What to do today
AdBash VII: MadBash: Ad 2, Tampa's leading group for young professional ad people, is holding its yearly party with a twist. Playing homage to the hit show about the advertising biz, Mad Men, guests are invited to dress in '60s vintage clothing. 7 to 11 p.m. Don Vicente Historic Inn, 1915 Republica de Cuba, Tampa. $20. (813) 241-4545.
Best Friends and Beers: You might need a sweater for sitting out on the patio, but the weather will be just right for your four-legged furry friends at the monthly meeting for dogs and drafts. This month's featured beer is English and Irish ales, and if you have an English Springer Spaniel or Irish Setter, your first beer is free. 5:30 to 11 p.m. Jackson's Bistro, 601 S Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa. (813) 277-0112. jacksonsbistro.com.
Kilowatt Ours: A documentary inviting viewers to discover how they can save hundreds of dollars annually on energy bills, and use a portion of the savings to purchase renewable energy. Cheaper energy? What's not to love about that? 7 p.m. Centro Ybor 20, 1600 East 8th Avenue, Tampa. Free. kilowattours.org.
Lowry Park Zoo — 20th Anniversary Days: The zoo celebrates its 20th anniversary year on the 20th day the month with a special admission price of $20 for two tickets (ages 3 and older), plus $2 specials for rides and food. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $18.95, $17.95 seniors, $14.50 ages 3 to 11. (813) 935-8552. lowryparkzoo.com.
Papa Mali: After spending his summer touring with B.B. King, the Austin singer-songwriter brings his soulful, funky grooves and screaming slide guitar to St. Petersburg tonight. Special guest is The Codetalkers, a jazz-rock outfit from Savannah, Ga. 7 p.m. Tamiami, 242 1st Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10.
The Toadies: It's likely you only remember the Toadies from their hit '90s album Possum Kingdom, but they've continued on and still jam on alt-rock songs with a deep blues influence. 7 p.m. State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $17. (727) 895-3045. statetheatreconcerts.com.
— Adam Newman email@example.com