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The Realish Housewives of South Tampa at the Straz Center.

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The Realish Housewives of South Tampa at the Straz Center.

The Realish Housewives of South Tampa: A Parody: A take on a certain reality series with hometown flair, featuring five ladies, host Randy, and no shortage of cat fights and plastic surgery. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35-$45. (813) 229-7827.

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.

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

Happy 150th Birthday John Ringling: Enjoy a champagne toast, appetizers and a raffle to salute John Ringling's birthday. Benefits the Ca' d'Zan Preservation Fund. Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. $40. (941) 358-3180

U-Pick Tomatoes: Pick up to 25-pounds of fresh locally grown tomatoes. Hunsader Farms, 5500 County Road 675, Bradenton. $2. (941) 322-2168

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE America's Got Talent, 8 p.m, NBC. Warning: Sharp barbs ahead. Caustic Brit Simon Cowell joins the judges panel for the 13th season. Up first are the auditions.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 31 05/30/16 [Last modified: Monday, May 30, 2016 10:45am]
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