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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Tuesday, June 11

A national tour of ‘Rock of Ages’ returns to Tampa’s Straz Center on Tuesday. [Courtesy of Jeremy Daniel, 2018]
A national tour of ‘Rock of Ages’ returns to Tampa’s Straz Center on Tuesday. [Courtesy of Jeremy Daniel, 2018]
Published Jun. 10

Rock of Ages: The Tony-nominated musical highlights songs by Styx, Poison, Whitesnake and Twisted Sister. $25 and up. 7:30 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

Beach Drive Dine and Wine Tour: Let your taste buds guide you on this culinary exploration where craft cocktails and wine meet food. The Birchwood, Locale Market, FarmTable Cucina, Flute and Dram and Cassis are the participating stops. The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. (813) 310-4401. tampabayfoodtours.com.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Kids can escape the heat and watch older flicks for cheap at Regal Cinemas. This week, Despicable Me and Turbo are featured. Tampa's Citrus Park 20 also shows the films. Runs Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Sept. 4. $1. 10 a.m. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

Gulfport Fresh Market: A year-round community market that features local vendors selling items like fresh produce, cheese, flowers, garden goods and artwork. Hosted every Tuesday. 9 a.m. 3101 Beach Blvd., Gulfport. gulfporttuesdayfreshmarket.com.

Grand Opening: The Brandon location for Maple Street Biscuit Company officially launches, presenting all sorts of giveaways to the first 30 guests. 7 a.m. 127 W Bloomingdale Ave., Brandon. (813) 409-3583.

Best of the Season: The Treasure Island Art Guild, Inc. opens its summer show with a reception. 6 p.m. Barbara S. Ponce Public Library, 7770 52nd St. N, Pinellas Park. treasureislandartguild.org.

Sign Making Class: Choose from six designs during the lesson in DIY signs, which teaches stain, paint and stenciling basics. $49. 5:30 p.m. House to Home, 920 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. housetohomefl.com.

Pizza Party and Acne Screening: Driven by pizza, this bash is for ages 12 to 40 interested in learning more about Meridien Research, the clinical trial process and acne studies. Registration is required. Free. 11 a.m. Meridien Research, 4751 66th St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 347-8839.

To Watch

SEASON PREMIERE Pose, 10 p.m., FX: When the drama series begins its second season, we jump ahead to 1990 and New York's ball scene is being exposed to the mainstream. Meanwhile, the AIDS crisis continues to ravage the community and the reaction from a group of activists reaches a fever pitch.

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

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