Tag Archives: Admission is free

Interactive Exhibit Brings Pioneer Era to Life

By Maureen Chodaba The Marco Island Historical Museum (MIHM) and the Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) recently hosted a reception for the unveiling of their third and final exhibit at the museum. The Pioneer Era – A Tale of Two Villages is the story of two villages, one to the north and one to the south, that were created through ... Read More »

This Place Is For The Birds!

Stepping Stones Bob McConville Master Naturalist   Join Bob on July 20th at 7 PM for more details about some of our area birds. This talk will take place at the Marco Island Historical Society’s Auditorium. On May 12th Bob gave a presentation about our birdlife and it was so well received that Part 2 was requested. Admission is free ... Read More »

Concerts in the Park at Cambier

The Naples Concert Band’s 44th season features eight regular Concerts in the Park at Cambier Park and a special encore performance at Artis-Naples. Each will highlight special guest soloists as well as an exciting mix of new works and old favorites.  Guests are encouraged to arrive early with lawn chairs and blankets for seating.  Admission is free, with donations appreciated.  Donations received ... Read More »

Return from Exile

Return from Exile is an exhibition featuring top Native American artists of Southeastern tribal affiliation working today. Now on display at the main museum in downtown Naples at 3331 Tamiami Trail, all works included in the show address the themes of Removal, Return and Resilience.  Artwork is a variety of two-dimensional paintings, printmaking and drawings; and three-dimensional objects (sculpture, ceramics ... Read More »


Time to smile and say…OPA!! Save the date! You can join the fun Friday through Sunday on February 6, 7 & 8, 2015 at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples and be Greek for a day – or even enjoy the entire weekend for just $4! Come on out to St. Katherine’s — 7100 Airport Pulling Road at Orange ... Read More »

Naples Concert Band Kicks Off 43rd Season with Memorial Concert

The Naples Concert Band (www.NaplesConcertBand.org), under the direction of Harris Lanzel, will open its 43rd season with a Concert in the Park on Sunday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cambier Park Bandshell, with a special encore performance at Artis-Naples on Sunday, October 26 at 4:00 p.m. The Naples Concert Band’s (NCB) first concert of the season is dedicated to the memory of ... Read More »


The Marco Island Historical Museum presents Rob Storter’s “Artwork of the Everglades”, an illustrated guide to the Everglades history.  The exhibit runs from Sept. 2, to Oct. 31, 2014 and will include an opening reception onTuesday, Sept. 2, 5-7 p.m., hosted by the Marco Island Historical Society.  Light refreshments will be served and admission is offered at no cost. The Museum of the Everglades will also honor ... Read More »

Friends of Tigertail Ready for Day of Discovery

Submitted On the heels of its success with “Breakfast and Birds,” Friends of Tigertail is gearing up for its next big event. “Discover Tigertail” is set for Saturday, March 1, from 10 AM-12 PM at Tigertail Beach. This will be FOT’s second event of 2014. The first — “Breakfast and Birds: Identify Our Winter Residents” — was held the morning ... Read More »

Wounded Warriors Softball comes to Marco

By Natalie Strom  They are a softball team like you’ve never seen. Nearly twenty veterans of the post-9/11 era have come together to form WWAST; the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. As their name suggests, everyone on the team was injured in the line of duty and wears a prosthesis of some sort. Their mission: “to raise awareness, through exhibition ... Read More »

Caxambas Republican Club monthly meeting

The Caxambas Republican Club of Southwest Florida will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 8 from 5 pm to 7 pm. The meeting will take place at The Historical Museum in Rose Hall on Heathwood Avenue next to the Marco Island Library. Guest speaker for the evening will be Dudley Goodlette. Goodlette served in the Florida House of Representatives ... Read More »