'Idol' finalist James visits Dallas Bull
FRIDAY Casey James to play the Dallas Bull The Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301 N., Tampa will welcome Casey James to the stage Friday.The former American Idol contestant has a sound that is a mix of '70s rock and outlaw country and blues. The doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance; $15 the day of the show. For more information, call (813) 987-2855. SATURDAYTime for a walk The next "Walk With a Doc" is set for 9 a.m. at Aldermans Ford Park, 100 Aldermans Ford Park Road, Lithia. Cardiologist Max Rattes and other health care professionals will join the walk to provide support and answer questions along the way. It is not necessary to pre-register to participate in the walk. For more information, visit www.walkwithadoc.org or call Tammy Mitchell, (813) 719-1323. Coin and currency show Brandon Coin Club Inc. will have a Coin and Currency Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Brandon Elks Lodge #2383, 800 Centennial Lodge Drive, Brandon. There will be more than 30 dealers and 45 tables involved in the show. Admission is free, and children younger than 12 receive coin grab bags. ICG grading service will be present offering free oral opinions and $9 slabbing. There will be door prizes given and food available on site for purchase. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (813) 361-0740. Honor the Fallen Heroes The "Run For the Fallen" two-day free event begins Saturday at The Barn at Winthrop, 11349 Bloomingdale Ave. in Riverview. The pasta dinner and vendor fair goes from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be a special Candlelight Vigil at 7:30 p.m. with music, poetry and speakers to honor the Fallen Heroes. Sunday will have the opening ceremony at 9 a.m. with the 5K and 10K runs and one-mile walk immediately following. To preregister for the event, go to www.Active.com or register onsite at 8 a.m. prior to the opening ceremony. This is sponsored by the Tampa Area Marine Parents Association. Dance at the prom The Doo-Wop Prom begins at 7 p.m. at Alafia Post 148 of the American Legion, 7240 U.S. 301 in Riverview and all age 21 and older are invited. There will be contests, prizes and fun so dress accordingly. Tickets are $12 for singles; $20 for couples and available in advance from the bartender or at the door. For more information, call (813) 677-6529. SUNDAY Listen to the music Enjoy an afternoon of music from 1:30 to 4:30 at the Ruskin VFW Post 6287, 5120 U.S. 41 N. Sit back and listen or take a spin out on the dance floor. Call (813) 645-2935. PLAN AHEAD Picnic coming up A Hoe-Down Picnic Pot Luck will take place at 5 p.m. Sept. 13 at the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave. in Sun City Center. It will be an evening of food, fun and entertainment. The Front Porch Pickers will provide music and maybe some square dancing. The famous Men's Bake-Off is also on board for the evening, so men, put your aprons on and create a dessert for all to enjoy. There is no admission charge, just a covered dish of food to share. For more information, call (813) 633-6739 or (813) 634-7062. Send events for Things To Do at least two weeks before desired publication date, and include your name, email and telephone number. Send to Kathy Vance, email email@example.com or fax to (813) 259-7676.
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