Friday, November 16, 2012

Celebrate PGI 50th and Light Up the Village and More on Your Punta Gorda Weekend

Punta Gorda Isles will celebrate its 50th anniversary with the largest photo of the harbor and more, and the Village will turn on its lights tomorrow to welcome the Christmas season with a "Festival of Lights".   Fishermen's Village will  ignite the start  of the Holiday shopping season with the switching on of over one million lights and themed decorations.  A ribbon cutting with city officials will take place at 5:30 p.m., followed by parade by Lee County Pipes & Drums. Other festivities include Luis the Balloon Man, Airbrush Art for Face & Body, Dickens Carolers from Charlotte Chorale, visits with Santa (bring your camera), String of Pearls Barbershop Harmony, complimentary refreshments by village merchants, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides by Riding Star Ranch (nominal fee).

And in the evening: 

Here are a few suggestions for your night time entertainment:

Friday, November 16

At Fishermen's Village Center Stage: Paul Cottrell  5-9 pm,
At Harpoon Harry's: Slick Willy from 9 p.m.
At the Slip Not: American Made from 8 p.m.
At the Punta Gorda Elks: Tim and Roseanne from 6:30
At Deans South of the Border: DVS Girls from 9 p.m.
At the Celtic Ray:  Bobby Vesey from 7:30

Saturday, November 17

At Fishermen's Village Center Stage: Lighting of the Village with the Boogiemen 5:30-9 p.m.
At Harpoon Harry's: Slick Willy from 9 p.m.
At the Punta Gorda Elks:  Tim and Roseanne from 6:30.
At the Slip Not: TBD from 8 p.m.
At Deans South of the Border:  Copperhead from 9 p.m.
At the Ice House PubKollections from 8 to 11 p.m.
At the Celtic Ray:  Synergy  7:30 p.m.
At Jacks on Marion:  Oddisee at 7 :30 p.m.

Other Possible venues:

The Rooftop at the Wyvern
Tiki's on the Harbor at the Sheraton

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