Calendar of events

Here is this week's calendar of events from Showcase. It's a weekend for swamp buggies (a parade and the races), a fishing tournament and more:

GENERAL

Family fishing tournament, catch and release, barbecue, raffle, silent auction and children’s activities, gentleman’s start( sunlight) Saturday, Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club, 7065 Hamilton Ave., Naples. $250 per boat; $20 for barbecue and auction only, benefiting Miracle Limbs-Courage in Motion. 304-0084.

Third Street Farmer’s Market, 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, behind Tommy Bahama, 1220 Third St., S., Naples. Free admission. 434-6533.

North Naples Green Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, the Collection at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt Beach Road and Airport-Pulling Road. Free admission. 249-9480.

GreenMarket, including organic and naturally grown produce, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Alliance for the Arts grounds, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. Free admission.

Swamp Buggy Parade, 10 a.m. Saturday starting at 1390 U.S. 41 N., Naples (the old Pippin’s Restaurant) and ending at Third Avenue S., Naples. Information: 774-2701.

Family day, free admission to the Naples Museum of Art with art activities, performances, exhibitions, face painting, portrait sketches, treasure hunt, juggling clowns, Nintend Wii drawing and cake, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. Docent guided tours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. 597-1900.

Swamp Buggy Races, 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (gates open 10:30 a.m.), Florida Sports Park, 8250 Collier Blvd., Naples. $6, adult; free, children 12 and under, Oct. 24; $17.50, adult; $8, children 6-12, Oct. 25; $25, adult two-day; $60, adult VIP. 774-2701.

Climate awareness, bicycle safety rodeo, displays by environmental organizations, face painting, music and a recyclable sustainable village to open a “sustainability week,” 1-4 p.m.. Fleischmann Park, 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples. www.swflgreen.org

Water-ski show, performed by the Southern Extreme Water Ski Team, 4 p.m. Sunday, Miromar Outlets, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Lakeside by the restaurant piazza, Estero. Free. 948-3766.

Downtown Farmers’ Market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Centennial Park, 2100 Edwards Drive, Fort Myers. Free admission.

Family Farmers Market, vendor fees benefit the Growing Connection of Southwest Florida and the Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund, 4-7 p.m. with entertainment by the Frontline Bluegrass from 5-7 p.m., Oct. 30, North Naples Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Road, Naples. Free admission.

Clothesline Quilt Show, on display and for sale, live music and antique care on display, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 31, Edison & Ford Winter Estates, 2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. Free, members; $5, others. (239) 334-7419.

Sandsculpting competition, this year tied to the world championship competition, 9 a.m. Nov. 3-8, Fort Myers Beach. (239) 454-7500 or (239) 410-2234.

MUSIC/CONCERTS

The Commodores, 7 p.m. Saturday, Edison State College, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. $20, advance; $25, at gate; $40, tables. (239) 489-9085 or www.edisonpops.com.

Bonita Springs Concert Band, 2 p.m. Sunday, Riverside Park, 27300 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. Bring chairs for seating. Free. 498-4985.

Philharmonic Orchestra concert in the park, Andrew Lane conducting, 3 p.m. Sunday, Cambier Park, 744 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. Free. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. 597-1900.

DyAnne Awe, organist and virtuoso, 3 p.m. cheese reception; 3:45, concert, Sunday, Temple Shalom, 4630 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. $18, concert; $36, $54 or $72, reception and concert. 455-3030.

“Delta Blues: In the Beginning,” demonstrated by Danny Jo, 2 p.m, Thursday, South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples. Free. Registration requested. 252-7542.

Shelley plays Gershwin, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and Howard Shelley on the piano, 8 p.m. Thursday, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., N., Naples. $50, adults; $29, students. 597-1900.

Luke Bryan, country music, 8 p.m. Thursday, Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero. $25 and $15. 948-7825.

Angie & Perfect Gentlemen, in concert, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30, Miromar Outlets, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Restaurant piazza, Estero. Free. 948-3766.

Music Makers Show Band concert, 2-4 p.m. Nov. 1, Cambier Park, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. Donation. Bring blankets or beach chairs for seating. 348-3675.

Jewel, acoustic concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, 8099 College Parkway SW, Fort Myers. $46.50, $36.50, and $26.50. (239) 481-4849.

CLUBS

Brio Tuscan Grill, Waterside Shops, 5500 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 593-5319. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nevada Wilkens Jazz Trio.

Capri-a-Taste of Italy, 11140 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 594-3500. 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Bob Zottola & the Expandable Jazz Band; 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jebry’s Jazz Jam.

Fred’s Diner, Uptown Plaza, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples, 431-7928. 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, singer/songwriter webcast and 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oldies night with DJ Dave Devereaux.

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort, 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, 444-1234. Tarpon Bay Restaurant, 7-10 p.m. today and Saturday, Jazz duo, Jean Frye Sidwell, vocalist and Chris Sidwell, bassist.

Island Pub, 600 Neapolitan Way, Naples, 262-2500. 5-8 p.m. Monday, Jebry’s Jazz Jam.

Jack’s Bait Shack, 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd., Naples, 594-3460. Today and Saturday, King Muddfish Blues Band; Monday, Overthrowing Amy; Tuesday, Geek Skwad; Wednesday, Love Funnel; and Thursday, Soapy Tuna.

Jimmy B’s, 1130 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, (239) 463-9759. Today, 4-8 p.m. Phil Oxford and 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tree Top Flyers; Saturday, 3-7 p.m. Deb & Dynamics and 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Double Standard; Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Eric Malibu, 3-7 p.m. Eric & Sanja and 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Brenda; 7:30-11:30 p.m. Monday, Mary Winner; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesday, Phil Oxford; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday, Palm Rats; and 9 p.m.-1 p.m. Thursday Soap Box.

Porky’s Last Stand, 2560 39th St. SW, Naples, 304-0133. 7-11 p.m. today and Saturday, Storms and 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Raufird Starke.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Coconut Point, 23151 Village Shops Way, Estero, 948-8888. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bob Zottola, trumpet and flugelhorn and Michael Royal on piano.

Shula’s Steak House, Hilton Naples & Towers, 5111 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 430-4999. 5-8 p.m. today, Bob Zottola on trumpet and flugelhorn and Michael Royal on piano.

Sneaky Pete’s, 3465 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, 498-8887. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. today and Saturday, Head Count; 8 p.m.-midnight Sunday, Dave Tecce; 8 p.m. Monday, karaoke; 8 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Michael Angelo; 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesday, The Wild Mango Boys; and 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursday, the Well Hungarians.

The Real McCaw, 3275 Bayshore Drive, Naples, 732-1188. 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Big Buck and the Biscuit Boys.

THEATER

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” story of two con men working over victims in a comic way on the French Rivera, matinees at 1:15 p.m.; 7 p.m. twilight performances on Sundays and 7:30 p.m. evening performances through Nov. 14, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. $53, $49 and $47, adults; $21, children, dinner and show; $27, adults; $17, children, show only. (239) 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

“Time and Ina Meyerhoff,” a high-powered art dealer is wooed by a younger man, Theatre Conspiracy, 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the Foulds Theatre, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. $22. (239) 936-3239.

“Lend Me a Tenor,” a high-energy farce by Naples Players, 8 p.m. Wednesday to Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Wednesday through Nov. 7, Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. $30, adults; $10, younger than 18. 263-7990.

“Much Ado about Nothing,” Shakespearean comedy by the Naples Players, opening Thursday with shows at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, Wednesday through Nov. 21, Sugden Community Theatre, Tobye Studio, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. $20, adults; $10, students through age 18. 263-7990.

Coming up

“Boeing-Boeing,” by Marc Camoletti about a swingin’ American in Paris, 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays, Oct. 30-Nov. 21, previews at reduced rates Tuesday to Thursday, Florida Rep, 2267 Bay St., Fort Myers. $42 and $38. (239) 332-4488.

“Grease,” featuring Taylor Hicks, Nov. 3-8, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, 8099 College Parkway SW, Fort Myers. $75, $60, $50 and $40. (239) 481-4849.

“Jake’s Women,” Neil Simon comedy about a novelist who copes with a marital crisis by escaping into daydreams about the women in his life, 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 4-22, 1055 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. $23. 642-7270.

COMEDY

Naples City Improv, 8 p.m. today, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. $15. 213-3058.

Charlie Murphy, 8 and 10 p.m. today and Saturday, Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. $15. 389-6900.

Arnez J, 9:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 and 10 p.m. Oct. 30-31; and 8 p.m. Nov. 1, Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. $20. 389-6900.

Ian Bagg, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 5 -8, Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. $15. 389-6900.

VISUAL ARTS

“Esphyr Slobodkina: Rediscovering a Pioneer of American Abstraction” through Dec. 27: “Latin American Painting Now” through Jan. 10; “The Art of Janet Fish” through Jan. 17; American Modernism through June 30; Modern Mexican Masters through June 30; The Saint John’s Bible and the Art of the Book through June 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays, Naples Museum of Art, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. $8, adults; $4, students through Jan. 23. 597-1900.

Inez Hudson, oil on canvas exhibit through Oct. 31 at Naples Branch Library, 650 Central Ave., West Wing Gallery, Naples. Free.

Bonny Hawley, a Naples resident, exhibiting her paintings through Oct. 31, Blue Mangrove Gallery, 1089 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 393-2405.

“Fine to Fantasy,” featuring six artists with works from masks to purses, through Oct. 31, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. Reception: 7:30-9:30 p.m. today. Free. 213-3058.

“Outside In,” featuring sculptors, Ellen Phaff, Clayton Swartz and Peter Otfinoski, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays and 1-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays through Nov. 3, Art League, Marco’s Island’s Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island. 394-4221.

Fall member show, Fort Myers Beach Art Association, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays and noon to 3 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 12, Donora Street, Fort Myers Beach. 463-3909.

“Gunderson, Fay & Phrogus: Wood, Clay and Fiber,” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through Nov. 14, Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. (239) 939-0794.

Purvis Young, an urban expressionist, through Nov. 20, Florida Gulf Coast University’s Art Gallery, 10501 FGCU Blvd S., Parking lot 7, Fort Myers. From the Rubell Family Collection in Miami. 590-1086.

Art lecture, with Daniel Stetson, executive director of Polk Museum of Art, 2 p.m. today, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. Free. 213-3058.

Naples Artcrafters fine art and craft show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Cambier Park, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. Free admission.

“Paintings for Pink,” a social event in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with food, art, beauty information from local businesses, 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Gardner Colby Gallery, 386 Broad Ave., Naples. 403-7787.

Coming up

“Fire,” by Blane De St. Croix, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 5, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. Reception: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30 with a gallery talk at 7 p.m. (239) 489-9313.

48th Founders Juried Awards Exhibit, Oct. 31-Dec. 2 with complimentary docent tours at 11 a.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14 and 21, von Liebig Art Center, 585 Park St., Naples. Reception: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 30. Free, members; $10, others. 262-6517.

“A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures,” are exhibit, Nov. 2-29, ArtModernGallery, 824 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. 263-1137.

CHILDREN/TEENS

Move & Pizza Night, 6-8 p.m., My Angels Attic, 1585 Pine Ridge Road. Ages 5-14. Reservations required. $10. 597-4437.

“Little Monster Tales,” stories about monsters, children and squiggly creatures by the Art League of Bonita Springs, 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. $3, children; $5, adults.

Nature stories, with a Collier County park ranger, 11 a.m.-noon, Oct. 31, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Barefoot Beach Blvd., Bonita Springs. Reservations are required. 252-4060 or 252-4025.

Harvest Fest with games, crafts, refreshments, noon-2 p.m. Nov. 1, My Angels Attic, 1585 Pine Ridge Road. Ages 5-14. Reservations required. $10. 597-4437.

DANCE LESSONS

Ballroom dance, 6-7 p.m. ballroom I; 7:15-8:15 p.m., ballroom II, today, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. 8 weeks, $10, per class, or $15, drop in. 403-4158.

Adult tap dancing, 10-11:15 a.m., advanced; 11:15-12:30 p.m., intermediate; and 12:30-1:45 p.m., beginners, Saturday, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. $10, per class for eight weeks or drop in $15. 403-4158.

Adult tap dancing, beginner/advanced, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Tuesdays; intermediate, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays; and advanced, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays; also Saturdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., beginner/advanced and noon-1 p.m. intermediate/advance, River Park Community Center, 301 11th St. N., Naples. $15/class. 213-3037.

Irish set dancing class, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Veterans Community Park, 1895 Veterans Park Drive, Naples. $6. 566-2367.

English country dancing, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wa-ke Hatchee Recreation Center, 16355 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers. $10, one-time payment. (239) 432-2154.

Belly dancing, 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 10, Etudes de Ballet, 3285 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. $50, five-week series. 593-8280.

DANCES

Southwest Florida Swing Club dance, 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, DanceLife, Bay Crossings, 26251 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $5, members; $8, others. 514-6704.

“Evening in Rome” Dinner dance, 5 p.m. Sunday, Naples Italian American Club, 7035 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples. $25, members; $35, others. 597-5210.

Jordan Ross Quartet dinner dance, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Country Club of Naples, 185 185 Burning Tree Drive, Naples. $35. 261-1032.

Widows and Widowers dinner dance, 5 p.m. Nov. 5, Stonebridge Country Club, 2100 Winding Oaks Way, Naples. Reservations required. $35. 331-8893 or 591-2984.

FOOD/WINE

Wine tasting, featuring Michael Mondavi’s Folio, 5:30-7 p.m. today, Tony’s off Third, 1300 Third St. S., Naples. $15, includes a $10 coupon for purchase of a featured wine or to be used toward dinner that evening at Ridgway Bar & Grill. Reservations requested. 262-5500.

Soups and stews, 6 p.m. today, Whole Foods Market, 9101 Strada Place, Naples. Registration required. $5. 55j2-5100.

Date night, three-course meal with wine and live cooking, 7 p.m. today, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $70 for two. (866) 206-3840.

Cooking with mushrooms, a cooking class, noon Saturday, Alexander’s Restaurant, 4077 U.S. 41 N., Naples. $45. 262-4999.

Wine dinner, 7 p.m. Saturday, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $60. (866) 206-3840.

Fleming’s surf and turf, 6 p.m. Oct. 26, Whole Foods Market, 9101 Strada Place, Naples. $10. Registration required. 552-5100.

Kitchen basics — learn what to buy for a well stocked pantry to prepare simple and flavorful dishes, 6 p.m. Monday, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $25. (866) 206-3840.

Wine tasting, Naples Tomato and Haskell’s of Naples partnered to taste 15 wines, 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Naples Tomato, 14700 U.S. 41 N., Naples. $5, and may apply $5 to any wine purchase or dinner that night. 598-9800.

Tastes from the master chefs of New York City, cooking lesson with Shelly Connors, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, The Good Life, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples. $50. 514-4663.

Pasta creations, noon Wednesday, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $25 (866) 206-3840.

Wine dinner, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $60. (866) 206-3840.

Date night, three-course meal with wine and live cooking, 7 p.m. Oct. 31, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $70 for two. (866) 206-3840.

Tapas, 6 p.m. Nov. 2, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $35. (866) 206-3840.

“Low Fat, High Flavor,” a cooking lesson by Shelly Connors, 6-8 p.m. Nov. 3, the Good Life, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples. $50. 514-4663.

Thrifty meals, noon, Nov. 4, Robb & Stucky KitchenAid Culinary Center, 26501 U.S. 41 S., Bonita Springs. $25. (866) 206-3840.

HISTORY

Palm Cottage House and Norris Garden tours, docent guided with a self guided tour of the Norris Gardens, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday and Oct. 31.

Second Spanish Colonial period, 1763-1819, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Collier County Museum, 3301 U.S. 41 E., Naples. Free. 252-8476.

BOOKS

Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen will read, answer questions and sign their book about the Revolutionary War, noon today, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 5377 U.S. 41 N., Naples. 598-5200.

“Bobbie’s Best Desserts,” signing by author Bobbie Thompson, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, The Good Life, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples. 514-4663.

Collier County authors, meet-and-greet and book signings, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. Oct. 31, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 5377 U.S. 41 N., Naples. 598-5200.

Lew Paper, author of “Perfect: Don Larsen’s Miraculous World Series Game and the Men Who Made It Happen,” signs and discusses the book about the only perfect game in a World Series, 4 p.m. Nov. 1, Borders Books Music Movies & Cafe, 10600 U.S. 41 N., Naples. 596-7199.

FILM

“The Barbarian Invasions,” a French film about a dysfunctional family in Montreal, 1 p.m. Sunday, FGCU Renaissance Academy, 1010 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. $5. 434-4737 or 425-3276.

“Golden Door,” English subtitles, 7 p.m. Nov. 3, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples. $5. 213-3058.

OUTDOOR/NATURE

Billie Swamp Safari, Big Cypress Seminole Reservation, Everglades, 50 percent off ticket price of a swamp buggy eco-tour if you come dressed in a Halloween costume during October. (863) 983-6101.

Ding Darling Days, birding and eco-festival with tram tours, presentations, a touch tank, butterfly house and children’s nature crafts, today and Saturday, J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island. (239) 472-1100.

Castnetting, learn the basic techniques from a ranger, 9:30 a.m. today, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, 11135 Gulfshore Drive, Naples. $6, vehicle with more than one person; $5, vehicle and drive; $2, walkers and bicyclers. 597-6196.

Calusa Blueway Paddling Festival, speakers, instruction, races, tournaments, get togethers and green activities, today through Nov. 1, beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel. Many activities are free. www.CalusaBluewayPaddlingFestival.com or (239) 433-3855.

Canoe trips, with a Collier County park ranger, 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday and Oct. 30-31, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Barefoot Beach Blvd., Bonita Springs. Reservations are required. 252-4060 or 252-4025.

Nature walk on wheels, designed for visitors who are physically challenged, 10-11 a.m. Saturday and Thursday and Oct. 31, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Barefoot Beach Blvd., Bonita Springs. Reservations are required. 252-4060 or 252-4025.

Walk through the preserve, with a Collier County park ranger, 9 a.m. Saturday and Oct. 31, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Barefoot Beach Blvd., Bonita Springs. Reservations are required. 252-4060 or 252-4025.

Shelling and beachcombing 101, with a Collier County park ranger, 10-11 a.m. Monday, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Barefoot Beach Blvd., Bonita Springs. Reservations are required. 252-4060 or 252-4025.

Coming up

Sea turtles and gopher tortoises, a presentation from a ranger, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, 11135 Gulfshore Drive, Naples. $6, vehicle with more than one person; $5, vehicle and drive; $2, walkers and bicyclers. 597-6196.

Guided hike, 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 3 and 17, CREW Land * Water Trust, 4600 Corkscrew Road, Estero. Free. Reservations are required. Bring water and wear old shoes. 657-2253.

AUDITIONS

Naples Orchestra and Chorus, auditions for the orchestra and chorus, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Golden Gate High School, 2925 Magnolia Pond Drive, Naples. Call for appointments. 775-8460 or 348-0938.

“Almost Maine,” auditions 2 p.m. Saturday, Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. Appointments not needed. Performances Jan. 13-Feb. 6. 434-7340, ext. 10.

“King and I” auditions, 10 a.m. Saturday children ages 6 to 15 and 2 p.m. ages 15 and up, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. Performances Feb. 18-April 10. (239) 278-4422.

Auditions for Naples Concert Band, by appointment. 597-8954.

Auditions for the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Nov. 13, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. 254-2612.

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