Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 2

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The Pirates of Penzance: This re-imagining of the G & S masterpiece takes place on a spaceship. 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Broods: The New Zealand indie pop duo embark on a tour with opener Jarryd James. 8 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $22-$25. (727) 895-3045.

Florida's Largest Home Show: Guests can shop, compare and save on affordable ways to organize, repair, remodel, refurbish and landscape their homes. They can see and try products, talk to experts and get information at more than 900 exhibits. Also, check out the home artisan collection featuring the works of area artists and crafters. 11 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $8, $7 seniors, 11 and younger free. (813) 677-6925.

First Friday at the Plant Museum : Explore the Victorian railroad resort museum at no cost while enjoying live music on the veranda, activities and a tastings table. 5 p.m., Henry B. Plant Museum, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 254-1891.

Influence: The music of Led Zeppelin. Benefits Supporting Troops Area wide Near and Overseas (S.T.A.N.O) 5 p.m., Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. (727) 726-1161.

Deadly Rival Roller Derby: A Friday Sports Night themed bout with the team in black representing "Football" and the team in red representing "Soccer." Beyond the game, the roller derby event also features local food trucks, beer, wine and raffles. 8 p.m., The Slayground, 4033 35th St. N, St. Petersburg. $10 advance, $12 at the door. (727) 430-9956.

April Macie: She may look sweet, but just wait until this comic opens her mouth and starts spouting her bawdy humor, talking about sex habits. A favorite in the bay area, she was a 2006 Last Comic Standing finalist and says she hopes to change the world by empowering women one crude joke at a time. 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197

Godfrey: In addition to having his own Comedy Central hour long special, he's appeared in Zoolander, 30 Rock and had a recurring role on Louie. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000

KIDS AND FAMILY

Swaptember at Lowry Park Zoo, MOSI and the Florida Aquarium: Zoo Pass holders (with valid ID) receive free admission to the Florida Aquarium and MOSI in September. In turn, members of the Florida Aquarium and MOSI receive free admission to the zoo. 9:30 a.m., Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $29.95, $27.95 seniors, $22.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. (813) 935-8552.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Killjoys, 9 p.m., Syfy. As the second season wraps, we're guessing that someone gets killed. Just a hunch.

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