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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 28

Free Museum Day: Lots of museums across Tampa Bay are offering free admission today in conjunction with two events: Smithsonian Free Museum Day and St. Pete's Arts Alive Museum Day. Check and for participating museums and specific details.

Dragon Boats in St. Petersburg: Paddles Up St. Pete brings international dragon boat racing to Lake Maggiore, with an educational village, food trucks, a full bar and children's activities. Races start at 8 a.m. at Lake Maggiore Park at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street and 38th Avenue S, St. Petersburg. Free for spectators. (727) 433-4453.

Artie Lange: See the comedian who went from being Howard Stern's sidekick to hosting his own show, The Artie Lange Show, and who also published a New York Times best-selling memoir. Show starts at 8 p.m. at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $32.50-$65. (727) 893-7832.

The Vagina Monologues: Eve Ensler's tour of a forbidden zone introduces a divergent gathering of female voices, including a septuagenarian New Yorker and a woman who witnesses the birth of her granddaughter. Show starts at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. Pay what you can at the door. (727) 823-7529.

Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck: The Beach Boys co-founder and the former guitarist for the Yardbirds team up for a North American tour. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $69.50-$129.50. (727) 791-7400.


SEASON PREMIERE Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC Fresh off winning a writing Emmy, Tina Fey stops by her old haunt to laugh at all the struggling actors and writers there.


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