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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 1

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 28:  Musician Boz Scaggs of The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue performs at the Gibson Amphitheatre on June 28, 2012 in Universal City, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 28: Musician Boz Scaggs of The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue performs at the Gibson Amphitheatre on June 28, 2012 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Boz Scaggs: The Grammy Award-winning rock legend, whose career combining rock, jazz, R&B and blues began in 1965, is touring in support of his latest album release, A Fool to Care. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $85-$125. (727) 791-7400.

Next to Normal: Mad Theatre presents the Tony Award-winning rock opera that explores how a suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Through Nov. 15. 1 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $22-$25. (813) 229-7827.

St. Petersburg International Folk Fair: The 41st annual Folk Fair brings us ethnic villages representing various countries, folk dancing, ethnic music, costumed villagers, craftsmanship demonstrations and ethnic food specialties. Open to the general public. 12 p.m., Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $10, $6 students, 5 and younger free. (727) 522-1896.

Local Loop: Hop on the brew bus for a tour of area brew pubs. Start your journey at any location and get on and off as much as you want. No beer is served on the bus, but unlimited water is available. 12 p.m., Tampa Bay Brewing Co., 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. Toll-free 1-888-945-2739.

Dracula: The vampire strikes back again in this British-style Panto production with music. Audience is encouraged to wear costumes. 2 p.m., St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. $15, $10 students, children 12 and younger, one free with each paid adult. (727) 866-1973.

Hawk & Wayne Improv: The Mockumentary: This completely improvised one-act play will create a never-before-seen documentary on the spot, based on an audience member's suggestion. 6 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 823-7529.

Florida Orchestra Pops: Halloween Pops: With spooky songs from Broadway shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Jekyll and Hyde and Sweeney Todd, as well as films like Jaws and more, with conductor Jeff Tyzik and vocalists, Lisa Vroman and Doug LaBrecque. Both the orchestra musicians and audience are encouraged to come in costume. Especially on Halloween night at Mahaffey. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Straz Live in the Park: Enjoy favorite Broadway tunes from The Lion King and more, familiar arias sung by the Opera Tampa singers, food trucks and award-winning local visual artists. Concert begins at 3 p.m. 12 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free.

TO WATCH

The Walking Dead 9 p.m., AMC. Last week's episode saddened and angered and confused a lot of fans when a key character appeared to be devoured by zombies. But did he really die? Maybe we will get more intel tonight.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 1 10/30/15 [Last modified: Friday, October 30, 2015 11:59am]
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