Tampa Bay Area Weekend Activities

  • September 21 Friday 8 a.m.

Senior Fun Fest and Crazy Legs Walk

Seniors come out and join in on the “Crazy Legs Fun Walk” for all ability levels with free continental breakfast, t-shirt and a goodie bag … Price: Free ($4 donation appreciated for walk) Brandon Community Center
502 E Sadie St., Brandon, 33506


  • September 21 Friday 10 a.m.

$5 Admission to Glazer Museum

To celebrate the children’s museum’s second birthday, admission is reduced to $5 Sept. 15-30. Normal admission is $15 for adults, $9.50 for … Price: $5. Glazer Children’s Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, 33602


  • September 21 Friday noon

Total Wine Tastings: California Wines

Try a selection of wines each weekend in themed sampling. From Kitchen Sink white blend, to Jemrose Cardiac Hill syrah, try wines from famed California’s growing regions. Price: Free. Total Wine & More
4880 Park St. N, St. Petersburg, 33709


  • September 21 Friday 5 p.m.

Jazz Club Concert: The Eddie Tobin Quartet

The jazz pianist for the Venturas brings his own band to this Jazz Club Concert segment in the atrium. Price: $15, $10 members. Art Center Sarasota
707 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, 34236


  • September 21 Friday 7 p.m.

It’s All About the Cheese: Beer & Cheeses

Become a cheese whiz at casual themed sampling from 7-9 p.m.; includes several cheese selections, pairing condiments and wine or beer samples. Seasonal beers and the cheeses that complement them at this tasting. Price: $25, reservations required. Cheese Please
4213 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa, 33611


  • September 21 Friday 7:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Toronto Blue Jays

The first 10,000 fans get a free collectible t-shirt. Tropicana Field
1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg, 33705


  • September 21 Friday 10 p.m.

Nick Cannon DJs

The America’s Got Talent host will DJ and hang out for The Hot Party, a bash featuring performances by Neon Hitch, Acafool, DJ Fresh … Price: $20-$30. Jackson’s Bistro Bar & Sushi
601 S Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa, 33602


  • September 22 Saturday 9 a.m.

Azalea Community Fresh Market

New market open Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in St. Petersburg’s Tyrone area offers fresh produce, local and handcrafted foods, local … Azalea Park & Center
1600 72nd St. N, St. Petersburg, 33710


  • September 22 Saturday 10 a.m.

Homecoming Dress Distribution

Belle of the Ball will have nearly 4,000 quality formal dresses, shoes and purses on display for needy, low income girls to pick out … Price: $1-$5 donation appreciated. Seminole Mall
11201 Park Blvd., Seminole, 33772


  • September 22 Saturday noon


Featuring music throughout the day, including the Blues Pig at 12:30 p.m., Delta Swamp Rats at 2 p.m., Franc Robert and the … Price: Admission $5 for adults and teens, $1 for ages 5-12; 4 and younger free. Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek
6300 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach, 34607


  • September 22 Saturday 4:30 p.m.

Imagination Movers

The Movers make a stop in Clearwater as part of their 2012 Rock-O-Matic Tour. The group combines danceable power pop songs with catchy choruses, musical … Price: $25-$35. Ruth Eckerd Hall 

1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, 33759

  • September 22 Saturday 5 p.m.

Tampa Theatre Winefest

Theme for this year’s giant annual movie-themed wine festival is Planet of the Grapes, with food from area restaurants including Bin 27 Bistro, 717 … (5-6:30 p.m. Wine Seminar-SOLD OUT; 7-10 p.m. Premium Tasting; 8-10 p.m. Grand Tasting) Price: $40-$195. Tampa Theatre
711 Franklin St., Tampa, 33672


  • September 22 Saturday 6:30 p.m.

Halloween Horror Nights

On select nights in September and October, Universal Studios is transformed into a nightmarish labyrinth of haunted houses, outrageous live shows and electrifying scare zones … Price: $88.99 general admission for access to one event night. Universal Studios
1000 Universal Studios Plaza , Orlando, 32819


  • September 22 Saturday 8 p.m.

Professional Bull Riders

The PBR comes to Tampa to compete to see who’s the toughest bulls and riders on the circuit. Catch state favorite and top 20 … Price: $10-$150. Tampa Bay Times Forum
401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602


  • September 22 Saturday 8 p.m.


This play is based on a meeting between two of the world’s most eccentric men: Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dalí. Set in London in … Price: $39-$49; $29 previews and Wednesday matinees; students $20 advance, $10 rush 30 minutes before show. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater
163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg, 33701


  • September 23 Sunday 10 a.m.

SPCA Tampa Bay Pet & Family Photo Days

Get a jump start on your holiday cards and help the SPCA Tampa Bay. For four days, photographer Laura Allen will donate her time and … Price: $15 sitting fee up to 2 pets, 5 humans; additional pets are $5 each SPCA Tampa Bay
9099 130th Ave. N, Largo, 33773


  • September 23 Sunday 11 a.m.

Crafty Fest

Sale includes indie art, handmade and locally designed crafts, vintage clothing, antiques, retro furniture, vinyl records and gifts. Price: Free (items individually priced). ARTpool Gallery
2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33712


  • September 23 Sunday 1:40 p.m.

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Toronto Blue Jays

The first 10,000 kids age 14 and younger get a free secret bobblehead. Tropicana Field
1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg, 33705


  • September 23 Sunday 4 p.m.

Farm Interaction Day

Everyone is invited to interact with farm animals and enjoy snow cones, popcorn and cotton candy. Ages 2 to 72 can take horse rides around … Price: $2 admission; $5 horse rides. Saddle Up Riding Club (Pinellas Park)
6080 94th Ave., Pinellas Park, 33782


  • September 23 Sunday 7 p.m.

Erik Griffin

Already known for his appearances as a comic on Live at Gotham on Comedy Central, Comedy Slam and Comics without Borders on Showtime, the comedian … Price: $15-$17. Improv Comedy Theater
1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

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