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WGCU Events

Check back regularly for the latest events from WGCU including concerts, premieres & screenings, travel and more!

Event Calendar

Speaking Grief Documentary & Virtual Discussion

At some point in every life, we experience grief. Join WGCU in a public media initiative creating a more grief-aware society featuring the documentary, Speaking Grief. Tune in to WGCU TV on Sunday, September 27 at 11am to watch the documentary, then join Gulf Coast Life producer Mike Kiniry, Valerie's House Executive Director Angela Melvin  … Read more

Age of Nature Scavenger Hunt!

Join WGCU in a nature themed scavenger hunt as we celebrate the Age of Nature! Download the WGCU Nature Scavenger Hunt starting October 1st, then start your quest. Answers can be found by watching Age of Nature and searching the websites or visiting local organizations that feature the flora and fauna of Southwest Florida. Once  … Read more

The Life Autistic – Screening and Discussion

Join WGCU for a virtual preview of The Life Autistic Tuesday, October 6th at 6 p.m. The documentary explores the successes and challenges of people at life’s different stages. Immediately following the screening, join WGCU Gulf Coast Life Producer Mike Kiniry, Sandra Worth, Executive Director, Kelsey Holder, Program Coordinator and members of My Autism Connection for  … Read more

Blood Sugar Rising Doc and Discussion

Diabetes affects more than 100 million people and costs more than $325 billion dollars each year. Join WGCU for a virtual viewing and discussion featuring Blood Sugar Rising, a PBS documentary that puts a human face to the statistics and explores the history and science of the illness. View the documentary anytime then join WGCU  … Read more

Lee County Legislative Delegation Meeting

Representatives of organizations across southwest Florida discuss their projects, ideas, and happenings. -State Representative Spencer Roach- Chair-State Representative Jenna Persons- Vice Chair-State Representative Adam Botana-State Representative Mike Giallombardo-Senator Ben Albritton-Senator Kathleen Passidomo-Senator Ray Rodrigues Live video of the meeting will be available on the WGCU Facebook page @wgcupublicmedia. Recorded video of the meeting will be  … Read more

Sesame Street in Communities Virtual Workshop for Educators and Parents

Join us for a special Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC) Workshop for Early Childhood Educators and parents, co-presented with WFSU Public Media in Tallahassee. Sesame Street In Communties builds on Sesame Workshop's 50-year commitment to addressing kids’ developmental, physical, and emotional needs. They're time-tested research model and thorough testing with families and providers ensures that  … Read more

Downing of a Flag Virtual Screening and Discussion

WGCU will host a screening and discussion of the first hour episode of Downing of a Flag, a two-hour documentary film that uses firsthand interviews featuring various perspectives and a wealth of historical footage to examine the impact of the Confederate Battle flag on the people, politics and perceptions of South Carolina and beyond. WGCU  … Read more

WGCU Financial Webinar

Learn - and get some laughs along the way - as attorney Conrad Teitell discusses how charitable life-income plans can:

•Pay you and the people you care about income for life.
•Give you an income tax charitable deduction now for assets that go to charity after life.
• Enable you to reinvest appreciated investments with no or reduced capital gains taxes.
•Make important charitable gifts.


Virtual SWFL LGBTQ+ Youth: Informational Workshop

WGCU Television Studio 10501 FGCU Boulevard S, Fort Myers, Florida, United States

To accommodate a number of requests from people who would like to participate but are unable to travel to the campus of FGCU, we have changed this to an online event. You will receive a link to participate once you have registered. Join WGCU, Naples Pride and Visuality, for an educational workshop for SWFL LGBTQ  … Read more

Mannheim Steamroller 2021 Christmas Tour * Sold Out

Artis Naples-Hayes Hall 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples, FL, United States

Do you remember the first time you heard the Christmas sounds of Mannheim Steamroller? You can again celebrate the holiday magic of Mannheim Steamroller in 2021 when they bring their annual holiday tour to fans throughout the country.

$250 – $325

Joe Bonamassa Returns to the Stage in Southwest Florida. * Sold Out*

See Joe Bonamassa Live at Hertz Arena. Bonamassa will be backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians including Late Night with David Letterman's Anton Fig (drums), Nashville recording legend Michael Rhodes (bass), Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Reese Wynans (piano/organ), Paulie Serra (sax), Lee Thornburg (trumpet), along with soulful background singers to bring a whole new life to the show which will feature brand new songs as well as career-spanning favorites.

$460 – $520

An Intimate Evening with David Foster- Hit Man -SOLD OUT

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall 13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers, United States

16-time GRAMMY® award-winning songwriter David Foster makes his way to Fort Myers to perform songs from his unparalleled catalog along with Katharine McPhee.

Celtic Woman: ‘Postcards from Ireland’ Tour* SOLD OUT

Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall 13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers, United States

Grammy nominated global music sensation Celtic Woman is thrilled to return in 2022 with a brand-new show Postcards from Ireland.