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What To Do the week of Nov. 20-26, 2023

Each Monday, the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB)
lets you know What To Do in Fort Myers and surrounding neighborhoods.

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Monday, Nov. 20- Saturday, Nov. 25

Fort Myers Tip-Off, Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Fort Myers

-Men’s Tournament, Nov. 20-22

-Women’s Tournament, Nov. 23-25

Suncoast Credit Union Arena, Florida SouthWestern State College,
13351 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers,

Monday, Nov. 20- Saturday, Nov. 26

Gulf Coast Showcase, Hertz Arena, Fort Myers

-Men’s Tournament, Nov. 20-22

-Women’s Tournament, Nov. 24-26

Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero,

Monday, Nov. 20

Paint & Pint night, Fort Myers Brewing, Fort Myers

When: 6 p.m. 

Cost: $35

Where: Fort Myers Brewing, 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive #28, Fort Myers

More info:

Tuesday, Nov. 21

Holly Daze holiday art sale, Cape Coral Art Center, Cape Coral

When: 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Where: Cape Coral Art Center, 4533 Coronado Pkwy., Cape Coral 

More info:

Wednesday, Nov. 22

Shell Mound tour, Mound House, Fort Myers Beach

When: 2 p.m.

Cost: $5 plus museum admission

Where: Mound House, 451 Connecticut St., Fort Myers Beach

More info:

Thursday, Nov. 23

44th Annual Turkey Trot 5k, Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers

When: 7:30 a.m.

Cost: $5-$25

Where: Edison and Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers

More info:

Friday, Nov. 24

Downtown tree lighting, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers

When: 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where: Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, 2301 First St., Fort Myers

More info:

Saturday, Nov. 25

South Cape Jolley Trolley, downtown Cape Coral

When: 7-11 p.m.

Cost: $30

Where: Check in at Big John’s Plaza or Dolphin Key Resort, Cape Coral

More info:

Sunday, Nov. 26

“The Last Five Years,” Fort Myers Theatre, Fort Myers

When: 1 p.m.

Cost: $25-$40

Where: Fort Myers Theatre, 16120 San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers

More info:

Ongoing events

Adventures in Paradise Cruises and Tours, Fort Myers

When: 5 p.m. nightly

Cost: $39-49

Where: Adventures in Paradise, 14341 Port Comfort Road, Fort Myers

More info:

Butterfly House tours, Cape Coral

10:30 a.m. Monday, Friday, Saturday

Cost: Donations accepted

Where: Rotary Park, 1340-1372 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral

Phone: 239-549-4606

More info:

History tours, Burroughs Home & Gardens, downtown Fort Myers 

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 

Cost: Docent guided tour $25, self-guided tour $15, children $8

Where: Burroughs Home & Garden, 2505 First St., Fort Myers 

Phone: 239-337-9505

More info:

ECHO Global Farm Tours, North Fort Myers

9:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday 

Cost: Adults $12.50, seniors $10.50, youth $8

Where: ECHO Global Farm, 17391 Durrance Road, North Fort Myers
Phone: 239-543-3246

More info:

Everglades Day Safari, Fort Myers

7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily
Cost: $185 per person

Where: Departs from Fort Myers and Estero. Call for pick-up locations.

Phone: 239-472-1559

More info:

Holiday Nights, Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers

Opening night is Nov. 24, 6 p.m. Celebration runs nightly through Dec. 31, 5:30-9 p.m.

Cost: $2-$30

Where: Edison and Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Phone: 239-334-7419

More info:

Lakes Park Miniature Train, Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers

10 a.m.-2 p.m. & 6-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. weekends 

Cost: 5 years and under $2, all others $6

Where: Lakes Regional Park, 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers
Phone: 239-267-1950

More info:

Pickleball, Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, Sanibel 

9 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily

Cost: Starting at $20

Where: Sundial Beach Resort & Spa, 1451 Middle Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island

More info: [email protected]

Tarpon Bay Explorers tours, Sanibel Island 

When: Kayak tours 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, Tram tours 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays

Cost: Tram tour $18 adults, $10 children, kayak tour $40 adults, $35 children

Where: Tarpon Bay Explorers, 900 Tarpon Bay Road., Sanibel

Phone: 239-472-8900

More info:

True Tours, River District History Tours, Fort Myers

New Tour: -Stories of the Stones Cemetery Tour. Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
History tour 10:30 a.m. first and third Saturday of the month,
Haunted History tour 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays 

Cost: $20

Where: True Tours, 2200 First St., Fort Myers

Phone: 239-945-0405

More info:

Shell Crafters, The Community House, Sanibel Island 

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays

Cost: $5-10

Where: The Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island

Phone: 239-472-2155

More info:

Performing arts and exhibits

Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers

-Painting with Terry Lynn, Nov. 21
-Hula dance, Nov. 24
-“Clown Bar,” through Nov. 26
-Exhibit: Whimsy and Wonder, Doug MacGregor, through Nov. 25
-Exhibit: 38th Annual All Florida Exhibition, through March 30, 2024

Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, 239-939-2787,

Bayside Park Concert Series, Fort Myers Beach

-King’s Chambers, Nov. 26

Bayside Park, Old San Carlos Boulevard & 5th Street,
Fort Myers Beach, 239-454-7500,

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers

-“Elf,” through Dec. 25

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd.,
Fort Myers, 239-278-4422,

Centers for the Arts, Bonita Springs

-“Waiting for Guffman,” Nov. 20
-America’s Everglades: Through the Lens of Clyde Butcher, through Dec. 29

Two locations, both in Bonita Springs:
@Center for Performing Arts, 10150 Bonita Beach Road and
@Visual Arts Center, 26100 Old 41 Road, 239-495-8989,

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, downtown Fort Myers

-Exhibit: Glitch, through Nov. 21
-Exhibit: Kiss This Too, through Nov. 21
-Rooftop karaoke, Nov. 22
-Friday Night at Sidney’s Presents Tropical Jazz Group, Nov. 24

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, 2301 First St., downtown
Fort Myers, 239-333-1933,


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