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Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 31

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival: Rob Zombie headlines this year's heavy metal festival. Other acts include Georgia metal group Mastodon, Swedish outfit Amon Amarth, Five Finger Death Punch, Born of Osiris and more. Gates open at noon at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $20-$64.50. (813) 740-2446.

Wednesday Paddle Social: Join fellow paddle boarders at North Shore Park for a paddle around the beach and surrounding flats. Bring your own board; rentals available if arranged in advance. Meet at 6 p.m. at North Shore Park, 901 North Shore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free; $25 board rental. (727) 510-1921.

My Name Is Asher Lev: A young Jewish painter torn between his Hassidic upbringing and his artistic goals must make a difficult choice between art and faith in this play. See it at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre in St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Best Daym Takeout, 10 p.m., Travel YouTube food critic Daymon Patterson walks the earth in search of good food you can take with you. First up is Chicago, where everything used to either oink or moo.

Top Chef Masters, 10 p.m., Bravo The chefs must put an Asian spin on an American dish. Hey, everyone likes teriyaki burgers, right?

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find restaurant news and reviews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

COMING UP

Wazoo: Party animals take over Lowry Park Zoo Saturday for the extravaganza with more 275 types of beer, including a custom small batch brew by Cigar City Brewing. Food and music, too. Tickets are $70 advance ($25 designated driver), $80 day of; VIP is $100, $50 driver. (813) 935-8552 ext. 276, lowryparkzoo.com.

Fanboy Expo: New to Tampa Bay, the two-day expo brings stars including Chandler Riggs (AMC's The Walking Dead), Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars Episode V: Empire Strikes Back) and Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark). It runs Saturday and Sunday at the Grand Hyatt Tampa. $20, $35 weekend; 10 and younger free. Autographs extra. (865) 280-2023.

Photos with the Rays: If you've got a ticket to see the Tampa Bay Rays play the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, get to the Trop early for on-field photos with select Rays players and coaches. Runs 11:20 a.m. until noon. No autographs. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for July 31 07/30/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 6:39pm]
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