They heralded a new era of prosperity for Anheuser-Busch, and a weary nation’s return to optimism. From their first appearance in 1933 to their enduring presence on the American landscape, the Clydesdales are more than the symbol of Budweiser beer; they are the living embodiment of America’s great industrial spirit. More than 300 years ago, this imposing breed was first developed for farm work in the region of Clydesdale, Scotland..
All lords and ladies are cordially invited to step back in time during seven weekends of adventure at the annual Florida Renaissance Festival. New themed weekends, new entertainment acts and more await those who look fondly upon years (ahem, centuries) past. All are invited to the grandiose event taking place Feb. 8 through March 22 at Deerfield Beach’s Quiet Waters Park. For the fifth year in a row, the timeless.
The annual Edison Festival of Light runs Feb. 8 – 16 at various locations in Fort Myers. Feb. 8 includes Day of Discovery at the Lee County Public Education Center, Mutt Strutt (downtown noon – 4 pm), Food Trucks & Craft Beer (downtown noon – 7 pm). The Junior activities on Feb. 9 are all downtown. The Jr. Fun Run starts at noon at First and Lee streets, the junior parade starts.
They buy and sell the best of your child’s gently used clothes, toys, shoes, equipment and maternity items at a fraction of the price of your typical box store. Come see the amazing staff along with owners Jay and Jessica Carney at your one stop shop for all your children’s needs. Kid to Kid is located at 3242 Forum Blvd #407 next to Staples. For more details, call 239-292-2733.
Cirque Italia returns to Fort Myers Jan. 16 – 20 at JetBlue Park off Daniels Parkway. For tickets, go to www.cirqueitalia.com. Cirque Italia presents “Aquatic Spectacular.” The name reflects a unique attribute under the tent, as the show features a custom designed water stage that travels from city to city. The stage holds 35,000 gallons of water that performers dazzle over while thrilling the audience with every move. With this.
The Shell Factory & Nature Park announced that it is the recipient of a generous donation, an antique carousel, courtesy of a local donor. The donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has been a longtime visitor to the Shell Factory and is grateful the family-fun destination could accept the donation and keep the carousel close to home. Located at 16554 N. Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers, the attraction is now.
Lee County Parks & Recreation is hosting a free Movie in the Park at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at Estero Park, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero. Movie begins at 6:30 p.m. The PG-rated animated comedy adventure “The Secret Life of Pets 2” will be the main feature. The movie follows Max and his pet friends as they explore the idyllic farm they now call home once their owner.
Bringing a hands-on, big league learning experience to children in Southwest Florida, the Minnesota Twins today announced the full schedule for 10 free youth clinics, held at Hammond Stadium and local youth league sites, between January 18 and February 17, 2020. Presented by Lee Health and the Minnesota Twins Community Fund, the clinics feature Twins instructors and offer youth throughout Southwest Florida’s Twins Territory the opportunity to learn more about.
INCOMING EMERGENCY MESSAGE: There has been a disturbance in the Force and the IMAG is tasked with bringing back balance. The IMAG History & Science Center is hosting a Star-Wars themed evening of exploration, activities, dining, and fun, at which both Sith and Jedi will train you in the same location under a temporary peace treaty! On Saturday, Jan. 11 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., join the IMAG Intergalactic Training.
Children ages 3-years-old and 4-years-old receive 12 months of unlimited admission to theme park and water park LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s free Preschooler Pass, available from Jan. 3 through Feb. 3, 2020, will grant Florida Resident children ages 3-years-old and 4-years-old 12 months of unlimited admission to both LEGOLAND Florida Theme Park and Water Park with no blockout dates. As the theme park built for kids, LEGOLAND Florida Resort offers more than 60.
Broadway Palm is accepting children’s audition videos for their upcoming production of Kinky Boots. All submissions need to be emailed to Brian Enzman (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1. Audition materials are available at the box office or at broadwaypalm.com/backstage/auditions/. The following are the roles available: Kinky Boots Rehearsals Feb. 10 – Feb. 12; plays Feb. 13 – April 4, 2020. Casting the roles of: Young Charlie Charlie is a.