Shangri-La Springs will host the first of five Art & Soul Community Nights on Dec. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring live music, art exhibits, free mini spa treatments, food from garden-to-table restaurant Harvest & Wisdom, special guests and more.
The first of the popular free events Dec. 11 will have a holiday theme “Making Spirits Bright,” with Gulf Coast Symphony harpist Christian Bell playing sounds of magical fairies and mischievous elves to evoke the holiday spirit. Also performing songs of the season will be singer and guitarist Douglas Coventry. Learn to relax with free gentle yoga classes with renowned Kristen Catrabone at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the Octagon. Plus, an indoor artisan market will include products for sale (cash only) farmer’s market-style from the site’s organic garden, eclectic vendors, area artists and craftsman. Featured artists Beth Schroeder and Erik Pflueger will be at the event with artwork on display.
Harvest & Wisdom will offer tapas, beer and wine for sale in the Courtyard and the restaurant will be open for dinner. Reservations are suggested.
“Shangri-La Springs has been supporting the arts since March of 2013 with gallery exhibits, music and enrichment classes for the community,” said Cindy Ekonomou, Shangri-La Springs director of sales. “As a treasured venue in Bonita Springs, we celebrate healthy lifestyles and longevity. It’s our pleasure to share this unique estate, the arts, and delicious food with the community.”
Mark your calendars: Dates for upcoming events in 2020 include:
- Jan 8: All Jazzed Up
- Feb. 12: Movie Madness
- March 11: Feelin’ Groovy
- April 15: Bonita Schools Art & Music
For more information call 239-949-0749, or visit www.ShangriLaSprings.com.
About Shangri-La Springs
Built in 1921, Shangri-La Springs offers a variety of unique services including a stately property with an organic garden, fitness studio, organic restaurant, full-service organic spa, gift shop and event and wedding venue rated GOLD in the Naples Daily News 2019 Best of Bonita/Estero. The Blue Zones Project® recognized organization specializes in offering guests a nexus of beneficial practices, activities and engagement opportunities that include wellness classes, art shows and special programs. A range of natural and organic treatments and products including facials, massages, eucalyptus steam room, far infrared sauna and private garden lounge are offered at the Spa at Shangri-La Springs, which was rated SILVER for Day Spa in the Naples Daily News 2019 Best of Bonita/Estero. The organic farm-to-table restaurant Harvest & Wisdom, with an ever-changing menu crafted with produce fresh from the on-site garden, locally sourced organic proteins and organic beverages, is open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch. In addition, the historic property is undergoing interior renovations to open as a full-service boutique hotel that will feature 21 guest rooms, outdoor dining area and conference room in the Great House. Renovations are also underway for six guest rooms located in Villa Ascona, a building positioned near the property’s courtyard, perfect for spa weekends or bridal party accommodations. Shangri-La Springs is located at 27750 Old 41 Road in Bonita Springs. For more information call 239-949-0749 or visit www.ShangriLaSprings.com.