3 To Do: 'Doublewide' comedy, balloons and more

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The cast of “A Doublewide, Texas Christmas.”

1. Now showing: ‘A Doublewide, Texas Christmas’

In this hilarious, fast-paced comedy, the residents of one small trailer park are thrown for a loop when just before the holidays they discover they’re being double-crossed by the county. By the time this full-tilt story climaxes, you’ll have doubled your Christmas spirit.

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“A Doublewide, Texas Christmas” is on stage now through Dec. 8, at The Marco Players Theater, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. Shows are Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. and are $32 or $34.

Attend the first week of the show and automatically be entered in a drawing to win a dinner cruise for two on The Marco Island Princess.

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Tickets are on sale at www.TheMarcoPlayers.com or by calling the box office at 239-642-7270. 

2. This weekend: Balloon Glow

This new hot-air-balloon festival features elaborate, colorful balloons glowing at dusk (weather permitting), tethered balloon rides, food, vendors and kids activities.

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Nov. 22-24. Admission is $20 per vehicle ($40 for a premium pass). Tethered rides are $20-$75. Collier Fairgrounds, 751 39th Ave. N.E., Naples.

Information: Eventbrite.com.

3. Science Saturdays

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples.

Megan Stallard of Gaithersbury, Maryland, holds a crab at the estuary encounter section at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 south of Naples.

Every Saturday at Rookery Bay, enjoy eco-crafts, a presentation, a featured film and the “Lessons in Laboratories” program. $5 for adults, free to kids 12 and younger.

Information: 239-530-5940 or rookerybay.org.