Tickets & Events in Lakeland Highlands

Repticon FIRExpo for Two Adults and Two Children at The Lakeland Center on September 13 or 14 (Up to 50% Off)

Repticon FIRExpo

The Lakeland Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Standup Comedy for Two or Four at Tampa Improv Through October 4 (Up to 80% Off)

Tampa Improv

Tampa Improv

$50 $15

Touring comedians and up-and-comers perform at a comedy-club chain that launched the careers of Jerry Seinfeld and Robin Williams

Rascal Flatts with Sheryl Crow and Gloriana on Friday, September 12 (Up to 50% Off)

Rascal Flatts

MIDFLORIDA Amphitheatre

$40.25 $20

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Country hitmakers Rascal Flatts, Sheryl Crow, and Gloriana bring their award-winning stylings to outdoor audiences

Saturday Night Laughs in New Tampa for One, Two, or Four on September 6–December 6 (Up to 46% Off)

Saturday Night Laughs in New Tampa

Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club

$11.54 $8

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Top-notch local and national comedians, including Tampa favorite Trish Keating, stoke laughter in a lush country club

3, 5, or 10 Weeks of Theater Classes at Kairoi Performing Arts Cultural Center (Up to 56% Off)

Kairoi Performing Arts Cultural Center

Tampa

$225 $99

In collaboration with multiple art professionals, teachers lead classes in vocals, acting, script writing, drums, and dance

Standup Show with Drinks for Two or Four at Side Splitters Comedy Club (Up to 66% Off)

Side Splitters Comedy Club

Carrollwood

$62 $23

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Comedians with credits from Family Guy, Chelsea Lately, and Louie

Manor Professional Wrestling Dinner Theater at Osceola Heritage Park (Up to Half Off). Three Dates Available.

Manor Professional Wrestling Dinner Theater

Osceola Heritage Park Exbihiton Hall

$15 $10

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Battle of good versus evil plays out between Lord Darkness, Lady Golden Eyes, and their two villages during dinner

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist at House of Blues Orlando on September 14 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist

House of Blues Orlando

$35 $17

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DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist collaborate using Afrika Bambaataa’s original record collection to celebrate his & Zulu Nation's 40th anniversary

Entry for Two or Four to the Tampa Bay International Curry Festival on October 4 (Up to 73% Off)

Tampa Bay International Curry Festival

Vinoy Park

$27.50 $10

Come taste chefs from around the world demonstrate their famed curry dishes while enjoying a fun day filled with entertainment

Loomis Bros. Circus at Hernando County Fairgrounds on September 4 or 5 (Up to 49% Off)

Loomis Bros. Circus

Hernando County Fairgrounds

$22.09 $12

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Traveling circus delights audiences with clowns and acrobats, as well as trained tigers and elephants

Standup-Comedy Show and Drinks for Two with Option for Dinner at Snappers Grill & Comedy Club (Up to 58% Off)

Snappers Grill & Comedy Club

Palm Harbor

$36 $15

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Guests enjoy standup comedy while digging into entrees and sipping premium drinks

$69 for 10 Roller-Hockey Lessons at All Sports Arena ($150 Value)

All Sports Arena

New Port Richey

$150 $69

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Roller-hockey lessons—divided up by age group—that teach kids hockey techniques and drills

The Truth Behind His Success: "The Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort on September 15 at 6 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

The Truth Behind His Success: "The Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort

Ruth Eckard Hall

$199 $89

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The entrepreneur whose life story inspired The Wolf of Wall Street shares secrets on sales, money management, and building a business

Retro Futura Tour 2014 at Hard Rock Live Orlando on September 10 at 8 p.m. (Up to 60% Off)

Retro Futura Tour

Hard Rock Live Orlando

$37.15 $15

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An afternoon of popular British new-wave acts from the '80s, including Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey, Howard Jones, and Ultravox's Midge Ure

Sesame Street Live: "Make A New Friend" at CFE Arena on October 7–8 (Up to 44% Off)

Sesame Street Live: "Make A New Friend"

CFE Arena

$29.85 $18

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Grover, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and Cookie Monster learn that friendship is universal when a foreign visitor arrives at Sesame Street

Entry for Two or Four to Jammin Food and Rum Fest on Saturday, November 29 (Up to 50% Off)

Jammin Food and Rum Fest

South Eola

$30 $15

Live DJs spin away the day at Eola park, where visitors sip rum and munch on the best dishes from local vendors

Improv Comedy Show Including Beer or Wine for Two at Sak Comedy Lab, August 23–December 27 (Up to 50% Off)

Sak Comedy Lab

Central Business District

$40 $20

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Comics compete for laughs, clash in competitions, and create characters, songs, and scenarios on the spot

Breeders Cup at the Ranch for One or Two at Premier Sports Campus on November 1, at 12 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Derby Day at the Ranch

Premier Sports Campus

$150 $99

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Watch the Breeders Cup World Championships on a giant LCD screen, with music from local favorites

One, Two, or Three Hours of Golf-Swing Instruction at Reason Golf Academy (Up to 72% Off)

Reason Golf Academy

Sarasota

$175 $49

Golf instructor's three decades of experience combine with P3ProSwing analysis to help players fine tune swings

$45 for a Golf Enhancement Experience at Conaway Golf Instruction (Up to $120 Value)

Conaway Golf Instruction

Tatum Ridge Golf Links

$120 $45

Instructors adjust golf swings to fit a student's unique traits while mapping out strategies to obtain on-the-course goals

Exile Live with Optional VIP Perks at ALS Corner on Saturday, September 13, at Noon (Up to 56% Off)

Exile Live

ALS Corner

$34.24 $15

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Band behind '70s ballad "Kiss You All Over" and country chart-topper "Woke Up in Love" show off an extensive catalog and country-pop sound

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The Imperial Symphony Orchestra is an approximately 80-member coterie of melodically-minded do-gooders, largely made up of volunteer musicians, who provide high-quality entertainment. Today’s deal gets you a best-available reserved seat to all five of the orchestra’s 2010–2011 Masterworks performances, which celebrate the accomplishments of some the world’s finest, most eccentric composers. The initial, October 5 concert kicks things off by traversing the fifth symphonies and concertos of such storied composers as Beethoven, Bach, and Tchaikovsky, whose Symphony no. 5, movement II revealed that Paul was dead and John was the walrus nearly a century before it became popular knowledge. Future concerts include Respighi’s Pines of Rome and symphonized Christmas music featuring a kinetic kick from members of Florida Dance Theatre.

1037 S Florida Ave
Lakeland,
FL
US

The independent Evolution stimulates the Lakeland scene by selling an eclectic selection of both mainstream and underground music while providing an intimate venue for local and touring musicians to present their craft. Evolution's stock consists of T-shirts ($10+), CDs and vinyl records ($1+), and posters for music fans to coat their empty walls with artist admiration. Peruse Evolution's thousands of vinyls, from timeless classics, including The Beatles and AC/DC, to exciting new artists (though Bob Dole's ambient-metal album is currently sold out). Evolution hosts shows nearly every weekend, featuring artists advancing the cause of rock, hip-hop, folk, and more.

119 S Kentucky Ave
Lakeland,
FL
US

Entering their 85th season, the Harlem Globetrotters have entertained millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a unique brand of athletic precision and showmanship. For their latest “4 Times the Fun” North American tour, the Globetrotters will add a new 4-point shot spots located 35 feet from the basket, which is 12 feet further than the official three-point line but several thousand miles closer than the prime meridian. See the arch-nemesis Generals try to keep up as the Harlem hardwood sorcerers evade gravity’s oppressive clutches and court clairvoyants distribute unassailable alley-oops. Youngsters can learn about the benefits of teamwork while laughing along with the jovial jocks as they perform classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti.

701 West Lime Street
Lakeland,
FL
US

Harlem Globetrotters Playing Three-on-Five

Since forming in the 1920s, the Harlem Globetrotters have continued to entertain millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a trademark blend of athletic precision and razzle-dazzle showmanship. For the team's 2014 tour, a rotating [roster](http://gr.pn/PHdb6w) of Globetrotter favorites?including three female players?takes to the hardwood each game. Spectators might spot veteran guard [TNT](http://gr.pn/rOe0P4) sharing a behind-the-back pass with dunker [Quake](http://gr.pn/QTIGVh), whose high jump once cleared 7 feet, cruelly dashing his dreams of working in a ceiling-fan store. The Globetrotters might also present a study in contrasts with 5-foot-2 [Too Tall](http://gr.pn/PHdmPh) and 7-foot-4 [Stretch](http://gr.pn/1dYrbUt), the team?s tallest member. During each Globetrotters game, youngsters laugh along and witness the jovial jocks performing classic routines of unconventional passing and sudden transmutations of water into confetti. To infuse their visits with an extra shot of unpredictability, the Globetrotters also let fans in each city vote on special rules for every game; past rules have included the use of a four-point shot and the installation of a penalty box. Over the years, similar antics have followed the Globetrotters around the world, including to 122 countries and territories and all six continents on which basketballs grow naturally. The Globetrotters? extensive travels haven?t gone unnoticed: they?re one of the few teams to earn a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as ambassadors of the sport.

401 Channelside DR
Tampa,
Florida
US

Though the staff at The Brass Tap take beer very seriously, they've nevertheless turned drinking it into a game. Customers get a single point for each of the pub's 300 craft beers that they try. At certain milestones, they'll receive gift cards or a t-shirt with a new title, all the way from rookie to beer guru?and, if they conquer the challenge three times, they can win the coveted Repeat Offender 900 shirt.

Thankfully, the bar makes it easy to sort through its 300 beers. The menu is divided up into different beer types, which go deeper than the basic delineation of ale vs. lager vs. water that's been dyed amber. Guests can peruse listings of bottled barleywines and porters, or have a resident beer aficionado fill their mug with an imported brew on draft. Beer even permeates the food: the chipotle mustard on the house-baked pretzels is made with pale ale, just as the cheese dip is made with Samuel Adams. All of the burgers, sandwiches, and pretzel pizzas also have recommended drink pairings.

As for entertainment, each Brass Tap books a variety of local bands throughout the week. Trivia, bingo, and happy hours find regular spots on the schedule, and some locations have outdoor patios and cigars for purchase.

10019 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa,
FL
US

If there’s one team to emulate in professional sports, it’s the New York Yankees and their 27 championships. Since becoming the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the big league Yankees in 1994, the Tampa Yankees have grown into a minor league clone of their MLB brethren—they’ve won five Florida State League titles, including back-to-back years in 2009-10.

Further strengthening the Yankee bond, the T-Yanks play all their home games at George M. Steinbrenner Field, the Spring Training facility of the Bronx Bombers. A scaled-down replica of Yankee Stadium, Steinbrenner Field is an 11,000-seat facility brimming with Yankee lore. The 31-acre complex even has a Monument Park, which honors the organization’s greatest players and beer vendors.

1 Steinbrenner Dr
Tampa,
FL
US