Empty Bowls Benefit Dinner, Nov. 3

Visual Arts Center Fine Arts Festival 2016: Great Art, Great Fun, Great British Isles! Nov. 3: Victorian Hat Workshop and book discussion: Cracking the Code of the Canon: How Sherlock Holmes Made his Decisions; Nov. 7: Monotype printing workshop; Nov. 8: Viewing and discussion of the film Effie Gray; Nov. 11: An Evening at Ascot horse (tricycle) race, appetizers by Trabue, cash bar, Irish music by Trinity and Irish dancing by Gillian McCormack of Fiddle N’Feet; Nov. 12: Chasing and repousse workshop.

Trucks Gone Wild Fall Classic, Nov. 4–6

Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida Walk of Honor, Wall Dedication and VetFest, Nov. 5

Bert's Black Widow Harley-Davidson VetFest Ride to Laishley Park, Nov. 5

Placida Art Market. Nov. 5

Celebrate Cayo Costa State Park, Nov. 5

In Concert: Let Freedom Ring by Charlotte County Concert Band, Nov. 6

3rd Annual Art on the Harbor, Nov. 6

Stage Play: Hypnosis, Lemon Bay Playhouse, runs until Nov. 6

Stage Play: An Ideal Husband, Royal Palm Players, Nov. 10–13

Stage Play: Becky's New Car, Charlotte Players, Nov. 10–20

2nd Annual Harvest for the Harbor, Nov. 11

Veterans Day Ceremony: Nov. 11

Veteran's Day Parade: Nov. 12

Paddle Punta Gorda, Nov. 12

5th Annual Tippecanoe Trail and Mud Run, Nov. 12

Englewood Beach Waterfest: Paddlefest, Nov. 12 and 13

Punta Gorda Downtown Bash, Nov. 12

Meet Charlotte Symphony Orchestra's Guest Artist, Nov. 12

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Season Opener with Guest Artist Franklin Cohen, Nov. 13

Beach Run & Pilgrim Paddle, Nov. 13

An Evening in Spain by Four Points by Sheraton, Nov. 15: 941.637.6770

Book Launch Party: Cooking with Grandma by Libby Schaefer, Nov. 15

Alive After Five Ribbon Cutting in Downtown Punta Gorda, Nov. 17

Englewood Beach Waterfest: Racefest, Nov. 18–20

Stage Play: Mark Twain Turns 70, Words and Songs, Lemon Bay Playhouse, Nov. 19

Holly Jolly 2016 Holiday Sale, Nov. 19

Drag Queen Bingo, Nov. 19

Holiday Lighting of the Village, Nov. 19

'Tis the Season Fashion Show Luncheon by Business & Professional Women of Charlotte County, Nov. 20

Zoomers 3rd Annual Turkey Raffle Run, Nov. 20

18th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Fun Walk, Nov. 24

Stage Play: Bob's Your Elf, Lemon Bay Playhouse, Nov. 30–Dec. 19