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Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 11

Tim McGraw: With tons of No. 1 singles and three Grammys, the country superstar-turned-actor brings his annual star-studded tour to Tampa tonight, with Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft in tow. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Tickets start at $40.75. (813) 740-2446.

Celebrity Sweat: Top trainer and fitness innovator Frank Sepe is joined by MET-Rx magazine athlete Kim Heinz and Tae Bo master Billy Blanks for workouts, fitness demonstrations, and an expo at the Pier and surrounding beach areas. A different class starts every 30 minutes or so; first one is at 10 a.m. at the Pier in St. Petersburg. Free. (917) 679-6945.

John Levique Pirate Days: This three-day festival celebrates the discovery of John's Pass with a variety of events including a Pirate's Ball, sea battle and boat parade, a pub crawl, and food and beverage vendors. Gates open at 10 a.m. at John's Pass Village and Boardwalk, 150 John's Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach. Free. (727) 322-5217.

Amy Schumer: The racy comedian's one-hour standup special, Mostly Sex Stuff, was Comedy Central's second-highest rated special this year. Now she's the star of a new show, Inside Amy Schumer. See her at 8 p.m. in Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50. (813) 229-7827.

Tampa Bay Rays Summer Concert Series: Kenny Loggins: Loggins made his mark on '80s movie soundtracks including Footloose and Top Gun. He'll play after the Rays game against the Padres, which starts at 7 p.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Free with game admission. (888) 326-7297.

National Train Day: Train lovers can celebrate with live music, food trucks and tours of Amtrak equipment. The historic station is also celebrating the 15th anniversary of its restoration. It starts at 10 a.m. at Union Station, 601 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 221-7601.


Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC Kristen Wiig returns as host for the last show of the season, which should help ease you through your Gilly withdrawal.

SERIES PREMIERE Honey Do, 10 p.m., TLC In this reality show, TLC sends a team of handymen to help some wives whose husbands can't seem to whittle down their "honey-do" list.


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Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 11

05/10/13 [Last modified: Saturday, May 11, 2013 12:27am]
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