French Bulldog in Yoga Pose - Single Arm / Leg Plank

It felt like the weekend would never get here. However, we made it through another work week. It is time to unwind and have some fun. To help with that, here are your Weekend Vibes, what’s happening in Southwest Florida June 9-11.

Happening in Southwest Florida

How would you like to do yoga with adorable dogs and cats that are up for adoption. You can at Gulf Coast Humane Society on Saturday. Speaking of animals, there is a mini version or RetiCon taking place as well. Get up close and personal with all kinds of reptiles and even take one home if you’re looking for a new pet.

It’s also a big weekend for sports lovers. The Florida Everblades take on the Steelheads at Hertz Arena Friday night trying to win their second Kelly Cup Championship in a row. They lead the championships 3-0. If they win, they retain their title. Puck drops at 7:30. Baseball lovers, the Mighty Mussels are also in action Friday with a Marvel Comics theme and fireworks following the game. Also, there is a beefest on Saturday. Scroll down for more info.

In addition, if you love golf there is a special pass that has your name written all over it. Scroll down for more, including purchase info.

Man on golf course, weekend vibs

If you love to golf you need to know about the Southwest Florida Summer Golf Pass this weekend.

Hurricane season is underway again. It is kind of hard to think that it has been more than eight months since Hurricane Ian hit and parts of Southwest Florida are still wrecked. Life is still challenging for many many people. The loss is real. However, so is the recovery. If the beginning of this season is causing a rise in stress and anxiety for you, please make time to take care of yourself. Here are some resources that might help.

Finally, here are your Weekend Vibes, what’s happening in Southwest Florida June 9-11. Get out and have some fun this weekend.

  • ReptiDay

    ReptiDay is the one-day version of  Repticon, a chance for you to get up close and personal with all kinds of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, arachnids, and small exotic animals. If you already have one of these as a pet, you’ll be able to purchase all kinds of accessories as well as get expert advice about care and more. Saturday 10-4 at Crowne Plaza Fort Myers At Bell Tower Shops.   Tickets start at $5 and are online only.
    Weekend Vibes black snake for ReptiCon fest


  • Yoga With Shelter Pets

    Take a Yoga class at the Gulf Coast Humane Society Saturday with shelter pets.  Molly Powell, from the Shiva Yoga Shala Studio in Fort Myers, will be leading the class at the shelter in Fort Myers, 2010 Arcadia St. Administrative Blding. It costs $20 and space is limited. Register in advance.

    For the 9:30am class, register here:
    For the 11:00am class, register here:


  • SpaceCon

    In Cape Coral this weekend it’s a new event geared towards lovers of sci-fi and comic books. There will be games, tournaments, vendors and even Hollywood stuntmen. Dress up and get a discount on your tickets. The event is Saturday from 10-6. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door, special pricing for kids. It’s at the German American Social Club on Pine Island Road.

  • Naples Pride Fest

    This annual event is Saturday at Cambier Park and The Norris Center. The festival celebrates diversity with entertainment and lots more.


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  • Cape Coral Museum of History Birthday Celebration

    Saturday from 9-2 the museum celebrates it’s 43rd anniversary with a big party. Enjoy classic cars vendors and free admission. The museum is at 544 Cultural Park Blvd.

  • Fort Myers Mighty Mussels

    The beloved baseball team is home this weekend, taking on the Clearwater Threshers. Friday night is Marvel Defender’s of the Diamond Night & Jersey Auction with fireworks following the game. Saturday is Bark in the Park, bring your dogs to the game. In addition, there is a beerfest on Saturday. For $20 you can sample some 50 brews from around the world. Sunday is all about the kids with all kinds of activities. Brunch is served before the game.

  • For Golf Lovers

    If you love golf, you need to know about this Southwest Florida Summer Golf Pass. It is a ridiculous deal. 10 spots for $100. Locations include six traditional courses and four golf simulators.  Click here to find out more and to get yours.

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