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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 11 (Veterans Day)

Singer-songwriter-composer Randy Newman in the Nov. 9 Latitudes. He plays the Capitol Theatre Nov. 1.
Singer-songwriter-composer Randy Newman in the Nov. 9 Latitudes. He plays the Capitol Theatre Nov. 1.
Published Nov. 10, 2014

Randy Newman: The soft rock singer and composer has six Grammys, three Emmys and two Academy Awards. He performs at 8 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$75. (727) 791-7400.

Veterans Day Ceremony: Honors men and women who have served with live music, a parade of colors, the posting and retiring of the flag, a firing salute, taps performance and more at 11 a.m. at C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, courtyard between buildings 2 and 37, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 398-6661, ext. 14721.

Free Park Entry on Veterans Day: All Florida state parks, except the Skyway Fishing Pier, are free today. That includes Honeymoon Island State Park, the Ybor Museum and others. For a list of state parks, see

Heart: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson bring hits including These Dreams, Alone and What About Love at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $49.50-$99.50. (727) 791-7400.

Phillip Phillips: The American Idol Season 11 winner performs with buzzy alt-rock outfit Saints of Valory opening at 7:30 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $39.50-$59.50. (727) 893-7832.

The Lone Bellow: The Brooklyn-based trio mixes Southern roots sounds with rock, gospel, country and blues at 7:30 p.m. at Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $24.50. (813) 229-7827.


Brain Bowl: About 400 Hillsborough County public school students compete in science and trivia contests including "Quiz Bowl," a mousetrap car competition, a chemical equation balancing competition, a demo contest and a poster contest at 8:30 a.m. at Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $22.95, $20.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 6-12, 5 and younger free. (813) 987-6000.


Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., 9 p.m., ABC Coulson is the prime suspect in a series of murders. Well, don't worry too much Coulson, we're sure everyone will just randomly come back to life when Marvel does a reboot.


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Evil Dead the Musical: This splatter-fest of camp features one-liners so bad they'll kill you before the demons the college kids accidentally unleash. Catch it Thursday to Saturday at the Straz Center's Ferguson Hall. $35.50-$79.50. (813) 229-7827.

Greater Pinellas Country Fair: The themed fair Wednesday to Sunday in Pinellas Park's England Brothers Bandshell Park features animal shows, 4-H activities, a lumberjack show, rodeo, live music and fair food. $8, $5 ages 6-12 . (727) 541-0805, ext. 1442.