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Things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 18

Millennium Dancesport Championships: This huge ballroom dancing 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

The Big Lebrewski Beerfest: A bunch of dudes in bathrobes will be on a mission for craft beer Saturday at this Big Lebowski-themed tasting at Tampa Theatre. Participating breweries include Cigar City Brewing, Saint Somewhere Brewing and Swamp Head Brewery. Food from local restaurants, too. $45-$70. (813) 274-8982. Visit

Scotty McCreery: This is either an awesome opportunity for fans or a reality check for American Idol's wannabes. See the Idol winner with the deep country twang for free Wednesday at the Dallas Bull in Tampa. Show is 18 and up only. (813) 987-2855.

Date Night

Shawn and Marlon Wayans: With In Living Color, The Wayans Bros. sitcom and Scary Movie franchise, they are probably the most recognizable siblings from the Wayans family. They'll do separate sets of standup Thursday through Sunday at the Improv in Tampa. $35. (813) 864-4000.

Cabaret: FreeFall Theatre ends its season with the classic 1966 musical about cabaret singer Sally Bowles set in prewar Germany. Thursday's preview is sold out; opens Friday at 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $34-$44. (727) 498-5205.

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.

Kids and Family

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.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 18 06/17/12 [Last modified: Sunday, June 17, 2012 8:24pm]
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