Christmas is only two weeks away and Southwest Florida is full of ways to celebrate the season, so check out the seven ways to get into the holiday spirit this week.
Edison & Ford Holiday Nights– The Edison & Ford Estates have decked the halls with thousands of lights and Christmas decorations across the property. Tours are available nightly at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. on a first come first served basis. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and runs through December 23.
Holiday Pops: Music from A Charlie Brown Christmas– Steinway Artist Jim Martinez and his jazz quartet will be joined by the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida as they play the famous soundtrack from the holiday classic. The performance will be held at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on December 16 at 6:30 p.m. and tickets start at $27.
Holiday Brass– The Naples Chamber Brass bring a revamped lineup to perform holiday classics at the Wang Opera Center on December 13th. Tickets start at $40.
Santa Paws– Santa will be taking photos with pups at the Village Shops on Venetian Bay on December 14 from 5:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Humane Society of Naples with pets available for adoption and shoppers can turn in their receipts from items purchased between Thursday, December 14th to Sunday December 17th to have 10 percent donated back to the Humane Society.
One Starry Night Live Nativity– Interact with the characters of the Christmas story and enjoy activities, snacks, and live animals on December 15th and 16th at Christ United Methodist Church in Lehigh. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and admission is free for all ages.
Holiday Pops: The Naples Philharmonic– The Naples Philharmonic Chorus and Youth Chorus will join the talented group of musicians to play a mix of Christmas classic and more update holiday fair. Performances are December 14th and 15th at 8:00 p.m. and December 16th at 2:00 p.m. Children who attend the Saturday, December 16th performance can participate in a free Make-and-Take ornament activity.
“A Christmas Story” The Musical– The Broadway Palm Dinner Theater will be performing the musical adaptation of the holiday classic about a young boy’s quest for a BB gun that will shoot his eye out. Multiple shows are available through Christmas day and tickets start at $45.
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