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On your radar: 'The Price Is Right Live,' a boat show and Wyclef Jean

Boats galore: The Tampa Boat Show brings hundreds of boats, free rides and marine accessories Friday through Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center. $12, age 15 and younger free. (954) 441-3220. Need more speed? The Super Boat National Championship and Seafood Festival features powerboats that hit 200 mph, with activities on Clearwater Beach and downtown Clearwater from Friday to Sunday. Free for spectators. Visit

The Price is Right Live: Come on down for this stage show hosted by Todd Newton of the E! and Game Show networks, and you can win cash and prizes in classic games. It's Friday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $25–$65. (863) 834-8111.

Wyclef Jean Book Signing: The former Fugee and Haitian presidential candidate will be in Tampa on Thursday to sign his book, Purpose: An Immigrant's Story, and do an interview with the Times' Sean Daly at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church. The talk is free; the signing requires buying the book at Inkwood Books.

Kids and family

Museum deals: This is the last week for $5 admission to the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa, through Sunday. It's also $5 Day at the Museum of Science and Industry on Saturday, which coincides with Smithsonian Magazine Free Museum Day. That's when some museums around the nation open their doors for anyone with a free ticket (go to to get tickets and to see local museums). But wait — there's more. Saturday is also Arts Alive Museum Day, when 10 St. Petersburg museums and galleries offer free admission, plus performances and demonstrations.

Date night

Lots of music: Stevie Nicks will do tracks from her 2011 album In Your Dreams as well as solo and Fleetwood Mac tunes at 7:30 tonight at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $64–$175. (727) 892-5798. Florence + the Machine brings British songstress Florence Welch and her powerful pipes to the USF Sun Dome in Tampa on Tuesday. $37.50–$49.50. (813) 974-3002. Brad Paisley goes country at the 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa on Friday. $29.25–$64.75. (813) 740-2446. And if the concert is half as entertaining as Fiona Apple's album title — The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do — should be an unusual show Saturday at Ruth Eckerd Hall. $51.50–$75.50. (727) 791-7400.

On your radar: 'The Price Is Right Live,' a boat show and Wyclef Jean 09/23/12 [Last modified: Monday, September 24, 2012 8:32am]
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