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September 2011

Calendar of Events

Here is a small sampling of the Florida festivals and events found in every month’s issue of Florida Monthly magazine. The magazine’s listing contains Florida festivals, museum exhibits, sporting events, concerts and plays. For more information on how to become a subscriber, follow the link at the end of the list.

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS…Seminole
Sunset Cinema. Sept. 10. Cranes Roost Park. (407) 571-8863.

AMELIA ISLAND…Nassau
Boardwalk Bash. Every Fri. Marche Burette Spa & Shopping Village. (904) 261-6161.

Inaugural Amelia Island Blues Festival. Sept. 16-17. Main Beach. www.ameliaislandbluesfest.com

Amelia Island Jazz Festival. Oct. 2-9. St. Peter’s Church Courtyard. www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com

Wine Tasting. 3rd Tues. every month. O’Kanes’ Irish Pub and Eatery. www.okanes.com

Amelia Island Autumn Festival: Fine Arts and Creative Crafts Show. Oct. 8-9. Historic downtown. www.islandart.org

Artrageous Artwalks. 2nd Sat. every month. Downtown. (904) 277-0717.

APALACHICOLA…Franklin
Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival On Tour. Through Sept. 4. Apalachicola Riverkeepers. (850) 653-8936.

ARCADIA…De Soto
Antique & Collectibles Fair. 4th Sat. every month. West Oak Street. www.arcadiaflantiques.com

BLOUNTSTOWN…Calhoun
Annual Peanut Boil. Sept. 24. Panhandle Pioneer Settlement. (850) 674-2777.

BOCA RATON…Palm Beach
Boca Raton Greenmarket – Children’s Museum Event. Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29. Royal Palm Place.
(561) 368-6875.

BONITA SPRINGS…Lee
Art Walk. Aug. 25. Art and Jazz. 1st Thurs. every month. Art and Dance. 2nd Thurs. every month. Promenade at Bonita Bay. (239) 495-8989.

BRADENTON…Manatee
Reels at Rossi. 3rd Fri. every month. Rossi Park. (904) 704-4366.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Old Main St. Downtown. (941) 544-8077.

Artwalk. 1st Fri.-Sat. every month. Village of the Arts. (941) 747-8056.

Tram Tours. Every Mon.-Sat. Mixon Fruit Farms. (941) 748-5829.

Corn Hole Tournament to Benefit Big Cat Habitat. Sept. 1. Manatee River Harley Davidson.
(941) 915-7566.

BRANFORD…Suwannee
55th Annual Rodeo. Sept. 23-24. Suwannee River Riding Club. (386) 365-8971.

BROOKSVILLE…Hernando
Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Main St. (352) 428-9275.

CASSELBERRY…Seminole
2011 Oktoberfest. Oct. 1, 15. German American Society of Central Florida. (407) 834-0574.

CELEBRATION…Osceola
2011 Oktoberfest. Oct. 7-8. Celebration Town Center. (407) 566-4007.

CHATTAHOOCHEE…Gadsden
RiverFest. Sept. 3. River Landing Park. (850) 526-2861.

CHIEFLAND…Levy
Moonlight Paddle. Oct. 11. Manatee Springs State Park. (352) 493-6072.

CLEARWATER…Pinellas
Sunset Festival. Daily. Pier 60. (727) 449-1036.

2011 Clearwater Film and Music Festival. Sept. 22-25. Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach, Billy D’s, and Best Western Sea Wake Beach Resort. (727) 599-5137.

CLERMONT…Lake
Farmers’ Market. Every Wed. Cagan Crossings Town Center. (352) 242-2444 x206.

COCOA…Brevard
Farmers’ Market. Every Wed. Brown Bag Jazz Lunch. Every Fri. Myrt Tharpe Square Gazebo, Downtown Cocoa Village. (321) 631-9075.

COCOA BEACH…Brevard
10th Annual Paws at the Pier. Sept. 17. Cocoa Beach Pier. (321) 636-3343.

COCONUT GROVE…Miami-Dade
Gallery Walk. 1st Sat. every month. Commodore Plaza. (305) 461-5506.

DADE CITY…Pasco
Market at Olde Courthouse Square. 2nd Sat. every month. (352) 567-0284.

Classic Car Cruise-In. 1st Sat. every month. Downtown. (352) 567-3769.

37th Annual Pioneer Days Festival. Sept. 3-5. Pioneer Florida Museum. (352) 999-0509.

DANIA…Broward
EcoAction Days. 2nd Sat. every month. Secret Woods Nature Center. (954) 791-1030.

DAVIE…Broward
Flamingo Gardens Bird Festival. Sept. 5. Flamingo Gardens and Wildlife Sanctuary. (954) 473-2955.

DAYTONA BEACH…Volusia
Daytona Blues Festival. Oct. 7-9. Jackie Robinson Ballpark. (386) 846-7302.

Biketoberfest. Oct. 13-16. Daytona Beach. (800) 544-0415.

DELAND…Volusia
Independent Film Series. Every Thurs., Sat. Classic Movies on the Big Screen. Every Thurs., Sun. The Athens Theatre, Sands Theatre Center. (386) 736-1500.

Farm Bureau Farmers’ Market. Every Wed. Volusia County Fairgrounds. (386) 734-9514.

Artisan Alley Art Walk Event. 4th Fri. every month. Historic Downtown. (386) 740-7777.

Cruisin’ Classic Cars and Rods. 3rd Sat. every month. East Indiana Ave., Downtown. (386) 738-0649.

Thursday Night Thunder. 4th Thurs. every month. Downtown. (386) 738-0649.

Buckler’s Craft Fair. Sept. 2-4. Volusia County Fairgrounds. (386) 860-0092.

DELRAY BEACH…Palm Beach
Green Market. Every Sat. Downtown. (561) 276-7511.

Narrated Bus Tour. 4th Sat. every month. Historic District. (561) 243-2662.

Gallery Walk. Every Fri. Downtown. (561) 279-1380 x17.

Viva South Florida A Latin-American Festival. Sept. 9-11. Old School Square Downtown. (561) 506-4218.

DELTONA…Volusia
Public Market. Every Sat. City Hall. (386) 878-8100.

DESTIN…Okaloosa
Labor Day Weekend Celebration. Sept. 3-4. HarborWalk Village. (800) 676-0091.

33rd Annual Destin Seafood Festival. Sept. 30-Oct. 2. HarborWalk Village. (800) 676-0091.

Labor Day Art Expo. Sept. 2-4. Village of Baytowne Wharf. (800) 622-1038.

DUNEDIN…Pinellas
Green Market. Every Fri. Pioneer Park. (727) 733-4215.

DUNNELLON…Marion
First Saturday Festival. Monthly. Historic District. (352) 465-1460.

ENGLEWOOD…Sarasota
Saturday Night Live. 2nd Sat. every month. Dearborn St. (941) 474-2007.

Crusin’ on Dearborn. 1st Sat. every month. West Dearborn St. (941) 474-5511.

Café Philo Discussion Group. Every Wed. Englewood-Charlotte Public Library. (941) 764-8100.

55th Annual Englewood Pioneer Days Parade. Sept. 5. Pioneer Park. (941) 474-3764.

ESTERO…Lee
Fundraising for Rookery Bay. 2nd Thurs. every month. Miromar Outlet Mall, Naples Flatbread and Wine Bar. (239) 417-6310.

EUSTIS…Lake
Downtown Eustis Cruise-In. 4th Sat. every month. Ferran Park. (352) 357-8555.

Street Fest. 1st Fri. every month. Downtown. (532) 357-8555.

Evening Star Dinner Train. Every Sat. Citrus Sun Lunch Train. Every Wed.-Sun. Citrus Sun Excursion Train. Every Wed.-Sun. Florida Rail Adventures. (352) 589-4300.

FERNANDINA BEACH…Nassau
Union Garrison. 1st weekend every month. Ranger Interpretive. Ongoing. Guided Nature Walk. Every Sat. Candlelight Viewing. 1st Sat. every month. Campfire Programs. Every Sat. Confederate Garrison. Oct. 8-9. Annual Spanish American War Event. Sept. 17-18. Fort Clinch State Park. (904) 277-7274.

Ghost Walking Tour. Every Fri. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Cemetery. (904) 261-7378.

Ghost Tours. Every Fri.-Sat. Amelia Island. (904) 548-0996.

Polly the Trolley Tours. Mon.-Sat. Ghost Tours. Every Thurs.-Sat. Fernandina Beach Harbor Marina. (904) 753-4486.

Pub Crawl Tour. Every Thurs. Historic Train Depot Downtown. (904) 261-7378 x105.

Historic District Walking Tours. Weekly. Amelia Island Museum of History. (904) 261-7378.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Central Park. (904) 491-4872.

FLAGLER BEACH…Flagler
Farmers’ Market. Every Fri.-Sat. Downtown. (386) 439-2881.

FLORAL CITY…Citrus
Bikes and BBQ Cook-off. Oct. 1. Downtown. (352) 419-5496.

FORT LAUDERDALE…Broward
Historic District Walking Tour. Every Sat. Old Fort Lauderdale. (954) 463-4431.

Urban Market. Every Sat. Riverwalk, Fort Lauderdale History Center. (954) 463-4431.

Fort Lauderdale History Center Walking Tours. 1st Sun. every month. New River Inn. (954) 463-4431.

Sunland Senior Club. 1st, 3rd Tues. every month. Joseph C. Carter Park Annex. (954) 828-5411.

Lauderdale Spa Chic. Sept. 1-30. Various venues. 1 (800) 356-1662.

Sunday Confessional: Open Mike. Every Sun. Andrews Living Arts Studio. (800) 838-3006.

North Beach Art Walk. 1st Sat. every month. 33rd St., 32nd St, and A1A. awhite@thegallery101.net

Saturday Night Alive. Through Sept. 3. Fort Lauderdale Beach. (954) 564-8300.

Antique and Collector Faire. Sept. 24-25. War Memorial Auditorium. (954) 828-5380.

FORT MYERS…Lee
Guided Kayak Tours. Every Mon., Wed., Sat. Lovers Key State Park. (239) 463-4588.

GreenMarket. Every Sat. Alliance for the Arts. (239) 939-2787.

FORT PIERCE…St. Lucie
Friday Fest. 1st Fri. every month. Art Walk. 2nd Wed. every month. Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Downtown. (772) 466-3880.

Lincoln Park Farmers’ Market. Every Fri. 13th St. & Avenue D. (772) 940-8446.

Classic Car Show. Last Fri. every month. 2nd Street. (772) 466-3880.

FORT WALTON BEACH…Okaloosa
Downtown Art Walk. 3rd Friday every month. Downtown. (850) 244-8191.

Emerald Coast Home Show. Sept. 10-11. Greek Festival. Sept. 2-4. Emerald Coast Convention Center. (850) 609-3800.

Dog Daze 2011. Oct. 15. Fort Walton Landing. (850) 244-8191.

GAINESVILLE…Alachua
Art Walk. Last Fri. every month. Main St. www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=96690191694

Alachua County Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. 5920 NW 13th St. (352) 371-8236.

Union Street Farmers’ Market. Every Wed. Downtown Community Plaza. www.unionstreetfarmersmkt.com

Melrose Community Farmers’ Market. Every Fri. Melrose Heritage Park. (352) 494-3790.

Art Festival. Sept. 23-25. Thornebrook Village. (352) 692-4466.

GREEN COVE SPRINGS…Clay
Soul Food Festival. Oct. 1. Vera Francis Hall Park. (904) 622-7903.

GROVELAND…Lake
Farmers’ Market. Every Fri. Lake David Park. (352) 557-1073.

GULFPORT…Pinellas
Art Walk. 1st Fri., 3rd Sat. every month. Beach Blvd. (727) 322-5217.

Morning Fresh Market. Every Tues. Gulfport Goes Green. 4th Sat. every month. Gulfport Free Clothing Swap. 2nd Tues. every month. Beach Blvd. S. (727) 343-4445.

11th Annual Geckofest. Sept. 3. Beach Blvd. (727) 322-5217.

Fish Fry. Sept. 5. Gulfport Lion’s Club. (727) 321-5717.

4th Annual Tangerine Greenway Fall Blues Festival. Sept. 24. 49th St. www.tangerinebluesfest.com

HAINES CITY…Polk
Bike Fest. 4th Sat. every month. Railroad Park. (863) 421-3700.

HAWTHORNE…Alachua
Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Hawthorne Historical Museum. (352) 481-4586.

HIGH SPRINGS…Alachua
Farmers’ Market. Every Thurs. Artists’ Day at the Market. 3rd Thurs. every month. James Paul Park. (352) 672-5308.

Literacy Day. Sept. 17. Alligator Warrior Festival. Oct. 14-16. Old Time Dance. 3rd Sun. every month. O’Leno State Park. (386) 454-1853.

Fantastic Friday. 1st Fri. every month. Downtown. (386) 454-3120.

HOLLYWOOD…Broward
Art Walk. 3rd Sat. every month. Downtown. (954) 921-3016.

Funtastic for Kids. Every Fri. Movie Night. Every Fri. Fun Shops-Creation Station. Every Sat. Market. Every Sat. Dancing in the Park. Every Sat. Free Glass Blowing Demonstrations. Every Thurs.-Sat. ArtsPark at Young Circle. (954) 921-3404.

Aquarium: Behind the Scenes. Every Sat.-Sun. Anne Kolb Nature Center. West Lake Park.
(954) 926-2480.

Josh’s Organic Garden Green Market. Every Sun. Boardwalk. (954) 456-3276.

Labor Day Weekend Open Car and Truck Show. Sept. 4. Seminole Casino. (305) 214-2277.

Classic Cruise Nights. 4th Fri. every month. Hollywood Beach Theatre. (954) 921-3404.

Coin & Collectible Show. 1st Sun. every month. David Park Community Center. (954) 967-4236.

Broadwalk Fest. Every Fri. Beach Theatre. (954) 921-3404.

18th Annual Hollywood Beach Latin Festival. Sept. 18. Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. (954) 961-6386.

HOMESTEAD…Miami-Dade
Open House. 2nd Sat. every month. Art South of Homestead. (305) 247-9406.

Redland Evening Herb Society. 1st Wed. every month. Tropical Fruit & Vegetable Society of the Redland. Last Wed. every month. South Dade Garden Club. 2nd Thurs. every month. Fruit & Spice Park.
(305) 247-5727.

Shark Valley Tram Tour. Every Sat.-Sun. Everglades National Park. (305) 221-8455.

HOMOSASSA…Citrus
Recreational Scallop Season. Through Sept. 25. www.visitcitrus.com

Fall Gardening Workshop. Oct. 12. Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. (352) 628-5343.
29th Annual Homosassa River Raft Race. Sept. 24. Homosassa Riverside Resort. (352) 628-2474.

INVERNESS…Citrus
9/11 Memorial Display and Freedom Walk. Sept. 11. Friday Night Thunder. Sept. 16. Farmers’ Market. 3rd Sat. every month. Inverness Government Center Plaza. (352) 726-2611.

ISTACHATTA…Hernando
Friday Night Fish Fry. Weekly. Istachatta General Store. (352) 544-1017.

JACKSONVILLE…Duval
First Coast Car Council, Inc. Cruise-in. Every Sat. Various venues. (904) 386-1940.

Arts Market. Every Sat. Riverside Ave. www.riversideartsmarket.com.

Farmers’ Market. Every Fri. Art Walk. 1st Wed. every month. Hemming Plaza. (904) 634-0303.

Rare Okapi Exhibit. Ongoing. Train Rides. Daily. Penguin Feeding. Daily. Keeper Talks. Daily. ZOObilee – Annual Zoo Family Fundraiser. Sept. 10. Grandparents’ Weekend Special Admission Offer. Sept. 10-11. Elephant Appreciation Day. Sept. 17. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. (904) 757-4463.

JENSEN BEACH…Martin
Jammin’ Jensen. Every Thurs. Downtown. (772) 334-7755.

Guided Nature Walk. Daily. Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center. (772) 225-0505.

KEY BISCAYNE…Miami-Dade
EcoAdventures. Daily. Crandon Park Visitors & Biscayne Nature Center. (305) 365-3018.

KEY LARGO…Monroe
Purple Isles Art Guild: Paint-Out Plein Air Painting. Every Wed. Bayside Grill. (305) 451-2812.

Flea Market. Every Sat.-Sun. MM103 Bayside. (305) 295-4369.

KEY WEST…Monroe
Sunset Celebration. Nightly. Mallory Square Dock. (305) 292-7700.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sun. Lions Club. (305) 295-5293.

2nd Annual Key West Brewfest. Sept. 1-5. Various venues. (800) 354-4455.

Key West WomanFest. Sept. 6-11. Citywide. (305) 294-4603.

Phil Peterson’s Poken Run. Sept. 16-18. Peterson’s Harley-Davidson South. (305) 393-4827.

KISSIMMEE…Osceola
Farmers’ Market. Every Thurs. Toho Square. (407) 846-4643.

Mill Creek Mall Farmers Market. Every Fri. Mill Creek Mall lot. (407) 892-1135.

Classic Car Cruise. Every Wed., Fri.-Sat. Bike Night. Every Thurs. Rock the Clock. Every Wed. Latin Night. Every Sun. Old Town. (407) 396-4888.

Sunset Celebration. Nightly. Gator Feedings. Every Tues., Thurs., Sat. Gaylord Palms. (407) 586-4423.

All Entertainer Convention and Fest. Sept. 7-11. Orlando Sun Resort. (508) 292-6379.

The Grand Tour Gala: Celebrating the World of Hospitality – Argentina. Oct. 1. Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. (407) 332-5212.

LABELLE…Hendry
Krusin’ with Kati LaBelle Bike Night. 1st Wed. every month. Popeye’s on Hickpoochee Ave. (239) 246-3045.

Bike Night. 2nd Wed. every month. Rodeo Grill. (863) 675-7006.

LAKE ALFRED…Polk
Health and Business Expo. Sept. 1-14. Lion’s Park. (863) 291-5380.

Seasonal Reopening. Oct. 3. Florida’s Natural Visitors’ Center, The Grove House. (863) 679-4110.

Lang Sun Country Groves Opens for 60th Anniversary Citrus Season. Oct. 3. Lang Sun Country Groves. (863) 956-1460.

LAKE BUENA VISTA…Orange
DMG CME Labor Day 2011 Conference. Sept. 7. Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. www.fnpn.enpnetwork.com

Disney Trade Celebration 2011 – The Florida Project. Sept. 9-11. Epcot’s World ShowPlace.
(407) 934-7639.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. Sept. 13-Nov. 1. Magic Kingdom Theme Park. (407) 934-7639.

LAKE HELEN…Volusia
Market in the Park. 1st Sat. every month. Blake Park. (386) 228-2121.

LAKE MARY…Seminole
Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Central Park. (407) 585-1428.

LAKE WALES…Polk
Antiques, Art & Oddities. 1st Sat. every month. Downtown. (863) 676-3446.

LAKE WORTH…Palm Beach
Evening on the Avenues. 1st, 3rd Fri. every month. Downtown.(561) 582-4401.

LAKELAND…Polk
2011 Oktoberfest. Oct. 8. Harden Blvd. (863) 682-7249.

Water, Wings, and Wild Things – Polk Naturefest 2011. Oct. 6-9. Circle B Bar Reserve. (863) 551-4750.

Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival. Oct. 14-16. Downtown Lake Mirror Park. (863) 683-2228.

LAKEWOOD RANCH…Manatee/Sarasota
The Sarasota Women’s Council of Realtors’ Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon. Sept. 21. Polo Grill’s Fete Ballroom. www.sarasotawcr.com

LAND O’ LAKES…Pasco
Wine Festival and Market. 2nd, 4th Sat. every month. Florida Estates Winery. (813) 996-2113.

LARGO…Pinellas
I Like It Hot! Festival. Oct. 10-11. Minnreg Hall. www.minnreg.com

LEESBURG…Lake
Thursday Night Live at 5. 1st Thurs. every month. Downtown. (352) 365-0053.

Flea Market. Every Mon.-Sat. W. Main Street. (352) 787-8326.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Towne Square. (352) 365-0053.

World Wellness Education. 1st, 3rd Tues. every month. Leesburg Community Center, West Rm.
(352) 455-1025.

LEHIGH ACRES…Lee
Bike Night. 3rd Thurs. every month. Good Times Sports Bar. (239) 369-7000.

LIVE OAK…Suwannee
Annual Labor Day Getaway. Sept. 2-5. Black Water Music and Art Festival. Sept. 22-25. Fall Suwannee River Jubilee (Gospel). Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Spirit of Suwannee Music Park and Campground.
1 (800) 224-5656.

LONGWOOD…Seminole
Word Weavers Central Florida Christian Writers’ Group. 2nd Sat. every month. Northland Church.
(407) 925-6411.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Historic Longwood Hotel. (407) 260-3440.

LYNN HAVEN…Bay
Lynn Haven Main Street Farmers’ Market. Through October 18. Sharon Sheffield Park. (850) 271-5547.

MAITLAND…Orange
Curtis Earth Trivia Night. Every Tues. Copper Rocket Pub. (407) 645-0069.

Food Truck Café. Every Tues. Lake Lily Park. (407) 539-6200.

MARATHON…Monroe
Bird-Watching & Nature Hike. Every Tues. Crane Point Museum, Nature Center & Historic Site.
(305) 743-9100.

Living Healthy Workshop. Every Wed. Fishermen’s Hospital. (305) 743-7111 x206.

ECMC Incredible Fruit Stand. Every Sat. MM 50. (305) 743-6215.

2nd Annual Conchtoberfest. Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Hawks Cay Resort. (305) 743-5417.

13th Annual Florida Keys Birding and Wildlife Festival. Sept. 21-25. Curry Hammock State Park, Overseas Heritage Trail, Looe Key Marine Sanctuary, Dry Tortugas, Key West Botanical Garden.
(305) 872-0774.

MARIANNA…Jackson
Jackson County Fair. Oct. 10-12. Jackson County Agriculture Center. (850) 209-2475.

Marianna Day Festival and Reenactment. Sept. 23-25. Bales Dr. (850) 209-8921.

MATLACHA…Lee
Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Old Downtown Eau Gallie. (321) 917-0721.

MELBOURNE…Brevard
Friday Fest. 2nd Friday every month. Downtown. (321) 724-1741.

MELBOURNE BEACH…Brevard
Star Party. Oct. 1. Sebastian Inlet State Park. (321) 727-8100.

MIAMI…Miami-Dade
Viernes Culturales. Last Fri. every month. Calle Ocho. (786) 314-5993.

Amazon and Beyond. Ongoing. Free Flight Aviary. Daily. Bird Feedings. Daily. Dinosaur Encounters. Daily. The Samburu Giraffe Feeding Station. Daily. Diego’s Discovery Den. Daily. Teen Zookeeper for a Day. Every Tues.-Wed. Zookeeper for a Day. Every Sat.-Sun. Behind the Scenes Keeper Tours. Daily. Zoo Miami. (305) 255-5551.

Annual Miami Home Design and Remodeling Show. Sept. 2-6. Miami Beach Convention Center.
(305) 667-9299.

XVI International Ballet Festival of Miami. Through Sept. 18. Various venues. www.internationalballetfestival.org

Wine Tasting. Every Sat. Norman Brothers Produce. (305) 274-9363.

Archaeology Society of Southern Florida. 2nd Thurs. every month. Deering Estate at Cutler.
(305) 235-1668.

Tour Brazil: Food and Music Celebration. Every Sat. The InterContinental Miami’s Indigo Restaurant. (305) 577-1000 x65.

Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Ongoing. Everglades Expedition. Every Thurs. Miami 101. Every Fri. A. D. Barnes Park Nature Center. (305) 365-3018.

Family-Style Farmers’ Market Festival. Every Sun. The Stage. (305) 576-9577.

Food Trucks for a Cause. Every Fri. Boys and Girls Club of Miami-Dade, Hank Kline Club. (305) 447-6300.

Miami International Wine Fair. Sept. 23-25. Wine Fair Consumer Event. Sept. 24. Moore Building, Design District. (305) 751-9641.

MIAMI BEACH…Miami-Dade
Normandy Village Marketplace. Every Sat. 71st St. Normandy Isle Fountain. (305) 531-0038.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sun. Lincoln Rd. (305) 531-0038.

Miami Beach Architecture Cruise. Every Fri. 6500 Indian Creek Dr. (305) 865-4147.

Espanola Way Arts & Crafts Festival. Every Weekend. Espanola Way. (305) 775-2166.

Miami Modernism Architectural Tours. 1st Sat. every month. North Beach Bandshell, Collins Ave.
(305) 865-4147.

Art Walk. 1st Sat. every month. ArtCenter/South Florida. (305) 674-8278.

MOUNT DORA…Lake
Farmers’ & Flea Market/Antique Center. Every Weekend. Renninger’s. (352) 383-3141.

Movie in the Park. 2nd Fri. every month. Donnelly Park. (352) 383-2165.

World Wellness Education. 2nd, 4th Tues. every month. Mount Dora Sushi & Steak. (352) 455-1025.

MYAKKA CITY…Manatee
Lipizzan Stallions. Every Thurs. Ottomar Hermann Training Grounds. (941) 322-1501.

NAPLES…Collier
Art in the Park. 1st Sat. every month. Park St. (239) 262-6517.

Market in the Park. Every Fri. Freedom Park. (239) 252-4060.

Evenings on Fifth. 2nd Thurs. every month. Gallery Walks. 1st Sun. every month. Fifth Ave. S.
(561) 746-6615.

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon. Every Weekend. North Collier Regional Park. (239) 252-4021.

Fundraising for Rookery Bay. 2nd Thurs. every month. Naples Flatbread and Wine Bar. (239) 417-6310.

Cultural History Walks. Every Mon.-Tues. Shell Island Road. (239) 417-6310.

Naples Historic District Walking Tours. Every Wed. Palm Cottage. (239) 261-8164.

NEPTUNE BEACH…Duval
Town Center Green Market. Every Sat. K-Mart Plaza. (904) 461-9136.

NEW PORT RICHEY…Pasco
Rocktember Fest Fall Festival. Sept. 23-25. Main St. Downtown. (727) 842-8066.

Cotee River Bike Fest. Oct. 7-9. Downtown. (727) 842-8066.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH…Volusia
East Coast Cruiser Night. 2nd Sat. every month. Historic Downtown Canal St. (800) 541-9621.

Art/Wine Walk. 4th Sat. every month. Flagler Ave. 1 (800) 541-9621.

New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival. Sept. 23-25. Flagler Ave. (386) 423-9760.

NEWBERRY…Alachua
4th Annual Dudley Farm Quilt Show. Oct. 1. Dudley Farm Historic State Park. (352) 472-1142.

NORTH MIAMI…Miami-Dade
Eco-Action Days. Every Sat. Arch Creek Museum and Nature Center. (305) 944-6111.

NORTH MIAMI BEACH…Miami-Dade
Guided Nature Walks. Every Sat.-Sun. Greynolds Park Office. (305) 948-2891.

NORTH PALM BEACH…Palm Beach
Nature Walks and Tours. Daily. Guided Kayak Tours. Daily. Animal Feeding. Weekends. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. (561) 624-6952.

OCALA…Marion
Farmers’ Market. Every Thurs. Circle Square Commons. (352) 854-9488.

Coffee with the Birds. 3rd Sat. every month. Cracker Village Tour. 4th Sat. every month. Silver River State Park. (352) 236-7148.

29th Annual PRCA Rodeo. Sept. 2-3. Ocala Shrine Club. (352) 239-1839.

OCHOPEE…Collier
Annual Labor Day Weekend Open House. Sept. 3-5. Big Cypress Gallery. (239) 695-2428.

OKEECHOBEE…Okeechobee
Bike Night. Every Wed. Big Mike’s Sports Bar. (863) 357-3777.

60th Annual Cattlemen’s Association Labor Day PRCA Rodeo. Sept. 3-5. Labor Day Parade. Sept. 5. Okeechobee County Agri-Civic Center. (863) 763-1666.

Annual Chamber of Commerce Labor Day Weekend Festival. Sept. 3-5. Downtown Flagler Park.
(863) 763-6246.

OLUSTEE…Baker
Olustee Civil War Expo. Sept. 24. Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park. (386) 758-0400.

ORANGE CITY…Volusia
Stories at the Spring. Sept. 11. Native Plant Walk. Oct. 12. Paddle Battle Weekend. Sept. 17. National Public Lands Day. Sept. 24. Blue Spring State Park. (386) 775-3663.

ORLANDO…Orange
Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. The Plaza Theatre. (407) 228-1220.

2011 Oktoberfest. Oct. 21. Downtown. www.downtownoktoberfest.com

Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Sept. 24-Oct. 22. Orlando Brewing Company. (407) 872-1117.

2011 Oktoberfest. Oct. 14-16. Downtown Avalon Park. (407) 658-6565.

UCF Farmers’ Market. Every Sun. Knight’s Plaza. (407) 823-3070.

The Marketplace at Sodo. Every Sat. S. Orange Ave. and Grant St. www.sodo-orlando.com

Eola Market. Every Sun. Lake Eola Park. (407) 210-3970.

Halloween Horror Nights 21. Sept. 23-Oct. 31. Universal Studios. 1 (888) 467-7677.

Orlando Coffee Club. Every Thurs. Orlando Airport Sheraton Suites. (407) 382-5660.

Union Market Days. Every Wed. UCF. (407) 823-3677.

Gallery Hop. 3rd Thurs. every month. Downtown Arts District and Thornton Park. (407) 648-7060.

Curtis Earth Trivia Night. Every Mon. Graffiti Junktion. (407) 426-9503.

Curtis Earth Trivia Night. Every Mon. Houlihan’s. (407) 894-3009.

Audubon Park Community Market. Every Wed. Broken Speech Poetry Slam. Every Thurs. Stardust Coffee & Video. (407) 623-3393.

Acqua Pool Parties. Every Thurs. Westin Imagine Orlando. (407) 233-2200.

Curtis Earth Trivia Night. Every Wed. One Eyed Jack’s. (407) 420-1515.

Curtis Earth Trivia Night. Every Thurs. Oyster Bay Restaurant. (407) 275-2526.

There Will Be Words Prose Reading Series. 2nd Tues. every month. Urban ReThink, Thornton Park. (407) 704-6895.

Art Stroll. 1st Fri. every month. Mayhem Street Party. 2nd Fri. every month. Ivanhoe Village.
(321) 662-9073.

15th Annual Crealde Benefit Auction. Sept. 24. Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando.
(407) 671-1886.

ORMOND BEACH…Volusia
Tomoka Remembers Heritage Festival. 2nd Sat. every month. Tomoka State Park. (386) 676-4050.

OSPREY…Sarasota
Pups at the Point. Every 3rd Sat. Historic Spanish Point. (941) 966-5214.

PACE…Santa Rosa
Chumuckla’s Classic Country Music Festival. Sept. 29-Oct. 1. The Farmers’ Opry House. (850) 994-6000.

PALM BAY…Brevard
Farmers Market and Arts & Crafts Day. 2nd Sat. every month. City Hall. (321) 952-3441.

PALM BEACH SHORES…Palm Beach
Sailfish Marina’s Sunset Celebration & Art Show. Every Thurs. 98 Lake Dr. (561) 844-1724.

PALM COAST…Flagler
Plant Sales. 2nd Sat. every month. Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. (386) 446-6780.

Movies in Central Park. 2nd Fri. every month. Central Park Main Entrance Stage. (386) 437-0106.

PANAMA CITY BEACH…Bay
First Friday Fest. Sept. 2, Oct. 7. Art-Tique Arts and Antique Walk. Sept. 10, Oct. 8. Downtown.
(850) 785-2554.

22nd Annual Lobster Festival. Sept. 16-18. Schooners, The Last Local Beach Club. (850) 235-3555.

Annual Autumn Rally. Sept. 28-Oct. 2. Thunder Beach. (850) 249-7627.

2011 Oktoberfest. Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Downtown. (850) 785-2554.

PEMBROKE PINES…Broward
5th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Show. Sept. 24-25. S. W. Focal Point Community Center. (954) 450-6888.

PENSACOLA…Escambia
Touriffic Summer Ghost Tours. Sept. 9-10. Pensacola Historical Museum Downtown. (850) 595-1559.

Annual Historic Haunted House Walking Tours. Oct. 3-7. Historic Pensacola Village. (850) 595-5985.

Greek Festival. Oct. 14-16. Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. (850) 433-2662.

Jamaican Fest. Sept. 2-4. Santa Rosa Sound. (850) 932-1500.

DeLuna Fest. Oct. 13-16. Pensacola Beach. www.delunafest.com

Gallery Night. Sept. 16. Downtown. (850) 433-6789.

4th Annual Taste of the Beach. Sept. 17-18. Pensacola Beach. www.pensacolabeachchamber.com

34th Annual Seafood Festival. Sept. 23-25. Pensacola Beach. (850) 433-6512.

4th Annual Art and Wine Weekend. Oct. 1-2. Pensacola Beach. (850) 932-1500.

3rd Annual Pensacola Beach Songwriters’ Festival. Sept. 26-Oct. 3. Pensacola Beach. (850) 341-0889.

PERDIDO KEY…Escambia
2nd Annual Perdido Key Oktoberfest. Oct. 1. The Villagio. www.perdidochamber.com

PERRY…Taylor
5th Pickin’ in the Pines Music Festival. Sept. 23-24. Forest Capital State Park. (850) 584-5366.

PINELLAS PARK…Pinellas
Market in the Park. Every Sat. Pinellas County Extension lot. (727) 453-3065.

2011 Oktoberfest. Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 7-8, 14-15. German American Society of Pinellas County.
(727) 548-5234.

PLANT CITY…Hillsborough
Plant City Bike Fest. 1st Sat. every month. Strawberry Classic Car Show. 3rd Sat. every month. Palmer & Reynolds St. (813) 754-3707.

POMPANO BEACH…Broward
Nature Walks. Daily. Fern Forest Nature Center. (954) 970-0150.

PONCE INLET…Volusia
9/11 Memorial Service Ceremony. Sept. 11. Member Appreciation Day. Sept. 11. Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse Station. (386) 761-1821.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH…St. Johns
Brown Bag Lunch. 1st Fri. every month. Family Fun Hour. 3rd Wed. every month. Creature Feature at the GTM Research Reserve. Every Sat. Ponte Vedra Beach. (904) 823-4500.

PORT CHARLOTTE…Charlotte
Flea Market. 1st, 3rd Sat. every month. Pinochle. Daily. Music & Dances. Mon., Wed., Fri. Mah-Jongg. Every Tues. Chess & Checkers. Every Tues., Thurs. Bridge. Every Tues.-Fri. Open Market. Every Thurs. Canasta & Euchre. Every Fri. Bingo. Every Fri.-Sat. Farmers’ Market. Every Sun. Peace River Woodturners Inc. 1st Thurs. every month. Doll Club. 2nd Thurs. every month. The Cultural Center. (941) 625-4175.

12th Annual Authentic Maine Lobster Bake. Sept. 23. Port Charlotte Beach Recreation Center.
(941) 629-7278.

Café Philo Discussion Group. Every Sat. South Port Square. (941) 764-8100.

Photo Adventures Camera Club. 2nd, 4th Thurs. every month. Vizcaya Lakes Activity Center.
(941) 627-3832.

Café Theo Discussion Group. Every Sat. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. (941) 764-8100.

Peace River Quilter’s Guild. Every Fri. Church of Good Shepherd. (941) 833-3379.

Café Socrates Discussion Group. Every Fri. Café Philo Discussion Group. Every Fri. Mid-County Regional Library. (941) 764-8100.

Pine Needle Weaving Workshop. 1st Wed, 4th Thurs. every month. Speaker Series. 4th Fri. every month. Charlotte County Historical Center. (941) 629-7278.

Open Mike Night. 3rd Fri. every month. Hava Java. (941) 637-3514.

Holidayfest and Craft Extravaganza. Oct. 8-9. El Jobean. (941) 429-6160.

PORT RICHEY…Pasco
Jan’s Cruz-In Prime Time. Every Tues. Prime Restaurant. (727) 841-9122.

PORT ST. JOE…Gulf
Music and Art Reception. 1st Fri. every month. The Thirsty Goat. (850) 229-7678.

2nd Annual Pojo Live Music Festival. Sept. 16-17. Veterans’ Memorial Park. www.pojolivemusicfest.com

PORT ST. LUCIE…St. Lucie
Green Market. Every Tues. City Center. (772) 465-5658.

Sunset Green Market. Every Thurs. Hillmoor & Grand Dr. www.stlucieco.gov.

WestFest. 3rd Fri. every month. Tradition Square. (772) 340-3500.

After 5 Live. 2nd Fri. every month. Civic Center. (772) 807-4492.

The Festival of San Gennarro. Sept. 17-19. Civic Center Place. (772) 985-2083.

PORT SALERNO…Martin
14th Annual Bahamian Connection Festival. Oct. 1. New Monrovia Park. (772) 341-4985.

PUNTA GORDA…Charlotte
Gallery Walk. 3rd Thurs. every month. Downtown Historic District. (941) 505-1915.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Herald Court. (941) 639-3990.

Charlotte County Woodcarvers Club. Every Tues. Punta Gorda Boat Club. (941) 505-4246.

Worden Farms Green Market. Every Wed. Center Court. Writers’ Tea. 3rd Tues. every month. Kids’ Stuff. 2nd Sat. every month. Critique Circle. 3rd Sat. every month. Peace River Center for Writers at Edison College. (941) 637-3514.

Depot Dock Sale. 3rd Sat. every month. Punta Gorda Train Depot Freight Dock. (941) 639-6774.

Café Philo Discussion Group. Every Fri. Café Earth. Every Fri. Gorda Public Library. (941) 764-8100.

Café Philo Discussion Group. Every Tues. Florida Community Bank. (941) 764-8100.

Tuesday Matinee. 1st Tues. every month. Punta Gorda Library. (941) 639-2049.

Friday Night Sing a long. Weekly. Chabad of Charlotte County. (941) 833-3381.

Open Mike Night. 2nd Mon. every month. Fishermen’s Village. (941) 639-8721.

14th Annual Craft Festival. Sept. 9-11. Sullivan St. (561) 746-6615.

ST. AUGUSTINE…St. Johns
Old City Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. A1A South, beside the Amphitheater. (904) 797-9501.

Beach Farmers’ Market. Every Wed. County Pier. (904) 347-8007.

Art Walk. 1st Fri. every month. Walking Tours. Nightly. Downtown. (800) 653-2489.

Ranger Interpretive Programs. 1st Fri. every month. Campfire Program. Sept. 2, Oct. 7. Anastasia State Park. (904) 461-2035.

Annual Historical Re-enactment: Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles and the Founding of St. Augustine. Sept. 10. Mission Nombre de Dios. 1 (877) 352-4478.

Florida Heritage Book Festival. Sept. 23-24. Casa Monica, Ringhaver Center, and Markland House. www.fhbookfest.com

Friday Night Live Karaoke Contest. Weekly. Downtown. (407) 498-0008.

Creative Nature. Every Fri. Peghorn Nature Park & Trail. (407) 957-7243.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Tenth St. & Pennsylvania. www.stcloud.org

Living History Days. Sept. 24. Fort Mose Historic State Park. (904) 823-2232.

ST. PETERSBURG…Pinellas
Book Nook by the Bay. 1st Sat. every month. Fish-ful Saturday. Every Sat. Celebrity Critter of the Week. Every Mon. The Pier Aquarium. (727) 895-7437.

Movies on the Green. 3rd Wed. every month. freefall Theatre. (727) 498-5202.

Appetite for Art – Artist’s Table. 3rd Thurs. every month. Parkshore Grill. (727) 822-7872 x2133.

Knitting 101. Every Thurs. South Branch Library. (727) 893-7244.

Green Market & Street Fair. 1st Sun. every month. Central Ave. (727) 328-7086.

AMP: Art, Music, Poetry. Last Mon. every month. Studio@620. (727) 895-6620.

Caricatures. 1st, 3rd Sun. every month. Afternoon Fun. Every Sat. and 1st, 3rd Sun. every month. Oldies But Goodies Dance. 2nd, 4th Wed. every month. Face Painting. 4th Sat. every month. Music Fest on the Water. Every Sun. Movies on the Waterfront. 3rd Sat. every month. The Pier. (727) 821-6443.

Wine & Music Series. 3rd Fri. every month. BayWalk. www.newbaywalk.com.

Tea Dance. Every 1st, 3rd Wed. 535 4th Ave. N. (727) 892-5202.

First Friday. Weekly. Gallery Walk. 2nd Sat. every month. Downtown. www.stpetearts.org.

Grand Central Trolley Hop. 3rd Fri. every month. Central Ave. (727) 328-7086.

Walking Tour of Historic Downtown. 2nd Sat. every month. Central Ave. (727) 824-7802.

Weekly Adventures: Early Bird Special. Every Sat. Guided Tram Tours. Every Tues.-Sun. Bird Walk. 1st Sat. every month. Night Hike. 3rd Tues. every month. Nature Walk. 3rd Wed. & Sat. every month. Wildflower Walk. 4th Wed. & Sat. every month. Natural History Speaker Series. 2nd Tues. every month. Jungle Boogie. Every Wed.-Thurs. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve. (727) 893-7326.

Planetarium Shows. Weekly. St. Pete College. (727) 341-4320.

Breakfast with the Mayor. Last Wed. every month. Various venues. (727) 893-7201.

Antiques and Green Market. Every Sat. Gasplant Antiques. (727) 895-0368.

Mayor’s Night Out. Sept. 1. Frank Pierce Center. www.stpete.org

Mayor’s Night Out. Oct. 13. Childs Park Center. www.stpete.org

Mayor’s Night Out. Nov. 3. Gladden Park. Center. www.stpete.org

Weedon Walkabout. Sept. 10. Wee-time. 2nd, 4th Thurs. every month. Great Weedon Bird Quest. Sept. 9. History Hike. Sept. 3. Discover Invaders to Florida. Sept. 10. Weedon Island Nature Preserve.
(727) 453-6500.

Corey Sunset Celebration. 2nd, 4th Fri. every month. Corey Ave. Downtown. (727) 322-5217.

Appetite for Art – Artist’s Table. 3rd Thurs. every month. Various venues. (727) 822-7872 x33.

26th Annual Crime Prevention Festival. Sept. 17. Campbell Park. (727) 327-2081.

Save Our Shore Coastal Clean-up. Sept. 17. Various locations. (727) 893-7441.

Young Eagles Day – Free Airplane Rides for Kids. Sept. 10. Albert Whitted Airport. (727) 822-1532.

Sickle Cell Dinner and Jazz Extravaganza. Sept. 10. St. Petersburg Hilton. (727) 896-2355.

Labor Day Salsa Celebration. Sept. 5. The Pier. (727) 821-6164.

USO Show 9/11 We Will Not Forget. Sept. 11. The Pier. (727) 821-6164.

Corvettes at the Pier. Sept. 3. The Pier. (727) 821-6164.

Opening Day: Saturday Morning Market. Oct. 1. Al Lang Stadium Parking Lot. (727) 455-4921.

Moon Festival. Sept. 4. Coliseum. (727) 892-5202.

Wine Under the Stars. Sept. 24. Science Center of Pinellas. (727) 384-0027.

Gospel Fest. Sept. 17. Vinoy Park. www.stpete.org

FolkFest St. Pete. Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Central Ave., 11th to 13th St. www.folkfeststpete.org

Tampa Bay Job Fair. Sept. 19. Coliseum. www.tampabayexpos.com

CareFest 2011 – Bee Caretagious. Sept. 24. Vinoy Park. www.stpete.org

Live Arts. 3rd Sat. every month. 600 Block Central Ave. www.sixhundredblock.com

Fall Flip Flop Fling. Oct. 14. St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-6957.

SANFORD…Seminole
Art Walk and Free Movie Night. 4th Fri. every month. Downtown Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center. (407) 321-8111.

Alive After 5 Street Party. 2nd Thurs. every month. Historic downtown. www.sanfordinfo.com.

Cinema in the Park. 3rd Fri. every month. Park on Park. (407) 688-5000.

Complimentary Tastings. Every Tues. Ellen's Wine Room. (407) 936-1705.

Group Meditation. Every Wed. Spirit Night Meet-up. Every Sat. Crystal Closet. (407) 878-2700.

Celery City Cruisers Car Show. Last Sat. every month. Riverfront. (407) 688-5004.

Annual Fiesta del Coqui. Sept. 25. Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. (407) 323-4450.

SARASOTA…Sarasota
Birdwalk. Daily. Myakka River State Park. (941) 361-6511.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Main St. & Lemon Ave. (941) 951-2656.

Rossiter Harley Anniversary Bash and Corn Hole Tournament to Benefit Big Cat Habitat. Sept. 24. Rossiter Harley Davidson. (941) 915-7566.

2011 Hot List Soiree. Oct. 1. Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. (941) 365-7702 x204.

Repticon Sarasota Reptile and Exotic Animal Show. Oct. 10-11. Robarts Arena. (941) 365-0818.

2011 Oktoberfest. Sept. 24. German-American Social Club of Sarasota. www.sarasotagermanclub.org

SILVER SPRINGS…Marion
6th Annual All-GM Auto Show and 2011 Oktoberfest. Oct. 1. Ocala Scottish Highland Games. Oct. 8. Silver Springs Nature Park. (352) 236-2121.

SORRENTO…Lake
Open Air Market. 2nd Sat. every month. East Lake County Library. (352) 383-8801.

SPRING HILL…Hernando
Respite for Caregivers Weekly Program for Persons with Memory Challenges. Every Tues. First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill. (727) 863-6868.

STARKE…Bradford
Great Pumpkin Escape. Oct. 29. Downtown. (904) 964-2863.

STEINHATCHEE…Taylor
Florida’s Gulf Coast Scallop Season 2011. Through Sept. 25. Citywide. (877) 498-7770.

STUART…Martin
Guided Nature Walk. Daily. Game Fish Feeding at the Game Fish Lagoon. Daily. Stingray Program and Feeding. Daily. Florida Oceanographic Society. (772) 225-0505 x101.

Bike Night. 2nd Wed. every month. Treasure Coast Harley-Davidson. (772) 287-3871.

Gallery Night. 1st Thurs. every month. Various venues. (772) 287-6676.

Green Market. Every Sun. City Hall Parking Lot. (772) 288-5451.

12th Annual Downtown Stuart Craft Festival. Sept. 24-25. Osceola St. (561) 746-6615.

14th Annual Bahamian Connection Festival. Sept. 30. Indian River State College, Wolf Center.
(772) 341-4985.

4th Annual Treasure Coast Pirate Fest. Sept. 9-11. Osceola St. (561) 792-9260.

SUNRISE…Broward
South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association Open Meeting. 1st Thurs. every month. Fox Observatory, Markham Park. (954) 389-2000.

TALLAHASSEE…Leon
The Growers' Market at Lake Ella. Every Wed. Lake Ella Drive. (850) 412-5260.

Farmers’ and Produce Market. Every Sat. Downtown. (850) 224-3252.

Market Wednesdays. Weekly. Florida State University’s Oglesby Union Courtyard. (850) 644-6673.

Gallery Hop. 1st Fri. every month. Various venues citywide. (850) 224-2500.

Art, Food, and Music Fest. 3rd Sat. every month. Railroad Square Art Park. (850) 224-6666.

Middle Eastern Drum Workshop. 1st, 3rd Fri. every month. Renditions Gallery. (850) 224-5554.

Seven Hills Handweavers Guild Open Meetings. 2nd Sun. every month. Various venues. info@7hillshandweavers.org

Tallahassee Food Festival. Sept. 24. Leon County Civic Center. www.tallyfoodfestival.com

TAMPA…Hillsborough
Tampa Wholesale Produce Market. Mon.-Sat. 2801 East Hillsborough Avenue. (813) 237-3314.

Bull Market. Every Wed. University of South Florida. (813) 974-5309.

Annual Tampa Bay Fashion Week. Sept. 21-24. (813) 675-9274.

The Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Oct. 6-16. Tampa Theatre. (813) 8799-4220.

Florida’s Largest Home Show. Sept. 2-5. Tampa Convention Center. (813) 274-8511.

46th Annual Tampa Boat Show. Sept. 9-11. Tampa Convention Center. (813) 276-6912.

Annual FS Fishing and Boat Show. Sept. 24-25. Florida State Fairgrounds. www.floridasportsman.com

Howl-O-Scream 2011. October. Busch Gardens. www.howloscream.com/tampa

Brews by the Bay 2011 Oktoberfest. Oct. 8. The Florida Aquarium. (813) 273-4000.

TARPON SPRINGS…Pinellas
Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Art and Craft Festival. September 3-5. Dodecanese Blvd. (352) 344-0657.

TAVARES…Lake
Floating Ghosts Séance Tour. Every Sat. Railway Station, Wooton Park. (352) 617-8808.

THONOTOSASSA…Hillsborough
Florida State Parks Celebrate Literacy in September. Sept. 11. Catch the Recycle Bug. Every Sat. Fort Foster Tours. Every Sat.-Sun. Tram Tours of the Park. Every Sat. Guided Canoe Trip. Every Fri. Ranger Led Nature Walk. Every Sun. International Coastal Cleanup. Sept. 17. Hillsborough River State Park. (813) 987-6771.

TIERRA VERDE…Pinellas
Explore the History of Fort De Soto Nature Walks. Every Sat.-Sun. Fort De Soto Park. (727) 582-2267.

TITUSVILLE…Brevard
Titus Nights Street Party. 1st Fri. on even months. Titus Nights Cruise-In. 1st Sat. on odd months. Downtown. (321) 267-3036.

UNIVERSITY PARK…Manatee
Diva Angels Meeting. 3rd Tues. every month. Fast ‘N Fresh. (941) 504-1147.

VENICE…Sarasota
3rd Annual Downtown Venice Labor Day Weekend Craft Festival. Sept. 3-4. Miami Ave. (561) 746-6615.

VERO BEACH…Indian River
Line Dance Lessons. Every Tues. Tai Chi Class. Every Wed. Duplicate Bridge. Every Thurs. A.M. Aerobics. Every Mon., Wed., Thurs. Friday Night Dance Party. Weekly. Vero Beach Community Center.
(772) 770-6517.

Downtown Farmers’ Market. Every Fri. Heritage Center. (772) 528-8900.

Oceanside Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Ocean Dr. (772) 532-2455.

Gallery Strolls. 1st Fri. every month. Downtown. (772) 299-1234.

Treasure Coast Music Festival. Sept. 23-25. Indian River Fairgrounds. (954) 205-7813.

THE VILLAGES…Sumter
World Wellness Education. 2nd, 4th Thurs. every month. VKI Japanese Restaurant. (352) 455-1025.

WAKULLA SPRINGS…Wakulla
A Swift Night Out at Wakulla Springs. Sept. 10. Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.
(850) 926-0700.

WALDO…Alachua
Waldo Flea Market. Every Sat.-Sun. 17805 NE US Hwy 301. (352) 495-1044.

WEBSTER…Sumter
Farmers’ & Flea Market. Every Mon. N. Market Blvd. (352) 793-2021.

WESLEY CHAPEL…Pasco
Fresh Market. Sept. 3, Oct. 1. Shops at Wiregrass. (813) 994-2242.

WEST PALM BEACH…Palm Beach
Green Market. Every Sat. Old City Hall. (561) 822-1515.

Sunset Celebration. Every Thurs. Sailfish Marina Resort. (561) 844-1724.

Taste of CityPlace. Every Wed. Downtown CityPlace Plaza. (561) 366-1000.

Splash Saturdays. Every Sat. Centennial Square. (561) 804-4900.

Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival. Sept. 16-18. South Florida Fairgrounds.
(954) 205-7813.

Annual FS Fishing & Boat Show. Oct. 8-9. South Florida Fairgrounds. www.floridasportsman.com

WHITE SPRINGS…Hamilton
Creative Arts in the Park Day. Sept. 3. Coffeehouse. 1st Sat. every month. Stephen Foster and Jeanie Auditions. Oct. 8. Florida Frontier. Oct. 1. Healing Arts Day. Sept. 3. Come to the River – A Healing Arts Festival. Sept. 17. Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park. (386) 397-1920.

WILDWOOD…Sumter
Growers’ Market. Every Sat. City Hall Courtyard Square. (352) 793-2728.

WINTER HAVEN…Polk
Farmers’ Market. Every Thurs. 3rd St. (863) 297-3005.

WINTER PARK…Orange
Divas on Park Avenue – PRIDE Night. Every Wed. Circa Restaurant & Lounge. (407) 637-5903.

Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. New England Avenue. (407) 599-3341.

Curtis Earth Trivia Night. Every Tues. Drake’s Bar at the Boathouse. (407) 513-4815.

Scenic Boat Tours. Daily. 312 E. Morse Blvd. (407) 644-4056.

Wine Benefit for New Hope for Kids. Every Wed. Brio Tuscan Grille. www.newhopeforkids.org

2nd Annual Orlando Improv Festival. Sept. 25-27. Various venues. (646) 714-2376.

YBOR CITY…Hillsborough
Fresh Market. Every Sat. Centennial Park. (813) 241-2442.

Art Walk. 1st Sat. every month. King Corona’s Cigars and Café/19th St. Galleries and Studios.
(813) 495-4649.

ZEPHYRHILLS…Pasco
Music and Motorcycles. Sept. 10. Saturday Night Cruise. Sept. 24. Main St. (813) 780-1414.Palm Tree

 

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