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5 Things to do this Weekend, April 26th to 31st in Southwest Florida

Posted: 4:52 PM, Apr 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-25 16:52:20-04

Here are some options for your weekend's fun activities

Take a look at our list of 5 things to do this weekend in Southwest Florida.

3rd Annual Touch - A - Truck
Fort Myers, Fla. - Pediatric Dentistry of Florida, Dr. Tim Verwest, DMD & associates is hosting the third annual family-friendly ‘Touch-a-Truck’ this Saturday. This free interactive experience creates a safe place for children learn about work vehicles in their community. Touch-a-Truck is a hands-on experience where children will be able to learn about their favorite trucks and vehicles, plus interact with those who drive them. Children will be able to be as if they were the true professional behind the wheel. Featured vehicles will include emergency service, law enforcement, military, public service, and local commercial businesses. Other activities include trackless train rides, pony rides, and face painting, photo booth, costume character meet & greet, and food trucks. Please bring can food donations benefiting the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida for entry. There will be a special ‘horn-free’ hour from 11 am to 12 pm for children with special needs and sensitive ears. Touch-a-Truck is free to the general public.
Event day and time: Saturday 04.27 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Earth Day Celebration at Calusa
Fort Myers, Fla. - Not your average Earth Day celebration! We'll have craft beer tasting, bands, food trucks, educational programs, plenty of crafts and games, as well as animal encounters. Live music by Trina and Ian and James Prather.
Food trucks- Buddha Blends, Dave's Cosmic Subs and Coasting Donuts. Craft Beer on tap from Millennial Brewing Company, Fort Myers Brewing Company, Point Ybel, and Eight Foot Brewing. Educational Presentations by Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Garrett Stuart, and more Guided Walks throughout the day. General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children, food and drink tickets purchased separately.
Event day and time: Saturday 04.27 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

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3rd Annual Craft Beer Trolley Event
Cape Coral, Fla. - A Craft Beer Pub Crawl in Cape Coral's Entertainment District! You'll board the exclusive trolleys to travel to various South Cape locations. At each place, you'll enjoy a craft beer sample and appetizer sample. Win prizes for answering trivia questions on the trolleys and dress your "craft beer" best for the official photo booth to win 4 tickets to our next trolley event! Tickets are only $22 in advance and are only available via Eventbrite & Facebook! We suggest getting your tickets now, as this event is limited. Designated Driver tickets will be available soon at BackStreets Sports Bar. This is a 21+ event and ID will be required at check-in and at several locations. Expect lots of entertainment, including live music, dancing, singing and more!
Event day and time: Saturday 04.27 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

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A Tribute to Great Legends
Fort Myers, Fla. - Join the Invest in America's Veterans Foundation for an evening of live music benefiting local veterans.
Event day and time: Saturday 04.27 from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm

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91st Anniversary of the Opening of Tamiami Trail
Everglades City, Fla. - Join the Museum of the Everglades, as they celebrate the 91st Anniversary of the Tamiami Trail’s opening and the 21st anniversary of Museum of the Everglades! They will have Guided Walking Tour of Historic Buildings, Arts & Crafts Booths Open, Antique Cars, Opening Ceremony, Land Jazz Band Concert.
Event day and time: Saturday 04.27 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

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