Olde Englewood Happenings

Englewood Farmers Market Thursdays

Englewood Farmers Market

In the heart of Olde Englewood Village, on West Dearborn Street, the Englewood Farmer's Market is now open every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

You will find a wide range of select items: fruits, organic vegetables, fresh german breads, gourmet French foods, fresh seafood, bonsai plants, orchids, garden plants, kettle corn, and much much more!

See you at the market!  For more information visit www.englewoodfarmersmarket.org.


Music & Events at Mango Bistro

Music and Events at Mango Bistro

Here is a list of the upcoming live music and events at Mango Bistro! Click on any of the band/event names for more information (a new window/tab will open).


Winter Fine Arts Festival 2015

artfest-logo-2011-smAn Invitation to Artists: The Winter Fine Arts Festival will once again be presented by Olde Englewood Village Association. It will be held on December 5th and 6th, 2015 from 10am to 4pm each day on West Dearborn Street in charming "Olde Englewood Village".

Artists who which to submit their application for entry should do so prior to November 12, 2015. The Olde Englewood Village Association will be promoting this event well in advance, so don't miss this wonderful opportunity to showcase and sell your work.

To become one of the vendors, please download the application below, fill it out and mail it to the address mentioned in the application form.

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

pdfApplication     pdfRules


Congratulation to the Best in Show winners of this 2014'sOEVA Winter Fine Art Festival

from left: Steve Koury winner of Best in Show 2D, and Jim Sears winner of Best in Show 3D

Earth Day Festival

Earth Day Buchans Park Englewood FL

Sunday April 26th, 11am to 4pm at Buchans Park - FREE

It's the 45th anniversary of EARTH DAY. Please join us for our 3rd annual Earth Day celebration at Buchans Airport Park at the north end of Old Englewood Road.


Bowls of Hope

Date: Saturday, March 28th
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: The Open Studio
380 Old Englewood Road

The Open Studio Pottery and The Real Juice Bar are happy to announce a collaborative effort fundraiser to benefit the Earth TASK Crew summer camp.

Profits generated will go towards the TASK Crew Summer Camp to provide children the opportunity to attend the Summer Camp and learn about and enjoy the outdoors and nature of SW Florida. Each child attending camp will learn to work together to do positive things to enrich the environment and improve our community while having fun doing so.

Tickets cost $30 each and are available for sale in The Open Studio Pottery and The Real Juice Bar. Ticket purchasers will be able to redeem their ticket to select a locally made and unique pottery bowl to keep, which can be filled with soup on the day of the event. The event will be held March 28th on the grounds of the Open Studio. Live music will be provided for everyone's listening pleasure while enjoying a bowl of soup.

We hope you support this worthwhile cause. Watch the video.


"Oh Mama! Oh Papa!" at Lemon Bay Playhouse

Oh Mama, Oh Papa
The cast of “Oh, Mama! No, Papa!” take time from their busy schedule to pose for a photo. Seated (left to right) are Kim Fox (Eleanor), Stephen Horowitz (Dr. Bolt), and Bob La Salle (Silas). Standing (from left to right) are Kristi Hibschman (Louisa), Jim Walsh (James), and Lee Hakeem (Dr. Brown), and Donna Hadley (Geraldine).

A very successful season for the Lemon Bay Playhouse will continue with its next production, Oh, Mama! No, Papa! by Reginald Denham, which opens on April 29 and runs through May 17, 2015.


Crusin' on Dearborn, May 2nd, 5-8pm

cruisin on dearborn

Hundreds of cars and thousands of car lovers converge on Dearborn Street for this monthly car show.

Music to cruise by sponsored by O.E.V.A.


Lemon Bay Playhouse Holds Auditions

The Lemon Bay Playhouse will hold open auditions for an upcoming show on Sunday, April 12 and Monday, April 13 at 7:00pm at the Lemon Bay Playhouse, 96 W. Dearborn St., Englewood.


Lorri Hafer Jazz Quartet Performs at Lemon Bay Playhouse

Mike and Lorri
Lorri and Mike Hafer, source: www.lorrihafer.com

We are very fortunate to have the Lorri Hafer jazz quartet appear here in Englewood, at the Lemon Bay Playhouse, on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 7:30pm. Mike and Lorri, a husband and wife keyboard and vocalist duo, perform a strong selection of the best of the Great American Songbook.


Don't Dress for Dinner coming to Lemon Bay Playhouse

Cast Don't Dress for Dinner
The cast members of “Don’t Dress for Dinner” take a short break from rehearsals to pose for a photo. Pictured seated (left to right) are Wendi Scianna (Suzanne), Michelle Neitzel (Suzette) and Victoria Caruso (Jacqueline). Standing (left to right) are Ric Goodwin (Robert), Robert McInnis (George) and Will Horton (Bernard and Director of the show).

For the fifth production of its current season, the Lemon Bay Playhouse will present Don't Dress for Dinner, opening on March 11 and running through April 5, 2015. This play, written by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Robin Hawdon, will be directed by Will Horton.


Rayburn at Englewoods


As part of a rare Florida tour, Rockabilly Sun Recording artist Rayburn Anthony is bringing his signature sound to Englewood’s on Dearborn, Wednesday, April 8.


34th Annual Spring Fine Arts Festival

Homeward Bound by Debra Purdy
Homeward Bound – Englewood Beach!! by Debra Purdy
Date: Saturday, March 28th &
Sunday, March 29th
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: W Dearborn St, Englewood FL
Presented By: The Rotary Club of Englewood

The Fine Arts Festival draws thousands of visitors to the heart of Englewood. Residents and Visitors will have a chance to meet over 110 artists who are exhibiting and selling their original artwork. These artists and their creations are the Stars of this two-day weekend art show. Every imaginable handmade item is here – fine jewelry, art glass, paintings, photography, ceramics, sculpture and more. It’s a great way to celebrate spring and enjoy the ambiance of Englewood. In addition to the art displays, the festival will feature food & beverages from local restaurants & vendors, live music, and shopping throughout the popular Dearborn Street stores.