Muvico Free Summer Film Fest: Today's free film is The Smurfs, 10 a.m. Free. Baywalk 20, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 502-9573. www.muvico.com/SummerFilmFest.asp.
Coffee with a Curator: Dalí assistant curator Dirk Armstrong presents "Dalí in Color," an exhibition featuring 18 rarely seen works from the museum's collection. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Dalí Museum, One Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767.
Tonight a Clown Will Travel Time: This traveling puppet spectacle presents fast moving, fast talking, live action comic books. 8 p.m. $12. [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 895-6620. thestudioat620.org.
Swing Time Dance: Swing Time rocks the Gulfport Casino Ballroom with hot rockabilly music by the Hot Rod Hornets. Dress in red, white and blue for a night with a Charleston dance lesson at 6 p.m. and a swing dance lessons at 7 p.m., followed by open dancing at 8 p.m. $10. 5500 Shore Blvd. S. (813) 840-3715.
Red, White and Beer: The Avenue starts the Fourth of July partying early with 1776-themed drinks, music by DJs Traphouse Tracy and Change, Firecracker Burgers and a sky lantern release at midnight. Lanterns available for $5 with proceeds benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. 9 p.m. Free. 330 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 851-9531.
Naked Imagination: Three Muses and a Fool Productions presents a night of short plays, clowning and Flamenco dancing. 8 p.m. $15. City of Imagination, 2726 54th St. S, Gulfport. (727) 321-1786.
Benefit Rummage Sale: Wallace Welch and Willingham's Community Involvement Committee and its employees will sell desks, office supplies, household goods and other items with all the proceeds going to the Pet Pal Animal Shelter. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission. Suntrust Building, 300 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 522-7777.
Get Downtown First Friday Music Series: Get downtown for music, food and a lively crowd in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg between Second and Third streets on Central Avenue. Proceeds from beer and wine sales benefits area organizations. 5:30-10 p.m. Free; refreshments extra. (727) 393-3597.
Gulfport Art Walk: Meet artisans, craftsmen, authors and entertainers along Beach Boulevard. New Horizons Band and the Double M Band perform at venues throughout the waterfront district. Visitors can also view the stars through St. Pete Astronomy Club's telescopes every first Friday. 6-10 p.m. Free. Beach Boulevard.
The Hip Abduction : This Florida-based seven-piece band mixes African traditions, rock, and reggae vibes. With Burning Tree and Danfield. 7 p.m. $10-$12. The Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 258-4829. rootsmusic.com.
Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Chicago White Sox 7:10 p.m. Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg. (888) 326-7297. tampabay.rays.mlb.com.
Canopy Tree Climbing: Climbers ages 6 and older can ascend into the heights of a live oak using harnesses and a rope pulley system similar to those used in rain forests. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $10. Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 1310 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 328-0300.
Madeira Beach Craft Festival: This two-day festival showcases a wide variety of original crafts for sale. A Green Market will offer exotic plants, as well as dips and other gourmet items. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admisison. Madeira Beach, 15103 Madeira Way. (561) 746-6615.
We the Kings: The Bradenton pop-punk band holds many titles, including best new artist from the MTV Music Awards, best pop punk band from the Rock on Request Awards, and most innovative music video from the O Music Awards. 6 p.m. $19. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550. jannuslive.com.
Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Chicago White Sox In its 11th installment of the Rays Turn Back the Clock, the team will don the groovy throwback jerseys they made up last year — a look inspired by the 1979 Padres. The giveaway will be a bobblehead of Evan Longoria (born in 1985) wearing that retro uniform. The Chicago White Sox will be wearing their 1974 uniforms. Saturday is Fishing Night, and if you purchase a $35 press level seat by today at raysbaseball.com/specialevents you get a Rays bucket hat. 7:15 p.m.Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg. (888) 326-7297. tampabay.rays.mlb.com.
Jay and Silent Bob : Jay and Silent Bob strike back once again with the release of a new animated film, Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie. Jason Mewes (Jay) and Kevin Smith (Silent Bob) will do a Q & A following the film. 7:30 p.m. $25-$59. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. www.spcollege.edu/ palladium.
Gucci Mane: Continue the July 4 celebrations as the Southern rapper takes the stage, joined by DJ Shurefire, T-Mann, Young Gunnaz, and Fresh. 10 p.m. $40; $80 for VIP passes. Onyx Premium Night Club, 211 3rd Street South, St. Petersburg. (727) 258-4813.