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Local Entertainment & Events
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. – September 30, 2014 – The 28th Annual American Sand Sculpting Championships presented by the Seminole Casino of Immokalee, the biggest sand sculpting event in the state, is coming to Fort Myers Beach in just a few months. Running from Nov. 21 until Nov. 30, this year’s event offers even more fun for adults and children alike!
The 28th Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship: This year Sculptors represent nine different countries and ten states. Collectively they hold over 300 competition medals and many of them are World Champions. There will be sixteen Solo Master Sculptors, ten Doubles Master Sculptors (five teams) and 11 Advanced Amateurs who will compete for the Florida State Championship.
Guests are welcome to attend daily or at anytime from Nov. 21 through Nov. 30 to enjoy 41 sculptures – more than ever before. There will be many interactive activities for guests to partake in including:
Tickets at the gate are just $5 for adults and children 5 and older, 4 and under are free. If purchased online at http://www.FMBSandSculpting.com before Nov. 19, tickets are $1 off, just $4 each. Three-day passes will also be available for only $12. For more information and specials, please visit http://www.FMBSandSculpting.com or the event’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SandSculptingFestival.
This year attendees can also take advantage of a new “Holiday Package” that includes two admission tickets into the event plus a holiday photo with a personalized message integrated into one of the holiday sand sculptures. Ideal for the perfect holiday card, the package can be purchased for $24 on www.fmbsandsculpting.com (retail value = $30). Family packs (two adults and two children under the age of 12) will be available at the gate for daily admission of just $16 (retail value = $20).
For details on participating in the event as a vendor, contact Ted Clifton at 239-848-6568 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To be a volunteer during the event, please contact Jane Ross at 239-454-7500. Businesses and organizations can also sponsor the event. For details email sponsorinfo@FMBsandsculpting.com
Sand Castles to Shrimp Boats.
A plein air festival in Fort Myers Beach, Florida
November 3-9, 2014
Over 50 artists from all over will be painting the beaches and byways of Fort Myers Beach November 4-6, culminating with an exhibition at Santini Marina Plaza on November 7. Join us for the Gala Collectors Preview /Awards Party from 6-9pm in the “Propeller Lounge” at Fish-Tale Marina. There will be music by the Vince Evans Combo, delicious hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and the beautiful original artwork created during the previous three days. Tickets available at Fish-Tale Marina office, Fort Myers Beach Art Association or on line. $30/$35. at the door. Artwork will be relocated to the festival tent for Saturday and Sunday. See www.fortmyersbeachart.com or 239-463-3909 for tickets.
Plein air artwork created by the 5th grade students at Beach Elementary will be on display again this year. FMBAA supplies materials and member artists mentor the students as they work outdoors.
A Quick Draw will be held at Times Square on Saturday Nov. 8 from 9-11am after which the art will be on display in the festival tent.
High school students have been invited to participate in this event, in their own division, for the first time this year.
The festival tent will be open exhibiting all the art on Saturday Nov. 8 9am-6pm with Harold Antoine will perform on his steel drums.The tent will be open on Sunday Nov. 9 from 10am-2pm ending with the FMBAA raffle drawing.
All the art is for purchase. This event is a benefit for Fort Myers Beach Art Association.