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Every Saturday visit the Downtown Farmer's Market on Taylor Street between W Olympia Ave and Herald Court from 8 am to 1 pm. Award winning Farmer's Market with over 25 vendors. Contact Jerry at (941)391-4856 or index.

Every Sunday visit the Punta Gorda Historical Society's Farmer's Market from 9 am to 2 pm at the History Park, 501 Shreve Street. Shop for vegetables, meats, plants, gifts and more. Most Sunday's watch for local artist, Mary Taglieri, and music by Dave Heveron. When the Market closes at 1 pm, guided tours of the gardens are available by Miss Starr. A $5 suggested donation gets you a plant to take home. Call (941)639-1887 for more information.

Downtown Merchants Gallery Walk, 3rd Thursday of each month from 5 pm - 8 pm; downtown Punta Gorda. For additional information visit


Parks that Teach - the 1st Saturday at 8 am & the 3rd Wednesday at 9:30 am. No RSVP is required.

Tours depart from Fishermen's Village Parking lot near the tennis courts. Tours last approximately 1 and a half hours. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear. For additional information, call the Master Gardeners at (941)764-4340.

March 2015

Lifelong Learning Institute Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Trip

March 25, 2015

Pedal & Play in Paradise Bicycling Event

March 27 & 28, 2015

Laishley Park Pavilions

Contact: (941)637-8326

Chocolate Fantasia 7K Run

March 28, 2015

Gilchrist Park

Contact: (941)347-7751


Charlotte Symphony Orchestra "Vittorioso"

March 29, 2015

Charlotte Performing Arts Center - 701 Carmalita Street

Contact: (941)205-9743



Gulf Coast Classic Collector Car Auction (Muscle Car City Event)

April 10 - 11, 2015

10175 Tamiami Trail (Old Sweetbay location)

Contact: (844)593-7355

muscle car city flyer

Punta Gorda History Center Fundraiser

April 17, 2015

Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center

Contact: (941)258-2080

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Vietnam Wall Fundraiser - starring Marcella Brown with special guest Dickie Smothers

April 18, 2015

Isles Yacht Club

Contact: (941)276-8633

Port Charlotte Adventist School Super Hero Walk/School Picnic

April 19,2 015

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)920-8639

5th Annual Girls on the Run Spring 5K

April 25, 2015

Charlotte High School - 1250 Cooper Street

Contact: (941)286-9925



Charlotte County Ballers Stone Crabs Night to benefit Girls basketball in Charlotte County

May 2, 2015

Charlotte Sports Park

Contact: (941)661-9636

Stonecrab game

Charlotte County Pride Fest Weekend

May 9-10, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)204-3505

Art Auction to benefit the Southwest Florida Vietnam Wall

May 14, 2015

21281 Grayton Terrace, Port Charlotte, FL

Contact: (941)815-0291

Vietnam Wall Art Auction

Punta Gorda Hibiscus Festival

May 15, 16 & 17, 2015

Gilchrist Park

Contact: (941)815-0324

Memorial Day Veteran's 10K & 5K Run

May 25, 2015

Begins/ends at Laishley Park

Contact: (941)628-2821


Spring into Summer 5K

May 30, 2015

Laishley Park

Contact: (941)235-2472


Blues Brews & BBQ

June 13, 2015

History Park - 501 Shreve Street

Contact: (941)639-3720

7th Annual Hooked on Habitat

June 27, 2015

Laishley Park Pavilions

Contact: (941)639-3162


(For questions concerning each event, a contact number or website has been provided.)

City Hall Annex
126 Harvey Street
Punta Gorda, FL. 33950
Tel. (941) 575-3372
Fax. (941) 575-3356