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Things to do in Tampa Bay the week of June 7

Music: Rock legend Peter Frampton (Baby, I Love Your Way) hits Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater with Yes at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets start at $49.50. (727) 791-7400. Then scoot your boot over to the Ford Amphitheatre for Brooks and Dunn's farewell tour at 7:30 p.m. Friday. $25-$65. (813) 740-2446. It's also country night with hottie Dierks Bentley at the Tampa Bay Rays vs. the Florida Marlins game, starting at 7:10 p.m. Saturday. Concert included with game ticket. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

Quest for Hope Scavenger Hunt: Teams of five in themed costumes hit venues in Ybor City and Channelside starting at 6 p.m. Saturday. Expect to climb atop bars for drinking challenges or do crazy stunts like bowling backward. Prizes awarded. Benefits the 1 Voice Foundation for Pediatric Oncology. $500 per team.

Date night

Laughs on stage: Pulitzer-winning playwright David Mamet's comedy November involves life in the Oval Office — and the turkey industry? Beware incoming F-bombs. Wednesday's show is 7:30 p.m., and it runs through July 4 at American Stage's Raymond James Theater in St. Petersburg. $26-$45. (727) 823-7529. At the Straz in Tampa, heed Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage. (Hello, Al and Tipper?) A preview of the comedy starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday ($17.50), and the show runs through July 3. $29.50 and $34.50. (813) 229-7827.

Kids and family

Dive-In Movies: Get some quality time on your floatie while Toy Story plays on the big screen as this Friday night series returns for the summer. It starts at 8 p.m. for $3 per person. St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. (727) 363-9245

John Levique Pirate Days: Get out your best puffy shirt for a boat parade (11 a.m.) and sea battle, treasure hunt, costume contests and rum party, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at John's Pass Village on Madeira Beach. More fun including a street parade and pub crawl continues Sunday, starting at 10 a.m. Free admission, but food and drink extra.

More to explore

A new Facebook application lets you buy tickets for Toy Story 3, opening June 18. Go to

Things to do in Tampa Bay the week of June 7 06/06/10 [Last modified: Monday, June 7, 2010 10:16am]
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