Welcome to our new weekly run-down of everything you need to start making your weekend plans.
Get in touch with your inner RiotGrrrl: Love Your Rebellion’s Babefest brings together a diverse group of female-driven Florida bands Friday evening at Millennial Brewing.
Celebrate New Orleans: Harry Connick Jr. will play shows Friday and Saturday to honor the New Orleans Tricentennial at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW.
Grab a table for Restaurant Week: Actually, Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week is two weeks of dining deals all over Southwest Florida. It starts tonight (Thursday) and runs through June 13. See the list of participating restaurants here.
Be named the barbecue king: This one is worth the trip to Bonita Springs. Sunshine Ace Hardware is hosting its first EGGFest Grilling Competition on Saturday in Riverside Park. Think you got what it takes? Enter to be named the best barbecue chef in Naples. Don’t think you’ve got what it takes? That’s fine. Just come and taste-test.
Fall into the Ring of Fire: Ring of Fire is the story of Johnny Cash told through his hit songs. Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is staging the production through June 23.
Alter your reality: Alliance for the Arts is putting on a one-of-its-kind show. It’s an augmented reality art exhibit. Opening night is Friday.