Labor Day weekend is Friday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 3, and many events and sales are being held through Naples, Bonita Springs and Fort Myers.
Labor Day Weekend party at Inca’s: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Inca’s Kitchen, 8955 U.S. 41 N., Naples. Music by Djrony, Djlexx and Djmambo. Wear all white. RSVP 239-961-8062.
Bass Pro Shops Hometown Labor Festival: Saturday, Sept. 1, through Sunday, Sept. 2, at Bass Pro Shops, 10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers. Bass Pro Shops hosts a Labor Day Festival featuring family activities, photo opportunities, face painting, archery challenge, duck pond, bait toss, crafts, free hot dogs (noon to 2 p.m. both days), free samples of funnel cake and cotton candy (1-4 p.m. both days) and workshops for the adults. Saturday workshops: “Smokers: Tips, Techniques and Types” (1:30 p.m.); “Tips for the Backyard Chef: Best grills and accessories” (3 p.m.). Sunday workshops: “Going Dutch: Dutch over cooking made easy” (1:30 p.m.); Fryer Functionality: Functional Features (3 p.m.). Free zippered insulated tote and bottle openers for the first 25 customers that attend each seminar. 239-461-7800.
Country Dance Party Labor Day Weekend at Whiskey Park: 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at Whiskey Park, 3380 Mercantile Ave., Naples. Country dance party with The Ben Allen Band. 239-263-6777. Whiskeypark-naples.com.
Hope Chest Resale Store Labor Day 50 percent Off Sale: Hope Chest Resale Stores in Bonita Springs and North Fort Myers are celebrating Labor Day by offering shoppers 50 percent off the price of most items purchased Saturday, Sept. 1, and Monday, Sept. 3. Hope Chest at The Crossings: 28520 Bonita Crossings Blvd., Bonita Springs. North Fort Myers location: 13821 N. Cleveland Ave. 239-482-4673. HopeHCS.org.
John Clay Labor Day 5K: 7:30-9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at Lowdermilk Park, 1301 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples. Pre-registration through Sunday, Sept. 2. Adults: $25 pre-registration, $30 day of race. Students 21 and under: $12 pre-registration, $15 day of race. Free Kids’ 1K at 8:30 a.m. runsignup.com.
Labor Day BBQ Luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at First Congregational Church of Naples, 6225 Autumn Oaks Lane, Naples. Carolina-style barbecue luncheon in the social to follow 10 a.m. service. $5 donation. 239-514-3500.
Labor Day at Naples Botanical Garden: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, East Naples. Closed every Monday of summer, as a special treat, Naples Botanical Garden will be open to the public on Labor Day. Enjoy the day in a relaxing garden. $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for children ages 4 to 14, free for children 3 and younger and members. 239-315-7289. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Labor Day Samplings: 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits, 2755 U.S. 41 E., Naples. Sample refreshing wines and spirits, find a favorite one just in time to celebrate the upcoming holiday. 239-775-6411.
Labor Day Sidewalk Sale: Friday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 3, at Miromar Outlets, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero. . MiromarOutlets.com.
Source: Sarajane Sullivan, Naples Daily News