Best Of Tampa Bay Things To Do This Weekend: 6/8 – 6/10

By Barbara Ann Kelley, CBSTampa.com
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Party animals at Shepard's in Clearwater. (Photo credit: Barbara Ann Kelley)

Party animals at Shepard’s in Clearwater. (Photo credit: Barbara Ann Kelley)

Looking for something fun this weekend? We’ve got the lowdown on all the best events in Tampa Bay for the weekend of June 8-10.

World Cup Soccer Qualifier
USA vs. Antigua and Barbuda
Friday 6/8 / 7pm
Raymond James Stadium
4201 North Dale Mabry / Tampa 33607
Cost: $22 – $199 Website: raymondjamesstadium.com

United States Soccer Team will battle to qualify for its seventh consecutive FIFA World Cup when they host Antigua and Barbuda on June 8 at Raymond James Stadium, marking the first World Cup qualifier in the state of Florida since the USA defeated Mexico 2-1 on Nov. 23, 1980, in Ft. Lauderdale.

Would you like to party on the beach this weekend? Here’s a list of the Best Party Beaches in Pinellas. 

Are you under 21 and still want to hit the clubs? Here’s our list of the Best Nightspots in Tampa Bay For The Under 21 Crowd.

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Amazing Spider-Man “Secrets Unmasked” Truck Tour -
Thursday – Sunday
Different area Walmart parking lots

The “Secrets Unmasked” truck tour turns bay area Walmart parking lots into every kid’s dream come true. Find the location nearest you and enjoy 4 free hours of fun. Interactive features including a PlayStation3 gaming center with advanced demo of The Amazing Spider-Man video game from Activision available in stores on June 26, demos, giveaways, a climbing wall and more.  Best part…it’s all free! The new movie in the series TheAmazing Spider-Man debuts in 3D nationwide July 3.

Thursday -
11am – 3pm at 19910 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. / Tampa
4pm – 8pm at 12650 U.S. 301 / Dade City
Friday -
11am – 3pm at 7631 Gall Blvd., Zephyrhills
4pm – 8pm at 11720 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd / Seffner
Saturday -
11am – 3pm at 11110 Causeway Blvd. / Brandon
4pm – 8pm at 1208 E Brandon Blvd. / Brandon
Sunday -
11am – 3pm at 2602 James L Redman Pkwy / Plant City
4pm – 8pm at 1050 E Van Fleet Drive/ Bartow

Would you like to see a movie while having dinner and a drink? Here’s our list of the Best Movie Theaters that Serve Food And Alcohol.

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John Waite in Concert
Friday 6/8 at 7:30pm
Capitol Theater
405 Cleveland Street / Clearwater 33755
(727) 791-7400 / Website: rutheckerdhall.com
Tickets: $39 – $49

Looking for hot bars and clubs? Go to our events page and check out all the area’s band action.

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Tampa Caribbean Carnival Festival 2012
Saturday & Sunday / 3pm – 10pm
Florida State Fairgrounds
4800 US Hwy.301 N. / Tampa 33610
Website: carnivaltampa.com
Cost: 11 and up $15

Anyone who has ever witnessed a James Bond movie should remember those elaborate Carnival celebrations that featured lively dancing through a Caribbean street. Now you can celebrate the Carnival  experience, James Bond style, right here in Tampa Bay.

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Wine Tasting & Wine Festival
Saturday 6/9 / 11am – 4pm
Florida Estates Winery
25241 State Road 52 / Land O Lakes 34639
Cost: $3.50 wine tasting / (813) 996-2113
Website: floridaestateswines.com

Live entertainment, vendors selling unique gifts. Enjoy an opportunity to sample the Winery’s offerings and meet the Winemaker for an educational Tasting. Free parking. Pet friendly.

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Josh Freeman Football ProCamp -
Saturday & Sunday / 6/9 -6/10 9am – 12:30p
Wesley Chapel High School
30651 Wells Rd. / Wesley Chapel 33545
Website: procamps.com

Join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, Josh Freeman, for football instruction and fun at the Josh  Freeman Football ProCamp. Open to boys and girls ages 7-14. Use the promo code “Freeman.2012″ for $15  off camp registration. Cost: Standard Registration – $99 All-Star Registration – $149.

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Dunedin Triathlon  – 
Sunday at 7:30am
Honeymoon Island State Park
1 Causeway Blvd. / Dunedin / 34698
Website: active.com/triathlon/dunedin-fl/the-dunedin-triathlon-2012
Quarter-mile swim
12-mile bike ride
3.1-mile run

This year, a division for age 16 and younger will be held to introduce younger racers to triathlon competitions. Price: $45-$170.

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Sunset Tiki Party -
Sunday 6pm
Postcard Inn
6300 Gulf Blvd. / St. Pete Beach / 33706
Price: $35 advance – $45 at door / Website: postcardinn.com

This is a Tiki-themed party with complimentary handcrafted cocktails and food from the 1940s and 1950’s. Hawaiian and Tiki attire encouraged.

Have a boat and want to bar hop with it? Here’s a list of the Best Tampa Bay Bars To Bring A Boat To.

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