Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 1

Vault of Souls: Tampa's reservations only haunted attraction immerses you into the story line to a point where you become a character in the show. Each room is explored in the first person and unfolds your destiny. There is no time limit and the living must find their own way out. Make a reservation at elegantfear.com. Slots available between 6 and 11:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday in October. The Gin Joint stays open until 2 a.m. 6 p.m., The Vault, 655 N Franklin St., Tampa. $100. (813) 842-6958.

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. 9 a.m., Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 455-4921.

Harvest Moon Corn Maze: The five-acre corn maze features more than 3 miles of twists and turns along with a petting farm and more. Runs through Nov. 6. 10 a.m., Harvest Moon Farm, 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown. $11.95, 2 and younger free. Toll-free 1-800-373-4811.

Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival: Coming Out: A series of films with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender interest or subject matters. Runs through Oct. 8 at several venues.Ticket packages range from $50-$5,000. See tiglff.com for lineup. 11 a.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $15; free for 25 and younger for age-appropriate films. (727) 896-2667.

Pumpkin Palooza: The 13th annual family fall festival and pumpkin patch includes kids games, crafts, inflatables, face and hair painting and more. Benefits area charities. 11 a.m., Northside Baptist Church, 6000 38th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 479-6248.

Wildcat Walkabout: Take all the photos and videos you want as you walk around the sanctuary at your own pace. Benefits animal care. Noon, Big Cat Rescue, 12802 Easy St., Tampa. $25. (813) 920-4130.

Tailgate Taste: While college football games are playing on large screens throughout the park, restaurants from around the Tampa Bay area will be competing for bragging rights for the best tailgate foods. Also live music, corn hole and football. 3 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free admission; $15 five sample wristband, $25 10 sample wristband; $75 VIP. (813) 342-4058.

Streetcar Live: Lady and the Bard: Riders will be treated to local bands performing live on the TECO Line Streetcar System. A folk, bluegrass and blues band. 5 p.m., Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $2.50 one way, $5 all day. (813) 254-4278.

Race for the Cure: Glow!: The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure hits the streets at night this year for a glow run/walk with distances ranging from 1-mile to 10K. 5:30 p.m., Albert Whitted Airport , 540 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. $10-$40. (727) 823-0728.

Embracing the Art of Filmmaking: Oscar nominated director Ciro Guerra will discuss his career as a filmmaker and his aims as an artist. 6 p.m., Eckerd College Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 864-7979.

Carl LaBove: One of the original Outlaws of Comedy, the veteran comic has also appeared on the Tonight Show, Seinfeld and Roseanne. 6, 8 and 10:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Max and Iggor Cavalera: To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the landmark Sepultura album, Roots, the two founding brothers of the Brazilian metal icons will perform it in full along with Combichrist and All Hail the Yeti. 6:30 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 895-3045.

Murder House: Descend to the eerie basement of the Cuban Club for the new "Ybor is Haunted at Murder House" haunted attraction. Benefits Big Cat Rescue. 7 p.m., Cuban Club, 2010 N Avenida Republica De Cuba, Tampa. $10. (813) 605-3323.

Prophets of Rage: An agit-rock supergroup that includes members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy's Chuck D and Cypress Hill's B-Real. Awolnation opens. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $13-$62.50. (813) 740-2446.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Canopy Tree Climbing: Climbers ages 6 and older can ascend into the canopy of a live oak tree using harnesses and a rope pulley system. 10 a.m., Pathfinder Outdoor Education, 1310 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 328-0300.

TO WATCH

U.S. PREMIERE Versailles, 10 p.m., Ovation. The lavish and lusty period drama whisks viewers back to a time when a 28-year-old King Louis XIV of France yearns to build the most beautiful palace in Europe. Of course, complications and intrigue ensue.

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