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Grand Opening: Hometown Teams, How Sports Shape America

Event Date:

August 10 @ 11:00 am

Venue:

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 East River Cove Street
Tampa, FL 33604

Organizer:

Elizabeth Bird
813-545-1913
ebird@usf.edu

Program Description:

Grand Opening of Smithsonian Exhibition. Opening remarks by Tampa Mayor Jane Castor (1 p.m.), and appearances by Tampa Council members. Features live music from Blues artist RJ Howson; Paladino Tournament Exhibit on Baseball Hometown Heroes; opportunities for prizes donated by sponsors (game tickets and more!); Lucky’s Hot Dogs & Kona Ice; Free peanuts, Drinks, & Crackerjacks (while supplies last!); Community Agencies & Vendors; Echoquilt Oral History Project.

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