Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times Staff Writer

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times Staff Writer

Sharon Kennedy Wynne is a Tampa Bay Times writer and editor who focuses mostly on events and fun Things to Do. A lifelong St. Petersburg resident, she has been a journalist since 1988 and joined her hometown Times in 1994. She is married and has two sons.



Ordinary dogs take to the Derby Lane greyhound track for the Mutt Derby

Ordinary dogs take to the Derby Lane greyhound track for the Mutt Derby

Some stopped midway, some turned around and ran the wrong way and some dashed to the arms of their owners as more than 300 average house pets took to the track at Derby Lane on Sunday for the Mutt Derby.
Published: 02/18/18
LUIS SANTANA   |   Times
Tampa Bay Downs hosted the Tampa Bay Corgi Meetup group and 50 Corgis and their owners for a 6 heat Corgi dirt track race. Hundreds of people lined up to see the races and a post race concert by the Soul Circus Cowboys.  [Sunday, June 25, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]

Top things to do this weekend: Florida State Fair, Mutt Derby at Derby Lane

GO, DOG, GO: Mutt DerbyOne of the most hilarious days at the races is Sunday, when ordinary house pets get a chance to run on the Derby Lane greyhound track. Mutt Derby registration begins at 11 a.m., but you can register in advance at...
Published: 02/14/18
BERLIN, GERMANY - MAY 12:  Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, speaks at the CUBE Tech Fair for startups on May 12, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The CUBE Tech Fair is showcasing the projects of startups from across Europe and is running from May 10-12.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

5 things to do under $5: Woz, mini golf, street parties

1 Steve Wozniak: The Apple co-founder, above, will give a free talk on Tuesday, Feb. 20 as part of USF Muma College of Business’ new Thought Leader series. The college’s dean will conduct a discussion about everything from...
Published: 02/14/18
Former Mossad agent Avner Avraham is curator of the

Florida Holocaust Museum’s Eichmann exhibit recounts daring capture, riveting trial of Nazi officer

In May 1960, the young nation of Israel appeared to be sending a delegation to Argentina to join the country’s 150th anniversary celebration. But the plan instead was to smuggle agents into the country to carry out one of the most daring espionage...
Published: 02/08/18
Hulk Hogan, left, grapples with Ric Flair during the World Championship Wrestling Bash at the Beach Sunday night, July 17, 1994, in Orlando, Fla. during a pay-per-view television event.  Hulk Hogan, who this week admitted he used steroids during his prime, came out of retirement to regain his former title. (AP Photo/The Orlando Sentinel, Phelan M. Ebenhack)  LEESBURG, MAGS OU

Top things to do this weekend: Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair, Sant’ Yago Knight Parade

RING LEADERS: Hulk Hogan and Ric FlairIt has been more than 25 years since Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair first squared off in a wrestling ring. Now they’re getting back together in Tampa for a face to face called Legends of the Ring: A...
Published: 02/07/18
CHRIS ZUPPA   |   Times 
Mary McCall of Brooklyn, New York, tries the hula hoop during the Tampa Bay Rays Fan Fest at Tropicana Field on Saturday, 02/22/2014. She was visiting a friend. Asked if a Rays fan, McCall's response:

5 things to do under $5: Rays Fan Fest, Mardi Gras parade

1Rays Fan Fest: The free day of play in Tropicana Field returns to rev up fans for baseball season with Tampa Bay Rays players and coaches on hand. This year’s free activities include clubhouse tours, arcade games and...
Published: 02/07/18
Best things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay

Best things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay

Here are our editors' picks for events happening Friday through Sunday, including the Mutt Derby, two fairs, comedy, Cirque du Soleil, the Bourbon & BBQ Fest and way more.
Published: 02/05/18
Updated: 02/16/18
Plan your weekend: Billy Joel, Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade, Florida State Fair, Rays Fan Fest

Plan your weekend: Billy Joel, Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade, Florida State Fair, Rays Fan Fest

Wow, there is a lot going on across the Tampa Bay area this weekend.
Published: 02/05/18
Updated: 02/08/18
2018 Florida State Fair guide: Tips, top entertainment and crazy food on a stick

2018 Florida State Fair guide: Tips, top entertainment and crazy food on a stick

The deep fryers are heating up, the baby chicks are ready to cuddle and the Ferris wheel is poised for spins as the Florida State Fair opens Thursday.
Updated one month ago
5 things to do under $5: St. Pete Beach Seafood and Music Festival, high-fashion history

5 things to do under $5: St. Pete Beach Seafood and Music Festival, high-fashion history

1 St. Pete Beach Seafood and Music Festival: This new event promises local seafood along with vegetarian options, a marketplace and music by Act 3, the Black Honkeys, Greg Billings Band, Twinkle and...
Updated one month ago