United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties will be hosting the 7th annual Goblin Gallop 5K race. This event will include a 5K run or walk, followed by a kids fun run for children ages 12 and under. For more information, call 239.656.2380 or email email@example.com.
First Christian Church of Cape Coral will be hosting a craft fair with 50 tables full of handcrafted gifts and specialty items. There will also be a bake sale, raffles and food available for purchase. Admission is free. For more information, call 239.282.9388.
Come out to Eagle Skate Park for the Halloween Tricks and Treat Contest. This event will include a bowl jam, best costume contest and a best trick contest. Admission is $10 admission. For more information, call 239.574.0490.
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? Learn how to make paracord bracelets and practice shooting zombies with Nerf bows and arrows! This event is for teens ages 11-18. LeeGov.com/Library/Events.
Come dressed in costume and line dance the night away at the Yacht Club. There will be a costume contest. BYOB and you can bring your own food and snacks. Pre-registration is highly suggested! All ages welcome. Admission is $10 with pre-registration (by Oct. 26) or $15 day of event. For more information, call the Rotino Center at 239.574.0807.
The Cape Coral Farmers Market is always overflowing with fresh, local and healthy produce, fruits and foods, along with melt-in-your-mouth baked goods, made-on-site guacamole, salsas, homemade jams and jellies, pickles and olive mixes, cheeses, take-home foods and more. The market hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. CapeCoralFarmersMarket.com
Learn basic paddle strokes from an experienced guide. Taught by GAEA Guides. Advance registration is required. $40 per person; all equipment included. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be in good physical condition. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Rotary Park at 239.549.4606. CapeCoral.net
Come put yourself inside the game and team up with friends to use coding principles to guide yourself through a game grid, gathering coins and avoiding enemies. Make sure your code is correct, or you just might find yourself in a fix! Registration requested as space is limited. For grades K-5. LeeGov.com/Library/Events
Celebrate the beauty of our beautiful Southwest Florida sunsets while listening to live music on the beach. There will also be food trucks, vendors selling unique arts and crafts, jewelry, gift items and much more. Festivities begin at 3 p.m. CapeParks.com
This annual festival is a fun celebration of Cape Coral's uniqueness to the Southwest Florida area. The four-day event includes national and local entertainment, games, carnival food, a craft beer garden, contests, fireworks, carnival rides and more! CocoFest.com
Come out and enjoy a night by the pool with your fur baby! This is a free, pet-friendly event and includes snacks and beverages. Pets need to be up to date with rabies and distemper vaccinations. PetCoral events also require the Bordetella vaccine every six months. For more details, call 239.673.8453. The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. PetCoral.com
Join us as the community honors our American heroes and pays tribute to those who lost their lives, those who served honorably and those who are still proudly serving our country. The Veterans Day Celebration is a cooperative effort of the City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation and other local supporters. The parade begins at 2 p.m. CapeCoral.net
November is National Novel Writing Month—NaNoWriMo! Come for a writing session and the opportunity to share ideas with fellow writers. Bring your laptop or borrow one of the library’s for use during the session. Pen and paper writers are also welcome. Space for this program is limited, so please arrive early. Session is from 5-7 p.m. LeeGov.com/Library/Events
The Paradise Flea Market is held on the third Wednesday of every month from October to May from 10 a.m-2 p.m. in the Yacht Club Ballroom. Vendors sell new and used items. To become a vendor, please call 239.574.0806 for information and an application.
Break out your blasters and lightsabers, fire up the Millennium Falcon and enjoy an afternoon of Star Wars-themed crafts, games and experiments with the whole family. Registration is requested as space is limited. For all ages, 3:30-5 p.m. LeeGov.com/Library/Events