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International Fest at Mercato and Ben Allen Band Live at Estero Fest

BY March 30, 2022
Ben Allen
(Photography by Erik Kellar)
Here’s a run-down of the best events and activities throughout Southwest Florida this weekend, March 31- April 3. For more, sign up for our Weekend Insider newsletter.
 
 
THURSDAY
Performances for An Officer and A Gentleman run this weekend at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Based on the Oscar-winning film, this musical rendition of the timeless love story celebrates triumph over adversity. The show features iconic hits including: “Up Where We Belong”, “Higher Love” and “Love is a Battlefield”.
 
FRIDAYTurk and Turk host their Spring Collection Preview Reception at The Collective. Enjoy a cocktail reception and fashion show featuring their wearable art pieces.
 
SATURDAY
A mariachi band, Scottish bagpipes, African drummers, and Polynesian, Bollywood and Celtic dancers fill the shopping center’s lawn at this annual International Fest at Mercato, which also includes foods from around the world.
 

The Greater Estero Chamber invites you to the first annual Estero Fest, featuring Ben Allen Band. Enjoy live music, food trucks and raffles.

 
SUNDAY
Bring your appetite to Shangri-La Springs for this Mac N Cheese Challenge. Taste endless mac n’ cheese samples and bid on raffle items in support of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.