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Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Cuban-American guitarist Manuel Barrueco performs Roberto Sierra's Concierto Barroco along with Stravinsky's Jeu de Cartes and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6, Pathétique. Show is at 8 p.m. at Ferguson Hall at Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15-$45. (800) 662-7286.

NewGrounds 2014: The showcase of works by Florida's up-and-coming modern dance choreographers starts at 8 p.m. at University of South Florida Theatre 2, 3829 USF W Holly Drive, Tampa. $16, $12 seniors/students. (813) 240-0577.

Tampa Bay Boat Show: This three-day Tampa Bay boating show has boats on display, boating and fishing supplies, and plenty of other seaside accessories. It's at 10 a.m. at Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Free. (727) 893-8523.

Puppy Love Benefit: Share your love for animals at this dinner with live music, auctions, raffles and a cash bar. It's at 7 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $75; benefits Pet Pal Animal Shelter's emergency medical fund. (727) 328-7738.

Andrew W.K.: The Party Hard singer will perform at Michelob Ultra's 102.5 the Bone Real Raw Golf Tournament after-party. Concert is free for golf tournament participants, but you can also attend without golfing; check the station's website for details. It's at 7 p.m. at Quail Hollow Golf and Restaurant, 6225 Old Pasco Road, Wesley Chapel. (813) 333-0033.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Hernando County Food Truck Fiesta: There will be entertainment and surprise guests, plus free children's activities and games, a free movie viewing, and a variety of food trucks. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. It's at 5 p.m. at Weeki Wachee High School, 12150 Vespa Way, Weeki Wachee. (352) 796-0697.

Parent's Night Out: Parents can have a worry-free night out while the Education Department keeps children ages 5 and older busy with myth busting adventures. Starting at 6 p.m. at Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $25. (813) 987-6000.

TO WATCH

CAREER FINALE Barbara Walters: Her Story, 9 p.m., ABC This week marks the end of Baba Wawa's on-camera career, so she looks back in this two-hour special. Wonder if she'll get a gift basket from Castro?

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

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