5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Dec 27-30)

Basketball, music, pets, rocks, trains and more!

Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers:

Pet Safety Program

Friday: Lee County Domestic Animal Services will be holding a ‘Pet Safety Program’ for children of all ages on from 10 am- 12 noon. This a great opportunity for parents to learn along with their children the proper way to interact not only with their family pets but strangers pets as well. They will teach things such as canine body language, how to approach a strange dog, when not to interact with pets and proper play. The program will be interactive so parents are required to stay with their child.


Rockin’ Around the Butterfly Estates

Friday: Florida Native Butterfly Society is hosting an end-of-break, rock painting special from 11 am – 2 pm. Patrons can purchase a rock for $4, paint it and take it for hiding and tagging our Facebook page (located on the back of each rock @ FNBS ROCKS) or a painted rock can be purchased for $5.  Standard visiting rates apply- For more information on admission, visit www.floridanativebutterflies.org.*Child (Under 12 years old) Free with single rock purchase. Child safe painting materials, guidance, and supervision will be provided.*


Holiday Express

Friday thru Sunday:  24th annual holiday express train rides through Lakes Park. Come and enjoy all the holiday lights with family and friends.  Train rides 10 am – 9 pm daily through December 30th, courtesy of the Railroad Museum of South Florida.


FSW Basketball Tournament

Friday – Saturday: Enjoy college basketball tournament right here in Fort Myers. FRIDAY Women’s Basketball: Game 1: 1:00 p.m. – Broward vs Santa Fe, Game 2: 5:00 p.m. – FSW vs FSCJ. Men’s Basketball: Game 1: 3:00 p.m. – CCBC Beaver vs LSU Eunice, Game 2: 7:00 p.m. – FSW vs Oakton CC. SATURDAY Women’s Basketball: Game 1: 11:00 a.m. – Broward vs FSCJ, Game 2: 3:00 p.m. – FSW vs Santa Fe. Men’s Basketball: Game 1: 1:00 p.m. – CCBC Beaver vs Oakton CC, Game 2: 5:00 p.m. – FSW vs LSU Eunice. Current FSW students admitted FREE with a valid BUC Card. Tickets are $10-15 each and can be purchased at www.fswarena.evenue.net.


Sophisticate Concert @ Bell Tower

Sunday: Join Bell Tower Shops for a very special concert from 8 – 10 pm, sponsored by Spice Wine Smoothies! The event will be held in the courtyard area in front of their shop, located on the south end of the shopping center near TGI Fridays. This is a FREE concert which will feature a special wine tasting for guests and sandwiches.  Food will be available for purchase.