What to do today
Turn down, tune in Mason Jennings brings his laid-back folk sound to Ybor. You might recognize his voice as that of another Minnesota-bred folk singer performing The Times They Are A-Changin' in the Bob Dylan biopic I'm Not There. 7 p.m. Orpheum, 1902 N Republica De Cuba, Ybor City. $17. (813) 248-9500. masonjennings.com.
Caution, zombies ahead To celebrate the release of Resident Evil 5 at midnight, GameStop and other businesses at Parkside Mall in Pinellas Park will welcome a new legion of the undead. Naturally there will be a zombie walk and a board game tournament by Parkside books. Other businesses participating are Starbucks, Movie Stop, Chipotle and more. It all starts at 10 p.m. 3720 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Free. And if you just pick up a copy of the game and get it back to your console quick, see Gamestop.com for a complete list of participating locations. For more on the game, turn to Page 33.
Bracket-ball Today the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament tips off at the St. Pete Times Forum with games at 1, 3:15, 7:30 and Florida facing Arkansas in the final game at 9:45 p.m. The championship game is 1 p.m. Sunday. 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets might be tough to come by, but if you can find one, a ticket book for all the games is $325. (813) 301-2500. sectampabay.com.
Shop but don't drop It's time for the annual Corey Avenue Spring Sidewalk Sale. Merchants will be offering sales, promotions, door prizes and more while you groove to the sounds of island music on steel drums. It runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today through Saturday on Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach. Free. (727) 366-2003. coreyave.com.
— Adam Newman [email protected]