Thursday, April 19, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 3

Under the Sun Tour: Favorite '90s bands including Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler, Uncle Kracker and Smash Mouth unite for this tour at 7 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $49.50-$79.50. (727) 791-7400; www.rutheckerdhall.com.

Tampa Bay Comic Con: Shop for comics, videos, toys, action figures and other collectibles. Special guests include Evan Peters (American Horror Story/X-Men), John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings/Indiana Jones) and Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Graceland, The Mentalist). 9 a.m., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $30, 12 and younger free. (610) 570-4273.

Yoga + Dalí: The vinyasa/ashtanga-based classes are held in the Community Room or Avant-Garden with views of the waterfront. Bring a mat and a towel at noon, Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. $15, $10 members. (727) 823-3767.

Summer Classic Movie Series: Dirty Dancing: A dance demonstration takes place before and a discussion follows the movie about a romance between a woman and a resort dance instructor. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

Inventing Van Gogh: Today's the last day to catch this Jobsite Theater production about a contemporary painter is hired to forge Van Gogh's final self-portrait. 4 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead: This production by Pinellas County Center for the Arts students and alumni puts front and center the absurd misadventures of two minor characters from Shakespeare's Hamlet. 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10, $8 students/seniors. (727) 895-6620.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Train Weekend: Kids of all ages can ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad. 10 a.m., Largo Central Railroad, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free (donations for train maintenance appreciated). (727) 587-674,0 ext. 5014.

TO WATCH

The Strain, 10 p.m., FX If the vampire series has left you cold so far, this could be the episode that'll get your heart pumping again. With more emphasis on the parasitic epidemic, it's the show's strongest hour yet.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Want to get away for a weekend? We've got ideas for Florida travel at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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