Pools usually close after Labor Day - but not for local dogs! Friday is the last time this season local canines can enjoy a dip in the Legion Stadium Pool. The annual Pooch Plunge goes from 4-8 pm. It's only $5 per pooch. Proceeds benefit Cape Fear Golden Retriever Rescue. Saturday morning, join NewsChannel 3's Kaci Christian for the Fall Fit Fest. Learn how to get fit from 10 to 2 in the courtyard of the New Hanover County Library. A variety of vendors will be set up to share free information. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes so you can participate in all kinds of dancing, yoga and aerobics. Bring the kids! The event is free and open to everyone. Wake up early Saturday morning for a unique kayak eco-tour of Bradley Creek at Airlie Gardens. The tour is open to paddlers of all skill levels. There's room for twelve people so go early. It's $50 per person. Saturday night, you can enjoy some of the area's finest wines at the Topsail Wine Tasting at Topsail Beach. The event runs from 2-6pm and costs $25 a person. Head to the Kenan Auditorium at UNCW on Saturday night for "Bewitched: A Tribute to Musical Theatre Legends Rodgers and Hart." Singer Banu Gibson will enchant you with her amazing voice. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $12 for students. It's free for UNCW students with a university ID. The lively "Wilmington Big Band" will also be performing Saturday night at Fat Tony's in Downtown Wilmington. The group will be playing your favorites from 7-10pm for only $5 a person. Need a physical? Dental work? Can't afford it? Take advantage of free medical exams this weekend. No registration and no ID necessary. The event is open to everyone. Glucose and cholesterol screening, and even mammograms are offered. Head out to the government complex in Brunswick County Saturday between 9-4, and Sunday between 9-2. No appointment is necessary.
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