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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 21:  Musician Ben Folds performs onstage at the T.J. Martell Foundation's 39th Annual New York Honors Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 21, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for T.J. Martell Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 21: Musician Ben Folds performs onstage at the T.J. Martell Foundation's 39th Annual New York Honors Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for T.J. Martell Foundation)

Ben Folds With yMusic: The platinum-selling singer, songwriter and producer performs with the Brooklyn-based chamber sextet yMusic (string trio, flute, clarinet, trumpet). 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $35.50-$55.50. (727) 893-7832.

Spamalot: The American Stage in the Park production of the Tony Award-winning musical based on the Monty Python parody of the legend of King Arthur. No alcohol or pets are allowed, but concessions (including alcohol) will be available. Through May 8. 8 p.m., Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $25-$38. (727) 823-7529.

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Daytona: 12 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4467.

Epicurean Education: Sippin' 'n Suppin': Bourbon and Blueberries: Chef Emily Ellyn's modern menu includes beef tacos with bourbon and blueberry corn salsa, plus bourbon spiked scallop and shrimp ceviche, blueberry shortcake. $65. 7 p.m., Epicurean Theatre at the Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 999-8735.

Murder for Two: A hilarious musical murder mystery, in which one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all the other roles, and they both play piano. Through May 1. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. $40. (813) 229-7827.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sugar Sand Festival: Nearly 1,000 tons of powdery, white sand will be transformed into "All Out Music" themed characters and scenes creating a walk-through display under a 21,000-square-foot tent. There will also be sand sculpting classes on the weekends and a giant sandbox for kids to play in. The 10-day festival also brings a few free activities to the beach including movies, fireworks and beachfront concerts on the weekends. 10 a.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. $10, $7 seniors/military, $5 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE There Goes the Motherhood, 10 p.m., Bravo. The new reality series follows six Los Angeles moms through parenting expert Jill Spivack's popular eight-week course.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 20 04/19/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 2:14pm]
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