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Things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend

Posted: 12:03 AM, Sep 12, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-12 00:03:07-04

FESTIVAL OF FLIGHT
WHAT:
Festival of Flight is bringing hot air balloons, planes, deltas, kites, helicopters and all forms of flight together in one location in order to share our passion for flight and celebrate the Third Annual Festival of Flight 2015. Hot Air Balloon Rides are available by contacting American Balloons, A Hot Air Balloon Ride Company directly for scheduling during the event.You can also catch a ride on a helicopter, plane, bi-plane, trike, T-6 and more during the event. Prices for rides vary depending on the aircraft. There will be live music, food, vendors, Exotic Cars and more.
WHEN: Sept. 12, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sept. 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Wesley Chapel - For you GPS use COMPARK75 4600 Pet Lane, Lutz, FL 33559
COST: $5 and parking is free
INFO: http://www.festivalofflightwesleychapel.com

NAPOLEON WINEAMITE
WHAT:
Now in its 14th year, the annual WineFest is Tampa Theatre’s biggest fundraising event of the year, benefiting the historic movie palace’s artistic and educational programs as well as its ongoing preservation and restoration. Patrons are encouraged to dress as their favorite character or come in a Napoleon Dynamite-inspired costume! Enjoy wine from local independent restaurants and wineries. Please remember to enjoy and drive responsibly.
WHEN: Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m.; Sept. 13, 11:30 a.m.; Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602
COST: Sept. 13, $250; Sept. 14, $40; Sept. 18, $250
INFO: http://tampatheatre.org

TAMPA BAY FASHION WEEK
WHAT: F
ashion stylist consultations from Thursday, Sept. 10 thru Wednesday, Sept. 23. International Plaza will offer shoppers complimentary fashion consulting and personal shopping services. IP Stylists will present the latest fall trends and get you Fashion Week-ready for festivities kicking off on Wed, Sept. 16.
WHEN: 10am-9pm, Monday-Saturday; 12pm-6pm, Sunday
WHERE: International Plaza & Bay Street, 2223 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
COST: FREE
INFO: http://www.fashionweektampabay.com

USF ST PETE BLOCK PARTY
WHAT: U
SF St. Petersburg will host a Community Block Party to kick off its 50th Anniversary celebration. The free event will be held, rain or shine, and marks the first of more than 50 public events the University will host during the academic year. Free t-shirt to the first 2,000 attendees, Vendors from the Saturday Morning Market and USF vs. FSU Watch Party with Kick-off at 11:30 am in the University Student Center. Rowdies Soccer Clinic from 12 pm to 1:30 pm for kids ages 6 years old to 13 years old (meet at the Rowdies tent at noon)
WHEN: Sept. 12, 10a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: 6th Avenue South and 2nd Street South
COST: Admission is FREE
INFO: http://www.usfsp.edu/50years/usfsp-block-party/

TAMPA TATTOO ARTS CONVENTION
WHAT:
Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention is a three-day event featuring 400 artists from around the world tattooing all weekend long. Special guest include celebrity tattoo artists , Cleen Rock One, Alli Baker of Best Ink and James Vaughn from Ink Master. Along with Black Ink Crew and Reese Hilburn from Tattoo Nightmares. There will be live entertainment, suspension acts, burlesque, tattoo contests, vendors and seminars.
WHEN: Sept. 18-20
WHERE: Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. Tampa, FL 33602
COST: $20 day; $40 weekend pass. Free for children younger than 12.
INFO: http://www.villainarts.com/home/tampa-tattoo-arts-convention

WIZARD OF OZ EXHIBIT
WHAT: A visiting exhibit at the Glazer Children's Museum opens today and runs through September.
WHEN: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Now through September.
WHERE: 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa
COST: $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free.
INFO http://glazermuseum.org/exhibits/wizard-of-oz

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