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Top things to do in Tampa Bay Feb. 15

Melissa Manchester: The pop singer's hits Through The Eyes Of Love and Don't Cry Out Loud kept her on the radio charts through the early '80s. She performs at 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $45-$55. (727) 791-7400.

Tweed Ride: It will look like the cast of The Great Gatsby are pedaling around downtown St. Petersburg as ladies and chaps don their finest tweed or fashionable vintage for an upscale bicycle ride followed by a party at the Shuffleboard Club with live music. It's at 4 p.m. at Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. $15, $10 members. (727) 822-2083.

Florida Orchestra Pops: An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein: Under the direction of Stuart Malina, the orchestra performs a medley of love songs. Concert is at 8 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $15-$45. Toll-free 1-800-662-7286.

Arts Splash: Six downtown St. Petersburg galleries will be having an open house and live demonstrations in a family-friendly setting with activities geared toward children. A free chocolate fountain will be flowing at Craftsman House Gallery Cafe and Pottery Studio and there will be art demos at Nuance Galleries, 2924 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free.

WhigFest Music and Arts Festival: In its second year, this two-day festival has upped its lineup on six stages at surrounding bars. There will also be an art show and market with works from Bask, Pale Horse, Vitale Brothers and more. It's at 3 p.m. at Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $45.


Florida State Fair: Today, members of Future Farmers of America get in free and anyone can get an armband for unlimited midway rides for $30 at the gate. Starting at 9 a.m. at Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $11-$13 adults, $7 seniors, $6-7 ages 6-11, 5 and younger free. (813) 621-7821.


SEASON PREMIERE Outrageous Acts of Science, 10 p.m., Science Sure, they teach you how to blast an anvil 100 feet in the air. But it's really only funny if it lands on a coyote.


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