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“Holiday Magic 2013” at Cape Harbour

Cape Harbour presents “Holiday Magic 2013” on Friday, November 22nd from 6pm – 9pm

. Come join us as we celebrate the magic of the Holiday Season! Enjoy live entertainment, our annual Christmas Tree Lighting and a visit from Santa Claus. The event is open to everyone, admission and parking are free.


Harbour View Gallery invites you to their “Grand Re-Opening”! Join us this evening in the celebration and be among the first to preview the expanded gallery. The expansion includes a “Frame Shop” and artwork from several new artists. Come feast your eyes on this spectacular array of talent and beautiful gift ideas! Wine and refreshments will be served.

Of course, Santa Claus has been waiting all year to visit the kids again and will be available for photos in his workshop at the Pavilion from 6pm – 9pm. Bring the entire family including your pets. Don’t forget your camera so you can capture your very own photos with Santa. There is no charge to visit Santa.

At 7pm, Cape Harbour comes to life as thousands of colorful, twinkling lights are switched on and the Christmas tree is illuminated! This magical event will take place center stage between the towers, a tradition to mark the official start of this year’s holiday season. The “American Hero’s Texas Girls Choir” will be singing. They are with us again this year to promote the TOUCH A HERO’S HEART PROJECT.

Rumrunners, The Joint, Pignoli on the Harbour & Run Agrounds will be ready to serve you on this festive night!  All during the celebration enjoy live music by Miami Vice from 6pm to 9pm, sponsored by The Joint.  There will be music to appeal to everyone of every age.

Scentiments has a change of venue in their newly renovated shop; now along with purses they have ladies & children’s apparel. In December a new Gift Shop will be joining us here at Cape Harbour. The merchants have been working round the clock, just like little elf’s, in preparation for “Holiday Magic” and they can’t wait to show off all their sparkling treasures. Capture the spirit and come make some Merry Memories!

For information regarding properties in Cape Harbour contact Erik Elsea, Jones & Co Realty, 239-405-4063,, or


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7th Annual Great American Picnic At Cape Harbour!

Get an early start on your 4th of July celebration by getting in the spirit of the holiday at the family favorite “Great American Picnic” Thursday, July 4th from Noon – 3:30 pmat the Marina at Cape Harbour!

Great American Picnic at Cape Harbour

Great American Picnic at Cape Harbour

Beginning at Noon:
  • Cape Coral VFW Post 8463 Color Guard presentation.
  • Marcella Brown will be singing our National Anthem and more.
  • Chris the DJ with the “Juke Box Hero” will entertain.
  • Proceeds go to Adopt-A-Troop Foundation.
  • Dixie Roadhouse Dance Team.
  • Zumba demonstration with Rebecca.

At 1pm the “Best Patriotic Pet Contest” begins:

  • Registration starts at 11:30am.
  • Welcome back our judges Lois Thome with WINK-TV and John Woods with the Carefree Boat Club.
  • Patriotic Pet Winners will be announced at 2:15pm.

2pm to 3pm get ready for:

  • The “Bubble Gum Contest” hosted by Run Agrounds.
  • The “Hula Hoop Contest” hosted by the Joint.
  • “Tattoos & Firecraker Braids” by High Maintenance Salon/Day Spa & Divine Divas.
  • Also the traditional “Apple Pie Baking Contest” hosted by Pignoli on the Harbour. (Call 239-541-0800 to confirm if you plan to enter a pie in the contest)

Rumrunners, The Joint and Run Agrounds will entice guests with several menu choices, and Pignoli on the Harbour will be selling the customary 4th of July fare of hot dogs and hamburgers along with their daily menu. Merchants along the Marina Promenade will have their doors open featuring red-hot holiday specials. We have several new shops for you to enjoy!


Banana Bay Tour Company will host their annual 4th of July Spectacular Fireworks Cruise!  Boarding begins at7:15pm  dockside at Rumrunners.  Call 239-728-8687reserve your seat and enjoy a 3 1/2 hour cruise!

Admission and parking are free.

For information on available properties feel free to contact Erik Elsea, GRI, Jones & Co Realty, Broker Associate at 239-405-4063 or


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Cape Harbour Farmers Market


from 8am-Noon

Come check out the deals on fresh produce, bakery items and many other vendors!

Erik Elsea, Listing Superstar, Jones & Co Realty 239-405-4063


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Cape Coral Rowing Club

Saturday, June 1

8am -1pm


Cape Coral Rowing Club invites you to experience the joy of rowing on Saturday, June 1 from 8am to 1pm at their facility at the Marina at Cape Harbour.  Come to the Open House and be introduced to a sport which is enjoyed by people of every age.

The event is FREE and participants will:

* Have a tour of our facility and learn the parts of a

   rowing shell.

* Have an Concept II Ergometer demonstration.

* Get on an erg to learn the body movement in a rowing


* Learn some basic rowing commands

* Have an on the water rowing experience in an 8 person

   shell with an experienced coxswain and experienced


* Enter a raffle for a free  6 session Learn to Row Program.

The program is open to those age 13 and up.  Please contact for more information and to register.  Pre-registration is strongly suggested.

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Farmers Market at Cape Harbour

Begins May 25th, 8am to Noon

Between the two towers!


Succulent fruits, garden-fresh vegetables, seafood delights and homemade breads and desserts are just some of the mouth watering treats that will be offered at this season’s Farmers Market at Cape Harbour. The market beginsSaturday, May 25th and will be held from 8am until Noon and continue every Saturday till early October.

A host of quality vendors have been chosen to offer an array of locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as freshly made breads and pastries, honey, jelly, potted plants, hand made soaps and much more.

The market vendors will include the Acupuncture Clinic, Andy’s Seafood, Artisan Bread Company, Bark Street, Blueberry Junction, C & J Produce, Carefree Boat Club, Ceramic Graters, Classy Q-Z Covers, Divine Pet Accessories, Edward Jones, Green Leaf Worm Farm, Happy Pickle, Hawaiian Kettle Corn, Heritage Honey, Ida Baker High School, Jerad’s Palm Trees, Nature Source, Nerium, Pampered Chef (once a month), Paradise Garden Jellies, Paradise Gourmet Dips, Paradise Handmade Soaps, PowerFX, Pretzel’s, Rustic Bliss Organics, Sea Shell Cupcakery, Signature Laser Imaging & Gifts, Simply Beachie, State Farm, Tupperware, Turtle’s Tomato Patch, Two More Pockets, Vitamin Outlet plus the Shriners will be selling Vidalia onions. Seasonal fruits and vegetables including peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, lettuce, peaches, mangos, papayas and pineapple are among the delectable offerings.


In addition to the Farmers Market the Merchants at Cape Harbour will open their doors to offer shoppers a host of treasures & treats. Guests are invited to browse the shops and enjoy breakfast, lunch, a cool gelato or cocktail while relaxing near the water. We have 4 restaurants; Rumrunners, The Joint, Pignoli on the Harbour & Run Agrounds Coffee Shop.

Cape Harbour is located at 5828 Cape Harbour Drive, Cape Coral, Florida 33914


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9th Annual Ryan McCleskey Memorial Redfish Challenge 2013

Come Help Ryan’s Cause

Ryan McCleskey ended his fight against cancer on February 3, 2006. Family, friends, and acquaintances of Ryan wish to continue his battle with loving memory. The objective of the event is to build awareness of the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation, and assist the children of Southwest Florida in their personal battles, by donating the proceeds raised to Barbara’s Friends, the Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund.

The Golisano’s Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida is building a new 292,000 square foot, 128-bed children’s hospital on the campus of Health Park Medical Center. All funds raised during this major capital campaign through May 14, 2014 will be matched by Tom Golisano, up to $20 million.

For more information visit
To date we have raised over $64,000 for Barbara’s Friends.

Tournament Schedule

Captain’s Meeting

Meeting Date: May 17, 2013

Check-In: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Food & Drinks: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Live Music: 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Meeting Location: Twisted Conch

Tournament & Weigh In

At the Marina at Cape Harbour

Tournament Date: May 18, 2013

Tournament Time: 7:00am to 4:00pm

Weigh In Time: 4:00pm

Food, Raffle & Music: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Contact Kristin McCleskey



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7th Annual Water & Wheels At Cape Harbour – March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Get ready for a another weekend filled with fabulous yachts, boats, and cool cars along with live music, food and fun as Cape Harbour presents its 7th Annual “Water and Wheels” event on March 1st, 2nd and 3rd.  Admission to the family fun event is free and open to the public.

There will be lots to do, including time to relax by the water or browse the many unique waterfront boutiques and shops along Cape Harbour’s Promenade.  Enjoy a sunset dolphin cruise, explore the art gallery or spoil yourself at our full service salon and spa.


Don’t forget to take in the stars of the show.  Tour an impressive array of luxury yachts, variety of high performance sport and leisure boats, lovingly restored classic cars and pampered specialty automobiles.


The Joint has scheduled live entertainment for all three evenings.  Friday evening “PUSH” will be performing from 6pm to 9pm. On Saturday enjoy live music by “Stolen Fruit” from 6pm to 10pm.  To top it off on Sunday, Diane Russell will fill the promenade with all of her best from 4pm to 7pm.


Cape Harbour’s four restaurants are gearing up for the event. Rumrunners, The Joint and Run Agrounds will offer food and drink specials throughout the weekend.  Pignoli on theHarbour is ready to roll out the red carpet to meet all you dining needs!


There will be no shortage of custom, antique and classic cars on Saturday, March 2nd as the car show gets underway from 10am – 2pm in the parking lot across from Rumrunners.  It’s a rare opportunity to get up close and admire some of theCape’s premiere classic and collectible vehicles.  To register for the Car Show call 239-945-6116 ext.3.


Captain CJ’s Jet Pack Adventures will be joining us Saturday, March 2nd dockside at Rumrunners with a demonstration at noon & 2pm.  You have to see it to believe it!  The powerful water jet propels you through the water and in the air.  The amazing stability makes it easy to learn. Visit their website at
Scholastic Rowers will be conducting an ‘ERG-A-THON’ by  the high school team of the Cape Coral Rowing Club on Satturday, from 9am – 2pm during Water & Wheels.  Their goal is to raise funds for new rowing shells to accommodate the many new members of the club.  Having a variety of shells will keep the student athletes competitive with the larger clubs against which they compete.  Rowing shells cost anywhere from $5,000 used to over $30,000 new.


During the Erg-A-Thon, the scholastic team members, who draw students from all over Lee County, will take turns rowing on portable rowing shells while promoting the club. The club meets for practice at Cape Harbour.  The next ‘Learn to Row’ is scheduled to begin March 30th.  Go to for more details.


On Saturday the Charlotte Harbor Paddlers will have their “Draggin Dragons” boat set up by Rumrunners from 10am to 2pm.  The Lee County Sheriff’s office will be displaying their 36 Foot Ambarfrom 10am to 2pm in the Marina next to the Pavilion tent.


Also on Saturday there will be a talk/book signing at HarbourView Gallery.  Author Robert Macomber will be there from 10am to Noon!  Macomber’s talk will be “Cuba then, Cuba now” about researching and writing in Cuba for his 10th novel “Honorable Lies” which comes out this October.  We are very excited about having him again.  Bob is a great writer and an excellent speaker.


All weekend long, the Marina at Cape Harbour will display the best the area has to offer in an on-water and land display of unique and custom boats, cruising yachts, performance boats, sailboats, sport fishing boats, fishing tackle and boating accessories.  Yachts and boats will be open for tours all three days hosted by more than a dozen major dealers including Banana Boat Tour Company, Boaters Landing, Cape Coral Boat Rentals, Cape Coral Rowing Club, Cape Regal Yachts,Cape Yacht Management, Carefree Boat Club, Fabulous Services, LLC, Global Yachts, Marine Max, Nautical Mile, Paradigm Yacht Sales, Saint Custom Built Boats, Tow Boat US and Venture Out Charters.


Col. Hugh Saint, preeminent custom wooden boat builder, will be meeting and greeting spectators to talk about his craft.  Saint is the proud builder of Will Stout’s 38-foot Honduran mahogany runabout, “Rumrunner.”  Hugh Saint custom built wooden boats, will be on display at the dock by the Funky Fish Houses.


Every year, Friday through Sunday, “A Custom Carts” present their one of a kind custom golf cart display!  The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be back with “Coasty” to promote water safety!


Cape Harbour is Cape Coral’s most outstanding waterfront community.  It features deepwater slips and waterfront homes, condominiums, vacation rentals, waterfront shops and restaurants, galleries, indoor boat storage, and its newest residential community, the Funky Fish Houses. Come visit and “Live Your Vacation” at Cape Harbour!

For information regarding Cape Harbour real estate deals contact Erik Elsea, GRI, Broker Associate, Jones & Co Realty @ 239-405-4063 or

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