Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 2

Stevie Nicks: Dubbed "the reigning queen of rock and roll" by Rolling Stone Magazine, the multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning solo music icon and Fleetwood Mac member embarks on the 24 Karat Gold tour with the Pretenders. 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $45.75-$146.25. (813) 301-2500.

Wingsuit Performance Flying: Nearly 80 wingsuit clad skydivers from 20 countries are expected to jump from planes and fly through the sky like winged squirrels in this dare devil competition of speed, time and distance. Runs through Nov. 8. 8 a.m., Skydive City, 4241 Sky Dive Lane, Zephyrhills. Spectators free. (800) 888-5867.

Coffee with a Curator: A special monthly talk presented by one of the Dali Museum's education team or an invited speaker. In this portion, Peter Tush presents "Dining with Dali." 10:30 a.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Tea Dances: The historic St. Petersburg Coliseum welcomes USA Dance at the season opening Tea Dance as the Suncoast Chapter of USA Dance celebrates its 25th Anniversary. 12:30 p.m., Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $7 or $10 with instruction. (727) 892-5715.

Oh Wonder: A British alt-pop duo. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $18-$20. (727) 895-3045.

Tartuffe: Pride Night: An adaptation of Moliere's classic tale follows a wealthy businessman who entrusts his fortune to a con man posing as a political leader. Through Nov. 20. With a reception at 6 p.m. with a signature cocktail crafted by Station House. Includes an exclusive post-show presentation from an American Stage artist and a local LGBTQ community leader. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Ina Garten: Barefoot Contessa: The culinary icon shares behind the scenes stories of life in the Hamptons, filming of the Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics show on Food Network, writing best-selling books and her enjoyment of food. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35-$85. (813) 229-7827.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Puddle Jumpers: Children ages 3 to 4 can enjoy a nature story, crafts and outdoor exploration. 9:30 a.m., Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 893-7326.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE: Stan Against Evil, 10 p.m., IFC: A small-town sheriff teams up with his replacement to fight demons and evil creatures. Kinda of sounds like Evil Dead.

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