Thursday, September 20, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 20

Tampa Home Show: This annual home and garden show boasts more than 600 exhibits with new products and home improvement/landscaping ideas. This year features a meet and greet with Chip Wade of HGTV's Curb Appeal. 11 a.m., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $8. Toll-free 1-877-730-7469.

Shellebration: Stroll the shops while enjoying a kid's area, face painting, live music, a silent auction and raffle table. Benefits Sea Turtle Trackers, a volunteer group that monitors sea turtle nests 10 a.m., Corey Avenue Area, 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. Free. (727) 360-2953.

Tampa Bay Lobster Fest: Live lobsters are being flown in from Maine for this festival with live music, crafts, wine sampling and a "Sweet Street" of desserts. Dinner includes a 1.25-pound steamed lobster, a side dish, potatoes, fresh lemon wedges, dinner roll and melted butter. 11 a.m., Kapok Special Events Center, 923 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $10, plus $24.95 dinner. Toll-free 1-877-476-8499.

Dali and Beyond Film Series: In Coco Before Chanel, a young Coco gets tired of uptight women's fashion and creates her own comfortable, yet sophisticated, fashion line designed after her rich male lovers' attire. 1 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Craft Beer Experience: Beer lovers can taste more than 100 hand crafted beers with live music and signature food selections from downtown St. Petersburg area restaurants. 4 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $30, $35 at the door. (727) 893-7832.

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Daytona: Dress up as your favorite character for Super Hero night. Stick around for post game fireworks. 6:15 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4457; threshersbaseball.com.

Rock the Yacht: Enjoy a rockin' party on the open water with live entertainment, food and drink specials on board. 21 and older only. This portion features a Mardi Gras party with music by the Brown Bag Brass Band. 9:30 p.m., Yacht StarShip, 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $30. (813) 223-7999.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Make and Take Saturday: For ages 5 and older: Make your own superhero cape using a T-shirt. 11 a.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. (727) 896-2667.

Ice Arena Open House: The ice rink opens its doors for free public skating (1-7 p.m.) and a hockey game between police officers of Pinellas and Hillsborough counties (7:30 p.m.). Special guest appearances include ex-Lightning player Brian Bradley, the Rolling Thunder game truck, Lightning Girls, Thunderbug and Lightning great Dave Andreychuk . 1 p.m., Clearwater Ice Arena, 13940 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. Free, $5 skate rental. (727) 536-5843.

TO WATCH

SERIES FINALE Rush Hour, 8 p.m., CBS. This is your last chance to check out St. Petersburg native and Gibbs High grad Justin Hires in the TV reboot of the successful martial arts comedy franchise, playing the role made popular by Chris Tucker.

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