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  1. Kids Golf Free

    Editor's pick

    Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club

    Countryside : 3030 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, 33761

    Kids ages 15 and younger can join a paying adult for one free round of golf on the First Tee of Clearwater Junior Tee's which provide shortened, manageable distances for children. Through Oct. 31.

    Price: Free.

  2. TEDxTampaBay

    Palladium Theater

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

    Extraordinary thinkers and doers from around the bay area join together for the  "Emergence" themed event. Features inspiring presenters, food, yoga, tech demos and more.

    Price: $40, $75 VIP.

  3. Bok Tower Gardens Dog Day of Summer

    Bok Tower Gardens

    1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales, 33853

    The Gardens goes to the dogs for a good cause in annual Dog Day, with leashed and friendly dogs welcomed, with information of dog health, safety, grooming, 'Ask a Vet', and 'Ask a Trainer', doggie boutique items for sale, pets for adoption, K-9 demonstration, pet photos with San...

    Price: $5 per dog (includes doggie gift bag), plus Gardens admission: $12 adults, $3 ages 5-12, members and under age 5 admitted free.

  4. Inverness Farmers Market

    Inverness City Hall

    Citrus County : 212 W Main St., Inverness, 34450

    Featuring foods grown by local farmers, as well as arts and crafts vendors and live music.

  5. Ybor City Saturday Market

    Centennial Park

    Ybor City : 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

    This market features produce, gourmet foods and sauces, fresh baked breads, fresh eggs, prepared foods, plants, pet treats, arts and crafts, jewelry, and bath and body products.

    Price: Free.

  6. Saturday Guided Hike at Weedon Island

    Weedon Island Preserve

    1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 33702

    Ages 6 and older can join the hike through coastal mangroves and upland ecosystems to learn about the environment and the area's early inhabitants.

    Price: Free (registration required).

  7. Explore the Ecosystems

    Brooker Creek Preserve

    3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs, 34688

    Take a guided hike through wetland, oak hammock, pine flatwood and other areas. Wear closed shoes, bring water, hat; best for ages over six, children under 16 must be accompanied by adult.

    Price: Free (registration required).

  8. Young Theater Arts

    Patel Conservatory

    Downtown Tampa : 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa, 33602

    Homeschooled students in grades K3 through first learn movement, pantomime, clowning, storytelling, improvisation and theater games. Also takes place on Monday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. through December.

    Price: $400.

  9. Cactus and Succulent Show & Sale

    University of South Florida Botanical Gardens

    University Area : 12210 USF Pine Drive, Tampa, 33620

    A free day at the Gardens as the Central Florida Cactus and Succulent Society holds its 21th annual show and sale of easy to grow cactus and succulent varieties, with experts to help with choosing the right plant for the landscape, or inside the home, and tips on how to care for your plant. Fre...

    Price: Free admission.

  10. Shine St. Petersburg Mural Festival

    Editor's pick

    Edge District

    Gulfport : 11th Street and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, 33701

    This festival running through Sept. 12 will showcase nearly a dozen large-scale murals around the arts districts of St. Peterburg by internationally renowned and local artists, including the French graffiti crew 123Klan and St. Petersburg native Michael Vasquez, whose work is included in an exh...

    Price: Free.

  11. Back to School and Back in Shape

    Demens Landing

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg, 33701

    St. Petersburg's Baby Boot Camp presents its annual open house event to showcase local health and wellness products and programs for families and a week of free fitness classes.

    Price: Free.

  12. Que PasZoo

    Editor's pick

    Lowry Park Zoo

    Seminole Heights : 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa, 33604

    The zoo celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Latin entertainment, local artisans, games of dominoes, Latin inspired food and appearances by Nick Jr. favorites. To sweeten the deal, each paying adult can bring up to four children ages 3 to 11 free of charge.

    Price: $27.95, $25.95 seniors, $20.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free.

  13. Tampa Home and Garden Show

    Tampa Convention Center

    Downtown Tampa : 333 S Franklin St., Tampa, 33602

    This annual home and garden show boasts hundreds of new products and thousands of home improvement ideas.

    Price: Free.

  14. Black Pot Cooking

    Heritage Village

    Largo : 11909 125th St., Largo, 33774

    Cook up a new recipe like fried corn pone, orange biscuits, pumpkin corn chowder or black bean chili, made in cast iron kettle pot over an open flame. Limited class size, must be age 18 or older.

    Price: $30 (registration required).

  15. Train Weekend

    Editor's pick

    Largo Central Railroad

    Largo : 105 Central Park Drive, Largo, 33771

    Kids of all ages can ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad.

    Price: Free (donations for train maintenance appreciated).

  16. We Are A Blue Star Museum

    Ringling Museum of Art

    Sarasota : 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, 34243

    Military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve and their families, get free admission to the museum from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Military I.D. required.

    Price: $25, $20 seniors, $10 students. Free admission Mondays to art museum only.

  17. Gecko Fest

    Editor's pick


    Gulfport : Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, 33707

    This whimsical family street festival and "Zyde-Geck-O" second line parade with a "Gecko Gras" theme celebrates Labor Day weekend and the end of summer. Street party guests include musicians, acrobats, aerialists, break dancers, escape artists, magicians, jugglers and fire p...

    Price: Free.

  18. Archery for Beginners

    Chinsegut Conservation Center

    Brooksville / East Hernando : 23212 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, 34601

    Learn the basic skills development and gain shooting practice during this introductory program, for ages 12 and up. Parents must remain with children at all times. Equipment provided by National Schools in Archery Program. Please do not bring personal archery equipment. Dress for the outdoors.<...

    Price: Free.

  19. Labor Day Fireworks Finale

    Busch Gardens

    3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa, 33612

    In celebration of  Labor Day weekend, the park will be open til midnight on Saturday and Sunday and til 9 p.m. on Labor Day.  Enjoy music and dancing, a Lip Sync contest each night at 8:45 p.m. and special holiday fireworks displays each night at 9 p.m.

    Price: $97 adults, $92 children.

  20. First Saturday Celebration

    Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center

    440 Falkenburg Road N, Tampa, 33619

    The tailwaggin’ tailgate party will feature $5 pet adoptions on all dogs weighing 40 pounds or more, reduced prices on all other pets, new "turf yards" for adopters to meet, play and interact with shelter dogs and much more.

    Price: Free.

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