Here’s to a Fabulous Weekend

  • August 3 Friday 10 a.m.

    Let the Games Begin

    This portion celebrates the opening of the 30th Olympic Summer Games and includes lessons about sports using relays, challenges and games. Glazer Children’s Museum
    110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, 33602

  • August 3 Friday 4 p.m.

    Art on the House

    Through a gift from Hill Ward Henderson, admission to the museum’s galleries is now free on Friday evenings.   Price: Free. Tampa Museum of Art
    120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, 33602

  • August 3 Friday 5:30 p.m.

    Get Downtown First Friday Music Series

    Editor’s pick Get downtown for fun with music, food and a lively crowd all in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. Join the festivities between Second and … This month features music by the Venturas. Price: Free; refreshments extra. Get Downtown Location
    Second Street N and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, 33701


  • August 4 Saturday 2 p.m.

    Beauty and the Beast

    Editor’s pick The vivid characters and songs of Disney’s Oscar-winning animated tale are brought to life on stage in this theater adaptation with lavish sets and … Price: $50-$70. Ruth Eckerd Hall
    1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, 33759

  • August 4 Saturday 4 p.m.

    Bucs Training Camp 2012

    Editor’s pick The public is invited to a series of free Bucs practices, with autograph sessions, free parking, a merchandise tent, discounted concessions and appearances by the … Tonight includes an intra-squad scrimmage, $1 hotdogs and a fireworks display. Price: Free. Raymond James Stadium
    4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 33607

  • August 4 Saturday 7:30 p.m.


    Editor’s pick Now in its 17th year, this annual zoo benefit was almost a victim of its own success last year with record crowds vying for the … Price: $60, $20 designated driver; $90, $30 designated driver VIP. Lowry Park Zoo
    1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa, 33604


  • August 5 Sunday 9 a.m.

    International Rope Skipping Federation World Championships

    Teams from 19 countries, with skippers as young as 12, will jump rope while tumbling, flipping and dancing in this single rope and Double Dutch … Price: Week: $60, $20 child; Daily: $15, $5 child; Opening Ceremony: $15, $5 child; Gala: $20, $10 child. University of South Florida Sun Dome
    4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa, 33620

  • August 5 Sunday 1 p.m.

    Back to School Festival

    Bring $10 worth of school supplies to donate to needy children and get access to displays by more than 100 businesses, food by 10 area … Price: $10 donation or $10 in school supplies. Campo Family YMCA
    3414 Culbreath Road, Valrico, 33596

  • August 5 Sunday 1:40 p.m.

    Bark in the Park at Tropicana Field

    The Tampa Bay Rays will host their first-ever Bark in the Park event at Tropicana Field when the Rays come up against the Baltimore Orioles … Price: $20 person and dog; $15 additional people with dog package. Tropicana Field
    1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg, 33705


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