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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 25

Kesha and the Creepies: The Tik Tok singer has taken steps to restart her career with sporadic live performances here and there, including a rendition of Bob Dylan's It Ain't Me Babe at the Billboard Music Awards. Now, she embarks on the F*ck World Tour. 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25. (813) 247-2555.

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music from jazz to rock, pop to island, plus vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants, crafts, handmade jewelry. 9 a.m., Gulfport, along Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Free. (727) 902-2326.

Footgolf : Join players at Largo Golf course to start a league in this game that combines soccer skills with golf course challenges 1 p.m., Largo Golf Course, 12500 Vonn Road, Largo. $15 per 18 hole round. (727) 518-3024.

Skinned Alive: This horror-themed escape room is set as serial killer who has abducted you with a plan to steal the skin off your face. See if you can solve clues and escape the room before he returns with his tools of the trade. Runs daily through Oct. 31. 1 p.m., Escape Thrill, 29261 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. $28. (727) 223-5983.

A Nightmare on Franklin Street: Balcony to Backstage Ghost Tour: 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., Dr. Terror's House of Horrors will play at 7:30 p.m. and Poltergeist will play at 10 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Price varies by event. (813) 274-8982.

PipeScreams: The Phantom joins Bay Area organists and the St. Petersburg College Concert Choir to present spooky pieces on the church's Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organ. Also includes pumpkin carols, costume parade and contest. 7 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 467 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free, donations accepted. (727) 822-3343.

Scream-A-Geddon: Make your way through six haunted attractions including the Cursed Hayride, Dead Woods and Blackpool Prison, where prisoners start a riot and you decide the level of character interaction. Runs select nights through Nov. 5. 7:30 p.m., Scream-A-Geddon, 27839 Saint Joe Road, Dade City. $19.95-$29.95. (813) 452-5412.

Ghost Tours (Tampa): A costumed walking tour to discover the haunted past of the city once described as "the damnedest town this side of Hell." 8 p.m., The Franklin, 510 N Franklin St., Tampa. $15, $10 ages 4-12. (727) 398-5200.

TO WATCH

The Wolverine, 7 p.m., FX: Wolverine travels to Japan seeking to remove his immortality but gets caught with in a conspiracy involving the yakuza.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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