Saturday, September 22, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 9

Herencia Hispania : Colombian reggaeton superstar J Balvin will headline 92.5 Maxima's annual Hispanic Heritage festival along with Puerto Rican reggaeton act Wisin and Puerto Rican salsa singer and bandleader Gilberto Santa Rosa. Noon, Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. $25-$30, ages 5 and under free.

Harvest Moon Corn Maze: The five-acre corn maze features more than 3 miles of twists and turns along with a petting farm, pony rides, games and a pumpkin patch. Runs through Nov. 6. 10 a.m., Harvest Moon Farm, 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown. $11.95, 2 and younger free. Toll-free 1-800-373-4811.

Oktoberfest Tampa: Plenty of beer and German fare along with a variety of individual and team competitions including stein hoisting, keg stacking, carry the wench, tug-o-war, grain sack toss and corn hole. 11 a.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $8-$20 advance.

Indie Famfest: In conjunction with Open Streets, Keep St. Petersburg Local brings this family festival with pet blessings, pet costume contest, photo booth, food truck rally, vendors, live music, hoop and dance performances, cultural activities and bike valet parking. Noon, Williams Park, Fourth Street and First Avenue N, St. Petersburg. Free. (813) 500-7708.

Krewella: The smash EDM duo scored a Top 40 hit in 2013 with Alive. 2 p.m., Beach Bar, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. $20-$30. (813) 281-8900.

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.

Taking Flight: Eckerd College faculty and students present a concert of music inspired by birds honoring the late David E. Irwin, Director of Instrumental Music and clarinet instructor at the college. 3 p.m., Eckerd College Roberts Music Center 104, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 864-8459.

Steinway Piano Concert Series: Paul Orgel: The series brings premier international pianists to perform in the University of South Florida's music building and concert hall. 4 p.m., University of South Florida Barness Recital Hall, 3755 W Holly Drive, Tampa. $15, $10 seniors/students. (813) 974-2311.

Town Mountain: The bluegrass/Americana band is known for their hard-driving sound, their in-house songwriting and a honky-tonk edge. 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10-$13. (813) 971-0666.

Pierce the Veil: The metalcore outfit embark on the Made To Destroy tour alongside Neck Deep and I Prevail. 6:30 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $24. (727) 565-0550.

Curse of Frankenstein's Castle: Poking fun at monster movies, a group of seated actors present a Halloween horror-themed staged reading which features a set, costumes, action, lighting, sound and special effects. 7 p.m., Carrollwood Players Theater, 4333 Gunn Highway, Tampa. $10. (813) 265-4000.

Rodney Perry: The host of the online radio show, Rodney Perry Live has also worked as co-host of Who's Got Jokes, on BET's Mo'Nique Show and starred as Harold in Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Dale Jones: The comedian delivers an animated stage character with high energy and some pretty remarkable facial contortions as seen on TBS's The Very Funny Show, Last Comic Standing and Fox's 30 seconds to Fame. 7 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

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. 10 a.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-3111.

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