Saturday, June 16, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 7

La Boheme: St. Petersburg Opera presents Puccini's classic love story, starring Danielle Talamantes as Mimi, making her company debut, and Kyle Tomlin as Rodolfo. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $22-$67. (727) 822-3590.

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music, vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts. 9 a.m., Gulfport, Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Free. (727) 902-2326.

Balcony-to-Backstage Tours: This guided tour of Tampa Theatre, built in 1926, includes demonstration of Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ and the old movie house's secrets, stories, art and architecture. Benefits Tampa Theatre's restoration and operations. 11:30 a.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 ages 2-12, Tampa Theatre members/one and younger free. (813) 274-8982.

Music on Main Streets: Florida Folk Music : More than two dozen venues throughout the Grand Central District, the EDGE District and Deuces Live Main Street will host live music throughout the week of June 6-12. Find the full lineup at the St. Pete Main Streets Facebook page. 7-10 p.m. 5 p.m., Butler's Old Key West Bar & Grill, 2451 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free..

Making A Killing: The film takes a look at pro-gun groups resistance to gun legislation for the sake of profit, and how it relates to gun violence. An open discussion follows. 6 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 896-5197.

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Tampa: 7 p.m., Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4457.

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience: Encompassing hits from the iconic band's entire career, the concert event celebrates the life and music of Jason's father, the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $43.25-$63.25. (727) 791-7400.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission from 2 to 7 p.m. 2 p.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

Hotel Hell, 8 p.m., Fox. Gordon Ramsay visits a West Virginia B&B that is run more like a secondhand store with the owner hoarding lots of personal items. Our prediction? Gordon will curse a lot.

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