American Stage in the Park: The Producers: Pay What You Can/$18 in Advance: Mel Brooks’ classic cult comedy sees a down-and-out producer and his accountant scheme to produce the most notorious flop in theater history. Through May 13. 8 p.m., Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $18-$22 lawn, $32-35 premium blanket, $38-$40 reserved. (727) 823-7529.
Sugar Sand Festival: Master sculptors have been invited to turn nearly 1,000 tons of powdery, white sand into elaborate characters and scenes.10 a.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. $10, $8 ages 55 and older, $6 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free. (727) 871-8060.
Dia de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life: Old and New Traditions of Dia de los Muertos: 42 national and Mexican artists’ interpretations of the Mexican holiday, as well as 160 artist-embellished sugar skulls. Curated by Mark Noll. Remains on display through May 29. Taste and learn with Tina Avila, owner of Casa Tina restaurant. $15. 5:30 p.m., Florida CraftArt Galleries, 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-7391.
Opera at the Dali: Emerging opera artists give 20-minute performances on the Spiral Staircase in the museum lobby. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.
West Fest St. Pete: Savor west St. Petersburg’s local flavor from area restaurants, retail shops and breweries, with Maker’s Market, DJ dancing, kids activities, and open house at freeFall Theatre. 6 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 500-7708.
Sacred Heart Spring Festival: Features carnival rides, live bands, mixed entertainment, food, games and craft vendors. Benefits Sacred Heart Interparochial Catholic School. 6 p.m., Sacred Heart Interparochial School, 7951 46th Way N, Pinellas Park. Free; $12-$20 (rides). (727) 541-4447.
SunLit Festival: Literary Carousel at MFA: Select images come alive through literary interpretation. Free with museum admission, $5 after 5 p.m. Call (727) 896-2667. 6:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg.
Cinema Peroni: A party on the lawn with lounge seating, lawn games, entertainment, Peroni on draft, food stations, cash bar and a black and white screening of Casablanca. 6:30 p.m., Paul’s Landing at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $12 (food), $6-$12 (drinks). (727) 894-1000.
Paul Pfau and Steve Everett: Award-winning singer and actor. 7 p.m., The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$25. (828) 773-9481.
An Evening with Lou Barlow: Enjoy an acoustic set from the singer-songwriter of Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh and Folk Implosion and even play shuffleboard with him and his dad as part of the VIP experience. 7 p.m., Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. $26.34-$86.51. (727) 822-2083.
Brian Culbertson: Award-winning multi-instrumentalist. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $36.50 & $46.50. (727) 791-7400.
Ronny Elliott: Rock ‘n’ Roll artist. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590; mypalladium.org.
Anthony Jeselnik: Funny Games: The star of Comedy Central’s The Jeselnik Offensive is also known for his roasts of Donald Trump and Charlie Sheen. 8 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $27.50-$44.50. (813) 229-7827.
The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma: Grammy award winning musical group and world renowned cellist will perform. 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. $101-$111. (800) 826-9303.
Jersey Shore Family Vacation, 8 p.m., MTV: The now iconic Shore family reunited last week, finding the group up to their old partying tricks and chaos. Except now many of them are married and have children.
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