5 Great Things Not to Miss

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1 TAMPA BAY ROW­DIES VS. FORT LAUD­ERDALE STRIK­ERS > JULY 25 Put on your yel­low and green and cheer on the Row­dies as they take on another Florida soc­cer team, the Fort Laud­erdale Strik­ers. Ranked num­ber two in the coun­try for the spring sea­son, the Row­dies are sure to bat­tle for the top spot in the fall sea­son! Check their web­site for all matches and team stats. Al Lang Sta­dium, 230 First St. South in St. Peters­burg. Call 727.222.2000 or visit RowdiesSoc­cer.com 2 SUM­MER CLAS­SICS SE­RIES > THROUGH AUG. 30 Revel in the days of Old Hol­ly­wood. Dur­ing the week­ends this sum­mer, films such as “West Side Story,” “Gone With the Wind,” “Casablanca” and other clas­sics will be played at the his­toric theater. Open since 1926, the unique venue is a piece of Tampa history and still a part of the city’s cul­ture. Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St. in Tampa. Call 813.274.8286 or visit Tam­paThe­atre.org. 3 20TH AN­NIVER­SARY CEL­E­BRA­TION > THROUGH AUG. 31 Celebrate 20 years of mem­o­ries at the aquar­ium with spe­cial ex­hibits and ac­tiv­i­ties for a lim­ited time. Be­come a su­per­hero of the sea at the Coral Reef Show, and go in search of an­i­mals in the scavenger hunt, par­tic­i­pate in arts and crafts, learn more about the ocean from sci­en­tists and in­ter­act with the an­i­mals. Florida Aquar­ium, 701 Chan­nel­side Drive in Tampa. Call 813.273.4000 or visit FLAquar­ium.org.

4 FLA­VOR RUN 5K TAMPA BAY > SEPT. 12 You may have heard of color runs, but what about a fla­vored run? Fruit-fla­vored pow­ders in wa­ter­melon, blue­berry, straw­berry, grape and more are launched into the air to celebrate the end of the race, as well as a post-run party with mu­sic by DJ Jake Dela Cruz, ven­dors, t-shirts and more. Florida State Fair­grounds, 4800 US 301 in Tampa. Visit Fla­vor­run.com/lo­ca­tions/Tampa.html for more in­for­ma­tion on the event. 5 WINE­FEST AT TAMPA THEATRE > SEPT. 10 TO 17 In its 14th year, Wine­fest re­turns with a week of wine, movies and fun. The event kicks off with a screen­ing of “Napoleon Dy­na­mite” un­der the stars. Over the next week, there are wine tast­ings, food, wine pair­ing sem­i­nars, wine brunch, and then the ul­ti­mate Wine Ex­pe­ri­ence. The week­long event fea­tures lo­cal restau­rants, Sun­day brunch and an ex­clu­sive tast­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Call for ticket in­for­ma­tion for this unique wine ex­trav­a­ganza. Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St. in Tampa. Call 813.274.8286 or visit Tam­paThe­atre.org for more de­tails.

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