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Things to do in Tampa Bay for week of Aug. 9

Tony Dungy: He'll sign copies of his new book The Mentor Leader — but not memorabilia — at the Barnes & Noble in Carrollwood on Wednesday. Wristbands will be distributed at noon, and the coach will be there at 3 p.m. at 11802 N Dale Mabry Highway. Free.

'Stache Your Friends: If you've got the surreal deal with your Daliesque mustache (homegrown or not), head to the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. There will be mustache painters, 'staches for sale and prizes. Starts at 11 a.m. Admission: $17, $14.50 for seniors, $12 for ages 10-18, $4 for ages 5-9. (727) 823-3767.

Rockstar Mayhem Festival: Prepare for eardrum annihilation, with Rob Zombie, Korn, Lamb of God, Hatebreed and lots more metal. Starts at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre, Tampa. $25-$59.25. (813) 740-2446.

Rays Concert Series, Village People: Hang a disco ball from that blasted catwalk at the Trop and get your arms in shape for Y.M.C.A. At Turn Back the Clock night, the Rays will wear the 1970 Tampa Tarpons uniforms; the Orioles will be dressed in all orange. Concert included with game, which starts at 7:10 p.m. Friday. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

Date night

Norah Jones: The queen of bubble bath jazz and candlelit folk comes to the Straz Center in Tampa at 8 p.m. Wednesday. $45 and up. (813) 229-7827.

Brad Paisley: The country star has a way with words in Ticks and Whiskey Lullaby. With Darius Rucker (he'll always be Hootie) at 4 p.m. Friday at 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa. $23.25-$58. (813) 740-2446.

Kids and family

Giggles … : LOL for the Give it a Giggle Tour and you could be in a TV spot for Jell-O. The mobile recording studio will be set up at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa. Free.

… and Wiggles: Jump in your big red car (minivan, whatever) and take the wee ones to see the Wiggles Wiggly Circus Live at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $12-$77. (727) 892-5798.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for week of Aug. 9 08/08/10 [Last modified: Monday, August 9, 2010 10:19am]
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