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From football to Grand Funk Railroad, 5 things to do in September

1 Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Art and Craft Festival

The Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Art and Craft Festival will be Sept. 1-3 at the Sponge Docks on Dodecanese Boulevard in Tarpon Springs. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 3. Admission is free. The festival will feature fine art, crafts, food and music. For more information, call (352) 344-0657 or visit tnteventsinc.com.

2 USF Bulls season opener

The University of South Florida Bulls open their football season against Tennessee-Chattanooga at 7 p.m. Sept. 1. Select individual tickets to the opening night game will be priced at $9.87, thanks to a sports radio promotion. Tickets can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.

3 ‘Aurora Borealis'

Presented by the American Alzheimer's Association, Aurora Borealis stars Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland, Juliette Lewis and Louise Fletcher. The film follows a troubled young man struggling to right himself after the premature death of his father. This moving coming of age story is set against the frigid backdrop of a Minnesota winter where love begins to grow. See the film at 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets are $5. For more information, call (727) 791-7400 or visitrutheckerdhall. com.

4 Grand Funk Railroad

You may remember the first time you heard We're an American Band. Well, here's a chance to hear it again from that band from Flint, Mich. — or at least part of it. Stopping in St. Petersburg on its 40-city tour, the Grand Funk Railroad of 2012 includes original founding members Don Brewer (vocals and drums, writer and singer of the multimillion selling hit We're An American Band) and bassist Mel Schacher. Joining them are veteran musicians Max Carl, from 38 Special; lead guitarist Bruce Kulick, best known for his 12 years with KISS; and keyboardist Tim Cashion, whose career has included stints with Bob Seger and Robert Palmer. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Tickets range from $30 to $50. Call (727) 892-5798 or visit themahaffey.com for information.

5 Dixieland Jazz on the beach

The Dick Maley Band horns its way into Treasure Island from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd. It's presented by the Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society. Admission is $15 ($10 for jazz society members). For more information, call (727) 522-6877.

Have an idea for October things to do? Email Patti Ewald at pewald@tampabay.com.

From football to Grand Funk Railroad, 5 things to do in September 08/22/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 4:47pm]
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