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Things to do in South Tampa this weekend


Speak your history: Everyone is invited to the kickoff of “Our Lives, Our Legacies: The Hillsborough Black Experience,” from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Robert W. Saunders Library, 1505 N. Nebraska Ave. Admission and parking are free.

The effort is part of a national endeavor to record and preserve stories of black Americans

Cora Dunkley, an associate professor at the University of South Florida, will discuss the importance of spoken history and storytelling. Attendees will hear snippets from StoryCorps recordings, learn more about the conversation/interview process, and have an opportunity to schedule an oral history session.

For information, call (813) 273-3652 and visit hcplc.org.


Bridal bonanza: TampaBride Florida presents the Florida Signature Bridal Affair from noon to 4 p.m. at the Straz Center, 1010 N. MacInnes Place. There will be two live fashion shows in Ferguson Hall featuring the latest fall trends, along with wedding consultants, makeup artists, prizes, and a wedding reception right on the stage.

Tickets are $10 at the door or preregister at www.tampabride.com for $5 admission.

Stevie Wonder salute: “Stand Your Ground: The WMNF Tribute to Stevie Wonder” begins at 5 p.m. at Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. Musical artists include Vincent Sims and the Sidewinders with Scott Elliott performing the “Innervisions” album in its entirety, plus Gerry Williams Band, Talk to Mark, JeZ GreW, Gwan Massive, Ed Woltil, Betty Fox Band, Poetry ‘n’ Lotion, Belinda Womack and Shaun Hopper.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, and can be purchased at Skipper’s, online at www.wmnf.org/events, or by calling WMNF at (813) 238-8001 during business hours.

Fans to fall out: Fall Out Boy brings its Save Rock and Roll Arena Tour to the USF Sun Dome, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., at 7:30 p.m.

Fall Out Boy is touring in support of “Save Rock and Roll,” which is the band’s fifth studio album, and its first studio album since 2008.

Tickets are $29.50 and $39.50 plus service charges and available through Ticketmaster, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, or at the Sun Dome box office.

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