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On your radar: Lucinda Williams, Carlos Mencia, 'The Addams Family' — so many options …

Lucinda Williams: Her mix of country, blues and Americana tackles some weighty topics that go down as easy as sweet tea. The Grammy winner (Car Wheels on a Gravel Road) is beloved by critics and passionate fans alike. See her at 8 p.m. at Jannus Live, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $35. (727) 565-0551; jannuslive.com.

Clearwater Farmers Market: Now in its 17th year, this midweek market kicks off today, giving downtown Clearwater workers a nice lunch break to pick up some fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and plants. It runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at Cleveland Street and N Fort Harrison Avenue.

Big D and the Kids Table: The ska punk group performs with the Have Nots at 7 p.m. at The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $12.

Date night

Carlos Mencia: The Improv added a second show for this one-night engagement for the hugely popular Honduras-born comedian. See what the mind of Mencia is up to lately at 21 and up only shows at 8 and 10:15 p.m. at 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.

The Addams Family: They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, and this altogether ooky family comes to life in a macabre musical comedy at 7:30 tonight at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Tickets start at $38.50. Runs through Sunday.

To watch

Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane, 8 p.m., AMC: 'Tis the season for cheesy horror movies about assorted terrors on various modes of transportation.

America's Next Top Model, 9 p.m., CW: The contestants must play flag football with pro football players. Or just tie the models to the ballplayer's belts and make them the flags. Either way.

Series premiere, American Hoggers, 10 p.m., A&E: A Texas family's jobs are to help people dealing with the terror of feral hogs. That reminds us of an old Australian movie called Razorback. Anyone? Anyone?

More to explore

Looking for cool Halloween activities? We have a full list at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

On your radar: Lucinda Williams, Carlos Mencia, 'The Addams Family' — so many options … 10/18/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 12:06pm]

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