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Fall Guide 2012

Fall Guide 2012: Sports & Recreation

Photo: Issac Baldizon, getty images, License: N/A

Issac Baldizon, getty images

Photo: Photo by Sam Clark, License: N/A

Photo by Sam Clark

Oct. 28
2012 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastic Champions Watch live performances by current and former Team USA Olympic gymnasts, including London 2012 gold medalist Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Kyla Ross and more. 6 pm Sunday; Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa; $25-$200; 813-301-6500; tampabaytimesforum.com.

Oct. 29-Nov. 1
Yoga Sutras This weeklong yoga workshop, sponsored by the Yoga Shala and led by Jayashree and Narasimha, focuses on chanting. 6:30-9 pm Monday-Thursday; Twelve21 Gallery, 1221-C N. Orange Ave.; $30 per session, $100 for full week; 407-506-4626;

Nov. 3
Support Our Scholars Shine & Show Car Show This fundraising car show event raises money for the Winter Park-based nonprofit's scholarship programs, which offer financial awards and mentoring services to graduating low-income female high school students. 4-7 pm Saturday; Gray Robinson, P.A., 301 E. Pine St.; $20-$25; 407-402-5314;

Nov. 10
Celery City Cruisers Annual Car Show As one of the oldest car clubs in Central Florida, the Sanford-based group showcases a collection of classic and custom auto models, with DJ music, cash drawings and door prizes. 8 am-4 pm Saturday; Museum of Seminole County History, 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford; free; 407-665-2489;

Nov. 11
King of La Calle Car & Bike Show Rumba 100.3 FM sponsors a daylong family-friendly event with custom cars and street bikes on display, live music concerts and a bevy of food vendors. 11 am-7 pm Sunday; Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; $10; 321-697-3333; ohpark.com.
Winter Park Concours d'Elegance Six blocks of Winter Park's Park Avenue close down for this annual judged exotic car show, complete with more than 120 custom and classic cars set up along the street, a product and service vendor showcase, and a portion of proceeds benefiting the Winter Park Community Center and Wayne Densch Children's Advocacy Center's Kids House. Various times Sunday; Park Avenue at Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; visit website for details; 407-849-9190; winterparkconcours.com.

Nov. 17
Florida Classic Thousands of college football fans head to Orlando not only for this annual game, which pits two historically black universities, the Florida A&M Rattlers and the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, against one another on the field, but fans also arrive for the game's surrounding tailgating, pep rallies and battle of the bands fanfare. 2 pm Saturday; Florida Citrus Bowl, 1610 W. Church St.; $10.75-$202.50; 800-745-3000; floridaclassic.org.
Ruck Sack March The Camaraderie Foundation, a nonprofit that offers counseling services to veterans and their families, hosts a military-style fundraising run/walk in which participants opt for 3-, 6- or 12-mile routes and have the chance to run with or without an added 45-plus pounds of gear. 6 am Saturday; University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; $25-$85; 407-841-0071; camaraderiefoundation.com.

Fall Guide 2012
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