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October 26-28: A Spook-tacular Weekend in SWFL

9:01 AM, Oct 26, 2018

This weekend is full of unique events, from kayaking the river at night to Halloween parties for the kids and even creepy animal encounters, there's something we can all enjoy here in Southwest Florida this weekend.

October 26-28: A Spook-tacular Weekend in SWFL

Dark Night Kayak Adventure
Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
CGT Kayaks Bonita Springs. $35 for kayak rental or FREE if you bring your own, just tip the guide.
Starting at dusk, the kayak tours will take you up the Imperial River. Just a warning, you’ll encounter a lot of bats on this trip. The tour guides will explain the environment you’re kayaking through and tell you stories of the Calusa Indians. Kayak rentals are $35 but the tour is free if you have your own kayak.

Yoga in Space
Sunday 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. $10.
You’ll do peaceful yoga in the planetarium and watch the night sky appear above you as your eyes adjust to the light. They’ll switch between stars, planets, and constellations the whole time.

Hoots and Hisses
Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Conservancy of SWFL. $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for kids.
You’ll have access to the conservancy learning centers and take part in the face painting, animal encounters, and Halloween-themed games.

Halloween Bash at the Shell Factory
Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The Shell Factory and Nature Park. Free from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 2-for-1 admission after 1 p.m.
This free trick-or-treating event is this Sunday. There is a childrens' costume contest at noon with goodies for the kids. ANYONE who shows up in costume can get free snow cones and mini golf. They’ll also have their nature park open after the costume contest.

10th Annual Italian Fest
Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Alliance for the Arts.
You can enjoy delicious Italian food from local restaurants as well as wine, beer, and other drinks. This year you’ll get to see some fun entertainment, play raffles and games, and enjoy plenty of food and drink.

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