Top 5 things to do this weekend
5. Use the force
OK. So it’s hard to carve out a substantial amount of time for fun, but Star Wars fans should try to this weekend.
Catch a Star Wars movie marathon Sunday at the Centers for Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Road. It’s in celebration of the newest installment of the franchise, “The Force Awakens,” which is released next week. The marathon starts at 10 a.m. and is expected to continue for the rest of the day.
Tickets are $15 per person. artcenterbonita.org
Holiday Movies on the Ice, a lineup of ice skating performances, happens from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero.
Members of the Florida Everglades Figure Skating Club will dance to holiday medleys from movies. Tickets are $10 per person. Children ages 3 and younger get in for free. germainarena.com
3. Look up
There’s a stargazing party Saturday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Collier-Seminole State Park, 20200 U.S. 41, Naples.
The Everglades Astronomical Society will provide the star savvy. All you have to do is show up. Attendance is free with regular park admission. floridastateparks.org/park/Collier-Seminole
2. Watch Santa dance
The 30th annual Bonita Springs Christmas Boat Parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
The route starts at the Fish House, 4685 Bonita Beach Road, and eventually snakes back to it. Free. cityofbonitasprings.org
1. Boogie by the bay
The Naples Bay Boat Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
For the best views, pick a spot on or around the Naples City Dock, 880 12th Ave. South, or Tin City Waterside Shops & Dining, 1200 Fifth Ave S. Free. miacc.org