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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 2

Shania Twain performs on her NOW tour at the United Center on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Chicago.  Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP
Shania Twain performs on her NOW tour at the United Center on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Chicago. Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP
Published Jun. 1, 2018

Shania Twain: The five-time Grammy winner tours in support of the album, NOW. 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $36.20-$156.20. (813) 301-2500;

John Fogerty with ZZ Top: Rock icons join forces to bring the Blues & Bayou Tour with opening guest Ryan Kinder. 7 p.m., Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. $40-$125. VIP $175..

Damon Wayans Jr: The actor from Fox's The New Girl and ABC's Happy Endings returns to stand-up comedy. 7:30 and 10 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $35. (813) 864-4000;

Chon: Big fans of Super Smash Bros., the prog rock band lets fans play the game on stage while the band is performing. Polyphia, TTNG, Tricot open. 6 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $20-$25. (813) 247-2555;

Josh Blue: The popular stand-up comedian with cerebral palsy won his season of Last Comic Standing mining the audience discomfort for laughs. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $18-$20. (813) 960-1197;

Tampa Bay Home Show: The largest home show in Florida's west coast brings experts and more than 600 exhibits on home improvement, entertainment and landscaping. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Free.

Sacred Art Tour: As eight monks from India are finishing the sand mandala they have been constructing this week, today at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. you can grab a keepsake rock and join the monks to paint Tibetan symbols. $25, $20 members. Free to watch and chanting daily at 10:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. Florida CraftArt Galleries, 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 821-7391;

Tampa Bay Classic Bodybuilding Competition: Men and women show off the hard work they put in to become cut, bronzed and ready for competition. Pre-judging takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Finals at 6 p.m., Gaither High School, 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $20 pre-judging, $30 finals, $45 VIP. (813) 924-7564;

Crafty Fest: Monthly market with an artsy slant. 11 a.m., ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 324-3878.

Strait of Gibraltar: When a romance develops between an American woman and an undocumented Morroccan man, things get complicated, in this romance-turned-thriller. Through June 17. 3 and 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529;

Hawaiian Luau Music and Brews: It will be a Silent Disco, so put on your headphones, select your music from three DJs spinning Latin, reggae, modern dance and more. Get a free Mastry's beer, and Vamos Gourmet Food Truck is on site. 7 p.m., Mastry's Brewing Company, 7701 Blind Pass Road, St. Pete Beach. $10, includes headset, and one draft beer.

Meka Nism: Band consisting of frontman "Meka" Mastodon, Gojira, The Offspring, Limp Bizkit, Otep and In Flames will perform their signature powerful, metallic, and aggressive in support of their new EP release The War Inside. 11 p.m., The Brass Mug, 1450 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12. (813) 972-8152.


Clearwater Threshers: It's Military and Veterans Appreciation Night. The first 1,000 fans receive a free Hero Card Set. Stick around for post-game fireworks. 6:15 p.m., Spectrum Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4457;

Skate Park Grand Opening: To open the new skatepark there will be BMX Street, Skateboard Street and Bowl best trick contests for $2,000 in cash prizes. 11 a.m., St. Pete Skatepark, 601 14th St. S, St. Petersburg. Free.


Renovation Realities: Dale Jr. & Amy, 9 p.m., DIY: Ladies and gentlemen, start your power saws. This new, four-part home makeover series stars NASCAR champ Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife, Amy, who is an accomplished interior designer. (9 p.m., DIY).


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