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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 12

SPCA Pet Walk and Pet-A-Palooza: The 23rd annual 3K walk includes a best-dressed pet contest, an adoptable pet parade, pancake breakfast, performances by the skateboarding Shelties, food trucks, music and vendors. Proceeds benefit the SPCA Tampa Bay. It's at 9 a.m. at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. $25 for the walk; Pet-A-Palooza is free. (727) 586-3591.

Larry the Cable Guy: This top-rated comedian takes impressions to another level with his Southern drawl and swagger. Reno Collier opens at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $49.75-$100. (727) 791-7400.

Oktoberfest Tampa: Curtis Hixon Park is transformed into a giant beer garden featuring traditional dancing, Alphorn performances and keg tappings. It starts at 10 a.m. at 600 N Ashley Drive in Tampa. $10, $25-$65 VIP; military free with ID. (813) 397-8722.

Streetcar Fest: To celebrate the 11th anniversary of the streetcar line, you can spend the day riding Tampa's historic streetcars for just 25 cents a ride until 2 a.m. The event includes live music by Distinguished Men of Brass, Green Sunshine and the Commoners. Rides start at 10 a.m. in Centro Ybor, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Ybor City. (813) 254-4278.

Anthony Jeselnik: Most famous for his Comedy Central Roast appearances, the comedian is known for his pitch-black sense of humor. Show starts at 8 p.m. at Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Tickets start at $27.50. (813) 229-7827.


Pearl Jam Twenty, 10 p.m., VH1 A Pearl Jam documentary by Cameron Crowe. This is a regular '90s-splosion. Bring your flannel.

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