Peace River Audubon: Welcome the New Year Walkabout at Ollie’s Pond, Jan. 1 Ollie

Stage Play by the Charlotte Players: Squabbles, Jan. 1–17

Snowbird Celebration Arts and Crafts Show, Jan. 8–10

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky, Jan. 10

15th Annual Charlotte County Boat Show, Jan. 14–17

Lazy Fairy Improv presents Laugh Period., Jan. 15

12th Annual Captain John Breuggeman Memorial Grouper Tournament, Jan. 17, Cape Haze Marina

1st Annual Punta Gorda Plein Air Quickdraw: Paint Paradise, Preserve History, Jan 18

Stage Play: Plaza Suite, Jan. 20–Feb. 14 C.A.R.E. Ball: Night in Old Havana

Stage Play: Boeing-Boeing, Jan. 22–30

C.A.R.E. Ball 2016, Night in Old Havana, Jan. 23

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler, Jan. 24

Tickets on sale now: Gala of the Royal Horses, Jan. 24 and 25

Tickets on sale now: 8th Annual Tennis Ball Fete for Pets, Suncoast Humane Society, Jan. 27

Visual Arts Center’s 10th Biennial National Art Exhibition, starts Jan. 29

Charlotte County Fair, Jan. 29–Feb. 7Hands Across the Harbor

8th Annual Hands Across the Harbor Bridge Run, Ride or Roll, Jan. 30

5th Annual Charlotte Harbor Chili Challenge & Beer Festival, Jan. 30

Tickets on sale now: Share the Love for the Kids Home Tour, Jan. 30