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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, July 6

Published Jul. 5

23rd Anniversary: Dunedin Brewery celebrates another year older with three new 16-ounce tallboys, live music and jazzed-up chicken wings from its kitchen. No cover. 11 a.m. 937 Douglas Ave. (727) 736-0606.

Drunken Disney Series: Dress as your favorite Disney character, grab a cocktail and belt out popular Disney songs. Includes drink specials and a costume contest with prizes. No cover. 10 p.m. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 258-8753.

Melons for Moolah: This day of water fun and watermelon-themed activities at Safety Harbor Waterfront Park features a watermelon-eating contest, water slides, a homebrew competition, food trucks and a showing of The Goonies on a 25-foot screen. Free (some activities additional). 3 p.m. 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. (727) 314-5664.

Seders & Cigars: The historical overview of Tampa's Jewish community includes interviews with local natives like former Tampa City Councilwoman Linda Saul-Sena, cigar maker Eric Newman, artist Sara Golding Scher and historian E. J. Salcines. Questions and answers with filmmaker Barbara Rosenthal follow. Free. 2:30 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286.

Train Weekend: Bring the kids to ride miniature trains around the park and over bridges. Free (donations appreciated). 10 a.m. Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive. (727) 586-7415.

Non-Er Con: Revolution Roller Derby presents the three-game exhibition — complete with a bake sale, vendors, a swap meet and a nonperishable food drive. Benefits Feast of Palm Harbor. $10 and up. 12:30 p.m. Sunderman Fields, 1631 Ninth St., Palm Harbor. (727) 280-7981.

Fourth of July Weekend Pride Celebration: Board the party bus for unlimited drinks onboard and stops at numerous downtown Tampa venues. $75. 6 p.m. Ramada Tampa Westshore Inn and Conference Center, 1200 N West Shore Blvd. (727) 565-5952.

Red, White and Brew: To celebrate Independence Day, sip a select craft beers while listening to tunes by the Swampland Symphony. No cover. 8 p.m. Mastry's Brewing Co., 7701 Blind Pass Road, St. Pete Beach. (727) 202-8045.

Coo Coo Ca Choo: Members of the Atlanta Rhythm Section join this Beatles cover band to perform 1960s hits from the Beatles, the Animals, the Beach Boys and others. $20 and up. 8 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590.

Smells Like Teen Spirit: WMNF salutes the '90s with local artists Bite Size, Shevonne Philidor, Rancid Polecats, Eleanor, Jeremy Gloff and DJ Hural Knight as they play their favorites from the decade. $13 and up. 8 p.m. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. (813) 241-8600.

Majah Hype: A comedian who gained fame throughout the Caribbean with his viral videos featuring a cast of characters. He's also appeared on the nationally syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club. $25, $50 VIP. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000.

Mike Paramore: This comic was featured in Fox's series Laughs. $14 and up. 6, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197.

To Watch

Bohemian Rhapsody, 8 p.m., HBO: Oscar winner Rami Malek will definitely rock you with his portrayal of Freddie Mercury. The 2018 film chronicles the rise of the band Queen and its iconic frontman.

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