Buy your advance tickets now for the 2024 Southwest Florida Ag Expo, including the $25 megapass, at www.swflagexpo.com. The megapass includes gate admission and a wristband for unlimited mechanical rides on one day of your choice. Get your megapass early; sales end when the Ag Expo begins on Feb.29. General gate admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-11. Children 3 and under are free. Retired and.
The Edison Festival of Light returns in 2024 with a variety of fun events for the entire family. Join them for the parade for everyone on Feb. 11 at 1:30 p.m. The Edison Festival of Light Junior Parade has grown into Southwest Florida’s largest youth parade that involves children of all ages. It showcases the talent and creativity of area children, families and organizations. Other festival highlights include the STEMtastic.
Join the fun on Feb. 16 – 18 at the 49th Annual Fort Myers Greek Fest. Festival hours will be Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for all of the mouth-watering Greek food the Greek Fest is known for. Taste all the goodies Yiayia (Grandma) used to make. Appetizers, sandwiches, dinners, and desserts. Gyros, Spanakopita, Baklava and so much.
By Mandy Carter In recent times, the concept of vacationing has shifted gears, placing greater emphasis on staycations—those luxurious getaways close to home that offer a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for families. Here are three staycation locations that my family recommends for those looking for a close getaway this year! Crane’s Beach Nestled in the heart of Delray Beach, Crane’s Beach House epitomizes the essence of a hidden.
The Lee County Library System has announced the lineup of authors for the 25th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival, which happens the first weekend in March. Authors scheduled to attend the reading festival include suspense authors Jeffery Deaver, Lisa Unger and Ben Coes, along with historical fiction writers Sarah Penner and Charles Todd. Award-winning writer, artist and animated series creator Dan Yaccarino tops the list of youth authors, which also.
The Florida Stone Crabbers Association (FLSCA) will present the 54th annual Everglades Seafood Festival Feb. 2 – 4 at 102 Copeland Ave. North (just outside Everglades City Hall). The musical headliner for the 2024 event will be Lonestar. Not every musician has the opportunity to revisit and even potentially improve upon their biggest hits. But on the forthcoming Ten to 1 record, the award-winning band Lonestar— Dean Sams (keyboards, acoustic.
Physicians’ Primary Care announced that Ashley M. Yazdani, DO, has joined the award-winning pediatrics division at its Camelot and Cape Coral Pediatrics locations. Yazdani’s experience includes serving as a primary care physician for children from birth through age 21, where she provided routine health assessments, sick child care, and preventative medicine at medical practices in West Amherst and Grand Island, New York. Dr. Yazdani earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.
Say hello to an immersion retreat to capture and release the magic for 2024. People will be gathering in a sacred space in an intentional way with the first retreat at Ritual Space in Fort Myers. The retreat is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hosted by Julianna Sauber, Jill Blanchard and Melissa Peshka, the retreat takes place in a beautifully curated space for holistic.
By Dr. Nathan Landefeld Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida The latest scare tactic from the anti-vax movement is that infants today are getting “too many shots, too soon.” I agree that it certainly does feel like a lot when I start listing the diseases we can protect your baby from with vaccines. They get 21 vaccines against 14 different diseases over the first two years of life! But, the.
The Edison Festival of Light returns in 2024 with a variety of fun events for the entire family. Join them for the parade for everyone. The Edison Festival of Light Junior Parade has grown into Southwest Florida’s largest youth parade that involves children of all ages. It showcases the talent and creativity of area children, families and organizations. Other festival highlights include the STEMtastic Day of Discovery and Mutt Strutt.
Hertz Arena in Estero has some great family events coming in the new year. Blippi The Wonderful World Tour will be live on stage March 1 at 6 p.m. Disney on Ice Find Your Hero comes to the arena for seven shows March 14 through March 17. The Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2024 World Tour to Southwest Florida on May 2 at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information about.
By Mandy Carter A new year gets me thinking about new places to go and new experiences to give my kids. But with a busy family schedule I like to stay realistic and plan nearby adventures. While some experiences are best done as an adult, some places have unique advantages of experiencing as both a child and an adult and then if you are lucky you get to add the.