Schedule of events for the World's Richest Tarpon Tournament, Gasparilla Island Kids Classic, Boca Grande Invitational Art Festival, and street party ...
Saturday, May 25• Gasparilla Island Kids Classic Schedule of Events:Noon to 2 p.m. - Team registration at the Boca Grande Community Center4:08 p.m. - Conservation message4:12 p.m. - Blessing of the event4:15 p.m. - LBHS ROTC colors honoring military service, followed by the singing of the national anthem 4:20 p.m. - Charlotte County Warbirds fly over Boca Grande Pass4:30 p.m. - Competition begins4:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Live broadcast of the Gasparilla Kids Classic on WENG, 1530 on the AM dial and 107.5 on the FM dial7:30 p.m. - Competition ends8:15 p.m. - Awards presentation, downtown Boca Grande – live entertainment.
• Downtown Tarpon Festival – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Carroll Swayze’s Boca Grande Invitational Art Festival
• Kids Carnival noon to 4 p.m. - Boca Grande Community Center
• The Boca Bande wil be playing downtown in the afternoon
• At the Boca Grande Community Center: Mote Marine Mobile Aquarium & Exhibit
• 11 a.m. Dr. Ken M. Leber, Associate Vice President, Directorate of Fisheries & Aquaculture; Senior Scientist will discuss “Sustaining Florida’s Sport Fisheries”
• 3 p.m. - Educational documentary: “Rich History … Priceless Future - The Tarpon of Boca Grande Pass”
~ “Conserving Florida’s Marine Fisheries” FWC~ Sport Fish Restoration~ Catch and Release~ It’s in your hands
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