September 2011Calendar 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.
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
BOCA RATON…Palm Beach
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.
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.
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.
Biketoberfest. Oct. 13-16. Daytona Beach. (800) 544-0415.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. email@example.com
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.
GreenMarket. Every Sat. Alliance for the Arts. (239) 939-2787.
FORT PIERCE…St. Lucie
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shark Valley Tram Tour. Every Sat.-Sun. Everglades National Park. (305) 221-8455.
Fall Gardening Workshop. Oct. 12. Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. (352) 628-5343.
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.
Guided Nature Walk. Daily. Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center. (772) 225-0505.
Flea Market. Every Sat.-Sun. MM103 Bayside. (305) 295-4369.
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.
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.
Bike Night. 2nd Wed. every month. Rodeo Grill. (863) 675-7006.
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
Disney Trade Celebration 2011 – The Florida Project. Sept. 9-11. Epcot’s World ShowPlace.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. Sept. 13-Nov. 1. Magic Kingdom Theme Park. (407) 934-7639.
LAKE WORTH…Palm Beach
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.
LAND O’ LAKES…Pasco
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.
Farmers’ Market. Every Sat. Historic Longwood Hotel. (407) 260-3440.
Food Truck Café. Every Tues. Lake Lily Park. (407) 539-6200.
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.
Marianna Day Festival and Reenactment. Sept. 23-25. Bales Dr. (850) 209-8921.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Art Walk. 1st Sat. every month. ArtCenter/South Florida. (305) 674-8278.
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.
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.
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.
NEW PORT RICHEY…Pasco
Cotee River Bike Fest. Oct. 7-9. Downtown. (727) 842-8066.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH…Volusia
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.
NORTH MIAMI BEACH…Miami-Dade
NORTH PALM BEACH…Palm Beach
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.
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.
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.
15th Annual Crealde Benefit Auction. Sept. 24. Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando.
PALM BEACH SHORES…Palm Beach
Movies in Central Park. 2nd Fri. every month. Central Park Main Entrance Stage. (386) 437-0106.
PANAMA CITY BEACH…Bay
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.
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.
2011 Oktoberfest. Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 7-8, 14-15. German American Society of Pinellas County.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH…St. Johns
12th Annual Authentic Maine Lobster Bake. Sept. 23. Port Charlotte Beach Recreation Center.
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.
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 ST. JOE…Gulf
2nd Annual Pojo Live Music Festival. Sept. 16-17. Veterans’ Memorial Park. www.pojolivemusicfest.com
PORT ST. LUCIE…St. Lucie
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
4th Annual Treasure Coast Pirate Fest. Sept. 9-11. Osceola St. (561) 792-9260.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Tallahassee Food Festival. Sept. 24. Leon County Civic Center. www.tallyfoodfestival.com
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.
VERO BEACH…Indian River
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.
WEST PALM BEACH…Palm Beach
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.
Annual FS Fishing & Boat Show. Oct. 8-9. South Florida Fairgrounds. www.floridasportsman.com
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.
Art Walk. 1st Sat. every month. King Corona’s Cigars and Café/19th St. Galleries and Studios.
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