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Play Tampa Bay: Comic Con, Cajun Crawfish Festival, John Legend

In this week's edition of our new weekly video feature Play Tampa Bay, Michelle Stark and Katie Manfred of our Things to Do Crew run through some top picks for things to do in the bay area this weekend, including the Cajun Crawfish Festival at the Cajun Cafe on the Bayou in Pinellas Park (check out our crawfish eating guide here); John Legend at the USF Lecture Series; and Tampa Bay Comic Con in Tampa with Lauren Cohan from The Walking Dead.

Let us know what you'd like to see us add or the kinds of events you'd like to see us feature (you can send us an email at calendar@tampabay.com), and share with us what you're up to in Tampa Bay this weekend by tagging your Instagrams and tweets #PlayTampaBay. Catch Play Tampa Bay each Wednesday afternoon at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Play Tampa Bay: Comic Con, Cajun Crawfish Festival, John Legend 04/03/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 3:50pm]
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