Looking for something fun to do in the Tampa Bay area? Let us be your guide.
Rattlesnakes, Entertainment and an Exterminator: Looking for something a little offbeat to put on your calendar this weekend? San Antonio’s 47th annual Rattlesnake and Music Festival takes place Oct. 19. The annual event offers free parking and free admission. This year’s special guest is television’s Billy the Exterminator. Check out the event’s website for all the details.
Check Out the Home Show: Ready to make your castle even grander? Stop by the Florida State Fairgrounds Oct. 18-20 for the 28th annual Home Show. With more than 900 exhibits, you’re sure to walk away with some great ideas. For all the details, visit the event online.
Celebrate October: Feeling festive, but want to make sure the entire family is welcome? Just pay a visit to the Top of the Bay Oktoberfest in Oldsmar this weekend. The event claims to be the biggest and most authentic Oktoberfest in west-central Florida. It features entertainment, games, a carnival and midway and more at Tampa Bay Downs. To get the full story, stop by the Oldsmar Chamber of Commerce’s website.
Goodbye from the Patch Editorial Team: Yesterday, Oct. 15, was the last day for Florida Patch’s editorial team. While our positions have been eliminated as part of the company’s reorganization, the sites are still available for your use. We encourage you to keep each other informed about what’s going on in town by posting events, announcements and blogs. On behalf of the Florida Patch team, thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support and fantastic story ideas through the years. It’s been an honor to serve you!
Slight Chance for Rain: Today, Oct. 16, should shape up to be a pretty nice day. Rain chances are low (20 percent) and the afternoon high should only reach the upper 80s.