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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 1

Eddie Money: The rock guitarist and saxophonist has been penning hit songs like Take Me Home Tonight and Two Tickets to Paradise since the '70s. See him at 9 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. $38. (813) 627-7625.

Labor Day Sandbar Concert: The only way to get to this concert is by boat. Bring chairs and coolers and wade in the water while you listen to live music from a pontoon boat stage anchored in the channel off Tanglewood Way. Blues and Southern rock group the Cross Creek Blues Band and Hal Hammer Jr. Music perform starting at 1 p.m. on the "P" Channel adjacent to 2189 Tanglewood Way NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 282-4425.

Summer Light Up the Night: Downtown Tamps's waterfront district sets the scene for this event featuring live music, a lighted boat parade and fireworks. The fireworks show starts at 8:30 p.m, but get a wristband starting at 6:30 p.m. so you can watch from the wharf. It starts at 6 p.m. at Sail Pavilion on the Riverwalk, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Free. (727) 455-5521.

Celebrate the End of Summer at the Florida Aquarium: In addition to discounted admission after 5 p.m., visitors get extended hours until 8:45 p.m. and a good view of the lighted boat parade in the Channelside waterway, followed by a fireworks finale. The museum opens at 9:30 a.m. at the Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $15 admission after 5 p.m. (813) 273-4000.

Hyde Park Village Fresh Market: The outdoor market includes live music, cooking demos, ready-to-eat food and art. It starts at 10 a.m. in Hyde Park Village, 1621 W Snow Circle, Tampa. Free. (813) 251-3500.


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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 1 08/30/13 [Last modified: Saturday, August 31, 2013 9:46pm]
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