Saturday, September 22, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Sept. 12

Crossdresser For Christ - The Musical: Starring Ginger Minj from Season 7 of RuPaulís Drag Race, itís an evening of comedy aon a wild ride through the adventures of her life. 8 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $27.83. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.

Mayorís Food Truck It: Get to the park and feed your hungry tummy lunch from popular food trucks the third Wednesday of every month. 11 a.m., Williams Park, Fourth Street and First Avenue N, St. Petersburg. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 810-0216.

Melodime: Virginia-based rock band will perform. 7 p.m., The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15 advance. $20 Day of show. (828) 773-9481; theatticybor.com.

True Stories: Audience members tell true, personal stories in five minutes or less. No notes or props allowed. This monthís theme is "schooled" with stories about getting, or giving, a schooling. 7 p.m., Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 258-8753; iberianrooster.com.

Carmen Ciricillo: "The Construction Comic." 9:30 p.m., Coconuts Comedy Club at MJís, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $20. (727) 360-5653.

Korean War Photography: The work of award-winning Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, who chronicled the Korean War conflict 68 years ago, makes up the exhibit "The Forgotten War: Korea 1950." The exhibit includes the Pulitzer Prize winning photo, Flight of Refugees Across Wrecked Bridge. On display through Jan. 2. 10 a.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $12, $9 seniors (60+), $6 students with ID, $6 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free. (727) 894-1052; spmoh.org.

Superheroes on Parade Unveiling: Southeastern Guide Dogsí painted dog sculptures will be revealed. 7 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767; thedali.org.

True Stories: Audience members tell true, personal stories in five minutes or less. No notes or props allowed. This monthís theme is "schooled" with stories about getting, or giving, a schooling. 7 p.m., Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 258-8753; iberianrooster.com.

Carmen Ciricillo: "The Construction Comic." 9:30 p.m., Coconuts Comedy Club at MJís, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $20. (727) 360-5653.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Indians: Itís Senior Special Wednesday with fans ages 60 and older getting a press level ticket for $15. 1:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297; tampabay.rays.mlb.com.

Sportstember: Marking the museumís eighth birthday, everyone gets $8 general admission for exhibits focusing on health, wellness, nutrition and fitness. Valid through Sept. 30. 10 a.m., Glazer Childrenís Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $8. (813) 443-3861; glazermuseum.org.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE American Horror Story: Apocalypse, 10 p.m., FX: We donít know much, thanks to its tight-lipped producers. But the eighth edition of the series features a parade of AHS alums, including Season 1 stars Connie Britton and Dylan McDermott.

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