Hey everyone!  Travis back with more great things to do in Tampa Bay.  This event starts tomorrow and goes through Oct. 3 - ReNew Tampa. 

Renew Tampa - A 3-day exploration of historic preservation, green design and good planning, takes place October 1-3 at the historic Trolley Barn at 1910 N. Ola Avenue in Tampa Heights. 

An Expo, a film festival, demos and seminars, Ask an Architect and an interactive educational play area for the kids are just a few of the activities planned by the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects for the second Renew Tampa event.
 
A highlight of Renew is Saturday's keynote speech by Tom Murphy, former three-term mayor of Pittsburg, and a senior fellow at the national Urban Land Institute.  Murphy will share his insight on how rail could affect Tampa's future.
  
Renew kicks off with a reception Friday evening (tomorrow) from 7-10pm featuring a preview of the expo and live jazz music.  Tickets are $25. 

On Saturday from 10am to 4pm, the Renew Expo and Conference will feature 30 + exhibitors, seminars, films, demonstrations, opportunities to Ask an Architect, several rail-related exhibits and the children's play area, all for only $8 in advance or $10 at the door. 

Sunday from 1pm to 5pm, the Tampa Heights Civic Association will hold their Tour of Homes.  Tickets for the home tour are $8 advance or $10 day of.  Plus, combo tickets for the expo and tour are available for $15 advance or $20 after October 1.
 
If you need more info, or want to get tickets, go to www.renewtampa.com or call 813-229-3411.

And of course keep checking back for other Tampa Bay area events and Tampa Bay Entertainment options.