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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 15

Ribfest: Kip Moore: Country day for Ribfest features a handful of up-and-coming Nashville artists: Kip Moore, Chase Rice, Michael Ray and the Cadillac Three. 11 a.m., Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $16-$20. (727) 528-3828.

Ukrainian Autumnfest: The annual celebration features music by Cathy and the Lorelei Band, dancing, Ukrainian food, arts and crafts, games for kids, rides, polka lessons, beer and an auction. 11:30 a.m., Epiphany of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church, 430 90th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $3, 11 and younger free (food and drink additional). (727) 576-1001.

Chowder Challenge: Third annual competition benefits the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum, and challenges local beach area restaurant chefs from Sheraton Sand Key to the Loews Don CeSar and others, to come up with the best-tasting chowder for judging by local celebrity judges. 1 p.m., St. Pete Beach Community Center and Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. $20 day of; 11 and younger free with adult ticket purchase. (727) 363-9245.

Newsies: Telling the story of the Newsboy Strike of 1899, the high energy Disney musical won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Score and Best Choreography. 2 and 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35-$115. (813) 229-7827.

Chill Party by the Bay: Forget about the strange November heat at this cool Las Vegas/South Beach style "Day Club" party with daybeds, sparkling costumes and disco music by DJ Fresh and the Boogie Wonder Band. 2 p.m., The Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway, Treasure Island. $20, $10 members. (727) 367-4511.

Reno and Harrell: The traditional band is steeped in bluegrass roots. Don Wayne and Dale Reno are kids of the banjo great, Don Reno and Mitch Harrell is the son of Bill Harrell. 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7-$10. (813) 971-0666.

Alejandro Fernandez: The Latin pop star has branched out from Mexican folk music to his latest album Confidencias that includes a duet with Christina Aguillera. 7 p.m., Amway Center, 400 W Church St., Orlando. $59-$250. (407) 440-7000.

Emery: Churches Are Serial Killers and What Makes A Man A Man are just some of the hits produced by this post-hardcore, emo group. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Forevermore and Hearts Like Lions open. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $18-$30. (813) 248-9500.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze: The holidays are re-imagined as gingerbread men, toy soldiers and penguins twirl, bounce and soar through the air among gigantic gifts, candy canes and trees. 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $29.50-$59.50. (727) 893-7832.

Josh Sneed: The Cincinnati-based, nationally-touring comic has a top 10 comedy album on iTunes. 7 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$12. (813) 960-1197.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Brahms' Violin Concerto: Program includes, Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance by Samuel Barber, Brahms Violin Concerto and Elgar's Enigma Variation. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. (727) 892-3331.

TO WATCH

Into the Badlands, 10 p.m., AMC. If you like martial arts fight scenes, you just might love this rollicking and breathtaking action drama about a deadly warrior (Daniel Wu) living in a dystopian world ruled by rival Barons who challenge each other for control.

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