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Local Entertainment & Events
FORT MYERS BEACH, FL (September 14, 2015)– The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the return of Salty Sam’s 10th Annual Salty Sam’s Pirate Festival, held over Columbus Day Weekend, October 9-11, 2015 on Fort Myers Beach.
Salty Sam’s 10th Annual Pirate Festival is a three-day, pirate themed celebration held in the heart of Estero Island’s historic San Carlos seaport. Voted the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today Travel, all are invited to celebrate a decade of pirate merrymaking, entertainment, games and fundraising. A portion of the festival’s proceeds will benefit the Guardian ad Litem Foundation- 20th Judicial Circuit. An entry donation of $5.00 is suggested, donations for children under 12 years of age are optional. Donations can be made online at www.fmbpiratefest.com.
With weekend-long musical and interactive performances across two stages, festival highlights include the infamous live Sea Battle at Matanzas Pass and a cruise aboard Salty Sam’s Pieces of Eight, a replica Spanish galleon with interactive pirate show. Can’t miss performances include professional Captain Jack Sparrow impersonator Capn’ Jase and performers Arrr Ink. and The Craic Show. To buy tickets for Salty Sam’s Pieces of Eight cruise, please visit www.floridapiratecruise.com or call (239) 765-7272.
As the sun dips beyond the horizon, action and entertainment for adult pirates heats up. Play like a pirate on Friday, October 9th, at the Pub Quest. Liquid courage might equal luck in this card game of chance played at a variety of bars and restaurants located in the Downtown Fort Myers Beach area.
Come and see what the Fort Myers Beach area business community has to offer at the 2015 Fort Myers Beach Chamber Business Expo and Job Fair!
This event will take place at Tanger Outlets Center on Oct 24th, 2015 from 11am-2pm. Upwards of 50 area businesses are expected to be exhibiting at the Expo offering deals and incentives to attendees of the event. In addition, be sure to bring your resume as some of the exhibitors will be hiring additional employees. Entrance to the Expo is free of charge for visitors. There will also be a number of non-profits participating in a chili cook-off who will be selling chili and beverages.
There will also be door prizes provided by exhibitors as well as two grand prizes. The theme for the Expo is Halloween so please feel free to dress up. Free candy will be provided to children attending. Other children’s activities like face painting and balloon twisting will be available.
Tanger Outlets Center is located at 20350 Summerlin Rd. Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Chamber members can be either an Exhibitor for $100 or a Sponsor/Exhibitor for $150. Non-profit members can be an Exhibitor for free and non-member non-profits can exhibit for $50. For profit companies must be a chamber member in order to participate. For information on joining the chamber please contact the chamber at 239-454-7500 or email at email@example.com.
Non-profits can participate in the chili cook-off for an additional $50.
For more information on the Expo and an application please visit www.FortMyersBeachBusinessExpo.com
Fort Myers Beach, FL – (October 2, 2015) The annual Paint the Beach Plein Air Art Festival is just one month away, set to kick off on November 2nd and conclude on November 8, 2015. Now entering its 6th year, the seven day event has risen in attendance and notoriety to become one of the most well-known art festivals in Southwest Florida. The Festival has expanded to celebrate seasoned as well as emerging fine artists.
The festival features the original creations of 60 national, regional and international artists in a wide variety of mediums artfully displayed at Santini Marina Plaza. Artwork will be created “in plein air” in the town of Fort Myers Beach during the preceding 3 days. Everyone is invited to watch them while they create their artwork Tuesday through Thursday. Collectors can have first choice at the gala preview party on Friday Nov. 6 from 5-7pm in the Santini Marina Plaza festival tent. There will be refreshments, music, a silent auction, a raffle and a cash bar at this free event. All original art work is available for purchase.
On Saturday Nov. 7 from 9am until 11am artists from professional to student level will be competing in the Quick Draw competition in Times Square. At 12:30 the awards will be announced and art will be available for sale on location until 2pm.
The festival tent will be open 9-6 on Saturday and 10-2 on Sunday. All proceeds benefit the Fort Myers Beach Art Association.
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