What's going on at The Franklin Shops
ART WALK Friday, July 5, 6–10pm
The Art of Cocktail: Sip the Spirit
Explore and sip the special spirit of the Wellness Cocktails served at The Franklin Shops! Our hosts are the Children Of Mu' - light workers, life coaches, and intuitive readers who believe in healing the mind, body, and spirit. During Art Walk night, Children Of Mu' creators AJ Hightower, Eleanor Ramsey, and Lazarro Pinkney will dazzle you with the Art of their Wellness Cocktails comprised of their herbal teas, crystal candles, stress relief tips and so much more sure to leave you elevated.
The Cool Collected Class of Bling
Southwest Florida artists and collector Bill Rogers presents an intriguing assemblage of mid-century Asian and Eastern European antiques, art, and jewelry in his shop on the mezzanine of The Franklin Shops. On Art Walk night, Rogers will introduce a collection of imported contemporary and ethnic jewelry. These fantastic pieces are all handcrafted—featuring precious and semi-precious colored stones and Sterling Silver. It’s the cool collected class of bling – and an affordable work of body art.
MUSIC WALK Friday, July 19, 7–10pm
A Night at the Opera
Every time, Soprano Amanda Hootman flies to Fort Myers to stage a Night at the Opera at The Franklin Shops, the singer actually returns to her roots. Amanda was born and grew up in Fort Myers, where her parents still live. She went to Cypress Lake High School and majored in theatre. Later, she trained at Guildford School of Acting in England. For several years now, Amanda is based in Los Angeles, where she works as an actress, singer, and musical improviser. During Music Walk, the beautiful singer will perform famous arias as well as songs from classical musicals.