Tampa Bay Blog

Category - Things to Do
  • Photography Museum
    September 3, 2015
    Labor Day is here, marking the end to another fun-filled summer here in Tampa Bay. Whether you’re looking to spend some quality time with the family or hit up the party scene, we have something for everyone. Discover all the treasure that awaits. UNDER THE SEA WITH PHOTOGRAPHY (6 p.m. Friday) Celebrate photography this Friday, Sept. 4, 6-8 p.m. at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts . This month’s featured Artist, Bob Blanchard, will be unveiling his latest exhibition: Marvels...
  • George Takei
    August 31, 2015
    You won't have to live too long, or really be all that prosperous for a chance to see Star Trek star turned social media sensation George Takei right here in Tampa. " An Evening With George Takei " is scheduled at the USF Sun Dome on April 18 at 8 p.m. “Takei’s story goes where few stories have gone before. From a childhood spent with his family wrongfully imprisoned in a Japanese Internment Camp during World War II to becoming one of the country’s leading...
  • Bike Tour
    August 26, 2015
    URBAN RESTAURANT TOUR (5:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Thursday) Saddle up (and bring your helmet) for a bicycle-mounted tour of Tampa Bay eateries . This trip focuses on restaurants along downtown’s Franklin Street corridor. The advance tickets are sold out, but you may be able to land a walk-up spot if you’re quick about it. Bring your own bike – and make sure it has front and rear lights or you will be sent back home. INDIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Friday through Sunday) Tampa...
  • Tampa Theatre
    August 25, 2015
    Where do you September? September has everything that makes a month worth having: August is over, the days are long, the summer heat backs off a bit, and the kids are in school -- giving everyone a little push to make the most of each weekend. All that makes September a great time to visit Tampa Bay. Sure, you'll still appreciate the a/c, but that's true clear up to December. It's Florida, after all. Here's what Tampa Bay has waiting for you in September: KNOWN AND UNKNOWN...
  • Country
    August 19, 2015
    KNOWN AND UNKNOWN: 24 PAINTINGS BY CUBAN ARTISTS (8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday) We here in Tampa Bay have a long and deep relationship with the people and culture of Cuba. Tampa City Councilman Charlie Miranda, a Tampa native with Cuban roots, has traveled extensively to the island, collecting art by largely undiscovered Cuban painters along the way. His collection is now on display at the TECO Art Gallery, part of the Tampa Electric Co., headquarters in downtown. Stop by during regular business hours
  • Cheetah Hunt
    August 13, 2015
    ART ON THE HOUSE (4-8 p.m. Friday) Tampa Museum of Art, downtown’s floating jewel box perched above the Hillsborough River, lets you set the price of admission. Now’s your chance to check out the museum’s collection as well as current traveling show featuring works by Pop Art icon Andy Warhol – including experimental films and prints of Chairman Mao and Marilyn Monroe. The traveling exhibit closes Sept. 20. SUMMER NIGHTS (ending Sunday) Summer days are drifting away,...