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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, April 14

98 Rockfest: Godsmack and Three Days Grace headline this year's festivities, backed by bands like local metalcore heroes Underoath. The free show outside of Amalie Arena starts at 2 p.m. $29 and up. 4 p.m. 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500. amaliearena.com.

Los Vinos de Dalí: Fine wines and gourmet bites from local eateries, along with craft beer and booze. Live music and a silent auction complete the highlights of the annual fundraiser, but you can also peruse the galleries. $90, $80 members. 4 p.m. Dalí Museum, 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. (727) 823-3767. thedali.org.

Dear Evan Hansen: The hit Broadway musical closes out its run at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. If you're scared off by the nearly $200-a-head price, participate in the $25 ticket lottery. You can enter starting 48 hours prior to the performance you want. 2 and 7:30 p.m. 1010 N. MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

Tampa Bay Blueberry Festival: Keel and Curley Winery's Keel Farms puts on the family-friendly event with more than 100 food and craft vendors, live music, a kids zone, U-pick blueberries and a wine-tasting school. Parking $10. 8 a.m. 5210 Thonotosassa Road, Plant City. (813) 752-3892. keelfarms.com.

Spring Plant Festival: Find plants and accessories while learning about organic vegetable gardening, native plants and beekeeping. $5, 11 and younger free. 10 a.m. USF Botanical Gardens, 12210 USF Pine Drive, Tampa. (813) 974-2329.

Safety Harbor Writers Conference: Check out workshops with instructors that include Steve Persall, Walt Belcher and Gloria Munoz. $125 for all activities. 10 a.m. Safety Harbor Arts and Music Center, 706 Second St. (727) 269-9719.

CARES Beach Chair-ity Festival: On Sunday, the two-day event continues with the volleyball tournament, a MonkeyBone performance and the Beach Chair-ity auction. Benefits CARES, or Community Aging and Retirement Services. Free, parking $5. 10 a.m. SunWest Park, 17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson. Free, parking $5. (727) 862-9291. cares.org.

Egypt Shrine Circus and Carnival: Now in its 54th year, an old-fashioned carnival with 18 rides — among them a Ferris wheel and carousel — as well as clowns and shows from circus leader Dapper Dan. Show times vary. 12:30 p.m. Florida State Fairgrounds Entertainment Hall, 4800 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. egyptshrinecircus.com.

The Florida Orchestra: In an all-too-rare confluence of events, a female conductor (Gemma New) leads a piece composed by a woman (Anna Clyne's The Seamstress), featuring a female soloist (the orchestra's own Sarah Shellman on violin). Robert Schumann's Manfred Overture and Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 1 round out the bill. $18 and up, free for kids and teens in advance. 2 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St Petersburg. (727) 892-3337. floridaorchestra.org.

Tampa Bay Lightning: The Bolts face the Columbus Blue Jackets once again Sunday. Ticket prices vary. 7 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-6500. tampabaylightning.com. TV: Fox Sports Sun; radio: 970-AM.

Tampa Bay Blues Festival: Sunday serves as the finale of this music celebration, bringing artists like Tab Benoit and Kenny Neal to the stage. $40 and up. Noon. Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. tampabaybluesfest.com.

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