8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | August 9-10 - WFLA News Channel 8

8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | August 9-10

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1. Shark Week Kickoff (Saturday, Sunday)
The Florida Aquarium is holding shark activities all week long, kicking off this weekend with Breakfast with the Sharks, Florida Aquarium Mermaids, Shark games, activities and more. Get the details

2. Back to School Fair (Saturday)
Prepare for the upcoming school year  with tips for staying safe and healthy at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa. Get the details

3. Rays Watch Party (Sunday)
The Rays are out of town, some come watch the game on the beach with a big-screen TV and refreshments on St. Pete Beach. Get the details

4. Back to School Groove Festival in Spring Hill (Saturday)
Rides, refreshments, school supplies and even free haircuts get kids excited for back to school. Get the details

5. Mid-Pinellas Comic Con (Saturday)
Free day of comics, gaming, super heroes and more! Get the details

6. Gun and Knife Show (Saturday, Sunday)
Hosted by the Hernando Sportsman's Club, the show will have new and used antique firearms and knives. Get the details

7. American Bead Show (Saturday, Sunday)

Exhibitors from across the country will have beads, jewelry, crafts, beading supplies and more in Tampa.  Get the details

8. Linkin Park (Saturday)
Linkin Park plays at George Steinbrenner Field with 30 Seconds to Mars. Get the details

OTHER EVENTS

There are dozens of other events happening around Tampa Bay, so if you don't see one you like above, please check out our full list of fun things to do here, http://events.wfla.com/.

If you don't see your event listed, you can search for other events here, http://events.wfla.com/listings .

We know there's tons of cool things that make our area so special, so make sure to share the great things happening in your community.

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