Along the Gulfshore

Things to Do This Weekend in Southwest Florida, Feb. 14-17

Edison Festival of Lights is up in Fort Myers, and Third on Canvas is down in Naples.

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It's Valentine's Day! If you're looking to make some last-minute plans, check out the dining specials at The French, Osteria Tulia, Timeless, Dorona and DeRomo's

Saturday Night Live alum Kevin Nealon frequently preforms stand-up in the area (his mother lives on Captiva), and he's at at Off The Hook Comedy Club on Saturday and Sunday. Also, check out his new YouTube series. (See below.) 

The Edison Festival of Light will be the talk of the town in Fort Myers this weekend. Be sure to check out the parade on Saturday and Crafts on the River on Saturday and Sunday

Dueling art shows: The Howard Allen Art Festival is at Coconut Point on Saturday and Sunday, and Bonita Springs Invitational Art Festival at The Promenade at Bonita Bay on Saturday.

Swing by Third Street South for the annual Third on Canvas event Sunday and Monday. Some of Southwest Florida's best artists will be painting en plein air.