Seniors who eat at Sweet Tomatoes from 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays only pay $6.99 for the salad buffet and more with a beverage. You do not need a coupon to take advantage of the discounts at 10940 U.S. 41 N. (at Immokalee Road), North Naples.
Blue Moon Beer is sampling three potential autumn beers and asking you to vote for your favorite from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill. The beers are Caramel Apple Spiced Ale, Blackberry Tart Ale and Dark Chocolate Bacon Porter. The restaurant is at 8990 Fontana Del Sol Way (off Vanderbilt Beach Road), North Naples. Information: 239- 431-7611
Azunia tequila dinner
Agave Southwestern Grill will host an Azunia tequila dinner on Thursday with Kase Price of Intersect Beverage. The four-course dinner is inspired by Azunia Organic Premium Tequila and Regional Traditional Tequila made with 100 percent Weber blue agave plants. The restaurant is at 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road, North Naples. $100. Reservations: 239-598-3473
Naples Harbour and Extreme Family Fun Spot have partnered to offer Naples Harbor sunset cruises leaving Naples Harbour at 6:30 p.m. to be in Gordon’s Pass in time for sunset, with a return by 8:30 p.m. on Friday. Guests may order meals and beverages from Jack’s River Bar by 5:15 p.m. at Naples Harbour to enjoy during the cruise. The cost of the cruise is $28.50, including gratuity. Meals and beverages are additional. Reservations: 239-774- 0061
■ A whimsical afternoon tea will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Burroughs Home, 2505 First St., Fort Myers. Fairy costumes are encouraged for the fairy parade and activities. $25, adults; $30, children. Deadline for tickets is Monday. 239-337-0706
■ Adults and children will enjoy the Alice in Wonderland tea party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 6 and 7 at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Road, North Naples. The event features a child-friendly menu with themed sandwiches, cookies, sweets and teas, a mini egg hunt, a showing of the movie “Alice in Wonderland,” an Easter basket with gourmet and a visit by the Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, Alice and others. Adults will receive the traditional afternoon tea experience of tea sandwiches, scones, pastries and two to three teas. A professional photographer will take one photo of the tea guests. $45, children; $40, adults. Reservations: 239-598- 6644
Linda Berson, author of “Green Scene Diet,” will be signing her book and making a recipe from the book from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Good Life, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, North Naples. Berson will also be signing her book from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Bookseller, Waterside Shops, 5377 U.S. 41 N., Naples. Information: 239-514-4663, the Good Life; 239-598-5200, Barnes & Noble Bookseller
Whole Foods Market is having a Block Party, with sampling in every department from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at 9101 Strada Place, North Naples. Information: 239-552-5100
Cool down with a Crush
The Courtyard Bar at Ridgway Bar & Grill is hosting “Cool Down with a Crush,” drinks made with Pinnacle flavored vodkas, from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 1300 Third St. S., Naples. Stop by to enjoy samples of Orange Crush made with Pinnacle Vodka Orange; Mango Crush made with Pinnacle Vodka Mango; Creamsicle Crush, made with Pinnacle Vodka Orange Whipped; and the Skinny Crush, made with Pinnacle Vodka Pomegranate.
Barbecue, bands and brew
The Lee building Industry Association is hosting BBQ, Bands and Brew to benefit the Builders Care from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Lee County Alliance for the Arts. The Alliance is at 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. $10, adults; free, children 12 and under. Information; 239-938-0056 or email@example.com
New pre-sunset menus
Barbatella, 1290 Third St. S., Naples, and Sea Salt, 1186 Third St. S., Naples, are offering a three-course pre-sunset menu from 5 to 6 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays. Barbatella’s dinner is $21.95, with choices that include a Romaine lettuce salad or soup; pizza or farfalle with smoked salmon; and gelato or cake. Sea Salt is offering an arugula salad or crispy shrimp and seaweed salad; rigatoni with Kobe beef ragu Bolognese or Mahi Mahi and sorbet or amaretto cookies and Bailey tiramisu for dessert. Reservations: 239-263-1955, Barbatella; 239-434-7258, Sea Salt.
Caffè dell’Amore is hosting an “Easter at the Vatican” wine dinner at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1400 Gulf Shore Blvd. N., Naples. $94. Reservations: 239-261-1389
Learn about the changes in the seafood supply and where it comes from at the Lunch & Learn Series from noon to 1 p.m. April 4 at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. Lunch, including dessert, is provided by Carrabba’s and Costco Naples. Free, members; $8, others. Reservations: 239-417-6310, ext. 401
■ Artichoke and Company will be demonstrating the appetizers paired with wine at 11:30 a.m. April 5 at 1410 Rail Head Blvd., Naples. $30, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 239-263-6979
■ Artisan chefs of Norman Love Confections will be giving the following cooking classes from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd., Fort Myers for $95 each: May 9, French macaroons and May 23, molded chocolates. Registration: 239-561-7215
Skillets is offering a pecan waffle with smokehouse bacon for $9.50 for breakfast and French onion soup and a BLT salad for lunch for $9.95.
Visit the restaurants at 5461 Airport-Pulling Road N., North Naples, 239-566-1999; 4170 U.S. 41 N., Naples, 239-262-3788; and 9174 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, 239-992-9333
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