Shell Point’s Christmas season features Michael W. Smith, Florida Gulfshore Ballet, and Southwest Florida Symphony


Shell Point’s Christmas season features Micheal W. Smith, Florida Gulfshore Ballet, and Southwest Florida Symphony

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2023) Shell Point celebrates the Christmas season with a trio of holiday performances in the Tribby Arts Center and The Village Church in December.

the Stage

Saturday, Dec. 9: Florida Gulfshore Ballet performs the classic holiday fairytale ballet “The Nutcracker” at 2 p.m. and 7 Tribby Arts Center. Tickets are $55 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under.

 Monday, Dec. 11: Southwest Florida Symphony is back at Shell Point by popular demand with a Holiday Pops concert at The Village Church at Shell Point at 7 p.m. Tickets $50.

Tuesday, Dec. 12: Multi-platinum artist Michael W. Smith performs at The Village Church at Shell Point at 7 p.m. Tickets $55.

To purchase event tickets, visit or call the Tribby Box Office at (239)-415-5667.

In the Galleries

Exhibitions in the Tribby Arts Center galleries are available for viewing through Saturday, Dec. 23. Flora & Fauna: Artworks Inspired by Nature” presents paintings by Renée Chastant and Betsy Conrad, ceramics by Augusta Crane and Martha Grattan, and bronzes and glassworks by Annie Wainwright.

A Legacy Exhibition honoring contribution to the arts community of Shell Point, “Art of the Quilt” presents the works of Shell Point resident Pat Meredith, along with a selection of sewing-related objects from her personal collection.

Tribby Arts Center exhibitions are free and open to the public. Tribby Arts Center is located within Shell Point, at 17281 On Par Boulevard in Fort Myers.


About Shell Point

Located along Southwest Florida’s Caloosahatchee River and minutes from Sanibel and Captiva Islands is Shell Point Retirement Community. Home to 2,500 residents, Shell Point is the country’s largest, not-for-profit, single site continuing care retirement community (CCRC), offering independent and assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing services. Shell Point provides residents exceptional care with a world-class health center, activities, and resort amenities, including championship golf, a marina, art and fitness centers, restaurants, pickleball courts, gardening spaces, a dog park, and miles of bike paths and waterfront trails. Learn why Ideal Living lists Shell Point among the “100 Best Places to Live” by visiting

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