Now that students are in the full swing of fall classes, summer is beginning to seem like a distant memory. Labor Day weekend officially signals the end of summer, so Scene and Heard invites you to enjoy the last few days of the season with our “Picks of the Week.”
Inception: The IMAX Experience
While Christopher Nolan’s visual masterpiece has already been out for several weeks, you should check out its stunning cinematography on MOSI’s IMAX dome before it leaves the theaters for good.
Time: 8:45 p.m.
Website:MOSI’s IMAX Dome Theater
Kick off your Labor Day weekend with a twang in what some critics are calling “country music’s rowdiest summer party.”
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
Price: Lawn tickets start at $25
St. Petersburg City Council recently voted to tear down this iconic structure, so make the trip before it is gone. Check out The Pier Aquarium and grab a bite to eat at the casual, island-inspired Cha Cha Coconuts.
Time: All day
Location: The Pier, Downtown St. Petersburg
Price: $4 for students at the aquarium; menu items vary at Coconuts
USF vs. Stony Brook
Bulls football kicks off this weekend with the return of B.J. Daniels and the debut of new head coach Skip Holtz.
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Raymond James Stadium
Price: Free for students
Old Skool 3 Labor Day Weekend
Party on Clearwater Beach with local DJs spinning hip hop hits from yesteryear, including live performances by Naughty By Nature and Young MC.
Time: Starts at 12:00 p.m., with concerts in the evening
Location: Shephard’s Beach Resort
Price: $10 before 8 p.m., $20 after 8 p.m.
Website:Shephard’s Beach Resort
Rays Watch Party
While there may be no home game at the Trop this weekend, you can watch the Tampa Bay Rays play the Baltimore Orioles on the big screen at Muvico Starlight 20. Popcorn, prizes and a live broadcast of a pre- and post-game radio show hosted by Rich Herrera add to the mix.
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Muvico Starlight 20, New Tampa
Price: Suggested donation of $5 gets you admission and a free medium popcorn/soda