Category Archives: Events

Christmas Light Canal Cruises Highlight the Holidays in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

Enjoy a Christmas Canal Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

Enjoy a Christmas Canal Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

There’s a little jingle in the air meaning the holidays are around the corner and it’s never too soon to begin making plans. We may not have snow here in Southwest Florida but we do have mild weather and plenty of water.  Continue reading

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Participate with King Fisher Fleet’s ‘Food Raiser’ for Homeless Coalition, July 13, 2013

You May See Dolphins during a Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

You May See Dolphins during a Cruise with King Fisher Fleet

Here’s something nifty to do on Saturday, July 13, 2013. When you book one of two cruises aboard King Fisher Fleet, all proceeds from the ticket sales benefit the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition’s Food Storage Wars “Food Raiser.”    Continue reading

Freedom Swim, Fireworks and Family-Friendly Fun Highlight Independence Day Celebrations in Charlotte County, Fla.

Co-Founder Michael P. Haymans at the 21st Annual Charlotte Harbor Freedom Swim Across the Peace River, Charlotte Harbor to Punta Gorda, July 4, 2012

Co-Founder Michael P. Haymans at the 21st Annual Charlotte Harbor Freedom Swim Across the Peace River, Charlotte Harbor to Punta Gorda, July 4, 2012

The annual Charlotte Harbor Freedom Swim, multiple fireworks displays, a funeral procession to honor our veterans and fallen heroes and live musical entertainment highlight this year’s Independence Day in Charlotte County, Fla. Following is a sampling of activities this Southwest Florida community will offer this Fourth of July: Continue reading

Replica of Columbus’ Ships Pinta and Nina to Land in Punta Gorda

Replica of Columbus' "Nina" Will be Docked in Fishermen's Village for Touring March 29 - April 3, 2013.

Replica of Columbus’ “Nina” Will be Docked in Fishermen’s Village for Touring March 29 – April 3, 2013.

History sails into Fishermen’s Village Marina (1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda) later this month when replicas of Columbus’ “Pinta” and “Nina” ships dock for a few days and will be open to the public on March 29 through April 3, 2013.

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Celebrate Charlotte Harbor’s Beauty with Hands Across the Harbor, Jan. 26, 2013

Hands Across the Harbor Begins at Bayshore Live Oak Park, Port Charlotte, Fla.

Hands Across the Harbor Begins at Bayshore Live Oak Park, Port Charlotte, Fla.

Here’s your chance to get some fresh air, a bit of exercise and do good for a good cause. Walk, run or ride a bike over the U.S. 41 Gilchrist Bridge Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, during the Hands Across the Harbor event benefiting the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center. CHEC is focused on promoting environmental conservation, preservation and protection of Charlotte Harbor.

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Join the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center Nov. 3 & 4, 2012

Searching for Sea Life During a CHEC Wading Program in Charlotte Harbor, Fla.

Searching for Sea Life During a CHEC Wading Program in Charlotte Harbor, Fla.

We’re not sure whether cake will be served but we do know there will be lots of celebrating Nov. 3 & 4, 2012, when the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center marks 25 years of providing environmental education in Charlotte County. Expect family-friendly fun with local food and bands during these free events.

CHEC provides more than 20 different educational programs (including free wading trips), manages eight environmentally sensitive lands and provides a total of over 8 miles of hiking trails and other recreational opportunities to the community. Continue reading

Spook-tacular Events Abound in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands for Halloween 2012

Spook-tacular Halloween Events Await in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

Spook-tacular Halloween Events Await in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

October is a boo-tiful time to visit Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands, specifically around Halloween. From Englewood to Punta Gorda, thrills and chills await children of all ages. Following is a sampling of some of the treats awaiting our visitors… Continue reading