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The Cultural Center

2280 Aaron St, Port Charlotte, FL 33952-5202
+1 941-625-4175
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A place to go for a variety of entertainment and activities Cafeteria have some good menu at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Port Charlotte, Florida
A very nice surprise

This was a very nice surprise, we had heard about it but took us a year to get there and sorry that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Port Charlotte, Florida
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The Cultural Center been serving Port Charlotte and the surrounding community with educational, recreational, social and entertainment activities since 1961. More than 12,000 happenings go on each year on our 90,000 square foot campus. The Cultural Center enriches the lives of our residents and visitors by offering a theater, The Learning Place - for the Arts, Academics, Dance and Exercise; Beaches Cafe - for delicious breakfast and lunch; and unique shopping in the Thrift and Gift shops onsite. We can also accommodate seminars, banquets, and gatherings of any size in our adjustable 7,200 square foot conference center.Our volunteers, your donations, and the support of the community have allowed us to maintain our legacy as “The Place that Friendship Built”.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“thrift shop” (13 reviews)
“book store” (8 reviews)
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2280 Aaron St, Port Charlotte, FL 33952-5202
+1 941-625-4175
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A place to go for a variety of entertainment and activities Cafeteria have some good menu at reasonable prices Some good shows and the Friday nights music and dancing is very enjoyable

Thank josesE1358JL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice surprise, we had heard about it but took us a year to get there and sorry that it took us that long. We will revisit very soon.

Thank carolmE3459VY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff and volunteers have always been courteous and knowledgeable every time I have shopped, eaten or taken a class. Being located in an area of high disabled citizens, they are always accommodating and helpful to those in need, and the physical set-up is ADA...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This place has everything. A full-sized theater for plays, music and shows. Restaurants, bookstores, good0-will type store, meeting rooms, a full schedule of classes from the arts to today's technology, sponsors trips, has a full service gym...

Thank Herbert G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you are looking for bargains at their thrift shop or need a great bite to eat...this is the place. The staff is always there waiting to assist you! They offer classes for just about every computer need plus offer craft classes as well. We...More

Thank muffoz
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Entertainment, various types of classes, good food, and safe people. Easy to enjoy all of it! I have taken computer classes, German also. A couple of my clubs meet there, and I never skip out on the thrift shopping places.

Thank Gloria E
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Shops are interesting and there are lots of bargains! Used furniture is in good shape and very reasonably priced. Breakfast is too expensive and the Friday night dace admission should be lowered. Clean facility.

Thank Ilona M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We go at least once a month,look at the 2nd hand shop and usually have lunch. always a vary clean place to be and a good lunch served.

Thank edandruthie2
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We attended a school banquet the food and speed of service for buffet great. Everything was fresh and hot and tasted great. A gem in our community.

Thank PuntaGordaLovetoeat
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Too expensive for what they offer. They should have more social activities scheduled. Instead, they have concerts with local bands or groups and shows but little interaction with the older folks in the community. Their classes are no good and expensive. I took a French...More

Thank Mechyban
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Maribeth L
29 April 2017|
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Response from ChatoStewart | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the instructor, try have year music, shopping and Café. Card game and chess meet weekly. They are alway looking to add new classes. What ever they don't have could be suggested. If you or some you know want to... More
22 February 2016|
Response from The_Cultural_Center | Property representative |
The Cultural Center is open seven days a week, year round. On Monday February 29 we have a variety of things going on, including open hours in Beaches Café and the Thrift and Gift Shops. Additionally, Memories Trio will be... More
22 June 2015|
Response from The_Cultural_Center | Property representative |
Membership is not required to take advantage of the many wonderful happenings at the Center, but it is a money saving option. Membership at the Center includes discounts in our Theater, School, Fitness Salon and retail... More