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Get in shape: The Great Beer Challenge coming Saturday to the courts of the Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard

Things To Do Planner: Beer Challenge, WWE Raw in Tampa, Rodeo Fest

DRINKING GAMES: THE GREAT BEER CHALLENGE Lifting weights 12 ounces at a time will get you in shape for The Great Beer Challenge coming Saturday to the courts of the Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club. Beginning at 2 p.m., teams of four will compete in beer-centered games including corn hole, flip cup, a s …


  1. Tampa Theatre will play 1925 'Phantom' with live organ music


    All summer long, Tampa Theatre has been showing classic Hollywood movies, and the season is going really old school for its finale. On Sunday, the series closes with the silent film Phantom of the Opera from 1925 — accompanied with a live organ.

    Lon Chaney as Erik, the Phantom, and Mary Philbin as Christine Daae in the 1925 silent version of The Phantom of the Opera.
  2. Zoo deal gives free admission for kids on Saturdays in September


    Saturdays in September will be a deal for kids at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, where Hispanic Heritage Month means free admission for up to four kids for every adult admission on Saturdays.

    A child brushes the goats in the petting area of the Wallaroo Station at Lowry Park Zoo.
  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 28


    Uncommon Couture: Opening Reception: The lines between art and fashion are blurred in this exhibition of wearable art. 5:30 p.m., Florida CraftArt Galleries, 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-7391.

    dress by Lina Teixeira
  4. Family movie nights, a 'Night in the Tropics' and other Things to Do on the North Suncoast


    Art events

    On the wild side: An opening reception for the "Wildlife and Their Natural Landscape" art exhibit will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd. Free. For information, call (727) 848-6500.

  5. Ticket window: The Weeknd, soccer


    Tickets for the following events to on sale this week:

  6. Plan your weekend Aug. 28-30


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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05:  Actor Patton Oswalt arrives at the premiere of FX's "Justified" Season 4 at Paramount Studios on January 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)