1. Things to Do

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 15

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: Stalls with vegetables, fruit, baked goods, teas, plants and crafts line the street, along with live music. It starts at 9 a.m. on Beach Boulevard in Gulfport. Free. (727) 278-4285.

Big Sur: The Gathr Preview independent film series presents this movie about author Jack Kerouac's three visits to a cabin in Big Sur, a tranquil area of California. It starts at 7:30 p.m. at Baywalk Muvico 20, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 502-9573.

Dog-A-Ween: Bring your dogs in costume for this weekly Halloween costume contest and Yappy Hour with a Canine Cafe menu for dogs and drink specials for their owners. The winner of each week's contest will compete in the finals on Oct. 29. It starts at 6 p.m. at the Kitchen, 226 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0540.


Season premiere — Baggage Battles, 9 p.m., Travel: Among the many pieces of unclaimed luggage being combed though, a leather belt that is somehow connected to Buffalo Bill pops up. We're talking Wild West Buffalo Bill, not the one from Silence of the Lambs.

Chicago Fire, 10 p.m., NBC: It's really looking like Clarke is the mole in the firehouse. Now's when the writers of 24 would have Jack Bauer torture it out of him.


Nightmare on Franklin Street: Tampa Theatre starts two weeks of daily terror on Thursday. Movies include The Lost Boys, The Birds, Psycho, Night of the Living Dead, The Shining and Halloween. Most sessions cost $12 for one movie, or $17.50 for double feature. See for schedule.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday: The 34th annual event has taken some hits for its not so jazzy lineup, but the four-day music fest will draw thousands to Clearwater's waterfront Coachman Park. Acts include Chicago (Thursday), Jane Monheit (Friday), Tower of Power (Saturday) and Brandi Carlile (Sunday). General admission: $10 in advance; $20 at gate. (727) 461-5200.

Kris Kristofferson: The 77-year-old singer-songwriter-actor will be in the area in the next couple of months to film Dolphin Tale 2, but on Wednesday he has a concert at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg, presented by Ruth Eckerd Hall. $45–$65. (727) 791-7400.

Michael Feinstein: One of the premier interpreters of the American songbook, he's the star performer of the Straz Center's Broadway Ball on Saturday. $55–$75. (813) 229-7827.