Demi Lovato: The Grammy-nominated and award-winning musician, actor, advocate and New York Times bestselling author brings the “Holy Fvck Tour,” featuring the rock band Dead Sara. It starts at $75. 8 pm Oct. 28. Seminole Hard Rock, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7625.
Rocktoberfest: A three-day Oktoberfest with heavy music and beer, family activities and a selection of German food fit for a king. Bands include Paisley Craze, Abraham/Billings Band and Soul Circus Cowboys (Friday); Kara Nally Band, Memphis Lightning, Igor and the Red Elvises, Black Honkeys Band and Goodbye June (Saturday); and Randy Stephens and the Groove Makers, Ronnie Dee and the Superstars and 22N (Sunday). This event is pet friendly. $5-$7. 4-10 pm October 28, 11 am-10 pm October 29-30. Williams Park, Fourth Street and First Avenue N, St. Petersburg. 941-487-8061.
Greta Van Fleet: The Grammy award-winning rock band is touring in support of their second album, “The Battle at Garden’s Gate,” which was released last year and became No. 1 Billboard. rok album. Starting at $45.75. 7 pm Oct. 26. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. 813-301-6500.
Alaska 5000: The “Drag Race All-Stars” winner has a new album, “Red 4 Filth,” and a new drag show, as well as a podcast and book. $25-$95. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. 813-241-8600.
Morning Coffee Course: Poetry in Music: When beautiful music says more than words can say. Featuring Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun,” William Grant Still’s “Poem,” Liszt’s Symphonic Poem No. 3 and more. Stuart Malina is directing. $25-$47. 11 a.m. Oct. 27. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. St. Petersburg. 727-300-2000.
Travis Tritt: Travis Tritt’s albums, seven of which have been certified platinum or better, have led him to two Grammy Awards, four CMA Awards, a Billboard Music Award and an invitation to participate in the Grand Ole Opry. $53.25-$128.75. 7 pm Oct. 27. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. 727-791-7400.
Nimesh Patel: Nimesh Patel is an actor and Emmy-nominated writer based in New York, where he has been creating comedy for over 10 years. He is currently a reporter on NBC’s late-night show “A Little Late with Lilly Singh.” $32. 7-8:30 pm and 9:30-11 pm Oct. 27. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. 813-864-4000.
Real to Reel: The Unseen: The Jewish Federation of Florida’s Gulf Coast and Temple B’nai Israel have teamed up to present a film that tells the stories of four Jews who went underground, dyed their hair, got passports and Nazi resistance works to save themselves and others from destruction. Includes a complimentary dessert and a talkback after the show. $12. 7-9:30 pm Oct. 27. Studio Movie Grill Seminole, 7718 113th St. N, Seminole. 727-530-3223.
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An Evening with David Sedaris: The best comedian presents a selection of new readings and memories, as well as a Q&A session and book signing. $35-$55. 7:30 pm October 27. The Straz Center for Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. 813-229-7827.
Horticulture: Learn about grass replacement alternatives for any area of your yard. Take an in-depth look at our pollinators and find out which ones are best for pollinating in your area. Explore the mini-gardens that can be seen through the virtual tour. Then, go out and buy some plants. $20. 10 am-2 pm Oct. 28. Garden Club of St. Petersburg, 500 Sunset Drive S, St. Petersburg. 727-215-6666.
The Drowsy Chaperone: In the story, a theater buff plays his favorite 1920’s musical record and makes funny comments. $27. 7:30 pm October 28; 2:30 and 7:30 pm October 29; 2:30 pm October 30. The Straz Center for Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. 813-386-6173.
Flower hedge: For the past 30 years, the band led by Jakob Dylan stood as one of the most powerful bands. $44.50-$79.50. 8 pm Oct. 28. Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. 727-791-7400.
Oktoberfest: A celebration of all things fall including a German oompah band, a haunted house, haunted house, children’s games, a cake walk, paint raw, more than 20 customers, bratwurst ($10) or a hot dog ($8) entree and a commemorative plate. No cover (food/drink extra). 11am-5pm Oct. 29. Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 Druid Hills Road, Temple Terrace. 813-988-4025.
Romeo Santos: The “king of Bachata” and the world famous headliner of the first official and special concert of El Zol. $35 and up. 8 pm Oct. 29. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. 813-301-6500.
St. Pete Shuffle: The historic playground is open to the public. The club’s volunteers will help you set up on the court and show you how to play while a fun music playlist enlivens you. You may pack a cooler of your own food and drink, but no glassware is allowed on the field. $10. 7-10 pm Oct. 28. Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. 727-822-2083.