3 To Do: Chili cook off, an art fest and happy hour
1. Saturday: Annual Jerry Adams Chili Cook Off
Tasters can expect secret ingredients and top-shelf chili as local cooks face off for the Jerry Adams Chili Cook Off.
The event takes place from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at The Esplanade on Collier Boulevard, Marco Island.
The Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation is a 501(c)3 charity.
2. Sunday: Left Bank Art Fest
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island.
Photography, oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings, ceramics, glass, jewelry and more.
Free admission and free parking.
3. Monday: Happy Hour for Hope
Marco Island Meals of Hope’s last Happy Hour for Hope of 2018 will be from 5 until 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, at The SpeakEasy, 1106 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island.
Admission is $20 and everyone is invited.
Marco Island Meals of Hope’s annual packaging event will be 8:30 a.m., Nov. 17, at Marco Island Charter Middle School. The packaging event draws together over 500 volunteers as part of Team Hope, packaging over 200,000 meals for those in need.
To volunteer, www.mohmi.org and register.