Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, July 21

Rapper Anuel AA takes over Amalie, the Rays get all dressed up and Disney’s Isaak Presley attends Kids Day at Raymond James.
In this February photo, Emmanuel Santiago, known as Anuel AA, looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder in Miami. The Latin trap artist will perform Sunday at Tampa’s Amalie Arena. [AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee]
In this February photo, Emmanuel Santiago, known as Anuel AA, looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder in Miami. The Latin trap artist will perform Sunday at Tampa’s Amalie Arena. [AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee]
Published July 20
Updated July 20

Anuel AA: This Puerto Rican rapper, who has helped make Latin trap music mainstream, takes the stage in support of his latest release Real Hasta la Muerte. $59 and up. 8 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500. amaliearena.com.

Kids Day: From Stuck in the Middle, Disney star Isaak Presley makes an appearance at the family-friendly festival offering photos with a pirate ship, inflatables, an obstacle course, a cookie-making station and other interactive activities. $5, 14 and younger free. 10 a.m. Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 350-6500.

Rays on the Runway: An evening of fashion and baseball that asks Tampa Bay Rays players, alongside their spouses and kids, to get all dressed up. Benefits Children’s Dream Fund. $125. 6:30 p.m. Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-6390. childrensdreamfund.org.

Peace Memorial Piano Concert: Three to four young pianists from Rebecca Penney’s International Piano Festival present a performance, followed by a meet and greet. Free with $5 suggested donation. 3 p.m. Peace Memorial Church, 110 S Ft. Harrison Ave, Clearwater. (727) 446-3001.

The Mowgli’s: Petal and Arms Akimbo open for this California alt-rock band. $20. 6 p.m. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. (813) 241-8600. crowbarybor.com.

Jamali Maddix: Behind the Viceland series Hate Thy Neighbor, the comedian makes frequent appearances on Desus and Mero and The Opposition with Jordan Klepper. $20. 7 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Elan Trotman: A jazz artist showcasing a special saxophone tribute to Marvin Gaye. $20 and up. 7 p.m. Ybor City Jazz House, 9331 E Adamo Drive, Tampa. (813) 409-4258. yborcityjazzhouse.com.

Drilled! The Musical: This musical political satire, from the writer and director of Webb’s City, makes fun of right and left wing extremists, the executive office, the health care system and dentistry. $18 and up. 3 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. mypalladium.org.

Tropical Fruit Tasting: Sample various fruits from around the world as you shop among hundreds of trees for sale and land growing tips from experts. There are fruit-inflected dishes to try, too. Free. 10 a.m. Jene’s Tropicals, 6831 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 344-1668.

Nerdier Than Thou Literary Con: Geeky literary programming driven by local sci-fi, horror, fantasy and steampunk writers, as well as journalists, comic book writers, comedians, satirists and paranormal investigators. Steph Post, Gale Massey, Craig Pittman, Kimberly Lojewski, Stefani Deoul and Arin Greenwood are among the participants. $5. 11 a.m. Emerald City Comics, 4902 113th Ave. N, Clearwater. (516) 906-2140.

Tampa Bay Rays: The home team hosts the Chicago White Sox, while fans 14 and younger land playing cards until they’re gone. $20 and up. 6:10 p.m. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. (888) FAN-RAYS. mpv.tickets.com.

Meet the Dolphin Tale Stars: Rub elbows with actors from the Dolphin Tale franchise. On Saturday, expect a Q&A, plus photo and autograph opportunities, with Austin Highsmith (who played Phoebe) and Cozi Zuehlsdorff (who played Hazel). Highsmith also signs her book. Runs through Monday. Included with admission. $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-12. 10 a.m. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. (727) 441-1790. seewinter.com.

Brett Ernst: The comic has appeared on Comedy Central and the film Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show. $10 and up. 7 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.

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