Three Cheers: Things to do in SWFL this weekend

Lee Herald Favicon 16Art Exhibit at Mercato – A pop-art show will be at Mercato in Naples starting Saturday and running thought Jan. 21. The exhibit features art from Romero Britto and Peter Max. All artwork will be on display and available for acquisition. A special preview event will take place Friday from 6-8 p.m. Visit www.roadshowcompany.com for more information.

Flamingle Fridays at Everglades Wonder Gardens – Local author and marine biologist Dr. Geoff Trager will be speaking at Flamingle Friday at the Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs. Trager is the author of Poachers in Paradise, an adventure and mystery novel. Event will feature smoked mullet from Weeks Seafood and mojitos produced with Punta Gorda-based Alligator Bay Rum. Event begins at 5 p.m. with a $10 suggested donation for members and $20 for nonmembers. For membership information call (239)992-2591.

China Exhibit Ending at C’mon – The traveling exhibit Children’s China will be ending its run on Saturday at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples. An immersive exhibit which educates children on life in China both past and present. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with admission $12 or free for members. For more information visit www.cmon.org.

Cirque Italia in Fort Myers – The traveling water circus Cirque Italia will be at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers with shows on Friday and through the weekend. The show features mermaids, contortionists, and other artistic displays. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30, 5:30, and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets start at $10.

The Moody Blues at Germain – British rock band The Moody Blues will be performing at Germain Arena on Sunday. The band has sold over 70 million albums since the release of their first album in 1965. Their 1967 album Days of Future Passed is considered a key milestone in the development of progressive rock, the stop is part of the album’s 50th anniversary tour. Tickets start at $50, and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Florida Community Bank Box Office or online at www.germainarena.com.

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