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9 things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 3

PVRIS perform Oct. 3 at the Ritz Ybor in Tampa. Photo courtesy of Eliot Lee Hazel
PVRIS perform Oct. 3 at the Ritz Ybor in Tampa. Photo courtesy of Eliot Lee Hazel
Published Oct. 2, 2017

Pvris: The alternative band who opened for Muse and Thirty Seconds to Mars are now on a headlining tour alongside Lights and Party Nails. 7:30 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25. (813) 247-2555.

Chris Isaak: The contemporary country rocker known for hits like Wicked Game and Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $89-$99. (727) 791-7400.

VNV Nation: The European electronic-alternative band perform alongside ivardensphere. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $26. (813) 248-9500.

UT Lecture Series: Professor of history Terry Parssinen will discuss the comparison between Watergate and the current Trump/Russia investigation. 4 p.m., University of Tampa Plant Hall, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 257-3370.

David Jeremiah: Popular radio and television minister. 7 p.m., University of South Florida Sun Dome, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 301-6681.

Florida West Coast Bromeliads: Jay Thurrott of the Florida East Coast Bromeliad Society will talk about judging bromeliads from the perspective of both a judge and an exhibitor; with plants for sale. 7:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Church, 6085 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Free. (727) 544-8558.

Ybor Ghost Tour: Hear the tales of ghosts that haunt Ybor and area clubs. Tour strictly draws from the drama of actual history. Not recommended for young children. 8 p.m., King Corona Cigars Cafe & Bar, 1523 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25, $10 ages 8-12. (813) 386-3905.


Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission from noon to 7 p.m. Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861;

Haunted Pirate Ship: Board the Rum's Folly, a specially made shipwreck on the shores of Clearwater Beach, where you have a choice to join the tortured crew and weather the storm, or solve clues and puzzles to steal ruthless Captain RatBeard Tony's booty and escape. 9 a.m., Escape Room Clearwater Beach, 483 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater. $32. (727) 754-9752.


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