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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, Oct. 19

The Shine Mural Festival continues in St. Petersburg, ‘Rocky Horror’ star Barry Bostwick hits Tampa Theatre and ZZ Top performs with Cheap Trick in Tampa.
Chad Mize, left, and Jay Hoff in front of the "Pride and Love" mural they completed with LGBTQ youth as part of this year's Shine Mural Festival. [Courtesy of Annie West Ellzey]
Published Oct. 18

Shine Mural Festival: Muralists descend upon St. Petersburg to pull off art in public spaces during this annual showcase. Find the lineup of talks and parties at shinemuralfest.com, plus maps at EDGE District hangouts Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails (1111 Baum Ave.) and Baum Ave Market (1113 Baum Ave.). Runs through Oct. 26. Free. 9 a.m. (727) 485-8755.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s do the time warp again. But this time, Barry Bostwick, who plays Brad in the cult classic, does a preshow talk to welcome first-timers to the live Rocky Horror experience. $26. 7 and 11:59 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.

ZZ Top: The iconic rock band returns for its 50th anniversary tour, accompanied by fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and local act Whole Damn Mess. $29.50 and up. 7 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4801 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 740-2446. livenation.com.

ILLENIUM: Dabin and William Black accompany Denver-based artist Nick Miller, who hits the stage in support of his newly released third studio album Ascend. $15 and up. 8 p.m. Yuengling Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa. (813) 974-3111.

Randy Rainbow: The YouTube sensation brings his popular medley of political humor and song parodies. $37.50 and up. 7 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 300-2000. themahaffey.com.

Tampa Pig Jig: We hope you nabbed tickets to dig into good barbecue at this festival, now in its ninth year, with live music all day and headliner Jake Owen. There are drinks, a barbecue competition and games, too. Benefits NephCure Kidney International. Sold out. 1 p.m. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. (866) 637-4287. tampapigjig.com.

Founders’ Day: Honor the history and heritage of Brooksville with festivities that include the Taste of Brooksville, a cemetery walking tour, a period fashion show on the courthouse steps and the farmers’ market. For the full schedule of events, visit historicdowntownbrooksville.com. 10 a.m. Main Street, Brooksville.

Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering: An annual pet-friendly event spotlighting flute players, singers, storytellers and the “Sacred Thunder Drum." You’re invited to down native eats like fry bread and buffalo burgers or all-American classics like hot dogs and kettle corn. Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted, but alcohol is not. Camping is available as well. Free. 9 a.m. Withlacoochee River Park, 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd, Dade City. (813) 763-2118. silverhawkflutegathering.com.

Oktoberfest and Car Show: The 11th annual event marries a vintage car show with a festival of German food, an arts and crafts bazaar, live entertainment and door prizes. Free. 10 a.m. Aston Gardens at Tampa Bay, 12951 W Linebaugh Ave., Tampa. (813) 774-5795.

Vintage Backyard Market: Stroll through this outdoor soiree to shop for vintage furniture, original works of art, soap, jewelry and greeting cards. Free. 10 a.m. Antiques and Uniques, 303 Orange St., Ozona. (727) 253-4976.

Truck-N-Play Day: Touch-a-truck combines with family-friendly activities like arts and crafts, games, obstacle courses. Free. 10 a.m. Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. (727) 724-1530, ext. 3307. cityofsafetyharbor.com.

Marine Quest: Kids can touch sharks, horseshoe crabs, rays and sea stars before trying the art of Japanese fish printing. Free. 10 a.m. Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-8626.

St. Petersburg Science Festival: This hands-on exploration of science, technology, art, engineering and math is hosted in conjunction with Marine Quest. Free. 10 a.m. University of South Florida St. Petersburg, 140 Seventh Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 873-4332.

Heights Arts Studios and Gallery Tour: A self-guided tour visiting a dozen sites, including Tempus Projects, Bleu Acier and Kirk Ke Wang’s studio. Purchase tickets and pick up a map at Tempus Projects. $10 and up. 12 p.m. Tempus Projects, 4636 N Florida Ave, Tampa. (813) 340-9056.

Tarpon Springs Outdoor Music Festival: This all-day high school marching band competition unites about 20 schools from across Florida and the nation. $15. 1 p.m. Tarpon Springs High School, 1411 Gulf Road, Tarpon Springs. (650) 996-8816. eventbrite.com.

Fall Festival: Pie- and doughnut-eating contests, a bounce house, games, a dunk tank, a beer garden, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, touch-a-truck, hayrides, photo ops and live music drive the seasonal celebration. Free. 2 p.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church, 11220 Oakhurst Road, Largo. (727) 595-2117.

Pendant Palooza: Look forward to a gallery show of wearable art, plus a bazaar of regional glass artists selling their wares under the big top. Live glassblowing demonstrations and workshops coincide with the family-friendly festival, now in its fifth year. Free. 5 p.m. Zen Glass Studio, 600 27th St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 323-3141. zenglass.com.

Iya Terra: Groove to a mix of modern reggae talents from across the U.S. (both continental and beyond) as the Los Angeles artist performs, in addition to Guam’s For Peace Band and Tampa’s Ries Brothers. $18. 6 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 565-0550. jannuslive.com.

Burn: Morean Street Party: As part of the Shine Mural Festival, the bash illuminates the power of art in public spaces as well as brings the work of street artists Bask and Jujmo into the gallery. Expect live glassblowing in the dark, in addition to interactive art. $50 and up. 7 p.m. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 822-7872. moreanartscenter.org.

Western Stars: Bruce Springsteen fans see the Boss play all 13 songs from his first studio album in five years. Also showing at Cinebistro and Citrus Park 20 (Tampa), Park Place Stadium (Pinellas Park), Woodlands Square 20 (Oldsmar) and Grove 16 (Wesley Chapel). $13.60 (price may vary by theater). 7 p.m. Veterans Expressway 24, 9302 Anderson Road, Tampa. (813) 243-4881.

Pops in the Park: Conducted by Daniel Black, this free concert highlights film scores, Broadway hits and symphonic favorites. Bring plenty of canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest. Free. 7 p.m. Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 892-3337.

‘90s Nickelodeon Costume Party: Dress up as your favorite ’90s Nickelodeon character for this party with a costume contest of gift cards and drink specials: $5 slime green punch, $3 Tommy Pickles shots and $3 Bud Light bottles. Free, food and drink additional. 9 p.m. Caddy’s on Central, 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 575-7939.

Captured! by Robots: An eccentric grindcore band comprised of several robotic musicians and a human frontman. Must Not Kill and Vilest Breed open. $15. 8 p.m. The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-9500. theorpheum.com.

Red Elvises: Frontman Igor Yuzov and his band take the stage with their blend of Russian folk and American rock styles alongside folk outfit Good Morning Bedlam. $12 and up. 8 p.m. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. (813) 971-0666. skipperssmokehouse.com.

Jimmy Buffett Tribute Party: Grab your best Parrot Head gear and a cheeseburger to enjoy Jimmy Buffett tribute outfit Caribbean Chillers. Free. 9 p.m. Caddy’s on the Beach, 9000 W Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. (727) 360-4993.

Pretty Voices, the Belltowers and the Tremolords: Enjoy an evening with these three local rock acts. Free. 10 p.m. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave, St. Petersburg. (727) 258-8753.

Chris Lorenzo: The UK electronic producer, DJ and remixer performs. $15. 10 p.m. The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. (813) 248-4050. theritzybor.com.

Mitchell Tenpenny: The breakout country singer-songwriter brings his Anything She Says tour featuring special guests Seaforth. $20 in advance, $25 at doors. 10 p.m. The Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301, Tampa. (813) 987-2855. dallasbull.com.

Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention: More than 400 tattoo artists from around the globe gather at this three-day festival featuring tattoo competitions, circus sideshow-style acts, vendors and meet-and-greet opportunities with Ink Master and other tattoo television stars. Runs through Sunday. $20, 11 and younger free. 11 a.m. Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. (215) 423-4780. villainarts.com.

Oktoberfest: This bash under a big top features arts and crafts, a carnival, German food, drinks, tunes, dancing and contests for stein holding, log sawing and keg hurling. $5, 12 and younger/military free. 11 a.m. Tampa Bay Downs, 11225 Race Track Road, Tampa. (813) 855-4233.

Luenell: A comedian and actress who played Borat’s “hooker with the heart of gold” before going on to appear in several other films and on television. $20. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival: Over three days, 40-plus artists transform the Beach Walk sidewalks of south Clearwater Beach into spectacular canvases. Vote for the People’s Choice, which gets awarded at noon Sunday. Other highlights include arts and crafts vendors, a kids’ zone, live music and an open-air art gallery. Runs through Sunday. Free. 9 a.m. Between Second and Fifth streets on Gulfview Boulevard. clearwaterbeachchalkwalk.com.

German American Society Oktoberfest: Hosted under a giant outdoor tent, a party featuring Bavarian brews, food, dancing and live tunes. Price TBA. 5 p.m. German American Society of Pinellas County, 8098 66th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 541-6782. germantampa.com.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday: This 40th annual celebration of music continues with Chicago and Blood, Sweat and Tears. Runs through Sunday. $20. 1:30 p.m. Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.

Hillsborough County Fair: A traditional showcase of carnival eats and rides featuring a rodeo, tractor pulls and a demolition derby, to name a few. $7, $5 students, $4 seniors, 5 and younger free. 10 a.m. Hillsborough County Fairgrounds, 215 Sydney Washer Road, Dover. (813) 737-3247. hillsboroughcountyfair.com.

Sacred Heart Fall Festival: Rides, live music, games and carnival-style food drives the popular festival, hosted annually. Benefits Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Free, $20 and up armbands. Noon. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 7809 46th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 541-4447.

Tim Dillon: A comic with a Comedy Central special who hosts the podcast Tim Dillon Is Going to Hell. $10 and up. 6, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.

Danny Bevins: The comic has appeared on Showtime’s Road Dogs and also won the prestigious San Francisco Comedy Competition. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.

TO WATCH

Patsy & Loretta, 8 p.m., Lifetime: A new TV movie that tells the true story of the bond that developed when established country music star Patsy Cline took young up-and-comer Loretta Lynn under her wing to help navigate the male-dominated industry. Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller play the title characters.

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Find date night ideas and things to do with kids at tampabay.com/events.

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