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  • Note: The STAR Awards have been postponed until next year.
  • Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens Opening to the public in October, 2017. Visit and "Like" their Facebook page for updates.]
  • Charlotte Symphony Orchestra joins forces with Military Heritage Museum for Season Opener. Read More
  • Fishermen’s Village presents Throwback to the ‘50s!, Oct. 28, noon–4:00 pm. Details (PDF)
  • The Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center (CHEC) offers Mysteries of Migration by Florida Master Naturalist Kate Borduas, Oct. 18, 10:00 am, Bayshore Live Oak Park, 23157 Bayshore Rd., Port Charlotte. Click for Details
  • The Charlotte Chorale invites interested singers to participate in this long-standing community choral group. 
  • The Nav-A-Gator Grill and Desoto Marina's $350,000 renovation will include new docks and fuel station providing boaters with Valve-tech Marine Grade fuel, new colder A/C in the restaurant, a new waterfront dining deck, new roof, new and upgraded porch cover, a renovated outdoor fire pit, new landscaping, and lots more. This will still be ‘Old Florida’ at its best! Come out for a great lunch or dinner and enjoy Florida the way it used to be. A Marina Tour will be available in the upcoming months. Visit nav-a-gator.com.
  • Peace River Seafood is #3 on Only in Your State’s “… Hard To Find But Worth The Search” list. Congratulations!
  • Mangrove Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will hold their Chapter meeting Oct. 10 and hosts a public nature walk Oct. 28. Click for details.
  • The James and Barbara Moore Observatory is open for the season. Visit fsw.edu/charlotte/observatory for the full schedule.
  • TT's Tiki Bar has added a second beach volleyball court and are working toward holding a series of clinics and smaller tournaments throughout the year. They may also explore recreational beach volleyball leagues in the near future.