5 things to do: Catch a preseason hockey game; celebrate National Museum Day

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Ilinca Roe in a scene from “Kizmet Diner.”

RSA Films Ilinca Roe in a scene from “Kizmet Diner.”

■ After a summer hibernation, the Baker Museum has emerged and reopened its doors. Current exhibits include “An Ear for Music, an Eye for the Art: The Ahmet Ertegün Collection” and “Papiers a la Mode: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave.” You can check them out for free from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Artis—Naples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. 239-597-1900

■ It’s still few more weeks before hometown-favorites the Everblades hit the ice. But fans can get their hockey fill during a Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers NHL preseason game. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Fort Myers. $24-$50. www.germainarena.com

Pete Correale will be at Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island Sept. 26-29.

Pete Correale will be at Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island Sept. 26-29.

Pete Correale knows how to laugh at the little things, like trying to build IKEA furniture with his wife. The comedian is at Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club, 599 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, 9 p.m. Sept. 26-27; 8 and 10 p.m. Sept. 28; and 8 p.m. Sept. 29. $20 and $45. www.offthehookcomedy.com

Find out what Correale had to say about his comedy career and the stop signs on Marco Island.

■ They show the films, you be the judge. See the 10 finalists of the Manhattan Short Film Festival and then pick who you think should win. 1 and 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Sept. 29, at Silverspot Cinema, 9118 Strada Place, North Naples. $16, adults; $13.25, seniors; $10.50 children. www.silverspot.net

Learn more about the films that will be playing at the festival

■ Happy National Museum Day! Locally, Naples Historical Society is offering buy one, get one free admission to Palm Cottage. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at 137 12th Ave. S., Naples. $10. 239-261-8164.

Over at the Naples Depot Museum, families can enjoy the exhibits, plus extras like face painting, carriage rides and a rock-climbing wall. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at 1051 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. Free admission. 239-262-6525.

Or check out www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday, download a free admission ticket for two, and take a road trip to The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, the Miami Science Museum or another museum of your choice.

Want more fun? Check out our calendar of events. And don't forget to check out Family Fun with Leigh Tahirovic on Tuesday.

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