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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 15

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: Stalls with vegetables, fruit, baked goods, teas, plants and crafts line the street, along with live music. It starts at 9 a.m. on Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. Free. (727) 278-4285.

Big Sur: The Gathr Preview independent film series presents this movie about author Jack Kerouac's three visits to a cabin in Big Sur, a tranquil area of California. It starts at 7:30 p.m. at Baywalk Muvico 20, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 502-9573.

Dog-A-Ween: Bring your dogs in costume for this weekly Halloween costume contest and Yappy Hour with a Canine Cafe menu for dogs and drink specials for their owners. The winner of each week's contest will compete in the finals on Oct. 29. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Kitchen, 226 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0540.

TO WATCH

Season premiere — Baggage Battles, 9 p.m., Travel: Among the many pieces of unclaimed luggage being combed though, a leather belt that is somehow connected to Buffalo Bill pops up. We're talking Wild West Buffalo Bill, not the one from Silence of the Lambs.

Chicago Fire, 10 p.m., NBC: It's really looking like Clarke is the mole in the firehouse. Now's when the writers of 24 would have Jack Bauer torture it out of him.

COMING UP

Nightmare on Franklin Street: Tampa Theatre starts two weeks of daily terror on Thursday. Movies include The Lost Boys, The Birds, Psycho, Night of the Living Dead, The Shining and Halloween. Most sessions cost $12 for one movie, or $17.50 for double feature. See tampatheatre.org for schedule.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday: The 34th annual event has taken some hits for its not so jazzy lineup, but the four-day music fest will draw thousands to Clearwater's waterfront Coachman Park. Acts include Chicago (Thursday), Jane Monheit (Friday), Tower of Power (Saturday) and Brandi Carlile (Sunday). General admission: $10 in advance; $20 at gate. (727) 461-5200.

Kris Kristofferson: The 77-year-old singer-songwriter-actor will be in the area in the next couple of months to film Dolphin Tale 2, but on Wednesday he has a concert at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg, presented by Ruth Eckerd Hall. $45–$65. (727) 791-7400.

Michael Feinstein: One of the premier interpreters of the American songbook, he's the star performer of the Straz Center's Broadway Ball on Saturday. $55–$75. (813) 229-7827.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 15 10/14/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 7:16am]
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