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  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 31

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    Michael Jr.: His standards for comedy are being clean enough to deliver in a church but funny enough to deliver in a club. 5 p.m., The Crossing Church, 10130 Tuscany Ridge Drive, Tampa. $18, $30 VIP. Toll-free 1-800-481-2761.

    Comedian Michael Jr.
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 30

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    Gecko Fest: This whimsical family street festival and walking parade with a Roaring '20s/gecko theme celebrates Labor Day weekend and the end of summer. Street party guests include mermaids, fire performers, acrobats and more than 200 vendors. Dance to live music on two main stages. Things start at 10 a.m., …

  3. Pasco Things to Do for the weekend of Aug. 29

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    Party like a pioneer: "Pioneer Day and Old Time Gospel Sing" is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Florida Museum, 15602 Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City. Features re-enactments, vendors, entertainment including gospel music and a petting zoo. $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and …

  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 29

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    The Tampa Bay Theatre Festival: Jam-packed with acting workshops (including by Hollywood actor Tasha Smith), monologue and short-play competitions. Tonight also features the play Death Row at the Straz Center's Jaeb Theater ($22.50 for just the play). See a full lineup of events at Tasha Smith, guest instructor at the Tampa Bay Theatre Festival at Friday to Sunday. [Courtesy Tasha Smith]

  5. Hernando weekly planner for Aug. 29

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    30-1 Saturday through Monday

    Take a trip back in time this weekend as Weeki Wachee mermaids who performed at the famous attraction from the 1940s through the 1970s participate in a nostalgic show.
  6. Pulitzer-winning play is a departure for Eight O'Clock Theatre

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    Audiences have come to know and love Largo's Eight O'Clock Theatre for its splashy Broadway musicals, but change looms this time of year.

    Beverly Weston (Michael Mahoney) reaches for his wife Violet (Donna Donnelly) as she collapses in front of new housekeeper Johnna Monevata (Ana Benot-Reilly), right, in August: Osage County. The play focuses on the highly dysfunctional Weston family.