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On your radar: laughs with David Alan Grier, discounts for cows, outlaw tunes from David Allan Coe

David Alan Grier: The actor and comedian (Jumanji, In Living Color) performs standup comedy at 9 p.m. at the Club at Treasure Island. $30. (727) 367-4511; theclubti.com.

Cow Appreciation Day: What's your price on dignity? Dress up as a cow today and you get a free meal at any Chick-fil-A. The more you dress up, the more free stuff you get. (By the way, this is just one of many deals we've found on the Facebook page Here's the Deal Tampa Bay).

Party for the Paws: This yappy hour event for the Pet Pal Animal Shelter will live music, drawings and visit from Lotus, the famously rescued pit bull puppy who made the news when he was found floating in a St. Petersburg canal. 6 p.m., Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill, 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5 (includes one drink).

Cartoonapalooza: Editorial cartoonists from across the country will gather to learn from each other and share their craft with you, and likely bust on each other, as they show their work on a big screen. 7:30 p.m., Poynter Institute, 801 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. $25.

David Allan Coe: One of the pioneers in the outlaw country music movement of the 1970s performs at 10 p.m., the Dallas Bull in Tampa. $10–$15.

Kids and family

Dive-in movies: Bring your noodles, floats and chairs, and get there early so you can float and swim a while before the SpongeBob Square Pants movie starts at 8 p.m., St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. $3, drinks, snacks and glow jewelry will be sold.

To watch

Season premiere, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, 9 p.m., TLC: Mother against daughter, daughter against grandmother … tempers in the South shall rise again.

Series premiere, Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids, 10 p.m., TLC: This spinoff probably won't contain as much toilet humor as the film Bridesmaids.

Outrageous Food, 10 p.m., Food Network: See what happens when you order an 800-pound burger.

Season premiere, Monster Fish: Predators of the Outback, 10 p.m., NatGeo: Who's baiting the hook for whom?

More to explore

Looking for a great Florida road trip? Find cool events around the state at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

On your radar: laughs with David Alan Grier, discounts for cows, outlaw tunes from David Allan Coe 07/07/11 [Last modified: Friday, July 8, 2011 8:01am]

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