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January 1-7 Events

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Looking for something to do? Here's a list of events in Tampa Bay January 1 through the 7.

1. The Outback Bowl 1/1/13

The Outback Bowl is a college football game that is typically played on New Year's Day featuring teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference (3rd pick from each). Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. (Gates open 11:30 a.m.).

2. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey 1/2-6/13

"Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Presents Built To Amaze!℠ , the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth. Surprise and wonder delights audiences with over the top feats of strength, agility and courage. As the momentum builds so does the anticipation, anything can happen when Ringling Bros. Presents Built To Amaze!

Circus performers from across the globe create the perfect blend of athleticism and bravery, where power meets fearlessness and amazement has no bounds. Magnificent elephants, ferocious tigers, astonishing acrobats and awe-inspiring aerialists are engineered into one spectacular performance." (Source: Event Page)

3. New Year Kickoff: Sparkle & Shine in 2013 1/3/13

"Join Working Women of Tampa Bay for a very special celebration on Harbor Island in Tampa. We've designated 2013 - The Year to Sparkle & Shine! Come celebrate the New Year of Opportunities with a night to remember. Guests will be treated to food by Intensity Academy Gourmet Sauces, Desserts by Visual Delights, Champagne by Carol Prokap with PRP Wines, Photos by Prints Charming Photo Booth, Decorations by Anointed Productions, Flowers by Mylez Edward's X Floral Salon and special swag bags by Flip Flop Embroidery Shoppe and Tampa Glam Squad." (Source: Event Page

4. Strive for Greatness Conference 1/4/13

"Strive for Greatness Inc. is a non-denominational Christian organization that gathers together some of the most gifted Christian speakers for two Day Conferences that REFRESH, ENCOURAGE & INSPIRE women to be ALL that GOD created them to be! Strive for Greatness conferences are all about INSPIRING women; giving women HOPE in Christ so they can lead a fulfilling life of love & inspiration." (Source: Facebook Event Page)

5. Cutting Edge Rooftop Fashion Show 1/4/13

I Love Downtown St. Pete is teaming up with Alazha Productions to bring you a Cutting Edge Rooftop Fashion Show at Push Ultra Lounge to benefit the Friends Of Strays. Friends of Strays : Is a 501 c3 Non-profit No Kill organization that provides care, temporary foster homes, and placement of Pinellas County stray animals. They also educate the public concerning the humane treatment and care of all animals and the importance of spaying/neutering.

The event will be hosted by Miss Teen America (Eleana Frangedis). The show which begins at 7 p.m. will include special musical performance by International Urban Pop Artist Mikel Soulhop, Urban Pop Princess Kiki, Rap Artist New York Status and DI Cash Money.

6. Cocktails for a Cause 1/4/13

"Cocktails for a Cause will be held at the Sono Cafe inside the Tampa Museum of Art. The event will include complimentary hors d'oeuvres. A percentage of the proceeds from the additional sale of food and cash bar benefit the Florida Holocaust Museum. The Tampa Museum of Art will be open for viewing until closing at 8:00 pm.">(Source: Florida Holocaust Museum Website)

7. The Tampa Community Drum Circle 1/5/13

"The Tampa Community Drum circle (TCDC) is a fun family bonfire/ potluck hand drumming event organized by DJ Palumbo. Its held out doors for hand drummers, dancers , fire spinners and those whom wish to share rhythms. welcome all meet up members & non members, beginners, professionals that maintain & practice peace. Non religious. We meet every 1st Saturday of the month from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. To maintain drumming equality there is No Drum Facilitator. it is a rounded circle ...the beats will take us where ever it may into the night.... WE drum together as One."(Source: Facebook Event Page)

8. Roosevelt Rowing Regatta 1/5-6/13

The Roosevelt Rowing Regatta will be held January 5-6, 2013 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa.

9. Sophisticates New Year, New You! LBD Mixer! 1/6/13

The Sophisticates will host their New Year, New You! Little Black Dress Mixer on Sunday, January, 6, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Parkshore Grill located at 300 Beach Dr. Northeast in St. Pete, Fla., 33701. Tickets for members of the Sophisticates group are $10 and non-member tickets are $12.

10. RedCarpet Monday 1/7/13

"Tryst Gastro LoungeJoin us for a special RedCarpetMonday "St. Pete Edition" Business Networking Event on Monday, January 7, 2013 hosted at TRYST Gastro Lounge located at 240 Beach Dr. NE in St. Petersburg. Meet and Mingle with fellow business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Enjoy passed appetizers, (2) complimentary drink tickets, networking and raffle prizes."(Source: Event Page)

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