Sunday, January 21, 2018
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18 things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 6

Bill Burr: The comedian has his own animated Netflix series, F Is For Family. 7 and 10 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. Start at $42.50. (727) 893-7832.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Carmina Burana: The 50th anniversary season opens with a masterpiece that has taken on a life of its own. 8 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival: Freak Show: A series of films with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender interest or subject matters. Runs through Oct. 14. 7:30 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $15, $75 six; a few are free. (813) 274-8982.

CITY 2017: The museum will become transformed into a New York nightclub in honor of fashion icon Susanne Bartsch, subject of its current fashion exhibit. Bartsch, who will be in attendance, will bring eight emerging designers. 8 p.m., Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $125, $250 VIP. (813) 274-8130.

New York Dog Film Festival: Well-mannered dogs are welcome for this film festival featuring Second Chances (6 p.m.) and Love Changes Everything (8 p.m.). Benefits the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. 6 p.m., Water Works Park, 1710 N Highland Ave., Tampa. $12, $20 double feature, $5 dogs. (813) 870-2255.

Tarpon Springs Oktoberfest: A German biergarten will be surrounded by food vendors, arts and crafts, music, dancing, games, keg tappings and contests. Today features music by Hard Country Rooster, Bob Hope tribute, Lie Low and the Black Honkeys. 10 a.m., Downtown Tarpon Springs, Orange Street Between Safford and N Pinellas Avenues, Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 946-5610.

Celebrate Oktoberfest: "Tampa Bay's most authentic Oktoberfest" features live German oompah music, keg tappings, Gulf Coast Enzianer Schuhplattler Verein Folk Dancers, a variety of imported beers, homemade cuisine and German vendors. 5 p.m., German American Society of Pinellas County, 8098 66th St. N, Pinellas Park. $8, 12 and younger free. (727) 238-8201.

American Stage 40th Anniversary: Join artists and staff to celebrate 40 years of professional theater with drinks, dinner and stories by current and past American Stage performers. 6:30 p.m., The Birchwood, 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $150. (727) 823-1600, ext. 207.

Band of Horses: The indie-rock, multi-instrumentalists. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $29.50-$35. (727) 565-0550.

Haunted Angelus House: The 25-acre, PG-13-rated haunt features an all ages haunted house and haunted hay ride. 7 p.m., The Angelus, 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson. $12, $6 ages 5-10, 4 and younger free. (727) 364-2868.

River of Frights: Your brave captain guides you through waterways filled with lurking, live, interactive terror entertainment. Departs at 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m., Pirate Water Taxi Stop 2, 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $25-$35. (813) 390-3711.

Sir Henry's Haunted Trail: Two dark, intense walking trails in a wooded forest. Benefits the VS Cancer Foundation. 7:30 p.m., Sir Henry's Haunted Trail, 2837 S Frontage Road, Plant City. $12. (863) 944-0748.

Scream-A-Geddon: TAn Infected Ground Zero maks guests a part of the story and challenging them to stay alive. 7:30 p.m., Scream-A-Geddon, 27839 Saint Joe Road, Dade City. $19.95-$39.95. (813) 452-5412.

White Fang: Opening Night: Based on the book by Jack London, a young girl whose tribe has been massacred wanders the deep forests of the Yukon Territory, where she befriends an abandoned wolf. Through Oct. 22. 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$50. (727) 498-5205.

Godfrey: In addition to having his own Comedy Central hour long special, he's appeared in Zoolander, 30 Rock and had a recurring role on Louie. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Creatures of the Night: The Halloween event with activities for all ages includes an animal show, scare zones, Pumpkin Palooza, trick or treating, night time animal encounters and a ghoulish dance party. 4 p.m., Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. Included with admission; $22.95 after 4 p.m., 2 and younger free. $22.95 after 4 p.m. (813) 935-8552.

St. Pete Shuffle: A family-friendly night of shuffleboard with all equipment provided. Instruction available. Well behaved dogs welcome. 7 p.m., Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-2083.

Films in Pioneer Park: Coneheads: Bring chairs and blankets for the city of Dunedin's family movie screening beginning after the sun sets; concessions with food and beverages for sale. 8 p.m., Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. Free. (727) 812-4530.

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