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Things to do in Tampa Bay for June 29

St. Pete Pride Promenade Parade and Street Festival: There are lots of ways to celebrate St. Pete Pride this weekend, but this is by far the biggest. More than 100 floats decked out in rainbow colors, performers and entertainers will be led by special guests including Mayor Bob Buckhorn. Parade begins at Georgie's Alibi, moves to Central Avenue and runs east to approximately 21st Street. It starts at 9 a.m. Free. (727) 279-5428. Find more Pride events at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Americana Fest: This annual WMNF event features 12 of Florida's top Americana and roots rock bands, including the Deadfields, Bloody Jug Band, Joel Tatange and Applebutter Express. It starts at 3 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $15. (813) 977-6474.

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents: Based on the novel by Julia Alvarez, a close-knit immigrant family deals with the hardships of assimilating into a new culture in this play. See it at 8 p.m. at Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $26, $22 seniors, $10 students. (813) 727-2708.

Dali and Beyond Film Series: The Wizard of Oz: Follow the yellow brick road to see The Wizard of Oz for free in the museum's lobby theater. It starts at 1 p.m. at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Tampa Bay Rays Summer Concert Series: The Felice Brothers: Stick around after the Rays plays the Tigers for a country rock concert by the Felice Brothers. Game starts at 7:15 p.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Free with game ticket. (888) 326-7297.

Summer Safari Night at the Zoo: Get access to free rides after 5 p.m. and special animal encounters, including a lady bug release, at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. $23.95, $21.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.

TO WATCH

Anna Nicole, 8 p.m., Lifetime A Lifetime biopic with Agnes Bruckner as the ill-fate Playmate and Martin Landau as the rich fossil she married? Sure, it's Saturday.

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