Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 5

ZooBoo: Lowry Park Zoo hosts a family-friendly Halloween event with haunted houses and trails for older zoo-goers, costumed characters and boo houses for little ones. Also includes unlimited zoo rides in the dark. Gates open at 7 p.m. at Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $18, $14 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.

Pumpkin Palooza: The 10th annual family fall festival and pumpkin patch includes kids games, crafts, inflatables, face painting, food, vendors and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit local charities. It starts at 11 a.m. at the St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-4982.

Ybor Oktoberfest Pub Crawl: This crawl begins in the Centro Ybor courtyard, where you pick up a T-shirt and map of participating pubs. Crawlers get a free sample of Oktoberfest or premium beer at each stop, and many of the pubs will have special offers, German music and German food on the menu. It starts at 4 p.m. in Centro Ybor, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Ybor City. $25. (813) 241-8838.

Men Are From Mars...Women are from Venus Live: Based on the best-selling book from author John Gray, this live comedy show is a series of vignettes about dating and marriage. Intended for mature audiences. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center in Tampa. $50. (813) 229-7827.

TO WATCH

Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC Miley Cyrus and her coffee-and-cigarettes voice are both musical guest and host tonight. There's no telling exactly what they're going to make fun of, but it's probably got something to do with wagging tongues, latex hotpants and destroying sets.

Scarecrow, 9 p.m., SyFy Party of Five's Lacey Chabert battles a scarecrow that comes to life and kills people. She's had experience with that after starring with Lindsay Lohan in Mean Girls.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find a list of local scare zones at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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