Friday, January 19, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 17

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.

Runway Fashion Show: The crowning event for St. Pete Art and Fashion Week features a showcase of work by eight Florida designers, select artists, cocktails and appetizers. 6 p.m., Priatek Plaza (formerly One Progress Plaza), 200 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $35. (727) 580-9328.

Antiques Evaluations Saturdays: Henry B. Plant Museum holds its own version of Antiques Roadshow. Limit four items per family. 10 a.m., Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $5 per item appraised. (813) 254-1891.

Earthdance Florida: Three stages will be filled with international, national and local acts, bands and DJs including Coyote Kisses and Bluetech. 10 a.m., Maddox Ranch, 2505 W. Bella Vista St., Lakeland. $34-$147. (863) 255-4817.

Bands and Beer on the Bay: Features music from the Black Honkeys, the New Rulers and Shevonne and the Bad Boys as well as craft beer from Safety Harbor's local brewery, the Crooked Thumb, and a Wings Throwdown featuring local restaurants. 3 p.m., Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor. $5; $50 VIP tent. (727) 791-8255.

Legends Of Rock Tour: Starring Jefferson Starship, Mark Farner, formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, Rick Derringer and Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, the tour is set to bring classic hits from the '60s, '70s and '80s all to the same stage. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35-$75. (727) 791-7400.

Our Town: A Moving Dance Tour of St. Pete: A guided tour of a series of short, original, site-specific performances presented by Dance Linkages that occur around iconic locations throughout downtown St. Pete. 6 p.m., Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-2083.

Ballyhoo: A laid-back night of music as the pop, reggae-rockers are joined by island-infused drum and bass artist, Zach Deputy and the reggae, ska-punk band Bumpin Uglies. 7 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15-$17. (727) 565-0550.

Jen Wood: The indie singer-songwriter was a former member of Tattle Tale and Postal Service. Tampa's own, Rec Center opens. 7 p.m., Microgroove Records, 4906 N Florida Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 667-7089.

Super Freestyle Explosion Concert: Ten of the biggest freestyle music legends of the '80s will take the stage including Stevie B, Lisa Lisa, Expose, Shannon, Noel, The Jets and Connie. 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $34.50-$62.50. (813) 301-2500.

Gatsby Gala: Dress as a 1920s flapper or gangster for this fancy and dapper party with a flapper fashion show, live music, costume contest and an art display. 8 p.m., ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15, $25 VIP. (727) 324-3878.

Oh Hellos: The Texas Americana troupe will be joined by openers, Penny and Sparrow. 9 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 895-3045.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Daddy Daughter Date Night: It's a party theme for the "Enchanted Masquerade" dance with dinner, dancing, dessert and a craft activity. 5 p.m., Largo Community Center, 400 Alt. Keene Road, Largo. $39 couple, $12 per additional daughter. (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014.

Mother-Son Messy Madness: Come prepared to get messy and have fun with dinner. 6 p.m., Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $25 couple, $8 additional sons. (727) 518-3016.

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