Alice Cooper: The rocker comes to town with his Theater of Death Tour '09 at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Reserved tickets are $65, $55, $45 and $35. Call (727) 791-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.
Power boat race: Super Boat International and Bright House Networks are sponsoring the first Super Boat Offshore National Championship Festival with related events in Coachman Park, 301 Cleveland St., Clearwater, and Sunday's race off Clearwater Beach. Parking will be available in downtown Clearwater with rides to and from the beach via the Jolley Trolley. For race and festival info, visit clearwatersuperboat.com.
A positive spin: A reception for seven local artists known as Spin D'Arte will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Harbor Hall, 1190 Georgia Ave., Palm Harbor. Event includes a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Call (727) 787-4700 or visit oldpalmharbor mainstreet.net.
Yoga retreat: Three days of exploration, study and practice begin from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Dunedin Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Continues 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $25 per class; full weekend $150. Call (727) 812-4530.
Weekend orchid show: The Florida West Coast Orchid Society Fall Show and Sale will be held from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Honeywell Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave., Largo. Admission $5. Free parking. Continues Saturday and Sunday. Call Brett Finke at (727) 460-4606.
Dysfunctional brilliance: West Coast Players present Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at 8 p.m. at West Coast Players Theater, 21905 U.S. 19 N, in the Clearwater Commerce Center behind Clearwater Toyota. Also 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Regular admission, $18; seniors/students/military, $15; groups of 10 or more, $12. For reservations, call (727) 437-2363.
Scottish dancing: The Scottish American Societyinvites the public to dancing and singing at 6 p.m. at 917 Louden Ave., Dunedin. $3 for members; $4 for nonmembers. Call (727) 736-4121.
Bingo: Games start at 12:15 p.m. at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Prizes and jackpots. Call (727) 733-5153.
More bingo: VFW Post 2550 hosts games at noon at 360 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Lunch available. Call (727) 733-6107.
Fish fry: Dinner is from 5-8 p.m. at American Legion Post 7, 1760 Turner St., Clearwater. Live entertainment at 7 p.m. Proceeds help support the troops. The post also accepts old cell phones and flags for proper disposal. Call (727) 442-5293.
A Night in the Islands: A free event from 6-11 p.m. along the Sponge Docks of Tarpon Springs with Greek music by Odyssey, dancing, dining and free lessons in Greek dance and Tavli (Greek backgammon). Event is offered the first Saturday of every month through June 2010, except for January. Call Tina Bucuvalas at (727) 937-1130.
Fishing tournament: Registration for the 14th annual Make a Difference Fishing Tournament for Special Kids will open at 8 a.m. at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach. Register by 9:30 a.m. to be eligible for the prize drawing. Call (727) 449-9820 or visit makeadifferencefishing.org.
Cultural food and fun: The Cretan Cultural Center will host a Cretan/Greek festival from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. at 1821 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor, with music, youth dance, and Greek food and pastries. All are welcome. Call (727) 791-8000, (727) 786-8879 or (727) 446-2521.