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  1. Music and Movies in the Park

    Editor's pick

    North Straub Park

    Downtown St. Petersburg : Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg, 33701

    This weekly series features musical talents from Florida who entertain before a classic movie screening. Bring a picnic and enjoy the water view. The music starts at 6 p.m., and the films start at dark. Families are encouraged to ride their bicycles to the films. Free and secure valet bicycle pa …

    This week features Brazilian music by Rio Bossa followed by a screening of Dead Poets Society.

    Price: Free (donations appreciated).

  2. Halloween Horror Nights

    Editor's pick

    Universal Orlando

    Orlando : 6000 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 32819

    On select nights through Nov. 1, Universal Studios is transformed into a nightmarish labyrinth of eight haunted houses, multiple street experiences and live shows. Highlights this year are houses based on Halloween, Alien vs. Predator and The Walking Dead. Costumes, make-up and masks are not all …

    Remains open until midnight.

    Price: $95.99 general, $41.99-$72.99 add on to daily admission ticket, $45.99-72.99 Florida resident.

  3. Rock the Park

    Editor's pick

    Curtis Hixon Park

    Downtown Tampa : 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, 33602

    Monthly music event held the first Thursday of every month features various area bands in an outdoor setting along the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa.

    This month features performances by Luxury Mane, Hydrophonics and Shawn Kyle.

    Price: Free.

  4. Howl-O-Scream

    Editor's pick

    Busch Gardens

    Tampa : 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa, 33612

    Busch Gardens' Halloween celebration with haunted houses, scare zones, roller coasters in the dark and spooky live shows. This year brings "Dead Fall," a new haunt in which ghosts of our memories reach into the present to never be forgotten. Remains open until 1 a.m. Not recommended fo …

    Price: $45-$65.

  5. EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival 2014

    Epcot at Walt Disney World

    Lake Buena Vista : 1515 N Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, 32830

    From Sept. 19 through Nov. 10, take your taste buds on a trip around the world to sample tapas-sized treats, learn culinary secrets and sip exotic beverages while touring World Showcase. Other events include Food and Wine pairing dinners, Wine "Schools'', the Eat to the Beat Concert series  …

    Today's Eat to the Beat concert features Air Supply.


  6. Vegetable, Herb and Tropicals Tour

    Florida Botanical Gardens

    Largo : 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, 33774

    Explore the vegetable garden, compost demonstration area, and learn how to grow your own food. Best for adults. Registration required.

    Price: Free. Best for adults.

  7. "Baby Shower" Luncheon Fundraiser

    Lutz Community Center

    Lutz : 98 First Ave NW, Lutz, 33549

    For this lasagna luncheon and bunco fundraiser to benefit Alpha House during Domestic Violence Month, guests are asked to bring a gift or two for the residents who are homeless pregnant women and their young babies. No furniture, toys or stuffed animals please.

    Price: $8 donation.

  8. Brandon and Citrus Job Fair

    Brandon Westfield Town Center Mall

    Brandon : 459 Brandon Town Center, Brandon, 33511

    Top employers from around the Tampa Bay Area will be in attendance at both the Westfield Brandon and the Westfield Citrus Park malls.

    Price: Free.

  9. Blessing of the Pets

    HPH Hospice Sturgill Hospice Care Center

    Spring Hill / West Hernando : 12242 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, 34613

    Hospice chaplains and volunteers will lead the interdenominational and interfaith blessing, open to anyone with a pet. Families welcome. Pets must be on a leash or properly contained.

    Price: Free.

  10. Situational Awareness Exhibit

    Bamboozle Tea Lounge

    Tampa : 109 N 12th St., Tampa, 33602

    The lounge will showcase this solo art exhibition by Florida native, Ashley Gilbert, an artist obsessed with color, oil painting and people, through November 6.

    Price: Free.

  11. Zumba Gold

    Dr. William E. Hale Senior Activity Center

    Dunedin : 330 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 34698

    A fitness program designed specifically for older adults using Latin and international rhythms and easy to follow moves.

    Price: $4, $3 with I.D. card.

  12. Brewery Oktoberfest

    Cigar City Brewing Tasting Room

    Tampa : 3924 W Spruce St., Tampa, 33607

    Cigar City turns the tasting room into a semi-traditional bier hall with 10 German style beers on tap and a limited supply of 1-liter Oktoberfest steins. Closes at 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday through Saturday.

    Price: No cover.

  13. Greater Tuna

    Early Bird Dinner Theatre

    Pinellas Park : 13355 49th St N, Clearwater, 33762

    The people who live in this all-to-nosy small Texas town are certainly unforgettable in this satire. Through Oct. 19.

    Price: $32.

  14. Kiss Me, Kate

    Show Palace Dinner Theatre

    West Pasco : 16128 U.S. 19 , Hudson, 34667

    Cole Porter and Sam and Bella Spewack's tribute to the theater features two divorced, egocentric performers who find themselves starring opposite each other in a musical version of Taming of the Shrew.

    Price: $49.50 for dinner and show, $38.45 for show only; $24.95 and $19.95, respectively, for children under 12.

  15. Hillsborough County Medical Association Foundation Golf Classic

    TPC Tampa Bay

    Lutz : 5300 W Lutz Lake Fern Road, Lutz, 33558

    The four person scramble includes cart, greens fee, goodie bag, prizes, awards, a reception, lunch and dinner.

    Price: $150.

  16. Head Start Awareness Month Kick-Off

    Jordan Park Facility

    St. Petersburg : 1245 Jordan Park St. S, St. Petersburg, 33712

    The Pinellas County kick-off for Head Start Awareness Month includes a performance by the LSF choir, a speech by assistant Chief of Police Luke Williams and an appearance by Mayor Rick Kriseman. There will be photos with the mayor and tours of the Jordan Park Head Start Facility. Head Start is a …

    Price: Free.

  17. Halloween Costume Swap

    East Lake Community Library

    East Lake : 4125 East Lake Road, East Lake, 34685

    Parents don't have to buy their children a new costume every year. Just take them and their old costume to the library and trade it for a new one. Don't have a costume to trade? Make a $5 donation and your child can still take home a new costume. Takes place during library hours through Oct. 30. …

    Price: Free with costume, $5 without costume.

  18. Evolution: Opening Reception

    Hillsborough Community College Dale Mabry Campus

    Stadium Area : 4001 W Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa, 33618

    Enjoy edible bites of art created by Ernesto Piloto in celebration of his new fine art and culinary experience designed to make people slow down and enjoy food as art. Remains on display through Oct. 30.

    Price: Free.

  19. Coexistence: The Art of Living Together Opening Reception

    Pasco-Hernando State College Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery

    West Pasco : 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, 34654

    The partial exhibit, originally an international competition hosted by The Museum on the Seam in Jerusalem, is an exhibit of international artists' works that presents a display of art calling for social change through the exploration of visual reflections on the stage of intolerance and the mea …

    Price: Free.

  20. Nurses Night Out

    Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi

    Tampa : 601 S Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa, 33602

    Simply Events and CBS Radio are hosting this event where nurses will receive a complimentary drink and appetizers, plus fun games and dancing all night long.

    Price: Free.

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