November at Marco Island Center for the Arts features Music, Art, and Bourbon Tasting

Friday, October 20, 2023

October 20, 2023 Marco Island, Florida – The Marco Island Center for the Arts is thrilled to announce a spectacular lineup of events for the upcoming month of November. From musical interludes to a bourbon-tasting extravaganza, the Art Center promises an exciting and culturally enriching experience for all attendees.


Musical Interludes with Terra Guitarra Nuevo Flamenco Guitar Duo

- Date: Thursday November 29th, 2023

- Time: 5:30pm

- Venue: Marco Island Center for the Arts

- Address:1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island

Prepare for an enchanting evening of music as Terra Guitarra comprised of Master guitarist Bruce Hecksel and Julie Patchouli, take the stage. Terra Guitarra is celebrated as "one of the top nuevo-flamenco groups in the world," by Zone Music Reporter. With three internationally chart-topping albums, including the ZMR Award-winning "Best Instrumental Album of the Year 2017," Of Sea & Stars, Terra Guitarra promises to mesmerize the audience.

This event is more than just music; it is a journey through blazing Spanish and world guitar instrumentals, heartfelt lyrics, lush vocal harmonies, and epic folk rock anthems. The chemistry between Bruce Hecksel and singer-songwriter Julie Patchouli is undeniable and guarantees an inspiring and uplifting night that will leave you wanting to pick up your guitar again.


In addition to the concert, Bruce Hecksel will be the featured artist in November's La Petite Galerie exhibition, running from November 6 to November 21. This exhibition will run alongside the Natural Elements Exhibition in the main gallery, with second Tuesday gallery reception featuring participating artists on Tuesday, November 14, from 5 pm to 7 pm. This reception is open to the community at no charge.


Bourbon-America’s Native Spirit Bourbon Tasting – To benefit Marco Island Center for the Arts

- Date: November 16, 2023

- Time: 5:30 pm

- Venue: Marco Island Center for the Arts

- Address: 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island

Don't miss the chance to indulge in America's native spirit, bourbon, with a special tasting event presented by Total Wine & More. Proceeds from the ticket sales will benefit Art Center programming. Join Glen Reid, Spirits Manager and In-Store Concierge Captain at Total Wine and More of Naples, on Thursday, November 16, at 5:30 pm.

Discover the alluring and bold world of bourbons while expanding your knowledge and palate. Whether you're an experienced bourbon connoisseur or just beginning your bourbon journey, this event promises to be both educational and enjoyable. Sample a variety of exquisite bourbons and unlock the secrets of this quintessentially American spirit.


Tickets for these events and all upcoming events are available for purchase online on the Art Center's event calendar at or by calling 239-394-4221.

Don't miss out on these imaginative and exciting cultural experiences at the Marco Island Center for the Arts in November. Join us for an unforgettable journey through music, art, and bourbon, right here on Marco Island.


About Marco Island Center for the Arts

Marco Island Center for the Arts brings a wide variety of arts to its community through art exhibitions, engaging educational programs for adults and children and a diverse assortment of events. The Art Center serves as a professional and financial driver for visual and performing artists and educators through exhibition, performance and teaching opportunities while being a catalyst that fuels economic development, an understanding of cultural diversity and community cohesion.  


Mission: Marco Island Center for the Arts inspires artistic expression and advances education and appreciation of the arts. The Art Center honors Marco Island and Southwest Florida’s rich, diverse, and creative heritage through active community engagement in the visual and performing arts.