Five Things to Do Today

1. Crowbar presents a bill of alternative music, with sets by The Sleeping and Envy on the Coast, both of Long Island, New York, Asheville’s Secret Lives of Freemasons, and New Jersey duo The Gay Blades (pictured).

2. Make hurricane preparations.

3. Celebrate International Lighthouse Day with some lighthouse appreciation.

4. Week two of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games; tonight's excitement includes the women's trampoline final, the second night of individual event gymnastics (men's rings and vault, women's uneven bars), women's beach volleyball semifinals, and several track and field competitions: the men's steeplechase, 400m hurdles and long jump, and the women's pole vault.

5. The Tampa Bay Rays kick off a three-night stand of home games against the Los Angeles Angels tonight at Tropicana Field.

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