Art After Dark: Five by Five: A monthly celebration of art, music and entertainment, with libations from the cash bar. This month features 5-inch by 5-inch artworks made by local and international artists, with proceeds benefitting the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. The exhibit and sale will include works embodying photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson's concept, "the extension of the eye," in honor of the museum's current exhibit. It starts at 8 p.m. at Tampa Museum of Art in Tampa. $10, free members. (813) 274-8130.
Radley Haunted House: Now in its sixth year, this elaborate neighborhood haunted house takes guests on a trip to explore the dark roots of the Radley family tree. It opens tonight at 8 p.m. and runs select dates through Halloween at 3900 19th St. N in St. Petersburg. $4. (727) 420-5593; facebook.com/radleyhauntedhouse.
Florida Orchestra Rock Series: Music of Simon and Garfunkel: The orchestra heads back to the '60s for a musical salute to the popular folk-rock duo. Vocalists AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle join guest conductor Michael Krajewski for classics like Bridge Over Troubled Water, Hazy Shade of Winter and The Sound of Silence. It's at 8 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $35-$75. (727) 892-5798.
St. Pete Oktoberfest: This third annual 21-and-older event will feature monstrous amounts of craft beer, food and live music by bay area bands starting at 7 p.m. in the Grand Central District of St. Petersburg. $35. (727) 828-7006; StPeteOktoberfest.com.
SEASON PREMIERE Nikita, 9 p.m., CW Ryan and Nikita focus on bringing in agents who didn't respond to the recall. Maybe all their brakes failed, or the locks on their car doors started a fire.
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