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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 31

Gecko Fest: This whimsical family street festival and walking parade with a gecko theme celebrates Labor Day weekend and the end of summer. See mermaids, fire performers, acrobats, live music and more than 200 vendors. Dance to live music on two main stages. It all ends with the famous Street Dance. The party starts at 10 a.m. along Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. Free. (727) 322-5217.

Robby Krieger: The legendary musician who rose to fame as guitarist for the Doors performs at 8 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $25.60 or $36.50. (727) 822-3590.

Summer Jam 9: See local and national bands including Zulu Wave, Wolf-Face, the Sh-Booms, Will Quinlan and the Diviners, Florida Kilos and more at venues across Ybor City. Music starts at 6 p.m. at New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$20. (813) 248-4969.

Rodeo Fest Tampa Style: Cowboy Gus Trent presents bull riding, steer wrestling, calf roping, team roping, barrel racing, and mounted shooting at the Bob Thomas Equestrian Center located on the fairgrounds. It starts at 4 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10. (412) 592-6916.

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SERIES FINALE Do No Harm, 9 p.m., NBC Ian is very upset, mostly because he learned his show was canceled and burned off by the network.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 31 08/30/13 [Last modified: Friday, August 30, 2013 5:15pm]
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