Saturday, November 18, 2017
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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.

Magic Man and the Griswolds: The indie-pop acts team up for their Hotline Spring Tour. 6:30 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $17. (727) 895-3045.

Pint of Science: Elements In Stars and Water On Mars: An annual series that invites the public to grab a beer and soak up some knowledge as researchers share their discoveries. For a complete list of topics and speakers, go to pintofscience.us/events/tampa. Topic features "Mars in 3D." 7 p.m., The Amsterdam Bier Cafe, 1049 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, Lowry Parcade and Tavern, 1213 W Waters, Tampa and Fodder and Shine, 5910 N Florida Ave., Tampa. $5. (727) 623-4950.

!!! (pronounced Chk Chk Chk): The New York dance punk band fuses disco and funk music with indie rock. 8 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15.50. (813) 248-9500.

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic: The Homemade Broadcast invites amateur comedians to compete for a $50 cash prize and a Nerd Tag from Tangible Labs, picked by audience participation. Free pizza is provided by Angelo's. 8:30 p.m., Sly Bar, 2061 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 800-2971.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sensory Friendly Films: Neighbors 2: Special series of films in an environment friendly to those affected by autism and other sensory issues. "Silence is Golden" rules will not be enforced. Also being held at Regency 20 and Veterans 24 in Tampa. 7 p.m., Woodlands Square 20, 3128 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. $6.50 (price varies by theater). (727) 771-6643.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE The Voice, 8 p.m., NBC. The show crowns its champion tonight at the end of a two-hour season finale. Then, if tradition holds, the winner then will immediately embark on a path toward oblivion.

SEASON FINALE Dancing With the Stars, 9 p.m., ABC. The 22nd season caps off, and you know what that means: Someone is going to have to waltz off with that hideous mirror-ball trophy.

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