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  1. Things to Do

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 14

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.


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.


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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