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5 Things to do this Weekend, July 20th to 22nd in Southwest Florida

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Posted at 3:54 PM, Jul 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-18 15:54:33-04

There will be activities for the entire family this weekend in SFWL, including your dogs!

From dinosaurs roaring at you, music playing on the streets, dogs playing in the ballpark, science experiments and animal encounters, it is all happening right here in Southwest Florida this weekend!    

Jurassic Quest in Fort Myers

Fort Myres, FL - Jurassic Quest will be coming to the Lee County Civic Center for the first time ever! Jurassic Quest is Americas Largest and most realistic Dinosaur Event. Guests will walk through the Cretaceous period, Jurassic Period and the Triassic period. Jurassic Quest has over 100 true to life size dinosaurs in each of it's events. The dinosaurs roar and move, some even walk around. The interactive baby dinosaurs are known to grab baseball caps right off of unsuspecting children’s heads, nibble at their shirts and even pose for pictures. There are also adolescent dinos that walk around and play with guests. Guests can dig up fossils like a real paleontologist, ride on the back of a Huge 24ft TRex, or the spiky Carnotaurus, go into the inflatable mazes, ride slides, and visit the Dinosaur Petting zoo.

Event day and time: Friday, July 20th to Sunday, July 22nd. See website for schedule.

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Music Walk

Fort Myers, FL - The River District comes alive on the third Friday of the month as local and regional musicians line the streets. From jazz and blues to rock & roll, many genres can be heard and vary each month. Free to the public with many venues featuring additional attractions and specials.

Event day and time: Friday, July 20th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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STEAM Science Series

Fort Myers, FL - The Millennial Science Series collaboration with Super Science and Amazing Art has been such a hit! New experiments coming at you in Round 3! This event is held in a separate area of the open taproom so you can easily keep an eye on your kids while enjoying yourself in the taproom. Recommended for children aged 3-10 but great for all ages! Do not miss the event that parents are raving about! Plenty of non-alcoholic options available in addition to our standard offerings. 

Event day and time: Sunday, July 22nd from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm 

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2nd Annual Dawgs Bark at the Park

Fort Myers, FL - Are you ready to "Play Ball"? It's time for the Salty Dawgs 2nd annual "Bark at The Park". Join them at Hammond Stadium as the Fort Myers Miracle play the Lakeland Flying Tigers! (Detroit) This is a fun time for the whole family and on this special night feel free to bring your DOGS...yes critters are welcome! Please bring food/snacks, water, water bowls, dogie bags and leashes for your dogs. Tickets: Adults $32.50 per person, kids 10 and under are $20.00

Event day and time: Saturday, July 21st from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

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Family FUNday at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Naples, FL - Come meet Corkscrew's Animal Ambassadors during their last Family Funday of this Summer. Snakes, alligators, and more will be on hand for kids to meet up close and personal. Crafts and a guided boardwalk tour are fun for the entire family. Ice cream and other refreshments are available in the Nature Store and Gallery Cafe. Special appearance by North Naples Fire...complete with a fire engine and firefighters!! Children 18 & under are free! 

Events day and time: Friday July 20th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

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