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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 7

Summer Nights: Busch Gardens celebrates summer with extended hours, a Kinetix rock-fueled acrobatic show, fireworks and DJ dancing. Park opens at 9:30 a.m. at 3605 Bougainvillea Ave. in Tampa. Included with admission: $95, $90 for ages 3-9. (813) 987-5600.

Dalí and Beyond Film Series: The World of Tomorrow: In the museum's lobby theater, catch this surrealist documentary about the New York World's Fair of 1939. It's at 6 p.m. at Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Tommy Davidson: He's best known as one of the original stars of In Living Color, but this comic's impressions of Sammy Davis Jr. and Michael Jackson are infamous. See him at 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater in Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Passport Adventures: It's the last week for kids to spend time in the old Florida piney woods, play games and hear stories. Starts at 10 a.m. at Heritage Village, 11909 125th St., Largo. $3. (727) 582-2125.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Extreme Guide to Parenting, 9:30 p.m., Bravo The Adlers follow an "eco-kosher, shamanistic" style of child-rearing, emphasizing an all-natural approach. Not sure what that means, but it sounds more suitable to cooking a chicken than raising a kid.

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Thirty Seconds to Mars and Linkin Park: Catch Oscar winner Jared Leto on Saturday amid this epic mashup of alt-rock that also features AFI at Tampa's Steinbrenner Field. $40-$115. If '70s folk-rock is more your style, Crosby, Stills and Nash play the same day at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall. $54.75-$103.75.

Ride Through History: You and the kids can ride an actual military vehicle and watch war re-enactors Saturday at Largo's Armed Forces History Museum. $10, $5 ages 12 and younger. (727) 539-8371.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 7 08/06/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 5:56pm]

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