Thursday, August 16, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 11-16

Father’s Day: Sunday is the day to celebrate the big guy. Take him out to Beach, Brews and BBQ at the Sirata Beach Resort on St. Pete Beach ($12.95-$19.95, sirata.com). If he’s a car buff, he’ll love the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum (3301 Gateway Centre Blvd., Pinellas Park), where he’ll get in free with the purchase of an additional ticket at regular admission ($8).

Sunshine State Clusters: See thousands of dogs in all breeds compete in showmanship, obedience and rally from Wednesday-Sunday at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. $5, children free; $6 parking. floridastatefair.com.

Summer Circus Spectacular: The annual summer shows from Sarasota’s Circus Arts Conservatory brings Ringling veterans to the stage of the Historic Asolo Theatre, with preview performances beginning Tuesday, opening night on Saturday ($50). Runs through the end of July. $12-$16. ringling.org.

date night

Music: Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp plays Clearwater’s Capitol Theatre tonight ($35.50-$60). Tuesday, British duo Royal Blood rock St. Pete’s Jannus Live ($25). Thursday, enjoy an acoustic performance from Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at the Ritz Ybor ($30.50-$50). Grammy Award-winning pop-rock superstars Maroon 5 hit the Amalie Arena on Saturday ($45.75-$145.75). Sunday, take Dad to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre when Styx, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Tesla co-headline ($29.50-$350).

The Illusionists: Live From Broadway: A group of five magicians perform a range of styles from escapism to comedic magic at Tampa’s Straz Center for the Performing Arts, on Saturday. $35 and up. strazcenter.org.

Mr. Rogers Neighborhood Block Party: Tampa Theatre celebrates the Mr. Rogers documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, with a screening and block party on Tampa’s Franklin Street with food samples and art exhibits. Free (party); $9-$11 (movie). tampatheatre.org.

Kids and Family

Regal Summer Movie Express: Select Regal theaters will show kids movies for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer. This week it’s Ice Age: Collision Course and Despicable Me. regmovies.com.

more to explore

Find more ways to celebrate Dad at tampabay.com/thingstodo.

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