Quick Picks: First frights of the season

Not sure what to do this weekend? Scene & Heard has researched the best events to ensure your time off is nothing short of exciting.



The Canadian-American hip-hop sensation will be at the Sun Dome on Friday. It is sure to be an entertaining show as Drake will perform from his chart-topping debut, “Best I Ever Had.”

Time: Friday, September 24, 2010 at 8 p.m.

Location: University of South Florida Sun Dome

Price: $46 to $103.95.

Website: Ticketmaster


Arts Alive Free Museum Day

Is Bulls football not your thing? Well, make the rounds of the St. Pete area museums on Saturday, as many of them will offer free admission in honor of National Museum Day. Participating museums include: the Dali Museum, the Florida Holocaust Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, the St. Petersburg Museum of History, Great Explorations, Morean Arts Center, Pier Aquarium and the Carter G. Woodson Museum.

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: St. Pete Area Museums

Price: FREE

Website: City of St. Pete


Halloween Horror Nights

The annual Orlando fright fest opens this weekend and is sure to offer a screaming good time for horror fans that cannot wait for Halloween to arrive. If you are a Florida resident, go on Sunday with a valid UPC from specially-marked cans of Coke products or cups from Burger King restaurants and save $35 off the price of your admission.

Time: 6:30 p.m to midnight

Location: Universal Orlando Resort

Price: $39.99 with promotion

Website: Halloween Horror Nights