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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 18

Kelly Pekar (left) and Hannah Benitez play Edith and Kate in Freefall Theatre's adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance.  Courtesy of Allison Lynn Photography.

Kelly Pekar (left) and Hannah Benitez play Edith and Kate in Freefall Theatre's adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance. Courtesy of Allison Lynn Photography.

The Pirates of Penzance: This re-imagining of the Gilbert and Sullivan masterpiece takes place on a spaceship. Through Sept. 4. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Brad Williams: The dwarf comic appeared in numerous sketches on Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

Jamie Kennedy: The comedian and actor (Scream films, Malibu's Most Wanted) was most recently in the short-lived NBC drama Heartbeat. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $20-$25. (813) 960-1197.

Plumb House Museum Tours: Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, with antiques and vintage items including uniforms and photos of the Clearwater Bombers champion men's softball team. 8:30 a.m., Plumb House Museum, 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free, but donations welcome. (727) 399-1412.

Wine Madonna Tasting: Scavenger Hunt: Have some wine, then go on a downtown scavenger hunt — find the most items and win a prize. Free admission, charge for wine. 6:30 p.m., Wine Madonna, 111 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 289-7257.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Book Time at Brooker Creek: Program includes story related crafts, games and other hands-on activities. Best for ages 3 to 5. 10:30 a.m., Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free (registration required). (727) 453-6800.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE 60 Days In, 9 p.m., A&E. Big Brother is for wimps. On 60 Days In, eight innocent civilians posing as inmates enter an Indiana jail and attempt to adapt to their scary new surroundings.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 18 08/17/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 17, 2016 6:08pm]
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