What to do today
Chuck Ragan: From the punk rock of Hot Water Music to his folkie solo career, Chuck Ragan is a man of many styles and one of Florida's best musicians. With Ben Nichols of Lucero and Tim Barry. 7 p.m. Orpheum, 1902 N Republica De Cuba, Ybor City. $15. (813) 248-9500.
M3Meet, Mix and Mingle: A continuing networking event with live entertainment, including live music, spoken word and visual art. Sure, they call it networking, but once the drinks start flowing, you know it's just going to turn into a party with some of Tampa Bay's most successful professionals. Ages 21 and older. 6 p.m. to midnight. Whiskey North, 11921 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $5. (813) 263-5628. whiskeynorth.com.
O.A.R. We had the date wrong in Monday's issue of tbt*, but if you want to see these guys, better make it out tonight. A national college favorite, O.A.R. combines a rock sound with a roots sensibility. The core of the group has been playing together since they founded their first band in 8th grade. Guess they got it right the first time. Oh, and if you were wondering, the name stands for Of A Revolution. Playing with Between the Trees. 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $30 advance, $32 day of show. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.
Tuesday Morning Market: You don't need to wait for the weekend to come to find a great farmers market in Tampa Bay. Enjoy live music, fresh produce, hand-made arts and crafts and more, all along Corey Avenue. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tue. Downtown, Beach Boulevard area, Gulfport. Free. (727) 459-1963.
But wait, there's more: There are more than 50 things to do today to be found at entertainment.tampabay.com, so make your Tuesday count.
What to watch for
Thursday: Chocolate milk's the star of the Got Milk? Halloween-themed event for kids with a "spooktacular" story time at Haslam's books.
Thursday: Better start pregaming now for the Bulls' Big East opener against Pitt at RayJay.
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