Punta Gorda

Local Events in and around Punta Gorda Florida !

Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary
Apr 16 @ 4:00 PM – May 21 @ 5:15 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. For more information please visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.YOGA(9642).
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
Apr 29 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  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    
Free Seagrass Wading Adventure @ 3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy.
Apr 30 @ 10:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Discover the Charlotte Harbor estuary, and some unique animals that live where the river meets the sea, on Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center’s next wading adventure.  Participants will wade into the Charlotte Harbor estuary to collect marine samples for study.  Throughout the adventure you will learn about the Peace River watershed, the adaptations that help these marine animals survive in their environment, and our community’s connection to the health of this important waterway.  This exciting exploration of the world’s largest protected estuary encourages guests to expand their knowledge base while enjoying the sun, water, and Florida’s spectacular natural landscapes.  Participants must pre-register to attend this program.  Contact Ashley at ashley@checflorida.org or (941) 575-5435 for more information.  These programs are supported by funding from the Mosaic Company Foundation.
Apr 30 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. 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! Bring a chair and join in or just listen to the a casual jam groups at Gilchrist Park. (Weather permitting)  The gazebo is the centerpiece.
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
May 2 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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  
May 2 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
CPR Certification at The Yoga Sanctuary @ The Yoga Sanctuary | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. Participants also learn how to use automatic external defibrillators. Training meets OSHA Guidelines for First Aid Programs and combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations, and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills. This class is led by the American Red Cross of Charlotte County. For more information visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.YOGA(9642). Cost $90
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
May 3 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 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!
May 3 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Just For Feet hosted by Dr. Timothy Janz @ Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association
May 4 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Dr. Janz will discuss the leading cause of moderate disability in adults over 45 years of age is – foot pain. When your feet hurt, activities of daily living often become difficult. RSVP Online at http://bitly.com/JanzT_justforfeet.
May 6 @ 6:00 PM
Splash Wine & Paint Party @ Torch Bistro | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Mother’s Day painting /a Rose that begins with a heart. Come & Join Us. Or buy a gift certificate for mom to participate. Not your typical night out • meet up with your friends • drink• laugh • paint. Fun Art not Fine Art..no experience necessary. All your supplies are furnished you provide the fun!
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
May 6 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  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    
May 7 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. 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! Bring a chair and join in or just listen to the a casual jam groups at Gilchrist Park. (Weather permitting)  The gazebo is the centerpiece.
PRWC Sunset Celebration @ 3400 Ponce de Leon Parkway
May 8 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Come and join us for a Sunset Celebration at PRWC! Wine, hors d’oeuvres, fine fellowship, and a beautiful sunset guaranteed. * (*One or more of these items may not be available. No rain checks issued. ) Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. All donations go directly to the care and rehabilitation of the wildlife at PRWC.
May 9 – May 10 all-day
Charlotte County Pride Fest Weekend
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
May 9 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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  
May 9 @ 6:00 PM
Splash Wine & Paint Party @ Torch Bistro
End of the Season Celebration…Special 2 for $50 to paint …. purchase two drinks and receive free appetizer. We will be painting outside on the front patio and enjoying what Florida has to offer.
May 10 @ 1:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Mother’s Day Yoga with Essential Oils:Refresh, Relax, Restore @ The Yoga Sanctuary | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Celebrate Mother’s Day with The Yoga Sanctuary and explore the refreshing, relaxing, and restorative effects of yoga practiced with essential oils. In this workshop, you’ll learn the about the general use of essential oils in a short talk led by guest speaker, Diane Masters. Then explore a challenging, yet accessible practice designed to invigorate and open your senses followed by a restorative practice that will take you to a place a deep relaxation. A number of high quality oils will be used throughout the practice to help support and deepen your experience. Each participant will receive a sample oil to take home and experiment with on your own! For more information visit, www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.YOGA(9642).
Punta Gorda Historical Society’s farmers market. @ Historical Society's Farmers Market
May 10 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 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!
May 10 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
POKER RUN! Moccasin Wallow Band, at Ms Rascals  A Charlotte Band Together Event @ Ms Rascals Looney Bin
Poker Run to benefit the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition! – Sun April 12 Come to ride with friends, dine hang out with Moccasin Wallow! Sunday April 12, noon Ms Rascals Looney Bin 1182 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte FL Kick stands up at noon! $10 to ride. Were riding to Boomers Sports Bar, then Downtown Gatorz, then Chubbyz and back to the Bin for a party with Moccasin Wallow. $5 buffet! Raffles including studded belts, purses, jewelry, oil changes, lottery tickets and a lot more! Sponsored by the Defenders MC Club of Charlotte County. Ride with the Defenders, Patriots, Coastal Cruisers and Team Charlotte Band Together and raise awareness for the shelter and raise funds to support our local families in need. Proceeds benefit the Homeless Coalition. Please call Claudia for more information 781-799-7570
Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary
May 13 @ 7:00 AM – 8:15 PM
Introduction to Yoga Series @ The Yoga Sanctuary | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
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. For more information please visit www.theyogasanctuary.biz or call 941.505.YOGA(9642).
The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run @ The Foot Landing Wednesday Night Free Pub Run
May 13 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  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    
Art Auction to benefit the Southwest Florida Vietnam Wall
May 14 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Every thursday night musicians of all kind gather along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront to jam at Punta Gorda’s Guitar Army. 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! Bring a chair and join in or just listen to the a casual jam groups at Gilchrist Park. (Weather permitting)  The gazebo is the centerpiece.
Here  it is Punta Gorda - The Third Friday Drive In Movie Theatre ! Come on out for a Car Load of Friday Movie Fun! @ Third Friday Drive In Movie  | Columbia | South Carolina | United States
  Here  it is Punta Gorda – The Third Friday Drive In Movie Theatre ! Come on out for a Car Load of Friday Movie Fun!   Come on out Friday Night and Reel back a few years to when Drive In Movies were the Best Family Fun outing going! Every 3rd Friday night in DownTown Punta Gorda. More Information – http://www.everythingpuntagorda.com/here-it-is-punta-gorda-the-third-friday-drive-in-movie-theatre-come-on-out-for-a-car-load-of-friday-movie-fun/    
Punta Gorda Farmers Market @ Punta Gorda Farmers Market
May 16 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
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 3rd ANNUAL KEY LIME FESTIVALSaturday, May 16, 2015 from 10 am – 6pm Punta Gorda, FL—Fishermen’s Village is coordinating plans for their 3rd annual Key Lime Festival to be held Saturday, May 16, 10 am- 6 pm.   Family friendly activities planned include:Metamasque-Face Painting 11 am – 3 pm Entertainment/Family Fun with Gator DJ  11 am – 3 pm  “Jeff the Juggler” – Juggling and Balloon Twisting 12 Noon-3 pm Live Remote with Jeff Collins “The Golden Hippo” Seaview Radio 12 Noon-2 pm“Hot Flashz” Dance Team 2 pmVillage merchants will feature Key Lime Specialties to include: Simply Sweet:  key lime pie, honey, fudge, candies and BBQ SauceGood ‘Ole Days Coffee Café:  key lime pie ice cream, milk shakes, cookies, limeadeSand Pebble:  key lime bath soaps, coconut patties and rum cakesVillage Fish Market:  Key lime pie,  $2 per slice when purchasing an entréeIsland Life Yogurt:  Key Lime soft serve yogurtVendors  will be set up throughout the village on the promenades with a variety of products and services including:   Tarot Card reading by Pamela / Stamped Spoon Jewelry by Carole Karlins / Hostess Glitter Tools by Joyce / Tone It Tampa / Time to Travel Agency / Author TC Diehl[...]
Ms Miami West contest at Hurricanes with Tropical Ave A Charlotte Band Together Event @ Hurricane Charleys | Punta Gorda | Florida | United States
Ms. Miami West pageant and contest!!- Fri April 17 Get your friends together for girls night out at “Night Club HCs” Do the walk, talk the talk, and win the crown! Hurricane Charleys 300 W Retta Punta Gorda 7pm to 11 pm Party starts at 7pm with Tropical Ave. Contestants from 18- 80 can enter. Be serious! Be silly! Be there. $10 Registation fee. Register by 8:15pm for the Ms Miami West Pageant! Dress in your best night club attire and tell us in 10 words or less why YOU should be “Ms. Miami West”! One winner will be chosen by the patrons and announced at 10pm. The winner will receive a gift basket worth over $500! The ultimate diva gift! gift certificates from LC Nails of Punta Gorda, Hair Designs of North Port, Mary Kay by Nancy Schreiber, teeth bleaching by Dr Steve Jakubaitis, and of course Glamour’s 50 shades issue! This is a Charlotte Band Together event. The event is being sponsored by Kathy Nash State Farm of Punta Gorda. For More info call Claudia at 781-799-7570. *No bathing Suits, proper dress required!


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