Theme for this year's giant annual movie-themed wine festival is Monty Python and the Holy Grape and includes food from area independent restaurants, wine pairing, premium tasting, grand tasting, wine brunch and the 95 pt+ tasting. Benefits the theater's artistic, educational programs and …
Food stations catered by area restaurants pair breakfast offerings with mimosas, bellinis and a selection of light wines.
Price: $50-$85 tastings; $250 pairing; $40 brunch; $200 95 pt+ tasting.
The hip-hop duo are embarking on their "Renegades of Rhythm Tour", a vinyl only tour where they will play music exclusively from the record collection of hip-hop pioneer, Afrika Bambaataa.
With 30 years of award-winning music and 16 albums under their belt, the English synthopop duo of Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, is still releasing new material like their upcoming album, The Violet Flame, set to be released this fall. UK-based synthopop siren, Nina will open.
Helmets are mandatory at these free group rides held at various locations around the Tampa Bay area each week. See the website for more information.
Meet at the Independent Beer Pub before a ride to MacDill Air Force Base via the downtown Riverwalk, Bayshore Boulevard and the Gadsden Park bike tails. Stop at Ballast Point on the way back, returning through Hyde Park and along the winding streets that line the Hillsborough River,.It's 26 miles at 12-14 mph. Enjoy Sunday brunch, pastries and gourmet coffee back at the Independent. Call (727) 415-8993.
Get your kids a new Halloween costume for free. Just bring a uses, un-torn, unstained costume to Playtime (6124 N U.S. 41, Apollo Beach) or Revolution Ice Cream (220 W Brandon Blvd., Brandon) during business hours through Sept. 19 and receive a ticket to pick out a new costume at the park from 3 …
The festival celebrating the zoo's Caribbean, Central and South American animals features appearances by Dora the Explorer and Diego, music by Radio Disney, bilingual interpreters, multi-cultural food and vendors. Included with daily admission.
Bike enthusiasts will show their classic, antique, new and customized motorcycles at this festival with chance drawings, a bikini bike wash, bikini contest, live music and 10 class peoples choice awards. Benefits Madeira Beaches 9/11 memorial fund.
Budding and blooming orchids for fall in the greenhouses at sale, with a wide array of colors, styles, and fragrance, expert advice on how to choose and care for your orchid type. Guest vendors include B&D Orchids, Art Stone Orchids, and supplies from Hicks Orchid Supplies.
Price: Free admission.
The FanBoy Expo brings a hard hitting list of special guests including Linda Blair (The Exorcist), Scott Wilson (Walking Dead), Lee Majors (The Six Million Dollar Man), Richard Anderson (The Six Million Dollar Man/Bionic Woman), Jewel Staite (Firefly/Stargate: Atlantis), Sean Maher (Firefly), Dr …
Price: $20, $40 weekend; 10 and younger free. Autographs additional.
Families will enjoy STEM based children's programming in which science, technology, engineering, art and math come together with hands-on Design Challenge activities. There will also be live entertainment, free cafe samplings, drop-in tours and access to the museum's exhibitions.
Price: Free admission to military, veterans and their families, regular admission.
Enjoy wine and want to learn more? Topics include history of wines, grape varietals, glass styles, history of corks and more in class with winemaker and cellar master Ron Hunt. Call to RSVP.
Price: $25, paid in advance, includes wines, snacks, dessert.
The three-day event features celebrity tattoo artists Kyle Dunbar, Scott Marshall and James Vaughn, as well as artists from Ink Master Season 5, Alli Baker from TV's Best Ink and Amy Nicoletto from LA Ink . There will also be live entertainment, suspension acts and burlesque, tattoo contes …
Price: $20 per day, $40 three-day pass; children under 12 free.