Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 11-16

4/6/06 PINELLAS PARK ...  In foreground a 1929 Ruxton in one of the showrooms of the  Tampa Bay Automobile Museum  in the Gateway Center near U.S. 19. The museum is owned by by Alain Cerf. MARK GUSS PHOTO
4/6/06 PINELLAS PARK ... In foreground a 1929 Ruxton in one of the showrooms of the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum in the Gateway Center near U.S. 19. The museum is owned by by Alain Cerf. MARK GUSS PHOTO
Published June 11
Updated June 11

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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