Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 9

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie: The two architects of Fleetwood Mac’s mega-platinum sound continue touring in support of their dual self-titled album. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $63.25-$128.75. (727) 791-7400.

Dope and (hed)p.e.: The hard rock, metal band and punk-rockers team up for the The Monster High tour. 7:30 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $20 advance, $25 at the door; $45 balcony access. (813) 248-9500.

Ian Anderson: The British rock legend presents a solid collection of the best-known Jethro Tull repertoire from 1968 to date. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $49.50-$124.50. (727) 893-7832.

Tampa Am: Considered the premiere amateur event in skateboarding, the Skatepark of Tampa’s annual contest is the place some of the world‘s best street skateboarders were first brought into the spotlight. The event brings a weekend of parties, bowl jams, concrete jams, tricks, a moat race and plenty of PBR. Make sure to bring your board. 9 a.m., Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. $5-$10 daily, $30 weekend. (813) 621-6793.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concerts: Classical America: Enjoy coffee and doughnuts as Stuart Malina conducts the orchestra through pieces by Copland, Gould and Barber. 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 893-7832.

Riverhawk Music Festival: The four-day music festival features more than 25 nationally touring bands playing on four stages. RV water and electric sites as well as primitive camping available. Visit website for tickets. A portion of the proceeds benefit improvements and maintenance of the nonprofit organization. 6 p.m., Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville. Adult daily tickets: $15-35 advance/$25-$50 at the gate; Youth weekend (4 days 3 nights) tickets $40 advance/$45 gate. Camping available. (863) 984-8445.

Kristallnacht Commemoration: The service commemorating the 79th anniversary of "the Night of Broken Glass" includes prayers, candle lighting and a cello concert. "The Night of Broken Glass" marks the first widespread use of massive destruction against Jews by the Nazi regime which was the turning point for Nazi Germany’s persecution of Jews. 6:30 p.m., Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 820-0100.

#MeToo: A safe space for women, transwomen and femme sexual assault survivors ages 18 and older to talk, be heard and create art projects in an attempt to heal. 6:30 p.m., Black Crow Coffee, 722 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 401-4146.

Happy Hour with the Historian: Enjoy an evening of wine, words and the wisdom of historians. November features Lynn Waddell discussing "Fringe Florida." 7 p.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $5, members free. (727) 894-1052.

KIDS AND FAMILY

St. Jude Fall Festival: The school’s annual four day festival brings us a giant midway, food, entertainment, arts and crafts. 5 p.m., St. Jude Fall Festival, Corner of 66th Street N and Ninth Avenue N, St. Petersburg. Free; $20 daily ride bands, $60 four day ride band. (727) 347-8622.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE: The Cromarties, 10:30 p.m., USA: Terricka asks Antonio who has taken on more "daddy duties" since becoming a free agent in the new reality series that follows the former San Diego Chargers’ cornerback and his wife.

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