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Gulfshore Life Weekend Insider Sept 17, 2009-Sept 21, 2009


Gulfshore Life Weekend Insider Sept 17, 2009-Sept 21, 2009

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avatarUdut, Kenneth -- on Sep. 17 2009, from Golden Gate Estates, Naples, FL
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Sep. 17 2009

Sign up today to go stargazing Friday night at Lovers Key.Get a unique glimpse at the stars above Southwest Florida during Island Under the Stars from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Lovers Key State Park on Fort Myers Beach. The Everglades Astronomical Society’s event for all ages, offered by Friends of Lovers Key, will use powerful telescopes to learn about the wonders of the universe. Bring bug spray or wear long sleeves and be prepared for a short walk to the beach. Participation is limited to 30 people. Register by 7 p.m. today at 463-4588.

The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra performs All American Pops: Around the World with Arthur Fiedler II, a musical tribute to the legendary Boston Pops conductor, at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. Call 597-1900 or visit for tickets.

It’s the next best thing to ringside seats. Catch all the action of the Mayweather vs. Marquez Welterweight Showdown in high definition on the big screen at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Coconut Point 16 in Estero and Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 in Naples. It’s the highly anticipated 12-round welterweight fight between six-time world champion in five weight divisions Floyd “Money” Mayweather and five-time world champion in three weight divisions Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez. Tickets are $12.50 at the box office and online at

Bring the kids to Cultural Park Theatre’s presentation of Disney’s Aladdin Jr., with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday at 528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral. Call 772-5862 or visit for tickets.

It’s International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday. Join the cause at Whole Foods Coastal Cleanup, from 8 a.m. to noon at Vanderbilt Beach and Delnor Wiggins State Park, and get a light breakfast and free reusable better bag. If you sign up early for Friends of Tigertail Coastal Cleanup Event, from 8 a.m. to noon at Tigertail Beach on Marco Island, you’ll get a free T-shirt. Bottled water, garbage bags and work gloves provided. Wear shoes that may get wet. For details, call Susan at 394-1470. Keep Lee County Beautiful 20th Annual Coastal Cleanup is from 9 a.m. to noon at various beach locations throughout Lee County. For details, visit or call 334-3488.

It's time for the Seventh Annual Fort Myers Beach Tapa Hop at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Enjoy a comfortable bus ride from the Matanzas Inn to The Beached Whale, Yucatan Beach Stand Bar & Grill and the Parrot Key Caribbean Grill for a taste of the chefs' favorite tapas, then back to the Matanzas Inn for dessert, with raffles throughout the evening. $35 per person; limited seating. Call the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce at 454-7500 for reservations.
Hop aboard the Cookie Cutter yacht for an Island Dolphin Sunset Cruise from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, departing from the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral. Call 574-0806 for reservations.
Celebrate the 70th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with a special nationwide presentation of the cultural icon, re-mastered and in high definition on the big screen, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Regal Bell Tower 20 in Fort Myers, Coconut Point 16 in Estero and Hollywood Cinema in Naples. The event also includes behind-the-scenes footage, home movies and archival interviews with the cast and crew. Tickets are available at or at the box office.


Gulfshore Life invites you to attend an open house from Sept. 20-27 at the soon-to-be-completed Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center in eastern Collier County to celebrate the release of the new documentary Big Cypress Swamp: The Western Everglades by Elam Stoltzfus. Hosted by The South Florida National Parks Trust, it will feature daily screenings at 11 a.m. and noon, and a Clyde Butcher photography exhibit. The Welcome Center is within the Big Cypress National Preserve, 33050 Tamiami Trail E. For more information, visit

Take a tour of Italy at Angelina’s September Wine Dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Experience a four-course wine dinner pairing regional favorites such as spice-seared scallops, Kurobota pork loin, swordfish involtini and herb-roasted lamb with wines from these regions. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and is $89 per person. Call 390-3187 for reservations. 24041 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs.
Transform your skin for the holidays at Sky Med Spa at Wittenborn Plastic Surgery. Starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight, be a part of a series of three meetings and take advantage of the Obagi boot camp for skin. At the first meeting, receive 10 percent off Obagi, a free gift and training, as well as drinks and appetizers. For more information, call 561-2313. 14131 Metropolis Ave, Suite 105, Forty Myers.
Take advantage of end-of-summer specials from Dr. Stanley P. Gulin & Skin Care of Naples. Save $100 on Botox or Juvederm and $150 on Evolence dermal filler for the correction of moderate wrinkles and fine lines. Also, Skin Care of Naples introduces the Biodynamic Collection—the first and only certified organic skin and body care line from Hungary. Call 596-8000 to schedule your appointment.
Visit Shula’s Steakhouse in the Hilton Naples and celebrate 20 years in September with price rollbacks to 1989. Enjoy an 8-ounce filet for only $20, and any bottle of wine is 20 percent off the list price. For reservations, call 430-4999. 5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples.
Enjoy 20 percent off all facials, salon services (including hair and make-up services), manicures and pedicures, and the new Visage beauty consultation at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Naples. Experience the all natural Eco-Luxe 50-minute facial for $99, and take the spa experience home with 25 percent off all purchases of $100 or more at the Spa Boutique. Offer valid through Dec. 24. Call 598-3300 or visit for more information.

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Gulfshore Life Weekend Insider Sept 17, 2009-Sept 21, 2009