Amy Schumer: The Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated standup comedian stops in Tampa on her first major tour in more than four years. $103 and up. 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7625.
Tampa Bay Auto Show: Get a look at more than 350 new cars, trucks, crossovers and more at this show with test-drive opportunities, kid-friendly activities and high-end exotics on display. $12, $5 seniors/military/first responders. Noon-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. 513-404-2545.
Taste Fest: Gather with friends for the second annual festival featuring a variety of dishes from 20 local restaurants with craft beer and wine. $50-$75. 6-9 p.m. Friday. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. 727-441-1790.
Nitro Extreme: Cirque Italia presents Nito Extreme, which features more than 10 custom-built motor vehicles doing high-speed spins, two-wheeled driving, obstacle jumps and more. There also will be pyrotechnic explosions and motorcycle tricks. It all takes place in the mall’s back parking lot. $10-$55. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Ellenton Premium Outlets, 5461 Factory Shops Blvd. 941-704-8572.
Billy Currington: The Grammy-nominated country music singer-songwriter performs with special guest Noah Guthrie. $53.25-$83.25. 8 p.m. Friday. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. 727-791-7400.
Tampa Bay Women’s Expo: This ladies’ day out feature exhibits, interactive booths, pamper sessions, giveaways and education on fashion, travel, beauty and self-care. Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Florida State Fairgrounds Entertainment Hall, 4800 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. 727-893-8523.
I Like It Hot! Festival: Connoisseurs of everything spicy will love this festival, which will have amateur hot sauce, salsa and BBQ competitions, a Hot Lolly-Lick-A-Thon, a jalapeno pepper-eating contest, vendor sampling, live music and more. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Largo Event Center, 6340 126th Ave. N. 727-322-5217.
WMNF 43rd Birthday Bash: Have some birthday cake and join WMNF Community Conscious Radio in celebrating its 43rd birthday with a concert by psychedelic rockers and Tropical Heatwave performers The Bright Light Social Hour. $22-$27. 8 p.m. Saturday. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 813-238-8001.
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Lost ‘80s Live! This 1980s-era tour showcases some of the most recognizable acts from that decade. Includes A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Men Without Hats, Missing Persons, Musical Youth, Stacey Q and The English Beat. $49.50-$119.50. 7 p.m. Saturday. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. 813-229-7827.
Toy Train Show: There will be more than 60 tables of vendors selling various model trains, toys, die-cast cars and more. There will also be a running train layout and a “be an engineer” experience. $5, 12 and younger free. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. 727-244-1341.
Sertoma Family Fun Day: Bring the family for a day of activities including relay races, stick horse rides, vendors, a Beatles tribute band and food available for purchase. $10, 12 and younger free. $5 parking. 2-11 p.m. Saturday. The Concourse, 11919 Alric Pottberg Road, Shady Hills. 727-312-3881. familyhearinghelp.org.
Howl-O-Scream: SeaWorld and Busch Gardens will both have walkways with pulse-pounding scare zones, haunted houses, nighttime thrill rides, live shows and a fiendishly interactive bar. Runs select nights through Oct. 31. Check closing times at time of purchase. $34.99-$139.99. 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday. SeaWorld, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando. 800-327-2424. Also taking place at Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. 813-884-4386.
Spooktacular: Children can trick-or-treat during SeaWorld’s daytime event with decorated trails and meet and greets with nautically themed Halloween characters. Included with daytime admission. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. SeaWorld, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando. 800-327-2424.
Oktoberfest Celebration: Get to the beer garden and covered patio and grab your commemorative stein for a free draft and $10 select drafts after that. The party includes German music, food, beer, games and more. Present the stein for $10 drafts through Oct. 3. No cover (food/drink additional). 3-10 p.m. Saturday. Florida Avenue Brewing Co., 2029 Arrowgrass Drive, Wesley Chapel. 813-452-6333.
Urinetown: The Ghostlight Young Company presents its inaugural musical production, which satirizes the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy and more. $20. 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S, Gulfport. 727-893-1070.