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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 1

SP_338099_FLYN_movie_1 (5/5/2011 St. Petersburg) Jay Tuminski, and Rebecca Gibson, both of St. Petersburg watch from the ground as Marion and Carmen Attanafio, of Largo sit in their lawn chairs in North Straub Park as 'Roman Holiday' plays at May Movies in the Park on May 5, 2011.  The event every Thursday in May.  [KATHLEEN FLYNN Times]

SP_338099_FLYN_movie_1 (5/5/2011 St. Petersburg) Jay Tuminski, and Rebecca Gibson, both of St. Petersburg watch from the ground as Marion and Carmen Attanafio, of Largo sit in their lawn chairs in North Straub Park as 'Roman Holiday' plays at May Movies in the Park on May 5, 2011. The event every Thursday in May. [KATHLEEN FLYNN Times]

Music and Movies in the Park: The music starts at 7 p.m., and the films start at dark. This week features Moonstruck with music by Roy Schneider and Kim Mayfield. 6 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. Free (donations appreciated). (727) 463-4612.

St. Petersburg Opera: Evenings/Mornings With the Maestro: Gypsies, Tramps and Tenors: A Preview to Carmen: St. Petersburg Opera artistic director Mark Sforzini leads a program to enhance your understanding of opera and preview shows. 6 p.m., Music Gallery, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. $20, $15-$17 seniors/students. (727) 530-3304.

Three Days Grace: The Canadian rock band is known for hit singles, I Hate (Everything About You) and Never Too Late. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $31. (727) 565-0550.

Howl-O-Scream: There will be roaming creatures swarming the streets, thrill rides in the dark and seven haunted houses. Remains open until 1 a.m. on select nights. 7:30 p.m., Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. $45-$70 advance online. (888) 800-5447.

Ben and Jerry's Save our Swirled Tour: The ice cream company's "Save Our Swirled" summer tour is traveling the country in a Tesla to give away treats and spread the word about the threats of climate change. The Tesla will be roaming Tampa through Oct. 15, and Ben & Jerry's wants fans to tweet them @BenJerrysTour for pit stop suggestions. Free.

Tommy Davidson: He first came to prominence for his wide range of characters and spot-on impressions on In Living Color. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

The Wailers: Formed in 1969 by Bob Marley, the band continue their worldwide campaign of promoting peace, love and equality through the message of reggae and Rastafari. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $28-$35. (727) 791-7400.

Murder House: This is a no holds barred, all about horror and horror lover approved haunted house. Not recommended for anyone under age 18. Benefits Big Cat Rescue. 8 p.m., Murder House, 9048 Hickory Circle, Tampa. $5. (813) 520-0784.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Children's Educational Series: The Main Street Kid's Club: A Mathstart Musical: 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

SEASON PREMIERE The Blacklist, 9 p.m., NBC. The stakes are even higher as the show opens its third season. Liz (Megan Boone) and Red (James Spader) are on the run from the FBI and the Cabal after she killed the U.S. attorney general.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 1 09/30/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 2:37pm]
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