Fathoms and The French Press present the 2015 Great American Picnic

Fathoms Restaurant & Bar and The French Press are pleased to continue Cape Harbour’s traditional Independence Day celebration, The Great American Picnic, on July 4, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public is invited to this family-friendly event, which will feature a sumptuous outdoor barbeque catered by Fathoms.

The celebration will kick off at 11 a.m. with a Color Guard presentation by the Cape Coral VFW Post 8463. Guests will then be treated to non-stop entertainment, contests, music and lots more fun:

•Enjoy some heart –pumping patriotic marches from the Island Coast High School Band at 11:30.
· •Jump to your feet at noon while The Dixie Roadhouse Dancers line up for some toe-tapping country and western dancing.

· •Dress your pup, kitty, parrot, or iguana in red, white and blue for the Patriotic Pet Costume Contest at 12:30.

· •At 1:30 hydrate and smile during the always-popular watermelon-eating contest.

· •At 2, Southwest Florida’s own Calendar Girls get into the groove.

· •Beat the heat at 2:30 with a water balloon toss.

Lots more music and entertainment will keep the festival atmosphere in high gear between the scheduled events. The Great American is free to attend, with no fee to park. It’s the perfect pre-event hangout before heading to Cape Coral’s big Red, White and BOOM! fireworks display. Arrive early to discover the wonderful assortment of produce, crafts, gourmet products and gifts for sale at the Cape Harbour Famer’s Market starting at 8 a.m., and enjoy a gourmet breakfast at The French Press between 7:30 and 11 a.m.

Visit www.thefrenchpressfl.com and fathomsrestaurant.com for info on all the great events at vibrant Cape Harbour Marina this summer.

About Hoffman Group LLC

Timothy and Meredith Hoffman and Chef Benjamin Voisin and Valeria Zanella Voisin are partners in Hoffman Group Holdings LLC, the hospitality company that owns Fathoms Restaurant & Bar and The French Press at beautiful Cape Harbour Marina. HGH is committed to growing the vibrancy of Cape Harbour and leading its neighbors to greater success, giving back to the Cape Coral and Southwest Florida community, and developing the existing staff at the establishments it has acquired. Other interests of Timothy and Meredith Hoffman include Montpelier Plantation & Beach, a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux group of luxury hotels on the Caribbean Island of Nevis