Monday, December 11, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 10

Shine Live: The Shine Mural Festival grand finale fills the parking lot with live music, live painting, food, drink, an Indie market, artist talks and community panels. Polyenso, above, Mike Mass, Roger Thomas, Loose Talk, Queenofex, Funny Bunny, Fayroy and Dea & Saint are set to perform. 2 p.m., Furnish Me Vintage, 1246 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free.

$5 Day at MOSI: A special $5 admission day also includes a showing of National Parks Adventure in the IMAX dome theater. 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $5. (813) 987-6000.

Shine Walking Mural Tour: Strap on some comfortable shoes for a walking tour of 39 murals including the Common Ground street mural. 10 a.m., Florida CraftArt Galleries, 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $19, $11 children, 4 and younger free. (727) 821-7391.

9/11 Memorial Bike Run: A police escorted ride with entertainment, food, drinks and a raffle. Benefits veterans suffering from PTSD and/or TBI through K9 Partners for Patriots. Registration starts at 9 a.m. (coffee and doughnuts served), kick stands up at 11:30 a.m. K9 Partners for Patriots Training Facility, 16230 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville. $10, $5 passenger; T-shirts included with $20 pre-registration package. (727) 992-6247.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: In celebration of the life of Gene Wilder, the historic theater offers a free screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. 2 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8982.

Opening Night Parties: Two concurrent, urban themed exhibitions are opening. "Paradise Cities: Urban Art in Florida" features the work of ten female artists who fuse street art into their aesthetic, and in conjunction with the Shine Mural Festival. " Dave Williams: I Wish You Could Hear What I'm Thinking," is a showcase of the local artist's mixed media paintings that resemble urban art. Both remain on display through Oct. 30. 5 p.m., Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-7872.

Lip Sync Stigma Stopper Showdown: Local celebrities belt out their favorite tunes to raise awareness of mental health. Benefits the National Alliance on Mental Illness Hernando. 6 p.m., Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. $75. (352) 684-0004.

Anthony Green: The indie-folk and rock singer of Saosin and Circa Survive also maintains a solo career, embarking on The Pixie Queen Tour with Matt Kerekes and Secret Space. 6:30 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $16.50. (813) 248-9500.

Homecoming Gala: Break out the poodle skirts, saddle shores and leather jackets for this '50s inspired homecoming gala. Event includes food, open bar and silent auction. 7 p.m., Morean Arts Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 321-3854.

Glitter Queens Royal Ball: A Parisian style cabaret themed dinner party with live entertainment, silent auction, dancing and a cash bar. Black or pink cocktail attire requested. Benefits Angels Against Abuse. 7 p.m., St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $60. (727) 644-8910.

Rod MacDonald: Enjoy an evening with Rod MacDonald in an intimate, authentic, inspirational concert. 7:30 p.m., Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. $12; $10 members and students. (727) 937-0686.

Travelin' McCourys: Sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury, Ronnie and Rob make up half of this bluegrass band that plays traditional and progressive acoustic music. Dre and the Collective open. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $15-$20. (813) 971-0666.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Train Robbery: Board a train carrying a valuable shipment of gold bullion. U.S. Marshall's will guard your trip, but find out if the Hole in the Head Gang can figure out an ambush for a great train robbery. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St. E, Parrish. $12-16. (877) 869-0800.

TO WATCH

Girl in the Box, 8 p.m., Lifetime. Looking to veg out with some lighthearted weekend fare? This isn't it. The film focuses on a female hitchhiker who is abducted by a couple, held captive and tortured.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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