Use the power of inspiring community to make the most of this summer. You will remember how relaxation, fun, adventure and playfulness are all important parts of living a full — and productive — life. The idea of fun through contributing to local charities and events helps everyone!
The 48 Hour Film Project is the weekend of July 20th through the 22nd. Filmmakers from all over the Bay area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world. This year, teams will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Visit: www.48hourfilm.com/en/tampa-stpetersburg
You don’t have to be in great shape to compete in this summer’s Hog Wild Mud Run on July 21st with proceeds benefitting the Tampa Police Department’s Mounted Patrol. The 3 mile race includes fun but challenging obstacles, a mud pit slide and a celebration party that includes food trucks and live entertainment with participants wearing crazy costumes. Visit: www.hogwildmudrun.com
Host Carol Mickett, philosopher and artist, leads this monthly series of talks with local heroes about their visions, accomplishments and contributions to shaping the community at Our Town Conversations on July 26th at the Dali Museum. Visit: www.thedali.org
On July 27th experience purchase beautiful artwork and jewelry created by PARC artists with developmental disabilities at Art in the PARC in Downtown St. Petersburg. Over 1000 pieces will be featured along with food, refreshments and music. All artwork and jewelry sold benefits PARC. Visit: www.parc-fl.org
The Ritz is again host to this year’s Celebrate Sinatra on July 28th presented by Ken Walters. Celebrating Ol’Blue eyes with complimentary vodka martinis, passed hors d’oeuvres and dancing to live music by Ignacio Marin’s Latin Lovers and Tom Tiratto’s 17-piece big band orchestra with Ashley Locheed and Paul Phillips. Visit: www.kenwalters.com/celebrate-sinatra
Go wild at the 17th annual WaZoo on August 4th with more than 250 beers and specialty ales from around the world, restaurants with local cuisine and live music. Lowry Park Zoo comes alive with animals of the human kind. Visit: www.lowryparkzoo.com/wazoo
Summer’s heating up at the Ask Gary Amphitheatre at Florida State Fair Grounds with bands that include Bare Naked Ladies, Dave Mathews Band, Sugarland, KISS, Motley Crew and Jason Mraz to name just a few. Visit: www.livenation.com/1800ASKGARY-Amphitheatre-At-the-Florida-State-Fairgrounds-tickets-Tampa/venue/107257
Panache Vue’ Magazine is proud to offer our support to these events. This is just a tease of what’s happening around Tampa Bay… visit PanacheVue.com to get more event information. And in case we’ve missed something, email us at events@PanacheVue.com.
Enjoyment is defined by you. We hope to see you soon!
Karyn Anjali is a published author and Tampa Bay’s resident socialite spends time out and about attending events and supporting charities. A successful business owner of a custom jewelry line, Karysma, and a Real Estate Broker, writing remains a preferred hobby.
Born in Trinidad, and having lived in Toronto, London, Miami and Vancouver prior to moving here 9 years ago, she enjoys the small town feel within a large city with daily dynamic things happening. She has an MBA and a BA in Communication Arts.