5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 – 18)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 – 18)

Classic cars, German food, music, nature, and more.

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

Music Walk

The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month from 6 – 9:30 pm as local and regional musicians line the streets for Music Walk. From jazz and blues to rock & roll, many genres can be heard and vary each month. FREE to attend with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials.

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 - 18)

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Nature Explorers Program

Nature Explorers is an environmental education program series at Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium that focuses on specific lessons to inspire students to connect with nature through interactive guided hikes, planetarium shows, environmental arts and crafts, and interactive roleplaying games and activities. This program is designed for children ages 5-11 and is just $10 per student. Bring a water bottle, and a mask, to the Calusa Nature Center on Saturday at 9 am. Pre-registration is highly suggested as the maximum capacity is 15 students per class. Themes will include: Predators, Prey, Florida Native Ecosystems, Florida Invasive Species, Reptiles, Mammals, Birds of Prey, Prehistoric Animals, Observation, Conservation, Hydrology, Fossils, Life Cycles, Astronomy and more!

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 - 18)

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Classic Car Show

The Cultural Center of Charlotte County will be hosting its very first Classic Car Show Fundraiser on Saturday at 10am. There will be music, food and drinks, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. All cars on display will be judged and prizes will be awarded. Admission is a $5 donation to the Cultural Center , Children 12-5 years of age are $2 and children under 5 are free. The Salvation Army will also be onsite accepting Donations of non-perishable food items to help feed those in our community. There is a $10 fee for entering your vehicle. Day of registration will begin at 9 am. Gates will open to the public at 10am. 

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 - 18)

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Family Fun Earth Day

Join the YMCA Camp Estero to celebrate the Family Fun Earth Day 2021! The day will be filled with nature-themed arts and crafts, kayaking, yoga, lawn games, scavenger hunt, and various other fun activities at our outdoor site. Fun for the entire family! This is a FREE event on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. Activities will be outdoors with social distancing measures. A 45- minute long Kayaking Tour is available for a minimal fee. Kayaking Tours are given hourly by a YMCA certified Lifeguard. Kayaks, paddles, and life jackets are provided. Fee for the Kayak tour: $10/ person, max of 7 people per tour (special rate). Make sure to register to reserve your spot!

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 - 18)

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Half Way to Oktoberfest Bierfest

Come out to the German American Social Club on Saturday and Sunday and enjoy a great day with family and friends in our Bavarian Beer Garden as we celebrate Half Way to Oktoberfest! Free Parking! $5 admission at the gate, kids 12 and under free. Serving various German and Domestic beers and German food favorites, including schnitzel, potato pancakes, brats, and a variety of cakes. Enjoy live music both days, too. From 12 – 8 pm on Saturday, and 12 – 5 pm on Sunday.

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 - 18)

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5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 – 18)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 9 – 11)

Beachside Bazaar, bingo, grilled cheese festival, movie, yappy hour and more.

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

Carpool Cinema

Join Fort Myers Parks, Recreation & Special Events for April’s Carpool Cinema. This month we are watching The Lion King! The live action reboot comes to the big screen. Enjoy a distanced night out with the family and all for FREE!

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Yappy Hour

Stop by Bell Tower Shops on Friday night from 6 – 8 pm for the monthly Yappy Hour. Enjoy music, food, shopping, drinks, all to help the Gulf Coast Humane Society. GCHS will have adoptable dogs available to meet potential new families, and exciting activities for the evening. Bring out your furry friend for the fun!

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 9 - 11)

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Friday Night Bingo

Join Cape Coral Parks and Recreation for another fun evening of “Friday Night Bingo” on Friday night. The cost is just $10 to play 10 games of bingo with a chance to win cash gift cards. Doors open at the Tony Rotino Center at 6 pm and games will start at 6:30 pm. Bring in a monetary &/or non-perishable food items to donate to the Cape Coral Caring Center and get a chance to win a door prize. Participants are welcome to BYOB and snacks.

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 9 - 11)

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Grilled Cheese Street Fest

The Fourth Annual Grilled Cheese Street Fest will feature more grilled cheese than ever before! On Saturday from 12 noon – 10 pm, there will be OVER 40 unique GRILLED CHEESE options will be available! Of course, you can always expect the best entertainment and drinks, too, so mark you calendar, tag your friends and share the event (even sending carrier pigeons wouldn’t be considered an overreaction here) and we will see you for the biggest party of the year at Millennial BrewingFREE entry and parking!

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Beachside Bazaar

Join Cape Coral Parks and Recreation on Sunday from 10 am – 2 pm for the Cape Coral Yacht Club’s new “Beachside Bazaar.” This event takes place the second Sunday of the month. See what local vendors have in stock! Discover arts and crafts, antiques, produce and other hidden treasures to fill your shopping needs, and enjoy a scenic view of the Yacht Club Beach. Admission is FREE and you never know what you might find!

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 9 - 11)

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5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 – 18)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 2 – 4)

Art, butterflies, Easter eggs, festivals, and more.

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

Art Walk

It’s time for Art Walk once again! The historic streets of Downtown Fort Myers are lined with local artists demonstrating and selling their artwork on the first Friday evening every month. From 6 – 9:30 pm, roam the streets of the River District and enjoy the sights and our local artists. You can also hear the musical stylings of harmonicist Pete Grabber and guitarist Gary Youngclaus. This FREE event is fun for the whole family! Rain or shine!

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 2 - 4)

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BUNNY HOP EASTER EGG HUNT

Have some Easter Egg-citement! Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens has partnered with Lee County’s entertainment troupe, the Hot Flashz for their 9th Annual Bunny Hop Easter Egg Hunt. More than 2,000 eggs will be hidden. The event is Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 am at Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens on Matlacha Island. The event is FREE and space is limited, so come early. The garden gates will open promptly at 8:30 a.m. Hunt is limited to children ten and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Easter Eggstravaganza

Burnt Store Title & Escrow present their 1st Annual Easter Eggstravaganza! Kids of all ages are welcome! The Easter Bunny will make a guest appearance as well, so don’t miss out on all the fun! Come out on Saturday to Kiwanis Park in Port Charlotte with the family from 10 am – 2 pm for a day of fun & games, activities, cash prizes and all for the benefit of a great cause – Valerie’s House. The mission of Valerie’s House is to help children and families work through the loss of a loved one together. Donations will be accepted to help Valerie’s House find their forever home in Charlotte County!

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Spring Festival

Join Nation’s Choice Worship Center in Cape Coral on Saturday from 11 am – 4 pm as they celebrate Spring and raise money for the Youth Ministry’s camps with their Spring Festival, conferences, and activities. There will be music, games, food trucks, and vendors. They will have a petting zoo, bounce house, 2 giant slides and a dunk tank and many other games and activities for all ages at at 2213 Country Club Blvd! The Lee County Sheriff Department will have SWAT, K-9 and their Voice Units out there. Winter Ranch Animal Sanctuary will be there with their rescue animals! They will also have items to raffle off throughout the day!

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Annual Butterfly Release

Join Avow to celebrate life and love, give flight to butterflies, and support hospice care with their annual Butterfly Release. This event will be both live and virtual in Cambier Park in Naples on Saturday from 10 – 11 AM. Enjoy musical entertainment and a variety of activities available for children from 11– 12 PM. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will not be a butterfly tent this year. However, Avow Foundation will still release live butterflies from the stage at the close of the ceremony. The event will be aired virtually on Avow’s Facebook page and Avow.TV. To purchase a butterfly and have your loved one’s name read at the ceremony, click the link below: https://avowcares.org/butterflyrelease

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5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 – 18)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 26 – 28)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 26 - 28)

Art, Easter eggs, festivals, fossils, tacos, and more.

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

Naples Fine Art Show

Come on out to the 4th Naples Fine Art Show on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm with plenty of very easy and convenient parking for all. This is a high-quality, juried fine art and fine craft show where all work is original and personally handmade by the artist who is present at the show. The focus is visual arts and features fine art and fine crafts created by award-winning artists from around the world with all discipline for sale – paintings, clay, glass, sculpture, fiber, wood, jewelry and more – all juried by art professionals. Great food from local area restaurants and music add to the ambiance of this beautiful show at the Naples Italian-American Club. There is free admission; optional donation supports Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc.

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Easter Festival

Celebrate spring with the Easter Bunny as he gets things hopping around the Farm! This family friendly event features all your favorite farm attractions, non-stop egg hunts, scavenger hunt, egg painting, food truck. Over 30 Activities, 300 animals that you can hold, touch and feed, petting zoo, maze, butterfly experience, bird aviary, and more. It’s an EGG-citing way start the spring season! Easter Bunny meet-and-greets takes place each hour throughout event at Springtime Farms Adventure Park in North Fort Myers. All Day Pass Special only $10, you must mention this special to the cashier. $8 on weekdays. Also get a Free Plant just for Visiting. Open Saturday & Sunday from 9 am – 4 pm.

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 26 - 28)

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Fossil Show

Join us at Rotary Park on Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm for the Fossil Show. Learn about Florida’s prehistoric past and maybe take a piece home with you. Come to shop or talk with experienced fossil hunters to learn all about the fascinating fauna of Florida’s prehistoric times. There will be something for everyone: fossils, gems, Calusa Indian art, children’s activities and more! Admission is FREE!

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 26 - 28)

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Taco Fest

Come by the German American Social Club on Saturday from 11 am – 6 pm for the First Annual Taco Fest in Cape Coral. Talented local restaurants and food trucks will be featuring a $2 taco in competition for the Most Creative and the Most Traditional taco, and they need YOUR opinion. Entertainment will include axe throwing by Chuck it Axes, an entire kids section including Rock Climbing Adventures and train rides, awesome local business tents, live music and so much more! Get ready for a fun afternoon of TACOS, beer, and music for the entire family to enjoy. We will see you there! Live Music by School of Rock, Soulixer and Deb and the Dynamics. Admission is $10, Ages 3 and Up. We allow and encourage attendees to bring their lawn and beach chairs.

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 26 - 28)

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EASTER EGG HUNT

Hop on out to 31 Produce on Sunday starting at 10:30 am for an awesome Easter Egg Hunt. Eggs are spread across the whole property around the crops, petting zoo, catfish pond, trees, herb garden, EVERYWHERE, so everyone can spread out. 10-15 egg max per child, leave some for others please and NO BIG BASKETS. $2 park, no entry fee. There will be ice cream, gem mining, petting zoo, food, PELICANS SNO BALLS, Face Painting! Vendors! A full day of fun for the whole family!

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5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 – 18)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 19 – 21)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 19 - 21)

Animals, art, the Easter Bunny, farms, festivals, and more.

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

Dog Show Extravaganza

The Greater Fort Myers Dog Club is happy to announce our Dog Show Extravaganza. This is a 3 DAY event. There will be AKC Conformation, rally, and obedience. Along with Dock Diving, Fast Cat, American Temperament Testing, CGC Testing, Trick Dog Testing, Dog Supply Vendors, Rescue Row, Deputy Dogs and much more!!! A portion of the proceeds of this event will be donate to local area shelters. To enter the event is FREE. There is a $5 per car parking fee. Hours: Friday 9 am – 5 pm; Sat & Sun 8 am – 4 pm at the Lee Civic Center.

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 19 - 21)

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Easter Fest & Egg Hunt 

Celebrate spring with the Easter Bunny as he gets things hopping around the Farm! This family friendly event features all your favorite farm attractions, non-stop egg hunts, scavenger hunt, egg painting, food truck. Over 30 Activities, 300 animals that you can hold, touch and feed, petting zoo, maze, butterfly experience, bird aviary, and more. It’s an EGG-citing way start the spring season! Easter Bunny meet-and-greets takes place each hour throughout event at Springtime Farms Adventure Park in North Fort Myers. All Day Pass Special only $10, you must mention this special to the cashier. $8 on weekdays. Also get a Free Plant just for Visiting. Open Saturday & Sunday from 9 am – 4 pm.

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Naples Downtown Art Show

Naples’ thriving arts and culture district expands nationally at the last major winter art show of the season. This 2-day event, both Saturday and Sunday from 9 am – 5 pm, features jury selected artists from across the country showcasing their work from 17 artistic mediums. Find just the piece of fine art or fine craft you’ve been seeking while leisurely strolling scenic downtown Naples on prestigious 5th Avenue South with its upscale shops and restaurants. This event is FREE to attend.

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Shop the Farm Spring Market

Shop the Farm is hosting its Spring Market on Saturday from 9 am-2 pm. Join us for fun on the farm with 50+ Local Vendor’s, Food Trucks, Music, and fun for all ages!!Bring your family and make memories. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per vehicle.

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Easter “Eggstravaganza”

Begin your Easter celebration to the Cape Coral Yacht Club Pool on Saturday evening for the “Eggs-travanganza,” where it’s all about the eggs! Enjoy swimming, games, a scavenger hunt, a craft, and a chance to meet “Peter Cotton Tail,” all starting at 5:30 pm. The cost is just $8 for Adults and $6 for Children 12 & under. Advanced registration is required at 239-242-3816.

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5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (April 16 – 18)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 12 – 14)

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 12 - 14)

Art show, movie, seafood, St. Patrick’s Day celebration, yappy hour and more.

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

Yappy Hour @ Bell Tower

Stop by Bell Tower Shops on Friday night from 6 – 8 pm for the monthly Yappy Hour. Enjoy music, food, shopping, drinks, all to help the Gulf Coast Humane Society. GCHS will have adoptable dogs available to meet potential new families, and exciting activities for the evening. Bring out your furry friend for the fun!

5 Things To Do This Weekend in SWFL (March 12 - 14)

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Babcock Ranch Art Show

The backdrop of beautiful Lake Babcock, the alfresco event in downtown Founder’s Square on Saturday from 9 am – 4 pm will showcase watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, sculpture, photography, metalwork, jewelry, ceramics, and wood and fiber art for the Babcock Ranch Art Show. Guests also can enjoy fare from a selection of Southwest Florida’s favorite food trucks stationed along Lake Babcock Drive, along with refreshments from Babcock Ranch’s Square Scoops, Slater’s, and Cup A Joe at Curry Creek Outfitters. Advance ticket purchase is required for all guests ages five and over for $5 per person. Event parking is free.

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Outdoor Movie featuring “The Princess Bride”

You asked for more outdoor movies in Cultural Park and we are happy to say
“As You Wish!” Join us Saturday from 4 – 8:30 pm for a Museum Open House and the movie “The Princess Bride” shown on the big screen outdoors! Event Starts and Food Vendors open at 4 pm – IRagazzi Pizza will be available! The Cape Coral Museum of History will be open for free tours from 4 – 6 pm. Giveaways begin at 6:15 pm and the movie Begins at 6:30 pm. There is no charge associated with this event, however, pre-registration is required to attend the event through Eventbrite. In order to properly social distance only 250 people will be allowed, so tickets are limited.

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ISLANDFEST MULLET TOSS AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

The annual MULLET TOSS AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL is a family friendly, fun-filled Island event! We’ll be throwing fish, enjoying fishing seminars, serving up delicious seafood, listening to live music, watching the fish drop and shopping the many vendor booth! Saturday from 10 am- 5 pm at Phillips Park, 5675 Sesame Dr in Bokeelia. FREE admission!

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St. Patrick’s Weekend Fest

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the weekend festival at the German American Social Club in our beautiful beer garden. The fun is Saturday from 12 – 8 pm and Sunday from 12 – 5 pm. Live music and Irish dance performances. Authentic Irish Beer and Authentic Irish Food. Entry Fee $5 – FREE PARKING.

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