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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 28

Black Nativity Fundraiser: The annual free performance of Langston Hughes' Black Nativity is a holiday tradition in the bay area. To raise money for this year's production, the cast will perform, including perennial favorite Sharon Scott, at 6:30 p.m. at Studio@620 in St. Petersburg. Donations appreciated. (727) 895-6620.

Tour of Gymnastics Champions: The golden girls from this year's Olympics — including Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber and an injured McKayla Maroney — stop in Tampa to perform with other Olympic champions starting at 6 p.m. at Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa. $25-$200. (813) 301-2500.

NecronomiCon: Award-winning science fiction romance writer Linnea Sinclair (Werelove series) joins other best-selling science fiction, fantasy and horror authors at the Stone Hill Science Fiction Association's 31st annual event. It's at 10 a.m. at Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $20. (727) 894-5000.

The Bangles: An all-female group in the style of the Go-Go's, the '80s band is best known for hits Walk Like an Egyptian and Manic Monday. The 21-and-up-only show is at 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Cafe, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. $38. Toll-free 1-866-502-7529.

Jekyll and Hyde: American Idol alum Constantine Maroulis and R&B singer Deborah Cox star in this production of the musical about a London doctor who accidentally unleashes his evil side. It's at 1 and 6:30 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Tickets start at $44.50. (813) 229-7827.

Kids and family

Capitol Classics Film Series: Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd team up to fight paranormal activity in today's family-friendly movie, the 1984 hit Ghostbusters. It's at 3 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $5. (727) 791-7400.

To watch

The Walking Dead, 9 p.m., AMC: Finally, we meet the Governor. You're really not going to like this guy, TV-only viewers. What, you thought they were making Rick the villain?

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 28 10/27/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 27, 2012 8:53pm]
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