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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 21

Conor Oberst: The Bright Eyes mastermind will be joined by opener, the Felice Brothers. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $30.50-$36. (727) 791-7400.

Big Shot Volleyball Tournament: Approximately 200 teams from across the East Coast compete in this 2-on-2 beach volleyball tournament. 8 a.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. Free for spectators. (631) 728-0397.

Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival: More than 40 chalk artists adorn the sidewalks and promenades with creative works of art as they compete for prizes and awards. Also, a kid's zone, arts and crafts vendors and music. 9 a.m., Beach Walk, 301 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. Free. (727) 447-7600.

Downtown Saturday Morning Market: More than 170 local vendors. 9 a.m., Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 455-4921.

Wienerfest: The day all about Dachshunds. 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. Free. (407) 463-1786.

Fox Squirrel Corn Maze: The five acre corn field sets the scene for a fall festival including a pumpkin patch, hayride, duck races, dummy steer roping, games and food. Gates close at 5 p.m. 10 a.m., Fox Squirrel Corn Maze, 3002 Charlie Taylor Road N, Plant City. $11, $10 children, 2 and younger free. (813) 756-8918.

Hillsborough County Fair: Midway rides, carnival-style foods, pumpkin painting, a gospel jam, coloring contest and more. 10 a.m., Hillsborough County Fairgrounds, Corner of Sydney Washer Road and Hwy 60, Brandon. $7, $5 students, $4 seniors, 5 and younger free. (813) 737-3247.

Harvest Moon Corn Maze: More than 3 miles of twists and turns. Runs through Nov. 5. 10 a.m., Harvest Moon Farm, 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown. $11.95, 2 and younger free. (800) 373-4811.

Sweet Eats Festival: Sweet tooth's find total satisfaction at this festival with free pie samples. 11 a.m., Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free, $7 all-you-can-play, $10 all-you-can-eat. (727) 674-1464.

Hauntizaar: Area artists show and sell a variety of hand crafted Halloween and Day of the Dead related art work and gifts. 11 a.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 895-6620.

Farm Fall Festival: An event celebrating the arrival of Fall with activities primarily for children. 11 a.m., Horse Power for Kids, 8005 Race Track Road, Tampa. $12, 1 and younger free. (813) 855-8992.

Clearwater Jazz Holiday: Kenny Loggins: 1 p.m., Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. $16 per day, $45 reserved, $170 VIP. (727) 461-5200.

Pub Crawl-O-Ween: The streets of downtown St. Petersburg will be filled with zombies for this five stop pub crawl with a free drink at each stop and prizes for sexiest, scariest and wackiest costumes. 6 p.m., Caddy's on Central, 217 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$30. Toll-free 1-877-820-2582.

Howl-O-Fest: This two-day family friendly event includes inflatable games, arts and crafts, hayrides, temporary tattoos, a ghost tour through the woods, the "No Way Out" maze, fire show and trick-or-treat cabins. 6 p.m., Boyd Hill Environmental Studies Area, 2900 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. $5, $1 hay ride, $2 spooky trail/maze. (727) 893-7813.

Nick Fradiani: American Idol's Season 14 winner. 6 p.m., The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30-$75. (828) 773-9481.

Haunted Woods: Dress in costume for this haunted trail through the woods. 6 p.m., Hillsborough River State Park, 15402 U.S. 301 N, Thonotosassa. $10, 12 and younger free. (813) 987-6771.

John Henson: The former host of E's Talk Soup. 6 and 8 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $16-$18. (813) 960-1197.

The Blood District: Enter, if you dare, into two haunted attractions where zombies rule the railways and terrifying creatures lurk. Recommended for 13 and older. 7 p.m., Warehouse Arts District, 2338 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $15 advance, $20 at the door. (727) 580-9328.

Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park Concert: Music Director Michael Francis takes over the baton for the park concerts featuring music from Harry Potter, Star Wars, West Side Story and patriotic tunes. 7 p.m., Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free (food/drink additional). (727) 892-3337.

The Royale: An African American boxer in the Jim Crow era vies for a spot in the ring with the white heavyweight champion, but the country might not be ready. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49; prices vary by day. (727) 823-7529.

Rocky Horror Picture Show: Watch the 1975 musical comedy horror film along with the Interchangeable Parts Shadow Cast members. 8 p.m., Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $9.50. (727) 587-6793.

Abnormal Formal: Dress to impress in a wild and creative costume for this Halloween party with living canvases, a runway show, art, live music by the Vultures, appearances by the Ghostbusters and contests for best costume and best sugar skull. 8 p.m., ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10, $20 VIP. (727) 324-3878.

Alternate Routes: An alternative rock duo. 9 p.m., The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $25-$35. (828) 773-9481.


Pumpkin Festival: More than 75 craft booths, live country music, pumpkin games and more. 9 a.m., Hunsader Farms, 5500 County Road 675, Bradenton. $10, 12 and younger free; parking $5. (941) 322-2168.


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