Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 3

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. 7:30 and 10 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

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. 6, 8 and 10:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Eden: The opening for Preserving Eden: The Florida Photographs of Clyde Butcher, a retrospective of Butcher's photography from Cayo Costa State Park to Big Cypress National Preserve. Included with admission. 10 a.m., Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St., Tampa. $12.95, $10.95 seniors/students with ID, $7.95 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. (813) 228-0097.

Crafty Fest: This monthly market with an artsy slant includes local arts, etsy crafters, vintage and retro goods, jewelry and plants. 11 a.m., ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 324-3878.

Dali and Beyond Film Series: Roma: This surreal film series lets you see a film for free in the museum's lobby theater. This portion features Roma, a plotless autobiographical tribute to Rome, Italy. 1 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

The Pirates of Penzance: This re-imagining of the G & S masterpiece takes place on a spaceship. 2 and 8 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Summer Classic Movie Series : In honor of the 25th anniversary of the series, this year features classic films also celebrating landmark anniversaries of their original release. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

Marduk: The late '90s black metal band performs alongside Rotting Christ, Necronomicon and Carach Angren. Tickets available through Ticketfly. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $20-$55. (813) 248-9500.

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Blue Jays: 6:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

The Mix: Pearl: Conundrum and Te Monet serve as hosts for this party with dancing to music by DJ Ace Vedo, $3 wells all night and an appearance by Pearl, from Rupal's Drag Race Season 7. Upgrade to VIP for a meet and greet with the star. 9 p.m., Liquid Tampa, 1502 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $10, $20 VIP. (813) 248-6104.

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.

Make and Take Saturday: Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the museum's collection and special exhibitions. For ages five and older, with families encouraged to participate and no registration required. Supplies are provided. 11 a.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. (727) 896-2667.

TO WATCH

Backstabbed, 8 p.m., Lifetime. In the new TV film, Josie Davis (Beverly Hills 90210) plays an upscale real estate agent . a murderous upscale real estate agent. OK, now you're interested.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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