Events in SWFL August 2018
Looking for something to do in SWFL this month. Well here are a few things going on in our area.
August 1 & 2
FREE Kids Movie at Paragon Theaters at 10 am. This event is 1stcome 1stserve. They are showing HOME. For more information, visit Paragon Theaters
Art Walk in Downtown Fort MyersThe monthly art event features new art exhibits, receptions, and events at galleries throughout downtown Fort Myers. 6-10 p.m. on the first Friday of each month and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the following Saturday. Free. Downtown Fort Myers. fortmyersartwalk.com
Story Time with Trouper the Raccoon at Chick-fil-A in Estero. Trouper was rescued as a baby raccoon by “Dorothy (Dot) Lee” and has become an “Animal Ambassador” who frequently makes visits in the community and was featured on Nat Geo WILD.
Community Drum Circle at HappehatcheeThis is a gathering in a circle together to create sacred sounds with drums and percussion instruments. Bring your own drum and instrument. Rain or shine Community drum circle at Happehatchee Center.
Back to School Bash at Coconut Point Mall, This is a FREE event from 11 am to 1 pm. The location will be on Fashion Drive across from Champs Sports. There will be an indoor fashion show at 12 pm along with a bounce house, slamdunk water tank and more. Enjoy this event while you Back to School Shop during tax-free weekend.
August 7,8 & 9
FREE Kids Movie at Paragon Theaters at 10 am. This event is 1stcome 1stserve. They are showing PRINCE OF EGYPT. For more information, visit Paragon Theaters
Brew Crew Run at Naples Beach Brewery at 6 pm.
Mystery Walk at Fort Myers River District from 6-8pm. A mystery scavenger hunt every second Friday of the month will take through an exploration of the historic River District! Every month brings you to different places with different clues so it never repeats itself!
Naples Summer Sunset Luau at 5:30 pm at Golden Gate Aquatics Facility. General Admission is $5 and for $10 you get admission, food, and 1 drink. For more information call 239-252-6128
Naples End of Summer Pool Party at 7 -9 pm at Eagle Lake Community Park. Admission is $2 per person. For more information call 239-252-1020.
Fort Myers Bridal Show at Holiday Inn (9931 Interstate Commerce Drive). This is a FREE event from 1-4 pm. For additional information on event and vendors visit eliteswflweddings.com or call 239-240-8100
Memorial Motorcycle Ride for Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller from 8 am to 12 pm. This event is being hosted by Stu’s Motorcycles and Indian Motorcycle Riding Group to benefit Lee County Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller who lost his life in the line of duty. The cost is $20 per motorcycle. Due to safety, only motorcycles can participate in the ride. For more information contact Dick Draffone at 630-880-9329 or IMRG@stusmotorcycles.com
Junior Ranger Program at 10 am at Koreshan State Park. More information call 239-992-0311 or website
Prehistoric Pottery for Kids at 10 am at South County Regional Library. Students learn about the advent of pottery in Florida and do hands-on experimentation using play-doh or air-dry clay to explore pottery-making and -decorating technology. Registration is required.
Bridal Blast at Germain Arena from 1-5pm. The cost for this event is $7 per person, cash only. For additional information about the vendors at this event visit bridalblastfla.com or call 239-272-8477.