Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay

Stone Crab Weekend Block Party: Stuff yourself with stone crab claws at the annual Stone Crab Weekend, a two-day festival with live music, food and drink specials and a raffle. Noon, Frenchy's Cafe, 41 Baymont St., Clearwater. No cover. (727) 446-3607.

Shuffle for Haiti: Good Deeds St. Pete has partnered with Cycle Brewing to raise money and food for Haiti. Shuffle, enjoy live music and a silent auction with prizes donated by Green Bench Brewing Co, Whole Aveda, Mari Sabra Photography, Mandarin Hide and more. 7 p.m., St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. Free (donations accepted). (727) 822-2083.

Schooner America: A replica of the 139-foot yacht that won America's Cup will be open for free dockside tours 10 a.m. to noon daily through Oct. 22. Tickets are also available for sunset sails aboard the yacht from 4:45 to 7:15 p.m. daily. 10 a.m., Harborage Marina at Bayboro, 1110 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Free (tour); $85, $42.50 military/ages 17 and younger (sunset cruise). (858) 922-6007.

Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival: More than 40 chalk artists adorn the sidewalks and promenades with creative works of art as they compete for prizes and awards. Also, a kid's zone, arts and crafts vendors and music. 9 a.m., Beach Walk, 301 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. Free. (727) 447-7600.

A Nightmare on Franklin Street: Balcony to Backstage Ghost Tour: A Halloween series featuring 10 nights of classic horror films, family-friendly spooky movies, creepy cult favorites, ghastly ghost tours and other surprises. Learn about the theater's secrets, stories and ghostly guests on a historic, haunted tour. 2 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Price varies by event. (813) 274-8982.

Through Our Eyes: Midtown and Beyond: A 100 photo and multimedia exhibition showcasing life as seen through the eyes of journalism and multimedia students at Melrose Elementary, John Hopkins Middle and Lakewood High schools. Remains on display through Nov. 1. 5 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-6620.

Beartooth: The metalcore band was born four years ago and have since released two albums, Disgusting and Aggresive. They will be joined by Every Time I Die, Fit For A King and Old Wounds. 6 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$25. (727) 895-3045.

Halloween Train Ride: Train lovers of all sizes will enjoy the 'not-so-spooky' matinee train ride through more than two miles of woods. Food vendors available. 6 p.m., Crews Lake Wilderness Park, 16739 Crews Lake Drive, Shady Hills. $5. (727) 639-7639.

Howl-O-Fest: This two-day family-friendly event includes inflatable games, arts and crafts, hay rides, a ghost tour through the woods and more. 6 p.m., Boyd Hill Environmental Studies Area, 2900 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. $5, $1 hay ride, $2 spooky trail/maze. (727) 893-7813.

Field of Screams Haunted House: Enter if you dare to follow the maze through a twisted mind of horror. 6 p.m., Holland G. Mangum Recreation Complex, 9100 113th St. N, Seminole. $3, two for $5. (727) 391-8345.

Food Trucks Around Town: Truck-or-Treat Edition: Costumed kids can truck-or-treat among food trucks in the Halloween edition rally with fire performances by the Hoola Monsters, Halloween activities, tours of the Sir Winston Cruise Ship and spooky music by Glass Half Full. 6 p.m., Port of St. Petersburg, 250 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. Free (food/drink additional). (727) 892-5715.

Rusted Root with Devon Allman: The world jam band rockers fuse rock, acoustic and world genres in this tour in support of their album, The Movement. With special guest Devon Allman, son of musician Gregg Allman 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$52.50. (727) 791-7400.

Mad Dogs: The classic rock band performs an authentic Joe Cocker tribute, while opener, Sacred Fire brings the Santana experience, complete with a Latin percussion. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $8-$11. (813) 971-0666.

Damon Fowler Group: Damon Fowler is back with his third solo project for Blind Pig Records, Sounds of Home, produced and recorded by swamp blues master Tab Benoit. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15 advance, $19 day of show. (727) 822-3590.

1776: 1776, the Musical is a story based on the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 8 p.m., Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. $25 / $24 for groups 10+; $22 for members and students. (727) 942-5605.

Eden: The Dublin singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist released his debut EP, End Credits in 2015, followed shortly after by his cover of Michael Jackson's, Billie Jean. 8 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $15-$18. (813) 248-9500.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks Series: Jeremy Denk Plays Mozart: The MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship winner and pianist will perform Mozart's Concerto No. 20 in a night all about storytelling. 8 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $15-$45. (813) 229-7827.

Five by Five: The annual exhibition and celebration includes live entertainment and an art exhibit featuring 5"x5" works by artists, displayed anonymously, all available for $25 each. They can be viewed online at fivebyfivetampabay.com. 8 p.m., Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $10, free for museum members. (813) 274-8130.

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox: A genre-bending jazz troupe. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $43.25-$150. (727) 791-7400.

Novaween 10: This year's 21 and older only "Decade of Tricks and Treats in St. Petersburg" themed Halloween party has skating clowns, food, go-go dancers and more. The party rolls on until 3 a.m. Valet parking is free. 9 p.m., NOVA 535, 535 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. $15 advance, $20 at the door. (727) 821-6682.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Films in the Park: Hotel Transylvania 2: Bring chairs and blankets for the city of Dunedin's family movie screening beginning after the sun sets. 7 p.m., Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. Free. (727) 812-4530.

note to readers

American Honey is opening Oct. 28 at Sundial 19 in St. Petersburg. The debut was postponed after Weekend deadlines passed and a review was published Thursday.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 21

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