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Things to do in Tampa Bay September 6-8 2019

Things to do in Tampa Bay September 6-8 2019

TAMPA BAY, FL — Not sure what to do this weekend? Check out these events taking place throughout Tampa Bay.

Peter Frampton’s Farewell Tour
Peter Frampton will culminate 58 years of rock n’ roll during his farewell tour coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301, Tampa, Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Frampton will play one last time alongside Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience.

The Civil Rights Movement In Tampa Bay
The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th St. S., St. Petersburg, will present an original exhibition titled “Beaches, Benches and Boycotts: The Civil Rights Movement in Tampa Bay.”

The exhibition opening reception will take place at the museum Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. and is free to the public with a reservation.

The program will include a panel discussion about the history of Tampa Bay’s African-American communities in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota. The discussion will be moderated by Judge Charles Williams and panelists will include Fred Hearns, formerly of Tampa, Gwendolyn Reese of St. Petersburg and Victoria Oldham of Sarasota.

Holocaust Museum

Butterfly GloWalk 5K Fun Run
The fourth annual Butterfly GloWalk 5K Fun Run and Party will take place at Archibald Memorial Beach Park, 15100 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, Saturday, Sept. 7 to benefit My Hope Chest, a 15-year-old breast cancer charity.

Pre-race festivities start at 6 p.m. and the race begins at dusk with walkers and runners donning butterfly wings and glow-in-the-dark bling for the fund event. An Afterglow Party will follow the race.

The family-friendly festivities will include face painters, a wing-fitter’s station and games.
Awards will be given to finishers in addition to prizes for the top fundraisers.

Butterly GloWalk

That ART Festival
More than 40 artists will exhibit at That ART Festival Saturday, Sept. 7 from noon to 6 p.m. at Jannus Live, 200 1st Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

That ART Festival is a free, all ages, family- and pet-friendly event. There will be a DJ, raffles for artwork, a live interactive piece for artists and visitors to collaborate on and a children’s creative corner with a free face painter.

Palm Harbor Craft Festival
The fourth annual Palm Harbor Craft Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Palm Harbor’s main street, 1023 Florida Ave.

The festival will feature more than 50 exhibits selling handcrafted jewelry, woodwork, twisted metal, clothing, pottery and studio glass. For a list of craft artists and photos of their work, click here.

Tampa Bay Indian & World Music Festival
The fourth annual 2019 Tampa Bay Indian & World Music Festival will celebrate the rich performing arts of India, Africa and Spain with music and dance Saturday, Sept. 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Hillsborough Community College Brandon campus, 10451 Nancy Watkins Drive, Tampa.

The all-day extravaganza, aimed at both Indian and non-Indian audiences, will showcase almost a dozen world-class musicians and dancers. The festival will be highlighted with Indian food vendors and world cultural merchandise vendors.

The features will feature master musician Abhik Mukherjee and KV Mahabala on the sitar, African Kora artist Morikeba Kouyate, vocalist Samarth Nagarkar, Flamenco guitarist Don Soledad, Flamenco dancer Tammy Miller, Jay Gandhi on the Bansuri flute, On Tabla Shankh Lahiri, Shouri Lahiri and Anindita Nanda on Odissi Indian dance and more.

The festival is presented by Tampa’s Shruti Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Indian and World Culture in the Tampa Bay community through rich performing arts in music and dance.

Final Weekend For Bier Fest
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will host the final weekend of Bier Fest, featuring more than 40 local and international breweries, 40 new brews to try, new pub-inspired fare and live entertainment.

Bier Fest highlights more than 20 Florida based breweries and more than a dozen Tampa Bay favorites.

The best way to enjoy the flavors of the festival is with the purchase of a Bier Fest Sampler Lanyard starting at only $29.99. Samplers allow a choice of any five or 10 food or beverage samples throughout the festival.

Rays Vs. Blue Jays
The Tampa Bay Rays will take on the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, Sept. 8 at 1:10 a.m. at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg.

In conjunction, the Tampa Bay Rays is inviting fans to bring their canine companions to Dog Day at the Rays for the game against Toronto. For just $30 ($40 value) this specially priced ticket package includes a seat for fans and their best friend in the GTE Financial Party Deck and a Rays Dog Day-themed item. The deadline to purchase tickets, using code DOG1, is 11:59 p.m. Friday.

Ferg’s Post-Game Concert, Hurricane Relief Event
Ferg’s “World Wide” Sports Bar and Entertainment Complex, 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, will host a hurricane relief/post Rays game concert featuring The Alarm, Modern English and Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebal Sunday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m.

Bring two canned food goods or bottled water and get in the show for free. You can also show your Rays vs. Blue Jays (Sunday game day) ticket stub at the main gate and get in the show for free.

All canned food and water items will be given to a hurricane relief organization to be delivered to the Bahamas and areas effected by Hurricane Dorian. Free entry is up to venue capacity. All ages are welcome.

Chick-fil-A Fall Stampede
The eighth annual Chick-fil-A Fall Stampede benefiting the Children’s Cancer Center will take place Saturday, Sept. 7 from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 North Boulevard, Tampa.

The event includes a 5K Run, 1-Mile Family Fun Run/Walk, a Mascot Race, photo opportunities with the Chick-fil-A cow and a post-race party in the Family Fun Zone including Chick-fil-A food, games and prizes. The cost is $30. Register here.

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