PHOTO GALLERY: Residents enjoy fun, sun, crafts, jazz at Art and Jazz Fest at Lely Resort

Sylvia Erleen Staton of Naples gets serenaded by saxophonist Alan Darcy at The 2nd Annual Art and Jazz Festival at Ol'e in Lely Resort, Naples,Fl on Saturday February 19,2011. Tim Stamm

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Sylvia Erleen Staton of Naples gets serenaded by saxophonist Alan Darcy at The 2nd Annual Art and Jazz Festival at Ol'e in Lely Resort, Naples,Fl on Saturday February 19,2011. Tim Stamm

— Jazz lovers lounged indolently on the grass. Others sampled the delicacies from food trucks while discriminating shoppers browsed jewelry arts, crafts and paintings.

It was a beautiful spring day and everyone at Ole' at Lely Resort took advantage of the weather while raising money benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank at the 2nd Annual Arts and Jazz Fest.

Lely Resort's Ole' Amphitheater featured cool jazz from renowned jazz artist, Alan Darcy and his fantastic Trio. Alan was joined by percussionist, Gil "Nino" Garcia, and guitar player, Paul Buzine.

In the surrounding areas of the jazz fest, local and national artists, showcased their beautiful works of original art for all to view, purchase and admire.

With a wonderful array of glasswork, custom jewelry, paintings, photography and sculptures, there was something for everyone to enjoy at the Arts and Jazz Fest.

The Arts and Jazz Fest will continue from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday. Lely Resort is located on the northwest corner of U.S. 41 and Collier Boulevard. For more information, call 239-793-2100 or visit www.lely-resort.com.

The mission of the Harry Chapin Food Bank is "to overcome hunger in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee counties through education and by working in a cooperative effort with affiliated agencies in the procurement and distribution of food, equitably and without discrimination." For more information on the Harry Chapin Food Bank, go online to harrychapinfoodbank.orgharrychapinfoodbank.org.

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