Things to do today
Scotty McCreery The 18-year-old winner of American Idol last year will bring his deep voice and country twang to Tampa for a free 18-and-up-only show. It's at 7 p.m. at the Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301, Tampa. (813) 987-2855; dallasbull.com.
Clearwater Threshers Game and Yappy Hour Dress up your dogs in sports gear and bring them out for a happy-hour drink at Frenchy's Tiki Bar at Bright House Field. There's a pet sports-fan contest and a food drive to benefit the Humane Society of Pinellas. You'll get an entry in a prize drawing for every item you donate. Yappy Hour starts at 5 p.m.; baseball game is at 7 at Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. Game is $5-$9.50, $5 dogs; Yappy Hour free with game admission. (727) 467-4457.
Vanishing Point This musical fantasy brings together Agatha Christie, Aimee Semple McPherson and Amelia Earhart — all of whom disappeared in the early 1900s — on a road trip through space and time. It's at 7:30 p.m. at American Stage Theatre Company in St. Petersburg. $35-$47, $10 student rush. (727) 823-7529; americanstage.org.
Millennium Dancesport Championships This huge ballroom dance competition draws thousands of entries as well as celebrities Tuesday through Saturday to the Marriott Tampa Waterside. Dancing with the Stars' Karina Smirnoff and Anna Trebunskaya will launch the Saturday night show, and Mary Murphy of So You Think You Can Dance will be on the international panel of judges. For schedule and tickets, visit m2dance.com.
Music in the Marly with Eric Zuber It's a perfectly civilized afternoon at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, on Sunday with pianist Eric Zuber. He'll play Beethoven's Pathétique piano sonata and more. $20, $10 students. (727) 896-2667.
Dive-In Movies This week is appropriately SpongeBob SquarePants, so bring your noodles and floaties to bob in the pool Friday at the St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center while the movie plays on the big screen. $4-$5.
Florida International Reptile Show Repticon will have all of the creepy-crawlies you'll ever want to see, as well as seminars and children's activities Saturday and Sunday at Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa. $10, $5 ages 5-12, 4 and younger free. (863) 268-4273.
— Michelle Stark firstname.lastname@example.org