Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 31

Singer Adam Duritz and Counting Crows will perform at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg on July 31, 2018. Photo: Danny Clinch.
Singer Adam Duritz and Counting Crows will perform at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg on July 31, 2018. Photo: Danny Clinch.
Published July 30 2018

Counting Crows: Rock band will celebrate 25 years of making music with a performance on their worldwide tour 25 Years and Counting featuring special guest multi-platinum band Live. 6:30 p.m., Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. $29.50-$125. (727) 222-2000.

WWE Smackdown: See all your favorite wrestling stars in action, including AJ Styles, The Miz, Samoa Joe and Carmella. Tuesday at Tampa’a Amalie Arena. $25-$115. Fans can meet WWE Stars Jimmy and Jey Uso this morning at 11 a.m. Cricket Wireless, 15231 N Dale Mabry, Tampa. Free.

James After 5: Gallery Sketching: The museum is open from 5 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday, featuring $5 admission. While there, tour the many exhibitions of Western and wildlife art, or find happy hour specials in the Canyon Cafe. Local artist Douglas Land will lead a two-hour group sketch in one of the museum’s galleries. 5 p.m., James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, 150 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $5, members free. (727) 892-4200.

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music from jazz to rock, pop to island, plus vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants, crafts, handmade jewelry.. 9 a.m., Gulfport, along Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Free. (727) 902-2326;

Lydia: Rock band will perform with guests Jared & The Mill and Cherry Pools. 7 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $16. (813) 241-8600;


Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Angels: It’s $2 Tuesday with kids ages 14 and younger getting in for $2 with the purchase of a full priced adult ticket. Also, hot dog are $2. 7:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297;

Terrific Tots: Children ages 1 to 4 can enjoy songs, stories, art, movement and engaging toys in this program offered by Great Explorations Children’s Museum. 9:45 a.m., Sundial St. Pete, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-8992;

Regal Summer Movie Express: For just $1 you can see The Lego Batman Movie and Trolls Tuesday and Wednesday. Benefits the Will Rogers Institute. 10 a.m., Largo Mall 8 in Largo and Citrus Park Stadium 20 in Tampa and Park Place Stadium 16 in Pinellas Park.

Christian Skate: Skate to inspirational music. 6:30 p.m., Astro Skate Tarpon Springs, 875 Cypress St., Tarpon Springs. $6 (skate rental included). (727) 938-5778;


SEASON PREMIERE Making It, 10 p.m., NBC: This new reality competition show is hosted by former Parks and Recreation stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman. It features eight creative types tackling a variety of homemade projects. The winner snags a $100,000 prize.

SEASON PREMIERE Casual, Hulu: The fourth and final season jumps ahead several years into the future. Alex and Rae are now raising a child, Laura is returning from her time abroad with a new job and serious girlfriend, and Valerie is about to make a big life change.

Frontline, 10 p.m. PBS: A timely installment investigates what happened to immigrant children separated from their parents at the border. The film explores the impact of the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" policy, and how both Trump and Obama dealt with minors at the border.


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