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AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM

The Tampa Bay Automobile Museum is a unique collection of cars from around the world that greatly influenced the modern vehicle of today. Not your typical “Classic Car Museum.” See one-of-a-kind vehicles and limited production cars that are not found anywhere else. Open every day except Tuesday. tbauto.org


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LEE MILLER

Throughout August at The Dali Museum in St. Pete. The Woman Who Broke Boundaries: Photographer Lee Miller surveys the work of photographer Lee Miller (1907-1977), who is known for her fascinating personal life, portraiture, and photojournalism. The exhibition features more than 130 images by the groundbreaking female photographer, an eyewitness to some of the most extraordinary moments of the 20th century. thedali.org


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SUMMER CLASSICS

Celebrating 30 years of the classics on the big screen at the Tampa Theatre!  Your favorite classic movies every Thursday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm.  A new movie every week including “Some Like it Hot,” “Young Frankenstein,” and “Singin’ in the Rain.” Purchase tickets in advance. tampatheatre.org


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MOLLY HATCHET

Aug. 7, 8pm at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. The Florida-native Southern Rock legends return to Clearwater to mark the 50th anniversary of Molly Hatchet. Bobby Ingram continues to carry on the legacy started by Dave Hlubek. They are best known for their guitar-filled hits like “Flirtin’ with Disaster,” “Dreams I’ll Never See,” and “Gator Country.” rutheckerdhall.com


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GOSPEL BRUNCH 

Aug. 8, 11am-1pm at the Oxford Exchange.  In conjunction with the Henry B. Plant exhibit, “When the Train Comes Along”: Booker T. Washington at the Tampa Bay Casino. Enjoy brunch and a live musical performance by Sa’Tonya Brascom & Ambassadors of Hope Soul Singers.  Space is limited, purchase tickets in advance, proceeds benefit the museum. plantmuseum.com


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WINE TASTING: FRANCE

Aug. 12, 6-8pm. Taste a range of both whites and reds from all major regions of France, and learn why people love the wines so much. Enjoy 12-15 different wines and a savory cheese plate at this walk-around tasting at the Show & Tell space in Armature Works. Hosted by Cru Cellars, purchase tickets in advance. crucellars.com/cru-events


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MYSTERY CREATURE

Free with admission at the Imagine Museum in St. Pete. Find the small mystery creatures who escaped from the gift shop! Available every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Take this special self-guided tour of American contemporary studio glass, designed for the young and young at heart. imaginemuseum.com


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ICE CREAM 5K 

Aug. 15, 8am at Al Lopez Park. This family-friendly event features ice cream and an amazing after-party. It’ll also feature a kids 1-mile run and a baby/toddler crawl/walk. Proceeds help benefit John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Every participant in the 1-mile run and 5K receives a t-shirt, ice cream, and other great items! runtampa.com/events


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SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL

Aug 17 - Sep 19 at the Straz Center. A swinging romp through the jukebox hits of the ‘60s follows five colorful characters through the trials and tribulations of love in dawn-of-women’s-lib London. Featuring new arrangements of hits “Downtown,” “Son of A Preacher Man,” and “Goldfinger.” Run Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes with no intermission. Strazcenter.org


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WALKING TOUR

Aug. 21, 10-11:30am. The walking tour highlights Tampa’s iconic landmarks, colorful characters, and the groundbreaking events behind what was once the economic hub on Florida’s west coast. Stroll past City Hall, Sacred Heart Church, the Floridan Palace Hotel, and more. Tours have limited space, advance tickets required. 813-228-0097 tampabayhistorycenter.org

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