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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 14

UB40, from left: Mickey Virtue, Ali Campbell and Astro.

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UB40, from left: Mickey Virtue, Ali Campbell and Astro.

UB40: The reggae-pop band (Red Red Wine) features Ali Campbell with Astro & Mickey Virtue. 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $49.50-$69.50. (727) 893-7832; themahaffey.com.

Slightly Stoopid and SOJA: Two of America's most successful post-Sublime reggae-rock outfits perform at Vinoy Park Fortunate Youth also performs when gates open at 4:30 p.m. $37.50 and up. livenation.com. Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $25.

Austin Jones: The alt-pop artist gained popularity through YouTube. 5 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15-$18. (813) 248-9500.

Fetish Con: The 16th annual trade show brings vendors, models and much more. You must be 18 or older to attend. 11 a.m., Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $40 per day, $107 all access, $25 after party. (727) 894-5000; fetishcon.com.

Tampa Bay Rays Watch Party: vs. New York Yankees: When the Rays are out of town, catch the game on the beach at a family-friendly watch party with a giant screen set up on the sand. 620-AM WDAE will broadcast live starting with their pre-game show. No coolers. 1:05 p.m., Guy Harvey Outpost: A Tradewinds Resort, 6000 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Free admission. $10 parking on site.

Summer Classic Movie Series: The series continues with the 85th anniversary of Fritz Lang's M. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982; tampatheatre.org.

Hot and Saxxy Jazz night: An all white-affair featuring smooth jazz saxophonist Pamela Williams with Marlon Boone and Marcus Boothe. Portions of the proceeds go to support Sister Soldiers Inc., a non-profit organization that supports female veterans and their families. 7 p.m., TPepin's Hospitality Centre, 4121 N 50th St., Tampa. $35-$75.; eventbrite.com.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Grand Brony Gala: This family friendly event caters to fans of My Little Pony of all ages. Today is family day with games and events for younger fans. 8:30 a.m., Sheraton Tampa East, 10221 Princess Palm Ave., Tampa. $10-$55; $165 VIP; children 5 and younger free.; grandbronygala.com.

The Beach Tampa: Play in an ocean of 1.2 million white plastic balls in a 15,000 square foot architectural installation. 10 a.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Free with timed ticket at thebeachtampa.com. (813) 301-2500.

TO WATCH

Chesapeake Shores, 9 p.m., Hallmark: In this new drama, a high-powered career woman (Meghan Ory) returns to her hometown, populated with her high school sweetheart (Jesse Metcalfe), her headstrong father (Treat Williams) and her esteemed grandmother (Diane Ladd).

The Night Of, 9 p.m. HBO: The summer's most mesmerizing new drama continues as prosecutor Helen Weiss (Jeannie Berlin) prepares for trial.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Look ahead and find the week's top events at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 14 08/11/16 [Last modified: Thursday, August 11, 2016 6:41pm]
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