Art, beer, crafts, movies, music and more.

Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in SWFL:

Sarasota Blues & BBQ Festival

If relaxing, having fun, enjoying good food and listening to great live music over the weekend ’The Plan’– we have exactly what you need at the Premiere of the Sarasota Blues & BBQ Festival at the Fairgrounds in Sarasota. The fun and relaxation begin Friday evening 4 pm-10 pm and continue Saturday 11 am-10 pm and Sunday 11 am-6 pm. Ticket Price $15 Fri and Sat, Sunday is just $5. Enjoy delectable foods from a diverse menu of barbeque and meat dishes (along with vegetarian and seafood of course) all cooked fresh on-site by local restaurants and food purveyors. Select from a diversity of side dishes and of course – awesome desserts! Liquid refreshment includes selections of alcoholic, non-alcoholic, and fruit drinks, along with sodas and bottled water. During breaks between performances, enjoy time shopping a marketplace of fine arts, crafts, and select fine products and food items.


Art Walk

Downtown Fort Myers lights up ARTistically the first Friday of every month during Art Walk! We have lined the streets with local and regional artists selling and displaying their one-of-a-kind works of art with many different styles being represented. Over 40 artists will be there demonstrating and selling their work from 6 – 10 pm, Come down and support local artists!


Rock, Blues & Brews Festival

Come out Saturday to the Veterans Park and Recreation Center and enjoy Rock, Blues & Brews Festival, presented by the Lehigh Acres Rotary Club. Free admission. Family-friendly. 5 LIVE BANDS starting at Noon. Several food vendors. Beer, Wine, soda, and water. NO COOLERS ALLOWED. Bands include Hit N Runn, Deep Freyed Blues, Shore Nuff, Southern Sophistocats, and Checker’d Past. Bring a chair or a blanket. Opens at 11 am, music starts at 12 noon and runs until 10 pm.


Movie in the Park

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation department’s Free Movie in the Park series continues at Jaycee Park! EVENT SCHEDULE on Saturday night: 7 pm – Food Trucks Arrive: Brooke’s Nugget Wagon & Kimmy’s Ice Cream Treats and Fun Mobile Arrives. 7:50 pm – Giveaway winners announced. 8 pm – The Rise of Skywalker on the big screen. Get there early to enjoy dinner from our on-site food truck, grab a good spot & have a chance at our giveaways! For more information, call (239) 573-3128. 


Legends Concert Series

Maxwell Mortgage Team “LEGENDS CONCERT SERIES” benefitting The Fallen Officers. The “Legends” of music meet the “Legends” of our First Responders, Military, Veterans and Law Enforcement! SATURDAY NIGHT at Sugden Regional Park – listen to the sounds of BOB SEGER & THE EAGLES! 6 PM-9:30 PM. General Admission: $22.44- Must bring your own chairs! Gates open at 4:30 pm. Music Starts at 6 pm! COME EARLY! Food Trucks will be all set and ready to go by 4:30 pm. These tickets are to support The Fallen Officers which supports the Robert L. Zore Foundation! You must have a ticket to enter the park. RAIN OR SHINE, THE SHOW GOES ON! 



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