Thursday, April 26, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay the week of Aug. 22-28

Drake: The superstar singer, whose Views album was just certified triple platinum, takes the stage at Amalie Arena on Saturday. He brings along Future, Roy Woods and DVSN. A few seats, $96.25 and up, were available via Ticketmaster at press time. amaliearena.com.

Oddball Comedy Festival: Some of the top club comics in the circuit arrive at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Friday, including Gabriel Iglesias, Hannibal Buress and Iliza Shlesinger. $22-$118. oddballfest.com.

Date night

Music: Fifth Harmony's 7/27 tour hits the 813 on Thursday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre ($22.95-$72.95). Busch Gardens puts on its first show in the new Red Carpet Series on Friday with comedian and singer Wayne Brady ($30 and up). Country's Brantley Gilbert brings his Take It Outside tour with Justin Moore and Colt Ford to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Saturday ($25-$49.75). Sawyer Fredericks was on Team Pharrell on NBC's The Voice, and he will be at the Straz Center's TECO Theater on Saturday ($25). St. Petersburg's Museum of Fine Arts Music in the Marly series brings the Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet on Sunday ($20, $10 students; $15 members).

"Maltese Falcon": Tampa Theatre's Summer Classic Movie Series this week salutes the 75th anniversary of The Maltese Falcon at 3 p.m. Sunday. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8981.

Wearable Art 12: Be amazed at the welding and stitchery that goes into the runway looks at the Dunedin Fine Art Center's annual event showcasing art that can be worn on Saturday. $20-$75 at dfac.org.

Kids and family

National Banana Split Day: Kids that do a split at Sprinkles Cupcakes and Ice Cream get a free cupcake 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, and there's a special banana cake. sprinkles.com.

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