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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 14

Jim and Patsy Evans eat lunch in the renovated restaurant during Fetish con at the Hilton in Downtown Tampa on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features parties, vendors, workshops, lectures and demonstration about different fetishes.
Jim and Patsy Evans eat lunch in the renovated restaurant during Fetish con at the Hilton in Downtown Tampa on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The event features parties, vendors, workshops, lectures and demonstration about different fetishes.
Published Aug. 13, 2015

Fetish Con: The 15th annual trade show brings vendors, models and much. A few events include the Kinky Dreams after hours party (10 p.m. today), a Super Heroine Showdown (1 p.m. Saturday) and a Fetish Foot Party (4 p.m. Sunday). You must be 18 or older to attend. 12 p.m., Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $100. (727) 894-5000.

Sublime with Rome: The ska punk band, led by a new singer following Bradley Nowell's death in 1996, brings their North American tour to Tampa. 6 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $19.50-$59.50. (813) 740-2446.

Brews and Bites: Celebration with food trucks, live music and craft beers at the 360 degree waterfront bar. 6 p.m., The Sail, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). (813) 274-8420.

Damon Fowler Group: With a hybrid of roots rock, blues, and sacred steel, the Tampa Bay Area favorite started wowing audiences as a teenager. 7 p.m., Florida Avenue Brewing Co., 4101 N Florida Ave., Tampa. $16 cash; $13 cash advance through Microgroove Records. (813) 374-2101.

Thompson Square: In addition to a successful career, the country music duo composed of husband and wife Keifer and Shawna Thompson, recently announced they are having a baby in January. 7 p.m., The Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301, Tampa. $20. (813) 987-2855.

Perseid Meteor Shower Night Walk: After the walk, participants will set up lawn chairs and blankets and watch for shooting stars, weather permitting. 8 p.m., Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell. $3/vehicle park entrance fee, $2 bicyclist or walk-in. (352) 793-4781.

Godfrey: He has his own one-hour Comedy Central special and had a recurring role on Louie. 8 (must be 21 and over) and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Dive-In Movies: Monsters University: This popular summertime activity is back at the St. Pete Beach city pool. Bring your noodles, floats and chairs for movie watching. Gates open at 8 p.m. and the movie starts after sunset. 8 p.m., St. Pete Beach Aquatic Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. $4. (727) 363-9264.

TO WATCH

Edge of Alaska, 9 p.m., Discovery Channel. Series returns for a new season, and as usual, these folks have problems that most of us don't – like aggressive wolves that are killing sled dogs and livestock. Yikes.

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