari Party. It’s a fun night of dinner, steak & shrimp and dancing music with performers Tim Goodman & Roseanne Botts. The master of ceremony will be comedian Gid Pool, who you may have seen at Visani’s or McCurdy’s Comedy Club or featured on the Today Show. Honorary Chair, Sheriff Bill Pummell will present a special thank you to a long time YMCA Safari Party supporter, Garnette Scholl.   Pull out your safari attire and join the fun at the YMCA Safari Party, August 23rd at 6:00 pm on beautiful Charlotte Harbor at the Bayfront Center YMCA, 750 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. The cost is $50 dollars per person. You can purchase your tickets at any YMCA location in Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda or North Port, online at http://www.charlottecountyymca.com/sp.html or call 941-347-8855 to make your reservation today.  All proceeds will go to the YMCA’s Community Kids Campaign to assist local families in need to participate in quality child care, camps, youth programs – sports, aquatics.
2014 Safari Party: Tickets on Sale! August 23, 2014 from 6-10pm Bayfront Center YMCA 750 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda 941-347-8855 Come and enjoy a hot summer night of steak & shrimp dinner and dancing with performers Tim Goodman & Roseanne Botts. The master of ceremony will be comedian Gid Pool, who you may have seen at Visani’s or McCurdy’s Comedy Club or featured on the Today Show. Honorary Chair, Sheriff Bill Prummell will present a special thank you to a long time YMCA Safari Party supporter, Garnette Scholl. FREE Childcare is also available, but space is limited. Call and make your reservation today! All proceeds will go to the YMCA’s Community Kids Campaign to assist local families in need to participate in quality child care, camps, youth programs – sports, aquatics. Buy Tickets!
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
August 24, 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.
Yoga for Chronic Pain @ The Yoga Sanctuary
August 24, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Yoga for Chronic Pain @ The Yoga Sanctuary
So many of us suffer from chronic pain: back, neck, shoulders, fibromyalgia, and more. It can begin to feel like life becomes just about managing that pain and making do. This workshop will teach you simple yogic techniques such as gentle movement, breath work, and meditation that will take you beyond this, allowing you to find ways to befriend your body and your pain. We will explore the difference between chronic and acute pain, the relationship between chronic pain and chronic stress, and yogic perspective of uniting body, mind, and spirit. Open to all; no yoga experience necessary. For more information 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!
August 24, 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
August 25, 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.
CLA Estate Planning Workshop @ Kings Gate Golf Club
August 25, 2014 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
CLA Estate Planning Workshop @ Kings Gate Golf Club | Port Charlotte | Florida | United States
FREE Workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one’s estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding: • Pros and cons of wills and trust • How to avoid probate • Long term health care concerns • Tax reduction planning CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of Estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes. Seating is limited, please call 1-866-252-8721 between 9am and 5pm Central Standard Time to confirm your attendance to this very important workshop. Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources. For over twenty years we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, from attorneys, from financial planners, from government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources. We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices.
Marcella @ Trattoria Limoncello Restaurant
August 27, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – August 27, 2014 @ 9:00 PM
Marcella @ Trattoria Limoncello Restaurant | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Wednesday, August 27th, at Trattoria Limoncello Restaurant, be entertained,while you are dining, by our own Songbird Marcella Brown, our local celebrity idol. Enjoy great music with great food and great friends! No Cover Charge! We will have 2 seatings at 5pm and 7pm. Call during business hours for more info. SHARE this with your friends and make a date!! OPEN Tuesday to Saturday for Lunch & Dinner 10361 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, right next to Goodwill 941-639-6500
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
August 27, 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  
August 28, 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!
Yoga Month Kick-off Class @ The Yoga Sanctuary
August 28, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Yoga Month Kick-off Class @ The Yoga  Sanctuary
September is Yoga Month! Join us as we kickoff The Yoga Sanctuary’s annual Yoga Month Challenge with August’s Community Class. Discover how you can experience the transformative power of yoga and give back to our community at the same time! Both the Yoga Month Challenge and this special evening class benefit the Peace River Wildlife Center (PRWC). Class opens with an introduction by PRWC’s veterinarian Dr. Robin Jenkins, highlighting PRWC’s role in the care, preservation, and protection of our native wildlife. Next, learn about the Yoga Month Challenge and how you can give yourself the gift of health. This donation-based class is open to everyone and counts toward the Yoga Month Challenge; all donations go directly to PRWC.
Live Music by The Reconnections Band @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
August 29, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
August 30, 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  
Live Music by Crosstown Gypsy @ 1200 W. Retta Esplanade
August 30, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
August 31, 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
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
August 31, 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.
Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge @ Wings and Rings at the Punta Gorda Elks Lodge!
August 31, 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
September 1, 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.
September 1, 2014 – September 30, 2014 all-day
The Yoga Sanctuary’s Annual Yoga Month Challenge @ The Yoga Sanctuary | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
September is National Yoga Month, and The Yoga Sanctuary is celebrating! Join their annual Yoga Month Challenge by committing to 20 classes in 30 days, and experience the transformative power of a consistent yoga practice while giving yourself the gift of health. In addition to feeling stronger, more relaxed, and less stressed, you’ll also be supporting the Peace River Wildlife Center (PRWC). Have your friends and family sponsor you for every class you attend, and all proceeds go directly to PRWC. See you on the mat! For more information visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.YOGA(9642).
September 2, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
PGI Car Club meets for monthly breakfast meeting.
September 3, 2014 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Corvette Club meet for their monthly dinner meeting.
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
September 3, 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  
September 4, 2014 @ 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
 Live Music by Reconnections Band!
September 4, 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!
September 5, 2014 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Punta Gorda’s favorite Trop Rock Performer, Jim Morris, Center Stage!