Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay March 28

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: Bring on the noise! It's the first day of this annual race featuring Indy cars, Mazdas, Acuras and other fast cars whipping through the streets of downtown St. Petersburg. It begins at 8 a.m. from Albert Whitted Airport to First Street SE, St. Petersburg. $30-$55 general, $70-$135 reserved.

Scotty McCreery: American Idol's season 10 winner will take the stage to perform his country hits including, I Love You This Big and The Trouble With Girls. Show is at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $39.50-$62.50.

Gasp!: This new fringe festival combines theater, dance, poetry and improv with artists performing in and around the museum. It's at 6 p.m. at Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15.

Corey Holcomb: The actor/comedian has been seen on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Fox's Like Mike and UPN's Half and Half. Shows at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

David Garrett: Hear the German pop-crossover violinist play everything from Bach to Nirvana at 8 p.m. at Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $30-$40. (727) 822-3590.

Blast Friday: Firefall: The free monthly party brings Firefall (You Are the Woman, Just Remember I Love You) to the 400 block of Cleveland Street in Clearwater from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

TO WATCH

Enlisted, Fox, 9 p.m. The platoon is tricked into testing an experimental car.

SERIES FINALE Piers Morgan Live, CNN, 9 p.m. It's the bombastic Brit's final show.

MORE TO EXPLORE

We have lots of date night ideas at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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