The long, hot days of summer have arrived and if you are looking for something really cool to do, we can suggest a few of our favorites!
Don’t miss the Fourth of July Parade, Friday July 4th from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The parade begins at Broad Avenue South, north on Third Street, then up Fifth Avenue! Get a “good spot” early! Later that same day, the Downtown Fireworks is a show not to be missed. This annual tradition begins at 9 p.m. when a remarkable pyrotechnics display appears off the Naples Pier out over the Gulf of Mexico. Call 239-213-7120 if you are interested in parking and shuttle info.
How about Summer Golf? The South Florida PGA 2008 GolfPass membership is limited to 5000, so call today! For only $48. per individual, it offers play on nearly 200 South Florida courses, including 25 country clubs. Contact them at 954-752-9299 or www.sflorida.pga.com
If Art & Culture are your thing, a day wandering through the 15 exhibit halls at The Naples Museum of Art, or perhaps the beautiful von Liebig Art Center downtown? Peruse the galleries on Fifth Avenue or Gallery Row off Third. Both the Collier County Museum and Palm Cottage have summer hours. ~And let’s not forget The Fifth Avenue South Gallery Walks scheduled for July 13th, August 10th and September 14th from 6-9 p.m….and circle the date now for The Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Festival on Fifth Avenue South on September 6th and 7th from 10 to 5!
Want to be entertained? The Naples Beach Hotel hosts FREE Jazz concerts on their lawn…mark your calendars for July 19th, August 23rd and September 13th! You won’t want to miss The Evenings On Fifth either. They will occur on July 10th, August 14th and September 11th. If you want to check out what is happening at the Phil it’s easy, just log on to their website at www.ThePhil.com They already have their 2008-2009 season online! Great!
Maybe getting close to nature is what you are yearning for…Did you know that Naples residents can go to The Naples Zoo for free on the 1st Saturday of each month? Also, The Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is alive with wildlife and color in the summer months. Maintained by the Audubon Society, this is a magnificent way to spend the day.
Of course, let’s not forget so many of our favorite restaurants offer summer specials…and this time of year there aren’t any long waits to be seated! Perfect!
Last, but certainly not least, did you know it’s a great time to buy real estate? Please call a member of The Harris-Peppe Team today: 239-370-0574. We have been selling the Naples’ lifestyle since 1981 and we would consider it a privilege to assist you or someone you know with a summer sale!
Thanks and have a safe and happy summer!