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Top 15 Tampa Bay area events for the week of June 6-12

This week brings early Pride month and Juneteenth events.
Kid Rock performs with Grand Funk Railroad at 7 p.m. Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa.
Kid Rock performs with Grand Funk Railroad at 7 p.m. Saturday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. [ CLIFFORD, DOUGLAS R. | Times (2018) ]
Published Jun. 6|Updated Jun. 6

Kid Rock: The singer-songwriter whose music spans several genres stops in the bay area on his Bad Reputation tour, along with special guest Grand Funk Railroad. $45-$249. 7 p.m. Saturday. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4801 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. 813-740-2446.

Sandra Bernhard: St. Pete Pride: The pioneer of the one-woman show brings cabaret, standup, rock ‘n’ roll and social commentary to the 20th annual St. Pete Pride celebration. $45. 7 p.m. Sunday. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 727-342-0084.

Bill Engvall brings two performances of his farewell tour to the Seminole Hard Rock Thursday.
Bill Engvall brings two performances of his farewell tour to the Seminole Hard Rock Thursday. [ Marleah Leslie and Associates ]

Bill Engvall: The Grammy-nominated comedian, who can be seen on the Fox sitcom “Last Man Standing,” is on his Here’s Your Sign It’s Finally Time farewell tour. $65. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7625.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Children can beat the heat and see their favorite family movies for $2 every Tuesday and Wednesday. This week features “The Lorax” and “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.” Both movies show both days. Time varies. Check when purchasing tickets. $2. 11 a.m. Tuesday-Wednesday. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. 727-525-7777. Also taking place at Citrus Park 20 in Tampa.

Tampa Bay Summer RV Show: The annual industry expo focuses on all kinds of outdoor activities and adventures. Find new RV products and services as well as apparel, boating and sporting goods, toys and games. Leashed pets welcome. $5, age 16 and younger free. Parking $8. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. 813-621-7821.

The summer RV Show will feature more than 30 vendors and RV dealers.
The summer RV Show will feature more than 30 vendors and RV dealers. [ Courtesy of Patty Flanagan ]

Tony Rock: Comedian-actor Tony Rock, who also happens to be Chris Rock’s younger brother, has appeared on HBO’s All Def Comedy” and BET’sBlack Card Revoked” and co-starred on CBS’sLiving Biblically.” $29. 7:45 and 10:15 p.m. Friday; 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday. Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. 813-864-4000.

Cigar Palooza and Flea Market: Listen to music by DJ Greg Berrios as you kick back and enjoy a stogie in a pet-friendly outdoor cigar lounge. Or, shop indoor cigar vendor tents and indoor table seating for food, beer, wine, soda and water. The Rough Riders Museum will be open to view Spanish-American War artifacts, and you can shop the Quartermaster Store for Rough Rider items. Free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Rough Rider Clubhouse, 601 N 19th St., Tampa. 813-810-1825.

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Summer Classics Movie Series: The 31st annual series of classic movies features silent films accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ, sing-alongs and modern-day classics. This portion features 1977′s “Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope” (PG, 105 minutes). $10-$15. 3 p.m. Sunday. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. 813-274-8286.

Juneteenth on the Deuces: Sista Tria hosts this market with entertainment by hip-hop artist Queen of Ex and the Orijin Foundation. Also, listen to music by DJ Don Roc as you shop from area Black-owned small businesses. The theme of the market is “Know the Past. Shape the Future.” Free. 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Market on the Deuces, 833 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg.

The Mountaintop: Juneteenth Performance: In this reimagining of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, and King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy. $23. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. West Coast Players Theatre, 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. 727-437-2363.

Laser Light Nights at the Bishop: Bishop Planetarium revives a tradition of the ‘80s. Catch laser light shows set to music from yesterday and today. This week’s show features the music of Prince. $15. 7 p.m. Thursday, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Bishop Planetarium at the Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, 201 10th St. W, Bradenton. 941-746-4131.

Emmy-winning television personality and fashion guru Carson Kressley hosts Queer-E-Okee as part of St. Pete Pride.
Emmy-winning television personality and fashion guru Carson Kressley hosts Queer-E-Okee as part of St. Pete Pride. [ RAINER HOSCH ]

Queer-E-Okee: St. Pete Pride: Host Carson Kressley introduces a roster of local queer musicians who perform some of the LGBTQIA+ community’s most beloved songs while the audience sings along with the help of karaoke-style lyrics projected onto a large screen. $45-$75. 7 p.m. Saturday. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 727-342-0084.

Pride Splash Party: You can show support for the LGBTQ+ community at this pool party with DJ dancing, the Play Express mobile recreation trailer, food, games and contests. $7, $5 with rec card. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. 727-518-3016.

“LIT” The Show Where All Things Glow: Opening: The Gallery will be “LIT,” immersing the viewer into a glowing ambiance and colorful experience. Artists have created works in neon, plasma, glow paints, lighting and other illuminating materials for this show. In honor of Pride month, artists have been encouraged to use Pride as inspiration. Remains on display throughout June. Free. 7-10 p.m. Friday. Atelier de SoSi, 2380 Sixth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. 727-437-9113.

The Dunedin Chamber of Commerce is holding a golf cart parade to TD Ballpark for Pride Night at the Ball Park.
The Dunedin Chamber of Commerce is holding a golf cart parade to TD Ballpark for Pride Night at the Ball Park. [ CHRIS URSO | Times ]

Dunedin Pride Golf Cart Parade to Pride Night: Join the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce for a colorful cart parade from Mease to TD Ballpark for Pride Night at the Ball Park with live music, food, drinks, kids running the bases and a baseball game pitting the Blue Jays against the Lakeland Flying Tigers. Free. 4 p.m. Saturday. Staging area, New York Avenue/Virginia Avenue, Dunedin. 727-733-3197.

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