Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 22

Tampa Bay Rowdies: Vs. OTT: Fan Appreciation Night. Singer/songwriter Rachel Platten performs at the post game concert. 7:30 p.m., Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. $17-$40. Toll-free 1-877-769-3437.

Zine Fest: The 600 block will be filled with indie magazines, magazine related items and books along with free beer and food trucks on site. Noon, Daddy Kool, 666 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. No cover. (727) 822-5665.

A Nightmare on Franklin Street: The Innocents (1961): A Halloween series featuring 10 nights of classic horror films, family-friendly spooky movies, creepy cult favorites, ghastly ghost tours and other surprises. 2 p.m., Beetlejuice will play at 4:45 p.m. and The Conjuring will play at 7:30 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Price varies by event. (813) 274-8982.

Metro Station: The pop-punk rockers. Tickets available through Ticketfly. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $17-$30. (813) 248-9500.

Mat Zo: The Grammy-nominated British DJ. 10 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 247-2555.

KIDS AND FAMILY

St. Petersburg Science Festival: Held in conjunction with MarineQuest, this annual festival allows families to explore hands-on science. 10 a.m., USF St. Petersburg, 140 Seventh Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 803-9799, ext. 203.

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