Ribfest: Enjoy award-winning ribs by some of the best barbecue teams from across the country. Steppenwolf performs beginning at 6 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. at Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $20 at the gate, 11 and younger free with adult admission. (727) 528-3828.
Coastline Festival: This festival brings indie outfits including Passion Pit, Matt and Kim, Two Door Cinema Club and the Neighbourhood to Tampa along with craft beers, food trucks and local artists. Gates open at noon at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $35-$55. (813) 740-2446.
Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks Seafood Festival: The two-day outdoor seafood festival returns with fresh local seafood, an arts and crafts show and live music. It starts at 10 a.m. at the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, 20 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Free admission, charge for food and drink.
Venus in Fur: David Ives' acclaimed hit is full of seductive suspense. See it at 8 p.m. at Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $26; $22 seniors; $10 students. (813) 727-2708.
Flipping Vegas, 10 p.m., A&E Scott has to rehab a former frat house, so he's hosing the bro-stink out of the drywall.
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