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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 2

Peter Frampton: The Grammy Award-winning guitarist presents An Acoustic Raw tour with Gordon Kennedy who co-produced his Grammy-Award winning album, Fingerprints and Frampton's son, singer and guitarist Julian Frampton. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $80-$95. (727) 791-7400.

Super Boat National Championship and Festival: Some of the fastest powerboats in the world will take part in the seventh annual championship race. View the boats in the water off Pier 60 beginning at 10 a.m. Boats parade to the milling area at 11:45 a.m. Races start at noon and 2 p.m. The actual start finish line is located just off the Hilton, 400 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach. 8 a.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. Free. (727) 593-5536.

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.

Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival: The Guys Next Door: 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., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $15; free for 25 and younger for age-appropriate films. (813) 274-8982.

The Beauty Queen of Leenane: An aging mother sets out to destroy her spinster daughter's one last chance for love. Through Oct. 9. 2 p.m., West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. $19. (727) 437-2363.

Hawk and Wayne's Anywhere, USA: A longform, narrative improv show with oddball characters that parallels the theme of American Stage's current season, "In Search of America." 6 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $12. (727) 823-7529.

Karen's Deal Benefit Concert: Featuring rock 'n' roll band, Stormbringer, The Lint Rollers, Kristyn Rene (Karen's niece), Diane Deal (Karen's sister) and Arch Deal "Ol' Brown Eyes (Karen's father and Paula Gaskins). Benefits Lifepath Hospice. 6 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10 minimum suggested donation. (813) 971-0666.

I The Mighty: The alternative, indie progressive group embark on a tour with openers, Dayshell, Artifex Pereo and Picturesque. 6 p.m., The Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $13-$15. (727) 258-4829.

Rick Gutierrez: The Fluffy Breaks Even comedian cracks up audiences with his throwback tales on traditional family values and outlooks on marriage. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

The Vagina Monologues: Obie Award winner Eve Ensler's smash hit introduces a gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant and others. 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $20, $15 students and seniors. (727) 895-6620.

USF Faculty/Guest Recital: The Tampa Bay Bach Society: The inaugural concert will include works by Bach, Telemann, Lotti and more. 7:30 p.m., University of South Florida Barness Recital Hall, 3755 W Holly Drive, Tampa. $15, $10 students/senior/military. (813) 974-2311.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Train Weekend: Kids of all ages can ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad. 10 a.m., Largo Central Railroad, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free (donations for train maintenance appreciated). (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014.

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