Top 15 Tampa Bay attractions for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6 | Whuff News

Hillsborough County Fair: Enjoy an old country picnic with midway rides, games, K-9 demonstrations, firefighter demonstrations, craft vendors, live music, food, livestock shows, a rodeo (Friday-Saturday), truck and tractor pulls (Nov. 11). -12) and the poem (Nov. 13). $10, $7 students, $4 seniors, 5 and under free. 5-10pm Thursday-Friday, 10am-10pm Saturday, 10am-8pm Sunday. Hillsborough County Fairgrounds, 215 Sydney Washer Road, Dover. 813-223-1111.

Rob Schneider, left, and Adam Sandler appear in a scene from ''50 First Dates." Sandler will perform at Tampa's Amalie Arena on November 6.
Rob Schneider, left, and Adam Sandler appear in a scene from ”50 First Dates. [ Courtesy of Columbia Pictures ]

Adam Sandler: The singer-songwriter brings his unique blend of comedy and song to Tampa. $35.75-$195.75. 7:30 pm Sunday. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. 813-301-6500.

Mark Anthony: The Grammy-winning singer and four-time Latin American Music Awards winner performs. $61-$191. 8pm Friday. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. 813-301-6500.

Indian Festival Tampa Bay: The 33rd annual festival celebrates engineering and dance with exhibits, contests, exhibits and food vendors. There were over 12,000 participants in this year’s event. $12. 11 am-10 pm Saturday. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 US 301 N, Tampa. 813-621-7821.

St. Pete Read!: Lit Fest: The special outdoor event at Legacy Gardens features story time, lectures, poetry, art projects, panel discussions , live music and book signings with ever-growing #kidlit authors. Authors include Greg Neri (Concrete Cowboy,” “Cowboy Ball,” “Grand Theft Auto,” “Changeling”), Antwan Williams (Mansa’s Little Memories,” “Mansa’s Little Memories: Money Workbook for Kids”) and Jamecia Buggs (I Can Yoga”). There will also be autographs from LB Anne, Lola Morgan, Calvin Reynolds, Victoria Saunders, Iva Price, Tiara Spann, Tameka Harris, Takeya Trayer, Javin Le’Count and Stephanie Claytor. Free. 10 am-4 pm Saturday. Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. 727-323-1104.

More than 250 luxury cars will be on display this weekend.
More than 250 luxury cars will be on display this weekend. [ Courtesy of Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club ]

Cars and Coffee: The Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club and Ferrari of Tampa Bay have teamed up to display more than 250 luxury cars. There will also be a cigar lounge, live entertainment, a kids’ zone, food, drinks and merchandise. Bring non-perishable food and bottled water to benefit Feeding Tampa Bay. Free. 10am-2pm Saturday. Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, 36750 US 19 N, Palm Harbor. 727-370-4678.

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Bob the Drag Queen: Bob the Drag Queen, who won Season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” appeared on HBO’s “We’re Here” and appeared on MTV’s “Drag My Dad.”,” done. $35.50-$45.50. 7:30 pm Friday. David A. Straz Jr. Entertainment Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. 813-229-7827.

Taste St. Pete: The Grand Tasting Village features local chefs, renowned restaurants, renowned breweries and a fine wine selection. $95. 1-4 pm Saturday-Sunday. North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg.

99.5 QYK Guitar Drag: The seventh annual show features some of Nashville’s newest country acts playing sets together while swapping stories. This year’s lineup includes Jackson Dean, Priscilla Block, ERNEST, Elvie Shane, Niko Moon, Lainey Wilson and Jimmie Allen. $62 and up. 7:30 pm Sunday. Mahaffey Theatre, 400 First St. St. Petersburg. 727-300-2000.

“The Color Museum”: Watch 11 vignettes detailing satirical depictions of African American culture coming to life on stage. $45. 8pm Wednesday-Sunday. American Stage Theater Company at Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. 813-520-0083.

Art Over Erasure: This memorial night honors the history of Oaklawn, Evergreen and Moffett cemeteries in St. Petersburg with thoughts, visual images and spoken words, expanding awareness of the erasure of historic Black cemeteries in the bay. Free. 6:30-8pm Thursday. Health Center, 2333 34th St. St. Petersburg. 813-974-6882.

Jim Breuer: This Ruth Eckerd Show on the Road features the New York-based comedian who made Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest of All Time” list. $29.50-$49.50. 7pm Friday. Palladium Theatre, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 727-791-7400.

The Florida Orchestra presents Scheherazade on Saturday and Sunday.
The Florida Orchestra presents Scheherazade on Saturday and Sunday. [ MATT DINE | Courtesy of The Florida Orchestra ]

Florida Orchestra: Scheherazade: Celebrate the power of women in this story of a wise sultana who saves her own life through history. British pianist Alexandra Dariescu performs Clara Schumann’s Piano Concerto, which she completed at the age of 16 at a time when women were not composing. A pre-concert discussion about the story behind the composers starts one hour before the concert. $18-$60. 8pm Saturday. Mahaffey Theatre, 400 First St. St. Petersburg. 727-300-2000. Also held at 7:30 pm Sunday. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. 727-791-7400.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: The three-time Grammy-winning group, whose first big hit came in 1971 with “Mr. Bojangles,” said. $49-$59. 8pm Friday. Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St ., Clearwater. 727-791-7400.

Knights of the Old Military Days: The Town ‘N Country community hosts its annual Veterans Day parade. The 2022 honoree is James “Jim” R. Price Jr., who served in the US Navy and is now 95 years old. 10 am-12:30 pm Saturday. Town ‘N Country Park, 7002 W Hanna Ave., Tampa.

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