Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 12

Movies in the Park: Some Like it Hot: Bring a picnic and enjoy a classic movie screening on the waterfront. Families are encouraged to ride their bicycles to the films. Free and secure valet bicycle parking available. 6 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. Free (donations appreciated). (727) 463-4612.

Sacred Heart Fall Festival: Sacred Heart's annual community event features carnival rides, live bands, mixed entertainment, food, games and craft vendors. Benefits Sacred Heart Interparochial Catholic School. 6 p.m., Sacred Heart Interparochial School, 7951 46th Way N, Pinellas Park. Free; $12-$20 (rides). (727) 541-4447.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: Orchestra Showpieces: Enjoy coffee and doughnuts as Stuart Malina conducts the orchestra. 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 893-7832.

Battle of the Badges: Teams of four to six firefighters or law enforcement officers compete on a Ninja Warrior course that includes Free Climb, Warped Wall, Sky Joust and Sky Ladder. All participants Sky Zone swag bag and the winner takes away the Battle of the Badges trophy to display in their office. 5 p.m., Sky Zone, 10137 E Adamo Drive, Tampa. $99 team of 4-6; spectators free. (727) 642-2760.

Four Year Strong : The rockers bring a slew of punk openers along with them on tour including Seaway, Like Pacific, Life Lessons and Grayscale. 5:30 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $18-$20. (813) 241-8600.

Poetry at the Dali: Event host and poet laureate Helen Wallace is joined by other poets. The series continues with poet Mia Leonin reading her poems. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Ryan Alexander: With Fistful. 7 p.m., Microgroove Records, 4906 N Florida Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 667-7089.

Haunted Angelus House: Situated on 25 acres of land, the PG-13 rated haunt features an all ages haunted house and haunted hay ride. 7 p.m., The Angelus, 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson. $12, $6 ages 5-10, 4 and younger free. (727) 364-2868.

USF Homecoming Concert: Goofy, grinning singer-rapper D.R.A.M. headlines. 7 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $25; $15 alumni, faculty; free for students. (813) 974-3004.

The Blood District: Enter, if you dare, into two haunted attractions where zombies rule the railways and terrifying creatures lurk. Recommended for 13 and older. 7 p.m., Warehouse Arts District, 2338 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $15 advance, $20 at the door. (727) 580-9328.

White Fang: Based on the book by Jack London, a young girl whose tribe has been massacred wanders the deep forests of the Yukon Territory, where she befriends an abandoned wolf. Through Oct. 22. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$50. (727) 498-5205.

Scream-A-Geddon: The interaction meter goes off the chart this year with an Infected Ground Zero making guests a part of the story and challenging them to stay alive. Other attractions include Deadwoods, Bedlam 3D, Cursed Hayride and Blackpool Prison. 7:30 p.m., Scream-A-Geddon, 27839 Saint Joe Road, Dade City. $19.95-$39.95. (813) 452-5412.

Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens: Seven haunted houses, five scare zones and the chance to ride coasters in the dark. Includes early access to the park at 5 p.m. and remains open until 1 a.m. 7:30 p.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $39.99-$44.99. (888) 800-5447.

The Naked Magicians: The R-rated magic show gives a new meaning to the phrase, "Now you see it." 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45 and up. (813) 229-7827.

An Evening with Kalup Linzy: In conjunction with the Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, the performance and video artist, who has collaborated with James Franco, will present a collection of his short narratives and music-based videos. 8 p.m., Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $35. (813) 221-2222.

The Royale: An African American boxer in the Jim Crow era vies for a spot in the ring with the white heavyweight champion, but the country might not be ready. Through Oct. 22. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49; prices vary by day. (727) 823-7529.

Ybor Ghost Tour: Hear the tales of ghosts that haunt Ybor and area clubs. Tour strictly draws from the drama of actual history. Not recommended for young children. 7 and 10 p.m., King Corona Cigars Cafe & Bar, 1523 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25, $10 ages 8-12. (813) 386-3905.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Wee-time at Weedon: Includes story related crafts, games and other hands-on activities. Best for ages 3 to 5. 10:30 a.m., Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free (registration required). (727) 453-6500.

TO WATCH

Season Premiere: Supernatural, 8 p.m., CW; Season 13 begins as Sam and Dean left to pick up the pieces after the loss of their mother, the demise of Crowley and the heartbreaking death of Castiel.

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