Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 24

Toto, with Steve Lukather (left) and Joseph Williams, will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Oct. 24, 2018. Photo: Kevin Albinder.
Toto, with Steve Lukather (left) and Joseph Williams, will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Oct. 24, 2018. Photo: Kevin Albinder.
Published Oct. 23, 2018

Toto: Grammy award-winning band bring their 40th Anniversary tour 40 Trips Around the Sun playing some of their biggest hits like Rosana, Africa, Hold the Line and more. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $43.25-$150. (727) 791-7400;

Zombie Thriller Dance: Watch as a mob of zombies, with the soul for getting down, terrorize the MFA's front lawn and get funky to Michael Jackson's epic hit, Thriller. 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m.and 8 p.m. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 896-2667.

Between Riverside and Crazy: Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $44-$54; a subscription-style $15 a month for people younger than 30 and free for people younger than 20. (727) 823-7529;

A Nightmare on Franklin Street The Halloween series at Tampa Theatre tonight brings a happy hour "Pause-O-Ween" under the marquee with free shots, seasonal drink specials and discounted popcorn. No cover. 4:30 p.m. "Full-moon" themed films will be featured with a screening of Teen Wolf at 7:30 p.m. and An American Werewolf in London at 9:30 p.m. ($10, $7 members). 711 Franklin St., Tampa. (813) 274-8982.

Halloween Costume Run: Join 3 Daughters in celebrating its first anniversary with a 3-mile costumed run for all ages. Includes a costume contest, music and prizes. 5:30 p.m., 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 495-6002;

Fake News: Seeking Truth in a Post-Factual World: Part of the Policy Solutions Institute at St. Petersburg College, a panel of experts attempt to define the difference between "fake" and "bad" news, explore the impact of fake news on mainstream journalism. 6 p.m., SPC Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. N, Seminole. $25, $20 students/teachers (registration required). (727) 394-6942;

Drag Queen Bingo: Drag queens call the numbers for 10 games of flamboyant bingo. Benefits Pet Pal Animal Shelter. 6:30 p.m., Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grill, 2901 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 851-9386;

The Rolling Stone Years: Hear stories as you view the works of Baron Wolman, former chief photographer for Rolling Stone magazine. 6:30 p.m., Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg. $9, members free (registration required). (727) 820-0100, ext. 301;

Scream-A-Geddon: Brace yourself for this one. The interaction meter goes off the charts at this Halloween haunt this year with the addition of Rage 3D, Demon's Revenge and Zombie Paintball Assault in which you literally hunt, shoot and kill zombies. 7:30 p.m., Scream-A-Geddon, 27839 Saint Joe Road, Dade City. $19.95-$39.95, $9.95-$19.95 paintball. (813) 452-5412;

kids and family

Trick or Treat with the Greeks: The Greek Village opens to elementary school aged children for a night of trick-or-treating, face painting, cornhole and a dunk tank. 5:30 p.m., University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 974-4523.

Winter's Trick or Tweet: Dress your kids ages 12 and younger in their Halloween costume and they get into the aquarium for $9.99 to enjoy a party with fog machine fun, glitter tattoo stations and "under the sea" decor. 10 a.m., Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater. $22.95, $20.95 ages 60-older, $17.95 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. (727) 441-1790.


SEASON PREMIERE Nature, 8 p.m., PBS: The 37th season introduces viewers to the planet's "ultimate cats." The list covers everything from the famously fast cheetah to the lonesome snow leopard.

SEAL Team, 9 p.m., CBS: In a turbo-charged, two-part story line that begins tonight and concludes next week, the Bravo Team is in Mumbai to rescue a U.S. Foreign Service officer being held hostage by radicals who attacked the city.


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