WGCU Events

Check back often to find out about our latest WGCU events. Our events are designed to inspire, inform, educate, connect and entertain.

WGCU & Preferred Travel of Naples present...

Rick Steves and the Joy of European Travel

Tuesday, March 1  6:30 - 8:30 pm
Ritz Carlton Golf Resort Lawn Pavilion, Naples

$75 Rick Steves Event Ticket
$125 Event Ticket with Meet & Greet after the event - limited availability

  Have questions about the WGCU trips to Cuba, Peru or Iceland?

Tuesday, October 27 10am - 12pm
Sugden Welcome Center, FGCU Campus

Join WGCU and the FGCU Chemistry & Physics Department for this special night of star gazing and education!

 Friday, January 15th from 5 to 8pm

Your $75 donation includes hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and soft drinks in the Whitaker Atrium and Gallery; a tour of the Evelyn L. Egan Observatory; an opportunity to peer through high-powered telescopes to see the real stars of Southwest Florida; chat with experts and participate in hands-on activities.

Celebrate the final season of Downton Abbey​ on MASTERPIECE

With tea, finger sandwiches, scones, a champagne toast, live period music by the Honey Creepers, and the Southwest Florida premier of the first hour of the final season. Followed by a jazz reception.

Salute to Vienna Concert

Sep 23, 2015

Celebrate the musical heritage of Vienna with Salute to Vienna

8pm, Saturday, January 2, 2016
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall

$200 per pair or $186 per pair
Secure your seats and support WGCU today.

Join WGCU & David Perlmutter, MD for a healthy and enlightening evening...

Wednesday,  February 17, 6pm
Naples Grande Beach Resort

Learn how to be a healthier you from Naples' own Dr. David Perlmutter and support public media in Southwest Florida.

$120 Secures one seat for the 90-minute presentation, plus healthy, heavy hors d'oeuvres
$150 Secures the presentation plus a Meet & Greet -limited availability
$1000 Secures a table for 10

888-809-9809 or wgcu.org
Sponsored by FineMark National Bank and Trust



Click here to learn more about Dr. Perlmutter

Returning for a special concert in Southwest Florida!

Thursday, December 17 7:30p
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall

$275 Orchestra Seats (only 1 pair left)
$200 Rows E-J (only 5 pairs left)

Call (800) 809-9428 or click here to secure your seats now!

WGCU is once again offering you a trip of a lifetime to Cuba! Support WGCU by traveling to our neighbor 90 miles to the south...

March 10 thru March 18, 2016

$4084 pp Double, $4734 Single

For more information, Liz at Stewart Travel: 239-591-8183. The berths are filling fast!

The World's True Global Artist is returning to Southwest Florida. Support WGCU and see him live!

Monday, February 8, 2016  -  Artis Naples

$360 per pair of tickets, includes membership to WGCU Public Media.

Secure your seats at 800-809-9428 or wgcu.org.

Explore Your World - Explore Peru with WGCU
October 08-17, 2016 
with Optional 3-Night Peruvian Amazon Post Tour Extension

$4649 per person, double occupancy

Highlights: Lima, SanFrancisco Monastery, Cuzco, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Pisac Market, Ollantaytambo Ruins, Machu Picchu, Culinary Demonstration, Lake Titicaca, Uros Floating Islands

Includes: 10 Days, 14 meals, Airfaire from Miami, Air taxes, fees/surcharges, hotel transfers, membership to WGCU Public Media

Back by Popular Demand!
April 9, 2016  -  Alico Arena at FGCU
Session One 9am- 12pm
Session Two 1pm - 4pm

A $120 donation to WGCU allows you to bring 3 items for appraisal by local and regional appraisers. Choose between the morning or afternoon session.

A $150 donation secures you early, exclusive access to either session.

Secure your ticket at 888-809-9809 or wgcu.org.
Sponsored by Jeffrey Private Jeweler.

Appraisers donating their time (so far!):

David Carlton Eldridge, Eldridge Appraisals
John Dean, Huggins & Scott Auctions
Marshall Kuehn, Marshall's Stamps for Collectors
Michael Logan ISA CAPP
Tanya Logan
David Medeiros, Quality Stamps
Leif Metsch, Leif's Coin & Jewelry
Colin Strong, Colin Strong Antiques
Donna Tribbey, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Kristin Vaugh, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Jeffrey Zanger, Jeffrey Private Jeweler

Explore your World  - Explore Iceland with WGCU

August 11 - 19, 2016

$5099 per person (double occupancy)

Highlights: Reykjavik, the Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Snaefellsnes Peninsula, a Puffin Cruise. and the Blue Lagoon.

Included: 9 Days  - 10 Meals - Airfare from RSW - Air Taxes/Fee/Surcharges- Hotel Transfers - Membership to WGCU Public Media.

You've seen him on PBS, now see him perform live in the WGCU Studios.

February 13, 2016 • 2pm Matinee • 7:30 pm Evening

$160 donation to WGCU for 2 tickets to this unique event, which includes a meet & greet after the performance!

Ethan Bortnick and his band will perform for an exclusive audience in the television production studios of WGCU Public Media (on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers.)

Fans of Masterpiece can support WGCU and travel back in time to France and England...  

Tour the splendor of Paris, the beauty along the Seine and the history of Normandy via a Viking longship. Then cross the channel to England to visit scenes from your favorite PBS Masterpiece programs, including a private reception at Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey is filmed.

Plan your trip for May 3- 14, 2016, more...