Salute to American Heroes: Rita Cosby, an Emmy-winning TV host and daughter of a WWII POW, hosts this tribute with performances by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jimmie Allen and national recording artist Dave Bray. There will also be appearances by Paul Teutul Sr. of “Orange County Choppers” and Nate Boyer, a “Green Beret,” former NFL player and actor. The event will be filmed and later broadcast on Discovery Channel. $100. 5:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 4). OCC Road House and Museum, 10575 49th St. N., Clearwater. 727-231-1510.
BungalowFest: The 25th annual home tour showcases 10 homes. See craftsman bungalows, ranch, midcentury and modern homes, and get a look inside a former grocery store converted into a four-unit complex. There will also be guided tours of historic St. Petersburg High School’s renovations. $25-$30 at historickenwood.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 4). St. Petersburg High School, 2501 Fifth Ave. N. 727-893-1842.
Savor St. Pete: The 11th annual food and wine festival returns, showcasing the flavors, culture and spirit of St. Petersburg. There will be personalities from area wineries, breweries, restaurants and national brands, interactive cooking demonstrations and food and drink samples. Purchase VIP tickets for early entry at noon and admission to the VIP tasting lounge. $105-$135. 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (Nov. 4-5). Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg.
Florida Orchestra Pops: Women Rock: The orchestra honors the female singers and songwriters who changed rock and roll forever, featuring three of Broadway’s brightest young female stars performing the music of Tina Turner, Heart, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Janis Joplin and more. Chelsea Gallo conducts. $23-$75. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. 727-300-2000. floridaorchestra.org. Note: Ages 5-18 can get $20 tickets in advance for all Pops concerts. Call the ticket center at 727-892-3337.
Fran Lebowitz: The author, humorist, cultural critic and raconteur goes off the cuff on some of her biggest pet peeves. A 30-minute Q&A and book signing follow. $55 and up. 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 4). David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N Macinnes Place, Tampa. 813-229-7827.
Rise Up St. Pete: The downtown waterfront and the St. Pete Pier set the scene for a new concert series at Spa Beach. The series opens with a performance by The Revivalists. $36. 6-10 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 4). Spa Beach at the Pier approach, 615 Second Ave. N., St. Petersburg.
Colin Quinn: Small Talk: The stand-up comedian and actor, whose career includes “Saturday Night Live,” Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn,” appearances on and off-Broadway and numerous Netflix specials, performs. $39.50. 8 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 2). Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. 727-791-7400.
Jeff Dunham: Dunham and his trunkful of puppet characters have found their way to the top of the comedy heap. $58.75 and up. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday (Nov. 3-4). David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N Macinnes Place, Tampa. 813-229-7827.
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Tchaikovsky X Drake: This symphonic fusion by the Florida Orchestra blends the music of two composers separated by nearly a century. Hear 22 songs by hip-hop artist Drake woven into Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. $20-$50. 8 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 2). Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. 727-892-3337.
Free Pops in the Park: Pack a blanket and picnic for free music under the stars, featuring the Florida Orchestra playing film scores, Broadway hits and symphonic favorites. Chelsea Gallo conducts. Free. 6:30 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5). River Tower Park, 401 E. Bird St., Tampa. 727-892-3337.
Jazz and Politics: Harmony and Discourse: The Warehouse Arts District Association teams up with WUSF Public Media, Emit and the Latin Jazz Festival for this series of concerts uniting jazz music with conversations on political and social issues. This portion features “Instrument of Hope: Keeping the conversation about gun violence prevention on the main stage.” $15, $12 members. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3). Warehouse Arts Enclave, 515 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg. 727-256-0821.
Kidz Bop: Kidz Bop, the No. 1 music brand for kids, featuring today’s biggest global pop hits “sung by kids for kids,” comes to St. Petersburg. $43-$103. 7 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3). Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. 727-300-2000.
Taylor Tomlinson: The New York Times said Tomlinson “demonstrates tight joke writing, carefully honed act-outs and a ruthless appetite for laughs” in her second comedy special, “Look at You,” now streaming on Netflix. $29.75-$69.75. 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 4). Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. 813-274-8286.
This ‘70s Show: Features the greatest hits of the ‘70s from artists such as The Carpenters, Three Dog Night, Kansas, Linda Ronstadt, John Denver and The Village People. $18-$20. 8-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday (Nov. 3-4), 2-4 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5). Carrollwood Players Theatre, 4333 Gunn Highway, Tampa. 813-265-4000.
Dane Cook: The comic and actor known for his stage presence and observational humor performs. $100 and up. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday (Nov. 1-2). Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7625.
Harvest Holler Corn Maze: Enjoy a corn maze and pumpkin patch with an adventure hayride, cow train, haystack climbing and a slide. $12-$15, 1 and younger free. 4-8 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3), noon-8 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 4), noon-5 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5). Harvest Holler Corn Maze, 950 Tavares Road, Polk City. 352-895-8687.