Mainsail Art Festival: More than 250 artists from across the nation gather at Vinoy Park for the prestigious festival. Children’s activities, a food court and live performances complete the highlights. Runs through Sunday. Free. 9 a.m. 701 Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. mainsailart.org.
4/20: Celebrate this unofficial holiday observed by cannabis enthusiasts. A number of food and drink spots have events planned, and we’ve listed some of our favorites here. Various locations, Tampa Bay.
Ken Jeong: Possibly best known for his role in The Hangover franchise, the comedian and actor brings a show to Ruth Eckerd Hall. $38.75-$125. 8 p.m. 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.
Tampa Bay Black Authors Expo: A showcase featuring writers of color, as well as workshops, music, spoken word, festivities for kids and food. Free. 10 a.m. Moore Eventful Event Hall, 11141 U.S 19 N, Clearwater.
Daniel Girón Trio: Spanish guitar, Latin and flamenco jazz unite on stage. 7:30 p.m. Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., No. 151, Tampa. (813) 374-2416.
Beer and Burger Throw Down: Wash down burger samples from area restaurants with a selection of craft beers while enjoying live music and outdoor games. You decide the “Best Brew” and “Most Creative Craft,” and a panel of judges crowns the “Best Burger in Pinellas.” $5. Noon. Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. (727) 674-1464. eventbrite.com.
Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival: The 14th annual tropical bash offers food, island jams (think DJs and steel pan artists), a parade and two music-fueled after-parties. $20, $10 ages 5-10, 4 and younger free. 1 p.m. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 445-9010. tampabaycaribbeancarnival.com.
Fun in the Sun Day: This Easter event for ages 8 and younger spotlights an egg hunt, visits with Peter Cottontail, music, food and children’s activities. Free. 10 a.m. Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. (727) 893-1068.
Drag Brunch: Fresh Start host Adriana Sparkle and Nicole T. Lane, winner of Miss St. Pete Pride, mix glitter and sass during the popular mid-day meal. $28. 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $28 (727) 258-8753. eventbrite.com.
Hip, Hop Hooray: Sundial’s breezeway transforms into a magical minefield of egg hunts for ages 10 and younger. Expect music, face painting, balloon art, crafts and photos with the Easter bunny. Free. 1 p.m. 153 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 800-3201.
Island Earth Days: Just in time for Earth Day (that’s Monday, guys), Honeymoon Island State Park presents nature exhibits, guided trail walks and live birds on display. Runs through Sunday. $8 per carload. 11 a.m. 1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin.
Toy Train and Collectible Show: Kids can enjoy the running train layout at this event for hobbyists. Vendors also sell model trains, die-cast cars and other collectibles for the crowd. $5, 12 and younger free. 9 a.m. Lopez Hall, 7177 58th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 244-1341.
ICU/Catherine Wheel: Guitarist Gerald Hammill, singer Jonathan Harrison, bassist Martin Conner and drummer Doug Prescott reunite their ’80s alt-rock bands for a reunion concert that pays homage to late painter and printmaker Theo Wujcik. Keyboardist Mark Warren joins them for the performance. $15 and up. 7 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE. (727) 896-2667. mfastpete.org.
The Greater Seder: This year’s show, Schmaltz, is a parody based on Grease containing elements of the Haggadah with dinner afterward. Benefits Tampa Jewish Family Services Community Food Bank. $59-$69. 7 p.m. Bryan Glazer Family JCC, 522 N Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 968-6010.
Mike Vecchione: On top of his own Comedy Central special, the stand-up comic has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan and Inside Amy Schumer. $10-$16.50. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.
Yo Gotti: The rapper will performs a combination of old and new tunes. $30. 10 p.m. Whiskey North, 11921 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 968-1515.
I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story, 8 p.m., Lifetime: A TV film that recalls the real-life journey of a young African-American girl (Angela Fairley) who navigated more than 30 foster homes and psychiatric facilities before age 18, and the one woman (Ginnifer Goodwin) who believed in her.
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