Nelly and the St. Lunatics: It's getting hot in here. The big-name rapper brings his hits to Shephard's Beach Resort, with a show that starts at 6 p.m. at 601 S Gulfview Blvd. Clearwater. Tickets start at $32.50. Note: Thursday's Weekend section had the wrong day for tonight's show.
Def Leppard with Heart: The sugar-pouring boys are joined by rocking sisters Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart for a 7:30 p.m. show at 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa. Tickets are $25–$125.
Tampa Bay Boat Show: New boats and other watercraft, supplies, accessories, exhibits and more this weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. Free admission; parking $5. Opens at 10 a.m. today through Sunday.
Metrocon: The focus is anime, the style of flashy Japanese artwork familiar to anyone who has seen Speed Racer, and its influence on pop culture. It starts at 10 a.m. today and runs through Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. Weekend passes are $60 adults, $30 children 6–12; single-day passes are $30–$35 adults, $10 children.
Andrew Dice Clay: The Diceman brings offensive, hardcore comedy at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $48–$98.
Dive-In Movies: Bring your noodles and chairs, and get there early so you can float and play on the water slides before Toy Story comes on at dusk at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive. $3. Drinks, snacks and glow jewelry for sale.