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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 26

India Festival: Thousands will gather at the fairgrounds to watch a Bollywood/fusion dance competition and check out more than 150 booths with Indian food. It starts at 11 a.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $8; $5 children 3-10. (813) 476-1540.

Halloween Comic Fest and Grand Opening: Stick around after the grand opening of Emerald City Comics for a free comic book giveaway and appearances by cosplayers as part of the nationwide Halloween Comic Fest. Plus, there will be a Halloween costume contest. Check tampabay.com/things-to-do for other participating locations. It starts at 11 a.m. at Emerald City Comics, Games and Toys, 4902 113th Ave North, Clearwater. Free. (727) 398-2665.

David Sedaris: See the National Public Radio contributor and author of best-sellers including Naked and Me Talk Pretty One Day at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $43-$53. (727) 791-7400.

Seminole Hard Rock's Monster's Ball: With a special appearance by True Blood's sexy werewolf Joe Manganiello, this evening hosted by 93.3-FM WFLZ's Brian Fink features monster mash-up mixes provided by DJ Barry Carew and DJ Santana. There will be a costume contest, but no masks or face paint allowed. It starts at 10 p.m. at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. $15-$20. (813) 627-7625

TO WATCH

The Monster Project, 8 p.m., NatGeo Wild Judah Friedlander hosts a one-off about mythical animals, like mermaids and unicorns. Maybe chupacabras. Definitely bigfoot.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find a monster list of Halloween parties and events at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 26 10/25/13 [Last modified: Friday, October 25, 2013 6:02pm]
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