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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 27

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11:  Actor Nyle DiMarco attends the Hulu Original Difficult People premiere at Metrograph on July 11, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Hulu)

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Actor Nyle DiMarco attends the Hulu Original Difficult People premiere at Metrograph on July 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Hulu)

University Lecture Series: Nyle DiMarco, the deaf winner of America's Next Top Model and Dancing With the Stars will be the first speaker for the school's annual series. 7:30 p.m., University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-1001.

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.

Oktoberfest: Festival with special release beers including Oktoberfest, Hefeweizen, Pilsner, Ligero Black Lager, Gose and Berliner Weisse and German food. 11 a.m., Cigar City Brewing Tasting Room, 3924 W Spruce St., Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 348-6363.

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.

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.

Strikes for Kids: Bucs' cornerback Alterraun Verner and team mates host this bowling tournament that includes 90 minutes of bowling, shoe rental, T-shirt, a bowling pin water bottle, event bag, pizza, soda, raffle and a silent auction. Benefits the Strikes for Kids scholarship fund. 5 p.m., Pin Chasers Midtown, 4847 N Armenia Ave., Tampa. $35, $200 lane with up to six bowlers. (559) 241-4412.

Stand Up Paddleboarding Social: Join the Ocean Cowboys and "saddle up" for a stand-up paddle into the sun to watch it set. 6 p.m., North Shore Park Beach, 1120 North Shore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free, $25 board rental. (727) 510-1921.

Slayer: The metal icons perform alongside Anthrax and Death Angel. 7 p.m., Hard Rock Live/Cafe Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd., Orlando. $49.50-$75.50. (407) 351-5483; hardrock.com.

Cherub: The electro-pop, indie dance band will be joined by openers Frenship and Boo Seeka during the Bleed Gold Tour. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25, $23 advance. (727) 895-3045.

Gojira: The French metal band performs alongside Tesseract. 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $27.50-$50. (813) 247-2555.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Play Date for Kids with Autism: Children affected by Autism and their siblings can meet up to play, build social skills and exercise. 6 p.m., Dell Holmes Park, 2741 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 483-1305.

TO WATCH

Aftermath, 10 p.m., Syfy. On the harrowing new post-apocalyptic thriller, it's the end of the world as they know it. We follow one family as it deals with supernatural creatures and various disasters. Anne Heche and James Tupper head the cast.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 27 09/26/16 [Last modified: Monday, September 26, 2016 10:36am]
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