Art, beer, food, Mother’s Day, Quarter Auction, triathlon and more!
Making weekend plans? Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Cape Coral:
Gallery Reception: May’s Bouquets
Friday: The Cape Coral Arts Studio is proud to feature “May’s Bouquets.” This is an open ‘Call to Artists’ exhibit that depicts floral elements. Works feature local artists from Lee and Collier County. The exhibit will be on display May 4 through May 24. Enjoy this fascinating works in acrylic, oil, glass, ceramics, stone, and fibers. A reception to view the exhibit and meet the artists will be held on from 5 -7 p.m. Admission to both the exhibit and reception are FREE and open to the public. For more information about the Cape Coral Arts Studio, including upcoming classes, exhibits and events, call 239-574-0802 or visit www.capecoral.net/department/parks_and_recreationhome/arts_studio/index.php
Food Truck Friday
Friday: Start your weekend off at Scotty’s Bierwerks Food Truck Friday with live music by Rudy Cox 7-10! Come hungry…for our food truck lineup we Red Roc Cravings w/ the best Mexican food in SWFL, Classic Cuban w/ authentic Cuban sandwiches, pulled pork tacos, and much more, & for a new addition we have Nemo’s Food Truck (from Headpinz) from 5-10! As always we have plenty of games in the brewery like corn hole, darts, air hockey & giant Jenga to keep everyone entertained! FAMILY AND PET FRIENDLY!
2018 Cape Coral Sprint Triathlon
Saturday: This USA Triathlon sanctioned race features a 1/4 mile swim from the Yacht Club Beach, 11-mile bike ride, and a 5k run through the historic area of Southeast Cape Coral. Awards will be given for the top three male and female athletes overall, the master male and female, and the grand master male and female, as well as different age groups starting at age 18. Participation is sold out, but come out and cheer on all the athletes as they meet the challenge. Triathalon begins at 7 am.
Quarter Auction~Team Moose Rescue & Parkers Rainbow Bridge
Saturday: Two animal rescues coming together to have a Quarter auction to raise money for the furry rescue animals in need! Paddle rental $2, 50/50 drawing, Local vendors for shopping! Bring lots of quarters! Come out to the VFW Post 8463 from 12:30 – 4:30 pm and win some great items. Light refreshments water and soda will be available for cash purchase.
Saturday & Sunday: Moms get in 🌸FREE🌸 to SunSplash Water Park on Mother’s Day Weekend when the kids pay! Open 10 am – 5 pm both days. Plus register for a chance to win great prizes from Sanibel Outlets, Ideal Image, and GullWing Beach Resort!