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Outdoor movies always get a loud yes from us and our fall lineup is no exception! In October, join us for The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Hocus Pocus and The Blair Witch Project!

The Outdoor Movie Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday October 16 • The mother of all cult classics returns to the big screen! A beloved, rowdy and nocturnal tradition, the Rocky Horror Picture Show has captivated audiences for over 40 years. Be part of a decades-long tradition of crowd participation, as guests are encouraged to dance to the Time Warp, shout in response to the film, and throw props to the beat of the on-screen action and our shadow projection. The event includes a Rocky Horror costume contest, food trucks, raffles, vendors, accessory bags and a night under the stars with your favorite Transylvanians!

This show will be sold out, so babies… get your tickets today.

Special thanks to our sponsors Creative Events, Salty Sam’s, Nice Guys, Harmon’s Audio Visual and Red-Headed Witches for their support of the arts in Southwest Florida.

Outdoor movie Hocus Pocus on the GreenMarket lawn

Thursday October 28 • Pack your lawn chairs, coolers and blankets and enjoy the incredibly beloved classic movie, Hocus Pocus! After 300 years of slumber, three witch sisters are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it’s up to three children and their new feline friend to end the witch’s reign of terror once and for all.

The Blair Witch Project Outdoor Movie Night with Director Daniel Myrick at Nice Guys Pizza

Sunday October 3 • The Alliance and Nice Guys Pizza enthusiastically welcome Florida native and director Daniel Myrick to an exclusive screening of The Blair Witch Project with a post-show Q&A. Grab your blankets and lawn chairs for an exciting and spooky evening under the stars at Nice Guys Pizza in Cape Coral!

The event features a full screening of The Blair Witch Project, Q&A and chat with director Dan Myrick, exclusive fan art posters, artist pop-ups, a one-night-only beer by Fort Myers Brewing Company, Blair Witch trivia and a night under the stars with your friends!

Fort Myers Cosplay Con 2021

Sunday September 26 • This convention is packed with everything you look forward to at conventions, all in one event! Board games, useful demonstrations and workshops, LARP sessions, cosplay mini-shoots, informative panels from local experts in the field, cosplay competitions for crafts AND staging – and the list continues to grow.

Men on Boats, primarily a comedy by Jaclyn Backhaus and directed by Rachael Endrizzi

From October 21 to 31 • Ten explorers. Four boats. A Grand Canyon. Men On Boats is the true story of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of crazed but loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. The extravagant crew encounter disasters, conflicts and painful adventures along the way. True to the tradition of the acclaimed Backhaus play, the cast is made up entirely of women.

One week workshop on mosaic and stained glass (18 years and over)

Saturdays, October 2 and 9 • The fun begins when you select beautiful glazed glass tiles and learn the mosaic or stained glass techniques that will bring your image to life! Mila and Stevan’s highly personalized teaching style is a great start to learning the technique of mosaic making. The course is suitable for all levels and the small classes ensure a lot of individual attention. Participants will learn basic glass cutting techniques and glass laying techniques. Each student will have the opportunity to choose from prefabricated models or create their own.

Basics Techniques Workshop (15 years old and over)

3-day workshop, October 22-24 • This 3-day workshop focuses on the use of the wax painting and dyeing processes batik (Indonesian style wax painting) and rozome (Japanese style batik) to create unique works of art on fabric that can be used on everyday household items, clothing or artwork! Play around with tjaps (Indonesian printing blocks), tjanting tools, brushes and other waxing techniques so you have a variety of tools to create illustrations that are unique to you.

Free family art labs

Every 3rd Saturday • Come and have fun with your family free of charge from 10 am to noon. Explore something new every month like artistic creation, gallery activities, games and more, all inspired by the works of art on display in the gallery, famous artists, national holidays and artistic traditions from around the world whole. Be prepared to imagine and create! After the fun, browse local produce and products from our GreenMarket.

Saturday Green Market

Every Saturday • Our outdoor farmer’s market is full of local produce, artisan foods, edible and landscape plants, lawn yoga, live music, art, unique gifts, farmyard workshops in the backyard and all the good flavors and good vibes you can incorporate into your Saturday morning. Plus, there’s plenty of shade, camaraderie, and community – the perfect setting to grab a bite to eat and relax! Our weekly market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, all year round, rain or shine.

Alliance for the Arts •
239-939-2787 • 10091 boul. McGregor, Fort Myers

Membership • Make a donation • Classes • Exhibitions • Theater

Janet & Bruce Bunch The Claiborne & Ned Foulds Foundation
Leigh Frizzell HayesMary Lou and Richard Helms
Meisenberg Family Trust Jon and Megan Romine Arthur Zupko

And amazing people like you!

Alliance for the Arts | 10091 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida 33919

This press release was produced by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.

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