1. Saturday and Sunday: Hometown Festival at Bass Pro Shop

Bass Pro Shops, 10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers, will host a two-day Labor Day festival this weekend.

The Hometown Festival will offer face painting, an archery challenge, duck pond, bait toss, free hot dogs and workshops for adults.

The activities last from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. It’s free to attend.

Call 239-461-7800 for more information.

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2. Labor Day at Naples Botanical Garden

From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples.

Typically closed every Monday of summer, as a special treat, Naples Botanical Garden will be open to the public on Labor Day.

Enjoy the day in a relaxing garden. $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for children ages 4 to 14, free for children 3 and under and members.

Information: 239-315-7289. Information:  

3. Comedian Mike Epps at Off The Hook

Stand-up comedian Mike Epps, best known for playing Day-Day Jones in “Next Friday” and “Friday After Next,” will perform this weekend at Off the Hook Comedy Club, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 1100, North Naples.

Epps, an actor, film producer, writer and rapper, will take the stage at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday; at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday; and at 8 and 10 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets start at $35. Visit to purchase.


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