Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 21

Fiddler on the Roof: The classic Broadway musical featuring songs like Tradition and If I Were a Rich Man is reimagined for the Freefall stage with puppetry accompanying a traditional cast. Preview performance at 2 p.m. with the opening night performance following at 8 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$44; package deals available. (727) 498-5205.

Fashion Week: Blogger Brilliance: Bloggers can get social media and branding tips from experts at this gathering of fashion, food, travel and lifestyle blog experts. It starts at 9 a.m. at Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $40. (813) 675-9274

Air Potato Picking Contest: Pick as many air potatoes as you can to clear out the pesky weed. There will be prizes for most picked, ugliest and largest potatoes. It starts at 9 a.m. at George C. McGough Nature Park, 11901 146th St. N, Largo. Free. (727) 518-3047.

The Science of Beer: The craft beer festival takes a scientific approach to beer and includes samples of more than 80 brews, live entertainment, interactive exhibits and food trucks. Must be 21 or older. Gates open at 8 p.m., Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $46; $86 (VIP). (813) 739-4800.

Skipper's 33rd Anniversary: Join the celebration featuring performances by 6 Volt Rodeo, Cope, Daniel B. Marshall, Joel Tatangelo Band, Sara Rose Band, Applebutter Express and more. It starts at noon at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. Free. (813) 977-6474.

TO WATCH

Taken: The Search for Sophie Parker, 8 p.m., Lifetime A spring-breaker in Moscow ends up in a sex-slavery ring. That's dramatic enough to warrant the question: Who goes to Moscow for spring break?

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