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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 7

Halfway There: A Rare Beer Festival: Can't wait for the return of Tampa Bay Beer Week? Celebrate now at this beer festival with specialty kegs from more than 30 different breweries. It starts at 5 p.m. at the Cuban Club, 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Tampa. $50. (813) 248-2954.

John Mayer: The singer-songwriter returns to the bay area after three years touring off his new album Born and Raised. American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips opens. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $36-$75. (813) 740-2446.

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: 42: Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch a free screening of this year's Jackie Robinson biopic. No alcohol. It starts at 8 p.m. at Pier 60 in Clearwater Beach. Free. (727) 449-1036.

Night in the Islands: Enjoy the atmosphere of the Greek islands with outdoor dining on the Sponge Docks, live Greek music, Greek dancing and more. It begins at 6 p.m. on the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, 20 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 942-5605.

Rancid: The punk music gods come to St. Petersburg for a concert. The guitarist Tim Armstrong also presents his music project, Tim Timebomb and Friends, along with new punk ska band the Interrupters. Concert starts at 6:30 p.m. at Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $28.50. (727) 565-0550.

TO WATCH

Cupcake Wars, 8 p.m., Food Network Jessica Alba is a guest judge tonight, trying to convince everyone she actually eats cupcakes. You aren't fooling anyone, even with two kids, Jess.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 7 09/06/13 [Last modified: Friday, September 6, 2013 4:27pm]
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