We are still selling spots for businesses! Explore and shop our business expo with local businesses offering both trades and goods! This event will have businesses of all types including trades, services, and goods. Selling and purchasing is allowed at the expo. This event will take place upstairs at DeRomo’s banquet room on November 15th…

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A plethora of timeless, treasured musical genres, art exhibit, and a special tribute to Veterans with a 100-voice choir; 30-piece orchestra, Jeffrey Faux, Conductor, vocalists Amy Bright, Christi Cole; pianist Tamra Richardt; Storyteller Robert Petterson, percussionist Chad Craig and other special guest artists – benefitting the community outreach programs of Storytellers Creative Arts.

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Dozens of educational activities will be staged throughout the garden areas surrounding the Museum and Laboratory, including a variety of hands-on educational interactives and a tree-climbing experience designed to get children exploring!  Other activities include face-painting, balloon art, science experiments, and a planting activity. There will also be live music, homemade craft vendors, a flower…

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If you have been thinking about planting some vegetables, or maybe creating your own food forest, fall is the time to start planting! When the Edison family began wintering in Fort Myers in 1885, Mr. Edison planned extensive truck gardens with various fruits that the family could enjoy during their time at Seminole Lodge. Today,…

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Join impressionist painter Marie Dyer for a landscape painting workshop. Inspired by the lush grounds of the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, you will create a unique landscape painting. All experience levels are welcome. Supplies are included. The class will take place outside the Edison Caretaker’s House. Advance registration is required. For more information, please…

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Grades 4-6: October 13, 2022, at 10 a.m. Homeschool Science Scholar programs are designed for children in grades 1-6 and typically held in an outdoor classroom environment (weather permitting). Our education staff, called “Wild Wizards” will challenge student’s minds and foster collaboration in this science and engineering series. In this session, students will learn about…

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Children aged 6 to 12 Students will gather at the Edison Caretaker’s House for a lesson in good manners. This class teaches proper introduction, handshakes and dining etiquette during a three-course meal. Each student will receive a workbook and certificate of completion. Classes are taught by Suzanne Willis, who teaches etiquette classes at Ritz-Carlton hotels…

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Every other Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Site Historian, Chet will play Mina Edison’s 1932 George Steck Piano in the Edison Guest House. Mina was an accomplished pianist who attended a ladies seminary, a finishing school for high-society women to prepare them for marriage and sometimes higher education. Mina’s children, Charles, Madeleine, and Theodore also had…

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For those of you that love our gardening events and enjoy spending time outdoors, you won’t want to miss our annual Orchid Sale and Symposium! Horticulturists and growers will have orchids available for sale, including rare and native species. The event will take place outdoors, under the oak trees. Vendors are open to the public.…

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This one 1-hour yoga class allows you to step away from all the 21st century gadgets and focus on the moment. All skill levels are welcome. The class is taught by Bonnie D’Angelo, a certified yoga instructor. She is RYT200 certified with Yoga Alliance and working toward RYT300. She is certified in Reiki 1 and…

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The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs invites you to create beautiful Mosaic artwork in one fabulous night! After enjoying a light dinner and wine, choose from beautiful images provided or create your own. Select gorgeous glass pieces and learn the ancient Mosaic technique that will bring your image to life. From 5:30 p.m. to…

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This one 1-hour yoga class allows you to step away from all the 21st century gadgets and focus on the moment. All skill levels are welcome. The class is taught by Bonnie D’Angelo, a certified yoga instructor. She is RYT200 certified with Yoga Alliance and working toward RYT300. She is certified in Reiki 1 and…

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