Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, June 8

Celebrate at the Juneteenth Street Festival, groove with Steve Earl and the Dukes and shop at the monthly Crafty Fest.
A replica poster for Juneteenth, signifying the end of slavery on June 19, 1865. On Saturday, the Juneteenth Street Festival brings a community celebration to Tampa’s Main Street. [FRED BELLET | Community Newsphoto Service]
A replica poster for Juneteenth, signifying the end of slavery on June 19, 1865. On Saturday, the Juneteenth Street Festival brings a community celebration to Tampa’s Main Street. [FRED BELLET | Community Newsphoto Service]
Published June 7
Updated June 8

Juneteenth Street Festival: A community celebration commemorating the abolishment of slavery. Expect a performance from teenage vocal phenom Zariya, who appeared on last season’s American Idol, plus vendors, face painting, a bounce house and step shows. Free. 11 a.m. West Main Street (between Howard and Rome avenues), Tampa.

Steve Earle and the Dukes: The Grammy winner returns in support of his new album, Guy, a tribute to outlaw great Guy Clark. $34.50 and up. 8 p.m. Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com/bilheimer-capitol-theatre.

Crafty Fest: This monthly outdoor festival features works by Florida’s top artists and crafters. No cover. 11 a.m. Artpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 324-3878. artpoolrules.com.

School’s Out Jam: The all-ages contest offers best runs for girls and younger skaters, alongside three-minute, three-person jams for older skaters. $25 and up. 10:30 a.m. Skatepark of Tampa, 4215 E Columbus Drive. (813) 621-6793. skateparkoftampa.com.

Young Eagles Flight Rally: Kids ages 8 to 17 get a free 15-minute plane ride with an experienced pilot to explore the world of aviation. Weather will be monitored. Free. 8 a.m. Clearwater Airpark, 1000 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. (813) 765-2204. eaa282.org.

Vinyl Record Show: Enjoy music while shopping among dealers buying, showing and selling thousands of LPs, 45s, 78s and CDs. Free. 9 a.m. Clearwater Record Shop, 1610 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. (727) 200-9397.

Dichotomy: Check out new works from artists in residence Jeremiah Jacobs and Tim Soluna. A glassblowing demonstration is also planned. Free. 5 p.m. Duncan McClellan Gallery, 2342 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 421-4141. dmglass.com.

Library Book Sale: All sorts of genres are available for purchase, plus DVDs and CDs. Benefits library programs. No cover. 9 a.m. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. (727) 724-1525, ext. 4112. cityofsafetyharbor.com.

Eden Shireen: The singer-songwriter, who was a Florida Grammy Showcase finalist in 2015, delivers an eclectic blend of pop, indie and folk on the Tampa Riverwalk next to the fountains. Free. 6 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

Teen Music and Arts Festival: Teenagers gather over art, music and food, including a silent disco and drawing in the galleries. Free. 7 p.m. Tampa Museum of Art, 120 Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. (813) 274-8130. tampamuseum.org.

Peter Pan: Tampa Ballet Theatre presents this contemporary ballet that tells Scottish novelist and playwright J.M. Barrie’s classic story. $24.50 and up. 7 p.m. Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. (727) 587-6793. tampaballettheatre.org.

World Oceans Day: A weekend of ocean-themed activities to celebrate the opening of Moon Bay, the moon jelly touch experience. Included with admission. 9:30 a.m. The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 273-4000. flaquarium.org.

Second Saturday ArtWalk: Creative venues from the waterfront to the Warehouse Art District open their doors to show off their latest works. Free. 5 p.m. Various locations, St. Petersburg. (727) 518-5142. stpeteartsalliance.org.

Tattoo and Art Expo: The three-day celebration of ink includes live tattooing and piercing, seminars, contests, performances, vendors and food trucks. Runs through Sunday. $25 and up. Noon. The Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 892-5202.

Tampa Bay Summer RV Show: This huge Florida RV Trade Association show returns with everything from the smallest folding tent camper to the biggest motor homes on the market. Also expect RV financing and insurance and camping club displays to help you get ready for vacation season. $5, $4 first responders, 16 and younger free. 9 a.m. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 741-0488.

Big Jay Oakerson: A comedian who has appeared on BET’s Comic View, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy. Oakerson hosts The Bonfire, the first live weekly show for Comedy Central on SiriusXM radio, as well. $15 and up. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Darryl Lenox: You know the Vancouver comic from Conan and other appearances, in addition to his one-hour Starz special Blind Ambition. $20. 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club, 5501 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com.

To Watch

A Star Is Born, 8 p.m., HBO: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper make beautiful music together. The Oscar-winning remake tells the tale of a veteran country musician who struggles with alcoholism as his lover’s career soars to new heights.

More to Explore

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

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