Newsletter | January 2019

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Looking forward to a GREAT 2019

The Weather is Perfect for a Walking Tour  ~~~ JOIN USMural

Lace up those walking shoes and join us for a 2-hour stroll around downtown Punta Gorda seeing and learning about our historic murals along the way. We’ll visit 12 murals and also stop and meet the artist painting our newest mural.

First tour is this Thursday, January 10th – space is still available. Call the Punta Gorda Chamber and reserve your spot (941-639-3720).
Weekly Tours every Thursday | Jan 10th – April 4th
9:30am – 11:30am; Check-in 9:20am
Tours start & end at the Punta Gorda Chamber Office
252 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda
$15 per person
Call the Chamber Office to Register 941-639-3720
Tour size is limited – Sign up Early

Skip working on Mural

Skip is at the Wall

The Harborwalk Mural has begun!

Our Artist, Skip Dyrda, started the Harborwalk Mural on Monday with layouts, measurements and paint colors.
He’ll be painting during the week, beginning in the late morning hours (after the dew dries off). Stop by and take a look.
Again many THANKS to the City of Punta Gorda for the prep work and giving the wall a good rinse before we started!


See and hear about all the Murals & the History they capture


Join us as we present the history of the area as told through the murals throughout our beautiful City.   Visit all 30 murals from the comfort of your Air Conditioned classroom seat while we present 450 years of history using the murals as a guide.   Hear about the Mural Society and get a sneak peek of upcoming projects.
Presented in 2 parts:
“Part 1 – The Early Years” – from pre-Spanish Exploration to pre-WWI.
“Part 2 – Post World War I” – picks up where the Part 1 leaves off continuing the story of our local history from WWI through modern day.
All Classes:  10:00am – 12:00pm (Noon)
Each Class – $18 per person
2019 Dates: 
January 28 & 30
February 25 & 27
March 25 & 27
FGCU Renaissance Academy
Herald Center Ct, Punta Gorda 
To Register:  Call (941) 505-0130

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