Monday, July 16, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 11

The Happy Together Tour: Starring The Turtles Flo & Eddie, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night, Mark Lindsay formerly of Paul Revere And The Raiders, The Cowsills, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap and The Spencer Davis Group. Multi-media highlights during each of the performances will reference the time period of the music. 7 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $40-$65. (727) 791-7400.

Beer Project: Public Home Brew Tasting and Awards: Local home brewers show off their best brews as guests sample and vote for their favorites from among 20 brewers. 1 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $25 advance, $30 at door, includes beer tasting, light snacks, tasting glass and galleries. $70 for two-day pass (adds June 10th's Beer+Art Lounge). (727) 896-2667.

That Child of Always/Paintings from LAla Land: The opening reception for two concurrent exhibition. "That Child..." by April Hartley features modern textile interpretations of childlike images, while "LAla" is Eva Avenue's watercolor expressions of the vibrancy of Los Angeles. Remain on display through Sunday. 5 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-6620.

Brian Scolaro: The actor and comic played Doug on TBS' Sullivan and Sons, has appeared on Dexter and Mad Men, and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special. 6, 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Tampa Natsumatsuri Japanese Summer Festival: Explore Japanese culture at this summer festival with Japanese games, costumes, martial arts demonstrations and more. 6 p.m., Christ the King Catholic Church, 821 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Free. (305) 530-9090.

Night in the Islands: A recreation of the Greek Islands with Greek dancing, music and dining at area restaurants. Free Greek dance lessons from 6-7 p.m. 6 p.m., Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, 20 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 937-1130.

Serengeti Night Safari: Board a safari truck to explore the Serengeti Plain and see free roaming herds of giraffe, zebra, rhino and more. After your animal adventure, cozy up around a campfire to hear tales inspired by African folklore. For ages 21 and over. 7 p.m., Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. Starts at $69 (park admission not included or required). Toll-free 1-888-800-5447.

Suncoast Blues Society Anniversary Show: Blues bands, John Nemeth & the Blue Dreamers and Big D & the Dirty Deal help celebrate 19 years. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12-$15. (813) 971-0666.

Cabaret: M.A.D. Theatre's production of the legendary musical that focuses on 1930s Berlin's nightclub scene. Don your glad rags and arrive an hour early for a Pre-Show Vintage Soiree in the lobby bar featuring a '20s-inspired soundtrack and dancing. Through June 26. 8 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25, $35 very limited VIP onstage table seating. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.

Kill the Noise: The New York DJ embarks on the Alt Classic Tour alongside Wuki. 10 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $15. (813) 247-2555.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Riverwalk Opening: Bicycle riders meet by the gateway statues to start a ride down to the Riverwalk at Laurel Street Bridge where Mayor Buckhorn cuts the ribbon opening the final segment of the Riverwalk with food carts, music and a scavenger hunt. 9:30 a.m., Perry Harvey, Sr. Park, 900 East Scott St., Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8262.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Hell on Wheels, 9 p.m., AMC. It's the end of the line for Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) and his work on America's first transcontinental railroad as the show airs the first of its final seven episodes.

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Hernando Events for July 20

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, July 15

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