NI Special Events – Current

2018 Youth of the Year Celebration

Actor Ernie Hudson, Photographer: Michael Becker An impressive list of credits and awards accompany sought-after actor Ernie Hudson. However, Hudson’s road to fame was paved with many hardships. As the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s 2018 Youth of the Year celebrity guest speaker Ernie Hudson will share his story and the secrets of how to get out of the box…

9th Annual Batfish Bash for the Bay

Friends of Rookery Bay will present the 9th Annual Batfish Bash for the Bay from 6 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, Naples. The signature event will celebrate the taste and feel of Old Florida and life along the Gulf coast with cocktails, sunset on the bridge over Henderson Creek, dinner and…

2018 Celebrity Martini Glass Auction

2018 CMGA Hope Lives Here glass signed by world-renowned chocolatier and pastry chef Norman Love, designed by artist Mariapia Malerba. The 2018 Celebrity Martini Glass Auction (CMGA), themed “Hope Lives Here,” is set for Saturday, March 24, at Artis—Naples. The CMGA will showcase up to 15 martini glasses signed by celebrities and designed by artists from across the globe. The works…

2018 Celebrity Martini Glass Auction

When: March 24, 2018 all-day
Where: Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples, FL 34108, USA

The 2018 Celebrity Martini Glass Auction (CMGA), themed “Hope Lives Here,” is set for Saturday, March 24, at Artis—Naples. The CMGA will showcase up to 15 martini glasses signed by celebrities and designed by artists from across the globe. The works of art are auctioned off during a by-invitation-only event and proceeds will benefit PAWS Assistance Dogs and charities supporting the arts…

9th Annual Batfish Bash for the Bay

When: March 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples, FL 34113, USA

Friends of Rookery Bay will present the 9th Annual Batfish Bash for the Bay from 6 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. The signature event will celebrate the taste and feel of Old Florida and life along the Gulf coast with cocktails, sunset on the bridge over Henderson Creek, dinner and dancing,…

2018 Youth of the Year Celebration

When: March 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Club Pelican Bay, 707 Gulf Park Dr, Naples, FL 34108, USA

An impressive list of credits and awards accompany sought-after actor Ernie Hudson. However, Hudson’s road to fame was paved with many hardships. As the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s 2018 Youth of the Year celebrity guest speaker Ernie Hudson will share his story and the secrets of how to get out of the box of limitation and land dream roles,…

Centennial Celebration & Gala

When: March 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Celebrate 100 years of service with Florida’s Southern Gulf Chapter of the American Red Cross on March 9, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Event chair, Elizabeth Star, invites guests to experience the emotion, exhilaration, drama, and the energy of the evening at the ultimate birthday celebration — the Centennial Celebration & Gala. Since its inception, the American Red…