Author Talk, Burrowing owls, Dr. Seuss, strawberries, Yappy Hour, and more.
Making weekend plans? Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Cape Coral:
Friday: The Cape Coral Animal Shelter and Fathom’s Restaurant invite you to join them between 5 and 7 pm for their monthly Yappy Hour. The public is invited to enjoy an evening of outdoor entertainment all for a good cause.
Saturday & Sunday: Bring the entire family to Strawberry Fest at the German American Social Club! We will have loads of delicious Plant City Strawberries, Art & Crafts, Delicious Food, Free Bounce Houses, Organic Strawberries, Car Show, Strawberry Shortcake, Live Entertainment, Free Rock Painting, Strawberry Fudge, Pony Rides, Free Strawberry Relay, Strawberry Wine Slush Mixes, Face Painting, Free Hula Hoop Contest, Strawberry Ice Cream, Pie Eating Contest, Berry Cute Baby Contest, Free Sack Races, Train Rides, Free Corn Hole, Yummy Treats & Much More! From 10 am – 5 pm both Saturday and Sunday. Adults $7, Kids 3-12 $5, Kids 2 & Under Free. $1 OFF ADMISSION! Visit our website at www.CapeCoralFest.com for coupon or bring a canned good for
Burrowing Owl Festival
Saturday: Celebrate Cape Coral’s official City bird during the 18th Annual Burrowing Owl Festival – Wildlife and Environmental Exposition at Rotary Park from 10 am-4 pm. This annual festival event is sponsored by Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife and Cape Coral Parks and Recreation. This is a fun day for the whole family, filled with entertaining and educational programs, hands-on activities for children, live animals including birds of prey, reptiles, baby gators, and more, plus guided nature walks, butterfly house tours, bus tours to active owl burrows, a silent auction, as well as Love Boat Ice Cream and other tasty treats for lunch. Admission for adults is a $5 requested donation and children age 12 and under are free. For more information, call Rotary Park at 239-549-4606.
Celebrate Dr. Seuss
Saturday: The Southwest Florida Reading Festival presents Celebrate Dr. Seuss. Join Broadway and film actor Duffy Hudson from 11 am – 12 noon in this fast-paced romp through the most loved and classic works of Dr. Seuss. Watch your favorite classics come to life as you have never seen before in this unique and lively 45-minute show. This FREE program is for the whole family and is guaranteed to warm your heart. No registration required, first come, first served.
Author Talk with Local Author Carol Freeman
Saturday: The Southwest Florida Reading Festival presents Author Talk. Meet local author Carol Freeman, author of “The Cape Coral Caper: Murder on the Caloosahatchee” and “The Cape Coral Casanova: Murder on Crimson Court” at the Lee County Library in South Cape. From 3 – 4:30 pm, hear some of the hilarious behind-the-scenes stories and enjoy a sneak preview of her newest book. A Q&A session will follow and books will be for purchase and signing. No Registration Required.
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