Art, Irish Festival, movie, music, pride, and more.
Making weekend plans? Check out these 5 things to do this weekend inCape Coral:
Free Movie and Concessions
Friday:FREE Animated Movie & Concessions. Invite your family and friends to Cape Vineyard Church! Everybody from the community is invited! FREE Movie, FREE Hot Dogs, FREE Popcorn, FREE Candy, FREE Drinks & FREE Prizes! Food is served at 6:30 pm, Showtime is 7:00 pm.
16th Annual Cape Coral Irish Festival
Saturday & Sunday:The Cape Coral Irish American Club will hold it’s 16th Annual Irish Festival at the German American Social Club! Enjoy two days of continuous Irish entertainment including games, art and crafts, vendors, food, refreshments, and of course, Irish beer! Don’t forget to get yourself a “Pot of Gold” Irish raffle ticket where the winner will get a fully paid trip to Ireland! This year’s entertainment includes Screaming Orphans, Albannach, Derek Warfield and the Young Wolftones, Jamison Celtic Rock, The Byrne Brothers, West of Galway, Celtic Stew, The Lee County Pipes and Drums and as always our BELOVED KELLYN CELTIC ARTS DANCERS!!!! Tickets are $10 at the gate. Kids 12 and under are FREE.
Art Focus Festival!
Saturday: The Cape Coral Art Center invites the community to participate in the 35th Annual Art Focus Festivalfrom 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During this FREE day of artin Rubicon Park, attendees can see the annual juried student exhibition “Art Focus” with a free reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., participate in a “peoples choice award” as well as enjoy fascinating class demonstrations, an outdoor fine arts sale showcasing the work by local artists and tour the studios. The award ceremony for the Art Focus Student Exhibition will take place at 12 p.m. This is the perfect opportunity for the public to check out what the Cape Coral Art Center has to offer!
PRIDE Cape Coral
Saturday: Cape Coral’s 2nd Annual PRIDE celebration is hosted by South Cape Hospitality and Entertainment Associations. This celebration happens on SE 47th Terrace, between SE 9th Place & SE 11th Place. HIGHLIGHTS: PRIDE Parade, Tutu Drag Race, Live Entertainment on the BIG Stage, Street Performers, Carnival Games, Food Trucks, Vendor Village. PRIDE Cape Coral kicks off at 3pm! Signups for the Tutu Drag Race starts at 3:45pm. The PRIDE Parade starts at 4pm, followed by live entertainment on the big stage. The evening features a wide range of talent from local and national performers. This event is FREE to attend!
Sunday: Oh, the fun of being a wee bit Irish! Beginning at 3:00 pm at the Cape Coral High School Auditorium, the Lee County Community Bandwill present a Leprechaun Fantasy, a FREE afternoon of Irish melodies, a tribute to Glenn Miller, spirited marches and more. Under the direction of Richard Bradstreet, the program will feature; “Pennywhistle Jig”, “Best Loved Irish Melodies” and “MacNamara’s Band”. The band will also perform “American Salute”. “Highlights from West Side Story” and a medley of George Gershwin favorites. Please mark the date on your calendar and plan to arrive early for the best choice of seating. As always, the concert is free, but donations are welcome and greatly appreciated!