The Pitmen Painters: Based on the true story of British miners who unexpectedly become art-world sensations. Through Aug. 14. Pay what you can for this preview night. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$59. (727) 823-7529.
Summer Nights: Busch Gardens celebrates summer with extended hours, the Kinetix rock-fueled acrobatic show, fireworks and DJ dancing. The park remains open until midnight every Friday and Saturday night through out Summer Nights. Included with regular daily admission. 9:30 a.m., Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. $99, $79 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447.
Alien Ant Farm: The Smooth Criminal goofballs perform alongside Perish Lane, Coldclock Knockout and One Way!. 7:30 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $16. (813) 241-8600.
Drag Queen Bingo: Drag queens call the numbers for 10 games of flamboyant bingo. Benefits Friends of Strays.7 p.m., Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille, 28910 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. $10. (727) 400-6996
KIDS AND FAMILY
Moon Day: Families can learn about the science and power of robotics as they join a NASA Roboticist for workshops focusing on Robotic Hand (ages 11 and older) and Robotic End Effectors (ages 8 and older). Question and answer session begins at 11 a.m. Included with admission. 11 a.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. (813) 443-3861.
Carmike Summer Kid Series: Rio 2: This summer movie series features older movies, but admission includes a small popcorn and a small drink. Also taking place at Sundial in St. Petersburg. 10 a.m., Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. $4. (941) 752-3796 .
Another Period, 10 p.m., Comedy Central. The laughs keep coming on the zany historical farce. Tonight, Lillian (Natasha Leggero) is quarantined with the servants when a contagious disease spreads downstairs.
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