Marco Boat Show – 10am-5pm. Thru Oct 15. $5. Features boats, yachts, industry experts & activities for all ages on/off the water! Rose Marina 951 Bald Eagle Dr. Marco- BoatShow.com or 239-682-0900 for info.
White Cane Walk and Reception – 3:30- 7:30pm. Walk along & learn about white cane users. Whether you are sighted or visually impaired, come enjoy the fun! Meet the artists at the “It’s Elemental” exhibition. Walk begins in front of Sugden Theater on Fifth Avenue and ends at the Naples Art Association, 585 Park Street, Naples.
Island Theater Company Presents: Annie Jr. – Oct 13 & 14 at 7:30pm and Oct 14 & 15 at 2:30pm. Perfect show for whole family. Tickets: www.theateronmarco.com/239- 394-0080/at door 30 min. prior to show. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N Collier Blvd.
Exhibit: “Sites & Scenes: Collier County’s Historic Places” – Thru Oct 28. Highlights some of our county’s historical landmarks & stories behind them. Naples Depot Museum, 1051 5th Ave S, Naples. 239-262-6525.
Exhibit: A Heart for Alligators – Thru Nov. 11. Celebrates works of the late Jürg ‘George’ Furrer, illustrator/syndicated cartoonist, familiar face in Everglades City for years. Museum of the Everglades, 105 W Broadway, Everglades City. 239-252-8476.
Florida Artist Group, Inc. Juried Exhibition – Thru Nov 28. Features SWFL artists whose work has attained national or statewide recognition. The Marco Island Historical Society 180 S. Heathwood Dr. 239-389- 6447.
Third Street South Farmers Market – 7:30- 11:30am. Fresh & organic produce, crafts and more. Third Street South Public Parking Lot,1300 Third Street S., Naples.
Christmas Island Style Golf Tournament – 7:30am. Shotgun start 8:30am.10th annual golf tournament to be held at Hammock Bay, 1370 Borghese Ln, Naples. 239-250-8348 or firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Beach Clean-Up – 8am. Sponsored by MICA. Everyone is Welcome! Resident’s Beach.
Hurricane Irma Legal Clinic- 10am-2pm. Free. Collier County Legal Aid & Bar Ass’n.
For Collier residents affected by hurricane, volunteer attorneys advise on housing problems, insurance claims, employment matters, public benefits, consumer fraud. 4436 Tamiami Tr. E., Naples. Walk-ins welcome, registration recommended, call 298-8138 or email email@example.com.
Welcome Back Weekend at Naples Zoo – 9am-5pm. To welcome community back to the zoo, free admission to Collier residents all weekend. $5/FL residents. 1590 Goodlette Frank Rd, Naples. 239-262-5409.
Don McLean at SWFL Performing Arts Center – 8pm. Don McLean, folk & rock singer/songwriter/guitarist whose breakthrough was “American Pie.” 11515 Bonita Beach Rd. S.E. Ste. 101, Bonita Springs. 239-389-6901.
Paws Around Town Event – 9am-12pm. Humane Society Naples onsite with #PawsAroundTown adoption bus during CCPS “Healthy, Wealthy & Wise” Benefits & Financial Wellness Fair. Lorenzo Walker Technical College & High School 3702 Estey Ave, Naples.
Gulfshore Playhouse Presents: Paradise – Thru Oct 29. Showtimes vary. Yemeni- American high school student entreats her science teacher, with a mysterious past, to embark on a neurological study, leading to questions at the heart of our own identity. 755 8th Avenue S., Naples. 1-866-811-4111.
Rabbi Gross Lifelong Learning Series – 9:30am. JCMI members/free. Non-members/$ 5. “Was Columbus Jewish (And Do We Want Him)?” Reconstruct the background of the “Admiral of the Ocean Sea” & trace his career. Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Dr. 239- 642-0800.
Naples Bow Wow Brunch – 11am-2pm. $40. Humane Society Naples 3rd Annual Bow Wow Brunch “Margaritaville!” Dogfriendly event includes brunch, cocktails, entertainment, raffles, groupie booth & Paws Around Town adoption bus. Continental Naples, 1205 3rd St S, Naples. hsnaples.org/events/bow-wow-brunch.
Concert in the Park – 2pm. Lisa Federico, Jenny Bintliff & Craig Greusel sing selections from Oliver; clarinet soloist Paul Votapek, & NCB clarinet section in Clarinet Candy. Cambier Park Bandshell, 755 8th Ave S, Naples. www.naplesconcertband.org.
Free Yoga and Meditation Classes – 11am. Oct 23 & 30 and Nov 6, 13, & 20. Gentle stretches for opening joints, traditional stretches for strength/flexibility/balance, advanced methods of breathing & centering through relaxation. South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples. More classes at collierlibrary.evanced.info/ signup. 239-252-7542.
3rd Annual Naples Foodie Camp – Thru Oct 25. Cook around town with celebrity chefs! Proceeds benefit culinary education program at St. Matthew’s House/Naples Originals culinary scholarship for aspiring chefs at FGCU. 40 Naples Area Locations, Naples. 239-435-3938.
Small Businesses Big Issue Seminar – 5:30-7pm. Marketing & Promotion with Val Simon of Coastal Breeze, Heidi Berge of WAVV 101.1 FM, Tim Philbrick of The Print Shop, & EZTOUse.com. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239- 285-2760 or www.wgmorrislaw.com.
Caxambas Republican Club -5:30-7pm. Guest Speaker Rep. Bob Rommel. Members pre-pay $10. Door/$15. Nonmembers/$20. United Church of Marco Island, 320 N Barfield Dr. firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-250-2175.
Cape Romano Sea Turtle Report – 6:30- 7:30pm. Sea Turtle Intern Jennifer Gooch will discuss aspects of this year’s nesting season and compare this season to past years. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 239-530- 5940.
Lecture: Naples Beach Homes: Cottages, Castles, and the Families That Built Them – 3-4pm. Naples residents Robert & Carole Leher published a coffee table book of the same name. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. 239- 252-8476.
Chamber After Five – 5:30-7pm. Members/$ 5. Non-members/$15. Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, 50/50 raffle. New members intro & networking. Erin’s Isle, 5375 Hibiscus Dr, Naples. 239-325-2630.
Book Signing Reception – 6-7pm. Marco Island Historical Society celebrates the release of “Marco Island,” a pictorial chronicle of Marco Island’s history by MIHS Curator Austin J. Bell. Donate Hurricane Irma photos & share personal experiences to preserve in the museum archives.180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-389-6447.
Musical Interludes – 5:30-7pm. $25/members. $30/Nonmembers. “A Musical Journey with Sandra Rose Rommel.” Marco Island Center for the Arts,1010 Winterberry Dr. 239-394-4221. marcoislandart.org.
Lunch with Friends – 11am. On the 3rd Thurs gather for fun, frivolity & lunch provided by Marco Island restaurants! Adults over 60. If you need a ride call Nancy 706- 566-8532. Marco Island YMCA, 101 Sand Hill St.
Boo at the Zoo – 10am-3pm.Thru Oct 22. Free admission for kids in costumes! Trickor treating, games/ prizes, education & watch zoo animals “carve” pumpkins with tooth, horn & claw! Naples Zoo, 1590 Goodlette Frank Rd, Naples. 239-262-5409.
T-Rex One Last Cast Captains Banquet – 6pm. You don’t have to be in the fishing tournament to attend. Auction items include fishing equipment, charters, hotel stays, a smart TV, artwork & more. Kretch’s Restaurant, 527 Bald Eagle Dr. 239-294-1241.
Third Street South Farmers Market – 7:30- 11:30am. Fresh & organic produce, crafts & more. Third Street South Public Parking Lot,1300 Third Street S., Naples.
T-Rex One Last Cast Fishing Tournament – 6am. Anglers will fish for 1 redfish, 1 snook & 1 sea trout. Best combined length wins. $500 4th place, $1500 for 3rd, $3000 for 2nd, and $5000 for 1st! Proceeds benefit Goodland & Everglades City hurricane relief. Goodland Park Boat Ramp, 740 Palm Point Dr, Goodland. Register at t-rexonelastcast.com. 312-972-0223.
13th Avenue South Skim Jam – 9am. All ages & skill levels. Register in advance at
Old Naples Surf Shop, 1311 Third Ave. S. or online at www.oldnaplessurfshop.com. Naples Beach, 57 13th Avenue S, Naples. 239-262-1877.
Pioneer Pumpkin Palooza – 10am-3pm. Pioneer themed activities for all ages, scavenger hunt, face painting, hayrides, kid-friendly Halloween movies, games, arts & crafts! Immokalee Pioneer Museum, 1215 Roberts Ave, Immokalee. 239-658-2466.
5th Annual Jerry Adams Chili Cook Off – 12-4pm. $12. Proceeds benefit the Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation. Music by Ben Allen Band. New this year – “Overall Best” blind judging from culinary professionals. Happy hour drinks & sides from CJ’s on the Bay, 740 N Collier Blvd #105.
Meals of Hope Happy Hour for Hope – 5-7pm. $10 suggested donation. Happy hour drink prices & appetizers. Entertainment by Rosetta Stone. The SpeakEasy, 1106 N Collier Blvd.
NAMI Pre-Walk Kick Off Party – 5:30- 7pm. Drinks, hors d’oeuvres, fun & information on joining/organizing Friends & Family Walk Teams, participating or donating in NAMI Walk! 6216 Trail Blvd, Build C, Naples. 239-260-7300 or www.NamiCollier.org.
Collier County Public Library Fall Book Sale- Thru 10/28. 9am- 5pm on 10/25- 10/27, 9 am-4 pm on 10/28. Adult & children’s books. Most items $1. Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave., Naples. For info call 262-4130 or visit collierlibrary.org.
Gallery Opening Reception: Giants of the Everglades – 5:30-7pm. The Friends of Rookery Bay presents work from award-winning photographer Dennis Goodman. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 239-530-5940.
Museum Nights: Mullet Mania – 6:30- 8:30pm. $15/person. Free/members. Must be 21. History of Naples mullet fishing, smoked mullet & craft beer tasting from Bone Hook Brewing. Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. 239-252-8476.
The Marco Players Presents: Sex Please We’re Sixty – Wed/Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. Thru Nov 12. Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast successfully draws guests (mainly women) who return year after year. An American Farce; get ready for a good giggle. 1089 N Collier Blvd. 239-642-7270.
Naples International Film Festival – Thru Oct 29. The Naples International Film Festival has entered into a new partnership with Artis-Naples. Opening night film: “Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story.” For information visit artisnaples.org. 239-597-1900.
Pro Watercross World Championships – 8am-6pm. Thru Nov 5. Action-packed week starts with the 2nd Annual Hydroflight World Championships & an encore performance by Flyboard inventor, Franky Zappata, along with wakeboard, paddleboard & MotoSurf competitions leading up to Pro Watercross competition. Sugden Regional Park, 4284 Avalon Dr, Naples. ProWatercross.com.
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