5 things to do: Labor Day fun, live music and more

The Calendar Girls participate in the Bottomless Mud Pit Tug-O-War at last year's Redneck Games. 
  
 John Fernandez/Special to the Citizen

The Calendar Girls participate in the Bottomless Mud Pit Tug-O-War at last year's Redneck Games. John Fernandez/Special to the Citizen

1. Have a happy Labor Day! Enjoy your extended weekend with a trip to the beach or hit the road and check out the Lee County Labor Day Family Festival and Redneck Games. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Fort Myers Drive-in and Flea Market, 2521 U.S. 41 N., Fort Myers. $3 per person and free for kids 5 and younger. www.leecountyfamfest.com

Participants of the Redneck Games at last year's inaugural Lee County Family Festival play a game of 'backyard bowling.' 
  
 John Fernandez/Special to the Citizen

Participants of the Redneck Games at last year's inaugural Lee County Family Festival play a game of "backyard bowling." John Fernandez/Special to the Citizen

Looking for more Labor Day fun in Southwest Florida? Here are some ideas.

2. Show your library card and save. If you’re a Collier County Library card-toting bookworm, September is your month. Show your library card at select restaurants and shops around Naples and you can save 10 percent to 20 percent off your bill. Full details at collierlibrary.org

3.Catch some live music. Mudbone takes center stage Thursday night as Artis—Naples kicks off its new Live & Local lounge concert series. You can take to the dance floor at 7 p.m. at Daniels Pavilion, Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. $10, includes one drink. Tickets: 239-597-1900, artisnaples.org or at the door

4. Attend an art exhibit opening. Learn more about local artists during the Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America exhibit reception. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Naples Depot Museum, 1051 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. Free. www.colliermuseums.com

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 Beacons performs at HOWL Gallery Tattoo in Fort Myers on Saturday August 3, 2013.

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William DeShazer/Staff Beacons performs at HOWL Gallery Tattoo in Fort Myers on Saturday August 3, 2013.

5. Mix metal with art. Rock out with Black Falcon and Undead Idols while checking out art by Seldon Hunt. Art/Rock is from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at HOWL Gallery/Tattoo, 4160 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers (across from the Edison Mall in the Miracle Plaza, behind David’s Bridal and Brent’s Music). Free. 239-332-0161 or www.howlgallery.com

Learn more about Art/Rock

Need more to do? Check out our events calendar at GoNaples.com/events

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