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Melissa Minyard plays Margaret with Kelly Pekar as her daughter, Clara, in Freefall Theatre's production of The Light in the Piazza. Photo by Thee Photo Ninja

Melissa Minyard plays Margaret with Kelly Pekar as her daughter, Clara, in Freefall Theatre's production of The Light in the Piazza. Photo by Thee Photo Ninja

The Light in the Piazza: This romantic contemporary musical follows Margaret and her daughter Clara on their visit to Florence in the summer of 1953. When Clara meets a handsome Florentine, Margaret attempts to shield her from the outside world and it becomes clear, not everything is as it seems. Through July 17. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Turner Classic Movie Series: A screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory to mark the 100th birthday of creator Roald Dahl. 2 and 7 p.m., Sundial 19, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $12.50. (727) 502-9573.

Simmer and Sift: A one hour culinary demonstration by top area chefs followed by tastings, a signature drink and live music. This portion features a demonstration and food by Jeffrey Jew, Executive Chef for 2BHospitality, which includes Bella Brava and Stillwaters Tavern. 6 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $45, $35 members. (727) 896-2667.

Bike Night: The party in the beer garden features music by DJ Fuego, food, $2 PBR's, $5 Jameson and rotating taps with local and craft beers. 7 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. Free. (813) 241-8600.

Epicurean Education: Gluten Free Extravaganza: Cuisine that excites the senses but still meets healthy dietary restrictions; menu includes Caesar salad wedge, chicken Cordon bleu. $65. 7:30 p.m., Epicurean Theatre at the Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 999-8735.

Rays on the Runway: The Tampa Bay Rays wives and girlfriends host this annual event with the latest fashion trends by Dillard's being modeled by Rays players, coaches, executives and "dream children." Includes cocktails, appetizers and meet and greets with the players. Benefits the Children's Dream Fund. 8 p.m., Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $125-$250. (727) 896-6390.

Acoustic Music Showcase: 3 Doors Down: The showcase will spotlight the best acoustic music talent in Tampa Bay each weekend throughout June. Sundays will be dedicated to open mic night. 3 Doors Down will close out the showcase. $48. 8:30 p.m., Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. (813) 627-7625.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Itty Bitty Splashtime: Parents and caregivers can socialize with other adults while their children ages 5 and younger enjoy the cool waters of the pool's splash area. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 9:35 a.m., Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $1.50. (727) 518-3016.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Pan and the Smurfs 2: Select Regal Cinema Theaters will show G and PG-rated movies for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer. Benefits the Will Rogers Institute. Also taking place at Largo Mall 8. 10 a.m., Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. $1. (727) 525-7777.

TO WATCH

American Gothic, 10 p.m., CBS. A new suspect emerges in the Silver Bells Killer case. We suspect he or she won't be the last one.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find events for the whole family at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 29 06/28/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 1:26pm]
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