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(04/19/2013 Tampa) A customer looks for vinyl records on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Microgroove Records in Tampa. Saturday is Record Store Day and music lovers flocked to area stores to snag copies of one-day-only exclusives, mostly on vinyl. Microgroove owner Keith Ulrey says that the day brings him so much business that it is difficult to quantify. "It's all regular customers, they're just all here at once," he says. "This day will trump my entire month of December."

EDMUND D. FOUNTAIN | Times

(04/19/2013 Tampa) A customer looks for vinyl records on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Microgroove Records in Tampa. Saturday is Record Store Day and music lovers flocked to area stores to snag copies of one-day-only exclusives, mostly on vinyl. Microgroove owner Keith Ulrey says that the day brings him so much business that it is difficult to quantify. "It's all regular customers, they're just all here at once," he says. "This day will trump my entire month of December."

Record Shindig: Daddy Kool Records, Bananas Music, Planet Retro, Microgroove, Steelworker Records and Jerk Dog Records have combines their stock for you to crate dig through bins and find treasures. 1 p.m., Cage Brewing, 2001 First Ave S St., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 201-4278.

Fabulous Fathers: Dad gets free admission and kids can visit gift making stations to decorate a puzzle, make guy granola and create a shirt and tie card. Included with admission. 10 a.m., Great Explorations Children's Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $10, $9 seniors, one and younger free. (727) 821-8992.

St. Pete Beach Grand Prix: More than 100 AquaX Pro and Amateur racers from around the world compete on personal watercrafts at speeds of more than 70 mph. Best viewing for spectators is in front of Postcard Inn and along the water. 10 a.m., Postcard Inn, 6300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Free. (941) 915-3498.

Rockets' Red Glare Festival: Design, build and launch your own paper rocket and learn how fireworks light up the sky. Included with admission. 11 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $26.95, $25.95 seniors, $20.95 ages 3-12; 2 and younger free. Member discounts available. Separate pricing for IMAX-only admission. It's $15 for the zip line only, or $10 with admission. Ropes course is $10 by itself, or $7 with admission. Parking is $5. (813) 987-6000.

Urban Arts Festival: This celebration of the Prodigy Cultural Arts Programs includes a DJ scratch demonstration, urban wear fashion show, interactive graffiti exhibit and a youth break dance competition. Noon, University Mall, 2200 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 493-1805.

Remixed: Prodigy Urban Arts Jam: Celebrate urban arts art this party with a "Turn Up V" dance battle, DJ scratch demonstration, urban wear fashion show, rap competition, arts and crafts and an interactive graffiti exhibit. Noon, University Mall, 2200 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 558-5212.

Symbiosis: A Sound Installation: Surround sound speakers broadcast ambient sounds throughout the preserve. Computers capture and manipulate the sound in real time creating performance art. An artist talk describes how this works before each performance. 2 p.m., Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $3, $1 children (park admission); free (performance). (727) 893-7326.

The Invisible Hand: A man kidnapped by an Islamist terrorist group negotiates his own release by teaching his captors how to play the stock market, in this contemporary political thriller.Arrive 30 minutes prior to each performance for Prologue, a discussion about the play. 3 and 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity: A professional wrestling fall guy hires a partner who can out-charisma the champ, Chad Deity. But things go awry when the boss hatches a plan to put them onscreen as terrorists. 3 and 8 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30. (813) 374-2416.

Stonewall Pride: Learn about gay history at this celebration with a barbecue, live music by Lounge Overdrive, a Stonewall video presentation, oral history, drag performances and DJ dancing. The party goes until 2 a.m. 4 p.m., Quench Lounge, 13284 66th St. N, Largo. No cover. (727) 754-5900.

Maybe I'm Amazed: The WMNF 75th Birthday Tribute to Paul McCartney: Seventeen tribute bands will each choose one year of McCartney songs, which will be presented in chronological order from 1963 to 1976. 6 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12-$15. (813) 971-0666.

Paws for a Cause: Dress in any dog or cat related costume for this all ages show about dogs and cats. 6:30 p.m., ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10, $20 VIP, 5 and younger free. (727) 324-3878.

Tunnelvision: The Musical: A gay rock opera set against the background of the 1980s AIDS epidemic that tells the story of tumultuous lovers Tim and Troy. 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $20-$25. (727) 895-6620.

Victoria Ginty and Ladyhawke: The singer-songwriter performs a mix of modern blues and Americana. 7:30 p.m., Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 First Ave. NE, Ruskin. $18-$23 advance, $23-$28 day of show. (813) 645-7651.

Jenny Zigrino: The comic and actor had supporting roles in Marlon Wayans' 50 Shades of Black and Bad Santa 2. 7:30 and 10 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

Yngwie Malmsteen: The Swedish guitarist-songwriter. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $29-$49. (727) 791-7400.

Lectores Speaker Series: Tommy Pico: The University of Tampa's series presents readings, signings and discussions by renown authors. The series continues with Tommy "Teebs" Pico, author of IRL. 7:30 p.m., Falk Theatre, 428 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 257-3514.

Broadway Cabaret: The cast of the upcoming production, Into the Woods, will perform their favorite Broadway numbers (not from that show). 7:30 p.m., Opera Central, Preis Hall, 2145 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $75. (Includes dessert and beverage.).

Nengo Flow: The Puerto Rican reggaeton singer-songwriter. 11 p.m., Hamburger Mary's, 2016 Town Center Blvd., Brandon. $20, $30 VIP. (813) 409-1739.

KIDS AND FAMILY

IncrediBello!: Bello Nock, the gravity defying daredevil clown from the Ringling circus with the distinct foot-high yellow hair, returns to the stage for audiences in Sarasota only. Runs through July 29. 2 and 5 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. $15, $12 ages 12 and younger. (941) 358-3180.

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