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St. Pete Art and Fashion Week returns Sept. 14-16 with a Pop Art theme.

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St. Pete Art and Fashion Week returns Sept. 14-16 with a Pop Art theme.

Making of the Runway: Watch as area artists create and paint this year's runway for St. Pete Art and Fashion Week. This event's start time was moved up to 4 p.m. because of Hurricane Irma to allow time for the VIP Opening Night Party. 4 p.m., Creative Courtyard, 2338 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 580-9328. St. Pete Art and Fashion Week VIP Soiree: 7 p.m., The Raw Studio, 2338 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $79. (727) 580-9328. The trunk show Friday and fashion show Saturday will go on as planned. Get tickets at luxefashiongroup.com.

Happy Hour with the Historian: Enjoy an evening of wine, words and the wisdom of historians. September features Bill Leavengood discussing "Doc Webb and his World Famous Webb's City." This is the first event at the museum since Hurricane Irma and it has been moved back to 6 p.m. 6 p.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $5, members free. (727) 894-1052.

Movies in the Park Reveal: Grab a beer and play trivia to see if you can figure out what movies will be featured in October's Movies in the Park music and movie series. Stick around for live music by Ari and Nicolaas Duo. Beer sales benefits St. Petersburg Preservation. 6:30 p.m., The Ale and The Witch, 111 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free (food/drink additional). (727) 824-7802.

Webb's City: The Musical: Produced in 1999 for the Pinellas County Millennium Celebration, the musical based on the life and times of J.E. "Doc" Webb returns. 8 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$39. (727) 822-3590.

Ian Bagg: The Canadian comedian has appeared on Comedy Central Presents as well as his own Showtime special Ian Bagg: Getting to F---ing Know You. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $16-$20. (813) 864-4000.

Zoogma: The electronic rock quartet embark on the A Future in Blue tour. 9 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $12-$15. (813) 241-8600.

Poetry at the Dali: Event host and poet laureate Helen Wallace is joined by other poets. The series kicks off with Florida's poet laureate Peter Meinke reading his poems. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

Urban Adventure Quest: Set out from the parking lot adjacent to the museum to follow Smart Phone clues and complete tasks on this board game style scavenger hunt exploring area parks, outdoor art, historic hotels and secret monuments. 10 a.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $39.20-$49. (805) 603-5620.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Glazer Children's Museum: The museum will offer $7 admission for the rest of the month of September. 10 a.m., 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE: Better Things, 10 p.m., FX: A single, working actor Sam (Pamela Adlon) is back for a second season with more no filter shenanigans. She's mom, dad and referee to her three daughters and her ex-patriate mom, who lives across the street.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find events for kids at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 14 09/13/17 [Last modified: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:46pm]
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