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ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 14:  Recording artist Jack Blades of the group Night Ranger performs on the Taylor Guitars Stage at the 2011 NAMM Show - Day 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center on January 14, 2011 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images for NAMM)

ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 14: Recording artist Jack Blades of the group Night Ranger performs on the Taylor Guitars Stage at the 2011 NAMM Show - Day 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center on January 14, 2011 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images for NAMM)

Night Ranger Unplugged: The band will perform an intimate, unplugged show. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$49. (727) 791-7400.

Emily Kinney: While she gained fame by starring as Beth on the The Walking Dead, her career as a pop singer is taking off. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall Murray Studio Theater, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $22 advance, $25 day of show. (727) 791-7400.

The 39 Steps: Based on the book by Patrick Barlow and movie by Alfred Hitchcock, four actors play 150 characters in this murder mystery mixed with comedy. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$59, $20 students; pay what you can Nov. 18; $29 Nov. 19. (727) 823-7529.

Lynne Koplitz: She has her own Comedy Central special, is co-host of the radio show Star Talk with astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and is a panelist on History Channel's History of the Joke with Lewis Black. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: Bohemian Dances: Under the direction of Stuart Malina, the orchestra presents Lachian Dances (Janacek), Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Gluck), three dances from The Bartered Bride (Smetana) and Symphony No. 8 (Dvorak). 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 892-3337.

Sanding Ovations Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival: Master sand sculptors work for hours to build works of art. 8 a.m., Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. Free. (727) 547-4575, ext. 237.

Novemberfest: The 46th annual Fall carnival with rides, a lip-sync contest, live music, food and a beer tent. 4 p.m., Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E Brandon Blvd., Brandon. Free admission (ride armbands additional). (813) 681-4608.

Sip 'n Shop and Holiday Concert: A fun, casual evening of wine, desserts, and holiday music. 5 p.m., St. Pete Artworks, 635 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 710-7716.

Bruce Bond: A reading by the winner of the 2014 Tampa Review Prize for poetry for his manuscript, Black Anthem. Discussion and Q & A follows. 6 p.m., University of South Florida Graphicstudio/Institute for Research in Art, 3702 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-3503.

Passafire: The four-piece reggae- rock band embark on The Getaway Tour with openers, Lionize and Backbeat Soundsystem. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0550.

Say! What?: This play reading series is designed to introduce little known plays and playwrights to a broader audience. This portion features Forever by Dael Orlandersmith. 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Pay what you can at the door. (727) 895-6620.

Tom Rigney and Flambeau: The violinist returns after last year's sold out show. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $18 advance, $22 day of show; $32 reserved. (727) 822-3590.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Children's Educational Series: Mother Goose: A series of plays filled with educational messages masked by fun. This is a school show. 10:45 a.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $8.50 adult, $7.50 child, $26 family four pack. (727) 587-6793.

TO WATCH

The Vampire Diaries, 8 p.m., The CW. Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) confront their mother with painful childhood memories. But Lily (Annie Wersching) blows everyone away when she reveals a secret she's been harboring for over 160 years.

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