Showcase Plus: Your Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 Weekend Guide

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Showcase Plus: Your Weekend Guide

Things to do in Southwest Florida.

1. Women Today Expo presented by the Naples Daily News.

The Women Today Expo will feature one-hundred vendor booths, and interactive stages with special guest speakers and celebrity guests, held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1.

Guests include, Casey Weston, star of NBC's The Voice and budding music star; Dr. Lori, TV expert on how to sell your goods, what people are collecting now and photo reviews of collectibles or antiques that visitors bring in. There will also be Kasey Trenum of Time2Save workshops who will be speaking about budgeting to be your best with home, children, as well as slick ways to save money and personal organizer, Marla Ottenstein.

Tickets for Women Today will be available for sale at the event. Ticket prices are $6 for adults (ages 13+), $2 for youths (Ages 6-12), and free for ages 5 and under.

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Event details

Place: Germain Arena

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011

Time: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $2 - $50

Age Limit: All ages

2 Labyrinth Night

Join Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium on October 1, 2011 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for a night of dress up, music, games, and excitement. Feel free to wear your ball gown and mask to view the Jim Henson classic, "Labyrinth." Will have a costume ball and contest, and then watch the movie in the Planetarium

Admission is $5 for members/$10 for non-members.

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Place: The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2011

Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: $5 - $10

Age Limit: All ages

More Info: Call us at (239) 275-3435 to book your tickets. Spaces are limited.

3 Italian festival

Experience Italian culture from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 2, 2011 with live music, hearty food, traditional vendors and decor to place you in the heart of Italy. Presented by The Rotary Club of Fort Myers. Visit www.fortmyersitalianfest.org.

If You Go:

Place: Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL

Date: Sunday, October 02, 2011

Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Age Limit: All ages

More Info: http://www.artinlee.org

4. Farmer's Markets

Southwest Florida Farmers Markets begin their seasonal sales this week

There are a ton of Farmer's Markets in both Collier and Lee Counties, and for a full breakdown of the times and locations, pick up Showcase this week in the Naples Daily News.

Then for dinner head out to Jack's River Bar at the Naples Harbour Yacht Club behind the Naples Municipal Airport, for a full dining review, pick up Showcase.

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