Showcase Calendar: July 2, 2010

General

This Week

Third Street Farmers Market, 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Tommy Bahama parking lot, 1220 Third St. S., Naples. Free admission. 649-6707

Farmers Market, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples.

GreenMarket, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Alliance for the Arts grounds, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. Free admission.

North Naples Green Market, indoors and air conditioned, 8:30 a.m.-12;30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 25, the Collection at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt Road and Airport-Pulling Road (near Pei Wei), Naples. 249-9480

Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Centennial Park, 2100 Edwards Drive, Fort Myers. Free admission.

Curious George Live!, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero. $35, $25, $18 and $13. ticketmaster.com

Coming up

Freedom Friday, slurpee contest with prizes, 6-9 p.m. July 9, Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, 1500 Livingston Road, Naples. $5. 252-4000.

Boat and Water Sports Expo, equipment, fishing tackle, live entertainment, raffles and contests, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 10-11, Big Cypress Marketplace, 220 Basik Drive, Naples. 774-1690

Music/Concerts

This week

First Friday, live entertainment and wine tasting at Whole Foods Market (6-8 p.m., $10 to benefit Boys and Girls Club of Collier County), 6-9 p.m. Friday, the Mercato, U.S. 41 N. and Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples. 403-2204

Naples Jazzmasters, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. $15. 213-3048

Chaefin and Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers, a benefit concert for the Surf Mission, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Bayshore Landing Cafe, 2727 Bayshore Drive, Naples. $5, at the door. 417-2218

Irish music jam session, 3-5:30 p.m. Sunday, McCabe’s Irish Pub and Grill, 699 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. 649-6325

Coming up

Homegrown Music Festival, 3:30 p.m. July 10, Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero. $20. ticketmaster.com

“Feeling’ Groovy,” a journey through the music of the ‘60s featuring the music of Simon and Garfunkel, 8 p.m. July 10, the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. $39. 597-1900

Third Thursday on Third, music and entertainment, 7-10 p.m. July 15, up and down Third Street South, Naples. Free.

John Frinzi and John Patti, island folk music and hors d’oeuvres with the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, 7 p.m. July 15, Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. $15, members; $20, others in advance; $25, at the door. 495-8989

Theater

This week

“Cinderella,” lunch at noon and show at 1 p.m. or lunch at 10:30 a.m. and show at 11:30 a.m., Friday and Wednesday and July 9, 11, 15-17, 21, 23, 24 and 30-31, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. $15, lunch and show; $10, show only. (239) 278-4422

“Footloose,” 11:45 a.m. lunch and 1:15 p.m. matinees and 5:30 p.m. dinner with 7 or 7:30 p.m. evening performances through July 25, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. $47-$53, adults; $18, children. (239) 278-4422

“Annie,” award winning musical by the Naples Players, 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Friday through Aug. 2, Sugden Community Theatre, 7701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. $30, adults; $20, children under 18. 263-7990

Clubs

Bayshore Landing Cafe, 2727 Bayshore Dirve, Naples, 417-2218.7-10 p.m. Friday, the Wholetones; 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers, $5, at the door; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Ronni’s Rockbottom Blues, $5; 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Stu Shelton, $19.95, dinner and glass of house wine or $10 minimum; and 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Carlene Thissen.

Bayfront Place, the plaza at Bayfront, Goodlette-Frank Road and U.S. 41, Naples. 5-8 p.m Friday and Saturday, live music.

Capri-A Taste of Italy, Riverchase Plaza, 11140 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 594-3500. 6-9 p.m. Monday, Bob Zottola & the Expandable Jazz Band and 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jebry’s Jazz Jam.

Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples, 431-7928. 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Stu Shelton, keyboard and John Lamb, drums.

Island Pub, 600 Neapolitan Way, Naples, 262-2500. 5-8 p.m. Monday, Jebry’s Jazz Jam.

Jack’s Bait Shack, 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd., Naples, 594-3460. Today and Saturday, Smack Daddy; Tuesday, Love Funnel; Wednesday, No Way Jose; and Thursday, Soapy Tuna.

O’Donoghue’s Bar & Grill, 969 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, 389-0032. 7-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, live Irish music.

Sneaky Pete’s, 3465 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, 498-8887. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Matter of Faith; 7:30 p.m.-midnight Sunday, Dave Tecce; 7:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Michael Angelo; 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday, the Brew; and 8:30 p.m.-12;30 a.m. Thursday, Well Hungarians.

Shula’s Steak House at the Naples Hilton & Towers, 5111 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 430-4999. 5-8 p.m. Friday, Bob Zottola & the Expandable Jazz Band.

South Street City Oven, 1410 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, 435-9333. 9 p.m.-midnight Thursday, open mic night.

Stoney’s Steakhouse, 7-11 p.m. Friday, Sunday and Thursday, Robert Williamson. 435-9353

Tarpon Bay Restaurant, Coconut Point Hyatt Regency Resort, 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, 444-1234. 7-10 p.m Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jazz Duo, Jean Frye Sidwell, vocals and Chris Sidwell, bass.

Karoake: 7:30 p.m.-midnight Monday, Sneaky Peates, Bonita Springs;

Comedy

This week

Greg Lausch and Brian Thomas, 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Laugh-In comedy Cafe, 8545 College Parkway, Fort Myers. $12. (239) 479-5233

Bryan Callen, 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. $20. 389-6900

Coming up

Paul Hooper, 8 and 10 p.m. July 9-10, Laugh In Comedy Cafe, 8545 College Parkway, Fort Myers. $12. (239) 479-5233

Naples City Improv, dinner show, 6:30 p.m., dinner; 8 p.m., show, July 10, Fred’s Diner, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples. $29.95. 431-7928

Billy Gardell, 9:30 p.m. July 15 and July 18 and 8 and 10 p.m. July 16-17, Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. $20. 389-6900

Dance lessons

This week

Adult tap dancing, beginner/advanced, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Tuesdays; intermediate, noon-1 p.m. Saturdays and 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays; and advanced, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, River Park Community Center, 301 11th St. N., Naples. $15/class. 213-3037

Line dance classes, beginners, 1:30 p.m. Monday and intermediates, 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, Veterans Community Park, 1895 Veterans Park Drive, Naples. $5. 272-7431

Belly dance class, beginners, 7-8 p.m.; intermediates, 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 3, Etudes de Ballet, 3285 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. $50 per series. 593-8280

English country dancing, 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 24, Wa-ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16355 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers. $10, one time payment. (239) 432-2154

Films

This week

“The House on Haunted Hill,” starring Vincent Price, 1 p.m. Saturday, Collier County Museum, 3301 U.S. 41 E., Naples. Free. 252-8476

Family Festival, free PG movie, 10 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Hollywood 20 Regal Theater, 6006 Hollywood Blvd., Naples. 597-4252

“Surf’s Up,” 8:30 p.m. (sunset) Tuesday, Gulf Town Center, 9903 Gulf Coast Main St., Fort Myers. Free.

Coming up

“Sherlock Holmes Faces Death,” with Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, 1 p.m. July 10, Collier County Museum, 3301 U.S. 41 E., Naples. Free. 252-8476

“Spirited Away,” a Japanese animated film about the adventures of a 10-year-old girl, 1 p.m. July 11, FGCU Renaissance Academy, 1010 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. $5. 425-3276.

Family Festival, free PG movie, 10 a.m. July 13 and 14, Hollywood 20 Regal Theater, 6006 Hollywood Blvd., Naples. 597-4252

“The Little Rascals,” 8:30 p.m. (sunset) July 13, Gulf Town Center, 9903 Gulf Coast Main St., Fort Myers. Free.

History

This week

Boy Scouts of America Centennial Exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through July 31, Collier County Museum, 3301 U.S. 41 E., Naples. Free. 252-8476

Florida cowboys exhibit, 3-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 3-5 p.m. Fridays; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 31, Marco Island Historical Society, 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. Free.

Palm Cottage House and Norris Garden tours, docent-guided with a self-guided tour of the Norris Gardens, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays, 137 12th Ave. S., Naples. $8, adults; $5, children. 261-8164

Walking tours, Naples historic district, 9 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, meet at Palm Cottage, 137 12th Ave. S., Naples. Reservations required. $15; $10, members. 261-8164

John Beriault film exhibit, Naples born archeologist, 1 p.m. through July 10, 37 12th Ave. S., Naples. Free. 261-8164

The Wars 1812, a lecture, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Collier County Museum, 3301 U.S. 41 E., Naples. Free. 252-8476

Coming up

Betty Van Arsdale film exhibit, owner of Provincetown-Boston Airline that began service between Naples and the Cape Cod area in the 1950’s, 1 p.m. July 14-17, 137 12th Ave. S., Naples. Free. 261-8164

Outdoors

This week

Castnetting, learn the basic techniques from a ranger, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Delnor-Wiggins pass State park, 11135 Gulfshore Drive, Naples. $6, per vehicle with more than one person; $4, vehicle and driver; $2, walkers and bicyclists. 597-6196.

Fish frenzy, children 12 and under cast for conservation, create fish art, learn to identify local fish and see the world through a fish’s eye, 10 a.m. Friday, Rookery Bay Environmental Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. Free. 417-6310

Rookery Bay estuary tour, guided paddle, 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Up A Creek Kayak Tours, Shell Island Road, Naples. $40, registration required. 293-6232

Coming up

Beachcombing, discover beach treasures with a ranger, 9:30 a.m. July 9, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, 11135 Gulfshore Drive, Naples. $6, per vehicle with more than one person; $4, vehicle and driver; $2, walkers and bicyclists. 597-6196.

Crawling, swimming crabs, a free day for children 12 and under with games, stories and crafts, 10 a.m. July 9, Rookery Bay Reserve, 300 Tower Road, Naples. 417-6310

Comets, strange visitors from outer space, lecture, 2 p.m. July 14, Collier County Museum, 3301 U.S. 41 E., Naples. Free. 252-8476

Auditions

The Historically Speaking Theatre Company, at the Collier County Museum, debuting in October with “Killing Mister Watson.” Information: 252-8287

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