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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 5

Fall Out Boy: Sugar, it’s goin’ down when the emo, punk-rockers embark on a tour in support of the album, M A N I A, which features the hit, Young and Menace. Rapper Blackbear and Jaden Smith open. 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $30.50-$70.50. (813) 301-2500.

Tracy Morgan: The SNL alum who starred for seven seasons on NBC’s 30 Rock, rallied in 2016 after a nearly fatal car crash to headline his national, "Picking Up the Pieces" stand-up tour. His long-storied career in comedy and numerous television and film credits earned his being selected to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017. 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $39-$69. (727) 893-7832.

Currensy: The always-busy New Orleans rapper is on tour for his smoky trinity Pilot Talk.

Demetri Martin: The comedian, writer, actor and director began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer at Late Night with Conan O’Brien. 8 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $37.50. (813) 229-7827.

Sunday Bicycle Rides: Meet in the parking lot for a 27-mile ride on the Courtney Campbell Trail from Tampa to downtown Safety Harbor and back. Helmets are required and riders must maintain a speed of 13 to 16 mph. Call (813) 300-5584. 8 a.m., Skyway Park, 3901 George Road, Tampa. Free.

Getaway Run: The event focused on getting the entire family moving features your choice of 10K, 5K or 1-mile courses to run, walk or skip. Includes a beach themed after party with vendors, music, food, drink and a kids play zone. 8:30 a.m., Albert Whitted Park, 107 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $15-$55. (510) 220-6252.

Cars and Couture Vintage Motor Classic: A collection of more than 300 vintage cars, bikes and boats on display. 10 a.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 580-9328.

Repticon: Everything at Repticon slithers or crawls. Vendors will be on hand with reptile pets and everything related to reptiles, amphibians, exotic animals, as well as raffles, seminars and children’s activities. 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds Special Events Center, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10, $5 ages 5-12, 4 and younger free. (863) 268-4273.

Mane Stream Expo: Billed as "Florida’s Largest" hair and beauty expo. 10 a.m., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. TBA. (813) 274-8511.

Tampa Bay Home Show: The largest home show in Florida’s west coast brings the area’s top home improvement experts, along with more than 600 exhibits with everything related to Florida homes, home improvement, home entertainment and landscaping. 10 a.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 893-8523; tampabay.com/expos.

Corey Avenue Sunday Market on St. Pete Beach: Vendors offering farm fresh produce, specialty and ready-to-eat foods, plants, handcrafted items, live music, then stop in for breakfast or lunch at the nearby restaurants. 10 a.m., Along Corey Avenue, 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. Free admission. (813) 481-8805.

Art Harvest: Artists compete for prize money and awards in the annual juried fine art show and sale. 10 a.m., Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Free. (727) 738-5523.

Harvest Moon Corn Maze: The five-acre corn maze features more than 3 miles of twists and turns along with a petting farm, Maize-O-Poly, 70-foot jumping pillow, cow train ride, pumpkin bowling, games and a pumpkin patch. Runs through Nov. 5. 10 a.m., Harvest Moon Farm, 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown. $11.95, 2 and younger free. (800) 373-4811.

Art on 12th Festival: Businesses on 12th Street in the Channelside district display the work of local artists. 11 a.m., Bamboozle Tea Lounge, 109 N 12th St., Tampa. Free. (813) 228-7500.

Gulf Maritime Festival: Immerse yourself in sponge diving and processing, shrimping, saltwater fly tying, commercial fishing for grouper, mullet, mackerel and snapper, and boat building. 11 a.m., Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, 20 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 942-5605.

Ybor City Hands-On Festival: Art Lab: Watch the paint fly as more than 24 local artists produce 2D paintings live for judging. Also includes music by Thick as Thieves, an interactive balloon installation and an art show. Noon, Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10 contest entry, spectators free. (813) 955-5833.

Greater Pinellas Country Fair: A country themed fair with Herrmann’s Royal Lipizzan Stallions, pig racing, petting zoo, sword swallower, live music animal exhibits, arts and crafts, midway rides and carnival games. 12 p.m., England Brothers Bandshell Park, 5010 81st Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Free with non-perishable food donation Thursday; $5, 5 and younger free Friday-Sunday. Toll-free 1-866-666-3247.

Rage on the Stage: The major metal show features I Prevail, We Came As Romans, The Word Alive and Escape the Fate. 6:45 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $22-$50. (813) 247-2555.

Jake Iannarino: He’s appeared in the films The Hot Chick and The Animal. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Straz Live in the Park: Bring a picnic basket and put down a blanket for an afternoon of arias. 1:30, music starts at 3 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 229-7827.

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