Ghost: An elaborately costumed Swedish doom metal outfit formerly known as Ghost B.C. 8:30 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25.10. (813) 247-2555.
Pumpkin Festival: Something for everyone in the family at this fall-themed festival with more than 100 craft booths, live country music, pumpkin games, a pioneer trades village, seven-acre corn maze and more. 9 a.m., Hunsader Farms, 5500 County Road 675, Bradenton. $10, 12 and younger free; parking $5. (941) 322-2168.
Jarekus Singleton: Singleton melds hip-hop, wordplay, rock and R & B grooves with contemporary and traditional blues. 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7-$10. (813) 971-0666.
Reformed Whores: The musical comedy duo play hilariously dirty country tunes, have headlined comedy clubs across the country and have opened for legends Alice Cooper and Les Claypool. 8 p.m., New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $8 advance, $10 day of show. (813) 248-4969.
Poetry and Punchlines: Nationally recognized poets and comedians come together. Hosted by Kevin "Damn Fool" Simpson. This performance is a special engagement. 9:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15. (813) 864-4000.
Tampa Bay Bridal Show: More than 100 local bridal professionals in one place for you the see the latest in fashion, flowers, photography, caterers and other wedding experts. Over 100 of area's top Bridal professionals be on hand. 12 p.m., Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $5. (727) 893-8134.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Roboticon: The public is invited to watch a full-scale competition, see a variety of robots in various stages of construction and operation and more. 10 a.m., Bob Martinez Sports Complex , 312 N Boulevard, Tampa. Free. (813) 728-2822.
Season premiere The Walking Dead, 9 p.m. AMC. Now, as Season 6 gets under way, Rick has a lot of wary eyes looking his way, including those of old pal Morgan Jones (Lennie James).
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