FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The weekend is here and Gina Birch joined WINK News This Morning to talk about some events happening around Southwest Florida this weekend.
The 38th Annual Great Dock Ganoe Race is tomorrow, Saturday, in Naples. This years theme is Zombies in Paradise,
Info: Crayton Cove, Naples, registration at 9, parade at 11, races 12:30, awards 2:00, www.greatdockcanoerace.com.
Friday and Saturday, head to Pinchers in Naples for the Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival, in conjunction with the canoe races. They have a full line-up of live music and lots of fun. It wraps up with The Long Run, an Eagles Tribute Band.
INFO: Pinchers in Tin City, Naples, Free, Fri 6-9, Sat 10-9. Food and drinks to purchase, www.pincherscrabshack.com.
Also Saturday is the Smoke of the Water BBQ and Music Festival in Fort Myers. This is a national competition for best BBQ, bands and a family fun zone.
INFO: Sat 11-10, free, downtown Fort Myers River Basin, Edwards and Hendry Drive, www.smokeonthewater.sbdac.com.
In Honor of Mother's Day, Miromar Outlet is having a Mother/Daughter/Granddaughter Look-a-like Contest.
INFO: Miromar Outlet, I-75 and Corkscrew in Estero, near Bloomingdale's, Free, 10:00 registration, 11:00 contest, www.miromaroutlet.com.
Saturday is Bike Night in Downtown Fort Myers from 6-10, free, entertainment and lots of bikes.