This week’s theater
¦ Nonsense in the Woods - By the Charlotte Players’ Kids OnStage theater group at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 16 at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. $10 adult; $5 student/child. 625-4175, ext. 220, or www.charlotteplayers.org. Full Story
Thursday, Oct. 14
¦ Craft Lesson - A Pine Needle Weaving Workshop starts at 10 a.m. at the Charlotte County Historical Center, 22959 Bayshore Rd. $12 members; $15 non-members. 629-7278. Full Story
Friday, Oct. 15
¦ Grape Escape - D’Vines hosts a merlot tasting from 7-9 p.m. with entertainment by Pierre & Paul at 8 p.m. 627- WINE (9463). Full Story
Saturday, Oct. 16
¦ Art Talk - The 2010 Fine Arts Festival’s Leonardo & Michelangelo Lecture Series starts at noon at the Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St. Bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy a free 45-minute video lecture series with Liz Hutchinson, continuing to Nov. 4 and Nov. 11. 639-8810. Full Story
Sunday, Oct. 17
¦ Afternoon Tunes - The Charlotte County Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County Theater, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. $7 Cultural Center. 625-4175, ext. 221, or www.theculturalcenter.com. Full Story
Monday, Oct. 18
¦ New Exhibit - Susan Stark’s “Fiber and Fashion” exhibit opens today at the Mitchell Gallery at the Englewood Art Center and runs through Nov. 18. Also on display, theater costumes by Nicholas Hartman, the Venice Theatre costume designer. A reception is set for 2-4 p.m. Nov. 14. 474-5548. Full Story
Tuesday, Oct. 19
¦ Get Feedback - A Tiny Tea is set for 1-3 p.m. at Edison State College, Charlotte Campus, 26300 Airport Rd. Peace River Center for Writers members and guests share their work and snacks. 637-3514.
¦ Wood Art - The Charlotte County Woodcarvers Club meets from 8 a.m.- noon at the Punta Gorda Boat Club, 802 W. Retta Esplanade. 505-4246 or 639- 1947. Full Story
Wednesday, Oct. 20
¦ History Course - “Causes of the Civil War,” an FGCU Renaissance Acad- emy course presented in character by Lt. Gen. U.S. Grant, is set for 10-11:30 a.m. at the Herald Court Centre, 117 Herald Court. 505-7414 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story
¦ Doll Group - The Port Charlotte Doll Club meets from 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 21 at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St, Pt. Charlotte.
¦ Art Party - A reception for artist Jane Dickinson is set for 5-7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Keller Law Office, P.A., 126 E. Olympia Ave., Suite 200. Her art can be viewed through Oct. 29. 505-2555 or 941- 764-8100. Full Story
¦ Art Exhibit - Art by Karen Wood can be viewed though October at the Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 639-1133 or 764-8100.
¦ Exhibit Continues - An exhibit of art by Louis Rios and Dawn Marie Lee can be viewed through October at the office of Bob Quinn at Edward Jones Investments, 3941 Tamiami Trail, Suite 3173. 637-6787 or 764-8100. Full Story