The Rocket Summer: Bryce Avary embarks on a 10th anniversary tour of the multi-instrumentalist's album Do You Feel. 7 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $16. (813) 241-8600; crowbarlive.com.
Simmer and Sift: The series of tastings and culinary demonstrations continues with a garden-grown demonstration by Lauren Macellaro, executive chef of The Reading Room. 6 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $50, $40 members. (727) 896-2667, ext. 210; mfastpete.org.
Sunset Paddle: Watch the sun set from atop a stand up paddle board or in a kayak. 6:30 p.m., Urban Kai, 13090 Gandy Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. $25, includes paddle board, leash and lifejacket. (813) 598-1634; urbankai.com.
Drag Queen Bingo: Drag queens call the numbers for 10 games of flamboyant bingo. Benefits Outreach to feed the hungry. 6:30 p.m., Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grill, 2901 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 851-9386; h amburgermarys.com/stpete.
Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 28: This portion of the series features Below Her Mouth, in which an unexpected weekend of passion between two women changes their lives forever. 7:30 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (813) 879-4220; tiglff.com.
The Funny Diva Show: Vixen Comedy presents the all-female comedy show with styles ranging from clean to adult. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $5. (813) 864-4000; improvtampa.com.
Marie Antoinette: A contemporary look at the historic pariah looks at Marie Antoinette through the lens of society's obsession with celebrity. Through August 13. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$37. A brief talk prior to the performance provides insight to the production at 6 p.m. (727) 498-5205; freefalltheatre.com.
Sex with Strangers: When twenty-something blogger Ethan and 40-something novelist Olivia engage in an intimate relationship, they confront the dark side of ambition and the trouble of reinventing oneself when the past is only a click away. Through August 6. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529; americanstage.org.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Meet 'Dolphin Tale' Stars: Actors Cozi Zuehlsdorff (Hazel) and Austin Highsmith (Phoebe) will be in the in Spectrum Theatre at noon and 2:30 p.m. for photos and autographs. Attendance is first come, first served and is included with regular admission. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater. $21.95, $19.95 ages 60-older, $16.95 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. (727) 441-1790; cmaquarium.org.
Leap into Art at Leepa-Rattner: Library staff read stories about art. Story related, hands-on art activities follow. Ideal for ages 4 to 8. Included with museum admission. July's theme is Unstoppable Creativity! 3:30 p.m., Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. $7, $6 seniors, free children/active military. Admission is by donation Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. (727) 712-5762.
Sidewalk Astronomy: The library has telescopes set up for you to star gaze and look at planets including Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and the moon. 8 p.m., Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater. Free. (727) 562-4942; myclearwater.com/cpl.
Nature's Great Race, 9 p.m., PBS: Chronicles the journey of zebras through the Botswana wilderness to the Nxai Pan National Park in Africa's longest land migration.
Little Big Shots: Forever Young, 8 p.m., NBC: Steve Harvey visits a 72-year-old pole dancer from China and other talented seniors.
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