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Archive for March, 2011

TWO great events happening in beautiful Southwest Florida this weekend!

The first one starts in just an hour:

Rock the Dock Party at the Nauti-Mermaid

Friday March 11th “Rocking The Dock Party” from 5 to 10pm at the Nauti-Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill.  Join us for:

  • Great Food Specials
  • Live Entertainment
  • Live Radio Remote with 95.3 “The River”

Also, this party is the kick off to the 2011 “Poker Runs America” in which you can preview the exotic race boats that will be participating this year.

Then, on Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival is in full affect!

Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival

If you have not been to the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival yet – it is a must do in Southwest Florida! Here is a break down of events for this weekend:

Saturday March 12th

  • Shrimp Festival Parade – Starts at 10am
  • Crowning of the 53rd Shrimp Festival Queen 1pm at County Park Beach Pavilion

Saturday  March 12th & Sunday March 13th

  • 53rd Annual Shrimp Festival Food, Fun, &  Crafts Expo – 10am – 5pm
  • World Famous Lions Shrimp Dinners – 10am- 5pm (or until sold out)

All the shrimp are “Gulf Pink Shrimp” which comes right off the shrimp boats you see on the left when you drive over the bridge on your way to Fort Myers Beach! The Fort Myers Beach Lions Club members are the Shrimp Boil experts in Southwest Florida! They have served over a thousand pounds of these sweet shrimp for 53 YEARS!

Come on down and join me in the “Shrimp Line “,  you’ll definitely have a good ‘ole time!

Make it a great weekend – where ever you are!

Shane ‘Waterfront” Wilson

Get ready for a weekend filled with fabulous yachts, boats and cool cars along with live music, food and fun as Cape Harbour presents its 5th annual “Water and Wheels”event on March 4th, 5th and 6th. Admission to the family fun event is free and open to the public.

There will be live entertainment at Expo Island:

  • Friday, March 4th from 6pm – 10pm featuring “Headcount”
  • Saturday from 6pm – 10pm with “The Juice”
  • Sunday from 4pm – 8pm with “Acoustic Addiction”

Cape Harbour’s four-star restaurants are gearing up for the event. Rumrunners, The Joint and Run Agrounds will offer food and drink specials throughout the weekend.

Cape Coral Events: Water & Wheels 2011

Cape Coral Events: Water & Wheels 2011

American Spirit Racing will be unveiling their new race car the “Formula 1000” on Friday, March 4th at 7pm and will be on display the entire weekend. American Spirit Racing is based in Cape Coral. This will be the first unveiling of the car to the public. It will be competing in the “F1000 Pro Series Championship.”

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