Creative Talk with Jimmy Breen (Postponed to Sept. 28) 6:30pm to 8:30pm Oxford Exchange For over a decade Jimmy has been creating artwork for the world’s biggest names in music – such as Bruno Mars, Paramore, Wiz Khalifa, Nirvana, Ed Sheeran, Blake Shelton, and countless others. Now he is ready to share some valuable insight on building community, bringing creatives closer together, and his knowledge of lettering. Creative Talk with Jimmy Breen
Rock the Park 6:30pm to 9pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Listen to some great musical talent in a beautiful, relaxing setting. This month’s show features Small Reactions, Someday River, and Shua Harrell of Oxford Nolan. With food and drinks on the premises and an exciting vibe, this free concert is guaranteed to please. Rock the Park
UT Volleyball vs. Central Washington (Postponed) New date TBD University of Tampa The University of Tampa Spartans volleyball teams takes on the Central Washington Wildcats.
The Flick Begins 8pm Jobsite Theatre In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick
Realistic Drawing (Cancelled) 9:30am to 11:30am Tampa Museum of Art Join artist Doug Land for the fundamentals of realistic drawing of figures, still life and landscapes. Capture the world around you as your eye sees it. Realistic Drawing
Progressive Tampa Boat Show (Postponed to Oct. 13 – 15) Begins at 10am Tampa Convention Center A must-attend event for every Tampa Bay boater. Whether you’re an avid fisherman, wakeboard or ski enthusiast, sailor or Bay cruiser, this boat show has something for you. Progressive Tampa Boat Show
Harmonious Watercolor (Cancelled) No new date announced Tampa Museum of Art New and experienced painters can discover contemporary approaches to the watercolor medium with instructor Evan Neidich. This course encourages you to channel your inner artist monologue within your studio practices.
Movies @ The Library – The Founder (Cancelled) No new date announced John F. Germany Public Library Grab a seat at the library to see the story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.
Brews & Bites Food Truck Rally (Cancelled) 6pm to 11pm Sail Pavilion at the Tampa Convention Center A rolling celebration of food and fun, featuring a fleet of area food trucks and live entertainment from local musicians at the venue’s unique 360-degree waterfront bar. Brews & Bites Food Truck Rally
Imagination Gala (Postponed) New date TBD Glazer Children’s Museum This gala event will feature guests in cocktail attire, valet parking, festive food and drinks, a live auction, and more. The event will benefit Glazer Children’s Museum. Imagination Gala
Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley (Postponed to Oct. 7) Begins 8pm Amalie Arena Chris Tucker is one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today. Tucker has been making audiences laugh all over the country on his current tour. The star of television and movies brings his standup to Downtown Tampa with special guest D.L. Hughley. Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley
WineFest 2017: Wine’s World (Postponed) New Date TBD TampaTheatre A two-tiered Wine Tasting invites you to taste dozens of boutique wines, sample favorite fare from Tampa’s top independent restaurants, and bid on premium silent auction items representing Bay area retailers, restaurants, services, and attractions.
The Flick (Cancelled) Begins 8pm Jobsite Theatre In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick
Lesson Plans To Late Night – Lucas Bohn (Cancelled) Begins 8pm Stageworks Theatre A one-man comedy show about Lucas’ transition from elementary school teacher to national touring comedian. This show is truly a one-of-a-kind comedy experience combining live stand up comedy and visual images. Lesson Plans To Late Night – Lucas Bohn
6th Annual Fall Stampede, presented by Chick-fil-A (Postponed) New date TBD Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Get up early for an active event benefiting childhood cancer research. This event includes a 5K run, 1 mile family fun run/walk, a mascot race, photo opportunities with the Chick-fil-A cows, and a post-race party in the Family Fun Zone including Chick-fil-A food, games, and great prizes.
Kai Water Fitness (Cancelled) 10am to Noon Urban Kai on the Riverwalk Are you ready to get an amazing core conditioning workout and have fun at the same time? This workout is taught entirely on paddleboards using mostly body weight exercises like planks, sit-ups, burpees, prone paddles and even plyo jumps! Please RSVP if you need a paddleboard. Kai Water Fitness
Art Spot (Cancelled) 11am to 2pm Tampa Museum of Art Let your imagination run free as the Museum’s art facilitators introduce exhibition-specific methods of art making filled with fun and creativity for you and yours. Art Spot
The Human Circuit (Cancelled) Begins 4pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Over 30 bands will take the stage to perform a wide variety of music genres, from pop and alternative to blues, R&B and hip hop.
WineFest 2017: Wine’s World (Postponed) New Date TBD TampaTheatre The multi-course menu, created and catered by Mise En Place chef Marty Blitz, will feature delectable small plates expertly paired with exquisite wines.
CITY Art-a-Portér: Susanne Bartsch (Cancelled) Begins 8pm Tampa Museum of Art The “queen of New York City nightlife”, Susanne Bartsch, is the subject of this year’s CITY. Bartsch has been a pioneer on the NYC fashion, art and underground club scene since the 1980s.
UT Men’s Soccer vs. Florida National (Postponed) New date TBD University of Tampa The University of Tampa Spartans take the field to defend home turf against the visiting Florida National Conquistadors.
Football, Florida, and the Soul of College Sports (Postponed to Oct. 22) Begins 11:30am Oxford Exchange Mike McIntire visits for an illuminating conversation explaining the engine of college sports, how and why we got here, and to offer some advice on how we might reform while holding onto the many positive aspects of collegiate competition. Football, Florida, and the Soul of College Sports
Grateful “Dawg” Day Begins at Noon Ferg’s Live A day of fun for you and your dog in an effort to raise donations for Vets4Pets Charitable Clinic. Enjoy a charity dog wash, live music, raffles, and more. Grateful “Dawg” Day
Wayne’s World (1992) (Cancelled) Noon to 3pm Tampa Theatre In this spin-off of the popular “Saturday Night Live” sketch, a big shot producer wants to take the public access show “Wayne’s World” to the world of commercial television. Wayne and Garth battle to save their show and Wayne’s girlfriend from the producer. Stars Mike Meyers, Dana Carvey, and Rob Lowe.
Upstairs/Downstairs (Cancelled) 2pm to 2:30pm Henry B. Plant Museum Step back in time and enjoy the single-character performances that bring turn-of-the-century Tampa Bay Hotel staff members and guests to life. Each character is based wholly or in part on actual hotel staff and guests.
The Flick (Cancelled) Begins 4pm Jobsite Theatre In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick
Yoga in the Park (Cancelled) Begins 6pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park In operation since 2010, Yoga in the Park is a free riverside yoga session led by an instructor from Yoga Downtown Tampa. Yoga in the Park
Tailgate Taste Fest
Saturday, September 30 Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Top restaurants from the Tampa Bay area will be cooking up some of the best tailgate foods around in a variety of categories. Each restaurant will compete to win a series of awards, including People’s Choice. Meanwhile, guests who purchase food sample wristbands can enjoy generously sized samples from any of the participating restaurants. Tailgate Taste Fest
Amalie Arena Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes – September 19 Mumford & Sons – September 20 Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators – September 22 The Spin Stops Here Tour 2017 – September 23 Preseason – Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – September 24 Disney On Ice presents Frozen – September 29 to October 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – October 6 Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley – October 7 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals – October 9 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Pittsburgh Penguins – October 12 Scorpions: Crazy World Tour – October 15 Bruno Mars – October 19 Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 – October 20 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings – October 26 Santana – October 27 André Rieu – November 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers – November 2 Fall Out Boy – November 5 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars – November 16 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – November 22 Lady Gaga – December 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks – December 2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – December 5 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche – December 7 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets – December 9 Katy Perry – December 15 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators – December 21 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Minnesota Wild – December 23 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens – December 28 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers – December 29 Jim Gaffigan – December 31
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not – Through September 13 By the Yard, Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December 31 The Business of Art – Through September 16 Photoshop for Beginners – September 11 to October 2 How to Make a Picture After You Take a Picture – September 13 iPhoneography – October 21
The John F. Germany Public Library Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays Toddler Time – Wednesdays Crafternoon – Thursdays Baby Sign – Thursdays Burgerts & Beyond: New Perspectives on Historic Photographs – September 13 Movies @ the Library: The Fate of the Furious – September 15 100th Anniversary – Founding of the Burgert Brothers Studio – September 16
Glazer Children’s Museum Make it Monday – Weekly Toddler Tuesday – Weekly Worldly Wednesday – Weekly Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly Fun Fridays – Weekly Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.
Henry B. Plant Museum First Fridays – First Friday of the Month Menus: The Epicurean Experience – Through December 23 The Great Gatsby Party – November 11
Jobsite Theater The Flick – Through September 24
Patel Conservatory The Threepenny Opera – October 20 to November 12
Stageworks Theatre The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays Lesson Plans To Late Night – Lucas Bohn – September 8 The Got Jokes? Improv Experience – September 9 Corey Van Valin – Redefining Magic – September 9 The Marvelous Wonderettes – September 21 to October 8 Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine in Battle of the Bitches – October 22 The Year of Magical Thinking – November 2 to 19
Straz Center for the Performing Arts John Moreland – September 12 War on the Catwalk – The Queens from Season 9 – September 17 RENT – 20th Anniversary Tour – September 19 to 24 Coyote Peterson – Brave Adventures Tour – September 22 Combustion Live Presents “Christopher Titus, Amerigeddon” – September 23 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – In Concert – September 29 to October 1 11th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show – September 30 The Florida Orchestra – Camina Burana – October 6
Tampa Bay History Center Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4 Florida Conversations: Reinventing the Gulf Coast “Hell Hole” – September 13 My Doll and Me – Kit Kittredge – September 16 History Center Book Group: Florida in Poetry – September 21 9th Annual Duckwall Lecture – September 27 Walk Tampa: Tampa Bay Black History Tour – September 30
Tampa Museum of Art Skyway: A Contemporary Collection – Through September 24 The Classical World: Selections from the Permanent Collection – Ongoing The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art – Ongoing Monday Meditation at the Museum – Mondays Art on the House – Fridays Art Spot – Saturdays Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10 Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting – Through October 22 Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter – July 30 to November 12
Tampa Theatre Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk – September 13 Snap Judgement – September 29 Julie Scardina Presents MISSION: WILDLIFE – October 13 My Favorite Murder Live – November 3
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