Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 8

The Maids: A Jobsite Theater production of the 1947 play by French novelist Jean Genet. It was inspired by a famous 1933 French murder trial of two sisters, employed as maids, who gruesomely killed their employer and her adult daughter. Through May 22. 4 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Mother's Day at the Morean: Moms get free admission to all four of the Morean's facilities: Chihuly Collection, Morean Center for Clay, Morean Arts Center and the Morean Glass Studio and Hot Shop. Admission prices vary by location. Noon, Chihuly Collection, 400 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $15, $14 seniors, $11 students and children over 5. (727) 896-4527.

Mother's Day at the History Center: Celebrate with free admission for moms with one paid adult admission, plus arts and crafts for kids, and a 10% discount for all visitors on select items in the Museum store. 10 a.m., Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa. Free. (813) 228-0097.

Mother's Day at MOSI: Bring Mom the MOSI to celebrate Mother's Day and she gets in free with the purchase of one full priced child's ticket. 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $22.95, $20.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 3-12; 2 and younger free. Member discounts available. Separate pricing for IMAX-only admission. It's $15 for the zip line only, or $10 with admission. Ropes course is $10 by itself, or $7 with admission. Parking is $5. (813) 987-6000.

Mr. Burns: In this "post-electric" play, the few survivors left to rebuild after a cataclysm due to grid failure attempt to remember the details of an episode of The Simpsons. Through May 22. 2 and 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood: The audience votes on the ending to this musical "whodunit." Through May 22. 2 p.m., Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. $26, $15 students. (727) 446-1360.

Fiesta Maxima : The St. Petersburg-based Latin and tropical station, 92.5 bring back their annual festival with headliner, Grammy-winning Colombian pop star Carlos Vives. 7 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $27.75-$201.75. (813) 974-3004.

Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park Concert: Picnic under the stars while enjoying a mix of familiar symphonic and pop favorites. Be sure to bring plenty of canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest's annual food drive. 7:30 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). (727) 892-3337.

Young Thug: The red-hot Atlanta rapper has been on a mission this past year, releasing five mix tapes, scaling the Hot 100 with singles like Lifestyle and Best Friend; and appearing on releases by Kanye West, Travis Scott and T.I. 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $29.50-$75. (813) 247-2555.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Sweetfields Sunflower Maze: Get lost in a 6-acre labyrinth made of sunflowers. Enjoy hay rides, a veggie cannon, farm animals, pig and rubber duck races, a tree fort and storytelling. 10 a.m., Sweetfields Farm, 17250 Benes Roush Road, Masaryktown. $9.50, $5 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (352) 279-0977.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE, Wallander, 9 p.m., PBS. The fourth and final season of the Masterpiece detective series begins with our title character (Kenneth Branagh) searching for a missing Swedish woman in South Africa. One problem: He's experiencing worrisome blackouts and dizzy spells.

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