Things to do in the Carrollwood area this weekend
SATURDAY Something for everyone: Forest Hills Presbyterian Church hosts its "Gigantic, Fabu-Less" yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 709 W. Linebaugh Ave. Shop for bargains and enjoy a $5 omelet and French toast breakfast. Proceeds benefit the Military Heart Event for the women of MacDill Air Force Base sponsored by the New Tampa Women's Connection. For details, call (813) 961-2810. Craving a Cuban?: Taste top Cuban sandwiches, meet the winners of this year's Cuban Sandwich Festival and watch the world's largest Cuban sandwich being made at the "Cuban Sandwich Show," from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at HCC Ybor Campus, 2001 N. 14th St. in Ybor City.For details on this free event, go to TheCubanSandwichFestival.com. Korean War commemoration: The Korean War Veterans Association and veterans groups host a 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice and Dedication Ceremony of the Korean War Memorial, at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park and Museum, 3602 U.S. 301 N. The Tampa Bay Korean Woman's Chorus will sing the national anthems of the United States and South Korea, and keynote speaker Commissioner Ken Hagan will present a signed proclamation from the Hillsborough County Commission. For information, call (813) 653-4924. SUNDAY Cold War comedy: George C. Scott plays a jingoist general in Stanley Kubrick's 1964 black comedy "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb," at 3 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St. Peter Sellers leads the cast in this satire the nuclear scare. Tickets are $9 general admission and $7 for Tampa Theatre members and are available at the box office, 711 N. Franklin St. For information call (813) 274-8981 or go to www.tampatheatre.org. FRIDAY Amusing musical: Masque Theatre presents "Once Upon a Mattress," a musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Princess and the Pea," Friday though Aug. 18 at the Omar K. Lightfoot Center, 10901 N. 56th St. in Temple Terrace. It's the story of a princess who is tested by a conniving queen who doesn't think any girl is good enough for her son. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for students/seniors/military and $10 for children; go to www.masquetheatre.net. Send Things to Do submissions to Greg S. Carr at email@example.com. Deadline is at least one week prior to publication date.
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