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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 19

For music planner on 10/13/16: Handout photo of Jason Isbell, who is performing at Ruth Eckerd Hall on 10/19/16. Credit: David McClister.

For music planner on 10/13/16: Handout photo of Jason Isbell, who is performing at Ruth Eckerd Hall on 10/19/16. Credit: David McClister.

Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival: Jason Isbell and John Hiatt Trio: The annual festival runs weekends noon to 9 p.m. through April 30 with concerts starting at 7 p.m. You'll find sample size portions of gourmet food, wine and cocktails, horticultural masterpieces and festival related games through out the park. Noon, Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $99, $79 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447.

Free Ferry Rides: Ride Free Sunday: The free rides are first come, first served and cannot be reserved in advance. See crossbayferry.com for departure times. Regular service costs $10 per ride. 7 a.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 894-1052.

Corey Avenue Sunday Market on St. Pete Beach: Browse the weekly market with more than 60 local vendors. 10 a.m., Along Corey Avenue, 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. Free admission. (813) 481-8805.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: Shamrocks and Shenanigans: Highland games, keg toss, men in kilts and a bonnie knees competition. 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $17.95 advance, $20.95 day of; $9.95 advance, $12.95 day of (ages 5-12); $16.95 seniors/students; $10 dogs. Toll-free 1-800-966-821.

Artists' Tour: Exhibits by 19 artists at 15 different stops throughout the Kenwood neighborhood in St. Petersburg. Find a map at kenwoodartistsenclave.org. Noon, The Artist Enclave of Historic Kenwood, 3235 Eighth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 365-6664.

Borgeous: The EDM DJ performs an ocean front show with openers Morten, Riggi & Piros and Lodato. 3 p.m., Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. $16.82. (727) 442-5107.

Kreator: The death metal outfit will be joined by Obituary and Midnight during "The Decibel Magazine" tour. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $25-$50. (813) 248-9500.

Get the Led Out: The set spans the career of the legendary British rock super group, Led Zeppelin, with a strong focus on the early years. 7:30 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $38-$48. (813) 274-8982.

Michael Amante: A true crossover talent, Amante is powerful and charismatic, singing pop, rock, Broadway and gospel, as well as opera. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$50. (727) 791-7400.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Bolts Family Carnival: Carnival games, meet and greets with players, special photo opportunities, challenges with players and more. Benefits the Lightning Foundation. 1 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $40, $20 children. (813) 301-2500.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 19 03/17/17 [Last modified: Friday, March 17, 2017 11:34am]
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