Players celebrate with a soiree
Celebrate: A Carrollwood Players Soiree runs from 7-11 p.m. today (Oct. 13) at The Epicenter, 9430 Lazy Lane. This is an evening of food, cocktails, entertainment and the presentation of the Nancy Awards. Admission is $30.
Old Lutz School hosts Autumn Day
Old Lutz School, 18819 U.S. 41, hosts Autumn Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 14). Attendees enjoy a flea market, plant and craft vendors with food items for sale to benefit the Old Lutz School. Vendor spaces are available for $20 each.
Darwin Brewing hosts a beer pairing dinner
The Darwin Brewing Beer Pairing Dinner runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 14) at Cuatro Restaurant & Bar, 5300 W Lutz Lake Fern Road, Suite 4. Attendees enjoy a four-course dinner, each paired with a specialty brew from Darwin Brewing. Seating is limited and attendees should call to purchase tickets. Admission is $40 per person.
Walk raises funds for stillborn research
The Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Walk runs from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday (Oct. 15) at Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive. This walk is to help bring awareness for stillborns and raise money for the Star Legacy Foundation that provides research, education and support for families suffering from this loss. Registration is required.
Yuengling Brewery hosts Fall Festival
The Tampa Bay International Business Council Fall Festival runs from 6:30-9 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 18) at Yuengling Brewery, 11111 N 30th St. The festival celebrates diversity with hors d'oeuvres provided. Attendees receive free parking. Email [email protected]
Town n' Country
Market reopens to stock food pantry
The Sweetwater Sunday Market holds its grand reopening from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday (Oct. 15) at Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave. Sweetwater Organic Farm is partnering with Metropolitan Ministries to help stock their pantries. Attendees can bring non-perishables or canned goods to the first market of the season. There will be live music featuring Betty Fox.
Ranch hosts Haunted Horse-A-Ween
The Haunted Horse-A-Ween runs from 6-11:59 p.m. on today at In the Breeze Horse Ranch, 7514 Gardner Road. Weekends at the Ranch get a little spookier in October with haunted hayrides through dark woods, pony rides, spooky storytelling, free candy and a campfire for roasting hot dogs and S'mores. This event benefits the Children's Camp. Admission is free with $7 hayrides, $5 pony rides and additional costs for food.
Midwife talk benefits Brown Baby Brigade
Where There's a Will, There's a Way runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at University of South Florida Public Health Auditorium, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. Midwife Jennie Joseph discusses solutions to reducing racial and socioeconomic differences in pregnancy and birth. The event benefits the Brown Baby Brigade. Admission is $15.
Yoga studio donates dental supplies
Hanaq Prana Yoga Studio, 10323 Cross Creek Blvd., is collecting dental supplies for Peru from today until Thursday (Oct. 19). Anyone can bring donations to their studio.
Highland Park holds annual music festival
Highland Park Neighborhood and Activities Center stages its sixth annual music festival from 2-7 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 14) at 11740 Casa Lago Lane. The event will feature live music, food trucks, vendors, bounce houses, face painting and more. Featured acts include Brian Melamut, Danielle Mohr and Ken Apperson 5-7pm. Admission is $5 at the door. Children under 3 are free.
Recstravaganza brings Hoofin' it 5K
Recstravaganza starts at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 14) at Tampa Bay Downs, 11225 Race Track Road. The Hoofin' It 5K combines with a youth fun run at this fitness festival with foot golf games, a helicopter soccer ball drop and a $1-million hole-in-one qualifier. The event benefits Tampa Bay Rowdies United Recreation Programs. Admission is free, with $15-$40 runs.
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