Featured Events

With Valentine’s Day approaching, a few of Priority Marketing’s clients have announced special offers and ideas to impress your loved ones:

Norman Love Valentines chocolate hearts

Norman Love Confections (Feb. 13-15): Treat your Valentine to Date Night with a choice of wine, a charcuterie and cheese board, quiche, pastries, chocolate-dipped strawberries and a Valentine’s Day Collection Gift Box. Call for reservations: 239-672-8797. The limited-edition 2020 Valentines Collection is available online through Feb. 12 and in the chocolatier’s local salons through Feb. 14. LINK: 2020 Valentines Collection

Kitchen Social (Feb. 13-15): Four Valentine-themed cooking classes include perfectly prepared Italian cuisine, beef wellington, chicken cordon bleu or grilled filet mignon. LINK: Valentine’s Day Date Nights

Shangri-La Springs (Feb. 14-15): Diners can enjoy the restaurant’s special five-course tasting menu with sparkling wine. The Spa also is offering a 10% discount on couple’s massages throughout February. LINK: Restaurant, Spa Specials

Matanzas on the Bay (Feb. 14): Dinner specials include Alaskan king crab legs and baked salmon served at the restaurant’s idyllic waterfront setting, which features live music on Valentine’s Day. LINK: Valentine’s Day Specials

Additional special events for February:

Feb. 5: Dr. Carol L. Roberts, medical director at Naples Center for Functional Medicine, will lead a complimentary lecture offering insight into how holistic medicine helps to optimize brain health. LINK: Natural Strategies

Feb. 8: Sunshine Ace Hardware will host its fifth Annual Reel in the Sunshine fishing expo, which features educational, interactive fishing seminars led by local fishing captains, vendor-led product demonstrations, food samples, hourly giveaways, and exclusive offers and discounts available only to attendees. LINK: Reel in the Sunshine

Feb. 8: Cypress Pharmacy’s Natural Health Consultant, Dr. Stan Headley, is offering a free seminar outlining “Seven Powerful Ways to Strengthen Your Heart Naturally.” LINK: Seminar Saturday

Feb. 12: Shangri-La Springs will host its third of five Art & Soul Community Nights featuring live music, art exhibits, free mini spa treatments, food from the garden-to-table restaurant Harvest & Wisdom, special guests and more. The theme for this event is “Song & Dance.” LINK: Art & Soul

Feb. 13: Golf with players, coaches and alumni at the 22nd annual Minnesota Twins Celebrity Golf Classic, which will raise support for the Regional Cancer Center. The event includes lunch, on-course refreshments, hole-in-one prizes, cocktails, dinner, and silent and live auctions. LINK: Golf Classic

Feb. 17-18: The annual Boston Red Sox “Tee” Party on Feb. 17 includes cocktails, food, entertainment, and silent and live auctions. On Feb. 18, the Celebrity Golf Classic features lunch, on-course beverages and a round of golf and skills challenges with players, coaches and team management. Both events benefit Kids’ Minds Matter. LINK: Tee Party

Feb. 19: Earn to Learn FL will honor eight distinguished Southwest Florida residents as 2020 Mentors of IMPACT at an event that includes a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, networking opportunities and a keynote address by Syd Kitson. The program recognizes men and women at the pinnacle of their careers or community service who have elevated the lives of others through mentoring. LINK: Mentors of IMPACT

Feb. 19: Wolf, Metzger & Maurillo Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors is hosting a complimentary workshop addressing market conditions and potential tax savings opportunities. LINK: 2020 Market Outlook

Feb. 21-22: The 2020 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, with a theme of “Painting a Difference: Putting Kids First,” features chef vintner dinners hosted in private luxury venues, the grand tasting and a live auction to support pediatric programs at Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College. LINK: Wine & Food Fest

Feb. 21-23: The eighth annual Hooters Fort Myers Pro Rodeo is a professionally choreographed, two-hour premier event that will feature bull riding, bronc riding, steer wrestling, roping, barrel racing and more. LINK: Fort Myers Pro Rodeo

Feb. 25: The News-Press Market Watch 2020: Focus on Real Estate will highlight the latest real estate market trends and how they will impact the big picture for Southwest Florida, individual homeowners and real estate professionals in the year ahead. LINK: Market Watch

Feb. 27-March 1: Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating its 7th anniversary with a four-day event that includes more than 50 craft beers, live music, food trucks and the always-popular Beer Mile. LINK: Anniversary Party

Feb. 28: Former Pfizer CEO and Chairman Ian Read will share insights and stories from his four decades with the pharmaceutical company at the Benson Blackburn NextGen Speaker Series event in Naples. LINK: NextGen Speaker Series