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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 8

Haunted Angelus House: Situated on 25 acres, the PG-13 rated, handicapped-accessible haunt features pirate-themed decor, hay rides, a 1-mile haunted trail, a kid-friendly haunt and other hair-raising terror. Only the main haunt is open on Wednesdays, at 6:30 p.m. at the Angelus, 12413 Hudson Ave., Hudson. $10 all ages (Wednesday special). (727) 364-2868.

Ty Dolla $ign: The rapper, who is signed to Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records, has collaborated on and produced a number of hits, including You and Your Friends and Toot It and Boot It. Catch him at 7 p.m. at State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$25. (727) 895-3045.

Florida's Funniest Comedian: This competition show is judged by industry experts and open to the public for lots of laughs at 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $7. (813) 864-4000.

Ghost Tours (Tampa): A candlelight walking tour to discover the haunted past of the city once described as "the damnedest town this side of Hell." It starts at 8 p.m. at Fresh Cafe, 507 N Franklin St., Tampa. $15, $10 ages 4-12. (727) 398-5200.

TEDxGlobal: A variety of speakers discuss topics and share ideas in this global experience. Today's topics include "Empowering Tech" and Blue Prints. This is a live stream from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-6620.


Halloween Costume Swap: You don't have to buy your children a new costume every year: Just take the old costume to the library and trade it for a new one. Don't have a costume to trade? Make a $5 donation and your child can still take home a costume, through Oct. 30. The library opens today at 9 a.m. at East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, East Lake. (727) 773-2665.


SEASON PREMIERE American Horror Story: Freak Show, 10 p.m., FX Season 4 of this anthology show is set in Jupiter in 1952, where one of the few remaining sideshows struggles for survival. America's last sideshow was in a small Florida town? Yep, sounds about right.


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SPCA Pet Walk: Walk the dog somewhere different Saturday: at Vinoy Park for a 3K, best-dressed pet contest, an adoptable pet parade, doggie day spa, pet wellness clinic, food trucks, dog caricatures and more. $25. (727) 499-0364.

Florida Orchestra: The season opens Friday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, with Adams' Lollapalooza, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 and Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 . $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.