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Five things to do in September

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If you don't get a chance to go over the Aug. 29-31 weekend, start off the month with a visit to Florida's Largest Home Show in Tampa. You can shop and learn about or find affordable ways to organize, repair, remodel, refurbish and landscape at more than 900 exhibits. Opens 11 a.m. Sept. 1; admission is $8, $7 for seniors, and free for 11 and younger at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa.

A night of Greek music

Celebrate a birthday or anniversary at Night in the Islands, a re-creation of the atmosphere of the Greek islands with live Greek music and dancing, and outdoor dining on the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks. Beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at 20 Dodecanese Blvd. For information, call (727) 942-5605.

'Dolphin Tale 2' event

Get ready for the Blue Carpet Treatment! The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Warner Brothers Pictures and Alcon Entertainment are presenting an exclusive screening of the film, Dolphin Tale 2, the story of Winter and Hope, at Ruth Eckerd Hall Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 (2 p.m. matinee) and $25-$150 (6:30 p.m.) at rutheckerdhall.com or at the ticket office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Bluesapalooza

The outdoor music festival in Brooksville kicks off at 2 p.m. Sept. 20 with continuous music throughout the day until 10 p.m., with a variety of food and other vendors on hand. Bring chairs and blankets. No outside food or drinks, and sorry, no pets. Admission $5 for adults and teens, $1 for ages 6-12; 5 and younger free. Hernando Park, 205 E Fort Dade Ave. (352) 754-4031.

Love under the Dome

Romeo & Juliet: Eternal Love is coming to the USF Sun Dome on Sept. 26 and 27 at 8 p.m. In its U.S. debut, the Spectacular Stage production combines live actors, holographic technology and special effects to bring a fully immersive theatrical experience to Shakespeare's timeless tale. Tickets are $150 (VIP package), $65, $45 and $25; available through ticketmaster.com or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000, or at the box office, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 974-3004.

Gardening help

Master Gardeners will be on hand 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 11 and 19 at Weedon Island Preserve with solutions and advice for beautiful landscapes. Free. 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 453-6500.

Five things to do in September 08/25/14 [Last modified: Monday, August 25, 2014 3:58pm]
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