3 To Know: Make your Memorial Day plans now
1. Monday: ‘A Memorial in Honor of Our Fallen Comrades’
The Marco Island Veterans of Foreign Wars is hosting “A Memorial in Honor of Our Fallen Comrades” at 11 a.m., May 29, in Veterans Community Park.
Members from the American Legion Post 404, United States Coast Guard AUX, Civil Air Patrol Squadron Flotilla 95, Marco Island Police Department and Marco Island Fire-Rescue Department will be in attendance, and all members of the public are invited to attend.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a chair and/or umbrella. The program will last approximately one hour.
2. Saturday: The ‘Island Rocks’ concert series
Live music from 4:30 until 9 p.m., Saturday, May 27 at Veterans Community Park, 901 Park Ave., Marco Island.
Free admission. Bring a lawn chair. No coolers. Food and drink will be sold at the event.
3. This weekend: SoapFest returns with your favorite daytime stars
The 18th Annual Southwest Florida SoapFest Charity Weekend arrives this Friday-Monday, hosted by the Marco Island Yacht Club.
Current list celebrities scheduled to appear include “General Hospital’s” Brytni Sarpy, Donnell Turner, Robert Palmer Watkins, Ryan Carnes and Hayle Erin; From “The Young and The Restless,” Kate Linder, Jeff Branson, Christian LeBlanc, Sean Carrigan and Robert Adamson; “Guiding Light’s” Tom Pelphrey; and Melissa Archer from “Days Of Our Lives” and “One Life To Live.”
For more information: theatreonmarco.com/soapfest or call 239-394-0080.