Fall 2013 Cultural Calendar

We have comprised an extensive list of the best cultural events coming to the Southwest Gulf Coast this season. From art festivals and concerts, to operas and musicals, we have something for everyone.

SUN COAST      CULTURAL COAST      PARADISE COAST

 

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SUN COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 

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Nov 12 – Nov 24

The Book of Mormon

Carol Morsani Hall, Tampa
thestrazcenter.org

 

Nov 14

Music Around the World

Florida Orchestra
Performances at
Mahaffey Theater, Tampa
themahaffey.com

 

Nov 14

Macbeth

Shimberg Playhouse,
Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

Nov 15

Florida Orchestra Pops: Lets Dance

Ferguson Hall at David
A. Straz Jr. Center for the
Performing Arts, Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

Nov 16

Venus in Fur

Stageworks Theatre
Channelside, Tampa
stageworkstheatre.org

Nov 17

Opera Players Gala 5th Anniversary Concert

Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center
artstampabay.com

 

Nov 21

Wine, Women & Shoes Tampa 

Renaissance Hotel &
International Plaza, Tampa
wwstampa.com

 

Nov 22

Florida Orchestra
Masterworks Concert: Elgar’s Cello Concerto

Carol Morsani Hall, Tampa
floridaorchestra.org

 

Nov 25 

Tampa’s Downtown on Ice

Curtis Hixon Park
Downtown, Tampa
tampasdowntownonice.com

 

Nov 29 – Dec 23

Christmas Town
Busch Gardens, Tampa
seaworldparks.com

Dec 1

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Lost Christmas Eve

Tampa Bay
Times Forum, Tampa
trans-siberian.com

 

Dec 1 – Dec 23

Victorian Christmas Stroll

Henry B. Plant

Museum, Tampa
plantmuseum.com

 

Dec 6

Huey Lewis and the News

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Tampa
rutheckerdhall.com

 

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Dec 6

Donny and Marie
Christmas Tour

Tampa Bay
Times Forum, Tampa
tampabaytimesforum.com

Dec 8

Hungarian State Folk Ensemble

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Tampa

rutheckerdhall.com

 

Dec 8 

John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker

Ruth Eckerd Hall, Tampa

rutheckerdhall.com

 

Dec 12 – Dec 29

Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Carol Morsani Hall,
Tampa

strazcenter.org

 

Dec 13

Holiday Pops!

Straz Center for the
Performing Arts, Tampa
strazcenter.org

 

Jan 1 – Jan 5

Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus

Tampa Bay
Times Forum, Tampa

tampabaytimesforum.com

 

Jan 10

Masterworks Bravo Beethoven!

Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa

strazcenter.org

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CULTURAL COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

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Nov 8
“Dawning of a New Season”
Van Wezel Performing Hall
sarasotaorchestra.org

Nov 10
St. Armands Fall Art Festival
St. Armands Circle
starmandscircleassoc.com

Nov 11
Ferrari’s on the Circle
St. Armands Circle
starmandscircleassoc.com

Nov 11 – Jan 13
Wild West
John and Mable Ringling Museum
ringling.org

Nov 15
Reel Classics
Church of the Nazarene
thevenicesymphony.org

Nov 15
Love, Loss and
What I Wore

Royal Palm Players
Community Center,
Boca Grande
leeparks.org

 

Nov 20
Concert Pianist G. Zamparas
B. Friedman Symphony Center
sarasotaorchestra.org

Nov 27
Clint Black
Van Wezel
Performing Hall
vanwezel.org

Nov 25
Charlotte County Big Band
“Swinging on Mondays”
Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theatre
theculturalcenter.com

Nov 27
Stelliferous Live
South Florida Museum
southfloridamuseum.org

Dec 1
Country Mega Ticket
Van Wezel Performing Hall
vanwezel.org

Dec 3 – Feb 27
Tropical Splendor
Marie Selby
Botanical Gardens
selby.org

 

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December 3 – 4
Hello Dolly
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Sarasota
www.vanwezel.org

Dec 5 – Dec 7
White Christmas
The Players Theatre
theplayers.org

Dec 10
Michael McDonald
Van Wezel Performing Hall
vanwezel.org

Dec 12
New York Tenors
Van Wezel Performing Hall
vanwezel.org

Dec 20 – Dec 30
Lights in Bloom
Selby Botanical Gardens
selby.org

Dec 20 – Dec 21
Sounds of the Season,
Pops Concert

Church of the Nazarene
thevenicesymphony.org

 

Dec 27 – Sept 26
Sunsets in Joseph’s Coat
John and Mable Ringling Museum
ringling.org

Dec 30
Photo Arts Expo
Visual Arts Center
Punta Gorda
VAC@daystar. net

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PARADISE COAST ART & CULTURAL CALENDAR

 

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Nov 1 – Nov 24

Something Intangible

Gulfshore Play House, Naples
gulfshoreplayhouse.org

 

Nov 7

Naples International
Film Festival

Artis-Naples, Naples
artisnaples.org

 

Nov 27 – Dec 21

Our Town

Naples Players, Naples
naplesplayers.org

 

Oct 30 – Nov 23

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Naples Players, Naples
naplesplayers.org

 

Nov 14, Nov 16

Naples Philharmonic Masterworks: All Tchaikovsky

Artis-Naples, Naples
artisnaples.org

Nov 14 – Nov 17

41st Annual
Fort Myers Boat Show

Harborside Event Center,
Fort Myers
goboatingflorida.com

 

Nov 15

All That Jazz
Naples Philharmonic
Jazz Orchestra with Joe Locke,
Daniels Pavilion

artisnaples.org

Nov 22

Chocolate & Spirits Festival

Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers
readfest.org

 

Nov 23

25th Anniversary Gala – Fire & Ice: Festival of Trees Gala 2013

Hayes Hall, Naples
artisnaples.org

Nov 27
Clint Black
Van Wezel
Performing Hall
vanwezel.org

Dec 7

13th Annual Comedy Cabaret

Naples Beach Hotel and
Golf Club, Naples

friendsoffosterchildren.net

 

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Dec 7
Bradenton Blues Festival
Bradenton Riverwalk
realizebradenton.com

Dec 7

Tux & Trees Gala benefiting The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers

goodwillswf.org

Dec 10

Johnny T’s Rock-n-Roll
Holiday Review

Naples Players, Naples
naplesplayers.org

 

Dec 6 – Dec 22

Jacob Marley’s
Christmas Carol

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples
gulfshoreplayhouse.org

 

Dec 14 – Dec 15

Naples Orchestra & Chorus Celebrate the Season

Lely High School, Naples
naplesorchestraandchorus.org

Jan 7, – 8, Jan 10 – 11

Naples Philharmonic Pops presents Disco Days and Boogie Nights

Artis-Naples, Naples
artisnaples.org

 

Jan 9 – 12, Jan 16-19

Whistle Down the Wind

TheatreZone at
The Community School
of Naples, Naples
theatrezone-florida.com

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