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Friday, Aug 22, 2014
Carrollwood News

Things to do in the Carrollwood area

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SATURDAY

Roots rockers: The Lumineers from Denver, Colo., perform at 7:15 p.m. at the USF Sun Dome, 4202 E. Fowler Ave. Their self-titled debut album was released in April 2012, eventually peaking at number two on the Billboard 200 chart in January. Also performing will be Dr. Dog and Nathaniel Rateliff.

Tickets range from $25 to $45 plus service charges and are available through Ticketmaster, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, or at the Sun Dome box office.

Classical keyboardist: Carollwood Cultural Center presents “Into the Night” with pianist Franz Mantini, at 8 p.m. at the Center, 4537 Lowell Road. Selections include “Moonlight Sonata” by Beethoven and Debussy’s “Suite Bergamasque” with its inimitable “Clair de lune.” Rounding out the program will be a selection of nocturnes, scherzos, and etudes by Chopin and Scriabin.

Tickets range from $14 to $20. For information or to buy tickets, call (813) 269-1310 and go to carrollwoodcenter.org.

SUNDAY

Durable balladeer: Veteran folk musician Eric Andersen performs at 4 p.m. in the UU Dome at Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa, 11400 Morris Bridge Road. With a career spanning nearly five decades, Andersen’s songs have been covered by such artists as Judy Collins, The Kingston Trio, Peter Paul and Mary, Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash and The Grateful Dead.

Tickets are $25. For details call (813) 988-8188 and visit www.uutampa.org.

ALL WEEKEND

Upgrade your abode: Florida’s Largest Home Show returns to the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N., today and Sunday.

Celebrating 27 years of home shows, the event features more than 900 exhibits of the latest products in home remodeling, decorating, landscaping and furnishings. See what’s new, talk to experts and participate in daily seminars.

Show times are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8; $7 for seniors and military; and free to children 12 and under. Parking is $6.

For details go to www.bighomeshow.com.

FRIDAY

Spooky canines: Don your costume and drag your master to the “Doggie Howl-O-Ween,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Northdale Park, 15550 Spring Pine Drive. The free event includes dog, child and owner costume contests along with a family friendly Halloween Carnival.

For information, call (813) 264-8956.

Send Things to Do submissions to Greg S. Carr at gscarr@tampatrib.com. Deadline is at least one week prior to publication date.

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