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For weekend's music planner on 5/26: Handout photo of Young the Giant, who are playing the 97X BBQ on May 28. Credit: Lauren Dukoff

For weekend's music planner on 5/26: Handout photo of Young the Giant, who are playing the 97X BBQ on May 28. Credit: Lauren Dukoff

97X BBQ: Cough Syrup and My Body rockers, Young the Giant lead the lineup for the alt-rock festival along with the Strumbellas, Never Shout Never, Joywave, Bear Hands, JR JR and Finish Ticket. Noon, Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free, $20 VIP. Toll-free 1-877-327-9797.

Sunset Music Festival : Hardwell and Galantis headline. Plus, 3Lau, Audien, Cash Cash and Andrew Bayer. 2 p.m., Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $159, $225 VIP. (813) 350-6500.

Corvettes in the Park: The annual show once again brings nearly 200 sleek Corvettes ranging from stock and modified to full custom and race prepared models. Benefits the Children's Dream Fund. 9 a.m., Straub Park (Center), at Beach Drive and Fifth Avenue NE, St. Petersburg. Free (spectators). (727) 560-6918.

Cherokee Leaf Printing and Native Days: Join staff and volunteers to learn how to do the ancient art of imprinting plants on fabric followed by dyeing fabric with native dyes. 10 a.m., Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. $3/vehicle park entrance fee, $2 bicyclist or walk-in, activity fee is $5/person, children ages 12 and under are free. (352) 793-4781.

Memorial Day Live at Shephard's: Magic!: Spend the weekend on the beach dancing to music by Rude hitmakers Magic!, DJ R3hab and Soul Circus Cowboys. $10. The reggae band headlines along with DJ Skribble, #NOFILTER and Dosage. 1 p.m., Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. $35 weekend pass. (727) 442-5107.

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Tampa Ballet Theatre's performance of Shakespeare's comedy in a ballet. 2:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Joe Walsh and Bad Company: The Eagles and James Gang guitarist is joining fellow '70s hitmakers Bad Company with Rich Robinson on the guitar, for a co-headlining tour. Hawaiian slack key guitarist, Makana opens. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $20-$119.95. (813) 740-2446.

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Tampa Ballet Theatre's performance of Shakespeare's comedy in a ballet. 7 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Laughing Stock: A small, scrappy New England theatre company rehearses and performs three shows at once to avoid paying royalties. Through May 29. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall Murray Studio Theater, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $20, $10 students and military. (727) 791-7400.

Riddle of Steel: The high-energy prog-metal outfit will be joined by openers, Traindodge and Auto!Automatic. 9 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $7. (813) 241-8600.

KIDS AND FAMILY

An Evening in Space: Families can actually touch a 352-pound meteorite that crashed to Earth 50,000 years ago. Also, catch a screening of the IMAX film A Beautiful Planet, hear a space talk and enjoy raffles and giveaways. A free skywatch follows. 5:30 p.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $15, $10 members. (813) 987-6000.

TO WATCH

Lost in the West, 8 p.m., Nickelodeon. A new three-part film that has viewers saddling up for a wild adventure. It follows two stepbrothers who accidentally get transported back in time to the days of cowboys, where they battle an evil mayor.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 28 05/27/16 [Last modified: Friday, May 27, 2016 11:01am]
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