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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 5

Downtown Saturday Morning Market: More than 170 local vendors including farmers, growers with fresh produce and gourmet and specialty foods, fresh-baked breads and treats. Also, hand-crafted items, live entertainment, flowers and plants. The largest farmers market in the Southeast celebrates 15 years during the month of November. This week features live music by Ace Jackson and the Jump Kings. 9 a.m., Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 455-4921.

Jack Barrett: People Watching Opening Day: An exhibition of sketchbooks, paintings and sculptures from the former St. Petersburg Times illustrator. A gallery talk with curator Katherine Pill and the artist's wife, Louise Barrett, takes place at 3 p.m. Remains on display through Feb. 19. 10 a.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. (727) 896-2667.

Folkfest St. Pete: This annual contemporary folk art and music street festival features an array of musical acts and family activities. Music line-up includes AJ Ghent Band, Ari and the Alibis, UNRB, Rebekah Pulley, Dropin Pickup, Dean Johanesen Trio, Paul Sprawl, Passerine, Chant the Trees and a live WMNF broadcast. Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted. Benefits Creative Clay. 10 a.m., Creative Clay, 1114 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 825-0515.

Design Week Pop-Up Festival: Eight teams of multi-disciplinary designers will demonstrate how an 8' x 22' parking space can effectively be transformed in to a mini-park for public enjoyment and the betterment of the streetscape. Awards Ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Part of Tampa Bay Design Week. 11 a.m., Pop Up Festival, E Washington St. and N 12th St., Tampa. Free. (813) 229-3411.

Crafty Fest: This monthly market with an artsy slant includes local arts, etsy crafters, vintage and retro goods, jewelry and plants. 11 a.m., ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 324-3878.

Art on 12th: The Channel District debuts their art walk experience with more than 40 artists debuting their work in various venues along North 12th street, including District Tavern and Bamboozle Tea Lounge. In conjunction with Tampa Bay Design Week. 11 a.m., Channel District, 118 N 12th St., Tampa. Free. (813) 760-1054.

India Festival: The 29th annual festival offers a glimpse of the real hustle and bustle of India with about 150 food, clothing and jewelry vendors, dance performances, a fashion show and ethnic folk dancing competitions. 12 p.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $9, $7 ages 11 and younger. (813) 621-7821.

River Rock Music Festival: The lineup includes Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Max Norton and Gritt. Plus, an outdoor market area with local vendors and food and wine available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Guardian ad Litem Program of Hillsborough County and Voices for Children of Tampa Bay. 4 p.m., Water Works Park, 1710 N Highland Ave., Tampa. $15 advance, $25 day of; $85 advance, $100 day of VIP. (813) 275-9300.

Streetcar Live: Displace: Riders will be treated to local bands performing live on the TECO Line Streetcar System. Acoustic, progressive, funk-fusion. 5 p.m., Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $2.50 one way, $5 all day. (813) 254-4278.

The British Invasion: Fifteen local bands will each perform three songs by their favorite British band. Presented by WMNF. 6 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $15, $12 advance. (813) 971-0666.

Gary Valentine: He played Cousin Danny on The King of Queens and appeared in the films Paul Blart: Mall Cop, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry and Stuck on You. 6 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $18-$20. (813) 960-1197.

Kevin Devine and The Goddamn Band : A night of indie rock as the band is joined by openers, Julien Baker, Pinegrove and Petal. Tickets available through Ticketfly. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $16.50-$30. (813) 248-9500.

Sustainable Buzz: Celebration of sustainable living with fine foods from area restaurants, local and other craft beers, wine, spirits and entertainment, along with a beehive on display to learn about the valuable role bees play in our environment. Benefits the Sustany Foundation. VIP includes private bar, exclusive food. 6 p.m., Riverwalk at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $50 per person, $90 per couple; VIP: $150, $250 per couple. (813) 507-1111.

Jon Bon Jovi: Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick, Tim Kaine will appear alongside the New Jersey rocker during a Get Out the Vote rally. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free, registration required. (727) 895-3045.

Simply Three: The genre-hopping string trio electrifies audiences with their interpretations of styles from Gershwin and Puccini, to Adele and Coldplay. Their cover of Imagine Dragons' dub-step influenced Radioactive was transformed by a violin, a cello, and a double bass. 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50-$42.50. (813) 229-7827.

Tartuffe: 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. 3 and 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Boney James: The multi-platinum selling sax-man fuses his love for vintage soul music with his mastery of modern production. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $30-$65. (727) 791-7400.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: The Tony Award-winning musical follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch as climbs his way to the top, avoiding the pitfalls of big business along the way. Through Nov. 13. 8 p.m., Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $26.50, $12.50 students. (727) 587-6793.

The Diamonds: Best known for the rock 'n' roll classic Little Darlin, The Diamonds offer tight harmonies, humor, and slick moves in a blast from the past celebration. 8 p.m., Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. $20, $15 advance. (727) 369-5746.

Survivorman: Les Stroud: Survival expert and musician Les Stroud presents a full band in a musical performance combined with survival stories set to footage of his show Survivorman. 8 p.m., Murray Theatre at the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35-$45. (727) 712-2706.

Through the Darkness: A multi-sensory art experience featuring new gallery works, video installations, original music, photography and a masked wrestling performance with Palehorse luchador characters and a surprise Lucha Libre star from Tijuana, Mexico. 8 p.m., Rialto Theater, 1617 N Franklin St., Tampa. $20. (813) 221-8808.

The Elements: Producer Edition: The event shines light on the producers with live performances by Barabbas, Hometown, Suicide Skwaad and Shank Havik. 9 p.m., Fubar, 658 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $3 after 10 p.m. (727) 424-1809.

KIDS AND FAMILY

All Pro Dad Father and Kids Experience: Bucs defensive tackle Clinton McDonald will be among the dads and kids for a day of play and practical fatherhood tips in the stadium. Sponsored by Tony Dungy's charity All Pro Dads. 9 a.m., Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $25 per family. (813) 222-8300.

TO WATCH

400 Days, 9 p.m., Syfy: Four astronauts go through a 400-day simulated space mission to test the psychological effects. They have to end the mission early, but find that Earth has changed since they've been gone.

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