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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 17

Winter, The Dolphin That Can Screening: Cozi Zuehlsdorff, the teen actor who plays Hazel in the Dolphin Tale movies, will be at Clearwater Marine Aquarium for a screening of this new film that gives a behind-the-scenes look at Winter's rescue and rehabilitation. Only 100 people will be allowed in, so sign up in advance at ifwintercanican.com/cozi-event. Movie starts at 4 p.m. at 249 Windward Passage in Clearwater. Free with admission. (727) 441-1790.

$5 Days: There are only two weeks left to take advantage of this deal at the hands-on Glazer Children's Museum, where they are offering $5 admission through Sept. 30. Doors open at 10 a.m. at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza in Tampa. (813) 443-3861.

Twilight on the Town: Learn a little bit of history while St. Petersburg Preservation takes you on a 90-minute walking tour of the iconic architecture of downtown St. Petersburg. Meet at 7 p.m. next to the Detroit Hotel, 243 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 824-7802.

History of Fashion: This interactive fashion show features vintage fashions, appetizers and a cash bar. Every half hour a different boutique will be showing vintage fashion on stage with a talk about what era it's from and how it was used. It starts at 6 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $25. (813) 675-9274.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE New Girl, 9 p.m., Fox Cece's wedding is off, leading Jess and Nick to run away to Mexico, where they run horribly afoul of the law. Hey, no desperate Mexican getaway would be complete without that.

SERIES PREMIERE The New Atlanta, 10 p.m., Bravo Follow a group of elite young professionals in Atlanta as they go around telling northerners that Fat Matt's is way better than the Varsity.

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COMING UP

1905 Day: Dine at Columbia restaurants Sunday just like they did in 1905, with chicken and yellow rice or boliche for $2.95, the 1905 Salad for $1.95 and flan for 50 cents. Walk-in seating as space allows only. Includes all locations except the cafes on the Riverwalk in Tampa and at Tampa International Airport.

Tampa Theatre Wine Fest: This year's clever theme is Rebel Without a Cork, with three days of wine, food and fundraising for Tampa's historic movie palace. On Friday, for the first time, the wine pairing dinner will be served on the historic stage. On Saturday, there's a tasting while James Dean's 1955 teen drama Rebel Without a Cause plays. $43-$88; $50-$100 tastings at the theater box office; TampaTheatre WineFest.org.

Miranda Lambert: The reigning CMA female vocalist of the year will be joined by Dierks Bentley, who has been known to fend off flying undergarments on stage. Show is Friday at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. $29.25-$67. (813) 740-2446.

Glazer Children's Museum Birthday Party: The hands-on museum is turning 3 — and like any toddler's birthday it calls for dancing, games and cake. It's a free day of play Sunday in Curtis Hixon Park and the museum in Tampa. (813) 443-3861.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 17 09/16/13 [Last modified: Monday, September 16, 2013 4:17pm]
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