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Edison & Ford Winter Estates Hosts Fort Myers Film Festival

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 16, 2018) -- On March 23 the Edison & Ford Winter Estates and the Fort Myers Film Festival will present “Mullet and Mangroves,” on the historic Ford lawn. Gates open at 7 p.m. The film, directed by Ilene Safron of Main Sail Video, shows Cayo Costa Island through the eyes of pioneering fishing families' stories from their…

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Edison & Ford Winter Estates Hosts Fort Myers Film Festival

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 16, 2018) — On March 23 the Edison & Ford Winter Estates and the Fort Myers Film Festival will present “Mullet and Mangroves,” on the historic Ford lawn. Gates open at 7 p.m.
The film, directed by Ilene Safron of Main Sail Video, shows Cayo Costa Island through the eyes of pioneering fishing families’ stories from their modern-day children. The documentary was a project of the Friends of Cayo Costa State Park and the Barrier Island Parks Society
“This is the Film Festival’s eighth year and we are excited to be a part of it for the first time,” said Lisa Sbuttoni, vice president of visitor & community relations.
A short film on Tom Smoot, Jr., will precede the film. Smoot is a Fort Myers resident, long-time supporter of Edison Ford and author of “The Edisons of Fort Myers: Discoveries of the Heart.” The clip highlights his contributions to the Estates and discusses his role in the acquisition of the Ford Estate in the 1980s.
Tickets are $5 for Edison Ford and Film Festival members and $10 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased the night of the event or online at Ecommerce.EdisonFordWinterEstates.org. For more information, call 239-334-7419.

AH-TAH-THI-KI MUSEUM presents Seminole Discovery Days Series

Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, Fla. - The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is pleased to announce its 2018 Seminole Discovery Days series of special events.  The Discovery Days series provides the perfect opportunity for visitors to discover more about Seminole culture with hands-on activities for all age groups. Next up is “Earth Day” on…

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AH-TAH-THI-KI MUSEUM presents Seminole Discovery Days Series

Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, Fla. – The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is pleased to announce its 2018 Seminole Discovery Days series of special events.  The Discovery Days series provides the perfect opportunity for visitors to discover more about Seminole culture with hands-on activities for all age groups.
Next up is “Earth Day” on April 21.  It will highlight the importance of the Everglades to Seminole people.  Explore the Everglades with a boardwalk tour, meet Seminole Tribe member Daniel Tommie in his hunting camp, and try your hand at archery.
On June 28, visitors can get inspired by a Museum Village Crafters exhibit and art from students at the Seminole Tribe ‘s Pemayetv Emahakv charter school.  Visitors will also meet Seminole artists and create their own art for the “Art at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Day”.
“Seminole War Day” on July 28 will highlight the history of the Seminole Wars with a special display, Tools of Survival game, and more.
The final Discovery Day on September 15 will feature activities connected with the upcoming exhibit, “We Are Here,” which demystifies Tribal government.
Seminole Discovery Days activities are included in the regular cost of admission.  Find the most up-to-date visitor information on our website: http://www.ahtahthiki.com/programs/ or by calling Education Coordinator Alyssa Boge at 863-902-1113 x12225.
About the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum
The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is the tribally owned and operated museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.  Situated in the Everglades on a 66-acre cypress dome on the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, the museum offers more than 5,000 square feet of interior gallery space, as well as just over one mile of raised boardwalk.  Exhibits feature rare artifacts and lifelike dioramas that depict Seminole life at the turn of the century.  In 2009, the museum became the first tribally governed museum to be accredited by the American Association of Museums.  Open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the museum is located approximately 17 miles north of Interstate 75 off of Exit 49.  For more information, visit www.ahtahthiki.com or call 877-902-1113.

SIBERIAN DANCE COMPANY TO PERFORM AT BARBARA B. MANN PERFORMING ARTS HALL

FORT MYERS, FLA., March 15, 2018 – Southwest Florida residents will experience a dazzling display of traditional Siberian songs and dances and sumptuous costumes when the National Dance Company of Siberia performs at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Wednesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. The performance is the last of five concerts presented…

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SIBERIAN DANCE COMPANY TO PERFORM AT BARBARA B. MANN PERFORMING ARTS HALL

FORT MYERS, FLA., March 15, 2018 – Southwest Florida residents will experience a dazzling display of traditional Siberian songs and dances and sumptuous costumes when the National Dance Company of Siberia performs at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Wednesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m.
The performance is the last of five concerts presented this season by the Fort Myers Community Concert Association.
The National Dance Company of Siberia will perform a festival of dances showcasing the folklore, national culture and traditions from their home in Siberia.
“We’re excited to bring this internationally recognized dance ensemble to Southwest Florida to show us their energetic dances that reflect the love they have of their native country,” said Community Concert Association President Mary Lee Mann.
Tickets cost $45 for orchestra seats, $35 for lower balcony seats and $25 for upper balcony seats.  Tickets are available at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Box Office on the campus of Florida SouthWestern State College or by calling the box office at 239-481-4849.
The National Dance Company of Siberia, founded in 1960, offers an extensive program of dances depicting the folklore of the region.  The repertoire always brings forth the people’s culture, national traditions and love of dance.  The National Dance Company of Siberia has performed in 60 countries throughout Russia, Europe and Latin America and is currently on tour in the United States.
The Fort Myers Community Concert Association, now in its 69th concert season, is an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization founded by the legendary Barbara B. Mann in 1949 to bring world-class entertainment to Southwest Florida at affordable prices.  The association consists of more than 1,700 members, underwriters and sponsors.  Performers brought to Fort Myers in the past by the association include The Israel Ballet, The Boston Brass, Minnesota Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Vienna Boys Choir, Flutist James Galway, Pianist Andre Watts, Violinist Joshua Bell with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and many others.

FSW STUDENT ARTISTS FEATURED IN “BORDER(LESS)” EXHIBITION THIS APRIL

March 15, 2018 - Fort Myers, FL - Experience the power of student artwork! This April, “Border(less)” opens in downtown Fort Myers, featuring Florida Southwestern State College art students. Take part in this exciting exhibition from some of Southwest Florida’s brightest young artists, opening Friday, April 6th! The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is…

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FSW STUDENT ARTISTS FEATURED IN “BORDER(LESS)” EXHIBITION THIS APRIL

March 15, 2018 – Fort Myers, FL – Experience the power of student artwork! This April, “Border(less)” opens in downtown Fort Myers, featuring Florida Southwestern State College art students. Take part in this exciting exhibition from some of Southwest Florida’s brightest young artists, opening Friday, April 6th! The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First St. in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District.
The “Border(less)” exhibition is a collection of work from a portfolio painting course and a conceptual art class. The broad notion of “Borders/Bordered/Borderless” was explored in its suggestion of inclusion/exclusion, the contained and the contiguous, the native, the neighboring, and the nomadic. Students worked with these themes when preparing their pieces for the “Border(less)” exhibition, opening during April’s Art Walk in 2nd floor the Capital Gallery at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Additionally, enjoy another great opening in the 1st floor Grand Atrium, A℞T – Art by Physicians.
Enjoy Borders(less), an inspiring art opening, featuring student artists Amy Boomgaard, Joshann Burdick, Martha Delacruz, Peter Engdahl, Alejandro Gomez, Holly Hagan, Alyssa Hartford, Dalton Howard, Lewesa Major, Shannon O’Regan, Grant Syllaba, Jose Vanegas, and Barbara Ann Wikoff. “Border(less)” was organized by Dana Roes at Florida Southwestern State College.
Border(less)
Opens: Friday, April 6th • 6pm – 10pm
In the 2nd floor Capital Gallery
Closes: April 24th
Free Admission
For more info, visit www.sbdac.com

SWFL EVENT AIMS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING LOCALLY

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking Hosts 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala, Saturday, March 24th,  2018 FORT MYERS, FL (March 15, 2018) – Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking event aims to eradicate human trafficking, hosting their annual fundraising Masquerade Gala, “Taste of Freedom”, on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Fort Myers Event Center (1900 Park Meadows Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33907) at 6:00 pm. Taste of…

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Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking Hosts 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala, Saturday, March 24th,  2018
FORT MYERS, FL (March 15, 2018) – Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking event aims to eradicate human trafficking, hosting their annual fundraising Masquerade Gala, “Taste of Freedom”, on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Fort Myers Event Center (1900 Park Meadows Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33907) at 6:00 pm.
Taste of Freedom is designed to raise awareness of human trafficking, empower victims and tell their heroic stories. A portion of the funds raised at the event will aide in servicing victims of human trafficking in Southwest Florida and help partners provide housing for minor victims.
Now in its third year, the charity gala hopes to raise funds to create a long-term residential program, solving part of the trafficking problem – how best to help victims after they’re rescued. Currently, there is no facility geared to completely fill all needs of minor victims.
“Everyone knows modern day slavery/human trafficking happens globally, but to think that it’s happening in our own backyard, in what some consider paradise, is something we need to fight against immediately. We are extremely grateful for the support provided in our five-county area,” says Lynn Brewer, Executive Director of the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking.
Tickets to the event are $125 each and a table of eight is $900. The gala is open to the public and includes exceptional chef stations, wine, silent and live auctions, and a raffle to win a two-year lease on a new Scanlon Lexus. WINK-TV’s Amanda Hall will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Participating restaurants are Bahama Breeze, Bonefish Grill, Cantina Laredo, Connor’s Steak & Seafood, Costco, DaRuMa, Trattoria Mia, Two Guy’s Kitchen & Catering, Point 57, Society Restaurant and Perfectly Scrumptious. Sponsors for the event are Scanlon Lexus of Fort Myers, WINK-TV, Bradley’s Jewelers, Platinum PEO Resources, Inc., The News-Press, PagOne Graphics, Seminole Casino, Messmer Florist. The event has been planned and executed by the Eventful Company.
For more information, visit swfl-humantrafficking.org or contact Lynn Brewer at 239-691-1128 or emailing Lori Cook North at [email protected].
Facts About Human Trafficking:
In any given year an estimated 14,500 – 17,500 people are victims of human trafficking. As of June 2017, Florida ranks third out of more than 4,000 total human trafficking cases reported in the U.S., 80 percent of human trafficking victims are women and children.
About Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking
The mission of the Coalition (formally SWFL Regional Human Trafficking Coalition) is to develop a partnership of the community, service providers, law enforcement and the media to combat Human Trafficking through education, coordination, outreach and training. A 100% volunteer organization. Every tax-deductible dollar that is donated goes directly to helping eradicate Human Trafficking in Southwest Florida.

FutureMakers receives $5,000 grant from Arthrex

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 13, 2018) – The FutureMakers Coalition received $5,000 from Arthrex Inc., a global orthopedic surgical device company based in Naples, FL. According to Tessa LeSage, director of Social Innovation and Sustainability for the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the backbone organization for the Coalition, the grant will be used as gap funding support…

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FutureMakers receives $5,000 grant from Arthrex

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 13, 2018) – The FutureMakers Coalition received $5,000 from Arthrex Inc., a global orthopedic surgical device company based in Naples, FL.
According to Tessa LeSage, director of Social Innovation and Sustainability for the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the backbone organization for the Coalition, the grant will be used as gap funding support for students attending the machining program at Immokalee Technical College.
“The partners in our pilot program, Lee Health, Fort Myers Technical College, Cape Coral Technical College and CareerSource of Southwest Florida, aimed to increase enrollment and fill entry-level positions in nursing and it resulted in more than 80 percent of Lee Health’s persistent Certified Nursing Assistant vacancies being filled as a result of aligning the systems and providing assistance to students in areas of known barriers,” said LeSage. “These new funds will be used in the same manner, to provide students with gap funding to guide them through program enrollment and completion, which will ultimately earn them a certificate in machining, an in-demand workforce need.”
The project involves coalition partners in business, education, philanthropy and workforce working together to identify and bridge gaps and barriers in the system.  In addition to improved systemic support, “gap funding” is cultivated and provided to students in all areas of program enrollment and completion where they might otherwise have been lost in the system, including application fees, test fees, supplies (uniforms, books, etc.), and certification exam fees.
“Machining is an in-demand job that employers are seeking qualified candidates for, and this program seeks to partner with local employers, including Arthrex, to graduate students with this certification, and incentivize their completion with the prospect of an interview/potential job,” LeSage added. “While education is a key component of this program, so too is building a qualified and sustainable workforce in our local community.”
“Arthrex is pleased to support the FutureMakers Coalition and enhance educative programs that not only allow students to develop the necessary skills for specific careers at Arthrex, but also provide our community’s future workforce with opportunities to learn and grow,” said Lisa Gardiner, communications manager and member of Arthrex’s Charitable Giving Committee.
The FutureMakers Coalition’s goal is to transform our workforce by increasing the number of Southwest Florida residents with degrees, certificates and other high-quality credentials to 55 percent by the year 2025.
The FutureMakers Coalition encourages residents to join and support this community-changing initiative. For more information, visit www.futuremakerscoalition.com, call 239-274-5900 or email Tessa LeSage at [email protected].

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. expands grants program, seeks 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest beneficiary applicants

Applications now open through April 5 to all organizations bettering the health and wellness of children in Southwest Florida FORT MYERS, FL (March 14, 2018) – SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a local nonprofit dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting organizations committed to pediatric health care services and education, is accepting proposals from additional nonprofit…

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SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. expands grants program, seeks 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest beneficiary applicants

Applications now open through April 5 to all organizations bettering the health and wellness of children in Southwest Florida
FORT MYERS, FL (March 14, 2018) – SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., a local nonprofit dedicated to saving children’s lives by supporting organizations committed to pediatric health care services and education, is accepting proposals from additional nonprofit organizations seeking funding. For those interested in becoming a beneficiary of the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, applications are available at www.swflwinefest.org/grants-program-for-new-beneficiaries. To be considered, applicants must download, complete and submit an online application by April 5.
To qualify for funding, initiatives must strive to improve the health and well-being of children in Southwest Florida. More specifically, organizations will be assessed on how they seek to improve new or existing programs that meet the grant criteria, through a competitive grant approval process. Grants will be funded by 10 percent of proceeds raised during the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, and divided among recipients, as approved. Announcements of successful recipients will be made in the fall of 2018 and funds will be presented following the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest.
“We are very excited to extend our grants program to additional beneficiaries serving the interests of children’s health and wellness across Southwest Florida,” said Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist, secretary and vice president of grants, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. “It is integral to the mission of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. to enhance the lives of the young people within our community. By expanding the network of organizations we fund, we are extending the amount of support we can offer to the community, as well as solidifying our commitment to do all we can to help improve the health, well-being and vitality of our children.”
To learn more about the SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. grants program, determine whether an organization meets funding criteria, and for funding application details, visit www.swflwinefest.org.
SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. recently hosted its 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest on March 2-3, raising $2.9 million in total to support pediatric health care and education. All proceeds of the auction will support Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College. Additionally, 10 percent of auction proceeds will benefit PACE Center for Girls of Lee County, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, SalusCare, Inc. and The Heights Foundation.
SWFL Children’s Charities Inc.’s annual signature fundraiser, the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, has raised more than $20 million over the past ten years, making it one of the top-grossing wine fests in the country. The trustees and sponsors underwrite the event and the nonprofit, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., donates contributions made during the event to local beneficiaries. Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is the most significant beneficiary of the event, which provides health services to children from Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. In addition, SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. grants funds to Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College to provide scholarships and equipment to educate the community’s next generation of pediatric health care professionals. Ten percent of the 2018 auction proceeds also benefits four new beneficiaries including PACE Center for Girls of Lee County, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, SalusCare, Inc. and The Heights Foundation. For more information, visit www.swflwinefest.org.

Save the Date for 2018 Uncommon Evening – November 8, 2018

Uncommon Friends celebrates 25 years promoting ethics and providing character education & scholarships in Southwest Florida FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 14, 2018) The Uncommon Friends Foundation (UFF) is pleased to announce its 2018 Uncommon Evening annual gala is set for Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the historic Burroughs Home &…

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Uncommon Friends celebrates 25 years promoting ethics and
providing character education & scholarships in Southwest Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 14, 2018) The Uncommon Friends Foundation (UFF) is pleased to announce its 2018 Uncommon Evening annual gala is set for Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens at 2505 First Street in downtown Fort Myers. The “Reflections on the River” theme will celebrate the Uncommon Friends Foundation’s 25th anniversary in 2018. Caryn Smith, CEO of Driven by Design LLC, is the chairperson for the event.
This year’s event will feature a retrospect of the organization’s history, as it relates to character education, promoting ethics in business, student scholarships, and historic preservation of the Burroughs Home and James Newton Archives. The Foundation was first inspired by the lives, relationships, passions, and values of the original “uncommon friends,” Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Charles Lindbergh as revealed in James Newton’s 1987 book, “Uncommon Friends,” with forward by Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
Uncommon Evening will also include historic Burroughs Home tours and riverfront dining, followed by the program to honor student scholarship recipients, the Character Education Champion Teacher, and the Business Ethics Award winner. Nominations for all of the scholarships and awards are open at https://uncommonfriends.org.
2018 sponsorships are now available. Storm Smart returns as the Jim & Ellie Newton Presenting Sponsor. Other committed sponsors include: Alliance Financial Group/Michael & Lynne Kimmich, BB&T Insurance, Henderson Franklin, and LCEC. Artichoke & Company returns as the official caterer. Sponsors who partner early will benefit from increased exposure from several 25th anniversary events planned throughout the year, such as a special Historic Tour Progressive Dinner planned for September. For a complete list of sponsorship opportunities, download a copy of the sponsorship packet at http://bit.ly/2GpWidG or contact Jennifer Nelson below. All money raised supports the Uncommon Friends Foundation and its work throughout the year.
The Uncommon Friends Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1993 and dedicated to lifelong character building among today’s youth and business leaders. It is located at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens at 2505 First Street in Fort Myers, Florida 33901. Public tours and use of its new waterfront Gale McBride Pavilion are available by reservation. For more information, contact Executive Director Jennifer Nelson at [email protected] or call (239) 337-9503.

Hoppy Easter! Make Your Brunch Reservations TODAY!

Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet ~ Sunday, April 1st 2018 ~ Seatings from 10 AM - 3 PM $26.95 Per Person (+t&g) Join Us for Your Favorite Brunch Buffet at Artichoke & Company! Enjoy a Delicious Spread of All Your Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Foods PLUS Special Easter Featured Menu Items! Add on a Custom Bloody…

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Hoppy Easter! Make Your Brunch Reservations TODAY!

Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet
~ Sunday, April 1st 2018 ~
Seatings from 10 AM – 3 PM
$26.95 Per Person (+t&g)
Join Us for Your Favorite Brunch Buffet at Artichoke & Company!
Enjoy a Delicious Spread of All Your Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Foods PLUS Special Easter Featured Menu Items!
Add on a Custom Bloody Mary from Our Bloody Mary Bar or Bottomless Mimosas!
Bring the Family & Your Friends for a Delicious Holiday Morning!

Make Your Reservation TODAY!
Please Call  239.263.6979
or Email [email protected]

FREE SMOKE ON THE WATER BARBECUE COMPETITION AND MUSIC FESTIVAL BRINGS FOOD, BANDS, AND FAMILY FUN TO DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS

March 14, 2018 - Fort Myers, FL - Great music and delicious barbecue return to the Fort Myers Centennial Park this April at the 5th Annual Smoke on the Water Barbecue Competition and Music Festival! Experience the best barbecue and music festival in Southwest Florida on Friday, April 27th from 6pm - 10pm, and Saturday,…

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FREE SMOKE ON THE WATER BARBECUE COMPETITION AND MUSIC FESTIVAL BRINGS FOOD, BANDS, AND FAMILY FUN TO DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS

March 14, 2018 – Fort Myers, FL – Great music and delicious barbecue return to the Fort Myers Centennial Park this April at the 5th Annual Smoke on the Water Barbecue Competition and Music Festival! Experience the best barbecue and music festival in Southwest Florida on Friday, April 27th from 6pm – 10pm, and Saturday, April 28th from 11am – 10pm. Admission is free! The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First St. in the historic downtown Fort Myers River District.
Entry to Smoke on the Water Barbecue Competition and Music Festival is absolutely free! Attendees can stroll through Centennial Park while enjoying great music and fun for the whole family. This year, event goers can purchase barbecue from one of the many cook teams from across the South. Plus, enjoy local sweets, food, and retail vendors of all kinds. Enjoy music from acts like Sheena Brook, the Nowhere Band, The Electric Mud, and the Ben Allen Band, and shop from one of the many retail vendors. Plus, families will love the fun-filled Kid Zone! Experience the festivities for free, or purchase VIP tickets for Saturday that include a covered picnic area near the stage, one meal, and two drink tickets.
Smoke on the Water Barbecue Competition and Music Festival is a Florida BBQ Association Sanctioned Competition. It includes professional teams from all across the Southeast who fire up their smokers for a chance at the Grand Champion title. ​As a sanctioned contest, Smoke on the Water is a qualifier for the Jack Daniels Invitational Draw ​and the FBA’s new championship contest, the Sonny’s Smokin’ Showdown Invitational​.​ The 5th annual Smoke on the Water Barbecue & Music Festival promises an authentic experience of craft barbecue, beer, and bands! For more information, visit https://www.sbdac.com/smoke-on-the-water-fort-myers/.
5th Annual Smoke on the Water
Centennial Park
Friday, April 27th • 6pm – 10pm
Saturday, April 28th • 11am – 10pm
Free to Attend
VIP Tickets for Saturday: $75 (Access to VIP Tent and Tables at premium location near the stage, one meal, and two drink tickets to be used for beer or non-alcoholic beverages.)
Visit www.sbdac.com or call 239 333 1933 for more info.
Sponsored by: Victory Lane Chevrolet, Campo Felice Independent Living, The Lodge, City Tavern, The Florida Barbecue Association, Advance Solar, and Courtyard Marriott.