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On your radar: Dream of discovering the U.S. at an RV show, or grab your pup and head to Mutts and Martinis in St. Pete

Rip. Tied.: Inspired by African folk tales told to explain the disappearance of runaway slaves, Aleshea Harris' play explores family, legend and self-determination in a Southern town where strange things happen. This preview performance starts at 7 p.m. at freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 498-5205.

Tampa Bay Spring RV SuperShow: Dealers from across Florida show and sell new and used RV units at this event with door prizes, booths representing campgrounds, finance companies and insurance agencies starting at 9 a.m. at Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. $4, 15 and younger free. (813) 741-0488.

Mutts and Martinis: Bring your dog to the pet-friendly patio for two-for-one entrees from the doggie menu (poached eggs, ground beef patty, chicken) and drink specials for humans. Benefits nonprofit animal rescue organizations. It's at 5:30 p.m. at Cassis American Brasserie, 170 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 827-2927.

Experience Hendrix Tour: This leg of the tour, in which a cavalcade of all-star guitarists and musicians pay tribute to Jimi Hendrix by jamming to his songs, features artists like Aerosmith's Brad Whitford, Dweezil Zappa, the Doors' Robby Krieger and more at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $45–$100. (727) 791-7400.

Sunset Beach Concert Series: Evergreen plays Irish music for this month's beach concert at 7 p.m. at Sunset Beach, 214 Shore Drive, Tarpon Springs. Free

Date night

Jay Mohr: The comedian, actor and podcast host known for Jerry Maguire, Pay It Forward and Saturday Night Live performs standup at 8 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $35–$75. (727) 892-5798.

To watch

Season premiere: Jersey Shore, 10 p.m., MTV: This series may be winding down, but the spinoffs are already multiplying like a bad case of lice, so don't get too down about it.

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On your radar: Dream of discovering the U.S. at an RV show, or grab your pup and head to Mutts and Martinis in St. Pete 03/14/12 [Last modified: Thursday, March 15, 2012 8:21am]
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