Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, Feb. 24

Repticon slithers into the Florida State Fairgrounds, TobyMac brings some friends to Amalie and Allman Band kids perform.
Courtesy of Repticon
Courtesy of Repticon
Published Feb. 22, 2019

Repticon: Everything at Repticon slithers or crawls. Vendors will be on hand with reptile pets and everything related to reptiles, amphibians, exotic animals, as well as raffles, seminars and children's activities. 10 a.m. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10, $5 ages 5-12, 4 and younger free. (863) 268-4273.

TobyMac: He's touring with his latest release, The Elements. Jeremy Camp, Ryan Stevenson, We Are Messengers and Aaron Cole will open. 7 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $18-$89.75 (all ages) (813) 301-2500.

Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival: Returning for the 13th year, the two-day music and seafood festival today features the Devon Allman Project featuring Duane Betts as headliners. Opens at noon at Coachman Park, Clearwater. Free admission; VIP $25-$125.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: The 2019 festival runs weekends through March 31 in a time-travel village of kings, queens, jousting, jugglers, mimes, madrigals, archery contests and a human chess match. This weekend's theme is Pirates and Pet Festival. Opens at 10 a.m. MOSI, 11315 N 46th St., Tampa. $21.95, $13.95 ages 5-12, 4 and younger free. (813) 983-0111.

St. Petersburg Fine Art Festival: Some 130 regional and national artists display their works in painting, sculpture, photography, glass, digital and fiber art. 10 a.m. South Straub Park, 250 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (941) 487-8061.

Academy Awards Party: The Sunscreen Film Fest throws this party a red carpet walk from valet parking, awards viewing on indoor and poolside screens, heavy appetizers, cash bar and movie trivia. 7 p.m. Princess Martha, 411 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $40-$50. (727) 259-8417.

Jim Brickman-Share the Love: Solo pianist celebrates two decades of music (Valentine, Angel Eyes , Love of My Life). 7 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$75.

The Florida Orchestra Masterworks: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Michael Francis leads a rare performance of the full work, proving A Midsummer Night's Dream is so much more than the famous Wedding March. Also, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27 with Anne-Marie McDermott. 7:30 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $18-$48. (727) 892-3331.

Shen Yun: Classically trained dancers and a full orchestra weave ancient legends and modern heroic tales to take audiences on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. 2 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $80-$150. (727) 300-2000.

Hamilton: Lin Manuel-Miranda'a ground-breaking Broadway musical is a hip-hop reimagining of the life of Alexander Hamilton. Runs through March 10. 2 and 8 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. $86-$489. (813) 229-7827.

Ready Steady Yeti Go: An interracial couple's relationship is threatened by bad parental advice and white guilt. Through Feb. 24. Opening night: $45. 3 p.m. Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30. (813) 374-2416.

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Pasco County Fair: The fair features a giant midway and an array of fair food, karate shows, art exhibit, rodeo, spaghetti eating competition and a talent showcase. 12 p.m. Pasco County Fairgrounds, 36722 State Road 52, Dade City. $10, $5 children, 5 and younger free. (352) 567-6678.

Super Greek Festival: A traditional Greek festival with homemade Greek food, DJ dancing in the Kefi Party Tent, Greek dancing, dance lessons and live music by Demetri and the Islanders. 11 a.m. St. Stefanos Greek Orthodox Church, 3600 76th St. N, St. Petersburg. $3, $5 weekend, 12 and younger free. (727) 345-8235.

Circus Festival: Ages 8 and older can experience what it's like to be part of the circus through workshops including aerial silks, trapeze, hoop dancing, juggling, aerial hoop, hammock, stilt walking and hand balancing. 12 p.m. Dance and Circus Arts of Tampa Bay, 1490 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. $65, $55 members. (727) 461-0098.

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