Monthly Archives: March 2012

Giddy Up into the Twilight with Special Event at Babcock Wilderness Adventures in Southwest Florida, March 29 & 31, 2012

Twilight Adventures at Babcock Wilderness Adventures Will Be Offered March 29 & 31, 2012

Twilight Adventures at Babcock Wilderness Adventures Will Be Offered March 29 & 31, 2012

Howdy, partner! Here’s something that will surely put the giddy up and go in your week, a new adventure evening tour through the swamp and ranch at Babcock Wilderness Adventures in Punta Gorda, Fla. But, this is a limited engagement, buckaroo. The experience will be offered Thursday, March 29 and Saturday, March 31, 2012. Continue reading

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Look Up in the Sky! It’s a Blue Angel! It’s a WWII Bomber! It’s the 2012 Florida International Air Show, March 24 – 25!

When Eyes Aren't Turned to the Sky, Visit the Variety of Displays at the Florida International Air Show, March 24 - 25, 2012

When Eyes Aren't Turned to the Sky, Visit the Variety of Displays at the Florida International Air Show, March 24 - 25, 2012

The Florida International Air Show returns to Southwest Florida skies March 24 – 25, 2012, with not one, not two but three jets teams. U.S. Navy Blue Angels  headline this year’s show with precision aerobatics at speeds up to 700 mph. Black Diamond Jet Team, America’s premier civilian-owned demonstration team and Team RV will also race across the sky during the 32nd annual event.

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Guidance for Direct Air’s Canceled Flights to/from Punta Gorda Airport

Updated: 4:45 p.m. ET, Tuesday, March 20, 2012: Vision Airlines Service from RSW to RFD and RSW to SPI.

With the notice of Direct Air canceling its charter program on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, the Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau recognizes this is impacting fliers into and out of Punta Gorda Airport. We have gathered the following resources to assist in reaching your final destination. Continue reading

Learn to Whip Up Something Quick, Healthy and Tasty at Worden Farm, March 24

Vicki Chelf Slicing Carrot Curry QuicheWorden Farm, Punta Gorda’s wonderful organic farm, will be holding two culinary workshops on Saturday, March 24, 2012. Learn how to add enzyme and probiotic rich foods to your diet as well as how to prepare 20-minute vegan meals. Continue reading

Charlotte County Tweetup Scheduled for March 9, 2012: Registration Opens at 2:00 p.m. March 2

Catch the Action of Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training

Catch the Action of Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training

**Updated March 8, 2012: Registration for this event has closed.**

Be sure to follow #CCTweetup and #Rays on Twitter for the
March 9 Tweetup.

Want to be taken out to the ballgame? The Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau is honored to be the spring training home of the Tampa Bay Rays and we will host a Tweetup on Friday, March 9, 2012, to coincide with the Rays game against the Baltimore Orioles in Port Charlotte, Florida. Seating will be in a suite at Charlotte Sports Park.

Preceding the 1:05 p.m. game, enjoy a “Maddonini Chicken” lunch at River City Grill in Punta Gorda. Rays Manager Joe Maddon recently recommended the dish and restaurant through a tweet.

Space for this Tweetup is limited to eight (8) of our Twitter followers.

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