"Explore Our Waterways and Skies"
125th Celebration CaluSUP Fun Race
When: Kicks off with captains meeting at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 4
Where: Sanibel Causeway Island A, 19500 Causeway Island Road, Sanibel
Cost: $5 per team of up to three people, with proceeds benefitting Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). Prepay online and print receipt at www.crowclinic.org/calusa_blueway/index.php. Or pay at the event. All registration forms will be completed on site race day.
Information: Part of the 2012 Calusa Blueway Padding Festival, this new race is for canoeists, kayakers and SUPers who pair up with pals for a relay competition on the Sanibel Causeway. All abilities are welcome. Bring your own paddlecraft, borrow a friend's boat or board, or rent one from an on-site vendor (advance reservations recommended). Race with up to three people and only one canoe, kayak or SUP on a course that's one-third of a mile. In honor of Lee County's 125th anniversary, the format will be one lap, two laps and five laps around the oval course. Put your novice paddler in the first lap and take it from there. Racers will pass a baton made of recycled PVC pipe sporting an animal puppet. See race map at www.calusabluewaypaddlingfestival.com and click on "activities" then "canoe/kayak/SUP race." For more information, call Lee County Parks & Recreation Senior Supervisor Vicki Little at (239) 229-0649.
When: Saturday, Nov. 3
Where: Page Field Airport north ramp, off North Airport Road
Cost: Free; canned good donations accepted
Information: Featured aircrafts, aircraft displays, fire and police demonstrations, airplane and helicopter rides for a fee, food and beverage vendors, giveaways and childrens activities.
Roy Hobbs World Series
When: Oct. 20-Nov. 17
Where: Throughout Lee County
Cost: Tickets are $1 per person per day
Information: Roy Hobbs Baseball is adult amateur recreational baseball with teams and leagues from across the United States converging upon Lee County for their World Series each year. www.royhobbs.com
When: Throughout the year
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