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Merchant Of The Month
  • Edison & Ford Winter Estates

    Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, and Caretaker’s House and the Ford House. The 1929 historic landscape is throughout the property including the award winning Moonlight Garden. The Edison Ford Museum has hundreds of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits.

    2350 McGregor Boulevard | 239-334-7419 | www.edisonfordwinterestates.org

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  • Sat, Mar 17th, 2018
    Happy Birthday, Bernstein at SBDAC

    Join the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center for the 2017 – 2018 Chamber Concert Series, featuring some of today’s top classical music performers...

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  • Sat, Mar 17th, 2018
    Saint Patrick’s Day Block Party

    Shamrock and roll all day and night at the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Southwest Florida. On March 17th, Downtown Fort Myers turns gree..

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  • Sat, Mar 17th, 2018
    Silk Scarf Painting with Marie at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

    Third Saturday of each month, January through April, 9:30am – 2:30pm: Marie will teach a variety of techniques to inspire painters of all levels..

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  • Mon, Mar 19th, 2018
    Author Lecture: Karen Thompson Walker

    The Famous Author Lecture Series invites audiences to take part in a lunch and lecture with an acclaimed writer. Savor a lunch and lecture with this b..

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